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Friday, July 20th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Chisholm Park: - music on main St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale 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) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 6pm to 8pm - Chase the Ace: music by - Darrell Keigan St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. 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; Bras d’Or Factory Wharf: ....2017 July 16th to 22nd-#22nd Annual Big Wave Summer Festival;: - #23rd Annual Big Wave Summer Festival Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; with Mickey MacNeil; FREE Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 10pm to midnight - Nicole LeBlanc & Michelle Deveau La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Cabanés; @$ 15+ tax Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: - Nicole & Michelle Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - music by Rowdy Dow Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Rob MacLean- in MacRae's dining room 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: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - the MacInnis Sisters 8pm to 10pm - Derrick & Melody Cameron Grand-Étang Le Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot Trail Rd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - La Société Mi-Carême will host Festival Masque et Mer 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) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8:30pm - Roger Stone & Anthony Rissesco Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - The Quilly Familiy. from Ontario 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 8pm - Michael Lloyd 9pm - live music Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Aaron MacDonald 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. 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: - Wayne Bedecki 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - Legion Legends 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - CultureFête; A multicultural fair from the 1700s - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Jennifer Roland, John Kendall & Jason Kempt (from Kintrye) ; @ $ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. 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) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Rachael Davis & Friends ; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, By donation. Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - St. Mark’s Kitchen Party With Hank Middleton And Friends; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment Mulgrave Town: .....2018 July 13th to 22nd-#37 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #37 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 9pm - Newfie Night with John Drake; @$ 10; 19+ 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 8pm - open mic with host Mitch MacDonald 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" River John (Abhainn Eòin) farm: ....2018 July 20th to 22nd-#7th annual Bainfest 2018;: 18 Wildflower Lane: 902-440-0803: - #7th annual- Bainfest 2018; @ $ 125; with Sam Moon, Matt Minglewood & Frank Mackay with Kitty Macdougall, Joan Whitty and Dorothy Whitty.Touch of Grey, Jake Duggan, Rock Show, Bain Band, Mellotones, Lime Ricky Band, Rusty Cage, Men with Issues, Leona Burkey, Christine Campbell, R & B All Stars, Marshville Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Bill Danielson-Cape Breton's loopy weather, will it get loopier? Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 7pm to 9pm - Shelly Campbell & friends Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Chrissy Crowley St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer Youth Session 2: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Festival Masque Et Mer 7:30pm - bonfire= Centre de la Mi-Carême – Grand-Étang Harbour. Please bring a lawn chair. Music: Robert Deveaux and friends Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 6:30pm to 9pm - Mary Beth Carty with Bradley Murphy, 9:45pm - Andrew Doyle Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8-Breton: 769 Main St.: 902-736-3206: - Memorial High Reunion-#70's theme' @$ 25 The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: 7pm - afterwork party with Robbie Simms 10pm - Wayside travellers Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Lions Hall: ....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 902-756-2552: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival town: .....2018 July 18th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival 3pm - Teddy Bear Picnic, Whycocomagh Provincial Park, If Rain-Fire Hall, Bring Own Bear 7pm - Milling Frolic: location: Cameron Hall; @ $ 7, under 12 free. Sponsor: Whycocomagh & Dis- trict Historical Society and Stewart UCW. 9:30pm to midnight - Pub, ‘Eddie Cummings’, Whycocomagh Fire Hall. Adm: $10 (19+), ID’s Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, July 21st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale Arichat Le Noir Landing: ...2018 July 21st; 23rd annual Codstock-Outdoor Rock Concert: 708 Veteran's Memorial Drive: 8pm - 23rd annual Codstock-Outdoor Rock Concert; with Nine Mile River, Bay dwellers; Development Isle Madame Association will be hosting Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 10pm to 2am - **One Night Only** EVOLUTION ; @ $7 cover ; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Rachel Davis & Darren MacMullin Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2018 July 15 to 22nd-#54th Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday evening sing-a-long with Donnie Campbell, Jinx O'Neil, Brenda Stubbert, Kolten McDonnell & Mac Morin; @$ 10 Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Factory Wharf: ....2017 July 16th to 22nd-#22nd Annual Big Wave Summer Festival;: - #23rd Annual Big Wave Summer Festival Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm - Chrissy Crowley & Joël Chiasson 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 9pm to 1am - No Filter La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Cabanés; @$ 15+ tax Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Rob MacLean- in MacRae's dining room Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - The Campbell Sisters 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levescounte Grand-Étang Le Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot Trail Rd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: 7pm - Dinner Theatre-MASQUE ET MER FESTIVAL; @$ 50 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 8pm - Belynda Cleare; @$ 15; sponsored by 101.5 the HAWK Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: 8pm - The Acacia Strain Live in Halifax The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 5pm - Alycia Putnam 9pm - Roger Stone & Anthony Rissesco Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 8pm to 10pm - Jeremy Pike - Ingonish 3 peak challenge: ..... 2018 July 21st--#5th Annual CB Highlands 3 Peaks challenge url:http://www.hikethehighlandsfestival.com: - #5th Annual CB Highlands 3 Peaks challenge [ Blueberry Mountain, Roberts Mountain and Acadien Mountain.] Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 8pm - Michael Lloyd 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Stanley MacKinnon & Catherine Ann Lamey - A Tribute to Winston Fitzgerald - fiddle & piano 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair 2pm - tribute to Dr Jim St. Clair; [ For his contribution to the historical community. ] The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Pius & Melanie Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] 9am - Inverness Gathering Road Race -kids Fun Run, 9am 5M Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk, Inverness Raceway, Pre-registration is Required for a T-Shirt Call Angie 902-258-3694 Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Feasgar an Truisg | Codfish Supper 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: - Dara Smith-MacDonald and Adam Young 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - CultureFête; A multicultural fair from the 1700s - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Jennifer Roland, John Kendall & Jason Kempt (from Kintrye) ; @ $ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: 1pm to 3pm - Annual Milling Frolic ; Everyone welcome. Gaelic songs galore! Tea served. @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm to 9pm - Bonny Jean Mac Donald & Friends Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Bill Quimby, . Mulgrave Town: .....2018 July 13th to 22nd-#37 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #37 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival 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 town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - DJ MacGillivray & Darlene Ellis Port Hood Island Jubilee United Church: 6pm to 8pm - ''Light Lifting''; #$ 30; an evening of stories, music and song with Alexander MacLeod, Shelly Campbell & Joanne Macintyre; fundraiser for church roof ferryl leaves Murphy's Pond at 5:15pm-limited seating [Kathi Morrison 902-631-1115] Pugwash The Peace Hall: Summer Concert Series: 12 Victoria st: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Modern Grass' @$ 25 River John (Abhainn Eòin) farm: ....2018 July 20th to 22nd-#7th annual Bainfest 2018;: 18 Wildflower Lane: 902-440-0803: - #7th annual- Bainfest 2018; @ $ 125; with Sam Moon, Matt Minglewood & Frank Mackay with Kitty Macdougall, Joan Whitty and Dorothy Whitty.Touch of Grey, Jake Duggan, Rock Show, Bain Band, Mellotones, Lime Ricky Band, Rusty Cage, Men with Issues, Leona Burkey, Christine Campbell, R & B All Stars, Marshville 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: 2pm to 6pm - Benefit and Auction for Cyril & Rhodena MacPhee; hosted by Ann Campbell [ Rhodena has breast cancer, Cyril has Parkinson’s disease ] St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Festival Masque Et Mer 6:30pm to 9:30pm - An Evening with Les Mi-Caremes - @ $50; 19+, Centre de la Mi- Carême. This 2.5 hour show includes a 3 course meal (Soupe Verte, Fishcakes and veggies, and an Acadian Dessert), fun evening of entertainment. Music: Chester Delaney, Gélas Deveau & friends Sydney (Suidni) Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 9pm to 1am - Wayside Travellers, Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 6pm - Mary Beth Carty with Bradley Murphy, 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 5:15pm - Andrew Doyle 9:45pm - Andrew Doyle & John Kendall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #8-Breton: 769 Main St.: 902-736-3206: 7pm to 10pm - in the Emera Centre; meet and greet; dance to follow with the Privateers; @$ 25 ; [Angela 577-8787 or Brad 565-8485.] Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit 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: - MacMaster Leahy Family & Tracey MacNeil 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Lions Hall: ....2018 July 16th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: 902-756-2552: - Whycocomagh Summer Festival Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 3pm to 5pm - Brenda's MacLennan-Dunphy =Book Launch- ''Never Speak of This Again''' town: .....2018 July 18th to 21st-Whycocomagh Summer Festival: - noon Parade, Followed by Ice Cream Social & Children’s Activities, Cameron Hall - Whycocomagh Summer Festival 2:30pm - Village Street Fair on waterfront; entertainment by Annie & Allan, Stephane MacDonald and L’Arche Cape Breton, 3pm to 5pm - Book Launch of “Never Speak of This Again” by author Brenda Dunphy. Waterfront Centre. All welcome 7pm to 9:30pm - Craft Beer Fest; 19+; Gov’t Id’s at Waterfront Centre. @ $20. includes Souvenir Glass. Food trucks, wine option Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, July 22nd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Cabot Fire Hall: Bay St Lawrence Fire Department’s Annual Crab Fest & Fishing Derby: Money Point Rd.: 902-383-2278: - #27th Annual Crab Fest & Fishing Derby Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Fire Hall/Community Centre: ....2018 July 15 to 22nd-#54th Annual Big Pond Summer Festival: 7193 East Bay Hwy.: 902-828-3138: 2pm - concert with Kinnon & Betty Beaton, Marilyn MacDonald-MacKinnon, Colin Grant, Jason Roach, Keith MacDonald, Doug MacPhee, Kimberley Fraser, Aaron Lewis, @$ 10 Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 1pm - Buddy MacDonald Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: 2pm - Annual Cape Breton Fiddler's Association concert. @$ 10 Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 6pm - Rob MacLean La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Cabanés; @$ 15+ tax Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - Chrissy Crowley & Adam Young Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - the MacNeil Sisters 8pm to 10pm - Hilda Chaisson & Kevin Levesconte Grand-Étang Le Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot Trail Rd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - La Société Mi-Carême will host Festival Masque et Mer Halifax (Halafacs) Citadel -Garrison Grounds: 1855 Trollope St.: 902-491-4444: 3pm - free afternoon concert as part of Summer Symphony to celebrate Pride and Canadian LGBT2Q+ history! Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Jason Kempt Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] 7:30pm - masters concert at St. Matthews United Church Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Shelly Campbell & friends @ :$10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - CultureFête; A multicultural fair from the 1700s - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: - entertainment by =Gillian Head, fiddle Community Centre-St. Mary's Parish Hall: 11538 Main St.: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: 7:30pm - Mabou Ceilidh Concert; @$ 10 The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Robbie Fraser & Friends ; @ $8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre 8pm - Pius MacIsaac. . By donation. Mulgrave Town: .....2018 July 13th to 22nd-#37 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival: - #37 Annual Mulgrave Scotia Days Festival 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 town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Nyanza (Waqmitkuk) Big Spruce Brewing: .......Intimate music sessions: 64 Yankee Line Rd.: 902-295-2537: seating is limited, - Maxim Cormier & Gervais Cormier Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: - The Town Heroes opening with Party Boots 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 - Neil & Colin MacQuarrie 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie River John (Abhainn Eòin) farm: ....2018 July 20th to 22nd-#7th annual Bainfest 2018;: 18 Wildflower Lane: 902-440-0803: - #7th annual- Bainfest 2018; @ $ 125; with Sam Moon, Matt Minglewood & Frank Mackay with Kitty Macdougall, Joan Whitty and Dorothy Whitty.Touch of Grey, Jake Duggan, Rock Show, Bain Band, Mellotones, Lime Ricky Band, Rusty Cage, Men with Issues, Leona Burkey, Christine Campbell, R & B All Stars, Marshville Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St-Joseph-du-Moine Centre de la Mi-Carême: 51 Harbour Rd., Old Cabot TrailRd.: 46°32.974′N 61°02.769′W: 902-224-1016: - Festival Masque Et Mer Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Monday, July 23rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, 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+ 9:30pm - adult dance with-Wendy MacIssac & Mac Morin Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - the MacInnis Sisters 8pm to 10pm - Glen MacEachern & Kevin Levescounte Halifax (Halafacs) Sniggily Wiggily's: 1665 Argyle St.: 9pm - tech trek 3, archspire, first fragment, the kennedy veil, sarah longfield; @$ 15-advance The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Peter MacInnis & Neil MacQuarrie Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] 10am - Dr. Bernie MacLean Golf Classic, Le Portage Golf Course, Cheticamp, steak BBQ @ Inverness Arena [ To register email: macquarrie.neil@gmail.com ] 7pm to 10pm - Inverness Beach Hut; celebration of beach & boardwalk improvements; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Joe MacMaster & Friends Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 8pm - 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 town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Mike Mac Innis 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Lisa & Vern 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: - Road to Stanfest Songwriter's Camp; with instructors;=Laura Smith, Ian Janes, John Campbelljohn, Steven McClintock St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Tuesday, July 24th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Kenneth MacKenzie Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Belle-Côte Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: 6pm to 9pm - entertainment by Colin Grant & Scott Macmillan; @$ 4 Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: - Ceildih with Norm MacDonald, Bruce Courtney, Danny Usifer, Davey Fraser Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series- “Bu Deònach Leam Tilleadh” Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm - Mike Hall Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Glenville (An Gleann Dubh) Glenora Inn & Distillery: ...Daily free Ceilidh's in the Glenora Pub; 1pm to 3pm, 8pm to 10pm. ‡: Route # 19 Ceilidh Trail: 46°09.178′N 61°19.037′W: 902-258-2662, 1-800-839-0491: 1pm to 3pm - Stewart Cameron & Pius MacIsaac 8pm to 10pm - Sandra Gillis & Stephanie MacDonald Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Kyle & Sheamus MacNeil 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Inverness (An Sithean) Coal Miners Cafe: 15832 Route @ 19, Main St.: 902-258-3413: - Beech Hill-after Fishermen's picnic ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Keith Mullins Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] - Fishermen’s Day 1pm - Boat Parade 1pm - Boat Rides, Bingo, Fish Pond, Lobster/Crab Burgers, Entertainment, Beer Garden Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - prisoner for the day; 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - CANCELLED guest is Rodney MacDonald St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge-a Boardmore theatre Production The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Joe MacMaster & Friends Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, 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 town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Rum Ragged Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Wendy MacIsaac | Mac Morin | Brian MacDonald & Family Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ....Historical walking tours of Port Hood: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: - Chestico Museum walking tours with John & Cathy Gillies; @$ 15 [ must be purchased in advance at the Chestico Museum ] 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: - Road to Stanfest Songwriter's Camp; with instructors;=Laura Smith, Ian Janes, John Campbelljohn, Steven McClintock St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - David 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, July 25th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Chester Chester Playhouse: 22 Pleasant Street: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm - Gillian Head & Jason Roach Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Alexandre et Ryan 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence town-La Société Saint-Pierre: .. 2017 August 3rd to 7th-#42nd Annual Festival de l'Escaouette: ; 15584Cabot Trail,: 902-224-2642, 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Ryan et Alexandre Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Rob MacLean in the club house Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Bus Stop Theatre co-op: 2203 Gottingen St.: 1-888-639-1169: 10pm - Next Act Festival Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 9pm - live music Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Eddie Cummings Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Horseman’s Day - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] 11am - Kiddies Day 1pm - Merchandise Bingo 7:30pm - Live Harness Racing Followed by Dance (TBA), Inverness Raceway Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - the Town Heroes Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with Lisa Cameron; @$ 5 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Darrell Keigan- 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 #35th year @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; Chrissy Crowley, Rannie MacLellan, Donny Leblanc; Lawrence 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 town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Rum Ragged 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: - Road to Stanfest Songwriter's Camp; with instructors;=Laura Smith, Ian Janes, John Campbelljohn, Steven McClintock St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-Great Hall of Clans: ...The Gaelic College Instructor Ceilidh: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Instructor Ceilidh with Kinnon Beaton, Kyle Kennedy MacDonald, Kenneth MacKenzie, Maxim Cormier Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 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 Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - Carol Martel Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head, 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil 8pm to 11pm - lead is Dara Smith-MacDonald Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 7pm to 9pm - "Songs and Storytelling"; FREE; Hosted by Destination Membertou Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 7pm - Mike Lloyd and Jordan 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: 8:30pm - Customer appreciation night with Ashley MacIsaac -FREE Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Thursday, July 26th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & John Pellerin, Marion Dewar 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: - concert with Karen Beaton & John Pellerin 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Arichat Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: - Concerts by the Sea at LeNoir Landing; FREE Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Dara Smith-MacDonald and Adam Young Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Bible Hill NS Provincial Exhibition Agricultural Centre: ...2018 July 26th to 29th-47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with Acoustic Horizon, The Bluegrass Brothers, & more. Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2018 July 26th to 29th- #22nd Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - Ashley Macisaac, Joel & Bill Plaskett, Martin Sexton, Matt Andersen Suzy Bogguss, Archie Fisher, Bruce Guthro, Catherine Maclellan, Chuck Brodsky, Dave Gunning David Myles, Garnet Rogers, Goitse, Irish Mythen, Kubasonics, Lennie Gallant, Madison Violet Makayla Lynn, Rawlins Cross, Robert Bouchard, Rum Ragged, Seth Glier, Swinging Belles, The Lumber Jills & more. Chester Chester Playhouse: 22 Pleasant Street: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Cabanés; @$ 15+ tax Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. 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. - Kenneth MacKenzie & guest Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Madison Violet @ $22.5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Inverness (An Sithean) Coal Miners Cafe: 15832 Route @ 19, Main St.: 902-258-3413: 9pm to midnight - entertainment by Mitch Poirier, no cover Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-2340: 2pm to 5pm - (Inverness Gathering week) - Dara Smith-MacDonald and Adam Young Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - 6pm ceildh in the park with Joe MacMaster - Legion Day - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] 2pm to 5pm - ‘Dara Smith MacDonald & Adam Young’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, FREE 9pm to 1am - Adult Dance,(19+) ‘tba’, Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132, @ $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] 7pm - comedy= ""The Would-Be Nobleman" by Moliere Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. L’Ardoise town: ...2018 July 26th to July 29th-#56th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #56th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Reeny Smith 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - MacQuarrie Brothers; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - An Evening with Brookes and Fiona Diamond, & Seaside A Cappella Women’s Chorus; @$ 20 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Summer sessions on the natural and social history of our area; refreshments by Knox Church 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: - Road to Stanfest Songwriter's Camp; with instructors;=Laura Smith, Ian Janes, John Campbelljohn, Steven McClintock Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 St. James Presbyterian Church: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Road to Stanfest Songwriter's Camp; Grande Finale Concert featuring the great music & talent of our instructors & pupils. @$ 10 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head, 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2018 July 5th to Aug 2nd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: 6pm - Hillsburn and Yukon's Diyet & The Love Soldiers; FREE presented by CBRM Recreation and the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro Victoria Park: - "MacBeth"-Shakespeare in the Park; [902-897-9266] West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, July 27th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 6pm to 8pm - Chase the Ace: music by - Dan McCarthy St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] 7:45pm - concert; free 9pm - adult concert with "big Fish'; @$ 15'" Bible Hill NS Provincial Exhibition Agricultural Centre: ...2018 July 26th to 29th-47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with Acoustic Horizon, The Bluegrass Brothers, & more. 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; Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2018 July 26th to 29th- #22nd Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - Ashley Macisaac, Joel & Bill Plaskett, Martin Sexton, Matt Andersen Suzy Bogguss, Archie Fisher, Bruce Guthro, Catherine Maclellan, Chuck Brodsky, Dave Gunning David Myles, Garnet Rogers, Goitse, Irish Mythen, Kubasonics, Lennie Gallant, Madison Violet Makayla Lynn, Rawlins Cross, Robert Bouchard, Rum Ragged, Seth Glier, Swinging Belles, The Lumber Jills & more. Chester Chester Playhouse: 22 Pleasant Street: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. 10am to noon - Tì is Seanachas – Tea & Conversation; with Mickey MacNeil; FREE Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 10pm - Nicole LeBlanc & Michelle Deveau La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Cabanés; @$ 15+ tax Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo in the clubhouse 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 Main Event Pub & Jigger’s Lounge: 99 Union St.: 902-849-4405: 6pm - Mike Lloyd and Jordan Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Thorgy & the Thorchestra Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Kyle and Colin MacDonald 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean 9pm - live music Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: 8pm to 2am - #11th annual Pub night with Paul Lamb & Wreckhouse, opening act is Jamie Fontaine; @$ 20 ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Aaron MacDonald 9pm to 1am - Kevin Woodburn Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] - 8pm=pub night wiht Jamie Fontaine in the fire hall - Inverness Fire Hall 11am - Children’s Games, BBQ, Raffle, Inverness Fire Hall 1pm - . Prize Bingo, Inverness Fire Hall 10pm - adult dance in the fire hall with Paul Lamm & Reckhouse Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages 2pm to 4pm - Caidreabh na Tì/Gaelic Tea and Social. in the Reception Centre FREE Only Gaelic will be spoken. Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: - Stewart MacDonald 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - : TBA 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Trois Amie; @ $ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association L’Ardoise town: ...2018 July 26th to July 29th-#56th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #56th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) St.Josephs Renewal Centre: 2018 July 23rd to 27th--​​​Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance: 32 MacDonald Rd.: 902-945-2392: - Mabou School of Cape Breton Step Dance; with instructors;-Melody Cameron, Gerard Beaton , Margie & Dawn Beaton, Jenny MacKenzie, Melanie MacDonald, John Pellerin; And speakers;-Rodney MacDonald, Harvey Beaton, Mary Janet MacDonald, Minnie MacMaster, Dr. Pat Ballantyne, Sarah & Mary Elizabeth MacInnis, Paul MacNeil; http://www.capebretonstepdance.com/ The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 9pm to midnight - Shelley Campbell & Friends; @$ 8 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, 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: 6pm 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 Seniors & Pensioners Hall: 309 RCommercial St.: 8pm to midnight - newfie dance with Joe Fiander town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - Kenneth MacKenzie & friends 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Glenn Graham St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Summer school Family Session: Maxim Cormier-guitar 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro Victoria Park: - "MacBeth"-Shakespeare in the Park; [902-897-9266] Windsor Spitfire Arms Alehouse: 29 Water St.: - Rowdy Dow Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, July 28th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Donnie Campbell & Rachel Davis Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - dusk-fireworks at beach. - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Bible Hill NS Provincial Exhibition Agricultural Centre: ...2018 July 26th to 29th-47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with Acoustic Horizon, The Bluegrass Brothers, & more. Boisdale (Baghasdal) Fire Hall: RTE #223-3810 Grand Narrows Hwy: 46°05.778′N 60°30.492′W: 902-871-2655: 8:30pm to midnight - Summer Round & square dance with Mike Hll & Hilda Chiasson; @$ 10 Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2018 July 26th to 29th- #22nd Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - Ashley Macisaac, Joel & Bill Plaskett, Martin Sexton, Matt Andersen Suzy Bogguss, Archie Fisher, Bruce Guthro, Catherine Maclellan, Chuck Brodsky, Dave Gunning David Myles, Garnet Rogers, Goitse, Irish Mythen, Kubasonics, Lennie Gallant, Madison Violet Makayla Lynn, Rawlins Cross, Robert Bouchard, Rum Ragged, Seth Glier, Swinging Belles, The Lumber Jills & more. Chester Chester Playhouse: 22 Pleasant Street: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh 2pm - Celine & Danelle Doucet La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Cabanés; @$ 15+ tax Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm - Evelyn MacRae and the country Slickers- in MacRae's dining room Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Thorgy & the Thorchestra Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 8pm to 10pm - Billie Yvette Rogers & Alicia Penney Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - The Poe Trio - [ ] Otis Tomas, Paul MacDonald, Eddie Woodsworth ] Inverness (An Sithean) Arena [Dr. Bernie MacLean Cultural & Recreation Centre]: 10pm to 2am - dance with Matt Minglewood Band; @$ 25-advance ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 11am - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit Ned MacDonald Historial Complex [Miners’ Museum]: 62 Lower Railway Rd.: 46°13.822′N 61°18.569′W: 902-258-3822: 10am - Ernest Hatt Photo exhibit -2pm-honouring & Presentation by Dr Jim st. Clair The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 3pm to 6:30pm - Brent Aucoin & Joey Beaton Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] - Arena Day 9am - St. Margaret's walk /Run- St. Margarets of Broadcove 10pm to 2am - Adult Dance, (19+) ‘Matt Minglewood’, Dr. Bernie MacLean Cultural & Recreation Centre $15 Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Dwayne Côté and Doug MacPhee 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Lockport Harmony Bazaar: PO Box 249: 1-902-656-2565: noon to 10pm - Harmony Bazaar – Atlantic Canada's Only Women's Music Festival; @ $35 with Port Cities, Rachel Beck, Patricia Watson Quintet, Amy Grant, Naming The Twins, Kendra Gale Band, Judi Cleveland, Shirley Jackson, Jessica Jurgenliemk, Merrie Howe, Clara Jurgenliemk, Triple Trouble, Terri Dean-Macneil, Julie Balish, Cathy Cook and more! Louisbourg Bateston Fire Hall: 7485 Main St: 902-733-2393: - Annual Louisbourg street Dance; Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - CLOSED FOR ANNUAL Street DANCE Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. L’Ardoise town: ...2018 July 26th to July 29th-#56th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #56th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 7pm to 9pm - Donna Marie Dewolf Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA 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 town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - CLOSED 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas 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 3pm to 6pm - Dara Smith-MacDonald & Adam Young 3pm to 6pm - Dara Smith-MacDonald & Adam Young The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: - Aaron Lewis & Kimberley Fraser Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: 10pm - Spyder 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: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro Victoria Park: - "MacBeth"-Shakespeare in the Park; [902-897-9266] 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: - Kinnon Beaton, Neil Beaton, Joël Chiasson, MacNeil Family 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant the Falls BalmoralKirk: 2395 Balmoral Rd.(Highway 256 west): 902-324-2461: 7pm - Laura Smith & Kim Dunn; @$ 20

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Sunday, July 29th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Donnie Campbell & Donna Marie DeWolfe Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Belle-Côte Community Centre: .....2018 July 25th to 29th-Belle Côte Days: 10615 Cabot Trail: - Belle Côte Days; [ 902-235-2611 : john.poupore@ns.sympatico.ca ] Bible Hill NS Provincial Exhibition Agricultural Centre: ...2018 July 26th to 29th-47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival: 1-888-442-2656: - 47th Annual NS Bluegrass Festival; with Acoustic Horizon, The Bluegrass Brothers, & more. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland parish grounds: ....2018 July 29th-62nd Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert: Broad Cove Marsh Rd: 46°15.294′N 61°16.105′W: - 62nd Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert; [ 902-258-2961 : ccmacquarrie@gmail.com ] special guests=Miller, MacDonald, Cormier, 5 Piano Summit; @$ 20 9pm to midnight-Adult square Dance 19+ with Ashley MacIsaac, Joey Beaton, Scott Macmillan @$ 20 Canso (Baile Chanso) Canso Sportsplex: ....2018 July 26th to 29th- #22nd Annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival: Queen St. Extension: 1-888-554-7826: - Ashley Macisaac, Joel & Bill Plaskett, Martin Sexton, Matt Andersen Suzy Bogguss, Archie Fisher, Bruce Guthro, Catherine Maclellan, Chuck Brodsky, Dave Gunning David Myles, Garnet Rogers, Goitse, Irish Mythen, Kubasonics, Lennie Gallant, Madison Violet Makayla Lynn, Rawlins Cross, Robert Bouchard, Rum Ragged, Seth Glier, Swinging Belles, The Lumber Jills & more. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 9pm to 1am - TBA La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - Cabanés; @$ 15+ tax Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Cabanés @$ 15+ Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm - Chrissy Crowley Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) TALO Cafébar: 195 Commercial St.: 902-842-2195: 8pm - John Gracie 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 Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Sniggily Wiggily's: 1665 Argyle St.: 9pm - Seaway; @$ 17;75-advance Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by 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 - hands dancing gallery exhibit 11:01am - small treasures gallery exhibit The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Dan Dorion Town wide: .... 2018 July 21st to 29th-Inverness Gathering Summer Festival: - Inverness Gathering Summer Festival; [ 902-258-2751 : margie.beaton@invernesscounty.ca ] 3pm to 9pm - 62nd Broad Cove Scottish Concert, St. Margaret’s Of Scotland Parish Grounds, @ $20 10pm - dance at South West Hall wiht Kenneth MacKenzie & Mac Morin Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 3pm - Anniversary Malagawatch Church Service Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - tba @ :$10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. L’Ardoise town: ...2018 July 26th to July 29th-#56th Annual Acadian Days Festival: - #56th Annual Acadian Days Festival Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: - entertainment by =Ian (Tom Fun) MacDougall, folk/rock The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 4pm to 7pm - Mike Hall & Friends ; @ $8- Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre 8pm - Pius MacIsaac. . By donation. 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 town: ....2018 July 21st to 29th-#44th Annual Bartown Festival: 902-794-8589: 11am to 11pm - #44th Annual Bartown Festival Bartown Community Society (902) 794-8589 Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: - Rawlins Cross opening with The Hypochondriacs Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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: - dance to follow the Broad Cove Concert Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Monday, July 30th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, 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+ 9:30pm - adult dance with-Rodney MacDonald, Glen Graham, Mac Morin Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Peter MacInnis & Neil MacQuarrie Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron -- Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Chrissy Crowley 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 8pm - 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 Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - DJ Mac Gillivray & The Corner Connection 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 8pm - Bryan Adams-the ultimate tour Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit

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Tuesday, July 31st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Kenneth MacKenzie & Margie Beaton Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series- “Bu Deònach Leam Tilleadh” Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm - Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50 with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band [include Brian Talbot, Allie Bennett, Rachel Davis and Darren McMullen]. Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 4pm - free Symphony at the Halifax Central Library The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Colin Grant & Mario Colosimo 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by 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: 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm to 9pm - Keith Mullins Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 7:30pm - Best of Boxwood - part of Musique Royal Festival ; with Chris Norman, David Greenberg, Patsy Seddon, Cathy-Ann MacPhee, Eamon O’Leary. @$ 20 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - CANCELLED guest is Glenn Graham Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge-a Boardmore theatre Production The Red Shoe Pub: Main St.: 902-945-2996: 5pm to 7pm - Lisa Cameron -- Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Goitse-Ireland Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Joe MacMaster | Dara MacDonald | Adam Young | Steve MacIntyre | Claire & Regyn MacDonald Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ....Historical walking tours of Port Hood: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: - Chestico Museum walking tours with John & Cathy Gillies; @$ 15 [ must be purchased in advance at the Chestico Museum ] 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: - ▪ Summer Workshop Days: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Edward 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Alan Syliboy art exhibit Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, August 1st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Being Hank & Patsy'-a musical play by Laura Teasdale featuring Ralph Steiner & Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Gélas - La réunion.; @$15 [ 10year anniversary of the creation of Gélas! ] bring together the original cast of the show of 2008. [ Jerémie Poirier, Alexandre Poirier, Ryan Doucette, Justin Aucoin, Stephanie Aucoin Craig, Sylvie (Doucet) Aucoin, Chris Babineau, and Colin Grant. ] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50 with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band [include Brian Talbot, Allie Bennett, Rachel Davis and Darren McMullen]. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 4pm - free Symphony at the Halifax Central Library Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Mo Kenney; SOLD OUT Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with Aaron MacDonald; @$ 5 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; 5pm - ''Picture the Past''' with photographer Adam Hill; ; @$ 50; https://www.adamhillstudios.ca Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. 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 #35th year @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih with Colin Grant & Friends 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 town-front street: ...2018 Aug 1st-Front Street Frolic: 902-794-3989: 6pm to 9pm - Front Street Frolic; street festival hosted by BIDA North Sydney; Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Tales, Trails and Tunes: Tony Quinn, Shannon Quinn & Bill Plaskett 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: - ▪ Summer Workshop Days: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel Marina: ...Concerts by the Sea: 32 Lions Ave.: 902-226-3983: - Concerts by the Sea; FREE town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hall: 643 Main St.: 902-736-6394: 7pm - 'On the Bright Side' hometown show with the Barra MacNeils; @$30 [ Rita at 902-736-2508 ]

