Pull out the plaids and celebrate Scotland at the annual Tartan Ball, which will be held Friday, April 18, at the Activity Barn at Wheeler Farm, 6351 S. 900 East. You don't have to wear a kilt, but the evening's dress is formal.

The occasion honors National Tartan Day and calls attention to the contributions to America and Utah by those of Scottish descent.

Tickets are $33 for the general public, with a number of packages also available. Tickets, which must be ordered by April 14, are available at www.utahscots.org or by mail: Trenda Barney, 2895 E. Nora Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84124.