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Announcements

Swap Meet!

Since we're all coming to the Feb. 2 members' meeting (You ARE coming, right???), let's have a swap meet. Bring fabric, eating utensils, shoes, clothes, whatever stuph is taking up space. Somebody else might want it. Somebody might buy it or trade for it, or maybe you just want to donate it to Clann for the benefit of new members. If we all show up and all bring stuph, this could be a lot of fun! See you there!

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Board Elections

       "A Board is long, hard, and narrow. It is made of wood."--Arthur C. Clarke

....But it still needs people to serve on it. The Board elections are coming up on Saturday, February 2, 2008, so it's time now to start thinking about running if you're interested, and voting regardless. Some quick answers to questions you may have:

Who is eligible to vote? Just like the Staff elections--Anyone who is a paid member and is recognized by at least one member of the Staff and one member of the Board can vote. There will be absentee ballots, but they won't be anonymous – we need to verify you are a current member, so your name will have to be on it. Better still, attend the Quarterly members meeting and vote in person!

What am I voting for?The Board positions are for two years, and are staggered. In February 2008, we will vote for President, Treasurer, and Camp Representative. In February 2009, we will vote for a new Vice President, Secretary, Quartermaster, and Company Representative. Again, if you're interested, attend the Board meetings, talk to those currently in the positions, and review your manual. Just for the record, Mary will not be running for President in 2008 - She believes it is time for New Blood.

How do I find out more information? There are a few ways – the manual is one of them, the best way is to talk to a current or former Board person and find out what is involved. All your Board members are listed in the newsletter.

How do I get nominated? There are a few ways – have a friend of yours nominate you by sending information to Glenn McDavid, the Secretary, nominate yourself the same way, show up at the meeting and toss your ring into the hat, or don't show up have your friends nominate you… Just kidding – you have to agree to run to be voted in.

How much time is involved? There are monthly Board meetings of 1-2 hours duration, plus additional time for the specific responsibilities of each position!

What if I have a question you didn't answer? Call, email or write, or show up at the meeting and ask - that's the best way!

Glenn McDavid, Secretary

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On February 2nd, of 2008, Clann Tartan will be holding it's Board Elections. It is my duty to inform all members that I, Marty Byers, will be running for the position of President. I will give up my position as Vise President prior to the voting.

I have been on the Board or in attendance for almost 8 years.

Though I would like to be able to say how things will make Clann Tartan better for everyone, I will be unable, as will anyone else. However, it will be my duty to make sure that meetings, where these things are decided, are run funtionally and efficently. I do understand that as volunteers we all have lives outside of the board room and events.

So, I will not promise anything that I know takes a group of people to decide.

I will let you decide on Feb 2, 2008.

Marty Byers

PS
If elected, we will be needing a new Vice President...think about it.

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ALBERT LEA HISTORY FEST

Clann Tartan will be sending a contingent of members and demonstrators to Albert Lea for the History Fest. A welcome relief for all of us suffering from cabin fever. A chance to get "back into the groove" after being holed up for the winter. It is, in part, an opportunity for recruitment, and to drum up excitement for our biggest event of the year, Big Island Rendezvous.
It is a two day show, indoors, and is NOT a camping event. This means that members will have to make their own accomodations for the overnight. The scheduled hours are as follows:

Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 9am to 6pm
Sunday, February 10, 2008 - 12noon to 4pm

There is a room reserved at the Pizza Ranch were demonstrators and participants are invited to gather after hours for dinner. (So bring your coin purses!) If you would like to attend, or attend with a demonstration or presentation, please let the Head Camp Follower know ASAP!! Please let her know what, if any, demonstration you will be doing, and if you will need a table for this, as well as what dates and times you will be there so your demonstrations can get on the schedule. Thank you!

Lisa - 612-986-8511 or by email: anstice_demalkuth@yahoo.com

A Scottish Ramble - Nothing is cooler than a kilt in February!

Once again, Ramble is just around the corner. Clann Tartan will again be participating. This is a great opportunity to recruit and to show what we do. The schedule of events is up on the website (www.scottishramble.org), so take a look.
The scheduled hours are as follows:

Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 10am - 4pm
Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 12noon - 4pm

Clann Tartan will be in the upper rotunda again, and we will need people to help set up and tear down, as usual! It is an indoor event, with scheduled times for dance and other demonstrations.
It is located at Landmark Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Please let the Head Camp Follower know if you will be planning on attending, what days/times, and if you can help set up and tear down. Thank you!

