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Northern Cape Breton Pleasant Bay Lone Sheiling: 24734 Cabot Trail: Jul 5th - 1pm to 3pm - Piper at The Lone Shieling-KitchenFest 2017; @ Free | All ages Featuring: Rankin MacInnis

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Northern Inverness Area Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: every Wednesday(from 2017 Jul 5th) - 8pm - Concert -live at the park every Thursday(from 2017 Jul 6th) - 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic; with Geoffrey & Rebecca-Lynne [ (902-224-2306: cbhnp.info@pc.gc.ca ] Jul 26th - 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Gillian Head Aug 23rd - 8:30pm to 9:30pm - Gillian Head Jun 12th to 30th - 10am to 11am - Walk to the trail Salmon holes Jul 15th - #8th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge- SOLD OUT in less than a week!!! [ Aspy (1500 ft), Tenerife(1200 ft) & Coastal. Total distance you will hike is 24 km ]. Chéticamp town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 3rd to 7th-#42nd Annual Festival de l'Escaouette: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: 902-224-2642, 902-224-1876: Aug 2nd - 6:30pm - acadian music on the outdoor stage at Le Centre de la Mi-Carême Aug 5th - 9pm - the festival dance=Suroît= at the arena town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 15th--National Acadian Day: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: Aug 15th - National Acadian Day http://www.acadiene.ca/ Doryman's tavern: ...2017 Kitchefest!: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: Jul 1st - 3pm to 6pm - Rodney MacDonald, Glenn Graham, Joël Chiasson, Patrick Gillis @ $10 Jul 2nd - 8pm to 11pm - Brent Aucoin, Mike Barron, Allan Dewar, Kenny Stewart @ $10 Jul 3rd - 8pm to 11pm - Andrea Beaton, Richard Wood, Mac Morin, Junior Fraser @ $10 Jul 4th - 8pm to 11pm - Howie MacDonald, Donny LeBlanc, André LeBlanc, Gélas Larade @ $10 Jul 5th - 8pm to 11pm - J.P. Cormier, Hailee LeFort, Kathleen Poirier @ $10 Jul 7th - 9pm to midnight - Douglas Cameron, Joe MacMaster, Hilda Chiasson, Brent Chaisson @ $10 Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Jun 27th - 8pm to 11pm - Andrea Beaton & Howie MacDonald Jun 28th - 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Jun 30th - 9pm to midnight - Glen Roache Jul 1st to 7th - Kitchenfest. Jul 8th - 2pm to 6pm - Mike Hall & Joël Chiasson Jul 11th - 8pm to 11pm - Shelly Campbell Jul 12th - 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Jul 15th - 2pm to 6pm - Robbie Fraser & Kathleen Poirier Jul 16th - 6pm to 9pm - Groupe LeLièvre Jul 18th - 2pm to 6pm - Mike Hall & Kolten MacDonell Jul 19th - 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Jul 22nd - 2pm to 6pm - Leanne Aucoin & Anna MacDougall Jul 25th - 8pm to 11pm - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach Jul 26th - 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Jul 28th - 9pm - Mary Beth Carty CD release Jul 29th - 2pm to 6pm - Colin Grant & Jason Roach- - 9pm - Eddie Cummings Band Jul 30th - 6pm to 9pm - Groupe LeLièvre Frog Pond Cafe: 15856 Cabot Trail: 902-224-2119: Aug 4th - noon to 1:30pm - Gillian Head; Festival de l'Escaouette Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: Jun 28th - 7pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLièvre Jul 6th, 12th, 20th, & 26th - 7pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLièvre Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: every Tuesday - 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 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: Jul 20th to 23rd, 27th to 30th, & Aug 3rd to 5th - 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Jul 6th to 9th & 13th to 16th - 7:30pm - theatrre-'Vénus' ; @$ 15+ Aug 6th & 7th - 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan; Gala du 150e - Notre Acadie fête son [ billets@artscheticamp.org 902-224-1876 ] Aug 10th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils; Aug 11th to 13th - 7:30pm - Youth Concert; @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: every Monday - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen every Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence every Thursday - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Chrissy Crowley every Friday(through 2017 Aug 25th) - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head with Jason Roach every Sunday - 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: every Friday(from 2017 Jul 7th to 2017 Aug 25th) - 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: Jul 14th to 16th - Festival Masque et Mer; new festival in Grand-Étang & St-Joseph-du-Moine; food market, card tournament, art & cultur exhibits, BBQ, afternoon concert, wagon rides, dance & fisherman's picnic http://www.micareme.ca Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2017 July 26th to 30th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: Jul 26th - 7pm - kayak parade Jul 27th - 7:45pm - free outdoor concert, beer garden Jul 28th - 9pm to 1am - outdoor concert, & beer garden with 'Big Fish' @$ 15; Jul 29th - 2pm - parade - dusk fireworks at Belle Cote Beach Jul 30th - 11am to 1pm - chicken BBQ Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: Jul 11th - 6pm - Scott Macmillan & Colin Grant Aug 1st - 6pm - Rachel Davis & Darren McMullen Aug 15th - Scott Macmillan & Colin Grant

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Margaree Area East Margaree Doyles Bridge: Aug 5th - 2pm - Anything that floats race; then BBQ at Coady Tompkins Library grounds behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2017 August 13th to 14th-#6th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: Aug 13th - 10am to 3pm - Junior & Female Heavy Events (Overall Winner(s) Move Onto Sunday’s Competition) - 1pm Bingo ($500) Jackpot - 4pm - ... Opening Mass - 5pm - .... Acadian Fricot Supper - 9pm - ... Square Dance ‘Rodney MacDonald’ Aug 14th - 10am to 6pm - Heavy Events, Tug of War, 5K Run, Horse & Wagon Rides, Highland Dancing, Piping, Drumming, Children’s Games, Games of Chance, Silent Auction, Beer Garden, Canteen Margaree Forks (Bruach Na h-Aibhne) Dr Coady & Tompkins Memorial Library: 7972 Cabot Trail: 46°20.064′N 61°05.873′W: 902-248-2821: Jul 1st - 2pm - Library Literary Day with three authors reading, & live Celtic music and refreshments; music by Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle ; & authors: Donna Morrissey, Silver Donald Cameron, Ian Brown, Barbara Radecki, 902-248-2211 http://www.margareens.com - 7pm - movie-Green Rights-'the Human Right to a Healthy World; written and narrated by Silver Donald Cameron. followed by a performance by Jacques Mindreu & the OQO Band Northeast Margaree (Acarsaid Mhargaraidh) town-Cranton Crossroads Community Centre: ...2017 July 8th to 10th- NE Margaree Firefighter’s Fun Days: 1-902-248-2589: Jul 7th - 7pm - Family Dance Jul 8th - 7:30pm - Comedian Jimmy the Janitor; @$ 25; 19+ - 10pm to 1am - dance with Jimmy the Janitor; @$ 8 Jul 9th - 11am - lumberman's competition - 4pm - Duck Race Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: Jun 30th - 10am to 1am - with Mike Hall, Jul 7th - 10pm to 1am - KitchenFest!; @ $8 | Ages 19+ Featuring: Ian MacDougall, Dawn Beaton, Joël Chiasson, Sandy MacDonald Jul 14th - 10am to 1am - with Howie MacDonald Jul 21st - 10am to 1am - with-Shelly Campbell Jul 28th - 10am to 1am - with-Ian MacDougall Aug 4th - 10am to 1am - with-Mike Hall Aug 11th - 10am to 1am - Howie MacDonald Aug 18th - 10am to 1am - Douglas Cameron Aug 25th - 10am to 1am - Shelly Campbell Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: every Wednesday(from 2017 Jul 5th) - 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! Jun 30th - 8pm - Stewart MacNeil of the Barra MacNeils in Concert; @$10 Jul 5th - 8pm to 11pm - Concert & Dance at the Normaway-KitchenFest! 2017; @ $10 | All ages Featuring: Rannie MacLellan, Douglas Cameron, Robert Deveaux, Hilda Chiasson, Maybelle Chisholm-McQueen with a caller; presented in partnership with the Gaelic College Jul 12th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Mary Elizabeth MacInnis; Sarah MacInnis, Elizabeth MacInnis, Jul 19th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh Kyle MacNeil, Sheumas Macneil, Colin Grant Jul 21st - 8pm - Fiddler Concert Joe MacMaster, Douglas Cameron, Jul 26th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh.Chrissy Crowley, Robbie Fraser, Douglas Cameron Jul 27th - 8pm - Rosie MacKenzie formerly of the Cottars, Jul 28th - 8pm - Fiddler Concert Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, ; Sarah MacInnis, ; Elizabeth MacInnis, Aug 2nd - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Colin Grant; Rosie MacKenzie of the Cottars. Aug 4th - 8pm - Fiddler Concert-TBA Aug 9th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh Douglas Cameron & Friends Aug 11th - 8pm - Fiddler Concert Mary Elizabeth MacInnis,; Sarah MacInnis, ; Elizabeth MacInnis, Aug 16th - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Chrissy Crowley; Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Aug 23rd - 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh. Chrissy Crowley; Joe MacMaster The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: Jul 3rd - 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, Jul 4th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Jul 13th & 16th - Sandy MacIntyre Jul 17th - 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, Jul 22nd - 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Jul 23rd - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Jul 24th - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Jul 29th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Jul 30th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Jul 31st - 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, Aug 6th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Aug 7th - 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, Aug 12th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Aug 13th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Aug 14th - 8pm - Kristen Shaw-Bishop, James Shaw, Aug 19th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Aug 20th - 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre. Aug 21st - 8pm - Chrissy Crowley Aug 26th - 8pm - Neil McDaniel, Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland parish grounds: ....2017 July 30th-61st Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert: Broad Cove Marsh Rd: 46°15.294′N 61°16.105′W: Jul 30th - 3pm to 9pm - 61st Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert ; 902-258-2961 ; @$ 15 for Canada's 150th Anniversary ; -with Ashley MacIsaac, Jim Payne and Fergus O'Byrne, La Swing du Suête, Joey Beaton, with We’koqma’qewiska, the women's drum group ​from We’koqma’q First Nation. Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle; Nathan Rogers, ; Shelly Campbell, Ian MacDougall, Kinnon and Betty Beaton, Rodney MacDonald, Kenneth and Marion MacLeod, Dawn and Margie Beaton, Douglas Cameron, Kyle MacDonald, Joe Murphy, Katie MacLeod, Ronald MacKenzie, Coiser An Eilean, Harvey Beaton, Sheena Boucher-Amirault, Gerry Deveau, Brian Doyle, and Scott Macmillan and many more. MCs= Jennifer MacDonald-Ashton & Joe Murphy dance to follow at Southwest Margaree Hall Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2017 August 7th & 8th-#7 Annual Free Outdoor concert: corner of Banks Rd & Foot Cape Road: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: Aug 7th & 8th - #7 Annual Free Outdoor concert with Manitoba Hal , James Ferris, Liam McGlashon, John Ellison, Harrison Kennedy, & more ; hosted by Dismatsek Michael Nikas Inverness (An Sithean) Town wide: .... 