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Monday, October 23rd 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Halifax (Halafacs) Nova Scotia Public Archives: 6016 University Avenue: 902-424-6060: - 'Relate, Report, Repeat' exhibit; with Alan Syliboy, Rose Adams, Angie Arsenault, Anthony Clements, Trevor Elinden, Brandy Eisner, Ian Gilson, Laura Kenney, Marcel Kerkhoff, Christine Lavoie, Dawn MacNutt, Jay Ouellette, Don Pentz, Louise Pentz, Steven Rhude, Lynette Richards The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Peer Gallery: 167 Lincoln St.: 902-640-3131: 1pm to 4pm - exhibit by Sally Warren and Bob Hainstock Mabou (An Drochaid) Alexander Doyle Public Library in Dalbrae Academy-: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Margie Beaton; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ;

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Tuesday, October 24th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) Nova Scotia Public Archives: 6016 University Avenue: 902-424-6060: - 'Relate, Report, Repeat' exhibit; with Alan Syliboy, Rose Adams, Angie Arsenault, Anthony Clements, Trevor Elinden, Brandy Eisner, Ian Gilson, Laura Kenney, Marcel Kerkhoff, Christine Lavoie, Dawn MacNutt, Jay Ouellette, Don Pentz, Louise Pentz, Steven Rhude, Lynette Richards Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 7:30pm - Mike Biggar The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Comedy At The Carleton - Ali Hassan @ $22.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Peer Gallery: 167 Lincoln St.: 902-640-3131: 1pm to 4pm - exhibit by Sally Warren and Bob Hainstock North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 5pm - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Gillian Head 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; Carl Getto; Wolfville Al Whittle Theatre: 1pm - Aube Giroux's first feature-length documentary, "Modified".

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Wednesday, October 25th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Boularderie Elementary School: 12065 Kempt Head Road: 1:50pm to 2:50pm - After school Gaelic program [grades primary to five welcome] @$ 10 per week -Joyce MacDonald 902-295-3411 joyce@gaeliccollege.edu Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Nova Scotia Public Archives: 6016 University Avenue: 902-424-6060: - 'Relate, Report, Repeat' exhibit; with Alan Syliboy, Rose Adams, Angie Arsenault, Anthony Clements, Trevor Elinden, Brandy Eisner, Ian Gilson, Laura Kenney, Marcel Kerkhoff, Christine Lavoie, Dawn MacNutt, Jay Ouellette, Don Pentz, Louise Pentz, Steven Rhude, Lynette Richards The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Norine Braun & Alice Fraser 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 Lunenburg Peer Gallery: 167 Lincoln St.: 902-640-3131: 1pm to 4pm - exhibit by Sally Warren and Bob Hainstock North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - : Kinnon and Betty Beaton, Brittany Rankin-MacDonald, and David Rankin (Sponsor: Canadian Pioneer Estates Ltd) 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - Chrissy Crowley 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Punch Up Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Tatamagouche Big Al's Restaurant & Lounge: 9 station rd.: 7pm - Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/entertainer, Paul Colman Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Yarmouth Th'YARC Playhouse & Arts Centre: 76 Parade St.: 1-902-742-1136, 1-855-251-6107: 7pm - Frank Mills

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Thursday, October 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish International Film Festival: ... 2017 Oct 26th to 29th-#11th Annual International Film Festival: 23 Hillcrest St.: - #11th Annual International Film Festival; 40 films over three days; 7 films by Antigonish directors Cineplex Cinema (Empire Capitol Theatre: ....2017 Oct 26th to 28th--#11th Annual International Film Festival: 291 Main St.: 902-863-4646: 7pm to 8pm - Gala Opening Antigonish International Film Festival; @$ 15 movie=An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, the update to An Inconvenient Truth • Locations: The People’s Place Library, the Town Council Chambers and the Cineplex Cinema. St. FX-Schwartz School of business-room # 205: Antigonish International Film Festival: - 2017 Film season; Venues for this year's festival are the People's Place Library, the Town Council Chambers and the Cineplex Theatre. The Community Dinner is Saturday, Oct 28. The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session 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 Nova Scotia Public Archives: 6016 University Avenue: 902-424-6060: - 'Relate, Report, Repeat' exhibit; with Alan Syliboy, Rose Adams, Angie Arsenault, Anthony Clements, Trevor Elinden, Brandy Eisner, Ian Gilson, Laura Kenney, Marcel Kerkhoff, Christine Lavoie, Dawn MacNutt, Jay Ouellette, Don Pentz, Louise Pentz, Steven Rhude, Lynette Richards Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Denise Djokic, =Symphony Nova Scotia Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Charles Mingus tribute The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Coco Love Alcorn -@ $22.5 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University B201: 1pm to 2:15pm - CBU Biology students, Clayton D'Orsay and Jared Tomie. give a guest lecture to BIOL2503 Principles of Ecology. Clayton and Jared are currently Parks Canada Ecologists, talking about the Cape Breton Highlands National Parks monitoring program and the Bring Back the Boreal project. [ Katherine Jones (katherine_jones@cbu.ca) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Cape Breton University-RBC Lecture Theatre: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 2pm to 3pm - Chief Leroy Denny-Mi'Kmaq history month & CBU mini powwow -noon-Upper Cafeteria Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 2pm - mini-powwow; In celebration of Mi'kmaq History Month; followed by a conversation with Chief Leroy Denny about Mi'kmaq/L'nu education at CBU, 2-3pm, in the Royal Bank Lecture Hall. Free. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - Mike Le Lievre with James Bornn 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 - Punch Up Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions; Wolfville Acadia University-Convocation Hall: .....2015 Sept 24th to 27th..Deep Roots Music Festival: 902-542-5500: 7pm - Frank Mills on tour

