With bagpipes in the background and a traditional Scottish meal served hot, the 19th annual Burns Night Celebration was held Saturday night at Tartan Hall. In honor of the 256th anniversary of Robert Burns' Birthday, the Friends of the Scottish Tartans Museum hosted the night of fun, food, and culture. Master of Ceremonies Bob McCollum offered opening remarks, which followed a procession of tartan banners.
Robert Burns, Scotland's favorite son, is known as being one of the greatest Scottish poets and lyricists. Commonly regarded as the national poet of Scotland, Burns life and work have been celebrated around the world for centuries.