2017 July 25th to 30th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: Jul 23rd - 8:45am - Inverness Gathering Road Race -kids Fun Run, 9am 5M Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk, Inverness Raceway, Pre-registration is Required for a T-Shirt Call Angie 902-258-3694 Jul 25th to 30th - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival ; 902-258-2712 Jul 25th - 10am - Dr. Bernie MacLean Golf Classic, Le Portage Golf Course, Cheticamp, steak BBQ @ Inverness Arena [ To register email: macquarrie.neil@gmail.com ] Jul 26th - Fishermen’s Day - 12:30pm - Boat Parade - 1pm - Boat Rides, Bingo, Fish Pond, Lobster/Crab Burgers, Entertainment, Beer Garden - 9pm to midnight - Square Dance, ‘Ian MacDougall’ Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE Jul 27th - Horseman’s Day - 11am - Kiddies Day - 1pm - Merchandise Bingo - 7:30pm - Live Harness Racing Followed by Dance (TBA), Inverness Raceway - 7:30pm - masters concert at St. Matthews United Church Jul 28th - Legion Day - 2pm to 5pm - ‘Gillian Boucher & Mary Beth McCarty’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE - 9pm to 1am - Adult Dance,(19+) ‘Pat MacFarlane Band’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, @ $10 Jul 29th - Inverness Fire Hall - 11am - Children’s Games, BBQ, Raffle, Inverness Fire Hall - 1pm - . Prize Bingo, Inverness Fire Hall - 7:30pm - Live Harness Racing, ‘Inverness Invitational Pace’, Inverness Raceway Jul 30th - Arena Day - 3pm to 5pm - Chase the Ace, ‘Ian MacDougall’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE - 10pm to 2am - Adult Dance, (19+) ‘Slowcoaster’, Dr. Bernie MacLean Cultural & Recreation Centre $15 Jul 31st - 1:30pm - Live Harness Racing, ‘Johnny & Margaret Allen Ian Pace’, Inverness Raceway - 3pm to 9pm - 60th Broad Cove Scottish Concert, St. Margaret’s Of Scotland Parish Grounds, @ $20 Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: every Thursday(from 2017 Jul 6th) - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Fire Hall: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: Jul 26th - The 10th Annual Inverness Gathering Pub Night with Darrell Keigan, Paul Lamb (formerly of Crush), & The Eddie Cummings Band. @$ 25; [ James Gillis (IROC) at 902- 258-5058. ] ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: Jun 30th - 6pm - opening reception-hands dancing; Jul 2nd to 30th - 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Jul 2nd - 8pm - Cindy O'Neil’s Journey Through Theatre with Brydon MacDonald; @$ 20 Jul 15th - 8pm - Blues Night ; with hosts Brian Doyle & Scott Macmillan; & guests Jul 16th - 2pm to 4pm - opening reception-tiny houses - 11am to 4:30pm - 'Tiny Houses' with Ellen Adler; [ Hart Cottage, 1921 West Big Intervale Rd, Margaree Centre, B0E 1ZO, ellensa111@gmail. com ] Aug 5th to 27th - 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: every Saturday - 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: ...2017 July 1st to 7th -Kitchenfest: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-3233, 902-258-2961: Jul 1st - 7pm to 10pm - Dara MacDonald, Kevin Dugas, Adam Young, John R. Fontaine @ $10 ; Jul 2nd - 7pm to 10pm - Howie MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, Junior Fraser, Darrell Keigan @ $10 ; Jul 6th - 7pm to 10pm - All Fired Up, Cyril MacPhee @ $10 ; Jul 7th - 7pm to 10pm - Evans & Doherty @ $10 ; St. Matthew's United church: 902-258-2323: Jul 27th - 7:30pm - masters concert 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 every Monday - 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Taylor Delaney every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern every Wednesday - 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Aaron MacDonald every Thursday - 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Jun 30th - 7pm to 10pm - Mike Lelievre Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: ... 2017 July 4th to 8th- #45th annual-Lake Ainslie Firemen's Ceilidh Days: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236: Jul 4th - All ages Magic Show Jul 5th - Merchandise Bingo Jul 6th - Pub Night with Lynn Chisholm & friends Jul 7th - Roast Beef Dinner Jul 8th - Parade Day ; & Games of chance, BBQ, bake sale, kids games, cake walk, BINGO. - afternoon - Beer Garden with live music by Beech Hill

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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 Jun 28th - 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac - 8pm to 10pm - Bonnie Jean MacDonald & Greg Campbell Jun 29th - 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac & Sandra Gillis - 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Kevin Levesconte Jun 30th - 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac & Sandra Gillis - 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Stuart Cameron Jul 1st - 1pm to 3pm - Stuart Cameron & Greg Campbell - 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Pius MacIsaac Jul 2nd - 1pm to 3pm - The MacNeil Family - 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Ian MacDougall Jul 3rd - 1pm to 3pm - Sarah & Elizabeth MacInnis - 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Sandra Gillis Jul 4th - 1pm to 3pm - Kevin Levesconte & Sandra Gillis - 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Greg Campbell 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+ Jul 3rd - 9:30pm to 1am - KitchenFest 2017 Square Dance-; @ $8 | Ages 19+ Featuring: Glenn Graham, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Joey Beaton, Paul MacDonald Jul 10th - Andrea Beaton, Shelly Campbell, Allen Dewar, Mac Morin Jul 17th - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton , Stephanie MacDonald Jul 24th - tba Jul 31st - Rodney MacDonald & friends Aug 7th - Shelly Campbell, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Allen Dewar Aug 14th - Rodney MacDonald & friends Aug 21st - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton , Stephanie MacDonald Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Jul 15th - 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday summer jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Aug 12th - 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday summer 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: Jul 29th - 2pm - 200th year celebration -MacKinnon's Brook Celebration; MacKinnon's Brook trail hike [902-623-0388, nhunt861@gmail.com ] http://www.capemabouhiking.com/ music celebration with Scott Macmillan & Ian McKinnon at MacKinnon's Brook, Mabou Coal Mines, 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/ Finlay Point Wharf: ...2017 August 13th-Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf: 65 Mabou Mines Branch,: 46°05.168′N 61°26.631′W: Aug 13th - Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf ; 902-945-2685 Mabou (An Drochaid) town: ...2017 .July 19th to 23rd-#50th Annual Mabou Ceilidh Festival: Jul 21st - 6pm - Boat Parade from Mabou Harbour to Mabou Marina for live music, Jul 22nd - 8am - Mabou Ceilidh Days Run (Fun Run, 5KM Run/Walk and 10KM Run); Fire Hall to West Mabou beach. 5th Annual Hugh Arnold Campbell Memorial Road Race; @$ 20 - noon - Street Parade - 3pm to 6pm - milling frolic, tea - 3pm to 9pm - outdoor music festival CEILIDHFEST-featuring Jimmy Rankin & his full band ; Howie Mac Donald, The Town Heroes, the Eddie Cummings Band, No Filter, Beech Hill & the Mullendors; Limited Tickets Available- @ $25; located on back grounds of Dalbrae Academy Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: every Sunday - 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 Jul 4th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Tuesday Céilidh -2017 KitchenFest! @ $10 at door | All ages; Featuring: Brent Aucoin, Karen Beaton, Catherine Hawley, Joey Beaton draws for 10 door prizes will be made; NOTE 7:30pm to 9:30pm-this week only!! Jul 11th - 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Andrea Beaton Jul 18th - 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Mary Elizabeth & Elizabeth MacInnis Jul 25th - 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Rodney MacDonald & James MacLean Aug 1st - 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Kinnon Beaton Aug 8th - 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Glenn Graham Aug 15th - 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Melanie Holder Aug 22nd - 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Stuart Cameron & Cullen MacInnis Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: ....2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 902-945-2630: Jul 24th to 28th - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2017 July 24th to 28th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: Jul 24th to 28th - ​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance led by Melody Cameron, with additional instructors Dawn Beaton, Margie Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; @ $275- limited spaces at St. Mary's Parish Hall and St. Joseph's Renewal Centre, with guest speakers, Glenora Distillery tour, Glencoe Family square dance, Tai Chi, A Cape Breton House Party for students & dance tudors, Yoga session, Mabou Harbour tours, [ cbstepdance@gmail.com @ $275- limited spaces available ] Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: Jun 30th - 7:30pm - return of the vanishing cape breton fiddler; $ 35-advance with live performances by the Cape Breton Fiddlers Association, a question and answer period with producer Ron MacInnis, and excerpts from the brand new 2017 documentary. Jul 27th, Aug 3rd, 10th, & 17th - 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael Jul 17th, 24th, 31st, & Aug 14th - 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; with Lindsay Thompson, Bonnie MacLeod, Jenna Lahey; @$ 30 .July 17th, July 24th, 31st & August 14th. A Daniel MacIvor Production, director Todd Hiscock [ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre & Cape Breton University, Boardmore Playhouse ] Aug 7th - 8pm - Cape Breton Summertime Revue; @$ 55-advance 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 The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Jul 22nd - 3pm to 5pm - Luathadh Mòr Mhàbu, Mabou Ceilidh Milling Frolic; with hosts Mabou Gaelic & Historical Society/Comunn Gàidhlig agus Eachdraidh Mhàbu The Red Shoe Pub: .....2017..Kitchenfest!: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Jul 1st - 9pm to midnight - Darrell Keigan, Blanche Sophocleous, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill; @$ 10 Jul 2nd - 9pm to midnight - Andrea Beaton, Gabrielle MacLellan, Jackie Dunn MacIsaac, Tom Daniels-@ $10 Jul 3rd - 9pm to midnight - Mairi Rankin, Leanne Aucoin, Allan Dewar, David Rankin; @ $10 Jul 4th - 9pm to midnight - Evans & Doherty-; @ $10 Jul 5th - 9pm to midnight - Rodney MacDonald, Howie MacDonald, Wendy MacIsaac, Sandy MacDonald; @ $10 Jul 6th - 9pm to midnight - Brian Doyle, Scott Macmillan, Décota McNamara, Cormier Duo-; @ $10 Jul 7th - 9pm to midnight - Donna Marie DeWolfe, Brent Aucoin, Kimberley Fraser, Pius MacIsaac-; @ $10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: every Monday - 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Jun 26th to 28th - 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron- Jun 29th - 8pm - Kaate & Ben Van Zutphen Jun 30th - 9pm to midnight - Karen Beaton & Joey Beaton Jul 1st to 7th - Kitchenfest Jul 9th - 4pm to 7pm - Wendy MacIsaac Jul 10th to 12th - 5pm to 7pm - Hailee LeFort Jul 13th - tba Jul 14th - 9pm to midnight - Kenneth & Calum Mac Kenzie with Rodney Mac Donald Jul 15th - 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Jul 16th - 4pm to 7pm - Glen Graham Jul 17th to 19th - 5pm to 7pm - Hailee LeFort Jul 20th - 9pm to midnight - Jordan Musycsyn; @$ 8 Jul 21st - 9pm to midnight - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton; @$ 8 Jul 22nd - 10pm to 1am - Tristen Degg; @$ 8-Mabou Ceilidhfest afterparty Jul 23rd - 4pm to 7pm - Chrissy Crowley; @$ 8 Jul 24th to 26th - 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe Jul 27th - tba Jul 28th - 9pm to midnight - Shelly Campbell Jul 29th - 9pm - Brennan & Kelly MacDonald Jul 30th - 4pm to 7pm - Douglas Cameron; @$ 8 Jul 31st to Aug 2nd - 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 3rd - 8pm - Darrell Keigan Aug 4th - 9pm - Rachel Davis & Jason Roach; @$ 8 Aug 5th - 7pm - Rob MacLean Aug 6th - 4pm to 7pm - Karen Beaton & Joey Beaton; @$ 8 Aug 7th to 9th - 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 11th - Rodney MacDonald Aug 13th - noon to 1pm - Mike Hall; @$ 8 Aug 14th to 16th - 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe; no cover charge Aug 18th - Howie MacDonald 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 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@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Jul 1st - 9pm to midnight - Square Dance-; 2017..Kitchenfest Featuring: Richard Wood, Rodney MacDonald, Allan Dewar, Sandy MacDonald West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: every Thursday(from 2017 Jul 6th) - 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 10 NO CLASSES on July 27th; [ contact Melody Cameron : 902-945-2393 ] 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. Jul 6th - 9pm to midnight - Dance at the Glencoe Mills Hall-KitchenFest! 