Central Virginia Celtic Festival & Highland Games Returns, October 19 & 20

Celtic Festival

The traditional dance, live music, festivities and gathering of clans returns to Richmond Raceway Complex, October 19 & 20

Traditional dance, live music, festivities and Highland games competitions return to Richmond Raceway Complex, October 19 & 20, at the Central Virginia Celtic Festival & Highland games.

In its second year, local promoter Blind Squirrel brings this two-day festival for the whole family to enjoy. The festival returned to Richmond Raceway Complex last year and mirrors the previous Celtic and Highland games festivities that were held there.

Proceeds from the festival benefit two non-profits: the Cullather Brain Tumor & Quality of Life Center, and Richmond International Raceway Cares.

The festival runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. both days.

Admission:

Kids 12 & younger admitted FREE

Advance 1-day admission: $15/day (available through October 18)

Advance 2-day admission: $25 (available through October 18)

Day-of admission: $20/day

Dogs are permitted with a $5 donation, ticketed adult, non-retractable leash and proof of rabies vaccination

For more information, please visit the Central Virginia Celtic Festival & Highland games website by clicking here.

About the Cullather Brain Tumor & Quality of Life Center:

The Cullather Center is a non-profit, free-of-charge resource center with an emphasis on quality of life. Our nurse-run facility provides practical help for coping with this life-altering condition, filling in where traditional services lack.

The Center is conveniently located at 5875 Bremo Rd., Suite 108, in the South Medical building at St. Mary's Hospital. We are open 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday. Patients can work one-on-one with registered nurse, Dr. Sherry Fox, or with our patient advocate, Cathy Willis, regardless of where they are being treated for their tumor.

Through an innovative collaboration between Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital and the renowned Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University, patients are able to tap into the extensive experience and resources of both facilities, without having to leave Richmond.

About Richmond International Raceway Cares:

Richmond International Raceway Cares provides support to nonprofit organizations and charitable causes, and was developed to help better the Greater Richmond Metropolitan Area and the surrounding communities.

RIR Cares is dedicated to assisting charities, causes and events in its community that focus on – but are not limited to – youth, education and recreation.

RIR Cares is a Donor Advised Fund of The NASCAR Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable entity, that donates racing-related items and offers financial support to assist community outreach programs and other nonprofit charities.

© 2014 Richmond International Raceway

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