Clan Heather Dancers host Scottish Highland dancing competition Oct. 25 at Whatcom Community College

The Clan Heather Dancers host a Scottish Highland dancing competition from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Whatcom Community College’s Syre Theatre, 237 W. Kellogg Road, marking the 40th anniversary for the Bellingham dance school.

Dancers 4 and older, from beginner to premier level, vie for prizes in traditional dances and choreography. Intricate footwork, tartan costumes and live bagpipe music showcase the athleticism and grace of Highland dance. Dancers travel from across the Northwest and British Columbia to participate.

Admission: $6 adults, $3 students and children. Details: 360-715-8682, clanheather.com.