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Burns Weekend Highland Gathering in Havre de Grace

January 23 @ 7:30 pm

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One event on January 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm

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A celebration of Robert Burns and all things Scottish!

Wear your tartan plaid – clan kilts all weekend

Thursday, January 23rd

An informative Whiskey Tasting at 7:30 pm hosted by the “Cask Chasers” group. Followed by a brief talk linking Havre de Grace to Scotland by local author Robert F. Lackey and a short documentary film on the Scottish Poet Robert Burns. Laurrapin Catering will have light fare & cash bar on-site (State Theater)

Friday, January 24th

Scottish Pub Crawl at all downtown establishments with signature drinks discounted prices on drinks and meals, and mock highland games starting at 5:00 pm. All attendees should check-in at the State Theater lobby for required participation lanyards. Celtic Concert performance at 8:30 pm by local theater group Rogue Swan at the State Theater is included in the ticket price.

Saturday, January 25th

From 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, The Havre de Grace Arts Collective brings you a free program hosted by local author Robert F. Lackey dedicated to the life & works of Robert Burns followed by a Scottish film highlighting the poem ‘To the Haggis’ (Cultural Center at the Opera House) 121 N Union Ave hdgoperahouse.org

The State Theater will be hosting live entertainment with food/bar service – Celtic Rock Band, New Brigade – www.thestatehdg.com

Our downtown restaurants will be offering Scottish food & drink specials all weekend with discounts for kilt wearing patrons. Also, pop up shops carrying Scottish clothing and gifts will be located at various locations.

If you have any questions please contact us!

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