Holidays at Filoli

Filoli Estate, Woodside, California

Nov 23, 2019

12:00 P.M. & 2:00 P.M.

Scottish Dancing with The Red Thistle Dancers and Red Thistle Music

The Red Thistle Dancers, accompanied by Red Thistle Music,  performed at the Filoli Historic House and Gardens during the estate's holiday season in festive and authentic Victorian dress with a program of Scottish Country and Highland Dance and music.  The dancing program took place in Filoli's historic and magnificent ballroom, a elegant room featuring water-green walls, murals by Ernest Peixotto, 22 foot ceilings and magnificent crystal chandeliers and sconces for illumination.


Designed between 1915 – 1917 and set against the dramatic backdrop of the northern Santa Cruz Mountains in Woodside, California, Filoli is an excellent example of the Golden Age of American garden design and country house architecture.  


Designed by Willis Polk and noted for its elegant interiors, the house is an interpretive museum exhibit for an extensive collection of 17th and 18th century English antiques. 

Filoli was opened to the public in 1976 as a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and features large themed gardens, heritage orchards, and a trail system. 16–acre English Renaissance Garden.  Filoli is recognized as one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century and is a cherished resource for the community. 


Holidays at Filoli Program

The Happy Meeting/The Shores of Solway/The Westminster Reel

Pas de Six for the Misses Glennie (Highland Dance)

The Chequered Court/Gang the Same Gate/The Montgomeries' Rant

Yellow-Haired Laddie

Domino Five Plus Three/Five for Luck

Strathspey for Four Ladies

The Cranleigh Quadrille

The Gordon Highlanders (Highland Dance)

Nine Ladies Dancing 

Reel of the Fifty-First Division

The Thistle (Highland Dance)

Red Wine & Straight Lines/The Scallywag

Lochaber Sword Dance (Highland Dance) 

MacDonald of Keppoch

Christmas Tartan


The Red  Thistle Dancers

- Scottish Dancing & Music  -