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Northern Inverness Area Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: Oct 8th - 2pm - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Salmon Pools; from Robert's Brook Campground Oct 9th - 2pm - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Corney Brook trail Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Aug 18th - 2pm to 6pm - Brent Aucoin & Robert Deveau - 9pm - Jason Price, Jimmy Inch Aug 21st - 8pm - Joe MacMaster & Mac Morin Aug 22nd - 8pm to 11pm - Colin Grant Aug 25th - 2pm to 6pm - tba - 9pm - Bandit Aug 26th - 6pm to 9pm - Rob MacLean Aug 28th - 8pm to 11pm - Mike Hall Aug 29th - 8pm to 11pm - Fiddle tba Sep 2nd - 8pm - Robert Bouchard Oct 6th - 9pm to 1am - Scott & Gerald Dalhunty & Marc Babin Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: Aug 23rd & 29th - 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Sep 6th, 12th, 20th, & 26th - 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Oct 4th, 10th, & 17th - 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: every Tuesday - 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: Aug 30th - 7:30pm - The Barra MacNeils; Oct 5th to 13th - 10am to 11am & 1pm to 2pm - Play Spoons With Us; @$ 15 ; all ages will learn the history & play them Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: Aug 30th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeil's Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: every Monday & Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Aug 16th - 7pm to 9pm - Gillian Head Aug 17th - Bicole & Michelle, Aug 25th - Andrew & Dwayne Sep 2nd - 7pm - Ashley MacIsaac & Hilda Chiasson; @$ 10 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) 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: Oct 10th - 11am to noon - CC; The Art of Tamarin; @$ 10; HOST= Société Mi-Carême learn about local Acadian traditions while you learn how do make tamarin (Acadian taffy)

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Margaree Area East Margaree St. Michael’s Hall: 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2970: Sep 3rd - 7pm - Hailee LeFort-''It's Happenin" CD release Margaree Forks (Bruach Na h-Aibhne) Dr Coady & Tompkins Memorial Library: 7972 Cabot Trail: 46°20.064′N 61°05.873′W: 902-248-2821: Oct 11th - 2pm to 4pm - CC; Our River, Our People, Our Stories; @$ donations appreciated; stories about the Margaree river, settlers, scholars, bards and fishermen. HOST =Margaree Area Development Association Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: Aug 17th - Douglas Cameron Aug 24th - Shelly Campbell Aug 31st - Mike Hall St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: Oct 12th - 2pm to 4pm - CC; Traditional Square Dance and Gaelic Workshop; donations appreciated HOST= St. Joseph's Parish Hall Committee; basic steps of a traditional Inverness county square set. & Gaelic phrases; All ages are welcomed. 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 22nd & 29th - 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year @$ 10+ every Friday(from 2018 Sep 7th to 2018 Oct 13th) - 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year ; @$ 10+ Aug 16th - 8pm - Morgan Davis in Concert; Aug 22nd - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih;Kyle MacNeil & Sheumas MacNeil , & next generation: Malcolm MacNeil, Marianna MacNeil, & John Angus MacNeil . Aug 29th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; TBA Sep 7th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; Colin Grant, Chrissy Crowley & Friends Sep 14th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; TBA Sep 21st - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; TBA Sep 28th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; TBA Oct 5th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; TBA Oct 12th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; Colin Grant, Chrissy Crowley & Friends The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome Aug 19th & 26th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre every Monday - 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley Aug 16th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Aug 19th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre; . By donation. Aug 20th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Aug 21st - 8pm - Gillian Head, Aug 22nd - 8pm - TBA, Aug 24th - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Aug 25th - 8pm - TBA, Aug 26th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre; . By donation. Aug 27th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Aug 28th - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Aug 30th - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Aug 31st - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Sep 1st - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Sep 3rd - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Sep 4th - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Sep 5th - 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. Sep 6th - 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. Sep 8th - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Sep 9th - 8pm - TBA, Sep 10th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Sep 11th - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Sep 12th - 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. Sep 13th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Sep 15th - 8pm - TBA, Sep 16th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Sep 17th - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Sep 18th - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Sep 19th - 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. Sep 20th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Sep 22nd - 8pm - TBA, Sep 23rd - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Sep 24th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Sep 25th & 26th - 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. Sep 27th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Sep 29th - 8pm - TBA, Sep 30th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Oct 1st - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Oct 2nd - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Oct 3rd - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Oct 4th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Oct 6th - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Oct 7th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Oct 8th - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Oct 9th - 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Oct 10th - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Oct 11th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: every Monday - 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. every Thursday - 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. Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: every Thursday - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Aug 16th - 8pm - Ceilidh with Kinnon & Betty Lou and friends Proceeds will benefit Mill Road Social Enterprises, Inverness. ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: Aug 3rd to Sep 2nd - 11am - Shared Energies: Momentum gallery exhibit Aug 19th - 2pm to 5pm - Brenda MacLennan-Dunphy reads-'Never Speak of This Again''' -her 1st novel with Anne Levesque , Frank Macdonald, & Lisa Cameron-will entertain. - 9:30pm - Blues of the Night=[ Brian Doyle , Doug Johnson , Steve Hughes , Mike Murdock , Neil MacQuarrie , John Gillis ] @$ 20, 19+ Oct 6th to 29th - 11am - Trasitions-gallery exhibit Oct 13th - 1pm to 2pm - CC; A Giant Man From a Tiny Town; book launch Tom Ryan's new children's book, which tells the story of Giant Angus MacAskill. The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: Aug 22nd & 29th - Eddie Cummings Aug 20th & 27th - Peter MacInnis & Neil MacQuarrie Aug 21st, 24th, & 28th - Keith Mullins Aug 17th & 31st - Aaron MacDonald Aug 18th - 8pm to 10pm - Richard Scaller Aug 25th - 8pm to 10pm - Pius & Melanie Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: every Friday - 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Aug 17th - 7pm to 9pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Aug 24th - 7pm to 9pm - Darlene Ellis & Malcolm & Elizabeth Morrison

