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2020 Virtual Scottish Festival & Highland Games

Welcome to the Virtual Highland Games Buy Now Marketplace. Replacing a silent auction our Buy Now Marketplace gives everyone an opportunity to support Chicago Scots with a variety of price points and coveted items to choose from including virtual experiences and exclusive Highland Games swag. Proceeds for all items help support events like this one and our heroes at Caledonia Senior Living and Memory Care. The marketplace will be open through Friday, August 7th. Our new Highland Games merchandise will be available throughout August on this website and on Facebook.

Rachel Barton Pine

Rachel Barton Pine Live

4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020

Join Chicago Scots in a run up to the 175th Anniversary celebration for an interactive livestream concert with internationally acclaimed concert violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Enjoy a 45-minute concert featuring the music and history of the violin in Scotland. Introduction by Gus Noble, president, Chicago Scots.

Price: $15.00

Bagpiping Greeting

Happy Birthday the Scottish Way

Send a personalized birthday greeting from Chicago Scots President Gus Noble and noted bagpiper Dave Johnston of Chicalba Bagpiping Services to the special people in your life.

Price: $25.00

Highland Games T-Shirt White

2020 Highland Games T-Shirt – White

100% cotton t-shirt featuring the 2020 Highland Games artwork designed by Chicago artist David Lee Csiscko.
This item will ship in September.

Price: $25.00

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Highland Games T-Shirt 2020 Indigo

2020 Highland Games T-Shirt – Indigo

100% cotton t-shirt featuring the 2020 Highland Games artwork designed by Chicago artist David Lee Csiscko.
This item will ship in September.

Price: $25.00

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Highland Games Tote Bag

Highland Games Tote Bag

With the full-color design by famed artist David Lee Csiscko, this premium large tote bag will be your go-to bag for the beach, shopping, and even overnights. Features the luckenbooth pattern.
This item will ship in September.

Size: 18″ W x 17″ H x 4.5″ D

Price: $25.00

Highland Games Socks

Highland Games Premium Cotton Socks

These are the socks your feet have been dreaming about. Made with 75% soft cotton, they will leave a lasting impression. True One Size Fits All (Size 5 Female to Size 12 Male)
This item will ship in September.

Price: $15.00

Highland Games in a box

Chicago Scots Limited Edition “Games In A Box”

Are you enjoying the Virtual Highland Games and looking for a fun way to support our mission? It’s not too late to purchase a Games in a Box and keep on celebrating. Our boxes include Haggis flavored chips, homemade shortbread, Heroes for Heroes notecards, a high quality Chicago Scots mask and more!

Price: $100.00

Highland Games Mug

Highland Games Mug

Beautiful two-tone 11 oz mug featuring the Highland Games artwork by famed artist David Lee Csiscko. Dishwasher and microwave safe.
This item will ship in September.

Price: $15.00

Jack Crombie Whisky Tasting

Classic 6 Whisky Tasting with Jack Crombie

Establish your own whisky collection with the Classic 6 introduced to you by Chicago Scots Governor Jack Crombie, owner of the famed Duke of Perth.

You will get bottles of Dalwhinnie 15, Talisker 10, Cragganmore 12, Oban 14, and Lagavulin 16. This is whiskyology at its best. A great summer patio event for up to five individuals. Date in metro Chicago to be mutually agreed upon. Limit one.

Price: $800.00

Thistle and Heather Highland Dance Lesson

Learn the Highland Fling

Release your inner Highland Dancer with four virtual half-hour lessons from Nancy Strolle, a Governor at Chicago Scots and founder of the renowned Thistle and Heather Highland Dancers. You will learn the basic footwork of the Highland Fling to perfect your dancing. All ages welcome. Five experiences available.

Price: $75.00

Crazy Heart

Virtual Acoustic Concert by John Ballantyne’s Crazy Heart

An intimate acoustic performance of Scottish American honkytonk with John Ballantyne’s Crazy Heart featuring Gus Noble, president, Chicago Scots. Enjoy a virtual summer concert played just for you and your guests. Date to be mutually agreed on.

Price: $400.00

Rachel Barton Pine

Improve Your Violin Skills 1:1 with Rachel Barton Pine

Aspiring violinists of any age will benefit from a 45-minute virtual private lesson with virtuoso violinist and Scottish fiddler Rachel Barton Pine. Limit three.

Price: $100.00

Storytime with Gus Noble

“The Gruffalo” Storytime with
Gus Noble

Put the kiddies to bed with a virtual story time reading of Julia Donaldson’s “The Gruffalo” recorded by Gus Noble.

Price: $25.00

Celeb Bingo

Caledonia Senior Living Virtual BINGO Caller

Become an instant Caledonia Senior Living Celebrity by becoming a virtual bingo caller. Join a special roster of famous faces that have called Bingo numbers for our residents. Times and dates to be determined.

Price: $50.00

Mary Fedorowski

Paint and Sip with
Mary Fedorowski

7-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020

Local artist Mary Fedorowski will be donating her time and talent to create a mural at the Scottish Home this fall. Meet Mary, founder of Overbite Studio, at a virtual ‘paint and sip’ contemporary art class for adults. Art supplies will be shipped in advance. Class size is limited to 10 for personalized instruction.

Price: $100.00

Oor Wullie

Learn Scottish Slang from Comic Strip Oor Wullie

Master five useful Scottish phrases often said by Wullie Curdew – Scotland’s version of Charlie Brown. Scott Gilmour and Claire McKenzie the award-winning writing partnership of Noisemaker have created a clever tutorial to learn such Scottish phrases as “you’re talking rubbish” “Be quiet, I don’t want to hear any more” and “my plans aren’t working out.” Finish with a performance from their celebrated musical production Oor Wullie and listen for the phrases you’ve just learned! Great for all ages.

Price: $15.00

Highland Dance Too

You Too Can Highland Dance!

The Pas de Basque is the first basic movement taught in Highland Dancing. Enjoy this easy to follow tutorial for beginners from Nancy Strolle. You’ll be dancing in no time! Nancy is a Governor of Chicago Scots and founder of the award-winning Thistle and Heather Highland Dancers.

Price: $15.00

Puppet Workshop

Twist and Turns: Wire Character Sculptures Made Easy

2 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2020

Learn how to make wire character sculptures with Mary Sandoval, the popular arts program coordinator at Caledonia Senior Living. A 45-minute interactive ZOOM class will be Saturday, August 22 at 2 p.m. Supply list will be provided in advance. This is a great family activity. Class size limited to 20.

Price: $15.00

CS Wool Tartan Tie

Chicago Scots Wool Tartan Tie

Featuring the Illinois Saint Andrew Society Tartan. 100% Wool. Made in Scotland.

Price: $25.00

Robert Burns Cotton Mask

Robert Burns Cotton Mask

These 2-layer cotton masks are comfortable and look amazing.

Price: $9.00

CS Aye Vintage Highland Games Shirt

Chicago Scots Vintage Swag – Aye! Highland Games T-Shirt

100% cotton t-shirt featuring the vintage Chicago Scots logo and iconic “Aye-tasca” slogan. Includes a wee bag of vintage Scots swag.

Price: $10.00

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CS Vintage Highland Games T-Shirt

Chicago Scots Vintage Swag – Highland Games T-Shirt

100% cotton t-shirt featuring the vintage Chicago Scots logo. Includes a wee bag of vintage Scots swag.

Price: $10.00

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CS Navy Polo

Chicago Scots Vintage Swag – Navy Men’s Golf Polo

Callaway’s Premiem Opti-Dri fabric with the vintage Chicago Scots logo on the left breast. Includes a wee bag of vintage Scots swag.


Caledonia Senior Living

Donate to Chicago Scots

Your contributions will benefit the important work we do at Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care.

For gifts larger than $1,000, please contact us.

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Scottish Festival and Highland Games Vendors

“Vendors have always been such an important part of our Highland Games. Please visit our vendors websites and shop their wares.”
– Margaret Wilhelm, Scottish Festival and Highland Games Vendors Chair

Scottish Gourmet Logo

Scottish Gourmet
Use Code: CHICAGO for 10% off orders placed till August 31

Scotland Shop Logo

Scotland Shop

St. Croix Weaving

Dog is Good

Dog is Good

Hook and Jill

The Hook and Jill Saga
by Andrea Jones

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