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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 - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 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 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 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 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 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Bonnie Jean MacDonald & Greg Campbell 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 - Dave Goyetche 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 7pm to 9pm - summertime dessert theatre fundraiser; @$ 25; 902-258-3316 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 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. Howie MacDonald, Chrissy Crowley, Mary Elizabeth, Sarah & 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 - 12th 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Pius & Melanie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 7pm - Mark MacIntyre 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Rachel and Bob Morouney Art Exhibition - with Rosie Browning 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 - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 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) 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 Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - : Talent Night 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 1pm to 3pm - The MacNeil Family 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Kevin Levesconte 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 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8:30pm - McGinty 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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.: 1-902-354-4675, 1-888-450-5525: - Makayla Lynn opening for Lisa Brokop - #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: - Louisbourg at night Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 8pm - Walter Delahunt 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 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 1-902-787-2244: 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 7pm to 9pm - Siobhan MacDonald 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 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 ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Rachel and Bob Morouney Art Exhibition - with Rosie Browning West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 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 - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 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) 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 Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: noon to 1:30pm - Mike Hall; Free: 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 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Derek & Melody Cameron 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 Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8:30pm - McGinty 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: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses 8:30pm - Video screening with Joan Jonas; admission by donation The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm - John Hines 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.: 1-902-354-4675, 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 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Joe MacMaster & Campbell Hart 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 & Allen Dewar; 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 North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 9pm - dance with Whisky Jack Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Granville Green: Granville St.: - Dusk-free outdoor movie -'Boss Baby' Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - Final Cut 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 ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 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 - “After Work Party” with Taylor Burton 9:30pm - The Ashbys Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Rachel and Bob Morouney Art Exhibition - with Rosie Browning - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: - 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 - 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) 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 2pm to 6pm - : Mike Hall & Joël Chiasson 9pm to 1am - Glen Roache 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 1pm to 3pm - Stuart Cameron & Greg Campbell 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levesconte 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 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 5pm - Alycia Putnam 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: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses 1pm to 3pm - 3-D crocheting workshop with Erica Stonehouse 9pm - blues in the night with Brian Doyle & more; @$ 20; 19+ Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 11am to 2pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm - Stuart Cameron 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 ] Storytellers Gallery: 5663 Hwy # 19: 45°53.196′N 61°29.389′W: 902-787-2938, 902-787-2202: 8pm - ceilidh, tea to follow, Liverpool Hank Snow Museum: 148 Bristol Ave.: 1-902-354-4675, 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 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 8:30am - 10th Annual Ross Ferry Pork Chop Fun Run; [Eliot Frosst 9722 Kempt Head Rd, BiX 1N8 902-674-0936; efrosst@hotmail.com Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 conducted by Ashley MacIsaac, Dara MacDonald, Lawrence Cameron, and Cheryl MacQuarrie. 7pm to 9pm - concert & then ceilidh 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 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 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com - Rachel and Bob Morouney Art Exhibition - with Rosie Browning 7:30pm - music with Dave Gunning 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 - Ian MacDougall & Tracey MacNeil; 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: - 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 - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 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: 1-902-295-2069: - Aviation day 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 - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests 1pm - Songs On Sunday-special Feature - Kim Dunn 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 1pm to 3pm - The MacNeil Family 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Ian MacDougall Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 7:30pm - Gordon Tucker 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: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses 10am - Yoga with Richard Allon 5pm - 'All is Beauty now' -book launch with Sarah Faber 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 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 - Sunday Ceilidh-Shelly Campbell, Allan Dewar, Marion Dewar & Junior Fraser; Sponsored in memory of Willie & Jean Fraser of Ohio, NS @ $8 Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) MacDonald House Museum: 3458 Hwy # 395: 46°08.045′N 61°08.500′W: 902-258-3317: 2:30pm to 4:30pm - web page launch in honour of the late John Heidt-story teller & Mentor; with Rev Janice MacLean Liverpool Hank Snow Museum: 148 Bristol Ave.: 1-902-354-4675, 1-888-450-5525: - #27th Annual Hank Snow Tribute ; Hank and the Legendary Ladies of Country; Lisa Brokop, Jimmie Rodgers Snow, & many more. Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ Feast of Saint Louis; A traditional feast with a new twist Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7pm - Winner's of "America's Got Talent"=Richard & NIcholas Olate & their 22 Olate Dogs; @$ 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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. Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Bill Quimby Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) 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: - music by Aaron Lewis Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com - Rachel and Bob Morouney Art Exhibition - with Rosie Browning 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 - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 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: - 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 1pm to 3pm - Sarah & Elizabeth MacInnis 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Glen MacEachern 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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 ; 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.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

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Tuesday, August 22nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) 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) 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 Belle-Côte Community Centre: 10615 Cabot Trail-Highway #19: 7pm to 9pm - CD launch 'Looking Through My Eyes' by Judy McIsaac of Margaree with Brian Doyle and Dougie Johnson Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Fiddle TBA 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 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 1pm to 3pm - Kevin Levesconte & pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Joe MacMaster 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 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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 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) 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Mitch Poirier Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com 6pm - Maritime Marionettes - Jack and the Beanstalk; FREE 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 - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days 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: - 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 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Roger Stone and Anthony Rissesco 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - JP Cormier Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 8pm - Markus Placci, Marika Bournaki and Julia Millett 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.Dawn & Margie Beaton, 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 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Newsmakers Series: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm - talk 'A State of Nature? Clearances, Ownership, and Conflict in the Highlands of Scotland', ca. 1790-1900. with Dr. Annie Tindley, Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Pius & Melanie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com 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) 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 Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - lead: Dale Gillis & pianist: Cathy Hawley 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) 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 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8:30pm - Jimmy Sweeney & Kevin Roach 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 8pm - Markus Placci and Walter Delahunt 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: - Short stories by Neal Livingston 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 1-902-787-2244: 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: - Mi'Kmaw Summer games West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 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) 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 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8:30pm - Jimmy Sweeney & Kevin Roach 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: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm - John Hines 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 Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 8pm - Christianne Belanger , Marika Bournaki 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 North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 9pm - dance with Killin' Time Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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 ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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 - 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) 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 6pm - Colin Grant 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - Robert Bouchard-CD release 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' Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 8am - registration-for 9am- walk or run our 5km leg of the Ceilidh Coastal Trail ; 'our trail celebration' led by piper Joe MacMaster; ,“ceilidh” to follow with cake, tea/coffee, and the musical talents of Joe MacMaster. with guests MLA Allan MacMaster & councilor, John Dowling. 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 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 9pm - Tristan Legg 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 Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Rob MacLean 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: - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 11am to 2pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Raceway: Forest Street: noon to 4pm - Hospital Fun-D day-auction off a band of musicians; Beech Hill, a versatile group comprised of Jesse Ryan, Peter MacInnis, Jesse Fraser, and Neil MacQuarrie, efforts for the Palliative Care Family Room. The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm - Stuart Cameron 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/ 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition - Barb By the Bay; with North Shore Players; @$ 15 - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.