The Caledonian Club of Florida West
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If you haven’t heard of us before, we’re glad you found us on line. If you’re already a member, browse through our site to see what’s happening, visit our past event page to see what we have been doing, or follow the past newsletters link to view more information regarding our events and activities.
The Club also contributes greatly to Sarasota County by providing our unique collection of Scottish Tartans at a variety of functions. Our charitable Foundation also contributes funds for the preservation our community’s Scottish Heritage.
If you’re interested in things Scottish, the preservation of Sarasota’s Scottish heritage and good fun. I hope you’ll join us for our festivities and fellowship. Feel free to contact us directly anytime.
President, Allan McIlraith
THE TWENTY FIRST ANNUAL SARASOTA HIGHLAND GAMES ARE COMING UP
Join us at our tent or just enjoy the games on January 31st 2015 at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds
Come for a day of Scottish competition and culture. Also don’t forget the Ceilidh at Potter House on Friday evening and the concert which features The Red Hot Chilli Pipers on Saturday after the games.
On Saturday January 31st, after the games, gather at Robarts Arena on the Sarasota Fairgrounds to see “The World Famous Red Hot Chili Pipers” . Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show starts at 7:00 PM. Open seating is $30.00. There will also be Limited VIP Admission for $50.00.
Get your discounted tickets online and save! Tickets are for sale for the Ceilidh, Concert and Games at: Scots Corner (3452 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34235), online, and at the gate. Click Here For Discounted Online Tickets Tickets to the games are $12.00 and are $15.00 at the gate.
This event is presented annually by the Scottish Heritage Society and this year the Caledonian Club will be proud sponsors of two of the sheep herding events.
(Border Collie Photo by Border Collics Anonymous)
FRUGAL NIGHT IS PLANNED FOR
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8th
Because this is the Caledonian Club’s FRUGAL night, we will be observing the frugal-ness practiced by the Scot in each one of us.
There will be Fun, Food, and Entertainment.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE THISTLE BALL
“DANCING WITH THE SCOTS”
A dinner dance presented by the Caledonian Club of Florida West
Saturday, March 14, 2015 5:45-10:00 pm Laurel Oak Country Club
Watch for your invitation and check for more information on our Events page.
Deadline for reservation booking is Monday, March 9, 2015