Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Burns Supper Reservation Deadline – Jan. 22

January 19, 2013

Marquette – To honor Scottish poet Robert Burns’ birthday, the Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a traditional Burns Supper on Friday, January 25 at 6 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

Tickets for the buffet dinner and entertainment are $45. Advance reservations are required by Tuesday, January 22, and can be made at www.regonline.com/2013burnssupper.

The menu will feature the required haggis, along with arran potato salad, cock-a-leekie soup, spicy Scottish meatloaf, salmon with tarragon, neeps and tatties, cauliflower and whisky cheeses, onion bannocks, Scottish trifle and coffee or tea. A cash bar will be available.

The event will also serve as a fundraiser for the center’s Folk in Schools Initiative, which sends U.P. folk artists to school districts throughout the region for performances and workshops.

For more information, contact Dan Truckey at 227-1219.

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