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January 2018

Robert Burns Dinner & Ceilidh

January 27, 2018
Cobourg, ON Canada

Robert Burns dinner with live entertainment by Madman’s Window, The Lindsay Rose Highland Dance Company and the Cobourg Legion Pipes and Drums at LiUNA Local 183 Hall, 560 Dodge St. Info: 905-372-7158 or www.cobourghighlandgames.ca/burns

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West Island Robbie Burns Night

January 27, 2018
Pointe-Claire, QC QC Canada

Celebrate one of Scotland's most famous individuals, Robert Burns with Scottish music, food and fun at the Holiday Inn, 6700 Trans-Canada Hwy. Info: Devin Shanks 514 217 4781 or www.shanksevents.ca

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4th Annual Rocky Mountain Pipe Band Robbie Burns Dinner

January 27, 2018
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

Burns Dinner fundraiser in celebration of Scotland's most beloved poet with live entertainment, highland dancing, great "craic", and of course, bagpipes and drums at Royal Canadian Legion Chapelhow Branch 284, 606 38 Ave Northeast. Info: www.rmpb.ca

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Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 27, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Get your kilts and skates on at Nathan Phillips Square 100 Queen St W. Info: 416-482-1250 or www.kiltskate.com

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Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 27, 2018
Saskatoon, SK Canada

Get your kilts and skates on at Cameco Meewasin Skating Rink at PotashCorp Plaza, 945 Spadina Crescent. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Robbie Burns Dinner

January 27, 2018
Cobourg, ON Canada

Please join us for our Robert Burns Dinner including Roast Beef Dinner with Haggis, salad, roasted root vegetables with Trifle and shortbread cookies for dessert, served buffet style by the Dutch Oven, with live entertainment by Madman’s Window, The Lindsay Rose Highland Dance Company, the Fiddleheads, and the Cobourg Legion Pipes and Drums. A large ... Read more

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February 2018

Toronto Gaelic Society Winter Ceilidh

February 3, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

From 1-6pm at the Estonian Cultural Centre, 958 Broadview Ave. Food, games, entertainment. Info: www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com

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Amadeus Choir: Songs From A Celtic Heart

February 3, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

The choir will perform several well-loved pieces from Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Cape Breton at Jubilee United Church, 40 Underhill Dr. Info: 416 446-0188.

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Mid-Winter Celtic Festival

February 9, 2018 - February 10, 2018
Regina, SK Canada

Celtic music, workshops and a concert featuring the amazing Fred Morrison, on his second visit to the Canadian prairies. Info: www.crpb.org/mwcf

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Toronto Gaelic Society Young Pipers Championship

February 10, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Piping competition for age 21 and below at Moss Park Armories. Judge Ian K. Mac Donald, World Champion 2016. Info: www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com

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Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

February 11, 2018
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

Get your kilts and skates on at Calgary Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave S. Info: 403-975-8902 or www.kiltskate.com

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48th Annual Edmonton Workshop and Ball

February 16, 2018 - February 18, 2018
Edmonton – Canada Edmonton, AB Canada

Edmonton Royal Scottish Country Dance Society event at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel, Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW. Info: Contact Ann MacDonald at 780-224-7191 or [email protected]

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RSCDS Toronto 55th Annual Tartan Ball

February 17, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Annual Royal Scottish Country Dance Ball at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West. Info: Joanne Racic 905 430-1255 or www.dancescottish.ca

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WhiskyFête 2018

February 22, 2018
Montréal, QC Canada

Montreal's most unique Scotch Tasting event at the Mont Royal Club. Info: www.whiskyfete.org

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March 2018

Shot of Scotch Vancouver’s 5th Anniversary Ceilidh

March 3, 2018
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Celtic folk band Blackthorn will perform along with the Vancouver Police Pipe Band. Bring your dancing shoes for some good old fashioned ceilidh dancing and get ready for a walk down memory lane as the Shot of Scotch company dancers perform some of our favourite pieces from the past 5 years. Info: [email protected]

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Bagpipe Knockout Final and Workshop with Dr. Angus MacDonald

March 3, 2018
Ottawa – Canada Ottawa, ON Canada

Bagpipes event, competition and workshop at the HMCS Bytown Naval Officers' Mess, 78 Lisgar St. Info: www.ppbso-ottawa.org

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International Bagpipe Day

March 10, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone!

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St Giles 35th Anniversary Workshop

March 10, 2018 - March 11, 2018
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

35th Annual Scottish Country Dance Club Ceilidh, Workshop and Ball at Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre 2212-13th Street NW. Info: [email protected]

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Curling for Dummies

March 10, 2018
Montréal, QC Canada

The St. Andrew Society of Montreal is calling on all those who are interested in trying their hand at curling at The Montreal West Curling Club, 17 Ainslie Road Montreal West. Info: ww.standrews.qc.ca

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2018 Heather Ball Weekend

March 17, 2018 - March 18, 2018
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

The RSCDS Vancouver Branch is delighted to announce: A weekend of dancing, eating and listening pleasure. Info: www.rscdsvancouver.org

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Winnipeg Scottish Festival

March 23, 2018 - March 25, 2018
Winnipeg – Canada Winnipeg, MB Canada

Pipe bands and more at Canad Inns, Polo Park. Info: www.winnipegscottishfestival.com

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West End Workshop & Tea Dance

March 24, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Scottish country dance workshops, dance and events at Turner Fenton Secondary School, 7935 Kennedy Rd, Brampton. Info: www.dancescottish.ca

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Blair Spring Dance

March 24, 2018
Kitchener Canada

The Blair Scottish Country Dancers are hosting their annual Spring Dance at Historic St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Info: www.blairscottishcountrydancers.ca or contact Kathryn Lecocq 519-572-2741.

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April 2018

Red Deer Scottish Country Dance Workshop & Ball

April 6, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Red Deer – Canada Red Deer, AB Canada

Classes will be available in two levels - beginner/intermediate and social. Info: www.reddeerscottishcountrydancers.weebly.com

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Happy Tartan Day

April 6, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish Heritage that is held on April 6th, the day on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. The concept of Tartan Day began at a meeting of the Federation of Scottish Clans in Nova Scotia on 09 March 1986 by Scottish Banner reader Jean Watson.

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Tartan Dinner

April 6, 2018
North York, ON Canada

Celebrate Tartan Day, presented by the St. Andrew's Society of Toronto at Armour Heights Officers’ Mess, 215 Yonge Blvd. Info: www.standrews-society.ca

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National Tartan Day Concert

April 6, 2018
Fergus – Canada Fergus, ON Canada

Destined to be a wonderful evening with a brilliant blend of traditional Scottish song, pipes, drums and more at Fergus Grand Theatre, 244 St. Andrew St. W. Info: 519 846 9691.

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VanIsle Workshop and Ball

April 7, 2018
Victoria – Canada Victoria, BC Canada

Scottish country dance events presented by the Vancouver Island Scottish Country Dance Society. Info: 250-598-0207 or www.viscds.ca

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A Ceilidh at Cartier Square

April 7, 2018
Ottawa – Canada Ottawa, ON Canada

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the RCMP Tartan, and the National Pipe Band Program at Cartier Square Drill Hall, 2 Queen Elizabeth Dr. It will be a lively and memorable evening of Celtic entertainment featuring The Brigadoons. Info: www.eventbrite.ca

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National Tartan Day Celebrations

April 22, 2018
Ottawa – Canada Ottawa, ON Canada

Join the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band and their many guests - dancers, singers and more - in a wonderful concert marking heritage and tradition on the front steps of Parliament Hill at 12 noon. Info: www.sospb.com

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First Capital Highland Gathering Concert

April 28, 2018
Kingston – Canada Kingston, ON Canada

The Grade 1 Toronto Police Pipe Band takes the stage with the Breck School of Highland Dance. This will mark the grand unveiling of The Kingston Police Pipe Band, and any proceeds go towards assisting the Kingston Police Pipe Band in its teaching efforts at The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 390 King ... Read more

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Spring Dance & Social

April 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sault Ste. Marie, ON Canada

The Sault Ste. Marie Scottish Country Dancers invite you to their end-of-season Spring Dance and Social at the Masonic Hall, 378 Albert St. E. Info:Maureen Stefanizzi: [email protected]

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May 2018

Poor Angus and Scottish Ceilidh

May 5, 2018

A fundraiser event to help offset costs of attending the World Pipe Band Championships in Scotland in August 2018 by the Toronto Police Pipe Band (Grade 3) at Scottish Rite, 4 Queen Street South. Info: [email protected]

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Clan MacLeod Spring Ceilidh

May 5, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Come, bring your friends, family, bring the grandchildren, (all ages welcome) and join your fellow MacLeod Clansfolk at Melrose Community Church, 375 Melrose Ave. Info: Cathie White at 416 691 2215 or [email protected]

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Cànan agus Òran Gaelic Language & Song Workshop

May 5, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

The Gaelic Society of Toronto and the University of Toronto Celtic Studies Program will be holding a day of Gaelic language and song for learners of Scottish Gaelic at Alumni Hall, 121 St. Joseph Street (Saint Michael's College, University of Toronto). Info: 905 844-4908 or www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com/gaelicnewsevents.

