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 May 2015
8 - 10 Arlington, TX - Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games
A great weekend of Scottish events at Maverick Stadium, 1307 West Mitchell. Info: 1-800-363-SCOT (7268) or www.texasscottishfestival.com 

9 - 10 Prescott, AZ - Prescott Highland Games
Presented by the Prescott Area Celtic Society at Watson Lake Park. Info: 928-379-9523or www.prescotthighlandgames.com

Mt. Airy, MD - Frederick Celtic Festival
9:00-6:00, dancers, highland games, clans, acoustic stage, Celtic rock stage, food, children's tent, dogs, vendors and more at Mt Airy Carnival Grounds. Info: www.FrederickCelticFestival.com
Norton, OH - Celtic Beltane Festival
With entertainment from the Scottish, Welsh, and Irish communities. Info: 330-882-0342 or www.scottishamericansociety.org

16 Fair Hill, MD - 54th Annual Colonial Highland Gathering
presented by The Scottish Games Association of Delaware at Fair Hill Race Track. Info: www.fairhillscottishgames.org

16 Nationwide - World Whisky Day
Officially take place on the third Saturday in May each year, try a dram and celebrate the water of life. Info: www.worldwhiskyday.com

23 - 24 Baton Rouge, LA - Highland Games of Louisiana
Sanctioned Amateur Athlete Highland Games, bagpipe bands, dancing, clan and society tents, children's activities, Scottish heritage booths, and more at LSU Rural Life Museum. Info: www.HGofLA.org

23 - 24 Alma, MI - 48th Annual Alma Highland Festival and Games
US Pipe Band Championship. Info: 989-463-8979 or www.almahighlandfestival.com

29 - 31 Glasgow, KY - Glasgow Highland Games
At 1149 State Park Rd. Info: www.glasgowhighlandgames.com

 June 2015
5 - 7 Beloit, WI - Midwest Scottish Weekend
At Beloit College hosted by Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee Scottish Country Dance Groups. Info:midwestscottishweekend@gmail.com
Diana Hankes (262) 679-8522.

12 - 13 Cheyenne, WY - Cheyenne Celtic Festival
A weekend of Celtic celebration. Info:  (307) 632-3905 or www.cheyennedepotmuseum.org

12 - 13 Salt Lake City, UT - Utah Scottish Festival and Highland Games
At Thanksgiving Point. Info: www.utahscots.org

13 - 14 Blairsville, GA - 12th Annual Blairsville Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Ceilidh-On-The-Square, kilted golf classic, SSAAA athletic ompetitions, pipe bands, Kirkin' and Parade of Tartans, dancing, bagpipe and fiddle workshops, re-enactors, Highland cattle, Seven Nations band and more. Info:www.scottishfestival.com or 706-745-5789.

13 Richmond, RI - Rhode Island Scottish Highland Festival
78 Richmond Townhouse Rd. Info: www.riscot.org

19 - 20 Itasca, Il - 29th Annual Chicago Scottish Festival & Highland Games
At Hamilton Lakes, the CHICAGO SCOTS invite everyone to be Scottish for this weekend-long annual celebration. Offering an extensive array of unique Scottish traditions, revelry, and culture for the whole family. Info: 708 447-5092 or www.chicagoscots.org

19 - 21 Colorado Springs, CO - Pikes Peak Celtic Festival
Southern Colorado's largest Celtic event of the year at Memorial Park. Info:  (719) 635-8803 or www.pikespeakcelticfestival.com

26 - 27 Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Highland Games
The sights and sounds of Scotland come to South Puget Sound. Info: www.tacomagames.org

26 - 27 Wellington, OH - Ohio Scottish Games and Celtic Festival of The Arts
At Lorain County Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Road, highlight the traditional dance, music and athletics of the ancient Highland Games. Info: www.ohioscottishgames.com

27 - 28 San Diego, CA - San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of Clans
At Brengle Terrace Park, a full weekend of Scottish fun. Info: 760-726-3691 or www.sdhighlandgames.org

 July 2015
18 Marion, IA - CelticFest 2015
10am-6pm at Red Cedar Lodge at Squaw Creek Park presented by The Hawkeye Area Grand Gaelic Isles Society. Info: www.haggis-iowa.com

18 Florence, MA - Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival
At Look Park 300 North Main St. Info:(413) 862-8095 or www.glasgowlands.org
18 Eagan, MN - Minnesota Scottish Fair & Highland Games
At Faithful Shepherd Catholic School, 3355 Columbia Dr. Info: (952) 470-6300 or www.mnscottishfair.org
24 - 26 Dayton, OH - Dayton Celtic Festival
The sights, sounds, and tastes of our Celtic heritage at RiverScape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Ave. Info: (937) 372-9788 or www.daytoncelticfestival.com
25 - 26 Enumclaw, WA - Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games and Clan Gathering
Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 - 284th Avenue SE-a great weekend of Scottish celebration. Info: www.sshga.org
31 - 1 Livonia, MI - The St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit 165th Annual Highland Games
Our games are the oldest continuous games in North America at Greenmead Historical Village. Info: (248) 526-1849 or www.highlandgames.com
31 - 2 Snowmass Village, CO - 52nd Colorado Scottish Festival
At Town Park with a full Scottish program. Info: www.scottishgames.org
 August 2015
1 - 2 Monterey, CA - Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
Brings the music, dance and athletic events of the mystical lands of Scotland and Ireland to Monterey County. Info: (831) 682 2022 or www.montereyscotgames.com
Spokane, WA - Spokane Highland Games
Spokane County Fair & Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. A Scottish day-adventure full of entertainment, feats of triumph, and fun activities. Info: www.spokanehighlandgames.org
Syracuse, NY - Central New York Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
Allow us to bring Scotland to you at Long Branch Park, Onondaga County. Info: www.cnyscottishgames.org
 September 2015
12 Quarryville, PA - 2nd Annnual Covenanter Scottish Festival and Penn's Wall Highland Games
A great highland festival at 1188 Valley Road. Info: www.facebook.com/events/549096338563522/?source=1

25 Chesterfield, MO - The St. Louis Scottish Games
Will be the host for the 2015 Masters World Championship featuring 150+ athletes from around the world. Info: www.stlouis-scottishgames.com

 October 2015
2 - 4 Laurinburg, NC - 2015 Clan Currie Gathering & Symposium
Symposium at St. Andrews University, Clan Gathering at Scotland County Highland Games & Worship Service at Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church. Info: www.clancurrie.com

4 - 5 Aztec, NM - Aztec Highland Games & Celtic Festival
Enjoy a Celtic Music Festival and Highland Games competitions, Scottish and Irish dance exhibitions, bagpipe bands, clan tents, food and more. Info: 1-505-419-7526 or www.aztechighlandgames.com

 November 2015
30 Nationwide - St Andrew’s Day
Celebrate Scotland’s national day today and Scotland's patron saint!

 December 2015
25 Nationwide - Happy Christmas
The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends and very Happy Christmas!

31 Nationwide - Happy Hogmanay
Wishing all our readers and friends a very happy and healthy 2016!

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