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September 7, 2019

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Saturday, September 07, 2019

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Highland Games and Scottish Festival
Scotland has proud traditions of independent and innovative thinking, and the Edinboro Highland Games and Scottish Festival celebrates that heritage.

Please join us for the 26th Annual Edinboro Highland Games & Scottish Festival September 3-8, featuring exceptional music, dance, athletics, art, food, and family gatherings! From beer tastings by local brewers to kids' games and student competitions, the festival offers fun for all ages.

The main festival events and games will be held throughout Saturday, Sept. 7, on the campus of Edinboro University. Bagpipe music will fill the air throughout the day, while pipe bands and soloists march together and compete against one another. Between the impromptu concerts, musical tent and numerous workshops, burly athletes will toss various weighty objects on the back lawns as part of the ever-popular heavy athletic competitions. Those events include the caber toss, hammer, stone and 56-pound weights for height and distance.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Ceilidh Dinner
Our 2019 Highland Games ceilidh (kay-lee), Saturday, September 7, is packed with food, music, and fun! It’s located in Van Houten Main Dining Room and the new Boro Pit outside. Featuring a pig roast, brisket, haggis, salads, desserts and a cash bar – no one goes away hungry or thirsty. Music by the Chelsea House Orchestra and Scottish country dancing for those who want to jump in. • Tickets will not be sent—your name(s) will be listed at the check-in table in Van Houten North.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Auditions for House on Haunted Hill
Freely adapted from the classic 1959 horror film starring Vincent Price. All seems well when eccentric millionaire Frederick Loren and his fourth wife Annabelle, throw a party where five guests must last one night in the house on haunted hill for a chance to collect $10,000 each. All until Frederick and Annabelle become trapped with their guests. It is then they quickly discover that “fear makes people do amazing things.” Location: Diebold Center for the Performing Arts 217 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16412 Audition Dates: September 4th - 7th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Performance Dates: Oct 31, Nov 1, 2, 7. 8. 9 @ 7:30 PM Nov 3rd & Nov 10 @ 2:30 PM ***House opens half hour before curtain*** Audition Details: -Open to all EU students, faculty, and any members of the Edinboro/Erie Community! -No previous theatre experience is required to participate. All are welcome. -Audition forms will be available at the theatre. -Headshots are not mandatory but are helpful for the director's when casting. -Be prepared to do a cold reading. -Come with a full list of any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal and performance periods (September 8th to November 10th). -If you are interested in contributing in other ways such as costumes, design, set construction, lights or soundboard or other, please attend or contact us!

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