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Thursday, August 2nd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Tom MacDonald, Leona Williams Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Canning Sea-Esta: 1454 Pereau Rd; [Delhaven]: 902-692-1662: 7pm to 10pm - Chuck Brodsky In Concert · Hosted by Sea-Esta Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Gélas - La réunion.; @$15 [ 10year anniversary of the creation of Gélas! ] bring together the original cast of the show of 2008. [ Jerémie Poirier, Alexandre Poirier, Ryan Doucette, Justin Aucoin, Stephanie Aucoin Craig, Sylvie (Doucet) Aucoin, Chris Babineau, and Colin Grant. ] Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm - The Barra MacNeil's in concert; @$20 Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50 with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band [include Brian Talbot, Allie Bennett, Rachel Davis and Darren McMullen]. Town wide: ....2018 Aug 2nd to 5th-Bay Days: - Bay Days; ]Dave MacKeigan at 902-574-1856. ] 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. - Mike Hall & Joël Chiasson. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Michael Lloyd 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Donald Og Day 7:30pm - Garnet Rogers & Archie Fisher concert Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 7:30pm - Garnet Rogers and Archie Fisher in Concert ; @ $28.50-Advanced Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; 7pm - comedy= ""The Would-Be Nobleman" by Moliere Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Brent Aucoin 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - 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: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: - Mitchell & Brennan River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Summer sessions on the natural and social history of our area; refreshments by Knox Church 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-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Courthouse Concert –with " Hal Bruce" -his album, "Rock Steady Line", ; @$ 10 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Harbourstone Enhanced Care: 84 Kenwood Dr.: 902-539-4560: 2pm - ceilidh, Gaelic & tea in the chapel [2nd floor] of the Kenwood building Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Wentworth Park-Band Shell: ..2018 July 5th to Aug 2nd-'Makin' Waves' festival: Band Shell: 6pm - tba; FREE presented by CBRM Recreation and the Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative. West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 3rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) 'Music on Main Street' & Chisholm park: Columbus Field: - Music on Main with Pretty Archie, with Brent Collins as opener Chisholm Park: - music on main Columbus Field: main st.: 7pm - ceilidh in the round with host Bruce Guthro & guests=Heather Rankin, Piper Rankin MacInnis, the Sons of Maxwell, Stewart MacNeil & Kyle MacNeil, Rachel Davis & Darren McMullin, Wendy MacIsaac & Brad Davidge; []@$ 40; 19+ ONLY at http://www.eventbrite.ca ] rain or shine, BYO chair a benefit for St. Martha's Hospital Foundation St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. 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; Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 9pm - Jimmy Flyan Show Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Gélas - La réunion.; @$15 [ 10year anniversary of the creation of Gélas! ] bring together the original cast of the show of 2008. [ Jerémie Poirier, Alexandre Poirier, Ryan Doucette, Justin Aucoin, Stephanie Aucoin Craig, Sylvie (Doucet) Aucoin, Chris Babineau, and Colin Grant. ] Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest 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 Town wide: ....2018 Aug 2nd to 5th-Bay Days: - Bay Days; ]Dave MacKeigan at 902-574-1856. ] Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - The Narrows – Irish style group from Halifax 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Michael Lloyd 9pm - live music Inverness (An Sithean) The Cabot Public House @ Cabot Links Golf Course: 15933 Central Ave.: 902-258-4653: 7pm - Chrissy Crowley Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: - Dòmhnall Òg MacNìll | Donald “Og” Day 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: - Roger Stone 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - : Sean MacMullin 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 7:30pm - annual Crab Fest; @$ 10 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Jim Kovalcik ; George Barkhouse & Tim Fisk & Special Guest: Patricia Watson; @$ 20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2018 Aug 3rd to 5th-#23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee ; with Matthew Good, July Talk, & Jimmy Rankin, Reuben and the Dark, Alert The Medic, Natalie Lynn, Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound, StoneHouse, The Kitchen Criminals and more to come! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - James MacLean & Patrick Gillis -''dueling guitars''' 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Shelly Campbell St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Wallace MacAskill Yacht Club: 902-535-2729: - MacAskill Cup Regatta town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, August 4th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Stand Back Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Donnie Campbell & Rachel Davis Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Gélas - La réunion.; @$15 [ 10year anniversary of the creation of Gélas! ] bring together the original cast of the show of 2008. [ Jerémie Poirier, Alexandre Poirier, Ryan Doucette, Justin Aucoin, Stephanie Aucoin Craig, Sylvie (Doucet) Aucoin, Chris Babineau, and Colin Grant. ] Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Town wide: ....2018 Aug 2nd to 5th-Bay Days: - Bay Days; ]Dave MacKeigan at 902-574-1856. ] Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 8pm to 10pm - Brenda Stubbert - Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Darrell Keigan 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - Dawn & Margie Beaton Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 6pm - Là Mór a’ Bhaile | #57th Annual Highland Village Day Concert; @$ 15 Highland Village Museum-tuning room: .......'The Highland Village Concert Music Series': 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272: 2pm to 6pm - 57th Annual Highland Village Day Outdoor Concert ; @ $15 Highland Village-Malagawatch Church: 4119-Hector's Point, Hwy # 223: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 6pm - 57th Annual Highland Village Day Outdoor Concert ; @ $15 Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 6pm to 9pm - Shelly Campbell (note later start, 6-9) Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 7:30pm - annual Crab Fest; @$ 10 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Chrissy Crowley New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2018 Aug 3rd to 5th-#23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee ; with Matthew Good, July Talk, & Jimmy Rankin, Reuben and the Dark, Alert The Medic, Natalie Lynn, Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound, StoneHouse, The Kitchen Criminals and more to come! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Lionel LeBlanc Pugwash The Peace Hall: Summer Concert Series: 12 Victoria st: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Ariana Nasr & Curtis Thorpe; @$ 25 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-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - Campbell Family Wallace MacAskill Yacht Club: 902-535-2729: - MacAskill Cup Regatta town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days 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 Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Cape Breton Bike Rally. Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival 9:30pm - kick-off annual square dance with Stephanie MacDonald & Susan MacLean & Chris Murphy; 19+ Wentworth Centre Wentworth Recreation Centre: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, August 5th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: - Regatta week Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Donnie Campbell & Rachel Davis Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Chéticamp L'Eglise Saint Pierre: 7:30pm - #125 anniversary celebration; with Ronald Bourgeois, Lina Boudreau, Scott Macmillan, MIchel Aucoin Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 1pm to 4pm - artist's reception for the Landscape show. 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey D’Escousse Lennox Passage Yacht Club: noon to 6pm - Lennox Passage Harbourfest 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 Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Town wide: ....2018 Aug 2nd to 5th-Bay Days: - Bay Days; ]Dave MacKeigan at 902-574-1856. ] Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 7pm - gospel concert-fundraiser for Sunnyville Baptist Church; with local talent from Guysborough and surrounding areas; @$10 Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Darrell Keigan 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 - Dawn & Margie Beaton @ :$8 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki 5:15pm to 7pm - motorcycles 'Storm the Fortress''; @$ 20 http://capebretonbikerally.com/. Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: - entertainment by = Dara Smith MacDonald, fiddle Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 4pm to 5:30pm - Ole Opry with Lynn Chisholm: The Classics; Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre; . By donation. 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) The Jubilee Riverfront: .......2018 Aug 3rd to 5th-#23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee: - #23rd Annual-New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee ; with Matthew Good, July Talk, & Jimmy Rankin, Reuben and the Dark, Alert The Medic, Natalie Lynn, Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound, StoneHouse, The Kitchen Criminals and more to come! North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Granville Green: .......2018 -#25th Annual Granville Green Summer Concerts: Granville St.: 902-625-8791: - Fred Penner opening with Dylan Menzie St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - Roger Stone; Wallace MacAskill Yacht Club: 902-535-2729: - MacAskill Cup Regatta town: ......2018 July 30th to Aug 5th-Nicolas Denys Days: 902-535-2185: - Nicolas Denys Days Sydney (Suidni) Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Cape Breton Bike Rally. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival

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Monday, August 6th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: - Regatta week Chebucto Street: ...2018 July 9th & Aug 6th..Festiville Baddeck: 6pm to 9pm - with entertainment by Nathan Rogers & Rosie MacKenzie Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - CLOSED-Festiville Baddeck Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. town: ....2018 July 9th & Aug 6th-Street Festival: 6pm to 9pm - 'Festiville Baddeck '-Street Festival entertainment by Colin Grant & the Privateers Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2018 August 6th & 7th-#8 Annual Free Outdoor concert: 399 Broadcove Banks Rd.: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: 6pm to midnight - #8 Annual Free Outdoor concert Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, 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+ 9:30pm - adult dance with- Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton, Bonnie Jean MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Chrissy Crowley 8pm - Neil McDaniel or 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 Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Lynn Chisholm & friends; Elizabeth & Sarah Mac Innis 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair 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: - Youth Music Camp with Jess & Greg Favaro; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 1: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - RG Sheller Sydney (Suidni) Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Cape Breton Bike Rally. Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival

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Tuesday, August 7th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: - Regatta week Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Kenneth MacKenzie & Margie Beaton Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Belle-Côte Island Sunset Restaurant: 19 Beach Cove Lane: 902-235-2669: 6pm - Chrissy Crowley Broad Cove Banks Banks Head Schoolhouse: .... 2018 August 6th & 7th-#8 Annual Free Outdoor concert: 399 Broadcove Banks Rd.: 46°12.853′N 61°20.006′W: 902-258-2222: 6pm to midnight - #8 Annual Free Outdoor concert Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series- “Bu Deònach Leam Tilleadh” Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50 with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band [include Brian Talbot, Allie Bennett, Rachel Davis and Darren McMullen]. Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Joe MacMaster and Mac Morin 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Mary Elizabeth & Elizabeth MacInnis Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Mabou: MacNeil & MacQuarrie Families Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ....Historical walking tours of Port Hood: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: - Chestico Museum walking tours with John & Cathy Gillies; @$ 15 [ must be purchased in advance at the Chestico Museum ] 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: - Youth Music Camp with Jess & Greg Favaro; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 1: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Johnny 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: - Cape Breton Bike Rally. Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival 7:30pm - kitchen party with John MacLean & friends; 19+

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Wednesday, August 8th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Alec & I; a hearing love story Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: - Regatta week Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: - Deron Donovan's John Prine tribute show Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo 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) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Port Cities; SOLD OUT Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - Judique on the Floor supper pub with Peter MacInnis; @$ 5 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. 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 #35th year @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; Chrissy Crowley, Gillian Head, Jason Roach North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2018 Aug 8th to 14th--#45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: - #45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - The Cape Breton Summertime Revue-the Next Generation; with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band 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: - Youth Music Camp with Jess & Greg Favaro; St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 1: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 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 Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon - Chrissy Crowley 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival

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Thursday, August 9th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Madison Benson, Leona Williams Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Arichat Waterfront: ...Concerts by the Sea: - Concerts by the Sea at LeNoir Landing; FREE Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: - Regatta week 7pm to 9pm - book launch-with Jacinta MacKinnon=''My Sailing Adventures with Mrs Mary Harper'' in the Yacht club-downstairs. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Boylston Boylston Community Centre: 81 Aaron Lane: 6pm to 8pm - entertainment by Neil Decoff, Emmett Abraham & friends. Please bring a chair or blanket, snacks and refreshments. Please share. Hosted by Guysborough District Fish and Game Association Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm - Chrissy Crowley Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton Enfield Oakfield Golf & Country Club: 6055 Hwy 2, Oakfield: 902-861-2777: 6pm to 9pm - entertainment by Brennan MacDonald Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. 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. - The youth fiddlers, Tracy MacNeil. Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball 7pm - comedy= ""The Would-Be Nobleman" by Moliere Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm - Cape Breton Stomp; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} 7:30pm - Keith Mullins Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2018 Aug 8th to 14th--#45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: - #45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - The Cape Breton Summertime Revue-the Next Generation; with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Summer sessions on the natural and social history of our area; refreshments by Knox Church 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: - Youth Music Camp with Jess & Greg Favaro; 7pm - Grand Finale Concert; Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 7pm - Courthouse Concert – Music Summit/Band Camp Grande Finale Concert ; @$ 10 with Jess & Greg Favaro and camp participants. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 1: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Sydney Marine Terminal: ....2018 Aug 2nd to 11th-#7th Annual Cape Breton Jazz Festival: 60 Esplanade: 902-565-1092: 7:30pm - #7th Annual Cape Breton Jazz Festival with Holly Arsenault, MIcah Barnes, Bill Stevenson Trio, Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 10th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: - Regatta week St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. 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; Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Cookville Pine Grove: ...2018 Aug 10th & 11th-#14th annual riverfest-rock the bush: 380 Dauphinee Rd: - #14th annual riverfest-rock the bush; with Bear Le friends; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2018 August 10th to 12th-#7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: - #7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG); 902-224-7547 : audrey2744@icloud.com 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) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: - Summer performance Camps Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - Tony Bennett's birthday with John Gracie Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 9pm - Covered! August Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Sunflower Valley: ..2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Kimberly Fraser and Brenda Stubbert 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee 9pm - live music Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: - Ian MacDougall 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - : Buddy MacDonald 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Kyle & Sheumas MacNeil; @ $22 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 1-902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; with the Bluegrass Diamonds, Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind, Clearwater, Echo Mountain, Mountain Willow, Oxbow Mountain Boy's, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River; US band-Foghorn Stringband; @$ 50 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: 6pm 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 Petit-de-Grat Le Noir Landing: ..2018 August 10th-8th Annual Petit De Grat Shark Fishing Derby: - 8th Annual Petit De Grat Shark Fishing Derby St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2018 Aug 8th to 14th--#45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: - #45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) the Ponds: .....2018 Aug 10th & 11th. the BlackTop Ball: 3707 Shore Rd. Rte 245: - #4th Annual The BlackTop Ball Festival with The Stanfields, Rawlins Cross, Wheeler, The Town Heroes, Mike Bochoff Band, Like A Motorcycle, The Royal Volts, Hypochondriacs, Jessie Brown, Cape Breton Villages, Hatchet Lake, Carmel Mikol, Andre Pettipas, the Giants, Niki Veniot, Tomi Allen, DeerField Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Jeff Ward; mi'kmaq history, teaching, legends Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 7pm to 9pm - Kyle & Dawn Gillis Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Rodney Macdonald St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 1: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tony Quinn, Bill Plaskett - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, August 11th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - The Bell Family Album - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Bras d’or Yacht Club: 1 Jones St.: 902-295-2107: - Regatta week St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Cookville Pine Grove: ...2018 Aug 10th & 11th-#14th annual riverfest-rock the bush: 380 Dauphinee Rd: - #14th annual riverfest-rock the bush; with Bear Le friends; Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2018 August 10th to 12th-#7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: - #7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG); 902-224-7547 : audrey2744@icloud.com Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - The Fred Eaglesmith Show Starring Tif Ginn ! $42.5 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Sunflower Valley: ..2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival 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] Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 8pm to 10pm - Flo Sampson - Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: - BioBlitz-at Freshwater Lake; You and your family team up with scientists to do Species Surveys 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Colin Grant & Scott Macmillan 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 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: - Gillian Head 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Darrel Keigan & Stewart MacDonald; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 1-902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; with the Bluegrass Diamonds, Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind, Clearwater, Echo Mountain, Mountain Willow, Oxbow Mountain Boy's, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River; US band-Foghorn Stringband; @$ 50 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2018 Aug 8th to 14th--#45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: - #45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) the Ponds: .....2018 Aug 10th & 11th. the BlackTop Ball: 3707 Shore Rd. Rte 245: - #4th Annual The BlackTop Ball Festival with The Stanfields, Rawlins Cross, Wheeler, The Town Heroes, Mike Bochoff Band, Like A Motorcycle, The Royal Volts, Hypochondriacs, Jessie Brown, Cape Breton Villages, Hatchet Lake, Carmel Mikol, Andre Pettipas, the Giants, Niki Veniot, Tomi Allen, DeerField Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Jerry McDaniel 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: - Port Hood Kids Triathlon; 902-623-2272 : lychiasson@gmail.com Ages 7 and up, 8/9-Swim 50m, bike 750m, run 500m Ages 10/11 and 12/13-Swim 150m, bike 2000m, run 1500m 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: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Waterfront District: 333 Charlotte St.: - Sydney Waterfront Festival Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival 8pm to 1am - pub night with Herman Wadden & the Southern Son; 19+ 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, August 12th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Chrissy Crowley Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey East Margaree behind St. Michael’s Church: ... 2018 August 10th to 12th-#7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG): 1181 East Margaree Rd.: 902-235-2744: - #7th Annual Margaree Highland Games (MHG); 902-224-7547 : audrey2744@icloud.com 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 - Summertime Review 2018 ; @$ 44:50; with Jenn Sheppard, Peter MacInnis, Jordan Musycsyn, Margaret MacPherson. Mary Colin-Chisholm; music by Stephen Muise, Fred Lavery & the Revue band Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover 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 Sunflower Valley: ..2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Black River Music Festival: 1648 Meadow Green Rd,: 902-386-2800: - Black River Music Festival Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Cyril MacPhee Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: - BioBlitz-at Freshwater Lake; You and your family team up with scientists to do Species Surveys Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 5pm to 8pm - Glenn Graham & friends @ :$10 "Judique On The Floor" Sunday Ceilidh ** This week's Ceilidh starts following the Kintyre Farm Concert on River Denys Road. ** JRA Grounds: 2018 August 8th to 12th-Judique On the Floor Days: River Denys Rd.: - Judique On the Floor Days; [ 902-787-2374 : cindy.macdonald@srsb.ca ] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: - entertainment by =Margie & Dawn Beaton, fiddle Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Finlay Point Wharf: ...2018 August 12th-Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf: 65 Mabou Mines Branch,: 46°05.168′N 61°26.631′W: - Annual Ceilidh on the Wharf; @$ 10 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre; . By donation. Meteghan Clare bluegrass campgrounds: ....2018 Aug 10th to 12th-Clare Bluegrass Festival: 117 Connector Rd.: 1-902-659-2026: - Clare Bluegrass Festival; with the Bluegrass Diamonds, Nadine Landry & Sammy Lind, Clearwater, Echo Mountain, Mountain Willow, Oxbow Mountain Boy's, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River; US band-Foghorn Stringband; @$ 50 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2018 Aug 8th to 14th--#45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: - #45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Point Tupper Heritage Church Museum: Henry Point St.: - Causeway tea & tunes Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Port Hood (Sestico) Allen MacInnis Arena-grounds: ...TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon: #45 Wharf Rd.: 46°01.030′N 61°32.153′W: 902-631-4695: - TD Wealth Port Hood Triathlon-; 902-623-2272 : lychiasson@gmail.com Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 8pm to 11pm - Digout Trio Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Washabuck (Uaiseabuc) town wide: 2018 Aug 3rd to 12th-# 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival: 4449 Washabuck Rd.: - # 42nd Annual-Along the Shores of Washabuck Summer Festival