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West Toronto Scottish Country Dance Ball

May 12, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Music by Scotch Mist at Sala Caboto, part of the Columbus Centre at Lawrence Ave & Dufferin Street. 40 Playfair Ave. Info: www.dancescottish.ca

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Glenview’s Spring Fling

May 16, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Enjoy an evening of Scottish country dancing to the lively music of Fred Moyes at Glenview's end-of-season Spring Fling at Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Ave. Info: www.glenviewscdg.org

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155th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

May 19, 2018 - May 21, 2018
Victoria – Canada Victoria, BC Canada

The celebration of Scottish and Celtic music, arts, and culture at Topaz Park. Info: www.victoriahighlandgames.com

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Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival

May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Regina, SK Canada

Bagpipes, Scottish dance & heavies and more at Victoria Park. Info: www.saskhighland.ca

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World Whisky Day

May 19, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

A day of global whisky celebration, try a dram and celebrate the water of life. Info: www.worldwhiskyday.com

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34th Annual Stoney Lake Scottish Country Dance Workshop

May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018
Peterborough ON Canada

RSCDS Peterborough invites you to dance with guest teacher Rebecca Blackhall-Peters and musician Fred Moyes. Enjoy the beauty and recreation of Pine Vista Resort. Info: www.pscds-on.org

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Kingston Scottish Festival

May 26, 2018
Kingston – Canada Kingston, ON Canada

Pipe bands, Scottish dance, vendors and more. Info: www.kingstonscotfest.com

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June 2018

Dancing In The Park

June 5, 2018 - June 26, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Scottish country dance event every Tuesday evening in June at Edwards Gardens, 7pm to dusk. This year the programme theme highlights the world-wide phenomenon that is Scottish country dance. Info: www.dancescottish.ca

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43rd Annual Georgetown Highland Games

June 9, 2018
Georgetown – Canada Georgetown, ON Canada

A great day of Scottish family fun at Georgetown Fairgrounds. Info: www.georgetownhighlandgames.com

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The Kitchener-Waterloo Ball

June 9, 2018
Wateroo, ON Canada

Scottish country dance event presented by the RSCDS Kitchener-Waterloo Branch with music by Scotch Mist at The Viennese Ballroom, The Inn of Waterloo 475 King St. Info: David Murison 519 576-4262 or email [email protected]

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Moncton Highland Games

June 10, 2018 - June 16, 2018
Moncton, NB Canada

Scottish dance, pipe bands, athletics and more. Info: www.monctonhighlandgames.com

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55th Cobourg Scottish Festival & Highland Games

June 15, 2018 - June 16, 2018
Cobourg, ON Canada

Friday night ceilidh and full Highland games on Saturday at Victoria Park. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

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BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival

June 16, 2018
Coquitlam, BC Canada

A celebration of Scotland at Percy Perry Stadium, Town Centre Park, 1299 Pinetree Way. Info: www.bchighlandgames.com

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The Water Valley Traditional Celtic/Folk Festival

June 23, 2018
Water Valley, AB Canada

A one day event that features Celtic talent of all levels involving music, dance and stories performed by individuals and groups. Info: www.watervalleycelticfestival.org

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Manitoba Highland Gathering

June 23, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Selkirk, MB Canada

A weekend of Scottish celebration and events at Legacy Park. Info: www.manitobahighlandgathering.org

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Perth Brewery World Record Kilt Run 2018

June 23, 2018
Perth – Canada Perth, ON Canada

The annual Perth's World Record Kilt Run is both a festive spectator sport and unique opportunity for runners of all ages to don a kilt and follow a route through the historic stone streetscapes of Perth and across the spectacular Tay River. Info: www.perthkiltrun.ca

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Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Gathering

June 24, 2018
Edmonton – Canada Edmonton, AB Canada

A full day of Scottish events and entertainment with pipe bands, Alberta's largest Highland dance competition, heavy events and more. Info: [email protected]

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Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

June 26, 2018 - July 2, 2018
Halifax – Canada Halifax, NS Canada

The world's largest annual indoor show based with hundreds of performers onto the stage from around the world at Scotiabank Centre. Info: 1-800-563-1114 or www.nstattoo.ca

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Kitchenfest – Féis a’Chidsin

June 29, 2018 - July 7, 2018
Cape Breton, NS Canada

Fiddles and bagpipes, concerts and céilidhs, food and drink, Gaelic language and song, cheering and dancing, informality and hospitality at Cape Breton’s biggest kitchen party. Info: www.kitchenfest.ca

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July 2018

Happy Canada Day

July 1, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Wishing all our readers a wonderful Canada Day!

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Embro Highland Games

July 1, 2018
Woodstock, ON Canada

Family fun with a Scottish Flair at Canada’s Outdoor Park, 744906 Oxford Road 17. Info: www.embrohighlandgames.ca

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Kincardine Scottish Festival & Highland Games

July 6, 2018 - July 8, 2018
Kincardine – Canada Kincardine, ON Canada

Celebrate Scotland with Clans, pipe bands, dance and more. Info: www.kincardinescottishfestival.ca

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Celtfest

July 6, 2018 - July 8, 2018
Almonte – Canada Almonte, ON Canada

A fun weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, in the natural amphitheater of Gemmill Park with a select group of artisans and vendors of goods with a Celtic flair. Info: www.almonteceltfest.com

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Antigonish Highland Games

July 6, 2018 - July 8, 2018
Antigonish – Canada Antigonish, NS Canada

Featuring competitions in pipe bands, Highland dancing and Scottish heavy events along with concerts, ceilidhs, Clan gatherings and more. Info: 902-863-4275 or www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca

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Penticton Scottish Festival and Highland Games

July 7, 2018
Penticton, BC Canada

Celebrate Celtic culture with pipe bands, Celtic entertainment, Clan information and more at Kings Park. Info: www.pentictonscottishfestival.ca

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Orillia Scottish Festival

July 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018
Orillia – Canada Orillia, ON Canada

Celebrate Scotland at Couchiching Beach Park. Info: 705-325-8442 or www.scottishfestival.ca

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New Brunswick Highland Games

July 27, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Fredericton – Canada Fredericton, NB Canada

Workshops, entertainment, competitions and an opportunity to learn more about your Scottish heritage at Government House. Info: www.highlandgames.ca

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Uxbridge Scottish Festival

July 28, 2018
Uxbridge ON – Canada Uxbridge ON, Canada

A one-day event celebrating all things Scottish. Live music, Pipe & Drum Bands, Highland Dance Competition . Fun for the entire clan at Uxbridges Elgin Park. Info: 905 985 6573.

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Fort Henry Annual Tattoo

July 28, 2018
Kingston – Canada Kingston, ON Canada

An annual event showcasing the drill and musical skills of various Canadian acts. Bands including fife, brass, pipe and drums fill the Parade Square with music culminating in a Massed Bands and fireworks grand finale. Info: 1-800-437-2233 or www.forthenry.com/events/tattoo

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August 2018

Montreal Tartan Parade (Caber Parade)

August 2, 2018
Montréal, QC Canada

Parade with the St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal, 7:00pm at Wellington Street, Verdun. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Glengarry Highland Games

August 3, 2018 - August 4, 2018
Maxville – Canada Maxville, ON Canada

71st edition of one of the largest Celtic events in North America and includes North American Pipe Band Championships- a great family Scottish event. Info: 888-298-1666 or www.glengarryhighlandgames.com

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Wee Ceilidh Pub Night

August 3, 2018
Montréal, QC Canada

Social night with the St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal, 7:30pm at the Burgundy Lion. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Highland Village Day Concert

August 4, 2018
Iona, NS Canada

An afternoon of fun and Gaelic arts. Fiddlers, step-dancers, pipers, and more, come together at Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village 4119 Highway 223. Info: 1-866-4GAELIC or www.highlandvillage.novascotia.ca

