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|Ceud Mile Failte! A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!
You've reached www.wilmingtonscots.org, the domain for the Scottish Society of Wilmington
(SSOW) 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.
|SSOW News & Events
|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
email@example.com or call 910-512-7009.
|The SSOW supports these events and we encourage you to attend. Coming up soon...
Saturday, February 21 @ 10:00 am: Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge / Currie NC -
Commemoration includes re-enactments, cannon & musket firings, blacksmithing, cooking, tours,
live music and laying of wreaths. Info at Moores Creek National Battlefield.
Saturday, March 14 @ 11:00 am: St. Patrick's Day Parade / Wilmington NC - March with the
SSOW and our Irish bothers and sisters. Wearing of green and/or tartan is encouraged. Begins at
Red Cross & N. Front Streets. Info at St. Patrick's Day Parade.
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