St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto Spring Dinner

Toronto - Canada Toronto, ON, Canada

Enjoy a three-course buffet with coffee/tea and entertainment at Armour Heights Officers' Mess. Info: (416) 482-0447 or http://www.standrews-society.ca

The Kingston Scottish Festival

Kingston - Canada Kingston, ON, Canada

Pipe bands, dancers and more at Rideau Acres Campground 1014 Cunningham Rd. Info: http://www.kingstonscottishfestival.com

The Gathering of the Scots Festival

Perth-Andover - Canada Perth-Andover, NB, Canada

A full weekend of Scottish events at East Riverside Drive. Info: 506 273 6710 or http://www.gatheringofthescots.com

Gathering of the Scots

Perth - Canada Perth, ON, Canada

A full weekend of Scottish events at Perth Ball Field. Info: (506) 273-6710 or http://www.gatheringofthescots.com

Highland Dancing Open Competition

Ottawa - Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada

At Immaculata High School, presented by the Ottawa Highland Dancing Association (OHDA). Info: http://www.ohda.ca

52nd Cobourg Highland Games

Cobourg - Canada Cobourg, ON, Canada

At Victoria Park with a full days entertainment with the solo piping and drumming, and amateur heavy event competitions and the Highland dancing competitions. Info: http://www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

BC Highland Games

Coquitlam - Canada Coquitlam, BC, Canada

At Percy Perry Stadium, a full day of Scottish fun. Info: http://www.bchighlandgames.com

Summer Solstice Ceilidh

Edmonton - Canada Edmonton, AB, Canada

Presented by RSCDS Edmonton Caledonian Branch. Info:780 430 0412 or http://www.rscdsedmonton.com

78th Embro Highland Games

Embro - Canada Embro, ON, Canada

Various piping, athletic and dancing competitions and more. Info: http://www.embrohighlandgames.ca

Gathering of the Clans

Pugwash - Canada Pugwash, NS, Canada

With piping, drumming, highland dancing, highland games, artisans, midway, concerts, food and artisan vendors and stupendous fireworks display at dusk. Info: (902) 243-2946 or http://www.pugwashvillage.com

Kincardine Scottish Festival

Kincardine - Canada Kincardine, ON, Canada

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Scotland on the shores of our own Loch Huron. Info: 1 888 232 7952 or http://www.kincardinescottishfestival.ca

P.E.I. Summerside Piping and Drumming School

Summerside - Canada Summerside, PE, Canada

At The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, 619 Water Street East. A new festival of piping and drumming run in partnership between The National Piping Centre of Scotland and the College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada. Info: http://www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

Antigonish Highland Games

Antigonish - Canada Antigonish, NS, Canada

The week long schedule featuring athletes, pipers, drummers, and highland dancers. There will also be the blend of Scottish flavoured ceilidhs, clan activities, and concerts. Info: (902) 863-4275 or http://www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca

Kamloops Highland Games

Kamloops - Canada Kamloops, BC, Canada

At 2025 Summit Dr with pipes, dance and heavy events. Info: http://www.kamloopshighlandgames.ca

Simon Fraser University Pipe Band Live

Vernon - Canada Vernon, BC, Canada

At the Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre and will feature new and exciting pieces as well as some SFU classic favourites. There will also be performances by world-champion highland dancer David Wilton. Tickets: http://www.sfupb.com/store

58th Festival of the Tartans & Highland Games

New Glasgow - Canada New Glasgow, NS, Canada

Includes a kilted golf tournament, massed pipe bands, piping & drumming competition, Highland dancing competitions, Scottish heavy weight events, Clan tents and more. Info: http://www.festivalofthetartans.ca

Glengarry Highland Games

Maxville - Canada Maxville, ON, Canada

More than 50 pipe bands are put through their paces to decide the North American Pipe Band Championships. Info: 1-888-298-1666 or http://www.glengarryhighlandgames.com

Montreal Highland Games

Montreal - Canada Montreal, QC, Canada

Every year, the Montreal Highland Games brings together Montrealers of Scottish and all other backgrounds to celebrate Highland games, music and culture. Info: 514-842-2030 or http://www.montrealhighlandgames.qc.ca

Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Fergus - Canada Fergus, ON, Canada

Celtic music, bagpipes & drums, heavy events, highland dancing, clans and much more at one of Canada's premier Scottish events. Info: 1 866 871 9442 or http://www.fergusscottishfestival.com

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival

Goderich - Canada Goderich, ON, Canada

A 3 day outdoor festival showcasing the world's best of Celtic music, dance, and art. Info: (519) 524 8221 or http://www.celticfestival.ca

Sons of Scotland Picnic

North York - Canada North York, ON, Canada

At Sunnybrook Park # 6, 1132 Leslie Ave. Info: http://www.sonsofscotland.com

North Lanark Highland Games

Almonte - Canada Almonte, ON, Canada

9:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m at N.L.A.S. Fairgrounds. Celebrate the Scottish culture and heritage of the Ottawa Valley. Info: http://www.almontehighlandgames.com

Scotch on the Rocks

Wolfville - Canada Wolfville, NS, Canada

At Old Orchard Inn - Heritage Barn, 153 Greenwich Rd S. Classes: 9:30am-12.30pm. Scottish country dance (Four one-half day classes at Intermediate-Advanced level) & a dance with live music. Two one-half day excursions. Info: Valley Scottish Country Dancers [email protected].

