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Northern Inverness Area Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: ....Quinzou 2022 ..: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Thursday - 9pm to midnight - Talent Night, with Chester Delaney, Tommy Poirier, Claude Bourgeois; Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: Dec 9th - 7pm to 9pm - Louis Arsenault Dec 10th - 2pm to 6pm - Live Fiddle Music with Shelly Campbell Dec 16th - 7pm to 9pm - Andrew & Dwayne Poirier Dec 17th - 2pm to 6pm - Brent Aucoin & Howie MacDonald Dec 23rd - Super Grooves Live DJ Deseret Dec 24th - 2pm to 6pm - Claude Bourgeois, Bruno Bourgeois, Hilda Chiasson, Clarence Deveau, Robert Deveaux & Chester Delaney! Dec 26th - 2pm to 6pm - Joe MacMaster Dec 31st - 2pm to 6pm - Live Fiddle Music with Douglas Cameron - 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve with Risin' Tide Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: Dec 18th - 2pm & 7pm - Annual Christmas Concert; @$ 18 [ Elyse at 902-224-1876 ] http://www.conseildesartsdecheticamp.com Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: every Saturday - 6pm to 7pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' every Monday - 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Raveston Music School-École de musique: 15226 Cabot Trail Rd.: 902-224-7749: every Monday - Jam night, hosted by Claude Bourgeois and Bruno Bourgeois. ravestoncheticamp@gmail.com Dec 21st - 7:30pm - Maxim Cormier In Concert with Gervais Cormier ; @$ 15 Senior Citizen’s Hall- La Salle des Retraités/Cheticamp Senior's Club: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9:30pm-Amateur Musical Circle

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Margaree Area Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St. Joseph's Church: Dec 9th - 7pm - ''A Touch of Christmas''; concert with Lisa Cameron, Cameron Chisholm & Mary Jessie Gillis, Sean Murphy, Connie Barlow & Sandra Gillis, James MacLean, Brian Doyle, Neil McDaniel, MC is Lawrencee Cameron; @ $20 [ Mary MacNeil 902-248-2317, Marie MacNeil 902-248-2881 ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: Nov 26th to 2023 Jan 21st - ''When Walls Come Tumbling Down: The Hidden History of Orangeism''; An exhibition by Karly Kehoe and Tim Brennan Dec 11th - 7pm - ''Christmas-music & More''-with Trina Collette, Isabel MacEachern, Louis Arsenault, Cindy O'Neil, Diana Mouland, & Darrell Keigan

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SouthWestern Inverness Hillsborough Hillsborough/Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Dec 8th - 7pm - an ''evening of Cheese Pairings''' with music by Peter MacInnis; @$ 50+ 19+ Mabou (An Drochaid) CBFM-radio Mabou: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-0000: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 8am to 3pm - with Ryan Joseph MacDonald every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 3pm to 7pm - with Rob MacNamara every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 7pm to 9pm - entire show in Gaelic with Colin MacDonald every Monday - 7pm to 9pm - Gaelic with Feasgar còmhla ri Cailean Dòmhnullach every Saturday & Sunday - noon to 4pm - weekend with Krista Luddington every Saturday & Sunday - 8am to noon - weekend with Nate Power every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - olde fashioned Cape Breton kitchen party every Sunday - 6pm to 7pm - Celtic Power Hour every Sunday - 9am to noon - ''Wake Up to Cape Breton''-Past & Present music from Cape Breton with Jerry Holland Jr. Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Dec 20th - 7pm - ''An Evening of Christmas Music''; with Nora MacNeil,, Jessie Helen, Orianna MacNeil, Katie Agnes, Floragael, Tracey E MacNeil, and Stephen, Donald and Kenny Gillis fundraiser for our 'Honduras with Dalhousie Medical Brigades'''; Donations welcome at the door; presented by the MacNeil & Gilles family ; or online @ https://fundraise.globalbrigades.org/.../member:nora-macneil ''Nora MacNeil & Jessie Helen are travelling to Honduras with Global Medical Brigades''' Mabou Hill College-Beinn Mhàbu: 32 MacDonald Rd.: Dec 17th - 2pm to 4pm - Open House and 5pm-Christmas Ceilidh with Shelly Campbell, Allen Dewar, Dawn Beaton, Ian MacDougall, Betty Beaton, Rodney MacDonald, Kenneth MacKenzie, Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Jenny MacKenzie, & Taigh