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Highland Games returns to Greenbank

Dancers from the Farraige Mhór Academy of Irish Dance in Edmonds perform a traditional dance at last year’s Highland Games. The group will return to perform at the 13th edition of the games, coming to Greenbank Farm today. - Brian Kelly / Record file
Dancers from the Farraige Mhór Academy of Irish Dance in Edmonds perform a traditional dance at last year’s Highland Games. The group will return to perform at the 13th edition of the games, coming to Greenbank Farm today.
— image credit: Brian Kelly / Record file

The 13th edition of the Highland Games comes to Greenbank Farm today. Gates open at 8 and the competitions start at 9 a.m. There will be Celtic entertainment, Highland dancing, pipebands, athletics — including putting the stone, the Scottish hammer throw, throwing a 56-pound weight for height, and the caber toss — and a beer garden. Highland dancing competitions start at 9:30 a.m., and the opening ceremony is at noon. Admission is $10 adults, $6 for kids, seniors and military with ID; children 4 and under are admitted free. For a complete schedule, visit www.wihg.org.

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