Historic Sharpe House to celebrate life, work of poet Robert Burns

Posted at 7:21 PM on Jan 22, 2019

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FROM STAFF REPORTS

Historic Sharpe House will celebrate Scotland’s National poet Robert Burns on Saturday, January 26.

Burns not only wrote poetry, but also wrote the song Auld Lang Syne which is heard at sporting events and on New Years.

For those not familiar with Burns, the evening offers a chance to hear his work, learn more about the country, celebrate Scottish ancestory, enjoy traditional Scottish music, and dine on traditional foods.

The event begins at 6 p.m. The Sharpe House is located at 402 South Center Street in Statesville.

Guests can choose from Highland Beef Stew, Scottish Salmon Fishcakes, and Vegetarian Haggis for main courses. All entrées include Neeps, Tatties, red cabbage slaw, and homemade desserts. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available.

Scottish music will be provided by Veda Bafford and Celtic Echoes.

TICKETS

To get tickets, visit www.eventbrite.com Ticket prices range from $45 to $65, depending on beverage choice. For more information, contact Keith Rhyne at 704-871-2085

 

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