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Saturday, May 21: Celtic Festival and Highland Games

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Hey, Mr. Trujillo, Ms. Popovich, Mrs. Scariano: You know you don't have to have Celtic roots to go to the Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival, right? The celebration of all things Scottish and Irish includes a rugby tournament, Highland Celtic games, pipers, drummers, dancers and an array of merchandise and food. The Highland Celtic games will give you the opportunity cheer on contestants in a strongman contest, a caber toss, a Scottish hammer throw, a sheaf toss and more. Show up between 9am-7pm on May 21 or 9am-5pm on May 22. Tickets for adults are $15 for one day or $20 for two, children's are $7 and $10. Kiddies six and under are free. Balloon Fiesta Park • Sat May 21 • Noon • $0-20 • View on Alibi calendar