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South Arkansas founders all share a rich history of Irish and Scottish heritage?  And in celebration of this historical fact the Board of Directors of the South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society will be hosting a traditional “Burns Night Supper” -  Saturday, January 25th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

 A Burns Night Supper is the celebration of the life and works of the famous Scottish bard, Robert Burns, Scotland’s Poet Laureate and favorite son, whose poetry and songs established him as an important influence.  He is widely considered the national poet of Scotland and was an important influence on the early Romantic movement.  Robert Burns was born at Alloway, near Ayr, on  January 25, 1759.  His birth has been celebrated world wide for over 260 years. 

 Guests are cordially invited to this black tie event celebrating South Arkansas’ Celtic Heritage where they will enjoy a champagne reception, explore the Gallery of History and the Union County Sports Hall of Fame. 

This event begins at 6:30 p.m. so get ready to enjoy and share the warmth and spirit of Scotland; get your friends together for ‘auld lang syne’ for old times’ sake and we will meet you right here for a fun-filled night with all who feel their ‘heart’s in the Highlands’!    

Reservations Required     870-862-9890  

South Arkansas Historical Preservation Society, Inc. is here to share the history of South Arkansas by collecting and preserving stories, genealogies, documents, artifacts from past generations and to promote the history of south Arkansas through events, printed material and new technologies.