Jude McKenzie's tune written and performed by Robert Watt.
NACHS was founded in 1997. The Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society is dedicated to presenting, promoting, and preserving Celtic culture. Our goal is to educate the public about the heritage, language, traditions, art, and history of the Celtic people both ancient and modern.
Dissemination of information and financial assistance to support Celtic-related events and opportunities is also a prime purpose of NACHS.
We are a non-profit, 501 (C)3 Corporation.
2014 Board Members
July 18 and 19, 2015 - Arizona Highland Celtic Festival
1/31/2015 - A Robert Burns Supper - An evening of traditional food, entertainment, poetry, bagpiping celebrating the life of Scotland’s most famous poet!!! 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm. More information here.
2/7/2015 - A Highland Tea with Diana Gabaldon - A traditional afternoon tea including sandwiches, scones and sweets, followed by a reading by Diana Gabaldon (author of the Outlander series of books and Outlander on STARZ)!!! A no host bar, silent auction, professional photos with Diana! NAU Bookstore will be on hand selling books! More information here.
Activities and Contributions of NACHS
NACHS holds monthly business meetings where everyone is welcome. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday each month from 6pm to 8pm at the Masonic Lodge, 107 E. Birch Ave., Flagstaff.
In addition to the annual Arizona Highland Celtic Festival, held in July in Flagstaff, the Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society presents, participates in, or sponsors a wide variety of cultural and educational activities throughout the year. All events are always open to the public (21+ for whisky tastings). and many are FREE. Often, a silent auction is part of the event, and proceeds go to our scholarship fund. The following represent some of the past activities sponsored by NACHS or activities in which NACHS has participated:
For information on these events, contact Jude at 928-556-3161
One of the primary goals of the Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society is to contribute to our local community and to the greater Celtic community. We are proud to say that we have contributed over $73,000.00 since our inception. Scholarships for Celtic related studies are a major part of what we do. For more info about our scholarship program please visit the scholarship page on this site. Our contributions have benefitted many individuals as well as the following:
Would you like to apply for one of our scholarships? If so, then download the scholarship form, fill it out and send it to us.
The Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society is dedicated to presenting, promoting and preserving Celtic culture. One of our primary goals is to support all things Celtic. By helping NACHS you can know that you contribute to making Celtic events happen as well as providing scholarships for others to pursue Celtic studies.
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PO Box 187, Flagstaff, AZ 86002 - (928) 556-3161