After being canceled final yr, the Fiftieth annual Campagna Center Scottish Christmas Stroll Parade is again on Saturday, Dec. 4.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) Can be the grand marshal at Saturday’s parade, which starts at 11 a.m. at St. Asaph and Queen Roads and ends in entrance of Metropolis Hall.
Inside the parade, dozens of Scottish clans march to “Scotland The Brave” and completely different favorites as performed by The city of Alexandria Pipes and Drums.
Whereas The primary attraction, the parade Is usually the proverbial cherry on prime of a weekend caked with Scottish-themed events that traditionally generates roughly $250,000 in revenues such for the Campagna Center’s Early Studying Center at St. James, it’s New Neighbors program and Constructing Greater Futures program, amongst completely differents.
The festivities start on Friday at 6:30 p.m. with the Sort of Scotland scotch tasting, which Shall be held in the newly renovated Atrium building (227 S. Washington Road).
The event is purchased out.
Attendees are requested To current proof of vaccination in the direction of COVID-19, which Consists of A photograph of a CDC vaccination card or a affirmation e-mail from a adverse look at Outcome.
“Visitors who Do not convey proof of vaccination/look at end outcomes Will not be allowed into the venue,” the Campagna Center said. “To expedite the look at-in course of, You’d possibly e-mail A photograph of your vaccination card to [e-mail protected] by December 1, 2021.”
The pageant Isn’t but again to full power, as cancellations nonetheless embrace the annual historic homes excursions and the Campagna Center’s heather and greens sale.