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PHOTOS: N.H. Highland Games and Festival kick off in Lincoln

  • The dancers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pipes, Drum and Dancers from Ottawa, Canada perform for the crowd at the opening of the Highland Games and Festival in Lincoln on Friday, September 15, 2107. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Donald Corbert of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pipes, Drum and Dancers of Ottawa, Canada plays ‘Amazing Grace’ in honor of a fallen comrade at the Highland Games and Festival on the opening day September 15, 2017 in Lincoln. The games run through the weekend. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • David Ward of Stratham takes a dance lesson at the opening of the Highland Games and Festival in Lincoln on Friday, September 15, 2017. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Tristan Hummer of Westford, Massachusetts dances with his mother Laurene (right) at the opening of the Highland Games and Festival in Lincoln on Friday, September 15, 2017. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Cassiopeia Barlow, 6, gets a high five during a Scottish dance lesson at the opening of the Highland Games and Festival in Lincoln on Friday, September 15, 2017. Cassiopeia was named after the constillation and came up with her grandmother. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • John Carmichael from Glasgow, Scotland performs at the opening of the Highland Games and Festival in Lincoln on Friday, September 15, 2017. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff


Friday, September 15, 2017

The New Hampshire Highland Games and Festival opened Friday and runs through the weekend. The games were started in 1976 in Lincoln to preserve and promote Scottish culture for future generations.