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Thursday, July 15, 2010

8th annual Blackstone Valley Celtic Festival Taking Place at Indian Ranch on Saturday, July 17



(Boston) - A spectacle of Irish and Scottish music, dance, culture and fun is about to get underway at the 8th annual Blackstone Valley Celtic Festival at Indian Ranch in Webster Massachusetts.  

The festival takes place on Saturday, July 17 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and features a great line-up of Celtic music. 

Performers include Fiddlers 3, Fergus, the Gobshites and Jug O'Punch.  Also appearing: the McInerney School of Irish Step Dancing, and the Worcester Fire Brigade Pipes & Drums.

In addition to great music and dance, the all-day festival includes children's activities and entertainment, traditional food and fare, and the infamous Men in Kilts contest.  There is also a Celtic Nations Pavilion and Pub on site.

The festival is located on beautiful Webster Lake, where swimming is available all day with a lifeguard on duty.

Ticket information: General admission is $15.  Seniors pay $12 and children ages five-eleven pay $5.

Accommodations: Hotels and a campground are conveniently located near the festival grounds.

For more information about the Blackstone River Valley, visit the Chamber of Commerce website.

For details on vacationing in Massachusetts, visit Massvacation.com.

For year round Irish cultural events in New England, visit IrishMassachusetts.com.

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