Robbie Burns Night in the Scotch Colony: You’re invited!

Robbie Burns Night in the Scotch Colony! Concert is Friday, 29 January, 2016, at 7:30 at the Burns Hall, Kincardine. Dance follows with the Wednesday Evening Fiddlers. Weather date is the next night, same time. Second performance is Sunday, January 31st at 2:30, with tea afterward.


Video is Kimiye Gamblin playing Burns Hall 2013

Kincardine Memorial Service, Sunday 26 Aug, 2012

Memorial Service to remember the early settlers is to be held at the Melville United Church in Kincardine on August 26 at 11:30 am Can. You will be bagpiped into the service. There will be a lunch at Burns Hall after the service.

Concert and dance at Burns Hall

The Wednesday Evening Fiddlers had their year-end concert on 9 June, 20112. They also provided music for a dance following the concert. Here are some photos at the WEF site.

Larlee Creek Baptist Church, Kirkin o’ the Tartan, 27 May, 2012

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A great service by Rev. Maynard Rector and heavenly music by the Melville United Church Choir. http://www.scottishtartans.org/kirkin.htm The first link of a Google search that tells a history of the Kirkin.

Gathering of the Scots, 25-27 May 2012, Perth-Andover

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A beautiful day and a great festival. Held in a new location closer to town, near the Cenotaph. It’s a lovely setting and gives Perth-Andover a nice push as they come back from the devastating spring flood.

United Church of Canada in the Colony

The Andover-Kincardine Pastoral Charge has four congregations including the Upper Kintore United Church on the Kintore Road in Upper Kintore and the Melville Church on the Manse Road in Kincardine. The Scotch Colony Brotherhood and United Church Women are organizations of the church community. Music at the Kincardine-Upper Kent Church  includes organ, piano, guitar, violin, tin whistle, and bag pipes.

The St. James United Church in Perth-Andover suffered flood damage on March 17-18, 2012. Two sets of photographs are posted here.

United Church of Canada, Upper Kintore, Dedicated 1893

 

Melville United Church, Kincardine

Melville United Church, Kincardine

Hello world from the 1873 Scotch Colony

Welcome to ScotchColony.RiverMaple.net. This is our first post. We’re just getting started so come back and check our progress. This is part of gearing up for our 140th Birthday Blow Out in 2013. All events are tentative. Please leave a reply with comments, complaints or complements. Posted by Bill