Lisa - 612-986-8511 or by email: anstice_demalkuth@yahoo.com

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A Gentle Reminder...

As your Head Camp Follower for the next two years...I would like to address everyone from the start of the season with some gentle reminders...things that will make events run much smoother, and our camp more user friendly. Because I am a bullet point kinda girl, I will keep it short and simple.

-Please be respectful of others space and property. If a tent is closed, or even if it is open, ASK before entering.

-We are a team, so everyone is expected to pitch in and pull their weight. This means helping with set up and tear down if you are there, giving a hand when one is needed, and generally watching out for fellow members.

-We have camp and company representatives, a board, and a full staff. Please direct comments and/or concerns (and compliments, too!) to the appropriate person. If you are uncertain who is who....ASK. Or, check the newsletter. The Board and Staff members and their contact information are listed in every issue.

-Remember we represent a specific era of history. Please keep this in mind during show hours. Put things that are not necessary (you can keep your glasses, casts, canes, wheelchairs, medical stuff, etc, of course) away, safely out of the publics sight. Our camp is pretty busy, and there are always members around, but only you are responsible for your personal effects.

-Keep in mind the usual kitchen safety if you are helping with meals. Wash your hands. Wash the dishes. Don't cross contaminate. See me if you have questions about this!

-Make sure you inform the Head Camp Follower if you have allergies, sensativities, etc. or other medical conditions. This information will keep you safe and healthy! If I don't know, I can't work around it or with it.

-Remember to RSVP as far in advance as possible. If I don't know you are coming, I can't plan to feed you!!! So let me know as soon as you know! Also, there is limited company canvas, so if you don't have a tent, and you don't RSVP and let me know you need one, you may not get one.

-Speaking of canvas....we have six troopers. and only six. This means that you may need to bunk with someone. It is easier for planning if you work this out among yourselves and let me know when you RSVP. Due to an acute shortage of company canvas at certain events, longer term members without their own canvas ~may~ be bumped in favor of a newer member. The old rule about members of over one year being given tents after those with less than one year membership may be enforced at the larger events. Please keep this in mind! Your staff will do everything humanly possible to accomodate everyone, but its not always possible! There are many longer term members with larger personal tents, if you get bumped or we run out of tents, please ask around, someone probably has space for you!!

-During shows, we are all busy with our duties and demos. This means that meals will be served at their posted times. Unless you are doing a demo or guard duty, show up on time. If you come an hour or two later, you probably won't get fed a meal. I will try to make snacks available for those with medical conditions and for the children (and for those of us who just have the munchies) However, this is NOT a substitute for a meal if you missed it.

-Everyone is expected to do a turn with helping in the kitchen. Washing dishes means you will eat with the cooks for the NEXT camp meal. After all, no one else gets paid before they do the work!! Helping cook/set up/etc. means you will eat before the rest of the members for that meal.

-We do our best to feed everyone enough food. However....please eat what you take and take only what you will eat. The Scottish are "known" for being miserly, so Waste Not, Want Not! Please remember that there are others who need to eat, so be considerate of those in line behind you.

-During set up for each event, the Staff member or person assigned to the task will have a footprint of the camp, and where things should be (approximately) set up. PLEASE follow this clearly. It will prevent lack of walkways in camp, and ease the flow of patrons. Certain spaces and tent fronts will be planned for demonstrations. We will need your assistance in this, so please tell your HCF the dimensions of your personal canvas (including flys etc) so we know what we are dealing with. Open (period interior) tents will be toward the front of camp, closed/nonperiod/anyone volunteering tents will be toward the back. Exceptions will be non-period interior tents where the flys or front space are used for demonstrations (ie: the sutler, Mia and her fibre demonstrations, Mary and her Herbwifery, etc.) If you need clarification on this, please let me know.

-And lastly, keep in mind there are children in camp, and we are adult role models. Please conduct yourselves appropriately. After hours, the public may have left, but the wee bairns are still present, and little pitchers have big ears.

I am certain that I have not covered EVERY eventuality, or circumstance, and there are exceptions to every rule, so expect updates every once in a while. Please let me know if you have questions/concerns/comments/etc so they can be addressed, either privately or on the boards.

Thank you,

Your Head Camp Follower,
Lisa S. Gillstrom McCanna
ie: Brietta Baird

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Camp Drill Schedule

February - "But...I have nothing to wear!!!!!" (Clothing for Men, Women and Children) At Yoders
March - Period Food - It's What's for Dinner (Cooking, Recipe Sharing, etc.) Location undecided;
April - Care and Feeding of Your Camp (Camp Stuff for Senior and New Members) At the Garage
May - Muster/Camp Drill Combined at Jack McGowan's.

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GAFFNEY'S SUTLER SEEKS WARES

Our sutler, Heidi Viar, is looking for items made by members to sell at her table. We hope that, by offering a variety of interesting wares, we can encourage the public to stop, peruse, and purchase. If you are interesting in selling your spinning, knit caps or stockings, beadwork, bonework, woodwork, we will display them, watch them, accept money for them, and accept a 10% cut for Clann.

You can either bring your goods to Heidi at events, or entrust them to her beforehand. We ask that items be small and not terribly fragile if Heidi is to transport them.

Thank you for your support of Clann Tartan.

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Wanted!

Submissions for the Newsletter!
Items you can submit include research articles, character sketches, and other items pertaining to living history and Scottish Culture. Email your items in either plain text, or MS Word format to newsletter@clanntartan.org or snail mail to our postal address.
Items must be received by the 15th of each month to be considered for inclusion for the upcoming months issue. Mailed submissions will not be returned unless requested. All pertinent submissions will be considered as space permits. All research articles must reference at least three sources. Submissions are NOT edited for spelling or grammar, but may be broken in multiple parts.

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Board Minutes

Clann Board Meeting, December 18, 2007

Board Members Present: Mary McKinley, Bruce Yoder, Glenn McDavid,  
Diana Steben, Cate Hesser, Marty Byers

Staff Present: Mia McDavid, Julie Yoder, Maeve Kane

The minutes of the November meeting were accepted as written.

REPORTS
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VICE PRESIDENT: 
Working on recruiting stuff.  Found some possible new members.
Will be running for President in February.  If elected, we will have a 
special election to fill out the remainder of the Vice Presidential
term.

TREASURER:
Would like record of attendance at each event to accurately calculate food
costs.  Mia will provide this.  We need better record keeping in 2008 than
we had in 2007.

Revenues are ahead of budget in this fiscal year.  On the expense side, 
some budgeted items have not been purchased.

SECRETARY:
Nothing new.

QUARTERMASTER (via Mary): 
No report.

CAMP AND COMPANY REPS:
No problems reported.

MUSIC: 
We might have singing at First Footing.

DANCE:
The Lake Hiawatha site is working.  A local couple walked in and joined
us one evening.  We will invite them to First Footing and try to recruit
them.

FIBER:
Mia and Kali are doing some recruiting.

HISTORIC SITE:
Nothing new.

SWORD GUILD:
Will try to start sessions at Corcoran in January.  Also looking at
sessions in Baldwin(WI) and in the NW suburbs.

GARDEN GUILD:
It's Winter.

UPCOMING EVENTS
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FIRST FOOTING:  Plans are set.

BOARD ELECTIONS: Feb. 2.  Posted in Newsletter.

PIONEER VILLAGE:  Mia will e-mail them.  Looking at Midsummer (June 20-22).

MUSTER:  Needs to be scheduled.  We may have Mary's girl scout troop there
with us.  They are interested in being properly clothed.  We might have
an April Camp Drill on clothing and invite them and their parents.

RENFEST:  Scottish Village worked OK this year.  There is a possibility
for official Clann involvement in 2008.  It seems unlikely that the
Renfest can meet our conditions, but we will try to negotiate something.

OLD BUSINESS
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None

NEW BUSINESS
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Planning is under way for the Basket Weaving class.  The total fee will
be $125.  There was some discussion about whether any part should be 
paid by Clann.  The conclusion was none.  Registrants will be asked to
put down a deposit.

