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Northern Cape Breton Pleasant Bay Trailhead Parking Area: Red River Road: Oct 10th - 10am - Seawall Trail preview hike; @$ 100; Hosted by Seawall Trail Society [ Seawall Trail Society (Jen Moses) - 902-383-2552 - cabottrailadventures@gmail.com

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Northern Inverness Area Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 8pm - Concert -live at the park every Thursday - 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Aug 23rd - 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Gillian Head Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 2017 Sept 8th to 17th--Hike the Highland Festival: 16648 Cabot Trail: Sep 8th - 5:30 pm-Broad Cove Mtn. 2.3 km Sep 9th - 6am - Coastal to Neil’s Hbr. Beach 2 km - 10am-Branch Pond 8.4 km - 2pm- Jack Pine 2.3 km Sep 10th - 9am - Lowland Cove 16 km - 10am - Meat Cove Look-off 4.5 km - 2pm - Meat Cove Mountain 6.5 km Sep 11th - 9am - Tenerife 4 km - 10am - NHN 4 km - 1pm - Money Point Gulch 10 km Sep 12th - 9am - Aspy 9 km - 2pm - Skyline 7.4 km Sep 13th - 9am - Squirrel Mtn. 7.4 km - 10am - Buttereau 6.2km - 2pm - Benjies Lake 1.5 km Sep 14th - 10am - Roberts Mountain 4 km - 2pm - Cabot Landing 4 km - 6:30pm - Sunset Hike White Point 4 km Sep 15th - 9am - North River Big Falls 18 km - 10am - Franey 7.4 km - 2pm - Warren Lake 4.7 km Sep 16th - 9am - Slatey Point 16 km - 10am - Coastal – Jigging Cove 6.5 km - 2pm - Freshwater Lake & Look-off 2.3 km Sep 17th - 10am - Middle head 4 km Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Aug 16th - noon to 1:30pm - Mike Hall; Free: - 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Aug 17th - 8pm to 11pm - : Talent Night Aug 18th - noon to 1:30pm - Mike Hall; Free: Aug 19th - 2pm to 6pm - : Mike Hall & Joël Chiasson - 9pm to 1am - Glen Roache Aug 22nd - 8pm to 11pm - Fiddle TBA Aug 26th - 2pm to 6pm - Colin Grant - 9pm - Robert Bouchard-CD release Aug 27th - 6pm to 9pm - Groupe LeLièvre Aug 29th - 2pm - Mike Hall & Marion Dewar Aug 31st - Gerry Romard Tribute-talent night Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: every Tuesday - 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: Aug 21st & 28th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Aug 22nd & 29th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Aug 17th, 24th, & 31st - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head Aug 18th & 25th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Aug 19th & 26th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Aug 20th & 27th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen & Nicole Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: every Saturday - 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' every Sunday - 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Monday - 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Visitor Information Centre: 15584 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2642: Aug 18th & 25th - 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic Belle-Côte Community Centre: 10615 Cabot Trail-Highway #19: Aug 22nd - 7pm to 9pm - CD launch 'Looking Through My Eyes' by Judy McIsaac of Margaree with Brian Doyle and Dougie Johnson Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: Aug 22nd - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach

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Margaree Area Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: Aug 18th - 10am to 1am - Douglas Cameron Aug 25th - 10am to 1am - Shelly Campbell Sep 1st - 10am to 1am - Kinnon & Betty Lou Oct 13th - 10pm to 1am - Celtic Colours square dance; 19+ 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: Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! every Friday(from 2017 Sep 1st to 2017 Oct 13th) - 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! Aug 16th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Howie MacDonald, Chrissy Crowley, Mary Elizabeth, Sarah & Elizabeth MacInnis . Aug 23rd - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh.Dawn & Margie Beaton, Chrissy Crowley; Joe MacMaster Aug 30th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Douglas Cameron & Friends. Sep 1st - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh.-TBA Sep 8th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Colin Grant & Friends Sep 15th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. TBA Sep 22nd - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh-TBA Sep 29th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Chrissy Crowley & friends Oct 6th - 8pm - 3- Fiddler Concert-Ceilidh. Colin Grant, Douglas Cameron, & Friends Oct 13th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler Concert-Ceilidh.-TBA The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: Aug 17th & 22nd - 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Aug 18th - 8pm - Joe MacMaster & Campbell Hart Aug 20th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Aug 21st - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Aug 27th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Aug 28th - 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, Sep 2nd - 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Sep 4th - 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, Sep 6th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: Aug 17th, 24th, & 31st - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: Aug 1st to 27th - return to the Forest & Tiny Houses Aug 18th - 8:30pm - Video screening with Joan Jonas; admission by donation Aug 19th - 1pm to 3pm - 3-D crocheting workshop with Erica Stonehouse - 9pm - blues in the night with Brian Doyle & more; @$ 20; 19+ Aug 20th, 27th, & Sep 3rd - 10am - Yoga with Richard Allon Aug 20th - 5pm - 'All is Beauty now' -book launch with Sarah Faber Aug 27th - Gillian Head-performance and step dance workshops Day inFlux Sep 7th - 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases Oct 2nd - noon - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: Aug 19th, 26th, & Sep 2nd - 11am to 2pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Aug 16th - 7pm to 9pm - summertime dessert theatre fundraiser; @$ 25; 902-258-3316 Raceway: Forest Street: Aug 26th - noon to 4pm - Hospital Fun-D day-auction off a band of musicians; Beech Hill, a versatile group comprised of Jesse Ryan, Peter MacInnis, Jesse Fraser, and Neil MacQuarrie, efforts for the Palliative Care Family Room. The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: every Sunday - 7pm to 10pm - open traditional Celtic Music session, hosts Hailee LeFort & more Aug 19th & 26th - 7pm - Stuart Cameron Aug 18th & 25th - 7pm - John Hines Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) MacDonald House Museum: 3458 Hwy # 395: 46°08.045′N 61°08.500′W: 902-258-3317: Aug 20th - 2:30pm to 4:30pm - web page launch in honour of the late John Heidt-story teller & Mentor; with Rev Janice MacLean Aug 30th - 7pm - A photo presentation by Angela Gillis (Skye Glen /Halifax) of her trip to Australia and New Zealand Light lunch provided and a small admission charged.

