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Friday, September 22nd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall & friends Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Hillsburn ; @ $20 Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - Rowdy Dow [ VInce Scott & Brad ] http://www.rowdydow.vpweb.ca Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 8pm - 'What we become'- a musical theatre production; @32.75 Glencoe Station Glencoe Station Hall: 1536 Mabou Rd.: 802-787-2062: 9pm to 1am - benefit dance for AARON MACDONALD; Son of Curtis & Laureen MacDonald, music- Donated By Gerald Macintyre; Id's Aaron was in an ATV accident on July 9th. Hosted By: Glencoe Station Recreation Association Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Pius MacIsaac & Stuart Cameron 8pm to 10pm - Derek & Melody Cameron Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - TJ King The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Garrett Mason + Chris Landry The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 9pm - Halifax Pier The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - Alert the Medic; @4 10-advance Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 8pm to 11pm - entertainment by Lynn Chisholm Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Evans & Doherty; @ $23.48+ Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh-Brenda Stubbert, Stuart Cameron, Hailee LeFort, Lawrence Cameron, 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Ian MacDougall & Mac Morin; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment - Rob MacLean North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 9pm to 1am - dance with Final Cut; @$ 3 The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 6pm to 10pm - after work party with Lynda Maxwell, Robbie Simms, Tony Leudy, Lawson MacDonald, Carmen Townsend & hosted by ROb Barrie; @$ 10; proceeds to NS Undercurrent youth centre Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - Kenny Petitpas 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 6pm to 9pm - after Work Party with John Curtis Sampson 10:30pm - Jordan Musycsyn & Anthony Burke Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Contact East 2017; http://www.contacteast.ca; with Showcasing Artists: André Rodrigues, The Andrew Collins Trio, AYRAD, Betty Bonifassi, Chris Kirby & kim dunn, Cy, Diyet Music, Eastern Front Theatre’s “Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion”, Eric Harper, Heather Rankin, Hogtown Brass Quintet, James & Jamesy, Kobo Town, Lloyd Spiegel Music, Matthew Byrne, Meaghan Blanchard, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, OUROBOROS, Payadora Tango Ensemble, Rum Ragged, Stéphanie Morin-Robert’s “BLINDSIDE”, Tanika Charles, The Small Glories, Tomas Kubinek, Union Duke and Video Phase. Pitch Artists:-Dennis Ellsworth & KINLEY, Earle and Coffin, Geordie Productions "Water Weight", Jazz Affair, Pierre Rancourt, Rebecca Perry’s "From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood", @Roseneath Theatre’s "Outside" and Ryan Cook as Hank Williams. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm - “After Work Party” with Taylor Burton 9:30pm - John Kendall & Gary Chew The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Victoria Park Armories, Esplanade: 58 Cottagedale Crescent: 902-539-8035: - Second Wind Community Bandfest various locations around town: .....2017 Sept 21st to 23rd-# 8th Annual Lumière Festival: 6pm to 8pm - 'Lumière Artist Talks'=St Patrick’s Museum, 87 Esplanade, Sydney Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Bay Road Fire hall: 644 Cenotaph Road: 7:30pm - #33rd annual Fall Fair; variety show with local talent, lite lunch

