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Northern Inverness Area Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: Nov 26th - 7pm - Adrien Aucoin Nov 27th - 2pm - Brent Aucoin & Joel Chiasson - 9pm - Jean-Marc Doiron & Norm Arsenault Dec 3rd, 10th, & 17th - 7pm - Adrien Aucoin & Dwayne Poirier Dec 11th - 2pm - Colin Grant Dec 18th - 2pm - Andrea Beaton & friends Dec 24th - 2pm - xmas eve-artists tba Dec 26th - 2pm - tba - 9pm - tba Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: Nov 28th - 2pm - Party with Colin Grant 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)

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Margaree Area Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland church: 178 Broad Cove Marsh Rd.: Dec 10th - 7pm to 9pm - mini fundraising concert series with tba Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: Nov 6th to 2022 Jan 15th - The exhibitions include ''Place in Perspective''' by Hélène Blanchet, Alison Cowitz and Kristi Farrier; ''FLOCK''' by Anne Morrell Robinson and ''A Sense of Place''' by Regina Marzlin Nov 27th - star making workshop with Sian Gwynne Turner; @$ 90 Dec 3rd - Hauler=live music; @$ 25 Dec 10th & 11th - 8:30pm - Jon Dore ; presented by ICCA and Shawn Hogan productions & $30 and are available at www.invernessarts.com/iccaevents. Dec 12th - You and Me Book launch with Michael S Ryan and Kristen Herrington-Free Dec 13th - Winds of Heaven-film screening with director Michael Ostroff-Free ICCA Arts Centre-Cabinet Gallery: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: Dec 3rd - 8:30pm - Hauler; @$ 25 Dec 12th - Michael S. Ryan (The Town Heroes) and Kristen Herrington (Kristen Herrington Art) have co-authored their first book titled, ''You & Me'': Travel Misadventures, and Love Around the World. Stella Maris Church: 47 Upper Railway St.: 902-258-2462: Dec 12th - 2pm to 4pm - Variety Concert with local talent; @$ 20 proof of double vaccination and IDs required at door.

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SouthWestern Inverness Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: Dec 18th - 9pm - Aaron MacDonald, & band with Jon Hines Mabou (An Drochaid) CBFM: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-0000: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - 8am to 3pm - with Ryan Joseph MacDonald MissBressa Pop Up Shop: 11497 Route # 19-Main St.: Nov 27th & 28th - 11am to 2pm - local bakers and/or makers pop up; Nov 27th - Elizabeth Beaton Baking Nov 28th - Tryn MacDonald The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Dec 4th & 5th - Dinner and Celebrate the Holidays with Heather Rankin & friends; @$ 99 SOLD OUT. tickets on sale Nov 1st @ 1pm [4 shows ]; Sat Dec 4th @ 5PM & 8pm; Sun Dec 5th @ 2PM & 5pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ....Sunday Ceilidhs.: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Nov 28th - 2pm to 5pm - Dara Smith-MacDonald & Adam Young ;; @$ 10 Dec 5th - 2pm to 5pm - Tba ;; @$ 10 Dec 12th - 2pm to 5pm - CANCELLED ;; @$ 10 Dec 19th - 2pm to 5pm - CANCELLED ;; @$ 10 Dec 26th - 2pm to 5pm - Tba -Boxing day ;; @$ 10 Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Dec 10th - 7:30pm - Masters Concert with Shelly Campbell, Troy MacGillivray, Andrea Beaton, Kenneth MacKenzie, Allan Dewar; covid 19 immunization & ID verified at door, masking required,@$ 25+HST

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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 Civic Centre-: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: Nov 27th - 10am to 3pm - Christmas Ceilidh Market; music by Ty Wallace ; Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: Dec 2nd - 7pm - Ashley MacIsaac Maritime Tour ; Ashley MacIsaac & Lisa MacIsaac, Hilda Chaisson Dec 16th - Christmas Day on Planet Earth with Lennie Gallant-Inkeepers tour SAERC Auditorium: 902-625-2591: Dec 11th - 7:30pm - Tis the Season to be grateful; with Bette MacDonald and Maynard Morrison and their supporting cast Presented by: 101.5 the Hawk, The Reporter & Maritime Inns Dec 16th - 8pm - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas

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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 Nov 30th to Dec 5th - Christmas in the Village; masking, double vac proof and ids required. Dec 2nd - 7pm - christmas jam session @$5 Dec 4th - 11am - social distancing visit and pictures with santa Dec 5th - 2pm - christmas's skits and carols, @$ 5, under direction of WESPAC Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: every Friday - noon to 1pm - Pop-up Gàidhealtachds ; https://www.facebook.com/events/1211212282641458/ Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....Saturday ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: Nov 27th - Stephanie MacDonald Dec 4th - Kenneth MacKenzie Dec 10th - A Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas; Sold Out $35 Dec 31st - 9pm to 11:30pm - New Year’s Eve with Pretty Archie' @ $50 TICKETS WILL BE EMAILED. Non-refundable. Assigned Seating. Covid rules apply. Baddeck (Badaig) town: ....2021 Nov 26th & 27th-Christmas in the Village: Nov 26th - 10am - kits, 6pm-tree lighting, 6:30pm-family skate, Nov 27th - 9:30am - reindeer run, 10am-christmas market, 2pm-Grinch move at Knox Church hall 3pm-baddeck library-scavenger hunt and crafts, 4pm-parade, 5:30pm-Santa at Inverary Conference Center. Bell Buoy Restaurant: 539 Chebucto St.: 902-295-2581: every Friday & Saturday - Rob Hancock plays Bras d’or Yacht Club-Tiller & Wheel Lounge: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: Nov 26th - 4pm - Darrell Keigan Inverary Inn - MacAulay Conference Centre: 368 Shore Rd.: Dec 31st - 5pm - Roaring 20’s New Years Eve; afternoon cocktail party, a delicious 3 course meal, DJ dance and photo booth with props; Return to the conference centre the next morning for a hot breakfast and, for the bravest of souls, a polar dip at the beach; Full event starts at $195/each+ taxes (based on double occupancy) Dinner and dance only - $120/person (taxes in); double vaccination proof required with ID . Masonic Hall-Theatre Baddeck: ...#7th Annual-Theatre Baddeck, 2021 July 15th to December 11th: 24 Queen St.: 902-295-3283: Dec 2nd, 3rd, & 7th to 10th - 7:30pm - CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Richard Quesnel http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/christmascarol 902-412-7122 with largest cast Theatre Baddeck has ever assembled Dec 4th, 5th, & 11th - 3:30pm - CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Richard Quesnel http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/christmascarol 902-412-7122 with largest cast Theatre Baddeck has ever assembled Dec 4th & 11th - 8pm - CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Richard Quesnel http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/christmascarol 902-412-7122 with largest cast Theatre Baddeck has ever assembled Knox Presbyterian Church: Dec 19th - 3pm - Putting Christmas Back Together with Adam Young & more.

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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: Oct 25th to Dec 17th - the Seasonal Series-Online music, dance & Language Short Courses Dec 10th to 12th - An Nollaig Ghàidhealach ~ A Gaelic Christmas ( ages 7+) Gaelic immersion weekend; with Stacey MacLean, Colin MacDonald, Joyce MacDonald, Carmen MacArthur, Hector MacNeil

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Urban Cape Breton Area Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: every Thursday - 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Boisdale (Baghasdal) Community Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: Nov 27th - 7:30pm - An Evening of Music in the Hills of Boisdale; with Mary Beth Carty, Rose Morrison, & Darrell Keigan @$ 15' COVID regulations -proof of double vaccination Fred: 902 577-7728 ; Joe: 902 871-2013 Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: every Saturday - 7pm to 10pm - music by the Circle Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8-Breton: 769 Main St.: 902-736-3206: Dec 31st - new Year's eve-dinner and dance with Tommy Capstick; @$ 25 St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St. -3 queen st.: 902-736-6394: Nov 26th - 7pm - Hum Hymn Sing-Come join Chalk Dust -your favourite hymns and a few special selections. COVID 19 Protocols - Proof of Double Vaccination Valid Photo ID; Wearing of Masks 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 Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: every Thursday(through 2021 Dec 30th) - 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd North Sydney Seniors & Pensioners Hall: 309 RCommercial St.: Nov 28th - 2pm to 4pm - country music-free Coxheath Knox United Church Hall: Blackett's Lake Rd.: Dec 2nd, 3rd, & 5th - 7pm - Christmas Concert series;- each @$ 20 902-578-6709 , 902-574-7136 2nd -''Festive Tales & Tunes''' with Jen Wilson, Cindy Price, Debi Sullivan, Kenny Hutchins & Mario Colosimo, Second Wind Saxes. Carol & Stephen MacDougall, Laurie Murchison 3rd-''Jazz Yule Love''' with Carl Getto, Jazz Trio, Janet Bickerton 5th-''The Wonder of Christmas"" with Jen Wilson, Quarterdeck. Heather Sparling, Chris McDonald, Janice Tulk, Stephen MacDougall. fundraiser for Coxheath Hills Wilderness Recreation Association to maintain the Coxheath trails. masks and proof of covid 19 vacination required Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: Nov 27th & Dec 25th - 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com United Protestant Church: 1524 King’s Rd.: Dec 17th - 7pm - Putting Christmas Back Together with Adam Young and more Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: Nov 26th - 4pm - Steve MacIntyre Nov 27th - 3pm - Doug Johnson C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: Oct 28th to Dec 1st - Explorations, a visual art exhibition by Ontario artist, Shane Norrie; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Dec 20th - 7:30pm - Oh, That Special Night-with the second wind community concert band; special Guests=Wendy Bergfeldt, Linda Muise, Jim Guy, & more; @$ 20; fundraiser for Evey Woman's Centre Cape Breton University-Great Hall: ...... 2015 Oct 13th to 17th - North Atlantic Fiddle Convention: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: Dec 12th - 7pm - Christmas with friends; Rachel MacLean, Mark Riley, the Gilberts & more; @$25 Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: Dec 18th - 10pm - The Tom Fun Orchestra | Carmen Townsend & The Shakey Deals | Holiday Fever Dec 26th - 8:30pm to 11:30pm - Boxing day with Pretty Archie; Sociable Entertainment Presents; @ $30-advance; 19+ proof of double vaccination and IDs at door Church of Christ the King: 19 Trinity Ave & George St.: Dec 12th - 3pm - Christmas with the Cape Breton Chorale ; @$ 25 [902-539-1243; https://www.capebretonchorale.com] Ryan Billington-director; Paula Jane Francis-piano and organ CTV Studio: Dec 4th - 11am to 6pm - #58th annual christmas daddies Telethon; https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca http://www.christmasdaddies.org Curling Club: 619 George St.: 902-539-4012: Dec 31st - 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve Dance; @$ 25 Music by DJ Jimmy. Champagne toast at midnight provided Daniel's Restaurant & Lounge: 456 Charlotte St.: 902-562-8586: Nov 30th - 7pm to 10pm - Holiday Dinner theatre with Ashley Buckingham, Em & Jenifer Dingwall ; @$ 40 Dec 7th, 15th, & 21st - 7pm to 10pm - Holiday Dinner theatre with Ashley Buckingham, Em & Jenifer Dingwall ; @$ 40 Dec 17th - 9pm - Crowdis Bridge; @$ 20 Doktor Luke's-coffee house: 54 Prince St.: Dec 3rd - 4pm to 7pm - Adam Young Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal-“The Royal Cape Breton Room”: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: Dec 10th - Aaron MacDonald, & band with Elyse Aeryn Forrester's Centre & Krypt Lounge: 42 Coxheath Rd.: 902-371-2201: Nov 26th - 7:30pm - 11pm-Strings, song and soup for the soul; featuring Alton MacKinnon & David Brake; @ $40 + tax; 19+ just 40 guests allowed; masks, proof of vaccination at the door. Dec 3rd - 6:30pm - Your grown=up christmas list; with Jason Kempt, Anita Helle, Katie Hodder, Dan MacPherson Shannon Forrester; 19+ Dec 23rd - 7:30pm to 11pm - Shannon & Dan's-Most Wonderful Time of the year'; 19+ The Mingles Soirée Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: Nov 26th - 6pm to 9pm - Rob Murphy Nov 27th - 6pm to 9pm - Brandon Bates Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Dec 2nd - A Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas Dec 7th to 12th - 7:30pm - A Christmas Carol; 40 person cast; @$ 42 our annual fundraiser ; Dec 15th - 7:30pm - ''Christmas Day on Planet Earth''' with Lennie Gallant-Inkeepers Christmas tour Dec 17th - 7pm - 'the Sound of Music'-Sing-Along; part of Christmas Movie Series; @$ 15+hst Dec 19th - 7pm - ''White Chrismas''-Sing-Along; part of Christmas Movie Series; @$ 15+hst Dec 21st - 7pm - ''Scrooge''' part of Christmas Movie Series; @$ 5+hst Dec 22nd - 7pm - ""Miracle on 34th Street"""-part of Christmas Movie Series; @$ 5+hst Dec 23rd - 7pm - It's a Wonderful Life -part of Christmas Movie Series; @$ 5+hst Highland Arts Theatre: CLASSES: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Dec 18th - 7:30pm - Port Cities Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: Dec 31st - 9pm - Ring in the New Year with a stacked Song Writers Circle and New Year’s Eve Party ; @$ 100, 19+ featuring Gordie Sampson, Classified, Matt Minglewood and Breagh Isabel, Hauler. Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: Dec 9th & 10th - 7pm - CB Christmas Ceilidh presented by CB Building Trades & Unionized Contractors @$ 40+ with Mac Morin, Kimberley Fraser, Wendy MacIsaac, Howie MacDonald, Aaron Lewis, Sarah MacInnis , Em Dingwall, Jordan Lewis, Lyndon MacKenzie, Keltic Drive Dec 17th - 7:30pm - Four from the Floor-in the round concert; @$ 35 with Lena Campbell, Andrew Doyle, RG Schaffer; host is Brian Cathcart Dec 28th & 29th - 8:30pm - Dave Sampson's Christmas show with guests' Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant-corner Lounge: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: every Wednesday - 6pm to 9pm-Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill every Thursday - 5pm to 8pm-Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. host is Aaron C. Lewis every Saturday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm - live music every Saturday Nov 25th - 5pm - Aaron Lewis & Murry Dingwall Nov 27th - 6:30pm - Jordan Musycsyn Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: every Tuesday & Thursday - 7pm - Harbour HerStory walk; walk in the footsteps of CB's impactful womenl @$ 13 register at 902-539-1572 Sacred Heart Downtown: 217 George St.: 902-565-3637: Dec 12th & 13th - 6:30pm - Fine dining and entertainment with the Men of the Deeps & Colin Grant, Jenn Sheppard; @$ 75 (902) 578-2898 Steel City Sports Bar & Steakhouse: 252 Townsend St.: Nov 27th - 5pm to 2am=# 14th Annual Autism Rocks; @$10; with Terry Peters, PHD, Jaded, Cheery Bomb. Wise Guys, Broken Road, Gunnar, Alter Ego, Whiskey Jack, & more St. George’s Church Hall: 119 Charlotte St.& Nepean St.: Dec 17th - 7:30pm - A Cape Breton Christmas a fundraiser; with Jordan Musycsyn and friends ; @$ 25-limited seating 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 Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: every Sunday - 7pm to 11pm - Michael Lloyd Wentworth Park: Band Shell: Dec 19th - 7pm - John Gracie’s Once Upon a Christmas ;featuring Samantha Gracie double vaccinated, & masked. Donations will be collected for Salvation Army's Kettle Campaign. Dominion Shamrock Club: 2012 March 11th to 17th-Irish Heritage Festival: Commercial St.: 902-849-2600: Nov 28th - 2pm to 5pm - Darrell Keigan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: Nov 25th to 28th - 6:45pm - The Divorce Before Christmas A Brand New Holiday Dinner Theatre By Aaron Corbett; @ $59 Dec 4th - 7pm - Christmas Legends; @ $54.50 Dec 5th - 2pm - Christmas Legends; @ $54.50 Dec 9th - the Snowman's Christmas ball with Matt Andersen & the Fortunate Ones and Reeny Smith; Dec 10th - Bette Maynard MacMorrison-TIS THE SEASON IS BACK Dec 11th, 12th, 14th, & 15th - 6:45pm - The Divorce Before Christmas A Brand New Holiday Dinner Theatre By Aaron Corbett Tickets: $59 Dec 16th, 19th, 20th, & 21st - 6:45pm - The Divorce Before Christmas A Brand New Holiday Dinner Theatre By Aaron Corbett Tickets: $59 Dec 17th - 7:30pm - Jimmy Rankin-Kitchen Party - Holiday Edition show, with Hauler, Morgan Toney, Keith Mullins & more. Dec 18th - 3pm & 7:30pm - Christmas with The Barra MacNeils 2022 Jan 8th - Than Dunn- Elvis Birthday celebration; @$ 49 Donkin Fire Hall: 2010 July 8th to 12th-Coastal Days Festival: Nov 27th - 8pm - Colin Grant with special guest Brian Cathcart. hauler

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: Dec 10th - 8pm to midnight - Get Ugly sweater party with John Curtis Sampson Dec 17th - 8pm to midnight - Christmas Dinner and dance; @$ 50; music by the Non Essentials band Dec 27th - 8pm to midnight - Boring Day Dance-; @$ 25; music by Full Circle Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: Dec 11th - noon to 6pm - Christmas by the sea, stationary parade and gift market-FREE Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: Nov 26th - 7:30pm - A little bit of Christmas with Robert Bouchard and Nick Boudreau Nov 28th - 3pm - Sounds of Christmas Dec 10th - 7:30pm - A Cape Breton Lyrics & Laughter Christmas; @$ 25 Colin Grant, Michelle Hollohan, Jason MacDonald, Beverly MacLean, Eric Angus Whyte, Adam Young Dec 11th - 2pm & 7:30pm - A Cape Breton Lyrics & Laughter Christmas; @$ 25 Colin Grant, Michelle Hollohan, Jason MacDonald, Beverly MacLean, Eric Angus Whyte, Adam Young Dec 12th - 2pm - A Cape Breton Lyrics & Laughter Christmas; @$ 25 Colin Grant, Michelle Hollohan, Jason MacDonald, Beverly MacLean, Eric Angus Whyte, Adam Young Dec 18th - 7pm - ''Putting Christmas back Together Again''' - Matthew Campbell, Robyn Cathcart, Joelle Foulds, Margaret MacPherson, Jan Tetford and Adam Young.

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Big Pond Area Eskasoni (Eskisoqnik) Sarah Denny Cultural Centre: 65 Mini Mali Drive.: 902-379-2298: Dec 11th - 6pm - benefit concert honouring Richard Poulette -''Time to help our brother''; @$ 20 with hosts-Barry Paul Bernard family & Red Tribe boxing club and Holy Family Parish.

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St Peter's Area River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: Dec 1st, 15th, 29th, & 2022 Jan 12th - 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: Nov 26th - 6pm - Leona Burkey & Roger Stone & guests-fundraiser for NS Autism-''Shine Blue Show''' Nov 27th - 7pm - Johnny Cash Christmas with the Capetones; $20+tax Nov 28th - 6pm to 8pm - open mic with Jason Williams MacDonald FREE Dec 1st - 6pm - Tapas Trivia (small plates, big minds) hosted by Bill Culp 4 people or less per table $20 per table. Dec 3rd - A Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas; $50 +tax (waitlisted) Dec 4th - Bill Cupl book release party Dec 5th - 6pm to 8pm - open mic with Jason Williams MacDonald FREE Dec 10th - 6pm - Eddie Cummings -jamming jar Dec 11th - 7pm - Alter Ego Band; $15 Dec 12th - 6pm to 8pm - open mic with Jason Williams MacDonald FREE Dec 17th - 6pm to 8pm - Echo ; jamming jar Dec 18th - 7pm - Hauler; $30+tax Dec 19th - 6pm to 8pm - Christmas open mic with Chelsey Dakai FREE Dec 23rd - 7pm - Ugly Christmas party with Derek Webb band Dec 24th to 29th - Closed Dec 31st - 9pm to 1am - NYE bash with The Capetones ; 7pm to 9pm-opening band -the Corner boogie band. Meal included presented by Chef Jay Sampson : @ $79 +tax +gratuity MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: Nov 26th - 8pm to 10pm - open mic night with host Bill Culp Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: Nov 27th - 8pm - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: Dec 15th & 2022 Jan 19th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson the Clairestone Inn: 2375 Highway 206: 1-877-787-2200: Dec 12th - 5:30pm - a traditional family dinner and Christmas sing-a-long with Sherry ; 902-226-2200 need to double vaccinate & Masks required. Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Nov 28th, Dec 12th, 26th, 2022 Jan 9th, & 23rd - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 10pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep

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Mainland Area Mulgrave Mulgrave Memorial Center- former Memorial Education Centre: 459 Murray St.: 902-302-0736: Dec 10th - 8pm - Gary Williams & Eastbound with Krista and Jay-live concert; 19+ ; @$ 20 Ocean View Fitness Centre Fundraiser Presents- Heather 902-302-0736 mulgravefitness@gmail.com covid restrictions and proof of vaccination required. Pomquet Fire Hall: Dec 18th - 7pm - Sing-along de Noël présenté par Société acadienne Sainte-Croix; with Mary Beth Carty Salle Rev P J Baccardax Hall: 1034 Pomquet Monks Head Rd.: Dec 17th - Christmas Day on Planet Earth with Lennie Gallant-Inkeepers tour St. Croix Church: 1148 Pomquet Monks Head Rd.: Dec 11th - 8pm - A Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas =Songwriters and Storytellers Concert