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A Very Scottish Christmas

A Christmas Marketplace

<lst>Vendors sell unique, holiday gift wares in a boutique setting. Location: George Washington Masonic Memorial, Alexandria. Date/Time: Friday, Dec. 4 – One Day Only; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

<mh>Taste of Scotland

<lst>A Tasting featuring hard-to-find, rare scotches direct from Scotland distilleries. Location: George Washington Masonic Memorial, Alexandria; Date/Time: Friday, Dec. 4 from 7-8 p.m. Patron Hour Only; 8-11 p.m. Patron and Regular ticketholders. Cost: Advance tickets required. Go to www.scottishchristmaswalk.com or call 703-549-0111, x107 for tickets. Patron: $150/individual, $250/couple. Individual tickets $100.

<mh>The Scottish Christmas Walk Parade

<lst>More than 100 Scottish Clans, pipe and drum bands, Scottish dancers, re-enactment groups, Scottie dog groups, dignitaries and, of course, Santa Claus will march through the streets of Old Town Alexandria.

Route: Beginning at the corner of Wilkes and South Pitt Streets in Old Town and ending at Market Square

Date/Time: Saturday, Dec. 5 at 11 a.m.

<mh>Holiday Designer Tour of Homes

<lst>Stroll through lovely properties in the historic district of Alexandria dressed up for the holidays by acclaimed interior designers and local florists.

Location: Select properties in Old Town, Alexandria

Date/Time: Saturday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost: Tickets required. Go to www.scottishchristmaswalk.com or call 703-549-0111 or stop by The Campagna Center for tickets. Advance Purchase $30. Day-Of Purchase $35. Tickets may also be purchased at the homes.

<sh>39th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk

<bt>Scottish Christmas Walk Parade. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Earl Cook, Alexandria's Chief of Police, will serve as the Grand Marshal. Cook will lead more than 120 Scottish clans, pipe and drum bands, Scottish dancers, re-enactment groups, canine marchers, local dignitaries and Santa Claus, through the streets of Old Town. From corner of Wilkes and South Saint Asaph Streets to King and Royal Streets. Presented by the Campagna Center, the St. Andrew's Society and the City of Alexandria. Visit www.ScottishChristmasWalk.com.

<mh>Friday, Dec. 4

<lst>9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Christmas Marketplace – One Day Only

Heather and Greens Sale

10 a.m. – 12 noon Children’s Tea Party

7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Taste of Scotland Patron Hour Only

7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Christmas Marketplace (Taste of Scotland guests only)

8 p.m. – 11 p.m. Taste of Scotland

<mh>Saturday, Dec. 5

<lst>7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Heather and Greens Sale (West side of 100 block of N. Royal Street, behind reviewing stand)

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Business Leadership Council

Dignitaries’ Breakfast

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Holiday Designer Tour of Homes

11 a.m. Scottish Christmas Walk Parade