Welcome to the 3rd Annual Burns Dinner hosted by The Mucky Duck Pub in Ames, Iowa!
Burns Dinners have been a staple of Scottish culture around the world since the death of the “Ploughman’s Poet” – celebrating his life and works every year with a full program of bagpipes, men and ladies alike in tartan, poetry, Scotch, a Ceilidh (pronounced kay-lee), and of course…Haggis!
What sets this event apart?
For the second year, Maestro Paul Macdonald joins us direct from Edinburgh Scotland. His performance for the Address to the Haggis is second to none. You don’t want to miss it! (He is also the instructor for the Midwest Highland Intensive workshop being held the same weekend. Look below for further information.)
There is a block of rooms secured at the Radisson Hotel/Conference Center in Ames for the weekend (Friday & Saturday night). If you call to the hotel directly, indicate the Burns Dinner block with your reservation. The rate of $102.00 per night (+ tax) is guaranteed until 6 January 2019. Otherwise, you may use the following link:
Group Discounts for the event are available. For further information, please contact the event coordinator prior to purchasing your tickets!
***Anyone considering attending the
‘Midwest Highland Intensive.2’ this same weekend – we are offering a discount on your Burns Dinner tickets, provided your workshop tickets are purchased first. Follow this link for further information:
So join us on Friday, January 25th from 5:30pm – 10:30pm at the picturesque Reiman Gardens, situated on the ISU campus, to celebrate a birthday, learn about Scottish Culture, and the man who wrote “Auld Lang Syne”. (See, you knew him and didn’t realize it!)Gallery of Past Burns Night Celebrations