Upcoming Society Meetings and Activities 2017-2018

Meetings and other Events with a SASR tent

Please consider volunteering at an upcoming event – see red indicators below

October 11, 2017: Monthly Meeting – Please click on flyer link SASR Oct flyer.  What makes a good Scottish Ale? Our guest speaker will be Brewer master Dave Warwick from 3’Notched Brewery. He is an award winning brew master in the Scottish and Irish category starts at 6:30pm, St Bartholomew Church, Patterson Ave.  Each meeting starts with a Celtic Buffet so bring an item to share with fellow Society members.    Driving Directions to Church

October 28 and 29, 2017: Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games. (Volunteers needed)  Driving directions to the Games.

November 8, 2017: Monthly meeting, 6:30 pm, St Bartholomew Church, Patterson Ave. Our guest speaker will Fr. Adam Sexton who will present “Who is this Saint Andrew Guy??” Each meeting starts with a Celtic Buffet so bring an item to share with fellow Society members.  Driving directions to the Church

December 13, 2017: Annual Society Christmas party will be held  6:30 PM at Nick’s Roman Terrace. Driving Directions to Nick’s

January 6, 2018The annual St. Andrew’s Society Hogmanay will take place on January 6, 2018 at 6:00pm at the historic Hanover Tavern. There will be food, drinks, music, dancing, bagpipes, and the traditional ode to the haggis. There will be a silent auction of assorted Scottish and Irish items. Tickets and a sign up form will be available soon. Driving directions to Hanover Tavern

February 2018 Meeting Cancelled – due to conflict with Ash Wednesday and Valentines day. 

March 2018 – Plans are in works for a Pub Night – details an more information to come later.

April 2018 – TBD

May 2018 Round Two of Scottish trivia a night of food, fun and prizes

June 2018 A year ending wrap up extravaganza!!

Other Celtic Events (no SASR tent)

Chesapeake Celtic Games, Snow Hill,  Md.  Oct 7-8
Radford Highland Games, Radford, Va.  Oct 21
Alexander Christmas Walk  Parade Alexander, Va  Dec 2

Interested in Celtic dance? Want to learn?
The Thistle & Shamrock Dance Academy is a Celtic Dance studio focused primarily on Scottish Highland Dancing for children and adults. http://www.thistleandshamrockdance.com/