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Friday, October 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish International Film Festival: ... 2017 Oct 26th to 29th-#11th Annual International Film Festival: 23 Hillcrest St.: - #11th Annual International Film Festival; 40 films over three days; 7 films by Antigonish directors St. FX-Immaculata Hall: 902-867-2196: 7pm to 10pm - 'She Sings as She Flies' - Concert with Patchwork (Mary Jane Lamond & Laurel MacDonald) with special guests Nicole LeBlanc, Kirsten Olivia, & Naomi Dawn Poulette. St. FX-Schwartz School of business-room # 205: Antigonish International Film Festival: - 2017 Film season; Venues for this year's festival are the People's Place Library, the Town Council Chambers and the Cineplex Theatre. The Community Dinner is Saturday, Oct 28. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dartmouth St. Vincent De Paul Stewardship Centre: 320 Flying Cloud Dr.: 902-435-2500: 6pm - Fundraiser, "Murder Mystery Dinner Theathre- Murder at the Resort"; @$ 35 (Includes Italian Speggetti and Meatballs meal etc...) , [ticket deadline Oct 23rd; Helen (902-462-1092) or Debbie(902-495-6404) Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Nova Scotia Public Archives: 6016 University Avenue: 902-424-6060: - 'Relate, Report, Repeat' exhibit; with Alan Syliboy, Rose Adams, Angie Arsenault, Anthony Clements, Trevor Elinden, Brandy Eisner, Ian Gilson, Laura Kenney, Marcel Kerkhoff, Christine Lavoie, Dawn MacNutt, Jay Ouellette, Don Pentz, Louise Pentz, Steven Rhude, Lynette Richards Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - the music of ABBA with [Finland's]Rajaton & Symphony NS; Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Doris Mason The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - 7 Day Weekend Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Thistledown Pub: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - 1st annual Gals getaway 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 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: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: Sandfield Rd.Huntington: 902-727-2483: - Fright Night Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by - John Pellerin & Colin Rankin, Mac Morin; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 9pm to 2am - HALLOWEEN DANCE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm - Gerald MacIntyre (Halloween); 19+ 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 ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Oidhche Shamhna Gàidhealach ~ Halloween Gaelic Weekend (all ages); Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton Drive-In: Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-9922: - Fund raiser movie night; Movies=ET-the Extra Terrestrial & Back to the Future ; @$ donation; All proceeds go to the loval environmental efforts of ACAP Cape Breton Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald - The Motorleague -- Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Punch Up Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: - Monster Ball is coming; with all the proceeds going to Caleb's Courage!!! Yarmouth The Red Knight Pub: - ' Wintersleep'-*With Guests Moon Logic

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Saturday, October 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish International Film Festival: ... 2017 Oct 26th to 29th-#11th Annual International Film Festival: 23 Hillcrest St.: - Community Dinner ; @$ 20 (always sells out; get your tickets early) aiffdinner@lyghtesome.ns.ca at St. James United Church Hall 197 Main Street Antigonish - #11th Annual International Film Festival; 40 films over three days; 7 films by Antigonish directors Cineplex Cinema (Empire Capitol Theatre: ....2017 Oct 26th to 28th--#11th Annual International Film Festival: 291 Main St.: 902-863-4646: 6:30pm - • Community dinner @ James United Church Hall. @ $20 • 902-863-5095 Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX-Chapel Auditorium: 1pm to 4pm - Come Sing with Coco Love - Workshop & Performance ; [ Jenn Laudadio to register priddlejenn@hotmail.com. @ $ 20 St. FX-Schwartz -Auditorium: 8pm - Coco Love Alcorn St. FX-Schwartz School of business-room # 205: Antigonish International Film Festival: - 2017 Film season; Venues for this year's festival are the People's Place Library, the Town Council Chambers and the Cineplex Theatre. The Community Dinner is Saturday, Oct 28. Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Community Center & Museum: 3160 Bay St. LawrenceRd.: 902-383-2334: 7pm - Robert Bouchard Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Fiddle TBA 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - Band-Brandon Collier-sydney 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 St. Vincent De Paul Stewardship Centre: 320 Flying Cloud Dr.: 902-435-2500: 6pm - Fundraiser, "Murder Mystery Dinner Theathre- Murder at the Resort"; @$ 35 (Includes Italian Speggetti and Meatballs meal etc...) , [ticket deadline Oct 23rd; Helen (902-462-1092) or Debbie(902-495-6404) Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Nova Scotia Public Archives: 6016 University Avenue: 902-424-6060: - 'Relate, Report, Repeat' exhibit; with Alan Syliboy, Rose Adams, Angie Arsenault, Anthony Clements, Trevor Elinden, Brandy Eisner, Ian Gilson, Laura Kenney, Marcel Kerkhoff, Christine Lavoie, Dawn MacNutt, Jay Ouellette, Don Pentz, Louise Pentz, Steven Rhude, Lynette Richards Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - the music of ABBA with [Finland's]Rajaton & Symphony NS; Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 4:30pm - Doris Mason The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Ian Janes 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Shriners' Hall: ....Cape Breton Adult Dance: 3530 Connolly St.: 9:30pm to 12:30am - Cape Breton Adult Dance with Grace MacMaster, Kolten MacDonnell , Caileam MacLean @ $ 10; 19+ ; presented by the Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Thistledown Pub: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - 1st annual Gals getaway Inverness (An Sithean) Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: 10am to noon - 'Welcoming our youngest citizens' 2017 mawiomi w'jit mijuwajijk Councillor Jim Mustard jim.mustard@invernesscounty.ca. 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 Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: 9:30pm to 1:30am - Halloween dance with music by DJ Curtis MacNeil; @$ 10; 19+ St. Columba Church hall: 10am to noon - 'Welcoming our youngest citizens' 2017 mawiomi w'jit mijuwajijk Councillor Paul MacNeil paul.macneil@countyvictoria.ns.ca. Little Anse Social Action Centre: 9pm to 1am - Halloween Dance, with exit 46; @$ 8-with costume Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 7pm - Dover Quartet; @$ 30 Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 5, the 5th of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests TBA; @$ 30 Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: Sandfield Rd.Huntington: 902-727-2483: - Fright Night Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - Halloween Dance with Romard Dj; @$ 10 Mulgrave Fire Hall: Murray St.: 902-747-3191: 10pm to 2am - Halloween dance ; music by East Bound; 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 4pm - the Ashbys 10pm - bad Kitty Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Searching for Abeqweit; with Lennie Gallant; @$ 35 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-: 606 Reeves St.: 1-902-625-2591: 10am to noon - 'Welcoming our youngest citizens' 2017 mawiomi w'jit mijuwajijk Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton bchisholmbeaton@townofph.ca. Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Mack Music: Port Hawkesbury shopping centre: 902-219-1122: 3pm - Andre Pettipas and The Giants//, All Ages Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 5:30pm to 9:30pm - Haunted House; Donations at the Door to support the Legion and Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue. SAERC Auditorium: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm - Lennie Gallant-searching for Abeqwelt; @$ 20-advance Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment 6pm to 9pm - Darrell Keigan Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 8pm - Halloween Masquerade with the magic of Michael James; @ pub at 10pm-Beech hill; @$ 40 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] - Oidhche Shamhna Gàidhealach ~ Halloween Gaelic Weekend (all ages); St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm - adult dance with '''Rockin' Country''; @$10 ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton Drive-In: Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-9922: 5pm - PCA cheerleaders are hosting a "Halloween @ The Drive In" fundraiser to aid in their trip to the Nationals competition in Niagara Falls this coming Spring. include games, costume dance party, and treat prizes for the kids! Movies include 'Casper' plus 'Gremlins'. @ minimum $10 donation. Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - The Motorleague -- noon to 6pm - : ceilidh-Adam Young , with Chrissy Crowley, 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Punch Up Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: 10am to noon - 'Welcoming our youngest citizens' 2017 mawiomi w'jit mijuwajijk Vickie Price vickieprice101@gmail.com. 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: - Brent Aucoin & Hilda Chiasson 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitney Pier Royal Canadian Legion Branch #128: 10 Wesley St.: 902-539-4112: 9pm to 1am - #3rd Annual Halloween Dance ~sponsored by the Stone Church Restoration Society; @$ 10; 19+ ; Music by DJ Arno Roston

