Saturday, October 12 / 10AM - 4PM
Cèilidh Ayr celebrates Scotland through Pipes and Drums, Celtic music, Scottish Country Dancing, demonstrations, storytelling, history talks and walks, a Marketplace for Scottish and Celtic goods, Scottish Gaelic mini lessons, a Wee Bairns craft and play area, Scottish food, fish & chips, ales and brews. Kilts and tartans will abound for a bonnie time.
NCSU Pipes & Drums Band
Jim & Holly Lawrence
Greensboro Scottish Country Dancers
Sunday, October 13 / 10AM - 4PM
Outlandish Ayr will Cèilidh On with Scottish music, heritage and history while adding fun layers from the Outlander series when the main characters lived in colonial North Carolina. “Step through the Stones” to experience colonial food and lifestyle demonstrations, reenactors, readings, dancing, photo booth, and much more. Come in costume of your favorite character - or not - but come join in the fun.
Piobadh na Triantan
Jim & Holly Lawrence
To The Pointe
John Blackfeather Jeffries / Anne Fertig / Anne Landin
Steve Davis / Stephen Quillin
Royal Welch Fusiliers / Historic Interpretations
Richard Fitzpatrick / Tom Magnuson / Steve Rankin
SCOT (Scottish Cultural Organization of the Triangle) / Council of Scottish Clans and Associations
The Scottish Tartans Authority / The Argyll Colony
St. Andrew's Square / Tobi’s Bakery
Scottish Gourmet USA / Impulsive Creativity / Thistle Glen Pottery
Larkin Tea Company / PerlesJumelle / Vickie Jeffries
The Scottish Soap House / B Invited / Autumn Harvest Creations
Bull City Street Food / Sarge's Chef
Regulator Brewing Company
Botanist & Barrel
If you would like to be considered for a stall in our Marketplace, please click HERE
Fun for the kids too
A wee bairns play area with games, costumes, arts and crafts, plus more…
Bring your dancing sneakers and join in the fun
"The chance to celebrate like this came so rarely that no one would let something so inconsequential as rain, cold, or tiredness keep them from the revels."
—The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon
We will Cèilidh on rain or shine!!
Dust off your tartans!
You are more than welcome and highly encouraged to dress in Scottish, Outlander or period attire! Change it up over the weekend and be a Colonist on Friday, Scottish on Saturday and an Outlander on Sunday! Ayr Mount is a large property and you will be doing a lot of walking, so please wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate attire.