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Saturday, September 23rd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Donnie Campbell & Jinx Bedford the Royal Canadian Legion Br #95: 1772 Bedford Hwy.: 8pm - Isle Madame & Area Dance Party; UPSTAIRS; @$ 15 -advance; proceeds to Strait Richmond Hospital & to the Ste.Anne’s Centre [ Dollene Boudreau 902-499-7129, Joyce (Landry) Clarke 902-880-2833 , Bonnie (LeBlanc) Dennis 902-497-6886 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Celine & Danelle Doucet 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - Drafted Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - Rowdy Dow [ VInce Scott & Brad ] http://www.rowdydow.vpweb.ca Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: 2pm - Brad Reid & Douglas Cameron Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm - The Red Dirt Skinners; @$ 20 from England the husband and wife team of Rob and Sarah Skinner. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 9:45am to 5pm - Contact East showcase 2017; @$ 15 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Campbell sisters 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levesconte Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Legendary Goldblooms 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 5pm - Floyd King 9pm - Halifax Pier Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Stewart Cameron 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: - Keith Mullins 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 6pm to 10pm - ♀ Louisbourg Live: Fortress Feast; A distinctive fundraising event; 4-course meal, a taste of Fortress Rum , live music and fireworks ; @$ 100 supporting the Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians, deafandhardofhearing.com or 902-564-0003. 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm - Robert Bouchard-new CD release Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm - Rob MacLean Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 9pm to 11:30pm - pub night with DJ; fundraiser for Sacred Heart Church North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm - The Ashbys 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 10pm - Bandit Paq'tnkek Paq’tnkek Entertainment Centre: 4 Dillon St. Afton Station,: 902-386-2819: - Paqtnkek Traditional Powwow, – [ Contact Rose Lewis ] Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Harvest Weekend St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm - adult dance with ''the Relatives','; @$10 ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall 10:30pm - Andre Pettipas and The Giants//Fire Valley Fire/ Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Contact East 2017; http://www.contacteast.ca; with Showcasing Artists: André Rodrigues, The Andrew Collins Trio, AYRAD, Betty Bonifassi, Chris Kirby & kim dunn, Cy, Diyet Music, Eastern Front Theatre’s “Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion”, Eric Harper, Heather Rankin, Hogtown Brass Quintet, James & Jamesy, Kobo Town, Lloyd Spiegel Music, Matthew Byrne, Meaghan Blanchard, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, OUROBOROS, Payadora Tango Ensemble, Rum Ragged, Stéphanie Morin-Robert’s “BLINDSIDE”, Tanika Charles, The Small Glories, Tomas Kubinek, Union Duke and Video Phase. Pitch Artists:-Dennis Ellsworth & KINLEY, Earle and Coffin, Geordie Productions "Water Weight", Jazz Affair, Pierre Rancourt, Rebecca Perry’s "From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood", @Roseneath Theatre’s "Outside" and Ryan Cook as Hank Williams. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5pm - Duane Nardocchio 9:30pm - john Kendall & Gary Chew Victoria Park Armories, Esplanade: 58 Cottagedale Crescent: 902-539-8035: - Second Wind Community Bandfest various locations around town: .....2017 Sept 21st to 23rd-# 8th Annual Lumière Festival: - 'Community Lantern Workshops' Visit a local CBRL branch and create a lantern FREE noon to 2PM-Membertou Youth Centre, 34 Maillard St, Membertou noon to 2PM-New Waterford Library, 3390 Plummer Ave, New Waterford noon to 2PM-McConnell Library, 50 Falmouth St., Sydney 2pm to 4PM-W W Lewis Memorial Library, 10 Upper Warren St, Louisbourg 7pm to midnight - 'Lumière Art-At-Night'= Sydney Waterfront District 11pm to 2am - 'Official After Party'= Flavor on the Water, 60 Esplanade, Sydney 19+ Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Bay Road Fire hall: ....2017 September 22nd to 24th-#33rd Annual West Bay Road Fall Fair: 644 Cenotaph Rd, & West Bay Rd.: 1-902-625-1601, 1-902-227-8629: 7pm - Variety Show, West Bay Road Fire Hall, Local Entertainment West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - Kyle MacDonald & Colin MacDonald 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, September 24th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: 7pm - Theatre Baddeck-'The Young Ladies of Baddeck Club' http://www.theatrebaddeck.com/ @$ 28; [Thursday to Saturday start at 7pm; Sunday start at 5pm] @$ 28 Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - The LAST 2017 Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh with Donnie Campbell and Jinx. See You ALL in 2018!! Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm to 9pm - Le Groupe LeLièvre Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm - Douglas Cameron and Brad Reid 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - The MacNeil Family 8pm to 10pm - Pius MacIsaac & Ian MacDougall Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Jeff Goodspeed The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 7:30pm - David Goyetche Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 8pm to 11pm - Jon Hines Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Men Of The Deeps Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - concert with Cyril MacPhee North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Paq'tnkek Paq’tnkek Entertainment Centre: 4 Dillon St. Afton Station,: 902-386-2819: - Paqtnkek Traditional Powwow, – [ Contact Rose Lewis ] Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Lisa & Vern Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market [Joella 902-674-2578 ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village: 42 Main St.: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: - Harvest Weekend St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: 2pm - variety concert, with local talent fundraiser for L'Arche Cape Breton; free will offering Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Contact East 2017; http://www.contacteast.ca; with Showcasing Artists: André Rodrigues, The Andrew Collins Trio, AYRAD, Betty Bonifassi, Chris Kirby & kim dunn, Cy, Diyet Music, Eastern Front Theatre’s “Lullaby: Inside the Halifax Explosion”, Eric Harper, Heather Rankin, Hogtown Brass Quintet, James & Jamesy, Kobo Town, Lloyd Spiegel Music, Matthew Byrne, Meaghan Blanchard, Nicolas Pellerin et les Grands Hurleurs, OUROBOROS, Payadora Tango Ensemble, Rum Ragged, Stéphanie Morin-Robert’s “BLINDSIDE”, Tanika Charles, The Small Glories, Tomas Kubinek, Union Duke and Video Phase. Pitch Artists:-Dennis Ellsworth & KINLEY, Earle and Coffin, Geordie Productions "Water Weight", Jazz Affair, Pierre Rancourt, Rebecca Perry’s "From Judy To Bette: The Stars of Old Hollywood", @Roseneath Theatre’s "Outside" and Ryan Cook as Hank Williams. Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music by Aaron Lewis The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5:30pm - Jason Kempt Victoria Park Armories, Esplanade: 58 Cottagedale Crescent: 902-539-8035: - Second Wind Community Bandfest Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Bay Road Fire hall: ....2017 September 22nd to 24th-#33rd Annual West Bay Road Fall Fair: 644 Cenotaph Rd, & West Bay Rd.: 1-902-625-1601, 1-902-227-8629: 9pm to 1am - Adult Dance, ‘Gerald MacIntyre’, West Bay Road Fire Hall, Adm $7

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Monday, September 25th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Glen MacEachern Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Pius & Melanie Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Cape Breton…and a Funeral @$ 22 Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe Margaree Forks (Bruach Na h-Aibhne) Dr Coady & Tompkins Memorial Library: 7972 Cabot Trail: 46°20.064′N 61°05.873′W: 902-248-2821: 6:30pm - Adult salmon fly tying workshop with Alex Breckenridge; FREE pre-registration required 902-248-2821 margaree@nsme.library.ns.ca Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Neil McDaniel, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Bay Road Fire hall: ....2017 September 22nd to 24th-#33rd Annual West Bay Road Fall Fair: 644 Cenotaph Rd, & West Bay Rd.: 1-902-625-1601, 1-902-227-8629: 2pm - Parade, Pony Rides, Games, Merchandise Bingo, Followed by Pork Chop BBQ, $10 Adults,

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Tuesday, September 26th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Harvest home Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Mike Hall & Mac Morin Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm 1pm to 3pm - Kevin Levesconte & pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Kevin Levesconte & Stephanie MacDonald Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Mike Biggar The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Aerialists + Emily Millard The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney VIA RAIL TRAIN STATION: 1161 Hollis Street: 4pm - Symphony NS at the Train station Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Isabel Mac Eachern Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Cape Breton…and a Funeral Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Melody & Derrick Cameron, Joël Chiasson, Stephen MacLennan, Lewis MacLennan, Pat Lamey & Heather Richards Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: - Bill Quimby Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; Carl Getto; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Wednesday, September 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Craig Cardiff @ $22.5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 8pm to 11pm - entertainment by Eddie Cummings Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Cape Breton…and a Funeral Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 7pm - Light Music: Baroque movement and dance; with Ms Lacoursiere Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Pius & Melanie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ....-Instructor Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Dawn & Margie Beaton, Rodney MacDonald, Colin MacDonald, David Rankin, Brittany Rankin-MacDonald, . Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - 3 men in a boat Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Spencer Myer; @ $ 30

