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 …
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.
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
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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.