Future Events / Activities
Join in the fun. Come out and meet members of our society at any of the
following events. Members, if you would like to get involved in any of
the activities listed below, just click on the "Send Email" link on the
left side of this page. Most of the event titles listed below, are links
that provide access to additional information about the event...so "click
This event is free to the public.|
2016 Date: TBD
(Usually held on the Second or Third Saturday in October.)
15th Street, adjacent to DART's downtown Plano, Light Rail Station
(Save gas and don't worry about parking: Ride
Member John Aitken talks to attendees at the 2015,
Plano International Fest, on Saturday, October 18.
(Photo by Duncan)
New member Stan Oliver, making his debut appearence
in our booth, talks to guests at the 2015, Plano Fest.
(Photo by Duncan)
As in past years, the Dallas Highland Dancers, supported by members of the
Society, demonstrated a variety of Scottish dances at the Plano Fest.
(Photo by Duncan)
Central Texas Area Museum|
Fri./Sat./Sun., Nov. 11-13, 2016
Salado, TX 76571 (I-35, bt. Temple & Roundrock/Austin)
Note: The Society will only have its tent up on Saturday, the
12th, because our November meeting will be held at 2pm, on
Sunday the 13th, at our regular meeting location, in Garland.
Members Chris Farrar and John Aitken "working" our booth at the 2011
games in Salado -- the 50th annual Salado games!
(Foto By Fischer)
The 2010 Salado Gathering of the Clans was "topped off" by a pair of
jet con-trails forming a St. Andrew's Cross on a blue field overhead.
How appropriate was that?!? (Foto By Fischer)
Wyndham Dallas Suites - Park Central
Saturday evening November 19, 2016
7800 Alpha Road, Dallas, 75240
Doors open at 6:30pm; Dinner at 7:30pm.
Pictured above are St. Andrew's attendees (Nov, 2015) who were serving,
or had served in the US or British armed services. Thank you all for your
service. (Foto by Fischer)
Held on a Saturday evening in late January|
(The 2017 date will be posted here when available.)
First Weekend of March, 2017|
Fair Park, Dallas, TX
(Their 35th annual festival!)
Come visit us in the "Scottish Village," comprised of about 28 to 30 clans and
Scottish-related societies. Better yet, get involved by joining one of them!
Thanks to all of you who stopped by our booth in 2106...particularly on
Saturday. It was a great festival for us! We met lots and lots of festival goers
and had excellent "booth support" from a host of our members... Thank
you all and we look forward to seeing you again in 2017.
Above Treasurer Margaret Aitken talks to a guest at the 2014 Irish Festival
at Fair Park, in Dallas. Below John Aitken and VP Max Maxwell, talk to guests.
(Fotos by Fischer)
This event is open to the public and is free, so bring the
family and enjoy an afternoon of Scottish music, dance and culture, as we
celebrate the contribution of native Scots and their descendents to both
our nation and our state.
2017 date to be determined; It will be on a Sunday in late March or early April, from 1 to 5pm
We want to thank all of our guests, performers and volunteers who made our
2016 ceilidh (held on April 10th) a success!
Bill McQuatters and his wife represented Clan Buchanan, Tartan Day 2013.
(Photo by Lampton)
Member Becky Hopkins and friend, greeted quests at the door.
May2017 - Exact dates to be posted when available.
Maverick Stadium, UT/Arlington
3701 W. Mitchell Road, Arlington, TX
On Saturday, May 4, 2013, Isabel Johnston, visited with a young man who's Scottish connection
is by way of the surname: Scott, as in Sir Walter Scott, author of classics like
Ivanhoe and Rob Roy. In the background, John Aitken and Scott Fischer
visit with Frank Leslie, a representative of the
Salado Gathering of the Clans and Highland Games about their
annual event in November. (Photo by Teakell)
Member John Aitken (center, behind the table) visits with guests
on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at the Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games in Arlington.
(Photo by Teakell.)
(Members: If you would like to get
involved in any of the events listed above,
to send email to the