42nd Annual Feast of the Haggis
December 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm| $125
Our big posh event of the year. Located at Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club. Join us in our Feast of the Haggis, with it’s toasts to the Homeland, The Lassies and the Laddies! Try Haggis, Neeps and Tatties and enjoy a wonderful evening of Pagantry and history celebrating the Hame from Whence we Came! Scotland and all things Scottish tonight.
Once again, we are excited to share with you our upcoming 42st Annual Feast of the Haggis being held on December 1, 2018. The seating capacity for this year’s Feast is limited to 190 guests (19 tables of 10 each). To distribute these seats fairly, your Board of Stewards has issued the following guidelines to help you plan. We urge you to read them carefully.
First, preferential seating will be given to paid-up members and spouse/date of the Society whose fully paid reservations are received on or before Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
The cost this year is $125.00 per person for member & 1 spouse or guest. Additional Guests and non-members will be $165.00 per person.
Reservations for guests will be considered on a first-come-first-served basis, as determined by the postmark on the reservation returned by the host member. No more than eight (8) additional guests may be proposed per member (so as to form a single table of ten (10)). As soon as possible after the November 21st cutoff date, all members who have requested reservations for guests, will be notified by telephone or email if there is not sufficient seating for their guests. Payments for guests that cannot be seated will be returned promptly. To help us facilitate this effort please send your completed ATTENDANCE FORM as requested below.
In the MEMBER ATTENDING section, please include the member’s name and the name of the person accompanying the member. Also, you may enter the name of any member at whose table you would like to be seated. We will make every effort to seat you with your friends. Do not forget to include the check(s).
In the GUEST(S) ATTENDING section, please enter the names of those persons whom you would like to invite as guests. The cost for guests is $165.00 each. You must include a separate check for your guests.
Please print all names clearly to facilitate table assignments and name tags, and please also include a telephone number where you may be reached.
OTHER IMPORTANT RULES
- All checks must be from a member. Guests may not make their own payments.
- Company checks are accepted, but the member’s name must be clearly printed on the front of the check.
The Board of Stewards sincerely hopes that you will be able to attend. We have a spectacular event planned with the “Address to the Haggis,” all the toasts, performances by the St. Andrew’s Pipes & Drums of Tampa Bay, a photographer taking portrait pictures of attendees in front of the beautiful Christmas decorations, a 4-course dinner, a wee dram or two, dancing and all of the pageantry for which this event is so well known. Valet parking will be available.
Finally, please be mindful that this is a formal event and FORMAL ATTIRE IS ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED. The dress code for gentlemen is: Black Tie/Tuxedo, Military Formal Mess Dress Uniform or Highland Dress. Our dress policy is strictly enforced. Ladies are expected to dress for a formal event in a way that complements the evening. Persons not dressed in formal attire will be denied admission without a refund.
If you have questions please contact me at 813-310-1969.
Please return your reservations and check(s) to the following address:
St. Andrew’s Society of Tampa Bay
P.O. Box 663
Tampa, FL 33601-0663
Please return reservation and payment by November 21, 2018
We look forward to seeing you on December 1st!