A tradition that raises funds for local charities, the Highland Games includes all things Celtic, from highland dancing and massed bands to piping and drumming competitions, hurling, ax throwing and harp and fiddle competitions. The Fighting Jamesons and Albannach will perform on the main stage. Gates are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. $15 in advance, $20 on the day of the event. Two-day admission costs $25 in advance, $30 day-of. Free parking. Rain or shine. vacelticfestival.com.