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Sunday, October 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish International Film Festival: ... 2017 Oct 26th to 29th-#11th Annual International Film Festival: 23 Hillcrest St.: - #11th Annual International Film Festival; 40 films over three days; 7 films by Antigonish directors CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Maritime Conservatory of the Performing Arts: 6199 Chebucto Road: 2pm - Cecilia Concerts and Alliance Française Halifax present cello octet Ô-CELLI; @$ 30 Nova Scotia Public Archives: 6016 University Avenue: 902-424-6060: - 'Relate, Report, Repeat' exhibit; with Alan Syliboy, Rose Adams, Angie Arsenault, Anthony Clements, Trevor Elinden, Brandy Eisner, Ian Gilson, Laura Kenney, Marcel Kerkhoff, Christine Lavoie, Dawn MacNutt, Jay Ouellette, Don Pentz, Louise Pentz, Steven Rhude, Lynette Richards Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - the music of ABBA with [Finland's]Rajaton & Symphony NS; Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 5pm - Jeff Goodspeed The Bus Stop Theatre co-op: 2203 Gottingen St.: 1-888-639-1169: noon - Drum Making Workshop with Brian & Bryson Knockwood; @$ 125-non-members advance REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED 10 SPACES ONLY http://www.thebusstoptheatre.org/about/join/) [ Cost includes all materials for drum making! ] info@thebusstoptheatre.org The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Christina Martin & Band -@ $22.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Kinnon Beaton & friends @ $8 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 2:30pm - Dover Quartet Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: Sandfield Rd.Huntington: 902-727-2483: - Fright Night-family day North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 11am to 2pm - Kids Halloween party; ages 12 and under Donations at the Door to support the Legion and Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue. 5:30pm to 9:30pm - Haunted House; Donations at the Door to support the Legion and Strait Area Ground Search and Rescue. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Oidhche Shamhna Gàidhealach ~ Halloween Gaelic Weekend (all ages); St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 2:30pm - Classic Country Music Tribute Show; @$ 10; with Jim RIchard, Gertie Grant, Gary Williams, Eldon Munroe, Roger Grant 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) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Governor’s Pub: ......Governor's Cruise ship ceilidh's: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - : ceilidh-Adam Young, with Dara Smith-MacDonald, Hailee LeFort, Maggie Beaton Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Punch Up Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Coco Love Alcorn -' An Invitation To Sing Tour'; with Guest Choir: Cantabile Impact; @$ 22-advance

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Monday, October 30th 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Nova Scotia Public Archives: 6016 University Avenue: 902-424-6060: - 'Relate, Report, Repeat' exhibit; with Alan Syliboy, Rose Adams, Angie Arsenault, Anthony Clements, Trevor Elinden, Brandy Eisner, Ian Gilson, Laura Kenney, Marcel Kerkhoff, Christine Lavoie, Dawn MacNutt, Jay Ouellette, Don Pentz, Louise Pentz, Steven Rhude, Lynette Richards Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8pm - Scott N' the Rocks The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Mabou (An Drochaid) Alexander Doyle Public Library in Dalbrae Academy-: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Margie Beaton; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Cineplex: .....movies from ..Passport to the World: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: 7pm - movie- 'Puerto Rico' Truro Cobequid Education Centre (CEC): 34 Lorne St.: 7pm - Frank Mills on tour Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Boo-Fest

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Tuesday, October 31st 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre: 3276 Hwy #320: 5pm to 9pm - Family halloween Event; Mummy Hot Dogs, Spooky Drinks, Games, Movies on big screen, Trick or Treats, Popcorn and much more Halifax (Halafacs) Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - Clary Croft presents “Halloween Hauntings – Supernatural Folklore in Nova Scotia” FREE -but pre-registration necessary on a first-come first-served basis https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house ; 902-424-7001. Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 7:30pm - Mike Biggar The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney 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: 5pm - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) 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) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; 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; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, November 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Boularderie Elementary School: 12065 Kempt Head Road: 1:50pm to 2:50pm - After school Gaelic program [grades primary to five welcome] @$ 10 per week -Joyce MacDonald 902-295-3411 joyce@gaeliccollege.edu Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7pm - Frank Mills on tour 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 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - : Rodney MacDonald, Campbell Hart, Blanche Sophecles, Brittany Rankin-MacDonald (Sponsor: Bouman Group) 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - Chrissy Crowley 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: noon to 5:30pm - #6th Annual Wagmatcook Elders Mawiomi - Gathering ata the Great Hal eldersmawiomi@gmail.com; traditional music, food, dancing, entertainment

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Thursday, November 2nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - Mac Campbell, pianist-TBD 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - 'Dance like Everybody's Watching'-a fundraiser for CB school of arts; @$ 20 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: - Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Buffy Sainte-Marie; @$ 42 Pointe-de-l'Église Université Sainte-Anne: 1695 Route 1: 902-769-2114: - 'She Sings as She Flies' -with Mary Jane Lamond & Laurel MacDonald, & guests Nicole LeBlanc, Kirsten Olivia , Naomi Dawn Poulette Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - #20th Annual -NS Music Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 http://www.nsmw.ca Royal Canadian Legion-Colchester Branch #26: - Wintersleep / Nova Scotia Music Week Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 3rd 2017

