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Celebrate Tartan Day and all things Scottish on April 12th & 13th

Bagpipes – Kilts – Discussions

 

Demonstrations- Clan Information – Some Surprises

Special Guest Speaker at Noon on Saturday ONLY

Congressman Douglas Carmichael ” Mike” McIntyre II

co-sponsor of National Tartan Day Legislation

“The Many Generations of NC Scots”

Guest presenters:

                                Friday Only                                                                     Saturday Only

Also featured during the weekend:

 

Trip Rogers

 

This daytime event runs from 10am to 4pm both days and is FREE to the public.

Schedule of Events:

 

In the Lobby throughout the day:

Demonstrations on kilts & weapons

Fiddling with Colin MacLeod-Celtic Fiddle Guru

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On the Plaza and in Daniels Auditorium

Friday Only

10:00          Piping on the Plaza
10:10          Views & Sounds of Scotland
10:45          JV Hudson- Pipe tunes
10:55          Dr Bruce Durie-Clans, Families & the Real Story of Tartans
12:00          Welcome on the  Plaza 
12:30          Dr Bruce Durie-performing Songs of the Jacobites part 1
1:20            The Kilt & how to wear it
1:45            JV Hudson- History of the pipes
2:20            Dr Bruce Durie-performing Songs of the Jacobites part 2
3:00           Views & Sounds of Scotland

Saturday Only

10:00          Piping on the Plaza
10:15          Author Suzanne Adair-The Price of Highland Scots’ Loyalty to King George III at the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge
11:00          Live Chat with scotland-Members of Clanranald trust talk about their experience on set of Outlander
12:00         Welcome on the  Plaza with special guest congressman Mike Mcintyrethe many Generations of NC Scots
12:40         Trip rogers-music of scotland
1:45           Live Chat with scotland-Members of Clanranald trust talk about their experience on set of Outlander
2:30            Wake & district pipe band
3:00            The Kilt & how to wear it
3:30            Views & Sounds of Scotland

 

Special Highland Dinner Saturday evening at 7:30at MacGregor Downs CC, Cary

Scottish for a Day

North Carolina boasts the largest concentration of Scottish descendants of any state in the US. What better way to celebrate that heritage than with a day of Scottish activities at the NC Museum of History.

Piping throughout the day

Be sure to check out our Highland Dinner happening Saturday evening at MacGregor Downs Country Club. Click here for more information

We have invited Clan & Scottish organizations to join us to share their heritage and enlighten you on the Clan system, tartans and other customs

St Andrew’s Society of NC

Support

Help us make Tartan Day NC one of the premier Scottish Celebrations in the country. Leave your mark, become a friend and enjoy the benefits.

Click here for Patron Information

Friends of Tartan Day NC:

Founders:

In honor of Pat & Donnie Murray



Advisory Board:

Mike McIntyre Former US Congressman Sponsor: National Tartan Day

Russ Harper
President
Clan Wallace Society

Bill Leslie
Anchorman
WRAL-TV

Donovan Murray
President
Celtic Force Enterprises

Joe Brady
Founding Member
Band Manager
Wake & District Pipes & Drums

Pat Johnston Annandale School Of Dance

Contact

info@tartandaync.com or phone 336-499-9733