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                                  7 PM                           Tartan Day Gathering                    

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 21                                9 AM – 5 PM               Northern Nevada Celtic Celebration                                                                        Bartley Ranch

6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno

 

Nevada Society of Scottish Clans participates in Northern Nevada Celtic Celebration by hosting three tents where we share heritage information.  We   assist visitors to determine their clan and discover their tartan colors.  We invite all to stop by our tents and get to know more about our Society.

 

 

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.

 

 

July TBD                           6 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.

 

 

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.