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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
(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.
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:
Robert Burns Supper & Celebration
|Our annual tribute to the noble bard of Scotland includes great food, bagpiping, toasts, cash bar, haggis,
a silent auction, live music, and readings from the works of Robert Burns. Proceeds from this event
benefit the projects and programs of the SSOW. More information on SSOW events at
firstname.lastname@example.org 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 2017 / 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 email@example.com.
February 2017 / 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 2016 / SSOW Annual Ceildh
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
October 2016 / 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 2016 / 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.
|Laying of the Scottish Loyalist Memorial wreath by the SSOW at
Moore's Creek National Battlefield in Currie NC.
SSOW members (l-r) Diane & Ron McCord, Lloyd MacAskill, and Lan Nichols
The SSOW thanks everyone for their support of our annual...
Held at Waterline Brewing Co. Tap Room on Sat. April 30 @ 7:00 pm
We enjoyed live music from
Barrowburn and The Port City Pipe & Drum Band!
This party was a celebration of Scottish-American Heritage Month and a casual gathering of
good-hearted folks to enjoy music, grog, food and the company of fellow Scots. Celtic music was
provided by Barrowburn (Raleigh NC) and the Port City Pipes & Drums! Waterline Brewing
Company had a fine selection of craft beers on hand, and a food truck was on-premises. A
suggested donation of $10 helped provide a Piping Scholarship for a deserving member of the
Port City Pipes & Drums. For information on future events, call 910-256-3798.