Behold the haggis, says Keith Falconer.

Behold the haggis, says Keith Falconer.

Burns, baby, Burns!

Chemainus celebration all about the Scottish poet, featuring haggis and toasts and entertainment

Don Bodger

The Courier

Chemainus celebration all about the Scottish poet, featuring haggis and toasts and entertainment

 

Entertainer Bobby Smith.

Entertainer Bobby Smith.

Robbie Burns, the man whom all the fuss is about.

Robbie Burns, the man whom all the fuss is about.

Down the hatch it goes for Wes Everitt, Rod Booth and Keith Falconer.

Down the hatch it goes for Wes Everitt, Rod Booth and Keith Falconer.

The classic duo, Keith Falconer and George Robson.

The classic duo, Keith Falconer and George Robson.

Emcee Keith Falconer tells one of his colourful off-colour jokes.

Emcee Keith Falconer tells one of his colourful off-colour jokes.

Here comes the haggis held by Wes Everitt.

Here comes the haggis held by Wes Everitt.

Here comes the haggis held by Wes Everitt.

Here comes the haggis held by Wes Everitt.

Haggis is held by Wes Everitt.

Haggis is held by Wes Everitt.

Behold the haggis again, says Keith Falconer, knife in hand, with Vince Lambert and an amazed sword-bearer George Robson.

Behold the haggis again, says Keith Falconer, knife in hand, with Vince Lambert and an amazed sword-bearer George Robson.

Highland dancers, from left: Hanna Murray, Katie Byron, Kayla Metcalfe and Paige Ronald.

Highland dancers, from left: Hanna Murray, Katie Byron, Kayla Metcalfe and Paige Ronald.

Piper Rod Booth leads the way for the entry of the haggis.

Piper Rod Booth leads the way for the entry of the haggis.

The Silver Tones from the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre perform.

The Silver Tones from the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre perform.

A toast is made by Wes Everitt, Rod Booth and Keith Falconer.

A toast is made by Wes Everitt, Rod Booth and Keith Falconer.