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2007 - The Year in Review Scottish Society of Tidewater January 2 nd , 2008 The Mission of the SST Preservation and study of Scottish culture Monthly programs Special events (Tartan Day, Wallace Day) Educational events (Coventry Elementary)

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2007 the year in review

2007 - The Year in Review

Scottish Society of Tidewater

January 2nd, 2008

the mission of the sst
The Mission of the SST
  • Preservation and study of Scottish culture
    • Monthly programs
    • Special events (Tartan Day, Wallace Day)
    • Educational events (Coventry Elementary)
  • Cooperation with like-minded groups and organizations here and abroad
    • St. Andrew’s Society of Tidewater
    • Williamsburg and Richmond Celtic Festivals
    • Philly Midwinter Celtic Festival
    • St. Andrew’s Society of the Adirondacks
    • Gaelic College of St. Ann’s (Cape Breton)
monthly programs 2007
Monthly Programs - 2007
  • Scottish Jeopardy
  • Highland Regiments
    • Author Ian McCulloch
  • Jamestown 400th Anniversary
    • Stacey Hood
  • Genealogy
    • Donna Hubner
  • Clan Presentations
    • Scott MacGregor, Wil Phillips
sst special events
SST Special Events
  • Ocean View St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • Tartan Day Ceilidh at Grand Affairs
  • Azalea Festival Parade
  • Boardwalk History Fest
  • 2nd Annual William Wallace Day
  • Norfolk Grand Illumination
  • SST Christmas Ceilidh
educational outreach
Educational Outreach
  • Gaelic language, music, and piping demonstration at Tallwood High School in Jan. ‘07
  • Oct. ‘07 - Read Aloud Virginia Program
    • Scottish Ceilidh hosted by Coventry Elementary School in Yorktown
    • An evening of Scottish music, piping, singing, Gaelic language and cultural demonstrations
  • We plan to do much more of this in 2008!
scottish walk dancing in the streets hogmanay
Scottish Walk/Dancing in the Streets/Hogmanay
  • Outstanding crowd for this year’s Scottish Walk in Portsmouth
  • Many thanks to John McGlynn for his hospitality in hosting “Dancing in the Streets” following the walk
  • A big thank you to Tom and Lynette Crouch for a wonderful Hogmanay/First Footing party at their home in the evening
upcoming events
Upcoming Events
  • The next couple of months are VERY busy for the local Celtic community …
  • Please check the website regularly for updates – thanks, Scott!
  • Here is a partial list of upcoming events … again, check the website for specifics on location, pricing, etc.
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Upcoming Events
  • Jan. 6th - Special viewing of “The Water Horse” at Kempe’s River Cinema Café
  • Jan. 17th - The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and The Coldstream Guards @ CNU Ferguson Center - $50/$44/$39
  • Jan. 19th – Tidewater St. A’s Burns Nicht
  • Jan. 26th – Williamsburg St. A’s Burns Nicht
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Upcoming Events
  • Early Feb. – Polar Plunge – Police Emerald Society fundraising event to follow @ Murphy’s
  • Feb. 15th - 17th – Philly Midwinter Celtic Music Festival (see Lynnette/Edward for more details)
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Upcoming Events
  • Mar. 4th – Natalie McMaster @ Ferguson Center at CNU
  • Mar. 9th – TIAS Finnegan’s Wake @ Church of the Ascension
  • Mar. 12th - Chieftains @ Sandler Center
  • Mar. 15th – Ocean View St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • Mar. 29th - Battlefield Band @ Ferguson Center at CNU
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Upcoming Events
  • Tuesday, March 11th
  • Special FREE Concert featuring “Heritage Aire Celtic Ensemble” of the USAF Heritage of America Band
  • Virginia Beach Central Library - 7pm
  • Sponsored by the Scottish Society of Tidewater
next sst meeting
Next SST Meeting

Wednesday, February 6th, 2007

Guest Speaker: Larry MacCauley