9 August 2014
Onion Creek District Park
6289 Onion Creek Dr. Austin, TX 78744
(On the Eastside, south of William Cannon and East of Pleasant Valley S. in South Austin 78744)
Join us in celebrating the beginning of Autumn at our Second Celtic Culture Celebration. There will be a greater emphasis on games and physical activities as this is a traditional time for such things. In addition, we will have music and dancing as well as fun things for the kiddies to do. This event is free. Donations are appreciated.
- Medieval Swordfighting Demonstration by ARMA Austin
- Celtic Iron Age Historical Reconstruction by Texas Coritani
- Women's Gaelic Football and Men's Hurley Demonstration by the Celtic Cowboys
- Highland Games: hammer throw, kettle bell toss, hay throw
Professional photographer, Kirk Lockhart of DKL Photography, will be available for photos during the second half of the event. Prints can be order online after processing.
Check out the Event Schedule. Come early as the content of repeating performances will be different. Bring your instruments and join in a Celtic jam.
Performer Lunch Menu:
All dishes were using ingredients that would have been found in Britain from the Stone Age to Medieval time periods. Most dishes were Stone Age and Iron Age inspired, with one dish (Currant Hazelnut mix) from the medieval time period.
Honey-glazed Rosemary Cornish Game Hen stuffed with Mushrooms and Sage
Quail Stuffed with Beef Suet, Peppermint, and Aniseseed
Smoked Eel with Laver Soup
Traditional Sourdough Bread
--from Handmilled Ancient Egyptian Wheat and topped with homemade raw butter
Sliced Lotus Root
Oatmeal with Chestnut Flour, Lotus Seeds, and Figs
--sweetened with Birch sugar (optional)
Fennel-Dill Salad with Carrot
Leek and Watercress Salad
Spring Water and Raw Cow's Milk for beverages