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2011

2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010

 
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May May 7, 2011 35th Savannah Scottish Games, On the campus of the Bethesda Home for Boys in Historic Savannah, GA, just 15 minutes from downtown at 9520 Ferguson Ave. Special appearance by Scottish balladeer, Alex Beaton. For more information call 912-233-6017 or see http://www.savannahscottishgames.com/ or email Savannah.Scottish.Games@gmail.net

 

Calling YOUR Clan to the 6th Annual Greenville Scottish Games and Highland Festival! New Dates May 27-28
Honored Guest , Sir Malcom MacGregor, Chief of Clan Gregor. Clan Gregor is the Honored Clan. Friday parades and festivities -  Saturday special events for the family. Register online at http://www.greenvilegames.org (Website available AFTER Feb. 15, 2011)

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September 29 - October 1 Goddard Family Gathering 2011, Independence, Missouri at the Hilton Center The Goddard Association of America http://www.goddardfamilies.org/
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2010

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February 27 Feb. 2010 9:00 am - 10:00pm5th Annual Northeast Florida Scottish Games and Festival presented by Jacksonville Scottish Highland Games, Inc. at the Clay County Fairgrounds for more information call (904)725-5744 or go to http://www.nefgames.com
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April 17-18 April 2010 Rural Hill Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games, a family oriented event presented by the Catawba Valley Scottish Society that offers something for everyone in Huntersville, NC. http://www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net/ 17 April 2010 Clan Morrison Annual General Meeting, Huntsville, NC The AGM will be held at the Rural Hills Scottish Festival and Loch Norman Highland Games. The meeting is tentatively scheduled for 2pm, however, tile and exact location may change slightly due to festival activities, which run all day. Current information will be given out at the Clan Morrison tent located in the festival or on the Clan website http://cmsna.x10hosting.com/
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Clan McAlister of America 2010 Biennial Gathering July 15- 18, 2010 North Dallas, Texas For more information see: http://www.clanmcalister.org/gathering/gathering.html  
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18 September 39th Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering Sponsored by: The Scottish Society of Charleston, Inc. Location: Boone Hall Plantation, 1235 Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464  Purchase Tickets and More at CharlestonScots.org
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January 17 - 18 January - 32nd Annual Central Florida Scottish Highland Games Central Winds Park, Winter Springs Florida Featuring the first East vs. West Amateur Scottish Athletics challenge, Caber Toss, Bagpipes & Drums, Athletics, Crofters, Highland Clans. Knights, Traditional Dancing ...and more. For tickets and information: 407-I-AM-SCOT or http://www.flascot.com
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February 28 February 2009 14th Annual Northeast Florida Scottish Games and Festivals Presented by Jacksonville Scottish Highland Games, Inc. Clay County Fairgrounds 1497 SR16 West, Green Cove Springs, FL Honored Clan: Clan Stewart For information call (904)725-5744 or go to http://www.neflgames.com 
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April April 3-5 Missouri Tartan Day in Frontier Park, St. Charles, Missouri The festivities will showcase Scottish culture and promote good will through music, dance, food, storytelling and variety of interactive activities.  Sample traditional Scottish fare from one of the many vendors, or enjoy the sounds of pipers as they stroll the grounds of beautiful Frontier Park. The Missouri Tartan Day Festivities is a FREE event, open to the public. Mother Grove will headline the Festival. For details see http://www.motartanday.com/
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May May 9 33rd Annual Savannah Scottish Games in Historic Savannah, GA The Savannah Games are held on the campus of the historic Bethesda Home for Boys. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. Events include piping competition, bagpipe bands, highland dancing competition, Scottish heavy athletics, Scottish immigrant re-enactors, modern Celtic music, border-collie herding and obedience demonstrations, and children’s events.Also available are delicious Scottish & American foods, vendors offering Celtic wares, genealogists eager and willing to answer questions, and the backbone of all Scottish Games, clan tents that offer information about their clans while seeking and welcoming long-lost distant relatives. E-Mail:Savannah.Scottish.Games@gmail.com
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June June 18 35th Polk County Pioneer Luncheon sponsored by the Polk County Historical Association will be held at the Bartow Civic Center, Bartow, FL. All seats are reserved by paid in advance reservations. Cost: $15.00 per person. Reservations will close on Friday, June 12 because of food ordering. Refunds will not be made after June 12. Come early to visit with friends. For more information: http://www.polkcountyhistory.org/index.asp

June 26-28 The 2009 Gathering of the Clan Nisbet Society of North America will be held in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Please visit: http://www.ibydeit.org/index.html for more information.