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Thursday, September 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Talent Night Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - Party Boots + Andre Pettipas & The Giants + Murder Murder Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am to 5pm - Nova Scotia Art Bank 2016 Arts Nova Scotia purchases The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Keith Mullins Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Scott Phillips and friends Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 8pm - Eddie Cummings North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Casino Nova Scotia-Ceilidh Room: 525 George St.: 902-563-7777: 6pm to 9pm - Dreams Take Flight Presents Charity in a Box Monte Carlo Night · Hosted by Amanda Carroll and Donnie Marg Vaters; ONLY 120 tickets available @ $ 30 Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Gillian Head 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - 3 men in a boat Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 59: 294 Main St.: 902-863-3666: 10pm - RaSquatch - Vinyl Release Party; @$ 8 Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre - Joseph Strug Concert Hall: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Matt Andersen & Symphony Nova Scotia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Penny Blacks + Caribou Run + The Helpless Romantics The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 9pm to 2am - Every Time I Die live in Halifax; with Knocked loose, Hollow Earth, @$ 25+ 19+ Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 8pm to 11pm - entertainment by Lynn Chisholm Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: - Là Fhèill Mìcheil/St. Michael’s Day - Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Lyrics & Laughter Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceilidh Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Chrissy Crowley , Gillian Head. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - John Curtis Sampson - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: - EastBound Band 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - 3 men in a boat Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Saturday, September 30th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - Rachel Davis 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - dance with TBA Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: - Ladies Night at Days Gone By Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1570: - Pam Barr The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Thom Swift Trio @ $27.5 10pm - The Legendary Goldblooms 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 10pm - The Mellotones; @$ 10 The Shriners' Hall: ....Cape Breton Adult Dance: 3530 Connolly St.: 9:30pm to 12:30am - Cape Breton Adult Dance with Douglas Cameron & Kolten MacDonell @ $ 10; 19+ presented by the Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax; Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-3933: 7pm to 10pm - entertainment by Stewart Cameron 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: - Brad Reid 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm to 10pm - Lyrics & Laughter Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 7pm - Suzie LeBlanc , Gianni Fabbrini, Nathalie Lacoursiere and Michel Angers. @$ 30 Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 4, the 4th of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests TBA; @$ 30 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Neil McDaniel, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 10pm - Matt Minglewood Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Gaelic College-: 2016 Sept 30th to Oct 2nd--2016 Cabot Trail Writers Festival: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): - The 9th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with writers=Wayne Johnston, Sheree Fitch, Linden MacIntyre, Douglas Gibson, Carol Bruneau, Sarah Faber, Sarah MacLaughlin, James Keelaghan, Mona Knight and Rebecca Silver Slayter. contact= jeannette.gary@ns.sympatico.ca; St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm - adult dance with '''Rockin' Country'';'; @$10 ; 19+ Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 8pm - Dreaming out loud; L'il JON - Neon Dreams - Craymak - Quake Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - 3 men in a boat Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Truro Colchester-East Hants Public Library: noon - Symphony NS -the library players in Truro West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, October 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month 8pm - Gaelic Social Gathering - All levels of Gaelic welcome. hosted by Gâidhlig Agam Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7:30pm - The Savoy's 90th Anniversary Celebration-Celebrate 90 Years!! @ $45 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Halifax Central Library: 5440 Spring Garden Rd.: 1:30pm & 3pm - Symphony NS-Celebrate Nova Scotia The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 2pm to 5pm - opening reception-Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Donna Marie DeWolfe & friends; Ceilidh sponsored by Duncan & Robyn Ritchie Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Jason Kempt Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) Celltic Shores Coastal Trail head-Port Hood: 12:30pm - “Blue Route” Opening; two rides=leaving from two starting points (Troy Station/Inverness), both starting at 9am. and both ending up in Port Hood for 12:30p.m. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-: 2016 Sept 30th to Oct 2nd--2016 Cabot Trail Writers Festival: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): - The 9th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with writers=Wayne Johnston, Sheree Fitch, Linden MacIntyre, Douglas Gibson, Carol Bruneau, Sarah Faber, Sarah MacLaughlin, James Keelaghan, Mona Knight and Rebecca Silver Slayter. contact= jeannette.gary@ns.sympatico.ca; St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - 3 men in a boat Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Monday, October 2nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX-Schwartz -Auditorium: 8pm - St. FX Visiting Artist Series: Mike Rud, Guitar @$ 10 Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Library Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron- Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Kristen Shaw-Bishop & James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College-: 2016 Sept 30th to Oct 2nd--2016 Cabot Trail Writers Festival: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): - The 9th Annual Cabot Trail Writers Festival; with writers=Wayne Johnston, Sheree Fitch, Linden MacIntyre, Douglas Gibson, Carol Bruneau, Sarah Faber, Sarah MacLaughlin, James Keelaghan, Mona Knight and Rebecca Silver Slayter. contact= jeannette.gary@ns.sympatico.ca; Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Gillian Head Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Tuesday, October 3rd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm to 11pm - Colin Grant Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - The vocal ensemble Les Voix d’Acadie, the Francophone beacon choir -concert FREE -but pre-registration necessary on a first-come first-served basis https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house ; 902-424-7001. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Sheldon Chant Band Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron- Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Neil McDaniel North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] - Pre Celtic Colours Show: Shelly Campbell, Allan Dewar, Joe MacMaster, Cheryl MacQuarrie Dancers, Joanne MacIntyre & Family Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; Carl Getto; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Wednesday, October 4th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Wendy Markey Band Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Return of the Vanishing Cape Breton Fiddler with Ron MacInnis and music by Shelly Campbell, Donna Marie DeWolfe and more; @$20 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Melody & Derrick Cameron- Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Centre for Cape Breton Studies: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: - The North Atlantic Fiddle Convention #6 workshops; FREE; (https://nafcoworkshop2017.eventbrite.ca). 9am to noon - Song Writing Workshop with Stewart MacNeil 9am to 10:15am - 'Writing About Music' Social Media with Christie MacNeil 10:45am to noon - 'Writing About Music' Podcasts with Ian Brodie 1pm to 2:15pm - 'Writing About Music' Wikipedia with Chris McDonald 1pm to 4pm - Tune Writing Workshop with Brenda Stubbert & Paul Cranford 2:45pm to 4pm - 'Writing About Music' Websites with Heather Sparling Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, October 5th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily 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 ); 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Dartmouth Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: 6:30pm to 10pm - 'Fire & Water Cultural Festival'-. FREE experience hands on cultural diverse art forms; educating the public about the 13 Mi'kmaw communities in the province. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Thane Dunn and the Cadillac Kings; @$ 42.50 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Lisa Richard CD Release With Special Guest Hal Bruce @ $22.5 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 7:30pm - Masters Concert for the Celtic Music Centre's "Buddy MacMaster Fiddle Camp", Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Shawn MacDonald Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - concert with Cyril MacPhee. . North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Centre for Cape Breton Studies: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: - The North Atlantic Fiddle Convention #6 workshops; FREE; (https://nafcoworkshop2017.eventbrite.ca). 9am to 10am - Keynote Address - Anna Birch 10:30am to 12:30pm - 3 Paper Presentations + Responses 1:30pm to 3pm - Performance Studies & the Archive 1:30pm to 3:30pm - Personal Manifesto 3:30pm to 5pm - Documenting Performance 4pm to 5:30pm - The Way Ahead 7:30pm to 11pm - Blue Mist session (in Bras d'Or) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich 7:30pm - The Swinging Belles Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, October 6th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: 7pm - Frog's Phone Anxiety Book Launch; with Brendan Ahern Baddeck (Badaig) Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: 6pm - open mic celtic colours jam session with host Michael Cavanaugh Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA St. Michael’s Hall: .Michael Hall at St. Michael’s Hall: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-537-2648: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Traditional Cape Breton fiddle & piano music with Michael Hall & Robert Deveaux; ***blackout Monday, October 2nd, 2017*** To book advanced seating, call 1-902-537-2648; Tickets will go on sale at the door at 5pm daily Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Matthew Byrne_CD release tour Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 9pm to midnight - "Super Friday" Square Dance with Shelly Campbell > Thanksgiving weekend [8:30pm-free square dance demo and workshop] Dartmouth Alderney Landing Theatre: 2 Ochterloney Street: 1-888-311-9090, 902-461-8401: 6:30pm to 10pm - 'Fire & Water Cultural Festival'-. FREE experience hands on cultural diverse art forms; educating the public about the 13 Mi'kmaw communities in the province. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Birds Of Bellwoods + The Pick Brothers Band Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 3pm - Lunch Ceilidh with instructors : @ $ 6 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Alycia Putnam Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy 7pm - Straight from La Scala! Daniela Barcellona; & Alessandro Vitiello Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Glen Graham; @$ 10 Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3- Fiddler Concert-Ceilidh. Colin Grant, Douglas Cameron, & Howie MacDonald Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment - Mike Wadden North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Centre for Cape Breton Studies: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: - The North Atlantic Fiddle Convention #6 workshops; FREE; (https://nafcoworkshop2017.eventbrite.ca). 9:30am to 12:30pm - Remembering Performance Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Membertou Heritage Park-Aboriginal Culture Centre: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 1pm to 4pm - Drum Making Workshop; @$ 100-includes materials; with (Jeff Ward) - 902-567-5333 - jeffward@membertou.ca [ make and take home a Mi'kmaq hand drum. ] Smart Shop Place: 314 Charlotte St.: 5:30pm - GobbleFest 2017-Acoustic Show; all ages welcome; @$ 5; Songwriters Circle with Bailey Shibinette, Jordan Francis, One Eyed Eddie, Joe Costello & Tamarack Gabrielle Papillon The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Saturday, October 7th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm to 1am - Scott & Gerald Delhunty & Maurice Belliveau @$ 20-cash Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - 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: - Darrell Keigan 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 3pm - Lunch Ceilidh with instructors : @ $ 6 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - CLOSED Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Ian MacDougall-;@$ 10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Stuart Cameron Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Mira Centre: 4037 Gabarus Highway: 3pm to 10pm - Oktoberfest 2017; live Polka music with Adam Young; @$ 5; 19+ Bratwurst, Sauerkraut, Pretzels and more...Big Spruce on tap - PROST! a fundraiser for the Mira Centre in Marion Bridge North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Fall fibre exhibit 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, October 8th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm to 9pm - Le Groupe LeLièvre Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party D’Escousse Groundswell Pub: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-777-7777: noon - Thanksgiving all day dinner; with live music @$ 14 ; limited space Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church Hall: ...9pm to midnight- Thursday Family Square Dances: 612 Glencoe Rd.: 45°57.713′N 61°18.924′W: 9pm to midnight; @ $ 8, ; Children 12 years & under with adult . Canteen available. - Shelly Campbell & Guest Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Glenn Graham & friends Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Step Into the Past ; Celtic Colours International Festival 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: 11am to 2pm - Mabou Farmers Market -local produce, crafts, entertainment, come Join us for lunch; The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Rodney MacDonald ;@$ 10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Neil McDaniel, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Monday, October 9th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 7, ID's 19+: 6432 Rte.#252: 46°03.071′N 61°17.840′W: 902-945-2240: 9:30pm to 1am-Monday Adult Square Dances; @ $ 8, ID's 19+ - Celtic Colours square dance with Ian MacDougall and Mac Morin Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the High Kings; @$ 52.50 Glencoe Station Glencoe Station Hall: 1536 Mabou Rd.: 802-787-2062: 2pm to 4pm - John Allan Cameron Song Session; @$ 12 Hosted by Glencoe Station Recreation Association; organ@seasidehighspeed.com - 902-787-2744 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 3pm - Lunch Ceilidh with instructors : @ $ 6 4:30pm to 7pm - Behind The Music with fiddler Glenn Graham; @ $ donation Community Centre: 5473 Hwy # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2434: 4:30pm to 7pm - Celtic Colours Seafood Choices Community Pan-fried haddock Dinner ; @$ 16 Music by Shelly Campbell & friends Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 2pm to 3pm - Documentary Screening: Celtic Colours – Spirit of the Festival; In 2015, a crew led by filmmaker Jacquelyn Mills hit the road for nine days during Celtic Colours International Festival; admission by donation The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Kenneth & Angus MacKenzie ; @ $ 10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Kristen Shaw-Bishop & James Shaw, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players United Church Hall: 1:30pm to 4pm - Mondays square dance lessons; @ $ 10, hosted by Roddies's Square Dance Society. (Reg Landry) - (902-535-2093 - boolabat@gmail.com Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation: 37 Nepean St.: 902-539-8729: 902-539-8729 Ext.2 2pm to 3:30pm - All Ages Family Ceilidh; FREE; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 11am to 12:30pm - Dance Dialects Demonstration and Talk; @$ 10; A unique and informative exploration of different percussive dance dialects featuring Melody Cameron from Cape Breton, Dominic Desrochers from Quebec, and Emma O'Sullivan from Ireland

