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Thursday, August 16th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Margaret MacDonald, Marion Dewar 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests 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: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse 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: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: - Pretty Archie Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - Gillian Head Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. 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. - Olivier, ,Julien, Paryse Broussard. & The MacLeod Fiddlers -from the county of Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. - Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm.: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - the MacNeil Sisters 8pm to 10pm - Jessi Levescounte & Kevin Levescounte Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 6:30pm to 9pm - Mary Beth Carty with Lisa MacArthur 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8:30pm - Tristan Legg & the Mad Dogs Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Jason Kempt 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Fran Doyle Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages 8pm - Ceilidh with Kinnon & Betty Lou and friends Proceeds will benefit Mill Road Social Enterprises, Inverness. ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, 7pm - comedy= ""The Would-Be Nobleman" by Moliere Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Doug MacPhee & David Greenberg; ; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Sean McCann 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Rob MacLean; @ $8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Morgan Davis in Concert; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald; @$ 20 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 5pm to 9pm - Peter MacInnis River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Summer sessions on the natural and social history of our area; refreshments by Knox Church 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 - Courthouse Concert -with Klorissa & Myles Farnsworth, ; @$ 10 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 2: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s 10pm - Brandon Collier; @ $7 (19+) Highland Arts Theatre: ..2018 Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Kitchen party Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic north end Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - The MacLeod Fiddlers -from the county of Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. - 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 17th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) 'Music on Main Street' & Chisholm park: Columbus Field: 7pm - Music on Main with Sean McCann [Great Big Sea], & opening with Hailee LeFort. Chisholm Park: - music on main St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale 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: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. 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; Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: - Bicole & Michelle, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm.: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - Neil MacDaniel 8pm to 10pm - Derrick & 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) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Hopping Penguins The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 5pm - Dave Goyethe Timber Lounge: 2712 Agricola St.: 902-453-8627: - Brennan MacDonald Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - David Greenberg and Doug MacPhee 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Fran Doyle Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Aaron MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: - Darrell Keigan 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - : TBA 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ..2018 Aug 17th-19th- #4th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - Oxbow Mountain Boys & Crowdis Bridge, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind, Lifeline & Robert Bouchard Weekend pass-$60 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Decota McNamara & Jeremy Finney ; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. 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) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - tba Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by - John Pellerin, Colin Rankin & Joël Chaisson ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Three Finger Shot [ folk]; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - Entertainment Wayne Bedicki - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ The Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - Little Voice Reunion Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 8pm - open mic with host Mitch MacDonald 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Douglas Cameron St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 2: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 6pm to 9pm - After Work Party with Buddy MacDonald 10:30pm - Rob Murphy & Lila Tighe ; @ $7 (19+) Highland Arts Theatre: ..2018 Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Heart of Steel Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 8pm - Christina Martin & Dale Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Wolfville Lightfoot and Wolfville Vineyards: 11143 Evangeline Trail: 902-542-7774: 8pm - The Port Cities; @$ 35+ Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, August 18th 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: - Makayla Lynn Trio Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Brent Aucoin & Robert Deveau 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - Jason Price, Jimmy Inch 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: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle 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 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm.: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - The Campbell Sisters 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levescounte Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - DJ Dollar - Dance Night - FREE 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 8pm to 10pm - Neil McDaniel - Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Fran Doyle St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - David Greenberg & Doug MacPhee 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 8pm to 10pm - Richard Scaller Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 11am to 1pm - Marag Brunch; @$ 12; in the tuning room 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: - Kenneth MacKenzie 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ..2018 Aug 17th-19th- #4th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - Oxbow Mountain Boys & Crowdis Bridge, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind, Lifeline & Robert Bouchard Weekend pass-$60 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg George D. Lewis School: 21 Kent St.: 902-733-2515: 6pm - # 24th annual-8 km Louisbourg Race through time, modern day into 18th century Fortress http://www.louisbourgrace.com [ Pre-registration deadline: August 17th ] Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki 5pm - The Great Louisbourg Sleepover ; Overnight camping with entertainment; @$ 56 & 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: 8pm; 23rd-season 6am - Annual Shark Derby Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm to 9pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - Entertainment Michael Cavanaugh. 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-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) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard The Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - Little Voice Reunion Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Mike Hall Pugwash The Peace Hall: Summer Concert Series: 12 Victoria st: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Christina Martin; @$ 25 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: .....2018 Aug 18th & 19th -#45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: - After the concert Square dance & ceilidh - #45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling ; also with members of the Strathspey and Reel Society and the MacLeod Fiddlers will be attending ; 2pm to 5pm - workshops 7pm - 7pm to 9pm-concert St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with John Drake 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, or Mike Hall 3pm to 6pm - Hailee LeFort 10:30pm to 2am - WhiskeyJack with Marc D Lange ; @ $7 (19+) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Sean McCann; @$ 25-advance Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady 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: - Douglas Cameron, Chris Babineau, Allan Dewar 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, August 19th 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Arisaig (Àrasaig) St. Margaret of Scotland Church: 2:30pm - Clan Thompson Pipe Band & friends in concert; mc is Jack Langlois; @$ 10 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. 11am to 3pm - Aviation day; workshops, model displays Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Cabot Fire Hall: - Women's Fishnet Blueberry Event; Local entertainment, Hughie & Hector MacKinnon . @$ 10 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 , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 2pm to 4pm - MCP Music presents Classical Concert (Ben Marmen and Maxim Cormier) 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games 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 Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm.: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - the MacNeil Sisters 8pm to 10pm - Neil MacDaniel & Kevin Levescounte Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7:30pm - Mayhemingways + Bill Plaskett & Claudine Langille + Blackrats The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit 2pm to 5pm - Brenda MacLennan-Dunphy reads-'Never Speak of This Again''' -her 1st novel with Anne Levesque , Frank Macdonald, & Lisa Cameron-will entertain. 9:30pm - Blues of the Night=[ Brian Doyle , Doug Johnson , Steve Hughes , Mike Murdock , Neil MacQuarrie , John Gillis ] @$ 20, 19+ Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ..2018 Aug 17th-19th- #4th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - Oxbow Mountain Boys & Crowdis Bridge, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind, Lifeline & Robert Bouchard Weekend pass-$60 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 @ : $ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: - entertainment by =Kenny Petitpas, singer/songwriter The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Mike Hall & Friends :@ $8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre; . By donation. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer 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 Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming 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 - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie 8pm - Neil & Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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: .....2018 Aug 18th & 19th -#45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: - #45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling ; also with members of the Strathspey and Reel Society and the MacLeod Fiddlers will be attending ; 2pm to 7pm - Gala Concert St. Francis Harbour St. Francis Harbour Hall: 2pm - Kitchen party; [Patsy 902-533-3957] Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Monday, August 20th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, ID's 19+: 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+ 9:30pm - adult dance with-Rodney MacDonald, Kelly Campbell , Allen Dewar Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm.: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - the MacInnis Sisters 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levescounte Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7:30pm - Open Stage Halifax The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Peter MacInnis & Neil MacQuarrie Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Dan Doiron 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm - Pius MacIsaac 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: - Painting Camp - St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30

