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The Whin & Thistle - Fall 2014: Volume 7, Issue 3 of The Whin & Thistle newsletter is now available.
National Tartan Day Events - April 2015
National Capital Tartan Day Committee, Inc., had planned a series of events to celebrate National Tartan Day this year:
- April 11, 1:30 PM- National Tartan Day Festival, Market Square, Alexandria, Virginia
- April 14, 7:00 PM - Tartan Day Symposium on “What Next for Scotland”
- April 15, 5:30 PM - Friends of Scotland Congressional Caucus Reception
75th National Kirkin’ O' the Tartan - 4:00 PM, Sunday, April 19, 2015
This year the Society will present the 75th Annual National Kirkin’ O' the Tartan on April 19th at 4:00 PM at The National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016. The Kirkin’ will be in conjunction with the service of Evensong offered by the National Cathedral Choir, augmented by their magnificent organ. The preacher will be The Rev. Richardson A. Libby, the Society's own Senior Chaplain. All members of our Society are encouraged to attend and join the processional led by the massed Pipes, Drums, & Color Guard. Seating for Society Members and Guests may be reserved by contacting the Society's Sergeant-at-Arms and Kirkin' Chairman David S. McKenzie with an email titled "Kirkin2015".
Gadsby's Tavern Museum Best Bib & Tucker Ball - 7:00 PM, Saturday, April 11, 2015
Virginia Gold Cup - 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 2, 2015
The legendary annual Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase classic, with a presentation by the Society's own Color Guard. The event will feature several races throughout the day, contests such as best hat, and of course the best tailgate. The course opens at 10:00 AM, and the first race is scheduled for 12:30 PM. Come enjoy an exciting day at one of the premier Virginia horse racing events. For more information, visit https://www.vagoldcup.com/
2015 Scottish Clan & Family Caucus - Friday, April 17
The Council of Scottish Clans and Associations (COSCA) is sponsoring a the Fourth Annual Scottish Clans and Families Caucus to Rural Hill in Huntersville, North Carolina, on Friday, April 17, 2015 just prior to the Loch Norman Highland Games. A variety of Caucus workshops will also be held onsite throughout the Festival and Games weekend. For more information and for registration, visit Scottish Clan & Family Caucus.
Board of Managers Meeting - Tuesday, April 7, 2015
The Board of Managers (BOM) of the St. Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C., will meet at 7:30 PM Tuesday, April 7, 2015,at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA 22314. This two blocks from the King Street Metro Station. For more information, contact email@example.com.