Amherst First Baptist Church: 90 Victora Street: 7pm - CFTA 107.9 Presents An Inspriation Evening with George Canyon, & Christopher Brown; @$ 30 Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7:30pm - Pigs-canada's pink Floyd; @$ 41 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) The Bus Stop Theatre co-op: 2203 Gottingen St.: 1-888-639-1169: - 'She Sings as She Flies' -with Mary Jane Lamond & Laurel MacDonald, & guests Nicole LeBlanc, Kirsten Olivia , Naomi Dawn Poulette 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 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) Alexander Doyle Public Library in Dalbrae Academy-: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 7pm - Pius Macisaac-CD release- 'my celtic strings' Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 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-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - #20th Annual -NS Music Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 http://www.nsmw.ca

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Saturday, November 4th 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 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Oh Canada-we sing for thee! ; a-way-to production; @$38.50 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon St. Agnes Church Hall-Leo Day Auditorium: 6903 Mumford Rd: 902-434-9237: 6pm to 9pm - All ages family Cape Breton Dance & Ceilidh, with Dave MacIsaac & Harvey Beaton Cape Breton Square sets, ceilidh & stepdance showcase. @ $7 Everyone welcome, [ 902-580-2736 ]. presented by The Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Theo MacIntosh The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 8pm - Lisa LeBlanc Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 10pm - The Privateers will Celtic Rock the pub Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Kolten MacDonnell 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7:30pm - Jimmy the Janitor Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7pm - Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers 7:45pm - Stewart Legere 8:30pm - Kim Harris 9:15pm - Devarrow 10pm - Rose Cousins Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - #20th Annual -NS Music Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 http://www.nsmw.ca 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, November 5th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Chordsmen-keep a song in your heart ; @$ 20 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: - Oh, Canada, we sing for thee!; with Leisa Way & the Wayward Wind Band, Nathan Smith, Bobby Prochaska, Fred Smith, Bruce Ley, Sam Cino Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Brent Aucoin & Allan Dewar Ceilidh sponsored by Canso Ford $8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7pm - Frank Mills on tour; @$ 54.50 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Truro Holiday Inn: - the Nova Scotia Mass Choir are performing during a Gospel Brunch in the Elm/Oak Ballroom. Also featuring One8tea, Sanctified Brothers, Keonté Beals and Cyndi Cain. Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - #20th Annual -NS Music Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 http://www.nsmw.ca

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Monday, November 6th 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Timber Lounge: 2712 Agricola St.: 902-453-8627: 9pm to 11pm - Jesse Roper with Jon Hines; @$ 10 CANCELLED Mabou (An Drochaid) Alexander Doyle Public Library in Dalbrae Academy-: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Margie Beaton; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) Gus' Pub & Grill: 2605 Agricola St.: 902-423-7786: 8pm - Jesse Roper with specail guest Jon Hines Live; @$ 10 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. 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: 5pm - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; SAERC Auditorium: 902-625-2591: 7pm - Frank Mills Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: 7:30pm - play-the life of Margaret Neil James MacNeil-Women of Courage; FREE 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; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - Cerulean Blue by Drew Hayden Taylor Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Boularderie Elementary School: 12065 Kempt Head Road: 1:50pm to 2:50pm - After school Gaelic program [grades primary to five welcome] @$ 10 per week -Joyce MacDonald 902-295-3411 joyce@gaeliccollege.edu Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Halifax Central Library: 5440 Spring Garden Rd.: 6:30pm - Author's Stage: Alexander McCall Smith 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 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - : Rachel Davis, Darren McMullen, Margie Beaton, Brittany Rankin-MacDonald (Sponsor: Friends United) 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 Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, November 9th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Skye Glen Skye Glen Community Hall: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Emily MacDonald; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 10th 2017

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Theo MacIntosh 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 Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by -Kenneth MacKenzie & tba; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald - Skye Wallace returns

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Saturday, November 11th 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: - Cerulean Blue by Drew Hayden Taylor Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Cherubini's Requiem ; Symphony Nova Scotia Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Theo MacIntosh The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment 6pm to 9pm - Donna Marie Dewolfe Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - David Stone, and Doug Sampson and friends Sydney (Suidni) Christ Church Hall: Trinity Ave.: 7pm to 8:30pm - Go Forth Upon Thy Journey "A Reflection on Remembrance Day" Hosted by Cape Breton Chorale-http://www.capebretonchorale.com Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall 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, November 12th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Ryan Cook CD Release Show @ $17.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald & musicians from the Gaelic College Ceilidh sponsored by Colaisde na Gàidhlig/The Gaelic College $8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 7:30pm - Celebrating 30 years with Matt Minglewood, Barra MacNeils, Men of the Deeps, Port Cities, Robert Bouchard, Coig, MacArthur School of dance; MCs=Bette MacDonald & Maynard Morrison