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Tuesday, August 21st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: ....2018 Beyond the Stage Series: 902-867-3333: 3pm - Thestle at Pope Lick Creek Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Kenneth MacKenzie & Margie Beaton Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ....2018 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: - Cuirm-Chiùil Na Féise “The Féis Week Concert” 8pm | Adm. $15 ~ Children 14 & under $5 Mary Jane Lamond welcomes Cathy Ann MacPhee, The Cape Breton University Pipe Band Trevor Kellock. Stan Chapman , Susan MacLean - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm - Joe MacMaster & Mac Morin Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 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, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm.: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac & Neil MacDaniel 8pm to 10pm - Sandra Gillis & Stephanie MacDonald Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Stewart and Boyd MacNeill - Two members of the Barra MacNeils . 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Keith Mullins Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd 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 Stuart Cameron & Cullen MacInnis The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Darrell Keigan Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th year: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Brent Aucoin | Allan Dewar | The Broussards | Rankin MacInnis Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Kati VanZutphen 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: - Painting Camp - St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Jay 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ..2018 Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Spelling Bee Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, August 22nd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 Please bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided. Intermediate/advanced classes with Catriona Parsons: -Gàidhlig Aig Baile classes with Stacey MacLean. 7:30pm - Ar Seanachas, Ar Daoine agus Ar n-Àiteachan “Our Stories, Our People and Our Places” donation Tea & Lunch will be served. “Annie Johnson and Cape Breton” Annie Johnson Bean an Taighe Lorrie MacKinnon welcomes Cathy Ann MacPhee, and Rod C. MacNeil, and Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Colin Grant Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 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) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 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 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Eddie Cummings Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Steve Poltz; SOLD OUT Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with Jeremy White; @$ 5 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Darrell Keigan Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, 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 #35th year @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih;Kyle MacNeil & Sheumas MacNeil , & next generation: Malcolm MacNeil, Marianna MacNeil, & John Angus MacNeil . 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 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: - Painting Camp - St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 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 - Mary Beth Carty Hosting the Session 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Highland Arts Theatre: ..2018 Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Disco Nights; @$ 40 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; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30

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Thursday, August 23rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Rachel MacQuarrie, Kinnon Wallace, Leona Williams 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: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith The TownHouse 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: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 | Please bring your own lunch. Intermediate/advanced class with Catriona Parsons Thursday’s lesson- Seann Sgeulachdan ; Stacey MacLean are continued. 6pm to 7:30pm - Milling Song Workshop ; @ $6 Instructor Cathy Ann MacPhee 8pm - Traditional Milling Frolic ; @ $10 ~ Ages 14 & Under Free, Tea and lunch will be served. Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton Enfield Oakfield Golf & Country Club: 6055 Hwy 2, Oakfield: 902-861-2777: 6pm to 9pm - entertainment by Brennan MacDonald Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. 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. - Wendy MacIsaac & guest. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Shadow Folk + Garrett Mason Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast 7pm - comedy= ""The Would-Be Nobleman" by Moliere Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle, & Jeannie Beks 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8pm to 10pm - Eddie Cummings Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - “An Evening with Neville McKay”; My Mothers Bloomers , with Patricia Watson; @$ 20 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: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Momentary lapse-A Pink Floyd show Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: - Cape Breton Environmental Association 7pm - Summer sessions on the natural and social history of our area; refreshments by Knox Church 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: - Painting Camp - St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ..2018 Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Kitchen party Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic north end Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Unforeseen - TATAFEST - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 24th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall 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; Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. 11am to 12:30pm - Latha De Dh ’Òrain – Day of Gaelic Songs ; @ $6 per workshop Instructor Cathy Ann MacPhee ; 1pm – 2:30pm Instructor Angus MacLeod 2:45pm – 4:15pm Instructor Betty Lord 7pm to 9pm - Féis Children’s Concert & Family Square Sets; @ Free Stay for some square sets with prompter Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games 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 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) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Son Latino Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Dara Smith and Susan MacLean 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Deron Donavan Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Keith Mullins Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: - Brandon Collier 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - : TBA 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Johnstown (Baile Iain) Parish Hall: 15338 Highway 4: 7pm - Milling Frolic & squre dance at 9pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm to 10pm - Maxim Cormier & Gervais Cormier Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. 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) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Wendy MacIsaac & Friends ; @ $8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 8pm - Entertainment Mike Wadden North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 9pm to 2am - tragically hip tribute [Courage]; & music by Firehounds DJ; @$ 15-advance Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ The Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - Jimmy Flynn 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - Darlene Ellis & Malcolm & Elizabeth Morrison 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 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 7pm - COURTHOUSE CONCERT – “Rally That Gives” kick off concert with Dave Carroll. This is a fundraising concert in support of the Cancer Society’s “Lodge That Gives”, “Cathy’s Place” and “Holy Redeemer Convent” ; @$ 10 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Shelly Campbell St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Highland Arts Theatre: ..2018 Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Heart of Steel Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Kitchen Party, Keith Mullins,Christina Martin - TATAFEST - Jane Grady art exhibition Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, August 25th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - tba Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Cabot Fire Hall: - Bay St Lawrence-End of Summer Festival Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; 10:30am to noon - Laoidhean Gàidhlig- Gaelic Hymns ; @ $6; Instructor Rod C. MacNeil 1:30pm - Gabh do Naidheachd – Tell Your News ; @ Free host=Fear an Taighe Shamus Y. MacDonald ; Tootsie and Neil will host this event at their home 7435 Grand Narrows Hwy, Big Beach. 3:30pm - Sreath de dh’Òrain – Gaelic Song Circle; @ Free; Bean an Taighe Lorrie MacKinnon will lead the singing. This event will also take place at Tootsie and Neil’s home. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 2pm to 6pm - tba 9pm - Bandit Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: - Andrew & Dwayne Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 9am - Ceildh Coastal Trail Fundraiser=5km Run /Walk; #$ 20-advance; 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: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey East Bay (Bàgh Na h-Àird´ An Ear) Fire Hall: 3542 East Bay Highway: 10am - dedication of the Angus "GUS' MacLean Memorial Park; Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music 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) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 8pm to 10pm - Jordan Musycsyn Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Deron Donavan St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 8pm to 10pm - Pius & Melanie 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: - Tune Port with the CBU Pipeband 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm to 9pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Cape Mabou Highlands Hiking Trails: .....2018 Aug 25th-Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge: - Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge ; Registration is online at http://www.capemabouhiking.com or call Nadine Hunt at 902-623-0388 or nhunt861@gmail. @$30 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard The Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - MacLellan Brothers Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - DJ MacGillivray & Darlene Ellis 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with 'Makin' U Dance'; @$10 ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - Mary Beth Carty with guest TBD, 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Hampton Inn by Hilton Sydney: 60 Maillard St.: 902-564-6555: - ''The Great BIG bash'' with Jimmy Rankin, Steve MacDougall, CarmenTownsend,Jordan Musycsyn, Jodi Guthro, Ashley MacIsaac. Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers Market; http://www.farmersMarketcapebreton.com Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Bard By The Bay - TATAFEST 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: - Rodney MacDonald 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant the Falls BalmoralKirk: 2395 Balmoral Rd.(Highway 256 west): 902-324-2461: 7pm - Tomato/ Tomato ; @$ 20