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) 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 Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm to 9pm - Groupe 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 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) 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Rob MacLean St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Dara MacDonald Smith & Adam Young Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: - Gillian Head-performance and step dance workshops Day inFlux - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses 10am - Yoga with Richard Allon The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Mike Hall & friends Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Keltic Drive Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton; @$ 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music by Aaron Lewis Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com - Barb By the Bay; with North Shore Players; @$ 15 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) 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 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Rob MacLean Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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Tuesday, August 29th 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 Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm - Mike Hall & Marion Dewar 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 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 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Rob MacLean Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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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) 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Fran Doyle Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - Pretty Archie Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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 ] Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) MacDonald House Museum: 3458 Hwy # 395: 46°08.045′N 61°08.500′W: 902-258-3317: 7pm - A photo presentation by Angela Gillis (Skye Glen /Halifax) of her trip to Australia and New Zealand Light lunch provided and a small admission charged. 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Gerry Romard Tribute-talent night 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 - $5) Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Fran Doyle Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 1-902-787-2244: 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 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 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 & tba; @ $ 10, $ 5-youth [8:30pm-free square dance demo and workshop] 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 to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh.-TBA 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, Adam Young, Alycia Putnam, Colin Grant, Crowdis Bridge, Darrell Keigan, Donnie Campbell, Dwayne Cote, Gillian Head, Jason MacDonald, Jason Price, Joe Gillis, John Curtis Sampson, Kim Dunn, Kyle MacDonald, Ryan Roberts. the cast of the popular Lyrics and Laughter, MacArthur Dancers, Makayla Lynn, Mi’kmaq Singers and Dancers, 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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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' 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: 11am to 2pm - # 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: - @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival ; with Pretty Archie, Robert Bouchard, Adam Young, Alycia Putnam, Colin Grant, Crowdis Bridge, Darrell Keigan, Donnie Campbell, Dwayne Cote, Gillian Head, Jason MacDonald, Jason Price, Joe Gillis, John Curtis Sampson, Kim Dunn, Kyle MacDonald, Ryan Roberts. the cast of the popular Lyrics and Laughter, MacArthur Dancers, Makayla Lynn, Mi’kmaq Singers and Dancers, 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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) 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 - $5) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 10am - Yoga with Richard Allon The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald & friends Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Dara Smith MacDonald and Adam Young Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Andrea Beaton & Joël Chiasson;@$ 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, Adam Young, Alycia Putnam, Colin Grant, Crowdis Bridge, Darrell Keigan, Donnie Campbell, Dwayne Cote, Gillian Head, Jason MacDonald, Jason Price, Joe Gillis, John Curtis Sampson, Kim Dunn, Kyle MacDonald, Ryan Roberts. the cast of the popular Lyrics and Laughter, MacArthur Dancers, Makayla Lynn, Mi’kmaq Singers and Dancers, 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: - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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 - Craig Richard 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Open Hearth Park-north pond: 190 Ferry Street: noon to 2pm - Annual Labour Day Picnic; Free bbq, music, kids games, magic show Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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 @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Mary Jane Lamond, The Broussards, Rankin MacInnis, John Pellerin, Bill Pellerin Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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: 1-902-295-2069: 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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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: 1-902-295-2069: 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* Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Kristina Kuusisto, and Roger Eon 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: - 10am-Branch Pond 8.4 km - 2pm- Jack Pine 2.3 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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: 1-902-295-2069: 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) 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 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 - Entertainment to be announced 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 7:30pm - K.D. Lang - Ingenue Redux Tour Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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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 @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - All Fired Up, Sabra MacGillivray and the Celtic Touch Dancers Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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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 town: - #5th Annual Halifax Celtic Festival 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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: 1-902-295-2069: 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 town: - #5th Annual Halifax Celtic Festival 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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: 1-902-295-2069: 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 Halifax (Halafacs) town: - #5th Annual Halifax Celtic Festival 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition

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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: 1-902-295-2069: 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 town: - #5th Annual Halifax Celtic Festival 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 to 8pm - free matinee shows 4pm - Lawson & Garrett 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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: 1-902-295-2069: 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) 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 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 - Howie MacDonald & Allan Dewar 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 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 @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Kenneth MacKenzie, Mac Morin, Daibhidh MacFhraing, Krista & Jay Luddington Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 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: 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 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 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 21st 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: 1-902-295-2069: 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 Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald 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 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 Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Gillian Head with Mary Beth Carty 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: - Contact East 2017; http://www.contacteast.ca; with Showcasing Artists: André Rodrigues, The Andrew Collins Trio, AYRAD, Betty Bonifassi, Chris Kirby & kim dunn, Cy, Diyet Music, Eastern Front Theatre’s “Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion”, Eric Harper, Heather Rankin, Hogtown Brass Quintet, James & Jamesy, Kobo Town, Lloyd Spiegel Music, Matthew Byrne, Meaghan Blanchard, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, OUROBOROS, Payadora Tango Ensemble, Rum Ragged, Stéphanie Morin-Robert’s “BLINDSIDE”, Tanika Charles, The Small Glories, Tomas Kubinek, Union Duke and Video Phase. Pitch Artists:-Dennis Ellsworth & KINLEY, Earle and Coffin, Geordie Productions "Water Weight", Jazz Affair, Pierre Rancourt, Rebecca Perry’s "From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood", @Roseneath Theatre’s "Outside" and Ryan Cook as Hank Williams. 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 22nd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: 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 Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Hillsburn ; @ $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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 8pm - What we become- a musical theatre production; @32.75 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 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 - Evans & Doherty; @ $23.48+ 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 to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh-TBA Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Ian MacDougall & Mac Morin; 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas 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. Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Contact East 2017; http://www.contacteast.ca; with Showcasing Artists: André Rodrigues, The Andrew Collins Trio, AYRAD, Betty Bonifassi, Chris Kirby & kim dunn, Cy, Diyet Music, Eastern Front Theatre’s “Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion”, Eric Harper, Heather Rankin, Hogtown Brass Quintet, James & Jamesy, Kobo Town, Lloyd Spiegel Music, Matthew Byrne, Meaghan Blanchard, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, OUROBOROS, Payadora Tango Ensemble, Rum Ragged, Stéphanie Morin-Robert’s “BLINDSIDE”, Tanika Charles, The Small Glories, Tomas Kubinek, Union Duke and Video Phase. Pitch Artists:-Dennis Ellsworth & KINLEY, Earle and Coffin, Geordie Productions "Water Weight", Jazz Affair, Pierre Rancourt, Rebecca Perry’s "From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood", @Roseneath Theatre’s "Outside" and Ryan Cook as Hank Williams. The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Saturday, September 23rd 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: 1-902-295-2069: 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 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 Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm - The Red Dirt Skinners; @$ 20 from England the husband and wife team of Rob and Sarah Skinner. 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] Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald 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: - ♀ Louisbourg Live: Fortress Feast; A distinctive fundraising event Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm - Rob MacLean 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 Paq'tnkek Paq’tnkek Entertainment Centre: 4 Dillon St. Afton Station,: 902-386-2819: - Paqtnkek Traditional Powwow, – [ Contact Rose Lewis ] 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Harvest Weekend 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 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Contact East 2017; http://www.contacteast.ca; with Showcasing Artists: André Rodrigues, The Andrew Collins Trio, AYRAD, Betty Bonifassi, Chris Kirby & kim dunn, Cy, Diyet Music, Eastern Front Theatre’s “Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion”, Eric Harper, Heather Rankin, Hogtown Brass Quintet, James & Jamesy, Kobo Town, Lloyd Spiegel Music, Matthew Byrne, Meaghan Blanchard, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, OUROBOROS, Payadora Tango Ensemble, Rum Ragged, Stéphanie Morin-Robert’s “BLINDSIDE”, Tanika Charles, The Small Glories, Tomas Kubinek, Union Duke and Video Phase. Pitch Artists:-Dennis Ellsworth & KINLEY, Earle and Coffin, Geordie Productions "Water Weight", Jazz Affair, Pierre Rancourt, Rebecca Perry’s "From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood", @Roseneath Theatre’s "Outside" and Ryan Cook as Hank Williams. 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Bay Road Fire hall: ....2017 September 22nd to 24th-#33rd Annual West Bay Road Fall Fair: 644 Cenotaph Rd, & West Bay Rd.: 1-902-625-1601, 1-902-227-8629: 7pm - Variety Show, West Bay Road Fire Hall, Local Entertainment 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 24th 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: 1-902-295-2069: 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 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) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald 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 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 - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends 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 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 Paq'tnkek Paq’tnkek Entertainment Centre: 4 Dillon St. Afton Station,: 902-386-2819: - Paqtnkek Traditional Powwow, – [ Contact Rose Lewis ] Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Harvest Weekend 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) Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Contact East 2017; http://www.contacteast.ca; with Showcasing Artists: André Rodrigues, The Andrew Collins Trio, AYRAD, Betty Bonifassi, Chris Kirby & kim dunn, Cy, Diyet Music, Eastern Front Theatre’s “Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion”, Eric Harper, Heather Rankin, Hogtown Brass Quintet, James & Jamesy, Kobo Town, Lloyd Spiegel Music, Matthew Byrne, Meaghan Blanchard, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, OUROBOROS, Payadora Tango Ensemble, Rum Ragged, Stéphanie Morin-Robert’s “BLINDSIDE”, Tanika Charles, The Small Glories, Tomas Kubinek, Union Duke and Video Phase. Pitch Artists:-Dennis Ellsworth & KINLEY, Earle and Coffin, Geordie Productions "Water Weight", Jazz Affair, Pierre Rancourt, Rebecca Perry’s "From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood", @Roseneath Theatre’s "Outside" and Ryan Cook as Hank Williams. Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music by Aaron Lewis Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Bay Road Fire hall: ....2017 September 22nd to 24th-#33rd Annual West Bay Road Fall Fair: 644 Cenotaph Rd, & West Bay Rd.: 1-902-625-1601, 1-902-227-8629: 9pm to 1am - Adult Dance, ‘Gerald MacIntyre’, West Bay Road Fire Hall, Adm $7

