Welcome to Big Stone
Saturday, September 28, 2013
A celebration of the traditions of the Celtic Nations ~
music, song, stories, food, crafts and dance.
Big Stone Celtic 2012 was a huge success
again and many thanks are due everyone who contributed. We
got rave reviews on the new features, including the sacred
Celtic music concert, the move to The June Tolliver Theater,
the evening concert and the expanded vendor offerings at the
We had a lot of positive feedback on the
many additions. Town residents loved the festival
celebrating the Celtic roots of this area now appears on the
local event calendar. Visitors came from as far away as
We have had many supportive comments about
the move from August to September as the weather was cooler
and more settled. Barbara Polly and her board generously
offered the June Tolliver Theater for our main-stage and the
Crescent in front was the set-up for vendors and the British
car display. That gave us a number of opportunities. Since
the drama doesn’t take place in September we were able to
hold an extra evening concert.
Once again the Celtic kitchen and the
ceilidh dance were hosted by the Presbyterian Church as was
the sacred music concert and we are very grateful to the
Church and the volunteers.
The bike race that started this year’s
festival again was sponsored by
The Celtic Kitchen, one of our main
methods for ensuring this festival funds itself each year,
always needs help. You can donate food, or serve on the day.
And we could still use people to stage manage
The festival board is already planning this year’s festival and we have a number of exciting new ideas – so keep checking back.
Check out Photographs from our
CELTIC STEERING COMMITTEE