IMPORTANT DATES

Date                                       Time                           Event                                                                         

 

January 22                             4 PM                           Robert Burns Celebration                                     

Grand Sierra Resort

Reno, NV

 

Nevada Society of Scottish Clans presents their 40th Annual Robert Burns Celebration featuring dinner and program with traditional Robert Burns Ceremonies.  The Sierra Highlanders Pipe Band will perform and the Silver Thistle Award for Scot of the Year will be revealed.  Events before dinner include a Whisky Tasting hosted by Pernod Ricard U.S.A. and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits with special gust host Master of Whisky, Dr. Tom Turner.  Other events include Celtic music, a whisky raffle, and the fund raising NSSC raffle.

 

 

February 10                          7 PM                           Gathering of the Clans
High Mark Distillery

4690 Longley Lane, Suite 28, Reno

 

 

March 10                              7 PM                           Gathering of the Clans                                                                                         High Mark Distillery

4690 Longley Lane, Suite 28, Reno

 

 

April 6                                  6 PM - 8PM                  Tartan Day Whisky Tasting                    

High Mark Distillery

4690 Longley Lane, Suite 28, Reno

 

Nevada Society of Scottish Clans celebrates National Tartan Day with toasts and special entertainment.  Join us on this special day in celebration of Scottish heritage.

 

May 14                                4 PM                           Tartan Mini Golf                                                                                                     Magic Carpet Golf

6925 South Virginia Street, Reno

Kilt up and head to Magic Carpet Golf for our Annual Tartan Mini Golf Tournament.  This is a fun event for people of all ages.  Come and join in the fun.  Who knows . . . you might be the winner of one of our fun prizes.  We’ll gather afterwards at a local restaurant to swap stories of our golfing adventure.

May 21                                12 PM – 8 PM               Northern Nevada Celtic Celebration Free Ceilidh & Concert                          

Downtown Reno Brewery District

400 block of East Fourth Street                                      

This year's Celtic Celebration will be the final one.  The Blarney Band and The Fire will perform a concert on Saturday, May 21st, in the 400 block of East Fourth Street near the corner of Valley Road in what is known as the "Downtown Reno Brewery District."  There will be food trucks, Celtic organization tents and performers related to the festival in the shared parking lot of Black Rabbit Mead Company, Lead Dog Brewery and Nevada Sunset Winery, who are co-sponsoring the event.  

 

 

June 4                                9 AM – 5 PM              Great Basin Highland Games                                                                                Gandolfo Rodeo Arena

2200 Loop Road, Sparks

 

Nevada Society of Scottish Clans will participate in the Great Basin Highland Games premiere event by hosting three tents where we share heritage information.  We assist visitors to determine their clan and discover their tartan colors.  Various food and beverage will be available.  We invite all to come out and enjoy watching the Highland athletes compete.  A great way to enjoy Scottish heritage.

 

 

August 13                         11:30 AM                     Annual Picnic                                                                                                          Bowers Mansion Regional Park

4005 Bowers Mansion Road

 

Join in the fun at our Annual Picnic.  It is potluck, but the fun does not stop at the meal.  The afternoon is filled with music by the Sierra Highlanders Pipe band, a raffle, the infamous haggis toss contest, and a variety of other activities.   

 

 

September 8                     7 PM                           Gathering of the Clans                  

High Mark Distillery

4690 Longley Lane, Suite 28, Reno

 

 

October 13                       7 PM                           Gathering of the Clans                                                                                             High Mark Distillery

4690 Longley Lane, Suite 28, Reno

 

In addition to a speaker, the October Gathering of the Clans is when our Board of Director candidates for the coming year are announced.  Nominations are taken from the floor in preparation for the Annual Meeting in November. 

 

 

November 10                   7 PM                           Annual Meeting                                                                                                        High Mark Distillery

4690 Longley Lane, Suite 28, Reno

 

All members are encouraged to attend the Society’s Annual Meeting.  Reports for the year are given and the election of officers takes place.  Following the meeting, the officers for the coming year are installed.  Come participate in the Annual Meeting.

 

 

December TBD                                                   Christmas Party

 

Nevada Society of Scottish Clans celebrates this festive season with an evening that includes a potluck dinner, raffle and music.  Come celebrate with us.