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Jun 10

CelticFest

Getting some questions about our festival so, if you missed previous statements about it, it bears repeating that the group has decided not to continue with further festivals. While unfortunate, it was a decision based on many factors and decided upon by our council. We will still continue to promote our annual Burns Dinners and …

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Jan 02

Burns Dinner 2017

It’s time to make your reservations for our annual Burns Dinner! Click on the link above to pay by PayPal, or for instructions to send payment by mail. Reservations are due by January 20th! Also: *share this event with your friends and family-let’s get it plastered all over Facebook* *Bring a dessert to share and …

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Jun 01

Upcoming Events and Info

Dear HAGGIS members, Here is some information relating to the most recent council meeting, and upcoming events: 1) EVENT: Bloomsday Kilt Krawl, Friday, June 17th, 7pm, starting at Parlor City Join us as we celebrate our Irish roots HAGGIS-Style! Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce during which …

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Mar 14

Join us for Tartan Day Celebration!

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.

Jan 22

Burns Dinner Menu

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!

Dec 30

Lilywren performing for Burns Dinner

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

Dec 10

Robert Burns Dinner-public welcome!

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 …

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Nov 02

Guys Fawkes Night is here again!

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 …

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Jun 22

Freedom Festival Parade and Kilt Krawl

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 …

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May 15

Highland Games Practice Day

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 …

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