2017; @ $8 | All ages Featuring: Mike Hall, Douglas Cameron, Lawrence Cameron, Pius MacIsaac Jul 13th - Ian Mac Dougal, Mac Morin. Jul 20th - Remembering Buddy… Mary Elizabeth,Sarah, & Elizabeth Mac Innis, Joe Mac Master, Joey Beaton, Kinnon & Betty Beaton. Jul 27th - Stephanie Mac Donald, Betty Lou Beaton. Aug 3rd - Robbie Fraser & Guest Aug 10th - Howie Mac Donald, Harvey Beaton. Aug 17th - Rodney Mac Donald & Guest Aug 24th - Margie & Dawn Beaton. Port Hood (Sestico) town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Chestico Days Summer Festival: #45 Wharf Rd.: 902-787-2083: Aug 2nd - noon - sand sculpture - 7pm - concert under the stars Aug 3rd - 7:30pm - ceilidh at Chestico museum; @$ 5 Aug 4th - 10pm to 2am - square dance with Ashley MacIsaac & friends; @$ 20; 19+ Aug 5th - 11am - street parade. then family entertainment, BBQ - 10pm to 2am - adult dance with Shameless; @$ 20; 19+ Aug 6th - 1pm - boat parade Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...2017 July 8th -#11th Annual Lobster Picnic: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-787-2083: Jul 8th - #11th Annual Lobster Picnic; games, horseshoe tournament, tug-of-war, boat tours, musical entertainment, a farmers market, and of course, delicious lobster! 902-787-2568 Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: Aug 12th - Port Hood Kids Triathlon An event for ages 3-15 902-623-2272 Aug 13th - TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon 902-623-2272 http://www.atlanticchip.ca Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: every Thursday(from 2017 Jul 7th) - 7pm to 8pm - family ceilidh ; @$ 5; tea/refreshments; all ages Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: every Thursday - 7pm to 9pm - ; local entertainment Jun 27th - 7pm to 9pm - Ladies night with Echo Jul 1st - noon to 5pm - Grand Re-Opening & Canada 150; Mussel boil, BBQ, Gift Shop Sidewalk SALE! Chances to WIN! FREE Outdoor Concert with Peter MacInnis [noon-2pm] , MacNeil Sisters [2-4pm], FREE hotdogs & lemonade for kids 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 ; [April 14th, 28th, ] Aug 2nd - 12:45pm & 1:15pm - Jubilee Church concert on Port Hood island; ferry leaves Murphy's pond; [ info 902-631-1115] @ $ 20 Stone House: 324 Main St.: Jul 1st - 2pm to 4pm - Confederation Tea Public · Hosted by Chestico Museum & Archives; @$ 10 Costumed animators will discuss the politics of the day Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ...2017 July 1st to 7th--#4th Annual KitchenFest...Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Jul 1st - 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie, Brian MacDonald, Allan Dewar & Kenny Stewart ;@$ 10 Jul 2nd - 2pm to 5pm - Mike Hall, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Hilda Chiasson,& Paul MacDonald ;@$ 10 Jul 3rd - 11:30am to 3pm - Andrea Beaton, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort & Allan Dewar; free Jul 4th - 11:30am to 3pm - Mairi Rankin, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort & Allan Dewar; free Jul 5th - 11:30am to 3pm - Glenn Graham, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort & Allan Dewar; free Jul 6th - 11:30am to 3pm - Wendy MacIsaac, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar; free Jul 7th - 11:30am to 3pm - Mike Hall, Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort & Allan Dewar; free Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Jul 2nd - 2pm - Kitchen FEST ceilidh Jul 9th - 2pm to 5pm - Joe MacMaster & friends; ;@$ 8 Jul 16th - 2pm to 5pm - Mairi Rankin & friends ;@$ 8 Jul 23rd - 2pm to 5pm - Robbie Fraser & friends ;@$ 8 Jul 30th - 2pm to 5pm - Dara Smith-MacDonald & Adam Young; ;@$ 8 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 9:30am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 20+ tax; [1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Homemade picnic lunch and beverage, musical guide, Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Jun 27th - Còig release show for their new album, 'Rove' 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 [Sunday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] every Sunday - 11am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton ] 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: every Wednesday(from 2017 Jul 12th to 2017 Aug 16th) - 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 Jun 28th - 6pm to 8pm - Shelly Campbell, Kenneth MacKenzie, Allan Dewar, Cheryl Smith & @ $6 Jul 12th - 6pm to 8pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends @ $5 Jul 19th - 6pm to 8pm - Ian MacDougall & friends @$ 5 Jul 26th - 6pm to 8pm - Shelly Campbell & friends @$ 5 Aug 2nd - 6pm to 8pm - Kinnon & Betty Beaton @$ 5 Aug 9th - 6pm to 8pm - TBA @$ 5 Aug 16th - 6pm to 8pm - Melody Cameron & friends @$ 5 Fire Hall: 30 River Denys Rd.: 902-787-3401: Jul 1st - 10pm to 1am - pub night with Vernon & Lisa; after the fireworks @$1.50 JRA Grounds: 2017 August 7th to 13th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: Aug 7th to 13th - Judique On the Floor Days ; 902-787-2374 cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca Aug 8th - 8pm - Bingo, Judique Community Centre Aug 10th - Dusk: Community Spot Light, Judique Recreation Grounds, Adult Supervised Aug 11th - 9:30pm - Minute to Win It (9pm-pre-register Teams of 2) Judique Fire Hall - 10pm: Pub Night, Judique Fire Hall Aug 12th - 9am - Registration for Kids Ages 4-12, @ $2 - 10am: Track & Field Events (100m, 400m, Long Jump, High Jump, Softball Throw), JRA Grounds - 9pm to midnight - Outdoor Family Kitchen Party, JRA Grounds (Tennis Courts) Local Traditional Music, -Beer Garden, @ $10, ID’s Aug 13th - 8am - Registration Cedric MacDonald Memorial Road Race, Judique Fire Hall, Race Starts @9am - Time TBA: JC Royals Rookie Baseball Tournament, Judique & Creignish Ball Field - noon: Parade - 1pm to 3pm - Children’s Games, Photo Booth, Minute To Win It, Canteen, BBQ, JRA Grounds - 3:30pm - Duck Race, Rankin’s Brook - 3:30pm - : Steak Dinner BBQ, Judique Fire Hall, Take Outs Available, $16 - 10pm - 1am: Outdoor Adult Dance, Music TBA, $20, JRA Grounds Kintyre Farm: .......2017 Aug 13th-Outdoor Kintyre Farm Scottish Concert: 320 River Denys Rd: 45°52.330′N 61°28.211′W: Aug 13th - 2pm to 5pm - Outdoor Kintyre Farm Scottish Concert @ $10

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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 - 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) town-wide: ....2017 July 1st to 9th-#52nd Annual Festival of the Strait: Jul 1st - noon to 2pm - Oh Canada-family fun day at Granville Green; music; games; etc - 8:30pm - family bonfire on the waterfront; Jul 2nd - 8am - family fun run - noon - waterfront-2017 TALL ships send off; fun and music - 7pm - Granville Green,Barra MacNeils; fire works to follow Jul 3rd - 11am - amazing race at civic centre - 1pm to 5pm - Big Kids-Amplified fun at Community park Jul 4th - 1pm to 3pm - Brain games at Library-SAERC - 7:30pm - Kitchenfest Ceilidh Jul 5th - 10am to 11am - story hour at library -SAERC - 6pm - Princess Pageant; Civic centre with EM-Scottie O - 8pm - spot light and kids activities at community park; Jul 6th - 2pm to 4pm - seniors 45s card play at Evergreen club - 6:30pm to 8pm - tiny teen dance [grades 3 to 5] at Civic Centre; @$3 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm - pre-teen dance [grades 6 to 8] at Civic Centre; @$ 5 Jul 7th - 6pm - 5 card dash-venture downs raceway; music by Jeremy White; Free - 7pm to 9pm - Trivia Night Pub at Legion; @$5 - 10pm to 1am - Jukebox 50s & 60s dance at Legion; @$5 - drive in movie at Provincial Building parking lot; Free 'a Dog's Purpose-family show, then 'Back to the Future'-late night show Jul 8th - 9am - KOC free pancake breakfast at the waterfront - 11am to 2pm - festival fun day at community park - 2pm - street parade from Provincial building & back - 10pm to 2am - pub by the sea on the waterfront with Three Finger Shot & Little Voice; @$ 10 19+ Jul 9th - 11am to 2pm - Seniors picnic by the sea on the waterfront; FREE; local entertainment - 3pm - 'off the rails'-water front; Free; music by Tony Ronalds & three Finger Shot. http://www.threefingershot.com - 7pm - Granville green with Joshua Hyslop & more. 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 - 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Jun 29th to Nov 30th - 7pm to 8pm - opening reception ; Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes and Ships'; Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] Jul 4th - 7:30pm to 9pm - Céilidh KitchenFest 2017 Featuring: Mike Hall, Joe MacMaster, Kimberley Fraser, Goiridh Dòmhnullach Jul 11th - Lucy MacNeil, Rob Durando, Mckayla MacNeil Jul 18th - Rodney MacDonald, Joël Chiasson, Donna Marie Dewolfe Buddy MacDonald Jul 25th - Kenneth-Jenny-Calum & Alexis MacKenzie, Ronald MacKenzie Aug 1st - Howie MacDonald, Shelly Campbell, Barbara MacDonald Magone, Allan Dewar, Chase Ellis, Harvey Beaton Aug 8th - Dawn & Margie Beaton, Kevin Dugas, Tracey MacNeil & family, Brogue Dancers Aug 15th - Dara MacDonald, Adam Young, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald; http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ Aug 22nd - Glenn Graham, Kinnon & Betty Beaton, Amy Graham, Harvey MacKinnon Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: Jul 16th & Aug 20th - 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' Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: Jul 2nd - 7pm to 9pm - Granville Green-; 2017..Kitchenfest! Free | All ages Featuring: Nuallan, Sarah MacInnis, Change of Step, Barra MacNeils ; http://www.barramacneils.com Jul 9th - 7pm - Joshua Hyslop with special guest Mike Bochoff Band; http://www.joshuahyslop.com Jul 16th - 7pm - The Good Lovelies & guest Ashley MacIsaac with Fiddlers Four; http://www.goodlovelies.com Jul 23rd - 7pm - Hillsburn & guest Jordan Musycsyn; http://www.hillsburn.com http:// www.jordanmusycsyn.com Jul 30th - 7pm - Ben Caplan and the Casual Smokers with special guest Villages; http://www.bencaplan.ca Aug 6th - 7pm - The Once with special guest Devarrow; http://www.theonce.ca http://www.devarrow.com Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: Jul 23rd - 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Maritime Inn-Miller's Tap & Grill: 902-625-0320: Jul 3rd - 7pm to 10pm - Pub Night at Miller’s-KitchenFest 2017; @ $10 Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: every Friday - 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Jun 30th - Gerald MacIntyre [DJ] St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: Jul 2nd & Aug 6th - 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Waterfront: ..2017 June 30th to July 2nd-Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships: Jun 30th to Jul 2nd - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Three Tall Ships (The Tree of Life, When and If, and The Spirit of South Carolina) with the possibility that Theodore Tugboat will also be making a visit. http://townofporthawkesbury.ca Point Tupper Heritage Church Museum: Henry Point St.: Aug 13th - 2pm to 4pm - Annual Causeway Tea; Hosted by the Point Tupper Heritage Association.

