Cultural Area  

(2021 attractions/presentations coming soon)

The Cultural Area is located in the air-conditioned Arena at the Expo Center.

You'll find all kinds of Celtic demonstrations and exhibits from clothing, design and crafting to fencing, dancing and history!

2019 Cultural Area

Attractions:

  • Scottish Country Dancers - Performing on Saturday and Sunday in the Bark River Room at 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

  • The Sport of Scottish Curling

  • Spinning - Demonstrating spinning on a wheel or a drop spindle

  • Celtic Cables - Knitted examples of the cable patterns and knitted sweaters

  • Celtic Knotwork - See the artist work her magic from beginning to end

  • Welsh Castle - Welsh culture, language and activities for children

  • Genealogy - Using Ancestry you can look up Native American, military and much more

  • John Edward Radcliffe - Author who wrote three books, with a display of the Scottish Isles

  • Scottish, Irish, and Ulster Ireland Genealogy

  • Display of 18th Century Ladies Clothing

  • Outlanders - Inspired by the novels of Diana Gabaldon

  • 42nd Royal Highlanders Costumes

  • Tartan Quilt

  • Julia Lee –Author of "Seven Stones", a young adult story that combines Scottish and Ojibwe cultures.

  • What might have happened if Bonny Prince Charlie won.

  • Models of the Robert Burns Statue in Milwaukee

Presentations

  • Shared relationship between the Highland Clan System and the World of Scouting Movement: Saturday and Sunday at 10am in the Fox River Room

  • Welsh Courtship: Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am in the Fox River Room

  • History of the Robert Burns Statue In Milwaukee: Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 pm in the Fox River Room

  • Researching a Scottish House: Saturday at 2:00 pm in the Fox River Room

  • Advanced Scottish Genealogy: Sunday at 2:00 pm in the Fox River Room

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