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Monday, November 13th 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Mabou (An Drochaid) Alexander Doyle Public Library in Dalbrae Academy-: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Margie Beaton; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, November 14th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - Dr. Roger Marsters, Curator of Marine History with the Nova Scotia Museum, FREE -but pre-registration necessary on a first-come first-served basis https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house ; 902-424-7001. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Sonate a quattro Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Menopause-the Musical 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: 5pm - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) 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; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, November 15th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Boularderie Elementary School: 12065 Kempt Head Road: 1:50pm to 2:50pm - After school Gaelic program [grades primary to five welcome] @$ 10 per week -Joyce MacDonald 902-295-3411 joyce@gaeliccollege.edu Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - : Ian MacDougall, Joel Chaisson, Brittany Rankin-MacDonald, and David Rankin (Sponsor: Canadian Pioneer Estates Ltd) 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, November 16th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - Dara MacDonald, pianist-TBD 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - 'Menopause the Musical'-a shaggypup production; @$ 49.95 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 St. Mary's Boat Club: 1641 Fairfield Rd: 7pm to 10pm - The Alliance Française Halifax is hosting its fourth fundraising gala; @$ 45 Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Halifax Trombone Summit The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Charlie A'Court - Colour Me Gone: Acoustically Revisited @ $22.5 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Skye Glen Skye Glen Community Hall: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Emily MacDonald; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 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-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Girls Like That” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Fraser Newcombe & The Pick of The Crop; @$ 22.50 Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 17th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX-Schwartz -Auditorium: 8pm - St. FX Visiting Artist Series: Port Cities; @$10 Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm to 9pm - Brian LeBlanc Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Symphonic Soul: The Music Of Motown Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Flamenco Night w/ Daniel MacNeil & Friends The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Communism + TBA The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 9pm - The Last Waltz Halifax 2017 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 - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Louisdale St.Louis Parish Hall: ....2017 May 29th to 31st--#25th Annual Baraco Days-Annual Community Festival: 156 Grandigue Ferry Rd: 902-345-2316: 6pm to 10pm - #6th Annual Seniors Meet & Greet; music by Gerald MacIntyre DJ, @$ 5-advance Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 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 - Shannon Studio: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm - Old Man Ludecke & Brebach Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Girls Like That”

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Saturday, November 18th 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: - Cerulean Blue by Drew Hayden Taylor Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre: 3276 Hwy #320: 10am - 18th Annual Richmond County Early Childhood Christmas Holiday Bonanza Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Symphonic Soul: The Music Of Motown The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 8pm - Fleetwood Mac Tribute - Parker Street Foodbank Fundraiser Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6:30pm - Mistletoe Gala-#12th Annual Inverness Garden Club -Dinner & Dance with music by Beech Hill; @$ 75 [ 258-2500, 258-5158 or 258-2087 ] 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 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Girls Like That” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall 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, November 19th 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: - Cerulean Blue by Drew Hayden Taylor 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, Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - TBA Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Ludwig & Walter North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: 2pm - The Men of the Deeps Christmas in the Mine ; @$ 20

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Monday, November 20th 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Mabou (An Drochaid) Alexander Doyle Public Library in Dalbrae Academy-: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Margie Beaton; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cineplex: .....movies from ..Passport to the World: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: 7pm - movie- ' Armenia'

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Tuesday, November 21st 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) Halifax Central Library: 5440 Spring Garden Rd.: 7pm to 8:30pm - Dalhousie Symphony Orchestra performs a Halifax Explosion Concert. in Paul O’Regan Hall; FREE -but pre-registration necessary on a first-come first-served basis https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house ; 902-424-7001. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney 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: 5pm - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) 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; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, November 22nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Boularderie Elementary School: 12065 Kempt Head Road: 1:50pm to 2:50pm - After school Gaelic program [grades primary to five welcome] @$ 10 per week -Joyce MacDonald 902-295-3411 joyce@gaeliccollege.edu Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - : Mike Hall, Joe MacMaster, Brittany Rankin-MacDonald, and Joyce MacDonald 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - She Loves Me Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, November 23rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Tchaikovsky's Fourth, =Symphony Nova Scotia Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 8:30pm - Paul Vienneau Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Skye Glen Skye Glen Community Hall: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Emily MacDonald; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 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) 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: - She Loves Me Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 24th 2017

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Jesse Cook and the Beyond Borders Tour 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 Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - The Men of the Deeps -new Christmas CD Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Old Fashioned Christmas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 6pm - An Nollaig Gàidhealach ~ Christmas at the Gaelic College (all ages) Gaelic immersion weekend with instructors=David Rankin, Bethanne MacEachen, Joyce MacDonald, Margie Beaton Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Girls Like That” Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - She Loves Me Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion--Main Concourse: 74 Esplanade: 4pm - #4th Annual Christmas at the Port; @ $2 at door (Kids 12 & under are free)

