January 1, 2015- Come join the fun and festivities at FIRST FOOTIN', a Scottish Hogmanay New Year's Celebration, at RURAL HILL FARM, Huntersville, NC. This year there will be a Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the new Cultural Center. Come early for the perimeter trail hike and stay for the dedication ceremony and enjoy some warm "Stone Soup" afterwards. For details, please see the following link: http://www.ruralhill.net/FirstFootin.asp. We look forward to seeing you there!
January 30 - February 2, 2015 - Our store will be closed so that we may take Near And Far Scottish as vendors to the Celtic Adventure Weekend at the Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC. For more details visit http://www.groveparkinn.com/asheville-events
March 14-15, 2015 - CELTIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL, Latta Plantation, Huntersville, NC. We will be vendors at this event. Please come out to explore our local Scottish heritage, culture, and traditions, through demonstrations, food, and music. Click here for more information: http://lattaplantation.org/latta/index.php?page=events.
March 26-29, 2015- TARTAN DAY SOUTH, Cayce, SC. We will be vendors at this 3rd Annual event, including music, dance, food, and athletics from our Scots, Irish, Welsh and other Celtic Heritage. For more information please see the following link: http://www.tartandaysouth.com/.
April 18-19, 2015 - 22nd ANNUAL LOCH NORMAN HIGHLAND GAMES & RURAL HILL SCOTTISH FESTIVAL, Rural Hill Farm, Huntersville, NC. We will be vendors at this event only as Near And Far Scottish. Please come join us for our Home Game! For details see: http://www.ruralhillscottishfestivals.net/.
May 2, 2015- TRIAD HIGHLAND GAMES & SCOTTISH FESTIVAL, Greensboro, NC at Bryan Park. We will be vendors at this event. For details see: http://www.triadhighlandgames.org/.
May 9, 2015 - HISTORIC BETHABARA HIGHLAND GAMES & SCOTTISH FESTIVAL, Winston-Salem, NC at Historic Bethabara Park. We will be vendors at this event.
May 16-17, 2015 - 34th Annual SMOKY MOUNTAIN SCOTTISH FESTIVAL AND GAMES, Maryville, TN. For more information see: http://www.smokymountaingames.org
May 23, 2015 - GREATER GREENVILLE HIGHLAND GAMES & SCOTTISH FESTIVAL, Greenville, SC at the beautiful campus of Furman University. We will be vendors at this event. For details see: http://www.gallabrae.com/
June 13, 2015 - The Clover Scottish Festival and Highland Games, Clover, SC.
June 19-20, 2015 - WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA HIGHLANDS CELTIC FESTIVAL - Highland Brewing Company, Asheville, NC. Details: http://www.celticheritageproductions.com/wnc.htm
July 9-12, 2015 - 60TH ANNUAL GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND GAMES, Macrae Meadows, Linville, NC. We will not be vendors but will close our store to attend this event. For more information about this event, please visit: http://www.gmhg.org/
September 5-6, 2015 - VIRGINIA SCOTTISH GAMES, Labor Day Weekend, at The Meadow in The Plains, VA. For more information visit: www.vascottishgames.org.
September 19, 2015- CHARLESTON SCOTTISH GAMES, Boone Hall, Charleston, SC. Please see: www.charlestonscots.org
September 26, 2015 - DANDRIDGE SCOTS-IRISH FESTIVAL, Downtown Historic Dandridge, TN. For more information visit: http://www.scots-irish.org/
October 3, 2015 - SCOTLAND COUNTY HIGHLAND GAMES & FESTIVAL, John Blue House, Laurinburg, NC. For more information visit: http://www.schgnc.org/
October 17-18, 2015 - STONE MOUNTAIN HIGHLAND GAMES, Stone Mountain, GA. Visit - www.SMHG.org
October 30-31, 2015 - CELTOBER FEST, Celtic Music Festival, Highland Brewing Company, Asheville, NC. Visit www.celticheritageproductions.com for more information.
Check back periodically for additional events posted.