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Past Events

  • Jun 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Kilroys, 5250a Port Royal Rd, Springfield, VA 22151, USA
    Join us for the SAWS 2024 Annual Membership Meeting!
  • May 11, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Auld Shebeen, 3971 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
    Join us for an afternoon of good food and fellowship!
  • Apr 13, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Join us for an afternoon of discussion and fellowship. This zoom event will be hosted by SAWS founding member, Maria Ward. This is a perfect opportunity for potential new members to meet current members and find out more about SAWS. Zoom link will be sent out closer to the date to those who RSVP.
  • Apr 06, 2024, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    New York, New York, NY, USA
    Walk with SAWS in the 26th Annual NYC Tartan Day Parade followed by lunch. For more information about the parade and all of the other Tartan Day activities that weekend in NYC, go to:
  • Mar 09, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Rd, Alexandria, VA 22312, USA
    Please join us for a compelling lecture on Scotland and the Tea Industry followed by Afternoon Tea service in the 1784 Historic House. Early ticket sales for SAWS Members will begin January 18th. Regular ticket sales will open February 1st. To purchase tickets, contact:
  • Feb 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
    Come join us virtually for a fun afternoon of fellowship and discussion.
  • Jan 13, 2024, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    National Archives, 701 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408, USA
    Come and see some notable historical documents at the National Archives.
  • Dec 09, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Old Presbyterian Meeting House, 323 S Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    A perfect way to start the holiday season, join us for this favorite SAWS annual event! Enjoy a festive time with friends sharing song, story, and nibbles. More details coming soon.
  • Dec 02, 2023, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Alexandria, Old Town, Alexandria, VA, USA
    Come walk with us in this fun annual parade as we celebrate Scottish culture and spread holiday cheer! RSVP by December 1st to receive details on meet-up time and location.
  • Nov 11, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST
    Get the lowdown on the exhibition ‘Scottish Women Artists: 250 Years of Challenging Perception’ with Dovecot Curator Ben Reiss through this exclusive online tour for SAWS.
  • Oct 14, 2023, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy, Mt Vernon, VA 22121, USA
    Members and friends of SAWS, join us for a delightful dinner as we come together to mark this momentous occasion! Tickets are $70 per person and must be purchased in advance by email only. Attire is formal/cocktail. For more information and to purchase tickets, email:
  • Sep 09, 2023, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Annandale FamilySearch Center, 3900 Howard St, Annandale, VA 22003, USA
    Come learn about the genealogy resources available at the Annandale FamilySearch Center in Annandale, VA and how to use them to explore more about your family tree.
  • Aug 12, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Join us online for an afternoon of conversation and catching up on all things Scottish. Dames & Drams events are open to everyone! This is a perfect event for those interested to find out more about SAWS and meet some incredible Dames! Zoom link will be sent to those on the RSVP list.
  • Jun 10, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    The Irish Inn at Glen Echo, 6119 Tulane Ave, Glen Echo, MD 20812, USA
    Join us for an afternoon at The Irish Inn at Glen Echo catching up with old friends and meeting new members and visiting friends.
  • May 13, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Fairfax, VA, USA
    Come together with your fellow SAWS members to reflect on a wonderful year together! Catch up with old friends and meet the newest Dames over afternoon tea. Bring your favorite cookies to share! RSVP Required More details to come!
  • Apr 15, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    New York, New York, NY, USA
    SAWS is headed for New York City to march in the New York City 25th Annual Tartan Day Parade. We'd love to see you along the parade route. To learn more about New York City Tartan Week and the NYC Tartan Day Parade, click here:
  • Apr 08, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    via Zoom
    Grab your favorite afternoon refreshment and join us for a Zoom social hour! Hosted by SAWS founding member Maria Ward, let's catch up on all things Scottish that you've been into recently and share plans for upcoming events! Zoom link will be sent out to those who RSVP.
  • Mar 11, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
    Virtual Zoom Event
    Make sure to tune in as SAWS member (and former Board Chair) Stephanie Loden shares her experiences and photographs from her 9-day, more than 100-mile trek along Scotland's beloved West Highland Way. RSVPs required to receive Zoom link.
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