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Saturday, November 25th 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 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: 4:30pm - Flamenco w/ Daniel MacNeil & Friends The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 8pm - Wannabe: A Tribute To The Spice Girls $20.98-advance Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Northside East Bay (Taobh Tuath Bàigh An Iar) Volunteer Fire Hall: 310 Eskasoni Rd: 8pm to 11pm - #7th Annual Fall Ceilidh; [ 902-828-2180, 902-828-2625 ] Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Old Fashioned Christmas 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 ] 6pm - An Nollaig Gàidhealach ~ Christmas at the Gaelic College (all ages) Gaelic immersion weekend with instructors=David Rankin, Bethanne MacEachen, Joyce MacDonald, Margie Beaton St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: 9am - #22nd annual festival of trees http://www.visitstpeters.com/festival-of-trees/ Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Girls Like That” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - She Loves Me Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion--Main Concourse: 74 Esplanade: 4pm - #4th Annual Christmas at the Port; @ $2 at door (Kids 12 & under are free) 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 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, November 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Tafelmusik: The Circle Of Creation The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Old Fashioned Christmas St. James Presbyterian Church: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: 7pm to 9pm - Olde Fashioned Christmas variety concert; @$ 10 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 6pm - An Nollaig Gàidhealach ~ Christmas at the Gaelic College (all ages) Gaelic immersion weekend with instructors=David Rankin, Bethanne MacEachen, Joyce MacDonald, Margie Beaton 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 ] Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: 9am - #22nd annual festival of trees http://www.visitstpeters.com/festival-of-trees/ Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 2pm - • “Girls Like That” Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - She Loves Me Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion--Main Concourse: 74 Esplanade: 4pm - #4th Annual Christmas at the Port; @ $2 at door (Kids 12 & under are free)

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Monday, November 27th 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Mabou (An Drochaid) Alexander Doyle Public Library in Dalbrae Academy-: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-2257: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Margie Beaton; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, November 28th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney 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: 5pm - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) 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; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, November 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Boularderie Elementary School: 12065 Kempt Head Road: 1:50pm to 2:50pm - After school Gaelic program [grades primary to five welcome] @$ 10 per week -Joyce MacDonald 902-295-3411 joyce@gaeliccollege.edu Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - : Brian MacDonald, Abigail MacDonald, Rodney MacDonald, and Brittany Rankin-MacDonald 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, November 30th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - Donna Marie DeWolfe, pianist-TBD 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Skye Glen Skye Glen Community Hall: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Emily MacDonald; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 1st 2017

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Ben Caplan's Holiday Classics 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 Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 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-entertainment 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) 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 ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 6:30pm - Christmas Carol Sing with Adam Cooke Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - 'Tis the Season # 11; @$ 45; with Bette MacDonald, Maynard Morrison, Mary Colin Chisholm, Jordan Musycsyn and Joe Waye

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Saturday, December 2nd 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 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Nutcracker ; @$34.50 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Ben Caplan's Holiday Classics The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Brazilian Brash 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment 6pm to 9pm - Collie Rankin... Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Old Fashioned Christmas 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) CTV Studio: 11am to 6pm - #54th Annual CTV Christmas Daddies Telethon Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Tomato Tomato's Maritime Christmas- [John and Lisa McLaggan], with special guests, Heather Rankin, Dave Gunning, and Ray Legere http:// www.tomatotomato.ca Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - 'Tis the Season # 11; @$ 45; with Bette MacDonald, Maynard Morrison, Mary Colin Chisholm, Jordan Musycsyn and Joe Waye 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, December 3rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 7pm - The Nutcracker ; @$34.50 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg Celebrates: The Holidays North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Old Fashioned Christmas 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 @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - 'Tis the Season # 11; @$ 45; with Bette MacDonald, Maynard Morrison, Mary Colin Chisholm, Jordan Musycsyn and Joe Waye

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Monday, December 4th 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Cineplex: .....movies from ..Passport to the World: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: 7pm - movie- 'Yukon' Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - 'Tis the Season # 11; @$ 45; with Bette MacDonald, Maynard Morrison, Mary Colin Chisholm, Jordan Musycsyn and Joe Waye

