The Caledonian Club was formed to promote Scottish Heritage in western Florida and to provide a social venue for anyone with Scottish Heritage or is interested in things Scottish

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 The Caledonian Club of  Florida West

Welcome to our Website!

Allan M

If you haven’t heard of us before, we’re glad you found us on line. If you’re already a member, browse through our site to see what’s happening, visit our past event page to see what we have been doing, or  follow the past newsletters link to view more information regarding our events and activities.

The Club also contributes greatly to Sarasota County by providing our unique collection of Scottish Tartans at a variety of functions. Our charitable Foundation also contributes funds for the preservation our community’s Scottish Heritage.

If you’re interested in things Scottish, the preservation of Sarasota’s Scottish heritage and good fun. I hope you’ll join us for our festivities and fellowship. Feel free to contact us directly anytime.

President, Allan McIlraith

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 THE TWENTY FIRST ANNUAL SARASOTA HIGHLAND GAMES ARE COMING UP

Join us at our tent or just enjoy the games on January 31st 2015 at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds

Border Collies

 Come for a day of Scottish competition and culture.  Also don’t forget the Ceilidh at Potter House on Friday evening and the concert  which features The Red Hot Chilli Pipers on Saturday after the games.

On Saturday  January 31st, after the games, gather at Robarts Arena on the Sarasota Fairgrounds  to see “The World Famous Red Hot Chili Pipers” . Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show starts at 7:00 PM. Open seating is $30.00.  There will also be Limited VIP Admission for $50.00.

Get your discounted tickets online and save!  Tickets are for sale for the Ceilidh, Concert and Games at:  Scots Corner (3452 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34235), online, and at the gate.  Click Here For Discounted Online Tickets   Tickets to the games are $12.00 and are $15.00 at the gate.

This event is presented annually by the Scottish Heritage Society and this year the Caledonian Club will be proud sponsors of two of the sheep herding events. 

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON THE FRIDAY EVENING CEILIDH

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ON THE RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS PERFORMANCE ON SATURDAY

(Border Collie Photo by Border Collics Anonymous)

FRUGAL NIGHT IS PLANNED FOR

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8th

For Frugal Night 2

Because this is the Caledonian Club’s FRUGAL night, we will be observing the frugal-ness practiced by the Scot in each one of us.

There will be Fun, Food, and Entertainment.

CLICK HERE FOR THE INFORMATIONAL FLYER

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HERE FOR DETAILS ON THE EVENTS PAGE

 

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE THISTLE BALL

The Thistle Ball will be held on March 14th.  Invitations are going out soon.  Watch for yours in the mail and watch for more information in this space as it becomes available.