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St. Margaret's Day Celebration

St. Margaret's Day Celebration

By Thalia Hayden. CREATED Nov 5, 2013
St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, will host a Scottish Festival on Sunday, November 10 from 10 am-2 pm. The event is free and open to all. The festival will include bagpipers, highland games, food, and a Celtic marketplace. There will be a special performance by Highland Way, a band that performs the Celtic music of Ireland and Scotland. The celebration begins in the church at 10 am with bagpipers, drums and organ and continues in the courtyard with dancing, music and games. The day marksthe beginning of the church's yearlong 50th anniversary celebration. This event commemorates St. Margaret, for whom the church is named. She was an 11thcentury queen of Scotland known for her pious habits and works of charity among the poor and orphans. St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, California, is a leading progressive parish in the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego and a member of the worldwide Anglican Communion. St. Margaret's offers Holy Eucharist on Sundays at 8 and 10 am, community-wide outreach, adult education and wellness programs, an early childhood center, compassionate pastoral care and a celebrated music program. Learn more atwww.stmargarets.org or call 760-346-2697.