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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: Jun 28th, Jul 12th, 26th, Aug 9th, & 23rd - 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Father John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ....2017 July 7th to 9th-- Feis a' Bhràigh -#56th Annual Glendale Ceilidh Days: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: Jul 7th - 10am - CAP Day Activities - 1pm - Open House & Family Activities Jul 8th - TBA Workshops TBA & A Visit to Mamie’s Alpaca Farm, 84 MacEachern Rd, Glendale Jul 9th - 2pm - Traditional Outdoor Concert, on Glendale Parish Grounds. Marble Mountain Community Hall: ......2017 August 11th to 13th-Marble Mountain Annual Family Festival and Poker Run: 5643 Marble Mountain Rd.: Aug 13th - Marble Mountain Annual Family Festival & Poker Run Whycocomagh (Hogamah) town: .....2017 July 10th to 15th-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: Jul 10th - 6pm - Family Movie Night, Cameron Hall, All Ages, Bring Stuffies & Blankies, FREE Jul 12th - 8pm to 11pm - Family Square Dance with Shelly Campbell, Whycocomagh Waterfront Center Jul 13th - 6pm - Waterfront Activities, Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre, Canoe Races, Chipping Contest, Market, BBQ, Men’s/Women’s Doubles(Canoe Races With Two in a Canoe) Jul 14th - 3pm - Teddy Bear Picnic, Whycocomagh Provincial Park, If Rain-Fire Hall, Bring Own Bear - 10pm - Pub Night with MacIntyre Sound System, Whycocomagh Lion’s Hall., @ $10, (19+)Gov’t ID’s Jul 15th - noon Parade, Followed by Ice Cream Social & Children’s Activities, Cameron Hall - 10pm to 2am - Pub, ‘Eddie Cummings’, Whycocomagh Lion’s Hall. Adm: $10 (19+), Gov’t ID’s Cameron Hall: 36 Main St.,: Jul 10th - 10am to noon - special Gaelic playgroup ; For children birth to age 5 and their caregivers. Gaelic songs, freeplay, crafts and more! Free admission, snack provided. Hosted by Whycocomagh & District Historical Society. Provincial Park: 45°58.057′N 61°06.563′W: Jul 13th - 10am to noon - Whycocomagh Summer Festival for a hike up Salt Mountain, and learn some Gaelic phrases led by Colin Watson. Admission by donation. Sponsored by the Whycocomagh Historical Society Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: Jul 2nd - 8pm to 11pm - Richard Wood, Joël Chiasson, Décota McNamara, Buddy MacDonald-, @ $10 Jul 5th - 8pm to 11pm - Evans & Doherty- @ $10 Jul 7th - 8pm to 11pm - McGinty-; @ $10 Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) Washabuck Community Centre: Aug 4th - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: Jul 3rd - 9pm to midnight - Featuring: Gabrielle MacLellan, Kimberley Fraser, Adam Young, Tom Daniels; ; @ $10 Jul 4th - 8pm to 11pm - Featuring: Brenda Stubbert, Paul Cranford, Doug MacPhee, Paul MacDonald; -@ $10 Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: every Saturday - 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Jul 1st - Paul Cranford Jul 8th - Melody & Derrick Cameron Jul 15th - Keith Mullins Jul 22nd - Kenneth & Marion MacDonald Jul 29th - Kinnon & Betty Lou Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: Jun 28th - 8pm to 10:30pm - Port Cities; [Carleton Stone, Breagh Mackinnon, & Dylan Guthro. ] Jul 2nd - 2pm to 5pm - Ceilidh fundraiser for Cape Breton Fiddlers Association; Featured performers include Dara MacDonald, Mckayla MacNeil, Adam Young, Stephanie MacDonald, Mike Barron, and Susan MacLean. Admission is by donation. Jul 12th - 8pm to 10:30pm - Evans & Doherty Jul 19th - 8pm to 1:30pm - David Francey Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: Jul 1st - 10am to 5pm - Canada Day Open House; Free / All ages - 2pm to 3pm - Froilig-luadhaidh | Milling Frolic- Regular Admission Jul 3rd - 11am to 1pm - Guided Storytelling Tour and Milling Frolic- @ $25.00 per person | $15 students All ages - 2pm to 3pm - Suas E – Songs & Stories @ Adults $11; Senior (65+) $9.00 Child (6-17) $5.00 Child (5 & under) Free Family (max 2 adults) $25.00 - 7pm to 9pm - Danns a’ Bhaile – Village Dance- @ $8 | All ages; Featuring: Dawn & Margie Beaton Jul 4th - 2pm to 3pm - Céilidh at the Highland Village-; Regular Admission Jul 5th - 2pm to 3pm - Milling Frolic at The Highland Village-; @ Regular Admission Jul 6th - 2pm to 3pm - Céilidh at the Highland Village-; @ Regular Admission Jul 7th - 11am to 1pm - Guided Storytelling Tour & Milling Frolic- @ $25. | All ages - 2pm to 3pm - Milling Frolic-; @ Regular Admission Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: Jul 4th & Aug 1st - 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Aug 5th - 2pm to 6pm - #56th Annual outdoor Gaelic Concert with Dave Gunning & Allie Bennett. There will be a tribute to John " Jimmy Malcolm" Gillis. Other performers include: Iona Gaelic Singers, Joanne MacIntyre, Campbell Sisters from Mabou, Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar, Joe MacMaster, Donna Marie DeWolf, Buddy MacDonald, Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neil, from Antigonish, The TownHouse Players (featuring John Hanlon, Junior Fraser & Stan Chapman), Shannon MacKay, Melanie Craig MacDonald, Claire Sampson-MacDonald, Regyn MacDonald, Catherine MacDonald, Andy MacMullin, Malcolm & Maryanna MacNeil, Brent Aucoin, CBU Pipe Band, and The Iona Legion Legends! MC is Roger Stone. @ $15 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 Jun 30th - Joe MacMaster (Family Square Dance) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: Jul 6th - 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night at the Iona Legion-KitcheFest!; @ $10 , Ages19 + Cash Only Jun 30th - Family Square Dance Ceilidh: music by: Joe MacMaster. : Free Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2017 July 18th to August 8th-#19th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: Jul 18th - 8pm - A' Ghàidhlig Anns A' Cheòl “Gaelic in the Music” ; Fear an Taighe Goiridh Dòmhnallach ; Dougie MacPhee , Howie MacDonald , and Kevin Dugas . step dancing by Maggie MacNeil and Andy MacMullin. Jul 25th - 8pm - Oichche Nam Ban-Uasal “Ladies of Music”-. Bean an Taighe Beth MacNeil , with her daughter Jenna Morton and granddaughter Clara . Sisters Helen MacKenzie & Dawn MacDonald-Gillis , & Dawn’s daughter Brenley. music by Shelly Campbell & Loretta MacDougall, Ryan MacDonald Aug 1st - 8pm - Puirt O’n Chòlaisde Ghàidhlig “Tunes from the Gaelic College”; with Bean an Taighe Stacey MacLean Rodney MacDonald , Kenneth MacKenzie , and the MacDonald brothers, Colin , Keith , and Kyle . & Our Féis instructors will also perform Aug 8th - 8pm - Bho Ghlùin gu Glùin “From Knee to Knee"; Mary Jane Lamond, Troy MacGillivray , Haillee Lefort singers include Rod C. MacNeil & Hannah MacNeil, Mickey MacNeil, Colin Watson, & Stacey MacLean. Féis instructors Maggie MacNeil, & Andy MacMullin Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: Jul 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, & Aug 2nd - 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Jul 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th - 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; Free; with Fear an Taighe Mickey MacNeil Aug 15th - 8pm - “The Féis Week Concert” Dithist Fhear An Taighe - Two MC’s, Hughie MacKinnon and Barry George,: plus Brian Madore & Rod C. MacNeil. The Cape Breton University pipe band with featured piper Trevor Kellock. Féis instructor Shawnee Paul & friends Vincent Joe, Vincent Joe Junior, and Mooney Francis. MacDonald brothers Shawn, Paul, & Danny; & Leanne Aucoin. Susan MacLean & Shawn, Danny, and Paul; step dancers - Féis instructors - Maggie MacNeil and Andy MacMullin. 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. Fire Hall: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: Jul 4th - 8pm to 11pm - Féis an Eilein Concert-KitchenFest! 2017; @ $15 Featuring: Dawn & Margie Beaton, Kevin Dugas, David Rankin Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) 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: 902-295-2069: Jul 17th to Aug 31st - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Jul 22nd - a special convocation ceremony; Dr. Bondar’s 25th anniversary of flight on the space shuttle Discovery mission STS 42 in 1992. Dr. Bondar will receive an CBU Honorary Doctorate of Letters ; a performance by the Elmer Iseler Singers, conducted by their artistic director Ms. Lydia Adams, Aug 20th - Aviation day Chebucto Street: ...2017 July 3rd..Festiville Baddeck: Jul 3rd - Festiville Baddeck; FREE; with The Colin Grant Trio, The Privateers, Fire Buskers, Take Note Drummers, Allie MacInnis (Town Crier), Kintyre Band, & Native Wigwam Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: every Wednesday - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Jul 19th - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market with Gillian Head Aug 16th - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market with Gillian Head Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: Jul 2nd & Aug 6th - 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Jul 2nd, Aug 6th, 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: Jul 13th - 7:30pm to 11pm - Harvest Opening Night; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck followed by a reception with live entertainment from Mary Austin and James Nicholson Jul 13th to 16th, 25th, 26th, 29th, & 30th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Aug 3rd, 4th, & 17th to 20th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Jul 20th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn- Opening Night· Hosted by Theatre Baddeck followed by a reception with live entertainment from Mary Austin and James Nicholson Jul 20th to 23rd, 27th, & 28th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Aug 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 15th, & 16th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Jul 23rd & Aug 13th - 4pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: every Tuesday - 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: ......2017 KitchenFest!: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: Jul 2nd - 9pm to midnight - @ $10 : Ray Mattie Jul 3rd - 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : All Fired Up, Buddy MacDonald Jul 4th - 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : Andrea Beaton, Glenn Graham, Mary Graham, Kenny Stewart Jul 5th - 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : McGinty Jul 6th - 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : Dawn & Margie Beaton, Joël Chiasson, Brent Chaisson Jul 7th - 9pm to midnight - ; $10 : Karen Beaton, Hailee LeFort, Lawrence Cameron, Darrell Keigan St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: Jul 1st - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Jul 2nd - Mike Hall & Hilda Chiasson Jul 3rd - CLOSED-Festival Baddeck Jul 4th - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Jul 5th - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Jul 6th - Melody & Derrick Cameron Jul 7th - Mike Hall & Jennifer Williams Jul 8th & 9th - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Jul 10th - Mike Hall & Marion Dewar Jul 11th - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Jul 12th - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Jul 13th - Melody & Derrick Cameron Jul 14th - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Jul 15th & 16th - Buddy MacDonald & Stan Chapman Jul 17th - Mike Hall & Kolten MacDonnell Jul 18th - Dara Smith MacDonald & Adam Young Jul 19th - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Jul 20th - Melody & Derrick Cameron Jul 21st - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Jul 22nd - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Jul 23rd - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis Jul 24th - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Jul 25th - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Jul 26th - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Jul 27th - Chrissy Crowley & friends Jul 28th - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Jul 29th & 30th - Cyril MacPhee & Donna Marie DeWolfe Jul 31st - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Aug 1st - Ben Millar & Anita MacDonald Aug 2nd - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Aug 3rd - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 4th - Mike Hall & Joe MacMaster Aug 5th - 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Aug 6th - Cyril MacPhee & Stan Chapman Aug 7th - CLOSED-Festival Baddeck Aug 8th - Colin Grant & Susan MacLean Aug 9th - Mike Hall & friends Aug 10th - Melody & Derrick Cameron Aug 11th - Mike Hall & friends Aug 12th to 13th - 7:30pm - Rachel Davis & Buddy MacDonald Aug 14th - Mike Hall & friends Aug 15th - TBA 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

