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Burns Dinner

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 …

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Guy Fawkes Night

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.

Upcoming event, all about Scotland!

Though the world’s attention has been on Scotland in recent days, few Midwesterners realize Scotland’s influence close to home. Sir Walter Scott never visited the United States yet left a lasting legacy on the landscape. From the states of Ohio to Nebraska, towns christened Waverly (named for a fascination with Scott’s best-selling Waverley novels) burgeoned …

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Celticfest THIS SUNDAY at Squaw Creek Park

It’s almost time! It’s here! CELTICFEST IS IN TWO DAYS! We’ll all be there, and we know you will be as well. Know who else will be there? These guys!   Time Main Stage Children’s Stage 10:00 AM Blackhawk Pipes & Drums 11:00 AM Lilywren 11:30 AM Champagne Irish Dance Orkes & Trolles 12:00 PM …

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Membership dues

We still have a number of people who have not paid their dues for this year yet.

Monthly ceilidh reminder

Don’t forget!  This Saturday is our monthly ceilidh at 6pm at Dublin City Pub.  This month special event lecture by Anne Stapleton on Walter Scott’s connections to Waverly, Iowa.  Plus, all the usual fun!

Second Call to Volunteer!

I have received lots of offers to help with set up, and for pouring beer, but I still have need of 2-hour shifts filled for parking, ticket booth, info booth, childrens area, garbage patrol, Highland Games liason, as well as volunteers to help with clean up and more food for the athletes (particularly fruit and …

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Calling All Volunteers!

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!!! Volunteers are essential for a successful CelticFest! In addition to the adoration and appreciation of your fellow HAGGIS members, all volunteers receive free entrance to the CelticFest AND a really awesome button! We have several needs, and I hope that you grab a friend or relative and sign up to help! Here …

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Join us for Spring Picnic!

Just a reminder…there is no council meeting this week…but there is a spring picnic!  Come and join us for socializing, BYOB and meat to grill, something to share, you may also want to bring your own camp chair.  Saturday at Squaw Creek Park (Meadowlark shelter), at 2pm.  There will be lots of discussion about CelticFest, …

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New Event Announcement!

Highland Games Practice Day, Saturday, May 31st, 10AM, at Lower Kingston Stadium   Ever wanted to know more about Highland Games? Ever wanted to give them a try? Now is your chance! Come and learn, come and try…without the pressure of competition. Experienced athletes will be there to help instruct you in this low-pressure event. …

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