Upcoming Events

Burns Concert on Friday, January 27, 2017

The Caledonian Club’s annual Burns  Concert will be held at Spring Park United Church (for directions please click on this link),  on Friday, January  27, 2017, at 645PM, with a storm date set for Saturday, January 38th , same time and place. Admission: $15.00 adults, under 12 free.

The concert will be hosted by Club President Horatio Toledo and feature the Belfast Pipe and Drum Band and Clansman Todd MacLean among other performances.

It is written that the first supper was held in memoriam at Burns Cottage by Robert Burns’ friends on 21 July 1801, the fifth anniversary of his death, and have been a regular occurrence ever since.  The Caledonian Club of Prince Edward Island has celebrated with an annual Burns Concert since 1889.  To appropriately mark  the occasion, there will be a haggis ceremony honouring the national dish of Scotland with the parading of the candle-lit haggis into the sanctuary cradled on the specially crafted tray carried by Financial Secretary Douglas MacNevin and led by an assembly of Pipers.  The Burns’ “Address To A Haggis”   will be recited by Clansman Roddy MacLean. There will be a reception following the concert with haggis and light refreshments served and a membership table will be available throughout the evening.

 

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Saturday, November 26, 2016

At the Rodd Charlottetown 75 Kent St, Charlottetown, PEI

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Reception: 6:00 PM – Seating: 6:45 PM – Dinner: 7:00 PM – Ticket: $40.00 per person

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The Caledonian Club presents the annual St. Andrew’s Dinner. Dinner guests will be welcomed by a selection of Scottish pipe tunes as they arrive for the reception at 6:30 p.m. The head table guests will be piped in at 7:00 p.m.

The hot Roast Beef dinner feast begins with everyone joining in to repeat the Selkirk Grace, followed by the Parade of the Flaming Haggis to its place of honour where the Robert Burns’ Ode to the Haggis address will be delivered. The ceremony of the world famous haggis is a long tradition of the club.

The club is pleased to welcome Dr. Tiber F.M. Falzett, BA (Hons), MScR, PhD as this year’s guest speaker.

Each year the Caledonian Award sponsored Island Petroleum is presented at the St. Andrew’s Dinner. Nominations for this award close on November 7th.

The award is given to an organization or an individual who has endeavoured to preserve, protect and promote Scottish culture and heritage in Prince Edward Island.

Come and enjoy an evening of Scottish celebration with highland dancers performing to the bagpipes.

Dinner tickets are available at a cost of $40, for more information contact Eleanor, 902-368-7378, Douglas, 902-394-0669, or Horatio 902-626-9623.

Club memberships will be available at the cost of $15 or by contacting Douglas at 902-675-2868.

Please visit our website at www.caledonianclubofpei.ca

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To purchase your ticket email us:

caledonianclubofpei@gmail.com

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Burns Concert On January 30, 2016

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The Caledonian Club’s annual Burns  Concert will be held at the historic Kirk of St. James, 35 Fitzroy St, Charlottetown,  on Friday, January  29, 2016, at 645PM, with a storm date set for Saturday, January 30th , same time and place. Admission: $15.00 adults, under 12 free.

The concert will be hosted by Club President Horatio Toledo and feature vocalist Eddy Quinn of Fiddler’s Sons fame. The Belfast Pipe and Drum Band will ring the rafters of the Kirk and folklorist, writer, musician, and historian Clansman Jim Hornby will delight us with selections of the Bard’s poetry.  Rounding out the program will be the musical talents of Clansman Todd MacLean.

It is written that the first supper was held in memoriam at Burns Cottage by Robert Burns’ friends on 21 July 1801, the fifth anniversary of his death, and have been a regular occurrence ever since.  The Caledonian Club of Prince Edward Island has celebrated with an annual Burns Concert since 1889.  To appropriately mark  the occasion, there will be a haggis ceremony honouring the national dish of Scotland with the parading of the candle-lit haggis into the sanctuary cradled on the specially crafted tray carried by Financial Secretary Douglas MacNevin and led by an assembly of Pipers.  The Burns’ “Address To A Haggis”   will be recited by Clansman Roddy MacLean. There will be a reception following the concert with haggis and light refreshments served and a membership table will be available throughout the evening.

Click here to view the Burns Concert Flyer

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Caledonian Club of P.E.I.’s 151st St. Andrew’s dinner, with award presentation set for Nov. 27

2015 Caledonian Award sponsored by Island Petroleum to be awarded