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144th Scottish Highland Gathering and Games this weekend

Original post made on Sep 4, 2009

More than 25 pipe bands from the U.S. and Canada as well as athletes will be competing at the games on Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 5-6 at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. New this year, the Celtic Rock group 1916 will be performing, along with Tempset, Wicked Tinkers and Molly's Revenge. Also the First Battalion Scots Guards, fresh from duty at Buckingham Palace, will play as well as the U.S. Marine Band. For ticket prices and information, visit

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Comments (2)

Posted by Leslie, a resident of Blackhawk
on Sep 4, 2009 at 7:42 am

My favorite valley event! Kilts and bagpipes. My idea of heaven. Can't wait. Hope it stays reasonably cool.

Posted by Marion, a resident of Danville
on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:31 am

Please require them to wear something under those kilts, ok?

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