The Calgary Highland Games

Calgary - Canada Calgary, AB, Canada

One of the premier Highland Games in Western Canada and oldest gatherings in North America at Springbank Park for All Seasons, 32224A Springbank Rd. Info: http://www.calgaryhighlandgames.org

Canmore Highland Games

Canmore - Canada Canmore, AB, Canada

Celebrating 25 years of promoting Scottish culture and tradition. Info: 403-678-9454 or http://www.canmorehighlandgames.ca

Celtic Musical Variety Concert to

Victoria - Canada Victoria, BC, Canada

Presented by The Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association to raise funds for the Victoria High School Band. Info: http://www.sonsofscotland.com

The Trenton Scottish Irish Festival

Trenton - Canada Trenton, ON, Canada

Promoting and celebrating Celtic culture and heritage at Centennial Park. Info: http://www.trentonscottishirish.com

Innisfil Celtic Festival

Innisfil - Canada Innisfil, ON, Canada

Celebrate Celtic culture at Innisfil Beach Park. Info: 705 294 2044 or http://www.innisfilcelticfestival.com

The Beach Celtic Festival

Toronto - Canada Toronto, ON, Canada

At Kew Gardens celebrating the Scottish, Irish and Welsh diaspora who came to Canada to start a new life. Info: 416 686 9231 or http://www.thecelticfestival.com

Scottish Cultural Gathering

Canmore - Canada Canmore, AB, Canada

Classes are available on Scottish history and culture, whisky tasting, Great Highland Bagpipes, small pipes, Celtic drawing and Celtic silk embroidery, Cape Breton step and Highland Dancing, Celtic choral singing and beginner Gaelic. Info: http://www.calgaryscots.org

Celtic Colours International Festival

Cape Breton Island - Canada Cape Breton Island, NS, Canada

A week of Celtic music and culture across Cape Breton. Info: 1-888-355-7744 or http://www.celtic-colours.com

Re-Jigged Festival

Dartmouth - Canada Dartmouth, NS, Canada

A celebration of "new trad" Celtic music and dance. Info: http://www.rejiggedfestival.com

50 years of Dancing Ball

Windsor - Canada Windsor, ON, Canada

The RSCDS Windsor Branch has been dancing in Windsor for 50 years celebrate at Roseland Golf and Country Club, 455 Kennedy Drive W. Info: http://www.rscdswindsor.org

Scotland Tonight

Ottawa - Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada

At Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd. With Sons of Scotland Pipe Band, Black Watch Pipe Band, singers, dancers and more. Info: http://www.sospb.com

78th Fraser Highlanders Ceilidh

Greely - Canada Greely, ON, Canada

The 78th Fraser Highlanders of Ottawa invite one and all to come for food, great entertainment, all for a worthy cause to raise funds for much needed uniforms and equipment. Info: Robert McCarthy: [email protected] or 613 715 2420.

St. Andrew’s Workshop & Social

Edmonton - Canada Edmonton, AB, Canada

Presented by RSCDS Edmonton Caledonian Branch at St. Luke's Anglican Church, 8424 - 95 Ave. Info: http://www.rscdsedmonton.com

CASSOC AGM

Toronto - Canada Toronto, ON, Canada

The Clans and Scottish Societies of Canada will hold its Annual General Meeting at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, 22 November 2015. Would Delegates look at the website-www.cassoc.ca for details and contact CASSOC's Secretary to confirm attendance. Info: [email protected].

Vancouver Gaelic Choir Celtic Christmas

Burnaby - Canada Burnaby, BC, Canada

At All Saints Anglican Church, 7405 Royal Oak Ave with special gusts. Info: Roberta (604) 433-3326 or http://www.vancouvergaelicchoir.org.

Robert Burns Social

Edmonton - Canada Edmonton, AB, Canada

Presented by RSCDS Edmonton Caledonian Branch at Old Timers' Cabin, 9430 - 99 Street N.W. Info: http://www.rscdsedmonton.com

Robert Burns Dinner & Ceilidh

Cobourg - Canada Cobourg, ON, Canada

At LiUNA Local 183 Hall, 560 Dodge St. with entertainment by the Macklin Academy of Highland Dancers and the Cobourg Legion Pipes and Drums. Info: http://www.cobourghighlandgames.ca or 905-372-8237.

Robbie Burns Fundraising Gala

Summerside - Canada Summerside, PE, Canada

The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada will host a celebration of the life and works of Robbie Burns at their annual event with music, food and more. Info: 902 436-5377 or http://www.collegeofpiping.com.

SFU Burns Supper

Coquitlam - Canada Coquitlam, BC, Canada

At Executive Plaza Hotel Coquitlam, 405 North Rd. A great evening with six time World Pipe Band Champion Simon Fraser University Pipe Band performing along with all Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Bands. Info: 604 786 5384.

46th Annual Workshop & Ball

Edmonton - Canada Edmonton, AB, Canada

Presented by RSCDS Edmonton Caledonian Branch at Sutton Place Hotel,10235 - 101 Street NW. Info: http://www.rscdsedmonton.com

The 53rd Tartan Ball

Toronto - Canada Toronto, ON, Canada

At Fairmount Royal York presented by RSCDS Toronto. Info: http://www.dancescottish.ca

Ceilidh Dance

Vancouver - Canada Vancouver, BC, Canada

At Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson St. Class 7pm; Dance 8-11pm. Sponsored by RSCDS Vancouver Branch. Music by Calanais & friends. Info: Duncan MacKenzie 604-536-9481 [email protected] or http://www.vancouverceilidh.org

RSCDS London Workshop and Tea Dance

London - Canada London, ON, Canada

At the Polish Combatants Association Hall, 80 Ann Street, 9:00am. Info: http://www.rscdslondoncanada.org

CelticFest Vancouver

Vancouver - Canada Vancouver, BC, Canada

A week of Celtic music, entertainment and fun.Info: http://www.celticfestvancouver.com

Vancouver Heather Ball

Vancouver - Canada Vancouver, BC, Canada

An elegant evening of light fare, invigorating music, great dancing and excellent company at the Scottish Cultural Centre. Info: http://www.rscdsvancouver.org.

