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Piping on the Green April 8
Bagpipe music will be among the entertainment next weekend in Tullahoma for the fifth annual Piping on the Green.
Music, crafts and Irish dancers will be on the scene in Tullahoma next weekend for the fifth annual Piping on the Green Celtic Music and Craft Fair.The event takes place Saturday, April 8 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine, at The Celtic Cup Coffee House located at 106 N. Anderson Street in Tullahoma. Opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m.“It just gets better each year,” said Highland Rim Scottish Society member Desireé Porter.Piping on the Green celebrates National Tartan Day (April 6), the date in 1320 in which the Declaration of Arbroath (Scottish Declaration of Independence) was signed.Highland Rim Scottish Society members wanted a special event that centered on the music and crafts of the Celtic people, the Scots, and Irish who settled the area and brought with them the traditional sounds of pipes, fiddles and whistles. “We wanted to create an event that would bring the music to the forefront,” said Scottish Society member René Cavett.Piping on the Green started with a small group of artisans and crafters.