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Monday, July 24th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - tba Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 7:30pm - Talk Series-the seawall trail; with Ray Fraser in this interesting talk about the Seawall Trail @ $5 Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Sarah & Elizabeth MacInnis 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Sandra Gillis Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Pius & Melanie Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; ALL CANCELLED-due to low ticket sales The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Square Dance & beginner Step Dance Lessons with Cheryl MacQuarrie, @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: 8pm - Port Cities Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm - Katelyn Hicks Sydney (Suidni) Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Tuesday, July 25th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Belle-Côte Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: 6pm - Marion & Kenneth MacLeod Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 July 18th to August 8th-#19th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - Oichche Nam Ban-Uasal “Ladies of Music”-. Bean an Taighe Beth MacNeil , with her daughter Jenna Morton and granddaughter Clara . Sisters Helen MacKenzie & Dawn MacDonald-Gillis , & Dawn’s daughter Brenley. music by Shelly Campbell & Loretta MacDougall, Ryan MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Kevin Levesconte & Sandra Gillis 8pm to 10pm - Joe MacMaster Halifax (Halafacs) Halifax Central Library: 5440 Spring Garden Rd.: 11am & 12:30pm - Symphony NS-Celebrate Nova Scotia The Halifax Alehouse: 1717 Brunswick St.: 902-423-6113: 11:30pm to 3:30am - Michael Lloyd The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7pm - Open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Stewart & Lucy MacNeil (of the Barra MacNeils) 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) Coal Miners Cafe: 15832 Route @ 19, Main St.: 902-258-3413: - music by No Filter ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; 6pm - influx ideas-traditional textile skills The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: 10am - Dr. Bernie MacLean Golf Classic, Le Portage Golf Course, Cheticamp, steak BBQ @ Inverness Arena [ To register email: macquarrie.neil@gmail.com ] 1pm - Fisherman's picnic, boat rides, BBQ, entertainment, Beach road #1 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Rodney MacDonald & James MacLean Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 6pm to 9pm - Front Street Frolic; a celebration of multiculturalism for Canada's 150; Commercial St. from Blowers Street to Archibald Ave. with local bands and vendors, cultural dancers, food trucks, a bounce tent, and our major act: Brant Fireguy. FREE; http://www.frontstreetfrolic.ca or BIDA office 902-704-3989 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Kenneth-Jenny-Calum & Alexis MacKenzie, Ronald MacKenzie Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - Mitch Poirier River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Wednesday, July 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: 7pm - kayak parade Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: noon to 1:30pm - Mike Hall-FREE 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLièvre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 7pm - Steven Wright & family;'A celebration of Canadian Songwriters'; @$ 20 Halifax (Halafacs) Halifax Central Library: 5440 Spring Garden Rd.: 11am & 12:30pm - Symphony NS-Celebrate Nova Scotia Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Mayhemingways + Special Guests The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Roger Stone and Anthony Rissesco Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 8pm - Michael Lloyd Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: 8pm - The 10th Annual Inverness Gathering Pub Night with Darrell Keigan, Paul Lamb (formerly of Crush), & The Eddie Cummings Band. @$ 25; [ James Gillis (IROC) at 902- 258-5058. ] ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 12:30pm - influx rug hooking with Yvette Muise 7pm - Influx presents Evidence The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Eddie Cummings Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Fishermen’s Day 12:30pm - Boat Parade 1pm - Boat Rides, Bingo, Fish Pond, Lobster/Crab Burgers, Entertainment, Beer Garden 9pm to midnight - Square Dance, ‘Ian MacDougall’ Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - Mo Kenny Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 6pm to 8pm - Shelly Campbell & friends @$ 5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh.Chrissy Crowley, Robbie Fraser, Douglas Cameron 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: Outdoor Summer Movies-Free: - movie at dusk 'Moana'-FREE K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Gillian Head Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Mary Beth Carty River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ....-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Kinnon Beaton, Anita MacDonald, Stacey MacLean, Lewis MacKinnon, Ben Miller, MIchelle Stewart, Scott Macmillan, Dominique Dodge, Marielle Lesperance, Tyson Chen, Lawrence Cameron, Keith MacDonald, Bonnie Jean Cutcliffe, Cheryl MacQuarrie 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: - Jaidon Seymour with special guest Kayla Bona 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - host – Ryan J MacNeil 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 7pm - Robbie Simms Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Emma MacEachern, Bette Pring 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - The Barrowdowns; @$ 25

