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January 5
Piping at the Mansion
The McHenry Mansion
906 15th St, Modesto, CA

February 22
Robert Burns Supper
The Fruit Yard
7948 Yosemite Blvd, Modesto, CA

April 6
Tartan Day
McClatchy Square
15th St & I St, Modesto, CA

April 12
International Day of the Child
Denair Elementary Charter Academy
3773 Madera Ave, Denair, CA

May 5
Kirkin O' the Tartan
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1528 Oakdale Rd, Modesto, CA

June 1
Campbell Scholarship Mini-Golf Tournament
4307 Coffee Rd, Modesto, CA

June 22
All Celtic Picnic

Modesto International Festival
Modesto Junior College, East Campus
435 College Ave, Modesto, CA

October 19
Central Valley Highland Games & Celtic Festival
Stanislaus County Fairfounds
900 N Broadway, Turlock, CA

October 27
Kirkin O' the Tartan
Trinity United Presbyterian Church
1600 Carver Rd, Modesto, CA

Saint Andrew's Day Event


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Kirkin of the Tartan

The Modesto St. Andrews Society
will honor traditions of the past with its
bi-annual "Kirkin' of the Tartan".

2019 Dates

May 5th - 10:00 am
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1528 Oakdale Rd.
Modesto, 95355

October 27th
Trinity United Presbyterian Church
1600 Carver Rd.
Modesto, 95350

There will be a calling of the clans and all Scots are welcome to attend. A piper will play bagpipes. Scots wearing tartans will process in at the beginning of each service. Society members are asked to bring shortbread or other cookies to share.

All members of the society are urged to attend, with their friends and relatives, to enjoy and participate in this time-honored ceremony. Wear Scottish garb, or bring a bit of your clan tartan to be blessed. There will be a roll call of clans, an explanation of the ceremony and its history and an opportunity to visit with the church members following the service. All are welcome, and St. Andrews wil provide cookies for the coffee hour to follow the service.