Minnesota Scots are gearing up for a series of events surrounding Tartan Day, April 6. All the activities and details can be found in the Scottish News In Minnesota at http://www.minnesotascots.org/index.....org/SNIM.html

A quick rundown includes:
Monday, April 1, 6:30pm: Pre-Tartan Week Pub Sing at Merlin's Rest, Minneapolis

Saturday, April 6, 1pm: TARTAN DAY clan gathering at the Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul

Sunday, April 7, 10:00am: Kirkin’ of the Tartan at Gethsemane Episcopal Church, Minneapolis

Sunday, April 7, 3:00pm: Macalester College Pipe Band Concert at Macalester College, St. Paul

Wednesday, April 10, 7:00pm: Stephanie Claussen and Friends (Celtic Harp Music) at Summit Center, St. Paul

Thursday, April 11, 6:30pm: Scotch Tasting at vomFASS, Mall of America, Minneapolis

As in past years, the events are sponsored by a number of local Scottish organizations and coordinated by the Scottish American Center.
Can't think of a better reason to break the kilt out of winter storage—and it's been a long winter.