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July 10th at 5:00pm Clan MacDougall Society of NA will hold the 44th annual meeting of the membership at the Eseeola Lodge Pool Pavilion in Linville, NC. For contact information, please go the clan website at: http://www.macdougall.org/  Information may also be found in the online version of The Tartan July 24-26 The Gathering will take place at the Holyrood Park, the Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh. "If you're a Scot, or just love Scotland, then you cannot afford to miss one of the biggest events happening this summer." For more information see: http://www.clangathering.org/

 

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September 6 35th Dean & Creech Reunion at the Carl Perkins Center in Morehead, KY, beginning at 11:00am thru 4:00pm. Contact Persons: Lloyd Dean, (606) 784-9145; Melissa Byron (606) 783-1075; Jean Cline (606) 784-4568 There will be a display area for those desiring to bring items to share with others. A photographer will be available to take group pictures during the day. Each person is asked to bring at least two (2) of the following items: dessert, salad, meat or vegetable. September 17 - 19 The Hull Family Association Meeting will be held in  Independence, Missouri; home of the Mid-County Public Library's (New) Midwest  Genealogy Center. It is the largest public genealogy library in the  US. The HFA is an organization of over 400 members, we include anyone  with surname: Hull, Hohl, Holl; and lines from England, Ireland and Germany. A  special tour of the Genealogy Center is on the agenda.  For registration information visit us at  http://www.hullfamilyassociation.org/meeting.shtml_ (http://www.hullfamilyassociation.org/meeting.shtml

 

Sept. 26 & 27, 2009 McPherson (KS) Scottish Festival is scheduled for at Lakeside Park, McPherson, Kansas. Clan Henderson is the host clan. Clan Stewart will host their AGM in conjunction with the Festival. The festival features competitions in Highland athletics, piping and drumming and Highland dance. Music is provided by Alex Beaton, Beth Patterson, Navan, and Shortleaf Band. Children's Highland games. Kirking of the Tartan. Clan fire ceremony. Genealogy booth. For more information: http://www.macfestival.org or 1-800-324-8022 (McPherson (KS) Convention & Visitors Bureau)

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January 12 January - The 25th Annual Southeast Scottish Festival and Games features Highland Dance Competition, Pipe Bands/Piping/Drumming, Scottish Heavy Athletics, Scottish Country Dancing, Children's Games, Scottish Clans and Societies, Sheepdog Demonstrations, Scottish Food, Drink, and Merchandise, Back by popular demand: Hunting Mcleod, The Brigadoons , Alex Beaton, Mark Saul. Tickets: Adults: $10 in advance, $15 at the gate, Children 6 & under: Free, Children 7 to 14: $3 in advance, $5 at the gate. For more information go to http://sassf.org or write to: Scottish American Society of South Florida, P O Box 245926 Pembroke Pines, FL 33024, Broward (954)460-5000, Dade (305)871-1635 26 January 2008 The New York Caledonian Club Burns Night For information http://www.nycaledonian.org/

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February February 23 - 13th Annual Northeast Florida Scottish Games and  Festival presented by Jacksonville Scottish Highland Games, Inc. at the Clay County Fairgrounds 9:00am  - 10:00pm For information call (904)725-5744 or visit http://www.neflgames.com/

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April The New York Caledonian Club presents Tartan Week 08 Pre-Parade Ceilidh For more information: www.nycaledonian.org 212-662-1083 (voicemail)

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June June 6-7, 2008 The Third Annual Greater Greenville Scottish Games and Highland Festival-Parade Friday in Downtown Greenville; Games Saturday at Furman - Honored Guest-Margaret Elliot, Chief of Games and Chief of Honored Elliot Clan, Distinguished Guest James MaBain, Chief of Clan MacBean and the Rt. Honorable Malcolm Sinclair, Earl of Caithness and Chief of Clan Sinclair For questions or comments: Pam Ashley - gvlgirl@bellsouth.net or Mel Sinclair - Mel@ClanSinclairSC.org or see http://greenvillegames.org at The Bonnie Brae Scottish Festival and Highland Games sponsored The New York Caledonian Club For more information: www.nycaledonian.org 212-662-1083 (voicemail)

June 13 - 15 Chapman Family Association will hold its 8th annual convention and reunion at the Radisson Hotel in Opryland, 2401 Music Valley Drive, Nashville, TN. The convention will consist of a variety of presentations and workshops, site-seeing and research at the Tennessee State Library & Archives, the Davidson County Courthouse and Public Library of Nashville & Davidson County. For more information: http://www.chapmanfamilies.org/2008CFAConventionRegPacket.pdfor or lcodding@aol.com or contact Lennae Seevers, 3410 South 79th Street, Omaha, NE 68124-3338 Registration with check or money order must be received before May 23, 2008.June 26 - 29 Clan McAlister of America Biennial Gathering Hilton Garden Inn Midtown, Savannah, GA Program Highlights: Genealogy Room-Workshops-Business Meeting- Memorial Service- Entertainment-Gathering Banquet-Hospitality Room-Craft Bazaar-Bagpipes-Sightseeing-
Cousins-Cousins-Cousins For more information: http://www.clanmcalister.org/

