New York Tartan Day Parade – Saturday, April 7th, 2018
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August 26, 2017 – August 26, 2017

57th Annual Scottish Festival and Games

The National New York Tartan Day Committee hopes you will Join us at “The Games” in the wonderful setting of Old Westbury Gardens.

Come visit us at the NYTD Parade and the organizing committee tents.

Visit the LI Scottish Festival & Games website for further information.

DATE: Saturday, August 26th, 2017

TIME: 8:00am – 5:00pm

LOCATION: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Westbury, NY 11590


This year the New York Caledonian Club is offering friends of NYTD a limited number of places on their bus out to the Games.

There are two outbound trips, leaving from Second Avenue and East 42nd Street at 6:30am and 9:30am. Return trip will be at 5:30pm.

TICKETS: The New York Caledonian Club Events

COST: NYCC Members $25 – Non Members $30

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Start: August 26, 2017 8:00 am
End: August 26, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Old Westbury Gardens
Phone: (516) 333-0048
Address:
71 Old Westbury Road, Westbury, NY, 11590, United States

June 3, 2017 – June 3, 2017

The MET Orchestra (Featuring Scottish Mezzo-Soprano, Karen Cargill)


Scottish mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill joins The MET Orchestra for their performance on June 3rd at Carnegie Hall.

Born in Arbroath, Cargill is a graduate of the prestigious Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Her performances have impressed audiences around the globe having sung at the Edinburgh International Festival, BBC Proms, and Covent Garden’s Royal Opera House, as well as with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

Karen Cargill “possesses one of the most beautiful (and most beautifully controlled) voices before the public today.” —Opera News

Experience the beauty of her voice.

For Tickets and further information CLICK HERE

DATE: Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

TIME: 3:00pm

LOCATION: Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

COST: Tickets from $26-$150

TICKETS: Carnegie Hall

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Start: June 3, 2017 3:00 pm
End: June 3, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Carnegie Hall
Phone: (212) 247-7800
Address:
881 7th Avenue, New York, NY, 10019, United States
Cost: $26-$150

April 11, 2017 – April 16, 2017

The Scottish Ballet at The Joyce in Chelsea

This will be the NYC premier for the three works

-  Christopher Bruce’s “Ten Poems”
-  Artistic Director Christopher Hampson’s “Sinfonietta Giocosa”
-  Bryan Arias’ “Motion of Displacement”

 

The Scottish Ballet will be performing made possible in part as recipients of The Joyce Theater’s:

2016 Rudolf Nureyev Prize for New Dance.

 

Ticket URL: The Joyce Theater

 

Discount code: SCOTTISHBALLET10 valid through 4/16/17 at 2pm.

 

 

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Start: April 11, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 16, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: The Joyce
Address:
175 Eight Avenue, New York

April 11, 2017 – April 11, 2017

Scottish Genealogy – Finding People and Finding Places


Discussions:

Scottish Genealogy – Finding People and Finding Places – 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Scottish Heraldry and Coats of Arms – 2:15pm – 3:30pm

FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED

Dr. Bruce Durie BSc(Hons) PhD OMLJ FSAScot FCollT FIGRS FHEA QG is considered one of Scotland’s top genealogists with an international reputation in researching, lecturing, writing and broadcasting. He founded the much-acclaimed post-graduate program in Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, up to Masters level, which he headed for six years as Course Director.

DATE: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

TIME: 12:00pm

LOCATION: New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom A, 476 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10018

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Start: April 11, 2017 12:00 pm
End: April 11, 2017 3:30 pm
Venue: New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom A
Address:
476 5th Avenue, New York, NY, 10018, United States

April 8, 2017 – April 8, 2017

The Official National Tartan Day Post Parade Party


The National Tartan Day New York Committee invite you to join us for the post parade party.

DATE: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

TIME: 4:00pm (Immediately Following the Parade)

LOCATION: B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

TICKETS: B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

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Start: April 8, 2017 4:00 pm
End: April 8, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Phone: (212) 997-4144
Address:
237 West 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10036, United States
Cost: $65 - $150

April 8, 2017 – April 8, 2017

The 19th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade with Grand Marshal, Tommy Flanagan


Join us and celebrate with us our Scottish-American heritage. For all the community to enjoy.