Sgoile students ; @$ 10 The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Dec 8th - 7pm to 9pm - Port na Dhà (A Tune or Two) Sessions with host Hannah Krebs & guests Shelly Campbell & Ceila Cameron. @$ 5 2023 Jan 12th, 26th, & Feb 9th - 7pm to 9pm - Port na Dhà (A Tune or Two) Sessions with host Hannah Krebs & guests tba @$ 5 Dec 9th - 7pm - Celebrating Dutch Families in the Mabou Area; histories and contributions to our community. Tea and Dutch treats served. @ $10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Dec 10th & 11th - ""Songs & Stories""" dinner & song with host Heather Ranking with Tim Chaisson, Jenn Sheppard, Dave Sampson; @$ 125+ on sale Nov 1st @.noon. 3 course dinner and 90 minute show. limited tickets available Dec 10th-matinee & evening show, Dec 11th-matinee show www.redshoepub.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: Nov 12th to Dec 17th - NO DANCEs this season. NEXT Dance is New Year’s Eve dance ; @$ 10 10 and under free, Dec 31st - 9:30pm to 12:30pm - New Years Eve square dance with Shelly Campbell, Joe MacMaster, Allan Dewar; @$ 15 Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: Dec 11th - 7pm - Pastoral Airs; goodwill offering; with Cameron Chisholmm Katie Macleod, Betty Beaton, Cheryl MacQuarrie, Lauchie Beaton, Ronald MacKenzie, & many more; lite lunch Glencoe Station Glencoe Station Hall: 1536 Mabou Rd.: 802-787-2062: Dec 23rd - 9pm to 1am - Christmas ''dancing the night away with Beech Hill''; $15 at the door. Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: Dec 10th - 6pm to 9pm - Eastbound Dec 15th - 6pm to 9pm - Aaron MacInnis Dec 22nd - 6pm to 9pm - music tba Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ....Sunday Ceilidhs.: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Dec 11th - 2pm to 5pm - ceildh-with Donna Marie DeWolfe & @$ 10 Dec 18th - 2pm to 5pm - ceildh-with Shelly Campbell & @$ 10 Dec 26th - 2pm to 5pm - Boxing Day Ceilidh with Rodney MacDonald, Glenn Graham, Joël Chiasson, Patrick Gillis @$ 15 Community Centre: 5473 Hwy # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2434: Dec 16th - 7pm - ''Christmas with a Celtic Touch''' @$ 10; presented by the Celtic Touch Dancers. Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: every Friday - 6pm to 9pm - Happy Hour , music as well. Dec 16th - 9pm to 1am - Christmas Dance with ''Full Circle'''-5 piece band' @$ 20 advance tickets via E-transfer d.maccuspic@gmail.com

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Port Hawkesbury Area Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: every Sunday - 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau every Sunday - 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: Dec 10th - 3pm to 6pm - Howie MacDonald & Mac Morin Dec 16th - 6pm to 8pm - Evelyn MacRae, Wayne Bonna, Shane Savoury, Alex Porter Civic Centre-: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: Dec 31st - 2pm to 6pm - New Year's Eve -First Night Celebration; [up to 12 years old ] FREE; Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: Nov 3rd to 2023 Jan 15th - 7pm - exhibit by Sarah Thompkins SAERC Auditorium: 304 Pitt St.: 902-625-2591: Dec 10th - 7:30pm - Tis the Season 15; with Bette MacDonald, Maynard Morrison, Mary Colin Chisholm, Jordan Musycsyn, Joe Waye; SOLD OUT Dec 11th - 7:30pm - Tis the Season 15; with Bette MacDonald, Maynard Morrison, Mary Colin Chisholm, Jordan Musycsyn, Joe Waye Dec 15th - 7:30pm - The Barra MacNeil's East Coast Christmas Shindigs Pub: 510 Granville St.: 902-625-0263: every Thursday - 7pm to 9pm - weekly open mic, with host Steve Macintyre

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Bras d’Or Lakes Area Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - weekly jam sessions Dec 16th - 7pm - weSPAC presents-''Christmas-music & More''-with Trina Collette, Isabel MacEachern, Louis Arsenault, Cindy O'Neil, Diana Mouland, & Sylvia Deveaux, Lisa Cameron; @$ 20; 19+ 2023 Jan 1st - New Year's Levee Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....Songs & stories series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: Dec 9th - 7pm to 10pm - RG Schaller & the Peacemakers & guests; Duane Narochhio, Sonnie Grenning @$ 20; 19+ Dec 31st - 9pm to 11:30pm - New Year's Eve with Pretty Archie; @ $50 SOLD OUT Midnight snacks, champagne, and swag included in your ticket price. 