The Winnipeg Scottish Festival

Winnipeg - Canada Winnipeg, MB, Canada

The festival highlights the best bagpipers and drummers playing musical sets in competition to find a winner at each level of playing at Canad Inns Polo Park. Info: http://www.winnipegscottishfestival.com

My Ain Countrie:Traditional Scottish Songs of Exile and Emigration

Vancouver - Canada Vancouver, BC, Canada

The concert explores the music of Scotland and Northern Britain, brought to Canada by Scottish emigrants. This is the prelude to a show at the International Festival in Edinburgh at Hycroft Mansion, 1489 McRae Ave.Tickets $20 from http://www.eventbrite.ca

West End Workshop

Brampton - Canada Brampton, ON, Canada

Full day workshop and tea dance for Scottish Country Dancers in the Toronto area. Info: http://www.dancescottish.ca/Whats-On-Near.html

Red Deer Scottish Country Dance Workshop

Red Deer - Canada Red Deer, AB, Canada

Workshop classes at Pidherney Curling Centre, 4725-43 St. Info: Patti 403 342 5581 or http://www.reddeerscottishcountrydancers.weebly.com

The 2016 Scottish Studies Spring Colloquium

Toronto - Canada Toronto, ON, Canada

At Knox College, University of Toronto, from 1pm until 4:30 pm. This year, the Colloquium will showcase the current research on Scottish history underway at the Guelph Centre for Scottish Studies. Info: 519-824-4120 ext 53209 or [email protected].

11th Annual National Tartan Day

Ottawa - Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada

The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band present their 11th annual National Tartan Day celebrations at Parliament Hill. Info: http://www.sospb.com.

Brandon Highland Festival

Brandon - Canada Brandon, MB, Canada

Includes a solo and mini-band competition that at Crocus Plains Regional Secondary School. Info: http://www.brandonhighlandfestival.ca.

Ottawa City Ceilidh

Ottawa - Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada

A night of traditional music and dance that will entertain and inspire you at Dom Polski Hall. Info: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2511966

Almonte Celtfest Comedy Night

Almonte - Canada Almonte, ON, Canada

Come out for a great night of laughs!! Help support the 20th Almonte Celtfest anniversary. Info: http://www.almonteceltfest.com.

Scottish Thistle Fundraiser

Almonte - Canada Almonte, ON, Canada

Fundraiser for the North Lanark Highland Kiddie Games. $40/person cash only, food and beverages not included at The Barley Mow Almonte, 79 Little Bridge. Info: http://www.almontehighlandgames.com.

2016 Clan MacAulay Gathering

Victoria - Canada Victoria, BC, Canada

MacAulays come together to celebrate our history, connect with current friends/family and build new friendships, in conjunction with the Victoria Highland Games. Info: http://www.clanmacaulay.ca

Dancing on Parliament Hill

Ottawa - Canada Ottawa, ON, Canada

Ottawa Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society will be dancing on Parliament Hill to music played on the carillon bells. An exciting event not to be missed. Info: http://www.rscdsottawa.ca

Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival

Regina - Canada Regina, SK, Canada

Saskatchewan's Premier Scottish attraction hosted yearly in Regina on the May Long weekend. Info: Sharon Schmidt 306-789-6516 or http://www.saskhighland.ca.

Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Victoria - Canada Victoria, BC, Canada

Held at Topaz Park with a full program of Scottish events from music, dance, Clans and more. Info: http://www.victoriahighlandgames.com

Lawn Bowling for Dummies – Intro to Lawn Bowling

Montreal - Canada Montreal, QC, Canada

Introduction to lawn bowling hosted by St Andrew's Society of Montreal at Ministry of Cricket & Other Homeless Sports, 1301 Mazurette. Info: http://www.standrews.qc.ca.

Drones, Drums & Drams

Edmonton - Canada Edmonton, AB, Canada

The North Stratton Pipe Band is hosting it's second annual fundraiser at Central Lions Recreation Centre, 11113 113 Street NW. There will also be performances by the Edmonton & District Pipe Band, and the Edmonton Youth Pipe Band. Info: http://www.northstratton.ca.

The Gathering of the Scots

Perth-Andover - Canada Perth-Andover, NB, Canada

The premiere Celtic event in the Maritimes with bands, workshops and more. Info: (506) 273-6710 or http://www.gatheringofthescots.com.

Top of the World Highland Games

Dawson City - Canada Dawson City, YT, Canada

Showcasing dancing, piping and drumming competitions. Heavy events such as caber toss, hammer throw, tug 'o' war and other special Yukon events will be featured. Info: (867) 993-3579 or http://www.topoftheworldhighlandgames.ca.

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

Winnipeg - Canada Winnipeg, MB, Canada

More than 300 embroidered panels telling Scots stories of migration. Info: http://www.scottishdiasporatapestry.org

Tug of the Tartans

Cobourg - Canada Cobourg, ON, Canada

Hosted by Cobourg Highland Games, come and cheer on your friends while listening to the Live Entertainment by The Busker Brothers and Madman's Window at Victoria Park. Info: http://www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

Cobourg Highland Games

Cobourg - Canada Cobourg, ON, Canada

Enjoy a wee bit of Scotland in Northumberland Hills at Victoria Park. Info: http://www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

Edmonton Scottish Highland Gathering

Edmonton - Canada Edmonton, AB, Canada

Piping, drumming, band, dancing and heavy event competitions. Scottish country dancing, Knights of the Northern Realm and sheep dog demonstrations. Scottish food, wares and more at Grant MacEwan Park, 3105 - 101 St. S.W. Info: http://www.edmontonscottish.org.

Embro Highland Games

Embro - Canada Embro, ON, Canada

Piping, athletic and dancing competitions,vintage cars, Scottish clans and more. Info: http://www.embrohighlandgames.ca

The Gathering of the Clans

Pugwash - Canada Pugwash, NS, Canada

With piping, drumming, highland dancing and more at Eaton Park. Info: 902-243-2946 or http://www.pugwashvillage.com.

Kincardine Scottish Festival

Kincardine - Canada Kincardine, ON, Canada

With 30 pipe bands, 200 Highland dancers and plenty of talented Celtic performers, enjoy the sights and sounds of Scotland on the shores of Loch Huron. Info: 1 888 232 7952 or http://www.kincardinescottishfestival.ca

50th Annual Manitoba Highland Gathering

East Selkirk - Canada East Selkirk, MB, Canada

A weekend of colourful Scottish culture and heritage, arts and Sports and agriculture at Legacy Park, HWY 59 and PR # 212. Info: http://www.manitobahighlandgathering.org.

The National Piping Centre & College of Piping Piping School & Workshops

Summerside - Canada Summerside, PE, Canada

A new festival of piping and drumming run in partnership between The National Piping Centre of Scotland and the College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada at 619 Water Street East. Info: http://www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

Antigonish Highland Games

Antigonish - Canada Antigonish, NS, Canada

Featuring competitions in piping, drumming, pipe bands, Highland dancing, Scottish heavy events, concerts, ceilidhs, Clan gatherings and more. Info: (902)-863-4275 or http://www.antigonishhighlandgames.ca.

ScotDance Canada Championship Series 2016

Winnipeg - Canada Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Features the Canadian Highland Dancing Championships, and the ScotDance Canada Open Championships. Events also include Pre-Premier competitions and special events. Info: http://www.sdccs.ca

Almonte Celtfest

Almonte - Canada Almonte, ON, Canada

A fun weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, in the natural amphitheater of Gemmill Park. Info: http://www.almonteceltfest.com.

The Kinmount Highland Games

Kinmount - Canada Kinmount, ON, Canada

Full day of Scottish events and fun at the Kinmount Fairgrounds. Info: 705-488-9954 or http://www.kinmounthighlandgames.com.

Cambridge Scottish Festival

Cambridge - Canada Cambridge, ON, Canada

The festival features traditional games, food, and music, along with exhibitors and speakers, The Scottish Festival has much to offer to Scots and those who are simply Scottish at heart. Info: 519-740-4681 #7927 or http://www.cambridgescottishfestival.ca.

Orillia Scottish Festival

Orillia - Canada Orillia, ON, Canada

Presented by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 34 Orillia. Info: 705 325 8442 or http://www.orillialegion.com.

The New Brunswick Highland Games Festival

Fredericton - Canada Fredericton, NB, Canada

On the beautiful grounds of historic Government House, residence of New Brunswick's Lieutenant Governor, a full weekend of Scottish events. Info: 1-888-368-4444 or http://www.highlandgames.ca.

Okanagan Tattoo 2016

Vernon - Canada Vernon, BC, Canada

See hundreds of dancers, drummers, musicians, and singers of all ages and heritages on a single stage at Kal Tire Place. Info: http://www.okanagantattoo.ca.

Clan MacLeod North American Gathering 2016

Merritt - Canada Merritt, BC, Canada

Meet the MacLeod Chiefs, socialize, hear Celtic music, learn Gaelic, hear bagpipes, see Scottish dancing and learn more about our ancient Scottish heritage. Info: Dr. Don McLeod 250-378-4317 or http://www.mcleodcastle.ca.

Glengarry Highland Games

Maxville - Canada Maxville, ON, Canada

More than 50 pipe bands are put through their paces to decide the North American Pipe Band Championships, more than 200 dancers in the Highland Dance competition and heavy events. Info: 1-888-298-1666 or http://www.glengarryhighlandgames.com.

Montreal Highland Games

Montreal - Canada Montreal, QC, Canada

Brings together Montrealers of Scottish and all other backgrounds to celebrate Highland games, music and culture. Info: 514-842-2030 or http://www.montrealhighlandgames.qc.ca

Goderich Celtic Roots Festival

Goderich - Canada Goderich, ON, Canada

An annual celebration of the music, craft, and culture of the Celtic nations, immigrants of which form a strong historic background to Huron County. Info: (519) 524 8221 or http://www.celticfestival.ca.

Harbourstone Ceilidh

Sydney, NS, Canada

Come and join us for some Gaelic conversation, a cup of tea and a few Gaelic songs. All are welcome. Info: www.gaelic.ca.

Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Fergus - Canada Fergus, ON, Canada

Celtic music, bagpipes & drums, heavy events, highland dancing, clans and heritage education, McKiddies center, Main field events, vendors and more. Info: 1 866-871-9442 or http://www.fergusscottishfestival.com.

Scotch on the Rock

Wolfville - Canada Wolfville, NS, Canada

Scottish country dance event at Bishop Hall, 10032 Highway #1. Info: 902-542-5320 or http://www.rscdsnovascotia.ca

Festival Celtique de Québec

Québec, QC, Canada

Music, culture and sport, the only francophone Celtic Festival in North America. Info: 418 802-0327 or www.festivalceltique.com.