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Sunday, August 26th 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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 TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Auld Farm Inn B & B: 1817 Bay Road, Hwy 205: 902-295-1977: 3pm to 5pm - Dara Smith MacDonald & Susan MacLean in the Fiddle Shed; @$ 20 the Baddeck Young Steppers will be dancing Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Donnie Campbell & Dara Smith MacDonald ...LAST CEILIDH UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3rd. Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Cabot Fire Hall: - Bay St Lawrence-End of Summer Festival 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 , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm to 9pm - Rob MacLean 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Paper Beat Scissors W/Six-Piece Chamber Ensemble + Moscow Apartment + Tanya Davis The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Coloratura Art Gallery: ... Classics for the Cabot Trail: 45943 Cabot Trail: 902-929-2324, 1-866-929-2721: 2pm - Janice Weber, piano; @$20 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Deron Donavan Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Hailee LeFort & Campbell Hart; @ :$ 8 Loch Lomond (Loch Laomainn) Calvin Presbyterian Church: 3pm - Coro Cantabile Concert Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: - entertainment by =Mary Beth Carty, accordion, guitar, vocals The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - tba Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre; . By donation. 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 Nyanza (Waqmitkuk) Big Spruce Brewing: 64 Yankee Line R.: 902-295-2537: 3pm - Chrissy Crowley 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 Summer 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 Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Bard By The Bay - TATAFEST

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Monday, August 27th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, ID's 19+: 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+ 9:30pm - adult dance with-Mike Hall, Joël Chiasson Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Tom Wilson's Beautiful Scars + Gabrielle Papillon The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Peter MacInnis & Neil MacQuarrie Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel 8pm - Neil McDaniel or 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 Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Mike Mac Innis 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, August 28th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Mike Hall 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, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Steve Poltz + Carmen Townsend The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Lucy MacNeil and Rob Durando 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Keith Mullins Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd 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 Elizabeth MacInnis Patron Appreciation night with draws for 10 door prizes. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th year: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Rodney MacDonald | Kenneth MacKenzie | Joel Chiasson | Darrell Keigan | Jenny MacKenzie Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7:30pm - : Dr. Heather Sparling Talk On The Canary In The Mine Exhibit 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Edward 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Keltic Quay: 90 main St.: 902-756-1122, 1-877-350-1122: - music with Dave Gunning & Buddy MacDonald