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Montreal Highland Games

August 5, 2018
Verdun, QC Canada

Every year, the Montreal Highland Games brings together Montrealers of Scottish and all other backgrounds to celebrate Highland games, music and culture at ​Douglas Hospital, 7070 Boul. Champlain. Info: 514-842-2030 or www.montrealhighlandgames.com

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Celtic College & Kids Day Camp

August 6, 2018 - August 10, 2018
Goderich – Canada Goderich, ON Canada

A four-day immersive educational event in the week leading up to the Celtic Roots Festival. Over 60 faculty - world-renowned experts in traditional and folk music, song, dance, and craft art - lead over 100 classes for every skill level. Info: www.celticfestival.ca

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Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Fergus – Canada Fergus, ON Canada

The Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games is the largest, longest continually-running three-day event celebrating, promoting, and honouring Scottish heritage in Canada. With annual attendance nearing 20,000, the 73rd annual Festival offers programming that illuminates the four pillars of traditional Scottish culture: Highland Dance, Heavies Competitions, Pipes and Drums, and the gathering of over 50 ... Read more

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Goderich Celtic Roots Festival

August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Goderich – Canada Goderich, ON Canada

Celtic music and events at Lions Harbour Park, 168 West St. Info: www.celticfestival.ca

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Margaree Highland Games

August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Margaree, NS Canada

The games blend traditional heavy events with bag piping & highland dancing, running races, children's games and more. Info: www.margareehighlandgames.com

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Scotch On The Rocks

August 13, 2018 - August 17, 2018
Wolfville – Canada Wolfville, NS Canada

Four ½ day classes at Intermediate-Advanced level, a Scottish ceilidh & a dance with live music in Nova Scotia. Info: 902 542-5320 or [email protected]

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Greenbridge Celtic Folk Fest

August 24, 2018 - August 25, 2018
Keene, ON Canada

Celtic music and fun. Info: www.greenbridgecelticfolkfest.com

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Clan Munro USA & Canada Gathering

August 30, 2018 - September 2, 2018
Halifax – Canada Halifax, NS Canada

Clan events taking place in Halifax. Info: www.clanmunroassociation.ca

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September 2018

Canmore Highland Games

September 1, 2018 - September 2, 2018
Canmore – Canada Canmore, AB Canada

Thrill to the sounds of the pipes in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. Info: www.canmorehighlandgames.ca

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Calgary Highland Games

September 1, 2018
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

One of the premier Highland Games in Western Canada at Springbank Park for All Seasons. Info: www.calgaryhighlandgames.org

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27th Annual Tall Ship Cruise

September 2, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Once again, the crew of the Empire Sandy, Canada's tallest sailing ship, will be hoisting the sails for the Scottish Studies Foundation , with Highland dancers, folk music and the pipes. Info: www.scottishstudies.com

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Quebec City Celtic Festival

September 6, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Quebec City Canada

The biggest francophone Celtic festival in North America. Info: www.festivalceltique.com

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The Beach Celtic Festival

September 8, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Steeped in tradition held in the beautiful setting of Kew Gardens, with Celtic music, dance and fun. Info: www.thecelticfestival.com

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Trenton Scottish Irish Festival

September 8, 2018
Quinte West, ON Canada

A celebration of all things Celtic at Centennial Park. Info: www.trentonscottishirish.com

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Colchester Highland Games & Gathering

September 8, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Bible Hill, Colchester County, NS Canada

A multicultural event uniting the peoples of our county in one event.  A traditional Highland Games with a twist at NSPEC Complex, Ryland Ave. Info: www.colchesterhighlandgames.com

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Scottish Country Dance Class with Deb Lees

September 16, 2018
Oakville, ON Canada

Deb Lees is a long time teacher of the Advanced/Demonstration Class in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. She will mainly teach dances from Newcastle and Dunedin/New Scotland (Edinburgh University) at the Dance Studio in Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, 2302 Bridge St. Info: Alma Smith: [email protected]

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RSCDS Saskatchewan Workshop Weekend

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Moose Jaw, SK Canada

Saskatchewan Scottish country dance events including: Welcome Ceilidh, Workshop Classes Saturday (for specific levels), followed by a Banquet and Ball Saturday evening. Info: Mike Blanchard 306-690-5182 or [email protected]

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Nova Scotia Harp Festival

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Halifax – Canada Halifax, NS Canada

The first Harp Festival in Nova Scotia, will be opened by the Poet Laureate of Scotland, Lewis MacKinnon, the first who is not from Scotland but from that far flung colony-Nova Scotia. Queen of Harps, Ann Heymann and her musician husband who also sings in Gaelic, will be the headliners. Aimed at the scholar, the ... Read more

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RSCDS Saskatchewan Workshop Weekend

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Moose Jaw, SK Canada

There will be a Friday Welcome Ceilidh, Workshop Classes Saturday (for specific levels), followed by a Banquet and Ball Saturday evening at the Heritage Inn Hotel. Info: Mike Blanchard 306-690-5182 or [email protected]

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24th Annual BIFHSGO Family History Conference

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Ottawa, ON Canada

Scottish Family History, DNA—an' a' that at Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Dr. Info: [email protected] or 613-234-2520.

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October 2018

Gaelic Splendour: Julie Fowlis

October 4, 2018
Kingston – Canada Kingston, ON Canada

Julie Fowlis is a multi-award winning Gaelic singer nominated as ‘Folk Singer of the Year’ at the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, and ‘Best Artist’ at the Songlines World Music Awards 2015 live at The Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts 390 King St W. Info: 613 533-2424 or [email protected]

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Celtic Colours

October 5, 2018 - October 13, 2018
Cape Breton, NS Canada

For nine days in October, Cape Breton Island is alive with music, energy and excitement as people come from far and wide to celebrate our rich culture. Info: www.celtic-colours.com

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Pipes & Drams– A Whisky Tasting Experience

October 5, 2018
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Performances by the world renowned Vancouver Police Pipe Band and Shot of Scotch Highland Dancers with whisky tasting and haggis at The Roundhouse Arts and Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews. Info: www.vpdpipeband.ca

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Scots’ Gathering 2018

October 5, 2018 - October 7, 2018
Canmore, AB Canada

Unleash Your Inner Scot! Explore the arts with dancing, music and needlework workshops. Learn new things with whisky tasting and cultural lectures. Enjoy meeting new friends at the classes, ceilidh and ball. Hosted by St. Andrew-Caledonian Society of Calgary and the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Calgary Branch Info: www.calgaryscots.org

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The Gaelic Society of Vancouver Cèilidh

October 6, 2018
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Scottish language, music and dance at the Cultural Centre. Info: www.vancouvergaelic.com

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RSCDS Ottawa Workshop Weekend

October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018
Ottawa – Canada Ottawa, ON Canada

A special workshop weekend of Scottish country dance events. Info:  www.rscdsottawa.ca

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Taste of Scotland – Whisky Tasting Night

October 12, 2018
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

This ever popular event will allow guests to sample over 25 different brands of whisky and enjoy a buffet featuring a variety of delectable Scottish dishes at Officer's Mess, Black Watch Armoury, 2067 Bleury St. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Guelph Centre for Scottish Studies Foundation Fall Colloquium

October 13, 2018 - October 14, 2018
Guelph, ON Canada

Popular culture in Scotland and abroad at The Robert Whitelaw Room, University of Guelph. Info: Tel: 519-824-4120 ext 53209 or [email protected]

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Gaelic Language Lessons

October 13, 2018 - November 17, 2018
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Beginner and Intermediate Gaelic language lessons will be held at the Cultural Centre on Saturday mornings10:00 a.m. to 12 noon from October 13th to November 17th, 2018. Info: www.vancouvergaelic.com

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Re-Jigged Festival

October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Halifax, NS Canada

Featuring workshops, master classes, sessions, three concerts and a late-night ceilidh, Re-Jigged is about learning, sharing and enjoying the best “new trad” Celtic music and dance.. Info: www.rejiggedfestival.com

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Kirkin o’ the Tartans

October 28, 2018
London – Canada London, ON Canada

St. George's Presbyterian Church, 1475 Dundas Street, is hosting its annual Kirkin' o' the Tartan at 10:30 am. Wear your tartan if you like and enjoy Scottish fare after the service. Ample Parking. Info: 519 455-5760 or www.stgeorgespresbyterian.com

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Cinema

October 28, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

In 2018, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrates 'The Sky's the Limit', embracing Scotland's Year of Young People with colourful performers joining the event from across the globe. With Switzerland's Top Secret Drum Corps, The Central Band of the Czech Armed Forces and the Royal Air Force as they mark their 100th Anniversary, the 2018 ... Read more

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November 2018

52nd Annual Kingston Workshop Weekend and Ball

November 2, 2018 - November 4, 2018
Kingston – Canada Kingston, ON Canada

Scottish country dancing and Scottish music with workshop sand a Ball. Info: www.rscdskingston.org or contact Jim MacLachlan 613 382-8682.