RSCDS Toronto Family Ceilidh

Toronto, ON, Canada

This event is for children, families, and all beginner and other dancers.All ages are welcome at St Leonards Parish Hall, 25 Wanless Ave. Info: www.dancescottish.ca

The North Lanark Highland Games

Almonte - Canada Almonte, ON, Canada

Twenty pipe bands, a hundred dancers and champion heavyweight athletes combine to present what is recognized as one of the Ottawa valley's premier summer events at N.L.A.S. Fairgrounds. Info: http://www.almontehighlandgames.com

Foothills Highland Games

Okotoks - Canada Okotoks, AB, Canada

competitors from across Alberta and neighbouring provinces. Competition includes Piping and Drumming, Dance and Heavy Events. Info: http://www.foothillshighlandgames.com.

Calgary Highland Games

Calgary - Canada Calgary, AB, Canada

Attracting competitors and spectators from across Western Canada and the USA, with top pipers, drummers, dancers, and heavy event athletes compete and perform at Springbank Park for All Seasons. Info: http://www.calgaryhighlandgames.org.

Canmore Highland Games

Canmore - Canada Canmore, AB, Canada

A full day to celebrate Scotland. Info: 403-678-9454 or http://www.canmorehighlandgames.ca.

Trenton Scottish Irish Festival

Trenton - Canada Trenton, ON, Canada

A two day event promoting and celebrating Celtic culture and heritage. Info: 613-392-2841 ext 4487 or http://www.trentonscottishirish.com.

The Beach Celtic Festival

Toronto - Canada Toronto, ON, Canada

Free event at Kew Gardens with music, dance and more. Info: 416 686 9231 or http://www.thecelticfestival.com.

The Toronto Gaelic Society Couchiching Park Picnic

Orillia - Canada Orillia, ON, Canada

At Couchiching Park with races, and prizes, and certainly singing! Bring your own BBQs, etc. Guides in Gaelic shirts will be there to guide you in. Info: 905-726-1396 or http://www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com.

RSCDS Calgary Welcome Back Dance

Calgary, AB, Canada

The RSCDS Calgary Branch will be holding a joint dance with the St Andrew-Caledonian Society at the Confederation Park Activity Centre, 2212 13 St NW. Info: www.rscdscalgary.org.

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

Scarborough - Canada Scarborough, ON, Canada

More than 300 embroidered panels telling Scots stories of migration at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Info: http://www.scottishdiasporatapestry.org

Scottish country dancing at Culture Days

Toronto, ON

Come try Scottish country dancing free at this special Culture Days event. Keep fit, have fun and make friends. No partner or experience needed at Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. Info: Paul Barber 416 534 0516 or www.dancescottish.ca.

Scots Gathering

Calgary, AB, Canada

The weekend features a Saturday night ceilidh, Sunday night ball and farewell lunch on Monday. Along with this will be classes in Gaelic, piping, whisky tasting, Highland dancing, drawing, needlework, creating a sash and instruction for the gentlemen in how to wear Highland dress. Info: www.calgaryscots.org.

Celtic Colours

Cape Breton Island - Canada Cape Breton Island, NS, Canada

Annual Celtic festival of music and Celtic culture held on Cape Breton Island. Info: http://www.celtic-colours.com

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

Charlottetown - Canada Charlottetown, PEI, Canada

More than 300 embroidered panels telling Scots stories of migration at Art Galley, The Confederation Centre of The Arts. Info: http://www.scottishdiasporatapestry.org

Taste of Scotland – Whisky Tasting Night

Montreal, QC, Canada

The St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal annual Whisky Tasting Night in the Officers’ Mess at the The Black Watch Armoury, 2067 Bleury St. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca.

Gaelic Language Lessons

Vancouver, BC, Canada

For beginner and intermediate levels and will run for six weeks at Scottish Cultural Centre: 8886 Hudson St. Info: www.vancouvergaelic.com.

The Great Canadian Genealogy Summit

Brampton - Canada Brampton, ON, Canada

The Summit showcases Canadian genealogists who have an expertise in the record sets relating to the early settlers of Canada, includes Christine Woodcock who will talk on researching Scottish ancestors at the Courtyard by Marriott. Info: http://www.cangensummit.ca.

St Andrew’s of Brampton 50th Anniversary Dance

Brampton, ON, Canada

Celebrate 50 years of Scottish Country Dancing at the Chris Gibson Recreation Centre, 125 McLaughlin Road North. Info: Ann Campbell (905) 459-5213 or www.maloneys.ca/SAB/50thanniversarydance.html

Gaelic Society of Toronto Annual General Meeting

Toronto, ON, Canada

All are welcome to participate in the 136th AGM. Members will review initiatives of the previous year, set priorities, address Society business, and vote in a new Board of Directors. Info: www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com.

St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto East End Get Together

Toronto, ON, Canada

At Dora Keogh Pub, 141 Danforth Ave. Come out and say hello at a casual get together, and bring friends who would like to know more about the St. Andrew's Society of Toronto. Info: www.standrews-society.ca.

Gaelic Society of Toronto Young Pipers Championship & Ceilidh

Toronto, ON, Canada

The Annual Championship  is open to all Pipers 21 years and under and according to Grade.  Pipers will compete for Trophies and medals will be awarded. Deadline for entries: October 11th. Join us afterwards for dinner and a Ceilidh. Info: www.gaelicsocietytoronto.com.

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

New Glasgow - Canada New Glasgow, NS, Canada

More than 300 embroidered panels telling Scots stories of migration at Town Hall. Info: http://www.scottishdiasporatapestry.org

Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans

London, ON, Canada

St. George's Presbyterian Church, 1475 Dundas Street, hosts its annual Kirkin' o' the Tartans service at 10:30 am. Bagpipe music and Scottish fare after the service. The Rev. Dr. David Thompson preaching. Ample parking. Info: Keith McKee, 519-455-5760.

