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Taste of Scotland Festival

The Taste of Scotland rolls into Franklin June 14-16. File photo The Taste of Scotland rolls into Franklin June 14-16. File photo

The 25th annual Taste of Scotland Festival will be held June 14-16 at a variety of locations around Franklin. 

The festival is a celebration of the heritage brought to the mountains, that of the Scots and Scots Irish, along with celebrating the historic relationships with the Cherokee. Scottish foods, music, clan parade, vendors/crafters, Highland Games competition, herding dog demonstrations and more.

For a full schedule of events, go to

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