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Monday, August 13th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, 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+ 9:30pm - adult dance with-Donna Marie DeWolfe, Stephanie MacMacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Chrissy Crowley 8pm - Neil McDaniel or 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 Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2018 Aug 8th to 14th--#45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: - #45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Hugh John Beaton 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair 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: - ▪ Adult summer Session 2: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, August 14th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Kenneth MacKenzie & Margie Beaton Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 8pm - #20th annual Gaelic Concert series- “Bu Deònach Leam Tilleadh” Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm - Chrissy Crowley & Jason Roach Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Jerome Aucoin and Ron LaFitte. 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6pm to 7pm - inFlux Festival; Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Lyrics & Laughter; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Kinnon Wallace & James MacLean Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - Marion Bridge-a Boardmore theatre Production Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, 8pm - Gillian Head, 8pm - Gillian Head, 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 Petit-de-Grat St Joseph’s Parish Hall: ...2018 Aug 8th to 14th--#45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat: - #45th Annual Festival Acadien de Petit-de-Grat Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald; @$ 20 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - All Fired Up | Harvey Beaton Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: ....Historical walking tours of Port Hood: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: - Chestico Museum walking tours with John & Cathy Gillies; @$ 15 [ must be purchased in advance at the Chestico Museum ] 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: - ▪ Adult summer Session 2: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Doug 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon to 3pm - Mary Beth Carty with Gillian Head, Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, August 15th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale 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) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Dancing on the Elephant' by Lisa Hagen; presented by Seaside Communications. varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. 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) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 9pm - live music Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Christina Martin Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with TBA; @$ 5 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, 5pm - ''Picture the Past''' with photographer Adam Hill; ; @$ 50; https://www.adamhillstudios.ca Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Jennifer Roland; ; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. 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 #35th year @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; Kinnon Beaton, Betty Lou Beaton, Mac Morin North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald; @$ 20 Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7:30pm - : Dr. Stuart Dunmore Talk On Gaelic Heritage And Language Use 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: - ▪ Adult summer Session 2: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - Carol Martel Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: noon - Chrissy Crowley 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, August 16th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Margaret MacDonald, Marion Dewar 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: - Pretty Archie Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. 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. - Olivier, ,Julien, Paryse Broussard. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 6:30pm to 9pm - Mary Beth Carty with Lisa MacArthur 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Jason Kempt 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Fire a cannon; Have a blast 7pm - comedy= ""The Would-Be Nobleman" by Moliere Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Doug MacPhee & David Greenberg; ; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} 7:30pm - Sean McCann Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - 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: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Musical Buddies- Buddy MacDonald, Meaghan Blanchard & Spyder Macdonald; @$ 20 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Summer sessions on the natural and social history of our area; refreshments by Knox Church 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-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Courthouse Concert -with Klorissa & Myles Farnsworth, ; @$ 10 7pm - Thursday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @$ 10 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 2: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 17th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) 'Music on Main Street' & Chisholm park: Columbus Field: - Music on Main with Sean McCann [Great Big Sea], & Hailee LeFort. Chisholm Park: - music on main St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault 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) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. 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; Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - David Greenberg and Doug MacPhee 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier 9pm - live music Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: - Darrell Keigan 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - : TBA 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2018 Aug 17th to 190th- #4th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - Oxbow Mountain Boys & Crowdis Bridge, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind, Lifeline & Robert Bouchard Weekend pass-$60 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Decota McNamara & Jeremy Finney ; @$ 21 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Maryvale (Allt A´ Mheiligein) St. Mary's Parish Hall: Highway #245: 9pm to midnight - A Family Round & Square Dance ; @ $10 . Music by - John Pellerin, Colin Rankin & Joël Chaisson ; Children 12 & under free. Tea & Sweets provided- Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Three Finger Shot [ folk]; @$ 20 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: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 8pm - Stanley Williams-Astronomy 101-Learn the basics & view the stars. Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 7pm to 9pm - Lisa Cameron & Vern MacDougall Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Douglas Cameron St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Adult summer Session 2: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: - Christina Martin Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Wolfville Lightfoot and Wolfville Vineyards: 11143 Evangeline Trail: 902-542-7774: 8pm - The Port Cities; @$ 35+ Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, August 18th 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: - Makayla Lynn Trio Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Big Sister, Little Brother'- by Mike Kenny featuring Gina Thornhill & Sam Vigneault - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Theatre Baddeck: 24 Queen St.: 902-412-7122: - 'Ladies Foursome'-by Norm Foster; presented by Big Spruce Brewing. [ with Hannah Ziss, Christy MacRae-Ziss, Mauralea Austin, Kim Parkhill ] varied performances at 7:30pm, 3:30pm, 4pm, and 8pm. Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 8pm to 10pm - Neil McDaniel - Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - David Greenberg & Doug MacPhee Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 11am to 1pm - Marag Brunch; @$ 12; in the tuning room 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: - Kenneth MacKenzie 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2018 Aug 17th to 190th- #4th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - Oxbow Mountain Boys & Crowdis Bridge, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind, Lifeline & Robert Bouchard Weekend pass-$60 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg George D. Lewis School: 21 Kent St.: 902-733-2515: 6pm - # 24th annual-8 km Louisbourg Race through time, modern day into 18th century Fortress http://www.louisbourgrace.com [ Pre-registration deadline: August 17th ] Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum 5pm - The Great Louisbourg Sleepover ; Overnight camping with entertainment; @$ 56 & Feast of Saint Louis; A traditional feast with a new twist Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Annual Shark Derby Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Mike Hall Pugwash The Peace Hall: Summer Concert Series: 12 Victoria st: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Christina Martin; @$ 25 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: .....2018 Aug 18th & 19th -#45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: - #45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling ; also with members of the Strathspey and Reel Society and the MacLeod Fiddlers will be attending ; - After the concert Square dance & ceilidh 7pm - 7pm to 9pm-concert St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch # 47: 6834 Grand Anse Hwy #4: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with John Drake 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 Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, August 19th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Aviation day - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Buddy MacDonald & Donna Marie DeWolfe Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Cabot Fire Hall: - Women's Fishnet Blueberry Event; Local entertainment, Hughie and Hector MacKinnon . @$ 10 Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 2pm to 4pm - MCP Music presents Classical Concert (Ben Marmen and Maxim Cormier) Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Janvrin’s Island Janvrin's island ball field: ....2018 Aug 17th to 190th- #4th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass & Old Time Country Music Festival: 830 Janvrin's Harbour Road: 902-226-1918: - Oxbow Mountain Boys & Crowdis Bridge, Ryan Dillman & Shadow River, Second Wind, Lifeline & Robert Bouchard Weekend pass-$60 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - tba @ :$10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: - entertainment by =Kenny Petitpas, singer/songwriter Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre; . By donation. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market 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: .....2018 Aug 18th & 19th -#45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3441: - #45th Anniversary-The Festival of Cape Breton Fiddling ; also with members of the Strathspey and Reel Society and the MacLeod Fiddlers will be attending ; 2pm to 7pm - Gala Concert Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Monday, August 20th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, 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+ 9:30pm - adult dance with-Rodney MacDonald, Kelly Campbell , Allen Dewar Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball 7:30pm - ''Escape Louisbourg'', stay over night Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 8pm - 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 Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Dan Doiron 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair 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: - Painting Camp - St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, August 21st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - White Glove Tour; Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Kenneth MacKenzie & Margie Beaton Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Stewart and Boyd MacNeill - Two members of the Barra MacNeils . 