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Tuesday, October 10th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 9pm - afterparty with Mike Hall Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 3pm - Lunch Ceilidh with instructors : @ $ 6 3pm to 5pm - Dance & Ceilidh; Music by Allan Henderson (Scotland) & Allan Dewar; @$ 7 Fiddler/Dancer Shelly Campbell will lead those with no experience through the sets. Experienced square dancers also welcome! . Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Pleasant Bay Trailhead Parking Area: Red River Road: 10am - Seawall Trail preview hike; @$ 100; Hosted by Seawall Trail Society [ Seawall Trail Society (Jen Moses) - 902-383-2552 - cabottrailadventures@gmail.com Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 11am to 1pm - homemade soup & sandwiches ; a celtic colours community event, Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; Carl Getto; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Wednesday, October 11th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Wharf: 47°00.163′N 60°28.051′W: 10:30am & 1:30pm - Celtic Hospitality Coastal Tours-Oshan Whale Watch; FREE tour of Cape Breton's most remote coastline. Captain Fraser, oshanwhalewatch@gmail.com - (902-383-2883 Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29263 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 2pm to 4pm - Square Dance Set & Traditional Skills Demonstration; @$ 2 [ (Mike Gorey) - (902-383-2579 - nhco2579@gmail.com ] Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Matthew Byrne @ $22.5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 3pm - Lunch Ceilidh with instructors : @ $ 6 3pm to 5pm - Dance & Ceilidh; Music by Mike Hall & Allan Dewar; @$ 7 Mac Morin, will lead those with no experience through the sets. Experienced square dancers also welcome! Little Narrows (An Caolas Beag) Community Centre: 134 Highway 223: 902-756-2413: 11am to 12:30pm - Square Dance Workshop with Anita MacDonald; @$ 12; lunch available for #10, the show your steps on the Little Narrows Ferry from 1:45 – 2:30pm. Little Narrows Ferry: 1:45pm to 2:30pm - Big Square Dance on the ferry; The Ferry Captain will park the vessel on the Little Narrows side of the channel. Led by Anita MacDonald, with live musicians playing; FREE [ Anita MacDonald 902-756-2731 littlenarrowscommunity@gmail.com ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ Connecting Threads; 18th century fibre craft workshops 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: - Celtic Colours Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy 7pm - Light Music: Barcellona talks Tancredi Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 2pm - Pioneer Gaelic Poets and Bards; with Effie Rankin, author of "As a' Buràighe", presents an introduction to some of the songs of the Gaelic Bards; @$ 10 (Margie Beaton) - 902-945-2790 - mberiskay@gmail.com] The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton; ;@$ 10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Gillian Head 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch Wagmatcook (Wagmitkuk) Culture & Heritage Centre: ...2017 Oct 11th to Oct 14th--#7th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival: #10765- Hwy 105: 902-295-2999, 1-866-295-2999: 10:30am - # 7th annual Wagmatcook Aboriginal Arts Festival; Mi’kmaw Cultural Celebration Day [ (Robert Bernard) - (902- 295-2999 - rbernard@wagmatcook.com ]

