Calendar of Events

January

Note:  NEXT GATHERING  We will not have our usual gathering in January. Instead, plan on attending our Burns Dinner

Saturday,  January 27, 2018.

PROGRAM – BURNS DINNER Plan to attend our own Burns Dinner on Saturday, January 27, 2018.  This year we will be moving to the Latvian Cultural Center, 11710 – 3rd Avenue NE, Seattle, WA. In lieu of a formal bar, you can BYOB and/or add it to the “share” table, if you wish. Doors will open at 5pm and dinner will be served at 6pm. Dinner will again be catered by Kaspars Seattle Catering. Tickets are $45, and may be purchased from Porter Patten, Ruth McFadden, or Victoria Johnson. Or, send a check (or have your bank send a check) made out to the Caledonian & St. Andrew’s Society to P.O. Box 27278, Seattle, WA 98165-1778. The program will include recitations of poems by Robert Burns, the “Address to a Haggis”, piping, and music by harpist Ruthann Ritchie. Christian Skoorsmith will again be the emcee for the evening.  

 

 (Below:  Church info for our regular Monthly Gatherings)

The Fellowship Hall at Haller Lake United Methodist Church

13055 1st Ave. NE.

Seattle, WA 98125.

This church has a large parking lot and an elevator. 

Directions: 

On I-5 from the south: Take the exit at NE 130th St,

and turn left (west) across the freeway on NE 130th St.

Go two blocks west to the first stop light.

Turn right and go one long block to N133rd St., and turn left. 

The church is on the corner.

Turn left immediately to go into the parking lot.

 

On 1-5 from the north: Take the exit at NE 145th St,

and turn right onto NE 145th Street.

Go to the first stop light and turn left (south) onto 1st Ave. NE.

Continue south for five blocks to N. 133rd St. 

The church is on the southwest corner on your right.

Turn right on 133rd and then immediately left again into the parking lot

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Calendar of Seattle Area Scottish Events

  

Coming up in January, 2018

 

January 9th 2018 

SSHGA Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 111 NE 80th Street, Seattle WA Info: (206) 5222541

 

January 12th 2018

Annual General Membership Meeting for the Celtic Arts Foundation, Littlefield Celtic Center, 1124 Cleveland Ave., Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Event is free to members, but reservations required. https://celticarts.org/celtic-events/agm18/ 

 

January 20th, 2018

Kenmore & District Annual Burns Dinner, The Nile Country Club, Mountlake Terrace, WA. Doors open at 6:00pm, dinner and program at 7:00pm. $65. Tickets available at www.kdpipeband.com 

 

January 20th 2018

Celtic Arts Foundation Robert Burns Supper, Littlefield Littlefield Celtic Center, 1124 Cleveland Ave., Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Event is sold out. To be added to the wait list, e-mail events@celticarts.org or call 360-416-4934.

 

January 27th, 2018

Caledonian & St. Andrew’s Society Burns Dinner

Latvian Community Center

11710 3rd Ave NE

Seattle, 98125

$65 Tickets at PO Box 27278, Seattle, WA 98165-1778.  

Plan to attend our own Burns Dinner on Saturday, January 27, 2018.  This year we will be moving to the Latvian Cultural Center, 11710 – 3rd Avenue NE, Seattle, WA. In lieu of a formal bar, you can BYOB and/or add it to the “share” table, if you wish. Doors will open at 5pm and dinner will be served at 6pm. Dinner will again be catered by Kaspars Seattle Catering. Tickets are $45, and may be purchased at our November or December Gatherings. Or, send a check (or have your bank send a check) made out to the Caledonian & St. Andrew’s Society to P.O. Box 27278, Seattle, WA 98165-1778. 