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Thursday, July 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm - Ceilidh with Joey Beaton, James MacLean, Karen Beaton, @$ 8 Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Arichat Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: 6pm to 7:30pm - Concerts by the Sea Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Chrissy Crowley & friends Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: 7:45pm - free outdoor concert, beer garden Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ 7:30pm to 9:30pm - 2nd kitchen party with with the rector & Ryan Doucette and Colin Grant; Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: - Music bingo night 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Stephanie Mac Donald, Betty Lou Beaton. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald On The Mat: 2985 Oxford St.: 7pm - "SHE"-a night of celebrating women; Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - riot squad The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Roger Stone and Anthony Rissesco Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 8pm - Michael Lloyd Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 10am - Tai' Gong with Zack Glass 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; 3pm - Book signing with Pat O'Neil Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-2340: 1pm - official grand opening , ribbon cutting, lunch 9pm to 1am - dance with Loch Band, @$ 10 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Horseman’s Day 11am - Kiddies Day 1pm - Merchandise Bingo 7:30pm - Live Harness Racing Followed by Dance (TBA), Inverness Raceway 7:30pm - masters concert at St. Matthews United Church Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Jamie Fontaine, Garett Beaton & Adam Mac Isaac Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Rosie MacKenzie formerly of the Cottars, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm - Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 9pm - Mark MacIntyre Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, 6pm - The Tom Fun Orchestra 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, July 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Victorian Inn-grounds: 149 main St.: 8pm - St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation-Ceilidh in the round with Bruce Guthro, Sons of Maxwell, Darren McMullen, Rachel Davis, Heather Rankin, Rankin MacInnis, Wendy MacIsaac, Evans & Doherty & more. @$ 40 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; 7:30pm - concert with Lorna MacDonald, Peter MacDonald , & 'Steppin’ Out'. @$ 25 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: 9pm to 1am - outdoor concert, & beer garden with 'Big Fish' @$ 15; Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Matthew Hornell & Andrew Sneddon ; @ $15 advance Bible Hill NS Provincial Agricultural Centre: ...2017 July 28th to 30th-46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with The Bluegrass Diamonds, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Next Generation, Acoustic Heartstrings, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, the Bluegrass Unit, Janet McGarry & Wildwood, Bluegrass Tradition Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; Free; with Fear an Taighe Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: noon to 1:30pm - Mike Hall-FREE 9pm - Mary Beth Carty CD release La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 8pm - comedian Belynda Cleare; @ $ 15; sponsor=101.5 the Hawk Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Bearly's-the House of Blues and Ribs: 1269 Barrington St.: 902-423-2526: 10pm - Theresa Malenfant with the instigators Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Gabriel Minnikin The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 5pm - Dave Goyetche 8pm - Roger Stone and Anthony Rissesco Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Erin Dempsey & Ellen Gibling - 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 8pm - Michael Lloyd Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 9pm to 11pm - Downtown Getdown Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Legion Day 2pm to 5pm - ‘Gillian Boucher & Mary Beth McCarty’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE 9pm to 1am - Adult Dance,(19+) ‘Pat MacFarlane Band’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, @ $10 Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Kyle & Sheumas MacNeil Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Shelly Campbell Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Fiddler Concert Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, ; Sarah MacInnis, ; Elizabeth MacInnis, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - EastBound band 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - with-Ian MacDougall St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm - Myles Davidson, Carol Martell Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8:30pm - after work party with Duane Nardocchio 9:30pm - Michael Lloyd & Jesse McGillivary The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Saturday, July 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 5:30pm to 8:30pm - Newfoundlanders Eddy Coffey & the Grey Foggy Dew’O ; @$15 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Donna Marie DeWolfe Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - dusk fireworks at Belle Cote Beach 2pm - parade Bible Hill NS Provincial Agricultural Centre: ...2017 July 28th to 30th-46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with The Bluegrass Diamonds, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Next Generation, Acoustic Heartstrings, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, the Bluegrass Unit, Janet McGarry & Wildwood, Bluegrass Tradition Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Colin Grant & Jason Roach- 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - Eddie Cummings Band La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 7pm - dinner theatre-Guysborough Players-“I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore” with Ken Kingston, Maria Van Vonderen, Ervin Rafter, Kate Tompkins: Mandy Reid, Gianna Pellerin Jackie Briand. Ralph DeCoste. Halifax (Halafacs) Bearly's-the House of Blues and Ribs: 1269 Barrington St.: 902-423-2526: 3:30pm - Theresa Malenfant with scott Medford Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - John Campbelljohn The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 9pm - Headstones The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Roger Stone and Anthony Rissesco Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 8pm - free concert with Natalie MacMaster and Symphony Nova Scotia; & Cassie & Maggie, Elmer Iseler sisters. FREE town: - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - Kyle MacDonald, Colin MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-2340: 9pm to 1am - Legion dance with Fergus O;Byrne & Jim Payne; @$ 10; 19+ The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 3pm to 6pm - Howie MacDonald & Robbie Fraser Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Fire Hall evening - Matt Minglewood band at the Inverness Arena; @$ 20-advance 11am - Children’s Games, BBQ, Raffle, Inverness Fire Hall 1pm - . Prize Bingo, Inverness Fire Hall 7:30pm - Live Harness Racing, ‘Inverness Invitational Pace’, Inverness Raceway Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Kinnon & Betty Lou 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED FOR ANNUAL STREET DANCE street in front of Town Hall: main street: 8pm to 11pm - Louisbourg Community Street Dance; with music by 'Flashback' Sponsor: Louisbourg & Area Celebrations Society L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Brennan & Kelly MacDonald Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Cape Mabou Highlands Hiking Trails: .....2017 Aug 26th-Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge: 2pm - 200th year celebration -MacKinnon's Brook Celebration; MacKinnon's Brook trail hike [902-623-0388, nhunt861@gmail.com ] http://www.capemabouhiking.com/ music celebration with Scott Macmillan & Ian McKinnon at MacKinnon's Brook, Mabou Coal Mines, Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. St. Giles Presbyterian Church: 49 Campbell St.: 7pm - fiddle concert with Champion Fiddler-Scott Woods; @$ 25 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows 4pm - [Brandon Collier & Jason Kempt] town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port George Jamboree: ...2017 July 29th-#35th Annual-The Port George Country Jamboree: highway # 362: - #35th Annual-The Port George Country Jamboree; @$ 4 9am to 10am - Mark Clarke -10am to 11am-Blain Henshaw -11am to noon-Best Of Intentions -noon to 1am-Allan Butler -1pm to 2pm- Stage Coach -2pm to 3pm-Matt Balsor -3pm to 4pm-David Burbine & Traditional Country -4pm to 5pm-Theresa Lynn Porter & Friends -5pm to 6pm-Connie Munroe -6pm to 7pm-Lynne Crowell -7pm to 8pm-Valley Blue Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm - adult dance with 'Silver Moon' ; @$10 ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Truro Colchester Legion Stadium: 2pm - Truro 2nd Annual Pride Parade· West Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh an Iar) Community Hall: 9pm to 1am - annual box social dance with Rodney MacDonald & guest; @$ 6; IDs.19+ West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, July 30th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 4pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Donna Marie DeWolfe Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: 11am to 1pm - chicken BBQ Bible Hill NS Provincial Agricultural Centre: ...2017 July 28th to 30th-46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with The Bluegrass Diamonds, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Next Generation, Acoustic Heartstrings, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, the Bluegrass Unit, Janet McGarry & Wildwood, Bluegrass Tradition Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Stephanie Higgins 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland parish grounds: ....2017 July 30th-61st Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert: Broad Cove Marsh Rd: 46°15.294′N 61°16.105′W: 3pm to 9pm - 61st Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert ; 902-258-2961 ; @$ 15 for Canada's 150th Anniversary ; -with Ashley MacIsaac, Jim Payne and Fergus O'Byrne, La Swing du Suête, Joey Beaton, with We’koqma’qewiska, the women's drum group ​from We’koqma’q First Nation. Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle; Nathan Rogers, ; Shelly Campbell, Ian MacDougall, Kinnon and Betty Beaton, Rodney MacDonald, Kenneth and Marion MacLeod, Dawn and Margie Beaton, Douglas Cameron, Kyle MacDonald, Joe Murphy, Katie MacLeod, Ronald MacKenzie, Coiser An Eilean, Harvey Beaton, Sheena Boucher-Amirault, Gerry Deveau, Brian Doyle, and Scott Macmillan and many more. MCs= Jennifer MacDonald-Ashton & Joe Murphy dance to follow at Southwest Margaree Hall Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm to 9pm - Groupe LeLièvre La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 7:30pm - Roger Stone Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 town: - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Arena Day 3pm to 5pm - Chase the Ace, ‘Ian MacDougall’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE 10pm to 2am - Adult Dance, (19+) ‘Slowcoaster’, Dr. Bernie MacLean Cultural & Recreation Centre $15 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Dara Smith-MacDonald & Adam Young; ;@$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Douglas Cameron & Robbie Fraser; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 7pm - Ben Caplan and the Casual Smokers with special guest Villages; http://www.bencaplan.ca Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music by Aaron Lewis Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Julie Johnstone & Friends 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 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Monday, July 31st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Rodney MacDonald & friends Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - national Youth Orchestra Live=SOLD OUT The Company House: 2202 Gottingen St.: 902-404-3050: 6:30pm - Family Disney Sing Along The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 town: - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Pius & Melanie Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: 1:30pm - Live Harness Racing, ‘Johnny & Margaret Allen Ian Pace’, Inverness Raceway 3pm to 9pm - 60th Broad Cove Scottish Concert, St. Margaret’s Of Scotland Parish Grounds, @ $20 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; ALL CANCELLED-due to low ticket sales The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Square Dance & beginner Step Dance Lessons with Cheryl MacQuarrie, @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Sydney (Suidni) Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Tuesday, August 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Belle-Côte Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: 6pm - Rachel Davis & Darren McMullen Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 July 18th to August 8th-#19th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - Puirt O’n Chòlaisde Ghàidhlig “Tunes from the Gaelic College”; with Bean an Taighe Stacey MacLean Rodney MacDonald , Kenneth MacKenzie , and the MacDonald brothers, Colin , Keith , and Kyle . & Our Féis instructors will also perform Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7pm - Open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 town: - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Colin Grant & Doug MacPhee 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Kinnon Beaton Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Howie MacDonald, Shelly Campbell, Barbara MacDonald Magone, Allan Dewar, Chase Ellis, Harvey Beaton Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Blame Canada! Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Wednesday, August 2nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 3rd to 7th-#42nd Annual Festival de l'Escaouette: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: 902-224-2642, 902-224-1876: 6:30pm - acadian music on the outdoor stage at Le Centre de la Mi-Carême D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre: 3276 Hwy #320: 8pm - 'Songs by the Sea'-with Cornelia Boucher Sutherland, 'Echo', Fr. Conrad Edwards & his Dad, Delores Boudreau, Nick Boudreau, & more, @$ 10 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Jimmy Sweeney & Kevin Roach Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - Villages SOLD OUT Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 6pm to 8pm - Kinnon & Betty Beaton @$ 5 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Colin Grant; Rosie MacKenzie of the Cottars. 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 12:45pm & 1:15pm - Jubilee Church concert on Port Hood island; ferry leaves Murphy's pond; [ info 902-631-1115] @ $ 20 town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: noon - sand sculpture 7pm - concert under the stars with Robert Bouchard Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 10:30am - Workshop days with instructor Howie MacDonald teaching piano & fiddle; @$ 20 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ....-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Howie MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, & friends 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Marina: ...Concerts by the Sea: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: 6pm to 7:30pm - .CANCELLED Concerts by the Sea 6pm to 7:30pm - Concerts by the Sea town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Joy Miller, Susan Greaves, Ken Henderson, George MacIntosh 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, August 3rd 2017

Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Robbie Fraser & Guest Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Jimmy Sweeney & Kevin Roach Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 10am - Tai' Gong with Zack Glass 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8pm - Darrell Keigan North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: 7:30pm - ceilidh at Chestico museum; @$ 5 River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 10:30am - Workshop days with instructor Mac Morin teaching piano & Step Dance @$ 20 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. 6pm - Robert Bouchard St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 4th 2017

Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Chéticamp Frog Pond Cafe: 15856 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2119: noon to 1:30pm - Gillian Head; Festival de l'Escaouette La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Sunflower Valley: ..2017 Aug 4th to 6th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival; with Matt Minglewood, Jason Price, Working Class Band, Big Fish, Jordan Musycsyn, Final Cut Trio, LeeBoy, Ray Mattie, Lisa Richard, Nicholas Layes, Lisa Richard, Working Class Band, Cassie & Maggie Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Dawn & Margie Beaton 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED due to Crab Festival Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Europa Fair Jeanne Picton Castle Spirit of South Carolina Wylde Swan http://louisbourg.ca http://fortressoflouisbourg.ca http://parkscanada.gc.ca/louisbourg 7:30pm - entertainment by Brandon Collier 10pm - entertainment by Michael Lloyd Trio Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Rachel Davis & Jason Roach; @$ 8 Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Fiddler Concert-TBA Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2017 Aug 4th to 6th-#22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee; with Alan Doyle & the beautiful Gypsies, Matt Anderson & Bona Ride, Matt Mays-Wintersleep, Fortunate Ones, Pictou county Pop Classics North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: 10pm to 2am - Pogey; @$ 20; 19+ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - with-Mike Hall St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Marina: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: - Rendez-Vous 2017; tall ships Regatta http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Mist of Avalon St. Lawrence II When and If town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal 9am to 6pm - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Visit - St. Peter's Canal http://www.rdv2017.com/en/ 3 Tall Ships will be making a stop in St. Peter's: St. Lawrence II, When and If, Mist of Avalon. Sydney (Suidni) Boardwalk: 320 Esplanade: noon - Pride Cape Breton Society 2017 PRIDE Festival; http://www.pridecapebreton.com Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com Waterfront District: 333 Charlotte St.: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson http://portofsydney.ca http://sydneywaterfront.ca town: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) Washabuck Community Centre: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald

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Saturday, August 5th 2017

Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 10am to noon - Martha 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 3rd to 7th-#42nd Annual Festival de l'Escaouette: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: 902-224-2642, 902-224-1876: 9pm - the festival dance=Suroît= at the arena Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest East Margaree Doyles Bridge: 2pm - Anything that floats race; then BBQ at Coady Tompkins Library grounds Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Sunflower Valley: ..2017 Aug 4th to 6th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival; with Matt Minglewood, Jason Price, Working Class Band, Big Fish, Jordan Musycsyn, Final Cut Trio, LeeBoy, Ray Mattie, Lisa Richard, Nicholas Layes, Lisa Richard, Working Class Band, Cassie & Maggie Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2585: - Keith Mullins The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - Brenda Stubbert , Doug MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 6pm - #56th Annual outdoor Gaelic Concert with Dave Gunning & Allie Bennett. There will be a tribute to John " Jimmy Malcolm" Gillis. Other performers include: Iona Gaelic Singers, Joanne MacIntyre, Campbell Sisters from Mabou, Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar, Joe MacMaster, Donna Marie DeWolf, Buddy MacDonald, Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neil, from Antigonish, The TownHouse Players (featuring John Hanlon, Junior Fraser & Stan Chapman), Shannon MacKay, Melanie Craig MacDonald, Claire Sampson-MacDonald, Regyn MacDonald, Catherine MacDonald, Andy MacMullin, Malcolm & Maryanna MacNeil, Brent Aucoin, CBU Pipe Band, and The Iona Legion Legends! MC is Roger Stone. @ $15 Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED due to Crab Festival Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Europa Fair Jeanne Picton Castle Spirit of South Carolina Wylde Swan http://louisbourg.ca http://fortressoflouisbourg.ca http://parkscanada.gc.ca/louisbourg noon - Opening Prayer & Song 1pm - entertainment by Scott Phillips 3:30pm - entertainment by Twin Revolver – featuring Brandon Collier & Jason Kempt 5:30pm - entertainment by DJ 7:30pm - entertainment by Kintyre Lite 10pm - entertainment by The Privateers Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm - Rob MacLean New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2017 Aug 4th to 6th-#22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee; with Alan Doyle & the beautiful Gypsies, Matt Anderson & Bona Ride, Matt Mays-Wintersleep, Fortunate Ones, Pictou county Pop Classics North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: 11am - street parade. then family entertainment, BBQ 10pm to 2am - adult dance with Nine Mile River; @$ 20; 19+ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: 10am - A Sporting Day of Horse & Carriage Driving St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Marina: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: - Rendez-Vous 2017; tall ships Regatta http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Mist of Avalon St. Lawrence II When and If town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal 9am to 6pm - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Visit - St. Peter's Canal http://www.rdv2017.com/en/ 3 Tall Ships will be making a stop in St. Peter's: St. Lawrence II, When and If, Mist of Avalon. Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 6pm - Gillian Head 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 1pm to 4pm - Tall Ships concert with Port Cities Full band; FREE Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com Waterfront District: 333 Charlotte St.: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson http://portofsydney.ca http://sydneywaterfront.ca town: - Pride Cape Breton parade - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 7pm - Alan Syliboy & the Thundermakers; @$ 20-advance [ 902-895-8098 ] West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, August 6th 2017

Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month 8pm - Gaelic Social Gathering - All levels of Gaelic welcome. hosted by Gâidhlig Agam Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 4pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Stan Chapman Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Buddy MacDonald 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan; Gala du 150e - Notre Acadie fête son [ billets@artscheticamp.org 902-224-1876 ] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Sunflower Valley: ..2017 Aug 4th to 6th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival; with Matt Minglewood, Jason Price, Working Class Band, Big Fish, Jordan Musycsyn, Final Cut Trio, LeeBoy, Ray Mattie, Lisa Richard, Nicholas Layes, Lisa Richard, Working Class Band, Cassie & Maggie Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships - motorcycles 'Storm the Fortress'- invade the Fortress at dusk @$ 20 Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Europa Fair Jeanne Picton Castle Spirit of South Carolina Wylde Swan http://louisbourg.ca http://fortressoflouisbourg.ca http://parkscanada.gc.ca/louisbourg Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Karen Beaton & Joey Beaton; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 5pm - Annual Pig Roast 🐷 & Dance with Full Circle & Bandit; @$ 25 New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2017 Aug 4th to 6th-#22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee; with Alan Doyle & the beautiful Gypsies, Matt Anderson & Bona Ride, Matt Mays-Wintersleep, Fortunate Ones, Pictou county Pop Classics North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 7pm - The Once with special guest Devarrow; http://www.theonce.ca http://www.devarrow.com St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: 1pm - boat parade Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Marina: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: - Rendez-Vous 2017; tall ships Regatta http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Mist of Avalon St. Lawrence II When and If - Swim the Canal http://www.visitstpeters.com/swim-the-canal town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal 9am to 6pm - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Visit - St. Peter's Canal http://www.rdv2017.com/en/ 3 Tall Ships will be making a stop in St. Peter's: St. Lawrence II, When and If, Mist of Avalon. Sydney (Suidni) Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 4pm to 6pm - CB Fiddlers' Association welcome the Bluenose tall ship. farewell concert. Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music by Aaron Lewis Waterfront District: 333 Charlotte St.: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson http://portofsydney.ca http://sydneywaterfront.ca town: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly 2pm - Andy LeBlanc & Friends