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Thursday, October 12th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Cunard Centre: 961 Marginal Rd,: 902-454-8533: - Dallas Smith Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Giora Schmidt Plays Brahms, =Symphony Nova Scotia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Garnet Rogers + Susan Crowe @ $32.5 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 3pm - Lunch Ceilidh with instructors : @ $ 6 3pm to 4pm - Tunes & talk with Alison Brown [ master Banjo player] & tunes with musical guests Community Centre: 5473 Hwy # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2434: 4:30pm to 7pm - Celtic Colours Seafood Choices Community Pan-fried haddock Dinner ; @$ 16 Music by Troy MacGillivray & friends Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 2pm to 3pm - Documentary Screening: Celtic Colours – Spirit of the Festival; In 2015, a crew led by filmmaker Jacquelyn Mills hit the road for nine days during Celtic Colours International Festival; admission by donation The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Chrissy Crowley ;@$ 10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Neil McDaniel, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players MacAskill House Museum: 1pm to 4pm - Mi’kmaq Dreams & Dreamcatchers; a smudge ceremony, welcome dance, a dream catcher workshop ; Hosted by St. Peter's Economic Development Organization [ Noelle Doucette - 902-535-3160 - ndoucette@potlotek.ca ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 7:30pm - the ultimate fleetwood Mac RUMOURS tribute show Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, October 13th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: 9pm to 12:30am - Round and Square Dance with Troy MacGillivray, Andrea Beaton & Kimberley Fraser; @ $ 10; 19+ Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: - #4th Annual Huckle Buckle Festival- http://www.hucklebuckle.ca hucklebucklefest@gmail.com Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - 4pm - quilters-artist talk Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....2017 October 9th to 13th-Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - Buddy MacMaster School of Fiddling; @$ 150/day; [ Pre- registration required. ] 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 3pm - Lunch Ceilidh with instructors : @ $ 6 3pm to 5pm - Dance & Ceilidh; Music by Ian MacDougall & Allan Dewar Mac Morin, will lead those with no experience through the sets. Experienced square dancers also welcome! ; @$ 7 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - ♀ Music of the Night-Celtic Colours International Festival 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy - Rossini's Tancredi in concert form Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 2pm to 3pm - Documentary Screening: Celtic Colours – Spirit of the Festival; In 2015, a crew led by filmmaker Jacquelyn Mills hit the road for nine days during Celtic Colours International Festival; admission by donation The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Rachel Davis ;@$ 10 Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #34th year!! 8pm - 3-Fiddler Concert-Ceilidh. Stuart Cameron, Joel Chiasson, Brenda Stubbert, Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment - Murray & Keith North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pomquet Salle Rev P J Baccardax Hall: 1034 Pomquet Monks Head Rd.: - Robert Bouchard-CD release Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: 10pm to 1am - Celtic Colours square dance; 19+ St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: ...2017 Oct 9th-13th..#10th annual Celtic Colours-jam sessions: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 10:30pm to 1am - #10th annual Celtic Colours-open jam sessions; @ $5 for listeners; free for players Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: 7:30pm - Dallas Smith

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Saturday, October 14th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm - country music with Jason Price & Jimmie Inch Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - The Northern Pikes Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: - #4th Annual Huckle Buckle Festival- http://www.hucklebuckle.ca hucklebucklefest@gmail.com Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Rachel Davis 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11am to 3pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [Saturday live music until 2pm only [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] 11:30am to 3pm - Lunch Ceilidh with instructors : @ $ 6 11:30am to 2pm - lunchtime ceilidh with live music; free admission [ Joe MacMaster, Hailee LeFort, Allan Dewar, Siobhan Beaton & more ] Community Centre: 5473 Hwy # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2434: 4:30pm to 7pm - Celtic Colours Roast Beef Community Dinner; @$ 16 Music by Kinnon Beaton & friends; Take-outs available. Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Daniela Barcellona, Gianni Fabbrini and Alessandro Vitiello. - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm - Wendy MacIsaac, Mairi Rankin, Mac Morin, ;@$ 10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Stuart Cameron, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Civic Centre-dance studio: 2pm - Square Dancing Workshop with Burton MacIntyre; @$ 10 [ : 902-625-2591: phcc@mac.com Community park-trail head: 10am - Hike the Trails and Plant a Tree; : phcc@mac.com; refreshments afterwards a Celtic Colours community event: http://www.celtic-colours.com Evergreen Seniors' Club: 37 Embree St.: 1pm to 4pm - 'Ship Harbour Song Session'-open jam with Patrick Lamey, Adam Cooke; Donations hosted by the Port Hastings Historical Society Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Royal Canadian Legion-Clare: 9938 Highway #1: 7pm - the Spinney Brothers; @$ 15 ; sponsored by CIFA St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, October 15th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX-Immaculata Hall-room @205: 902-867-2196: - Antigonish Performing Arts Series: Elora Festival Singers; @$ 20 The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Greenwich Horton High School: 75 Greenwich Rd: 902-542-6060: 2pm - the Spinney Brothers in concert; ~ End of an Era ~ Final Show Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: - #4th Annual Huckle Buckle Festival- http://www.hucklebuckle.ca hucklebucklefest@gmail.com Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Mike Hall & friends Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - 2017 Rossini Opera Academy 2:30pm - An Afternoon of Rossini Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm - Shelley Campbell ;@ $ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: - Neil McDaniel, Merigomish The Old Schoolhouse Community Centre: 1682 Shore Rd.: 3pm - Men of the Deeps in concert; @$ 30; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Stephan Hederich

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Monday, October 16th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ;

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Tuesday, October 17th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] 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 ); Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - Reeny Smith will give a concert. FREE -but pre-registration necessary on a first-come first-served basis https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house ; 902-424-7001. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 9pm - Book Pub -Book Pub; authors with glasses [every month on 3rd Tuesday ] - Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, October 18th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, October 19th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins 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 ); 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, October 20th 2017

Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Disney's Beauty and the Beast; @ $ 49 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Ria Mae -debut concert with Symphony Nova Scotia Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: - Oidhche nam Bòcan|Night of the Spooks Halloween Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - Howie MacDonald, & Brenda Stubbert, Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by - John Pellerin & Colin Rankin; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - Rob Murphy - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: - Tragically Hip Tribute [ with Firehounds DJ between sets] ; @$ 15-advance Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - 'Lunch At Allen’s'-[ Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas ]. Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - Capercon Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine,

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Saturday, October 21st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Mike Bochoff EP release Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Disney's Beauty and the Beast; @ $ 49 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: - free Ceilidh's in the 'Washback Pub', 1pm to 3pm, & 8pm to 10pm Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge-Arduaine Restaurant: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: - Oidhche nam Bòcan|Night of the Spooks Halloween 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: - Paul Cranford 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm - concert with Cyril MacPhee. . North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - Full Circle @$ 8; 19+ 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre: ....2017 Oct 21st-Celtic Oktoberfest: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: - Celtic Oktoberfest Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - Capercon Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - the Whitney Awards Whycocomagh (Hogamah) town: .....'the Wild Hog Race'-first Cape Breton Trail Race: - 'the Wild Hog Race'-first Cape Breton Trail Race; walk or run the 5km.

