We had a lovely afternoon last weekend checking out the Sacramento Valley Scottish Games. Highland Games celebrate Scottish and Celtic culture, and since I'm half Scottish and have never been, I thought it was past time I went.
The games include a plethora of music, athletic events, food, living history and vendors selling all manner of Celtic paraphernalia. I found photographing them a challenge, especially in the bright mid-day light, as there was obviously a lot of moving bodies, crowds, tents and trees that created various lighting conditions, and so on, but what color and fun! Here are some of the highlights: