Just a heads up for X-Markers in the Minnesota area: Minnesota Tartan Week runs April 1-8 with events slated across the Twin Cities. Starting with "A Scottish Ramble" at the St. Paul Landmark Center April 1 and continuing through April 8 with "Minnesota Tartan Rocks!", a benefit concert at the Amsterdam Bar & Hall. Included are cultural events, a whisky tasting, pub sing, a traditional kirkin, Tartan Week party, and Scottish rock concert.

The events are coordinated by the Scottish American Center of Minnesota, a registered Minnesota non-profit. The calendar of events can be found at http://www.minnesotascots.org/rss-ne...rtan-week.html