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Monday, August 7th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - CLOSED-Festival Baddeck Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2017 August 7th & 8th-#7 Annual Free Outdoor concert: corner of Banks Rd & Foot Cape Road: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: - #7 Annual Free Outdoor concert with Manitoba Hal , James Ferris, Liam McGlashon, John Ellison, Harrison Kennedy, & more ; hosted by Dismatsek Michael Nikas Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Shelly Campbell, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Allen Dewar Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan; Gala du 150e - Notre Acadie fête son [ billets@artscheticamp.org 902-224-1876 ] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 8pm - Cape Breton Summertime Revue; @$ 55-advance The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Square Dance & beginner Step Dance Lessons with Cheryl MacQuarrie, @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com town: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St.: 902-736-6394: 7pm - The Barra MacNeil;s in concert @$ 30 Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 12:30pm - Truro Concert Band 2pm - Gordie Tucker & Tim Bowers 3pm - Free Wheeling Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival

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Tuesday, August 8th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Colin Grant & Susan MacLean Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2017 August 7th & 8th-#7 Annual Free Outdoor concert: corner of Banks Rd & Foot Cape Road: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: - #7 Annual Free Outdoor concert with Manitoba Hal , James Ferris, Liam McGlashon, John Ellison, Harrison Kennedy, & more ; hosted by Dismatsek Michael Nikas Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 July 18th to August 8th-#19th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - Bho Ghlùin gu Glùin “From Knee to Knee"; Mary Jane Lamond, Troy MacGillivray , Haillee Lefort singers include Rod C. MacNeil & Hannah MacNeil, Mickey MacNeil, Colin Watson, & Stacey MacLean. Féis instructors Maggie MacNeil, & Andy MacMullin Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Quebecois Accordion Night -Sylvain Rondeau,Luc Loyer, & Michael LeBlanc 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca 8pm - Bingo, Judique Community Centre Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Glenn Graham Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Dawn & Margie Beaton, Kevin Dugas, Tracey MacNeil & family, Brogue Dancers Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill town: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival

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Wednesday, August 9th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm - The Barra Macneils In Concert - Back For A 6Th Year; @$ 20 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - Old Man Luedecke Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 6pm to 8pm - TBA @$ 5 JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh Douglas Cameron & Friends North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ....-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Stan Chapman, Dara MacDonald, Kathleen Reddy, Mary Jane Lamond, Brian Doyle, Carol Ann MacDougall, Marion MacLeod, Steấfan Hannigan, Dominique Dodge, Kevin Dugas, Gerard Beaton 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill town: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Holly Hartlen, John McElhiney 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Honky Tonk Blues with John Campbelljohn & Ryan Cook; @ $25 Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival

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Thursday, August 10th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Arichat Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: 6pm to 7:30pm - Concerts by the Sea Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils; Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Howie Mac Donald, Harvey Beaton. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Three O'Cubano The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Don Ross & Calum Graham - $25 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Dusk: Community Spot Light, Judique Recreation Grounds, Adult Supervised - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Waterfront: - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ 10pm to 1am - Kitchen party with Live Band “Kintyre” Lunenburg town: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Europa, Fair Jeanne, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan http://launch.lunenburgns.com/ entertainment by Cassie & Maggie http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] town: ....2017 Aug 4th to 12th-Cape Breton Jazz Festival: 902-565-1092: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 11th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Old Man Luedecke ; $25 Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Youth Concert; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Tylor Mullendore The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Old Man Luedecke; @$ 20-advance 10pm - The Fabulously Rich - A Tragically Hip Night In Support of Gord Downie's Wenjack Fund @ $14.5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - The Narrows 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - 10pm: Pub Night, Judique Fire Hall - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca 9:30pm - Minute to Win It (9pm-pre-register Teams of 2) Judique Fire Hall Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Kintyre Waterfront: - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ 6pm to 10pm - Community Connection Social @ Louisbourg Playhouse with KINTYRE 10pm to 1am - Community Gathering with Live Band – TBA Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association town: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Europa, Fair Jeanne, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan http://launch.lunenburgns.com/ entertainment by Cassie & Maggie http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Rodney MacDonald Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Fiddler Concert Mary Elizabeth MacInnis,; Sarah MacInnis, ; Elizabeth MacInnis, Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2017 Aug 11th to 13th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - Howie MacDonald St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, town: ....2017 Aug 4th to 12th-Cape Breton Jazz Festival: 902-565-1092: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival

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Saturday, August 12th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Youth Concert; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Crossing: 34 Logiealmond Close: 8:30pm - movie-The LEGO Batman Movie; FREE & Free Popcorn Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Grand River Fire Hall: 2:30pm - Grand River days Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday summer jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: 2017 August 12th-Blueberry Festival: 902-929-2999: 8am - Annual Blueberry Festival; breakfast, bbq, blueberry desserts 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca - 10am: Track & Field Events (100m, 400m, Long Jump, High Jump, Softball Throw), JRA Grounds 9am - Registration for Kids Ages 4-12, @ $2 9pm to midnight - Outdoor Family Kitchen Party, JRA Grounds (Tennis Courts) Local Traditional Music, -Beer Garden, @ $10, ID’s Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED FOR REUNION Waterfront: - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ noon - Live Band – TBA 3pm - Live Band – Terry Peter’s & Off the Wall 6pm - Live Band – Scott Phillips Band 9pm - Live Band – High Society (Formerly the ACCENTS) Lunenburg town: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Europa, Fair Jeanne, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan http://launch.lunenburgns.com/ entertainment by Cassie & Maggie http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2017 Aug 11th to 13th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: - Port Hood Kids Triathlon An event for ages 3-15 902-623-2272 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: ....2017 Aug 12th Annual Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival: 60 Esplanade: - Annual Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival town: - Dragon Boat Festival at Big Fiddle http://www.cbdbf.ca - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth Waterfront: - Coal Shed Music Festival with Andrew Hunter & the Gatherers

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Sunday, August 13th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 4pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests 1pm - Songs On Sunday-Guest - Men Of The Deeps Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Youth Concert; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2017 August 13th to 14th-#6th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: - 1pm Bingo ($500) Jackpot 10am to 3pm - Junior & Female Heavy Events (Overall Winner(s) Move Onto Sunday’s Competition) 4pm - ... Opening Mass 5pm - .... Acadian Fricot Supper 9pm - ... Square Dance ‘Rodney MacDonald’ Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Daniel Champagne The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Judique (Siudaig Mhór) JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca - noon: Parade - Time TBA: JC Royals Rookie Baseball Tournament, Judique & Creignish Ball Field 8am - Registration Cedric MacDonald Memorial Road Race, Judique Fire Hall, Race Starts @9am 1pm to 3pm - Children’s Games, Photo Booth, Minute To Win It, Canteen, BBQ, JRA Grounds 3:30pm - : Steak Dinner BBQ, Judique Fire Hall, Take Outs Available, $16 3:30pm - Duck Race, Rankin’s Brook 10pm - 1am: Outdoor Adult Dance, Music TBA, $20, JRA Grounds Kintyre Farm: .......2017 Aug 13th-Outdoor Kintyre Farm Scottish Concert: 320 River Denys Rd: 45°52.330′N 61°28.211′W: 2pm to 5pm - Outdoor Kintyre Farm Scottish Concert @ $10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Waterfront: - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ - Parade & BBQ Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm - Mike Hall; @$ 8 Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Finlay Point Wharf: ...2017 August 13th-Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf: 65 Mabou Mines Branch,: 46°05.168′N 61°26.631′W: - Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf ; 902-945-2685 Marble Mountain Community Hall: ......2017 August 11th to 13th-Marble Mountain Annual Family Festival and Poker Run: 5643 Marble Mountain Rd.: - Marble Mountain Annual Family Festival & Poker Run Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2017 Aug 11th to 13th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Point Tupper Heritage Church Museum: Henry Point St.: 2pm to 4pm - Annual Causeway Tea; Hosted by the Point Tupper Heritage Association. Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: - TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon 902-623-2272 http://www.atlanticchip.ca Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music by Aaron Lewis Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly 2pm - Jim Aylward

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Monday, August 14th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Rodney MacDonald & friends Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2017 August 13th to 14th-#6th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: 10am to 6pm - Heavy Events, Tug of War, 5K Run, Horse & Wagon Rides, Highland Dancing, Piping, Drumming, Children’s Games, Games of Chance, Silent Auction, Beer Garden, Canteen Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; ALL CANCELLED-due to low ticket sales The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Square Dance & beginner Step Dance Lessons with Cheryl MacQuarrie, @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe; no cover charge 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: - Ryan Willigar Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Shelburne Waterfront: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming port= Europa, Fair Jeanne, Mist of Avalon, Spirit of South Carolina St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 2; with Ashley MacIsaac-Fiddle instructor @$ 15 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall

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Tuesday, August 15th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Belle-Côte Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: - Scott Macmillan & Colin Grant Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 8pm - “The Féis Week Concert” Dithist Fhear An Taighe - Two MC’s, Hughie MacKinnon and Barry George,: plus Brian Madore & Rod C. MacNeil. The Cape Breton University pipe band with featured piper Trevor Kellock. Féis instructor Shawnee Paul & friends Vincent Joe, Vincent Joe Junior, and Mooney Francis. MacDonald brothers Shawn, Paul, & Danny; & Leanne Aucoin. Susan MacLean & Shawn, Danny, and Paul; step dancers - Féis instructors - Maggie MacNeil and Andy MacMullin. Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 15th--National Acadian Day: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: - National Acadian Day http://www.acadiene.ca/ Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Digby wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Rodney MacDonald & Mac Morin 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Melanie Holder Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe; no cover charge town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Dara MacDonald, Adam Young, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald; http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Shelburne Waterfront: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming port= Europa, Fair Jeanne, Mist of Avalon, Spirit of South Carolina St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 2; with Ashley MacIsaac-Fiddle instructor @$ 15 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] - Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Wednesday, August 16th 2017

Annapolis Royal Wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market with Gillian Head 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Intermediate & advanced classes with Goiridh Dòmhnallach. @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 ; kindly bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided. 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Total Immersion Plus & Gàidhlig Aig Baile classes with Stacey MacLean. 7:30pm - Ar Seanachas, Ar Daoine agus Ar n-Àiteachan “Our Stories, Our People and Our Places” @ Adm. by donation. Tea & Lunch will be served. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Digby wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - Steve Poltz Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 6pm to 8pm - Melody Cameron & friends @$ 5 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe; no cover charge Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Chrissy Crowley; Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Jd Fortune . One Night With You Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 2; with Ashley MacIsaac-Fiddle instructor @$ 15 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ....-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Ashley MacIsaac, Dara MacDonald, Rachel Davis, Darren McMullen, Steấfan Hannigan, Carmen MacArthur, Tiber Falzett, Dominique Dodge, Mac Morin, Leanne Aucoin, Seonaidh MacIntyre & Melanie MacDonald 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Martha Hollett Memorial Library: 1 Fraser Ave.: 902-736-3219: 11am - Jamie Junger presents “Fishing For Pickles - children and Adults, Free Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Jared Blois, Dawson Gillis, Cian McCarron, Zoe Morgan, Jay Mosher 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, August 17th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 7:30pm - Robert Bouchard Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 kindly bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided. Intermediate/advanced class with Goiridh Dòmhnallach and TIP/GAB with Stacey MacLean are continued. 6pm to 7:30pm - Milling Song Workshop; @ $6 with Goiridh Dòmhnallach. 8pm - Traditional Milling Frolic; @ $10 ~ Ages 14 & Under Free Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Rodney Mac Donald & Guest Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Séan McCann Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Liverpool Hank Snow Museum: 148 Bristol Ave.: 902-354-4675, 1-888-450-5525: - #27th Annual Hank Snow Tribute ; Hank and the Legendary Ladies of Country; Lisa Brokop, Jimmie Rodgers Snow, & many more. - Makayla Lynn opening for Lisa Brokop Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) New Glasgow Library: 182 Dalhousie St: 1:30pm to 2:30pm - Singer/Songwriter Jamie Junger presents Fishin for Pickles North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Jd Fortune . One Night With You Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 2; with Ashley MacIsaac-Fiddle instructor @$ 15 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 18th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Amelia Curran ; @ $20 Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: all day - Latha De Dh’Òrain – Day of Gaelic Songs; @ Adm. $6 per workshop Our instructors are all well- known Gaelic singers. 11:30am - 1pm- Instructor Betty Lord is a Gaelic singer, organizer, and promoter. 1pm to 2:30pm - Instructor Colin Watson 2:30pm to 4pm - Instructor Shay MacMullin 7pm to 9pm - Féis Children’s Concert & Family Square Sets ; Students of our summer music program square sets with music by Féis Instructors Maggie MacNeil & Shawnee Paul. Lauren MacDonald wiill guide everyone through the figures. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Dan MacDonald, Paul MacDonald and Doug MacPhee. 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2017 Aug 18th to 20th- #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival Bluegrass Diamonds, Free Wheelin, Next Generation, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind , & Kenny Petitpas, and More! 7pm to 10:40pm - 5 musical groups Johnstown (Baile Iain) Parish Hall: .......2017 August 18th--#84th Annual Milling Frolic: 15338 Highway 4: 902-535-3021: 7pm to midnight - #84th Annual Milling Frolic; a family event; with Country Store, Fresh Garden Vegetables, Bake Sale, Milling- Learn how to mill cloth, Gaelic Singing, milling frolic, Bingo, Lunch & tea, Straw Game 9pm to 1am - adult square dance with Kinnon and Betty Lou Beaton Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Liverpool Hank Snow Museum: 148 Bristol Ave.: 902-354-4675, 1-888-450-5525: - #27th Annual Hank Snow Tribute ; Hank and the Legendary Ladies of Country; Lisa Brokop, Jimmie Rodgers Snow, & many more. Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Men of the Deeps Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Howie MacDonald & Mac Morin Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Shelly Campbell & tba; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Granville Green: Granville St.: - Dusk-free outdoor movie -'Boss Baby' Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - Douglas Cameron St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 2; with Ashley MacIsaac-Fiddle instructor @$ 15 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 902-354-2711: - Makayla Lynn hits the beach; http://www.makaylalynn.com

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Saturday, August 19th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10:30am to noon - Conair Moire – The Rosary; @ $6; Rod C. MacNeil of Barra Glen who will teach the Rosary and other prayers in Gaelic. 1:30pm - Gabh do Naidheachd – Tell Your News ; FREE 3:30pm - Sreath de dh’Òrain – Gaelic Song Circle ; @ FREE; Bean an Taighe Lorrie MacKinnon will lead the singing at The Grand Narrows Hotel. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-476-8370: - Wine tasting with Lars Willum The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Rare Bird Pub: 80 Main St.: 902-533-2128: 9pm - Robert Bouchard Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: - Willie Nike Band & James Maddock 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Howie MacDonald, Stan MacKinnon and Doug MacPhee- 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2017 Aug 18th to 20th- #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival Bluegrass Diamonds, Free Wheelin, Next Generation, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind , & Kenny Petitpas, and More! 9:30am to 10:30am - workshops 11am - open mic 1pm to 4:40pm - 5 musical groups 7pm to 10:40pm - 5 musical groups Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Liverpool Hank Snow Museum: 148 Bristol Ave.: 902-354-4675, 1-888-450-5525: - #27th Annual Hank Snow Tribute ; Hank and the Legendary Ladies of Country; Lisa Brokop, Jimmie Rodgers Snow, & many more. Louisbourg George D. Lewis School: 21 Kent St.: 902-733-2515: 6pm - # 23rd annual-8 km Louisbourg Race through time, modern day into 18th century Fortress http://www.louisbourgrace.com [ Pre-registration deadline: August 14th ] Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Rd.: 902-733-3546: - 2017 Race through Time Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - The Great Louisbourg Sleepover ; Overnight camping with entertainment 6pm - # 23rd annual Race Through Time ; 13 km race through the Fortress and the modern town http://www.louisbourgrace.com [ Pre-registration deadline: August 14th ] Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED FOR SHARK DERBY Waterfront: .....2017 Aug 19th-Louisbourg Shark Fishing Derby: 4am to 4pm - Louisbourg Shark Fishing Derby Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm to 9pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Millbrook Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre: 65 Treaty Trail: - TBD -Millbrook Traditional Powwow, [ Contact Garrett Gloade ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: 10pm - Nine Mile River; @$ 10 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] 2pm to 5pm - fiddle, stepdance, piano workshops 7pm to 9pm - concert in MacKenzie Hall; Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 902-354-2711: - Makayla Lynn hits the beach; http://www.makaylalynn.com

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Sunday, August 20th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Aviation day - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 4pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - Songs On Sunday-special Feature - Kim Dunn 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2017 Aug 18th to 20th- #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival Bluegrass Diamonds, Free Wheelin, Next Generation, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind , & Kenny Petitpas, and More! 10am to 11pm - gospel hour 11:05am to 2:45pm - 5 musical groups Liverpool Hank Snow Museum: 148 Bristol Ave.: 902-354-4675, 1-888-450-5525: - #27th Annual Hank Snow Tribute ; Hank and the Legendary Ladies of Country; Lisa Brokop, Jimmie Rodgers Snow, & many more. Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ Feast of Saint Louis; A traditional feast with a new twist Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7pm - Winner's of "America's Got Talent"=Richard & NIcholas Olate & their 22 Olate Dogs; @$ 34.50 https://www.utube.com/watch?v=OhhySa9v6kE&feature=youtu.be The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Glen Graham;@$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Millbrook Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre: 65 Treaty Trail: - TBD -Millbrook Traditional Powwow, [ Contact Garrett Gloade ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: .....2017 Aug 19th to 20th-#44th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: 2pm to 7pm - Finale Concert; in Performance Centre followed by a ceilidh in MacKenzie Hall. Kinnon Beaton, has prepared a special tune ' Canada 150' , St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music by Aaron Lewis Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Paul Randy Mingo 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games Yarmouth Waterfront: 7pm - Coal Shed Music Festival, John Gracie

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Monday, August 21st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton , Stephanie MacDonald Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Square Dance & beginner Step Dance Lessons with Cheryl MacQuarrie, @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailiee LeFort; @$ 8 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin town: - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: - Fiddles & Feet Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7pm - The Olate Dogs-variety show - Winners Of America's Got Talent Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games

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Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Dara Smith MacDonald & Adam Young Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2017 Aug 22nd to 24th--Annual Cabot Trail Acoustic Music Festival: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: - Annual Cabot Trail Acoustic Music Festival The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Stewart MacNeil, Paul Cranford and Sarah Beck 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Stuart Cameron & Cullen MacInnis Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailiee LeFort; @$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Glenn Graham, Kinnon & Betty Beaton, Amy Graham, Harvey MacKinnon Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Sean Mccann Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games

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Wednesday, August 23rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Keith Harkin-[ Celtic Thunder ]; @$ 52.50 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2017 Aug 22nd to 24th--Annual Cabot Trail Acoustic Music Festival: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: - Annual Cabot Trail Acoustic Music Festival St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - JP Cormier Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailiee LeFort; @$ 8 Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Chrissy Crowley; Joe MacMaster North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments town: Commercial St.: 6pm to 9pm - Front Street Frolic; a celebration of multiculturalism for Canada's 150; Commercial St. from Blowers Street to Archibald Ave. with local bands and vendors, cultural dancers, food trucks, a bounce tent, and our major act: Brant Fireguy. FREE; http://www.frontstreetfrolic.ca or BIDA office 902-704-3989 Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Gillian Head Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ....-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Taigh Ceilidh house concert with Kyle MacDonald, Colin MacDonald, David Rankin, Brittany Rankin, Joyce MacDonald, Scott MacIntosh & more 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Emma Fortunato, Clare & Oula Maguire 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Tommy Green Jr. @$ 25 Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games

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Thursday, August 24th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: - Music bingo night 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Margie & Dawn Beaton. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Hubbards Shore Club: 10pm - Matt Mays live with special guest David in the Dark; @ $39.99 in advance Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2017 Aug 22nd to 24th--Annual Cabot Trail Acoustic Music Festival: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: - Annual Cabot Trail Acoustic Music Festival The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 25th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - The Blue Lane EP Release + Morgan Davis + Bill Stevenson Hubbards Shore Club: 10pm - Matt Mays live with special guests The Town Heroes; @ $39.99 in advance SOLD OUT Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Leon Dubinsky, Beth MacCormack, Jerome Aucoin and Ron LaFitte 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Jason MacDonald and Colin Grant Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Chrissy Crowley; @$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Sherbrooke Village motorcycle rally Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - Shelly Campbell St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games

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Saturday, August 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Stan Chapman Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - Robert Bouchard Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hubbards Shore Club: 10pm - Matt Mays live with special guests Cassie Josephine & Gabriel Minnikin; @ $39.99 SOLD OUT Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Andrea Beaton Mabou (An Drochaid) Cape Mabou Trail Club: - Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge. [ a 17 km route ] Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Cape Mabou Highlands Hiking Trails: .....2017 Aug 26th-Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge: 9am to 4pm - 17km climb covering trails=MacPhee, Fair Alistair's, MacArthur, Enchanted Valley, MacKinnon's Brook and Beaton trails. @$ 30 check in at 8:30am; ages 16+ Proceeds for this event go to the Cape Mabou Trail Club. [902-623-0388, nhunt861@gmail.com ] http://www.capemabouhiking.com/ Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River Bourgeois Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Sherbrooke Village motorcycle rally 9am - Sherbrooke Village Rally That Gives St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, August 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Donna Campbell & Jinx- last ceildih until Sept 3rd Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - Songs On Sunday-Guest - Cyril MacPhee 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - HUFF Presents! The Olympic Symphonium + Camille Delean + Special Guests - The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Dara MacDonald Smith & Adam Young Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - Gillian Head-performance and step dance workshops Day inFlux 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel River Bourgeois Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music by Aaron Lewis Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Stoney Ridge 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly 3pm - Ron & Dianne O'Brien Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games

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Monday, August 28th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - tba Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Square Dance & beginner Step Dance Lessons with Cheryl MacQuarrie, @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: - Laura Smith, Kim Dunn Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River Bourgeois Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Gaelic Immersion Session Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - ' Chiaroscuro'; dance show with Thomas Colford

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Tuesday, August 29th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - HUFF Presents! The Kim Harris Band + Stewart Legere + Civil Wray - The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - 'Rocky Shore' 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Mike Barron Patron Appreciation night with draws for 10 door prizes. Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Wendy MacIsaac, Mac Morin, Dave MacIsaac, Rita Rankin Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River Bourgeois Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Gaelic Immersion Session Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - ' Chiaroscuro'; dance show with Thomas Colford Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Wednesday, August 30th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - HUFF Presents! Leif Vollebekk + The Heavy Blinkers + Tyler Hache Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - Pretty Archie Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - The MacNeil girls Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Douglas Cameron & Friends. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River Bourgeois Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Gaelic Immersion Session Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ....-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - An Taigh Ceilidh house concert with Lewis MacKinnon, Bernard Cameron, Kyle MacDonald, Margie Beaton, Colin MacDonald, David Rankin, Brittany Rankin, Joyce MacDonald, Scott MacIntosh & more 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - ' Chiaroscuro'; dance show with Thomas Colford Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, August 31st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Kyle Mac Donald & Guest Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8pm - Darrell MacKeigan North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Gaelic Immersion Session Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - 'S Wonderful Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 1st 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Community Center & Museum: 3160 Bay St. LawrenceRd.: 902-383-2334: 7pm - Robert Bouchard Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - HUFF Presents! Moe Berg (Pursuit of Happiness) & The Halifax All Stars + Tift Merritt + John K. Samson + Special Guest - Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Andrea Beaton & Hilda Chiasson 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Lisa Cameron Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Shelley Campbell & friends Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh.-TBA 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2017 Sept 1st to 3rd @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival ; with Pretty Archie, Robert Bouchard North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] River Bourgeois Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - Kinnon & Betty Lou Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Gillian Head Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 11:30pm - Velvet Black-Vice summer tour

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Saturday, September 2nd 2017

Alton Stewiacke River campground: .. 2016 July 8th & 9th-Newfie & Country Jamboree: 375 Stewiacke River Park Rd.: - Stewiacke River Music Festival with Makayla Lynn Music http://www.makaylalynn.com Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 9pm to midnight - "Super Friday" Square Dance with Ian MacDougall= Labour Day weekend [8:30pm-free square dance demo and workshop] Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - hUFF Presents! John K. Samson & The Halifax All Stars + Moe Berg + Tift Merritt + 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - Yvon LeFort, Paul Cranford & Sarah Beck Inverness (An Sithean) Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Hammer In Blacksmithing festival Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - J.P. Cormier and Dave Gunning Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2017 Sept 1st to 3rd @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - Gillian Head - @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival ; with Pretty Archie, Robert Bouchard North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River Bourgeois Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Billy Pitts & Group Unit 3pm - She & I: Craig & Mandy West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, September 3rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month 8pm - Gaelic Social Gathering - All levels of Gaelic welcome. hosted by Gâidhlig Agam Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Parish grounds: .......2017 Sept 3rd- #34th Annual Glencoe Day: - #34th Annual Glencoe Day; 902-945-2448 St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Andrea Beaton, Joel Chaisson Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - HUFF Presents! Tift Merritt & The Halifax All Stars + John K. Samson + Moe Berg + The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Dara Smith MacDonald and Adam Young Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Andrea Beaton & Joël Chiasson;@$ 8 Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2017 Sept 1st to 3rd @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival ; with Pretty Archie, Robert Bouchard - Makayla Lynn -on stage & part of Songwriter's Circle; http://www.makaylalynn.com North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] River Bourgeois Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music by Aaron Lewis Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Craig Richard 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly 3pm - Darcy Doucette

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Monday, September 4th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED FOR LABOUR DAY Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - The MacNeil girls 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: noon - Mike Mattocks 1:15pm - Bev Gilling 2:30pm - Jim Richards & Rusty Cage

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Tuesday, September 5th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - The MacNeil girls North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Mary Jane Lamond, The Broussards, Rankin MacInnis, John Pellerin, Bill Pellerin Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Wednesday, September 6th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - The MacNeil girls Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Musquodoboit Bicentennial Theatre & Cultural Centre: #12390 Highway # 224 -Middle Musquodoboit: 902-384-2819: - Breeze & Wilson tour North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, September 7th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ Katharine McLennan Award North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 8th 2017

Arichat Waterfront: .....2017 September 8th to 10th-#7th Annual Cape Breton Paddlefest: 8am to 8pm - #7th Annual Cape Breton Paddlefest Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Foster & Allen; @ $ 49.50 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - David Greenberg & Doug MacPhee 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 5:30pm - hike Broad Cove Mtn. a distance of 2.3 km Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg town: .....Louisbourg, NS – Louisburgh, Ireland *Sea to Sea*: - festival: -.Louisbourg, NS – Louisburgh, Ireland *Sea to Sea* Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Mike Hall & friends, @$ 8 Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Colin Grant & Friends 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: - 5:30 pm-Broad Cove Mtn. 2.3 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: - Fiddlers Run: http://www.capebretonfiddlersrun.com/ The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine,

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Saturday, September 9th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Arichat Waterfront: .....2017 September 8th to 10th-#7th Annual Cape Breton Paddlefest: 8am to 8pm - #7th Annual Cape Breton Paddlefest Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 6am - hike Coastal to Neil’s Hbr. Beach ; a distance of 2 km 10am - hike Branch Pond ; a distance of 8.4 km 2pm - hike Jack Pine ; a distance of 2.3 km Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg town: .....Louisbourg, NS – Louisburgh, Ireland *Sea to Sea*: - festival: -.Louisbourg, NS – Louisburgh, Ireland *Sea to Sea* L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: - 2pm- Jack Pine 2.3 km - 10am-Branch Pond 8.4 km 6am - Coastal to Neil’s Hbr. Beach 2 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Sherbrooke Show & Shine St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: - Fiddlers Run: http://www.capebretonfiddlersrun.com/ Membertou-Pow Wow Grounds: ...2017 Sept 9th & 10th--#14th Annual Membertou Powwow: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - #14th Annual Membertou Powwow Victoria Park Armories, Esplanade: 58 Cottagedale Crescent: 902-539-8035: noon to 6pm - cape-breton-fiddlers-run http://www.capebretonfiddlersrun.com/ Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, September 10th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Waterfront: .....2017 September 8th to 10th-#7th Annual Cape Breton Paddlefest: 8am to 8pm - #7th Annual Cape Breton Paddlefest Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 9am - hike Lowland Cove ; a distance of 16 km 10am - hike Meat Cove Look-off ; a distance of 4.5 km 2pm - hike Meat Cove Mountain ; a distance of 6.5 km Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Louisbourg town: .....Louisbourg, NS – Louisburgh, Ireland *Sea to Sea*: - festival: -.Louisbourg, NS – Louisburgh, Ireland *Sea to Sea* Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 2pm to 4:30pm - Gospel Show in suppor of IWK Foundation; with South Wind, Ed Worthen & Stoney Ridge, Backhouse Bluegrass, The Grasshoppers; South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & Joël Chiasson North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 9am - Lowland Cove 16 km 10am - Meat Cove Look-off 4.5 km 2pm - Meat Cove Mountain 6.5 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Sherbrooke Show & Shine noon - Historic Wardrobe Department Open House St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: - Fiddlers Run: http://www.capebretonfiddlersrun.com/ Membertou-Pow Wow Grounds: ...2017 Sept 9th & 10th--#14th Annual Membertou Powwow: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - #14th Annual Membertou Powwow

