Annual Meeting & A Dram of Spirits:
19th Century Firefighting in Scotland
Thursday, November 9, 2024
7:00 at High Mark Distillery
4690 Longley Lane #28, Reno, NV
All members are encouraged to join us November 9 for the Society’s Annual Meeting. Reports for the year are given and the election of officers takes place. Come participate in the Annual Meeting. Following the official meeting, Steve Frady presents the history of firefighting in Scotland.
Kirkin' of the Tartans
Sunday, November 12, 2023
St. John's Presbyterian Church, Reno, NV
The Kirkin’ of the Tartans is a service that started in the United States during WW2 by the Rev. Peter Marshall, who was the Chaplain to the U.S. Congress. The tradition continues and we look forward each year to this service where we can share our heritage with one another by bringing a piece of our tartan to the service for the blessing. It is a celebration of our heritage and a celebration of one of the symbols of that heritage . . . the tartan.
Reception to follow. Bring your favorite shortbread to share
Annual Society Christmas Party
Saturday, December 9, 2023
5 PM - 9 PM
Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church
4795 Lakeside Drive, Reno, NV
Join the Nevada Society of Scottish Clans for a festive evening of holiday cheer at our annual Christmas party and potluck! Bring your favorite Scottish-inspired dish to share, and enjoy an evening of good food and even better company. Embrace the holiday spirit with Scottish music, entertainment, and activities for all ages. Get ready to don your best tartan and celebrate the season with our community of proud Scots and Scottish enthusiasts. This event is open to all members and non-members, so mark your calendars and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the Nevada Society
of Scottish Clans.
42nd Annual Robert Burns Celebration
Saturday, January 27th, 2024
Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, Reno, NV
Prepare yourself for a night like no other as we transport you to the heart of Scottish tradition and culture. From the moment you step in, you'll be immersed in the grandeur and elegance of a true Burns Supper infused with our own unique Nevada twist with the accompaniment of bagpipes.
Whisky Tasting and Formal Dinner
Annual Great Basin Scottish Highland Games
Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 5, 2024
9 AM - 4 PM
Gandolfo Rodeo Arena 2200 Loop Rd
The Great Basin Scottish Highland Games (GBSHG) brings the love of Scottish Highland Heritage to our community through heavy athletics. There are few activities more Scottish than the highland games and that is why The Northern Nevada Throwing Company has brought a chapter to our Scottish heritage.