St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto Charity Ball

Toronto, ON, Canada

At Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West, a highlight of the annual calendar and a tremendous opportunity to experience Scottish hospitality and revel in Scotland’s rich history and traditions. The Ball is co-hosted by the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto and the 48th Highlanders of Canada in support of the charitable activities they ... Read more

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

Montreal - Canada Montreal, QC, Canada

More than 300 embroidered panels telling Scots stories of migration. Info: http://www.scottishdiasporatapestry.org

Gala St Andrew’s Dinner

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Presented by the Ottawa St.Andrew's Society at The Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Rd. Info: Hugh Reekie 613-728-5343 or www.standrews-society.ca/wp-content/uploads

Happy St Andrew’s Day

Celebrate Scotland's patron saint with food, music & friends. The day celebrates the Feast of Saint Andrew and is National Scotland Day on November 30th!

We Wish you a Merry Scotsmas!

Dorval, QC, Canada

Celebrating St. Andrew's Day and the Holidays at the same time at Macallan's Pub, 212 Dorval Ave. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1158638477560058

Scottish Christmas Dinner

Verdun, QC, Canada

6:00pm Scottish Centre of Montreal 1610 Stephens Ave. Tickets: $10.00. Info: Marilyn Cantley 514-366-0608.

Happy Christmas

Wishing all our readers, advertisers and friends a very Happy Christmas!

Happy Hogmanay

Wishing all our a readers, advertisers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for 2017!

Hogman-eh! New Year’s Eve 2016

Ottawa, ON, Canada

See in 2017 Scottish style, presented by The Scottish Society of Ottawa at the Aberdeen Pavilion, Landsdowne, 945 Bank St. Info: www.thescottishsocietyofottawa.com.

Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

Montreal, QC, Canada

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and Canada's first prime minister at an event both uniquely Canadian and undeniably Scottish. Info: www.kiltskate.com

Burns’ Night Dinner Celebration

Toronto, ON, Canada

Celebrate the bard with the St Andrew's Society of Toronto at The University Club of Toronto, 380 University Ave. Info: www.standrews-society.ca.  

Robbie Burns Tartan Ceilidh

Regina, SK, Canada

Join the Sons of Scotland, Camp Balmoral #177 for the 118th Annual Robert Burns Dinner and evening of Scottish entertainment at St. Mary's Hall, 2020 Winnipeg St. Info:  [email protected].

Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

Toronto, ON, Canada

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and Canada's first prime minister at an event both uniquely Canadian and undeniably Scottish. Info: www.kiltskate.com

Burns Supper

New Westminster, BC, Canada

Celebrate the Bard at Centennial Lodge Queen's Park Info: John Todd  604-939-3631.

Robbie Burns Dinner

Verdun, QC, Canada

Scottish Centre of Montreal 1610 Stephen Ave. Ticket $25. Info: John Rodger: 450-691-1676

Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band Robbie Burns Supper

Kincardine, ON, Canada

Each January, The Kincardine Scottish Pipe Band arranges a dinner in his honour, following a traditional Burns Supper of music, poetry and memories of Burns at the Royal Canadian Legion. Info: www.kspb.ca.

Burns Night

Quebec, QC, Canada

Fort St. Andrew's Garrison of the 78th Fraser Highlanders, Quebec City hosts a traditional Burns evening at Hotel Chateau Laurier. Social hour (cash bar) & 4-course banquet with haggis ceremony and other entertainment - Dress code. Cost: $90 (glass of wine included). More details on the website - click on Robbie. Address: 1220 Place George ... Read more

Burns Night

Celebrate the bard! January 25th marks the annual celebration of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns.

Robert Burns Night Dinner

Cobourg, ON, Canada

The Cobourg Highland Games Society is proud to present our annual Robbie Burns Fundraising Dinner at 560 Dodge St. Info: 905-376-2441 or www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

West Island Robbie Burns Night

Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC, Canada

Shanks Events & Entertainment & Montreal Celtic Society celebrate Robert Burns at Karnak Shriners Center. Info: www.brownpapertickets.com

Robbie Burns Night

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Traditional Burns Supper-Ballroom and Scottish dancing, Sons of Scotland Pipes and Drums at St Elias Banquet Centre, 750 Ridgewood Ave. Info: 613-410-2460 or [email protected].

Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and Canada's first prime minister at an event both uniquely Canadian and undeniably Scottish. Info: www.kiltskate.com

Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and Canada's first prime minister at an event both uniquely Canadian and undeniably Scottish. Info: www.kiltskate.com

Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and Canada's first Prime Minister at an event both uniquely Canadian and undeniably Scottish. Info: www.kiltskate.com

Burns Supper

Ottawa, ON, Canada

In conjunction with the Robert Burns World Federation, the St Andrews Society of Ottawa is pleased to present a traditional Burns with Toasts, Speeches, Poetry, etc...Tickets $55. At Ottawa Conference and Event Center, 200 Coventry Rd. Info: www.3.bell.net/max-com/Andrew.Ottawa.html

Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate

Calgary, AB, Canada

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday and Canada's first prime minister at an event both uniquely Canadian and undeniably Scottish. Info: www.kiltskate.com

Mid-Winter Celtic Festival

Regina, SK, Canada

A fantastic weekend planned: Celtic music, workshops and a concert featuring the amazing Fred Morrison, on his first-ever visit to the Canadian prairies. Info: www.crpb.org/mwcf

47th Annual Workshop & Ball

Edmonton, AB , Canada

Presented by RSCDS Edmonton Caledonian Branch at Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW. Info: 780-456-8122 or www.rscdsedmonton.com.

Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa Ball

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Scottish country dance event at Glebe Community Centre 175 Third Ave. Info: Doug Squires 613 851-2874 or www.ardbrae.org.

