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 September 2014
26 - 28 Bethlehem, PA - Celtic Classic Highland Games & Festival
One of the largest Highland Games in North America. Info: www.celticfest.org

26 - 27 St. Louis, MO - St. Louis Scottish Games
At Forest Park. Info: (314) 821-1286 or www.stlouis-scottishgames.com.

26 - 28 Grass Valley, CA - Celtic Festival & Marketplace
At Nevada County Fairgrounds with Celtic music and markets. Info: 530 265 9073 or www.kvmr.org/celticfestival

27 Dandridge, TN - The 8th Dandridge Scots-Irish Music Festival
On the shores of Loch Douglas in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, honoring the town's earliest settlers in 1783. Info: www.scots-irish.org

27 Hartford, CT - 2014 Pipes in the Valley
At Riverfront Plaza. Info: www.pipesinthevalley.com

27 Dixon, CA - Dixon Scottish Games
At Dixon Fairgrounds, 655 S. First St. Info:  707 678 8814 or www.scotsindixon.org/games

27 Dandridge, TN - Dandridge Scots-Irish Music Festival
In historic downtown Dandridge, 100 W Main St. Info:  865-397-7420 x17 or www.scots-irish.org

 October 2014
4 - 5 Reno, NV - Reno Celtic Celebration
Celtic music, dance and fun. Info: www.renoceltic.org

4 - 5 Aztec, NM - Aztec Highland Games & Celtic Festival
Celebrate the culture of the Scottish Highlands with an American Southwest twist at Riverside Park. Info: (505) 716-3003 or www.aztechighlandgames.com

Laurinburg, NC - Scotland County Highland Games
At John Blue Home and Historical Complex. Info: www.schgnc.org

New Market, AL - North Alabama Scottish Festival
At Sharon Johnston Park, 783 Coleman Rd. Featuring Clans, vendors, music and heavy athletics. Info: www.tennesseevalleyscottishsociety.org

Radford, VA - 19th Radford Highlanders Festival
Games, music and entertainment for festival-lovers of all ages. Info: (540) 831 6255 or www.radford.edu/content/festival/home.html

11 - 12 Ventura, CA - Seaside Highland Games
At Seaside Park, Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd. Info: 818-886-4968 or www.seaside-games.com.

11 Indianapolis, IN - The Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games and Festival
At German Park, 8600 South Meridian Street. Info: http://indyscotgamesandfest.com

17 - 19 Atlanta, GA - 42nd Annual Stone Mountain Highland Games
Come and join us as we gather once again on the meadows of the Stone Mountain Park. Info: www.smhg.org.

24 - 25 Charlotte, NC - A Reel Scottish Weekend
At British American School Gymnasium, 7000 Endhaven Ln. Sponsored by Charlotte Scottish Country Dance Society. Info:  Jack Pressley 704 814 9647,  Jpres79334@aol.com or charlotteScottishDance@wordpress.com.

25 - 26 Richmond, VA - Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games
At Richmond Raceway Complex. Info: 804 356 1093 or www.vacelticfestival.com

25 Murray, KY - Murray Highland Festival
At Central Park, a full day of Scottish events from 9:00am. Info: www.murraykyhighlandgames.com

 November 2014
2 - 3 Austin, TX - Austin Celtic Festival
We present world class music, dance and fun for you and your family at Fiesta Gardens. Info:www.austincelticfestival.com

7 - 9 Moab, UT - Moab Celtic Festival
Celebrate the heritage and culture of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales at Old Spanish Trails Arena, 3641 S Highway 191. Info: www.moabcelticfestival.org

Mount Dora, FL - Mount Dora Scottish Highland Festival
HighlandaAthletics, Scottish music, clan and society tents, dancing, Scottish vendors, afterparty with fireworks and more. Info: carsonc@cityofmountdora.com
14 New York, NY - The American-Scottish Foundation Wallace Award Gala Dinner
The ASF Gala Celebration. Info: 212 605 0338 or www.americanscottishfoundation.com

15 - 16 Biloxi, MS - Scottish Highland Games & Celtic Music Festival on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Athletic demonstrations, jousting by Knights of Valour, entertainment by Father of Waters P&D, Strathspey & Reel Society, clan tents honoring Clan MacKay, traditional Scottish foods & merchandise, Ceilidh Sat. night, Medieval village and more. Info: mshighlandsandislands@gmail.com

22 Dunedin, FL - 2014 Dunedin Celtic Festival
At Highlander Park an annual event centered around Celtic rock music, craft beer, & the gathering of the clans. Info: www.dunedincelticmusicfestival.com

 December 2014
13 Volcano, CA - Mother Lode Scots Candlelight Christmas Walk
At Volcano Armory, 4:30 pm. Info: www.motherlodescots.com

25 Nationwide - Happy Christmas
Wishing all our readers, advertisers and friends a very Happy Christmas.

31 Nationwide - Happy Hogmanay!
Best wishes for a happy and healthy 2015 from all of us at the Scottish Banner.

 January 2015
25 Nationwide - Burns Night
January 25th marks the annual celebration of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns. Celebrate the Bard by going to a Burns Supper or hosting your own.

 February 2015
13 - 15 Honolulu, HI - Aloha Winter Weekend
At Ala Wai Golf Club Ballroom and others, 404 Kapahulu Ave.  Sponsored by Hawaii, RSCDS Branch.Music by Humuhumunukunuku & Strathspey Society Band. Info: Melissa Lindsay 808 256 3347,  MLindsay@hawaii.rr.com or www.RSCDSHawaii.org

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