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Wednesday, August 29th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Fiddle tba Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan 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 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. 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 - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Dennis Ellsworth & The Halifax All Stars + Dustin Bentall & The Halifax All Stars + Sadie Campbell 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 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Eddie Cummings Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - J.P.Cormier Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall 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 #35th year @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; TBA 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 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 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 Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 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; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, August 30th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Mairi Britton, Marion Dewar Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 The TownHouse 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: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - The Barra MacNeils; Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeil's Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie's birthday Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Mick Davis (The Novaks) & The Halifax All Stars + Major Love Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8pm to 10pm - tba Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 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 North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: - Fred Baechler "Cape Breton's Groundwater Springs" 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic north end Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 31st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. 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; Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 9pm to midnight - all ages Square Dance in Creignish; with Joe MacMaster & friends; @$ 10 Free square dance workshop at 8:30 pm. Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 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) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) & The Halifax All Stars + Tim Baker/T. Thomason/Lilly Hiatt Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Rocky Shore - Local group 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: - Aaron MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free 7pm - Richard Schaller Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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 Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. 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) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Rachel Davis & Friends ' @ $8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2018 Aug 31st to Sept 2nd =#6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - @6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival; with Meaghan Blanchard, Robert Bouchard, Harold MacIntyre, Ryan Roberts, Jason Price, Naming the Twins and a lot more. Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - the Waterfront Gang- [Gary Sallans, Robert Clark, Jordi Comstock & Lisa Lelliott]; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 8pm - Entertainment Rob Murphy North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Pugwash The Peace Hall: Summer Concert Series: 12 Victoria st: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Ian Sherwood; ; @$ 20 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 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 7pm - Annual Sherbrooke Shares Variety Concert in aid of the St. Mary’s Food Bank, ; @$ 10 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Mike Hall St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Stewiacke Stewiacke River campground: ....2018 Sept 1st to 3rd..Stewiacke River Country Music Festival: 2:30pm - Ryan Cook-Ben & Noel Haggard (Tribute to Merle Haggard) Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, September 1st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - 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 to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Tim Baker (Hey Rosetta!) & The Halifax All Stars + Brad Roberts/Lilly Hiatt/Mick Davis 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Stewart MacDonald Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - Brenda Stubbert & Howie MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit 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 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Hammer In Blacksmithing festival - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2018 Aug 31st to Sept 2nd =#6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - @6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival; with Meaghan Blanchard, Robert Bouchard, Harold MacIntyre, Ryan Roberts, Jason Price, Naming the Twins and a lot more. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Harold MacIntyre 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: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady 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: - Chrissy Crowley 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, September 2nd 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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 TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm - Robert Bouchard Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm - Ashley MacIsaac & Hilda Chiasson; @$ 10 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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: .......2018 Sept 2nd- #35th Annual Glencoe Day: - #35th Annual Glencoe Day-Community celebration , followed by a dinner and square dance at hall 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 MacDonald &guest. Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Lilly Hiatt & The Halifax All Stars + Tim Baker/Dustin Bentall/Brad Roberts The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Stewart MacDonald Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit 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 - tba @ :$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2018 Aug 31st to Sept 2nd =#6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - @6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival; with Meaghan Blanchard, Robert Bouchard, Harold MacIntyre, Ryan Roberts, Jason Price, Naming the Twins and a lot 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) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Monday, September 3rd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan East Margaree St. Michael’s Hall: 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2970: 7pm - Hailee LeFort-''It's Happenin" CD release Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel 8pm - Neil McDaniel or 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 Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - closing ceilidh TBA 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, September 4th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ 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, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Kim Doolittle Album Release Show The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Chrissy Crowley 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th year: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Michael Hall | Cullen MacInnis | Betty Beaton | Joanne MacIntyre & Family 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, September 5th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan 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. 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 - Ben Kunder + Corey Isenor The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow 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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. 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 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 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 Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 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; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, September 6th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse 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: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Hot Toddy Trio The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee 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: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; 2pm to 3:30pm - ♀ Katharine McLennan Award; live performance. reception (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. 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: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) 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: - Jane Grady art exhibition Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 7th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour 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; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 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) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Midnight Ramblers - The Rolling Stones, Folks... The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year ; @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; Colin Grant, Chrissy Crowley & Friends Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Patricia Watson Quintet-[John Bird, Gary Sallans, Robert Clarke and Dave Skinner] ; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 8pm - Entertainment Michael Cavanaugh North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - 24th Annual Sherbrooke Show & Shine Kick-Off Concert ; @$ 10 featuring Buffy & Larry. 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Saturday, September 8th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; Kidston Landing: 490 Chebucto St.: 902-818-8504: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 20 Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - The Fabulously RIch tribute to the Tragically Hip Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Arkandor Estate: 2085 Hillside Boularderie Rd.: - First Nations Ceremonies and Entertainment Atlantic Memorial Park http://ampheroes.ca/ Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - 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 to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music 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: - music by Rowdy Dow 5pm to 8pm - Allie Bennett 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee 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 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Ocean Ceilidh & seafood: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 4pm to 9pm - Enjoy a musical walk along the beautiful Celtic Shores Coastal Trail with your fiddler guide, Chrissy Crowley, dine seaside on lobster, hop aboard a fishing boat for an exclusive Ceilidh at sea and local whisky tasting. @ $370 CAD + tax 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Jererm White 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 - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar. 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady 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: - Hailee LeFort 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, September 9th 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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 TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - NOTES FROM THE KITCHEN 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 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee 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 - Anita MacDonald & Ben Miller @ :$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, 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-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 Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Monday, September 10th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Louisdale Richmond Education Center and Academy: Whiteside Rd 3238: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 25 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, September 11th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - The Bell Family Album Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ 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, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Community Centre: 5473 Hwy # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2434: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th year: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Dawn and Margie Beaton | Pat Lamey | Heather Richards 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, September 12th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan 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 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. 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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. 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 - Bear Head Conference Room: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 25 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 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 Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 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; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, September 13th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse 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: - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 25 Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music 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: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean 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: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas 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: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Writer's Camp; with Harry Thurston, Clary Croft, Sheree Fitch, Whitney Moran; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo town: ....2018 Sept 13th to 16th-Pirate Days: - Pirate Days Sydney (Suidni) 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: - Film Festival - Jane Grady art exhibition Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 14th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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; Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - music by Rowdy Dow Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 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) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Steve Earle; @ $54.99 plus tax Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 8pm - Ben Caplan The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 8pm - Christina Martin & Band - Halifax Release Party - With Villages Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Dwayne Coté and Doug MacPhee 7:30pm 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: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Crystal ball journey with David Hickey; @$ 25 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-Ceildih; TBA 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year ; @$ 10+ Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 8pm - Entertainment Robbie Simms North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - The Bitterest Time: The War Story of Mona Parsons; @$ 25 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Writer's Camp; with Harry Thurston, Clary Croft, Sheree Fitch, Whitney Moran; Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - COURTHOUSE CONCERT – Featuring music by “Saltwater Joy” ;@$ 10 in aid of the St. Mary’s Food Bank, St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2018 Sept 13th to 16th-Pirate Days: - Pirate Days Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Film Festival Truro Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 26-Colchester: 42 Brunswick Street: 8pm - The Lincolns: "At the Legion - One Last Time"; @$ 50 Wolfville Acadia University-Convocation Hall: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..#15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival: 902-542-5500: 8pm - Alan Doyle & band; $49.50 in advance

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Saturday, September 15th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - 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 Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - music by Rowdy Dow 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 to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Jessie McGillvary Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Féill Eachainn Mhóir | Pioneer Day 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 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - ♀ Louisbourg Live: Fortress Feast; A distinctive fundraising event (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Time Travel; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - JP Cormier & Dave Gunning; @$ 30 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, 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-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) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Mike Hall 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 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: 7pm - Writer's Camp; with Harry Thurston, Clary Croft, Sheree Fitch, Whitney Moran; St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2018 Sept 13th to 16th-Pirate Days: - Pirate Days 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, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Film Festival Truro Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 26-Colchester: 42 Brunswick Street: 8pm - The Lincolns: "At the Legion - One Last Time"; @$ 50 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: - Kenneth MacKenzie 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, September 16th 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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 TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Jessie McGillvary Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean 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 - Kevin Levesconte & friends; @ :$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Time Travel; Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming 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 - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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: 7pm - Writer's Camp; with Harry Thurston, Clary Croft, Sheree Fitch, Whitney Moran; St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2018 Sept 13th to 16th-Pirate Days: - Pirate Days Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - 8pm-Chicago; @ $68 - $98; Hosted by Phillips Public Relations Ltd. and evenko Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Film Festival - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Monday, September 17th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Time Travel; Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 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 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis.

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Tuesday, September 18th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Time Travel; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum 7pm - Lantern Tour; @$ 30 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th year: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Mac Morin | Joe MacMaster | Hailee LeFort | Lisa Cameron | Vern MacDougall 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, September 19th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo 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. 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 Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. 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 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 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 Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 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; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, September 20th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse 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: - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee 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: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 21st 2018

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: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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; Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 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) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Time Travel; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Robert Bouchard Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year ; @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; TBA Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by - Glenn Graham & Guest ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Clas Larsson Quartet; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment 8pm - Entertainment John Curtis Sampson North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar. Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge

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Saturday, September 22nd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - 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 to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Carroll Baker-gospel & hits tour; @$ 45 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee 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 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Ocean Ceilidh & seafood: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 4pm to 9pm - Enjoy a musical walk along the beautiful Celtic Shores Coastal Trail with your fiddler guide, Chrissy Crowley, dine seaside on lobster, hop aboard a fishing boat for an exclusive Ceilidh at sea and local whisky tasting. @ $370 CAD + tax 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7pm - A Keppoch Wedding; @ $ 25-advance; a production of 'The Ships of 1801 Society' Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, 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-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) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Lynn Chisholm & friends 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: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, September 23rd 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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 TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 11th season; [ we raised $90,000+!! ] @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association [-back SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2018 ] Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Coloratura Art Gallery: ... Classics for the Cabot Trail: 45943 Cabot Trail: 902-929-2324, 1-866-929-2721: 2pm - Deanne Vanrooen- harp ; @$20 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Cyril MacPhee Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends; @ :$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Time Travel; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 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 Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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 - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar.

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Monday, September 24th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar. Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis.

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Tuesday, September 25th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - 'Island Girls -Music & Comedy' with Bette MacDonald, Heather Rankin, Lucy MacNeil, Jenn Sheppard, Colin Grant; ; @$ 49:50 Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - IDOW Presents - Charlotte Cornfield + Michelle Willis + Hello Delaware (duo) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Time Travel; 7pm - Lantern Tour; @$ 30 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th year: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Melody Cameron | Derrick Cameron | Lewis MacLennan | Rita Rankin 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, September 26th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan 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 - 'Island Girls -Music & Comedy' with Bette MacDonald, Heather Rankin, Lucy MacNeil, Jenn Sheppard, Colin Grant; ; @$ 49:50 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. 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 - John Wort Hannam 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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. 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 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 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 Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 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; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, September 27th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse 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: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 12:30pm, 4pm & 6:30pm - the Wiggles-Wiggle Tour; @$45 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald 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: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - An Evening with Michael Napier; @$ 20 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: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - A newfoundland 'Best Kind' Comedy Tour; with Brian Aylward, Mike Lynch, Colin Hollett; 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: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils 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; Windsor Hants County Exhibition Grounds-Deep Roots Festival: ..2018 Sept 27th to 30th--Deep Roots Music Festival: 221 Wentworth Rd.: - Deep Roots Music Festival Wolfville Acadia University-Convocation Hall: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..#15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival: 902-542-5500: - #15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival

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Friday, September 28th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 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: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - David Myles with Symphony NS Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - David Myles Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Time Travel; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; TBA 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year ; @$ 10+ Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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 - Bear Head Conference Room: 8pm - Jim Cuddy; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: ..2018 September 28th to 30th--10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival;: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: - 10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with Rebecca Silver Slayter, Shalan Joudry, Phonse Jessome & more TBA - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-: 2018 Sept 28th to 30th--2018 Cabot Trail Writers Festival: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): - #10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with Linda Spalding, Madeleine Thien, Shalan Joudry, Oisin Curran, Phonse Jessome, Sharon Bala & TBA; with host Jared Bland Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Windsor Hants County Exhibition Grounds-Deep Roots Festival: ..2018 Sept 27th to 30th--Deep Roots Music Festival: 221 Wentworth Rd.: - Deep Roots Music Festival Wolfville Acadia University-Convocation Hall: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..#15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival: 902-542-5500: - #15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival

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Saturday, September 29th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - 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 to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Ghost Light-a savoy studio production @$ 30 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - David Myles with Symphony NS Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Halifax Forum-Multi-purpose centre: 6210 Young St.: 7:30pm - John Mellencamp- 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour' ; @$ 62 to $110 Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - David Myles The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - William Prince 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Là Fhèill Mìcheil | St. Michael’s Day 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 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Time Travel; Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Kenneth MacKenzie 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: ..2018 September 28th to 30th--10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival;: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: - 10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with Rebecca Silver Slayter, Shalan Joudry, Phonse Jessome & more TBA - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-: 2018 Sept 28th to 30th--2018 Cabot Trail Writers Festival: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): - #10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with Linda Spalding, Madeleine Thien, Shalan Joudry, Oisin Curran, Phonse Jessome, Sharon Bala & TBA; with host Jared Bland Sydney (Suidni) Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 9pm to 1am - Blues Merchants, Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music 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: - Tomas Kubinek, The Miracle Man 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Windsor Hants County Exhibition Grounds-Deep Roots Festival: ..2018 Sept 27th to 30th--Deep Roots Music Festival: 221 Wentworth Rd.: - Deep Roots Music Festival Wolfville Acadia University-Convocation Hall: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..#15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival: 902-542-5500: - #15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival All over town: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..Deep Roots Music Festival: - Ryan Cook-Jim Cuddy, The Sadies, William Prince

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Sunday, September 30th 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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 TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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: 2pm - Ghost Light-a savoy studio production @$ 30 Halifax (Halafacs) Halifax Forum-Multi-purpose centre: 6210 Young St.: 7:30pm - John Mellencamp- 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour' ; @$ 62 to $110 Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - NOTES FROM THE KITCHEN The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Kolten MacDonnell & friends; @ :$ 8 Ceilidh sponsored by Duncan & Robyn Ritchie Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Time Travel; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu - 10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with Rebecca Silver Slayter, Shalan Joudry, Phonse Jessome & more TBA Gaelic College-: 2018 Sept 28th to 30th--2018 Cabot Trail Writers Festival: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): - #10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with Linda Spalding, Madeleine Thien, Shalan Joudry, Oisin Curran, Phonse Jessome, Sharon Bala & TBA; with host Jared Bland Windsor Hants County Exhibition Grounds-Deep Roots Festival: ..2018 Sept 27th to 30th--Deep Roots Music Festival: 221 Wentworth Rd.: - Deep Roots Music Festival Wolfville Acadia University-Convocation Hall: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..#15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival: 902-542-5500: - #15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival All over town: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..Deep Roots Music Festival: - Ryan Cook-Jim Cuddy, The Sadies, William Prince

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Monday, October 1st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Fran Doyle Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel 8pm - Neil McDaniel or 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 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Tuesday, October 2nd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Fran Doyle Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; 7pm - Lantern Tour; @$ 30 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th year: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; - Pre Celtic Colours Show: Troy MacGillivray | Shelly Campbell | Allan Dewar | MaryJane Lamond | Sabra MacGillivray and the Celtic Touch Dancers 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, October 3rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan 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. 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: - music by Rowdy Dow 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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - Fran Doyle Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 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 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 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 Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 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; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, October 4th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse 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: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm - 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: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 7:30pm - Opening Masters concert for the Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp ; @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils; @$ 42.50-advance Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar. 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, October 5th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; 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; Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 9pm to midnight - all ages Square Dance in Creignish; Shelly Campbell and friends. @ $10; Youth $5; Under 12 free; Come early for a free workshop at 8:30pm Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo 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 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) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; 7pm - Fran Doyle Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Colours extras: 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association 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-Ceildih; TBA 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year ; @$ 10+ Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Teresa Doyle And Patrick Bunston; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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 Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) Port Hastings Museum & Quilt Shop: #24 Hwy #19: 902-625-1295: 2pm - Community sing-along Ceilidh at the Causeway; Bring your instruments and voices Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: 2pm to 3pm - learning a Cape Breton Square set. @ $10; No experience needed, a guide will teach you Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge

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Saturday, October 6th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham; Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: 10am - Sharing Stories; Tea and Conversation; free; Host=Boisdale Historical Society Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm to 1am - Scott & Gerald Dalhunty & Marc Babin La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them 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 to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) Community Hall: #971 highway # 312: 902-929-2700: 2:30pm to 6pm - Songs & Supper; @$ 30; local artists (2:30-4pm), followed by supper (4-6pm) Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Sarah Denny Cultural Centre: 63 Mini Mali Drive.: 902-379-2298: 11am - Mi’kmaq Nature Interpretive Tour, Goat Island Trail; @$ 15 Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 11am - CC -Underground Tour of a Coal mine; @$ 16; [Call to book your 90 minute tour] 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music 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: - music by Rowdy Dow 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; 7pm - Fran Doyle Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Colours extras: 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 3pm - Behind the Music With Glenn Graham; @$ Donation HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 7pm - CC; Mabou Gaelic Song Circle. @$ 10; HOST =Comunn Féis Mhàbu Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 10am to 4pm - Songwriting Workshop With Teresa Doyle And Patrick Bunston; @$ 20 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-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) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 10am - Elizabeth Vincent Exhibit: Homelands; free Evergreen Seniors' Club: 37 Embree St.: 1pm - Ship Harbour Song Session; with Patrick Lamey and Adam Cook, HOST= 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 9pm to 1am - Wayside Travellers, Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation: 37 Nepean St.: 902-539-8729: 902-539-8729 Ext.2 2pm - All Ages Family Ceilidh; FREE; HOST=Celtic Colours International Festival Bring the kids out for some music and dance. Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music We'koqma'q (Waycobah) Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre: 1pm to 4pm - Mi’kmaq Cultural Showcase; Skye River Trail; @$ 25; [meal included] HOST= We'koqma'q First Nation 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 9:30am - Step Dance / Square Dance Workshop; @$10

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Sunday, October 7th 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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 TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Sarah Denny Cultural Centre: 63 Mini Mali Drive.: 902-379-2298: 11am - Mi’kmaq Nature Interpretive Tour, Goat Island Trail; @$ 15 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 & Allen Dewar Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover 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: 46715 Cabot Trail: 902-929-2999: 11am - CC; Celtic Church Service; free; Gaelic Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Colours extras: 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 2pm to 5pm - Shelly Campbell & friends ;@$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Step Into the Past ; Celtic Colours International Festival - Time Travel; Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel Middle River (An Abhainn Mheadhanach) Farquarson Memorial Church: 3pm - CC; Kirkin O’ The Tartans; Gaelic singing, piping, and a blessing of tartans. 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-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 Chuck Boudreau 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: 10am - Elizabeth Vincent Exhibit: Homelands; free St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 1pm to 4pm - CC; Elders’ Lunch and Dreamcatcher Workshop; @$50-materials included; HOST Membertou Heritage Park Aboriginal Culture Centre; your own dreamcatcher [ A traditional Mi’kmaw lunch will be provided. Maximum of 30 participants,] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 1:30pm - Waterfront jam session @$10; come and join in

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Monday, October 8th 2018

Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - CC; Blacksmithing Workshop; @ Adult $65; Youth $30 HOST =Isle Madame Historical Society; produce a forge piece to take home. Pre-registration is required 2pm to 4pm - CC; Stories and Songs from the Hearth; @$ 8 HOST Isle Madame Historical Society; Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, ID's 19+: 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+ 9:30pm - Celtic Colours adult dance with TBA hosted by the Brookvillage Social Committee Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Sarah Denny Cultural Centre: 63 Mini Mali Drive.: 902-379-2298: 11am - Mi’kmaq Nature Interpretive Tour, Goat Island Trail; @$ 15 Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glencoe Station Glencoe Station Hall: 1536 Mabou Rd.: 802-787-2062: 2pm to 4pm - Celtic Colours-John Allen Cameron Song Session; @$ 12 hosted by the Glencoe Station Recreation Association Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Colours extras: 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 3pm - Behind The Music with Stan Chapman; @$ Donation HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Martinique Lennox Passage Provincial Park: 10:30am to 12:30pm - CC; Guiding Lights of Isle Madame; @$ 20 lighthouse tour HOST Isle Madame Lighthouse Preservation Society 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: 16648 Cabot Trail: 2pm - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Salmon Pools; from Robert's Brook Campground Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: - Brett Kissel-'We were that Song' tour; http://www.brettkissel.com Supported by 1015 The Hawk, The Reporter, and Maritime Inns. Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 10am - Elizabeth Vincent Exhibit: Homelands; free Prime Brook Brookshaven Hall & Recreation Association: 1748 Gabarus Hwy.: 11:30am to 12:30pm - Fiddle from scratch with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 12:45pm to 1:45pm - Celtic Guitar chording with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) United Church Hall: 1:30pm - CC; Ceilidh-Style Scottish Country Dancing Workshop; @$ 10 HOST Richmond MacAdian Ceilidh Dancers;

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Tuesday, October 9th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - CC; Blacksmithing Workshop; @ Adult $65; Youth $30 HOST =Isle Madame Historical Society; produce a forge piece to take home. Pre-registration is required 2pm to 4pm - CC; Stories and Songs from the Hearth; @$ 8 HOST Isle Madame Historical Society; Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 11am - CC -Underground Tour of a Coal mine; @$ 16; [Call to book your 90 minute tour] The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Brett Kissel-'We weer that Song Tour';; @$ 58 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. 2pm - Tradition Ceilidh; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 3pm - Dance Ceilidh ; @$ 7 HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; 7pm - Lantern Tour; @$ 30 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Martinique Lennox Passage Provincial Park: 10:30am to 12:30pm - CC; Guiding Lights of Isle Madame; @$ 20 lighthouse tour HOST Isle Madame Lighthouse Preservation Society 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 Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 2pm - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Corney Brook trail Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 10am - Elizabeth Vincent Exhibit: Homelands; free Port Hood Island Jubilee United Church: 2pm - CC; Boat Tour, Tales and Tea on Port Hood Island; @$ 50; HOST =Chestico Museum & Historical Society ; guided tour and Jubilee church tea pre-registration Prime Brook Brookshaven Hall & Recreation Association: 1748 Gabarus Hwy.: 1pm to 2pm - Fiddle from scratch with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 2:15pm to 3:15pm - Celtic Guitar chording with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 12:15pm to 1:15pm - CC; Celtic Conversations Series; Free; HOST=Cape Breton Regional Library; Music and conversation from featured Festival artists Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 1pm to 4pm - CC; Elders’ Lunch and Drum Making Workshop; @$ 200-materials included; HOST Membertou Heritage Park Aboriginal Culture Centre; your own hand drum [ A traditional Mi’kmaw lunch will be provided. ] Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to noon - CC; Dance Dialects; @$ 10; HOST West Mabou Hall different percussive dance dialects--including Sean Nós, Ottawa Valley, and Cape Breton-

