Join us as we celebrate Tartan Day, a celebration of Scottish heritage, remembering the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. We will have social dancing and festivities, with live music provided by Lilywren. Saturday, April 9th, 6pm at Dublin City Pub, in Cedar Rapids.View full post
Celebrate a Scottish tradition with H.A.G.G.I.S.! We will be hosting our annual Robert Burns Dinner Saturday, January 30th, at the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. There will be a raffle table, traditional ceremony with toasts, and traditional food including shepherd’s pie, neeps, and (of course) haggis! The evening will be conclude with traditional …View full post
We’re off buying all the food and drink now, and looking forward to a great evening! See you there!
Here is the menu for our Burns Dinner, provided by Congrats Catering: shepherd’s pie, neeps, tatties, veggies, and soda bread. And, of course, there will be haggis!
We are pleased to announce the band, Lilywren, will be performing for our Burns Dinner! Check them out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQxXdNMESYc&feature=em-upload_owner#action=share
Join us at the Kula Farm Saturday, November 7th, at 5pm for the traditional bonfire, effigy buring, and fireworks! Bring a bag chair and a dish to share. Board games are welcome and we’ll try to fit in some dancing, too! Invite your friends, open to non-members! Contact a board member or visit our Facebook page for more information!
We will be promoting CelticFest this Saturday in the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival parade, followed by a Kilt Krawl (pub crawl) in the NewBo district. If you can join us, please meet in the staging area at 9am in Czech Village, at the corner of 18th Ave SW and A St SW. We will be handing out fliers, and you are also welcome to bring candy to pass out to the children along the route. And, of course, wear kilts (if you have them) and HAGGIS t-shirts! See you there!
We are again hosting a Highland Games Practice Day at Lower Kingston Stadium, Saturday, May 23rd at 11AM.
All are invited to attend! Have you ever wanted to try out Highland Games without the pressure of competition? Whether it is the caber toss or hammer throw, come and learn all about the different events, and give them a try alongside experienced instructors.
Practice now, compete later, at CelticFest July 18th at Squaw Creek Park!
This event is free and open to the public!
Our annual Burns Dinner is approaching! Saturday, January 24th, social time starting at 4pm. Be sure you click on the tab above to make your reservation. We have several areas where we need help: setting up and decorating starting at 10AM, providing soda bread for the tables, providing desserts or judging the winners of our dessert contest, giving toasts, serving, providing raffle items, and cleaning up. Let a council member know if you are able to help with any of these tasks, to make the event a fun and easy night for all!
It’s that time of year again, and this one promises to be a great turn-out! Join fellow HAGGIS members at the Kula farm starting at 4pm for socializing and potluck, then stick around for the traditional bonfire, effigy burning, and fireworks starting at 6pm. Contact a council member for directions.