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St Anns Bay Area 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 - 7pm to 9pm - concert 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: ....2017 July 1st to July 7th..#4th annual Féis a'chidsin-KitchenFest: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: Jul 2nd - 2pm to 4pm - Opening Gala Concert- in the Hall of Clans @ $25 All ages ; Featuring: Men of the Deeps, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, St. Ann's Bay Dancers, Change of Step, Lionel, Margaret & Ashley of the LeBlanc Family,… - 4:30pm to 6pm - Community Turkey Dinner- @ $15 | All ages Jul 3rd - 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh- @ $15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Jay MacDonald - 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations- $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 4pm to 7pm - Afternoon Pub with Ashley MacIsaac and Friends- @ $25 | All ages; Featuring: Ashley MacIsaac, Howie MacDonald, Jay MacDonald Jul 4th - 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations-; @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh- @ $15 at door for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Siobhan Beaton - 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 7pm to 9pm - A Night with Beòlach and Friends- @ $25 | All ages; Featuring: Beòlach, Scott Macmillan, Cormier Duo, Siobhan Beaton Jul 5th - 10:30pm to midnight - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh- @ $15 for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Brienne MacDonald - 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 7pm to 9pm - College Connections-in the Hall of Clans @ $25 All ages; Featuring: Nuallan, Fileanta, Cape Breton Fiddlers' Association, Dominique Dodge, Brienne MacDonald Jul 6th - 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh- @ $15 for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Abigail MacDonald - 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations- @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 5pm to 6:30pm - Traditional Codfish Supper- @ $15 | All ages - 7pm to 9pm - Songwriters’ Circle- @ $25 All ages Featuring: Bruce Guthro, Gordie Sampson, Heather Rankin, Goiridh Dòmhnullach, Abigail MacDonald Jul 7th - 10:30am to noon - Cultural Demonstrations-Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 12:15pm to 1pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh-Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's @ $15 for Céilidh and meal | All ages; Featuring: Mary Elizabeth and Elizabeth MacInnis - 1pm to 2pm - Cultural Demonstrations-Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College, St. Ann's @ $8 – Adults $6 – Children under 12 $20 – Family (2 adults, 2 children) - 11pm to 2am - KitchenFest! Kitchen Party-@ $20 Ages 19+ Featuring: Wendy MacIsaac, Troy MacGillivray, Mairi Rankin, Cyril MacPhee, Buddy MacDonald Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: Jul 1st to 7th - #4th Annual KitchenFest -all over CB island http://www.gaeliccollege.edu/kitchenfest/ every Saturday - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Jul 10th to 14th - Youth Summer Session # 1 Jul 17th to 21st - Youth Summer Session # 2 Jul 24th to 28th - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Aug 2nd & 3rd - Workshop days Aug 7th to 11th - Adult summer session # 1 Aug 14th to 18th - Adult summer session # 2; with Rachel Davis Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...Blas Math Lunchtown Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday(from 2017 Jul 3rd) - 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: every Wednesday(from 2017 Jul 13th) - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: every Monday - 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: Jul 15th - 9pm to midnight - 'Last day of Lobster season bash'; @$ 20-advance; 19+ with Pretty Archie. [ Ducan 902-578-4603, Jerry 902-317-3171 ] only 200 tickets available Aug 3rd - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: Jul 15th - 7:30pm - John Gracie In Concert; @$ 20 Aug 9th - 7pm - The Barra Macneils In Concert - Back For A 6Th Year; @$ 20 Ingonish Broad Cove Camp Ground-outdoor amphitheatre: Jul 3rd - 7pm to 9pm - Campground Céilidh-2017 Kitchefest!, ; @ Free all Ages Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: Aug 9th to 12th - Cyril MacPhee Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: Jun 26th to 29th - Cyril MacPhee Jun 30th - Deron Donovan Aug 1st, 2nd, & 14th to 17th - Buddy MacDonald Aug 21st to 25th - Cyril MacPhee Keltic Lodge-Ceilidh Hall: .......2017 Kitchenfest!: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: Jul 2nd - 7pm to 10pm - ; @ $10 | All ages featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald Jul 3rd - 7pm to 1pm - ; @ $10 | All ages: Ian MacDougall, Gillian Head, Hilda Chiasson, Allie Bennett Jul 4th - 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 | All ages; Featuring: All Fired Up, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill Jul 5th - 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 | All ages; : Kimberley Fraser, Rankin MacInnis, Adam Young, Mary Beth Carty Jul 6th - 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 | All ages; : Gabrielle MacLellan, Tom Daniels, Susan MacLean, Gerry McDaniel Jul 7th - 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 All ages: Leanne Aucoin, Stephanie MacDonald, Kolten MacDonell, Blanche Sophocleous Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) 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

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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 Millville (Baile A´ Mhuilinn) Community Centre: 1-902-674-2258: Jul 8th - 9pm to 1am - benefit dance for Xavier Campbell with DJ-big Mike Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: Jul 7th - 8pm to 11pm - Pub Night at the Boisdale Hall-KitcheFest! 2017; @ $10 | All ages Featuring: Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald Jul 23rd - 2pm to 4:30pm - Concert- fundraiser for Cape Breton Fiddlers Association Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) town: ...2017 Aug 3rd to 6th--#15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival: 902-736-7584: Aug 3rd to 6th - 11am to 11pm - #15th Annual Johnny Miles Festival 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 St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St.: 902-736-6394: Jun 28th - 7pm - Canadian Celtic Choir, & Coro Cantabile. @$ 20 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) town: ....2017 July 22nd to 30th-#43rd Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: Jul 22nd to 30th - 11am to 11pm - #43rd Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 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 Jul 7th - 8pm to 10pm - Bruce Guthro's songwriter's circle; Bruce Guthro, Sam Moon, Laura Smith, Kim Dunn Jul 18th - #9th Annual Bar dance with Hat trick, the Dick Finney band; @$ 10; 19+ K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free 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 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. St. Giles Presbyterian Church: 49 Campbell St.: Jul 29th - 7pm - fiddle concert with Champion Fiddler-Scott Woods; @$ 25 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: every Tuesday - free movie night every Saturday - 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows Jul 8th - 4pm - Dan McCarthy & Joe MacLeond [classic rock and country] Jul 15th - 4pm - the Aye Men Jul 22nd - 4pm - Mike LeLievre [Classics] - 10pm - Pretyy Archie Jul 29th - 4pm - [Brandon Collier & Jason Kempt] town: Commercial St.: Jul 25th & Aug 23rd - 6pm to 9pm - Front Street Frolic; a celebration of multiculturalism for Canada's 150; Commercial St. from Blowers Street to Archibald Ave. with local bands and vendors, cultural dancers, food trucks, a bounce tent, and our major act: Brant Fireguy. FREE; http://www.frontstreetfrolic.ca or BIDA office 902-704-3989 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: Jul 29th & Aug 26th - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Sydney (Suidni) town: Jul 14th to 16th - 11am to 11pm - Sydney Ribfest http://www.sydneyribfest.ca Aug 4th to 7th - Cape Breton Bike Rally; will be centred in Membertou http://www.capebretonbikerally.com Aug 5th - Pride Cape Breton parade Aug 5th to 12th - Cape Breton Jazz Festival http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com Aug 12th - Dragon Boat Festival at Big Fiddle http://www.cbdbf.ca town: ....2017 Aug 5th to 12th-Cape Breton Jazz Festival: 902-565-1092: Aug 5th to 12th - Cape Breton Jazz Festival Boardwalk: 320 Esplanade: Aug 4th - noon - Pride Cape Breton Society 2017 PRIDE Festival; http://www.pridecapebreton.com Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: every Friday - 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: Jun 9th to 30th - 2pm - The theme for International Archives Day 2017 is 'Archives, Citizenship, and Interculturalism', re-launch of Italian Lives, with Italian-Cape Breton displays & tours of the Beaton archives, & exhibit = 'In Our Time: The Political Cartoons of Josh Silburt (1942- 1947)'. Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: every Thursday - noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Cape Breton University -Courtyard: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: Jun 27th - 6pm to 9:30pm - celebrate Multiculturalism Day; Food, & a 8pm-concert by Pretty Archie. FREE; fireworks at dusk 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 Jun 28th - host – Ryan J MacNeil Jul 5th - host – Mike Barron Jul 12th - host – David Papazian Jul 19th - host – Dara Smith-MacDonald Jul 26th - host – 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 Jul 18th & Aug 15th - 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] - Jun 29th - 10pm to 2am - Jordan Musycsyn & Mike Le Lievre with Anthony Burke Jun 30th - 6pm to 9pm - After Work Party with Lawson MacDonald & Garret Taylor Aug 5th - noon to 6pm - Gillian Head Aug 18th & Sep 15th - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Governor’s Pub: .....2017 Kitchenfest!: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: Jul 1st - 8pm to 11pm - ; @$10: Dwayne Côté, Melody Cameron, Susan MacLean, Derrick Cameron Jul 2nd - 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 : Doug Lamey, Lawrence Cameron, Donnie Campbell & Jinks O'Neill Jul 3rd - 8pm to 11pm - ; @ $10 ; : Còig Jul 4th - 8pm to 11pm - @ $10 ;: Ray Mattie Jul 6th - 8pm to 11pm - @ $10 : Dara MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, Kolten MacDonell, Allie Bennett Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Jul 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th - 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Aug 3rd & 10th - 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Jul 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th - 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 Aug 4th & 11th - 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 Jul 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th - 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Aug 5th & 12th - 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Jul 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th - 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Aug 6th & 13th - 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Aug 1st - 8pm - Blame Canada! Aug 21st - 7pm - The Olate Dogs-variety show - Winners Of America's Got Talent Aug 22nd - 8pm - Sean Mccann Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: Aug 5th - 1pm to 4pm - Tall Ships concert with Port Cities Full band; FREE Aug 6th - 4pm to 6pm - CB Fiddlers' Association welcome the Bluenose tall ship. Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: ....2017 Aug 12th Annual Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival: 60 Esplanade: Aug 12th - Annual Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival 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, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: Aug 4th to 7th - Cape Breton Bike Rally; Conquer the Cape http://www.capebretonbikerally.com 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. St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: every Thursday - 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] Jul 9th - 7pm - Musique Royale brings ‘The Door You Came ' ; @$20 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: every Friday - 5pm to 8pm - after work tunes with Duane Nardocchio; come and join in every Wednesday - Traditional Cape Breton Style Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner @ $11.99 Plus ANDREW DOYLE is playing from 7-11pm. FREE ADMISSION Jun 28th & 29th - 6:30pm to 10:30pm - Andrew Doyle Jun 30th - 5pm to 8:30pm - after work party with Taylor Burton - 9:30pm to 1:30am - Andrew Doyle & John Kendall Jul 1st - 2pm - Canada Day on the deck with Duane Nardocchio - 5pm - Canada Day on the deck with Andrew Doyle The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: ...Kitchen Fest!-July 1st to 7th, 2017: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: Jul 2nd - 8pm to 10pm - ; : Dara MacDonald, Susan MacLean, Beech Hill No Cover Charge Jul 3rd - 8pm to 11pm - ; : Evans & Doherty No Cover Charge Jul 4th - 8pm to 11pm - ; : McGinty No Cover Charge Jul 5th - 8pm to 11pm - : Mike Barron, Colin Rankin, Kolten MacDonell, Cyril MacPhee No Cover Charge Jul 6th - 8pm to 11pm - : Mairi Rankin, Ryan J. MacNeil, Trevor Kellock, Mac Morin, Patrick Gillis ; No Cover Charge The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: Jun 30th, Jul 14th, 28th, Aug 11th, & 25th - 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Waterfront District: 333 Charlotte St.: Aug 4th to 6th - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Lord Nelson http://portofsydney.ca http://sydneywaterfront.ca Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2017 July 6th to Aug 3rd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: Jul 6th to Aug 3rd - 'Makin' Waves' festival; sponsored by Sydney Credit Union, CBMIC, Jul 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, & Aug 3rd - 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert Jul 6th - 6pm - Classified Jul 13th - 6pm - Ron Sexsmith Jul 20th - 6pm - Reeny Smith Jul 27th - 6pm - The Tom Fun Orchestra Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: Aug 7th to 11th - Whitney Pier Melting Pot-Multicultural Festival New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) town:: ..2017 July 14th to 23rd-- #34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: Jul 14th to 23rd - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days Colliery Lands Park: ...2017 July 14th to 23rd-#34th Annual Coal Dust Days: 902-862-4710: Jul 14th to 23rd - #34th Annual Coal Dust Days French Club: 425 8th Street.: 902-862-3177: Jul 22nd - 7pm to 10pm - Coal Dust Days Square Dance with Gillian Head Dominion town hall: ... 2017 July 10th to July 30th-# 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze: 902-842-2973: Jul 10th to 30th - # 36th annual Dominion Seaside Daze Reserve Mines town: Jul 6th to 9th - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival Volunteer Fire Dept. Recreation centre: ...2017 July 6th to 9th--20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival: 902-849-4309: Jul 6th to 9th - 20th Annual Lambert Todd Days Festival Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) Miners Museum Pit Theatre: 17 museum St.: 46°11.559′N 59°56.548′W: 902-849-4522: Jun 27th, Jul 4th, 11th, 18th, Aug 15th, 22nd, 29th, & Sep 5th - 8pm - Men of he Deeps' Concerts TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-476-8370: Jul 4th - 7pm to 10pm - ; @ $10 at door: J.P. Cormier, Gillian Head, Mary Beth Carty Jul 14th - Italian Dinner Theme night with Lars Willum Aug 19th - Wine tasting with Lars Willum The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: every Wednesday - 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Friday - 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair every Saturday - 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil every Saturday - 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters every Saturday - 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville every Sunday - 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: Jun 30th - 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Jul 4th, 10th, 17th, 19th, 26th, 28th, & 31st - 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Aug 2nd & 3rd - 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Aug 4th & 14th - 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Aug 16th & 17th - 7pm - The Summertime Revue 2017-the Next Generation 2017 ; @ $ 49 with Rachel Davis & many more Aug 21st, 23rd, & 25th - 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: Jun 30th - 8pm to 11pm - music by Mike Wadden Jul 1st - 4:30pm to 7:30pm - music by Mike & Dan Jul 7th - 8pm to 11pm - music by RG Schaller Jul 8th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - Steak or Lobster Dinner & Dance with The Roadies ; @$ 25 Jul 14th - 8pm to 11pm - music by Michael Cavanaugh Jul 21st - 8pm to 11pm - music by Lawson MacDonald Aug 6th - 5pm - Annual Pig Roast 🐷 & Dance with Full Circle & Bandit; @$ 25 Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: Jul 7th & Aug 4th - 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Louisbourg town: ....2017 July 15th to 23rd-Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities.: Jul 15th to 23rd - 9am to 10pm - Rural Summer Festival; Louisbourg & various surrounding rural communities. 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: Jul 1st - Canada Day; Jul 6th - Canada C3 -sailing expedition visits Jul 6th, 13th, & 27th - Louisbourg at night Jul 15th - Parks Day; family time at Kennington Cove Beach Jul 21st to 23rd - ♀ CultureFête; A multicultural fair from the 1700s Aug 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & 31st - Louisbourg at night Aug 4th to 6th - Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Aug 6th - motorcycles 'Storm the Fortress'- invade the Fortress at dusk @$ 20 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 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: Jul 4th - 8pm to 10pm - KitchenFest featuring Còig & Joanne MacIntyre ; @$ 25 Jul 5th - 8pm - Wendy Markey band; @$ 19 Jul 6th - 8pm - Anita macDoanld & Ben Miller; @$ 20 Jul 7th - 8pm - Maryanna; @$ 19 Jul 8th - 8pm - Matthew Earhart; @$ 19 Jul 9th - 8pm - Helen MacDonald, Scott MacKenzie, Dawn and Kyle Gillis; @$ 19 Jul 10th - 8pm - Shawn MacDonald & Paul MacDonald; @$ 19 Jul 11th - 8pm to 10pm - Doug MacPhee and Brenda Stubbert ; @ $19 Jul 12th - 8pm - Darrel Keigan and Stewart MacDonald; @$ 19 Jul 13th - 8pm - Jennifer Roland; @$ 19 Jul 14th - 8pm to 10pm - The Beaton Sisters (Margie and Dawn Beaton) ; $19 Jul 15th - 8pm - Donnie Campbell and Jinks O’Neill; @$ 19 Jul 16th - 8pm to 10pm - Men Of The Deeps; $22.61+ Jul 17th - 8pm to 10pm - Brandon Collier & Jason Kempt; @$ 19 Jul 18th - 8pm to 10pm - Jason MacDonald & Colin Grant; @$ 19 Jul 23rd - 8pm to 10pm - Gillian Head with Mary Beth Carty Aug 4th & 5th - CLOSED due to Crab Festival street in front of Town Hall: main street: Jul 29th - 8pm to 11pm - Louisbourg Community Street Dance; with music by 'Flashback' Sponsor: Louisbourg & Area Celebrations Society Waterfront: .....2017 Aug 4th & 5th-#25th Annual.Louisbourg Crab Fest: Mitchell Street: Aug 4th - 7:30pm - entertainment by Brandon Collier - 10pm - entertainment by Michael Lloyd Trio Aug 5th - noon - Opening Prayer & Song - 1pm - entertainment by Scott Phillips - 3:30pm - entertainment by Twin Revolver – featuring Brandon Collier & Jason Kempt - 5:30pm - entertainment by DJ - 7:30pm - entertainment by Kintyre Lite - 10pm - entertainment by The Privateers Waterfront: .....2017 Aug 19th-Louisbourg Shark Fishing Derby: Aug 19th - 4am to 4pm - Louisbourg Shark Fishing Derby Waterfront: Aug 4th to 6th - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Europa Fair Jeanne Picton Castle Spirit of South Carolina Wylde Swan http://louisbourg.ca http://fortressoflouisbourg.ca http://parkscanada.gc.ca/louisbourg Aug 10th to 13th - George D. Lewis School #50th Reunion; http://reunion.gdls.ca/schedule/ Aug 10th - 10pm to 1am - Kitchen party with Live Band “Kintyre” Aug 11th - 6pm to 10pm - Community Connection Social @ Louisbourg Playhouse with KINTYRE - 10pm to 1am - Community Gathering with Live Band – TBA Aug 12th - noon - Live Band – TBA - 3pm - Live Band – Terry Peter’s & Off the Wall - 6pm - Live Band – Scott Phillips Band - 9pm - Live Band – High Society (Formerly the ACCENTS) Aug 13th - Parade & BBQ

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Big Pond Area Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds: ....2017 June 30th to July 2nd- -#26th annual Eskasoni Pow Wow: 902-379-2269: Jun 30th to Jul 2nd - #26th annual We'kwistoqnik Pow Wow; MC=Tonia Jo Hall & LeRoy Denny Stoney Bear Singers, Kiju Boys, Eastern Eagle Singers, East Boyz, Keigan Sack, [ Michael R. Denny 902-574-5624 or mrdenny@eskasonihealth.ca ] Canada 150 fireworks Jun 30th - 6pm - variety show, and entertainment Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2017 July 16th to 23rd-#53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: Jul 16th to 23rd - #53rd Annual Big Pond Summer Festival Jul 21st - 9pm - the Privateteers return, with High Society; @$20 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: every Sunday(from 2017 Jul 2nd) - 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Jul 2nd - 1pm - Songs On Sunday: Kim Dunn Jul 6th - 2pm - Kitchenfest! with JP Cormier Jul 9th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday-guest- John Gracie Jul 16th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Lucy MacNeil Jul 23rd - 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Jordan Musycsyn Jul 30th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Stephanie Higgins Aug 6th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Buddy MacDonald Aug 13th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday-Guest - Men Of The Deeps Aug 20th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday-special Feature - Kim Dunn Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: Jul 6th - 2pm to 4pm - J.P. Cormier at Rita’s Tea Room-2017 KitcheFest!; @ $29.95 plus tax Featuring: J.P. Cormier 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 Potlotek Community Centre: ...2017 July 21st to 23rd--Potlotek Traditional Powwow: 902-535-3317 ext. 221: Jul 21st to 23rd - Potlotek Traditional Powwow, [ Contact George Marshall ] Mi'kmawey school: 324 Chapel island Rd.: 902-535-2307: Jun 27th - 10am to 3pm - Multicultural Day St. Ann's Mission: Jul 27th to 31st - annual St. Ann's mission

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St Peter's Area 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 July 9th to 16th-#2nd Annual Seaside Lobster Festival: Jul 9th - 2pm - grand opening ; 7pm to 10pm-"Old Friends", Cyril Mac Phee & Roger Stone, Doug Sampson Reunion Show @ Lions hall Jul 10th to 14th - 8am to noon - Lobsters R’Us Tours, from St. Peter's bay with Captain Scott Touesnard Mackerel Fishing with Locals-St. Peter’s Canal 5pm-Lobster Dinner, Lobsters R’Us, Little Harbour; @$ 30 Jul 11th - 8pm - jam session at MacBouch - bring an instrument! Jul 12th - 2pm to 4pm - Seaside Lobsterfest Tea; location TBA Jul 13th - 6pm to 9pm - Louie's Cosy Corner, music & seafood Jul 14th - 3pm - Seaside Lobsterfest Afternoon Cook-Off, Lions Hall - 5pm - chowder dinner with local entertainment - 3pm to 6pm - Bistro at St. Peter’s Fire Hall; Entertainment TBA, @$ 20 - Friday Night Beach Party in the Park, bring instruments, bonfire Jul 15th - noon to 4pm - Fish Market at Lion’s Hall; entertainment - fireworks at dusk-in L' Ardoise, behind the Community Hall; followed by big dance town: ......2017 July 31st to Aug 6th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: Jul 31st to Aug 6th - Nicolas Denys Days & swim the St.Peter's Canal Aug 4th to 6th - 9am to 6pm - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Visit - St. Peter's Canal http://www.rdv2017.com/en/ 3 Tall Ships will be making a stop in St. Peter's: St. Lawrence II, When and If, Mist of Avalon. Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: every Sunday(from 2017 Jul 2nd) - 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 @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: .....Kitchenfest!: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: Jul 1st - 7pm to 10pm - ; @$ 10: Andrea Beaton, Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Décota McNamara Jul 2nd - 7pm to 10pm - ; @ $10 : John Pellerin, Karen Beaton, Joey Beaton, Clifford Carter Jul 3rd - 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 : Donny LeBlanc, Lawrence Cameron, Blanche Sophocleous Jul 5th - 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 ; : Brian MacDonald, Colin Grant, Marion Dewar, Scott Macmillan Jul 6th - 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 ; : Evans & Doherty Jul 7th - 7pm to 10pm - @ $10 : Melody Cameron, Stan Chapman, Adam Young, Derrick Cameron, Bonny Jean MacDonald Marina: ...Concerts by the Sea: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: Jul 5th, 19th, & Aug 2nd - 6pm to 7:30pm - .Concerts by the Sea Marina: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: Aug 4th to 6th - Rendez-Vous 2017; tall ships Regatta http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to this outport= Mist of Avalon St. Lawrence II When and If Aug 6th - Swim the Canal http://www.visitstpeters.com/swim-the-canal Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2017 Aug 18th to 20th- #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: Aug 18th to 20th - #3rd Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival Bluegrass Diamonds, Free Wheelin, Next Generation, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind , & Kenny Petitpas, and More! Aug 18th - 7pm to 10:40pm - 5 musical groups Aug 19th - 9:30am to 10:30am - workshops - 11am - open mic - 1pm to 4:40pm - 5 musical groups - 7pm to 10:40pm - 5 musical groups Aug 20th - 10am to 11pm - gospel hour - 11:05am to 2:45pm - 5 musical groups Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: every Saturday(from 2017 Jul 1st) - 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Le Noir Landing: ...2017 July 22nd; 22nd annual Codstock-Outdoor Rock Concert: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: Jul 22nd - 8pm - rock concert -opening with Exit 46; 10:30pm-headliners=Merimax, 19+ ID's; @$ 13-advance. Jul 23rd - jam session; @$ 5 New Horizon Seniors Club: Jul 21st & Aug 18th - 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: Jul 19th & Aug 16th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: Jul 13th, 27th, & Aug 10th - 6pm to 7:30pm - Concerts by the Sea Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2017 Aug 9th to 13th--#44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: Aug 9th to 13th - 10am - #44th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Jul 2nd, 16th, 30th, & Aug 13th - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Rocky Bay town: ....2017 July 14th to 16th-Rocky Bay Irish Festival: Jul 14th to 16th - 9am - Rocky Bay Irish Festival D’Escousse Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: Jul 27th & Aug 24th - 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Jul 27th & Aug 24th - Music bingo night Lennox Passage Yacht Club: Aug 4th to 6th - noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest Rocky Bay Irish Club: Jul 15th - 9pm - adult dance with Simon & Fred Hyland, Jamie Kehoe, Wallen Richard, Jarrett Martell; FREE L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: Jul 27th to 30th - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival Community Centre: 206 Shore Rd; Hwy # 247: Jul 15th - 9pm to 1am - adult dance with Jesus Murphy; @$ 15; 19+ fireworks at dusk, behind the community centre; Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: Jul 8th & Aug 12th - 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Grand River Fire Hall: Aug 12th - 2:30pm - Grand River days Martinique Lennox Passage Provincial Park: Jul 15th - 3pm to 6pm - Parks & Lighthouse Day

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Mainland Area Mulgrave Town: .....2017 July 7th to 16th-#36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: Jul 7th to 16th - #36 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival Aulds Cove (Camus An Tuirc-nimhe) Fire Department: Jul 1st - noon - Nation Day of Action Unamaki ; Resistance against the myth of the two founding nations. Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: Jul 23rd - 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 9th season; @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association last session before summer break July 23rd back 2017 Sept Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: Jul 9th & Aug 13th - 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Sunflower Valley: ..2017 Aug 4th to 6th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: Aug 4th to 6th - Black River Music Festival; with Matt Minglewood, Jason Price, Working Class Band, Big Fish, Jordan Musycsyn, Final Cut Trio, LeeBoy, Ray Mattie, Lisa Richard, Nicholas Layes, Lisa Richard, Working Class Band, Cassie & Maggie Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: Jul 26th - 7pm - Steven Wright & family;'A celebration of Canadian Songwriters'; @$ 20 Jul 28th - 8pm - comedian Belynda Cleare; @ $ 15 Jul 29th - dinner theatre-Guysborough Players-“I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore” with Ken Kingston, Maria Van Vonderen, Ervin Rafter, Kate Tompkins: Mandy Reid, Gianna Pellerin Jackie Briand. Ralph DeCoste. Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2017 June 30th to July 2nd- #21st Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: Jun 30th to Jul 2nd - #21st Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival; Terri Clark, Bahamas, Alan Syliboy And The Thundermakers, Black Umfolosi , Brianna Gosse, Bruce Guthro, Chris Ledrew, Danny Michel, Dave Gunning, Doug Paisley, Dylan Menzie, Emi Sunshine Erin Costelo, Garnet Rogers, Hudost, Jake Morley, James Gordon, James Keelaghan, Leonard Sumner Lindi Ortega, Nick Earle And Joe Coffin, Old Man Luedecke, Paul Mckenna, Penny & Sparrow Steve Maloney, The Flummies, The Salt And Light Bluegrass Band, The Young’uns, William Prince Whitehead community centre: Jul 1st & Aug 5th - 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Highland Society: .. 2017 July 2nd to 9th-#154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Jul 2nd - 2:30pm - Clan Thompson Pipe Band & friends concert-St James United Church Jul 3rd - 8pm - free outdoor ceilidh at Heritage Museum Jul 4th - 7pm - #19th annual gathering of the arts-opening recption at the People's Place Library Jul 7th - 7:45pm - official opening of the 154th Antigonish Highland Games - 8pm - Concert Under the Stars, Molson Canadian Ceilidh Stage - 8pm - Ceilidh Pub – Open - 9:45pm to 2am - “All Fired Up” on the Molson Canadian Ceilidh Stage. Jul 8th - 8am - Clan Day Presented by R MacLean Forestry– Official Opening of Clan Day & Clan March - 9am - street parade on main street - 10am - Scottish heavy events - 10am to 4pm - Tir Nan Og – Cultural and Arts Workshops - 10:30am - Solo Piping and Drumming Competitions - 2pm - Nova Scotia Pipe Band Championships - 3pm to 6pm - Ceilidh - on Ceilidh Stage featuring by Howie MacDonald, Jackie Dunn-MacIsaac - 5:30pm - Massed Pipe Bands & Awards - 7:30pm - Keppoch The Last Wake Production, Schwartz Hall, StFX University - 9pm to 2am - Ceilidh Pub on Molson Canadian Ceilidh Stage featuring Pogey Jul 9th - 8am - Highland Dance Registration - 8:30am - Solo Piping & Drumming Competitions - 10:30am - Special Event Florence MacMillan Flora Presented by AA Munro - 4pm to 8pm - Closing Ceilidh on Molson Ceilidh Stage Family Event featuring Colin Grant, Jason MacDonald, and Adam Young - 5pm - Massed Pipe Bands & Awards - 7:30pm - Keppoch The Last Wake Production, Schwartz Hall, StFX University Chisholm Park: .....Art Fair: Jul 7th - 6pm to 9pm - The Antigonish Art Fair presents a set of five events celebrating the artists of Nova Scotia...with Andree Pettipas & the Giants, Dee Paulette, Smith Highland Dancers, Ann Marie Pelley, MacLeod Highland Dancers, Antigonish school band. 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 Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: every Thursday - 7pm to 8pm - Step Dancing with Mairi Britton; intermediate & beginner [ corner of Main and Sydney [red door in back of building at 220 Main '; @$ 50 [ 8 classes ] [ mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0361 ] every Thursday - 7pm - beginner Gaelic Classes ; 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic with Mairi Britten; @ $ 60 for 8 weeks 902-968-0316 mairidannsa@gmail.com Highland Games: ...2017 July 2nd to 9th, #154th Annual Antigonish Highland Games: Columbus Field: Jul 2nd to 9th - #154st Annual Antigonish Highland Games 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. Jul 9th - 7pm to 10pm - Brian England, with Gene Smith and Jamie Benoit 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: Jun 29th - 5pm to 7pm - festival Antigonish open house Jul 25th to Aug 5th - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-green room lounge: 902-867-3333: Jul 15th & Aug 19th - 8pm - Saturday night cabaret with music, song and spoken word; Melanie MacKay x2013gyj@stfx.ca or Mike Melchin mmelchin@stfx.ca St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: Jul 13th to Aug 26th - Don't misunderstand me Jul 20th to Aug 26th - Little Thing, big thing Aug 11th to 27th - for the taking; St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: Jul 28th to Aug 20th - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: Jul 5th to Aug 23rd - GoArts 20th Anniversary Exhibit; Library and Main Street Jul 12th - 10am - Mi'kmaw storyteller, Shalan Joudry, will be performing; FREE 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: Jul 4th - 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Donna Marie DeWolfe & tba; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Aug 18th - 