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Saturday, June 23rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 9pm - VON Fundraising concert; with Hector MacIsaac and the band Great Blue Heron [ Campbell Calder, Martha Palmer, Andrew Stalker , Mike Arless ]. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 8pm - Christine Campbell & Blake Johnston; @$ 20 Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Douglas Cameron & Kathleen Poirier 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 8pm - Serge Calssie & Scott & Gerald Delhunty; Robert Bouchard Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - art work by Celeste Nikkel 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo- in MacRae's dining room 7pm to 11pm - Echo Fall River Joyful Sounds Music Studio: - Joyful June ''teaching Cape Breton Stepdance classes'' with Leanne Aucoin Tuesday mornings & Wednesday afternoons/evenings. Classes for Children and Adults, & also a Squaredancing class 902-861-2702 or info@joyfulsounds.ca www.joyfulsounds.ca Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - the MacNeil Family 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levesconte Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: 6pm to 8:30pm - Supper Nova-multicultural potluck, entertainment, etc Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Matt minglewood band-Night of Rockin' the blues' Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carleton Collective 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 9pm - Old School Party - Back Again The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 5pm - Alycia Putnam 9pm - Roger & Anthony Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Ben and Anita 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 10am to 5pm - spring fair Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 4pm - Modernizing chamber music Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 7pm - a presentation from Shamus Y. MacDonald Ph.D. tea and srubag will be provided The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm - Joe Mac Master & Friends North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Mike Hall Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with 'One Plus One'; @$10 ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 2pm - Theatre Kompakt presents ''Picnic'', a play by William Inge. ; @$ 20 7pm - Theatre Kompakt presents ''Picnic'', a play by William Inge. ; @$ 20 Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall 3pm to 6pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head & Jason Roach 3pm to 6pm - Gillian Head ; CD 'TIDAL' Release party with Jason Roach, Mary Beth Carty, Dara Smith-MacDonald, Adam Young 10:30pm - Darryl MacKinnon Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Buddy MacDonald The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5:30pm to 8:45pm - TAYLOR BURTON, 9:45pm to 1:45am - BOBBY CURRIE, Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit - Dana Jefferson and Friends 2018 July or August – Christine Gilroy 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 - Chrissy Crowely Joël Chiasson 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ] Yarmouth Th'YARC Playhouse & Arts Centre: 76 Parade St.: 1-902-742-1136, 1-855-251-6107: 8pm - Dave Gunning; @ $ 22.50

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Sunday, June 24th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Bras d’Or St. James Presbyterian Church: - The Boularderie Lakeview Choir; free will offering. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: - Chrissy Crowley Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - art work by Celeste Nikkel 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Fall River Joyful Sounds Music Studio: - Joyful June ''teaching Cape Breton Stepdance classes'' with Leanne Aucoin Tuesday mornings & Wednesday afternoons/evenings. Classes for Children and Adults, & also a Squaredancing class 902-861-2702 or info@joyfulsounds.ca www.joyfulsounds.ca Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - the MacNeil Family 8pm to 10pm - Neil MacDonald & Kevin Levesconte Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 2pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 7pm - Mike Forbes Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 9th season; @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association [2018 June 24th-is last JAM for summer-back SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2018 ] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Cyril MacPhee Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald & friends; @$ 8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm - Glen Graham & Friends ; @$ 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie 6pm to 8pm - Neil & Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's Market Sugar Loaf Cabots Landing Provincial Park: ,,,,2018 June 24th-John Cabot Landing Celebrations: 1pm to 4pm - Cabot Day Celebration; BBQ, guest speaker kids games 2pm to 4pm-entertainment with Racheal Davis and Buddy MacDonald Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Monday, June 25th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, ID's 19+: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ 9:30pm - to 1am-Rodney MacDonald, Margie Beaton, Kenneth MacKenzie, Colin MacDonald Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - art work by Celeste Nikkel 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Fall River Joyful Sounds Music Studio: - Joyful June ''teaching Cape Breton Stepdance classes'' with Leanne Aucoin Tuesday mornings & Wednesday afternoons/evenings. Classes for Children and Adults, & also a Squaredancing class 902-861-2702 or info@joyfulsounds.ca www.joyfulsounds.ca 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. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Cyril MacPhee Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Hailee Le Fort 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) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Tuesday, June 26th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Thomas Sacjer & Dave Archibald Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; 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 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - Andrew & Dwayne Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - art work by Celeste Nikkel 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Fall River Joyful Sounds Music Studio: - Joyful June ''teaching Cape Breton Stepdance classes'' with Leanne Aucoin Tuesday mornings & Wednesday afternoons/evenings. Classes for Children and Adults, & also a Squaredancing class 902-861-2702 or info@joyfulsounds.ca www.joyfulsounds.ca Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Mamma Mia; starring Julie Martell, ; @ $79.50 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - Stewart Cameron & Pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Stephanie MacDonald & Sandra Gillis Halifax (Halafacs) Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Cyril MacPhee Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Hailee Le Fort 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 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: - Edward 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 7pm - Steve Fifield Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: 5pm - The 2018 Kaqa’nata Multicultural & Diversity Summit; evening dinner banquet and concert show; June 27, which is National Multiculturalism Day in Canada. [kaqanatasummit@gmail.com.] [ http://www.kaqanatasummit.com ] Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Wednesday, June 27th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - art work by Celeste Nikkel 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Troy Young Fall River Joyful Sounds Music Studio: - Joyful June ''teaching Cape Breton Stepdance classes'' with Leanne Aucoin Tuesday mornings & Wednesday afternoons/evenings. Classes for Children and Adults, & also a Squaredancing class 902-861-2702 or info@joyfulsounds.ca www.joyfulsounds.ca 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 - Mamma Mia; starring Julie Martell, ; @ $79.50 Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Sniggily Wiggily's: 1665 Argyle St.: 10pm - Liquormens Ol Dirty Wednesdays w/ The Legendary Goldblooms; free Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Cyril MacPhee 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Dave Gunning; @$ 25 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Time Travel; Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm - Hailee Le Fort North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - featuring: Tracey, Jessie Helen, Nora, and Orianna MacNeil, Hailee LeFort, and David Rankin 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 Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Buddy MacDonald Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: 5pm - The 2018 Kaqa’nata Multicultural & Diversity Summit; evening dinner banquet and concert show; June 27, which is National Multiculturalism Day in Canada. [kaqanatasummit@gmail.com.] [ http://www.kaqanatasummit.com ] Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Thursday, June 28th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - art work by Celeste Nikkel Fall River Joyful Sounds Music Studio: - Joyful June ''teaching Cape Breton Stepdance classes'' with Leanne Aucoin Tuesday mornings & Wednesday afternoons/evenings. Classes for Children and Adults, & also a Squaredancing class 902-861-2702 or info@joyfulsounds.ca www.joyfulsounds.ca 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 - Mamma Mia; starring Julie Martell, ; @ $79.50 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre: 2158 Gottingen St.: 902-420-1576: 6:30pm - book launch honouring Doug Knockwood, Mi'kmaw Elder; written by Doug Knockwood & friends. Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Stand Back + Second Line Parade + Roadside Scarecrow Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Cyril MacPhee Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8pm - music-Mitch MacDonald; @$ 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 North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 5pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: 6pm - 'Theatre of Life"-NFB Film Club Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm - Kenny and Kendra Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions; Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Friday, June 29th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 6pm to 8pm - Chase the Ace: music by - Robbie Simms St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - ceilidh with Mike Hall & Robert Deveaux; @$ 10 Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: - Dance Festival; three main stage shows at La Place des arts Père Anselme-Chiasson, a Sunday parade , several workshops and mini shows in the Chéticamp community and surrounding area. Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - return of the Dance Festival with six dance troops from all over Acadia. @$ 15+ town-: ...2018 June 29th to July 1st-Dance Festival: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: - Dance Festival; three main stage shows at La Place des arts Père Anselme-Chiasson, a Sunday parade , several workshops and mini shows in the Chéticamp community and surrounding area. Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - art work by Celeste Nikkel 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Roger Stone- in MacRae's dining room Fall River Joyful Sounds Music Studio: - Joyful June ''teaching Cape Breton Stepdance classes'' with Leanne Aucoin Tuesday mornings & Wednesday afternoons/evenings. Classes for Children and Adults, & also a Squaredancing class 902-861-2702 or info@joyfulsounds.ca www.joyfulsounds.ca 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 - Mamma Mia; starring Julie Martell, ; @ $79.50 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) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Blue Spirits W/ Tiffinie Laing Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Cyril MacPhee 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2018 June 29th July 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Buddy MacDonald, Dara MacDonald, Hailee LeFort, Campbell Hart Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ......2018 KitchenFest!: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 7pm to 10am - KitchenFest with Rosie MacKenzie, Colin MacDonald, David Rankin, Kevin Dugas; @$ 10 Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Time Travel; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - KitchenFest begins; Mike Barron, Donna Marie De Wolf, Jackie Dunn Mac Isaac, Kenny Stewart; $10 at door | Ages 19+ Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Chrissy Crowley St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ KitchenFest!: Gaelic College -great hall: ....2018 June 29th to July 7th..#5th annual Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: 5pm to 6:30pm - Community Turkey Dinner @ $15 | All Ages 7pm to 9pm - Double Trouble- @ $25 ; all ages Featuring: Angus MacKenzie, Kenneth MacKenzie, Dawn & Margie Beaton, John Pellerin, Bill Pellerin, Scott Macmillan, Brian Doyle, Rita Rankin, Joanne MacIntyre Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: .....2018 Kitchenfest!: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ; $10 with: Brenda Stubbert, Joe MacMaster, Mac Morin, Paul MacDonald Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 10pm - Full Band Fridays w/ Broken Road The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 6:30pm to 9pm - Mary Beth Carty with Dwayne Côté, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night at the $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Colin Grant, Lawrence Cameron, Donnie Campbell and Jinks O'Neill Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Saturday, June 30th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Gabriel Minnikin Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2018 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 9pm to midnight - Pub Night; @ $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Rosie MacKenzie, Dara MacDonald, Adam Young, Maxim and Gervais Cormier- Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 9pm - the Mellotones; @$ 30-advance Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 3pm to 6pm - Kitchenfest starts with Rodney, Glenn, Mac, Patrick 3pm to 6pm - Afternoon Pub @ $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Rodney MacDonald, Glenn Graham, Mac Morin, Patrick Gillis- 9pm - Drafted La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: - Dance Festival; three main stage shows at La Place des arts Père Anselme-Chiasson, a Sunday parade , several workshops and mini shows in the Chéticamp community and surrounding area. Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - return of the Dance Festival with six dance troops from all over Acadia. @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' town-: ...2018 June 29th to July 1st-Dance Festival: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: - Dance Festival; three main stage shows at La Place des arts Père Anselme-Chiasson, a Sunday parade , several workshops and mini shows in the Chéticamp community and surrounding area. Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Roger Stone- in MacRae's dining room Fall River Joyful Sounds Music Studio: - Joyful June ''teaching Cape Breton Stepdance classes'' with Leanne Aucoin Tuesday mornings & Wednesday afternoons/evenings. Classes for Children and Adults, & also a Squaredancing class 902-861-2702 or info@joyfulsounds.ca www.joyfulsounds.ca Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Mamma Mia; starring Julie Martell, ; @ $79.50 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: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ....Kitchenfest: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2585: 5:30pm to 10pm - Dinner and Music , Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald, Zach Cormier Kitchenfest $45+tax for a 3-course dinner and concert or $20+tax for the concert Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - Kitchen Fest 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2018 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - Céilidh ; @ $10 at door | all ages Featuring: Angus MacKenzie, Brian MacDonald, Kolten MacDonell, Mary Beth Carty- Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2018 June 29th July 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Douglas Cameron, Mike Barron, Hilda Chiasson, Paul MacDonald- Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: noon to 2pm - Guided Storytelling Tour $25 Adults|$15 Students- 2pm to 3pm - Froilig-Luadhaidh milling frolic. Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Paul Cranford 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Time Travel; Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - KitchenFest begins with Bonny Jean MacDonald, Kevin Levesconte, Brian Doyle, Scott Macmillan; @$ 10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Sandy Gillis & Stephen Doiron 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 8pm - Canada Day Kickoff Concert with CÒIG & Lena Murphy; @$ 10 sponsored by the Margaree Area Development Authority- MADA. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ KitchenFest!: Gaelic College -great hall: ....2018 June 29th to July 7th..#5th annual Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: 2pm to 4pm - Men of the Deeps & Coig @ $25 | all ages St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm - Meagan Burke, Trina, Wendy & friends MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: ....2018.Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - pub night with Donna Marie DeWolfe, John Pellerin, Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Kenneth Stewart Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with 'Rockin' Country''; @$10 ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 5pm - ''Under the Breton Sky''-' with Matt Andersen & Bona Fide, Dave Sampson & Slowcoaster, Jordan Musycsyn Band, The Carmen Townsend Band, @$ 45-advance [until June 9th] 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 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Brent Aucoin, Leanne Aucoin, Susan MacLean, David Rankin- Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 7pm - Membertou Country Classics series- with Todd Hines, Robert Bouchard; a atribute to the songs of the Georges- George Jones & George Strait; @$ 30 Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers Market; http://www.farmersMarketcapebreton.com Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro Salty Dog Brewing Company: 7pm - Joel Plaskett Emergency with Mo Kenney & Alert the Medic 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 - Kitchen Fest=Family Square Dance $8 | all ages Featuring: Wendy MacIsaac, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Orianna MacNeil 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Evans & Doherty- Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Sunday, July 1st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. James United Church: 197 Main St.: 2:30pm - Clan Thompson Pipe Band and Friends concert; @$ 10; emcee will be Jack Langlois Proceeds go to the St. James United Church Music Bursary Fund The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 2pm to 4pm - Dinner and Music $30 | All ages | Meal included in price kitchenfest =Featuring: Keith Mullins, Colin Grant, Flo Sampson Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchen fest music 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Brent Aucoin, Leanne Aucoin, Kolten MacDonell, Mary Beth Carty- La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: - Dance Festival; three main stage shows at La Place des arts Père Anselme-Chiasson, a Sunday parade , several workshops and mini shows in the Chéticamp community and surrounding area. Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - return of the Dance Festival with six dance troops from all over Acadia. @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. town-: ...2018 June 29th to July 1st-Dance Festival: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: - Dance Festival; three main stage shows at La Place des arts Père Anselme-Chiasson, a Sunday parade , several workshops and mini shows in the Chéticamp community and surrounding area. 10:30am - mass at Eglise Saint-Pierre 2pm to 4pm-family activities at CB Highlands national park 7:30pm-dance conert at Place des arts Pere-Anselme-Chiasson Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Troy Young- in MacRae's dining room 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: 1pm - Mamma Mia; starring Julie Martell, ; @ $79.50 7pm - Mamma Mia; starring Julie Martell, ; @ $79.50 Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Douglas Cameron & Mac Morin. Halifax (Halafacs) Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Sniggily Wiggily's: 1665 Argyle St.: 10pm - DJ IV and friends FREE Admission Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7:30pm - An Evening With Gordie Sampson The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - Kitchen Fest 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2018 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - Céilidh $10 at door | all ages Featuring: Dara MacDonald, Stan Chapman, Adam Young, Blanche Sophocleous- Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2018 June 29th July 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Joe MacMaster, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Cyril MacPhee- The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 3pm to 5pm - live music with Katie MacDonald & Campbell Hart 7pm to 10pm - Eddie Cummings Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 10am to 5pm - Canada Day Open House ; @ FREE Admission | all ages- 2pm to 3pm - Froilig-luadhaidh | Milling Frolic- Canada Day Open House FREE Danns a’ Bhaile – Village Dance in the School House 6pm to 8pm - Village Dance FREE All ages; Featuring: Hailee LeFort, Ward MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ...2018 July 1st to 7th--#5th Annual KitchenFest...Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - KitchenFest! Sunday Ceilidh; :$10 Andrea Beaton, Gabrielle MacLellan, Tracey Dares MacNeil, & Tom Daniels 2pm to 5pm - KitchenFest! Sunday Ceilidh; :$10 Andrea Beaton, Gabrielle MacLellan, Tracey Dares MacNeil, & Tom Daniels St. Andrew’s Church: ....St.Andrew's Parish-200 Years': 10am - mass with Bishop Brian Dunn 10:30am to 12:30pm-brunch at the Judique Community centre noon-tour of the church-unique features 1pm to 1:30pm-graveyard walking tour 1:30pm to 2:30pm-video presentation 1pm to 4pm-Storyteller;s Gallery-open for touring 2pm-Quilt display at St. Andrew's church 2pm to 5pm-Celtic Music Interpretative Centre-Kitchefest Ceilidh with Andrea Beaton, Gabrielle MacLellan, Tracey Dares MacNeil, & Tom Daniels 5pm to 6pm-children's events; ages 4 to 12 5pm to 7:30pm-BBQ at the Judique Community Centre 5pm to 9pm-bar at the Judique Community Centre 6pm to 7:30pm-entertainment at the Judique Community Centre 7:30pm-square set at the Judique Community Centre 9pm-fireworks at the Tartan guardens 10pm-pub at the Judique Fire Department with Tim MacIsaac Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] 9:30am to 5pm - Canada Day; Free admission Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 2pm - Canada Day Celebrations Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - kitchenfest with Còig; @$ 10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: 7pm to 10pm - KitchenFest with: Lennie Gallant, opening with Cassie & Maggie MacDonald FREE St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] town-wide: ....2018 July 1st to 8th-#53rd Annual Festival of the Strait: noon to 2pm - “Oh Canada” Family Fun Day; at Granville Green 7pm - Free Outdoor Concert Series Lennie Gallant with Special Guest: Cassie and Maggie Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ KitchenFest!: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - RG Sheller Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's Market MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: ....2018.Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - pub night with Melody & Derrick Cameron, Darrell Keigan, Joel Chiasson. Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: .....2018 Kitchenfest!: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ;$10 Ages 19+, Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald, Zach Cormier- The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night @ Free | Ages 19+; Featuring: Evans & Doherty- Wentworth Park: Band Shell: 6pm - Canada Day concert with Jully Black & Keith Mullins, Mary Aileene, Colin Grant Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Canada Day outdoor concert - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Monday, July 2nd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2018 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night @ $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Wendy MacIsaac, Bonny Jean MacDonald, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, Buddy MacDonald- St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Hilda Chaisson Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, ID's 19+: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ 9:30pm - KitchenFest-adult Square Dance with Glenn Graham, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Tracey MacNeil, Junior Fraser; @@$ 8, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchen fest music 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night @ $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Mike Hall, Doug Lamey, Hilda Chiasson, Brian Doyle- Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7:30pm - An Evening With Gordie Sampson The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Broad Cove Camp Ground-outdoor amphitheatre: kitchenfest 2018: 7pm to 9pm - Kitchenfest Céilidh with Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald, Zach Cormier; FREE Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - Kitchen Fest 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2018 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - Céilidh @ $10 at door | All ages Featuring: Roger Stone, Maggie Beaton, Hailee LeFort, Ward MacDonald- Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 3pm - Suas E Céilidh ; Included with admission | All ages- Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30am to 3pm - kitchenfest lunch Céilidh; Free Admission | all ages Featuring: Wendy MacIsaac, Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar- Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - KitchenFest with Evans & Doherty, Brian MacDonald, Marion Dewar; @$ 10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) town-wide: ....2018 July 1st to 8th-#53rd Annual Festival of the Strait: 9am - Guided Tour of the Port Hawkesbury Community Trails Meet @Port Hawkebury Community Park Sponsored by the YMCA Port Hawkesbury Branch. 10am to 11am - Story and Craft Time; Eastern Counties Regional Library, SAERC. (free) 11am to 1pm - Seniors Picnic Luncheon; limited seating; @St Marks Church (Free) Sandwiches, drinks, and sweets. Free entertainment. 4pm to 6pm - Family Baseball ; @Oaklee's Baseball Field (free) Bring your ball glove and bat/ball 7pm - Cribbage Tournament at Branch #43 Legion; Call to register 902-625-2732 Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Lynn Chisholm & friends 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ KitchenFest!: Gaelic College -great hall: ....2018 June 29th to July 7th..#5th annual Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: 10:30am - Cultural Demonstrations $8 Adults | $6 Children under 12 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh @ $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12-- 4pm to 7pm - The Pipers’ Pub ; @ $25 | All ages Featuring: Keith MacDonald, Kevin Dugas, Ryan J. MacNeil, Trevor Kellock, Mac Morin, Patrick Gillis, Evans & Doherty St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: ....2018.Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - pub night with Karen Beaton, Joey Beaton, Donnie Campbell, Jinks O'Neill Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: .....2018 Kitchenfest!: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night $10 Ages 19+; with Mike Barron, Joël Chiasson, Rankin MacInnis, Mary Beth Carty- Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night @ Free | Ages 19+ ; Featuring: Còig Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Tuesday, July 3rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; 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: ......2018 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ; @$10 at door | Ages 19+; Featuring: Còig St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - CLOSED-Festiville Baddeck Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchen fest music 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ; @ $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Mairi Rankin, Wendy MacIsaac, Tracey MacNeil, Dave MacIsaac- Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: 7pm to 10pm - Kitchenfest Pub Night ; $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Colin Grant, Gillian Head, Adam Young, Décota McNamara Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Steve Page SOLD OUT The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Neil MacDaniel 7pm to 10pm - Kitchen Fest Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2018 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - Céilidh ; @ $10 at door | All ages Featuring: Robert Bouchard, Donny LeBlanc, Gélas Larade, Lawrence Cameron- Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 3pm - Céilidh @ Included with admission | All ages- Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30am to 3pm - kitchenfest lunch Céilidh Free Admission | all ages Featuring: Andrea Beaton, Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar- Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - KitchenFest; Featuring: Rodney MacDonald, Angus MacKenzie, Mac Morin, Roger Stone @$ 25 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Kitchenfest Céilidh $10 at door | All ages guests: Mike Hall, Kathleen Poirier; Draws for 10 door prizes will be made The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - KitchenFest with-All Fired Up, Maggie Beaton Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by (Tues-A.H.G.) Joe MacMaster & Robbie Fraser ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Bruce Guthro Songwriter's circle; Lennie Gallant, Myles Goodwyn, Dave Carroll Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Kitchenfest Céilidh ; $10 at door | All ages Featuring: Andrea Beaton, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, Cyril MacPhee town-wide: ....2018 July 1st to 8th-#53rd Annual Festival of the Strait: 7:30pm - The Port Hawkesbury Ceilidh -@Civic Centre 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: - ▪ KitchenFest!: Gaelic College -great hall: ....2018 June 29th to July 7th..#5th annual Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: 12:15am to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh @$15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12- 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations $8 Adults | $6 Children under 12 7pm to 9pm - Islanders’ Night ; @ $25 | All ages Featuring: Buddy MacDonald, Jim Payne & Fergus O'Byrne, Brent Chaisson, Hailee LeFort, Ward MacDonald St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Jay 7pm to 9pm - jam session 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ; @ Free Admission | Ages 19+ Featuring: J.P. Cormier, Jennifer Roland, Jason Kempt- Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Wednesday, July 4th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2018 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ;$10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Melody Cameron, Derrick Cameron, Roger Stone, Mac Morin- St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchen fest music 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ;$10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: J.P. Cormier, Robert Deveaux, Kathleen Poirier- Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Billy Joe Hines -in the clubhouse Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: 7pm to 10pm - KitchenFest Pub Night ; $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Dwayne Côté, Doug MacPhee, Robert Bouchard, Darrell Keigan The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Steve Page SOLD OUT The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - Kitchen Fest Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2018 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - Céilidh ; !$10 at door | All ages Featuring: Calum MacKenzie, Alexis MacIsaac, Décota McNamara, Rankin MacInnis- Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: noon to 2pm - Guided Storytelling Tour ; @$25 Adults|$15 Students- 2pm to 3pm - Froilig-Luadhaidh-milling frolic ; @ Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Adam Baldwin Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30am to 3pm - kitchenfest lunch Céilidh ; @ Free Admission | all ages Featuring: Mairi Rankin, Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar- Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2018 July 4th to 7th- #46th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - Merchandise Bingo - great prizes to be won Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Wendy Markey Band; @ $ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - KitchenFest with-Robbie Fraser, Stuart Cameron, Junior Fraser, Amanda MacDougall Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year!! 8pm to 10pm - Kitchenfest Concert and Dance ;$10 at door | All ages Featuring: Colin Grant, Doug Lamey, John Pellerin, Lawrence Cameron North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: 1pm to 3pm - KitchenFest -Piper at The Skyline Trail Free | All ages; Featuring: Rankin MacInnis Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - our town, our story Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) town-wide: ....2018 July 1st to 8th-#53rd Annual Festival of the Strait: 6pm to 8pm - Royal Youth Talent Showcase; FREE @Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, 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: - ▪ KitchenFest!: Gaelic College -great hall: ....2018 June 29th to July 7th..#5th annual Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: 10:30am - Cultural Demonstrations $8 Adults | $6 Children under 12 | $20 Family (2 adults, 2 children)- 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 5pm to 6:30pm - Traditional Codfish Supper ; @$15 | All Ages 7pm to 9pm - Tribute to Kinnon and Betty Lou Beaton @ $25 | All ages Featuring: Andrea Beaton, Rodney MacDonald, Joey Beaton, Karen Beaton, Glenn Graham, Dave MacIsaac, Cape Breton Fiddlers' Association, Sarah MacInnis, Elizabeth MacInnis, St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: ....2018.Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - pub night with All fired up, Buddy MacDonald Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ; Free Admission | Ages 19+ Featuring: Richard Wood, Joël Chiasson, Brent Chaisson, Aaron MacDonald- Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Thursday, July 5th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2018 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night ; $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Brenda Stubbert, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Blanche Sophocleous- St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchen fest music Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: - Buddy MacDonald Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. 9pm to midnight - kitchenfest-Family Square Dance ; $8 | All ages Featuring: Richard Wood, Robbie Fraser, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, Pius MacIsaac Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Thomas Stajcer Album Release + David R. Elliott + Adam Baxter The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - Kitchen Fest Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2018 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 9pm - Céilidh ; $10 at door | All ages Featuring: Jim Payne & Fergus O'Byrne, Robert Deveaux, Hilda Chiasson- Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: 8pm to 9:30pm - Kitchenfest Youth Céilidh-; $10 at door | all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 3pm - Céilidh ; Included with admission | All ages- Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30am to 3pm - kitchenfest lunch Céilidh ; Free Admission | All ages Featuring: Glenn Graham, Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar- Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2018 July 4th to 7th- #46th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - Adult Pub Night with live music by Darrell Keigan Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to 11pm - Kitchenfest= Jam Session ; Ages 19+ 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Darrel Keigan & Stewart MacDonald; @ $ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - KitchenFest with-Mike Hall, Joel MacMaster, Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Clifford Carter 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: 5pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas town-wide: ....2018 July 1st to 8th-#53rd Annual Festival of the Strait: 6pm - Cape Breton Culture Concert; @Granville Green, free 9:30pm - Free Movie Under the Stars ; @Dusk Provincial Building Parking lot. FREE Family Feature: A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Late Night Feature: The Post (2017) River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ KitchenFest!: Gaelic College -great hall: ....2018 June 29th to July 7th..#5th annual Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: 12:15am to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12- 10:30am - Cultural Demonstrations $8 Adults | $6 Children under 12 | $20 Family (2 adults, 2 children)- 7pm to 9pm - Songwriters’ Circle; @$25 | All ages Featuring: Bruce Guthro, Gordie Sampson, J.P. Cormier, Goiridh Dòmhnullach St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: ....2018.Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - pub night with Robert Bouchard, Dara MacDonald, Brent Chaisson, Marion Dewar Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Harbourstone Enhanced Care: 84 Kenwood Dr.: 902-539-4560: 2pm - ceilidh, Gaelic & tea in the chapel [2nd floor] of the Kenwood building 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. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8pm to 11pm - pub Night ; Free Admission | Ages 19+ Featuring: Mairi Rankin, Rosie MacKenzie, Mac Morin, Décota McNamara- Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2018 July 5th to Aug 2nd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: 6pm - Ria Mae; Carmel Mikol, FREE presented by CBRM Recreation and the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative. Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Firemens’ Club: Elliot & Crescent St.: 902-736-6664: 8pm to 11pm - Kitchenfest ;pub night- $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Kyle MacDonald, Brent Aucoin, Leanne Aucoin, Mary Beth Carty Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions; Windsor Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Friday, July 6th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 7pm to 10pm - KitchenFest with Evans and Doherty; $10 at door | Ages 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 5pm to 7pm - Chase the Ace: music by - Tracey Cavanaugh ** special time this week only** 5 to 7 pm** 9pm to midnight - Pub Night ; $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Robbie Fraser, Brian MacDonald, Marion Dewar, Junior Fraser- St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Boisdale (Baghasdal) Community Hall: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Kitchenfest Concert ; $10 at door | All ages Featuring: Dwayne Côté, Doug MacPhee, Donnie Campbell and Jinks O'Neill Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; with Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: - Kitchen fest music 9pm to midnight - Pub Night ; $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Richard Wood, Jeff Gosse, Lawrence Cameron, David Rankin- Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Eastbound-in MacRae's dining room Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Father John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ....2018 July 6th to 8th-- Feis a' Bhràigh -#57th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: - Feis a' Bhràigh -#57th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Hypochondriacs + Jake Duggan - The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Brad Reid & The Maudes From Halifax 7:30pm Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: 7pm to 10pm - Kitchen Fest Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2018 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: 7pm to 10pm - Céilidh ;$10 at door | All ages Featuring: Colin Rankin, Stephanie MacDonald, Amanda MacDougall, Paul MacDonald- Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2018 June 29th July 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Brenda Stubbert, Donny LeBlanc, Kolten MacDonell, Blanche Sophocleous- Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: noon to 2pm - Guided Storytelling Tour ; Included with admission | All ages- 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. 2pm to 3pm - Froilig-Luadhaidh-milling frolic-; Included with admission | All ages Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30am to 3pm - kitchenfest lunch Céilidh ;Free Admission | All ages Featuring: Robbie Fraser, Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar- Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2018 July 4th to 7th- #46th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - Roast Beef Dinner & Dessert Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Eric Angus Whyte; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - KitchenFest with-Rodney MacDonald, Glenn Graham, Brent Chaisson, Joel Chaisson 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: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northeast Margaree (Acarsaid Mhargaraidh) town-Cranton Crossroads Community Centre: ...2018 July 6th to 8th- NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days: 1-902-248-2589: - NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days; [ 902-248-2589 : nemargareefire1954@hotmail.com ] Pictou (Phiogto) town: ..2018 July 6th to 8th-#82nd Annual 2018 Pictou Lobster carnival: 21 constitution st.: - #82nd Annual 2018 Pictou Lobster carnival Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: 8pm to 11pm - Kitchenfest Pub Night ;$10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Beech Hill, Seph Peters, Rénée Doucet Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ town-wide: ....2018 July 1st to 8th-#53rd Annual Festival of the Strait: 8pm - Kitchen Party Pub w/ Eddie Cummings; at the Strait of Canso Yacht Club; FREE 19+ 8pm - Parade of Sails and Lights at the Strait of Canso Yacht Club ; Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Kitchenfest -Pub Night ;$10 at door | All ages Featuring: Mairi Rankin, Wendy MacIsaac, Tracey MacNeil, Brennan MacDonald St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; 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 South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Ephraim Scott Presbyterian Church: 7pm to 9pm - Kitchenfest Concert $20 | All ages Featuring: J.J. Chaisson, Rosie MacKenzie, Dominique Dodge, Darla MacPhee Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - 9pm to midnight 9:30pm to 12:30am - Kitchenfest -Adult Square Dance $8 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Mike Hall, Robert Deveaux, Pius MacIsaac St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ KitchenFest!: Gaelic College -great hall: ....2018 June 29th to July 7th..#5th annual Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: 10:30am - Cultural Demonstrations $8 Adults | $6 Children under 12 | $20 Family (2 adults, 2 children) 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12-- 1:30pm to 3pm - Jam Session with Ashley MacIsaac St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: ....2018.Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - pub night with Cyril MacPhee, Kinnon, Betty Lou, Andrea Beaton Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: .....2018 Kitchenfest!: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+; Featuring: All Fired Up, Darrell Keigan- Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 6pm to 9pm - Pub Night ;Free | Ages 19+; Featuring: Jim Payne & Fergus O'Byrne- Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: ...Kitchen Fest!-2018 June 29th to July 7th: Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Robert Bouchard, Gabrielle MacLellan, Tom Daniels, Mary Elizabeth MacInnis- Windsor Hants County Exhibition Grounds: ....2018 July 6th & 7th..#8th Annual Smokin' BLUES FEST: 221 Wentworth Rd.: - 2018 Smokin' Blues Fest 8 ; with Christine Campbell Band, John Campbelljohn, Beauwater, Kendra Gale Band, Stonehouse, Ced, Marty & Dave, Dan Doiron, Logan Richard Band, Curtis Matheson, http://www.smokinbluesfest.ca Moe's Place Music Sales: 110 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5565: 7pm to 8pm - Campfire Guitar program with Terra Spencer presented by Moe's Music School; for ages 19 and up, Friday nights [ register with moesmusicschool@gmail.com or call 1-902-292-6596 ]

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Saturday, July 7th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale St. FX-St. Ninian's Cathedral: 902-867-2196: 7pm - Pastoral airs concert; dedicated to the memeory of James MacPherson [Len 902-870-1125] St. Ninian’s Cathedral: 121 St. Ninian St.: - John Pellerin in concert -Memory of James MacPherson Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2018 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 9pm to midnight - Pub Night ; $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Darrell Keigan, Connie & Larry MacAskill, Tracy Cavanaugh, Michael Cavanaugh- St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo in the clubhouse Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Father John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ....2018 July 6th to 8th-- Feis a' Bhràigh -#57th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: - Feis a' Bhràigh -#57th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days 3pm to 6pm - Kitchenfest=Glendale Outdoor Concert ;$20 Adults | $10 Students | Free for ages 12 and under Featuring: Ashley MacIsaac, Patrick Lamey, Clare Sampson MacDonald and the Glendale Step Dancers, Johnny MacDonald, Rita Rankin, Broussard Family, Edna MacDonald, All Fired…& more 9pm to midnight - Kitchenfest=Square Dance ;$20 | Ages 19+ Featuring: Ashley MacIsaac, Joey Beaton, Scott Macmillan Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carleton Collective 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Brad Reid joins The Maudes (a Halifax based folk and classical string duo) 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2018 June 29th July 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: 7pm to 10pm - Pub Night at the Inverness Legion $10 at door | Ages 19+ Featuring: Beech Hill, Stuart Cameron, Kevin Levesconte- Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 3pm - Suas E Céilidh ; Included with admission | All ages- Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Neil McDaniel 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: 9pm to midnight - Kitchenfest-Pub Night ;$10 at door | Ages 19+; Featuring: All Fired Up, Cyril MacPhee Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2018 July 4th to 7th- #46th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: - Parade Day, BBQ, Bake Sale, Children's Games, Games of Chance, lots of fun for everyone! Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Lisa Cameron; @ $ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - Kitchenfest starts. 9pm to midnight - KitchenFest with-Angus MacKenzie, Calum MacKenzie, Gabrielle MacLellan, Tom Daniels Malagash Jost Vineyards-patio: 48 Vintage Lane: 1-800-565-4567: - entertainment with Evans and Doherty Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 2pm - an afternoon with julieanna richardson; @$ 20 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northeast Margaree (Acarsaid Mhargaraidh) town-Cranton Crossroads Community Centre: ...2018 July 6th to 8th- NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days: 1-902-248-2589: - NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days; [ 902-248-2589 : nemargareefire1954@hotmail.com ] 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) town: ..2018 July 6th to 8th-#82nd Annual 2018 Pictou Lobster carnival: 21 constitution st.: - #82nd Annual 2018 Pictou Lobster carnival Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard town-wide: ....2018 July 1st to 8th-#53rd Annual Festival of the Strait: 8am - Family Fun Run; at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Sponsored by the Medicine Shoppe, Town of Port Hawkesbury & YMCA 9am - KOC Free Pancake Breakfast ; @Port Hawkesbury Waterfront 10am - Kid's Bike Parade;Port Hawkebury Community Park 11am - Festival Fun Day ; @Port Hawkesbury Community Park. 10pm - Pub by the sea with Three Finger Shot; @Waterfront $10 (19+ Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Lynn Chisholm & friends River John (Abhainn Eòin) Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Garden: ....2018 July 7th-#19 Annual Read by the Sea Festival: 9am - #19 Annual Read by the Sea Festival; with authors =Pauline Dakin, Joshua Whitehead, Sarah Faber & Wayne Johnston. 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: - ▪ KitchenFest!: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: ....2018.Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 10pm - pub night with Brent Aucoin, Leanne Aucoin, Robert Deveaux, Decota McNamara Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night $10 Ages 19+ with: Allison Kehoe, Adam Young, Brian Doyle, Gerry McDaniel- Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alycia Putnam and Family - Alan Syliboy art exhibit West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Windsor Hants County Exhibition Grounds: ....2018 July 6th & 7th..#8th Annual Smokin' BLUES FEST: 221 Wentworth Rd.: - 2018 Smokin' Blues Fest 8 ; with Christine Campbell Band, John Campbelljohn, Beauwater, Kendra Gale Band, Stonehouse, Ced, Marty & Dave, Dan Doiron, Logan Richard Band, Curtis Matheson, http://www.smokinbluesfest.ca

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Sunday, July 8th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale St. Ninian’s Cathedral: 121 St. Ninian St.: - St. Ninian Cathedral - Antigonish Highland Games Church Service. with The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Father John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ....2018 July 6th to 8th-- Feis a' Bhràigh -#57th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: - Feis a' Bhràigh -#57th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days Halifax (Halafacs) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .....2018 July 8th to 12th-- #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp with New songwriters this year are Mitchell Bailey, Cameron Nickerson, Maura Whitman, MAJE, and Makayla Lynn. joined by returning writers Jodi Guthro, Quake Matthews, Dave Sampson, Corey LeRue and Port Cities members, Breagh MacKinnon, Carleton Stone and Dylan Guthro. Tawgs Salter, Thomas Daniel, Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Mairi Rankin & friends @ :$10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Coro Cantabile; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Chrissy Crowley & friends; Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - Sea Harvest Festival: wildosahn@gmail.com 11am - guided Hike The Trail Head, [ 3 hours ]@ $100-[lobster dinner included] pre register at cabottrailadventures@gmail.com noon to 4pm - lobster dinner in Meat Cove; @$ 25; fundraiser for the sea wall trail project Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Glimpses [production] is a look at local history through scene and song; @$ 20 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northeast Margaree (Acarsaid Mhargaraidh) town-Cranton Crossroads Community Centre: ...2018 July 6th to 8th- NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days: 1-902-248-2589: - NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days; [ 902-248-2589 : nemargareefire1954@hotmail.com ] Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: - Robert Bouchard 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca town: ..2018 July 6th to 8th-#82nd Annual 2018 Pictou Lobster carnival: 21 constitution st.: - #82nd Annual 2018 Pictou Lobster carnival Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: - Steven Page opening with Jon Hines town-wide: ....2018 July 1st to 8th-#53rd Annual Festival of the Strait: 7pm - Free Outdoor Concert Series at the Granville Green; with Steven Page & Jon Hines 10pm - Fireworks on the Waterfront Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's Market Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Monday, July 9th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. town: ....2018 July 9th & Aug 6th-Street Festival: 6pm to 9pm - 'Festiville Baddeck '-Street Festival entertainment by Colin Grant & the Privateers 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .....2018 July 8th to 12th-- #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp with New songwriters this year are Mitchell Bailey, Cameron Nickerson, Maura Whitman, MAJE, and Makayla Lynn. joined by returning writers Jodi Guthro, Quake Matthews, Dave Sampson, Corey LeRue and Port Cities members, Breagh MacKinnon, Carleton Stone and Dylan Guthro. Tawgs Salter, Thomas Daniel, Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Doug MacPhee @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolf & Friends Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - Sea Harvest Festival: wildosahn@gmail.com 7pm to 9pm - Live Music at the Markland, Dingwall with Deron O'Donnobhain 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Speaker Series North Highland Community Museum ; @$ 10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - fiddler TBA 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 1: Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Tuesday, July 10th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour 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 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Marion Dewar Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7:30pm - Rod MacDonald + Findlay Napier The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .....2018 July 8th to 12th-- #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp with New songwriters this year are Mitchell Bailey, Cameron Nickerson, Maura Whitman, MAJE, and Makayla Lynn. joined by returning writers Jodi Guthro, Quake Matthews, Dave Sampson, Corey LeRue and Port Cities members, Breagh MacKinnon, Carleton Stone and Dylan Guthro. Tawgs Salter, Thomas Daniel, Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neil; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Kinnon Beaton The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolf & Friends Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - Sea Harvest Festival: wildosahn@gmail.com 7pm to 9pm - Live Music at the Markland, Dingwall with Deron O'Donnobhain 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Salt Water in your socks-Lobster dinner theatre; Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Michael Hall | Mary MacMaster MacInnis | Elizabeth MacInnis | Sarah MacInnis 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: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 1: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Johnny 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Spelling Bee Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, July 11th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Eastbound in the clubhouse Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: - TD Halifax Jazz festival Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm - Concert celebtating The Canada-France Vimy Ridge Connection. NOTE: the only Wednesday concert . Meet and Greet a contingent representing France. Local Music by Allie Mombourquette, John Grant, Leon, Beth & Ella Dubinsky, Brad Murphy & Paul Cranford. Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .....2018 July 8th to 12th-- #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp with New songwriters this year are Mitchell Bailey, Cameron Nickerson, Maura Whitman, MAJE, and Makayla Lynn. joined by returning writers Jodi Guthro, Quake Matthews, Dave Sampson, Corey LeRue and Port Cities members, Breagh MacKinnon, Carleton Stone and Dylan Guthro. Tawgs Salter, Thomas Daniel, Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Olde Man Luedecke Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with Buddy MacDonald; @$ 5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Jennifer Roland Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolf & Friends Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year!! Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - Sea Harvest Festival: wildosahn@gmail.com 5pm - Chace the Ace in Bay St. Lawrence; @$5+ 6pm - Crib Tournament; @ $10 (Includes Snack) = Bay St. Lawrence Community Centre 7pm to 9pm - Live Music at the Markland, Dingwall with Deron O'Donnobhain North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7pm - Shaun Majumder's Hate Tour Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 1: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour town: ....2018 July 11th to 15th-#3rd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 9am to 2pm - Lobster fishing experience with Captain Scott; FREE 6pm - Leona Burkey on the Lake at St.Peter's Marina; @$ 5 6pm to 8pm - opening ceremonies at St.Peter's Marina; live music, dancing FREE 8pm - lobster trivia at MacBouch Tavern; @$ 40 per team, Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head, 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 8pm to 11pm - Mary Beth Carty-Hosting the Session Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Aaron Lewis & Kimberley Fraser Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Thursday, July 12th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Kolten MacDonell & Leanne Aucoin. Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: - TD Halifax Jazz festival Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .....2018 July 8th to 12th-- #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Gordie Sampson-Songcamp concert - #9th Annual-The Gordie Sampson-Songcamp with New songwriters this year are Mitchell Bailey, Cameron Nickerson, Maura Whitman, MAJE, and Makayla Lynn. joined by returning writers Jodi Guthro, Quake Matthews, Dave Sampson, Corey LeRue and Port Cities members, Breagh MacKinnon, Carleton Stone and Dylan Guthro. Tawgs Salter, Thomas Daniel, Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Jason MacDonald and Dwayne Cote Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Maxim & Gervais Cormier 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Tristen Legg; @$ 8 Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - Sea Harvest Festival: wildosahn@gmail.com 9am to 5pm - Throwback Thursday: Museums are Free-St. Paul Island Lighthouse Museum-Dingwall 9am to 5pm - Throwback Thursday: Museums are Free-Cape North 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: 5pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 1: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo town: ....2018 July 11th to 15th-#3rd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 9am to 2pm - Lobster fishing experience with Captain Scott; FREE 2pm - Scallyway treasure hunt at St.Peter's Marina; @$ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head, 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Kitchen party Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2018 July 5th to Aug 2nd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: 6pm - tba; FREE presented by CBRM Recreation and the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, July 13th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 6pm to 8pm - Chase the Ace: music by - Brock Fownes and Lee Jelleau St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. 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; Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: - Maxim and Gervais Cormier Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; with Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo in the clubhouse 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 - Shaun Majumder Hate Tour with Matt Wright; @$ 51 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) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: - TD Halifax Jazz festival Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Dwayne Coté & Doug MacPhee 7:30pm Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 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. Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - the Beaton Sisters Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Kenneth, Calum & Angus Mac Kenzie; @$ 8 Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - fill in Friday, Guided Whale Watching, Kayking, Hiking and Cycling Tours.Shop - Sea Harvest Festival: wildosahn@gmail.com Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Kinnon Beaton St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 1: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2018 July 11th to 15th-#3rd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 9am to 2pm - Lobster fishing experience with Captain Scott; FREE 11am - Lobster-ology at St.Peter's Canel by Michelle Theriault [Universite Saint-Anne] 2pm to 4pm - Mermaid Spa at St;Peter's Canal; @$ 15 8pm - Paint night at Bras D'or Lakes Inn; @$ 30 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Heart of Steel Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Open Hearth Park-north pond: 190 Ferry Street: - #4th Annual RibFest 2018; http://www.sydneyribfest.com to raise funds for Caleb’s Courage and Cancer Patients Care Fund Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: 8pm - Makayla Lynn

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Saturday, July 14th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Museum Pieces Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo in the clubhouse Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: - TD Halifax Jazz festival 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - Mike Hall & Hilda Chiasson Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Marion and Kennith MacLeod 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Gillian Head Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: - tba Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - noon to 5pm-Mountain Pine Fish n Zips; @ $45 =in South Harbour; come zipline - Sea Harvest Festival: wildosahn@gmail.com 10am to 1pm - Cape North Farmers Market; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 8pm to 11pm - Robert Bouchard Murphy's Pond: 1pm to 8pm - Murphy's Pond 1st Annual Music Fest; [Lynn Chisholm] entertainment by Robert Bouchard, Dan Doiron, Bill Spears, Lynn Chisholm & friends, Tracey Mac Neil & family, DJ Mac Gillivray, We’koqma’q drummers, and many more. hosted by The Port Hood Area Development Society (PHADS) 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) town: ....2018 July 11th to 15th-#3rd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: - ball tournament at L'Ardoise Recreational field 9am to 2pm - Lobster fishing experience with Captain Scott; FREE 10am to 2pm - Fisherman's market at St. Peter's Lion's Hall 5pm to 7pm - Lobster dinner at Jiggs; @$ 45-advance 9pm to 1am - dance at St. Peter's Lions Hall with the MacLennan Boys; @$ 10 Sydney (Suidni) Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 9pm to 1am - Spyder w. Hubba Paris, , $20 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 Open Hearth Park-north pond: 190 Ferry Street: - #4th Annual RibFest 2018; http://www.sydneyribfest.com to raise funds for Caleb’s Courage and Cancer Patients Care Fund Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: 8pm - Makayla Lynn the Falls BalmoralKirk: 2395 Balmoral Rd.(Highway 256 west): 902-324-2461: 7pm - Thom Swift; @$ 20

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Sunday, July 15th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 2pm to 4pm - MCP Music presents: Classical Concert (Anna Wedlock & Catherine Little) Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Mamma Mia Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - NOTES FROM THE KITCHEN The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Mike Hall & friends @ :$10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Men of the Deeps Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Karen Beaton & Joey Beaton ; @ $8 Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - Sea Harvest Festival: wildosahn@gmail.com 8am to noon - Bay St. Lawrence Fishing Derby and Crab Festival; @$ 10 derby at Bay St. Lawrence Wharf noon - Crab Festival while supplies last @ $15 =Bay St. Lawrence Firehall North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: - Bruce Guthro opening with Jodi Guthro Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's Market Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: 7pm - Friends Reunion with Cyril MacPhee & Roger Stone, @ guest Doug Sampson-; @$ 20 town: ....2018 July 11th to 15th-#3rd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: 7pm - Old Friends Reunion at St. Peter's Lions Hall with Cyril MacPhee & Roger Stone; @$ 20 with after party at Louie's Cosy Corner Sydney (Suidni) Open Hearth Park-north pond: 190 Ferry Street: - #4th Annual RibFest 2018; http://www.sydneyribfest.com to raise funds for Caleb’s Courage and Cancer Patients Care Fund Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Monday, July 16th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Derrick and Melody Cameron Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) town: ....2018 July 8th to 15th--Sea Harvest Festival: 902-383-2690: - oysters and guided bike tour[ 16km-3 hours] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - The Boys From the Hood 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 2: Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Lions Hall: ....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 902-756-2552: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival town: .....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival

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Tuesday, July 17th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; 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 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Kolten MacDonnell Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Rachel Davis & Darren McMullin 7:30pm Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is John Pellerin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge-a Boardmore theatre Production The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Derrick and Melody Cameron North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - RURAL ROOTS-with Doris Mason, Rylee Madison & Mary Beth Carthy, Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Glenn Graham | Kinnon and Betty Beaton | Gerry McDaniel 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: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 2: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Doug 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Lions Hall: ....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 902-756-2552: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival town: .....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival

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Wednesday, July 18th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Dara Smith MacDonald & Adam Young Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo in the clubhouse Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Dylan Menzie Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with Jeremy White; @$ 5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Derrick and Melody Cameron Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - RURAL ROOTS-with Doris Mason, Rylee Madison & Mary Beth Carthy, 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: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 2: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 7:30pm - Dance Pathways; @$ 10; with Melody Cameron & Matthew Olwell; Cape Breton Step Dance, Cape Breton Fiddle, Scotch Four, Inverness County Square Set, Flatfooting, Clogging, Tap, Step Dance, Irish Flute & Bodhran, with guest fiddler=Donna Marie DeWolfe; come watch and participate!! Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Lions Hall: ....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 902-756-2552: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival town: .....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival

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Thursday, July 19th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 7:30pm - Dave Gunning; @$ 20 Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Mary E. MacInnis Sarah & Elizabeth MacInnis, Joe MacMaster. Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 6:30pm to 9pm - Mary Beth Carty with Lisa MacArthur, 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Dave Sampson 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Rankin MacInnis & Friends ; @$ 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 North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 5pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Hells Bells-Ultimate AC/DC tribute Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 2: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Summerville Kempt Shore campground: .........2018 July 19th to 22nd-14Th Annual Acoustic Maritime Music Festival: - The Divorcees, The Secrets, Charlie A'Court, JP Cormier, Pretty Archie, Union Duke, Garrett Mason, Madison Violet, Jill Boudreau Band. the Divorcees,Ryan Cook, Bill Elliott, Justin Wood, Jacob Strang, 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. Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2018 July 5th to Aug 2nd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: 6pm - Pretty Archie and Jordan Musycsyn Band; FREE presented by CBRM Recreation and the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Lions Hall: ....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 902-756-2552: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions; town: .....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival

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Friday, July 20th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Chisholm Park: - music on main St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 6pm to 8pm - Chase the Ace: music by - Darrell Keigan St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; with Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - music by Rowdy Dow Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Rob MacLean- in MacRae's dining room 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 Grand-Étang Le Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot Trail Rd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - La Société Mi-Carême will host Festival Masque et Mer 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) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - The Quilly Familiy. from Ontario 7:30pm Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 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. Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Kintyre Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Rachael Davis & Friends ; @$ 8 Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - St. Mark’s Kitchen Party With Hank Middleton And Friends; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; River John (Abhainn Eòin) farm: ....2018 July 20th to 22nd-#7th annual Bainfest 2018;: 18 Wildflower Lane: 902-440-0803: - #7th annual- Bainfest 2018; @ $ 125; with Sam Moon, Matt Minglewood & Frank Mackay with Kitty Macdougall, Joan Whitty and Dorothy Whitty.Touch of Grey, Jake Duggan, Rock Show, Bain Band, Mellotones, Lime Ricky Band, Rusty Cage, Men with Issues, Leona Burkey, Christine Campbell, R & B All Stars, Marshville Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 7pm to 9pm - Shelly Campbell & friends Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Chrissy Crowley St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 2: Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 6:30pm to 9pm - Mary Beth Carty with Bradley Murphy, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Lions Hall: ....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 902-756-2552: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival town: .....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival

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Saturday, July 21st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Arichat Le Noir Landing: ...2018 July 21st & 22nd; 23rd annual Codstock-Outdoor Rock Concert: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: - 23rd annual Codstock-Outdoor Rock Concert Development Isle Madame Association will be hosting Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 10pm to 2am - **One Night Only** EVOLUTION ; @ $7 cover ; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Rob MacLean- in MacRae's dining room Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 8pm - The Acacia Strain Live in Halifax Ingonish 3 peak challenge: ..... 2018 July 21st--#5th Annual CB Highlands 3 Peaks challenge url:http://www.hikethehighlandsfestival.com: - #5th Annual CB Highlands 3 Peaks challenge [ Blueberry Mountain, Roberts Mountain and Acadien Mountain.] St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Stanley MacKinnon & Catherine Ann Lamey - A Tribute to Winston Fitzgerald - fiddle & piano 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Feasgar an Truisg | Codfish Supper 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: - Dara and Adam 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Kintyre Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm to 9pm - Bonny Jean Mac Donald & Friends North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - DJ MacGillivray & Darlene Ellis River John (Abhainn Eòin) farm: ....2018 July 20th to 22nd-#7th annual Bainfest 2018;: 18 Wildflower Lane: 902-440-0803: - #7th annual- Bainfest 2018; @ $ 125; with Sam Moon, Matt Minglewood & Frank Mackay with Kitty Macdougall, Joan Whitty and Dorothy Whitty.Touch of Grey, Jake Duggan, Rock Show, Bain Band, Mellotones, Lime Ricky Band, Rusty Cage, Men with Issues, Leona Burkey, Christine Campbell, R & B All Stars, Marshville 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: 2pm to 6pm - Benefit and Auction for Cyril & Rhodena MacPhee; hosted by Ann Campbell [ Rhodena has breast cancer, Cyril has Parkinson’s disease ] Sydney (Suidni) Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 9pm to 1am - Wayside Travellers, Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 6pm - Mary Beth Carty with Bradley Murphy, 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Lions Hall: ....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 902-756-2552: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 3pm to 5pm - Brenda's MacLennan-Dunphy =Book Launch- ''Never Speak of This Again''' town: .....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival

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Sunday, July 22nd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Le Noir Landing: ...2018 July 21st & 22nd; 23rd annual Codstock-Outdoor Rock Concert: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: - 23rd annual Codstock-Outdoor Rock Concert Development Isle Madame Association will be hosting Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - Buddy MacDonald 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Grand-Étang Le Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot Trail Rd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - La Société Mi-Carême will host Festival Masque et Mer Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Shelly Campbell & friends @ :$10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Robbie Fraser & Friends ; @ $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 Nyanza (Waqmitkuk) Big Spruce Brewing: .......Intimate music sessions: 64 Yankee Line Rd.: 902-295-2537: seating is limited, - Maxim Cormier & Gervais Cormier Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: - The Town Heroes opening with Party Boots Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie River John (Abhainn Eòin) farm: ....2018 July 20th to 22nd-#7th annual Bainfest 2018;: 18 Wildflower Lane: 902-440-0803: - #7th annual- Bainfest 2018; @ $ 125; with Sam Moon, Matt Minglewood & Frank Mackay with Kitty Macdougall, Joan Whitty and Dorothy Whitty.Touch of Grey, Jake Duggan, Rock Show, Bain Band, Mellotones, Lime Ricky Band, Rusty Cage, Men with Issues, Leona Burkey, Christine Campbell, R & B All Stars, Marshville 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 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Monday, July 23rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Town wide: .... 2018 July 23rd to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Joe MacMaster & Friends North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Mike Mac Innis 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Tuesday, July 24th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. 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 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Kyle & Sheamus MacNeil 7:30pm Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Town wide: .... 2018 July 23rd to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Rodney MacDonald St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge-a Boardmore theatre Production The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Joe MacMaster & Friends 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Rum Ragged Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Wendy MacIsaac | Mac Morin | Brian MacDonald & Family Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - David 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, July 25th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - White Glove Tour; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ 7:30pm - Alexandre et Ryan town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 3rd to 7th-#42nd Annual Festival de l'Escaouette: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: 902-224-2642, 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Ryan et Alexandre Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Rob MacLean in the club house Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Bus Stop Theatre co-op: 2203 Gottingen St.: 1-888-639-1169: 10pm - Next Act Festival Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Town wide: .... 2018 July 23rd to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - the Town Heroes Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with Lisa Cameron; @$ 5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Darrell Keigan- Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Rum Ragged 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: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...The Gaelic College Instructor Ceilidh: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Instructor Ceilidh with Kinnon Beaton, Kyle Kennedy MacDonald, Kenneth MacKenzie, Maxim Cormier 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 Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head, 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Thursday, July 26th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: - concert with Karen Beaton & John Pellerin 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Bible Hill NS Provincial Exhibition Agricultural Centre: ...2018 July 26th to 29th-47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with Acoustic Horizon, The Bluegrass Brothers, & more. Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2018 July 26th to 29th- #22nd Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - Ashley Macisaac, Joel & Bill Plaskett, Martin Sexton, Matt Andersen Suzy Bogguss, Archie Fisher, Bruce Guthro, Catherine Maclellan, Chuck Brodsky, Dave Gunning David Myles, Garnet Rogers, Goitse, Irish Mythen, Kubasonics, Lennie Gallant, Madison Violet Makayla Lynn, Rawlins Cross, Robert Bouchard, Rum Ragged, Seth Glier, Swinging Belles, The Lumber Jills & more. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Kenneth MacKenzie & guest Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Madison Violet @ $22.5 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Town wide: .... 2018 July 23rd to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} 7:30pm - Reeny Smith The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - MacQuarrie Brothers; @$ 8 Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - An Evening with Brookes and Fiona Diamond, & Seaside A Cappella Women’s Chorus; @$ 20 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 5pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head, 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. Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2018 July 5th to Aug 2nd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: 6pm - Hillsburn and Yukon's Diyet & The Love Soldiers; FREE presented by CBRM Recreation and the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro Victoria Park: - "MacBeth"-Shakespeare in the Park; [902-897-9266] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, July 27th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 6pm to 8pm - Chase the Ace: music by - Dan McCarthy St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Chrissy Crowley & friends Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Bible Hill NS Provincial Exhibition Agricultural Centre: ...2018 July 26th to 29th-47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with Acoustic Horizon, The Bluegrass Brothers, & more. 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; Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2018 July 26th to 29th- #22nd Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - Ashley Macisaac, Joel & Bill Plaskett, Martin Sexton, Matt Andersen Suzy Bogguss, Archie Fisher, Bruce Guthro, Catherine Maclellan, Chuck Brodsky, Dave Gunning David Myles, Garnet Rogers, Goitse, Irish Mythen, Kubasonics, Lennie Gallant, Madison Violet Makayla Lynn, Rawlins Cross, Robert Bouchard, Rum Ragged, Seth Glier, Swinging Belles, The Lumber Jills & more. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; with Mickey MacNeil Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo in the clubhouse Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Thorgy & the Thorchestra Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Kyle and Colin MacDonald 7:30pm Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: 8pm to 2am - #11th annual Pub night with Paul Lamb & Wreckhouse, opening act is Jamie Fontaine; @$ 20 ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Town wide: .... 2018 July 23rd to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: ......2018 KitchenFest: 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. Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Shelley Campbell & Friends; @$ 8 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 7pm to 9pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Glenn Graham St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro Victoria Park: - "MacBeth"-Shakespeare in the Park; [902-897-9266] Windsor Spitfire Arms Alehouse: 29 Water St.: - Rowdy Dow

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Saturday, July 28th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Bible Hill NS Provincial Exhibition Agricultural Centre: ...2018 July 26th to 29th-47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with Acoustic Horizon, The Bluegrass Brothers, & more. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2018 July 26th to 29th- #22nd Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - Ashley Macisaac, Joel & Bill Plaskett, Martin Sexton, Matt Andersen Suzy Bogguss, Archie Fisher, Bruce Guthro, Catherine Maclellan, Chuck Brodsky, Dave Gunning David Myles, Garnet Rogers, Goitse, Irish Mythen, Kubasonics, Lennie Gallant, Madison Violet Makayla Lynn, Rawlins Cross, Robert Bouchard, Rum Ragged, Seth Glier, Swinging Belles, The Lumber Jills & more. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Evelyn MacRae and the country Slickers- in MacRae's dining room Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Thorgy & the Thorchestra Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - The Poe Trio - [ ] Otis Tomas, Paul MacDonald, Eddie Woodsworth ] 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Town wide: .... 2018 July 23rd to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@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 to $10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm to 9pm - Donna Marie Dewolf North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - CLOSED 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas 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 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Aaron Lewis & Kimberley Fraser Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers Market; http://www.farmersMarketcapebreton.com Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro Victoria Park: - "MacBeth"-Shakespeare in the Park; [902-897-9266] West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; the Falls BalmoralKirk: 2395 Balmoral Rd.(Highway 256 west): 902-324-2461: 7pm - Laura Smith & Kim Dunn; @$ 20

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Sunday, July 29th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Donna Marie DeWolfe Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Bible Hill NS Provincial Exhibition Agricultural Centre: ...2018 July 26th to 29th-47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with Acoustic Horizon, The Bluegrass Brothers, & more. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland parish grounds: ....2018 July 29th-62nd Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert: Broad Cove Marsh Rd: 46°15.294′N 61°16.105′W: - 62nd Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert; [ 902-258-2961 : ccmacquarrie@gmail.com ] Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2018 July 26th to 29th- #22nd Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - Ashley Macisaac, Joel & Bill Plaskett, Martin Sexton, Matt Andersen Suzy Bogguss, Archie Fisher, Bruce Guthro, Catherine Maclellan, Chuck Brodsky, Dave Gunning David Myles, Garnet Rogers, Goitse, Irish Mythen, Kubasonics, Lennie Gallant, Madison Violet Makayla Lynn, Rawlins Cross, Robert Bouchard, Rum Ragged, Seth Glier, Swinging Belles, The Lumber Jills & more. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: 8pm - John Gracie 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) Sniggily Wiggily's: 1665 Argyle St.: 9pm - Seaway; @$ 17.75-advance Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Town wide: .... 2018 July 23rd to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 3pm - Anniversary Malagawatch Church Service 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 @ :$10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Mike Hall & Friends ; @ $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 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: - Rawlins Cross opening with The Hypochondriacs Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's Market Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Monday, July 30th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Donna Marie DeWolfe Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron -- North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - DJ Mac Gillivray & The Corner Connection 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 8pm - Bryan Adams-the ultimate tour Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Tuesday, July 31st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; 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 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50 with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band [include Brian Talbot, Allie Bennett, Rachel Davis and Darren McMullen]. Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 4pm - free Symphony at the Halifax Central Library The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Colin Grant & Mario Colosimo 7:30pm Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 7:30pm - Best of Boxwood - part of Musique Royal Festival Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Glenn Graham Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge-a Boardmore theatre Production The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron -- North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Goitse-Ireland Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Joe MacMaster | Dara MacDonald | Adam Young | Steve MacIntyre | Claire & Regyn MacDonald 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: - ▪ Summer Workshop Days: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Edward 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, August 1st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Gélas - La réunion.; @$15 [ 10year anniversary of the creation of Gélas! ] bring together the original cast of the show of 2008. [ Jerémie Poirier, Alexandre Poirier, Ryan Doucette, Justin Aucoin, Stephanie Aucoin Craig, Sylvie (Doucet) Aucoin, Chris Babineau, and Colin Grant. ] Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50 with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band [include Brian Talbot, Allie Bennett, Rachel Davis and Darren McMullen]. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 4pm - free Symphony at the Halifax Central Library Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Mo Kenney Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with TBA; @$ 5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Tales, Trails and Tunes: Tony Quinn, Shannon Quinn & Bill Plaskett 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: - ▪ Summer Workshop Days: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, August 2nd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Alec & I; a hearing love story Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Gélas - La réunion.; @$15 [ 10year anniversary of the creation of Gélas! ] bring together the original cast of the show of 2008. [ Jerémie Poirier, Alexandre Poirier, Ryan Doucette, Justin Aucoin, Stephanie Aucoin Craig, Sylvie (Doucet) Aucoin, Chris Babineau, and Colin Grant. ] Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm - The Barra MacNeil's in concert; @$20 Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 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 - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50 with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band [include Brian Talbot, Allie Bennett, Rachel Davis and Darren McMullen]. Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Mike Hall & Joël Chiasson. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Donald Og Day 7:30pm - Garnet Rogers & Archie Fisher concert Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 7:30pm - Garnet Rogers and Archie Fisher in Concert ; @ $28.50-Advanced Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Brent Aucoin 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} 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: 5pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Harbourstone Enhanced Care: 84 Kenwood Dr.: 902-539-4560: 2pm - ceilidh, Gaelic & tea in the chapel [2nd floor] of the Kenwood building 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. Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2018 July 5th to Aug 2nd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: 6pm - tba; FREE presented by CBRM Recreation and the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 3rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) 'Music on Main Street' & Chisholm park: Columbus Field: - Music on Main with Pretty Archie, with Brent Collins as opener Chisholm Park: - music on main St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Gélas - La réunion.; @$15 [ 10year anniversary of the creation of Gélas! ] bring together the original cast of the show of 2008. [ Jerémie Poirier, Alexandre Poirier, Ryan Doucette, Justin Aucoin, Stephanie Aucoin Craig, Sylvie (Doucet) Aucoin, Chris Babineau, and Colin Grant. ] Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - The Narrows – Irish style group from Halifax 7:30pm Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Dòmhnall Òg MacNìll | Donald “Og” Day Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Jim Kovalcik ; George Barkhouse & Tim Fisk & Special Guest: Patricia Watson; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2018 Aug 3rd to 5th-#23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee ; with Matthew Good, July Talk, & Jimmy Rankin, Reuben and the Dark, Alert The Medic, Natalie Lynn, Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound, StoneHouse, The Kitchen Criminals and more to come! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - James MacLean & Patrick Gillis dueling guitars 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Shelly Campbell St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Wallace MacAskill Yacht Club: 902-535-2729: - MacAskill Cup Regatta town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Saturday, August 4th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Stand Back Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Gélas - La réunion.; @$15 [ 10year anniversary of the creation of Gélas! ] bring together the original cast of the show of 2008. [ Jerémie Poirier, Alexandre Poirier, Ryan Doucette, Justin Aucoin, Stephanie Aucoin Craig, Sylvie (Doucet) Aucoin, Chris Babineau, and Colin Grant. ] Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Dawn & Margie Beaton 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 6pm - Là Mór a’ Bhaile | #57th Annual Highland Village Day Concert; @$ 15 Highland Village Museum-tuning room: .......'The Highland Village Concert Music Series': 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 6pm - 57th Annual Highland Village Day Outdoor Concert ; @ $15 Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 6pm - 57th Annual Highland Village Day Outdoor Concert ; @ $15 Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2018 Aug 3rd to 5th-#23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee ; with Matthew Good, July Talk, & Jimmy Rankin, Reuben and the Dark, Alert The Medic, Natalie Lynn, Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound, StoneHouse, The Kitchen Criminals and more to come! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Lionel LeBlanc 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - Campbell Family Wallace MacAskill Yacht Club: 902-535-2729: - MacAskill Cup Regatta town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, August 5th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp L'Eglise Saint Pierre: 7:30pm - #125 anniversary celebration; with Ronald Bourgeois, Lina Boudreau, Scott Macmillan, MIchel Aucoin Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 1pm to 4pm - artist's reception for the Landscape show. 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 - Dawn & Margie Beaton @ :$8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 4pm to 5:30pm - Ole Opry with Lynn Chisholm: The Classics; New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2018 Aug 3rd to 5th-#23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee ; with Matthew Good, July Talk, & Jimmy Rankin, Reuben and the Dark, Alert The Medic, Natalie Lynn, Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound, StoneHouse, The Kitchen Criminals and more to come! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: - Fred Penner opening with Dylan Menzie St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - Roger Stone; Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's Market town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Monday, August 6th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Cyril MacPhee & Stan Chapman Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. town: ....2018 July 9th & Aug 6th-Street Festival: 6pm to 9pm - 'Festiville Baddeck '-Street Festival entertainment by Colin Grant & the Privateers Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2018 August 6th & 7th-#8 Annual Free Outdoor concert: 399 Broadcove Banks Rd.: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: 6pm to midnight - #8 Annual Free Outdoor concert Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Lynn Chisholm & friends 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: - Youth Music Camp with Jess & Greg Favaro; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 1: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - RG Sheller Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, August 7th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. 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 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - CLOSED-Festiville Baddeck Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2018 August 6th & 7th-#8 Annual Free Outdoor concert: 399 Broadcove Banks Rd.: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: 6pm to midnight - #8 Annual Free Outdoor concert Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Joe MacMaster and Mac Morin 7:30pm Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Mary Elizabeth & Elizabeth MacInnis North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Mabou: MacNeil & MacQuarrie Families 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: - Youth Music Camp with Jess & Greg Favaro; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 1: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Johnny 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, August 8th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Colin Grant & Susan MacLean Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo 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) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Por Cities Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - Judique on the Floor supper pub with TBA; @$ 5 JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - The Cape Breton Summertime Revue-the Next Generation; with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band 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: - Youth Music Camp with Jess & Greg Favaro; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 1: 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 Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, August 9th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - The youth fiddlers, Tracy MacNeil. Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} 7:30pm - Keith Mullins 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: 5pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - The Cape Breton Summertime Revue-the Next Generation; with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: - Youth Music Camp with Jess & Greg Favaro; 7pm - Grand Finale Concert; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 1: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 7:30pm - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Holly Arsenault, MIcah Barnes Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 10th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - The Bell Family Album St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2018 August 10th to 12th-#7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: - #7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG); 902-224-7547 : audrey2744@icloud.com 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) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 9pm - Covered! August Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Kimberly Fraser and Brenda Stubbert 7:30pm Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 1-902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; with the Bluegrass Diamonds, Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind, Clearwater, Echo Mountain, Mountain Willow, Oxbow Mountain Boy's, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River; US band-Foghorn Stringband; @$ 50 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - Kyle & Dawn Gillis 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Rodney Macdonald St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 1: Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tony Quinn, Bill Plaskett - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Saturday, August 11th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2018 August 10th to 12th-#7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: - #7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG); 902-224-7547 : audrey2744@icloud.com Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - The Fred Eaglesmith Show Starring Tif Ginn ! $42.5 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: - BioBlitz-at Freshwater Lake; You and your family team up with scientists to do Species Surveys St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - Colin Grant & Scott Macmillan Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 1-902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; with the Bluegrass Diamonds, Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind, Clearwater, Echo Mountain, Mountain Willow, Oxbow Mountain Boy's, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River; US band-Foghorn Stringband; @$ 50 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Jerry McDaniel 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: - Port Hood Kids Triathlon; 902-623-2272 : lychiasson@gmail.com Ages 7 and up, 8/9-Swim 50m, bike 750m, run 500m Ages 10/11 and 12/13-Swim 150m, bike 2000m, run 1500m Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, August 12th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2018 August 10th to 12th-#7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: - #7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG); 902-224-7547 : audrey2744@icloud.com 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 - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50; with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: - BioBlitz-at Freshwater Lake; You and your family team up with scientists to do Species Surveys Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 5pm to 8pm - Glenn Graham & friends @ :$10 "Judique On The Floor" Sunday Ceilidh ** This week's Ceilidh starts following the Kintyre Farm Concert on River Denys Road. ** JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Finlay Point Wharf: ...2018 August 12th-Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf: 65 Mabou Mines Branch,: 46°05.168′N 61°26.631′W: - Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf; @$ 10 Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 1-902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; with the Bluegrass Diamonds, Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind, Clearwater, Echo Mountain, Mountain Willow, Oxbow Mountain Boy's, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River; US band-Foghorn Stringband; @$ 50 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Port Hood (Sestico) Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: - TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon-; 902-623-2272 : lychiasson@gmail.com Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - Digout Trio Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's Market Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Monday, August 13th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series 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) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Hugh John Beaton 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 2: Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, August 14th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. 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 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Jerome Aucoin and Ron LaFitte. 7:30pm Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - prisoner for the day; Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Kinnon Wallace & James MacLean Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge-a Boardmore theatre Production 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald; @$ 20 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - All Fired Up | Harvey Beaton Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 2: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Doug 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, August 15th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - TBA Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays 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 Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Christina Martin Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with TBA; @$ 5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year!! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald; @$ 20 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 2: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, August 16th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Olivier, ,Julien, Paryse Broussard. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 6:30pm to 9pm - Mary Beth Carty with Lisa MacArthur 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Sean McCann 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} 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: 5pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald; @$ 20 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 2: St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 17th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) 'Music on Main Street' & Chisholm park: Columbus Field: - Music on Main with Sean McCann [Great Big Sea], & Hailee LeFort. Chisholm Park: - music on main St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - David Greenberg and Doug MacPhee 7:30pm Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2018 Aug 17th to 190th- #4th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - Oxbow Mountain Boys & Crowdis Bridge, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind, Lifeline & Robert Bouchard Weekend pass-$60 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by - John Pellerin, Colin Rankin & Joël Chaisson ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Three Finger Shot [ folk]; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 7pm to 9pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Douglas Cameron St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult Session 2: Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Wolfville Lightfoot and Wolfville Vineyards: 11143 Evangeline Trail: 902-542-7774: 8pm - The Port Cities; @$ 35+

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Saturday, August 18th 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: - Makayla Lynn Trio Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - David Greenberg & Doug MacPhee 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 11am to 1pm - Marag Brunch Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4