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Stuart Cameron & Cullen MacInnis Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Shelly Campbell | Allan Dewar | The Broussards | Rankin MacInnis 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: - Painting Camp - St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Jay 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney (Suidni) Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Spelling Bee Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, August 22nd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Cape Breton Hillbillies-a brand new dinner theatre @$ 55 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) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - Steve Poltz; SOLD OUT Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 6pm to 9pm - supper pub with Jeremy White; @$ 5 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, 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-Ceildih; TBA 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year @$ 10+ North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 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: - Painting Camp - St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 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 - Mary Beth Carty Hosting the Session 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, August 23rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Rachel MacQuarrie, Kinnon Wallace, Leona Williams 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Melody & Derrick Cameron Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton Enfield Oakfield Golf & Country Club: 6055 Hwy 2, Oakfield: 902-861-2777: 6pm to 9pm - entertainment by Brennan MacDonald Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. 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. - Wendy MacIsaac & guest. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Rob MacLean Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum 7pm - comedy= ""The Would-Be Nobleman" by Moliere Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season - Keltic Drive; ; @$ 26 Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: ......2018 July 12th to Aug 23rd-CURRENTS Summer series: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7:30pm - CURRENTS Summer series- ON STAGE; with Cape Breton-made beers, wines and whisky {Only 110 seats} 7:30pm - Scott Macmillan & Brian Doyle, & Jeannie Beks Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - “An Evening with Neville McKay”; My Mothers Bloomers , with Patricia Watson; @$ 20 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 7:30pm - Momentary lapse-A Pink Floyd show Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Summer sessions on the natural and social history of our area; refreshments by Knox Church 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: - Painting Camp - St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - ▪ Youth Gaelic Immersion: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Kitchen party Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Unforeseen - TATAFEST - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Jane Grady art exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 24th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale - 'Hope and Gravity' by Michael Hollinger featuring Gordon Gammie, Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Michelle Piller, Lesley Smith Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - White Glove Tour; St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Mike Hall 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; Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Dara Smith and Susan MacLean 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy 9pm - live music Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: - Brandon Collier 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: - : TBA 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Johnstown (Baile Iain) Parish Hall: 15338 Highway 4: - Milling Frolic Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 8pm to 10pm - Maxim Cormier & Gervais Cormier Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation 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: 6pm 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 2am - tragically hip tribute [Courage]; & music by Firehounds DJ; @$ 15-advance Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Sarah Penney-Neighbourhood water watch-water quality & citizen science Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - Darlene Ellis & Malcolm & Elizabeth Morrison 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 7pm - COURTHOUSE CONCERT – “Rally That Gives” kick off concert with Dave Carroll. This is a fundraising concert in support of the Cancer Society’s “Lodge That Gives”, “Cathy’s Place” and “Holy Redeemer Convent” ; @$ 10 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Shelly Campbell St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Highland Arts Theatre: .....Winter-Spring Season: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Heart of Steel Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Kitchen Party, Keith Mullins,Christina Martin - TATAFEST - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, August 25th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-family stage: 902-867-3333: - 'Lunenburg'-by Norm Foster featuring Gordon Gammie, Michelle Piller, Laura Teasdale - 'Burnin' Love' by Sharon Bajer featuring Henricus Gielis, Christian Murray, Lesley Smith, Laura Teasdale Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - The Bell Family Album St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - tba Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Cabot Fire Hall: - Bay St Lawrence-End of Summer Festival Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chester Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Convention Centre: 36 Treasure Drive: 1-800-565-5075: - Buddy MacDonald Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: - #28th Annual-Féis an Eilein; Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 9am - Ceildh Coastal Trail Fundraiser=5km Run /Walk; #$ 20-advance; Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort: ...2018 July 5th to Aug 25th-Feast and Music Series: #30 Buchanan Drive: 902-929-2584, 1-866-929-2584: 5:30pm to 8pm - supper; music from 8-10 pm. Please phone for reservations 8pm to 10pm - Jordan Musycsyn Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 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: - Tune Port with the CBU Pipeband 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou Coal Mines (Mèinn a' Ghuail) Cape Mabou Highlands Hiking Trails: .....2018 Aug 25th-Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge: - Cape Mabou Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge ; Registration is online at http://www.capemabouhiking.com or call Nadine Hunt at 902-623-0388 or nhunt861@gmail. @$30 Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - TBA, North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - DJ MacGillivray & Darlene Ellis 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: 3pm to 6pm - Mary Beth Carty with guest TBD, 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers Market; http://www.farmersMarketcapebreton.com Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Bard By The Bay - TATAFEST - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Jane Grady art exhibition 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant the Falls BalmoralKirk: 2395 Balmoral Rd.(Highway 256 west): 902-324-2461: 7pm - Tomato/ Tomato ; @$ 20

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Sunday, August 26th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ St. Michael’s Hall: .The Baddeck Gathering Ceilidh: 6 Margaree Rd.: 902-295-0971: - Donnie Campbell & Dara Smith MacDonald ...LAST CEILIDH UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3rd. Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Cabot Fire Hall: - Bay St Lawrence-End of Summer Festival Big Pond (Am Pòn Mòr) Rita’s Tea Room & Gift Shop: ....#3rd Annual-Songs on Sunday: #8077 Hwy # 4: 45°53.235′N 60°34.553′W: 902-828-2667: 1pm - A dinner/concert series , 'Songs on Sunday' -hosted by Kim Dunn & Florence Sampson and special guests; @$ 35 Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) Coloratura Art Gallery: ... Classics for the Cabot Trail: 45943 Cabot Trail: 902-929-2324, 1-866-929-2721: 2pm - Janice Weber, piano Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Dan McCarthy Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - tba @ :$10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Rookie tour [children's program'] Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Arena: ......Mabou Farmers Market: 186 Mabou Harbour Rd.: 46°04.614′N 61°24.074′W: 902-945-2378: - entertainment by =Mary Beth Carty, accordion, guitar, vocals Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre 8pm - Sandy MacIntyre; . By donation. 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 Nyanza (Waqmitkuk) Big Spruce Brewing: 64 Yankee Line R.: 902-295-2537: 3pm - Chrissy Crowley Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming 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 - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition - Tatafest=Festival of Soil,Soul & Society with Séan McCann; @$ 30 - Bard By The Bay - TATAFEST

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Monday, August 27th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Alec & I; a hearing love story Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Brook Village (Baile Beag Na h-Aibhne) St. John the Baptist Hall: .... Monday Adult Square Dances; 9:30pm to 1am @ $ 8, 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+ 9:30pm - adult dance with-Mike Hall, Joël Chiasson Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ..... Musical Walking tour: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 9:30am - Musical Walking Tours: Advanced booking required. Book online or by phone at 1-902-787-2708. @$ 25 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel or Chrissy Crowley 8pm - 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 Pictou (Phiogto) Waterfront: Caladh Avenue: 6pm to 8pm - free outdoor Summer concerts on the Pictou Waterfront 902-485-4372 1-877-574-2868 michelle.young@townofpictou.ca Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - Mike Mac Innis 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: 4pm to 7pm - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, August 28th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Lucy MacNeil and Rob Durando 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Mabou (An Drochaid) Community Parish Hall: ..Karen & Joey Beaton's -#23rd Annual Tuesday Night Ceilidhs: 11538 Hwy # 19: 46°04.341′N 61°23.412′W: Karen-fiddle & MC Joey-piano with a weekly guest -7:30pm to 9pm- @ $ 8 7:30pm to 9pm - guest is Elizabeth MacInnis Patron Appreciation night with draws for 10 door prizes. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Rodney MacDonald | Kenneth MacKenzie | Joel Chiasson | Darrell Keigan | Jenny MacKenzie Port Hood (Sestico) Chestico Museum & Historical Society: 8095 Hwy # 19: 45°58.877′N 61°31.028′W: 902-787-2244: 7:30pm - : Dr. Heather Sparling Talk On The Canary In The Mine Exhibit 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: - Edward 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Keltic Quay: 90 main St.: 902-756-1122, 1-877-350-1122: - music with Dave Gunning & Buddy MacDonald

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Wednesday, August 29th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album - White Glove Tour; Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Glendale (Bràigh na h-Aibhneadh) Fr. John Angus Rankin Cultural Centre: ...Kitchen Ceilidh Series 2018: #4248 Highway 105: 902-625-3441: 7pm - Kitchen Ceilidh series; all ages; local talent; lite lunch Sponsored by the Glendale Area Community Cooperative. 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....2018 June 27th to Aug 29th -Summer Concert Series: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 8pm - J.P.Cormier Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - prisoner for the day; - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. 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-Ceildih; TBA 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year @$ 10+ North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, August 30th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Antigonish Heritage Museum: ....2018 Summer Thursday Ceilidhs with Karen Beaton: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & guests 7:30pm to 9pm - Karen Beaton & Mairi Britton, Marion Dewar Heritage Museum: 20 East Main St.: 902-863-6160: 7:30pm to 9pm - ceilidh with host Karen Beaton; @$ 8 The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Virtual reality experience with the HD-4 hydrofoil; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - White Glove Tour; - Alec & I; a hearing love story - Tetrahedral Kite Workshop; build your own and fly it. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Chéticamp La Place des arts Père Anselme Chiasson Auditorium-NDA: 15118 Cabot Trail: 46°37.511′N 61°00.959′W: 902-224-1876, 902-224-2642: 7:30pm - The Barra MacNeils; Le Conseil des arts Chéticamp: 15118 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1876: 7:30pm - Barra MacNeil's Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm - John Gracie's birthday Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean 9pm - live music Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - 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 North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Bras d’Or Lakes Inn-main lounge: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - music by Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Old Sydney Society: 173 Charlotte St.: 902-539-1572: 7pm - Ghosts and Legends walk of historic Sydney; @$ 13; reservations required Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: 902-945-2816: 10:30am to 11:30am - Beginner Step Dance and Square Dance classes ; @$ 10 Note: NO dance class on Thursday, July 26th; children must be accompanied by an adult Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, August 31st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove 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; Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ...2018 July 17th to August 14th-#20th annual Gaelic Concert series: 8539 Grand Narrows Highway # 223: 902-622-2627: 9am to 3pm - ; @ $6/half hour or $10/hour ; lessons in beginner and intermediate fiddle, piano, and step-dancing with instructors Maggie MacNeil & Andy MacMullin. Pre-registration required. maggie.macneil@gmail.com or 902-622-2627 ]. Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 9pm to midnight - all ages Square Dance in Creignish; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: - the Landscape show -works of three artists, Claudia Gahlinger, Adrienne Fore, and Eve Stockton 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Rocky Shore - Local group 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Rob MacLean 9pm - live music Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Buddy MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: 7pm to 9:30pm - entertainment-Free 7pm - Richard Schaller Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Rookie tour [children's program'] Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2018 Aug 31st to Sept 2nd =#6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - @6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival; with Meaghan Blanchard, Robert Bouchard, Harold MacIntyre, Ryan Roberts, Jason Price, Naming the Twins and a lot more. Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - the Waterfront Gang- [Gary Sallans, Robert Clark, Jordi Comstock and Lisa Lelliott]; @$ 20 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: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Pugwash The Peace Hall: Summer Concert Series: 12 Victoria st: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Ian Sherwood; ; @$ 20 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 7pm - Annual Sherbrooke Shares Variety Concert in aid of the St. Mary’s Food Bank, ; @$ 10 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) St Joseph's Parish Hall: 19678 Highway # 19: 902-248-2677: - Mike Hall St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Saturday, September 1st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - The Bell Family Album Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Dundee (Dùn Deagh) Dundee Resort & Golf Club-Macrae's dining room: 2750 West Bay Highway: 902-345-2649, 1-844-638-6333: 6pm to 10pm - music by Echo Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Stewart MacDonald Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) St. John’s Parish Hall: #35981 Cabot Trail: 8:15pm - Saturday Ceilidhs -hosted by Paul Cranford @ $ 10 8:15pm - Brenda Stubbert & Howie MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Hammer In Blacksmithing festival - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Gillian Head, by donation Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2018 Aug 31st to Sept 2nd =#6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - @6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival; with Meaghan Blanchard, Robert Bouchard, Harold MacIntyre, Ryan Roberts, Jason Price, Naming the Twins and a lot more. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 6pm to 9pm - Harold MacIntyre 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: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Whitehead community centre: 7:30pm -  Variety concert , the first Saturday of each month. Local entertainment, light lunch, @ $5. Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, September 2nd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album Greenwood Manse: 97 Twining St.: 7pm to 8pm - gaelic social gathering-first Sunday of each month Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 8pm - Robert Bouchard Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Parish grounds: .......2018 Sept 2nd- #35th Annual Glencoe Day: - #35th Annual Glencoe Day-Community celebration , followed by a dinner and square dance at hall 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. - Rodney MacDonald &guest. Halifax (Halafacs) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 5pm - with host Jeff Goodspeed. no cover The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 4pm - Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Stewart MacDonald Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Rookie tour [children's program'] - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Two Rivers Wildlife Park: ...2018 Aug 31st to Sept 2nd =#6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival: Sandfield Rd. Huntington: 902-727-2483: - @6th Annual Acoustic Roots Festival; with Meaghan Blanchard, Robert Bouchard, Harold MacIntyre, Ryan Roberts, Jason Price, Naming the Twins and a lot more. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming St. Joseph's Church basement: 138 Granville St.: 2pm to 5pm - Sharon's Hootenany; @$ 5, children under 12 free; lite lunch, join musicians from local guitar clubs, All proceeds for St. Joseph's church roof & light fund ; [wheelchair accessable via the basement entrance] Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Ross Ferry Fire/Community Centre: 9685 Kempt Head Road: 1pm to 3pm - Farmers Market Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Monday, September 3rd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Neil McDaniel 8pm - Neil McDaniel or 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 Port Hood (Sestico) Central Park: Main St.: - closing ceilidh TBA 7pm to 8pm - Ceilidh in the park; Inclement weather the Ceilidh will be cancelled; Bring a lawn chair 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Simeons Family Restaurant: 581 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-562-0251: - music of Aaron Lewis. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Tuesday, September 4th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: behind Sense of Japan-restaurant-Main St.: 7pm - Beginner & 8pm-Intermediate Gaelic classes with Mairi Briton for 6 weeks; @$ 60 mairidannsa@gmail.com 902-968-0316 Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Ceilidh Country Lodge: 369 Shore Road: 902-295-3525: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - kitchen party in our dining room Learn Gaelic in Baddeck: 1687 Hwy # 205-Baddeck Bay Rd.: 902-294-0013: 10am to noon - gaelic instruction with Joyce MacDonald; for youth, song, beginners [ Melissa melissanicneacall@gmail.com 902-294-0013 classes provided by Gàidhlig Agam - Baddeck's Gaelic Society Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Dartmouth Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - open Sesuin with Glenn Coolen & Colin Carrigan Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: 7:30pm Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - prisoner for the day; - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre - Shannon Studio: ...2018 July 3rd to Oct 2nd -Tuesday Ceilidhs. #24th: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm to 9pm-with MC Bob MacEachern; 7:30pm to 9pm - Michael Hall | Cullen MacInnis | Betty Beaton | Joanne MacIntyre & Family 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge: 9975 Grenville St.: 902-535-3578: 7pm to 9pm - Jam session; @$ 3, free for performers; Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, September 5th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald and friends ; traditional Scottish and Celtic music. Donations at the door for Grade 12 Gaelic class trip. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - The Bell Family Album - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Halifax (Halafacs) Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - entertainment by Darrell Keigan & Stuart MacDonald Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. 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 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: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Thursday, September 6th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Harbour Restaurant & bar: 15299 Cabot Trail: 902-224-1144: 7pm to 8:30pm - entertainment by Sylvia LeLievre Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission 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: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, 2pm to 3:30pm - ♀ Katharine McLennan Award; live performance. reception (♀)-event will have a special component that acknowledges women's contribution Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Stuart Cameron . By donation. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, September 7th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) The St. Ann's Bay United Church: ...Celtic Tea Room Ceilidhs: 46715 Cabot Trail: - Buddy MacDonald & Rachel Davis 7:30pm Ingonish Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Iona (Sanndraigh) Highland Village Museum: 4119 Hwy-Hector's Point # 223: 45°56.912′N 60°49.020′W: 902-725-2272, 1-866-442-3542: 2pm to 3pm - milling frolic-Froilig-Luadhaidh Included with admission | All ages Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - Fire a Musket; Have a ball - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - prisoner for the day; Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Margaree Valley the Barn at The Normaway Inn: 691 Egypt Rd.: 46°20.057′N 60°57.583′W: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm to 10pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih & 10pm-dance; our #35th year ; @$ 10+ 8pm - 3-Fiddler.Concert-Ceildih; Colin Grant, Chrissy Crowley & Friends Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Patricia Watson Quintet-[John Bird, Gary Sallans, Robert Clarke and Dave Skinner] ; @$ 20 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: 6pm 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) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ 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 ; ''NONE on Aug 3rd" Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Scotsville (Bun Na h-Aibhne) Lake Ainslie Fire Hall: ... Friday ceilidh: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-756-2790, 902-258-2442: 7pm to 9pm - ceilidh hosted by the Fire Dept fundraising committee; @$ 6 Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Village-courthouse: Courthouse concert series: http://www.sherbrookevillage.ca: 42 Main St.: 1-888-743-7845: 7pm - Friday Courthouse Concerts -Country, Folk, Pop or Celtic music; @ $ 10 7pm - 24th Annual Sherbrooke Show & Shine Kick-Off Concert ; @$ 10 featuring Buffy & Larry. St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 11:30am to 3pm - Blas Math Lunchtime Céilidh $15 | All Ages | $10 Children under 12 Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition

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Saturday, September 8th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - White Glove Tour; - The Bell Family Album - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Arkandor Estate: 2085 Hillside Boularderie Rd.: - First Nations Ceremonies and Entertainment Atlantic Memorial Park http://ampheroes.ca/ Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' Dartmouth Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: 8pm - entertainment Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 4pm to 7pm - Bruce and Jay MacKinnon Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow 5pm to 8pm - Allie Bennett 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 Glenghorm Beach Resort-Thirsty Hiker Pub: 36743 Cabot Trail: 902-285-2049, 1-855-285-4631: - Brandon Collier Information Centre -Cape Breton highlands National Park: 37639 Cabot Trail: 9pm - in July ''Haunted Sounds'''; '' Lantern Walk through Time''-around the lake@$ 14.70; [2hours] Meet in the parking lot at Freshwater Lake trailhead. Pre-registration required at campground kiosk or visitor centre. 902-285-2535. 9 pm- (July); 8:30pm- (August); 7:30pm-(September) Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: .....lunchtime Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 902-787-2708: 11:30pm to 3pm - Joe MacMaster, Olivier Broussard, Allan Dewar & special guest; no admission Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Indigenous Interpretation Centre-Mi'kmaw history of Unama'ki - Discover the taste and aroma of Fortress™ Rum - prisoner for the day; - stay the night; 18th century camping in tent or period style house, - Fire a cannon; Have a blast - Fire a Musket; Have a ball Point of View Suites: 15 Commercial Street Extension: 902-733-2080: 6pm - Begger's Banquet-18th century dining. costumes provided, [please call 902-733-2080 for reservations ] live entertainment with Linda and her 18th century crew. L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Margaree Valley The Normaway Inn -Music Room: 691 Egypt Rd.: 902-248-2987, 1-800-565-9463: 8pm-admission complimentary, donations welcome 8pm - Chrissy Crowley North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 6pm to 9pm - Jererm White 6pm to 9pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas 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 Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Jane Grady art exhibition 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 - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Yarmouth The CAT ferry: 1-877-762-7245: - Music on board the CAT with Celtic Rant

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Sunday, September 9th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. Baddeck (Badaig) Alexander Graham Bell Museum: 559 Chebucto St.: 46°06.250′N 60°44.755′W: 1-902-295-2069: - Experiments; perform simple experiments like those Dr. Bell did with his grandchildren. - White Glove Tour; - Come Fly a Kite!; build and fly your own kite. - Take a Seat and Take a Tour - The Bell Family Album Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Chéticamp Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby<