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Northern Inverness Area Petit-Étang Information Centre Theatre-Cape Breton highlands National Park: 16648 Cabot Trail: Jul 26th & Aug 2nd - 8pm - Concert -live at the park every Thursday - 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 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 Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Jul 25th - 8pm to 11pm - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach Jul 26th - noon to 1:30pm - Mike Hall-FREE - 8pm to 11pm - Michelle Deveau Jul 28th - noon to 1:30pm - Mike Hall-FREE - 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: Jul 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 27th to 30th & Aug 3rd to 5th - 7:30pm - Musical Comedy-La Wake à Gélas; @$ 15+ Jul 27th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - 2nd kitchen party with with the rector & Ryan Doucette and Colin Grant; Aug 6th & 7th - 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan; Gala du 150e - Notre Acadie fête son [ billets@artscheticamp.org 902-224-1876 ] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: Jul 24th, 31st, & Aug 7th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Jul 25th & Aug 1st - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Glen Jul 26th & Aug 2nd - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Jul 27th & Aug 3rd - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Gillian Head Jul 28th & Aug 4th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Jul 29th & Aug 5th - 7pm to 9pm - daily local entertainment with Andrew & Dwayne Jul 30th & Aug 6th - 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: Jul 28th & Aug 4th - 8pm - Gaelic Milling Frolic 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 25th - 6pm - Marion & Kenneth MacLeod Aug 1st - 6pm - Rachel Davis & Darren McMullen

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Margaree Area East Margaree Doyles Bridge: Aug 5th - 2pm - Anything that floats race; then BBQ at Coady Tompkins Library grounds Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: Jul 28th - 10am to 1am - with-Ian MacDougall Aug 4th - 10am to 1am - with-Mike Hall 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: Jul 26th & Aug 2nd - 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 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 The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 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, 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 25th - 10am - Dr. Bernie MacLean Golf Classic, Le Portage Golf Course, Cheticamp, steak BBQ @ Inverness Arena [ To register email: macquarrie.neil@gmail.com ] - 1pm - Fisherman's picnic, boat rides, BBQ, entertainment, Beach road #1 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, @ $10 Jul 29th - Inverness Fire Hall - 11am - Children’s Games, BBQ, Raffle, Inverness Fire Hall - 1pm - . Prize Bingo, Inverness Fire Hall - 7:30pm - Live Harness Racing, ‘Inverness Invitational Pace’, Inverness Raceway - evening - Matt Minglewood band at the Inverness Arena; @$ 20-advance 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, @ $20 Coal Miners Cafe: 15832 Route @ 19, Main St.: 902-258-3413: Jul 25th - music by No Filter Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: Jul 27th & Aug 3rd - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Fire Hall: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: Jul 26th - 8pm - The 10th Annual Inverness Gathering Pub Night with Darrell Keigan, Paul Lamb (formerly of Crush), & The Eddie Cummings Band. @$ 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: Jul 2nd to 30th - 11am to 5pm - 'Hands Dancing' 2017-Celebrate Canada 150 Jul 18th to Aug 10th - 11am - Monika Zarzeczna-Artist in residence; Jul 25th - 6pm - influx ideas-traditional textile skills Jul 26th - 12:30pm - influx rug hooking with Yvette Muise - 7pm - Influx presents Evidence Jul 27th - 10am - Tai' Gong with Zack Glass - 3pm - Book signing with Pat O'Neil Aug 3rd - 10am - Tai' Gong with Zack Glass Aug 5th to 27th - 11am to 5pm - Return to the Forest; Mill Road Social Enterprises.: 20 Mill Road: Jul 29th & Aug 5th - 10:30am to 1:30pm - # 7th annual Village farmer's market;; local entertainment Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-2340: Jul 29th - 9pm to 1am - Legion dance with Fergus O;Byrne & Jim Payne; @$ 10; 19+ Jul 27th - 1pm - official grand opening , ribbon cutting, lunch - 9pm to 1am - dance with Loch Band, @$ 10 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 Jul 24th & 31st - 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Pius & Melanie Jul 25th - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Jul 26th - 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Eddie Cummings Jul 27th - 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Jul 28th - 9pm to 11pm - Downtown Getdown Jul 29th - 3pm to 6pm - Howie MacDonald & Robbie Fraser West Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh an Iar) Community Hall: Jul 29th - 9pm to 1am - annual box social dance with Rodney MacDonald & guest; @$ 6; IDs.19+

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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 Jul 24th - 1pm to 3pm - Sarah & Elizabeth MacInnis - 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Sandra Gillis Jul 25th - 1pm to 3pm - Kevin Levesconte & Sandra Gillis - 8pm to 10pm - Joe MacMaster Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ Jul 24th - tba Jul 31st - Rodney MacDonald & friends Aug 7th - Shelly Campbell, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Allen Dewar 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, Mabou (An Drochaid) town: Jul 24th, 25th, 31st, Aug 1st, & 7th - Beginner & Intermediate Fiddle & Piano Lessons; lessons for children ages 5+; Group lessons for Fiddle [ 3 students per group ] @30 minutes @$7 with Jessice Helen & Nora MacNeil Private Lessons for Piano; @30 minutes @10 with Katie Agnes MacNeil to register traceyemacneil@gmail.com 902-945-2137 Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: every Sunday - 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; 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 25th - 7:30pm to 9pm - guests are Rodney MacDonald & James MacLean Aug 1st - 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Kinnon Beaton 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 ] Mull Café and Deli: main street: 46°04.449′N 61°23.053′W: 902-945-2244: Jul 1st to Aug 31st - art work display by artists Sarah & Peter Rankin 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 @ $275- limited spaces available ] Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: Jul 27th & Aug 3rd - 7:30pm - Strathsphey Connections; @$ 35; celebrate the tragedy to triumph journey of the Nova Scotian Gael Jul 24th & 31st - 7:30pm - Marion Bridge ; ALL CANCELLED-due to low ticket sales every Friday - 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Aug 7th - 8pm - Cape Breton Summertime Revue; @$ 55-advance The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Jul 24th, 31st, & Aug 7th - 7:30pm to 8:30pm - Square Dance & beginner Step Dance Lessons with Cheryl MacQuarrie, @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: every Monday - 8:30pm - Monday night jam sessions; hosted by Mac Morin Jul 24th to 26th - 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe Jul 27th - 9pm - Jamie Fontaine, Garett Beaton & Adam Mac Isaac Jul 28th - 9pm to midnight - Shelly Campbell Jul 29th - 9pm - Brennan & Kelly MacDonald Jul 30th - 4pm to 7pm - Douglas Cameron & Robbie Fraser; @$ 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 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@ $8 person , children under 12 free; West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: Jul 27th & Aug 3rd - 10:30am - 1 hour beginner Cape Breton Step Dance and Square Dance Lessons @$ 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 27th - Stephanie Mac Donald, Betty Lou Beaton. Aug 3rd - Robbie Fraser & Guest 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 with Robert Bouchard Aug 3rd - 7:30pm - ceilidh at Chestico museum; @$ 5 Aug 4th - 10pm to 2am - Pogey; @$ 20; 19+ Aug 5th - 11am - street parade. then family entertainment, BBQ - 10pm to 2am - adult dance with Nine Mile River; @$ 20; 19+ Aug 6th - 1pm - boat parade Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ...Thursday nite ceilidhs: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: Jul 27th & Aug 3rd - 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 Jul 25th - 7pm to 9pm - Mitch Poirier Jul 26th - 6pm to 8pm - Mary Beth Carty St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: every Friday - 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Aug 2nd - 12:45pm & 1:15pm - Jubilee Church concert on Port Hood island; ferry leaves Murphy's pond; [ info 902-631-1115] @ $ 20 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Jul 30th - 2pm to 5pm - Dara Smith-MacDonald & Adam Young; ;@$ 8 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 10am to 1:30pm - Coastal Trails Musical Walking Tour; @$ 25+ tax; [approx. 1.5 hours with 30 min. lunch stop). Musical guided walk with picnic lunch and beverage Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: every day except Sunday - 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] every Saturday - 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....Celtic Culture demonstrations: 5471 Highway # 19: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 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: Jul 26th & Aug 2nd - 6pm to 8pm - Supper time ceilidhs; @$ 5 ..6 Jul 26th - 6pm to 8pm - Shelly Campbell & friends @$ 5 Aug 2nd - 6pm to 8pm - Kinnon & Betty Beaton @$ 5 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

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Port Hawkesbury Area Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: every Sunday - 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern every Sunday - 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com every Sunday - 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 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 25th - Kenneth-Jenny-Calum & Alexis MacKenzie, Ronald MacKenzie Aug 1st - Howie MacDonald, Shelly Campbell, Barbara MacDonald Magone, Allan Dewar, Chase Ellis, Harvey Beaton Granville Green: .......2017 July 2nd to August 6th-#24th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-2591: 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 Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: every Friday - 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Jul 28th - EastBound band St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: Aug 6th - 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 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]

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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: Jul 26th - 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) Washabuck Community Centre: Aug 4th - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: every Saturday - 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Jul 29th - Kinnon & Betty Lou Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: 4115 Hwy # 223: Jul 26th - 8pm to 1:30pm - Mo Kenny Aug 2nd - 8pm to 1:30pm - Villages SOLD OUT Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 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 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 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 Fire Hall: ...2017 August 15th to 19th- #27th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: Jul 26th & Aug 2nd - 7pm to 8:30pm - Beginner Gaelic Language Classes; @ $25 for all 5 weeks with Beth MacNeil Jul 28th - 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; Free; with Fear an Taighe Mickey MacNeil Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 902-295-2069: Jul 17th to Aug 31st - Dr. Bondar’s photo exhibit, 'Light in the Land'; Jul 28th - 7:30pm - concert with Lorna MacDonald, Peter MacDonald , & 'Steppin’ Out'. @$ 25 Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: every Wednesday - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: Aug 6th - 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month 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 25th, 26th, & 29th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Jul 30th & Aug 20th - 4pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Aug 3rd, 4th, & 17th to 19th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Harvest' ; Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Jul 27th & 28th - 7:30pm to 11pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Aug 6th - 4pm - 'Murder at the Inverary Inn-Hosted by Theatre Baddeck Aug 1st, 2nd, 5th, 8th, 9th, 12th, & 15th - 7:30pm to 11pm - '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 St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: 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

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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: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: every Saturday - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Jul 24th to 28th - Family Summer Session; Scott Macmillan-Guitar Accompaniment Aug 2nd - 10:30am - Workshop days with instructor Howie MacDonald teaching piano & fiddle; @$ 20 Aug 3rd - 10:30am - Workshop days with instructor Mac Morin teaching piano & Step Dance @$ 20 Aug 7th to 11th - Adult summer session # 1 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 - 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: Jul 26th & Aug 2nd - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Jul 26th - Kinnon Beaton, Anita MacDonald, Stacey MacLean, Lewis MacKinnon, Ben Miller, MIchelle Stewart, Scott Macmillan, Dominique Dodge, Marielle Lesperance, Tyson Chen, Lawrence Cameron, Keith MacDonald, Bonnie Jean Cutcliffe, Cheryl MacQuarrie Aug 2nd - Howie MacDonald, Brenda Stubbert, & friends 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 24th - 7:30pm - Talk Series-the seawall trail; with Ray Fraser in this interesting talk about the Seawall Trail @ $5 Aug 3rd - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: Jul 26th to 28th - 8pm - Michael Lloyd Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: Aug 1st, 2nd, & 14th to 17th - Buddy MacDonald St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: Jul 29th & Aug 5th - 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Jul 29th - 8:15pm - Kyle MacDonald, Colin MacDonald Aug 5th - 8:15pm - Brenda Stubbert , Doug MacPhee Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2585: Aug 5th - Keith Mullins Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: every Monday - 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: every Wednesday - 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: Jul 11th to Sep 15th - 7:30pm - Ceilidhs, @ $10 (Season's pass, $125; (children under 12 - $5) Jul 25th - Stewart & Lucy MacNeil (of the Barra MacNeils) Jul 28th - Erin Dempsey & Ellen Gibling - Aug 1st - Colin Grant & Doug MacPhee Aug 4th - Dawn & Margie Beaton

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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 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 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: Aug 7th - 7pm - The Barra MacNeil;s in concert @$ 30 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 Emera Centre Northside: Outdoor Summer Movies-Free: Jul 26th - movie at dusk 'Moana'-FREE 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 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 - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Sydney (Suidni) town: 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 town: ....2017 Aug 4th to 12th-Cape Breton Jazz Festival: 902-565-1092: Aug 4th to 12th - Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Kirk MacDonald, Mike Rud, Steve Amirault 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-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. 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 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, Colin Grant Aug 5th - noon to 6pm - Gillian Head Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: Aug 4th to 12th - Cape Breton Jazz Festival; http://www.capebretonjazzfestival.com. with Kirk MacDonald, the Ethan Ardelli Quintet, Augusto Enriquez and Jeff Goodspeed will bring a group of talented Cuban musicians Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Jul 27th - 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Aug 3rd & 10th - 8pm - Marion Bridge ; @$ 25 Jul 28th - 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 Aug 4th & 11th - 8pm - Tribe Of One ; @$ 25 Jul 29th - 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Aug 5th & 12th - 8pm - The 25Th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee ; @$ 40 Jul 30th - 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Aug 6th & 13th - 8pm - Dream -a 1950's Midsummer Musical; Aug 1st - 8pm - Blame Canada! 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. farewell concert. 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. Aug 3rd - 6pm - Robert Bouchard Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: Jul 30th - 4pm to 7pm - music by Aaron Lewis Aug 6th & 13th - 4pm to 7pm - music by Aaron Lewis St. Patrick's Church Museum: 87 Esplanade: 902-578-8752: Jul 27th & Aug 3rd - 7pm - ghost & legends walk of historic north end Sydney ; @ $13 [ registration required- 902-539-1572] The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: Jul 26th - 7pm - Robbie Simms Jul 27th - 9pm - Mark MacIntyre Jul 28th - 5pm to 8:30pm - after work party with Duane Nardocchio - 9:30pm - Michael Lloyd & Jesse McGillivary The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: Jul 28th - 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 27th & Aug 3rd - 6pm - a FREE outdoor concert 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 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 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) 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: Jul 26th, 28th, & 31st - 7pm - Gilligan's CB Island - Dinner Theatre!; @$ 49 Jul 26th to 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, & 15th - 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: 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: Aug 4th - 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: Jul 27th - Louisbourg at night 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 Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: Jul 24th to 27th - Keltic Drive Jul 28th - Kyle & Sheumas MacNeil Jul 29th - CLOSED FOR ANNUAL STREET DANCE Jul 30th to Aug 3rd - Keltic Drive Aug 4th & 5th - CLOSED due to Crab Festival Aug 6th to 10th - Keltic Drive 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: 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

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Big Pond Area Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: Jul 30th & Aug 6th - 1pm - A dinner/concert series , hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests Jul 30th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Stephanie Higgins Aug 6th - 1pm - Songs On Sunday- Guest - Buddy MacDonald Potlotek 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 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) 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. Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Jul 26th - 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Jul 28th - 7pm - Myles Davidson, Carol Martell Jul 24th - 8pm - Katelyn Hicks Jul 26th - Jaidon Seymour with special guest Kayla Bona Jul 27th - 7pm - Echo Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: every Sunday - 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Marina: ...Concerts by the Sea: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: Aug 2nd - 6pm to 7:30pm - .CANCELLED Concerts by the Sea - 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 Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: Jul 29th - 9pm - adult dance with 'Silver Moon' ; @$10 ; 19+ Arichat Le Noir Landing: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: Jul 29th & Aug 5th - 9am to noon - Isle Madame Public Market.; http://islemadamemarket.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Isle-Madame-Public-Market/983143971715832 Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: Jul 27th & Aug 10th - 6pm to 7:30pm - Concerts by the Sea Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Jul 30th - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre: 3276 Hwy #320: Aug 2nd - 8pm - 'Songs by the Sea'-with Cornelia Boucher Sutherland, 'Echo', Fr. Conrad Edwards & his Dad, Delores Boudreau, Nick Boudreau, & more, @$ 10 Groundswell Hotel: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: Jul 27th - 7pm - Band Jam-3 songs per band. & Battle of the Bands Jul 27th - Music bingo night Lennox Passage Yacht Club: Aug 4th to 6th - noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest L’Ardoise town: ...2017 July 27th to July 30th-#55th Annual Acadian Days Festival: Jul 27th to 30th - #55th Annual Acadian Days Festival

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Mainland Area Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) 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; sponsor=101.5 the Hawk Jul 29th - 7pm - 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. Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Whitehead community centre: Aug 5th - 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: Jul 27th - 7:30pm - Ceilidh with Joey Beaton, James MacLean, Karen Beaton, @$ 8 CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: every Saturday - 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: Jul 27th & Aug 3rd - 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Wednesday - 6:30pm to 8:30pm - with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Jul 29th - 5:30pm to 8:30pm - Newfoundlanders Eddy Coffey & the Grey Foggy Dew’O ; @$15 Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: every Sunday - 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: Jul 25th to Aug 5th - Martha- by Andy Manley, Gill Robertson and Annie Wood St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: Jul 12th to Aug 26th - 8pm to 10pm - the Hound of the Baskervilles Jul 19th to Aug 26th - 8pm to 10pm - Kingfisher Days Jul 25th to Aug 5th - 10am to noon - Martha St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: Jul 28th to Aug 20th - Mission: Munschpossible; sponsored by Bell Aliant. The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: every Sunday - 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, every Thursday - 9pm - Jazz session Victorian Inn-grounds: 149 main St.: Jul 28th - 8pm - St. Martha's Regional Hospital Foundation-Ceilidh in the round with Bruce Guthro, Sons of Maxwell, Darren McMullen, Rachel Davis, Heather Rankin, Rankin MacInnis, Wendy MacIsaac, Evans & Doherty & more. @$ 40 Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: Jul 28th - 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: Aug 5th - 10am - A Sporting Day of Horse & Carriage Driving Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: Jul 27th & Aug 3rd - 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) 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) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: Jul 24th, 30th, 31st, Aug 6th, & 7th - 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 ; 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 - 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Jul 26th - Emma MacEachern, Bette Pring Aug 2nd - Joy Miller, Susan Greaves, Ken Henderson, George MacIntosh Aug 5th - 7pm - Alan Syliboy & the Thundermakers; @$ 20-advance [ 902-895-8098 ] Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: Jul 26th - 7:30pm - The Barrowdowns; @$ 25 Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: Jul 30th & Aug 6th - 2pm to 4pm - Sunday in the Park Concert; Rain location: Douglas Street Recreation Centre. FREE Kid Friendly 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 Parrsboro Ship's Company Theatre: 18 Lower Main St.: 902-254-2003, 1-800-565-7469: Jul 24th - 8pm - Port Cities Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Jul 28th - Matthew Hornell & Andrew Sneddon ; @ $15 advance Alyesford Fox Mountain Camping Park: ...2017 August 3rd to 6th-#14th Annual-Fox Mountain Country Music Festival: 6128 Aylesford Road: 902-847-9323: Aug 3rd to 6th - Fox Mountain #14th Annual- Country Music Festival with Joan Kennedy, An Evening of Gospel, Joyce Seamone & Total Country, Sidekixx, Stagecoach, Steve Lyons, Reg Gallant & Yesterday's Wine, Jamie Cotter, Connie (Stokes) Munroe, Melissa Hunt, Sonlight, Tammy Adams Band, sound by Gerald Seamone Port George Jamboree: ...2017 July 29th-#35th Annual-The Port George Country Jamboree: highway # 362: Jul 29th - #35th Annual-The Port George Country Jamboree; @$ 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 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: every Sunday - 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: every Sunday - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: every Tuesday - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: every Saturday - 8pm - entertainment Halifax (Halafacs) town: Jul 29th to Aug 1st - Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017 Bearly's-the House of Blues and Ribs: 1269 Barrington St.: 902-423-2526: Jul 28th - 10pm - Theresa Malenfant with the instigators Jul 29th - 3:30pm - Theresa Malenfant with scott Medford 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 Halifax Central Library: 5440 Spring Garden Rd.: Jul 25th & 26th - 11am & 12:30pm - Symphony NS-Celebrate Nova Scotia 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; Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Jul 31st - 7:30pm - national Youth Orchestra Live=SOLD OUT Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: Jul 27th - riot squad Jul 28th - Gabriel Minnikin Jul 29th - John Campbelljohn The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Jul 26th - 7pm - Mayhemingways + Special Guests The Company House: 2202 Gottingen St.: 902-404-3050: Jul 31st - 6:30pm - Family Disney Sing Along The Halifax Alehouse: 1717 Brunswick St.: 902-423-6113: Jul 25th - 11:30pm to 3:30am - Michael Lloyd The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 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 Jul 25th - 7pm - Open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Jul 26th to 29th - 8pm - Roger Stone and Anthony Rissesco Jul 28th - 5pm - Dave Goyetche Jul 30th - 7:30pm - Roger Stone Aug 1st - 7pm - Open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Aug 2nd & 3rd - 8pm - Jimmy Sweeney & Kevin Roach 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 - 8pm - free concert with Natalie MacMaster and Symphony Nova Scotia; & Cassie & Maggie, Elmer Iseler sisters. FREE Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: Jul 21st to 24th - 8pm to midnight - John Gracie Jul 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 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas



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