NEXT MEETING:  January 15, 2008, at the Yoders'

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Board & Staff

If you need to contact someone associated with Clann Tartan, here is where you find out how. If you are unsure who to contact, you can always email us at: info@clanntartan.org

Board Members

President Mary McKinley 651-699-6853 mairi2@juno.com 2/06 - 2/08
Vice President Marty Byers 651-483-1173 / 651-261-5815. orthodoxdruid@gmail.com 2/07 - 2/09
Secretary Glenn McDavid 651-490-1842 gmcdavid@comcast.net 2/06 - 2/09
Treasurer Bruce Yoder 612-825-4519 bruceyoder@juno.com 2/07 - 2/08
Quarter Master Sean McCanna 952-926-1279 macbaird@lycos.com 2/07 - 2/09
Camp Rep. Diana Steben 612-728-1189 Rillaspins@aol.com 2/06 - 2/08
Company Rep.   Cate Hesser 612-803-8432   bear@cybervalkyrie.com  2/07 - 2/09 

Staff

Chief of Staff Mia McDavid 651-490-1842 mia_mcdavid@comcast.net  11/06 - 11/08 
Head Campfollower Lisa Gilstrom 612-986-8511 anstice_demalkuth@yahoo.com 11/07 - 11/09 
Captain Maeve Kane 651-696-7498 or 952-461-4666 mollmccaine@aol.com  11/07 - 11/09 
Henchman Eric Ferguson 612.726.6364 eric@celticfringe.net 11/07 - 11/08 
Henchwoman Laura Swenson 715-684-4221 mommyco@baldwin-telecom.net 11/07 - 11/08 
Henchman Tony Rogers 339-331-0085  anthony.j.rogers@gmail.com 11/07 - 11/08 
Henchman John Debnam 952-492-5536 Mage_ironwolf@yahoo.com 11/07 - 11/08 
Henchwoman Julie Yoder 612-825-4519 Julieyoder@juno.com 11/07 - 11/08 
Henchwoman Heidi Viar 715-379-9055 Mapleaf11@yahoo.com 11/07 - 11/08 
Henchwoman Betsy Bolton 763-561-4368 basil80@hotmail.com 11/07 - 11/08 
Henchwoman Laurie Ford 952-924-9128 laurie.ford@gmail.com 11/07 - 11/08 

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Guilds

Sword Guild:

Meeting and time TBA

Contact:
Marty L. Byers
orthodoxdruid@gmail.com
651-483-1173



MUSIC!!!!!!!!!!

At the request of the multitudes, Gaffneyis is holding music meetings again.

We will sing and play music of many styles and places from our period. Bring your voice and/or your instrument(s). Neither need be period correct.

The Yoders have graciously offered to host music once a month. We will meet at their house at 4736 12th Ave S, Minneapolis, from 7 - 9pm the 4th Monday of each month.

To contact the Yoders, call 612-825-4519 or email to Julieyoder@juno.com.

To contact your Music Chair, call David at 612-378-1973 or email to baethan1630@yahoo.com

Thanks, and I look forward to making some noise with y'all!

David

Dance

1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Dance will meet at Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Center, 2701 E 44th St Minneapolis.

It is at the corner of 27th Av S and E 44th Street. Both streets are one way. That block of 44th between 28th and 27th Avenues is one way westbound and that block of 27th Av between 44th and 43rd Streets is one way northbound. You must enter turning west onto 44th St from 28th Av and exit from 27th Av onto 43rd St.

Questions? call Mary at 651-699-6853 or Julie at 612-825-4519

2nd & 4th Tuesdays
Saint Christopher's Episcopal Church, 2300 N Hamline Ave. in St. Paul.

It is at the northeast corner of Highway 36 and Hamline Avenue (Hamline is between Snelling and Lexington). The church is actually encircled by the highway entrance ramp.
The Dance Guild gathers weekly from 7PM-9PM to learn and practice historic Scottish country dances.
For more information call:

Mary at 651-699-6853 or Julie at 612-825-4519

It's a great place to meet people!

Garden Guild

This group is for people who love to garden and who have some plots or space to grow veggies for Clann events. Last year, the Guild contributed fresh and frozen greens, carrots, fruit, and other goodies to various events. Over the winter, we will plan to meet and determine who already has what growing, and what can be planted for next year. Contact: Laurie Ford 952-924-9128

Other Guilds

Want to learn about wool spinning, weaving, or dying? Diana Steben (651-489-2881) and Kali Pederson (651-385-9006 ) organize the Fiber Guild.

Clann Tartan has our own historic site near Duluth MN. Dun Gowan is an ongoing project, which is the site of Gaffneyis Annual Tactical in July. We are finishing the fort and beginning the construction of a village this year. Contact David Vavreck at 612-378-1973 or baethan1630@yahoo.com for further information, or to volunteer to help.

DUN GOWAN WORK WEEKENDS

Dun Gowan is our ongoing permanant historic site project located at Don Chesney's farm in Fredenburg (near Duluth).

We have work weekends where we will continue working on the first house in the village, which we started last year.

No construction experience is neccessary. Just bring your enthusiasm.

Contact Don Chesney (218-721-4501 or DLChsny@aol.com) or David Vavreck (612-378-1973 or baethan1630@yahoo.com) for further details.

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Calendar of Events

Be sure to contact your staff
if you plan on attending a show event. Try to give at least a ten day notice when possible. This allows proper planning for the feeding of our members, and in some cases is required by event organizers to allow entry as a participant.
You can call any of the staff members listed, or send an email to staff@clanntartan.org.

FEBRUARY 2008

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

 
1
 
2
Board Elections
Membership meeting
Corcoran Park 
3
Staff Meeting 4PM
@ McDavid's Home  
4
 
5
 
6
Dance
Lake Hiawatha
Neighborhood Center 
7
 
8
 
9
ALBERT LEA
HISTORY FEST 
10
ALBERT LEA
HISTORY FEST 
11
 
12
Dance
Saint Christopher's
 
13
 
14
 
15
Night at the Pub 
16
Scottish Ramble
MN Landmark Center
St. Paul/
Company Drill 
17
Scottish Ramble
MN Landmark Center
St. Paul 
18
 
19
 
20
Dance
Lake Hiawatha
Neighborhood Center 
21
 
22
 
23

Camp Drill 
24
 
25
Music@7PM Yoder's Home 
26
Dance
Saint Christopher's
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
 

MARCH 2008

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY

 
1
 
2
Staff Meeting 4PM
@ McDavid's Home  
3
 
4
 
5
Dance
Lake Hiawatha
Neighborhood Center 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
Dance
Saint Christopher's
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
Company Drill 
16
 
17
 
18
BOARD MEETING
7PM @ Yoder's Home 
19
Dance
Lake Hiawatha
Neighborhood Center 
20
 
21
Night at the Pub 
22

Camp Drill 
23
 
24
Music@7PM Yoder's Home 
25
Dance
Saint Christopher's
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
 

Event Schedule for the 2008 Season:

Hello all,

The following is a list of the dates of the events that are currently on the schedule for this year. The staff has met and decided to keep this running list of events in the newsletter to give you a chance to get an idea of what is going on this season as well as keep you updated to changes in the schedule.

The column titled status will include the following information.

Tentative- this means that an event organizer or Clann has expressed a strong enough interest in doing this event that it warrants reserving space on the calendar for the event.

Pending- this is the next stage of an event. This means that the Contracts Administrator has entered serious discussion about Clann doing an event but we are still not committed to the event. You should however if possible think about whether or not you may be able to attend this event.

Scheduled- this level means that the board and staff have approve the event and we are committed to providing manpower to making the event happen. When an event is assigned this level please let Julie know as soon as possible if you can or can not attend this event.

Canceled- This means that for various reasons an scheduled event has been removed from the current season. We will try and give as much notice as we can prior to canceling an event.

If you have any questions about this, please feel free to contact me regarding this matter

Thanks,
Lisa Gillstrom McCanna

DATE EVENT STATUS
1/1/2008 Airing of the Tartans
1st Footing
Finished
Feb 9-10 2008 Albert Lea Historical Faire Scheduled
Feb 16-17 2008 A Scottish Ramble - http://www.scottishramble.org/ Scheduled
Apr 6th 2008 MN Tartan Day, State Capitol, St. Paul, MN Tentative
Apr 25-26 2008 Charles City Military History Days Tentative
May 2-3, 2008 Siege of Woodville, Woodville WI Pending
May 17 2008 MN Scottish Fair and HG - http://www.mnscottishfair.org/ Pending
Memorial Day Weekend 2008 Col. Gaffneyis Muster Tentative
June 14-15 2008 Olde World Renaissance Faire (Twig) http://www.owrenaissancefaire.com/ Tentative
Jun 21 2008 Pioneer Village Tentative
July 11-13, 2008 Dun Gowan Tactical http://www.dungowan.com/ Tentative
Aug 1-3 2008 White Oak Rendezvous Deer River http://www.whiteoak.org/ Tentative
Oct 2-5 2008 Big Island Rendezvous http://www.bigislandfestival.org/ Tentative
Oct 9-11 2008 Mankato History Fest Tentative

