Arkansas Scottish Festival rescheduled to October 2020


The new dates for the 2020 Arkansas Scottish Festival at Lyon College in Batesville have been announced.

The festival, one of the premier Scottish festivals in the United States, will now be held Oct. 9 through Oct. 11, 2020. at the college’s campus. It had originally been scheduled for April 3 through April 5, but was postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

All of the same activities are planned, beginning with the President’s Reception on Friday evening, Oct. 9, at 5:30 p.m.

The festival, ranked by AY Magazine at number 7 in their “Top 100 Things to Do in Arkansas,” is “…a weekend full of piping competitions, delicious food, and unique handmade crafts,” according to Lyon’s website for the festival. (At the time of this posting, the website does not reflect the rescheduled dates.)

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  1. Why ? No one goes anymore, because no one cares anymore. It’s boooooring ! Same Ole Krap every year.

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