Whiskyfete

Montreal, QC, Canada

An evening of unique and rare whiskies in aid of the establishment of the Chair in Canadian-Scottish Studies at McGill University at The Mount Royal Club, 1175 Sherbrooke St. W. Info: www.whiskyfete.org.

54th Tartan Ball

Toronto, ON, Canada

A night of Scottish dance at Fairmount Royal York presented by RSCDS Toronto. Info: www.dancescottish.ca.

RSCDS London Workshop Weekend

London, ON, Canada

The London Canada Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society event. Info: www.rscdslondoncanada.org.

Belleville Workshop Weekend and Ball

Belleville, ON, Canada

Music by Scotch Mist and Scottish country dance teachers from Scotland. Info:  Bill and Jan Cunningham 613-965-4212.

Winnipeg Scottish Festival

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Celebrating Scottish Heritage at Canad Inns Polo Park. Info: www.winnipegscottishfestival.com.

International Bagpipe Day

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!

St Giles Workshop and Ball

Calgary, AB, Canada

Join for the St. Giles Dance Club’s annual Workshop, Ceilidh and Ball at the Winston Heights Mountview Community Association, 520-27th Ave NE. Info: Janyn Bertram 403-585-3842.

The RSCDS Vancouver Branch Heather Ball Weekend

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Music and dance featuring Luke Brady’s Scottish Dance Band from Scotland at Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson St. Info:  604 922 6842 or www.rscdsvancouver.org.

West End Workshop and Tea Dance

Brampton, ON, Canada

Full day workshop and tea dance for Scottish Country Dancers in the Toronto area. Lunch and afternoon tea included at Turner Fenton Secondary School, 7935 Kennedy Rd. Info: www.dancescottish.ca

Senators -Scottish Heritage Night

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Includes bagpipes and Celtic music at Canadian Tire Centre, 1000 Palladium Dr. Info: www.ottawasenators.com/TARTAN

Tartan Day

Nationwide, Canada

A celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320, and started by a Scottish Banner reader!

Edmonton Scottish Society Tartan Ball

Edmonton, AB, 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. Info: https://sites.google.com/site/edmontonscottishsociety2016

Tartan Day Dinner & Ceilidh Dance

Toronto, ON, Canada

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

Tartan Day Celebration

Toronto, ON, Canada

Presented by the Sons of Scotland. Info: (416) 482-1250 or www.sonsofscotland.com.

RSCDS Winnipeg Workshop and Ball

Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Come to a weekend filled with Ceilidh entertainment, dance instruction, a chance to wear your finery, enjoy a scrumptious meal, and then process to The Ball-no glass slippers required. Info: www.rscdswinnipeg.ca

Tartan Day Celebrations

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Presented by The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band at Parliament Hill with music and dance, wear some tartan and celebrate Tartan Day. Info: www.sospb.com.

Vancouver Ceilidh Dancing

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Music is provided by “Calanais”. All steps are taught and no partner or previous experience required at Scottish Cultural Centre 8886 Hudson St. Info: 604-263-6955 or www.rscdsvancouver.org.

10th Annual Celtic Evening

Grimsby, ON, Canada

Presented by The Grimsby Pipe Band, with The Oakville Celtic Fiddle Orchestra and Irish Dancers at Mountain Ridge Community Centre; 105 Mountain Rd. Info: Gordon Scott: 905 520-7981or www.GrimsbyPipeBand.com.

RSCDS London (Ont) Spring Ball 

London, ON, Canada

Scottish country dance event at Great Hall of Somerville House, Western University. Info: Anne and Alasdair Campbell 519-641-3550 or www.rscdslondoncanada.org

White Rock Annual Spring Dance

White Rock, BC, Canada

Annual spring dance with music by the Tartan Players at Star of the Sea Hall, 15262 Pacific Ave. Info: www.wrscdc.org.

West Toronto Ball

Toronto, ON, Canada

Scottish country dance event with music by Scotch Mist. At Sala Caboto, Columbus Centre 40 Playfair Ave. Info: www.dancescottish.ca.

World Whisky Day

Nationwide, Canada

Raise a glass and try a dram and celebrate the water of life! Info: www.worldwhiskyday.com

154th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival

Victoria, BC, Canada

A full weekend of Scottish fun and includes the CSAF Canadian Men’s Championships at Topaz Park. Info: 250 598 0120 or www.victoriahighlandgames.com.

Kingston Scottish Festival

Kingston, ON, Canada

Highland dancing competitions, solo piping and drumming events and more at Rideau Acres Campground, 1014 Cunningham Rd. Info: www.kingstonscotfest.com.

Fort Langley Whisky Tea Dance

Fort Langley, BC, Canada

The Fort Langley Voyageurs invite you to their Whisky Tea Dance, followed by a sumptuous Tea with strawberries and cream at Fort Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Rd. Info: 604 888-1223.

Scottish Art Valuation Days

Toronto, ON, Canada

Chris Brickley will be visiting Canada seeking consignments for the Bonhams forthcoming sale of Scottish Art on 11 October 2017 in Edinburgh. Info: 416-513-0824, 877-462-9004 or [email protected]

The Gathering of the Scots

Perth-Andover, NB, Canada

The premiere Celtic event in the Maritimes at  Perth Ball Field. Info: (506) 273-6710 or www.gatheringofthescots.com

Scottish Art Valuation Days

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Chris Brickley will be visiting Canada seeking consignments for the Bonhams forthcoming sale of Scottish Art on 11 October 2017 in Edinburgh. Info: 416-513-0824, 877-462-9004 or [email protected]

Scottish Art Valuation Days

Montreal, QC, Canada

Chris Brickley will be visiting Canada seeking consignments for the Bonhams forthcoming sale of Scottish Art on 11 October 2017 in Edinburgh. Info: 416-513-0824, 877-462-9004 or [email protected]

54th Cobourg Highland Games

Cobourg, ON, Canada

Ceilidh, Tug of the Tartans and full day of highland games at Victoria Park. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca.