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SouthWestern Inverness 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: Aug 16th - 1pm to 3pm - the MacNeil Sisters - 8pm to 10pm - Jessi Levescounte & Kevin Levescounte Aug 17th - 1pm to 3pm - Neil MacDaniel - 8pm to 10pm - Derrick & Melody Cameron Aug 18th - 1pm to 3pm - The Campbell Sisters - 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levescounte Aug 19th - 1pm to 3pm - the MacNeil Sisters - 8pm to 10pm - Neil MacDaniel & Kevin Levescounte Aug 20th - 1pm to 3pm - the MacInnis Sisters - 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levescounte Aug 21st - 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac & Neil MacDaniel - 8pm to 10pm - Sandra Gillis & Stephanie MacDonald 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+ Aug 20th - 9:30pm - adult dance with-Rodney MacDonald, Kelly Campbell , Allen Dewar Aug 27th - 9:30pm - adult dance with-Mike Hall, Joël Chiasson Oct 8th - 9:30pm - Celtic Colours adult dance with TBA hosted by the Brookvillage Social Committee Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Aug 25th, Sep 8th, 22nd, & Oct 6th - 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: .....2018 Aug 25th-Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge: Aug 25th - Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge ; Registration is online at http://www.capemabouhiking.com or call Nadine Hunt at 902-623-0388 or nhunt861@gmail. @$30 Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: Aug 19th - entertainment by =Kenny Petitpas, singer/songwriter Aug 26th - entertainment by =Mary Beth Carty, accordion, guitar, vocals 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 Aug 21st - 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Stuart Cameron & Cullen MacInnis Aug 28th - 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Elizabeth MacInnis Patron Appreciation night with draws for 10 door prizes. 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: Aug 16th & 23rd - 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} Aug 16th - 7:30pm - Sean McCann Aug 23rd - 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle, & Jeannie Beks Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: Sep 14th - 7:30pm - Crystal ball journey with David Hickey; @$ 25 Sep 22nd - 7pm - A Keppoch Wedding; @ $ 25-advance; a production of 'The Ships of 1801 Society' Oct 4th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils; @$ 42.50-advance Oct 14th - Port Cities The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Oct 6th - 7pm - CC; Mabou Gaelic Song Circle. @$ 10; HOST =Comunn Féis Mhàbu Oct 10th - 2pm - CC; Sgeul Anns Gach Dealbh – A Story in Every Picture; @$ 10; Peter Rankin-his paintings & stories , also his singing sisters, tea HOST Mabou Gaelic & Historical Society The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Aug 16th - 9pm to midnight - Rob MacLean; @ $8 Aug 17th - 9pm to midnight - tba Aug 18th - 7pm to 9pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Aug 19th - 4pm to 7pm - Mike Hall & Friends :@ $8 Aug 21st & 22nd - 5pm to 7pm - Darrell Keigan Aug 23rd - 8pm to 10pm - Eddie Cummings Aug 24th - 9pm to midnight - Wendy MacIsaac & Friends ; @ $8 Aug 25th - 7pm to 9pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 26th - 4pm to 7pm - tba Aug 27th to 29th - 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Aug 30th - 8pm to 10pm - tba Aug 31st - 9pm to midnight - Rachel Davis & Friends ' @ $8 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Aug 18th - Douglas Cameron, Chris Babineau, Allan Dewar Aug 25th - Rodney MacDonald Sep 1st - Chrissy Crowley Sep 8th - Hailee LeFort Sep 15th - Kenneth MacKenzie West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Oct 9th - 10:30am to noon - CC; Dance Dialects; @$ 10; HOST West Mabou Hall different percussive dance dialects--including Sean Nós, Ottawa Valley, and Cape Breton- 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 16th - Olivier, ,Julien, Paryse Broussard. & The MacLeod Fiddlers -from the county of Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. - Aug 23rd - Wendy MacIsaac & guest. Sep 2nd - Rodney MacDonald &guest. Oct 7th - Shelly Campbell & Allen Dewar St Josephs Parish grounds: .......2018 Sept 2nd- #35th Annual Glencoe Day: Sep 2nd - #35th Annual Glencoe Day-Community celebration , followed by a dinner and square dance at hall Glencoe Station Glencoe Station Hall: 1536 Mabou Rd.: 802-787-2062: Oct 8th - 2pm to 4pm - Celtic Colours-John Allen Cameron Song Session; @$ 12 hosted by the Glencoe Station Recreation Association Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: every Saturday(through 2018 Sep 29th) - 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Aug 18th - 6pm to 9pm - Mike Hall Aug 25th - 6pm to 9pm - DJ MacGillivray & Darlene Ellis Sep 1st - 6pm to 9pm - Harold MacIntyre Sep 8th - 6pm to 9pm - Jererm White Sep 15th - 6pm to 9pm - Mike Hall Sep 22nd - 6pm to 9pm - Lynn Chisholm & friends Sep 29th - 6pm to 9pm - Kenneth MacKenzie Central Park: Main St.: Aug 20th, 27th, & Sep 3rd - 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Aug 20th - Dan Doiron Aug 27th - Mike Mac Innis Sep 3rd - closing ceilidh TBA Chestico Museum & Historical Society: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: Aug 28th - 7:30pm - : Dr. Heather Sparling Talk On The Canary In The Mine Exhibit Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: every Sunday - 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Aug 16th - 5pm to 9pm - Peter MacInnis Aug 17th - 8pm - open mic with host Mitch MacDonald Aug 19th - 8pm - Neil & Colin MacQuarrie Aug 20th - 6pm - Pius MacIsaac Aug 21st - 6pm to 8pm - Kati VanZutphen 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Port Hood Island Jubilee United Church: Oct 9th & 12th - 2pm - CC; Boat Tour, Tales and Tea on Port Hood Island; @$ 50; HOST =Chestico Museum & Historical Society ; guided tour and Jubilee church tea pre-registration Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Aug 19th - 2pm to 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends @ : $ 8 Aug 26th - 2pm to 5pm - Hailee LeFort & Campbell Hart; @ :$ 8 Sep 2nd - 2pm to 5pm - tba @ :$ 8 Sep 9th - 2pm to 5pm - Anita MacDonald & Ben Miller @ :$ 8 Sep 16th - 2pm to 5pm - Kevin