DATE: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

TIME: 2:00pm

LOCATION: Avenue of the Americas, From 44th Street to 55th Street, New York, NY

INFORMATION: www.nyctartanweek.org

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Start: April 8, 2017 2:00 pm
End: April 8, 2017 4:00 pm

April 8, 2017 – April 8, 2017

Tartan Day Observance

Due to the forecast for stormy weather tomorrow, April 6th, The American-Scottish Foundation Tartan Day Observance at Bryant Park is postponed until Saturday, April 8th. The Observance is being integrated into The Pipes and Drums on the Fountain Terrace event in Bryant Park.

The Tartan Day Observance recognizes and celebrates, through readings and music, The Declaration of Arbroath, signed on April 6th, 1320 and the US Senate’s designation, in 2005, of April 6th of each year as “National Tartan Day.” A Presidential Proclamation was signed into effect by George W. Bush in 2008. For all the community.

Tartan Day Observance is presented by the American-Scottish Foundation.

Event Highlights Include:

  • The St. Columba School Pipe Band
  • The Highland Divas
  • Readings from Senate Resolution & Presidential Decrees by Kenneth Donnelly
  • Excerpts from the Declaration of Arbroath read by renowned actor and 2017 New York Tartan Day Parade Grand Marshal, Tommy Flanagan



DATE: Saturday, April 8th, 2017 (Formerly Thursday, April 6th, 2017)

TIME: 11:35am (Formerly 12:30pm)

LOCATION: Bryant Park Fountain Terrace

INFORMATION: www.americanscottishfoundation.com

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Start: April 8, 2017 11:35 am
End: April 8, 2017 11:50 am
Venue: Bryant Park Fountain Terrace
Address:
Bryant Park, New York, NY, 10018, United States

April 8, 2017 – April 8, 2017

The Pipes and Drums on the Fountain Terrace Bryant Park


Join us on the Fountain Terrace of Bryant Park to hear the sound of the Pipes and Drums from some of our leading Pipe Bands as they prepare for the 18th Annual New York Tartan Day Parade.

Performance Schedule:

11:15am – Shot of Scotch – NYC’s Premier Scottish Highland Dancers
11:25am – Lathallan School Pipe Band (Scotland)
11:35am – Tartan Day Observance (Readings and remarks including the Declaration of Arboath by Tommy Flanagan, Parade Grand Marshall, and the Senate Resolution by Kenneth Donnelly and honored guests.)
11:50am – Oban High School Pipe Band
12:10pm – Bonnie Brae Knights Drummers
12:20pm – St Columba School Pipe Band
12:35pm – Shamrock & Thistle Pipes & Drums

Program subject to change.

For all the community to enjoy prior to the Parade. Come join us on the Fountain Terrace.

Presented by the American-Scottish Foundation.

DATE: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

TIME: 11:15am – 1:00pm

LOCATION: Bryant Park, New York, NY 10018

TICKETS: No tickets required. The event is for all the community to enjoy prior to the Parade.

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Start: April 8, 2017 11:15 am
End: April 8, 2017 1:00 pm
Venue: Bryant Park Fountain Terrace
Address:
Bryant Park, New York, NY, 10018, United States

April 8, 2017 – April 8, 2017

The Kirkin O’ The Tartan and Pre-Parade Brunch


Parade day would not be the same without this time honored event for the entire family. The service will be followed by the pre-parade brunch and all are welcome to join SASNY at the parade line-up which begins at 1:00pm.

*THE PRE-PARADE BRUNCH IS SOLD OUT*
*ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THE SERVICE*

DATE: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

TIME: 10:00am (Brunch immediately following service in Watson Hall)

LOCATION: Church of St. Agnes, 143 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017

PRICE: $25 (Members), $35 (Non-Members), $10 (Children Under 10)

TICKETS: www.standrewsny.org (Space is limited. Reservations are required.)

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Start: April 8, 2017 10:00 am
End: April 8, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Church of St. Agnes
Address:
143 East 43rd Street, New York, NY, 10017, United States

April 7, 2017 – April 7, 2017

New York Caledonian Club Pre-Parade Ceilidh


Join the NYCC for their annual, highly popular Pre-Parade Ceilidh – an established highlight of Tartan Week! Enjoy Scottish entertainment and music, dancing, food and refreshment.

DATE: Friday, April 7th, 2017

TIME: TBA

LOCATION: TBA

TICKETS: www.nycaledonian.org

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Start: April 7, 2017 7:00 pm
End: April 7, 2017 11:00 pm