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Join our inaugural Burns Night where we’ll honor the life and works of this legendary Scottish poet with supper, haggis, whisky and more!
Ian Houston will be delivering the Immortal Memory Address.
Ian is based in Washington, DC where he serves as US Business Ambassador for the Scottish Business Network. Ian writes a monthly column for the Herald Scotland and Cornwall, UK newspapers. He is a Trustee of the Robert Burns Ellisland Farm outside Dumfries Scotland. A GlobalScot, Ian serves as an Honorary Professor and Lecturer at the University of the West of Scotland and the University of Aberdeen.
A wide assortment of artisanal Scotch whiskies will be featured in a complimentary whisky tasting that includes the famous Arran Robert Burns Single Malt, Balblair, Old Pulteney and many more!
- Whisky tasting
- Traditional Burns supper buffet
- Special guest, Ian Houston, will provide insights and commentary on Robert Burns and Scottish history!
- Live music by world champion piper Dave Johnston
- Toasts to the lassies and lads, of course!
- Highland dancers
- Cash bar (includes beer, wine, whisky)
We are thrilled to partner with the Chicago Scots and the History Center of Lake Forest-Lake Bluff!
And with Thistle and Heather Highland Dancers!
And with Chicalba Bagpiping Services!
Brochures and contact information will be available the night of the event from the Scotland Shop
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