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Monday, December 17th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 8pm to 11pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Little Narrows (An Caolas Beag) Little Narrows Presbyterian Church: 7pm - ""Once Upon A Star''-with Michelle Stephens, Joella Foulds, Lynda Maxwell' Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] St. Mary’s Church: 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Young County Singers, and VOCAL MOTION Free-will admission dispersed to local Food Banks. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Harbourview Inn & Suites -Banquet Room: 100 Kings Rd.: 902-567-3311: 6pm - ''dinner theatre''-not your typical hallmark christmas with Cory Keeping, Jason Kempt, Shawn MacDonald, Maura Lea Morykot & Jeff Stapleton; @$ 50

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Tuesday, December 18th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Halifax (Halafacs) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Little Narrows (An Caolas Beag) Little Narrows Presbyterian Church: 7pm to 8pm - Keith Mullins; free; donations to Barra Food bank. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Ennis Sisters Christmas; @$ 35 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, December 19th 2018

Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; SOLD OUT The Pint Public House: 1575 Argyle St.: 902-405-7468: 9pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd w. Jordan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7pm - Little Voices Christmas Choir-over 50 Inverness county youth showcase & live band; @$ 15 Main-à-Dieu Immaculate Conception Church: 6pm - Potlotek Education presents-Multicultural Church Concert with Dwayne Cote, Jason MacDonald, Kevin Colford & the Steppin Out Little Big Band, Joel Denny, Mikmawey School Choir, Courtney MacPherson, EREC school Choir; admission by donation proceeds going to the twin sisters of Cassidy Bernard North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - NO ceilidh tonight-back 2019 Jan 9th St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Immaculate Conception Church: Barra Head: 6pm - multicultural church concert hosted by the Potlotek Education Centre, with Dwayne Cote & Jason MacDonald, Kevin Colford and The Steppin Out Little Big Band, Courtney MacPherson, Joel Denny, the Mikamawey School Choir and the East Richmond Education Centre School Choir. a fundraising event for two baby girls, Mya May and Paisley Jean Bernard, whose mother, Cassidy Bernard, died in October. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 8pm to 11pm - Weekly Irish Session with Hailee LeFort Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, December 20th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: 7:30pm - An Evening of Christmas Holiday Magic; Proceeds will support affordable housing in Antigonish, through the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society. [ Janet 902-872-2729)] @ : $20 The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Knox Presbyterian Church: 7pm - ''Once Upon a Star"" with Michele Stephens, Joella Foulds, Lynda Maxwell Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); - tba 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 7pm - ''All together''-a mental health awareness benefit concert' ; with Greg Favaro & Jessica Wright, Tom Curry & Neild Decoff, Garth Wilson & Katelyn Cavanaugh, Jenna Haines & Netonia Nickerson, Anne Pelley & Terry & Brooke Grady, Gertie Grant, Jon Grady & Denny Rodgers, Jessica MacDonald, Shane Arsenault, Alex & Daniel Connelly; all proceeds to the Antigonish Women's Resource Centre Outreach program. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Sniggily Wiggily's: 1665 Argyle St.: 8pm - All I Really Want-a holiday Cabaret The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Norma MacDonald & Friends - A Tribute To The Great Ladies Of Classic Country Music - Volume II The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 8pm - The Burning Hell / Owen Meany's Batting Stance / Dance Movie Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Petit-de-Grat La Picasse Centre Communautaire Culturel: 3435 Highway #206: 902-226-0149: 6:30pm - Trina Samson Dance School for a Christmas dance concert; @$ 7 NEW STORM DATE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 21st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: 7:30pm - An Evening of Christmas Holiday Magic; Proceeds will support affordable housing in Antigonish, through the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society. [ Janet 902-872-2729)] @ : $20 Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 10pm to 2am - music with Full Circle; @$@ 10 Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Handel's Dublin Messiah Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Handel's Messiah Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 2pm - Dayspring: Music for Advent and Christmas Holiday Concert with Adam Young & The Cape Breton Chorale, Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square Theatre: 155 Riverside Pkwy: 902-752-4800: 7:30pm - ''Christmas Serenade'' with Doris Mason & Friends ; with Clare Mason-Grieves, Phyllis McGrath, Art Colman, Mike Freeman, Brice Weatherbee, Janice+Andrew Alcorn + Family, The North Nova Jazz Choir, Angela Cromwell, Jim Stewart, Jan Bent-Keefe and Heather Cameron North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - A Gunning and JP Cormier Christmas; @$ 38 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - Buddy MacDonald 6pm to 9pm - After Work Party with Buddy MacDonald 10pm to 2am - Fire Valley Fire, Keith Doom and The Wrecking Crew, RICOCHET & static in action Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Swinging Christmas with Kevin Colford With Steppin' Out The Little Big Band; @$ 20 Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Truro BellyUp BBQ & Grill: 214 Robie St.: 902-893-7779: 9pm - Tragically Hip tribute -the fabulously Rich Windsor Spitfire Arms Alehouse: 29 Water St.: - Rowdy Dow

