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LOCKPORT FEIS SCHEDULED FOR AUG. 9

Step dancing, soda bread and bagpipes are on the menu of the fourth annual Lockport Feis Aug. 9 in the Kenan Arena, 433 Locust St.

More than 700 step dancers from throughout the United States and Canada are expected to participate in competitions, culminating in a "Riverdance" competition of dance ensembles in late afternoon. Competitors range in age from 4 to adults.

The event is being sponsored by the the Lockport Feis Committee and Niagara County Council of the Arts. Opening ceremonies are at 9 a.m.
Admission is $5.

Events for children include a craft tent and Irish storytelling and poetry readings.

Seamus Connolly, an engraver of Waterford crystal, will demonstrate Celtic glass-cutting designs.

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