Levesconte & friends; @ :$ 8 Sep 23rd - 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends; @ :$ 8 Sep 30th - 2pm to 5pm - Kolten MacDonnell & friends; @ :$ 8 Ceilidh sponsored by Duncan & Robyn Ritchie Oct 7th - 2pm to 5pm - Shelly Campbell & friends ;@$ 8 Oct 14th - 2pm to 5pm - Troy MacGillivray, Allan Dewar & friends; @$ 8 ** LAST DAY FOR THE RESTAURANT ** 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 2018 Aug 27th) - 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Aug 22nd - 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with Jeremy White; @$ 5 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday(through 2018 Oct 14th) - 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Ocean Ceilidh & seafood: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: Sep 8th & 22nd - 4pm to 9pm - Enjoy a musical walk along the beautiful Celtic Shores Coastal Trail with your fiddler guide, Chrissy Crowley, dine seaside on lobster, hop aboard a fishing boat for an exclusive Ceilidh at sea and local whisky tasting. @ $370 CAD + tax Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Oct 4th - 7:30pm - Opening Masters concert for the Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp ; @$ 25 Oct 9th to 13th - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Colours extras: Oct 5th to 12th - 9am to 5pm - Interactive Exhibit Room Tour; @$ 6 Oct 6th - 3pm - Behind the Music With Glenn Graham; @$ Donation HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre Oct 8th - 3pm - Behind The Music with Stan Chapman; @$ Donation HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre Oct 9th - 3pm - Dance Ceilidh ; @$ 7 HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre Oct 11th - 3pm - Tunes & Talk with Ray Legère & Friends; ; @$ Donation HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre Oct 12th - 3pm - Tunes & Talk with Caitlin Warbelow ; Troy MacGillivray & friends; ; @$ 5 HOST =Celtic Music Interpretive Centre Community Centre: 5473 Hwy # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2434: Sep 11th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 25 Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Aug 25th - 9am - Ceildh Coastal Trail Fundraiser=5km Run /Walk; #$ 20-advance; Aug 31st - 9pm to midnight - all ages Square Dance in Creignish; with Joe MacMaster & friends; @$ 10 Free square dance workshop at 8:30 pm. Oct 5th - 9pm to midnight - all ages Square Dance in Creignish; Shelly Campbell and friends. @ $10; Youth $5; Under 12 free; Come early for a free workshop at 8:30pm

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Port Hawkesbury Area Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) Port Hastings Museum & Quilt Shop: #24 Hwy #19: 902-625-1295: Oct 5th - 2pm - Community sing-along Ceilidh at the Causeway; Bring your instruments and voices Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: every Sunday - 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 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 Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: every Thursday - open mike with host Andre Pettipas every Saturday - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: Sep 12th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 25 Sep 28th - 8pm - Jim Cuddy; Oct 5th - 2pm to 3pm - learning a Cape Breton Square set. @ $10; No experience needed, a guide will teach you Oct 8th - Brett Kissel-'We were that Song' tour; http://www.brettkissel.com Supported by 1015 The Hawk, The Reporter, and Maritime Inns. Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: Oct 6th to 12th - 10am - Elizabeth Vincent Exhibit: Homelands; free Civic Centre: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th year: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; Aug 21st - 7:30pm to 9pm - Brent Aucoin | Allan Dewar | The Broussards | Rankin MacInnis Aug 28th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Rodney MacDonald | Kenneth MacKenzie | Joel Chiasson | Darrell Keigan | Jenny MacKenzie Sep 4th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Michael Hall | Cullen MacInnis | Betty Beaton | Joanne MacIntyre & Family Sep 11th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Dawn and Margie Beaton | Pat Lamey | Heather Richards Sep 18th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Mac Morin | Joe MacMaster | Hailee LeFort | Lisa Cameron | Vern MacDougall Sep 25th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Melody Cameron | Derrick Cameron | Lewis MacLennan | Rita Rankin Oct 2nd - Pre Celtic Colours Show: Troy MacGillivray | Shelly Campbell | Allan Dewar | MaryJane Lamond | Sabra MacGillivray and the Celtic Touch Dancers Evergreen Seniors' Club: 37 Embree St.: Oct 6th - 1pm - Ship Harbour Song Session; with Patrick Lamey and Adam Cook, HOST= Port Hastings Historical Society Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: Aug 19th & Sep 16th - 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: Aug 26th & Sep 23rd - 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 jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: Sep 2nd & Oct 7th - 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] The Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: Aug 17th & 18th - Little Voice Reunion Aug 24th - Jimmy Flynn Aug 25th - MacLellan Brothers

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Bras d’Or Lakes Area Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: Aug 29th, Sep 12th, 26th, & Oct 10th - 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 - 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: Oct 6th - 1pm to 4pm - Mi’kmaq Cultural Showcase; Skye River Trail; @$ 25; [meal included] HOST= We'koqma'q First Nation Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Keltic Quay: 90 main St.: 902-756-1122, 1-877-350-1122: Aug 28th - music with Dave Gunning & Buddy MacDonald Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; Aug 16th - 7pm - The MacLeod Fiddlers -from the county of Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. - Oct 6th - 9:30am - Step Dance / Square Dance Workshop; @$10 Oct 7th - 1:30pm - Waterfront jam session @$10; come and join in Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: every Wednesday & Friday(through 2018 Oct 12th) - 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Aug 18th - 11am to 1pm - Marag Brunch; @$ 12; in the tuning room Sep 15th - Féill Eachainn Mhóir | Pioneer Day Sep 29th - Là Fhèill Mìcheil | St. Michael’s Day 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: Oct 11th - 7:30pm - Celtic Colours Concert - Details tbd. Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: Oct 5th to 13th - 10:30am - CC -Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic; @$25-Reservations required. Oct 9th - 2pm - Tradition Ceilidh; Oct 11th - 7:30pm - Celtic Colours Concert Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: every Saturday - 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Aug 18th - Kenneth MacKenzie Aug 25th - Tune Port with the CBU Pipeband Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: Aug 17th, 24th, & 31st - 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Aug 17th - Darrell Keigan Aug 24th - Brandon Collier Aug 31st - 7pm - Richard Schaller 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: Aug 22nd - 8pm - Steve Poltz; SOLD OUT Aug 29th - 8pm - J.P.Cormier Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: every Friday - 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Aug 17th - : TBA Aug 24th - : TBA 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: Aug 21st to 25th - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday(through 2018 Aug 31st) - 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Fire Hall: ....2018 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: Aug 21st - Cuirm-Chiùil Na Féise “The Féis Week Concert” 8pm | Adm. $15 ~ Children 14 & under $5 Mary Jane Lamond welcomes Cathy Ann MacPhee, The Cape Breton University Pipe Band Trevor Kellock. Stan Chapman , Susan MacLean Aug 22nd - 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 Please bring your own lunch. Tea, coffee, and snacks will be provided. Intermediate/advanced classes with Catriona Parsons: -Gàidhlig Aig Baile classes with Stacey MacLean. - 7:30pm - Ar Seanachas, Ar Daoine agus Ar n-Àiteachan “Our Stories, Our People and Our Places” donation Tea & Lunch will be served. “Annie Johnson and Cape Breton” Annie Johnson Bean an Taighe Lorrie MacKinnon welcomes Cathy Ann MacPhee, and Rod C. MacNeil, and Mickey MacNeil Aug 23rd - 10am to 4pm - Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25/per day ~ Seniors & Students $10 | Please bring your own lunch. Intermediate/advanced class with Catriona Parsons Thursday’s lesson- Seann Sgeulachdan ; Stacey MacLean are continued. - 6pm to 7:30pm - Milling Song Workshop ; @ $6 Instructor Cathy Ann MacPhee - 8pm - Traditional Milling Frolic ; @ $10 ~ Ages 14 & Under Free, Tea and lunch will be served. Aug 24th - 11am to 12:30pm - Latha De Dh ’Òrain – Day of Gaelic Songs ; @ $6 per workshop Instructor Cathy Ann MacPhee ; 1pm – 2:30pm Instructor Angus MacLeod 2:45pm – 4:15pm Instructor Betty Lord - 7pm to 9pm - Féis Children’s Concert & Family Square Sets; @ Free Stay for some square sets with prompter Aug 25th - 10:30am to noon - Laoidhean Gàidhlig- Gaelic Hymns ; @ $6; Instructor Rod C. MacNeil - 1:30pm - Gabh do Naidheachd – Tell Your News ; @ Free host=Fear an Taighe Shamus Y. MacDonald ; Tootsie and Neil will host this event at their home 7435 Grand Narrows Hwy, Big Beach. - 3:30pm - Sreath de dh’Òrain – Gaelic Song Circle; @ Free; Bean an Taighe Lorrie MacKinnon will lead the singing. This event will also take place at Tootsie and Neil’s home. Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: ...2018 Oct 10th to 12th --#8th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: Oct 10th to 12th - 10:30am to 2pm - CC ; 8th Annual Aboriginal Art & Culture Festival; free HOST =Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre Nyanza (Waqmitkuk) Big Spruce Brewing: 64 Yankee Line R.: 902-295-2537: Aug 26th - 3pm - Chrissy Crowley Middle River (An Abhainn Mheadhanach) Farquarson Memorial Church: Oct 7th - 3pm - CC; Kirkin O’ The Tartans; Gaelic singing, piping, and a blessing of tartans. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: May 21st to Oct 30th - White Glove Tour; Jun 1st to Oct 15th - The Bell Family Album Jul 1st to Aug 30th - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Jul 1st to Oct 15th - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Jul 1st to Sep 30th - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Jul 1st to Aug 30th - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Jul 1st to Sep 30th - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell Aug 19th - 11am to 3pm - Aviation day; workshops, model displays Auld Farm Inn B & B: 1817 Bay Road, Hwy 205: 902-295-1977: Aug 26th - 3pm to 5pm - Dara Smith MacDonald & Susan MacLean in the Fiddle Shed; @$ 20 the Baddeck Young Steppers will be dancing Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: Oct 5th to 13th - 2pm - Open Mic Jam Session ; hosted by Englishtown’s own Michael Cavanaugh Bring your instrument and join us; @$ donations Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: every Tuesday - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: every Wednesday - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: Sep 2nd & Oct 7th - 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Kidston Landing: 490 Chebucto St.: 902-818-8504: Sep 8th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 20 Library: 528 Chebucto St.: 902-295-2055: Oct 11th to 13th - 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Baddeck; Free Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Sunday - 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: Aug 16th - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 17th - Mike Hall Aug 18th & 19th - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Aug 20th - Mike Hall Aug 21st - Kenneth MacKenzie & Margie Beaton Aug 22nd - Mike Hall Aug 23rd - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 24th - Mike Hall Aug 25th - tba Aug 26th - Donnie Campbell & Dara Smith MacDonald ...LAST CEILIDH UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3rd. Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: Jul 6th to Aug 18th - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Sep 14th to Oct 6th - 'Pocket Rocket' by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham;

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St Anns Bay Area Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: every Sunday(through 2018 Sep 30th) - 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market Aug 16th & 23rd - 7pm - Summer sessions on the natural and social history of our area; refreshments by Knox Church Aug 23rd - Cape Breton Environmental Association Aug 30th - Fred Baechler "Cape Breton's Groundwater Springs" St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: .....2018 Aug 18th & 19th -#45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: Aug 18th & 19th - #45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling ; also with members of the Strathspey and Reel Society and the MacLeod Fiddlers will be attending ; Aug 18th - 2pm to 5pm - workshops - 7pm - 7pm to 9pm-concert - After the concert Square dance & ceilidh Aug 19th - 2pm to 7pm - Gala Concert Gaelic College: ..2018 September 28th to 30th--10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival;: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: Sep 28th to 30th - 10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with Rebecca Silver Slayter, Shalan Joudry, Phonse Jessome & more TBA Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday(through 2018 Sep 28th) - 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Aug 13th to 17th - ▪ Adult summer Session 2: Aug 20th to 23rd - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: Sep 28th to 2019 Mar 24th - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-: 2018 Sept 28th to 30th--2018 Cabot Trail Writers Festival: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): Sep 28th to 30th - #10th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with Linda Spalding, Madeleine Thien, Shalan Joudry, Oisin Curran, Phonse Jessome, Sharon Bala & TBA; with host Jared Bland Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: every Wednesday - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) Community Hall: #971 highway # 312: 902-929-2700: Oct 6th - 2:30pm to 6pm - Songs & Supper; @$ 30; local artists (2:30-4pm), followed by supper (4-6pm) Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Cabot Fire Hall: Aug 19th - Women's Fishnet Blueberry Event; Local entertainment, Hughie & Hector MacKinnon . @$ 10 Aug 25th to 26th - Bay St Lawrence-End of Summer Festival Wharf: 47°00.163′N 60°28.051′W: Oct 10th - 10am - CC; Celtic Hospitality Whale Tour; Free for Aspy Bay concert ticket holders HOST =Northern Cape Breton Development Society; Oshan Whale Watch; pre-registration necessary Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: Aug 16th - Pretty Archie Aug 19th - 2pm to 4pm - MCP Music presents Classical Concert (Ben Marmen and Maxim Cormier) Oct 10th - 2pm to 4pm - CC; Cape North Square Set & Traditional Skills Demonstrations; @$ 3 HOST =North Highlands Community Organization Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: every Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Aug 1st to 31st - 1pm to 4pm - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, & Eve Stockton Sep 13th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 25 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday(through 2018 Aug 31st) - 9pm - live music Aug 16th - Jason Kempt Aug 17th to 19th - Brandon Collier Aug 23rd to 26th - Dan McCarthy Aug 30th & 31st - Rob MacLean Sep 1st & 2nd - Stewart MacDonald Sep 7th to 9th - Brandon Collier Sep 13th & 14th - Buddy MacDonald Sep 15th & 16th - Jessie McGillvary Sep 22nd & 23rd - Dan McCarthy Sep 29th & 30th - Rob MacLean Oct 6th & 7th - Brandon Collier Oct 13th & 14th - Rob MacLean Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: .....2018 Sept 14th to 23rd-15th Annual Hike Highlands festival: 902-295-3231: Sep 14th to 23rd - 15th Annual Hike Highlands festival Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: every Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday(through 2018 Oct 9th) - 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Oct 10th - 10am - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Aspy Trail Oct 11th - 10am - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Middle Head Trailhead Oct 12th - 10am - CC; Guided Hike in the National Park: Mica Hill Trailhead Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: Aug 12th to 18th - 7pm - Fran Doyle Aug 19th to 23rd - entertainment by Rob MacLean Aug 24th to 26th - 7pm - Deron Donavan Aug 27th to 31st - 7pm - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Sep 1st to 2nd - 7pm - Cyril MacPhee Sep 3rd to 5th - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Sep 6th to 9th - 7pm - Cyril MacPhee Sep 10th to 18th - entertainment by Rob MacLean Sep 19th to 23rd - 7pm - Cyril MacPhee Sep 24th to 25th - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Sep 26th to 30th - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Oct 1st to 6th - 7pm - Fran Doyle Oct 5th to 13th - Celtic Colours; St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: Aug 18th, 25th, & Sep 1st - 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Aug 18th - 8:15pm - David Greenberg & Doug MacPhee Aug 25th - 8:15pm - Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar Sep 1st - 8:15pm - Brenda Stubbert & Howie MacDonald Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: Jul 5th to Aug 25th - 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Aug 18th - 8pm to 10pm - Neil McDaniel - Aug 25th - 8pm to 10pm - Jordan Musycsyn Coloratura Art Gallery: ... Classics for the Cabot Trail: 45943 Cabot Trail: 902-929-2324, 1-866-929-2721: Aug 26th - 2pm - Janice Weber, piano; @$20 Sep 23rd - 2pm - Deanne Vanrooen- harp ; @$20 St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: every Wednesday - 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: every Tuesday & Friday(through 2018 Sep 14th) - 7:30pm Aug 17th - David Greenberg and Doug MacPhee Aug 21st - Stewart and Boyd MacNeill - Two members of the Barra MacNeils . Aug 24th - Dara Smith and Susan MacLean Aug 28th - Lucy MacNeil and Rob Durando Aug 31st - Rocky Shore - Local group Sep 7th - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis Sep 14th - Dwayne Coté and Doug MacPhee The St. Ann's Bay United Church: 46715 Cabot Trail: 902-929-2999: Oct 7th - 11am - CC; Celtic Church Service; free; Gaelic Oct 11th - noon - CC; Lunch, Music, Hike; @$ 12; 90 minute hike along the scenic Red Island Trail

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Urban Cape Breton Area Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: every Saturday - 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ 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 Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Arkandor Estate: 2085 Hillside Boularderie Rd.: Sep 8th - First Nations Ceremonies and Entertainment Atlantic Memorial Park http://ampheroes.ca/ Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: Oct 6th - 10am - Sharing Stories; Tea and Conversation; free; Host=Boisdale Historical Society Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: every Saturday - 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: every Tuesday - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett 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 - 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 every day - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Aug 24th - 9pm to 2am - tragically hip tribute [Courage]; & music by Firehounds DJ; @$ 15-advance Wilfred Oram Centennial Library: 309 Commercial St.: 902-794-3272: Oct 11th to 13th - 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Northside; Free Coxheath Coxheath Hills Wilderness Trail & Knox Hall: Coxheath Rd.: 902-564-6352: Oct 13th - 1pm to 4pm - Hike the Coxheath Colours & Ceilidh; donation appreciated off Coxheath Road at the Blacketts Lake Turnoff. [ Lisa Patterson 902-564-6352 hosted by Coxheath Hills Wilderness Recreation Association; lisapatterson@ns.sympatico.ca ] Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: Aug 25th & Sep 29th - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers Market; http://www.farmersMarketcapebreton.com Prime Brook Brookshaven Hall & Recreation Association: 1748 Gabarus Hwy.: Oct 8th - 11:30am to 12:30pm - Fiddle from scratch with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 - 12:45pm to 1:45pm - Celtic Guitar chording with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 Oct 9th - 1pm to 2pm - Fiddle from scratch with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm - Celtic Guitar chording with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 Oct 11th - 11am to noon - Fiddle from scratch with Dwayne Côté ; @ $ 35 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: every Friday - 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Rotary Music Performance Centre: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Oct 10th - 11:30am to 1pm - CC; Film Screening: The Groove is Not Trivial; free; film follows master fiddler Alasdair Fraser's personal journey and musical explorations. Dr. Heather Sparling leads a short discussion following the film. HOST=Cape Breton University Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: Sep 29th - 9pm to 1am - Blues Merchants, Oct 6th - 9pm to 1am - Wayside Travellers, Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: Sep 16th - 8pm-Chicago; @ $68 - $98; Hosted by Phillips Public Relations