White Heather Ball 

Oshawa, ON, Canada

Scottish country dance event presented by The Highlands of Durham SCD at General Sikorski Hall. Info: 905 985 6573.

Canada 150 Celebration ‘Red & White’ Dance 

Toronto, ON, Canada

Celebrate Confederation’s 150th by wearing something red and white. Scottish country dance event at Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road, Forest Hill. Info: www.dancescottish.ca.

Perth Kilt Run

Perth, ON, Canada

Kilt up for Perth's world record kilt run 2017-an 1867 Dominion of Canada "All things Maple" celebration. Info: www.perthkiltrun.ca

The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

Halifax, NS, Canada

The world’s largest annual indoor show with bagpipes, bands, gymnastics, dancers, choirs, military traditions and more. Info: 1-800-563-1114 or www.nstattoo.ca.

Embro Highland Games

Embro, ON, Canada

Celebrating on 80 years with pipe bands, Scottish events and fun at Embro-West Zorra Community Centre. Info: www.embrohighlandgames.ca.

Gathering of the Clans

Pugwash, NS, Canada

Canada's 150th birthday celebrations, there will be tall ships visiting Pugwash over the Canada Day long weekend and full day of Scottish events. Info: www.pugwashvillage.com.

Happy Canada Day!

Nationwide, Canada

Wishing all our Canadian readers and friends a Happy Canada Day-celebrating 150 great years!

Antigonish Highland Games Week

Antigonish, NS, Canada

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

Kincardine Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Kincardine, ON, Canada

The Festival also honours the traditions and contributions of Scottish culture within the Canadian multi-cultural mosaic at Victoria Park. Info: 519 396 9300 or www.kincardinescottishfestival.ca.

Almonte Celtfest

Almonte, ON, Canada

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

Cambridge Scottish Festival

Cambridge, ON, Canada

Bring your family and friends for a Scottish adventure full of entertainment and fun activities, at 200 Christopher Dr.  Info: www.cambridgescottishfestival.ca or 519-740-4681 #7927.

TAC Summer School

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Teachers' Association (Canada) Scottish Country Dance summer school is open to all Scottish Country dancers from basic to advanced and from beginner to experienced at the University of British Columbia. Info: www.tac-rscds.org.

New Brunswick Highland Games Festival

Fredericton, NB, Canada

Pipes bands, Scottish dance and more on the beautiful grounds of historic Government House. Info: Toll Free: 1-888-368-4444 or www.highlandgames.ca.

THE STOWAWAY: A Celtic Musical Journey

Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec , Canada

An evening of Celtic Folk and Rock music, fusing songs and sounds from the Canadian Maritimes, French Canada, Scotland,Ireland and England. Popular Montreal folk rock band MARINER'S CURSE, is teaming up with world renowned Scottish Piper, Craig Weir, to bring you an evening unlike any you’ve ever experienced. Info: www.facebook.com/events/311592459265753 or Christopher Brown 514-260-2608.  

Uxbridge Scottish Festival

Uxbridge, ON, Canada

A free family event with lots of wonderful entertainment, vendors, food and more. Info: 905 985 6573.

Okanagan Military Tattoo

Vernon, BC, Canada

A musical tattoo-a demonstration of military drumming & skills. Pipe bands, military heritage and more at Kal Tire Place. Info: www.okanagantattoo.ca

The Glengarry Highland Games

Maxville, ON, Canada

One of Canada's top Scottish events which includes the North American Pipe Band Championships, the largest massed pipe bands in North America, and much more. Info: 1-888-298-1666 or www.glengarryhighlandgames.com.

PEI Highland Games & Scottish Festival

Eldon, PEI, Canada

Presented by the Caledonian Club of PEI at the Lord Selkirk Campgrounds with  highland dancing, athletics, and pipe bands. Info: www.caledonianclubofpei.ca

Montreal Highland Games

Montreal, QC, Canada

Montrealers celebrate Highland games, music and culture at Parc Arthur-Therrien in Montreal’s borough of Verdun. Info: 514-842-2030 or www.montrealhighlandgames.qc.ca.

2017 Scottish North American Leadership Conference

Guelph, ON, Canada

Pulling together the Scots diaspora from both Canada and the US to look at What the Relevance of Scottish History and Heritage is to the Future Generations at the University of Guelph. Info: www.cassoc.ca.

Clan MacFarlane Worldwide AGM

Guelph, ON, Canada

Celebrate with us in Guelph and Fergus throughout a 4 day weekend of MacFarlane Clan activities including the Fergus Scottish Festival and a Ceilidh with dinner buffet and live Celtic entertainment at the Holiday Inn in Guelph. Info: Barb Duff [email protected] or www.facebook.com/groups/clanmacfarlaneworldwideinc

Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Fergus, ON, Canada

Scotland comes to Fergus with highland dance, Clans, pipe bands and much more. Info: 1 866-871-9442 or www.fergusscottishfestival.com.

The Goderich Celtic Festival

Goderich, ON, Canada

An annual celebration of the music, craft, and culture of the Celtic nations. Info: 519-524-8221 or www.celticfestival.ca.

Scotch on the Rocks Scottish Country Dance Week

Wolfville, NS, Canada

Scottish Country dance week, consisting of: Four ½ day classes at Intermediate-Advanced level, a Scottish ceilidh & a dance with live music. Info: Duncan Keppie 902-542-5320 or