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Annual Burns Night set for 2020

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 4:27 pm

The Kilmarnock and District Pipe Band will present their 21st Annual Burns Night event on Saturday, January 25. The dinner and program will take place at the Masonic Lodge #100 on Goodluck Road in Kilmarnock. Doors open at 5 p.m. The Burns Night Dinners began over 200 years ago in honor of and tribute to Scotland’s Bard, Robert Burns. The program will include piping, Scottish toasts, dinner, and a fun evening in true Scottish tradition.  Tickets are available until January 18 from The Local in Irvington, Chesapeake Bank in Kilmarnock, and Virginia Commonwealth Bank branches (Kilmarnock, White Stone and Burgess). The band is always looking for new members who are interested in learning the Great Highland Bagpipes as well as bass, tenor and snare drums. For more information, call (804)580-1747.