Robert Burns

Robert Burns Night

To celebrate the birthday of the national poet of Scotland

Saturday, January 26, 6:00 pm

5:45 pm: Check-in & Social Time
6:15 pm: Haggis Ceremony, followed by a Sandwich Buffet
7:15 pm: Program - Dancers, Scottish Trivia, Poetry, and Music

St Luke’s Episcopal Church
3424 Forest Avenue * Des Moines

St Luke Church

For SHSI Members & Friends

Cost: $15 adults/ $10 age 10-17 / no cost for children under 10.
Seating is limited. RSVP with payment by January 19 to
Shelley Bain, 1008 38th St, Des Moines, IA 50311.

After January 19: Please call Shelley at 279-8908 to check if seats are available. Tickets are held at the door.

Events Schedule

  1. Robert Burns NightSat 1/26 6:00 pm

    St Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3424 Forest Avenue, Des Moines

    An Evening Celebrating the Birthday of the National Poet of Scotland

  2. Genetic Genealogy & Election of OfficersSun 2/17 2:30 pm

    St Luke’s Episcopal Church, 3424 Forest Avenue, Des Moines

    LaRhee Henderson will discuss how the Clan Henderson Society combines DNA with family trees to build and confirm trees and match them to geographic origins. LaRhee is Vice President-Genealogy/DNA for the Clan Henderson Society. A short business meeting and election of officers will precede the presentation.

  3. Irish CelebrationSun 3/17 1:00 pm

    Crown Point Community Center, 6300 Pioneer Parkway, Johnston

    Music by Celtic Jam 1:30 – 2:00

  4. Spring Whisky TastingSat 3/30

    An opportunity to “taste the water of life”

  5. Tartan Day CelebrationApril

    Tartan Day celebration

  6. Movie NightJune


  7. Summer PicnicJuly


  8. University of Iowa Scottish Highlanders September


  9. Fall Whisky TastingOctober

    An opportunity to “taste the water of life”

  10. St Andrew’s Banquet
    "A Scottish Evening"Sat 11/16


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