September 18–20, Lincoln
Highlights include the Gathering of the Scottish Clans, with over 60 clans and societies, sheepdog trials, musical performances and competitions, heavyweight Scottish athletics, solo piping and drumming, Scottish harp (Clarsach) and other instrument competitions and a national Highland dance competition.
Performers include, Alasdair Fraser, The Brigadoons, Albannach, John Carmichael, The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Malinky, The Town Pants, the MacLeod Fiddlers, Roy Johnstone, Steve Sharratt, North Sea Gas, Isla St. Clair and Harpist Judith Cummings.
30 pipe bands from Canada and the United States appear over the three days of the New Hampshire Highland Games, with special appearances The Scots Guard, 1st Battalion.
This article appears in the September 2009 issue of New Hampshire Magazine