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August August 1, 2, 3, 2008 - Stovall Family Association, Inc. National Reunion, Savannah, GA This event happens only every 3 years. Register before June 25, 2008.  For more information contact: 563-557-9227 or _LinStov@aol.com

9 August 2008 Central New York Scottish Games and Celtic Festival, Inc.  To be held at Long Branch Park in Liverpool (near Syracuse). Competitive events begin at 9:00 am and the Festival concludes with closing ceremonies at 5:00 pm. A Ceilidh (party) follows from 6:00-9:00 pm at Long Branch. Included in the days events are massed bagpipe bands and band competitions, solo bagpiping, and drumming competitions; Irish dancing demonstrations; Scottish and American foods; clan  tents and genealogy; Scottish history demonstrations; Scottish and Irish vendors; music groups; heavy and master class athletics (throwing the telephone pole, among other competitions); children's events; and Highland cattle on display. For more information: http://www.cnyscots.com/frame.html

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October 1 - 4 International Gathering of the Clan MacNicol Society in in Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland. The meetings are held every 4 years on Skye with meetings in North America and Australia in the intervening years. For more information: http://www.clanmacnicol.com/content/view/60/31/

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March March 24 Scottish Heritage Day, Ft. King George, Darien, GA
A celebration of Scottish settlers landing in Georgia, circa 1736-1741 and after. It will include 18th century demonstrations, Scottish foods, music, and dancing, and military battle reenactment of the period. For more information contact the GA Historical Society at (912)437-4770
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April April 28 An Evening with Thomas Spalding, Ashantilly Center, Darien, GA
An evening with history, books, reenactments, and refreshments on the Ashantilly grounds. Tickets $30.00 at the door. For more information, call (912)437-4078
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May 5 31st Annual Savannah Scottish Games at the Historic Bethesda Home for Boys located at 9520 Ferguson Ave., Savannah, GA This is the second year at this historic site. Lots of shade under the ancient oaks. Experience the Parade of Tartans and the Massed Bands, Scottish Heavy Athletics, Highland Dancing in the Southeast Regional Championship, Pipe Band Competition, Scottish Border Collies and much more. For more information call (912) 233-6017 or contact Savannah.Scottish.Games@gmail.com

May 19 - 20 6th Annual Aiken Highland Games and Celtic Festival
Western Carolina State Fairgrounds Us Hwy 1 North of Aiken, SC
Contact: gameschair2007@gforcecable.com

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June 30 The Round Hill Highland Games Inc. Darien, CT will be held to celebrate Scottish ancestry, heritage and culture. Kilts, bagpipes and drums, fiddle music, highland and country dancing, colorful clan tartans, heavy athletics including tossing of the the Caber and amateur athletics for audience participation will be featured. Bring a folding chair and stay the whole day. There will be a grand finale with the massing of the bands. For more information see the website or contact the Games at PO Box 2216, Darien, CT 06820
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Central New York Scottish Games and Celtic Festival will be held at Long Branch Park in Liverpool (near Syracuse). Competitive events begin at 9:00am and the Festival concludes with closing ceremonies at 5:00pm. Included in the day's events  are massed bagpipe bands and band competitions; solo bagpiping, dancing, and drumming competitions; Irish dance demonstrations; Scottish and American foods, clan tents and genealogy; music groups; heavy and master class athletics; children's events...For information and directions, write CNYSG, PO Box 6405, Syracuse, NY 13217. Visit the Scottish website at http://www.cnyscots.com
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September 1 Clan Anderson Society will hold it's Annual General Meeting at the Pleasanton Highland Games which are held just outside of San Francisco, CA. It will take place in the Clan Anderson Tent, Saturday. The time will be announced at the Clan tent throughout the morning. For more information contact President Wesley Weaver at 704-892-5608. The 36th Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering will be held at Boone Hall Plantation, Mt. Pleasant, SC. There will be heavy athletics, Highland dancing, as well as performances by Colin Grant-Adams, Scottish balladeer, and The Hooligans, a Celtic rock band. The City of Charleston Police Pipes and Drums is the host band. The Scottish Society of Armigers will hold its annual meeting. For more information visit their website at http://charlestonscots.org/joomla/
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October 13 Anne Arundel Scottish Highland Games will be held at the Anne Arundel Fairgrounds, Route 178 Generals Highway, Crownsville, Maryland. Volunteers and Patrons are needed. For more information contact: AASFI, PO Box 4344, Crofton, MD 21114
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13 & 14 December 16th Annual Atlanta Celtic Christmas Concert
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