Ltd. and evenko Every Woman's Centre: 21 Trinity Ave: 902-567-1212: Oct 11th - 1pm to 3pm - CC; Steppin’ With the Ladies; @$12; with Kelly MacArthur Learn the Cape Breton style of step dancing; beginner class; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: every Friday - 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 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, or Mike Hall Aug 16th - 10pm - Brandon Collier; @ $7 (19+) Aug 17th - 6pm to 9pm - After Work Party with Buddy MacDonald - 10:30pm - Rob Murphy & Lila Tighe ; @ $7 (19+) Aug 18th - 3pm to 6pm - Hailee LeFort - 10:30pm to 2am - WhiskeyJack with Marc D Lange ; @ $7 (19+) Aug 22nd - 8pm to 11pm - Mary Beth Carty Hosting the Session Aug 25th - 3pm to 6pm - Mary Beth Carty with guest TBD, Sep 8th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, & 24th - noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar. Oct 4th, 10th, 14th, & 18th - noon to 3pm - Chrissy Crowley with Mary Beth Carty on guitar. Hampton Inn by Hilton Sydney: 60 Maillard St.: 902-564-6555: Aug 25th - ''The Great BIG bash'' with Jimmy Rankin, Steve MacDougall, CarmenTownsend,Jordan Musycsyn, Jodi Guthro, Ashley MacIsaac. Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Aug 18th - 8pm - Sean McCann; @$ 25-advance Sep 27th - A newfoundland 'Best Kind' Comedy Tour; with Brian Aylward, Mike Lynch, Colin Hollett; Highland Arts Theatre: ..2018 Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Aug 21st - Spelling Bee Aug 16th & 23rd - Kitchen party Aug 17th & 24th - Heart of Steel Aug 22nd - 8pm - Disco Nights; @$ 40 James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: Oct 9th to 12th - 12:15pm to 1:15pm - CC; Celtic Conversations Series; Free; HOST=Cape Breton Regional Library; Music and conversation from featured Festival artists Oct 12th & 13th - 10:30am to 11:15am - CC; Youngsters Story Series: Sydney; Free HOST =Cape Breton Regional Library Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: every Friday - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: every Wednesday - 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged 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, Oct 7th - 1pm to 4pm - CC; Elders’ Lunch and Dreamcatcher Workshop; @$50-materials included; HOST Membertou Heritage Park Aboriginal Culture Centre; your own dreamcatcher [ A traditional Mi’kmaw lunch will be provided. Maximum of 30 participants,] Oct 9th - 1pm to 4pm - CC; Elders’ Lunch and Drum Making Workshop; @$ 200-materials included; HOST Membertou Heritage Park Aboriginal Culture Centre; your own hand drum [ A traditional Mi’kmaw lunch will be provided. ] Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: Sep 27th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: every Wednesday - 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Aug 17th - 8pm - Christina Martin & Dale New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation: 37 Nepean St.: 902-539-8729: 902-539-8729 Ext.2 Oct 6th - 2pm - All Ages Family Ceilidh; FREE; HOST=Celtic Colours International Festival Bring the kids out for some music and dance. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic north end Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: Aug 20th & 27th - 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Sep 3rd, 17th, & 24th - music of Aaron Lewis. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: every Saturday - 5pm to 9pm - local live music Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: Oct 6th, 9th, & 12th - 11am - CC -Underground Tour of a Coal mine; @$ 16; [Call to book your 90 minute tour] The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 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 19th to 22nd - 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Sep 22nd - 7pm - Carroll Baker-gospel & hits tour; @$ 45 Sep 25th & 26th - 7pm - 'Island Girls -Music & Comedy' with Bette MacDonald, Heather Rankin, Lucy MacNeil, Jenn Sheppard, Colin Grant; ; @$ 49:50 Sep 27th - 12:30pm, 4pm & 6:30pm - the Wiggles-Wiggle Tour; @$45 Sep 29th - 7pm - Ghost Light-a savoy studio production @$ 30 Sep 30th - 2pm - Ghost Light-a savoy studio production @$ 30 Oct 9th - 7pm - Brett Kissel-'We weer that Song Tour';; @$ 58

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment Aug 17th - Entertainment Wayne Bedicki Aug 18th - Entertainment Michael Cavanaugh. Aug 24th - 8pm - Entertainment Mike Wadden Aug 31st - 8pm - Entertainment Rob Murphy Sep 7th - 8pm - Entertainment Michael Cavanaugh Sep 14th - 8pm - Entertainment Robbie Simms Sep 21st - 8pm - Entertainment John Curtis Sampson Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: Sep 7th & Oct 5th - 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2018 Aug 31st to Sept 2nd =#6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: Aug 31st to Sep 2nd - @6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival; with Meaghan Blanchard, Robert Bouchard, Harold MacIntyre, Ryan Roberts, Jason Price, Naming the Twins and a lot more. Louisbourg George D. Lewis School: 21 Kent St.: 902-733-2515: Aug 18th - 6pm - # 24th annual-8 km Louisbourg Race through time, modern day into 18th century Fortress http://www.louisbourgrace.com [ Pre-registration deadline: August 17th ] Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: Aug 16th & 23rd - 7pm - comedy= ""The Would-Be Nobleman" by Moliere Sep 18th, 25th, Oct 2nd, & 9th - 7pm - Lantern Tour; @$ 30 Aug 20th - 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Jun 1st to Sep 30th - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Jun 1st to Oct 14th - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Sep 15th to Oct 14th - Time Travel; Jul 1st to Sep 30th - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Jul 1st to Sep 14th - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Jul 1st to Sep 30th - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Jul 1st to Sep 2nd - Rookie tour [children's program'] Jul 1st to Sep 14th - prisoner for the day; Aug 18th - 5pm - The Great Louisbourg Sleepover ; Overnight camping with entertainment; @$ 56 & Feast of Saint Louis; A traditional feast with a new twist Sep 1st - Hammer In Blacksmithing festival Sep 6th - 2pm to 3:30pm - ♀ Katharine McLennan Award; live performance. reception (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution Sep 15th - ♀ Louisbourg Live: Fortress Feast; A distinctive fundraising event (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution Oct 7th - Step Into the Past ; Celtic Colours International Festival Oct 10th - ♀ Connecting Threads; 18th century fibre craft workshops (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution Oct 12th - 5:30pm - ♀ Music of the Night-Celtic Colours International Festival (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season Aug 16th - 8pm - Doug MacPhee & David Greenberg; ; @$ 21 Aug 17th - 8pm - Decota McNamara & Jeremy Finney ; @$ 21 Aug 18th - 6am - Annual Shark Derby Aug 19th to 23rd - 8pm - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Aug 24th - 8pm to 10pm - Maxim Cormier & Gervais Cormier Sep 15th - 8pm - JP Cormier & Dave Gunning; @$ 30 Sep 21st - 8pm - Robert Bouchard Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: every day(through 2018 Sep 15th) - 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.

