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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: every Saturday - 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Dec 7th - 2pm - Donna Marie Dewolfe & Joël Chiasson Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: every Tuesday - 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: every Monday & Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment =Maurice, Bruno & Clarence every Tuesday & Thursday - 7pm to 9pm - Fiddlers Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: every Saturday - 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' every Monday - 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow)

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Margaree Area Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: every Thursday - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Inverary Manor-Rodney's room: 72 Maple St.: every Wednesday - 10am-The “tea and talk”-Speaking Series; FREE St. Matthew's United church: 902-258-2323: Dec 13th - 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Yough County Singers, Vocal Motion presents ""Hear the JOY"" we support local charities Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) School of Crafts: #234 Hwy 478 (Scottsville Rd): 902-258-3838: every Monday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm - beginner/ intermediate Gaelic; for 6 weeks @$ 45 [caroline_cameron@hotmail.com 902-258-5768] every Thursday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic; for 6 weeks @$ 45 [caroline_cameron@hotmail.com 902-258-5768]

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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 14th - 6:30pm to 10pm - Brook Village Grocery Store presents =''Christmas Square Dance & Beer Fest''; +19, ID's music by Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar; [$24+tax DD tickets ONLY at BVG-902-945-2757] or [$35+ @ DOOR]; Garrison Brewing, Breton Brewing, Route 19 Brewing, Spindrift Brewing, Bulwark Ciders; Stand and stuff your face, the Joint, Cruisin' Cap Rougien's Cuisine; & the the Photo Booth Lady bring a non-perishable food bank item and receive a free drink and a door prize ticket. Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Dec 14th - 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: every Monday - 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: Dec 16th - 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Yough County Singers, Vocal Motion presents ""Hear the JOY"" we support local charities The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Dec 7th - 7pm to 9pm - Songwriters Winter Concert with Jeannie Beks, Christine Campbell, Lisa Cameron & guest-Niel McDaniel; @$ 15; [Jeannie Beks 902-258-5474] Dec 14th - 7pm - Cèilidh Nollaige | Christmas Ceilidh; West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ..Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: every Saturday - 9pm - Saturday- square dance @ $8 person , children under 12 free; musicians to be announced Dec 7th - 9pm to midnight - square dance with the Gaelic College crew and friends Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church: Dec 8th - 7pm - Pastoral Airs ; with Rodney Mac Donald, Melody & Derrick Cameron, Ronelda Aylward, Anne Marie Mac Donald, Cathy Hawley, Stephen & Leann MacLennanm & many more; lunch; served, donations gratefully accepted. Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: Dec 14th - 6pm to 9pm - Eddie Cummings Bayview Education Centre: Dec 11th - 7pm - annual Christmas concert; [snow date is Dec 17th] St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: every Friday - 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [except Aug 2nd.] Dec 6th - 5pm to 7pm - Hot turkey Supper followed by jam in Church; @$ 20 [limited tickets available-NO sales at door; Kathi 902-631-1115 ] Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Dec 8th - 2pm to 5pm - Ceilidh-Kolten Macdonell & Leanne Thérèse Aucoin $8 Dec 15th - 2pm to 5pm - No Ceilidh this week ---- ---- ---- Community Centre: 5473 Hwy # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2434: Dec 8th - 7pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier' @$ 35-advance Storytellers Gallery: 5663 Hwy # 19: 45°53.196′N 61°29.389′W: 902-787-2938, 902-787-2202: Dec 14th - 7:30pm - Ceilidh with local talent; admission by donation 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 ); Dec 5th - 7:30pm - Celtic-Jam "fall" session lead: Mac Campbell, Piano: Cathy Hawley

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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: every Thursday - open mike with host Andre Pettipas every Saturday - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: Dec 14th - 6:30pm - SING-ALONG SOUND OF MUSIC ; Hosted by Strait Area Theatre Society Prizes for best costumes. Sing, dance in this family friendly event; @$ 10 Civic Centre: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: Dec 12th - George Canyon with Aaron Pritchett Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: Dec 15th - 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Reach Church: 824 Church St.: Dec 11th - 7pm - A Christmas Coffee House; local music with Eastbound, & more ; dessert bar and warm beverages; Free admission with a donation to the food bank (non-perishable food items Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: every Friday - 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ SAERC Auditorium: 902-625-2591: Dec 7th - 7:30pm - Tis' the Season Dec 12th - 7:30pm - George Canyon and Aaron Pritchett St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: Dec 8th - 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] St. Mark’s United Church: 504 Bernard St.: 902-625-1757: Dec 14th - 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Yough County Singers, Vocal Motion presents ""Hear the JOY"" we support local charities

