Oregon Scottish Heritage Festival

Oregon Scottish Festival Uncategorized
City NameMcMinnville
FounderWilliam T. Newby
City named afterNewby’s hometown in Tennessee, which was named after Governor Joseph McMinn
Scottish RootsMcMinn family, originally from Perth, Scotland
Festival NameMcMinnville Scottish Festival
Festival DateOctober 7th and 8th, 2023
Festival LocationYamhill County Fairgrounds
Burns Supper DateSaturday, January 28th, 2023
Burns Supper LocationMcMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 NE 3rd St, McMinnville, Oregon
Burns Supper DetailsTraditional Scottish 5-course dinner, poetry readings, music, toasts, no-host bar, raffle, and dessert auction
Burns Supper Tickets$75 per person or $550 per table of 8, special offer for Celtic Heritage Alliance members
Burns Supper Dress CodeSemi-formal/Formal attire encouraged but not required
Burns Supper Age Limit21+ only

At Scottish festivals, people wearing clan crest items may include some or all of the following elements:

  • Tartan kilts or other clothing items, such as scarves or sashes, featuring the clan tartan design.
  • Clan badges or Cap Badges, which are typically worn on the bonnet (Scottish hat) or lapel and feature the clan crest and motto.
  • Clan crest jewelry, such as brooches, large crest pendants, penannulars, mini crest pendants, rings or cufflinks.
  • Clan flags or banners, which may be displayed or carried by individuals or groups representing the clan.
  • Accessories with clan symbols or motifs, such as kilt pins, patches, sgian dubh with clan crest or keychains.

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