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 November 2014
1 - 2 Parkers Crossroads, TN - Celtic Fest
Live music featuring Tuatha Dea, Feckless Fear Dearg, Northeast Arkansas New Caledonian Pipes and Drums, and more at City Park. Info: www.facebook.com/events/768737196496216

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

New York, NY - Battlefield Band @ DROM NYC
Battlefield Band has been a bedrock of traditional music for over forty years, and regarded as the great flagship of the Scottish traditional music scene. Info: melodie@dromnyc.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

15 New York, NY - The 12th Annual Scottish North American Leadership Roundtable
An opportunity for the Scottish North American community to share views, values, experiences and best practices. Info:212 605 0338 or www.americanscottishfoundation.org

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
5 - 6 Alexandria, VA - Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend
At George Washington Memorial Masonic Temple, 101 Callahan Dr. Info: 703-548-0111.

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 Portsmouth, VA - Olde Town Scottish Walk
At Queen St & Washington St, 450 Washington St. Info: 737-650-3052.

31 El Segundo, CA - Los Angeles Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Hogmanay
At El Segundo Woman's Club, 541 Standard St at Mariposa. Info: www.rscds-losangeles.org

31 Troy, MI - St. Andrew's Society of Detroit Hogmanay
At Kilgour Scottish Centre, 2360 Rochester Court. Info: (248) 526-1849 or www.detroitscots.com

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

 January 2015
10 Kansas City, MO - Winter Storm 2015 The Pipes & Drums Concert
At Community Christian Church, 4601 Main St. Featuring a  pipers and drummers from Scotland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Canada, and the United States. Info: 785-224-0706 or www.mhaf.org

12 Sarasota, FL - Gillespie Memorial Golf Tournament
At TPC Prestancia, 4409 Tournament Players Club Dr. Presented by the Scottish Heritage Society of Sarasota, Inc. to benefit the Sarasota Highland Games. Info: http://sarasotahighlandgames.com/html/golf_tournament.html

16 New York, NY - 20th Annual Burns Night Celebration Dinner
The American-Scottish Foundation invites members and friends to join for the 20th Annual Burns Night celebration, held in association with the University Club. Info: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

17 - 18 Winter Springs, FL - 2015 Central Florida Scottish Highland Games
A full weekend of Scottish fun with pipe bands, Scottish dancers, music and fun at Central Winds Park. Info: www.flascot.com

25 Ft. Myers, FL - The 12th Annual Caloosahatchee Celtic Festival
At Centennial Park with Celtic music, vendors and more. Info: 239-321-7530 or www.celticheritageproductions.com/caloosahatchee

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.

31 Sarasota, FL - Sarasota Highland Games and Celtic Festival
A full days games and there will be a concert by The Red Hot Chilli Pipers at Sarasota Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd. Info: www.sarasotahighlandgames.com 

31 Chicago, Il - Chicago Scots Robert Burns Supper
Gather together to celebrate the birthday (25 January), life and work of the Scottish poet, Robert Burns at Union League Club of Chicago. Info: 708 447 5092 or www.chicagoscots.org/burnssupper

 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

13 - 15 King of Prussia, PA - 23rd Annual Mid-Winter Scottish & Irish Music Festival and Fair
Celtic music, food and dance at Valley Forge Casino. Info: www.eohebrides.com

14 - 15 Long Beach, CA - Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival & International Highland Games
Eighty-four years ago, in a small seaside town in Scotland called Clydebank, construction began on the Queen Mary. Exemplifying the fine craftsmanship of Scotland, the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy is undeniable and today we celebrate our ship’s glorious heritage with a two-day festival honoring Scottish heritage. Info: (877) 342-0738 or www.queenmary.com/events/scotsfestival

28 Green Cove Springs, FL - Northeast Florida Scottish Games and Festival
Gather and enjoy the athletics, music, food and fun of the games at the Clay County Fair Grounds. Info: (904) 725-5744 or www.neflgames.com

 May 2015
23 - 24 Baton Rouge, LA - 10th Annual Highland Games of Louisiana
Come join us for a taste of Scotland and Scottish heritage at
LSU Rural Life Museum, 4560 Essen Lane. Info:225-765-2437 or rurallife@lsu.edu

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