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Ceilidh

November 3, 2018
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

St. Giles SCD Club presents an evening of fun, entertainment, Celtic band, piping, highland dancing, ceilidh dancing, cash bar and pub fare $20.00 at 2212-13th Street NW. Info: www.stgilesscottishcountrydance.club

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The Gaelic Society of Vancouver Cèilidh

November 3, 2018
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Scottish language, music and dance at the Cultural Centre. Info: www.vancouvergaelic.com

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Scotland Tonight

November 3, 2018
Ottawa, ON Canada

The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band present their 17th annual 'Scotland Tonight' concert at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans from 2 to 4:30 pm. The band is pleased to welcome famed comedian Johnny 'Bagpipes' Johnston back to the show, and he will be joined by the choirs of the Ottawa Catholic School Board choirs, ... Read more

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Cinema

November 4, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

In 2018, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrates ‘The Sky’s the Limit’, embracing Scotland’s Year of Young People with colourful performers joining the event from across the globe. With Switzerland’s Top Secret Drum Corps, The Central Band of the Czech Armed Forces and the Royal Air Force as they mark their 100th Anniversary, the 2018 ... Read more

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Cinema

November 7, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

In 2018, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrates ‘The Sky’s the Limit’, embracing Scotland’s Year of Young People with colourful performers joining the event from across the globe. With Switzerland’s Top Secret Drum Corps, The Central Band of the Czech Armed Forces and the Royal Air Force as they mark their 100th Anniversary, the 2018 ... Read more

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Vancouver Royal Scottish Country Dance Branch Christmas Ceilidh

November 10, 2018
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

The Vancouver Branch dancers invite you to join them for a fun evening of easy dancing and entertainment. Come and dance with us and join in the Ceilidh if you would like to share your talents, everyone welcome. Info: www.rscdsvancouver.org

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Cinema

November 10, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

In 2018, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrates ‘The Sky’s the Limit’, embracing Scotland’s Year of Young People with colourful performers joining the event from across the globe. With Switzerland’s Top Secret Drum Corps, The Central Band of the Czech Armed Forces and the Royal Air Force as they mark their 100th Anniversary, the 2018 ... Read more

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2018 Annual Church Parade

November 18, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Presented by the St Andrews Society of Toronto. The service commences at 10:30am at the historic Glenview Presbyterian Church. Info: www.standrews-society.ca

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St Andrews Society of Toronto Charity Ball

November 24, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Experience a glamorous taste of Scotland and a tremendous opportunity to experience Scottish hospitality and revel in Scotland’s rich history and traditions at Fairmont Royal York Hotel 100 Front Street West. Info: [email protected] or www.standrews-society.ca

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Shiftin’ Bobbins’ St Andrew’s Celebration Dance

November 24, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Scotch Mist will play for the 5th Annual Shiftin’ Bobbins celebration of Scotland’s Bard at Grace Church-On-The-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. Info: www.shiftinbobbins.webs.com

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St. Andrew’s Annual Dinner and Gala

November 24, 2018
Ottawa, ON Canada

St Andrew's Society of Ottawa Annual Dinner and Gala will be held at the Britannia Yacht Club, 2717 Cassels St. The Haggis will be formally addressed. During dinner there will be a Pipe Band and a Highland Dance display. Alan James will be Master of Ceremonies The evening will conclude with Ceilidh and Scottish Country ... Read more

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135th Annual St Andrew’s Ball

November 24, 2018
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

135 years and going strong! Join the St. Andrew's Society of Calgary for their annual ball featuring the music of Scot Band and Bill Ewan from Scotland. Ticket prices include a full buffet dinner, entertainment and dance. Info: [email protected] or www.standrewcaledonian.ca

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An Afternoon Fling With…

November 24, 2018
London, ON Canada

An afternoon fling with Peel Regional Police Pipe Band and The Sutherland Highland Dancers at Norma Jean's, 1332 Huron St. Info: [email protected]

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Fort Langley St. Andrew’s Dance

November 27, 2018
Fort Langley, BC Canada

The Fort Langley Voyageurs will hold their St. Andrew’s Dance in the historic Fort Langley Hall. There will be dances for everyone – beginners to advanced. Info: www.rscdsvancouver.org/dancing-in-vancouver/clubs/fort-langley/

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The St. Andrew’s Luncheon

November 29, 2018
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

Join the St Andrew’s Society of Montreal, listen to bagpipes, eat haggis and have a great meal, all at a very affordable price. 2018 "Guest of Humour” George Bowser at Hotel Le Cantlie, 1110 Sherbrooke St. West. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Saint Andrew's Day is Scotland's official national day. Celebrate St Andrew's Day (or in Scottish Gaelic 'Là Naomh Anndrais'), Scotland's patron saint!

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St. Andrew’s Ball

November 30, 2018
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

Join the St Andrew’s Society of Montreal at the 2018 St. Andrew's Ball for an evening of dining, dancing and pageantry celebrating one hundred and eighty-three years of Scottish heritage in Montreal at The Marriott Château Champlain Hotel. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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December 2018

RSCDS Toronto Family Christmas Dance

December 1, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Scottish country dance event with music by Don Bartlett & The Scottish Heirs at Crescent School, Bayview Ave. Info: www.dancescottish.ca

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Scotland in 3D

December 6, 2018
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

Most people are astonished to discover that 3D was the most popular format of photograph in 1860! Peter Blair will introduce you to stereoscopy and, using 3D images from his new book, will take you on a virtual reality tour of Scotland via the main Victorian tourist hot spots. Follow in the royal footsteps of ... Read more

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The 55th Annual Gleneagles Ball

December 9, 2018
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Dance to the music of the Vancouver Fiddle Orchestra in the beautiful Ballroom of the historic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch before dancing and a decadent dessert buffet afterwards. Info: https://rscdsgleneagles.org/2018gleneaglesball

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Glenview Christmas Dance

December 12, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Have you ever wondered how Santa stays fit enough to do his job? He Scottish dances of course. Come get into the holiday spirit dancing to the music of The Scottish Heirs Duo at Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Ave. Info: www.glenviewscdg.org

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St Andrew’s Society of Montreal Children’s Christmas Party

December 16, 2018
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

There will be food, games, presents and Santa Claus at Black Watch Armoury, 2067 Rue de Bleury. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Happy Christmas

December 25, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31, 2018
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2019!

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Glenview Hogmanay Dance and Ceilidh

December 31, 2018
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Start 2019 off on the right foot, join your friends for an evening of dancing to Scotch Mist. Bring and share refreshments at the end of dancing prior to midnight at Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Ave. Info: www.glenviewscdg.org

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Hogman-eh!

December 31, 2018
Ottawa, ON Canada

Join the Scottish Society of Ottawa for a free New Year’s Celebration – Scottish style – at the Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park, the largest Hogmanay celebration outside of Scotland! The evening starts with the Great Scot! Kidzone, featuring Highland and Scottish Country Dancing and other fun family activities. At 7:00 p.m., revelers will celebrate midnight ... Read more

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January 2019

OttScot Festival

January 1 - January 31
Ottawa, ON Canada

The Scottish Society of Ottawa wants to emphasize our role and mission in further connecting people in our city with Scottish culture, folklore and history through the 2019 OttScot Festival. This month-long celebration will be kicked off with Hogman-eh!, and feature the Great Canadian Kilt Skate, our Gala Burns Supper & Ceilidh and a number ... Read more

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National Shortbread Day

January 6
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Celebrate the classic Scottish treat today! Shortbread is so named because of its crumbly texture which is caused by its high-fat content, provided by the butter.   “Shortening” is its related word that refers to any fat that may be added to produce a “short” (crumbly) texture.

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 13
Winnipeg – Canada Winnipeg, MB Canada

Indelibly Scottish and undeniably Canadian. It speaks to the Scottish contribution to Canada’s multicultural heritage, a chance to nurture your inner Scot. A spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude, and wear Canada’s favourite colour – tartan! At Seven Oaks Sports Complex 725 Kingsbury Ave. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Gala Burns Supper & Ceilidh

January 19
Ottawa, ON Canada

Celebrate the life and works of Robert Burns, Scotland's national bard with The Scottish Society of Ottawa. An evening of revelry, haggis & whisky at Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Dr. Info: Sherry Sharpe at [email protected] or 613-762-4134 or see: https://ottscot.ca/burns-supper-ottawa

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Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 19
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

Indelibly Scottish and undeniably Canadian. It speaks to the Scottish contribution to Canada’s multicultural heritage, a chance to nurture your inner Scot. A spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude, and wear Canada’s favourite colour – tartan! At Natrel Skating Rink, Vieux Port, 333 Rue de la Commune O. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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St Andrew’s Society of Montreal Burns Supper

January 24
Montréal, QC Canada

An evening to celebrate Robert Burns at the Mount Royal Club. Share a wee dram with friends, enjoy a traditional Scottish meal (with a gourmet flair) and raise your glasses in a toast to the lads and lassies. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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A Traditional Robbie Burns Supper

January 24
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Presented by the Toronto East Rotary Club with traditional Scottish Fare including Haggis, Cock-a-Leekie Soup, Neeps & Tatties, Steak Pie and Tipsy Laird. Cash Bar featuring wine, ale and a variety of Scotch whiskies at the Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre, 4 Credit Union Dr. Info: www.torontoeastrotary.com

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Happy Burns Night

January 25
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The tradition of the Burns Night Supper was first held in 1801 by the poet’s friends, five years after his death.

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Calgary Burns Club Burns Supper

January 25
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

The Calgary Burns Club holds the memory of Robert Burns and the fellowship arising out of that memory to be one of the most important aspects of being Scottish Calgarians, the event will be at the Telus Convention Centre. Info: www.calgaryburnsclub.com

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Burns Supper & Dance

January 26
Cobourg, ON Canada

Join the Cobourg Highland Games Society and be entertained by the Lindsay Rose Highland Dancers, The Cobourg Legion (Police) Pipe Band and Madman's Window Celtic Band. Get your dancing shoes on, and join us for some traditional Scottish dancing, and let's have a Ceilidh. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

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Burns Ceilidh 2019

January 26
Ottawa, ON Canada

A 128 year tradition carried on by the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band. Our evening includes a buffet dinner - with the address to the haggis - silent auction, cash bar, pipes and drums and highland dance entertainment - ceilidh music by Occasional Pudding and more at St Joe's Church Hall, 174 Wilbrod St. Info: ... Read more

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The Guelph Pipe Band Burns Supper

January 26
Rockwood, ON Canada

The night will include: The address to the haggis, toast to the laddies and laddies, a live Ceilidh band, a performance by the Guelph Pipe Band, Scottish Country dancing as well as Highland dancers at Rockmosa Community Hall, 110 Rockmosa Dr. Info: www.guelphpipeband.com

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 26
Saskatoon, SK Canada

Indelibly Scottish and undeniably Canadian. It speaks to the Scottish contribution to Canada’s multicultural heritage, a chance to nurture your inner Scot. A spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude, and wear Canada’s favourite colour – tartan! Info: www.kiltskate.com

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The Halifax Burns Club Burns Supper

January 26
Halifax, NS Canada

Celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the world's greatest romantic poet with music, poetry and good fellowship in the name of the bard at the Delta Halifax. Info: www.halifaxburnsclub.org

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Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 27
Ottawa, ON Canada

Indelibly Scottish and undeniably Canadian. It speaks to the Scottish contribution to Canada’s multicultural heritage, a chance to nurture your inner Scot. A spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude, and wear Canada’s favourite colour – tartan! At Lansdowne Park Skating Court, near the Aberdeen Pavilion. Info: https://ottscot.ca/sso-calendar/the-great-canadian-kilt-skate

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

January 27
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Indelibly Scottish and undeniably Canadian. It speaks to the Scottish contribution to Canada’s multicultural heritage, a chance to nurture your inner Scot. A spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude, and wear Canada’s favourite colour – tartan! At Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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February 2019

Scottish Pavilion

February 1 - February 3
Brandon – Canada Brandon, MB Canada

Hosted by Westman Scottish Association at Victoria Inn Brandon, 3550 Victoria Ave. Come enjoy Scottish food and drink, and entertainment. Info: www.facebook.com/events/343480396434140

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Halifax Celtic Festival

February 1 - February 3
Halifax, NS Canada

Experience Celtic culture, language,music, dance, food and vendors. Free admission at Multipurpose Room at Halifax Forum 2901 Windsor St. Info: www.halifaxcelticfest.ca

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Mid-Winter Celtic Festival

February 9
Regina, SK Canada

Western Canada’s “West of Mabou” taps into their strong Scottish, Irish, and Cape Breton roots to deliver a unique brand of high-energy, traditional music with a contemporary flare. Also performing The City of Regina Pipe Band. Info: www.crpb.org/mwcf

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Annual February Weekend of Highland Dance

February 9
Victoria – Canada Victoria, BC Canada

This is a joint highland dance weekend with the Victoria Highland Dance Association at Victoria High School Theatre. Info: [email protected]

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Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa Ball, Buffet, and Brunch

February 9
Ottawa, ON Canada

Dance with us to the exciting music of Torridon Scottish Country Dance Band at our annual Triple-B event. . . .Ball, Buffet, Brunch. At the beautiful Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Ave. Info: www.ardbrae.org

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

February 10
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

Indelibly Scottish and undeniably Canadian. It speaks to the Scottish contribution to Canada’s multicultural heritage, a chance to nurture your inner Scot. A spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude, and wear Canada’s favourite colour – tartan! At Calgary Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave SE. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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Edmonton Caledonian Workshop & Ball

February 15 - February 17
Edmonton – Canada Edmonton, AB Canada

Scottish Country Dance event at the beautiful Château Lacombe Hotel for the 49th annual Workshop and Ball. Info: [email protected]

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RSCDS Toronto-The Tartan Ball

February 16
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Dinner, Scottish dancing and more at The Old Mill, 21 Old Mill Rd. Info: www.dancescottish.ca/Tartan_Ball.html

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4th Annual Glengarry Pipe Band Bonspiel

February 16
Maxville, ON Canada

Support the Glengarry Pipe Band at the Glengarry Curling Club with curling and fun. Info: [email protected]

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WhiskyFête 2019

February 21
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

Montreal's most unique Scotch Tasting event, an evening of unique and rare whiskies at The Mount Royal Club. Info: www.whiskyfete.org

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The Great Canadian Kilt Skate

February 23
Maxville, ON Canada

Indelibly Scottish and undeniably Canadian. It speaks to the Scottish contribution to Canada’s multicultural heritage, a chance to nurture your inner Scot. A spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude, and wear Canada’s favourite colour – tartan at Maxville & District Sports Complex, 25 Fair St. Info: www.kiltskate.com

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March 2019

Belleville Scottish Country Dance Weekend

March 1 - March 3
Belleville, ON Canada

The Belleville Scottish Country Dance Society cordially invites you to our Annual Ball Weekend at the Masonic Temple.Info: David Aston [email protected]

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Bruichladdich Whiskey Dinner

March 6
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

A Bruichladdich Whiskey pairing dinner with one of Bruichladdich's award winning, unique and often hard-to-find whiskeys at Cilantro, 338 17th Ave SW. Info: [email protected]

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The Celtic Concert

March 6
Aurora, ON Canada

The music and dances of Scotland and the world are front and centre in this first Celtic Concert. The boys of St. Andrew’s College present an evening recital of pipes, drums, voice, dance, and ensembles in the intimate setting of the St. Andrew’s College Wirth Theatre. Settle back, tap your feet, and enjoy the rich ... Read more

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

March 8
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

Workshop Theatre Society presents The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Jean Brodie is a free-spirited teacher at a Scottish girls' school during the 1930s. She encourages her young pupils to embrace romantic ideals, educating them about love and art rather than hard facts. At The Pumphouse Theatre, 2140 Pumphouse Avenue Southwest. Info: Please contact us ... Read more

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Celtic Ceilidh

March 9
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

A fun evening, with live music by 'Kilbirnie Station' that will make you want to dance all night. No need to know the steps - our Caller will take you through each dance. Come on your own or bring your friends at Caulfeild Cove Hall, 4773 Piccadilly St. Info: www.caulfeildcovehall.ca

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International Bagpipe Day

March 10
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

This is a day initiated by The Bagpipe Society to celebrate the world’s many bagpipes and piping traditions. Every March 10th you are invited to go out and play your pipes – anywhere, anyhow to anyone!

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Curling for Dummies

March 16
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

Presented by the St Andrew’s Society of Montreal at the Montreal West Curling Club. All of the curlers, whether experienced players or complete beginners, can have a great time shooting and chasing the rocks over the ice. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Scottish Society of Ottawa 2019 St. Patrick’s Parade Scots & Scottish Dogs

March 16
Ottawa, ON Canada

Join the Scottish Society of Ottawa and our Celtic cousins at our Scots and Scottish breed doggies Marching Group at the 37th Annual St. Patrick's Parade. Don your kilts, tartans, tweeds and tams, and bring along your Scottish-breed dogs (Note: dogs not essential - everyone is welcome). Scottish-themed dog wear is encouraged at Ottawa City ... Read more

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CelticFest Vancouver Ceilidh 2019

March 16
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

The Beating Heart of CelticFest Vancouver featuring some of Vancouver’s finest Celtic performers!Join Blackthorn and friends for a full night of music, dance and craic, featuring:Traditional Irish Session, BC Regiment of Irish Pipes and Drums, Eire Born Irish Dance Company, Shot of Scotch Vancouver Company (Scottish Dance Troupe) at Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson St. ... Read more

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Winnipeg Scottish Festival

March 23
Winnipeg – Canada Winnipeg, MB Canada

Piping events and more. Info: www.winnipegscottishfestival.com

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Heather Ball and Musicians’ Workshop

March 23 - March 24
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

RSCDS Vancouver proudly presents the Heather Ball with Scottish music and dancing and workshops at Scottish Cultural Centre. Info: www.rscdsvancouver.org/dance/the-heather-ball

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West End Workshop and Tea Dance

March 23
Brampton, ON Canada

Full day workshop and tea dance for Scottish Country Dancers in the Toronto area at Turner Fenton Secondary School. Lunch and afternoon tea included. Pre-registration is required. Info: www.dancescottish.ca

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April 2019

Family Friendly Ceilidh

April 5
Winnipeg – Canada Winnipeg, MB Canada

All are welcome to join the St. Andrew's Society of Winnipeg's family friendly Ceilidh at Crescentwood Community Centre, 7pm to 1:00 am Live music, Scottish dancing, pipe band, food & bar and more. Info: [email protected]

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A Scottish Evening

April 6
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

The Guthrie School of Dance students invite you to a Scottish Evening in support of their trip to Scotland in July 2019, where they will represent Canada among some of the best dancers of the world! Grab your ghillies and a bit of tartan and come out to Brunswick Beirworks for some fabulous drinks and ... Read more

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Tartan Day

April 6
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. Wear some tartan with pride today!

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Tartan Day Dinner

April 6
Winnipeg – Canada Winnipeg, MB Canada

Hosted by the Ena Sutton Highland Dancers of Winnipeg and St. Andrews of Winnipeg Grade 4 Pipe Band. With  Scottish fare, music and dance at St James Civic Centre, 2055 Ness Ave. Info: www.facebook.com/events/2173351702687004

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Edmonton Youth Pipe Band 90th Anniversary Celebration

April 6
Edmonton – Canada Edmonton, AB Canada

Since 1929, the Edmonton Youth Pipe Band organization has been inspiring, mentoring and tutoring youth bagpipers and drummers from around the greater Edmonton area. Celebrate 90 years of helping kids realize their full potential through the magic of the Scottish arts with dinner and entertainment at Ukrainian Youth Unity Complex 9615 153 Avenue Northwest. Info: ... Read more

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Scottish Day with the Sens

April 6
Ottawa, ON Canada

Celebrate Tartan Day with the Scottish Society of Ottawa and the Ottawa Senators, includes pipe bands and Highland dancing at the Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Dr. Info: https://ottscot.ca/

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National Tartan Day

April 6
Embro – Canada Embro, ON Canada

Live music & Scottish Country Dancers at Embro Legion. Info: [email protected]ighlandgames.ca

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National Tartan Day

April 7
Ottawa, ON Canada

Celebrate Tartan Day with the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band at  Parliament Hill 12 to 1:30 pm. Info: www.sospb.com

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SFU Pipe Band: In Concert

April 13
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Simon Fraser University Pipe Band with The Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band live at the Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville St. Info: [email protected]

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On The Road to Holland

April 28
Ottawa, ON Canada

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pipes, Drums and Dancers concert. Featuring the MacLoed Fiddlers and our very own Shabraque. Concert proceeds will help cover the costs of travel to Holland in 2020 to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation. Info: www.rcmppipesanddrums.com

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May 2019

Scottish Society of Ottawa’s 2019 Spring Scottish Breakfast and Annual General Meeting

May 4
Ottawa, ON Canada

All Scottish Society members and anyone interested in supporting Scottish culture and heritage are encouraged and welcome to attend The Scottish Society of Ottawa seventh Annual General Meeting at Heart & Crown Byward Market, 73 Clarence St. Info: https://ottscot.ca/

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156th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

May 18 - May 20
Victoria – Canada Victoria, BC Canada

The celebration of Scottish and Celtic music, arts, and culture starts off with a Tartan Parade through downtown Victoria the Saturday before the Games weekend, and includes the tilted kilt pubcrawl, clan torchlight ceremony and a series of performing arts activities. Info: www.victoriahighlandgames.com/games

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Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival

May 18 - May 19
Regina, SK Canada

A weekend to celebrate Scotland at Victoria park. Info: www.saskhighland.ca

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World Whisky Day

May 18
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

A day of global whisky celebration. World Whisky Day invites everyone to try a dram and celebrate the water of life. Info: www.worldwhiskyday.com

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Kingston Scottish Festival

May 25
Kingston – Canada Kingston, ON Canada

Pipe bands, Scottish dance, Clans and more at Rideau Acres. Info: www.www.kingstonscotfest.com

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A Whisky, By Any Other Name

May 27
Kelowna, BC Canada

Rather than a typical blind tasting game of guessing the qualities of the whisky, your team will be in charge of naming it! Much like the members of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society panel, your team will need to decide on a creative, but accurate title for the whisky, along with some tasting notes to ... Read more

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June 2019

Drones, Drums & Drams

June 1
Edmonton, AB Canada

Join the North Stratton Pipe Band for their annual fundraiser and social gathering at Northgate Lions Recreation Centre 7524 139 Avenue Northwest. Come out and support the band as they prepare to compete at the United Kingdom Championships in Ireland June 15th, and the World Championships in August in Glasgow, Scotland. Proceeds raised will go ... Read more

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Bytown Highland Dance – Spring Fling Recital 2019

June 9
Ottawa, ON Canada

Please join us for a celebration of dance - from our wee Tartan Tots classes, to traditional dances such as the Sword Dance and the Scottish Lilt, to original award-winning choreographed numbers - all dancers will have their turn to shine on the stage. Info: www.bytownhighlanddance.ca

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Cobourg Scottish Festival & Highland Games

June 14 - June 15
Cobourg, ON Canada

Friday Ceilidh,  Solo Piping and Drumming, Heavy Event competitions & the Highland Dancing at Victoria Park. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

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BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival

June 15
Coquitlam, BC Canada

With live Celtic music, beer garden, Tartan Run, artisans & vendors, piobaireachd and more at Lafarge Lake Park, 1240 Pipeline Rd. Info: www.bchighlandgames.com      

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National Clan Sinclair Canada Gathering

June 19 - June 23

Clan Sinclair Members from around the world will be arriving in Winnipeg to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Clan Sinclair Association of Canada with events, talks and more .Info: George Sinclair 705 756-8889, [email protected] or www.clansinclair.ca

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Caledonia Celtic Festival

June 21 - June 22
Caledonia, ON Canada

Artisans, Celtic entertainment, pipes & drums, heavy events and Highland dancers. Discover your Celtic roots by visiting the Clan tents and trace your family heritage. Share a sláinte! with friends at the beer tent and satisfy your cravings at one of the food vendors at 151 Caithness Street East. Info: www.caledoniacelticfestival.com

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Kingsville Highland Games

June 22
Kingsville, ON Canada

The Kingsville Highland Games will once again grace the north shores of Lake Erie in a celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture. Beautiful Lakeside Park provides the backdrop for the skirl of the bagpipes, the triumphant roars of the caber tossers and the energetic highland dancers. Info: 519-733-2305.

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The Manitoba Highland Gathering

June 22 - June 23
East Selkirk, MB Canada

A family fun filled, community designated over 50 years old event which strives to preserve, promote, nurture, educate and share Scottish Culture and Heritage, arts, sports and agriculture at Legacy Park. Info: www.manitobahighlandgathering.com

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Edmonton Scottish Society Highland Gathering

June 23
Edmonton, AB Canada

Be stirred by the sounds of pipes and drums, the sight of Highland and country dancing, the thrill of heavy events (like the hammer throw and caber toss) and the fun of it all. Info: https://sites.google.com/view/edmontonscottishsociety/highland-gathering

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Stanley Bridge Hall Ceilidh

June 24
Stanley Bridge, PE Canada

This popular Ceilidh returns on Monday nights at the historic Stanley Bridge Women's Institute Hall! This traditional Ceilidh is a down home kitchen party and will feature lively maritime music, champion step dancing, traditional fiddling and lots of laughter! Info: [email protected] or www.peiceilidhs.com

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The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

June 29 - July 6
Halifax, NS Canada

A show inspired by Military Tattoos given by military bands and display teams at Scotiabank Centre. Info: www.nstattoo.ca

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July 2019

Embro Highland Games

July 1
Zorra, ON Canada

Family fun with a Scottish flair on Canada Day at 355644 35th Line. Info: www.embrohighlandgames.ca

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FiddlyNess 2019

July 1 - July 5
Big River, SK Canada

Traditional fiddle music has been passed down from generation to generation for centuries. FiddlyNess will feature jam sessions for all levels, exciting concerts, old time dances, new friends and new tunes, all in the beautiful setting of Ness Creek. Info: www.fiddlyness.com

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Great Scots: Canadian Fiction Writers with Links to Scotland

July 4
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Join Douglas Gibson, editor, publisher, author and performer, as he presents the Toronto premiere of Great Scots, recounting the literary contributions of Scottish-Canadians from 1867 to present at the Toronto Reference Library, Hinton Learning Theatre, Third Floor. Info: www.torontopubliclibrary.ca

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Kincardine Scottish Festival & Highland Games

July 5 - July 7
Kincardine – Canada Kincardine, ON Canada

Enjoy three days and nights of lively music, exciting competitions, cultural workshops, and friendly small town hospitality at Victoria Park. Info: www.kincardinescottishfest.com

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Almonte Celtfest

July 5 - July 7
Almonte – Canada Almonte, ON Canada

Celtfest is a fun weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, in the natural amphitheater of Gemmill Park. Info: www.almonteceltfest.com

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The Penticton Scottish Festival

July 6
Penticton, BC Canada

A one day event that combines traditional Scottish Highland Games of musical and athletic competition with Celtic cultural expos of entertainment and family fun at King’s Park, 550 Eckhardt Ave. Info: www.pentictonscottishfestival.ca

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The 156th Annual Antigonish Highland Games

July 7 - July 14
Antigonish – Canada Antigonish, NS Canada

The Games feature athletic competitions such as the Elite Mile, Scottish Heavy Events, and a  Tug-Of-War, as well as competitions in Piping, Drumming, Pipe Bands and Highland Dance at Columbus Field. Info: www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca

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Herbs and Medicines of Outlander

July 13
Aldergrove, BC Canada

Come along to the farm where we will explore the herbs and medicines of Clare Fraser from the hit TV show, Outlander. We will see some of the botanicals growing on the farm and develop a basic understanding of how herbal medicines were utilized in the show. We will discuss tincture, salves and teas. The ... Read more

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Scottish Festival Orillia

July 19 - July 21
Orillia, ON Canada

The Scottish Festival is an annual event celebrating Scottish culture & heritage in Orillia. We are sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 Orillia at Couchiching Beach Park. Info: www.scottishfestival.ca

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Cambridge Scottish Festival

July 19 - July 20
Cambridge – Canada Cambridge, ON Canada

Piping & drumming with over 150 competitors including mass bands where you can see all of the bands perform together. Info: www.cambridgescottishfestival.ca

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The New Brunswick Highland Games Festival

July 26 - July 28
Fredericton – Canada Fredericton, NB Canada

With workshops, entertainment, competitions and an opportunity to learn more about your Scottish heritage at Government House. Info: www.highlandgames.ca

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Okanagan Military Tattoo

July 27 - July 28
Vernon – Canada Vernon, BC Canada

A musical extravaganza of pipers, drummers, musicians, military bands, marching troops, multicultural dancers and singers of all ages brought together in an action packed, non-stop choreographed two-hour event at Kal Tire Place, 3445 43rd Ave. Info: www.okanagantattoo.ca

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Bagpipe Appreciation Day

July 27
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Show your love of the pies by playing your pipes today or listen to favourite band. Be sure to listen to some bagpipe music today!

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August 2019

B in the Park

August 1
Ottawa, ON Canada

The annual "B in the Park" concert presented by the Sons of Scotland Pipe Band of Ottawa takes place in Major's Hill Park. A fantastic way to kick off the Glengarry and Montreal Highland Games weekend, this concert is family-friendly, has food and drink options, and features bands from many cities. Tickets for the door ... Read more

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Glengarry Highland Games

August 2 - August 3
Maxville, ON Canada

Over 50 pipe bands are put through their paces to decide the North American Pipe Band Championships, more than 200 dancers defy gravity in the Highland Dance competition and giants hurl telephone pole-sized cabers and 50 pound iron hammers around the infield. It is a memorable and incredible event. Info: www.glengarryhighlandgames.com

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154th Prince Edward Island Highland Games & Scottish Festival

August 3 - August 4
Eldon, PE Canada

Heavy athletics, pipes and drum bands, kilted golf tournament and kilted pace harness racing at Lord Selkirk Park. Info: www.caledonianclubofpei.ca

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Montreal Highland Games

August 4
Montréal, QC Canada

Every year, the Montreal Highland Games brings together Montrealers of Scottish and all other backgrounds to celebrate Highland games, music and culture at ​Douglas Hospital, Verdun. Info: www.montrealhighlandgames.com

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The Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

August 9 - August 11
Fergus – Canada Fergus, ON Canada

Scotland comes to Fergus with highland dance, Clans, pipe bands and much more. One of Canada's top Scottish festivals. Info: 1 866-871-9442 or www.fergusscottishfestival.com. 

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The Goderich Celtic Roots Festival

August 9 - August 11
Goderich, ON Canada

Celtic music and fun in music, song and dance. Info: www.celticfestival.ca

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Campbell River Highland Gathering

August 9 - August 11
Campbell River, BC Canada

Bagpipes and Buzzsaws, a full weekend of Scottish fun, part of the Salmonfest. Info: www.campbellriverhighlandgathering.ca

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North Lanark Highland Games

August 24
Almonte – Canada Almonte, ON Canada

Celebrate the Scottish culture and heritage of the Ottawa Valley, featuring Scottish Dance, Heavyweight Athletic competitions, free kid's admission and Mini-Highland Games, and vendors. Info: www.almontehighlandgames.com

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2nd Annual Gathering of the Clans Highland Festival

August 24
Sedgewick, AB Canada

This is a free family event. Come watch the Highland Dance competition, Heavy Games (caber it’s, etc.) and the piping and drumming competition. All this excitement at Broadmoor Lake Park from 9am until 5pm. Info: www.facebook.com/events/389009768306607/

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Canmore Highland Games

August 31 - September 1
Canmore, AB Canada

In the beautiful Canadian Rockies just minutes from Banff. A full weekend of Scottish music, events and fun. Info: www.canmorehighlandgames.ca

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Calgary Highland Games

August 31
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

One of the oldest gatherings in North America at the Calgary Rugby Union, 9025 Shepard Road SE. Info: www.calgaryhighlandgames.com

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September 2019

Festival Celtique de Québec

September 6 - September 8
Québec, QC

Gather at the Domaine de Maizerets to discover and celebrate your "Celtitude" - a heritage shared by both Quebecers and neighboring populations. Info: www.festivalceltique.com

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Colchester Games & Gathering

September 7
Truro, NS Canada

Colchester Games & Gathering is a multifaceted event for the whole family combining a traditional Highland Games (Heavyweights, Pipe Bands, Highland Dancers) with an array of entertainment for everyone at Bible Hill Ball Fields. Info: www.colchesterhighlandgames.com

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The Trenton Scottish Irish Festival

September 7
Quinte West, ON Canada

The festival is a celebration of all things Celtic, filling Centennial Park with music and dance, art, jewelry, clothing & costumes, ancestry, and heavy events competition. Info: www.trentonscottishirish.com

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Whiskys of the World 2019: British Pub Edition

September 13
Winnipeg, MB Canada

The British quality of Whisky, Beer, Gin, Rum and Cider produced over the years, is world renowned. Pair that with inspirational Pub Grub, with a friendly welcoming atmosphere, and a good time will be had by all at the Whiskys of the World 2019: British Pub Edition, at Winnipeg Winter Club, 200 River Ave. Info: ... Read more

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Nova Scotia Harp Festival 2019

September 21 - September 22
Halifax, NS Canada

Friday evening Opening Concert 7:30pm. Saturday all day Classes at the BMO Room Halifax Central Library. Sunday noon - 5 The Old Triangle. Info: www.nsharp.ca

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Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Concert

September 21
Victoria, BC Canada

The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, "the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling", and brilliant Californian cellist Natalie Haas spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. Over the last 20 years of creating a buzz at festivals and concert halls across the world, they have truly set the standard ... Read more

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Annual Golf Tournament Tee off in tartan!

September 21
Montreal, QC Canada

Every year the St Andrew's Society hosts a golf tournament. Grab your kilt or your tartan trews for 9 holes of golf at Golf Dorval, followed by a delicious buffet meal at Golf Dorval, 2000 Av. Reverchon. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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October 2019

Fish and Chips Supper

October 1
Montreal, QC Canada

Join the St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal and catch up with some old friends, meet some new friends at Lord William Pub, 265 Rue des Seigneurs. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Centre for Scottish Studies Fall Colloquium

October 5
Guelph, ON Canada

Representing the Scottish past in film, text and media at the University of Guelph. Info: www.uoguelph.ca/arts/scottish

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2019-Cinema Release

October 6
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

A spectacular like no other, all set against the iconic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. This year the Tattoo will capture the imagination of our audience in Kaleidoscope. Watch at Cineplex Theatres details: www.cineplex.com/Movie/the-royal-edinburgh-military-tattoo

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Celtic Colours International Festival

October 11 - October 19
Cape Breton, NS Canada

For nine days in October, Cape Breton Island is alive with music, energy and excitement as people celebrate Celtic cultures. Info: 1-888-355-7744 or www.celtic-colours.com

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Scots’ Gathering

October 11 - October 13
Canmore, AB Canada

Unleash Your Inner Scot! At a unique Cultural Gathering held annually on Thanksgiving weekend. Explore the arts with Scottish Country dancing, Ladies Step dancing, music and needlework workshops. Learn new things with whisky tasting and cultural lectures. Enjoy meeting new friends at the classes, ceilidh and ball. Scottish Country dance teachers: Janet Johnson & Robert ... Read more

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2019 Clan Donald Canada Annual General Meeting

October 18 - October 20
St Thomas, ON Canada

Clan Donald Southern Ontario is thrilled to welcome Clan members for their AGM, with ceilidh, formal dinner and friendship. Info: www.clandonaldcanada.ca

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Taste of Scotland – Whisky Tasting Night

October 18
Montreal, QC Canada

The St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal would like to invite all members, their friends and anybody else interested in fine whisky to our annual Taste of Scotland Whisky Tasting Night. This ever popular event will allow guests to sample over 25 different brands of whisky and enjoy a buffet featuring a variety of delectable Scottish ... Read more

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Pipes & Drams–A Whisky Tasting Experience

October 19
Vancouver, BC Canada

Presented by the Vancouver Police Pipe Band with performances, whisky tasting, haggis and more at The Roundhouse Arts and Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews. Info: 604.717.9998 or www.vpdpipeband.ca/pipes-drams

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St. Andrew’s Ball

October 19
Vancouver, BC Canada

An evening of fun and culture with Scottish Fare, Pipes and Drums, Scottish Country Dancing and music by the Vancouver Fiddle Orchestra at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, 1133 West Hastings St. Info: www.eventbrite.ca/e/st-andrews-ball-vancouver-2019-tickets-71428363157

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Re-Jigged Festival

October 25 - October 27
Dartmouth – Canada Dartmouth, NS Canada

Re-Jigged is a Celtic Music and Dance Festival with concerts, workshops and a ceilidh. Info: www.rejiggedfestival.com

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Scotchtoberfest

October 26
Ottawa, ON Canada

Presented by The Scottish Society of Ottawa at 2552 Old Montreal Rd, Cumberland. Info: www.ottscot.ca

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Kirkin’ O’ The Tartans Service

October 27
London, ON Canada

St. George's Presbyterian Church, 1475 Dundas Street, will be hosting its annual Kirkin' o' the Tartans Service at 10:30am. There will be wonderful music, an inspiring sermon, and Scottish fare to follow. Wear your tartan with pride. Ample Parking. Info: The Rev. Keith McKee: [email protected]

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November 2019

Road to 2020 Ceilidh

November 9
Kimberley, BC Canada

Join the Kimberley Pipe Band and the Liela Cooper and Hail Duncan Highland Dancers for an evening of music, food and fun all with a Celtic twist at the Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre, 301 North Star Blvd. Info: www.kimberleypipeband.ca

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The Celtic Kitchen Party at Signal Brewing Company

November 9
Corbyville, ON Canada

Boasting a diversity of talent The Celtic Kitchen Party plays a mix of their own originals as well as traditional and contemporary East Coast, Irish and Scottish Celtic Music with just the right dash of Pop, Classic Rock and Country at Signal Brewing Company, 86 River Rd. Info: www.celtickitchenparty.com

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Scotland Tonight Concert

November 16
Ottawa, ON Canada

The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band present their 18th annual showcase of Celtic talent in Scotland Tonight, being held on Saturday, November 16 at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Ottawa. Show starts at 2 pm and includes free refreshments at intermission - tickets are $25.00 plus fees, and this year's show features the MacCulloch Dancers, ... Read more

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SHGCF Ceilidh

November 16
Regina, SK Canada

A ceilidh in support of the Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival. There will be ceilidh tunes and dancing, pipe bands, Highland dancing, Scottish food and of course a cash bar at St Martin de Porres Parish, 4720 Castle Rd. Info: www.saskhighland.ca

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Taste Of Scotland

November 16
Brandon, MB Canada

Come join the Westman Scottish Association for a night of tasting Scotch, our scotch expert will take you on a tour across the country of Scotland with your taste buds at the Brandon Riverbank, 545 Conservation Dr. Info: www.facebook.com/events/423644028261154

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St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto Annual Church Parade

November 17
Toronto, ON Canada

At the historic Glenview Presbyterian Church. The service commences at 10:30am, but assemble in the Church Hall at 10:00 am. Info: www.standrews-society.ca

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The 2019 St. Andrew’s Ball

November 22
Montreal, QC Canada

Join Peter McAuslan and Ellen Bounsall, our Guests of Honour, for an evening of dining, dancing and pageantry celebrating one hundred and eighty-four years of Scottish heritage in Montreal at the The Marriott Château Champlain Hotel, 1 Place du Canada. Info: www.standrewsball.com

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Scottish Genealogy Group (Special Interest Group)

November 23
Ottawa, ON Canada

Are you interested in your Scottish roots? In discovering who your Scottish ancestors were and how they lived? The Scottish Genealogy Group is made up of people who share these interests. At our informal meetings we share information and resources and discuss our successes and our brick walls. All of us, beginners and experts alike, ... Read more

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The St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg 149th Annual Dinner

November 29
Winnipeg, MB Canada

This is the most prestigious event on the Society’s calendar that celebrates and raises funds for Scottish culture and heritage groups and activities in Manitoba. The Queens Own Cameron Highlanders will also provide wonderful Scottish tunes at Hotel Fort Garry. Info: www.standrewssocietywinnipeg.com

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

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Scottish & Irish Christmas Dinner in the Museum

November 30 - December 1
Wallacetown, ON Canada

Celebrate Christmas in the museum with a Scottish & Irish dinner on either November 30 and December 1. Enjoy a multi course meal and historical tidbits served by costumed volunteers. Arrive at 3:30 with dinner to begin at 4pm at Backus-Page House Museum, 29424 Lakeview Line. Tickets $100/person with a charitable tax receipt of $50 ... Read more

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St Andrew’s Society Toronto Charity Ball

November 30
Toronto, ON Canada

A celebration of Scotland with music, dance and food presented by the St Andrew's Society of Toronto at Carlu, 444 Yonge St. Info: www.standrewscharityball.ca

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Feast of St. Andrew

November 30
Cambridge, ON Canada

The Officers of the Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada celebrate St. Andrew's Day with a Feast. The Feast of Saint Andrew is a formal, black tie, 6 course Mess Dinner. The Feast features the traditions and customs of a Highland Regiment Officers' Mess. It also includes the participation of the Regimental Pipes and Drums. Info: ... Read more

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December 2019

The Victoria Highland Games Christmas Fling

December 8
Victoria, BC Canada

Highland dance competition at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre. This event includes a visit from Santa, cake walk and free lunch for each dancer and one parent. Info: www.victoriahighlandgames.com

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