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Sunday, October 22nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Disney's Beauty and the Beast; @ $ 49 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Holy Trinity Anglican Church: 329 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - monthly Ceilidh, [ ] all proceeds to upgrade the Chapel Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - Capercon

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Monday, October 23rd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ;

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Tuesday, October 24th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Comedy At The Carleton - Ali Hassan @ $22.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress Chapel: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg at night 7pm to 9pm - Lantern Tours -return to the Past; North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Gillian Head Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, October 25th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Norine Braun & Alice Fraser Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Punch Up Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, October 26th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Cineplex Cinema (Empire Capitol Theatre: ....2017 Oct 26th to 28th--#11th Annual International Film Festival: 291 Main St.: 902-863-4646: 7pm to 8pm - Gala Opening Antigonish International Film Festival; @$ 15 • Locations: The People’s Place Library, the Town Council Chambers and the Cineplex Cinema. • Community dinner - price and location TBA • 902-863-5095 St. FX-Schwartz School of business-room # 205: Antigonish International Film Festival: - 2017 Film season; Venues for this year's festival are the People's Place Library, the Town Council Chambers and the Cineplex Theatre. The Community Dinner is Saturday, Oct 28. The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Denise Djokic, =Symphony Nova Scotia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Coco Love Alcorn -@ $22.5 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Punch Up Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, October 27th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX-Schwartz School of business-room # 205: Antigonish International Film Festival: - 2017 Film season; Venues for this year's festival are the People's Place Library, the Town Council Chambers and the Cineplex Theatre. The Community Dinner is Saturday, Oct 28. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - the music of ABBA with [Finland's]Rajaton & Symphony NS; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - 7 Day Weekend Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Thistledown Pub: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - 1st annual Gals getaway Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Oidhche Shamhna Gàidhealach ~ Halloween Gaelic Weekend (all ages); Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Punch Up

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Saturday, October 28th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA St. FX-Schwartz School of business-room # 205: Antigonish International Film Festival: - 2017 Film season; Venues for this year's festival are the People's Place Library, the Town Council Chambers and the Cineplex Theatre. The Community Dinner is Saturday, Oct 28. Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - the music of ABBA with [Finland's]Rajaton & Symphony NS; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Thistledown Pub: 383 Keltic In Road, Middle Head Peninsula: 902-285-2880, 1-800-565-0444: - 1st annual Gals getaway Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: 9:30pm to 1:30am - Halloween dance with music by DJ Curtis MacNeil; @$ 10; 19+ Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Dover Quartet Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Classic Concert # 5, the 5th of a six- concert series, hosted by singer-songwriter Buddy MacDonald. with guests TBA; @$ 30 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - Halloween Dance with Romard Dj North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith 10pm - bad Kitty Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: 8pm - Lennie Gallant Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] 7:30pm - Lennie Gallant Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Oidhche Shamhna Gàidhealach ~ Halloween Gaelic Weekend (all ages); - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Punch Up Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers market; http://www.farmersmarketcapebreton.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitney Pier Royal Canadian Legion Branch #128: 10 Wesley St.: 902-539-4112: 9pm to 1am - #3rd Annual Halloween Dance ~sponsored by the Stone Church Restoration Society; @$ 10; 19+ ; Music by DJ Arno Roston

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Sunday, October 29th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - the music of ABBA with [Finland's]Rajaton & Symphony NS; The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Christina Martin & Band -@ $22.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Dover Quartet North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Oidhche Shamhna Gàidhealach ~ Halloween Gaelic Weekend (all ages); St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Highland Arts Theatre: ......HAT 2016 July & August- Summer Season @ $ 50 for 3 shows: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Punch Up

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Monday, October 30th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - Textile Journeys: Helene Blanchet, Anne Morrell Robinson, Adrienne Yorinks - North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “The Circle of terror” Whitney Pier Neville Park: Victoria Road & Jamieson Street: - Boo-Fest

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Tuesday, October 31st 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - Clary Croft presents “Halloween Hauntings – Supernatural Folklore in Nova Scotia” FREE -but pre-registration necessary on a first-come first-served basis https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house ; 902-424-7001. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) C.B. Centre for Craft & Design Gallery: 322 Charlotte St.: 902-539-7491: - exhibit- 'Hooked on Tessellation' ; a rug hooking exhibition with work by over 50 Cape Breton rug hookers ; Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, November 1st 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, November 2nd 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins 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 ); 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - dance like everybody'ss watching-a fundraiser for CB school of arts; @$ 20 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie Arts Centre’s Rebecca Cohn Auditorium: ....Symphony Nova Scotia: - Blackie and the Rodeo Kings Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - #20th Annual -NS Music Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 http://www.nsmw.ca Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 3rd 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7:30pm - Pigs-canada's pink Floyd; @$ 41 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] 7:30pm - Jimmy the Janitor Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine, Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - #20th Annual -NS Music Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 http://www.nsmw.ca

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Saturday, November 4th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Oh Canada-we sing for thee! ; a-way-to production; @$38.50 Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - #20th Annual -NS Music Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 http://www.nsmw.ca West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5.