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Monday, September 11th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Music Room: 6181 Lady Hammond Rd.: - Breeze & Wilson tour The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 9am - hike Tenerife; a distance of 4 km 10am - hike NHN; a distance of 4 km 1pm - hike Money Point Gulch; a distance of 10 km Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 9am - Tenerife 4 km 10am - NHN 4 km 1pm - Money Point Gulch 10 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 7:30pm - K.D. Lang - Ingenue Redux Tour

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Tuesday, September 12th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 9am - hike Aspy ; a distance of 9 km 2pm - hike Skyline; a distance of 7.4 km Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 9am - Aspy 9 km 2pm - Skyline 7.4 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - All Fired Up, Sabra MacGillivray and the Celtic Touch Dancers Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Wednesday, September 13th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Buddy MacDonald Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 9am - hike Squirrel Mtn.; a distance of 7.4 km 10am - hike Buttereau ; a distance of 6.2km 2pm - hike Benjies Lake; a distance of 1.5 km Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 9am - Squirrel Mtn. 7.4 km 10am - Buttereau 6.2km 2pm - Benjies Lake 1.5 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Gillian Head 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, September 14th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Beckwith Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association: ...2017 Sept 14th to 17th--: About 13 kms North of Berwick: - Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association [ Paula Blair -902-825 - 4605; paula.blair99@gmail.com Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Buddy MacDonald Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 10am - hike Roberts Mountain ; a distance of 4 km 2pm - hike Cabot Landing ; a distance of 4 km 6:30pm - hike Sunset Hike White Point ; a distance of 4 km Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Mountain North Mountain Bluegrass: Long Point-Mountain Road: - North Mountain Bluegrass & Olde Time Music Festival; presented by Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association; new bigger location;-corner of Barley Street & Long Point Mountain Road; 4km off Hwy #221 [ Brian Hazlett 902-684-0204, Lisa Selig 902-245-6480 Paula Blair 902-825-4605 ] Ray Legere Is headlining our Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 10am - Roberts Mountain 4 km 2pm - Cabot Landing 4 km 6:30pm - Sunset Hike White Point 4 km 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 Sept 14th to 17th-Pirate Days: 7pm to midnight - Pirate Days-A weekend for the whole family. 8pm - trivia night Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 15th 2017

Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Beckwith Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association: ...2017 Sept 14th to 17th--: About 13 kms North of Berwick: - Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association [ Paula Blair -902-825 - 4605; paula.blair99@gmail.com Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Llyod Speigel ; @ $20 Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Darrel Keigan - 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 9am - hike North River Big Falls ; a distance of 18 km 10am - hike Franey ; a distance of 7.4km 2pm - Warren Lake ; a distance of 4.7 km Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Jason MacDonald & Colin Grant Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. TBA 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! North Mountain North Mountain Bluegrass: Long Point-Mountain Road: - North Mountain Bluegrass & Olde Time Music Festival; presented by Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association; new bigger location;-corner of Barley Street & Long Point Mountain Road; 4km off Hwy #221 [ Brian Hazlett 902-684-0204, Lisa Selig 902-245-6480 Paula Blair 902-825-4605 ] Ray Legere Is headlining our Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 9am - North River Big Falls 18 km 10am - Franey 7.4 km 2pm - Warren Lake 4.7 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 Sept 14th to 17th-Pirate Days: - Step Back into History; Opening Ceremonies and Pirates Walk; Outdoor Movie; Music and Pirates’ Wing Nite; Music at the Inn 7pm to midnight - Pirate Days-A weekend for the whole family. Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald

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Saturday, September 16th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Beckwith Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association: ...2017 Sept 14th to 17th--: About 13 kms North of Berwick: - Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association [ Paula Blair -902-825 - 4605; paula.blair99@gmail.com Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: - Brian Wilson Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Brian Wilson live in concert, with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 9am - hike Slatey Point ; a distance of 16 km 10am - hike Coastal – Jigging Cove ;a distance of 6.5 km 2pm - hike Freshwater Lake & Look-off ; a distance of 2.3 km Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Malagash Jost Vineyards-patio: 48 Vintage Lane: noon to 8pm - Maritime Stomp Music Festival; with Paul Lamb, Dave Gunning, Laura Smith, Richard Wood, J.P. Cormier, Bruce Guthro, Pretty Archie, Lennie Gallant; @$ 50+; 19+ North Mountain North Mountain Bluegrass: Long Point-Mountain Road: - North Mountain Bluegrass & Olde Time Music Festival; presented by Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association; new bigger location;-corner of Barley Street & Long Point Mountain Road; 4km off Hwy #221 [ Brian Hazlett 902-684-0204, Lisa Selig 902-245-6480 Paula Blair 902-825-4605 ] Ray Legere Is headlining our Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm - Lawson & Garrett 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 9am - Slatey Point 16 km 10am - Coastal – Jigging Cove 6.5 km 2pm - Freshwater Lake & Look-off 2.3 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 Sept 14th to 17th-Pirate Days: - Run Maties, Run; Thieves’ Market; Young Scallywag Activities; 4-H Pillaging of Foodland for the Food bank; Pirate Pet Parade; Ship of Fools Cardboard Boat Race; Landlubbers Happy Hour; Pirate Buffet; Lights on the Lake Ships Parade; Pirate Patio Party, Three “Party Like a Pirate” Bashes; Night Watch 7pm to midnight - Pirate Days-A weekend for the whole family. Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Aaron Lewis Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 We'koqma'q (Waycobah) Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre: - We'koqma'q Traditional Powwow, [ Contact Norma Gould ] West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, September 17th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Beckwith Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association: ...2017 Sept 14th to 17th--: About 13 kms North of Berwick: - Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association [ Paula Blair -902-825 - 4605; paula.blair99@gmail.com Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Legends-their stories -tribute to Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly, Everly Brothers; @$ 42.50 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Alex Cuba @$ 30 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: 10am - hike Middle head; a distance of 4 km Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; North Mountain North Mountain Bluegrass: Long Point-Mountain Road: - North Mountain Bluegrass & Olde Time Music Festival; presented by Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association; new bigger location;-corner of Barley Street & Long Point Mountain Road; 4km off Hwy #221 [ Brian Hazlett 902-684-0204, Lisa Selig 902-245-6480 Paula Blair 902-825-4605 ] Ray Legere Is headlining our Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 10am - Middle head 4 km Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Nicolas Denys Museum: 1pm - Pirate Days with Robert Bouchard town: ....2017 Sept 14th to 17th-Pirate Days: - Hangover Breakfast; Pirate Off-Road Nation Jeep Parade; Pirates’ Cup of Tea 7pm to midnight - Pirate Days-A weekend for the whole family. Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music by Aaron Lewis We'koqma'q (Waycobah) Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre: - We'koqma'q Traditional Powwow, [ Contact Norma Gould ] Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Neville Park Car Show

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Monday, September 18th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 7:30pm - CHRIS DE BURGH "A Better World" Canadian Tour

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Tuesday, September 19th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Kenneth MacKenzie, Mac Morin, Daibhidh MacFhraing, Krista & Jay Luddington Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] - Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Wednesday, September 20th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market with Gillian Head Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: