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Tuesday, June 27th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Andrea Beaton & Howie MacDonald Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - A Newfoundland Songwriters' Night! Chris Ledrew, Cory Tetford, Paul Lamb, Barry Canning @ $22.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Còig release show for their new album, 'Rove' 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron- North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 10am to 11am - Walk to the trail Salmon holes Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - Ladies night with Echo Potlotek Mi'kmawey school: 324 Chapel island Rd.: 902-535-2307: 10am to 3pm - Multicultural Day Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: ....2017 June 26th to June 29th--#10th Annual-Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Music Camp: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - #10th Annual-Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Music Camp; songwriter's circles, jams St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University -Courtyard: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 6pm to 9:30pm - celebrate Multiculturalism Day; Food, & a 8pm-concert by Pretty Archie. FREE; fireworks at dusk Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: 2pm - The theme for International Archives Day 2017 is 'Archives, Citizenship, and Interculturalism', re-launch of Italian Lives, with Italian-Cape Breton displays & tours of the Beaton archives, & exhibit = 'In Our Time: The Political Cartoons of Josh Silburt (1942- 1947)'. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Wednesday, June 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLièvre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Bonnie Jean MacDonald & Greg Campbell Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - A Newfoundland Songwriters' Night! Chris Ledrew + Cory Tetford + Paul Lamb + Barry Canning ; $22.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Tristan Legg & the Maddogs Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 10:30pm - Port Cities; [Carleton Stone, Breagh Mackinnon, & Dylan Guthro. ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 6pm to 8pm - Shelly Campbell, Kenneth MacKenzie, Allan Dewar, Cheryl Smith & @ $6 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: 7pm - Verona String Quartet Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron- North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 10am to 11am - Walk to the trail Salmon holes Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: ....2017 June 26th to June 29th--#10th Annual-Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Music Camp: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - #10th Annual-Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Music Camp; songwriter's circles, jams Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: 2pm - The theme for International Archives Day 2017 is 'Archives, Citizenship, and Interculturalism', re-launch of Italian Lives, with Italian-Cape Breton displays & tours of the Beaton archives, & exhibit = 'In Our Time: The Political Cartoons of Josh Silburt (1942- 1947)'. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - host – Ryan J MacNeil 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION 6:30pm to 10:30pm - Andrew Doyle Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St.: 902-736-6394: 7pm - Canadian Celtic Choir, & Coro Cantabile. @$ 20 Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Zac Ellis, Claire Hartlen, Madeline Young 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, June 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: 5pm to 7pm - festival Antigonish open house The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Chrissy Crowley Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac & Sandra Gillis 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Kevin Levesconte Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Tomi Allen Band (Pop/Rock/World) ; Hosted by Tomi Allen's Global Grooves The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Còig release show of ' Rove'; @$ 20 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Tristan Legg & the Maddogs Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 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 Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8pm - Kaate & Ben Van Zutphen North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 10am to 11am - Walk to the trail Salmon holes Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: ....2017 June 26th to June 29th--#10th Annual-Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Music Camp: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - #10th Annual-Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Music Camp; songwriter's circles, jams - Road to Stanfest Grand Finale Concert Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: 2pm - The theme for International Archives Day 2017 is 'Archives, Citizenship, and Interculturalism', re-launch of Italian Lives, with Italian-Cape Breton displays & tours of the Beaton archives, & exhibit = 'In Our Time: The Political Cartoons of Josh Silburt (1942- 1947)'. Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s 10pm to 2am - Jordan Musycsyn & Mike Le Lievre with Anthony Burke Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 6:30pm to 10:30pm - Andrew Doyle Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, June 30th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2017 June 30th to July 2nd- #21st Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - #21st Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival; Terri Clark, Bahamas, Alan Syliboy And The Thundermakers, Black Umfolosi , Brianna Gosse, Bruce Guthro, Chris Ledrew, Danny Michel, Dave Gunning, Doug Paisley, Dylan Menzie, Emi Sunshine Erin Costelo, Garnet Rogers, Hudost, Jake Morley, James Gordon, James Keelaghan, Leonard Sumner Lindi Ortega, Nick Earle And Joe Coffin, Old Man Luedecke, Paul Mckenna, Penny & Sparrow Steve Maloney, The Flummies, The Salt And Light Bluegrass Band, The Young’uns, William Prince Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 9pm to midnight - Glen Roache Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ....2017 June 30th to July 2nd- -#26th annual Eskasoni Pow Wow: 902-379-2269: - #26th annual We'kwistoqnik Pow Wow; MC=Tonia Jo Hall & LeRoy Denny Stoney Bear Singers, Kiju Boys, Eastern Eagle Singers, East Boyz, Keigan Sack, [ Michael R. Denny 902-574-5624 or mrdenny@eskasonihealth.ca ] Canada 150 fireworks 6pm - variety show, and entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac & Sandra Gillis 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Stuart Cameron Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Jont & The Infinite Possibility & Friends + DJ Tommy Knuckles - CD Release Show -@ $14.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - Tristan Legg & the Maddogs Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Deron Donovan Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6pm - opening reception-hands dancing; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - Mike Lelievre Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: - Family Square Dance Ceilidh: music by: Joe MacMaster. : Free - Joe MacMaster (Family Square Dance) 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] 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 - return of the vanishing cape breton fiddler; $ 35-advance with live performances by the Cape Breton Fiddlers Association, a question and answer period with producer Ron MacInnis, and excerpts from the brand new 2017 documentary. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Karen Beaton & Joey Beaton 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 - Stewart MacNeil of the Barra MacNeils in Concert; @$10 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 8pm to 11pm - music by Mike Wadden North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 10am to 11am - Walk to the trail Salmon holes Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: - Tall Ships 2017 visit to the Port of Pictou www.rdv2017.com/en/ town waterfront: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ with tall ships =Bluenose II, El Galeon, Gulden Leeuw, Oriole, Spaniel http://www.decostecentre.ca http://www.townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - Gerald MacIntyre [DJ] 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Waterfront: ..2017 June 30th to July 2nd-Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Three Tall Ships (The Tree of Life, When and If, and The Spirit of South Carolina) with the possibility that Theodore Tugboat will also be making a visit. http://townofporthawkesbury.ca Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Pugwash wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ with tall ships= Atyla, Geronimo, Katie Belle http://pugwashvillage.com/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - with Mike Hall, Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: 2pm - The theme for International Archives Day 2017 is 'Archives, Citizenship, and Interculturalism', re-launch of Italian Lives, with Italian-Cape Breton displays & tours of the Beaton archives, & exhibit = 'In Our Time: The Political Cartoons of Josh Silburt (1942- 1947)'. Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 6pm to 9pm - After Work Party with Lawson MacDonald & Garret Taylor The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in 5pm to 8:30pm - after work party with Taylor Burton 9:30pm to 1:30am - Andrew Doyle & John Kendall The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition 9:30pm - kitchen party for school memories weekend

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Saturday, July 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Aulds Cove (Camus An Tuirc-nimhe) Fire Department: noon - Nation Day of Action Unamaki ; Resistance against the myth of the two founding nations. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2017 June 30th to July 2nd- #21st Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - #21st Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival; Terri Clark, Bahamas, Alan Syliboy And The Thundermakers, Black Umfolosi , Brianna Gosse, Bruce Guthro, Chris Ledrew, Danny Michel, Dave Gunning, Doug Paisley, Dylan Menzie, Emi Sunshine Erin Costelo, Garnet Rogers, Hudost, Jake Morley, James Gordon, James Keelaghan, Leonard Sumner Lindi Ortega, Nick Earle And Joe Coffin, Old Man Luedecke, Paul Mckenna, Penny & Sparrow Steve Maloney, The Flummies, The Salt And Light Bluegrass Band, The Young’uns, William Prince Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchenfest. 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 3pm to 6pm - Rodney MacDonald, Glenn Graham, Joël Chiasson, Patrick Gillis @ $10 Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head with Jason Roach 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 Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ....2017 June 30th to July 2nd- -#26th annual Eskasoni Pow Wow: 902-379-2269: - #26th annual We'kwistoqnik Pow Wow; MC=Tonia Jo Hall & LeRoy Denny Stoney Bear Singers, Kiju Boys, Eastern Eagle Singers, East Boyz, Keigan Sack, [ Michael R. Denny 902-574-5624 or mrdenny@eskasonihealth.ca ] Canada 150 fireworks Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Stuart Cameron & Greg Campbell 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Pius MacIsaac Halifax (Halafacs) Common-Oval: 5pm - Deadmau5 is coming to Halifax to play a free concert ; [ Joel Thomas Zimmerman ] ALL AGES with Matt Mays, as well as a tribute to Stan Rogers by Neptune Theatre and a performance by Halifax poet laureate Rebecca Thomas. Celtic band Ashelin, Izabelle Ouellet & North Preston's Reeny Smith, fire works to follow Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 10pm - Adam Baldwin - The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 5pm - Mike Forbes 8pm - Tristan Legg & the Maddogs Inverness (An Sithean) Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2017 July 1st to 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - Dara MacDonald, Kevin Dugas, Adam Young, John R. Fontaine @ $10 ; Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 10am to 5pm - Canada Day Open House; Free / All ages 2pm to 3pm - Froilig-luadhaidh | Milling Frolic- Regular Admission Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Paul Cranford 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie, Brian MacDonald, Allan Dewar & Kenny Stewart ;@$ 10 Fire Hall: 30 River Denys Rd.: 902-787-3401: 10pm to 1am - pub night with Vernon & Lisa; after the fireworks @$1.50 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Canada Day; Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: 2pm - Iris Ensemble at Mechar Studio, 116 Fox St. 7pm - Robert Aitken, Suzie LeBlanc and Verona Quartet, incl. world premiere of new work by Aitken Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest 9pm to midnight - Darrell Keigan, Blanche Sophocleous, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill; @$ 10 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 - Library Literary Day with three authors reading, & live Celtic music and refreshments; music by Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle ; & authors: Donna Morrissey, Silver Donald Cameron, Ian Brown, Barbara Radecki, 902-248-2211 http://www.margareens.com 7pm - movie-Green Rights-'the Human Right to a Healthy World; written and narrated by Silver Donald Cameron. followed by a performance by Jacques Mindreu & the OQO Band Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 4:30pm to 7:30pm - music by Mike & Dan North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: - Tall Ships 2017 visit to the Port of Pictou www.rdv2017.com/en/ town waterfront: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ with tall ships =Bluenose II, El Galeon, Gulden Leeuw, Oriole, Spaniel http://www.decostecentre.ca http://www.townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Waterfront: ..2017 June 30th to July 2nd-Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Three Tall Ships (The Tree of Life, When and If, and The Spirit of South Carolina) with the possibility that Theodore Tugboat will also be making a visit. http://townofporthawkesbury.ca town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: noon to 2pm - Oh Canada-family fun day at Granville Green; music; games; etc 8:30pm - family bonfire on the waterfront; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: noon to 5pm - Grand Re-Opening & Canada 150; Mussel boil, BBQ, Gift Shop Sidewalk SALE! Chances to WIN! FREE Outdoor Concert with Peter MacInnis [noon-2pm] , MacNeil Sisters [2-4pm], FREE hotdogs & lemonade for kids Stone House: 324 Main St.: 2pm to 4pm - Confederation Tea Public · Hosted by Chestico Museum & Archives; @$ 10 Costumed animators will discuss the politics of the day Pugwash wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ with tall ships= Atyla, Geronimo, Katie Belle http://pugwashvillage.com/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - #4th Annual KitchenFest -all over CB island http://www.gaeliccollege.edu/kitchenfest/ - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: .....Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - ; @$ 10: Andrea Beaton, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Décota McNamara 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 8pm to 11pm - ; @$10: Dwayne Côté, Melody Cameron, Susan MacLean, Derrick Cameron The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 2pm - Canada Day on the deck with Duane Nardocchio 5pm - Canada Day on the deck with Andrew Doyle Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; 9pm to midnight - Square Dance-; 2017..Kitchenfest Featuring: Richard Wood, Rodney MacDonald, Allan Dewar, Sandy MacDonald Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, July 2nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Highland Society: .. 2017 July 2nd to 9th-#154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games: 2:30pm - Clan Thompson Pipe Band & friends concert-St James United Church CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month 8pm - Gaelic Social Gathering - All levels of Gaelic welcome. hosted by Gâidhlig Agam Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 9pm to midnight - @ $10 : Ray Mattie St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Hilda Chiasson Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - Songs On Sunday: Kim Dunn 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2017 June 30th to July 2nd- #21st Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - #21st Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival; Terri Clark, Bahamas, Alan Syliboy And The Thundermakers, Black Umfolosi , Brianna Gosse, Bruce Guthro, Chris Ledrew, Danny Michel, Dave Gunning, Doug Paisley, Dylan Menzie, Emi Sunshine Erin Costelo, Garnet Rogers, Hudost, Jake Morley, James Gordon, James Keelaghan, Leonard Sumner Lindi Ortega, Nick Earle And Joe Coffin, Old Man Luedecke, Paul Mckenna, Penny & Sparrow Steve Maloney, The Flummies, The Salt And Light Bluegrass Band, The Young’uns, William Prince Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchenfest. 8pm to 11pm - Brent Aucoin, Mike Barron, Allan Dewar, Kenny Stewart @ $10 Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 5pm - 150 Fiddle tunes with Brad Reid and friends 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ....2017 June 30th to July 2nd- -#26th annual Eskasoni Pow Wow: 902-379-2269: - #26th annual We'kwistoqnik Pow Wow; MC=Tonia Jo Hall & LeRoy Denny Stoney Bear Singers, Kiju Boys, Eastern Eagle Singers, East Boyz, Keigan Sack, [ Michael R. Denny 902-574-5624 or mrdenny@eskasonihealth.ca ] Canada 150 fireworks Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - The MacNeil Family 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Ian MacDougall Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 7:30pm - Roger Stone Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2017 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - ; @ $10 | All ages featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 8pm - Cindy O'Neil’s Journey Through Theatre with Brydon MacDonald; @$ 20 Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2017 July 1st to 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - Howie MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, Junior Fraser, Darrell Keigan @ $10 ; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 2pm to 5pm - Ceilidh fundraiser for Cape Breton Fiddlers Association; Featured performers include Dara MacDonald, Mckayla MacNeil, Adam Young, Stephanie MacDonald, Mike Barron, and Susan MacLean. Admission is by donation. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 2pm to 5pm - Mike Hall, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Hilda Chiasson,& Paul MacDonald ;@$ 10 2pm - Kitchen FEST ceilidh Lunenburg St. John's Anglican Church: 4pm - Musique Royale Presents: The Celtic Mass for the Sea; Conductor Scott Macmillan, Blue Engine String Quartet, Karen Rockos Harp, Max Kasper Bass, Colin Grant Fiddle, Brian Doyle Guitar, Louis Benoit mandolin, Glenn Coolen pipes/whistles http://www.musiqueroyale.com/events/ Reservations 902 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest 9pm to midnight - Andrea Beaton, Gabrielle MacLellan, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, Tom Daniels-@ $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: - Tall Ships 2017 visit to the Port of Pictou www.rdv2017.com/en/ 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca town waterfront: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ with tall ships =Bluenose II, El Galeon, Gulden Leeuw, Oriole, Spaniel http://www.decostecentre.ca http://www.townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 7pm to 9pm - Granville Green-; 2017..Kitchenfest! Free | All ages Featuring: Nuallan, Sarah MacInnis, Change of Step, Barra MacNeils ; http://www.barramacneils.com St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Waterfront: ..2017 June 30th to July 2nd-Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Three Tall Ships (The Tree of Life, When and If, and The Spirit of South Carolina) with the possibility that Theodore Tugboat will also be making a visit. http://townofporthawkesbury.ca town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: 8am - family fun run noon - waterfront-2017 TALL ships send off; fun and music 7pm - Granville Green,Barra MacNeils; fire works to follow Pugwash wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ with tall ships= Atyla, Geronimo, Katie Belle http://pugwashvillage.com/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - #4th Annual KitchenFest -all over CB island http://www.gaeliccollege.edu/kitchenfest/ 2pm to 4pm - Opening Gala Concert- in the Hall of Clans @ $25 All ages ; Featuring: Men of the Deeps, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, St. Ann's Bay Dancers, Change of Step, Lionel, Margaret & Ashley of the LeBlanc Family,… 4:30pm to 6pm - Community Turkey Dinner- @ $15 | All ages St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: .....Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - ; @ $10 : John Pellerin, Karen Beaton, Joey Beaton, Clifford Carter Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: .....2017 Kitchenfest!: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : Doug Lamey, Lawrence Cameron, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 10pm - ; : Dara MacDonald, Susan MacLean, Beech Hill No Cover Charge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 8pm to 11pm - Richard Wood, Joël Chiasson, Décota McNamara, Buddy MacDonald-, @ $10

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Monday, July 3rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Highland Society: .. 2017 July 2nd to 9th-#154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games: 8pm - free outdoor ceilidh at Heritage Museum Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games Baddeck (Badaig) Chebucto Street: ...2017 July 3rd..Festiville Baddeck: - Festiville Baddeck; FREE; with The Colin Grant Trio, The Privateers, Fire Buskers, Take Note Drummers, Allie MacInnis (Town Crier), Kintyre Band, & Native Wigwam Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : All Fired Up, Buddy MacDonald St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - CLOSED-Festival Baddeck Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ 9:30pm to 1am - KitchenFest 2017 Square Dance-; @ $8 | Ages 19+ Featuring: Glenn Graham, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Joey Beaton, Paul MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchenfest. 8pm to 11pm - Andrea Beaton, Richard Wood, Mac Morin, Junior Fraser @ $10 Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Sarah & Elizabeth MacInnis 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Sandra Gillis Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Gordie Sampson ; @$ 30 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Ingonish Broad Cove Camp Ground-outdoor amphitheatre: 7pm to 9pm - Campground Céilidh-2017 Kitchefest!, ; @ Free all Ages Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2017 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 1pm - ; @ $10 | All ages: Ian MacDougall, Gillian Head, Hilda Chiasson, Allie Bennett Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Taylor Delaney 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 - Guided Storytelling Tour and Milling Frolic- @ $25.00 per person | $15 students All ages 2pm to 3pm - Suas E – Songs & Stories @ Adults $11; Senior (65+) $9.00 Child (6-17) $5.00 Child (5 & under) Free Family (max 2 adults) $25.00 7pm to 9pm - Danns a’ Bhaile – Village Dance- @ $8 | All ages; Featuring: Dawn & Margie Beaton Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 9pm to midnight - Featuring: Gabrielle MacLellan, Kimberley Fraser, Adam Young, Tom Daniels; ; @ $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 11:30am to 3pm - Andrea Beaton, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort & Allan Dewar; free Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin 9pm to midnight - Mairi Rankin, Leanne Aucoin, Allan Dewar, David Rankin; @ $10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Maritime Inn-Miller's Tap & Grill: 902-625-0320: 7pm to 10pm - Pub Night at Miller’s-KitchenFest 2017; @ $10 town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: 11am - amazing race at civic centre 1pm to 5pm - Big Kids-Amplified fun at Community park River John (Abhainn Eòin) Mabel Murple’s Dreamery and Book Shoppe: Allen Road: 3:30pm - #17th Annual WordPlay 2017- The children’s literary festival with authors are Marie-Louise Gay and Alan Syliboy, & Starr Dobson as Mistress of Ceremonies. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - #4th Annual KitchenFest -all over CB island http://www.gaeliccollege.edu/kitchenfest/ 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh- @ $15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Jay MacDonald 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations- $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 4pm to 7pm - Afternoon Pub with Ashley MacIsaac and Friends- @ $25 | All ages; Featuring: Ashley MacIsaac, Howie MacDonald, Jay MacDonald Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: .....Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 : Donny LeBlanc, Lawrence Cameron, Blanche Sophocleous Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: .....2017 Kitchenfest!: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 ; : Còig The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 11pm - ; : Evans & Doherty No Cover Charge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition

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Tuesday, July 4th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Highland Society: .. 2017 July 2nd to 9th-#154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games: 7pm - #19th annual gathering of the arts-opening recption at the People's Place Library Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : Andrea Beaton, Glenn Graham, Mary Graham, Kenny Stewart St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm to 11pm - Féis an Eilein Concert-KitchenFest! 2017; @ $15 Featuring: Dawn & Margie Beaton, Kevin Dugas, David Rankin Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchenfest. 8pm to 11pm - Howie MacDonald, Donny LeBlanc, André LeBlanc, Gélas Larade @ $10 Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-476-8370: 7pm to 10pm - ; @ $10 at door: J.P. Cormier, Gillian Head, Mary Beth Carty The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Kevin Levesconte & Sandra Gillis 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Greg Campbell Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Gordie Sampson ; @$ 30 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2017 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 | All ages; Featuring: All Fired Up, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. 2pm to 3pm - Céilidh at the Highland Village-; Regular Admission Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm to 11pm - Featuring: Brenda Stubbert, Paul Cranford, Doug MacPhee, Paul MacDonald; -@ $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 11:30am to 3pm - Mairi Rankin, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort & Allan Dewar; free Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2017 July 4th to 8th- #45th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - All ages Magic Show Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - KitchenFest featuring Còig & Joanne MacIntyre ; @$ 25 Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Tuesday Céilidh -2017 KitchenFest! @ $10 at door | All ages; Featuring: Brent Aucoin, Karen Beaton, Catherine Hawley, Joey Beaton draws for 10 door prizes will be made; NOTE 7:30pm to 9:30pm-this week only!! The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest 9pm to midnight - Evans & Doherty-; @ $10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Donna Marie DeWolfe & tba; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] 7:30pm to 9pm - Céilidh KitchenFest 2017 Featuring: Mike Hall, Joe MacMaster, Kimberley Fraser, Goiridh Dòmhnullach Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: 1pm to 3pm - Brain games at Library-SAERC 7:30pm - Kitchenfest Ceilidh Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - #4th Annual KitchenFest -all over CB island http://www.gaeliccollege.edu/kitchenfest/ 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations-; @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh- @ $15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Siobhan Beaton 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 7pm to 9pm - A Night with Beòlach and Friends- @ $25 | All ages; Featuring: Beòlach, Scott Macmillan, Cormier Duo, Siobhan Beaton Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: .....2017 Kitchenfest!: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - @ $10 ;: Ray Mattie Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 11pm - ; : McGinty No Cover Charge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition

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Wednesday, July 5th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : McGinty St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchenfest. 8pm to 11pm - J.P. Cormier, Hailee LeFort, Kathleen Poirier @ $10 Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays 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-Ceilidh Hall: .......2017 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 | All ages; : Kimberley Fraser, Rankin MacInnis, Adam Young, Mary Beth Carty Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - Milling Frolic at The Highland Village-; @ Regular Admission Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 11:30am to 3pm - Glenn Graham, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort & Allan Dewar; free Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2017 July 4th to 8th- #45th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - Merchandise Bingo Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Wendy Markey band; @$ 19 Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest 9pm to midnight - Rodney MacDonald, Howie MacDonald, Wendy MacIsaac, Sandy MacDonald; @ $10 Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm to 11pm - Concert & Dance at the Normaway-KitchenFest! 2017; @ $10 | All ages Featuring: Rannie MacLellan, Douglas Cameron, Robert Deveaux, Hilda Chiasson, Maybelle Chisholm-McQueen with a caller; presented in partnership with the Gaelic College North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Pleasant Bay Lone Sheiling: 24734 Cabot Trail: 1pm to 3pm - Piper at The Lone Shieling-KitchenFest 2017; @ Free | All ages Featuring: Rankin MacInnis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: 10am to 11am - story hour at library -SAERC 6pm - Princess Pageant; Civic centre with EM-Scottie O 8pm - spot light and kids activities at community park; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - #4th Annual KitchenFest -all over CB island http://www.gaeliccollege.edu/kitchenfest/ 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh- @ $15 for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Brienne MacDonald 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 7pm to 9pm - College Connections-in the Hall of Clans @ $25 All ages; Featuring: Nuallan, Fileanta, Cape Breton Fiddlers' Association, Dominique Dodge, Brienne MacDonald 10:30pm to midnight - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: .....Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 ; : Brian MacDonald, Colin Grant, Marion Dewar, Scott Macmillan Marina: ...Concerts by the Sea: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: 6pm to 7:30pm - .Concerts by the Sea Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - host – Mike Barron 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION 8pm to 11pm - : Mike Barron, Colin Rankin, Kolten MacDonell, Cyril MacPhee No Cover Charge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 8pm to 11pm - Evans & Doherty- @ $10

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Thursday, July 6th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : Dawn & Margie Beaton, Joël Chiasson, Brent Chaisson St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron 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: 2pm - Kitchenfest! with JP Cormier 2pm to 4pm - J.P. Cormier at Rita’s Tea Room-2017 KitcheFest!; @ $29.95 plus tax Featuring: J.P. Cormier Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchenfest. Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLièvre La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Chrissy Crowley 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. 9pm to midnight - Dance at the Glencoe Mills Hall-KitchenFest! 2017; @ $8 | All ages Featuring: Mike Hall, Douglas Cameron, Lawrence Cameron, Pius MacIsaac Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2017 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 | All ages; : Gabrielle MacLellan, Tom Daniels, Susan MacLean, Gerry McDaniel Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2017 July 1st to 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - All Fired Up, Cyril MacPhee @ $10 ; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by 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 - Céilidh at the Highland Village-; @ Regular Admission Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night at the Iona Legion-KitcheFest!; @ $10 , Ages19 + Cash Only Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 11:30am to 3pm - Wendy MacIsaac, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar; free Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2017 July 4th to 8th- #45th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - Pub Night with Lynn Chisholm & friends Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Canada C3 -sailing expedition visits - Louisbourg at night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Anita macDoanld & Ben Miller; @$ 20 Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest 9pm to midnight - Brian Doyle, Scott Macmillan, Décota McNamara, Cormier Duo-; @ $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: 2pm to 4pm - seniors 45s card play at Evergreen club 6:30pm to 8pm - tiny teen dance [grades 3 to 5] at Civic Centre; @$3 8:30pm to 10:30pm - pre-teen dance [grades 6 to 8] at Civic Centre; @$ 5 Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment Reserve Mines Volunteer Fire Dept. Recreation centre: ...2017 July 6th to 9th--20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival: 902-849-4309: - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival town: - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - #4th Annual KitchenFest -all over CB island http://www.gaeliccollege.edu/kitchenfest/ 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh- @ $15 for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Abigail MacDonald 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 5pm to 6:30pm - Traditional Codfish Supper- @ $15 | All ages 7pm to 9pm - Songwriters’ Circle- @ $25 All ages Featuring: Bruce Guthro, Gordie Sampson, Heather Rankin, Goiridh Dòmhnullach, Abigail MacDonald Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: .....Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 ; : Evans & Doherty Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s 8pm to 11pm - @ $10 : Dara MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, Kolten MacDonell, Allie Bennett Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 11pm - : Mairi Rankin, Ryan J. MacNeil, Trevor Kellock, Mac Morin, Patrick Gillis ; No Cover Charge Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert 6pm - Classified Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, July 7th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Highland Society: .. 2017 July 2nd to 9th-#154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games: 7:45pm - official opening of the 154th Antigonish Highland Games 8pm - Ceilidh Pub – Open 8pm - Concert Under the Stars, Molson Canadian Ceilidh Stage 9:45pm to 2am - “All Fired Up” on the Molson Canadian Ceilidh Stage. Chisholm Park: .....Art Fair: 6pm to 9pm - The Antigonish Art Fair presents a set of five events celebrating the artists of Nova Scotia...with Andree Pettipas & the Giants, Dee Paulette, Smith Highland Dancers, Ann Marie Pelley, MacLeod Highland Dancers, Antigonish school band. Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 9pm to midnight - ; $10 : Karen Beaton, Hailee LeFort, Lawrence Cameron, Darrell Keigan St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night at the Boisdale Hall-KitcheFest! 2017; @ $10 | All ages Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; Free; with Fear an Taighe Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchenfest. 9pm to midnight - Douglas Cameron, Joe MacMaster, Hilda Chiasson, Brent Chaisson @ $10 La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Father John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ....2017 July 7th to 9th-- Feis a' Bhràigh -#56th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 10am - CAP Day Activities 1pm - Open House & Family Activities Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2017 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 All ages: Leanne Aucoin, Stephanie MacDonald, Kolten MacDonell, Blanche Sophocleous Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2017 July 1st to 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - Evans & Doherty @ $10 ; 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 - Guided Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic- @ $25. | All ages 2pm to 3pm - Milling Frolic-; @ Regular Admission Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 11:30am to 3pm - Mike Hall, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort & Allan Dewar; free Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2017 July 4th to 8th- #45th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - Roast Beef Dinner Liscomb Mills Liscombe Lodge: 2884 Highway # 7: 902-779-2307, 1-800-665-6343: 9pm to 11pm - John Gracie Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Maryanna; @$ 19 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: - Kitchenfest 9pm to midnight - Donna Marie DeWolfe, Brent Aucoin, Kimberley Fraser, Pius MacIsaac-; @ $10 Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 8pm to 11pm - music by RG Schaller Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room 8pm to 10pm - Bruce Guthro's songwriter's circle; Bruce Guthro, Sam Moon, Laura Smith, Kim Dunn K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northeast Margaree (Acarsaid Mhargaraidh) town-Cranton Crossroads Community Centre: ...2017 July 8th to 10th- NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days: 1-902-248-2589: 7pm - Family Dance Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: - drive in movie at Provincial Building parking lot; Free 'a Dog's Purpose-family show, then 'Back to the Future'-late night show 6pm - 5 card dash-venture downs raceway; music by Jeremy White; Free 7pm to 9pm - Trivia Night Pub at Legion; @$5 10pm to 1am - Jukebox 50s & 60s dance at Legion; @$5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Reserve Mines Volunteer Fire Dept. Recreation centre: ...2017 July 6th to 9th--20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival: 902-849-4309: - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival town: - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10pm to 1am - KitchenFest!; @ $8 | Ages 19+ Featuring: Ian MacDougall, Dawn Beaton, Joël Chiasson, Sandy MacDonald St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - #4th Annual KitchenFest -all over CB island http://www.gaeliccollege.edu/kitchenfest/ 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations-Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh-Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's @ $15 for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Mary Elizabeth and Elizabeth MacInnis 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations-Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) 11pm to 2am - KitchenFest! Kitchen Party-@ $20 Ages 19+ Featuring: Wendy MacIsaac, Troy MacGillivray, Mairi Rankin, Cyril MacPhee, Buddy MacDonald Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: .....Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 : Melody Cameron, Stan Chapman, Adam Young, Derrick Cameron, Bonny Jean MacDonald Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 8pm to 11pm - McGinty-; @ $10

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Saturday, July 8th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Highland Society: .. 2017 July 2nd to 9th-#154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games: 8am - Clan Day Presented by R MacLean Forestry– Official Opening of Clan Day & Clan March 9am - street parade on main street 10am - Scottish heavy events 10am to 4pm - Tir Nan Og – Cultural and Arts Workshops 10:30am - Solo Piping and Drumming Competitions 2pm - Nova Scotia Pipe Band Championships 3pm to 6pm - Ceilidh - on Ceilidh Stage featuring by Howie MacDonald, Jackie Dunn-MacIsaac 5:30pm - Massed Pipe Bands & Awards 7:30pm - Keppoch The Last Wake Production, Schwartz Hall, StFX University 9pm to 2am - Ceilidh Pub on Molson Canadian Ceilidh Stage featuring Pogey Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Mike Hall & Joël Chiasson 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head with Jason Roach Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Father John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ....2017 July 7th to 9th-- Feis a' Bhràigh -#56th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: - TBA Workshops TBA & A Visit to Mamie’s Alpaca Farm, 84 MacEachern Rd, Glendale Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Melody & Derrick Cameron 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2017 July 4th to 8th- #45th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - Parade Day ; & Games of chance, BBQ, bake sale, kids games, cake walk, BINGO. afternoon - Beer Garden with live music by Beech Hill Liscomb Mills Liscombe Lodge: 2884 Highway # 7: 902-779-2307, 1-800-665-6343: 9pm to 11pm - John Gracie Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Matthew Earhart; @$ 19 L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Millville (Baile A´ Mhuilinn) Community Centre: 1-902-674-2258: 9pm to 1am - benefit dance for Xavier Campbell with DJ-big Mike Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Steak or Lobster Dinner & Dance with The Roadies ; @$ 25 Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows 4pm - Dan McCarthy & Joe MacLeond [classic rock and country] Northeast Margaree (Acarsaid Mhargaraidh) town-Cranton Crossroads Community Centre: ...2017 July 8th to 10th- NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days: 1-902-248-2589: 7:30pm - Comedian Jimmy the Janitor; @$ 25; 19+ 10pm to 1am - dance with Jimmy the Janitor; @$ 8 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: 9am - KOC free pancake breakfast at the waterfront 11am to 2pm - festival fun day at community park 2pm - street parade from Provincial building & back 10pm to 2am - pub by the sea on the waterfront with Three Finger Shot & Little Voice; @$ 10 19+ Port Hood (Sestico) Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...2017 July 8th -#11th Annual Lobster Picnic: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-787-2083: - #11th Annual Lobster Picnic; games, horseshoe tournament, tug-of-war, boat tours, musical entertainment, a farmers market, and of course, delicious lobster! 902-787-2568 Reserve Mines Volunteer Fire Dept. Recreation centre: ...2017 July 6th to 9th--20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival: 902-849-4309: - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival town: - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival River John (Abhainn Eòin) Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Garden: 11am - Read by the Sea 2017; with authors Christy-Ann Conlin, Lesley Crewe, and Dean Jobb. & Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, July 9th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Highland Society: .. 2017 July 2nd to 9th-#154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games: 8am - Highland Dance Registration 8:30am - Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions 10:30am - Special Event Florence MacMillan Flora Presented by AA Munro 4pm to 8pm - Closing Ceilidh on Molson Ceilidh Stage Family Event featuring Colin Grant, Jason MacDonald, and Adam Young 5pm - Massed Pipe Bands & Awards 7:30pm - Keppoch The Last Wake Production, Schwartz Hall, StFX University CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 7pm to 10pm - Brian England, with Gene Smith and Jamie Benoit 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 People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests 1pm - Songs On Sunday-guest- John Gracie Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party 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 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Father John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ....2017 July 7th to 9th-- Feis a' Bhràigh -#56th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 2pm - Traditional Outdoor Concert, on Glendale Parish Grounds. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 2pm to 5pm - Joe MacMaster & friends; ;@$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Helen MacDonald, Scott MacKenzie, Dawn and Kyle Gillis; @$ 19 Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Wendy MacIsaac Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Northeast Margaree (Acarsaid Mhargaraidh) town-Cranton Crossroads Community Centre: ...2017 July 8th to 10th- NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days: 1-902-248-2589: 11am - lumberman's competition 4pm - Duck Race Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 7pm - Joshua Hyslop with special guest Mike Bochoff Band; http://www.joshuahyslop.com town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: 11am to 2pm - Seniors picnic by the sea on the waterfront; FREE; local entertainment 3pm - 'off the rails'-water front; Free; music by Tony Ronalds & three Finger Shot. http://www.threefingershot.com 7pm - Granville green with Joshua Hyslop & more. Reserve Mines Volunteer Fire Dept. Recreation centre: ...2017 July 6th to 9th--20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival: 902-849-4309: - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival town: - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] town: ....2017 July 9th to 16th-#2nd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 2pm - grand opening ; 7pm to 10pm-"Old Friends", Cyril Mac Phee & Roger Stone, Doug Sampson Reunion Show @ Lions hall Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - Musique Royale brings ‘The Door You Came ' ; @$20 Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly 2pm - Gary Webb 3pm - Jeannie Fraser

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Monday, July 10th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Marion Dewar Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Andrea Beaton, Shelly Campbell, Allen Dewar, Mac Morin Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Taylor Delaney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Shawn MacDonald & Paul MacDonald; @$ 19 Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailee LeFort 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: - Jenn Grant Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 July 9th to 16th-#2nd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 8am to noon - Lobsters R’Us Tours, from St. Peter's bay with Captain Scott Touesnard Mackerel Fishing with Locals-St. Peter’s Canal 5pm-Lobster Dinner, Lobsters R’Us, Little Harbour; @$ 30 Sydney (Suidni) Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Cameron Hall: 36 Main St.,: 10am to noon - special Gaelic playgroup ; For children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. Gaelic songs, freeplay, crafts and more! Free admission, snack provided. Hosted by Whycocomagh & District Historical Society. town: .....2017 July 10th to 15th-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 6pm - Family Movie Night, Cameron Hall, All Ages, Bring Stuffies & Blankies, FREE

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Tuesday, July 11th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Belle-Côte Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: 6pm - Scott Macmillan & Colin Grant Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Shelly Campbell Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) St. Matthew's United Church: 1479 Barrington St.: 12:15pm - Baroque N' Fiddle String Quartet @ $5.www.bnfsq.com The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Doug MacPhee and Brenda Stubbert ; @ $19 Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Andrea Beaton The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailee LeFort Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Lucy MacNeil, Rob Durando, Mckayla MacNeil Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller town: ....2017 July 9th to 16th-#2nd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 8am to noon - Lobsters R’Us Tours, from St. Peter's bay with Captain Scott Touesnard Mackerel Fishing with Locals-St. Peter’s Canal 5pm-Lobster Dinner, Lobsters R’Us, Little Harbour; @$ 30 8pm - jam session at MacBouch - bring an instrument! Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition

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Wednesday, July 12th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street 10am - Mi'kmaw storyteller, Shalan Joudry, will be performing; FREE Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLièvre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: - #31st Annual Halifax Jazz Festival The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Andrea Wittgens & Kate Vargas; https://www.andreawittgens.com/ 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 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 10:30pm - Evans & Doherty Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 6pm to 8pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends @ $5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Darrel Keigan and Stewart MacDonald; @$ 19 Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailee LeFort Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Mary Elizabeth MacInnis; Sarah MacInnis, Elizabeth MacInnis, Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 July 9th to 16th-#2nd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 8am to noon - Lobsters R’Us Tours, from St. Peter's bay with Captain Scott Touesnard Mackerel Fishing with Locals-St. Peter’s Canal 5pm-Lobster Dinner, Lobsters R’Us, Little Harbour; @$ 30 2pm to 4pm - Seaside Lobsterfest Tea; location TBA Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - host – David Papazian 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Cathy Weldin & John McElhiney 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Sarah Matheson with special guests Alycia Putnam & Family; @ $25 Whycocomagh (Hogamah) town: .....2017 July 10th to 15th-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 8pm to 11pm - Family Square Dance with Shelly Campbell, Whycocomagh Waterfront Center

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Thursday, July 13th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Arichat Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: 6pm to 7:30pm - Concerts by the Sea Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - Harvest Opening Night; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck followed by a reception with live entertainment from Mary Austin and James Nicholson 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron 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 - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Chrissy Crowley Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze 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. - Ian Mac Dougal, Mac Morin. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Cheers Bar & Grill: 1743 Grafton St.: 10:30pm to 3:30am - Michael Lloyd & Merimac Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: - #31st Annual Halifax Jazz Festival Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Chapman Skinner band town: - Halifax Pride Festival Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Jennifer Roland; @$ 19 Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - tba Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Sandy MacIntyre Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 July 9th to 16th-#2nd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 8am to noon - Lobsters R’Us Tours, from St. Peter's bay with Captain Scott Touesnard Mackerel Fishing with Locals-St. Peter’s Canal 5pm-Lobster Dinner, Lobsters R’Us, Little Harbour; @$ 30 6pm to 9pm - Louie's Cosy Corner, music & seafood Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert 6pm - Ron Sexsmith Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Provincial Park: 45°58.057′N 61°06.563′W: 10am to noon - Whycocomagh Summer Festival for a hike up Salt Mountain, and learn some Gaelic phrases led by Colin Watson. Admission by donation. Sponsored by the Whycocomagh Historical Society Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions; town: .....2017 July 10th to 15th-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 6pm - Waterfront Activities, Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre, Canoe Races, Chipping Contest, Market, BBQ, Men’s/Women’s Doubles(Canoe Races With Two in a Canoe)

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Friday, July 14th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; Free; with Fear an Taighe Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp 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 - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-476-8370: - Italian Dinner Theme night with Lars Willum The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: - #31st Annual Halifax Jazz Festival town: - Halifax Pride Festival Hubbards Shore Club: 10pm - Rawlins Cross Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - The Beaton Sisters (Margie and Dawn Beaton) ; $19 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 - Kenneth & Calum Mac Kenzie with Rodney Mac Donald Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 8pm to 11pm - music by Michael Cavanaugh Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Rocky Bay town: ....2017 July 14th to 16th-Rocky Bay Irish Festival: 9am - Rocky Bay Irish Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - with Howie MacDonald St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 July 9th to 16th-#2nd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: - Friday Night Beach Party in the Park, bring instruments, bonfire 8am to noon - Lobsters R’Us Tours, from St. Peter's bay with Captain Scott Touesnard Mackerel Fishing with Locals-St. Peter’s Canal 5pm-Lobster Dinner, Lobsters R’Us, Little Harbour; @$ 30 3pm - Seaside Lobsterfest Afternoon Cook-Off, Lions Hall 3pm to 6pm - Bistro at St. Peter’s Fire Hall; Entertainment TBA, @$ 20 5pm - chowder dinner with local entertainment St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Festival Masque et Mer; new festival in Grand-Étang & St-Joseph-du-Moine; food market, card tournament, art & cultur exhibits, BBQ, afternoon concert, wagon rides, dance & fisherman's picnic http://www.micareme.ca Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, town: 11am to 11pm - Sydney Ribfest http://www.sydneyribfest.ca Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Whycocomagh (Hogamah) town: .....2017 July 10th to 15th-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 3pm - Teddy Bear Picnic, Whycocomagh Provincial Park, If Rain-Fire Hall, Bring Own Bear 10pm - Pub Night with MacIntyre Sound System, Whycocomagh Lion’s Hall., @ $10, (19+)Gov’t ID’s

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Saturday, July 15th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: 902-867-3333: 8pm - Saturday night cabaret with music, song and spoken word; Melanie MacKay x2013gyj@stfx.ca or Mike Melchin mmelchin@stfx.ca St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 9pm to midnight - 'Last day of Lobster season bash'; @$ 20-advance; 19+ with Pretty Archie. [ Ducan 902-578-4603, Jerry 902-317-3171 ] only 200 tickets available Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 2pm to 6pm - Robbie Fraser & Kathleen Poirier 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 - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head with Jason Roach Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Crossing: 34 Logiealmond Close: 8:30pm - movie-Disney's Moana; FREE & Free Popcorn 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: 7:30pm - John Gracie In Concert; @$ 20 Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze D’Escousse Rocky Bay Irish Club: 9pm - adult dance with Simon & Fred Hyland, Jamie Kehoe, Wallen Richard, Jarrett Martell; FREE Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: - #31st Annual Halifax Jazz Festival The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 town: - Halifax Pride Festival Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday summer jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 8pm - Blues Night ; with hosts Brian Doyle & Scott Macmillan; & guests Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Keith Mullins 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Parks Day; family time at Kennington Cove Beach Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Donnie Campbell and Jinks O’Neill; @$ 19 town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. L’Ardoise Community Centre: 206 Shore Rd; Hwy # 247: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with Jesus Murphy; @$ 15; 19+ fireworks at dusk, behind the community centre; Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Martinique Lennox Passage Provincial Park: 3pm to 6pm - Parks & Lighthouse Day Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows 4pm - the Aye Men Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: - #8th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge- SOLD OUT in less than a week!!! [ Aspy (1500 ft), Tenerife(1200 ft) & Coastal. Total distance you will hike is 24 km ]. Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Rocky Bay town: ....2017 July 14th to 16th-Rocky Bay Irish Festival: 9am - Rocky Bay Irish Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: 4pm to 6pm - Exhibition of Indigenous Art Grand Opening; with Chief Paul J. Prosper with the work of indigenous artist Dr. Alan Syliboy, & also display selected works from Loretta Gould, Lorne Julien, Jay Red Bird, Amanda Julian, Darren Julian , and Chelsea Brook, all sponsored by Mr. Rolf Bouman, of FRIENDS UNITED. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 July 9th to 16th-#2nd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: - fireworks at dusk-in L' Ardoise, behind the Community Hall; followed by big dance noon to 4pm - Fish Market at Lion’s Hall; entertainment St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Festival Masque et Mer; new festival in Grand-Étang & St-Joseph-du-Moine; food market, card tournament, art & cultur exhibits, BBQ, afternoon concert, wagon rides, dance & fisherman's picnic http://www.micareme.ca 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 Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, town: 11am to 11pm - Sydney Ribfest http://www.sydneyribfest.ca Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) town: .....2017 July 10th to 15th-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - noon Parade, Followed by Ice Cream Social & Children’s Activities, Cameron Hall 10pm to 2am - Pub, ‘Eddie Cummings’, Whycocomagh Lion’s Hall. Adm: $10 (19+), Gov’t ID’s

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Sunday, July 16th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Lucy MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm to 9pm - Groupe LeLièvre La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: - #31st Annual Halifax Jazz Festival The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing town: - Halifax Pride Festival Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 11am to 4:30pm - 'Tiny Houses' with Ellen Adler; [ Hart Cottage, 1921 West Big Intervale Rd, Margaree Centre, B0E 1ZO, ellensa111@gmail. com ] 2pm to 4pm - opening reception-tiny houses The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 2pm to 5pm - Mairi Rankin & friends ;@$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Men Of The Deeps; $22.61+ town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Glen Graham Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Sandy MacIntyre Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; 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. Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 7pm - The Good Lovelies & guest Ashley MacIsaac with Fiddlers Four; http://www.goodlovelies.com Rocky Bay town: ....2017 July 14th to 16th-Rocky Bay Irish Festival: 9am - Rocky Bay Irish Festival Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Festival Masque et Mer; new festival in Grand-Étang & St-Joseph-du-Moine; food market, card tournament, art & cultur exhibits, BBQ, afternoon concert, wagon rides, dance & fisherman's picnic http://www.micareme.ca Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, town: 11am to 11pm - Sydney Ribfest http://www.sydneyribfest.ca Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly 2pm - Island Boys

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Monday, July 17th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Kolten MacDonnell Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton , Stephanie MacDonald Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; town: - Halifax Pride Festival Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Taylor Delaney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Brandon Collier & Jason Kempt; @$ 19 town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; with Lindsay Thompson, Bonnie MacLeod, Jenna Lahey; @$ 30 .July 17th, July 24th, 31st & August 14th. A Daniel MacIvor Production, director Todd Hiscock [ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre & Cape Breton University, Boardmore Playhouse ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailee LeFort 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: - Reeny Smith Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 2 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition

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Tuesday, July 18th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Dara Smith MacDonald & Adam Young Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 July 18th to August 8th-#19th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - A' Ghàidhlig Anns A' Cheòl “Gaelic in the Music” ; Fear an Taighe Goiridh Dòmhnallach ; Dougie MacPhee , Howie MacDonald , and Kevin Dugas . step dancing by Maggie MacNeil and Andy MacMullin. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Mike Hall & Kolten MacDonell Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney town: - Halifax Pride Festival Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Jason MacDonald & Colin Grant; @$ 19 town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Mary Elizabeth & Elizabeth MacInnis The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailee LeFort New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days 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 Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: - #9th Annual Bar dance with Hat trick, the Dick Finney band; @$ 10; 19+ K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Rodney MacDonald, Joël Chiasson, Donna Marie Dewolfe Buddy MacDonald Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 2 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] - Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition

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Wednesday, July 19th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market with Gillian Head 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays town: - Halifax Pride Festival Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 1:30pm - David Francey Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 6pm to 8pm - Ian MacDougall & friends @$ 5 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 Louisbourg town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Hailee LeFort Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh Kyle MacNeil, Sheumas Macneil, Colin Grant New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 2 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans-Instructor 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) Marina: ...Concerts by the Sea: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: 6pm to 7:30pm - .Concerts by the Sea Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - host – Dara Smith-MacDonald 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Noah Hartlen, Ross MacIntosh, Alex McDonah 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, July 20th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn- Opening Night· Hosted by Theatre Baddeck followed by a reception with live entertainment from Mary Austin and James Nicholson 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLièvre La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Chrissy Crowley Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze 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. - Remembering Buddy… Mary Elizabeth,Sarah, & Elizabeth Mac Innis, Joe Mac Master, Joey Beaton, Kinnon & Betty Beaton. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald town: - Halifax Pride Festival Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 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 town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Jordan Musycsyn; @$ 8 New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 2 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert 6pm - Reeny Smith Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, July 21st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival 9pm - the Privateteers return, with High Society; @$20 Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; Free; with Fear an Taighe Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) town: - Halifax Pride Festival Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ CultureFête; A multicultural fair from the 1700s town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. 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 - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton; @$ 8 town: ...2017 .July 19th to 23rd-#50th Annual Mabou Ceilidh Festival: 6pm - Boat Parade from Mabou Harbour to Mabou Marina for live music, Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Fiddler Concert Joe MacMaster, Douglas Cameron, Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 8pm to 11pm - music by Lawson MacDonald New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Potlotek Community Centre: ...2017 July 21st to 23rd--Potlotek Traditional Powwow: 902-535-3317 ext. 221: - Potlotek Traditional Powwow, [ Contact George Marshall ] River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - St. Mary's River days Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7:30pm - concert with Shiretown [ at the performance centre ]; followed by fireworks Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - with-Shelly Campbell St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Youth Summer Session # 2 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition

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Saturday, July 22nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 8pm - rock concert -opening with Exit 46; 10:30pm-headliners=Merimax, 19+ ID's; @$ 13-advance. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - a special convocation ceremony; Dr. Bondar’s 25th anniversary of flight on the space shuttle Discovery mission STS 42 in 1992. Dr. Bondar will receive an CBU Honorary Doctorate of Letters ; a performance by the Elmer Iseler Singers, conducted by their artistic director Ms. Lydia Adams, - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Leanne Aucoin & Anna MacDougall 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head with Jason Roach Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 town: - Halifax Pride Festival Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Kenneth & Marion MacDonald 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ CultureFête; A multicultural fair from the 1700s town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 3pm to 5pm - Luathadh Mòr Mhàbu, Mabou Ceilidh Milling Frolic; with hosts Mabou Gaelic & Historical Society/Comunn Gàidhlig agus Eachdraidh Mhàbu The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 10pm to 1am - Tristen Degg; @$ 8-Mabou Ceilidhfest afterparty town: ...2017 .July 19th to 23rd-#50th Annual Mabou Ceilidh Festival: 8am - Mabou Ceilidh Days Run (Fun Run, 5KM Run/Walk and 10KM Run); Fire Hall to West Mabou beach. 5th Annual Hugh Arnold Campbell Memorial Road Race; @$ 20 noon - Street Parade 3pm to 9pm - outdoor music festival CEILIDHFEST-featuring Jimmy Rankin & his full band ; Howie Mac Donald, The Town Heroes, the Eddie Cummings Band, No Filter, Beech Hill & the Mullendors; Limited Tickets Available- @ $25; located on back grounds of Dalbrae Academy 3pm to 6pm - milling frolic, tea Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days French Club: 425 8th Street.: 902-862-3177: 7pm to 10pm - Coal Dust Days Square Dance with Gillian Head town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows 4pm - Mike LeLievre [Classics] 10pm - Pretyy Archie town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Potlotek Community Centre: ...2017 July 21st to 23rd--Potlotek Traditional Powwow: 902-535-3317 ext. 221: - Potlotek Traditional Powwow, [ Contact George Marshall ] River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - St. Mary's River days St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, July 23rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Le Noir Landing: ...2017 July 22nd; 22nd annual Codstock-Outdoor Rock Concert: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: - jam session; @$ 5 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 4pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Jordan Musycsyn 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: 2pm to 4:30pm - Concert- fundraiser for Cape Breton Fiddlers Association Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing town: - Halifax Pride Festival Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 9th season; @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association last session before summer break July 23rd back 2017 Sept Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: 8:45am - Inverness Gathering Road Race -kids Fun Run, 9am 5M Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk, Inverness Raceway, Pre-registration is Required for a T-Shirt Call Angie 902-258-3694 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 2pm to 5pm - Robbie Fraser & friends ;@$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ CultureFête; A multicultural fair from the 1700s Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Gillian Head with Mary Beth Carty town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Chrissy Crowley; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 7pm - Hillsburn & guest Jordan Musycsyn; http://www.hillsburn.com http:// www.jordanmusycsyn.com Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Potlotek Community Centre: ...2017 July 21st to 23rd--Potlotek Traditional Powwow: 902-535-3317 ext. 221: - Potlotek Traditional Powwow, [ Contact George Marshall ] River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - St. Mary's River days St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Witchitaw 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 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Monday, July 24th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - tba Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Taylor Delaney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; with Lindsay Thompson, Bonnie MacLeod, Jenna Lahey; @$ 30 .July 17th, July 24th, 31st & August 14th. A Daniel MacIvor Production, director Todd Hiscock [ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre & Cape Breton University, Boardmore Playhouse ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: 8pm - Port Cities Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Tuesday, July 25th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 July 18th to August 8th-#19th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - Oichche Nam Ban-Uasal “Ladies of Music”-. Bean an Taighe Beth MacNeil , with her daughter Jenna Morton and granddaughter Clara . Sisters Helen MacKenzie & Dawn MacDonald-Gillis , & Dawn’s daughter Brenley. music by Shelly Campbell & Loretta MacDougall, Ryan MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival ; 902-258-2712 10am - Dr. Bernie MacLean Golf Classic, Le Portage Golf Course, Cheticamp, steak BBQ @ Inverness Arena [ To register email: macquarrie.neil@gmail.com ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Rodney MacDonald & James MacLean St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 6pm to 9pm - Front Street Frolic; a celebration of multiculturalism for Canada's 150; Commercial St. from Blowers Street to Archibald Ave. with local bands and vendors, cultural dancers, food trucks, a bounce tent, and our major act: Brant Fireguy. FREE; http://www.frontstreetfrolic.ca or BIDA office 902-704-3989 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Kenneth-Jenny-Calum & Alexis MacKenzie, Ronald MacKenzie Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Wednesday, July 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: 7pm - kayak parade Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLièvre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 7pm - Steven Wright & family;'A celebration of Canadian Songwriters'; @$ 20 Halifax (Halafacs) 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 Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - The 10th Annual Inverness Gathering Pub Night with Darrell Keigan, Paul Lamb (formerly of Crush), & The Eddie Cummings Band. @$ 25; [ James Gillis (IROC) at 902- 258-5058. ] ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Fishermen’s Day - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival ; 902-258-2712 12:30pm - Boat Parade 1pm - Boat Rides, Bingo, Fish Pond, Lobster/Crab Burgers, Entertainment, Beer Garden 9pm to midnight - Square Dance, ‘Ian MacDougall’ Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 6pm to 8pm - Shelly Campbell & friends @$ 5 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh.Chrissy Crowley, Robbie Fraser, Douglas Cameron North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Gillian Head Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans-Instructor 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: - host – Ryan J MacNeil 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Emma MacEachern, Bette Pring 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - The Barrowdowns; @$ 25

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Thursday, July 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Arichat Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: 6pm to 7:30pm - Concerts by the Sea Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Chrissy Crowley & friends Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: 7:45pm - free outdoor concert, beer garden Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Chrissy Crowley Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: - Music bingo night 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Stephanie Mac Donald, Betty Lou Beaton. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald On The Mat: 2985 Oxford St.: 7pm - "SHE"-a night of celebrating women; Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 St. Matthew's United church: 902-258-2323: 7:30pm - masters concert The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival ; 902-258-2712 - Horseman’s Day 11am - Kiddies Day 1pm - Merchandise Bingo 7:30pm - Live Harness Racing Followed by Dance (TBA), Inverness Raceway 7:30pm - masters concert at St. Matthews United Church Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - tba Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Rosie MacKenzie formerly of the Cottars, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, 6pm - The Tom Fun Orchestra 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, July 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: 9pm to 1am - outdoor concert, & beer garden with 'Big Fish' @$ 15; Bible Hill NS Provincial Agricultural Centre: ...2017 July 28th to 30th-46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with The Bluegrass Diamonds, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Next Generation, Acoustic Heartstrings, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, the Bluegrass Unit, Janet McGarry & Wildwood, Bluegrass Tradition Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; Free; with Fear an Taighe Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 9pm - Mary Beth Carty CD release La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 8pm - comedian Belynda Cleare; @ $ 15 Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Gabriel Minnikin Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Legion Day - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival ; 902-258-2712 2pm to 5pm - ‘Gillian Boucher & Mary Beth McCarty’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE 9pm to 1am - Adult Dance,(19+) ‘Pat MacFarlane Band’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, @ $10 Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Shelly Campbell Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Fiddler Concert Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, ; Sarah MacInnis, ; Elizabeth MacInnis, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - with-Ian MacDougall St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Saturday, July 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Donna Marie DeWolfe Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - dusk fireworks at Belle Cote Beach 2pm - parade Bible Hill NS Provincial Agricultural Centre: ...2017 July 28th to 30th-46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with The Bluegrass Diamonds, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Next Generation, Acoustic Heartstrings, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, the Bluegrass Unit, Janet McGarry & Wildwood, Bluegrass Tradition Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Colin Grant & Jason Roach- 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - Eddie Cummings Band La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head with Jason Roach Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: - dinner theatre-Guysborough Players-“I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore” with Ken Kingston, Maria Van Vonderen, Ervin Rafter, Kate Tompkins: Mandy Reid, Gianna Pellerin Jackie Briand. Ralph DeCoste. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 9pm - Headstones Waterfront: - free concert with Natalie MacMaster and Symphony Nova Scotia; & Cassie & Maggie - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 town: - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival ; 902-258-2712 - Inverness Fire Hall 11am - Children’s Games, BBQ, Raffle, Inverness Fire Hall 1pm - . Prize Bingo, Inverness Fire Hall 7:30pm - Live Harness Racing, ‘Inverness Invitational Pace’, Inverness Raceway Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Kinnon & Betty Lou 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg street in front of Town Hall: main street: 8pm to 11pm - Louisbourg Community Street Dance; with music by 'Flashback' Sponsor: Louisbourg & Area Celebrations Society L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Brennan & Kelly MacDonald Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Cape Mabou Highlands Hiking Trails: .....2017 Aug 26th-Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge: 2pm - 200th year celebration -MacKinnon's Brook Celebration; MacKinnon's Brook trail hike [902-623-0388, nhunt861@gmail.com ] http://www.capemabouhiking.com/ music celebration with Scott Macmillan & Ian McKinnon at MacKinnon's Brook, Mabou Coal Mines, Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. St. Giles Presbyterian Church: 49 Campbell St.: 7pm - fiddle concert with Champion Fiddler-Scott Woods; @$ 25 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows 4pm - [Brandon Collier & Jason Kempt] town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port George Jamboree: ...2017 July 29th-#35th Annual-The Port George Country Jamboree: highway # 362: - #35th Annual-The Port George Country Jamboree; @$ 4 9am to 10am - Mark Clarke -10am to 11am-Blain Henshaw -11am to noon-Best Of Intentions -noon to 1am-Allan Butler -1pm to 2pm- Stage Coach -2pm to 3pm-Matt Balsor -3pm to 4pm-David Burbine & Traditional Country -4pm to 5pm-Theresa Lynn Porter & Friends -5pm to 6pm-Connie Munroe -6pm to 7pm-Lynne Crowell -7pm to 8pm-Valley Blue Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: - River John Festival Days ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] 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 Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Truro Colchester Legion Stadium: 2pm - Truro 2nd Annual Pride Parade· West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, July 30th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Donna Marie DeWolfe Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: 11am to 1pm - chicken BBQ Bible Hill NS Provincial Agricultural Centre: ...2017 July 28th to 30th-46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with The Bluegrass Diamonds, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Next Generation, Acoustic Heartstrings, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, the Bluegrass Unit, Janet McGarry & Wildwood, Bluegrass Tradition Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Stephanie Higgins Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland parish grounds: ....2017 July 30th-61st Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert: Broad Cove Marsh Rd: 46°15.294′N 61°16.105′W: 3pm to 9pm - 61st Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert ; 902-258-2961 ; @$ 15 for Canada's 150th Anniversary ; -with Ashley MacIsaac, Jim Payne and Fergus O'Byrne, La Swing du Suête, Joey Beaton, with We’koqma’qewiska, the women's drum group ​from We’koqma’q First Nation. Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle; Nathan Rogers, ; Shelly Campbell, Ian MacDougall, Kinnon and Betty Beaton, Rodney MacDonald, Kenneth and Marion MacLeod, Dawn and Margie Beaton, Douglas Cameron, Kyle MacDonald, Joe Murphy, Katie MacLeod, Ronald MacKenzie, Coiser An Eilean, Harvey Beaton, Sheena Boucher-Amirault, Gerry Deveau, Brian Doyle, and Scott Macmillan and many more. MCs= Jennifer MacDonald-Ashton & Joe Murphy dance to follow at Southwest Margaree Hall Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm to 9pm - Groupe LeLièvre La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 town: - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival ; 902-258-2712 - Arena Day 3pm to 5pm - Chase the Ace, ‘Ian MacDougall’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE 10pm to 2am - Adult Dance, (19+) ‘Slowcoaster’, Dr. Bernie MacLean Cultural & Recreation Centre $15 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 2pm to 5pm - Dara Smith-MacDonald & Adam Young; ;@$ 8 L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Douglas Cameron; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 7pm - Ben Caplan and the Casual Smokers with special guest Villages; http://www.bencaplan.ca Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Julie Johnstone & Friends 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 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Monday, July 31st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Rodney MacDonald & friends Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 town: - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Taylor Delaney Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: 1:30pm - Live Harness Racing, ‘Johnny & Margaret Allen Ian Pace’, Inverness Raceway 3pm to 9pm - 60th Broad Cove Scottish Concert, St. Margaret’s Of Scotland Parish Grounds, @ $20 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; with Lindsay Thompson, Bonnie MacLeod, Jenna Lahey; @$ 30 .July 17th, July 24th, 31st & August 14th. A Daniel MacIvor Production, director Todd Hiscock [ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre & Cape Breton University, Boardmore Playhouse ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Potlotek St. Ann's Mission: - annual St. Ann's mission Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Sydney (Suidni) Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Tuesday, August 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Belle-Côte Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: 6pm - Rachel Davis & Darren McMullen Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 July 18th to August 8th-#19th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - Puirt O’n Chòlaisde Ghàidhlig “Tunes from the Gaelic College”; with Bean an Taighe Stacey MacLean Rodney MacDonald , Kenneth MacKenzie , and the MacDonald brothers, Colin , Keith , and Kyle . & Our Féis instructors will also perform Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 town: - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Kinnon Beaton The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Howie MacDonald, Shelly Campbell, Barbara MacDonald Magone, Allan Dewar, Chase Ellis, Harvey Beaton Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Blame Canada! Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC,

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Wednesday, August 2nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 3rd to 7th-#42nd Annual Festival de l'Escaouette: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: 902-224-2642, 902-224-1876: 6:30pm - acadian music on the outdoor stage at Le Centre de la Mi-Carême Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 6pm to 8pm - Kinnon & Betty Beaton @$ 5 Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Colin Grant; Rosie MacKenzie of the Cottars. 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 12:45pm & 1:15pm - Jubilee Church concert on Port Hood island; ferry leaves Murphy's pond; [ info 902-631-1115] @ $ 20 town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: noon - sand sculpture 7pm - concert under the stars Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Workshop days Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans-Instructor 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) Marina: ...Concerts by the Sea: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: 6pm to 7:30pm - .Concerts by the Sea town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Joy Miller, Susan Greaves, Ken Henderson, George MacIntosh 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, August 3rd 2017

Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Chrissy Crowley Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Robbie Fraser & Guest Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8pm - Darrell Keigan North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: 7:30pm - ceilidh at Chestico museum; @$ 5 River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Workshop days Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 4th 2017

Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Chéticamp Frog Pond Cafe: 15856 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2119: noon to 1:30pm - Gillian Head; Festival de l'Escaouette La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Sunflower Valley: ..2017 Aug 4th to 6th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival; with Matt Minglewood, Jason Price, Working Class Band, Big Fish, Jordan Musycsyn, Final Cut Trio, LeeBoy, Ray Mattie, Lisa Richard, Nicholas Layes, Lisa Richard, Working Class Band, Cassie & Maggie Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED due to Crab Festival Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Europa Fair Jeanne Picton Castle Spirit of South Carolina Wylde Swan http://louisbourg.ca http://fortressoflouisbourg.ca http://parkscanada.gc.ca/louisbourg 7:30pm - entertainment by Brandon Collier 10pm - entertainment by Michael Lloyd Trio Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Rachel Davis & Jason Roach; @$ 8 Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Fiddler Concert-TBA Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2017 Aug 4th to 6th-#22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee; with Alan Doyle & the beautiful Gypsies, Matt Anderson & Bona Ride, Matt Mays-Wintersleep, Fortunate Ones, Pictou county Pop Classics North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: 10pm to 2am - square dance with Ashley MacIsaac & friends; @$ 20; 19+ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - with-Mike Hall St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Marina: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: - Rendez-Vous 2017; tall ships Regatta http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Mist of Avalon St. Lawrence II When and If town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal 9am to 6pm - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Visit - St. Peter's Canal http://www.rdv2017.com/en/ 3 Tall Ships will be making a stop in St. Peter's: St. Lawrence II, When and If, Mist of Avalon. Sydney (Suidni) Boardwalk: 320 Esplanade: noon - Pride Cape Breton Society 2017 PRIDE Festival; http://www.pridecapebreton.com Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in Waterfront District: 333 Charlotte St.: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson http://portofsydney.ca http://sydneywaterfront.ca town: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) Washabuck Community Centre: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald

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Saturday, August 5th 2017

Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head with Jason Roach Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 3rd to 7th-#42nd Annual Festival de l'Escaouette: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: 902-224-2642, 902-224-1876: 9pm - the festival dance=Suroît= at the arena Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest East Margaree Doyles Bridge: 2pm - Anything that floats race; then BBQ at Coady Tompkins Library grounds Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Sunflower Valley: ..2017 Aug 4th to 6th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival; with Matt Minglewood, Jason Price, Working Class Band, Big Fish, Jordan Musycsyn, Final Cut Trio, LeeBoy, Ray Mattie, Lisa Richard, Nicholas Layes, Lisa Richard, Working Class Band, Cassie & Maggie Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 6pm - #56th Annual outdoor Gaelic Concert with Dave Gunning & Allie Bennett. There will be a tribute to John " Jimmy Malcolm" Gillis. Other performers include: Iona Gaelic Singers, Joanne MacIntyre, Campbell Sisters from Mabou, Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar, Joe MacMaster, Donna Marie DeWolf, Buddy MacDonald, Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neil, from Antigonish, The TownHouse Players (featuring John Hanlon, Junior Fraser & Stan Chapman), Shannon MacKay, Melanie Craig MacDonald, Claire Sampson-MacDonald, Regyn MacDonald, Catherine MacDonald, Andy MacMullin, Malcolm & Maryanna MacNeil, Brent Aucoin, CBU Pipe Band, and The Iona Legion Legends! MC is Roger Stone. @ $15 Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED due to Crab Festival Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Europa Fair Jeanne Picton Castle Spirit of South Carolina Wylde Swan http://louisbourg.ca http://fortressoflouisbourg.ca http://parkscanada.gc.ca/louisbourg noon - Opening Prayer & Song 1pm - entertainment by Scott Phillips 3:30pm - entertainment by Twin Revolver – featuring Brandon Collier & Jason Kempt 5:30pm - entertainment by DJ 7:30pm - entertainment by Kintyre Lite 10pm - entertainment by The Privateers Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm - Rob MacLean New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2017 Aug 4th to 6th-#22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee; with Alan Doyle & the beautiful Gypsies, Matt Anderson & Bona Ride, Matt Mays-Wintersleep, Fortunate Ones, Pictou county Pop Classics North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: 11am - street parade. then family entertainment, BBQ 10pm to 2am - adult dance with Shameless; @$ 20; 19+ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: 10am - A Sporting Day of Horse & Carriage Driving St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Marina: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: - Rendez-Vous 2017; tall ships Regatta http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Mist of Avalon St. Lawrence II When and If town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal 9am to 6pm - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Visit - St. Peter's Canal http://www.rdv2017.com/en/ 3 Tall Ships will be making a stop in St. Peter's: St. Lawrence II, When and If, Mist of Avalon. Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 6pm - Gillian Head 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 1pm to 4pm - Tall Ships concert with Port Cities Full band; FREE Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com Waterfront District: 333 Charlotte St.: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson http://portofsydney.ca http://sydneywaterfront.ca town: ....2017 Aug 5th to 12th-Cape Breton Jazz Festival: 902-565-1092: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Pride Cape Breton parade Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, August 6th 2017

Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month 8pm - Gaelic Social Gathering - All levels of Gaelic welcome. hosted by Gâidhlig Agam Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Stan Chapman Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan; Gala du 150e - Notre Acadie fête son [ billets@artscheticamp.org 902-224-1876 ] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Sunflower Valley: ..2017 Aug 4th to 6th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival; with Matt Minglewood, Jason Price, Working Class Band, Big Fish, Jordan Musycsyn, Final Cut Trio, LeeBoy, Ray Mattie, Lisa Richard, Nicholas Layes, Lisa Richard, Working Class Band, Cassie & Maggie Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - motorcycles 'Storm the Fortress'- invade the Fortress at dusk @$ 20 - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Waterfront: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Europa Fair Jeanne Picton Castle Spirit of South Carolina Wylde Swan http://louisbourg.ca http://fortressoflouisbourg.ca http://parkscanada.gc.ca/louisbourg Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Karen Beaton & Joey Beaton; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 5pm - Annual Pig Roast 🐷 & Dance with Full Circle & Bandit; @$ 25 New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2017 Aug 4th to 6th-#22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee; with Alan Doyle & the beautiful Gypsies, Matt Anderson & Bona Ride, Matt Mays-Wintersleep, Fortunate Ones, Pictou county Pop Classics North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 7pm - The Once with special guest Devarrow; http://www.theonce.ca http://www.devarrow.com St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: 1pm - boat parade Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Marina: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: - Rendez-Vous 2017; tall ships Regatta http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Mist of Avalon St. Lawrence II When and If - Swim the Canal http://www.visitstpeters.com/swim-the-canal town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal 9am to 6pm - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Visit - St. Peter's Canal http://www.rdv2017.com/en/ 3 Tall Ships will be making a stop in St. Peter's: St. Lawrence II, When and If, Mist of Avalon. Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 4pm to 6pm - CB Fiddlers' Association welcome the Bluenose tall ship. Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com Waterfront District: 333 Charlotte St.: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson http://portofsydney.ca http://sydneywaterfront.ca town: ....2017 Aug 5th to 12th-Cape Breton Jazz Festival: 902-565-1092: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Andy LeBlanc & Friends 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly

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Monday, August 7th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - CLOSED-Festival Baddeck Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2017 August 7th & 8th-#7 Annual Free Outdoor concert: corner of Banks Rd & Foot Cape Road: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: - #7 Annual Free Outdoor concert with Manitoba Hal , James Ferris, Liam McGlashon, John Ellison, Harrison Kennedy, & more ; hosted by Dismatsek Michael Nikas Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Shelly Campbell, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Allen Dewar Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan; Gala du 150e - Notre Acadie fête son [ billets@artscheticamp.org 902-224-1876 ] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Taylor Delaney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 8pm - Cape Breton Summertime Revue; @$ 55-advance The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com town: - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 12:30pm - Truro Concert Band 2pm - Gordie Tucker & Tim Bowers 3pm - Free Wheeling Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival

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Tuesday, August 8th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Colin Grant & Susan MacLean Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2017 August 7th & 8th-#7 Annual Free Outdoor concert: corner of Banks Rd & Foot Cape Road: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: - #7 Annual Free Outdoor concert with Manitoba Hal , James Ferris, Liam McGlashon, John Ellison, Harrison Kennedy, & more ; hosted by Dismatsek Michael Nikas Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 July 18th to August 8th-#19th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - Bho Ghlùin gu Glùin “From Knee to Knee"; Mary Jane Lamond, Troy MacGillivray , Haillee Lefort singers include Rod C. MacNeil & Hannah MacNeil, Mickey MacNeil, Colin Watson, & Stacey MacLean. Féis instructors Maggie MacNeil, & Andy MacMullin Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca 8pm - Bingo, Judique Community Centre Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Glenn Graham The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Dawn & Margie Beaton, Kevin Dugas, Tracey MacNeil & family, Brogue Dancers Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill town: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival

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Wednesday, August 9th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm - The Barra Macneils In Concert - Back For A 6Th Year; @$ 20 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 6pm to 8pm - TBA @$ 5 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh Douglas Cameron & Friends 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Concert -live at the park Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans-Instructor 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 Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION town: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: - Holly Hartlen, John McElhiney 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Honky Tonk Blues with John Campbelljohn & Ryan Cook; @ $25 Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival

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Thursday, August 10th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Arichat Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: 6pm to 7:30pm - Concerts by the Sea Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils; Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Chrissy Crowley Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Howie Mac Donald, Harvey Beaton. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Don Ross & Calum Graham - $25 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Dusk: Community Spot Light, Judique Recreation Grounds, Adult Supervised - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night Waterfront: - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ 10pm to 1am - Kitchen party with Live Band “Kintyre” Lunenburg town: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Europa, Fair Jeanne, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan http://launch.lunenburgns.com/ entertainment by Cassie & Maggie http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] town: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 11th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - for the taking; - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Youth Concert; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - 10pm: Pub Night, Judique Fire Hall - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca 9:30pm - Minute to Win It (9pm-pre-register Teams of 2) Judique Fire Hall Louisbourg Waterfront: - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ 6pm to 10pm - Community Connection Social @ Louisbourg Playhouse with KINTYRE 10pm to 1am - Community Gathering with Live Band – TBA Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association town: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Europa, Fair Jeanne, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan http://launch.lunenburgns.com/ entertainment by Cassie & Maggie http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Rodney MacDonald Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Fiddler Concert Mary Elizabeth MacInnis,; Sarah MacInnis, ; Elizabeth MacInnis, Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2017 Aug 11th to 13th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10am to 1am - Howie MacDonald St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 1 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, town: - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival

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Saturday, August 12th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - for the taking; - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Youth Concert; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head with Jason Roach Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Crossing: 34 Logiealmond Close: 8:30pm - movie-The LEGO Batman Movie; FREE & Free Popcorn Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Grand River Fire Hall: 2:30pm - Grand River days Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday summer jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca - 10am: Track & Field Events (100m, 400m, Long Jump, High Jump, Softball Throw), JRA Grounds 9am - Registration for Kids Ages 4-12, @ $2 9pm to midnight - Outdoor Family Kitchen Party, JRA Grounds (Tennis Courts) Local Traditional Music, -Beer Garden, @ $10, ID’s Louisbourg Waterfront: - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ noon - Live Band – TBA 3pm - Live Band – Terry Peter’s & Off the Wall 6pm - Live Band – Scott Phillips Band 9pm - Live Band – High Society (Formerly the ACCENTS) Lunenburg town: - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Europa, Fair Jeanne, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan http://launch.lunenburgns.com/ entertainment by Cassie & Maggie http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2017 Aug 11th to 13th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: - Port Hood Kids Triathlon An event for ages 3-15 902-623-2272 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: ....2017 Aug 12th Annual Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival: 60 Esplanade: - Annual Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival town: - Dragon Boat Festival at Big Fiddle http://www.cbdbf.ca - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com - Cape Breton Jazz Festival Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth Waterfront: - Coal Shed Music Festival with Andrew Hunter & the Gatherers

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Sunday, August 13th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me - for the taking; The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 4pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests 1pm - Songs On Sunday-Guest - Men Of The Deeps Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Youth Concert; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2017 August 13th to 14th-#6th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: - 1pm Bingo ($500) Jackpot 10am to 3pm - Junior & Female Heavy Events (Overall Winner(s) Move Onto Sunday’s Competition) 4pm - ... Opening Mass 5pm - .... Acadian Fricot Supper 9pm - ... Square Dance ‘Rodney MacDonald’ Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Halifax (Halafacs) Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime. Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Time TBA: JC Royals Rookie Baseball Tournament, Judique & Creignish Ball Field - noon: Parade - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca 8am - Registration Cedric MacDonald Memorial Road Race, Judique Fire Hall, Race Starts @9am 1pm to 3pm - Children’s Games, Photo Booth, Minute To Win It, Canteen, BBQ, JRA Grounds 3:30pm - : Steak Dinner BBQ, Judique Fire Hall, Take Outs Available, $16 3:30pm - Duck Race, Rankin’s Brook 10pm - 1am: Outdoor Adult Dance, Music TBA, $20, JRA Grounds Kintyre Farm: .......2017 Aug 13th-Outdoor Kintyre Farm Scottish Concert: 320 River Denys Rd: 45°52.330′N 61°28.211′W: 2pm to 5pm - Outdoor Kintyre Farm Scottish Concert @ $10 Louisbourg Waterfront: - Parade & BBQ - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: noon to 1pm - Mike Hall; @$ 8 Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Finlay Point Wharf: ...2017 August 13th-Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf: 65 Mabou Mines Branch,: 46°05.168′N 61°26.631′W: - Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf ; 902-945-2685 Marble Mountain Community Hall: ......2017 August 11th to 13th-Marble Mountain Annual Family Festival and Poker Run: 5643 Marble Mountain Rd.: - Marble Mountain Annual Family Festival & Poker Run Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2017 Aug 11th to 13th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Point Tupper Heritage Church Museum: Henry Point St.: 2pm to 4pm - Annual Causeway Tea; Hosted by the Point Tupper Heritage Association. Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: - TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon 902-623-2272 http://www.atlanticchip.ca Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Truro Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 2pm - Jim Aylward 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 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Monday, August 14th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - Don't misunderstand me - for the taking; - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Rodney MacDonald & friends Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2017 August 13th to 14th-#6th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: 10am to 6pm - Heavy Events, Tug of War, 5K Run, Horse & Wagon Rides, Highland Dancing, Piping, Drumming, Children’s Games, Games of Chance, Silent Auction, Beer Garden, Canteen Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Taylor Delaney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; with Lindsay Thompson, Bonnie MacLeod, Jenna Lahey; @$ 30 .July 17th, July 24th, 31st & August 14th. A Daniel MacIvor Production, director Todd Hiscock [ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre & Cape Breton University, Boardmore Playhouse ] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe; no cover charge 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: - Ryan Willigar Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Shelburne Waterfront: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming port= Europa, Fair Jeanne, Mist of Avalon, Spirit of South Carolina St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 2; with Rachel Davis Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall

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Tuesday, August 15th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - for the taking; - Little Thing, big thing - Don't misunderstand me The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Belle-Côte Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: - Scott Macmillan & Colin Grant Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 8pm - “The Féis Week Concert” Dithist Fhear An Taighe - Two MC’s, Hughie MacKinnon and Barry George,: plus Brian Madore & Rod C. MacNeil. The Cape Breton University pipe band with featured piper Trevor Kellock. Féis instructor Shawnee Paul & friends Vincent Joe, Vincent Joe Junior, and Mooney Francis. MacDonald brothers Shawn, Paul, & Danny; & Leanne Aucoin. Susan MacLean & Shawn, Danny, and Paul; step dancers - Féis instructors - Maggie MacNeil and Andy MacMullin. Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 15th--National Acadian Day: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: - National Acadian Day http://www.acadiene.ca/ Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Digby wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Melanie Holder The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe; no cover charge North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 10am to 4pm - Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Dara MacDonald, Adam Young, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald; http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Shelburne Waterfront: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming port= Europa, Fair Jeanne, Mist of Avalon, Spirit of South Carolina St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Adult summer session # 2; with Rachel Davis Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] - Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill

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Wednesday, August 16th 2017

Annapolis Royal Wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: - for the taking; - Don't misunderstand me - Little Thing, big thing The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market with Gillian Head Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Total Immersion Plus & Gàidhlig Aig Baile classes with Stacey MacLean. 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Intermediate & advanced classes with Goiridh Dòmhnallach. @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 ; kindly bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided. 7:30pm - Ar Seanachas, Ar Daoine agus Ar n-Àiteachan “Our Stories, Our People and Our Places” @ Adm. by donation. Tea & Lunch will be served. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Digby wharf: - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Sunday live music until 2pm only