Robert Burns Society of Annapolis is an association dedicated to the preservation and appreciation of the life, works and philosophy of Scotland’s National Bard
– Robert Burns, and to promote Scottish culture and heritage in North America.
The Robert Burns Society of Annapolis is a member of The Robert Burns Association of North America (RBANA) and is a member of the World Federation.
We sponsor several events over the course of the year including:
- Robert Burns Night Dinner
- Jolly Beggars Poetry Readings
- Fundraising Dinners
- An Evening cruise on the Schooner Woodwind
- Potluck Dinners
- Concert Events
- Kirkin’ of the Tartan at Annapolis Presbyterian Church
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, The Robert Burns Society of Annapolis will honor the life and legacy of Scotland’s most famous poet with its 40th annual “Burns Supper.” The event will take place at 6 pm at the Annapolis Elks Lodge No. 622, at 2 Pythian Drive, Edgewater, MD. The evening will feature traditional Scottish cuisine, a silent… Continue reading The Robert Burns Society of Annapolis’ “Burns Supper” 2018
The Daughters of the British Empire have long been supporters of RBSA and we like to reciprocate. OLD TIME MUSIC HALL Children’s Theatre of Annapolis Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. British Music Hall can be traced back at least 500 years when English royalty imported musicians to entertain in royal courts. These entertainers… Continue reading Old Time Music Hall
The date has been set for Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Annapolis Elks Lodge No. 622. Details will be coming soon.
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, The Robert Burns Society of Annapolis will honor the life and legacy of Scotland’s most famous poet with its 40th annual “Burns Supper.” The event will take place at 6 pm at the Annapolis Elks Lodge No. 622, at 2 Pythian Drive, Edgewater, MD. Reservations for the event are still… Continue reading 2017 Burns Night Dinner
These are a few of the images from our outing with the Schooner Woodwind: Annapolis Sailing Cruises. We had a gorgeous day for it, and Dave Gendell gave us some brilliant historic insights into the area. 19 RBSA members and friends all had a wonderful time.
Given the success of last year’s cruise on the Schooner Woodwind, we will once again ply the high seas (well, the Chesapeake Bay) in August. Many people on last year’s cruise expressed an interest in doing one of the Monday night historical cruises, so we have chosen one that sounds interesting and entertaining. From their… Continue reading Schooner Woodwind Burns Society Event
Dear Fellow Scottish-American: Attached is a computer file of a color poster intended to be used to celebrate Scottish-American Heritage Month, which is April, as well as Tartan Day (April 6). It is 11 by 17 inches in size and could be posted in libraries, work places, schools, etc. as you see fit. It does… Continue reading Scottish American Heritage Month
The Killarney House Fundraising dinner we are holding is on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 from 5pm to 9pm. Be sure to wear some Tartan because it is also Tartan Day in the U.S.A. Remembering the Declaration of Arbroath, also April 6th. Of course you are welcome to invite friends and family to join us for… Continue reading Tartan Day Fundaiser April 6
On Saturday, January 23, 2016, The Robert Burns Society of Annapolis will honor the life and legacy of Scotland’s most famous poet with its 39th annual “Burns Supper.” The event will take place at 6 pm at the Annapolis Elks Lodge No. 622, at 2 Pythian Drive, Edgewater, MD. The evening will feature traditional Scottish… Continue reading 2016 Burns Supper
Hello RBSA Members, On this Friday, December 4, 2015, the Naval Academy Pipes and Drums Band will perform at 7:30pm at Mahon Hall on the Academy grounds. The Highland Dancers will also perform during the concert, which lasts about an hour. There is no admission charge. Graham Gardner has invited those who attend the concert… Continue reading Naval Academy Pipes & Drums Concert