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Tuesday, December 5th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - a christmas Ceilidh; with Donnie Campbell & friends @$ 25 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. 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: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) 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; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, December 6th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Boularderie Elementary School: 12065 Kempt Head Road: 1:50pm to 2:50pm - After school Gaelic program [grades primary to five welcome] @$ 10 per week -Joyce MacDonald 902-295-3411 joyce@gaeliccollege.edu 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 - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays St. Matthew's United Church: 1479 Barrington St.: 8pm - 'From The Ashes'-A Choral Presentation by St. Matthew's Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, world premiere of 'The Halifax Explosion' by Mary Knickle and 'Requiem' by Gabriel Faure. 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 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - : Kenneth MacKenzie, Buddy MacDonald, Margie Beaton, and Brittany Rankin-MacDonald (Sponsor: Cape Breton Partnership) 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 Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, December 7th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 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 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Skye Glen Skye Glen Community Hall: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Emily MacDonald; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 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) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 8th 2017

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Tis the Season # 11 ; @ $ 40.50 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - The Weather Station + Bernice @ $17.5 Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Lyrics & Laughter Christmas 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: - a Quartette Christmas with Gwen Swick, Caitlin Hanford, Cindy Church & Sylvia Tyson 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 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) 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 ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald

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Saturday, December 9th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Lyrics & Laughter Christmas L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Àite nan Gàidheal: 147 Archimedes St. [Upstairs]: 10am to 3pm - an immersion day celebrating Gaelic language, culture and Christmas traditions; @$ 35 [ register at sobaidh@ns.sympatico.ca ; Bring a brown bag lunch, recorder and any requests. with instructor Shay MacMullin 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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 Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Lynn Chisholm 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall 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, December 10th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 2pm to 4pm - Lyrics & Laughter Christmas North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Wolfville Acadia University-Convocation Hall: 902-542-5500: 7pm - the #8th Annual Christmas with Friends; with Rachel MacLean, Jim Witter, Makayla Lynn; @$ 25

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Monday, December 11th 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre - Joseph Strug Concert Hall: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Tis the Season 11, Bette MacDonald The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, December 12th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney 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: 5pm - free movie night Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) 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; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, December 13th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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 - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 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 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - : Christmas Ceilidh with Connie and Larry MacAskill, David Rankin, Brittany Rankin-MacDonald, Colin MacDonald, Rodney MacDonald, and Margie Beaton 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - A Christmas Carol Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, December 14th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); - Julien Broussard, Paryse Broussard 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: 7pm - The Tradition Continues Christmas Show ; with John Gracie, Halifax Boys Honour Choir, & Faye Marie LeBlanc Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald 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) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: - Christmas Guitar Frenzy-ON STAGE-Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle 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 River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Skye Glen Skye Glen Community Hall: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with Emily MacDonald; All ages up to 5.; 6 weeks; Free admission but limited space!! growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com 902-623-0455 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) 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: - A Christmas Carol 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. Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Measha Brueggergosman; @$ 40 Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 15th 2017

Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Bruce Guthro's Songwriters circle with Matt Minglewood, Matt Andersen, Myles Goodwyn. 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 Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 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) 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 ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 8pm - Pretty Archie's Ugly Christmas Sweater Party; presented by Sociable Entertainment Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - A Christmas Carol

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Saturday, December 16th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Happy Ha Ha Holidaze 2017; @$39.50 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Bruce Guthro's Songwriters circle with Matt Minglewood, Matt Andersen, Myles Goodwyn. Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 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 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 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) SAERC Auditorium: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm - Bette MacDonald-Tis the Season Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - A Christmas Carol Truro Cobequid Education Centre (CEC): 34 Lorne St.: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils ' Celtic Christmas show Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils at CEC; presented by Brookes Diamond Productions; @$ 42 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, December 17th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 2pm - Happy Ha Ha Holidaze 2017; @$39.50 7pm - Happy Ha Ha Holidaze 2017; @$39.50 7pm - Cape Breton "Christmas Vacation" Dinner Theatre ; @$ 49;50 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-: 606 Reeves St.: 1-902-625-2591: 11am - Seniors Christmas Dinner Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - A Christmas Carol Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: .......2017 Nov 4th-7pm-Nova Scotia Music Week 2017: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: - Ashley MacIsaac & Friends Christmas Tour, with guest Robert Bouchard! ' A Celtic Christmas seasoned with some country '

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Monday, December 18th 2017

Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils ' Celtic Christmas show The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, December 19th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Lunenburg Central United Church: - Tomato Tomato's Maritime Christmas- [John and Lisa McLaggan], with special guests, Heather Rankin, Dave Gunning, and Ray Legere http:// www.tomatotomato.ca 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: 5pm - free movie night Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Ashley MacIsaac & Friends Christmas Tour, with guest Robert Bouchard! ' A Celtic Christmas seasoned with some country ' Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Strathlorne (Srath Lathurna) Gaelic house: 1089 Deepdale Road: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner 1-Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Sydney (Suidni) 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; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, December 20th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Knights of Columbus Hall: 138 Granville St.: 7pm to 9pm - Port Hawkesbury School of Gaelic will be offering 20 weeks of Gaelic classes St. All levels of learners welcome. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, December 21st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;



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"OutFront Productions"

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