Whist Night!!

Friday, October 27th, 6-9pm
7171 France Avenue, Edina, MN
It’s TCSC Whist Night!!! Come and join us at a lovely location in “The Mezz” at the Lunds & Byerlys at
7171 France Ave in Edina. Arrive early, buy your dinner in Lunds and sit upstairs to eat. We have a wee room up there reserved from 6-9pm. Whist will start at 7pm. We are capped at 24 players for the evening. The first 24 people to sign up will guarantee themselves a place at that table. If you’d like to show up to socialize (there’s a bar) and watch and learn, let us know and we’ll make sure the avid card players get their spot first.
RSVP to Jennifer: 612-644-8969, movewithjen@outlook.com

Afternoon Tea

We are pushing this event out until the spring, so we can plan a better event. We would still love some help with planning the event!

We are in the planning stages for our next event, which will be an Afternoon Tea. If you would like to help out with the planning, please contact Jennifer Peterson or Katie Shilts.

TCSC Scottish Community Picnic and Beach Party

Thank you to everyone who attended our beach party and picnic!

August 5th, 10am -5pm, Bush Lake Beach, Shelter #3

(9140 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington)

Join Us for the TCSC Scottish Community Picnic and Beach Party. Bring yourself, friends, children/grandchildren! This is open to everyone Scottish or not. This year the picnic will be back at Bush Lake! There is a large shelter, (so we will have the picnic rain or shine), a playground, sand volleyball  court, and an easy walk to a lovely beach. Activities will begin at 10am; including races, balloon toss, and games for children and adults. There will be prizes for the winners! Enjoy a relaxing lunch at noon (bring your own lunch). Drinks (tea, coffee, water, and soda) will be provided by TCSC along with some shortbread. After lunch we will walk down to enjoy the afternoon on the beach (bring your own lawn chairs and towels). When you arrive, let the staff at the entrance know you are with TCSC, for free admission. We would love to know if you are planning to come. RSVP to Katie: kt@shilts.net, 952-500-1777.

August 5th, 10am -5pm, Bush Lake Beach, Shelter #3 (9140 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington)

Whist Night

Thank you to everyone that attended Whist Night! We hope you will come to the next one!




Join us for Whist Night, 
May 4th, 6-6:30 p.m. social, 
6:30-8:30 game.
You’re invited to join friends, both old and new, for an evening playing a feverish round of Whist.
Whist is a simple, social, trick-taking card game popular in Scotland. All ages and levels welcome. There will be a quick lesson for newbies. It’s a potluck and there will be prizes.
We will gather at the Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave. So., Edina, MN 55435, 2nd floor meeting room (elevator available). Please RSVP to Katie Shilts: kt@shilts.net or (612) 564-0041. And, let us know if you have a card table we can use for the night!

Burns Night Celidh

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Burns Night! We hope to see you again next year!

Join us on Saturday, January 21 for the annual family-oriented Burns Night celebration! Social starts at 6:30 p.m. with a cash bar and light tea and shortbread. The Minnesota Scottish Fair will provide meat pies, bridies, Scotch Eggs, chicken fingers & chips, and soft drinks for purchase. The entertainment will start with the traditional toasts then onto the Highland and Country dancing, followed by the ever popular ceilidh dancing taught by Chandi McCracken. Featuring music from Dalwhinnie, the magnificent Macalester Pipe Band, and dance from the Minnesota Scottish Celtic Dance Association and the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society dancers.

Early-bird ticket prices (Available on the Minnesota Scottish Fair website: http://mnscottishfair.org/)
$21 – Adults
$5 – Children 16 & under
Free – Children 5 & under
$55 – Family cap (2 adults & children)

At the door
$25 – Adults
$6 – Children 16 & under
5 and under free
$60 – Family cap (2 adults & children)



Burns Night Ceilidh

Thank you to all who came to our annual Burns Night Ceilidh hosted By the Twin Cities
Scottish Club, Minnesota Scottish Fair and Highland Games and the
Minnesota Scottish Celtic Dance Association, On Friday January 29th 2016
at Celtic Junction 836 Prior Ave. Saint Paul.

We had traditional toasts, music and dance. Highland dancing,
Country dancing and The Macalester Pipe Band.
Ceilidh dancing with live music by Dalwinnie and Chandi
McCracken from the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.
Light appetizers including haggis with tea included. Traditional
Scottish Meat pies and cash bar available for sale.


TCSC Christmas Party

We had a lovely time at the Twin Cities Scottish Club Annual Christmas Party!


1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.



836 Prior Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104

(near the Midway Amtrak station, just north of University Avenue on Prior)

  We will had crafts and entertainment (Ross Sutter led songs and games) for both children and adults.

Our Scottish Santa made the trip to be with us again this year to hand out gifts and entertain us all.

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Guy Fawkes Night

The 9th annual Guy Fawkes party! Big change this year: it is moving to the south side of the cities and it’s being co-hosted by the Fields Family near Northfield, MN (and the McCrackens).
The format is the same as in the past. Bring a dish to share, a lawn chair, and your favorite libation. We will provide lemonade and coffee. Donations of fireworks are welcome. Dancing and singing encouraged! Come dressed for the weather!

Fields Farm: 15983 Ibson Ave, Nerstrand, Minnesota 55053

TCSC Yard Sale

TCSC had a yard sale on Saturday October 3rd. Thank you to Mary Johnston for hosting and thank you Jim and Mary for your hard work. The sale was a big success, earning money for the club and clearing out our storage unit! Those who came to the sale found some real bargains!