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Saturday, December 22nd 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: 7:30pm - the O'Briens and Co-benefirt concert Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Colin Grant & Joël Chiasson 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 8pm - Le Groupe Lelievre Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey D’Escousse Groundswell Pub: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-452-3314: 8pm - the straight shooters Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Handel's Dublin Messiah Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Handel's Messiah The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Floodland Plays The Beatles: Customer Appreciation Night Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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: - Rachel Davis 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 7pm to 10pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Matt Minglewood, Matt Andersen and the Men of the Deeps Cineplex: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: 11am - the Polar Express; @$ 5; all proceeds going to the Salvation Army in support for the former Sericom Employees Commoner Table & Tap: 560 Kings Rd: 902-539-8101: - Buddy MacDonald Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - Afternoon Ceilidh with Chrissy Crowley 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall 10pm to 2am - Ryan Rideout with Owen Maclellan & guests @$8 Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Buddy MacDonald Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7pm - It;s a Wonderful Life The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Spyder Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) United Protestant Church: 1524 King’s Rd.: 7pm - ''Once Upon a Star"" with Michele Stephens, Joella Foulds, Lynda Maxwell West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations.

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Sunday, December 23rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St FX Celtic Society -Dennis Hall: 9pm to midnight - Celtic Society Square Dance with John Pellerin, Shelly Campbell, Stan Chapman, Kenneth MacKenzie, Colin Rankin, Junior Fraser, Joe MacMaster, Abigail MacDonald, & More; All Ages 8:30pm-workshop; fundraiser for the annual scholarship fund The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' New Scotland Brewing Co.: 91 Alderney Dr.: 902-406-2337: 6pm to 8:30pm - Family Christmas Ceilidh; with fiddlers Danelle Doucet and Edmund Hayden, pianist Kyle McDonald and Guitar player James MacLean. FREE Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 3pm & 7:30pm - The Barra MacNeils-East Coast Christmas; @$ 40;50 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - No Ceilidh today Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236, 902-756-2790: - Annual Community Christmas Concert at the Fire Hall, HO, HO, HO!! Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Tea will be served. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 8pm - tipsy eve with Slowcoaster, Pretty Archie, Carmen Townsend band, Dirt Squirrel; Mike Le Lievre ; @$ 25 Wentworth Park: Band Shell: 7pm - John Gracie Returns for 12th Annual Christmas Concert with daughter Samantha Gracie & his band; FREE Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Duke's Place Bar & Grill: 1 Pitt St.: 902-736-6216: - 5th annual tipsy eve Firemens’ Club: Elliot & Crescent St.: 902-736-6664: 6pm to 10pm - TipsyEve-music - Lynda Maxwell. Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, December 24th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Douglas Cameron, Donny & André Leblanc Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 9pm - : The Very Merry Christmas Eve Sing-along Service, with Adam Young Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Firemens’ Club: Elliot & Crescent St.: 902-736-6664: 2pm to 4pm - Ernie Wells

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Tuesday, December 25th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, December 26th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Troy Macgillivray & Joel Chiasson Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 10pm - Skratch Bastid presents Crunkmas 2018 The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Hot Boxing Day IV Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - BOXING DAY -Ian MacDougall, Kenneth MacKenzie, Patrick Gillis & Mac Morin ;@$ 10 Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 7pm - square dance with Doug Lamey & Mac Morin North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - NO ceilidh tonight-back 2019 Jan 9th St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 8pm - boxing day dance with Sam Moon and his band; @$ 25 9pm to 1am - Boring Day Party featuring Sam Moon Curling Club: 619 George St.: 902-539-4012: 8pm - Joe Waye’s Night of Jazz Standards for the Holidays; with Waye Jr., Jody Cail, John Hawkins, Chris Lewis, Bette MacDonald, Mike MacDonald, Charlotte MacDonald, Malcolm MacNeil, Maynard Morrison and Matt Nicholson. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, December 27th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 9pm - Brian Doyle. & Doug Johnson, Mike Murdock, Neil MacQuarrie, Steve Hughes, John Gillis, Jesse Ryan =''Blues in the Night'''; @@$ 20 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Port Cities 'Home for the Holidays' Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 9pm - The Summer Rabbit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 28th 2018

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Holiday JAM w/ DJ DAN Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Lower Sackville Beaver Bank Station-Bar & Grill: 991 Windgate Dr.: 902-864-5634: 8pm to midnight - Michael Lloyd, Jesse McGillivary, Jordan Allan. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dave Sampson-Christmas Show Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Keith Mullins Onward & Upward Tour with Surprise Special Guests Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St.: 902-736-6394: 7pm - the Miners' First Noel Christmas Concert with Bob Quinn and Lucy MacNeil with daughters Kenna & Amelia, Stewart MacNeil, Bob and Jennifer (Whalen) Quinn, daughter Kate Quinn and husband Matt McIsaac. Tony Quinn with daughter Shannon. @$ 28

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Saturday, December 29th 2018

Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 9pm - the Stanfields Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 2pm - Kenneth Mackenzie, Ian Macdougall, Mac Morin, Patrick Gillis 9pm - Rob Maclean Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Clay West Bar & Grill: 120 Suzie Lake Crescent in Bayers Lake: 902-876-8555: 3pm - Ashley MacIsaac Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow 5pm to 8:30pm - Michael Lloyd, Jesse McGillivary, Jordan Allan. The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Sleepshaker / Botfly / Frail Hands / Pale Ache / BMAS Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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: - tba 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: 7pm to 10pm - our first Family Square Dance ; with a square dance workshop from 6 to 7 pm ; with Wendy MacIsaac, @$ 8; 19+ North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 7pm to 10pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers Market; http://www.farmersMarketcapebreton.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations.

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Sunday, December 30th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald, Glenn Graham & friends ;@$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, December 31st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn - MacAulay Conference Centre: 368 Shore Rd.: - New Year's Eve at the Inverary Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - Mairi Rankin & Mac Morin 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve with Brian Mallery; @$ 25; only #140 tickets sold. [L'Acabie will have 2 vans available -@$25-couple call 902-224-0642 to book'] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan D’Escousse Groundswell Pub: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-452-3314: 7pm - New Year's Eve Bash; Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glencoe Station Glencoe Station Hall: 1536 Mabou Rd.: 802-787-2062: 9:30pm - New Year's Eve with DJ Ryan MacDonald; @$ 25- buffet dinner at 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 7pm - New Year's Eve with Doris Mason; @$25 The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Hogmaney; 3 course meal & Shannon Quinn & guests The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 10pm - Home Bass ~ NYE 2018 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - RETRO NIGHT NYE PARTY Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 6pm to 10:30pm - New Year's Eve buffet & concert with the Terrys' from Truro; @$50 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Royal Canadian Legion, Branch # 105: 35169 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2308: 9pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd, Jordan Allan. Inverness (An Sithean) Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-2340: 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve Dance with Loch Band; @$20; Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: 9pm to 2am - Ring in the New Year with Pretty Archie; @$ 35 SOLD OUT Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236, 902-756-2790: 9pm to 1am - New Years Eve Dance with live music by Beech Hill Lower River Inhabitants (Bràigh Na h-Aibhneadh Denys) Riverdale Community Centre: Exit # 44-Highway #104: 9pm to 1am - New Years Eve Ball with music by Gerald MacIntyre; @$ 10, 19+ Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square Theatre: 155 Riverside Pkwy: 902-752-4800: 6pm to 8pm - family First Night Celebrations; FREE; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 10pm to 2am - New Year's Eve with Clockwork; @$ 30 K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Royal Canadian Legion Branch #19-Armstrong Memorial: 16 Archibald Ave.: 902-794-4816: - New Year's eve with music by Tom Capstick; @$ 20 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm - New Year's Eve- Semi-Formal dance with Final Cut; @$ 25 Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - New Year's Eve with Company Road; @$30 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: 10pm - New Year's Eve Party with ; Summerville The Flying Inn & Cookery: 3 Summerville Wharf Rd. & Hwy 215: 902-633-2300: 8pm to midnight - New Year's Eve-Kitchen Party with Terra Spencer concert; @$ 65 Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 7pm - Assembly of First Nations New Year's Eve Gala The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 9pm - New Year's Eve - The Tom Fun Orchestra ; opening with the Town Heroes. Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Firemens’ Club: Elliot & Crescent St.: 902-736-6664: - New Year's Eve with music by Firehounds DJ; @$ 15-advance Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8-Breton: 769 Main St.: 902-736-3206: 7pm to 8:30pm - New Year's Eve dinner & dance; @$ 20; music by Tom Capstick Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 7pm to 8:30pm - New Year's Eve dance; music by Kimmy & Pam; @$ 10 Tracadie St. Andrews District Community Centre: 81 Pomquet River Rd.: 902-863-9222: 10pm to 2am - New Year's Eve with Pogey,; @$ 25s Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - New year's eve party with Johnny Reid & friends Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 10pm - New Years Eve Kitchen Party with Johnny Reid & friends; therecc.ca https://ratheastlinkcommunitycentre.ca/ Rath Eastlink Community Centre 625 Abenaki Road Truro, Ns B2N0G6 Canada $59.75 plus taxes 19+

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Tuesday, January 1st 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 2pm to 5pm - 12th annual New Year’s Levee ; food, kitchen party music jam, polar bear swim, FREE RSVP by December 28, @ barbara@cabotshores.com | 902-929-2584 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, January 2nd 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, January 3rd 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Hotel California-the Eagles, @$46.50 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, January 4th 2019

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: - WhiskeyJack

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Saturday, January 5th 2019

Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations. Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, January 6th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Troy MacGillivray & friends ;@$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, January 7th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, January 8th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, January 9th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, January 10th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ....2018 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, January 11th 2019

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge

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Saturday, January 12th 2019

Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth North Woodside Community Centre: 230 Pleasant St.: 1pm to 3:30pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music St. Agnes Church Hall-Leo Day Auditorium: 6903 Mumford Rd: 902-434-9237: 6pm to 9pm - All ages family Cape Breton Dance & Ceilidh, with TBA. Cape Breton Square sets, ceilidh & stepdance showcase. @ $7 Everyone welcome, [ 902-580-2736 ]. presented by The Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 10pm - Roc Nation's Jarren Benton's Yuck Fou Tour - Halifax Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations.

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Sunday, January 13th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - No Ceilidh today North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, January 14th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 8pm to 11pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; Free The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, January 15th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, January 16th 2019

Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, January 17th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ....2018 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, January 18th 2019

Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - The Music of the Eagles Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - The Hypochondriacs // Driftwood People // Matt Steele & TCS Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge

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Saturday, January 19th 2019

Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 8pm - Charlie A'Court & Witchitaw Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - The Music of the Eagles Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 10pm - Cold Smoke 2019 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6:30pm - chef's table; music by tba ; @$ 60 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations.

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Sunday, January 20th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - The Music of the Eagles Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Rachel Davis & friends ;@$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, January 21st 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, January 22nd 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Bryan Adams in concert Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, January 24th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ....2018 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 9pm - Dan Mangan w/ Matt Holubowski in Halifax Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, January 25th 2019

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - comedian Trent McClellan; Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge

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Saturday, January 26th 2019

Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Confidential Musical Theatre Project #9-can you keep a secret! Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers Market; http://www.farmersMarketcapebreton.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations.

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Sunday, January 27th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 11th season; [ we raised $91,000+!! ] @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association [-Nov 25th, 2018 LAST for 2018-back 2019 January ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - tba ;@$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 2pm - Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy; @ $ 18-advance Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, January 28th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 8pm to 11pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; Free The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, January 29th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, January 30th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, January 31st 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ....2018 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, February 1st 2019

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236, 902-756-2790: - Friday night Ceilidh with live music at the Fire Hall Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge

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Saturday, February 2nd 2019

Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Handel's water music Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: 7:30pm - Symphony NS; Handel's Water Music with Jeanne Lamon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations. Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, February 3rd 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Handel's water music Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: 2pm - Symphony NS; Handel's Water Music with Jeanne Lamon The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Shelly Campbell & friends ;@$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Luke McMaster & Ian Sherwood; @$ 25 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, February 4th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions

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Tuesday, February 5th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, February 6th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, February 7th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ....2018 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, February 8th 2019

Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Jim Witter's the Piano Men-Still Rock 'n Roll Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge

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Saturday, February 9th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX-Immaculata auditorium: ......Antigonish Performing Arts Series: 902-867-2196: 8pm - Rolston String Quartet Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Bridgewater Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre (LCLC): 135 North Park St.: 7pm to 11:30pm - Lobster Crawl Beer Festival; @ $44.13; https://www.lobstercrawl.ca/ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth North Woodside Community Centre: 230 Pleasant St.: 1pm to 3:30pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Jim Witter's the Piano Men-Still Rock 'n Roll Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: - Blue Rodeo The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Momentary Lapse-a Pink Floyd tribute show; @$ 35 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 6:30pm - Valentine reception & dinner -Cape Breton Chorale-''A Night to Remember""; @$ 100 ; Hosted by Bette MacDonald & Maynard Morrison; Musical Interludes by the Cape Breton Chorale, Shauna Doolan, Ryan Billington Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 9pm - Matt Minglewood band Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations.

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Sunday, February 10th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Jim Witter's the Piano Men-Still Rock 'n Roll Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - tba ;@$ 8 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, February 11th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 8pm to 11pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; Free The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions

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Tuesday, February 12th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - Rod Nicholls will direct “Machinal,” Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, February 13th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - Rod Nicholls will direct “Machinal,” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, February 14th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - Rod Nicholls will direct “Machinal,” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, February 15th 2019

Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - Rod Nicholls will direct “Machinal,” Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge

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Saturday, February 16th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - Rod Nicholls will direct “Machinal,”

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Sunday, February 17th 2019

Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - tba ;@$ 8 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 2pm - Rod Nicholls will direct “Machinal,” 7pm - Rod Nicholls will direct “Machinal,”

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Monday, February 18th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Gaels Jam-a week of community building novascotiagaelsjam.org

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Tuesday, February 19th 2019

Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - ROLSTON STRING QUARTET Classical Series; @$ 22 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - The Glace Bay Miners' Museum Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Gaels Jam-a week of community building novascotiagaelsjam.org

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Wednesday, February 20th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - The Glace Bay Miners' Museum Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Gaels Jam-a week of community building novascotiagaelsjam.org

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Thursday, February 21st 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - The Glace Bay Miners' Museum Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Gaels Jam-a week of community building novascotiagaelsjam.org

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Friday, February 22nd 2019

Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 10pm - Joel Plaskett; @$ 40; both SOLD OUT !!! St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - The Glace Bay Miners' Museum Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 7pm - Membertou Decades Series-the 70s and 80s Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Gaels Jam-a week of community building novascotiagaelsjam.org

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Saturday, February 23rd 2019

Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm to 10pm - Joel Plaskett; @$ 40; both SOLD OUT !!! St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - The Glace Bay Miners' Museum Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Gaels Jam-a week of community building novascotiagaelsjam.org

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Sunday, February 24th 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: 2pm - Symphony NS;;VIVALDI IN PARIS Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends ;@$ 8 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - The Glace Bay Miners' Museum

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Monday, February 25th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Tuesday, February 26th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Wednesday, February 27th 2019

Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 8pm - Joel Plaskett St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Thursday, February 28th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Friday, March 1st 2019

Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236, 902-756-2790: - Friday night Ceilidh with live music at the Fire Hall St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: - Billie Yvette & Alicia Penney

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Saturday, March 2nd 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Sunday, March 3rd 2019

Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Rodney MacDonald & friends ;@$ 8 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - THANK YOU FOR BEING A FRIEND The Ultimate Golden Girls Experience; @$ 50 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Monday, March 4th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Tuesday, March 5th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Wednesday, March 6th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Thursday, March 7th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX-St. Ninian's Cathedral: 902-867-2196: 8pm - Vancouver Chamber Choir At St. Ninian's Cathedral St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: - Elizabeth Boardmore One Act Play Festival

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Friday, March 8th 2019

Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 8pm - Danny Michel Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: - Alan Doyle , Cassie & Maggie Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Jenn Grant with Symphony NS St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: - Elizabeth Boardmore One Act Play Festival

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Saturday, March 9th 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Jenn Grant with Symphony NS St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: - Elizabeth Boardmore One Act Play Festival

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Sunday, March 10th 2019

Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends ;@$ 8 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Alan Doyle , Cassie & Maggie @$ 45 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: - Elizabeth Boardmore One Act Play Festival

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Monday, March 11th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 8pm - Alan Doyle , Cassie & Maggie

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Tuesday, March 12th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - See Jane Run

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Wednesday, March 13th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - See Jane Run

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Thursday, March 14th 2019

St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - See Jane Run

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Friday, March 15th 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Dave Gunning, David Francey, JP Cormier; 19+ St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - See Jane Run

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Saturday, March 16th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX-Immaculata auditorium: ......Antigonish Performing Arts Series: 902-867-2196: 8pm - PEP Duo Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 8pm - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Dave Gunning, David Francey, JP Cormier; 19+ Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Baroque Fireworks Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Gidon Kremer St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - See Jane Run



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