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Big Pond Area East Bay (Bàgh Na h-Àird´ An Ear) Fire Hall: 3542 East Bay Highway: Aug 25th - 10am - dedication of the Angus "GUS' MacLean Memorial Park; Ben Eoin (Beinn Eòin) The Lakes Golf Club: #5101 Hwy #4-East Bay: 902-828-4653: Oct 11th - 1pm to 4pm - CC; Hike the Ben Eoin Hill; donations appreciated HOST Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve Association Oct 13th - noon to 3pm - CC; Fall Colours Chairlift Rides; @$ 10; ride up and you can hike down. HOST=Ski Ben Eoin; Ride the chairlift to enjoy a scenic ceilidh atop the mountain; Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ..2018 Aug 19th to 26th-CB Mi'kmaw Summer Games: 902-379-2269: Aug 19th to 26th - Cape Breton Mi'kmaw Summer Games Sarah Denny Cultural Centre: 63 Mini Mali Drive.: 902-379-2298: Oct 6th to 8th - 11am - Mi’kmaq Nature Interpretive Tour, Goat Island Trail; @$ 15 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 19th & 26th - 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Johnstown (Baile Iain) Parish Hall: 15338 Highway 4: Aug 24th - 7pm - Milling Frolic & squre dance at 9pm Loch Lomond (Loch Laomainn) Calvin Presbyterian Church: Aug 26th - 3pm - Coro Cantabile Concert Potlotek Mi'kmawey school: 324 Chapel island Rd.: 902-535-2307: Oct 11th - 4pm to 6pm - CC; Muin and The Seven Hunters Dinner Theatre; @$ 30; a traditional Mi’kmaw story , depicted through a play by Potlotek’s Elementary school students, accompanied by a three-course meal of salad, roast beef dinner and dessert.

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St Peter's Area Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: Aug 22nd - 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo Sep 1st & 19th - 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo Oct 5th, 10th, & 20th - 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: every Thursday - 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: Oct 13th - 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ....2018 Sept 13th to 16th-Pirate Days: Sep 13th to 16th - Pirate Days Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Aug 22nd, Sep 5th, 19th, & Oct 3rd - 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Aug 21st - Jay Aug 28th - Edward Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: Aug 18th - 9pm to 1am - adult dance with John Drake Aug 25th - 9pm to 1am - adult dance with 'Makin' U Dance'; @$10 ; 19+ United Church Hall: Oct 8th - 1:30pm - CC; Ceilidh-Style Scottish Country Dancing Workshop; @$ 10 HOST Richmond MacAdian Ceilidh Dancers; Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ..2018 Aug 17th-19th- #4th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: Aug 17th to 19th - Oxbow Mountain Boys & Crowdis Bridge, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind, Lifeline & Robert Bouchard Weekend pass-$60 Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: every Sunday - 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: Oct 8th to 10th - 9am to noon - CC; Blacksmithing Workshop; @ Adult $65; Youth $30 HOST =Isle Madame Historical Society; produce a forge piece to take home. Pre-registration is required - 2pm to 4pm - CC; Stories and Songs from the Hearth; @$ 8 HOST Isle Madame Historical Society; New Horizon Seniors Club: Aug 17th & Sep 21st - 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: Sep 19th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Aug 26th, Sep 9th, 23rd, & Oct 7th - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: Sep 8th & Oct 13th - 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Martinique Lennox Passage Provincial Park: Oct 8th & 9th - 10:30am to 12:30pm - CC; Guiding Lights of Isle Madame; @$ 20 lighthouse tour HOST Isle Madame Lighthouse Preservation Society Louisdale Richmond Education Center and Academy: Whiteside Rd 3238: Sep 10th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - David Hickey-Crystal Journey ; http://www.crystaljourney.ca/@$ 25

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Mainland Area Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: Sep 23rd - 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 11th season; [ we raised $90,000+!! ] @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association [-back SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2018 ] Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: Sep 9th & Oct 14th - 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages St. Francis Harbour St. Francis Harbour Hall: Aug 19th - 2pm - Kitchen party; [Patsy 902-533-3957] 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 Whitehead community centre: Sep 1st & Oct 6th - 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests Aug 16th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Margaret MacDonald, Marion Dewar Aug 23rd - 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Rachel MacQuarrie, Kinnon Wallace, Leona Williams Aug 30th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Mairi Britton, Marion Dewar Chisholm Park: Aug 17th - music on main CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: every Tuesday - 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: Aug 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 'Music on Main Street' & Chisholm park: Columbus Field: Aug 17th - 7pm - Music on Main with Sean McCann [Great Big Sea], & opening with Hailee LeFort. Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Wednesday - 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. 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-family stage: 902-867-3333: Jul 24th to Aug 18th - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Aug 8th to 24th - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith Jul 18th to Aug 25th - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Jul 3rd to Aug 25th - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: ....2018 Beyond the Stage Series: 902-867-3333: Aug 21st - 3pm - Thestle at Pope Lick Creek The TownHouse 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 17th - 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by - John Pellerin, Colin Rankin & Joël Chaisson ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Sep 21st - 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by - Glenn Graham & Guest ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Arisaig (Àrasaig) St. Margaret of Scotland Church: Aug 19th - 2:30pm - Clan Thompson Pipe Band & friends in concert; mc is Jack Langlois; @$ 10 Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: Aug 31st & Sep 28th - 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 20th to 23rd - Painting Camp - Sep 13th to 16th - 7pm - Writer's Camp; with Harry Thurston, Clary Croft, Sheree Fitch, Whitney Moran; Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: Aug 16th - 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 Aug 24th, 31st, & Sep 7th - 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 Aug 16th - 7pm - Courthouse Concert -with Klorissa & Myles Farnsworth, ; @$ 10 Aug 24th - 7pm - COURTHOUSE CONCERT – “Rally That Gives” kick off concert with Dave Carroll. This is a fundraising concert in support of the Cancer Society’s “Lodge That Gives”, “Cathy’s Place” and “Holy Redeemer Convent” ; @$ 10 Aug 31st - 7pm - Annual Sherbrooke Shares Variety Concert in aid of the St. Mary’s Food Bank, ; @$ 10 Sep 7th - 7pm - 24th Annual Sherbrooke Show & Shine Kick-Off Concert ; @$ 10 featuring Buffy & Larry. Sep 14th - 7pm - COURTHOUSE CONCERT – Featuring music by “Saltwater Joy” ;@$ 10 in aid of the St. Mary’s Food Bank, Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Aug 14th to 16th - 7:30pm - Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald; @$ 20 Aug 23rd - 7:30pm - Momentary lapse-A Pink Floyd show Sep 14th - 7:30pm - The Bitterest Time: The War Story of Mona Parsons; @$ 25 Sep 29th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: Aug 19th, 20th, 26th, & 27th - 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca the Falls BalmoralKirk: 2395 Balmoral Rd.(Highway 256 west): 902-324-2461: Aug 25th - 7pm - Tomato/ Tomato ; @$ 20 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: Aug 3rd to Sep 16th - Jane Grady art exhibition Aug 19th to 26th - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 Aug 23rd - Unforeseen - TATAFEST Aug 24th - Kitchen Party, Keith Mullins,Christina Martin - TATAFEST Aug 25th - Bard By The Bay - TATAFEST Aug 26th - Bard By The Bay - TATAFEST Sep 13th to 16th - Film Festival Sep 29th - Tomas Kubinek, The Miracle Man Pugwash The Peace Hall: Summer Concert Series: 12 Victoria st: Aug 18th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Christina Martin; @$ 25 Aug 31st - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Ian Sherwood; ; @$ 20 Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: every Tuesday - 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 26-Colchester: 42 Brunswick Street: Sep 14th & 15th - 8pm - The Lincolns: "At the Legion - One Last Time"; @$ 50 Stewiacke Stewiacke River campground: ....2018 Sept 1st to 3rd..Stewiacke River Country Music Festival: Aug 31st - 2:30pm - Ryan Cook-Ben & Noel Haggard (Tribute to Merle Haggard) Enfield Oakfield Golf & Country Club: 6055 Hwy 2, Oakfield: 902-861-2777: Aug 23rd - 6pm to 9pm - entertainment by Brennan MacDonald Windsor Hants County Exhibition Grounds-Deep Roots Festival: ..2018 Sept 27th to 30th--Deep Roots Music Festival: 221 Wentworth Rd.: Sep 27th to 30th - Deep Roots Music Festival Wolfville All over town: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..Deep Roots Music Festival: Sep 29th & 30th - Ryan Cook-Jim Cuddy, The Sadies, William Prince Acadia University-Convocation Hall: .....2018 Sept 27th to 30th..#15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival: 902-542-5500: Sep 14th - 8pm - Alan Doyle & band; $49.50 in advance Sep 27th to 30th - #15th Annual Deep Roots Music Festival Lightfoot and Wolfville Vineyards: 11143 Evangeline Trail: 902-542-7774: Aug 17th - 8pm - The Port Cities; @$ 35+ Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Sep 8th - The Fabulously RIch tribute to the Tragically Hip Oct 13th - Myles Goodwyn from April Wine Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: Aug 18th - Makayla Lynn Trio 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' Sep 14th & 15th - music by Rowdy Dow 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) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: Aug 30th - 9pm - John Gracie's birthday Sep 14th - 8pm - Steve Earle; @ $54.99 plus tax Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: Sep 28th & 29th - 7:30pm - David Myles with Symphony NS Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: every Thursday - 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald every Saturday - 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Aug 16th - 6:30pm to 9pm - Mary Beth Carty with Lisa MacArthur Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - live music Halifax Forum-Multi-purpose centre: 6210 Young St.: Sep 29th & 30th - 7:30pm - John Mellencamp- 'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour' ; @$ 62 to $110 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: Sep 14th - 8pm - Ben Caplan Sep 28th & 29th - 7:30pm - David Myles Oct 11th - 7:30pm - Katherine Chi Oct 13th - 8pm - Jill Barber Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: Sep 30th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: every Sunday - 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Aug 17th - 10pm - The Hopping Penguins Aug 18th - 10pm - DJ Dollar - Dance Night - FREE Aug 19th - 7:30pm - Mayhemingways + Bill Plaskett & Claudine Langille + Blackrats Aug 20th - 7:30pm - Open Stage Halifax Aug 23rd - 9pm - Shadow Folk + Garrett Mason Aug 24th - 10pm - Son Latino Aug 26th - 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Paper Beat Scissors W/Six-Piece Chamber Ensemble + Moscow Apartment + Tanya Davis Aug 27th - 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Tom Wilson's Beautiful Scars + Gabrielle Papillon Aug 28th - 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Steve Poltz + Carmen Townsend Aug 29th - 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Dennis Ellsworth & The Halifax All Stars + Dustin Bentall & The Halifax All Stars + Sadie Campbell Aug 30th - 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Mick Davis (The Novaks) & The Halifax All Stars + Major Love Aug 31st - 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies) & The Halifax All Stars + Tim Baker/T. Thomason/Lilly Hiatt Sep 1st - 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Tim Baker (Hey Rosetta!) & The Halifax All Stars + Brad Roberts/Lilly Hiatt/Mick Davis Sep 2nd - 8pm - Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents - Lilly Hiatt & The Halifax All Stars + Tim Baker/Dustin Bentall/Brad Roberts Sep 4th - 8pm - Kim Doolittle Album Release Show Sep 5th - 8pm - Ben Kunder + Corey Isenor Sep 6th - 8pm - Hot Toddy Trio Sep 7th - 10pm - The Midnight Ramblers - The Rolling Stones, Folks... Sep 9th - 8pm - NOTES FROM THE KITCHEN Sep 25th - 8pm - IDOW Presents - Charlotte Cornfield + Michelle Willis + Hello Delaware (duo) Sep 26th - 8pm - John Wort Hannam Sep 29th - 7pm - William Prince Sep 30th - 8pm - NOTES FROM THE KITCHEN The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: Sep 14th - 8pm - Christina Martin & Band - Halifax Release Party - With Villages The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: every Monday - 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; every Tuesday - 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Aug 16th - 8:30pm - Tristan Legg & the Mad Dogs Aug 17th - 5pm - Dave Goyethe Sep 5th to 8th - music by Rowdy Dow Sep 8th - 5pm to 8pm - Allie Bennett Oct 3rd to 6th - music by Rowdy Dow Oct 14th - 7:30pm to 10:30pm - Allie Bennett Timber Lounge: 2712 Agricola St.: 902-453-8627: Aug 17th - Brennan MacDonald Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: Aug 21st to 25th - Buddy MacDonald Sep 20th to 24th - 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 Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: Aug 17th - 7:30pm - Three Finger Shot [ folk]; @$ 20 Aug 23rd - 7:30pm - “An Evening with Neville McKay”; My Mothers Bloomers , with Patricia Watson; @$ 20 Aug 31st - 7:30pm - the Waterfront Gang- [Gary Sallans, Robert Clark, Jordi Comstock & Lisa Lelliott]; @$ 20 Sep 7th - 7:30pm - Patricia Watson Quintet-[John Bird, Gary Sallans, Robert Clarke and Dave Skinner] ; @$ 20 Sep 21st - 7:30pm - Clas Larsson Quartet; @$ 20 Sep 27th - 7:30pm - An Evening with Michael Napier; @$ 20 Oct 5th - 7:30pm - Teresa Doyle And Patrick Bunston; @$ 20 Oct 6th - 10am to 4pm - Songwriting Workshop With Teresa Doyle And Patrick Bunston; @$ 20 Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: Aug 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, & 31st - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant Sep 1st, 8th, & 22nd - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant 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