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 March 2015
27 - 29 Dunedin, FL - Dunedin Tide Festival of Piping
At Dunedin Community Centre-a weekend of world class piping workshops for all ages and abilities run by The National Piping Centre of Scotland. Instructors include Glenn Brown, Margaret Dunn, Bruce Gandy, Finlay MacDonald, Roddy MacLeod, and Robert Mathieson. Info:  www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/DunedinTide

27 - 29 College Park, MD - A Scottish Country Dance Weekend Workshop
 At Cherry Hill Park Convention Center, a weekend of Scottish dance instruction and fun. Info: 301 564 0097 or www.capitalweekend.org

 April 2015
Nationwide - Tartan Day
Celebrate Tartan Day by wearing some tartan today and display your Scottish pride on the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320.

10 - 12 St. Charles, MO - Missouri Tartan Day
Family-friendly festival and sample traditional Scottish fare, the sounds of pipers at Frontier Park. Info: www.motartanday.com

11 - 12 Helotes, TX - San Antonio Highland Games
At Helotes Festival Grounds, 12210 Leslie Rd. Info: www.sahga.org

11 New York, NY - New York Tartan Day Parade
From 2:00 pm march up Sixth Avenue, through the heart of Manhattan, to the sound of bagpipes and the cheers of the crowd. Info: www.nyctartanweek.org

12 Dunedin, FL - The Dunedin Military Tattoo
An exhibition of marching bands, bagpipe bands, brass bands, highland dancers, and more at Dunedin Memorial Stadium, Dunedin High School. Info: www.dunedinhighlandgames.com/tattoo

17 - 19 Melrose, MA - RSCDS Boston Branch Highland Ball Weekend
With Welcome Dance, Highland Ball and brunch events. Info: www.rscdsboston.org.

18 - 19 Ormond Beach, FL - Ormond Beach Celtic Festival
Celtic music, Clans, whisky tasting and more at Rockefeller Gardens. Info: www.ormondbeachcelticfestival.com

18 - 19 Las Vegas, NV - Las Vegas Highland Games
Presented by the Las Vegas Celtic Society. Info: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org

23 - 26 Norfolk, VA - Virginia International Tattoo
The largest tattoo in the United States, an annual event that brings military bands from around the world to one spot in, to perform a spectacular show of music, majesty, and might. Info:1-877-741-2787 or www.vafest.org

25 - 26 Woodland, CA - 139th Anniversary Sacramento Valley Scottish Games and Festival
At Yolo County Fairgrounds presented by The Caledonian Club of Sacramento. It was established in 1876 and is a non-profit organization formed to preserve Scottish heritage, culture and traditions. Info: www.saccallie.org/games

25 - 26 Houston, TX - Houston Celtic Festival and Highland Games
A full weekend of Scottish fun. Info: www.houstonhighlandgames.com

26 St. Leonard, MD - Southern Maryland Celtic Festival and Highland Gathering
The oldest Celtic celebration in Maryland at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. Info: 410 586 8501 or www.cssm.org/events/festival

 May 2015
1 - 3 Bridgeport, WV - North Central West Virginia Scottish Festival & Celtic Gathering

1 - 2 Savannah, GA - Savannah Scottish Games 2015 Kiltled Golf Classic
At Henderson Golf Club,  1 Al Henderson Dr. Info: savannahscottishgames15@gmail.com or (912) 352-4512/(912) 398-7973. 

Savannah, GA - The 39th Annual Savannah Scottish Games
At Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Ave. With pipe bands, clans, food and more. Info: www.savannahscottishgames.com

Greensboro, NC - Triad Highland Games
At Bryan Park. Info: www.triadhighlandgames.org

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
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
2 - 3 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
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 & SymposiumNew
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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