19+ Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....Saturday ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm ; @$ 5: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: Dec 10th - 5pm to 8pm - Brandon Collier Dec 17th - 5pm to 8pm - Kyle MacDonald Rankin School of the Narrows-gym: 902-725-2272: Dec 14th - 7pm - Annual Holiday Concert-""theme'' OUR very own Christmas Island Tree heading for Boston' Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: Dec 30th & 2023 Jan 27th - 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate @ $12; Child/Senior plate @ $8.; Eat-in or Take-out take out orders @ [ Randy Pointkoski (Facebook) Or Rpointk@hotmail.com 902-622-2439 ] Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: every Thursday - 7pm - open jam ; 19+ Dec 11th - 2pm to 4pm - concert and bake sale with Roots 223 Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn - MacAulay Conference Centre: 368 Shore Rd.: Dec 10th - Xmas Party with the Privateers Dec 31st - New Year's Eve with Merimac; http://www.merimac.ca 2023 Jan 21st - Robbie Burns night with the Barra MacNeils; An evening of fun and enlightenment. Steeped in tradition with address to haggis, dinner, toasts, and music. Masters of Ceremony - Nathan Bishop MacDonald and Robert Pringle; Piper - Bill Boxall Inverary Inn-Narrow’s Cafe and Bar: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: every Wednesday - 7pm to 10pm - Open Mic Wednesdays with Maddie Greening & Eric Marcotte Masonic Hall-Theatre Baddeck: ...#8th Annual-Theatre Baddeck, 2022 July 7th to December 17th: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: Jul 7th to Dec 17th - #8th Annual-Theatre Baddeck, With four great Season Passes available. 902-412-7122 Dec 8th, 9th, & 13th to 16th - 7:30pm - ''Charles Dickens Writes A Christmas Carol''' by Richard Quesnel, Dec 10th & 17th - 2:30pm & 7:30pm - ''Charles Dickens Writes A Christmas Carol''' by Richard Quesnel, Dec 11th - 2:30pm - ''Charles Dickens Writes A Christmas Carol''' by Richard Quesnel,

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St Anns Bay Area St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: Dec 9th to 11th - Gaelic Immersion Weekend Gaelic College-Outdoor Concert Series-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: Dec 7th - 7:30pm to 9pm - IN PERSON & ONLINE= with Leanne Aucoin, Kolten McDonnell, Rob MacLean, Kenneth MacKenzie, and Rose Morrison Dec 14th - 7:30pm to 9pm - IN PERSON & ONLINE=Christmas Céilidh and Tree Lighting featuring: Connie and Larry MacAskill, Colin MacDonald, Rodney MacDonald, and Rose Morrison Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: every Friday - 7pm to 9pm - Deron Donovan

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Urban Cape Breton Area Bras d’Or Big Bras d’Or Fire Hall: ....Boularderie Island Seniors Guest Speaker Schedule: Dec 9th - 10am to noon - Line Dancing with members of Line Dancing Group. register - deniseoake@hotmail.com or 902-674-2636 or 902-577-4340. Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: every Thursday - 7pm to 10pm - "traditional Cape Breton fiddle-''the Northside Session' ; bring an instrument & join in; ; FREE led by Larry-Eleanor Parks and Paul Cranford Boisdale (Baghasdal) Community Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: Dec 10th - 4pm to 7pm - The Boisdale Festive Forest Fair-Park 223 across from Boisdale Firehall music by Alicia Penny Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: every Saturday - 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by the Circle Dec 11th - 1pm to 3pm - kids christmas dance party; age=under 12; with DJ Jason Chapman North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free every day - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free every Wednesday & Sunday - 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments North Sydney Seniors & Pensioners Hall: 309 RCommercial St.: Dec 11th & 2023 Jan 8th - Every second Sunday is a talent show, alternating with The Jammers, Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: every Wednesday & Friday - 6pm--live music Dec 31st - 9pm to 2am - New Year's Eve Dance with music by Brent Watkins; @$ 30 The Cellar Cafe & Bar: 299 Commercial St.: Dec 26th - Kim Dunn in concert. @$ 30 Dec 27th - Kim Dunn in concert. @$ 30 SOLD OUT Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: Dec 31st & 2023 Jan 28th - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Sydney (Suidni) Black Diamond Bar & Grill: 76 Townsend St.: 902-539-7759: Dec 9th - 9pm to 1am - The Jaynes & Special Guests-live music; Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: Dec 9th - 4pm to 7pm - Billie Yvette Rogers Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 2023 Jan 24th to 28th - 7pm - Kafan:-Adapted from the short story by Premchand. Directed by Gurmit Singh 2023 Jan 29th - 2pm - Kafan:-Adapted from the short story by Premchand. Directed by Gurmit Singh Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: every Tuesday - 7pm - Country Line Dance lessons , @ $ 5 [ Christine-cfilipowich@yahoo.ca ; Facebook: @LineDanceCapeBreton ] Centre 200: 481 George St.: 902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: Dec 18th - 7:30pm - Boney M Curling Club: 619 George St.: 902-539-4012: Dec 26th - 7:30pm - ''Joe Waye's Night of Jazz Standards for the Holidays'' with Jody Cail, John Hawkins, Steve Luxton, Bette MacDonald, Charlotte MacDonald, Mike MacDonald, Tess MacDonald, Malcolm MacNeil, Maynard Morrison; @$ 25 [ CB Curosity shop 902-564-4660 ] Daniel's Ale House-Restaurant & Lounge: 456 Charlotte St.: 902-562-8586: every Friday - 4pm to 7pm - Carl Getto-Jazz Group; with a house band and special guests Dec 20th & 21st - Ash, Jen & Em-the Sorella Trio-join us for christmas Flavor on the Water -H20-Sydney Marine Terminal-“The Royal Cape Breton Room”: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: every Friday & Saturday - 5:30pm to 9pm - Live Music Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Thursday - 7pm to 10pm - live music Dec 7th, 14th, & 21st - The Tom Fun Orchestra Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Dec 7th to 11th - 7:30pm - A Christmas Carol 2022-annual fundraiser; @ $42+; with Evie Delaney, Robnlee Seale, Deepti Limaye, Lisa Penny, & more. Dec 11th - 2pm - A Christmas Carol 2022-annual fundraiser; ; @ $42+ Dec 13th - The Innkeeper's Christmas with Lennie Gallant Dec 18th - 7pm - Willie Stratton, with opening act Elyse Aeryn;; @$ 20-advance Dec 22nd - 7pm - Carleton Stone & Reeny Smith; @$ 25-advance Dec 24th - 7pm & 9pm - Christmas Eve Sing-A-Long service. FREE-pre bookings are REQUIRED. Dec 27th - 7:30pm - Cape Breton Folk Christmas with Hauler, opening act if Factory Girls Island Folk Cider House-brewery: 52 Nepean St St.: 902-577-2099: every Sunday - 3pm to 6pm - Celtic jam Sessions with hosts Ryan MacNeil & Boyd MacNeil Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: Dec 16th - 7pm - A Cape Breton Christmas Ceilidh 19+ ID.s ; Featuring Mac Morin, Kimberley Fraser, Wendy Maclssac, Howe MacDonald, Aaron Lewis, Sarah Maclnnis, Emily Dingwall, Jordan Lewis, Lyndon Mackenzie & Keltic Drive, @ $30+tax Dec 31st - 9pm to 2am - ''Happy New Year''' with The Privateers & High Society ; 19+ photo ID's; @ $ 99+ Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant-corner Lounge: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: every Thursday - 5pm to 8pm - entertainment with Aaron Lewis & Guest every Wednesday - 6pm to 9pm - celtic serenade with Donald Campbell, Jinks O'Neill. every Saturday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm - corner lounge live music Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: every Tuesday & Thursday - 2pm & 7pm - Wicked Walking Tour; @$ 12 register at 902-539-1572 Dec 8th - 3pm to 7pm - book signing-''In the Shadow of St. Paul Island'' by Billy Budge Open Hearth Park-Amphtheatre: ... Play the Park: 190 Ferry Street: every Monday - 3pm - TD Music connected series , presented by TD & Canada's Music Incubator; FREE https://www.tdmusicconnectedseries.com/ Sacred Heart Downtown: 217 George St.: 902-919-2637: Dec 23rd - Hearts of Kin Simeon's Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: every Sunday - 4pm to 7pm - music with Aaron C Lewis; The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 170 George St.-Suite 101: 902-284-2562: every Wednesday - 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Friday - 10pm to midnight - East Coast after dark -promoting Maritime culture, heritage and artistic talent every Saturday - 10pm to midnight - Cape Breton Kitchen party with Ron Neville-music of island musicians every Sunday - 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - host Wayne Tucker with Favourites from Newfoundland and Labrador The Convent-Eltuek Arts Centre: 37 Nepean St.& 170 George St.: 902-565-1092: Oct 20th to 2023 Jan 9th - in Gallery 211-''Broken Pattern'' Dec 16th - North End Noël-outside The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: Dec 28th - 7:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac's ''Christmas Ceilidh''; @$20 Wentworth Park: Dec 16th - 6pm - Wentworth Park Light Up; holiday display, food trucks, music, performances. New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) The Rack 'n Roll Pub: 3345 Plummer Ave.: 902-862-3000: Dec 13th - Hearts of Kin Dec 26th - HIGH SOCIETY and THE PRIVATEERS; @$ 20 Dominion Sandbar Lounge: 117 Mitchell Ave.: 902-849-1925: Dec 22nd - Ash, Jen & Em-the Sorella Trio-join us for christmas Dec 26th - 10pm to 2am - Spyder ; @$ 10+; 19+ Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Main Event Pub & Jigger’s Lounge: 99 Union St.: 902-849-4405: Dec 9th - Wayne Bedecki The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: Dec 7th - 6:45pm to 9pm - Turkey, Tunes & Trivia-$59.50; with hosts Heather Kerr and Ciarán MacGillivray & a turkey dinner Dec 8th & 15th - 6:45pm to 9pm - ''GARBAGE NIGHT SESSIONS LIVE'''-in our LOBBY @ $59.50 (includes turkey dinner) Featuring Jenn Sheppard, Stephen Muise and Jordyn Crocker. Dec 9th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Tis the Season 15-Bette MacDonald & Maynard Morrison, Mary Colin-Chisholm, Hordan Musycsyn, Joe Waye Dec 13th - 7pm to 8pm - ''A Christmas Crisis in the Bay''-hosted by the Drama 12 students from GBH' @$ 7 Dec 16th - 6:45pm to 9pm - Turkey, Tunes & Trivia-$59.50; with hosts Heather Kerr and Ciarán MacGillivray & a turkey dinner Dec 17th - 3pm & 7:30pm - The Barra macNeils-Christmas show Dec 19th - 6:45pm to 9pm - Tracy & Martina Christmas Wine Tasting Dec 22nd - 6:45pm to 9pm - ''GARBAGE NIGHT SESSIONS LIVE'''-in our LOBBY @ $59.50 (includes turkey dinner) Featuring Jenn Sheppard, Stephen Muise and Jordyn Crocker.

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: Dec 9th - 8pm - Get Ugly Sweater Party with Mike Wadden Dec 26th - 8pm - boxing day dance with Full Circle, @$ 20 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: Dec 9th to 11th - 7pm to 9pm - 'Cape Breton Lyrics & Laughter''' [Colin Grant, Michelle Hollohan, Jason MacDonald, Adam Young, Eric Angus Whyte ] Dec 10th - 2pm - 'Cape Breton Lyrics & Laughter''' [Colin Grant, Michelle Hollohan, Jason MacDonald, Adam Young, Eric Angus Whyte ]

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St Peter's Area St. George's Channel Gaelic instruction: 3258 West Bay: Dec 12th, 26th, 2023 Jan 9th, & 23rd - 7pm to 9pm - music circle at the hall, Bring your instruments and singing voicesl All are welcome. every Saturday - 3pm - Gàidhlig aig an Talla - Gaelic at the Hall. Halò a'chàirdean - Hello friends All levels welcome. (No charge.) contact Rob Pringle at 403-816-1757 South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 3363 West Bay Highway. R.R.2: 902-345-2200: Dec 12th, 26th, 2023 Jan 9th, & 23rd - music alternate Monday evenings River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: Dec 14th, 28th, 2023 Jan 11th, & 25th - 7pm to 9pm - music circle St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn -Lockmaster's Pub': ..Saturday Matinees: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - Thirsty Thursday with open mic-host Rob Smith ; co-host-Chantal O'Neill MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Friday - 8pm to 10pm - open mic night; with hosts Chantal Paul O'Neil & Rob Smith; Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: Dec 21st & 2023 Jan 18th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Dec 11th, 25th, 2023 Jan 8th, & 22nd - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 10pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre: 3276 Hwy #320: Dec 6th, 20th, 2023 Jan 3rd, 17th, & 31st - 7pm to 9pm - North Side Music Circle ; jam; proceeds to help Mental Health; [every 2nd tuesday] L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: Dec 17th - 7pm to 9pm - Evely MacRae, Wayne Bona, Tyrone David Louisdale St.Louis Parish Hall: ....2017 May 29th to 31st--#25th Annual Baraco Days-Annual Community Festival: 156 Grandigue Ferry Rd: 902-345-2316: Dec 31st - 9pm - New Year's Eve Dance with recorded music '@$ 10 [co-op or Donn/Gary Samson 902-345-2034, 902-227-0782 ]

