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St. Andrew’s by the Narrows’ fourth annual Celtic Faire on in Tacoma this weekend

Bagpiper Red McWilliams will play at the St. Andrew's Celtic Faire this weekend. Courtesy photo.

There’s something about fall that lends itself to Celtic festivities. Maybe it’s the rain, just as prevalent in Ireland and Scotland as in the Pacific Northwest. Whatever the reason, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Tacoma’s west end is holding its fourth annual Celtic Faire this weekend, with vendors, music and eats on Saturday and worship activities on Sunday.

“Although our church is small, we have been able to identify 40 families who have past roots in Scotland, Ireland, Wales,” says parishioner and fair organizer Marilyn Baker. Originally begun as a way to celebrate those roots, the fair has expanded, and now includes explorations into Celtic spirituality plus secular events on the Saturday. Read more »