Pipes and drums at G.W. Graham Nov. 29

The Fraser Valley Pipe Band Society presents Celtic Connection, a fundraiser concert, on Saturday Nov. 29.

Members of the Fraser Valley Pipe Band Society tune their instruments before playing for the Royal Canadian Branch 280 Legion on Remembrance Day. The group has its Celtic Connection fundraiser concert on Saturday

The Fraser Valley Pipe Band Society is planning a evening of Celtic music including pipes on Saturday Nov. 29.

That date is near St. Andrew’s Day, and the evening of music, called Celtic Connection, gets underway at 7 p.m. in the G.W. Graham Theatre in Chilliwack.

The Harrison Highlanders are now part of the pipe band society and practise Wednesday evenings, under the direction of Pipe Major Dan McDermid, at the Agassiz Legion. They welcome pipers and drummers from as far away as White Rock and enjoy participating in local parades and community events such as Yarrow Days Parade and Agassiz Fall Fair.

The Nov. 29 Celtic Connection concert will include music from the Harrison Highlanders; Chilliwack and District pipe band, Fraser Valley Youth Pipe Band, The McGregor Fiddlers, Aberdeen School of Highland Dance and many solo performers.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $15 and available at J Ballam Furniture (45921 Wellington Ave.), and Greenbelt Veterinary (8451 Harvard Place), or by calling 604-794-3999.

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