DECEMBER 1st - 2nd 2023
The 21st Annual Scottish NA Community Conference will be held this year in Alexandria, VA over the weekend of the Alexandria Scottish Christmas Walk, on December 1st and 2nd, 2023.
This year's theme is "A Scottish North American Conversation: How Our Culture and History Empower Our Future."
The conference looks to build upon the greater audience joining in 2023, encouraging and hoping that you will add your voice to the conversation either in person or via the internet thru our ZOOM broadcast. If you join us in Alexandria, we hope you will also join us or your clan or organization to march in the Annual Alexandria Scottish Christmas Parade.
The Hotel for our quests this year is the Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria. Located at: 801 N St Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314.
A Special rate of $151 USD per night has been made for conference attendees. RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BEFORE NOVEMBER 20, 2023 TO GET THIS DISCOUNT RATE. CLICK HERE FOR SNACC ROOM RATE.
Reservations at the Conference rate can be made at this link up until November 20, 2023.
DAY ONE - December 1, 2023 - The Lyceum
This year’s conference will be held Friday, December 1, 2023 at the historic Lyceum in Old Town Alexandria. Built in 1838, The Lyceum served as the intellectual and cultural center of Alexandria until the U.S. Civil War. It was then used as a military hospital, quarters for troops, and a meeting space. Today, it is the home of the Alexandria History Museum.
201 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314
DAY TWO - December 2, 2023 - Sheraton Suites
The second day of the conference will be held at the Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria.
Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria:
801 N St Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Saturday December 2, 2023 at 9:00 am
We will begin the day with our traditional church service at 9 AM at the Old Presbyterian Meeting House (OPMH), followed immediately by the wreath-laying ceremony in the cemetery immediately behind the church—at the grave of Scots-born merchant William Hunter, friend of President George Washington, former Mayor of Alexandria, and founder of our local Saint Andrew’s Society.
The church is located at 323 S Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314. After the service and wreath-laying, we will make our way over to the parade line-up location on St. Asaph Street, between Wolfe and Wilkes Streets—starting point for the parade. The Parade will step off promptly at 11am.
Saturday December 2, 2023 at 11:00 am
This year’s conference is being held around the Alexandria Scottish Christmas Walk Parade. SNACC attendees are encourage to join their respective clans for the parade. If you prefer, you can walk with the American-Scottish Foundation, just drop them a note HERE to let them know you would like to join them.
This year's parade line-up is located at on St. Asaph Street, between Wolfe and Wilkes Streets—starting point for the parade. The Parade will step off promptly at 11am.
The Conference, organized by founders the Chicago Scots and the American Scottish Foundation together with the St. Andrew's Society of Detroit, Council of Scottish Clans and Associations (COSCA), The Scottish Studies Foundation, Clans And Scottish Societies of Canada (CASSOC), and The University of Guelph, are delighted to display the highest pride in Scottish Heritage in Alexandria, VA.
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