On Saturday, January 27, 2018, The Robert Burns Society of Annapolis will honor the life and legacy of Scotland’s most famous poet with its 40th annual “Burns Supper.” The event will take place at 6 pm at the Annapolis Elks Lodge No. 622, at
2 Pythian Drive, Edgewater, MD.
The evening will feature traditional Scottish cuisine, a silent auction, raffle, and entertainment including music and poetry that honors Burns’ legacy. In his short life (1759 – 1796), Burns wrote hundreds of poems, including the well-loved New Year’s favorite “Auld Lang Syne.”
The menu will include a choice of entree, green salad, twice-baked potatoes, vegetables, rolls and dessert. In true Scottish tradition, guests can also nosh on haggis and “neeps and tatties” (turnips and potatoes).
The “Immortal Memory”, a talk in honor of Burns’ poetry and life, will be delivered by William Elliott, of Frederick MD. He is a long-time scholar of Burns’ work and a member of many Scottish groups.
Additional entertainment will include To a Mouse, a poem by Burns, delivered by local Burns’ scholar, George St. Clair, and Scottish songs sung by opera trained Tamara Tucker.
The cost is $49. for RBSA members and $59. for nonmembers. Dress is semi-formal. The wearing of kilts and tartan is encouraged, but not required.
Web site for the Burns Society is www.robertburnssocietyofannapolis.com and photos of previous Suppers can be seen there.
For tickets or information contact Karolyn St. Clair at 410-721-7550 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Download this information card and fill it out with a check payable to Robert Burns Society of Annapolis to Karolyn St. Clair, 1754 Swinburne Ave., Crofton, MD 21114.