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Sunday, November 5th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Chordsmen-keep a song in your heart ; @$ 20 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: - Oh, Canada, we sing for thee!; with Leisa Way & the Wayward Wind Band, Nathan Smith, Bobby Prochaska, Fred Smith, Bruce Ley, Sam Cino Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ] Truro Holiday Inn: - the Nova Scotia Mass Choir are performing during a Gospel Brunch in the Elm/Oak Ballroom. Also featuring One8tea, Sanctified Brothers, Keonté Beals and Cyndi Cain. Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - #20th Annual -NS Music Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 http://www.nsmw.ca

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Monday, November 6th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, November 7th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: 7pm - Frank Mills Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] 7pm - an evening with Frank Mills Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, November 8th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, November 9th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 10th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music provided by -Kenneth MacKenzie & tba; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald

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Saturday, November 11th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 3pm to 6pm - Fiddle Saturday afternoon a host with guests Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Cherubini's Requiem ; Symphony Nova Scotia The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, November 12th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Ryan Cook CD Release Show @ $17.5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ]

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Monday, November 13th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas

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Tuesday, November 14th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 11pm - “Tuesday Songwriters Circle” ; FREE Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Halifax (Halafacs) Government house: 1451 Barrington St.: 902-424-7001: 7pm to 8:30pm - Dr. Roger Marsters, Curator of Marine History with the Nova Scotia Museum, FREE -but pre-registration necessary on a first-come first-served basis https://lt.gov.ns.ca/news-events/evenings-government-house ; 902-424-7001. The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm - with Glenn Coolen Jeremy Finney Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Sonate a quattro Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Menopause-the Musical North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: - free movie night Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Jan 24th-host is RG Scaller Sydney (Suidni) Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 6pm to 9pm - music with Rob MacLean; Taco & tunes Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; Carl Getto;

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Wednesday, November 15th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6:30pm to 8:30pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 12:15pm - Summer Lunchtime Concerts ; Free admission - bring your lunch

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Thursday, November 16th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins 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 ); 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Sept 7th-CANCELLED, next Sept 21st Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - 'Menopause the Musical'-a shaggypup production; @$ 49.95 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Charlie A'Court - Colour Me Gone: Acoustically Revisited @ $22.5 Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 8pm to midnight - regular Thursday night dances; with Ernie, Wade and Todd Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas South Haven (An Acarsaid A Deas) Community Hall: Hwy # 105: 7pm to 9pm - Square Dance Lessons ; For beginner to seasoned dancers. @ $5 per session. [ call Cathy at 902-800-0738 or Jim at 902-701-0601 ]. Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Girls Like That” Cape Breton University-cafeteria: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: noon to 1pm - Gaelic conversation over lunch; Join Carmen MacArthur & Heather Sparling to practice your Gaelic or just listen in. Free. Embers Southern Barbeque: 54 Prince St.: 902-562-4227: 8pm to 11pm - a musical showcase -open mic with Rob MacLean; come join in Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 17th 2017

Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Symphonic Soul: The Music Of Motown The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Communism + TBA Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $12; Child/Senior plate - $8. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 10am - Summer movie mornings; Admission for each movie is by donation, with proceeds going to upcoming children's programming. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6:30pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2017 -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #22nd: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 2017 Ceilidh passes @ $80 [ You get 6 Ceilidhs FREE ] 7:30pm - Old Man Ludecke & Brebach Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night Socials @ $5 Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [NON ON 2017 Aug 4th-Chestico Days ] Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - Music on Tap -no cover; Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Girls Like That” Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: - Every Friday, the talented Flo Sampson, and her piano “Go with the Flo Friday” performance. The Upstairs Club: #44 Ferry St.: 8pm to 11pm - new concert series; presented by Caper Radio, in partnership with Exclaim! magazine,

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Saturday, November 18th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Farmers' Market at the former The Prissy Pig Café: 20 Andrews St.: 10am to 2pm - Winter Market; with music TBA Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with Keith Mullins Inverary Inn-Thistledown Restaurant Pub & Patio: 368 Shore Rd.: 902-295-3500, 1-800-565-5660: 6pm to 9pm - music with TBA Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 5pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre: 3276 Hwy #320: 10am - 18th Annual Richmond County Early Childhood Christmas Holiday Bonanza Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town Centre Lanes Hall [former old Knox Hall]: CommercialSt.: 7pm to 9pm - Kids Saturday dance Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 5221 Sackville St.: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Symphonic Soul: The Music Of Motown The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Northern Yacht Club: 27 Seaview Drive: 902-794-9121: 3pm to 7pm - weekly jam session; Come and show off your talent. All proceeds go to Junior Sailing. The Theatre Pub & Grill: 236 Commercial st.: 902-794-1188: 4pm to 8pm - free matinee shows with Murray & Keith Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - weaving instruction for two age groups; [register with Dianne Quimby 902-945-2226 weaver@gaeliccollege.edu ] [ 8 sessions @ $ 80 ] Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: #47 Annual season: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - • “Girls Like That” Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 8pm to midnight - saturday dance with music by Ray Petrie & Bud Harrold-''R & B Country''; @ $ 3 West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm to midnight - square dance@ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, November 19th 2017

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles here http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The Town House Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Ceilidh's Pub: 245 Waverley Rd: 902-466-5310: 7pm - open mic with host Brad Reid & guests Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Finbar's Irish Pub-Portland Hills: 635 Portland Hills Drive: 902-444-7654: - 2pm to 5pm: Cape Breton Fiddle Kitchen Party Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - Ludwig & Walter North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 7pm - The Scottish Voice with hosts Janet Stubbert & Mark Korman - music, interviews & Cape Breton segments Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Camereon MacEachern 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Coastal Market: 9856 Grenville St.: 11am to 5pm - Richmond's County Artisan's market Fire Hall: 22 Toulouse St.: 2pm to 4pm - Scottish Country Dancing ; Everyone is welcome @ $2/week [Stan or Joyce Richards at 902-345-0741 ]

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Monday, November 20th 2017

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn -Flora's Dining Room: 902-295-3500: 6pm to 9pm - dining music with TBA Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Englishtown (Baile Nan Gall) House: 44667 Cabot Trail Road: 10am to noon - Conversational Gaelic Halifax (Halafacs) The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Neptune & Bus Stop Theatres' Open Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 6:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Gaelic: 44667 Cabot Trail: 10am to noon - Free Beginner Gaelic Classes -Beginner level and up, using the GAB method of learning-by-doing. [ Steve or Nona Dyke at (902) 304-1686 or nonamac1@gmail.com. ] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 7pm to 8pm - Tall Ships Exhibit; 'Seascapes & Ships'; Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas



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"OutFront Productions"

ECMA’s Designer of the year [2005/2006] Cheryl SMITH
OutFront Productions