X Marks the Scot - An on-line community of kilt wearers.

   X Marks Partners - (Go to the Partners Dedicated Forums )
USA Kilts website Freedom Kilts website Scotweb websiten Burnetts and Struth website The Scottish Trading Company
Xmarks advertising information Celtic Croft website Xmarks advertising information Celtic Corner website Xmarks advertising information

User Tag List

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 25
  1. #1
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Williamsburg Scottish Festival Pix 2010

    Friday evening, the President Reception was held. I camp at Rockahock for the festival. This was the first year the Presidentís Reception was held there. Usually it was held off site. It was a hoot getting duded up at campgrounds. As I walked to the restaurant where the reception was I got quite a few stares, smiles and photos taken.

    A couple of new items made their debut. I wore my dressier Argyll with a 6 button waistcoat. Burnettís & Struth casual kilt in Malcolm modern. I had received the day before from Dunadd Trading Company House of Cheviot Argyll hose in Hunting Scot. They are fantastic; great fit, good complimentary match to my kilt the red garters from STM were just the thing. A few months ago, I had received from Josh at Skye Highland Outfitters the white goat hair John Brown sporran. Itís a beaut and provided an eye catching contrast to the black, dark blue and dark green background of my outfit. There wasnít a better looking sporran at the reception.



    My heart was set to meet Bonnie Rideout who was the Honored Guest of the festival. As pictured below I did. She also autographed for me the cover of her CD ďA Scottish Fiddle collection".
    David R. Ross would be posthumously awarded the Scot of the Year award.




    Randy Dedrickson President of the Festival



    Afterward I attended the Friday Night Concert.

    Brandy Wine Celtic Harp Orchestra


    Rathkeltair



  2. #2
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Usually, I wear a clan crest polo shirt with my kilt. A cooler weekend than usual and with the compliments I had received here on my attire at the Fredericksburg Welsh Festival, I duded up for this one, too.

    The Lovat blue tweed jacket and waistcoat I got on sale at Hector Russell in Glasgow when returning from the Gathering 2009. Black Watch Mackie bonnet and House of Cheviot Argyll top hose both from Dunadd Trading Company. Grey tattersall shirt a blue and yellow bowtie. My buds in the other clan tents wondered what was happened to me!



    Most festivals I convene the tent as a one man operation. Sharla a Collum originally from Colorado volunteered to help. She would carry the Clan Banner in the Parade. She also would join the Society.













  3. #3
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

  4. #4
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Wendy a Malcolm originally from California would come by with her daughter Elyssa and would join the Society. Wendy with her mother went to the Gathering last year and AGM held in Poltalloch.


    My sister Denise and friend Lilli would came to assist in the tent. I was set for help and went for a walk about.


    I headed to the Scottish Trading Company, where Matt had brought a couple of Horn Bowl Celtic Quaich for me to select one. Matt never knows what color they may be when he orders them. I chose the blonde bone over a black one which was quite sharp, too.


    I found a fellow member of the Fredericksburg Scottish Society, Melissa at the Morrison tent. We discussed some plans for the 2011 Burns Supper.


    A wee Highland Dancer!





  5. #5
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Our friends at STM!




    Living History 9th Legion Roman Soldiers

    The re-enactor here, Ronnie is from the same city where I grew up, Cheaspeake and graduated from high school and year after me. He is also a re-enactor in the Battle of Great Bridge of the American Revolutionary period. We shared camp sites, you never know.

    Jerry and I found one another


    The honored Clan, Hamilton

  6. #6
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    XMarkers at the SAMS tent; Sir William, Tommy Tucker, David H


    At the Gordon tent a pipe and drum tribute of the Marine Corp Hymn, From the Halls Of Montezuma to Aaron Todd who just completed his basic training.



    Morris Gordon shares some history at the House of Gordon tent.


    Barbara shows hospitality in giving me a Gaelic Ale from the Highland Brewery in Ashville, NC.


    Sister Denise with Jim at the Donnachaidhs; our mother was a Robertson

  7. #7
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Geoff Withnell and his lady show for the Meet Up


    David and I discuss Bowman Scotch and Wasmund single malt whisky


    XMarker Meet Up

    David H, Sir William, MC, Starelectrician, Geoff Withnell

    Davidís son with help from Denise show us how to the do the Hamish III.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    The Clan lassies compete in the Haggis Hurl






    They start at an early age!


    Jerry and Annette head home

  9. #9
    Join Date
    24th July 07
    Location
    Spotsylvania, Virginia USA
    Posts
    6,932
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Chris a Malcolm originally from West Virginia joins the Society! Three for the day!


    The Clan MacCallum Malcolm Society tent workers!


    Closing Ceremonies


    It was a great day! The best Williamsburg Scottish Festival, yet!

  10. #10
    shawhighlander's Avatar
    shawhighlander is offline Oops, it seems this member needs to update their email address
    Join Date
    6th March 06
    Location
    Boulder, Colorado
    Posts
    424
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    As always Mael Coluim, you have outdone yourself with a brilliant array of photos. MŪle tapadh leat!
    ith:
    EÚin ~
    Official Music Site ~ Jonathan Walden
    Clan Shaw website
    "Don't skirt the issue, call it for what it is""

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Williamsburg Scottish Festival
    By Mael Coluim in forum Highland Games and Celtic Event Discussion
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 11th October 10, 05:02 AM
  2. The Williamsburg Scottish Festival
    By David White in forum Highland Games and Celtic Event Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 25th September 09, 06:03 AM
  3. Williamsburg Scottish Festival
    By Jerry in forum Highland Games and Celtic Event Discussion
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 2nd October 08, 11:56 AM
  4. Williamsburg Scottish festival
    By Jerry in forum Highland Games and Celtic Event Discussion
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 1st October 07, 11:08 AM
  5. Williamsburg Scottish festival
    By Jerry in forum Highland Games and Celtic Event Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 22nd September 06, 05:22 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

» Log in

User Name:

Password:

Not a member yet?
Register Now!
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.2.0