Because of the forecast for freezing rain, the Robbie Burns concert scheduled for Sun. afternoon, Jan. 26th in Kincardine is cancelled. We don’t want anyone to land in a ditch! Please pass the word to anyone who was planning to attend. Thanks! (From Darlene)
Beautiful video of the Colony including interviews with Darlene Morton and Garth Farquhar.
Here’s a link to this video: http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1684887619728/
The video may not play outside Canada.
Here is the link to the accompanying CBC article, with beautiful photos, about the Colony and our Burns Celebration: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/kincardine-scottish-robbie-burns-1.5436500
Also, here is a companion radio story: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-25-information-morning-fredericton/clip/15757187-celebrating-scottish-heritagey.
Stories by Jordan Gill: https://www.cbc.ca/news/jordan-gill-1.4145451
Robbie Burns Night in the Scotch Colony will be held on Fri., Jan. 24 at the Burns Hall in Kincardine. The concert starts at 7:30 and there will be a dance afterward with the Wednesday Evening Fiddlers. Admission is $10.00 for adults and $6.00 for students. (family rate at the door). Weather date will be the next night, same time. The second concert performance will be on Sun. Jan. 26 at 2:30 with tea, shortbread cookies and oatcakes afterward. (Admission to the Sun. concert is by donation) Proceeds are for the upkeep of the Burns Hall – ploughing, mowing, heat, electricity & maintenance. Please come and join us for a great time of Scottish music and dancing! (Update: Sunday concert was canceled due to weather)
In case you missed it
Here is a great article (with photos and video) from the CBC about the Colony and our Burns Celebration: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/kincardine-scottish-robbie-burns-1.5436500
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Here is the list of events in December.
• Sat. Dec. 14, 6:00 pm – games night @ Burns Hall for all ages. Bring a game or two or three, a munchie to share, & wear a Christmas sweater if you have one. If you want to participate in the “Yankee swap”, bring something from home that you don’t want anymore, or have too many of already (NOTHING NEW!) and wrap it in newspaper or old wrapping paper. It can be useful or funny.
• Sun. Dec. 15, 11:00 am – regular service @ Upper Kent United Church (Rte. 105 below Muniac, on left going downriver)
• Sun. Dec. 22, 11;00 am – combined church service @ Saint James United in Andover (beside Nissens’ Market)
• Sun. Dec. 22, 6:00 pm – Christmas concert @ the Burns Hall, annual event since 1911. You may perform (both kids and adults) or be in the audience 🙂 We’ll have a carol sing at the end of the concert and then socializing time with tea and cookies (whatever people bring for a little snack) Please let me know if your kids are coming so that Carolyn can “do up” enough bags of candy. Also, please let me know if you plan to do anything in the concert so that I can semi-organize a programme. I can add other things that night.
•Tues. Dec. 24, 6:00 pm – Christmas Eve service @ Upper Kent United Church
•Sun, Dec. 29, 11:00 am – combined service @ Saint James United Church in Andover
All welcome! Please pass the word… Thanks! Darlene
We’re having a community potluck on November 3rd at the Burns Hall, Kincardine. We’ll open the doors at 4:30, and eat at 5 PM. Tea, coffee, pickles, butter, rolls provided. Bring a salad, main dish or dessert.
An informal music jam will commence after supper. Bring your musical instrument – voice, fiddle, guitar, etc. We’ll have a piano there.
All welcome! You don’t have to be a resident of the Scotch Colony to attend. This is a fundraiser for Burns Hall maintenance and other local charities. We will have a free-will donation box at the door. 🙂
Directions to Burns Hall
2:00, Sunday, 25 August 2019 at the Upper Kintore Church. We will visit the cemetery after the service. Refreshments. Please come.
Kincardine Memorial Service
Sunday, 30 June 2019, 11AM
Melville United Church in Kincardine
Tea to follow at Burns Hall
Friday, January 25, 2019 at the Burns Hall in Kincardine at 7:30 PM
Cost – $8 for Adults, $5 for Students
Followed by a Dance with The Wednesday Evening Fiddlers
STORM DATE – Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Second Performance on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 2:30 PM. Cost is by Donation.