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
The Board has decided to hold the Annual General Meeting of the group on Sunday, November 8, 2015. The meeting will begin at 4:00pm, followed by a pot-luck Scottish meal at 5:00pm. The hosts will be Karolyn and George St. Clair, who live in Crofton. (Doug Palmer is preparing a postcard with the exact address… Continue reading RBSA Annual General Meeting (with Food!)
There is a fund raising dinner at Killarney House planned for Thursday, October 1st, 2015. 6:00pm to 9:00pm Please mention to your friends and family as many, many people love the food at Killarney House and look for any reason to go there again. More information to follow.
Several members of the Burns’ Society took a cruise on August 23. The Crew of the Schooner Woodwind were fun and gave us quite a fun experience. The sun was setting over the skyline…what a beautiful evening. The breeze was swift and several in our group assisted with getting the sails up and steering the… Continue reading The Woodwind Cruise
This article, written by Eric Badertscher, was previously published in The Pibroch the newsletter of the St. Andrews Society of Baltimore. Seventy-eight attendees gathered at the Annapolis Elks Lodge No. 622 on Saturday, January 24, 2015, for the society’s 38th annual “Burns Supper,” honoring the life and legacy of Scotland’s bard. In addition to the formal… Continue reading Highlights of the RBSA’s 38th “Burns Supper” 2015