(KCEN) -- If you live near Salado, you probably heard the wailing bagpipes through the night.
This weekend the Salado Scottish Games are celebrating their 50th Anniversary.
Several genealogists were on hand to help Central Texans with Scotts-Irish heritage find their family roots.
Yesterday, a member of the Scottish Parliament came to Salado and awarded the town, for their unique display of Scottish heritage.
"The most exciting thing that a little town, a little village like Salado because I don't know of another place that does that, as a matter of fact he said I don't know if places in Scotland do that," says George Shott.
Yesterday, was the caber toss a traditional Scottish game where a two hundred pound telephone pole was thrown.
Today, bagpipe bands competed on marching and sound.
Some bands as young as junior high.