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Shelly Campbell & tba; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: Jun 30th, Jul 28th, & Aug 25th - 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: ....2017 June 26th to June 29th--#10th Annual-Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Music Camp: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: Jun 26th to 29th - #10th Annual-Road to Stanfest Songwriters' Music Camp; songwriter's circles, jams Jun 29th - Road to Stanfest Grand Finale Concert Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: Jul 15th - 4pm to 6pm - Exhibition of Indigenous Art Grand Opening; with Chief Paul J. Prosper with the work of indigenous artist Dr. Alan Syliboy, & also display selected works from Loretta Gould, Lorne Julien, Jay Red Bird, Amanda Julian, Darren Julian , and Chelsea Brook, all sponsored by Mr. Rolf Bouman, of FRIENDS UNITED. Jul 21st to 23rd - St. Mary's River days Aug 5th - 10am - A Sporting Day of Horse & Carriage Driving Aug 25th & 26th - Sherbrooke Village motorcycle rally Aug 26th - 9am - Sherbrooke Village Rally That Gives Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: every Thursday(from 2017 Jun 29th to 2017 Aug 17th) - 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 Aug 25th - 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 Jul 21st - 7:30pm - concert with Shiretown [ at the performance centre ]; followed by fireworks Liscomb Mills Liscombe Lodge: 2884 Highway # 7: 902-779-2307, 1-800-665-6343: Jul 7th & 8th - 9pm to 11pm - John Gracie 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 The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2017 Aug 4th to 6th-#22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: Aug 4th to 6th - #22nd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee; with Alan Doyle & the beautiful Gypsies, Matt Anderson & Bona Ride, Matt Mays-Wintersleep, Fortunate Ones, Pictou county Pop Classics Pictou (Phiogto) town waterfront: Jun 30th to Jul 2nd - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ with tall ships =Bluenose II, El Galeon, Gulden Leeuw, Oriole, Spaniel http://www.decostecentre.ca http://www.townofpictou.ca 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: Jun 30th to Jul 2nd - Tall Ships 2017 visit to the Port of Pictou www.rdv2017.com/en/ every Sunday & Monday(from 2017 Jul 2nd) - 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca River John (Abhainn Eòin) firehall: ...2017 July 21st to 29th- River John Festival Days: 2726 Main St.: 902-351-2898: Jul 21st to 29th - River John Festival Days ; Mabel Murple’s Dreamery and Book Shoppe: Allen Road: Jul 3rd - 3:30pm - #17th Annual WordPlay 2017- The children’s literary festival with authors are Marie-Louise Gay and Alan Syliboy, & Starr Dobson as Mistress of Ceremonies. Royal Canadian Legion Memorial Garden: Jul 8th - 11am - Read by the Sea 2017; with authors Christy-Ann Conlin, Lesley Crewe, and Dean Jobb. & Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: Jun 30th to Jul 21st - Lynda Shalagan Solo exhibition Jun 30th - 9:30pm - kitchen party for school memories weekend Pugwash wharf: Jun 30th to Jul 2nd - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ with tall ships= Atyla, Geronimo, Katie Belle http://pugwashvillage.com/ Bible Hill NS Provincial Agricultural Centre: ...2017 July 28th to 30th-46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: Jul 28th to 30th - 46th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with The Bluegrass Diamonds, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Next Generation, Acoustic Heartstrings, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, the Bluegrass Unit, Janet McGarry & Wildwood, Bluegrass Tradition Truro Colchester Legion Stadium: Jul 29th - 2pm - Truro 2nd Annual Pride Parade· First United Church: 711 Prince St.: every Wednesday(from 2017 Jun 28th) - 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Jun 28th - Zac Ellis, Claire Hartlen, Madeline Young Jul 12th - Cathy Weldin & John McElhiney Jul 19th - Noah Hartlen, Ross MacIntosh, Alex McDonah Jul 26th - Emma MacEachern, Bette Pring Aug 2nd - Joy Miller, Susan Greaves, Ken Henderson, George MacIntosh Aug 9th - Holly Hartlen, John McElhiney 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: Jul 12th - 7:30pm - Sarah Matheson with special guests Alycia Putnam & Family; @ $25 Jul 26th - 7:30pm - The Barrowdowns; @$ 25 Aug 9th - 7:30pm - Honky Tonk Blues with John Campbelljohn & Ryan Cook; @ $25 Aug 23rd - 7:30pm - Tommy Green Jr. @$ 25 Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly Jul 9th - 2pm - Gary Webb - 3pm - Jeannie Fraser Jul 16th - 2pm - Island Boys Jul 23rd - 2pm - Witchitaw Jul 30th - 2pm - Julie Johnstone & Friends Aug 6th - 2pm - Andy LeBlanc & Friends Aug 7th - 12:30pm - Truro Concert Band - 2pm - Gordie Tucker & Tim Bowers - 3pm - Free Wheeling Aug 13th - 2pm - Jim Aylward Aug 20th - 2pm - Paul Randy Mingo 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: Jul 10th - Jenn Grant Jul 17th - Reeny Smith Jul 24th - 8pm - Port Cities Aug 14th - Ryan Willigar Aug 21st - Fiddles & Feet Grand Pré Grand-Pré UNESCO -World Heritage Site: ..2017 Aug 10th to 13th-Grand Pre 2017-400 year celebration: 2205 Grand Pré Rd.: 902-542-3631: Aug 10th to 13th - noon to 5pm - Grand Pre 2017 - Mi'kmaq Cultural Village Marketplace [ Debra Ginnish debg725@hotmail.com 902-565-8176 ] Mi'kmaq/Acadian Celebration of Peace and Friendship "a celebration of peace & friendship"; [between the Mi'kmaq people & Acadians] A Reunion 400 years in the Making.; with Edith Butler & more Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: Aug 3rd to 6th - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Port George Jamboree: ...2017 July 29th-#35th Annual-The Port George Country Jamboree: highway # 362: Jul 29th - #35th Annual-The Port George Country Jamboree; @$ 4 - 9am to 10am - Mark Clarke -10am to 11am-Blain Henshaw -11am to noon-Best Of Intentions -noon to 1am-Allan Butler -1pm to 2pm- Stage Coach -2pm to 3pm-Matt Balsor -3pm to 4pm-David Burbine & Traditional Country -4pm to 5pm-Theresa Lynn Porter & Friends -5pm to 6pm-Connie Munroe -6pm to 7pm-Lynne Crowell -7pm to 8pm-Valley Blue 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 15th & 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 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: Jul 8th & Aug 12th - 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests every Sunday - 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Jul 2nd - 5pm - 150 Fiddle tunes with Brad Reid and friends Crossing: 34 Logiealmond Close: Jul 15th - 8:30pm - movie-Disney's Moana; FREE & Free Popcorn Aug 12th - 8:30pm - movie-The LEGO Batman Movie; FREE & Free Popcorn 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: Jul 13th to 23rd - Halifax Pride Festival Jul 29th to Aug 1st - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Cheers Bar & Grill: 1743 Grafton St.: Jul 13th - 10:30pm to 3:30am - Michael Lloyd & Merimac Common-Oval: Jul 1st - 5pm - Deadmau5 is coming to Halifax to play a free concert ; [ Joel Thomas Zimmerman ] ALL AGES with Matt Mays, as well as a tribute to Stan Rogers by Neptune Theatre and a performance by Halifax poet laureate Rebecca Thomas. Celtic band Ashelin, Izabelle Ouellet & North Preston's Reeny Smith, fire works to follow Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: every Thursday - 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald every Saturday - 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Harrietsfield Williamswood Community Centre: 1138 Old Sambro Road: 902-220-7720: every Sunday - 8pm to 10:30pm - Jam session; Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: every Wednesday - 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays On The Mat: 2985 Oxford St.: Jul 27th - 7pm - "SHE"-a night of celebrating women; Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: Jul 12th to 16th - #31st Annual Halifax Jazz Festival St. Matthew's United Church: 1479 Barrington St.: Jul 11th - 12:15pm - Baroque N' Fiddle String Quartet @ $5.www.bnfsq.com Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: Jun 29th - 8:30pm - Tomi Allen Band (Pop/Rock/World) ; Hosted by Tomi Allen's Global Grooves Jul 13th - 8:30pm - Chapman Skinner band Jul 28th - Gabriel Minnikin The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Jun 27th - 8pm - A Newfoundland Songwriters' Night! Chris Ledrew, Cory Tetford, Paul Lamb, Barry Canning @ $22.5 Jun 28th - 8pm - A Newfoundland Songwriters' Night! Chris Ledrew + Cory Tetford + Paul Lamb + Barry Canning ; $22.5 Jun 29th - 8pm - Còig release show of ' Rove'; @$ 20 Jun 30th - 10pm - Jont & The Infinite Possibility & Friends + DJ Tommy Knuckles - CD Release Show -@ $14.5 Jul 3rd & 4th - 8pm - Gordie Sampson ; @$ 30 Jul 12th - 8pm - Andrea Wittgens & Kate Vargas; https://www.andreawittgens.com/ Aug 10th - 9pm - Don Ross & Calum Graham - $25 Aug 17th - 8pm - Séan McCann Aug 23rd - 8pm - Keith Harkin-[ Celtic Thunder ]; @$ 52.50 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: Jul 1st - 10pm - Adam Baldwin - Jul 29th - 9pm - Headstones 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 Jun 28th to Jul 1st - 8pm - Tristan Legg & the Maddogs Jul 1st - 5pm - Mike Forbes Jul 2nd - 7:30pm - Roger Stone Waterfront: Jul 29th to Aug 1st - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships www.rdv2017.com/en/ About 30 tall ships will be coming into port in Halifax on July 28 Jul 29th - free concert with Natalie MacMaster and Symphony Nova Scotia; & Cassie & Maggie Hubbards Shore Club: Jul 14th - 10pm - Rawlins Cross 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: Jun 25th to 29th - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Jul 21st to 24th - 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Jul 25th to 29th - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Aug 8th to 11th - 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Aug 25th to 29th - 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 Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: Jun 28th - 7pm - Verona String Quartet Jul 1st - 2pm - Iris Ensemble at Mechar Studio, 116 Fox St. - 7pm - Robert Aitken, Suzie LeBlanc and Verona Quartet, incl. world premiere of new work by Aitken St. John's Anglican Church: Jul 2nd - 4pm - Musique Royale Presents: The Celtic Mass for the Sea; Conductor Scott Macmillan, Blue Engine String Quartet, Karen Rockos Harp, Max Kasper Bass, Colin Grant Fiddle, Brian Doyle Guitar, Louis Benoit mandolin, Glenn Coolen pipes/whistles http://www.musiqueroyale.com/events/ Reservations 902 634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com town: Aug 10th to 12th - Rendez Vous 2017 - Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming to port= Bluenose II, Bowdoin, Europa, Fair Jeanne, Lord Nelson, Picton Castle, St. Lawrence II, When and If, Wylde Swan http://launch.lunenburgns.com/ entertainment by Cassie & Maggie http://www.cassieandmaggie.com/ Liverpool Hank Snow Museum: 148 Bristol Ave.: 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 White Point White Point Lodge: 75 White Point Rd: 902-354-2711: Aug 18th & 19th - Makayla Lynn hits the beach; http://www.makaylalynn.com Shelburne Waterfront: Aug 14th & 15th - The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta; http://discoverthewonder.ca/ Ships coming port= Europa, Fair Jeanne, Mist of Avalon, Spirit of South Carolina Yarmouth Waterfront: Aug 12th - Coal Shed Music Festival with Andrew Hunter & the Gatherers Aug 20th - 7pm - Coal Shed Music Festival, John Gracie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2017 Aug 11th to 13th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 902-659-2026: Aug 11th to 13th - Clare Bluegrass Festival;



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