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Bras d’Or Lakes Area Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: every Friday - 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Iron Mines (Cnoc an t-Sìthein) L’Arche Cape Breton: 3 L'Arche Lane: 902-756-3162: Dec 7th - 6pm to 8pm - L'Arche Cape Breton & MawiTa'MK presents ''Drive-Thru Bethlehem""; " Whycocomagh (Hogamah) town: ...2019 Dec 2nd to 8th-#8th Annual Christmas in the Village: Dec 4th - 6pm to 7pm - Christmas Show and PJ Night With Santa! At the Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre Dec 5th - 6:30pm - Guided Lantern Hike for all ages led by Bruce Nunn. Starting at the Farmer’s Daughter, - 7pm - Christmas Open-Mic Jam Session at the Waterfront Centre, Dec 6th - 6:30pm - Christmas Parade, Main Street, Dec 7th - 9pm to midnight - Christmas Pub at the Waterfront Centre ; Corner Crew joined by DJ MacGillivray @ $10, IDs 19+ Dec 8th - 7pm - Christmas Airs, St. Andrews Church; Hosted by Celtic Star Chapter #19 Order of the Eastern Star. Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; Dec 7th - 9pm to midnight - Christmas in the Village Pub with Corner Crew & DJ MacGillivray; @$ 10; 19+ id's Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: every Saturday - 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: every Friday - 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $13+; Child/Senior plate - $10+. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Dec 6th - 7pm - Darren Stevens Dec 13th - 7pm - The Roadies Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: Dec 8th - 2pm to 5pm - Christmas tea and Ceilidh; @$ 5 Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ....2019 July 16th to Aug 13th-#21st Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: Dec 10th - 6:30pm - level one: & 7pm to 8:30pm-level two; Gaelic song sessions @$25 for 5 weeks with Amber & Stacey [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Baddeck (Badaig) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: every Thursday - live music now on Thursday AND Sundays Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: every Wednesday - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market

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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 4th to 2020 Apr 5th - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga Dec 6th to 8th - An Nollaig Ghàidhealach | A Gaelic College Christmas Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-all year-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: Dec 4th, 11th, & 18th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Dec 4th - 7:30pm - Kimberley Fraser , Aaron Lewis, Joyce MacDonald, Margie Beaton, Kenneth MacKenzie- Dec 11th - Howie MacDonald, Buddy MacDonald, Hilda Chiasson, Rodney MacDonald Dec 18th - 7:30pm - Christmas Ceilidh and Tree lighting with Connie & Larry MacAskill, Margie Beaton, Kenneth MacKenzie, Rodney MacDonald, Colin MacDonald, Joyce MacDonald Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: every Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan every Thursday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Norm MacDonald every Friday & Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Shawn MacKinnon every Sunday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Ingonish Coastal Waters Restaurant & Pub: 36404 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2526: every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday - Live music is offered at the Coastal 6 days a week, excluding Tuesdays. Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: every Sunday - 7pm - Seaside Square Set- with music by tba- Freshwater Lake (beside the playground); @ $ $14.70 St. Ann’s Bay United Church: Dec 15th - Buddy MacDonald with Sarah Beck North Shore (An Cladach A Tuath) Steve & Nona's house: 44667 Cabot Trail Rd.: every Monday - 9:30am to 12:30pm - Gaelic Classes, FREE Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: Oct 28th to 2020 May 18th - 9:30am to 12:30pm - Gaelic classes ; FREE St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: every Wednesday - 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon

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Urban Cape Breton Area Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: every Saturday - 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ 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 every Friday & Saturday - 10pm to 2am - "Bule Mistmas Marathon with DJ Tommy Capstick Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: every Saturday - 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: every Tuesday - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: every Tuesday - 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 every day - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Coxheath Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-: 902-270-4677: every Friday - 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: every Friday - local musicians in our Music on Tap! Series Cineplex: 325 Prince St.: 902-539-9050: Dec 7th - 9:30am - Free Movies! including A Christmas Story, Elf, Gremlins, The Polar Express, & National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. CTV Studio: Dec 7th - 11am to 6pm - #56th Annual Christmas Daddies Daniel's Restaurant & Lounge: 456 Charlotte St.: 902-562-8586: every Saturday - 4pm to 7pm - Jazz Saturdays ; Free. with Carl Getto Jazz Group, Red Mike MacDonald, Ronnie Leadbeater, Chris McDonald, Bruce MacKinlay, Janet Bickerton, Shelley Allen, Jo-Anne Rolls, Shirley Dalton, Janice Tulk, Scott Rodney and others. Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: every Friday - 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil every Saturday - 1pm to 4pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall starting May 4th, 2019-Saturday afternoon Ceilidh is from 1pm to 4pm Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Dec 7th - 8pm - Gunning & Cormier Christmas Dec 10th to 15th - 8pm - A Christmas Carol 2019-annual fundraiser; Tickets $42 or $27 for Ages 23 & Under James McConnell Memorial Library: 50 Falmouth St.: 902-562-3161: Dec 6th - 7pm - CD RELEASE with Elizabeth Patterson and David Burke Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: every Wednesday - 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: every Wednesday - 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #12: 101 Dorchester St.: 902-539-9745, 902-562-3198: Dec 6th - 8:30pm - Dance: Elmer Fraser has a dance ; with Music by Mike Hall and Beverly MacLean. Steel City Sports Bar & Steakhouse: 252 Townsend St.: Dec 7th - 7:30pm - Bandit Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: every Saturday - 5pm to 9pm - local live music Whitney Pier Royal Canadian Legion Branch #128: 850 Victoria Rd.: 902-539-4112: every Friday - 1:15pm to 2:14pm - Music Therapy for Cancer patients ; with music therapist Shelley Allen. [contact Alicia at the CB Cancer Centre at 902-567-6622 ] Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: every Wednesday - 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Friday - 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair every Saturday - 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil every Saturday - 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters every Saturday - 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville every Sunday - 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: Dec 3rd to 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, & 11th - 7pm - Isn't she Jolly; dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Dec 12th - 7pm - Tis The Season #13 =Bette MacDonald and Maynard Morrison and other performers; @$ 42.50 Dec 13th, 17th, 18th, 19th, & 20th - 7pm - Isn't she Jolly; dinner theatre; @$ 55; SOLD OUT Please call 902-842-1577 to get on the waiting list! Dec 15th - 2pm & 7pm - three pianos Christmas-Johnny Aucoin;s#80th birthday bash with Aaron Lewis, Stephen Muise

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: Dec 6th - 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 25th-season Dec 6th - 7pm - Annual Heritage Christmas Dec 7th to 9th - 7pm - Foggy View Players Present….In-Laws, Outlaws,and Other People (Who Should Be Shot) Christmas Comedy ; @$ 10 Dec 13th & 14th - 7:30pm - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 25 Colin Grant , Michelle Hollohan , Jason MacDonald , Eric Angus Whyte, Adam Young Dec 14th - 2pm - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 25 Colin Grant , Michelle Hollohan , Jason MacDonald , Eric Angus Whyte, Adam Young

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Big Pond Area Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: Dec 7th - 6:30pm - Christmas Supper and Dance; buffet diner at 7pm by Island Catering) Dance with DJ to follow! @$ 15 [ Lynn Pronk at 902-828-2596 or Rosanne Camus 1-519-732-7232; before Dec 1st ]

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St Peter's Area Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: every Monday - 7pm - Jam session,in the Chanter's Pub-Dundee room-downstairs; free; all skill levels, all instruments St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: every Thursday - 1pm to 3pm - beginner conversational Gaelic sessions ; for 12 weeks, @$ 60[ Cathy @902-561-2430] Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: every Saturday - 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn -Lockmasters Quarters Pub: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Dec 5th - 7pm - open mic with David Stone Dec 6th - 6pm - Ketra Landry Dec 7th - 8pm - Robyn Merrick Dec 8th - 6:30pm - paint nite with Laura Dec 12th - 7pm - open mic with Donna Marie DeWolfe Dec 13th - 6pm - Jocelyn Boudreau Dec 15th - 6pm - Chelsea Dakai MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: every Tuesday - 7pm to 9pm - Jam Nights will be changed to Tuesday Marina: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: every Friday - 7:30pm - summer jam sessions Arichat St. John's Centre for the Art's: 1109 Church St. Port Williams: Dec 7th - 6:30pm - ''Country Christmas''' with Adam and Cathy Cooke, Delores Boudreau & Tracey Wallace Dec 8th - 6:30pm - ''Country Christmas''' with Adam and Cathy Cooke, Kenny Pettipas, Dylan Sampson, Robert Bouchard ,Delores Boudreau Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: Dec 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 15th - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: Dec 14th - 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday

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Mainland Area Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: Dec 8th - 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Gaelic Society: 220 Main st.: every Tuesday - 6pm to 8pm - Gaelic Classes for beginners [ 6 weeks @$ 60] Red door in the back of 220 Main St. Màiri Britton @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Tuesday - 7pm to 10pm - open mic with Brent Collins every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 59/CACL: 83 Ninian St.: 902-863-3666: Dec 13th & 14th - 8pm - Gunning & Cormier Christmas - 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] Split Crow-Bar: 25 James St.: 902-343-9999: every Wednesday - 8:30pm to midnight - Wednesday Night Jam w/Chrissy Snow every Sunday - 8pm to 11:30pm - Anthony & Jordan St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: Dec 7th & 8th - 7:30pm - concert=Christmas in ''Antigonowhere''' Dec 8th - 2pm - concert=Christmas in ''Antigonowhere''' St FX -Keating Centre-2nd floor: Dec 6th - 7pm - First Friday Film Festival-''meeting Gorgachev''; & Dr Chris Frazer The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: Dec 4th - 2pm - Moira & Claire The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: every Sunday - 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, every Thursday - 9pm - Jazz session New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square Theatre: 155 Riverside Pkwy: 902-752-4800: Dec 15th - 2pm - The Celtic Christmas Show; featuring a talented cast of Celtic musicians, singers and dancers. The RCMP Pipes and Drums & Dancers, vocalist Patricia Murray and musical director Orla McCague Highland Square Mall: every Wednesday - 6:30pm - Friends of Gaelic Beginners meet to learn basic Gaelic [Wendy McInnis at 902-755-3451] Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Dec 8th - 2pm - A Christmas Dollhouse - The Musical; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: Dec 5th - Dave Gunning / J P Cormier Christmas Show Truro Cineplex Cinemas Truro: 20 Treaty Trail: Dec 7th - 9:30am - Free Movies! including A Christmas Story, Elf, Gremlins, The Polar Express, & National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Nine Mile River Nine Mile River Community Hall: Dec 8th & 15th - 2pm to 4:30pm - Jamoree; @$ 8 Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: every Sunday - 8pm to 11pm - Jam session Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Dec 7th - Garrett Mason & JG Lutes 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 - 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 Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: Dec 14th - 7:30pm - The Celtic Christmas Show; featuring a talented cast of Celtic musicians, singers and dancers. The RCMP Pipes and Drums & Dancers, vocalist Patricia Murray and musical director Orla McCague Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: every Sunday - 5pm to 7pm - afternoon ceilidhs . hosted by 'Fiddles & fish' Dec 5th - 8:30pm - Leona Burkey Cineplex Cinemas Dartmouth Crossing: 145 Shubie Drive: Dec 7th - 9:30am - Free Movies! including A Christmas Story, Elf, Gremlins, The Polar Express, & National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: every Tuesday - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, New Scotland Brewing Co.: 91 Alderney Dr.: 902-406-2337: Dec 7th - 8pm - Sarah Ellen Morrison; Catrina Macphee, Liam Ring, Morrison, T.J. Ploughman & Neil LeMoine. Andre Sautiere Dec 12th - 7:30pm - Ryan MacGrath's Hearth & Home Holiday Single Release Showcase! Dec 14th - 7:30pm - Jeremy Finney North Woodside Community Centre: 230 Pleasant St.: Dec 14th - 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: every Saturday - 8pm - entertainment Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: Dec 4th - 8pm - Holly Cole Dec 6th - 8pm - George Canyon & Aaron Pritchett Dec 11th, 13th, & 14th - 8pm - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Mo Kenny, Myles Goodwyn & Joel Plaskett. 19+ Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: Dec 7th - 9pm - John Gracie -Free Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: every Monday - 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Cineplex Cinemas: Bayer's Lake, 190 Chain Lake Drive: 902-876-4800: Dec 7th - 9:30am - Free Movies! including A Christmas Story, Elf, Gremlins, The Polar Express, & National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: every Thursday - 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald every Sunday - 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - live music Halifax Central Library-: ....Astoundingly Strange Films of Early Cinema Series: 5440 Spring Garden Rd. +phone: 902-490-5700: Dec 8th - Astoundingly Strange Films of Early Cinema Series, Hosted by film buff, Matthew McCarthy - Mad Love (The Hands of Orlac); 1935 | 1h 8min; free - The Haunted House; 1921 | 21min; free Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: every Wednesday - 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Dec 9th - 7:30pm - Tis The Season #13 =Bette MacDonald and Maynard Morrison and other performers Dec 6th, 13th, 14th, & 15th - 7:30pm - The Nutcracker Dec 7th, 8th, 14th, & 15th - 2pm - The Nutcracker Dec 12th - 5:30pm - The Nutcracker Rockingham area: 902-869-5677: every Tuesday - 6pm - Advanced beginner Gaelic for 8 weeks with Laura Stirling @$125 every Wednesday - 6pm - beginner Gaelic for 8 weeks with Laura Stirling @$125 every Thursday - 9:30am - Gaelic for 8 weeks with Laura Stirling @$125 St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: Dec 5th - 7pm - Gather 'Round ; Lisa Moore, Alexander MacLeod, Amanda Peters, Laura Smith and the Halifax Gay Men's Chorus Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: Dec 9th - 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; #12 /13th season; FREE Sura Lounge & Bar: 1540 Birmingham St,: 902-425-4040: Dec 6th & 13th - 7:30pm - Bosa Nova Scotia Dec 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th - 8pm - Chris Mitchell and guest musicians The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Dec 4th - 7:30pm - Còig ; SOLD OUT Dec 5th - 7pm - Chef Dolente's Craft Draught Showdown: Garrison vs Schoolhouse SOLD OUT Dec 6th - 6pm - dinner at the Carleton with Laura Merrimen - 10pm - Dennis Ellsworth & The Electric Stars + Rod Kreiger Dec 9th - 7:30pm - Lennie Gallant - brings his Innkeeper's Christmas show -2nd show , $35 advanced SOLD OUT Dec 10th - 7:30pm - Lennie Gallant - The Innkeeper's Christmas Concert SOLD OUT Dec 11th - 7pm - Jon Bryant; @$ 20 Dec 12th - 8:30pm - Jon Bryant & Cameeron Hawes SOLD OUT Dec 13th - 10:30pm - I'll Be Home For Christmas - Andrew Morrisey & Brenna Conrad with Rachel O'Brien + Diva Station Dec 15th - 4pm - Mel's matinee-Mel Farrimond & Ann Fearon, Louise Brooking, McDow, David Muise Dec 16th - 7pm - Christmas with Dave Gunning & JP Cormier; @$ 35-advance SOLD OUT Dec 17th & 20th - 7pm - Christmas with Dave Gunning & JP Cormier; @$ 35-advance SOLD OUT Dec 18th - 6pm - dinner at the Carleton with Laura Merrimen The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: every Monday - 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; every Tuesday - 7:30pm to 10:30pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire every Sunday - 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, The Writer's Federation: 1113 Marginal Rd.: 902-423-8116: Dec 5th - 7pm - The Writers' Fed of Nova Scotia presents Gather "Round, an evening of holiday stories and songs music by by Laura Smith and the Halifax Gay Men's Chorus! Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: every Friday - 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Liverpool Astor Theatre: Dec 4th - 7:30pm - Tis The Season #13 =Bette MacDonald and Maynard Morrison and other performers Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas



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