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Wednesday, October 10th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - CC; Blacksmithing Workshop; @ Adult $65; Youth $30 HOST =Isle Madame Historical Society; produce a forge piece to take home. Pre-registration is required 2pm to 4pm - CC; Stories and Songs from the Hearth; @$ 8 HOST Isle Madame Historical Society; Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Wharf: 47°00.163′N 60°28.051′W: 10am - CC; Celtic Hospitality Whale Tour; Free for Aspy Bay concert ticket holders HOST =Northern Cape Breton Development Society; Oshan Whale Watch; pre-registration necessary Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 2pm to 4pm - CC; Cape North Square Set & Traditional Skills Demonstrations; @$ 3 HOST =North Highlands Community Organization Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo 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 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Grand-Étang Le Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot Trail Rd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: 11am to noon - CC; The Art of Tamarin; @$ 10; HOST= Société Mi-Carême learn about local Acadian traditions while you learn how do make tamarin (Acadian taffy) 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 Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 10am - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Aspy Trail Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - ♀ Connecting Threads; 18th century fibre craft workshops (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 2pm - CC; Sgeul Anns Gach Dealbh – A Story in Every Picture; @$ 10; Peter Rankin-his paintings & stories , also his singing sisters, tea HOST Mabou Gaelic & Historical Society Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 10am - Elizabeth Vincent Exhibit: Homelands; free 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Rotary Music Performance Centre: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 11:30am to 1pm - CC; Film Screening: The Groove is Not Trivial; free; film follows master fiddler Alasdair Fraser's personal journey and musical explorations. Dr. Heather Sparling leads a short discussion following the film. HOST=Cape Breton University Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar. 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 12:15pm to 1:15pm - CC; Celtic Conversations Series; Free; HOST=Cape Breton Regional Library; Music and conversation from featured Festival artists 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; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: ...2018 Oct 10th to 12th --#8th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: 10:30am to 2pm - CC ; 8th Annual Aboriginal Art & Culture Festival; free HOST =Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre

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Thursday, October 11th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse 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: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Library: 528 Chebucto St.: 902-295-2055: 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Baddeck; Free Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Ben Eoin (Beinn Eòin) The Lakes Golf Club: #5101 Hwy #4-East Bay: 902-828-4653: 1pm to 4pm - CC; Hike the Ben Eoin Hill; donations appreciated HOST Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Katherine Chi Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: 46715 Cabot Trail: 902-929-2999: noon - CC; Lunch, Music, Hike; @$ 12; 90 minute hike along the scenic Red Island Trail Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 10am - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Middle Head Trailhead Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum-tuning room: .......'The Highland Village Concert Music Series': 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 7:30pm - Celtic Colours Concert - Details tbd. Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. 7:30pm - Celtic Colours Concert Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 3pm - Tunes & Talk with Ray Legère & Friends; ; @$ Donation HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; Margaree Forks (Bruach Na h-Aibhne) Dr Coady & Tompkins Memorial Library: 7972 Cabot Trail: 46°20.064′N 61°05.873′W: 902-248-2821: 2pm to 4pm - CC; Our River, Our People, Our Stories; @$ donations appreciated; stories about the Margaree river, settlers, scholars, bards and fishermen. HOST =Margaree Area Development Association Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Wilfred Oram Centennial Library: 309 Commercial St.: 902-794-3272: 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Northside; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 10am - Elizabeth Vincent Exhibit: Homelands; free Potlotek Mi'kmawey school: 324 Chapel island Rd.: 902-535-2307: 4pm to 6pm - CC; Muin and The Seven Hunters Dinner Theatre; @$ 30; a traditional Mi’kmaw story , depicted through a play by Potlotek’s Elementary school students, accompanied by a three-course meal of salad, roast beef dinner and dessert. Prime Brook Brookshaven Hall & Recreation Association: 1748 Gabarus Hwy.: 11am to noon - Fiddle from scratch with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Every Woman's Centre: 21 Trinity Ave: 902-567-1212: 1pm to 3pm - CC; Steppin’ With the Ladies; @$12; with Kelly MacArthur Learn the Cape Breton style of step dancing; beginner class; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 12:15pm to 1:15pm - CC; Celtic Conversations Series; Free; HOST=Cape Breton Regional Library; Music and conversation from featured Festival artists 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. Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: ...2018 Oct 10th to 12th --#8th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: 10:30am to 2pm - CC ; 8th Annual Aboriginal Art & Culture Festival; free HOST =Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, October 12th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Library: 528 Chebucto St.: 902-295-2055: 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Baddeck; Free 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; Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 11am - CC -Underground Tour of a Coal mine; @$ 16; [Call to book your 90 minute tour] The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair 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) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 10am - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Mica Hill Trailhead Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 3pm - Tunes & Talk with Caitlin Warbelow ; Troy MacGillivray & friends; ; @$ 5 HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; 5:30pm - ♀ Music of the Night-Celtic Colours International Festival (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association 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 #35th year ; @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; Colin Grant, Chrissy Crowley & Friends Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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 Wilfred Oram Centennial Library: 309 Commercial St.: 902-794-3272: 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Northside; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 10am - Elizabeth Vincent Exhibit: Homelands; free Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Port Hood Island Jubilee United Church: 2pm - CC; Boat Tour, Tales and Tea on Port Hood Island; @$ 50; HOST =Chestico Museum & Historical Society ; guided tour and Jubilee church tea pre-registration Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 2pm to 4pm - CC; Traditional Square Dance and Gaelic Workshop; donations appreciated HOST= St. Joseph's Parish Hall Committee; basic steps of a traditional Inverness county square set. & Gaelic phrases; All ages are welcomed. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Sydney; Free HOST =Cape Breton Regional Library 12:15pm to 1:15pm - CC; Celtic Conversations Series; Free; HOST=Cape Breton Regional Library; Music and conversation from featured Festival artists Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: ...2018 Oct 10th to 12th --#8th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: 10:30am to 2pm - CC ; 8th Annual Aboriginal Art & Culture Festival; free HOST =Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre

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Saturday, October 13th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Library: 528 Chebucto St.: 902-295-2055: 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Baddeck; Free Ben Eoin (Beinn Eòin) The Lakes Golf Club: #5101 Hwy #4-East Bay: 902-828-4653: noon to 3pm - CC; Fall Colours Chairlift Rides; @$ 10; ride up and you can hike down. HOST=Ski Ben Eoin; Ride the chairlift to enjoy a scenic ceilidh atop the mountain; Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Myles Goodwyn from April Wine Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Coxheath Coxheath Hills Wilderness Trail & Knox Hall: Coxheath Rd.: 902-564-6352: 1pm to 4pm - Hike the Coxheath Colours & Ceilidh; donation appreciated off Coxheath Road at the Blacketts Lake Turnoff. [ Lisa Patterson 902-564-6352 hosted by Coxheath Hills Wilderness Recreation Association; lisapatterson@ns.sympatico.ca ] 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 to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle 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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 8pm - Jill Barber The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Celtic Colours; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit 1pm to 2pm - CC; A Giant Man From a Tiny Town; book launch Tom Ryan's new children's book, which tells the story of Giant Angus MacAskill. Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum 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 Wilfred Oram Centennial Library: 309 Commercial St.: 902-794-3272: 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Northside; Free 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) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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, or Mike Hall James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Sydney; Free HOST =Cape Breton Regional Library Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, October 14th 2018

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 with Dave Gillis ; 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 TownHouse 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 Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ 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 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' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 7:30pm to 10:30pm - Allie Bennett Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit 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 - Troy MacGillivray, Allan Dewar & friends; @$ 8 ** LAST DAY FOR THE RESTAURANT ** Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: - Port Cities 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) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar.

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Monday, October 15th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or 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 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Tuesday, October 16th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Wednesday, October 17th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Thursday, October 18th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit 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: - Fall Foliage Fiddle & Folk; TBA St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar.

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Friday, October 19th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Dartmouth Christ Church Hall: ...... 2018 Oct 19th to 21st-#10th-Re-Jigged Festival: Ochterloney Street: - #10th-Re-Jigged Festival Ochterloney Street: festival:...... 2018 Oct 19th to 21st--#10th-Re-Jigged Festival: - #10th-Re-Jigged Festival Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - Jann Arden SOLD OUT Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: 7:30pm - Port Cities Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Port Cities Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Oidhche nam Bòcan | Night of the Spooks; evening lamplight tour and then storytelling. 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: - Fall Foliage Fiddle & Folk; TBA Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by -Shelley Campbell & Guest ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Erika Kulnys; @$ 20 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Halloween Gaelic Immersion; all ages. - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Saturday, October 20th 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Dartmouth Christ Church Hall: ...... 2018 Oct 19th to 21st-#10th-Re-Jigged Festival: Ochterloney Street: - #10th-Re-Jigged Festival Ochterloney Street: festival:...... 2018 Oct 19th to 21st--#10th-Re-Jigged Festival: - #10th-Re-Jigged Festival Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - Jann Arden SOLD OUT Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Port Cities Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Oidhche nam Bòcan | Night of the Spooks; evening lamplight tour and then storytelling. 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: - Fall Foliage Fiddle & Folk; TBA St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Halloween Gaelic Immersion; all ages. - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Sunday, October 21st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Dartmouth Christ Church Hall: ...... 2018 Oct 19th to 21st-#10th-Re-Jigged Festival: Ochterloney Street: - #10th-Re-Jigged Festival Ochterloney Street: festival:...... 2018 Oct 19th to 21st--#10th-Re-Jigged Festival: - #10th-Re-Jigged Festival Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - Jann Arden; @$ 69.99 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Coloratura Art Gallery: ... Classics for the Cabot Trail: 45943 Cabot Trail: 902-929-2324, 1-866-929-2721: 2pm - Ian. A. Green- voice; @$20 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Danelle & Celine Doucet ;@$ 8 Parrsboro the Hall: 44 King St.: 902-701-8951: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Halloween Gaelic Immersion; all ages. - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Monday, October 22nd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Tuesday, October 23rd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Wednesday, October 24th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Thursday, October 25th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Jennifer Swartz & Symphony Nova Scotia Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys

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Friday, October 26th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 8pm - Rocky Horror Show; @$ 37.50 Ingonish Keltic Lodge: - #2nd Annual Gals Getaway; @$ 325; [double occupancy] [call Sally 1-800-565-0444 ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Halloween Dance (Mahone Bay Legion Swing Band); @$ 20 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Yarmouth Th'YARC Playhouse & Arts Centre: 76 Parade St.: 1-902-742-1136, 1-855-251-6107: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys

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Saturday, October 27th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: midnight - Rocky Horror Show; @$ 37.50 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Superheroes & Sci-Fi- A HalCon Event Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm & 7:30pm - Superheroes and Sci-Fi Ingonish Keltic Lodge: - #2nd Annual Gals Getaway; @$ 325; [double occupancy] [call Sally 1-800-565-0444 ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Liverpool Astor Theatre: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Sunday, October 28th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: midnight - Rocky Horror Show; @$ 37.50 1pm - Splash/n/Boots-the Big Love, Kisses & Hugs Tour @$29 Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm & 7:30pm - Superheroes and Sci-Fi Ingonish Keltic Lodge: - #2nd Annual Gals Getaway; @$ 325; [double occupancy] [call Sally 1-800-565-0444 ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit 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 - tba ;@$ 8 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Monday, October 29th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Superheroes & Sci-Fi- A HalCon Event Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Tuesday, October 30th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Wednesday, October 31st 2018

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Thursday, November 1st 2018

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7:30pm - PIGS-Canada's Pink Floyd Outside/ In tour; @$ 43-advance Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Friday, November 2nd 2018

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - the Long River-a tribute to Gordon Lighfoot with JP Cormier & Symphony NS Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - the Long River with JP Cormiere-a tribute to Gordon Lightfoot town: - #6th Annual Halifax Celtic Festival http://halifaxcelticfest.ca Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Mark Bezanson; @$ 20 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Saturday, November 3rd 2018

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - the Long River-a tribute to Gordon Lighfoot with JP Cormier & Symphony NS Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - the Long River with JP Cormiere-a tribute to Gordon Lightfoot town: - #6th Annual Halifax Celtic Festival http://halifaxcelticfest.ca St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 9pm to 1am - bandit, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Sunday, November 4th 2018

Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - the Long River with JP Cormiere-a tribute to Gordon Lightfoot St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Monday, November 5th 2018

Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Menopause the Musical ;@$ 57 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Tuesday, November 6th 2018

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Wednesday, November 7th 2018

Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Thursday, November 8th 2018

Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7:30pm - ABBA revisited; @$ 44.50 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Friday, November 9th 2018

Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by -Kenneth MacKenzie & Allan Dewar ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Saturday, November 10th 2018

Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow 5pm to 8pm - Allie Bennett St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Sunday, November 11th 2018

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Monday, November 12th 2018

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase

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Tuesday, November 13th 2018

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7:30pm - Ron James-Full Throttle; @$ 57.50 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Holiday local talent showcase



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"OutFront Productions"

ECMA’s Designer of the year [2005/2006] Cheryl SMITH
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