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Cèilidh Ayr

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Cèilidh Ayr honors Scottish Heritage and Culture in a nod to the Kirkland Family that built the historic home of Ayr Mount named in honor of William Kirkland’s birthplace: Ayr, Scotland. It will celebrate Scotland through Pipes and Drums, Celtic music, Scottish Country Dancing, demonstrations, storytelling, history talks and walks, Scottish and Celtic goods in the Marketplace, a Wee Bairns craft and play area, Scottish food, fish & chips, ales and brews. And Irn Bru. Kilts and tartans will abound for a bonnie time.

The first 500 Tickets sold online for this event will include Free Parking on-site (at Ayr Mount). Your ticket will say “Adult with Free Parking.” Please come to Ayr Mount and follow signs to park.

If you purchase your ticket after 500 tickets have been sold, your ticket will say “Adult with Free Shuttle Service,” you will need to park in downtown Hillsborough (Parking options can be found HERE) and take the free shuttle buses to the event site.

The Shuttle for Outlandish Hillsborough will depart from the Visitors Center, located at 150 E. King Street, and continuously loop to Ayr Mount from 10am-4:15pm. The distance between the Visitors Center and Ayr Mount is less than one mile.

Adult tickets $25 after October 11th, at 6PM.

This event is a part of Outlandish Hillsborough which encompasses a 2-day festival of Scottish history, the colonial history of North Carolina with ties to the Outlander series, music, food, Marketplace vendors – plus a whole lot of fun!  Visit the website for more information:


October 12, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Ayr Mount


Ayr Mount
376 Saint Marys Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278 United States
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