 

 
February 2018

 

February 3rd, 2018

Tacoma Scots Burns Dinner, St. Martin of Tours Church, 2302 54th Ave. E, Fife, WA. 6:00-11:00pm. $45. Tickets through www.BrownPaperTickets.com Questions: sheepgirl@msn.com

 

Note:  February Gathering

Instead of meeting at our usual location, the February Gathering will be at the Masters of Scottish Arts performance at Beneroya Hall on Friday, February 9, 2018. We have arranged for group seating for Caledonians and friends. Tickets are available at the group price of $39 by contacting the Beneroya Ticket Office at 206-215-4747 or 1-866833-4747 toll-free outside local area or email tickets@seattlewymphony.org  Be sure to ASK FOR THE GROUP ORDER #3576907 under the Caledonian name or Bill McFadden’s name. The regular price for tickets is $49, so you save a considerable amount with the Caledonian group price.

 

February 9th, 2018

Masters of Scottish Arts, Beneroya Hall, Seattle. Tickets through the Beneroya Ticket Office. Ask for the group rate of $39 per ticket on order #3576907 reserved for the Caledonians. 206-215-4747 or

1-866-833-4747  

 

February 13th, 2018

SSHGA Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 111 NE 80th Street, Seattle WA Info: (206) 5222541  

 

 

 

February 18th, 2018

Scottish Gaelic supergroup Daimh in concert Slighe nan Gaidheal (Sliya na Gail) presents in concert Scottish Gaelic group, Daimh (Dive), Sunday, February 18th at the Phinney Center, 7-9pm. Daimh’s songs are sung in Scots Gaelic, and they have won various awards such as Best Folk Band in Europe, and Best Scottish Traditional Act. Tickets are through Brown Paper tickets, more info is at 206-903-9452. The band will also perform at a ceili dance, Tuesday February 20th at the Lake City Eagles Hall, 7-10pm, info at 206-861-4530.

 

February 25th, 2018

Gung Haggis Fat Choy 12, China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle. Doors open at 4pm, entertainment starts at 5pm. $45. Contact Bill McFadden for tickets at 206-364-6025.

 

March 2018

 

 

March 11th, 2018

Caledonian & St. Andrews Society Gathering, 2:00 pm. Haller Lake United Methodist Church, 13055 1st Ave. NE, Seattle, WA. 98125.  13 Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Concert, Littlefield Celtic Center, 1124 Cleveland Ave., Mount Vernon, WA 98273. 7:30pm. $30.  https://celticarts.org/celticevents/fraser-haas-18/

 

 March 13th, 2018

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas Concert, Littlefield Celtic Center, 1124 Cleveland Ave., Mount Vernon, WA 98273. 7:30pm. $30.  https://celticarts.org/celticevents/fraser-haas-18/

 

March 13th, 2018

SSHGA Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 111 NE 80th Street, Seattle WA Info: (206) 5222541 

 

RSCDS Vancouver BC Branch 2018 Heather Ball Weekend

March 17 & March 18
The RSCDS Vancouver Branch is delighted to announce: A weekend of dancing, eating and listening pleasure! March 17 - The Heather Ball At the Scottish Cultural Centre – Reception 5:45 – Supper 6:15 PM · Dancing to some of the finest Scottish Country dancing musicians
After the dance, stay and enjoy a hot cider, or a shandy and shortbread & March 18 - Muriel Johnstone in Concert
For anyone who loves music, both traditional Scottish and a variety of genres, please join us with your family and friends for an afternoon concert with Muriel and guest.  This is a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon and a great way to round off this special weekend held at:
Holy Trinity Anglican Church - 3:00 PM

1440 West 12th  Avenue, Vancouver


$80.00 FOR THE BALL $20.00 CONCERT $95.00 FOR BOTH Tickets available online at: https://rscdsvancouver.org/home/2018-heather-ball-tickets/
Watch the RSCDS website Events Calendar for more details as they unfold.

 

March 21st, 2018

Daimh Concert, Littlefield Celtic Center, 1124 Cleveland Ave., Mount Vernon, WA 98273. $25 https://celticarts.org/celtic-events/daimh-concert/