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 August 2014
2 - 3 Monterey, CA - The 47th Annual Monterey Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
At Monterey County Fairgrounds. Info: (831) 682-2022 or www.montereyscotgames.com.

Spokane, WA - Spokane Highland Games
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM at Spokane County Fair & Expo Center
404 N. Havana St. Info: Phone: (509) 927-0023 or www.spokanehighlandgames.org

Sitka AK - Highland Island Games
Part of the Sitka Seafood Festival which includes Scottish Highland/Island Games Heavy Throwing Competition held at the Sheldon Jackson parade field. Info: sitkaseafoodfestival@gmail.com or Alicia 928 607 4845.

Livonia, MI - 165th Annual Detroit Highland Games
The St. Andrew's Society of Detroit is proud to present the oldest continuous games in North America at ‎Greenmead Historical Village, 20501 Newburgh Rd. Info: (248) 526-1849 or www.highlandgames.com.

9 - 10 Highlands Ranch, CO - The 51st Anniversary of the Colorado Scottish Festival
At Highland Heritage Park with bands, dogs, dancers and more. Info: www.scottishgames.org

16 Topsham, ME - 36th Annual Maine Highland Games
At Topsham Fairgrounds, Main Entrance off Route 196. Info: www.mainehighlandgames.org

23 - 24 La Grande, OR - 2014 La Grande Celtic Festival.
Presented by The Celtic Society of Eastern Oregon at Union County Fairgrounds. Info: 541 975 3952 or www.neoregoncelts.com

23 Kalamazoo, MI - Kalamazoo Scottish Festival & Highland Games
9am-4pm at Flesher Field, S. 9th St. Info: www.kalamazooscottishfest.org

23 Old Westbury NY - 54th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Games
At Old Westbury Gardens, a full day of Scottish events. Info: (516) 747-7589 or www.liscots.org.

29 - 31 Waukesha, WI - The Wisconsin Highland Games
At Waukesha Expo Center Wisconsin's largest Highland Games kick off Friday night of Labor Day weekend for a celebration of all things Scottish, Irish and Celtic. Info: (414) 517-5163 or www.wisconsinscottish.org.

30 - 31 Pleasanton, CA - The 149th Scottish Highland Games and Gathering
At Alameda County Fairgrounds presented by the Caledonian Club of San Francisco. Info: www.thescottishgames.com

30 - 31 The Plains, VA - Virginia Scottish Games
New venue at Great Meadow, 5089 Tavern Rd. Info: www.vascottishgames.org

 September 2014
4 - 7 Estes Park, CO - Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Festival
Full weekend of events with pipers, clans and Estes Tattoo. Info: 1 800 90 ESTES or www.scotfest.com.

5 - 7 Jackson, MS - CelticFest Mississippi
At Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum. The "Ag Museum" is located at 1150 Lakeland Dr. Info: www.celticfestms.org.

Edinboro, PA - 21st annual Edinboro Highland Games
On campus of Edinboro University will be filled with the rich traditions of Scotland, including world-class musicians,  highland dance, clan gatherings and more. Info: 888-8GO-BORO or www.edinboro.edu/events/highlandgames

19 - 21 Lincoln, NH - The New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival
The largest  Scottish cultural festival in the Northeast, is presented by The New Hampshire Gathering of the Scottish Clans, Inc., with music, dance, Clans, vendors, athletics and more at Loon Mountain. Info: 1 800 358 7268 or www.nhscot.org.

20 Charleston, SC - Charleston Highland Games
At Boone Hall Plantation. Info: www.charlestonscots.org

20 Eminence, KY - Kentucky Celtic Festival & Highland Games
At Renaissance Faire Grounds, 955 Elm St. Info: www.kyhighlandgames.com

20 Fresno, CA - Fresno Highland Gathering & Games
At Kearney Park, 7160 W Kearney Blvd. Info:  559 250 1758 or www.scottishsociety.org

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.

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
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.

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.

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

14 New York, NY - The American-Scottish Foundation Wallace Award Gala Dinner
The ASF Gala Celebration. Info: 212 605 0338 or www.americanscottishfoundation.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.

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