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Mainland Area Mulgrave Mulgrave Memorial Center- former Memorial Education Centre: 459 Murray St.: 902-302-0736: Dec 17th - 6pm - Christmas Concert; Pomquet Salle Rev P J Baccardax Hall: 1034 Pomquet Monks Head Rd.: Dec 9th - 7pm - Lennie Gallant; ''Songwriters and Storytellers Concert Series '' Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Candid Brewing Company-Brewery/Pub/Bar: 88 College St.: 902-863-3930: every Sunday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm - Celtic music with John Hanlon,Kenny Stewart, Stan Chapman, John Pellerin a “pay what you can” admission with all proceeds going to the Antigonish Food Bank. CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Monday - 6pm to 10pm - Bob Kingsley's -Country top 40 every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis; every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ every Sunday - 8pm to 10pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin, Glenn Baker & his guests ; Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 2023 Jan 21st & 22nd - 10am to 5pm - Cùrsa Goirid air Filmichean / Crash Course Film Weekend FREE The Gaelic Filmmakers' Society of Nova Scotia Justamere Cafe & Bakery-Claymore Inn: 137 Church St.: 902-863-1050: Dec 12th - 6pm to 8pm - Christmas dinner show; medleys of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, with: Kyle Gillis & Becca Guilderson accompanied by: Carolyn Curry, Nick MacLean, Devin Ryan, Michelle Skelding. @$ 50 Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Wednesday - 6pm to 9pm-musician showcase with host Brent Collins every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - Thursday night Ceilidhs are back Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: every Sunday - 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] Spindrift Brewing-Oak Manor-Tap Room: Main St.: Dec 8th - 7pm to 9pm - Betsy's Books St. FX -Bauer Theatre: 902-867-3333: Dec 8th to 11th - ''Dickens a Christmas Carol'''-a live radio play on stage; @$ 25 St. Ninian’s Cathedral: Dec 17th - Christmas Variety Concert with St. Ninian's Cathedral Choir, Antigonish Choral Ensemble, guests Nova Brass, Mary Beth Carty Music [ Admission (suggested $15) by Donation.] New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square Theatre: ....Glasgow Square Green Room Sessions: 155 Riverside Pkwy: 902-752-4800: Dec 17th - Robyn Alcorn-Martin, Leah Samson, Lynn DeCoste and Mary Stewart for ''Home for the Holidays'': a festive evening of classic songs and more Dec 21st - 7:30pm - ''annual Christmas at the Square concert'' @$ 35 with Brenna Conrad, & Marcel d'Entremont, Heather Price Dec 22nd - 8pm - A big band Christmas with NNEC Alumni big band; @$ 10-advance; 19+ The Dock Pub: 130 George St.: 902-752-0884: Dec 31st & 2023 Jan 28th - 2pm to 5pm - jam session The Shoebox Cantina: 84 Provost St.: 902-695-3700: Dec 19th - music mondays with Mary Beth Carty Westville Whitetail Pub & Grill: 1988 South Main St.: 902-396-1759: every Saturday - every 2nd Saturday-open mic with Andrew Reid Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Dec 7th & 8th - 7:30pm - Tis the Season 15; @$ 43.75+ @ Pictou County Wellness Centre, 2-2776 Westville Rd, New Glasgow, Dec 9th - 7:30pm - a Pictou County Musical Christmas-with all star cast @$ 40+ @ Glasgow Square, 155 Riverside Parkway, New Glasgow Dec 14th - 7:30pm - Black Umfolosi 5 Holiday Show; @$ 25+ @ St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 105 Coleraine St, Pictou Dec 16th - 7:30pm - Barra MacNeils-An East Coast Christmas; @$ 45+ SOLD OUT @ Pictou County Wellness Centre, 2-2776 Westville Rd, New Glasgow, Dec 23rd - 7:30pm - A Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas; @$ 30+ @ Pictou Legion, 130 Vertans Drive, Pictou Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: Dec 7th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Catherine MacLellan Dec 8th - The Innkeeper's Christmas with Lennie Gallant Dec 9th & 10th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - The Gilberts Dec 14th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Còig Dec 15th & 16th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Reeny's Smith Family Christmas Dec 17th - 8pm to 10:30pm - Dragstravaganza: Holiday Edition Enfield Oakfield Golf & Country Club: 6055 Hwy 2, Oakfield: 902-861-2777: Dec 9th - 6pm to 9pm - Brennan & Anna MacDonald Nine Mile