Elizabeth Celtic Festival:
Photo Gallery of Previous Years
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(Above and Left): Ciorcal Cairde Irish Pipes & Drums.
(Right): Blacksmith Rick Lentz, near the Dublin Stage.
Dublin Stage spectator tent (provided by ACV Insurance of Elizabeth).
On stage: the very entertaining and popular Wild Mountain Celts.
Left: Volunteer Staff Hospitality Tent, sponsored in part by St. Mary Land & Exploration,
and by donations from participating groups.
Right: Motorcycles by the front gate. Elbert County is a great place to ride on a weekend.
Parade of Animals led by the El Jebel Shrine Pipes & Drums, Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
Parade of the Clans Ceremony, 6:00 p.m. on Saturday evening.
Led by the Scottish American Military Society (S.A.M.S.) Color Guard and
the Ciorcal Cairde Irish Pipes & Drums (Pipe Major Kelly Fitzrandolph)
Induction of Russ Murphy into the Colorado Scottish Athletic Hall of Fame.
Part of the Parade of Clans Ceremony.
Russ is in the green shirt. Making the presentation is Greg Bradshaw (in the maroon colored shirt), founder of the
Rocky Mountain Scottish Athletes organization, and Malcolm Freeburg, RMSA officer
and member of the Elizabeth Celtic Festival committee (in white shirt, green kilt)
Assisted by Susette' Frausto, then Mayor Pro Tem of
Elizabeth, and Neil Gillette, President of the Festival
(wearing the white hat). Announcer, John Morissey.
Gobs o' Phun performing at the Dublin Stage, 6:30 p.m. on Saturday evening.
"Flower of Scotland" and "Scots Wha Hae (Bruce's Address to His
Troops at Bannockburn)"--blending the two "national anthems" of Scotland.
Assisted by the Renaissance Scots--"Freedom's Sword We Strongly Draw..."
The Bonny Knees Contest, 7:00 p.m. on Saturday evening.
Calling of the Clans Ceremony, Dusk on Saturday evening.
Proclaiming the stature of the clan, and declaring it is safe to assemble.
Clans Douglas, MacDuff, and Ross.
A group picture by firelight.
After the ceremony, a time for roasting marshmellows and making s'mores.
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