Thank you to all who participated at the Games this year - competitors, musicians, vendors and attendees of all ages.
Planning has started for next year's Games - July 18, 2015. If you would like to be involved, you can join us. There is much to do both during the year and on the day of the Games. You can become member or volunteer and even make a donation (with tax advantages) to help out.
Meanwhile, to nurture your Highland soul, there are many local Scottish events to enjoy:
OPS PRESENTS! Oregon Pipers Society brings you a full evening of musical entertainment with pipes, drums, celtic groups and even Highland dancers while you enjoy food and drink. Piping competition starts at 4:30 p.m. with food, beer and wine available all through the evening. See all the details here and see what fantastic entertainment is coming up each third Saturday of the month.
Portland Highland Dance Association's provides a venue for seeing dancers of all ages and levels compete. If you are considering Scottish Highland dance as an activity or sport for you child, this is where you also may meet the area teachers. See details about future activities and competitions here.
January is the month of celebrating Robert Burns, the national poet of Scotland. There are several local Burns Suppers, organized by a variety of local groups and associations: The Portland Metro Pipe Band, Jan. 24th; the Heather Clan with The Portland Police Highland Guard Pipe Band, Jan. 23rd; The Highland Stillhouse; and for Portland State University's 9th Annual Burns Supper contact Donna Harris at email@example.com. - These are all fun events with pipe bands, whisky, poetry and other entertainment in the spirit of Robbie Burns and for "Auld lang syne." Contact each group for dates and details of the event.