4th Annual Burns Night at The Black Bass Hotel

Celebrate the Life of Robert Burns, Scotland’s Revolutionary Poet
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Jan. 9, 2013 - PRLog -- Lumberville, PA –The Black Bass Hotel will host its 4th annual Burns Night – which celebrates the life and poetry of the renowned Scottish poet Robert Burns – on Friday, January 25th from 6:30 to 10:30 pm. Held in high regard by Scots and poetry lovers around the world, Burns will be remembered through an evening of food, drink, entertainment and camaraderie.

Grant Ross, the Hotel’s General Manager and a native of Scotland, looks forward to hosting the event every year. “Our traditional Burns Supper is an authentic evening of revelry and debauchery,” explains Ross. “A piper will pipe you in, Haggis will be treated with respect, and five savory courses will be served.”

Burns Night is hosted around the time of the poet’s January birthday and follows a time-honored schedule of events. The evening will begin with a wine reception, followed by the Presentation of the Haggis, accompanied by the lively sounds of the bagpipe. Guests will enjoy numerous toasts – including Mr. Ross’s “Address to the Haggis,” a sarcastic “Toast to the Lassies" given by the men and a witty reply given by the women.

In addition to Haggis, the communal tables will be filled with neeps (turnips) and tatties (potatoes), smoked salmon, roast beef with Yorkshire pudding, and sticky toffee pudding, cheese and biscuits for dessert. Wine, whiskey and port will also be served.

The Black Bass Hotel invites those interested in this boisterous, culturally-inspired Burns Night to join the celebration for one seating on Friday, January 25th from 6:30 to 10:30pm. Tickets are $115 per person; includes alcohol, tax and gratuity. Space is limited. Highland dress is optional - some Tartan essential. For reservations call The Black Bass Hotel at 215-297-9260 or visit www.BlackBassHotel.com.

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The Black Bass Hotel, circa 1745, is one of the most historically significant landmarks in the area and has recently been restored to its true splendor. Located 6 miles north of New Hope along the Delaware River, the Hotel is open 7 days a week and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner & Sunday Champagne Brunch. Indoor and outdoor banquet facilities available. Reservations strongly recommended. Onsite parking.
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