Upcoming Events

The New York Scottish Ball invites you to celebrate its 40th Anniversary to benefit the The New York Caledonian Club 

Saturday November 10, 2018 7pm

Highland Dress or Black Tie
Abigail Adams Smith Ballroom

Dance Practices (mandatory for beginners) will be held

October 16th 7 – 9pm
November 1st 7 – 9 pm
November 9th 7 – 9 pm
and the morning of the ball @ 11 am -1 pm Saturday November 10th

Pearl Studios 519 8th Ave 12th floor between  35th and 36th streets
7.00 pm Whisky Tasting & Signing of the Dance Cards
7.45 pm Reels and Dancing to the Abby Newton Band
9.00 pm Dinner and Raffle
11.45 pm  Auld Lang Syne and Carriages


$200 Buffet Dinner (table set up just for dinner)
$275 Served Dinner (reserved tables set up all evening and waiter service)
$500 Patron or Corporate level
Raffle tickets: $10 each or three for $25


The practices are mandatory for beginners. The more familiar you are with the dances the more you will enjoy them – and that is the aim and success of the ball – Fun – not necessarily perfect footwork! We have been reeling, stomping, hooting and howling with laughter for 40 years!


Dashing White Sargeant, Eightsome Reel, Duke of Perth, Hamilton House, Gay Gordons, Reel of the 51st Division, Inverness Country Dance, Gallop
Dance instructions can be found on our website


Ladies: Long Gowns (no trains – tartan sashes optional) and shoes to dance the night away
Gentlemen:Highland Dress or Black Tie local purveyors for rental or purchase www.piperscove.com
Questions contact Scottishball@aol.com
To purchase by Mail click here and
send a check made payable to the


The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA
Dinner, Auction and Scottish Country Dancing

Metropolitan Club, New York City
April 11, 2019
National Trust For Scotland


The Royal Caledonian Ball

May 3, 2019

New York Scottish Ball scottishball@aol.com | Nan Chisholm 816.333.4331 | Christopher Gow 917.412.2666