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Monday, September 25th 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 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. ] Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Bay Road Fire hall: ....2017 September 22nd to 24th-#33rd Annual West Bay Road Fall Fair: 644 Cenotaph Rd, & West Bay Rd.: 1-902-625-1601, 1-902-227-8629: 2pm - Parade, Pony Rides, Games, Merchandise Bingo, Followed by Pork Chop BBQ, $10 Adults,

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Tuesday, September 26th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Harvest home 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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald 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 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 @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Melody & Derrick Cameron, Joël Chiasson, Stephen MacLennan, Lewis MacLennan, Pat Lamey & Heather Richards Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Wednesday, September 27th 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas 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: - 3 men in a boat 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, September 28th 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 D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: - Music bingo night 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands 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 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 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: noon to 3pm - Gillian Head 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: - 3 men in a boat 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. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 29th 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 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre - Joseph Strug Concert Hall: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Matt Andersen & Symphony Nova Scotia The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 9pm to 2am - Every Time I Die live in Halifax; with Knocked loose, Hollow Earth, @$ 25+ 19+ 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 ] 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: 8pm to 10pm - Lyrics & Laughter 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 to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Chrissy Crowley & friends 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas 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: - 3 men in a boat Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Saturday, September 30th 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) 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' 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 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: 8pm to 10pm - Lyrics & Laughter Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Suzie LeBlanc , Gianni Fabbrini, Nathalie Lacoursiere and Michel Angers. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 4, the 4th of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests TBA; @$ 30 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - Whoopi Goldberg sponsored by Giant CB 101.9 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: - 3 men in a boat 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich 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, October 1st 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 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) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 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 - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends; Ceilidh sponsored by Duncan & Robyn Ritchie 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 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: - 3 men in a boat Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Monday, October 2nd 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 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. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: noon - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Tuesday, October 3rd 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 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 ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night 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 @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Pre Celtic Colours Show: Shelly Campbell, Allan Dewar, Joe MacMaster, Cheryl MacQuarrie Dancers, Joanne MacIntyre & Family Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Wednesday, October 4th 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 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, October 5th 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 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Thane Dunn and the Cadillac Kings; @$ 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) 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 - Lisa Richard CD Release With Special Guest Hal Bruce @ $22.5 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 ] 7:30pm - Masters Concert for the Celtic Music Centre's "Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp", 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 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich 7:30pm - The Swinging Belles Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, October 6th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 6pm - open mic celtic colours jam session with host Michael Cavanaugh 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 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; 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 Shelly Campbell > Thanksgiving weekend [8:30pm-free square dance demo and workshop] 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 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 ] 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 to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3- Fiddler Concert-Ceilidh. Colin Grant, Douglas Cameron, & Friends Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas 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. Membertou Heritage Park-Aboriginal Culture Centre: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 1pm to 4pm - Drum Making Workshop; @$ 100-includes materials; with (Jeff Ward) - 902-567-5333 - jeffward@membertou.ca [ make and take home a Mi'kmaq hand drum. ] The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Saturday, October 7th 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) 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' 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 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] 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 ] 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich 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, October 8th 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) 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: 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 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. - Shelly Campbell & 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) 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 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 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 - Glenn