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Maps

Map to 1st and 3rd Wednesday Dance
Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Center
2701 E 44th St., Minneapolis 
Map to St. Paul location St. Christopher's- Dance
 
Map to /Quarterly/Annual Meetings
Corcoran Neighborhood Center,
3334 20th Av South, Minneapolis, MN 
Map to Marty & Judy Byers home
2821 Churchill, Roseville MN  
 
Map to Bruce and Julie Yoder's Home
Music and Board & Staff Meetings

4736 12th Ave S, Minneapolis
 

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Event Maps and Notification

ALBERT LEA HISTORY FEST Northbridge Mall in Albert Lea, MN

Clann Tartan will be sending a contingent of members and demonstrators to Albert Lea for the History Fest. A welcome relief for all of us suffering from cabin fever. A chance to get "back into the groove" after being holed up for the winter. It is, in part, an opportunity for recruitment, and to drum up excitement for our biggest event of the year, Big Island Rendezvous.
It is a two day show, indoors, and is NOT a camping event. This means that members will have to make their own accomodations for the overnight. The scheduled hours are as follows:

Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 9am to 6pm
Sunday, February 10, 2008 - 12noon to 4pm

There is a room reserved at the Pizza Ranch were demonstrators and participants are invited to gather after hours for dinner. (So bring your coin purses!) If you would like to attend, or attend with a demonstration or presentation, please let the Head Camp Follower know ASAP!! Please let her know what, if any, demonstration you will be doing, and if you will need a table for this, as well as what dates and times you will be there so your demonstrations can get on the schedule. Thank you!

Lisa - 612-986-8511 or by email: anstice_demalkuth@yahoo.com

DIRECTIONS

  • From Minneapolis or Saint Paul, take I35 South to I90 in Albert Lea.
  • Take I90 West to 90 west take exit 157 (one mile)
  • Turn Left and head South on Bridge Avenue
    Mall Will be on the Left side of road, you'll see the hotels, and McDonalds, and the Mall. It's where participant parking was for last years Big Island.

    A Scottish Ramble - Nothing is cooler than a kilt in February!

    Once again, Ramble is just around the corner. Clann Tartan will again be participating. This is a great opportunity to recruit and to show what we do. The schedule of events is up on the website (www.scottishramble.org), so take a look.
    The scheduled hours are as follows:

    Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 10am - 4pm
    Sunday, February 17, 2008 - 12noon - 4pm

    Clann Tartan will be in the upper rotunda again, and we will need people to help set up and tear down, as usual! It is an indoor event, with scheduled times for dance and other demonstrations.
    It is located at Landmark Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.
    Please let the Head Camp Follower know if you will be planning on attending, what days/times, and if you can help set up and tear down. Thank you!

    Lisa - 612-986-8511 or by email: anstice_demalkuth@yahoo.com

    Scottish Ramble is at the Landmark Center, just east of RiverCentre, across from Rice Park, in downtown Saint Paul, MN. Here are driving and parking directions from the Landmark Center website.

    If you're coming by car:

    * From I-94 going east: Exit Fifth Street, proceed approx. 2 blocks
    * From I-94 going west: Exit Sixth Street, proceed approx. 8 blocks
    * From I-35E going north: Exit Kellogg Blvd. and turn right. At second stop light (Seventh Street), turn left, then veer right onto Fifth Street and continue 1 long block.
    * From 1-35E going south: Exit Wacouta Street, proceed to Sixth Street and turn right (east). proceed approx. 8 blocks.

    Ramp Parking (within one block)

    * The Landmark Towers/St. Paul Hotel Ramp: Enter on Market Street between 4th and 5th Streets
    * Lawson Ramp: Enter on 5th Street between St. Peter & Wabasha Streets

    Ramp Parking (within three blocks)

    * RiverCentre Ramp: enter on Kellogg Blvd.
    * Science Museum of Minnesota ramp: enter on Kellogg Blvd
    * Marshall Field's ramp: Enter on Wabasha St. (one-way, north) between 6th and 7th Streets or you may enter on 6th street between Cedar and Wabasha
    * The Victory Ramp: enter on St. Peter St. (one-way, south) between 6th & 7th Streets
    * The Minnesota World Trade Center: enter on Cedar St. (one-way, south) between 6th & 7th Streets.

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