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SouthWestern Inverness Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: every day - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Aug 16th - 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac - 8pm to 10pm - Bonnie Jean MacDonald & Greg Campbell Aug 17th - 1pm to 3pm - The MacNeil Family - 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Kevin Levesconte Aug 18th - 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac - 8pm to 10pm - Derek & Melody Cameron Aug 19th - 1pm to 3pm - Stuart Cameron & Greg Campbell - 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levesconte Aug 20th - 1pm to 3pm - The MacNeil Family - 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Ian MacDougall Aug 21st - 1pm to 3pm - Sarah & Elizabeth MacInnis - 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Glen MacEachern Aug 22nd - 1pm to 3pm - Kevin Levesconte & pius MacIsaac - 8pm to 10pm - Joe MacMaster Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ Aug 21st - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton , Stephanie MacDonald Aug 28th - tba Oct 9th - Celtic Colours square dance with Ian MacDougall and Mac Morin Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Sep 9th, 23rd, & Oct 7th - 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Cape Mabou Highlands Hiking Trails: .....2017 Aug 26th-Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge: Aug 26th - 9am to 4pm - 17km climb covering trails=MacPhee, Fair Alistair's, MacArthur, Enchanted Valley, MacKinnon's Brook and Beaton trails. @$ 30 check in at 8:30am; ages 16+ Proceeds for this event go to the Cape Mabou Trail Club. [902-623-0388, nhunt861@gmail.com ] http://www.capemabouhiking.com/ Mabou (An Drochaid) town: Aug 21st - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: every Sunday(through 2017 Oct 8th) - 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; Cape Mabou Trail Club: Aug 26th - Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge. [ a 17 km route ] Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#22nd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 Aug 22nd - 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Stuart Cameron & Cullen MacInnis Aug 29th - 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Mike Barron Patron Appreciation night with draws for 10 door prizes. Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: Jul 1st to Aug 31st - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: Aug 17th - 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael Aug 21st - 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; every Friday - 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Aug 20th - 7pm - Winner's of "America's Got Talent"=Richard & NIcholas Olate & their 22 Olate Dogs; @$ 34.50 https://www.utube.com/watch?v=OhhySa9v6kE&feature=youtu.be Aug 24th - Short stories by Neal Livingston Sep 30th - 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 4, the 4th of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests TBA; @$ 30 Oct 9th - 2pm to 3pm - Documentary Screening: Celtic Colours – Spirit of the Festival; In 2015, a crew led by filmmaker Jacquelyn Mills hit the road for nine days during Celtic Colours International Festival The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Aug 21st & 28th - 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Square Dance & beginner Step Dance Lessons with Cheryl MacQuarrie, @$ 10 Oct 11th - 2pm - Pioneer Gaelic Poets and Bards; with Effie Rankin, author of "As a' Buràighe", presents an introduction to some of the songs of the Gaelic Bards; @$ 10 (Margie Beaton) - 902-945-2790 - mberiskay@gmail.com] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: every Monday(through 2017 Sep 25th) - 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Aug 14th to 16th - 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe; no cover charge Aug 18th - 9pm - Howie MacDonald & Mac Morin Aug 19th - 7pm to 9pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 20th - 4pm to 7pm - Glen Graham;@$ 8 Aug 21st to 23rd - 5pm to 7pm - Hailiee LeFort; @$ 8 Aug 25th - 9pm to midnight - Chrissy Crowley; @$ 8 Aug 27th - 4pm to 7pm - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton; @$ 8 Aug 30th - 5pm - The MacNeil girls Aug 31st - 8pm - Darrell MacKeigan Sep 1st - 9pm - Shelley Campbell & friends Sep 3rd - 4pm to 7pm - Andrea Beaton & Joël Chiasson;@$ 8 Sep 4th to 6th - 5pm - The MacNeil girls Sep 8th - 9pm - Mike Hall & friends, @$ 8 Sep 10th - 4pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & Joël Chiasson Sep 18th to 20th - 5pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Sep 23rd - 7pm - Rob MacLean 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: every Saturday - 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Aug 19th - 9pm - Ian MacDougall & Tracey MacNeil; West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: Aug 17th, 24th, & 31st - 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] Oct 9th - 11am to 12:30pm - Dance Dialects Demonstration and Talk; @$ 10; A unique and informative exploration of different percussive dance dialects featuring Melody Cameron from Cape Breton, Dominic Desrochers from Quebec, and Emma O'Sullivan from Ireland 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. Aug 17th - Rodney Mac Donald & Guest Aug 24th - Margie & Dawn Beaton. Aug 31st - Kyle Mac Donald & Guest Sep 3rd - Andrea Beaton, Joel Chaisson Oct 8th - Shelly Campbell & Guest St Josephs Parish grounds: .......2017 Sept 3rd- #34th Annual Glencoe Day: Sep 3rd - #34th Annual Glencoe Day; 902-945-2448 Glencoe Station Glencoe Station Hall: 1536 Mabou Rd.: 802-787-2062: Oct 9th - 2pm to 4pm - John Allan Cameron Song Session; @$ 12 Hosted by Glencoe Station Recreation Association; organ@seasidehighspeed.com - 902-787-2744 Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 1-902-787-2244: Aug 17th, 24th, & 31st - 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Newsmakers Series: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: Aug 23rd - 7pm - talk 'A State of Nature? Clearances, Ownership, and Conflict in the Highlands of Scotland', ca. 1790-1900. with Dr. Annie Tindley, Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: every Thursday(through 2017 Oct 13th) - 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment Aug 16th - 6pm to 8pm - Pius & Melanie Aug 17th - 7pm to 9pm - Siobhan MacDonald Aug 20th - 6pm to 8pm - Bill Quimby Aug 22nd - 6pm to 8pm - Mitch Poirier Aug 23rd - 6pm to 8pm - Pius & Melanie St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: every Friday - 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Aug 20th - 2pm to 5pm - Sunday Ceilidh-Shelly Campbell, Allan Dewar, Marion Dewar & Junior Fraser; Sponsored in memory of Willie & Jean Fraser of Ohio, NS @ $8 Aug 27th - 2pm to 5pm - Mike Hall & friends Sep 3rd - 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald & friends Sep 10th - 2pm to 5pm - Entertainment to be announced Sep 17th - 2pm to 5pm - Howie MacDonald & Allan Dewar Sep 24th - 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends Oct 1st - 2pm to 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends; Ceilidh sponsored by Duncan & Robyn Ritchie Oct 8th - 2pm to 5pm - Glenn Graham & friends Oct 15th - 2pm to 5pm - Mike Hall & friends Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday(through 2017 Sep 1st) - 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: every day except Sunday - 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] every Saturday - 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday(through 2017 Aug 25th) - 9:30am to 4:30pm - Celtic Culture Demonstration with Joe MacMaster, Hailie LeFort, Jasmyn MacDonald; Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Supper time ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Aug 16th - 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 Aug 16th - 6pm to 8pm - Melody Cameron & friends @$ 5 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Oct 5th - 7:30pm - Masters Concert for the Celtic Music Centre's "Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp", Oct 9th to 13th - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] Storytellers Gallery: 5663 Hwy # 19: 45°53.196′N 61°29.389′W: 902-787-2938, 902-787-2202: Aug 19th - 8pm - ceilidh, tea to follow, Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Aug 26th - 8am - registration-for 9am- walk or run our 5km leg of the Ceilidh Coastal Trail ; 'our trail celebration' led by piper Joe MacMaster; ,“ceilidh” to follow with cake, tea/coffee, and the musical talents of Joe MacMaster. with guests MLA Allan MacMaster & councilor, John Dowling. Sep 1st - 9pm to midnight - "Super Friday" Square Dance with Ian MacDougall & tba; @ $ 10, $ 5-youth [8:30pm-free square dance demo and workshop] Oct 6th - 9pm to midnight - "Super Friday" Square Dance with Shelly Campbell > Thanksgiving weekend [8:30pm-free square dance demo and workshop] Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk ); Aug 24th - 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Aug 24th - lead: Dale Gillis & pianist: Cathy Hawley

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Port Hawkesbury Area Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: Aug 10th to 16th - 10am to 4pm - 12th Annual Quilt show & sale; church fund raiser; actual quilting done on site; hosted by the Ocean Waves Quilt Society of Cape Breton & Strait Area Quilters Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: every Sunday - 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern every Sunday - 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com every Sunday - 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: Aug 19th - 10pm - Nine Mile River; @$ 10 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: Jun 29th to Nov 30th - 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Aug 3rd to Sep 3rd - Deer & Doves by Tyloe McNeil Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] Aug 22nd - Glenn Graham, Kinnon & Betty Beaton, Amy Graham, Harvey MacKinnon Aug 29th - Wendy MacIsaac, Mac Morin, Dave MacIsaac, Rita Rankin Sep 5th - Mary Jane Lamond, The Broussards, Rankin MacInnis, John Pellerin, Bill Pellerin Sep 12th - All Fired Up, Sabra MacGillivray and the Celtic Touch Dancers Sep 19th - Kenneth MacKenzie, Mac Morin, Daibhidh MacFhraing, Krista & Jay Luddington Sep 26th - Melody & Derrick Cameron, Joël Chiasson, Stephen MacLennan, Lewis MacLennan, Pat Lamey & Heather Richards Oct 3rd - Pre Celtic Colours Show: Shelly Campbell, Allan Dewar, Joe MacMaster, Cheryl MacQuarrie Dancers, Joanne MacIntyre & Family Evergreen Seniors' Club: 37 Embree St.: Oct 14th - 1pm to 4pm - 'Ship Harbour Song Session'-open jam with Patrick Lamey, Adam Cooke; Donations hosted by the Port Hastings Historical Society Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: Aug 20th, Sep 17th, & Oct 15th - 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Granville Green: Granville St.: Aug 18th - Dusk-free outdoor movie -'Boss Baby' Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: Aug 27th & Sep 24th - 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: every Friday - 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Aug 18th - Final Cut Band Aug 25th - EastBound Band St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: Sep 3rd & Oct 1st - 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 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]

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Bras d’Or Lakes Area Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2017: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: Aug 23rd, Sep 6th, & 20th - 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: every Friday(from 2017 Sep 8th) - 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; We'koqma'q (Waycobah) Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre: Sep 16th & 17th - We'koqma'q Traditional Powwow, [ Contact Norma Gould ] Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; Little Narrows (An Caolas Beag) Little Narrows Ferry: Oct 11th - 1:45pm to 2:30pm - Big Square Dance on the ferry; The Ferry Captain will park the vessel on the Little Narrows side of the channel. Led by Anita MacDonald, with live musicians playing; FREE [ Anita MacDonald 902-756-2731 littlenarrowscommunity@gmail.com ] Community Centre: 134 Highway 223: 902-756-2413: Oct 11th - 11am to 12:30pm - Square Dance Workshop with Anita MacDonald; @$ 12; lunch available for #10, the show your steps on the Little Narrows Ferry from 1:45 – 2:30pm. 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: every Saturday - 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: Aug 16th - 8pm to 1:30pm - Steve Poltz Aug 23rd - 8pm to 1:30pm - JP Cormier Aug 30th - 8pm to 1:30pm - Pretty Archie Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: Sep 5th & Oct 3rd - 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: every Friday - 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: Aug 16th - 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Intermediate & advanced classes with Goiridh Dòmhnallach. @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 ; kindly bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided. - 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Total Immersion Plus & Gàidhlig Aig Baile classes with Stacey MacLean. - 7:30pm - Ar Seanachas, Ar Daoine agus Ar n-Àiteachan “Our Stories, Our People and Our Places” @ Adm. by donation. Tea & Lunch will be served. Aug 17th - 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 kindly bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided. Intermediate/advanced class with Goiridh Dòmhnallach and TIP/GAB with Stacey MacLean are continued. - 6pm to 7:30pm - Milling Song Workshop; @ $6 with Goiridh Dòmhnallach. - 8pm - Traditional Milling Frolic; @ $10 ~ Ages 14 & Under Free Aug 18th - all day - Latha De Dh’Òrain – Day of Gaelic Songs; @ Adm. $6 per workshop Our instructors are all well- known Gaelic singers. - 11:30am - 1pm- Instructor Betty Lord is a Gaelic singer, organizer, and promoter. - 1pm to 2:30pm - Instructor Colin Watson - 2:30pm to 4pm - Instructor Shay MacMullin - 7pm to 9pm - Féis Children’s Concert & Family Square Sets ; Students of our summer music program square sets with music by Féis Instructors Maggie MacNeil & Shawnee Paul. Lauren MacDonald wiill guide everyone through the figures. Aug 19th - 10:30am to noon - Conair Moire – The Rosary; @ $6; Rod C. MacNeil of Barra Glen who will teach the Rosary and other prayers in Gaelic. - 1:30pm - Gabh do Naidheachd – Tell Your News ; FREE - 3:30pm - Sreath de dh’Òrain – Gaelic Song Circle ; @ FREE; Bean an Taighe Lorrie MacKinnon will lead the singing at The Grand Narrows Hotel. Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: ...2017 Oct 11th to Oct 14th--#7th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: Oct 11th - 10:30am - # 7th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival; Mi’kmaw Cultural Celebration Day [ (Robert Bernard) - (902- 295-2999 - rbernard@wagmatcook.com ] Culture & Heritage Centre: 2017 Aug 20th to 27th-Mi'Kmaw Summer games: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: Aug 20th to 27th - Mi'Kmaw Summer games Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: Aug 20th - Aviation day Sep 8th to 9th - 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Sep 14th to 16th - 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Sep 21st to 23rd - 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Sep 10th, 17th, & 24th - 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Sep 26th - Harvest home Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: Oct 6th - 6pm - open mic celtic colours jam session with host Michael Cavanaugh Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: every Wednesday - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Aug 16th - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market with Gillian Head Sep 20th - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market with Gillian Head Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: Sep 3rd & Oct 1st - 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Sep 3rd & Oct 1st - 8pm - Gaelic Social Gathering - All levels of Gaelic welcome. hosted by Gâidhlig Agam Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins every Sunday & Monday - 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: every Friday & Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Masonic Hall: ..2016 Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: Aug 20th - 4pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Aug 17th to 19th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: every Tuesday - 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: Aug 16th - Mike Hall & friends Aug 17th - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 18th - Mike Hall & friends Aug 19th & 20th - 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Aug 21st - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Aug 22nd - Dara Smith MacDonald & Adam Young Aug 23rd - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Aug 24th - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 25th - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Aug 26th - Cyril MacPhee & Stan Chapman Aug 27th - Donna Campbell & Jinx- last ceildih until Sept 3rd Sep 3rd to 8th - TBA Sep 9th & 10th - Buddy MacDonald

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St Anns Bay Area Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: Aug 19th - 8:30am - 10th Annual Ross Ferry Pork Chop Fun Run; [Eliot Frosst 9722 Kempt Head Rd, BiX 1N8 902-674-0936; efrosst@hotmail.com South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: every Thursday - 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: .....2017 Aug 19th to 20th-#44th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: Aug 19th - 2pm to 5pm - fiddle, stepdance, piano workshops conducted by Ashley MacIsaac, Dara MacDonald, Lawrence Cameron, and Cheryl MacQuarrie. - 7pm to 9pm - concert & then ceilidh in MacKenzie Hall; Aug 20th - 2pm to 7pm - Finale Concert; in Performance Centre followed by a ceilidh in MacKenzie Hall. Kinnon Beaton, has prepared a special tune ' Canada 150' , Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: every Saturday - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Aug 14th to 18th - Adult summer session # 2; with Ashley MacIsaac-Fiddle instructor @$ 15 Aug 28th to 31st - Youth Gaelic Immersion Session Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday(through 2017 Aug 31st) - 12:15pm to 1pm - 'Blas Math!' -Lunchtime Ceilidh with Cape Breton Music; @ $ 15; in MacKenzie hall Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ....-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Aug 16th - Ashley MacIsaac, Dara MacDonald, Rachel Davis, Darren McMullen, Steấfan Hannigan, Carmen MacArthur, Tiber Falzett, Dominique Dodge, Mac Morin, Leanne Aucoin, Seonaidh MacIntyre & Melanie MacDonald Aug 23rd - An Taigh Ceilidh house concert with Kyle MacDonald, Colin MacDonald, David Rankin, Brittany Rankin, Joyce MacDonald, Scott MacIntosh & more Aug 30th - An Taigh Ceilidh house concert with Lewis MacKinnon, Bernard Cameron, Kyle MacDonald, Margie Beaton, Colin MacDonald, David Rankin, Brittany Rankin, Joyce MacDonald, Scott MacIntosh & more Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: every Monday - 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Community Center & Museum: 3160 Bay St. LawrenceRd.: 902-383-2334: Sep 1st - 7pm - Robert Bouchard Wharf: 47°00.163′N 60°28.051′W: Oct 11th - 10:30am & 1:30pm - Celtic Hospitality Coastal Tours-Oshan Whale Watch; FREE tour of Cape Breton's most remote coastline. Captain Fraser, oshanwhalewatch@gmail.com - (902-383-2883 Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: Aug 17th - 7:30pm - Robert Bouchard Oct 11th - 2pm to 4pm - Square Dance Set & Traditional Skills Demonstration; @$ 2 [ (Mike Gorey) - (902-383-2579 - nhco2579@gmail.com ] Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: Sep 23rd - 7pm - The Red Dirt Skinners; @$ 20 from England the husband and wife team of Rob and Sarah Skinner. Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: Sep 13th & 14th - Buddy MacDonald Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2017 Sept 8th to 17th-14th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: Sep 8th - 5:30pm - hike Broad Cove Mtn. a distance of 2.3 km Sep 9th - 6am - hike Coastal to Neil’s Hbr. Beach ; a distance of 2 km - 10am - hike Branch Pond ; a distance of 8.4 km - 2pm - hike Jack Pine ; a distance of 2.3 km Sep 10th - 9am - hike Lowland Cove ; a distance of 16 km - 10am - hike Meat Cove Look-off ; a distance of 4.5 km - 2pm - hike Meat Cove Mountain ; a distance of 6.5 km Sep 11th - 9am - hike Tenerife; a distance of 4 km - 10am - hike NHN; a distance of 4 km - 1pm - hike Money Point Gulch; a distance of 10 km Sep 12th - 9am - hike Aspy ; a distance of 9 km - 2pm - hike Skyline; a distance of 7.4 km Sep 13th - 9am - hike Squirrel Mtn.; a distance of 7.4 km - 10am - hike Buttereau ; a distance of 6.2km - 2pm - hike Benjies Lake; a distance of 1.5 km Sep 14th - 10am - hike Roberts Mountain ; a distance of 4 km - 2pm - hike Cabot Landing ; a distance of 4 km - 6:30pm - hike Sunset Hike White Point ; a distance of 4 km Sep 15th - 9am - hike North River Big Falls ; a distance of 18 km - 10am - hike Franey ; a distance of 7.4km - 2pm - Warren Lake ; a distance of 4.7 km Sep 16th - 9am - hike Slatey Point ; a distance of 16 km - 10am - hike Coastal – Jigging Cove ;a distance of 6.5 km - 2pm - hike Freshwater Lake & Look-off ; a distance of 2.3 km Sep 17th - 10am - hike Middle head; a distance of 4 km Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: Aug 14th to 17th - Buddy MacDonald Aug 21st to 25th - Cyril MacPhee Aug 26th to 29th - Rob MacLean Aug 30th to 31st - Fran Doyle Sep 23rd to 26th - Buddy MacDonald St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: Aug 19th, 26th, & Sep 2nd - 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Aug 19th - 8:15pm - Howie MacDonald, Stan MacKinnon and Doug MacPhee- Aug 27th - 8:15pm - Dara MacDonald Smith & Adam Young Sep 2nd - 8:15pm - Yvon LeFort, Paul Cranford & Sarah Beck Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2017 Aug 22nd to 24th--Annual Cabot Trail Acoustic Music Festival: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: Aug 22nd to 24th - Annual Cabot Trail Acoustic Music Festival Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: every Monday - 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: every Wednesday - 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: Jul 11th to Sep 15th - 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Aug 18th - Dan MacDonald, Paul MacDonald and Doug MacPhee. Aug 22nd - Stewart MacNeil, Paul Cranford and Sarah Beck Aug 25th - Leon Dubinsky, Beth MacCormack, Jerome Aucoin and Ron LaFitte Aug 29th - 'Rocky Shore' Sep 1st - Andrea Beaton & Hilda Chiasson Sep 8th - David Greenberg & Doug MacPhee Sep 15th - Darrel Keigan -

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Urban Cape Breton Area Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: every Thursday - 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: Oct 13th - 9pm to 12:30am - Round and Square Dance with Troy MacGillivray, Andrea Beaton & Kimberley Fraser; @ $ 10; 19+ Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Martha Hollett Memorial Library: 1 Fraser Ave.: 902-736-3219: Aug 16th - 11am - Jamie Junger presents “Fishing For Pickles - children and Adults, Free Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: every Saturday - 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: every Tuesday - 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: every Friday - 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free every day - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free every Wednesday & Sunday - 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: every Thursday - 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Aug 18th - 9pm - dance with Whisky Jack Aug 25th - 9pm - dance with Killin' Time Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: every Saturday - 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: every Tuesday - free movie night every Saturday - 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Sep 16th - 4pm - Lawson & Garrett Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: Aug 26th & Sep 30th - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: every Friday - 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: every Thursday - noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: Sep 11th - 7:30pm - K.D. Lang - Ingenue Redux Tour Sep 18th - 7:30pm - CHRIS DE BURGH "A Better World" Canadian Tour Sep 30th - Whoopi Goldberg sponsored by Giant CB 101.9 Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: every Tuesday - 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes every Thursday - 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: every Friday - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE every Thursday - 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s every Saturday - 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, Colin Grant Sep 19th - 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] - Aug 18th & Sep 15th - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Sep 1st - noon to 3pm - Gillian Head Sep 13th - noon to 3pm - Gillian Head Sep 28th - noon to 3pm - Gillian Head Oct 2nd - noon to 3pm - Gillian Head Oct 11th - noon to 3pm - Gillian Head Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Aug 17th - 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Aug 18th - 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 Aug 19th - 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Aug 20th - 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Aug 21st - 7pm - The Olate Dogs-variety show - Winners Of America's Got Talent Aug 22nd - 8pm - Sean Mccann Aug 28th to 30th - 8pm - ' Chiaroscuro'; dance show with Thomas Colford Aug 31st - 8pm - 'S Wonderful Sep 27th to Oct 1st - 3 men in a boat Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: Sep 8th to 10th - Fiddlers Run: http://www.capebretonfiddlersrun.com/ Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: every Wednesday - 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Sep 1st - 11:30pm - Velvet Black-Vice summer tour Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Sep 21st to 24th - Contact East 2017; http://www.contacteast.ca; with Showcasing Artists: André Rodrigues, The Andrew Collins Trio, AYRAD, Betty Bonifassi, Chris Kirby & kim dunn, Cy, Diyet Music, Eastern Front Theatre’s “Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion”, Eric Harper, Heather Rankin, Hogtown Brass Quintet, James & Jamesy, Kobo Town, Lloyd Spiegel Music, Matthew Byrne, Meaghan Blanchard, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, OUROBOROS, Payadora Tango Ensemble, Rum Ragged, Stéphanie Morin-Robert’s “BLINDSIDE”, Tanika Charles, The Small Glories, Tomas Kubinek, Union Duke and Video Phase. Pitch Artists:-Dennis Ellsworth & KINLEY, Earle and Coffin, Geordie Productions "Water Weight", Jazz Affair, Pierre Rancourt, Rebecca Perry’s "From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood", @Roseneath Theatre’s "Outside" and Ryan Cook as Hank Williams. Membertou Heritage Park-Aboriginal Culture Centre: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: Oct 6th - 1pm to 4pm - Drum Making Workshop; @$ 100-includes materials; with (Jeff Ward) - 902-567-5333 - jeffward@membertou.ca [ make and take home a Mi'kmaq hand drum. ] Membertou-Pow Wow Grounds: ...2017 Sept 9th & 10th--#14th Annual Membertou Powwow: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: Sep 9th & 10th - #14th Annual Membertou Powwow Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: every Tuesday - 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill every Wednesday - 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation: 37 Nepean St.: 902-539-8729: 902-539-8729 Ext.2 Oct 9th - 2pm to 3:30pm - All Ages Family Ceilidh; FREE; Open Hearth Park-north pond: 190 Ferry Street: Sep 4th - noon to 2pm - Annual Labour Day Picnic; Free bbq, music, kids games, magic show Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: Aug 20th & 27th - music by Aaron Lewis Sep 3rd, 17th, & 24th - music by Aaron Lewis St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: Aug 17th, 24th, & 31st - 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: Aug 16th - 7pm - Mark MacIntyre Aug 17th - 8:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac Aug 18th - 5pm - “After Work Party” with Taylor Burton - 9:30pm - The Ashbys Sep 16th - Aaron Lewis The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: Aug 25th, Sep 8th, 22nd, & Oct 6th - 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Victoria Park Armories, Esplanade: 58 Cottagedale Crescent: 902-539-8035: Sep 9th - noon to 6pm - cape-breton-fiddlers-run http://www.capebretonfiddlersrun.com/ Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: Sep 17th - Neville Park Car Show Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: Aug 22nd, 29th, & Sep 5th - 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-476-8370: Aug 19th - Wine tasting with Lars Willum The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: every Wednesday - 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Friday - 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair every Saturday - 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil every Saturday - 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters every Saturday - 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville every Sunday - 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: Aug 16th & 17th - 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Aug 21st to 23rd, 25th, 28th, & 29th - 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Sep 8th - 7pm - Foster & Allen; @ $ 49.50 Sep 17th - 7pm - The Legends-their stories -tribute to Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly, Everly Brothers; @$ 42.50 Sep 22nd - 8pm - What we become- a musical theatre production; @32.75 Oct 5th - 7pm - Thane Dunn and the Cadillac Kings; @$ 42.50 Oct 9th - 7pm - the High Kings; @$ 52.50 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance

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Louisbourg Area Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: Sep 1st & Oct 6th - 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2017 Sept 1st to 3rd @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: Sep 1st to 3rd - @5th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival ; with Pretty Archie, Robert Bouchard, Adam Young, Alycia Putnam, Colin Grant, Crowdis Bridge, Darrell Keigan, Donnie Campbell, Dwayne Cote, Gillian Head, Jason MacDonald, Jason Price, Joe Gillis, John Curtis Sampson, Kim Dunn, Kyle MacDonald, Ryan Roberts. the cast of the popular Lyrics and Laughter, MacArthur Dancers, Makayla Lynn, Mi’kmaq Singers and Dancers, Louisbourg town: .....Louisbourg, NS – Louisburgh, Ireland *Sea to Sea*: Sep 8th to 10th - festival: -.Louisbourg, NS – Louisburgh, Ireland *Sea to Sea* George D. Lewis School: 21 Kent St.: 902-733-2515: Aug 19th - 6pm - # 23rd annual-8 km Louisbourg Race through time, modern day into 18th century Fortress http://www.louisbourgrace.com [ Pre-registration deadline: August 14th ] Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: Aug 17th, 24th, & 31st - Louisbourg at night Aug 19th - 6pm - # 23rd annual Race Through Time ; 13 km race through the Fortress and the modern town http://www.louisbourgrace.com [ Pre-registration deadline: August 14th ] - The Great Louisbourg Sleepover ; Overnight camping with entertainment Aug 20th - ♀ Feast of Saint Louis; A traditional feast with a new twist Sep 2nd - Hammer In Blacksmithing festival Sep 7th - ♀ Katharine McLennan Award Sep 19th & 26th - Louisbourg at night Sep 23rd - ♀ Louisbourg Live: Fortress Feast; A distinctive fundraising event Oct 3rd, 10th, 17th, & 24th - Louisbourg at night Oct 8th - Step Into the Past ; Celtic Colours International Festival Oct 11th - ♀ Connecting Threads; 18th century fibre craft workshops Oct 13th - ♀ Music of the Night-Celtic Colours International Festival Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Rd.: 902-733-3546: Aug 19th - 2017 Race through Time Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: Aug 18th - Men of the Deeps Aug 19th - CLOSED FOR SHARK DERBY Aug 20th to 24th - Keltic Drive Aug 25th - Jason MacDonald and Colin Grant Aug 26th - Andrea Beaton Aug 27th to 31st - Keltic Drive Sep 1st - Lisa Cameron Sep 2nd - J.P. Cormier and Dave Gunning Sep 3rd - Dara Smith MacDonald and Adam Young Sep 4th - CLOSED FOR LABOUR DAY Sep 15th - 8pm to 10pm - Jason MacDonald & Colin Grant Sep 21st - 8pm to 10pm - Gillian Head with Mary Beth Carty Sep 22nd - 8pm to 10pm - Evans & Doherty; @ $23.48+ Sep 29th & 30th - 8pm to 10pm - Lyrics & Laughter Waterfront: .....2017 Aug 19th-Louisbourg Shark Fishing Derby: Aug 19th - 4am to 4pm - Louisbourg Shark Fishing Derby

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Big Pond Area 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: Aug 20th & 27th - 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Aug 20th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday-special Feature - Kim Dunn Aug 27th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday-Guest - Cyril MacPhee Johnstown (Baile Iain) Parish Hall: .......2017 August 18th--#84th Annual Milling Frolic: 15338 Highway 4: 902-535-3021: Aug 18th - 7pm to midnight - #84th Annual Milling Frolic; a family event; with Country Store, Fresh Garden Vegetables, Bake Sale, Milling- Learn how to mill cloth, Gaelic Singing, milling frolic, Bingo, Lunch & tea, Straw Game - 9pm to 1am - adult square dance with Kinnon and Betty Lou Beaton

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St Peter's Area West Bay Road Fire hall: ....2017 September 22nd to 24th-#33rd Annual West Bay Road Fall Fair: 644 Cenotaph Rd, & West Bay Rd.: 1-902-625-1601, 1-902-227-8629: Sep 23rd - 7pm - Variety Show, West Bay Road Fire Hall, Local Entertainment Sep 24th - 9pm to 1am - Adult Dance, ‘Gerald MacIntyre’, West Bay Road Fire Hall, Adm $7 Sep 25th - 2pm - Parade, Pony Rides, Games, Merchandise Bingo, Followed by Pork Chop BBQ, $10 Adults, River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: every Thursday - 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Tara Lynne Community Centre: ....2017 August 26th to September 3rd-39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival: Aug 26th to Sep 3rd - 7am to 6pm - 39th Annual River Bourgeois Festival St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2017 Sept 14th to 17th-Pirate Days: Sep 14th to 17th - 7pm to midnight - Pirate Days-A weekend for the whole family. Sep 14th - 8pm - trivia night Sep 15th - Step Back into History; Opening Ceremonies and Pirates Walk; Outdoor Movie; Music and Pirates’ Wing Nite; Music at the Inn Sep 16th - Run Maties, Run; Thieves’ Market; Young Scallywag Activities; 4-H Pillaging of Foodland for the Food bank; Pirate Pet Parade; Ship of Fools Cardboard Boat Race; Landlubbers Happy Hour; Pirate Buffet; Lights on the Lake Ships Parade; Pirate Patio Party, Three “Party Like a Pirate” Bashes; Night Watch Sep 17th - Hangover Breakfast; Pirate Off-Road Nation Jeep Parade; Pirates’ Cup of Tea Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Oct 9th to 13th - 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Aug 23rd, Sep 6th, 20th, & Oct 4th - 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: every Sunday - 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] MacAskill House Museum: Oct 12th - 1pm to 4pm - Mi’kmaq Dreams & Dreamcatchers; a smudge ceremony, welcome dance, a dream catcher workshop ; Hosted by St. Peter's Economic Development Organization [ Noelle Doucette - 902-535-3160 - ndoucette@potlotek.ca ] MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Nicolas Denys Museum: Sep 17th - 1pm - Pirate Days with Robert Bouchard United Church Hall: Oct 9th - 1:30pm to 4pm - Mondays square dance lessons; @ $ 10, hosted by Roddies's Square Dance Society. (Reg Landry) - (902-535-2093 - boolabat@gmail.com Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2017 Aug 18th to 20th- #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: Aug 18th to 20th - #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival Bluegrass Diamonds, Free Wheelin, Next Generation, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind , & Kenny Petitpas, and More! Aug 18th - 7pm to 10:40pm - 5 musical groups Aug 19th - 9:30am to 10:30am - workshops - 11am - open mic - 1pm to 4:40pm - 5 musical groups - 7pm to 10:40pm - 5 musical groups Aug 20th - 10am to 11pm - gospel hour - 11:05am to 2:45pm - 5 musical groups Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: Aug 19th & 26th - 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 New Horizon Seniors Club: Aug 18th & Sep 15th - 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: Aug 16th & Sep 20th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Waterfront: .....2017 September 8th to 10th-#7th Annual Cape Breton Paddlefest: Sep 8th to 10th - 8am to 8pm - #7th Annual Cape Breton Paddlefest Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Aug 27th, Sep 10th, 24th, & Oct 8th - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: Aug 24th & Sep 28th - 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Aug 24th & Sep 28th - Music bingo night L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: Sep 9th & Oct 14th - 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday

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Mainland Area Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: Sep 10th & Oct 8th - 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Paq'tnkek Paq’tnkek Entertainment Centre: 4 Dillon St. Afton Station,: 902-386-2819: Sep 23rd & 24th - Paqtnkek Traditional Powwow, – [ Contact Rose Lewis ] Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Rare Bird Pub: 80 Main St.: 902-533-2128: Aug 19th - 9pm - Robert Bouchard Whitehead community centre: Sep 2nd & Oct 7th - 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: every Saturday - 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: Aug 17th, 24th, & 31st - 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Wednesday - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: every Sunday - 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: Jul 12th to Aug 26th - 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Jul 19th to Aug 26th - 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Aug 10th to 25th - 8pm to 10pm - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: Jul 28th to Aug 20th - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: every Sunday - 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, every Thursday - 9pm - Jazz session Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: Aug 18th - 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Shelly Campbell & Allen Dewar; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Sep 22nd - 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Ian MacDougall & Mac Morin; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: Aug 25th & Sep 29th - 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: Aug 25th & 26th - Sherbrooke Village motorcycle rally Aug 26th - 9am - Sherbrooke Village Rally That Gives Sep 9th & 10th - Sherbrooke Show & Shine Sep 10th - noon - Historic Wardrobe Department Open House Sep 23rd & 24th - Harvest Weekend Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: Aug 17th - 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 Aug 25th, Sep 1st, 8th, & 15th - 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) New Glasgow Library: 182 Dalhousie St: Aug 17th - 1:30pm to 2:30pm - Singer/Songwriter Jamie Junger presents Fishin for Pickles Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Aug 16th & 17th - Jd Fortune . One Night With You Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: Aug 20th, 21st, 27th, & 28th - 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: Jul 28th to Aug 20th - Rachel and Bob Morouney Art Exhibition - with Rosie Browning Aug 19th - 7:30pm - music with Dave Gunning Aug 22nd - 6pm - Maritime Marionettes - Jack and the Beanstalk; FREE Aug 25th to Sep 17th - John Perkins Solo Art Exhibition Aug 18th to 27th - Tata Fest http://www.tatafest.com Aug 26th & 27th - Barb By the Bay; with North Shore Players; @$ 15 Sep 22nd to Oct 15th - Stephan Hederich Oct 5th - 7:30pm - The Swinging Belles Malagash Jost Vineyards-patio: 48 Vintage Lane: Sep 16th - noon to 8pm - Maritime Stomp Music Festival; with Paul Lamb, Dave Gunning, Laura Smith, Richard Wood, J.P. Cormier, Bruce Guthro, Pretty Archie, Lennie Gallant; @$ 50+; 19+ Beckwith Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association: ...2017 Sept 14th to 17th--: About 13 kms North of Berwick: Sep 14th to 17th - Bluegrass festival for the Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association [ Paula Blair -902-825 - 4605; paula.blair99@gmail.com Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: every Wednesday - 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Aug 16th - Jared Blois, Dawson Gillis, Cian McCarron, Zoe Morgan, Jay Mosher Aug 23rd - Emma Fortunato, Clare & Oula Maguire Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: Aug 23rd - 7:30pm - Tommy Green Jr. @$ 25 Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: Aug 20th, 27th, & Sep 3rd - 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly Aug 20th - 2pm - Paul Randy Mingo Aug 27th - 2pm - Stoney Ridge - 3pm - Ron & Dianne O'Brien Sep 2nd - 2pm - Billy Pitts & Group Unit - 3pm - She & I: Craig & Mandy Sep 3rd - 2pm - Craig Richard - 3pm - Darcy Doucette Sep 4th - noon - Mike Mattocks - 1:15pm - Bev Gilling - 2:30pm - Jim Richards & Rusty Cage Millbrook Millbrook Cultural and Heritage Centre: 65 Treaty Trail: Aug 19th & 20th - TBD -Millbrook Traditional Powwow, [ Contact Garrett Gloade ] Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: Aug 21st - Fiddles & Feet Aug 28th - Laura Smith, Kim Dunn North Mountain North Mountain Bluegrass: Long Point-Mountain Road: Sep 14th to 17th - North Mountain Bluegrass & Olde Time Music Festival; presented by Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association; new bigger location;-corner of Barley Street & Long Point Mountain Road; 4km off Hwy #221 [ Brian Hazlett 902-684-0204, Lisa Selig 902-245-6480 Paula Blair 902-825-4605 ] Ray Legere Is headlining our Festival Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Aug 18th - Amelia Curran ; @ $20 Sep 15th - Llyod Speigel ; @ $20 Sep 22nd - Hillsburn ; @ $20 Annapolis Royal Wharf: Aug 16th - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan Digby wharf: Aug 16th - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan Alton Stewiacke River campground: .. 2016 July 8th & 9th-Newfie & Country Jamboree: 375 Stewiacke River Park Rd.: Sep 2nd - Stewiacke River Music Festival with Makayla Lynn Music http://www.makaylalynn.com Musquodoboit Bicentennial Theatre & Cultural Centre: #12390 Highway # 224 -Middle Musquodoboit: 902-384-2819: Sep 6th - Breeze & Wilson tour Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: every Sunday - 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: Sep 9th & Oct 14th - 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests every Sunday - 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: every Sunday - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: every Tuesday - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: every Saturday - 8pm - entertainment Halifax (Halafacs) town: Sep 13th to 16th - #5th Annual Halifax Celtic Festival Casino Nova Scotia -Harbourfront Lounge: 902-451-1221: Sep 16th - Brian Wilson Casino Nova Scotia -Schooner Showroom: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: Oct 14th - The Northern Pikes Dalhousie University -Arts Centre - Joseph Strug Concert Hall: 6101 University Avenue: Sep 29th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Matt Andersen & Symphony Nova Scotia Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: every Thursday - 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald every Saturday - 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: every Wednesday - 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Oct 12th - 7:30pm - Giora Schmidt Plays Brahms, =Symphony Nova Scotia Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: Sep 16th - 8pm - Brian Wilson live in concert, with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Aug 17th - 8pm - Séan McCann Aug 19th - Willie Nike Band & James Maddock Aug 23rd - 8pm - Keith Harkin-[ Celtic Thunder ]; @$ 52.50 Aug 25th - 9pm - The Blue Lane EP Release + Morgan Davis + Bill Stevenson Aug 27th - 7pm - HUFF Presents! The Olympic Symphonium + Camille Delean + Special Guests - Aug 29th - 7pm - HUFF Presents! The Kim Harris Band + Stewart Legere + Civil Wray - Aug 30th - 7pm - HUFF Presents! Leif Vollebekk + The Heavy Blinkers + Tyler Hache Sep 1st - 7pm - HUFF Presents! Moe Berg (Pursuit of Happiness) & The Halifax All Stars + Tift Merritt + John K. Samson + Special Guest - Sep 2nd - 7pm - hUFF Presents! John K. Samson & The Halifax All Stars + Moe Berg + Tift Merritt + Sep 3rd - 7pm - HUFF Presents! Tift Merritt & The Halifax All Stars + John K. Samson + Moe Berg + Sep 17th - 7pm - Alex Cuba @$ 30 Oct 5th - 8pm - Lisa Richard CD Release With Special Guest Hal Bruce @ $22.5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: Sep 29th - 9pm to 2am - Every Time I Die live in Halifax; with Knocked loose, Hollow Earth, @$ 25+ 19+ The Music Room: 6181 Lady Hammond Rd.: Sep 11th - Breeze & Wilson tour The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: every Monday - 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; every Tuesday - 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Aug 22nd - 7pm - Open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Aug 16th - 8pm - Dave Goyetche Aug 17th & 18th - 8:30pm - McGinty Aug 19th - 5pm - Alycia Putnam Aug 20th - 7:30pm - Gordon Tucker Aug 23rd - 8pm - Roger Stone and Anthony Rissesco Aug 24th & 25th - 8:30pm - Jimmy Sweeney & Kevin Roach Aug 26th - 9pm - Tristan Legg Hubbards Shore Club: Aug 24th - 10pm - Matt Mays live with special guest David in the Dark; @ $39.99 in advance Aug 25th - 10pm - Matt Mays live with special guests The Town Heroes; @ $39.99 in advance SOLD OUT Aug 26th - 10pm - Matt Mays live with special guests Cassie Josephine & Gabriel Minnikin; @ $39.99 SOLD OUT Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: Aug 25th to 29th - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Sep 17th to 21st - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: every Friday - 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Sep 10th - 2pm to 4:30pm - Gospel Show in suppor of IWK Foundation; with South Wind, Ed Worthen & Stoney Ridge, Backhouse Bluegrass, The Grasshoppers; South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: Aug 17th - 8pm - Walter Delahunt Aug 23rd - 8pm - Markus Placci, Marika Bournaki and Julia Millett Aug 24th - 8pm - Markus Placci and Walter Delahunt Aug 25th - 8pm - Christianne Belanger , Marika Bournaki Sep 9th - Kristina Kuusisto, and Roger Eon Sep 30th - Suzie LeBlanc , Gianni Fabbrini, Nathalie Lacoursiere and Michel Angers. Oct 14th - Daniela Barcellona, Gianni Fabbrini and Alessandro Vitiello. Liverpool Hank Snow Museum: 148 Bristol Ave.: 1-902-354-4675, 1-888-450-5525: Aug 17th to 20th - #27th Annual Hank Snow Tribute ; Hank and the Legendary Ladies of Country; Lisa Brokop, Jimmie Rodgers Snow, & many more. Aug 17th - Makayla Lynn opening for Lisa Brokop Best Western Hotel: 63 Queens Place Drive: 1-902-354-2908: Oct 13th to 14th - #7th Annual International Liverpool Ukulele Ceildh & workshops White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 1-902-354-2711: Aug 18th & 19th - Makayla Lynn hits the beach; http://www.makaylalynn.com Yarmouth Waterfront: Aug 20th - 7pm - Coal Shed Music Festival, John Gracie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas



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"OutFront Productions"

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