Series; @ $ 46 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: Nov 28th - 2pm - the Men of the Deeps=Christmas in the Mine; @$ 25 Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) various town locations: ...2021 Nov 26th to 2022 Jan 1st.A hometown Christmas: Nov 26th to 2022 Jan 1st - .A hometown Christmas Nov 26th - moonlight madness downtown celebration-details to follow Nov 27th, Dec 11th, & 18th - Drive In Movies-details to follow Dec 1st to 2022 Jan 1st - storybook walks-details to follow Antigonish Farmer's Market: 30 James St.: 902-867-7479: Dec 15th - 4pm to 7pm - Christmas Market with Mary Beth Carty Music Candid Brewing Company: 88 College St.: 902-863-3930: every Sunday - 7pm to 9pm - Celtic music with John Hanlon,Heather MacIsaac, 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 ; East Coast Credit Union-Social Enterprise Centre: St. Ninian St.: Dec 11th - 7pm - Aaron MacDonald, & band with Steve macIntyre 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 Brian England 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] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 902-867-3333: Dec 9th to 12th - Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" ; @ $ 9 Proof of vaccination and ID required; masks must stayon at all times. The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: every Sunday - 6:30pm - Irish Traditional Music jam Session, no cover Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: Nov 26th to 28th - 2021 Old Fashioned Christmas; https://oldfashionedchristmas.sherbrookevillage.ca/ New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square Theatre: 155 Riverside Pkwy: 902-752-4800: Nov 26th - 8pm - Fully Completely-a tragically hip tribute, with Escape is at hand; @$ 25 Dec 4th - 8pm - Stone House with Leah & Kyle , Steve Travis Auld; , @$ 15-advance Dec 16th - 7pm - Home for the Holidays; with Robyn Alcorn-Martin, Lynn DeCoste, Leah Samson, and Mary Stewart, with special guests; @$ 15-advance; Dec 31st - New Year's eve gala with Neon Soul Machine The Dock Pub: 130 George St.: 902-752-0884: Nov 27th & Dec 25th - 2pm to 5pm - jam session Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Nov 25th - 7:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac, Madison Violet, Hilda Chiasson-Cormier @$ 41 proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Dec 4th - 7:30pm - the Snowman's Christmas ball with Matt Andersen & the Fortunate Ones and Reeny Smith; @$ 55 proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Dec 5th - 2pm & 6pm - A Christmas Spectacular-Presented by Miss Carla’s Dance proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Dec 8th & 9th - Bette Maynard MacMorrison-TIS THE SEASON IS BACK proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Dec 11th - 7:30pm - a Pictou County Pop Christmas; @$ 50; Doris Mason, Lisa McGrath, Karen Corbin, Sandra Decoste, Brett MacDougall, Cecely Gilby, Robyn Alcorn-Martin, John Muirhead, Phish Fancy, Paul Tupper, Albert Dunnewold, Derek Wilson, Ashley George and Judd Gunning proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Dec 14th - 8pm - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas; with Patricia Richard, Jeremy Gallant, & Sean Kemp; @$ 42 proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Dec 17th - The Barra MacNeils Christmas proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Dec 19th - 7:30pm - A Sanctified Brother's Christmas with Preston's Smith Family; @$ 38 proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Dec 22nd - 7:30pm - A Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; @$ 38 proof of double vaccination & a Photo ID (required ] Masks Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: Dec 1st - 7pm to 9pm - Christmas Tour-Ashley MacIsaac & Lisa MacIsaac ; @$ 43.45 by Nova Scotia Arts Factory - NSAF Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: Dec 2nd to 5th - Bette Maynard MacMorrison-TIS THE SEASON IS BACK Dec 6th & 7th - the Snowman's Christmas ball with Matt Andersen & the Fortunate Ones and Reeny Smith; @$ 55 Dec 12th - 8pm - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas Dec 17th - 7:30pm - Port Cities Nine Mile River Nine Mile River Community Hall: Dec 12th - 2pm to 4:30pm - Country Music Jamboree with Linda Welner-Blois, Blaine Henskaw, Jo-Ann Newman, Fraser Newcombe, John Snyder, Pam & Ray Gray @$ 10; covid 19 proof of double vaccination & ID required. Wolfville Acadia University-Acadia Festival Theatre: 504 Main St.: Dec 9th - 8pm - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas Dec 11th - the Snowman's Christmas ball with Matt Andersen & the Fortunate Ones and Reeny Smith; @$ 55 Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: every Friday - 7pm to 9pm-free music Dec 19th - 2pm - Michael S. Ryan (The Town Heroes) and Kristen Herrington (Kristen Herrington Art) have co-authored their first book titled, ''You & Me'': Travel Misadventures, and Love Around the World. 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: Dec 2nd & 2022 Jan 6th - 8pm to 11pm - with Leona Burkey every Sunday - 6pm to 7pm - tradition fiddle music with host Brad Reid New Scotland Brewing Co.: 91 Alderney Dr.: 902-406-2337: every Friday - 8pm - Willie Stratton every Saturday - 3pm to 6pm - jam session with Tatsu, Cole Harbour Woodside United Church: Nov 28th - 3pm - Catherine Little in Concert; @$ 15-advance covid restrictions in place/ Halifax (Halafacs) various town locations: Nov 26th to Dec 19th - Evergreen Festival all over Halifax area. Evergreen Stage- Foundation Lot North, Halifax Waterfront (1549 Lower Water St, next to Waterfront Warehouse) Nov 23rd to 2022 Jan 9th - All day with Alice in Pantoland at Neptune Theatre Nov 23rd to 26th - all day - Dickens' A Christmas Carol at Neptune Theatre Nov 24th to 2022 Jan 2nd - all day - Halifax Glow Gardens at Halifax Exhibition Centre Nov 26th - 5pm to 6:40pm - Good Dear Good / Jody Upshaw on Evergreen Stage - 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Sackville Christmas Tree Lighting in Acadia Park - 7pm to 8:40pm - The Gilberts / Ranking & The Broken Reeds, on Evergreen Stage Nov 27th - 1pm to 2:40pm - Amelia Parker / Eriana Willis on Evergreen Stage - 1pm to 3pm - Nautical Rope Wreath Demonstrations, at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic - 2pm to 9pm - North-by-Night Holiday Market at Agricola Street (North St to Woodill St) - 3pm to 4:40pm - Paul St-Amand Soul Quartet / Gizelle de Guzman, on Evergreen Stage - 7pm to 8:40pm - Willie Stratton / Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound on Evergreen Stage Nov 28th - 1pm to 2:40pm - Shannon Quinn / Matt Steele on Evergreen Stage - 3pm to 4:40pm - Jessie Brown / Brad Reid on Evergreen Stage - 4pm to 8pm - holiday market Takin' BLK the Holidays at Halifax Brewery Market Dec 2nd & 3rd - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - At This Hour at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic Dec 4th - all day - Lights of Dartmouth Christmas Walk, on 163 Portland Street - 8am to 1pm - Holiday Hygge Makers & Producers Market, at halifax Brewery Market - 1pm to 3pm - Nautical Rope Wreath Demonstrations, at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - At This Hour at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic Dec 5th - 10am to 3pm - Holiday Hygge Makers & Producers Market at Halifax Brewery Market Dec 5th, 9th, & 10th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - At This Hour at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic Dec 11th - all day - Meet the Designer at Amos Pewter, (Halifax Waterfront) - 1pm to 3pm - Nautical Rope Wreath Demonstrations, at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic Dec 11th & 12th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - At This Hour at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic Dec 18th - 11am to 4pm - Listless Christmas Market at Good Robot Brewing Co. - 1pm to 3pm - Nautical Rope Wreath Demonstrations, at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic - 11am to 4pm - Listless Christmas Market at Good Robot Brewing Co. Bearly's-the House of Blues and Ribs: 1269 Barrington St.: 902-423-2526: Nov 25th - 8pm - Morgan Davis Nov 26th - 9pm - Shrimp Daddy & The Sharpshooters Nov 27th - 9pm - Michelle Mock & The Moccassins, Brad Conrad Nov 28th - 8pm - Legendary Sunday Night Blues Jam Nov 29th & 30th - 8pm - Garrett Mason Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: Dec 11th - 2pm - a musical -"A Christmas Dollhouse,"-based on an actual event that took place during the Depression in Oxford, NS. It is based on the novel, by Halifax author and illustrator, the late Richard Rudnicki. Casino Nova Scotia -: ...-Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle -ONLINE SERIES: Dec 9th - 8pm - Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle -with Bruce , Dylan, Jodi Guthro, & special guest Dec 10th & 11th - 8pm - Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle -with Bruce Guthro, Joel Plaskett, Irish Mythem, Gordie Sampson & special guests Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: Dec 19th - 🎄 The Barra MacNeils Christmas 🎄 -two shows Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: every Sunday - 3pm to 6pm - jam -Shannon Quinn celtic session Gus' Pub & Grill: 2605 Agricola St.: 902-423-7786: Nov 25th - backyard Heros with Elk Lodge, No Mad Sky 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 Mary E. Black Gallery: 1061 Marginal Rd. Suite 140: Nov 12th to 2022 Jan 9th - Brunswick.Commemoration: Woven Stories Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. free. Neptune Theatre-At HOME: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: Nov 23rd to 2022 Jan 9th - Alice in Pantoland: Nov 24th to Dec 26th - Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: Obladee Wine Bar: 1600 Barrington St.: 902-405-4505: every Thursday - 6:30pm & 8:30pm - Thursday Residency with Mairi Rankin; guests Cassie & Maggie every Wednesday - 6:30pm to 8pm & 8:30pm to 10pm - Wednesday night JAZZ with Willem Paynter Trio; @$ 5 Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Dec 5th - 2pm - TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE NUTCRACKER; Dec 6th - Bette Maynard MacMorrison-TIS THE SEASON IS BACK Dec 11th - 7:30pm - Home for the Holidays Dec 12th - 2pm - Home for the Holidays Dec 16th & 17th - Matt Andersen, with Fortunate Ones & Reeny Smith Dec 18th - 7:30pm - A Baroque Christmas; at St. Andrew's United Church Dec 19th - 2pm - A Baroque Christmas; at St. Andrew's United Church Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: Dec 11th - 8pm - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas St. Andrew's United Church-stage: 6036 Coburg Road: 902-456-8779: Nov 26th - Catherine MacLellan with Tanya Davis , Terra Spencer and Nick Gauthier The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: Nov 25th - 7:30pm - The Jungernauts, Jack McDonald, Mike Aubé - Album Release Show Nov 26th - 8pm - Ashley MacIsaac with special guest Lisa MacIsaac & Hilda Chiasson SOLD OUT Nov 27th - 8pm - Tevon Tynes & The Superstatics Nov 30th - 7:30pm - Ashley MacIsaac with special guest Lisa MacIsaac & Hilda Chiasson ; @$ 65 Dec 1st & 2nd - 7:30pm - Cory Tetford -SOLD OUT Dec 3rd - 8pm - SOLD OUT: Erin Costelo Dec 4th - 2pm - Symphony Brunch - 8pm - Maximum overdrive Dec 9th - 7:30pm - Thomas Stajcer Vinyl Release Show Dec 10th - 8pm - Campbell & Johnston Dec 11th - 1pm - SOLD OUT: Broadway Brunch - Holiday Edition - 8pm - Tevon Tynes & The Superstatics Dec 12th - 1pm - Broadway Brunch - Holiday Edition Dec 15th - 7pm - Craft Draught Showdown - the REMATCH - Big Spruce vs Upstreet Dec 17th - Aaron MacDonald Dec 18th - 4pm - A Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas - 9pm - Tevon Tynes & The Superstatics - A Miracle On Argyle Street Dec 19th - 7pm - A Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: Nov 28th, Dec 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th - 7pm - Session with Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit Chester Chester Playhouse: 22 Pleasant Street: Nov 26th - 8pm - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 902-634-8667: Nov 28th - 2:30pm - Verona Quartet Dec 5th - 2:30pm - Verona Quartet Lunenberg Folk Harbour Festival: 125 Montague St.: 902-634-3180: Nov 27th - Catherine MacLellan with Tanya Davis , Terra Spencer and Nick Gauthier The Lunenberg Opera House: 290 Lincoln St.: Nov 25th - Heather Rankin=Christmas Nov 26th - David Myles-it's Christmas Nov 27th - Catherine MacLennan & Friends-=holiday Dec 10th - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas Shelburne Osprey Arts Centre: 107 Water St.: Dec 5th - 7pm - 'Once unon a christmas tour with John Gracie'; @$ 25 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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