River Nine Mile River Community Hall: Dec 10th - dance with John Snyder Dec 11th - Jamborees Great Village Great Village Arts and Entertainment Centre: 8729 Nova Scotia Trunk: Dec 9th & 10th - Murder dinner theatre ; @$ 35 SOLD OUT Dec 17th - 7:30pm - A Christmas Ceilidh with the Putnam Family & Laura Watson; @$ 25 Wolfville Acadia University-Convocation Hall: 902-542-5500: Dec 10th - The Innkeeper's Christmas with Lennie Gallant Al Whittle Theatre: 450 Main St.: 902-542-1050: Dec 16th - Terra Spencer with Freya Milliken Paddy's Brew Pub & Rosie's Restaurant: 460 Main St.: 902-542-0059: every Thursday - 7:30pm to 10:30pm - music with Jenny Melvin and Kevin Roach, Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: every Friday - 7pm to 9pm-free music Bridgetown Dawn Oman Art Gallery: Dec 10th - 7pm - Catherine MacLellan Christmas Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: Dec 8th - 7pm - TÁR Dec 9th - 7:30pm - Bob's Your Elf Dec 11th - 2pm - Bob's Your Elf Dec 14th - 7:30pm - BARRA MACNEILS: AN EAST COAST CHRISTMAS Dec 17th - 7:30pm - BLACK UMFOLOS - HOLIDAY SHOW Dec 18th - 10am - PHYSICAL COMEDY WORKSHOPS for kids with HAPPENSTANCE THEATER (ages 6-11) - 2pm - PINOT & AUGUSTINE - HAPPENSTANCE THEATRE - 4pm - PHYSICAL COMEDY WORKSHOPS for kids with HAPPENSTANCE THEATER (ages 11-17) Dec 30th - 1pm - ROBIN HOOD - DUFFLEBAG THEATRE Lower Sackville Welcome to CIOE 97.5 FM, the Voice of East Coast Music: 11 Glendale Ave, Unit 4: 902-252-7975: every Tuesday - 8pm to 10pm - Bluegrass Atlantic with Nancy Keddy every Saturday - 8am - conversations, music, and the voices and views of Nova Scotia's Gaelic community. http://live.cioe975.ca/ every Saturday - 9am to noon - East Coast Rising – with Martin Hickey every Saturday - noon to 2pm - Cape Breton Calling – with Tony Mombourquette every Sunday - 3pm to 4pm - The Voice of New Scotland with Jean Watson every Sunday - 9am to 11am - Barn Dance with Keith Ross every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 6am to 9am - East Coast Mornings with George Jordan every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 9am - East Coast Kitchen Party with Al Hollingsworth Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: every Sunday - 5pm to 7pm - tradition fiddle music with host Brad Reid Christ Church Hall: Ochterloney Street: every Thursday - 7pm - donation based Folk event ;the first Thursday of every month The Helen Creighton Folklore Society & Big Turnip Records presents- The Helen Creighton Folk Club Christ the King Parish: 320 Flying Cloud Drive: Dec 18th - 8pm - Christmas Benefit Concert with 'the god squad', Terry Hatty, Anthony Rissesco, Doug Sampson; @$ 20 Kings Wharf-Millstone Public House: 67 Kings Wharf Place #102: 902-404-8053: Dec 17th - Eddie Cummings Jr. Micmac Amateur Aquatic Club: 192 Prince Albert Rd.: 902-464-9480: Dec 17th - 8pm - Blue Christmas; @$ 25-advance; Joe Murphy & the Waterstreet blues band, jon Hines, Garrett mason John Campbelljohn, Bill Stevenson, Kim Doolittle, Kevin Fletcher, Curtis Matheson New Scotland Brewing Co.: 91 Alderney Dr.: 902-406-2337: every Friday - 8pm - Willie Stratton every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Halifax Cape Breton Session Dec 17th - 8pm to 11pm - celtic music with Danelle Doucet, Isaac Fraser, Cailean MacLean, Kevin Dugas Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: Dec 10th - 2pm to 5pm - Brennan & Anna MacDonald Dec 17th - 2pm to 5pm - Brennan & Anna MacDonald The Cottage Café | An Teachín: Paddler's Cove-300 Prince Albert Rd.: every Tuesday - 6:30pm - Scottish Gaelic conversation group hosted by Cathy Ann MacPhee & Emily McEwan Halifax (Halafacs) various town locations: ....2022 Nov 25th to Dec 18th -Evergreen Festival Stage series: Foundation Wharf, next to the Salt Yard and Halifax Beer Market: Dec 9th - Morgan Toney; Dec 10th - Mary Beth Carty / Zach and Brie at the Seaforth Community Centre (near Lawrencetown Beach) Dec 17th - St. Ninian's Cathedral Christmas Concert Dec 19th - Shoebox Studios All Nations Church Christian Reformed Church Hall: 2535 Robie street: Dec 10th - 7pm - EVERYSEEKER and The Khyber Centre for the Arts- BIG BUDI BAND w/ Special Guests; @ $20 Bella Rosa Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: Dec 13th - 7:30pm - Tom Jackson-''Stories, Songs and Santa Causes'' ; All proceeds will go to Feed Nova Scotia, @$ 45 Casino Nova Scotia -Schooner Room: 902-451-1221: Dec 15th to 17th - 8pm - Bruce Guthro's Songwriters Circle-''Holiday shows'' with Matt Andersen, Gordie Sampson & ; 19+ Dalhousie - Rebecca Cohn Auditorium-Arts Centre’s: 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Dec 18th - 3pm & 7:30pm - The Barra MacNeils-''Merry Christmas''' Dec 22nd & 23rd - 7:30pm - Christmas with Heather Rankin, Cassie and Maggie and Friends 2023 Jan 13th & 14th - Sarah Harmer 2023 Jan 20th & 21st - 7:30pm - The Music of the Beatles: Abbey Road 2023 Jan 27th - Legends of Motown 2023 Feb 3rd & 4th - 7:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac & Morgan Toney Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: every Sunday - 3pm to 6pm - music with Jeremy Finney and guest every Thursday - 7:30pm to 10:30pm - music with Jeremy Finney, Ian MacMillan and friends Gus' Pub & Grill: 2605 Agricola St.: 902-423-7786: Dec 8th - two weeks notice Dec 9th - amped with Elicia martin, Johnathan David Dec 10th - Wanderer's lawn bowling club with nightimer Dec 15th - club sunday with lizard the bird, under the bus Dec 16th - josh Janes Dec 22nd - touched Dec 23rd - gus' pub customer appreciation night Dec 29th - classic holiday jam Dec 30th - pocket silver brass band with casual cries for help Dec 31st - century samuel, DJ douvet, DJ swee Halifax Central Library-Paul O'Regan Hall': 5440 Spring Garden Rd.: 2023 Jan 8th - 2pm - Concert...Paula Rockwell, Mary Lee, & Jennifer King Henry House: 1222 Barrington St.: every Sunday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm - Tunes with Erin and Colin Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - jam Sessions with Roy Logan Maritime Centre-Pacifico Bar: corner of Barrington & Salter St.: 902-422-3633: every Thursday - The amazing Mellotones Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: Dec 15th - 6pm to 11pm - ''Dreamers' Gala''=with Jeremy Dutcher • Morgan Toney • Sarah Prosper • The Relatives fundraiser for Ulnooweg Education Centre http://www.ulnoowegeducation.ca/dreamers-gala/ Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: Nov 22nd to 2023 Jan 8th - ''Elf'- the musical Obladee Wine Bar: 1600 Barrington St.: 902-405-4505: every Wednesday - 6:30pm to 8pm & 8:30pm to 10pm - Wednesday night JAZZ with Willem Paynter Trio; @$ 5 Saint George's Round Church: 2222 Brunswick St.: Dec 18th - 1:45pm to 3:15pm - Cathy Ann MacPhee=''Open Gaelic Song Workshop''' donation (suggested $20, or pay what you can) St. Andrew's United Church-stage: .....The Stage Mondays 2022-2023 collection: 6036 Coburg Road: 902-456-8779: Dec 11th - The Innkeeper's Christmas with Lennie Gallant Dec 17th - 7pm - Meaghan Smith; The Holiday Show; @$ 35 in support of Feed Nova Scotia St. Andrew's United Church-stage: .....The Main Stage 2022-2023 collection: 6036 Coburg Road: 902-456-8779: Dec 16th - 7:30pm - Meaghan Smith; @$ 35 The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: Dec 7th - 8pm - Comedy At The Carleton With Jay Malone! Dec 8th - 8pm - Catherine MacLellan Holiday Show Dec 9th - 8pm - SOLD OUT: Carleton Stone Album Release Dec 12th - 7pm - Jon Bryant Trio Dec 14th - 7pm - Craft Draught Showdown: Church vs Brightwood Dec 15th - 7:30pm - Black Umfolosi Dec 16th - 8pm - A Còig Christmas Dec 17th - 1pm - Broadway Brunch - Holiday Edition Dec 20th - 7pm - A Dave Gunning & J.P. Cormier Christmas Dec 21st - 7pm - A Dave Gunning & J.P. Cormier Christmas Dec 30th - Eliza Rhinelander, and Silas Bonnell, The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: every Monday - 8pm to 10pm - Session with Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit The Oxford Taproom: 6418 Quinpool Rd.: 902-431-0501: every Wednesday - 8pm to 10:30pm - irish jam sessions The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: Dec 16th - 10pm - Slowcoaster @$ 15-advance Ulnooweg Education Centre: 5121 Sackville Street, Suite 401: 902-406-0979: Dec 15th - ''Dreamers' Gala''=with Jeremy Dutcher • Morgan Toney • Sarah Prosper • The Relatives at Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Mahone Bay Saltbox Brewery: 363 Main St.: 902-624-0653: every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Celtic Music sessons Liverpool Astor Theatre: 219 Main St.: 902-354-5250: Dec 11th - 7:30pm - Catherine MacLellan Christmas Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas



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