Check out Tartan Day this weekend in Victoria

Market Square the site of festival celebrating all things Scottish

The Victoria Police Pipe Band launches the second annual Tartan Day at Market Square tomorrow (April 7).

The event, staged by the St. Andrew’s and Caledonian Society of Victoria,  includes highlights such as the Highland Tartan Dog Show, the Gaelic Choir, a kilt making workshop, shortbread making and an address to the haggis.

The celebration honours Scottish culture and the signing of the Treaty of Arbroath, April 6, 1320. Events get underway at noon and run until 4 p.m.

For more information on the society and its events, visit sacsvictoria.com

rholmen@vicnews.com

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