Save the date!

May 20th, 2018 – Save the date!

(Nope…it’s not a wedding–it’s Wings and Kilts!)

Come join the Michigan Highlanders for good food, good friends, and a good time! And if you’ve got one, feel free to wear your kilt!

Join us at Buffalo Wild Wings in Wyoming (2720 44th St.) for lunch, dinner, or a snack, present the below certificate, and 20% of your bill will be donated to the Michigan Highlanders. Those donations help keep the Highland Games at the Sparta Celtic Festival free for the public!Screen Shot 2018-03-21 at 11.01.17 AM.png

The Grand Rapids Scottish Society will be hosting a Burns’ Night Supper

Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796) a.k.a. Rabbie Burns and the Bard of Ayrshire and the Ploughman Poet (dude had all the nicknames) is considered the National Poet of Scotland. He’s also widely regarded as the founder of the Romantic Movement in literature. Well done, Rabbie. Well done.

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As many Scottish heritage groups do each year, The Grand Rapids Scottish Society will be hosting a Burns’ Night Supper to celebrate the Bard of Ayrshire’s birth and his many poems and songs. The dinner will be Saturday, January 21st, 2017. Tickets are $28 each – advanced ticket sales only. Email GRSS1991@yahoo.com for information on how to get tickets.

Former All-Americans inspire Kroll during Gaylord Highland Games

… So when she was among two former All-American college throwers during the seventh annual Gaylord Highland Games held Saturday at Gaylord Regional Airport, she utilized the opportunity to learn about what it takes to be successful as a thrower at the next level.

“It was pretty cool,” Kroll said. “You can tell when they do certain events that that’s what they’ve done before, and they’re good at it.

“I kept asking about what you threw in college and high school and what you think about this and what you think about that.”

Kroll placed second in the women’s division of the Highland Games.

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