A Message From Our President
Welcome to The Scottish Society of Wilmington
The Scottish Society of Wilmington (SSOW) is a cornerstone of Scottish cultural heritage throughout the Lower Cape Fear region, with a mission to advance Scottish culture and history. Annual activities include a Robert Burns Night Celebration, Wilmington Bagpipe Festival (co-sponsored with UNC-W), Commemoration of the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge, Cèilidhs in the Spring and Fall, Kirkin' o' the Tartans, and St. Andrew’s Day, along with participation in various Highland Games and the Wilmington St. Patrick's Day Parade. The SSOW welcomes anyone with a sincere interest in all things Scottish to join its ranks!
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- Sat, Jan 28Hotel BallastJan 28, 2023, 5:00 PMHotel Ballast, 301 N Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401, USAJoin us and share in the tradition of a Burns Supper as we honor Scotland’s National Bard. Enjoy Burns' poems and music, toasts and the Address to the Haggis as we come together again for The Scottish Society of Wilmington's 30th Annual Robert Burns Supper!
- Sat, Feb 25Moore's Creek National Battlefield ParkFeb 25, 2023, 10:00 AM – Feb 26, 2023, 5:00 PMMoore's Creek National Battlefield Park, 40 Patriots Hall Dr, Currie, NC 28435, USAJoin the SSOW as we participate in the 247th Anniversary of the Battle of Moores Creek Bridge. We will have an information table, children's games and serve lunch to the volunteers.
- Sat, Jun 03WilmingtonJun 03, 2023, 10:00 AM – Jun 04, 2023, 5:00 PMWilmington, 3600 Randall Parkway, Wilmington, NC 28403Join us for the Second Annual Highland Games in the Lower Cape Fear! The event is benefiting the paw4vets foundation and will feature professional athletes, clan tents, vendors, food trucks, music, Highland dancing, sheep dog demonstrations and more!