The calendar is galloping along with the seasons changing and our thoughts of 2019 on the horizon.  The American-Scottish Foundation has several events planned alongside projects we are undertaking and spotlighting.  
Lots of news to share in the weeks ahead.

ASF hope you will join us in welcoming 
The National Youth Choir of Scotland who are bringing the soaring voices of over 110 choristers to New York,  the highlight of which is a performance at  Carnegie Hall  on October 15th.

Prior to performing at Carnegie Hall on Monday October 15th,  NYCoS will sing on

Sunday October 14th at 12.30pm
on the Fountain Terrace of  Bryant Park, a performance   for the community.

The following day the Choir add their wonderful voices to the rarely heard Berlioz's Lelio with Sir John Elliot Gardiner & the Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique

October 15th  - 8pm 
Carnegie Hall 
Stern Auditorium, Perelman Stage 
Alongside NYCoS will be tenor Michael Spyres, bass-baritone Ashley Riches and British actor Simon Callow as narrator.

Carnegie Hall is offering ASF Member & Friends a 10% discount on tickets to the October 15th concert.  Reserve your tickets directly HERE using code CHC29802

October 19th - 21st October - Kilgour Centre, Troy, Michigan


Join us and add your voice to the conversation. Visit the SNALC website for information on the program & to REGISTER NOW

Friday eveningLeadership Conference Reception & Banquet Performance by  Michigan's premier youth fiddlers, The Chelsea House Orchestra and 
Banquet address delivered by Kirstin Bridier, National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA. 

Saturday - A full day of panels and discussion, led by
Special Conference Guest Speaker
Rory Hedderly, Second Secretary for Scottish Affairs for North America, webinar link ups and guest speakers from Scotland
- with an evening to Mix 'n' Mingle with Music & light food

Sunday morning - A time to look at "the take away" and to 2019
Join us in welcoming the ARCHIE Foundation NY Marathon runners after they compete the NY Marathon

Sunday 4th November  Post Marathon Party 
Papillon, 22 E. 54th St, NYC 6pm 

ARCHIE Foundation Marathon runners are raising funds for the over 200,000 children's that ARCHIE helps each year. 
Ticket includes Light Food, welcome drink & cash bar.

Friday 9th November - New York

Friday November 9th 
University Club, New York 

Come join us for an evening that will begin with  whisky tasting from Glendronach Single Malt Scotch Distillery and opportunity to begin bidding on our silent auction.  

Scotland's National Chef Gary Maclean, will bring "touches" to spark the menu. 

The award winning team of Claire McKenzie & Scott Gilmour of Noisemaker  will offer musical interludes with Mike Ogotree and Shortbread  .  

An auction will bring opportunity to help support the ongoing work of the ASF and an ASF Grant to the new Baird Family Hospital in Aberdeen and its Neo Natal unit being overseen by the ARCHIE 
Foundation alongside the University of Aberdeen

The Wallace 2019 Awards  for Arts. Heritage & Culture will be presented to 
Sir Moir Lockhead, National Trust for Scotland, Chairman, 
Andy Scott,  BA, internationally acclaimed sculptor

We hope you will join us on this very special evening.

Tickets may be reserved HERE 
If you wish to join a table we will look to seat you - or let us know whose table you are joining 

For ways to be involved by Donating to the Silent Auction or placing a message in the Journal, CLICK HERE or call the ASF Office directly on 212 605 0338

Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend, Alexandria, VA

6th October
Scotland County Highland Games 
Laurinburg, NC

13th October
Indianapolis Scottish Highland Games & Festival 
Fishers, IN  

2nd - 4th November 
Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering 
Charleston, SC 

9th - 10th November
Clover Highland Games & Scots-Irish Festival 
Clover, SC  

10th - 11th November
Celtic Heritage & Music Festival and National Tartan Day 
Gulfport, MS 

30th November - 1st December
Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend 
Alexandria, VA
Additional Dates for the Calendar in the coming weeks

ASF Member & Friends Co-sponsor code: 18FASF when reserving

TO KEEP UP TO DATE ON ALL ASF EVENTS, please visit our  website at


If you are not yet a Member of the American-Scottish Foundation we invite you to join and take advantage of our Membership.
Click here to join as an Individual or Corporate Member
If you would like to make a donation to the Foundation in support of our Heritage, Arts and Culture programming, opportunities are noted HERE.

Have you tried the ASF Harney & Sons Scottish Morn or Scottish Afternoon Teas?

A percentage from each purchase of these two special teas goes towards supporting the ongoing work of the ASF. 

To order one of our great brews order directly from Harney & Sons HERE


is an international not-for-profit organization. Its aim is to establish links and strengthen ties between Scotland and the United States through the pursuit of contemporary social, cultural, educational, and business activities.  
You are invited to join the ASF and become involved in all that is going on.  Details of Membership, both Individual and Corporate,  are  available here.  If you have questions, please call the ASF Office on
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