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Scottish Society of Wilmington
Ceud Mile Failte!  A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!
You've reached www.wilmingtonscots.org, the domain for the Scottish Society of Wilmington
and a resource of Scottish culture and heritage in North Carolina's historic Cape Fear region.  
This website is meant to educate and inform visitors who seek to learn more about the historical role of
Scots in and around New Hanover county, throughout North Carolina, and all across the United States
and North America.  We hope that you enjoy your experience on our site and we urge you to visit often.
Celebrating Scottish culture and heritage in North Carolina's historic Cape Fear region.
Join Us!
We welcome your support and participation.  If you'd like to join the Scottish Society of Wilmington,
please click on this link to open a pdf file of our membership application:
SSOW Crest
SSOW News & Events
Robert Burns Supper & Celebration
Saturday January 31, 2015
Country Club of Landfall / Wilmington NC
Our annual tribute to the noble bard of Scotland included great food, bagpiping, toasts, cash bar, haggis,   
a silent auction, music from Lisa & Galen, and readings from the works of Robert Burns. Proceeds from
this event will benefit the projects and programs of the SSOW. More information on SSOW events at

or call 910-512-7009.

Watch this page for future events sponsored by the Scottish Society of Wilmington

Year-round / Various Scottish Highland Games
The SSOW travels to highland games all across the Carolinas, and we welcome your
participation. Join us for a Scottish weekend soon!  Details posted on this website.

January 2015 / Robert Burns Supper & Celebration
It's our annual tribute to the noble bard of Scotland. Expect great food, bagpiping,
whisky, haggis, a silent auction and more. Need information on this event? Send an
email to scott@scottcromartie.com.

February 2015 / The Battle at Moore's Creek Bridge
Re-enactments, musket & cannon firings, music, and more are all a part of this
important historic weekend just 25 miles from Wilmington.  Visit Moore's Creek
National Battlefield for event updates and directions to the park.

April 2015 / SSOW Ceildh & National Tartan Day
We invite you to share food, merriment & song with us as we celebrate National
Tartan Day with a Ceildh. The public's invited, so get more information on this event
by calling 910-256-3798.

October 2015 / Kirkin' O' The Tartans
First Presbyterian Church of Wilmington invites you to this remembrance of the rich
and devout heritage of the Scottish Reformation. For details please contact the
church office at 910-762-6688 or visit www.firstonthird.org.

November 2015 / St. Andrews Day Celebration & Annual Meeting
We celebrate the patron saint of Scotland with a casual potluck supper and plenty of
music and fun.  You can also meet the officers and board members of the SSOW.
The SSOW supports these events and we encourage you to attend. Coming up soon...

Saturday, March 28 @ 9:00 am: Inaugural Cape Fear Highland Games / Wilmington NC -
Events include caber toss, Scottish hammer throw, sheaf toss, plus education and entertainment
all day. Located on Randall Parkway. Info at
Cape Fear Highland Games.

Saturday, March 28 @ 7:00 pm: Ceilidh & Tartan Day Celebration / Wilmington NC - Party at
Front Street Brewery with the SSOW includes Celtic music by Barrowburn (Raleigh NC), Port City
Pipes & Drums, cash bar, dinner menu & more! Ticket info at
910-256-3798 or 512-7009.
239th Anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge / Currie NC
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Laying of the wreath at the Loyalist Monument by the SSOW
SSOW members (l-r) Diane & Ron McCord, Lloyd MacAskill, and Lan Nichols