Graham & friends Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Step Into the Past ; Celtic Colours International 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; 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 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 ] Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Monday, October 9th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) 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+ - Celtic Colours square dance with Ian MacDougall and Mac Morin 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 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the High Kings; @$ 52.50 Glencoe Station Glencoe Station Hall: 1536 Mabou Rd.: 802-787-2062: 2pm to 4pm - John Allan Cameron Song Session; @$ 12 Hosted by Glencoe Station Recreation Association; organ@seasidehighspeed.com - 902-787-2744 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: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 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) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 2pm to 3pm - Documentary Screening: Celtic Colours – Spirit of the Festival; In 2015, a crew led by filmmaker Jacquelyn Mills hit the road for nine days during Celtic Colours International 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players United Church Hall: 1:30pm to 4pm - Mondays square dance lessons; @ $ 10, hosted by Roddies's Square Dance Society. (Reg Landry) - (902-535-2093 - boolabat@gmail.com Sydney (Suidni) New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation: 37 Nepean St.: 902-539-8729: 902-539-8729 Ext.2 2pm to 3:30pm - All Ages Family Ceilidh; FREE; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 11am to 12:30pm - Dance Dialects Demonstration and Talk; @$ 10; A unique and informative exploration of different percussive dance dialects featuring Melody Cameron from Cape Breton, Dominic Desrochers from Quebec, and Emma O'Sullivan from Ireland

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Tuesday, October 10th 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 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 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 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 Pleasant Bay Trailhead Parking Area: Red River Road: 10am - Seawall Trail preview hike; @$ 100; Hosted by Seawall Trail Society [ Seawall Trail Society (Jen Moses) - 902-383-2552 - cabottrailadventures@gmail.com Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Wednesday, October 11th 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 Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Wharf: 47°00.163′N 60°28.051′W: 10:30am & 1:30pm - Celtic Hospitality Coastal Tours-Oshan Whale Watch; FREE tour of Cape Breton's most remote coastline. Captain Fraser, oshanwhalewatch@gmail.com - (902-383-2883 Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 2pm to 4pm - Square Dance Set & Traditional Skills Demonstration; @$ 2 [ (Mike Gorey) - (902-383-2579 - nhco2579@gmail.com ] 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 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 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 Narrows (An Caolas Beag) Community Centre: 134 Highway 223: 902-756-2413: 11am to 12:30pm - Square Dance Workshop with Anita MacDonald; @$ 12; lunch available for #10, the show your steps on the Little Narrows Ferry from 1:45 – 2:30pm. Little Narrows Ferry: 1:45pm to 2:30pm - Big Square Dance on the ferry; The Ferry Captain will park the vessel on the Little Narrows side of the channel. Led by Anita MacDonald, with live musicians playing; FREE [ Anita MacDonald 902-756-2731 littlenarrowscommunity@gmail.com ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ Connecting Threads; 18th century fibre craft workshops Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 2pm - Pioneer Gaelic Poets and Bards; with Effie Rankin, author of "As a' Buràighe", presents an introduction to some of the songs of the Gaelic Bards; @$ 10 (Margie Beaton) - 902-945-2790 - mberiskay@gmail.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) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: ...2017 Oct 11th to Oct 14th--#7th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: 10:30am - # 7th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival; Mi’kmaw Cultural Celebration Day [ (Robert Bernard) - (902- 295-2999 - rbernard@wagmatcook.com ]

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Thursday, October 12th 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 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 Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Giora Schmidt Plays Brahms, =Symphony Nova Scotia Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 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 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players MacAskill House Museum: 1pm to 4pm - Mi’kmaq Dreams & Dreamcatchers; a smudge ceremony, welcome dance, a dream catcher workshop ; Hosted by St. Peter's Economic Development Organization [ Noelle Doucette - 902-535-3160 - ndoucette@potlotek.ca ] 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. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, October 13th 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 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; Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: 9pm to 12:30am - Round and Square Dance with Troy MacGillivray, Andrea Beaton & Kimberley Fraser; @ $ 10; 19+ 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 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 - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 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 Best Western Hotel: 63 Queens Place Drive: 1-902-354-2908: - #7th Annual International Liverpool Ukulele Ceildh & workshops Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ Music of the Night-Celtic Colours International Festival 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 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 - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & 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.: 1-902-769-2423: 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: 10pm to 1am - Celtic Colours square dance; 19+ St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players 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. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Saturday, October 14th 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) 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' 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) Casino Nova Scotia -Schooner Showroom: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - The Northern Pikes 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 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 ] Liverpool Best Western Hotel: 63 Queens Place Drive: 1-902-354-2908: - #7th Annual International Liverpool Ukulele Ceildh & workshops Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Daniela Barcellona, Gianni Fabbrini and Alessandro Vitiello. 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Evergreen Seniors' Club: 37 Embree St.: 1pm to 4pm - 'Ship Harbour Song Session'-open jam with Patrick Lamey, Adam Cooke; Donations hosted by the Port Hastings Historical Society Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich 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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