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Monday, November 12th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Baddeck (Badaig) 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Victoria Park: 20 Ortona St: - Montreal Holocaust exhibit='United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent'; FREE Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists - Theatre Games

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Tuesday, November 13th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: - Zach Lucky Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: - Jimmy Rankin- Moving East concert tour The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Jeri Brown Band - First Ladies of Jazz - Dinner and a Show - FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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 Pleasant Bay Whale Interpretive Centre: Cabot trail-Red River: 9am - Seawall trail consultation 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 7:30pm - Ron James-Full Throttle; @$ 57.50 Victoria Park: 20 Ortona St: - Montreal Holocaust exhibit='United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent'; FREE 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, November 14th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Baddeck (Badaig) 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+ Cape North (Ceap Nòr) North Highlands Community Museum & Cultural Centre: # 29243 Cabot Trail: 902-383-2579: 6pm - Seawall trail consultation 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) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - featuring Kenneth MacKenzie, Donna Marie DeWolfe, Colin MacDonald, & Joyce MacDonald | Sponsored by Canadian Pioneer Estates Ltd. 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Victoria Park: 20 Ortona St: - Montreal Holocaust exhibit='United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent'; FREE Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists

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Thursday, November 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 & friends Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 59/CACL: 75 Ninian St.: 902-863-3666: 7pm to 9pm - Jazz-all 2018 Performance Series with St.FX Guitar Ensemble & Kevin Bronkhurst The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Bay St Lawrence (Bàgh Labhruinn) Community Center & Museum: 3160 Bay St. LawrenceRd.: 902-383-2334: 1pm - Seawall trail consultation Christmas Island (Eilean Na Nollaig) Fire Hall: ....2018 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 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 Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: 9pm - Maximum ovedrive Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages 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 Meat Cove (Camus na Feòla) Internet Café & Restaurant -Welcome Centre: 2296 Meat Cove Rd.: 902-383-2284: 9am - Seawall trail consultation 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: - Ron James Full Throttle @ $ 57.50 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm - Blueberry Hill Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: - Jimmy Rankin- Moving East concert tour Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 16th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Jimmy Rankin-moving East Tour; @$ 49.50 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 Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Funk, Soul, & Rare Grooves - An Evening with The MELLOTONES **held in Fountain Hall** : The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Son Latino The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: - Hitman, Hatchet lake, Electric Spoonful, Fungus Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) 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 7pm to 10pm - Free Ceilidh with Corner Crew Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 1:30pm - Librarian Holly Sweet reads from the ''The Hole Story'' Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Mira Stitch n' Post: 3850 Gabarus Hwy.: 902-727-3423: 1pm to 3pm - Author Moira Leigh MacLeod’s signing=her third book “Plenty to Hide.” Middle LaHave St. Mark's Place: 5142 Highway #332: 7:30pm - Tim Vallille ; @$20 Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Strait Area Curling Club: Rock n' Roll Juke Box Live: 902-625-1588: 4pm to 8pm - ''wine and wonderful things'''-@$ 10 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu - youth mini-session Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Full Circle Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists

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Saturday, November 17th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Gaelic Society: - Gaelic Immersion Weekends; Intermediate levels; various home locations in and around Antigonish; [contact Carol Anne MacKenzie; carolanne.mackenzie@novascotia.ca] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: 7:30pm - Metamorphosis The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: - Museum Pieces Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn - MacAulay Conference Centre: 368 Shore Rd.: 9pm - Matt Minglewood band in concert 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 2pm - tba 8pm - Rob MacLean 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) Sweet Side Of The Moon Bakery and Café: 78 McKeen St.: 902-849-5898: 2pm to 5pm - Author Moira Leigh MacLeod’s signing=her third book “Plenty to Hide.” 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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Funk, Soul, & Rare Grooves - An Evening with The MELLOTONES **held in Fountain Hall** : Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 8pm - Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland Scotiabank Metro Centre: 1800 Argyle St: 902-451-1221: 7:30pm - Wonderland; presented by Cirque Musica Holiday; @$ 35 The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 10pm - The Carleton Collective The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: - that 90s night Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 6:30pm - inverness Garden Club -Dinner and Dance with Beech Hill @$ 75 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: - Mary Beth Carty 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: 8pm - Jimmy Rankin- Moving East concert tour; SOLD OUT Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 7pm to 10pm - Robert Bouchard and Nick 7pm to 10pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6:30pm - chef's table; music by the Bridges ; @$ 60 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: - youth mini-session - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 6pm - 2nd Annual Autumn Auction in support of the Gaelic College, music by JP Cormier; silent and live auction, a hot buffet meal + dessert, cash bar, @ $30. held in the Great Hall of the Clans Gaelic College-Great Hall of the Clans: .......Friday Seafood Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: 6pm - 2nd Annual Autumn Auction ; Viewing/Cocktails/Music: 6pm Buffet Dinner/Auction: 7pm Tickets: $30 (Table of 8: $240) [ 902-295-3411 or 902-295-3441 or email auction@gaeliccollege.edu. ] an annual fundraiser in aid of educational programming 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 'Eddie Cummings'; @$10 ; 19+ Summerville The Flying Inn & Cookery: 3 Summerville Wharf Rd. & Hwy 215: 902-633-2300: 8pm - Christina Martin Live; 'Impossible to Hold Tour'; @$ 20 Sydney (Suidni) CB Farmers' Market: 424 Charlotte St: 8:30am to 1pm - CB Farmers' Market at 340 Keltic Drive Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Buddy MacDonald The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: - DJ t-bone 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists 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: - Olivier & Paryse Bourssard 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free; Windsor Mermaid Theatre -Imperial Performing Arts Centre: 132 Gerrish St.: 902-798-5841: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys

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Sunday, November 18th 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 Gaelic Society: - Gaelic Immersion Weekends; Intermediate levels; various home locations in and around Antigonish; [contact Carol Anne MacKenzie; carolanne.mackenzie@novascotia.ca] 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-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: 7:30pm - Metamorphosis The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate 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. Our Lady of Assumption Church: 2318 Hwy #206: 2pm to 4pm - the Friends of Notre Dame present="""Concert of Thanks"""; a tribute to Francy Hewings & Aloysius Boudreau; with Robert Bouchard, The Hull Family, Janelle Boudreau, Elizabeth McNamara. Steve McNamara, Jocelyn Boudreau, Krista Norman, Chorale St Joseph, NDA/OLA adult choir, SMPU youth Choir; donations at door. Spaghetti supper to follow at OLA hall-@$ 10 Baddeck (Badaig) 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: 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: 2pm - Symphony NS all-Bach concert with Alexander Weimann The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 - Kinnon & Betty Beaton ;@$ 8 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: - post concert at Lunenburg Seaport-15th Lincoln st; @$ 10; rsvp ahoy@lunenburgseaport.com 2:30pm - new works by Blais and Fraser; lamp trio concert New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square Theatre: 155 Riverside Pkwy: 902-752-4800: - Hank Williams One Night Only tribute show -with Ryan Cook & his band The Drifting Cowboys 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 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 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: - youth mini-session - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Mayflower Shopping Centre-: 800 Grand LakeRd.: 1pm to 3pm - Author Moira Leigh MacLeod’s signing=her third book “Plenty to Hide.” @ Indigospirit Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, November 19th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 8pm to 11pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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 - Jimmy Rankin-""Moving East Tour""; @$ 45 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) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists

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Tuesday, November 20th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Baddeck (Badaig) 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 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7:30pm - Celtic Serenade-the live Ceildh with Donnie Campbell & friends @$ 24.50 advance Halifax (Halafacs) The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: 4pm to 7pm - Afternoon Matinee of great tunes featuring Mike Wadden. 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: - COWAN- CICCHILLITTI Classical Series ~ Guitar Duo; @$ 22 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Library: 3:30pm - book launch -Volume 2 of the JUMP WITH BOTH FEET Series. 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, November 21st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - CHEF DOLENTE'S CRAFT DRAUGHT SHOWDOWN ROUND 2 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 7pm - new work by Dr Jerome Blais 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - featuring Buddy MacDonald, Rodney MacDonald, Jeff MacDonald, & Margie Beaton | Sponsored by Canadian Pioneer Estates Ltd. 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Hubtown Theatre presents Nana's Naughty Knickers; @$ 24

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Thursday, November 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 & friends The People's Place Library: 283 Main Street: 902-863-4276: 7pm - ''Nature: in trust''' with Bob Bancroft & Ryan MacLean-in the Community room The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) 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 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); - Olivier-Broussard 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 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 - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 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 Spatz Theatre: 1855 Trollope Street: 902-254-2003: 7pm - Viola: The Musical, ; @$ 10 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages 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 Lunenburg Lunenberg Academy of Music Performance: 97-101 Kaulbach St.: 1-902-634-8667: 7pm - free recital with the Kuma Trio as part of our series, A Little Light Music! 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Steel City Sports Bar & Steakhouse: 252 Townsend St.: 6pm - auction-in support ofthe 2019 CBU international nursing experience in Argentina; viewing & music by Jennifer Roland and Margaret MacPherson @$ 12 The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 8pm - Dan McCarthy Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Hubtown Theatre presents Nana's Naughty Knickers; @$ 24 Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 23rd 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX-Schwartz -Auditorium: 8pm - Jazz concert with Ethan Ardelli-CD release tour='''The island of Form';; FREE The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 6:34pm - Indian Horse-special film presentation in recognition of truth and reconciliaion; donations 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 - Sarah Slean with Symphony NS Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Sarah Slean Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm 7pm to 10pm - Free Ceilidh with the roadies Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - DOUBLE HEADER Garrett Mason and Earle & Coffin; @$ 25 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 ; [Nov 23rd, and Dec 7th.] 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu - Christmas Gaelic Immersion; all ages; An Nollaig Ghàidhealach Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: 9pm - Black Friday Comedy Night; Orny Adams with Special guests Nikki Payne and Colin Hollett 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 Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Evolution Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Hubtown Theatre presents Nana's Naughty Knickers; @$ 24

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Saturday, November 24th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: - Ryan Cook-a tribute to Hank Williams 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Sarah Slean with Symphony NS Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Sarah Slean The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 The Shriners' Hall: ....Cape Breton Adult Dance: 3530 Connolly St.: 9pm to 12:30am - Cape Breton Adult Dance with Shelley Campbell and Allan Dewar @ $ 10; 19+ ; presented by the Cape Breton Charitable Association of Halifax; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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: - Bill Cameron 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 7pm - Cape Breton Fiddler's Assocoation CD Recording Concert ; @$ 17 Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 7pm - Battle of the Bands [5 bands] with MC Cindy Day and Judging Panel of Allie Bennett, Marilyn MacDonald- MacKinnon, Andre Pettias; @$ 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 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: 7pm to 10pm - 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu - Christmas Gaelic Immersion; all ages; An Nollaig Ghàidhealach Sydney (Suidni) CB Farmers' Market: 424 Charlotte St: 8:30am to 1pm - CB Farmers' Market at 340 Keltic Drive Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: - DJ t-bone 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists - Lenny Gallant Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Hubtown Theatre presents Nana's Naughty Knickers; @$ 24 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;

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Sunday, November 25th 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 Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate 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) 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. Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 2pm - the Stella Maris Ladies Auxiliary proudly presents '''The Men of the Deeps-Christmas in the Mine' with Colin Grant; @$ 25; [902-625-0845] 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Kaia Kater The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Havre Boucher Community Centre: ..... Hank's Jam: 12401 Highway #4: 902-234-2188: 2pm to 5pm - Hank's Jamboree, [normally every 4th Sunday] our 11th season; [ we raised $91,000+!! ] @$ 5; lite lunch, [musicians free, ] all proceeds go towards Community Centre, presented by the Havre Boucher & Area Cultural Development & Recreation Association [-Nov 25th, 2018 LAST for 2018-back 2019 January ] Inverness (An Sithean) ICCA Arts Centre: #16080 Hwy #19: 46°14.404′N 61°17.849′W: 902-258-2533, 902-258-3212: 10am - elves fair 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 ;@$ 8 Morden Community Hall: 2321 Morden Rd.: 1pm to 4:30pm - Musical benefit show and Auction for Donna Haley; entertainment by David Arenburge, Basil Davidson, Robie & Faith Woodworth, Shirley Yorke, Lowa Latter, Sharon Long [Jennifer Johnson 902-698-1882 or jennj1980@hotmail.com] North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: 2pm - opening reception for Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Fleur de lis Restaurant: Causeway Shopping Centre-634 Reeves St.: 7pm to 9pm - Cape Breton Christmas -Readings and Book sales party, hosted by Silver Donald Cameron & Marjorie Simmins; with writers=Lesley Crewe, Alexander MacLeod, Sarah Faber, Oisin Curran Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie 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: - Christmas Gaelic Immersion; all ages; An Nollaig Ghàidhealach - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Heritage United Church: 500 Charlotte St.: 902-564-1114: 3pm - Christmas concert for St. George’s featuring Coro Cantabile, Cape Breton Chordsmen and the Ella Reeve Memorial Handbell Choir. @$ 20 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, November 26th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Baddeck (Badaig) 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. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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 - Kenny & Dolly-''Together Again"" Tribute show; @$ 42 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas Sherbrooke St. James Presbyterian Church: 902-522-2400, 1-888-743-7845: 7pm to 9pm - Olde Fashioned Christmas variety concert; @$ 10 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 10am - Christopher Sergel’s adaption of “The Outsiders” Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists

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Tuesday, November 27th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Baddeck (Badaig) 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: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 10am - Christopher Sergel’s adaption of “The Outsiders” 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, November 28th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: - Mark Fossen & Rachel Beck Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - featuring Rachel Davis, Darren McMullen, Mitch MacDonald, & Colin MacDonald 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 10am - Christopher Sergel’s adaption of “The Outsiders” 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists

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Thursday, November 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 & friends St. FX-Schwartz School of business: Antigonish International Film Festival: 5:30pm - Paving the road with good intentions: Speaker=Prof. Conchúr Ó Giollagáin, The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: - Adam Baldwin 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) 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 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 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: 8pm - Ken Jeong 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 Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage St. Matthew's United Church: 1479 Barrington St.: 8pm - The Once The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - NL Songwriters - Cory Tetford + Paul Lamb + Chris LeDrew + Barry Canning Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 10am - Christopher Sergel’s adaption of “The Outsiders” Cape Breton University-Multipurpose Room: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - The Bachelor of Hospitality & Tourism students are hosting a "Come from Away Ceilidh" ; @$ 20; 19+ with Colin Grant, Adam Young & International students.; showcasing seven countries; [ jennifer_currie@cbu.ca ] 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. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 9pm - Rob Murphy Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, November 30th 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) The Tall & Small Cafe: 342-2 Main St.: 902-863-4682: - Tall & Small Monthly Art Installation: Carol Rivoire and Rodney Tate Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - music by Rowdy Dow 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 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 - A Celtic Tenors Christmas Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Celtic Tenors in A Celtic Tenors Christmas The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - NL Songwriters - Cory Tetford + Paul Lamb + Chris LeDrew + Barry Canning Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) 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 7pm to 10pm - Free Ceilidh with tba Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association 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) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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/ 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; 4pm - Mary Beth Carty Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 10am - Christopher Sergel’s adaption of “The Outsiders” 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 Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Alter Ego Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro BellyUp BBQ & Grill: 214 Robie St.: 902-893-7779: 11pm - the Mellotones

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Saturday, December 1st 2018

Arichat St. John's Centre for the Art's: 1109 Church St. Port Williams: - Christmas concert Boularderie (An t-Eilean Mór) Boularderie Elementary School: 12065 Kempt Head Road: 7pm - Lori MacLellan in concert with family & friends, & the Boularderie Lakeview Choir ; dedicated to the musical legacy of Lorel's Dad; Brian MacLellan; ;; donations at door; all proceeds to the CB Cancer Patient Care Fund; refreshments provided by the Boularderie MammoWarriors 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 Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: - music by Rowdy Dow 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 D’Escousse Civic Improvement Centre: 3276 Hwy #320: 5:45pm - Cape Breton-Richmond PC Assoc-Diner En Bleu & Dance; music by Stepping Out Little Big Band; @$ 35 902-623-1402 , dress in your finest blue 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - The Nutcracker; @$ 35.50 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Bella Rose Arts Centre-Halifax West High School: 283 Thomas Raddall Dr.: 902-457-3239: 7pm - John Gracie ''Swing into Christmas tour'' with Ross Billard, Matt Myer, Will Paynter. Dunnery Bond, @$ 25' Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - A Celtic Tenors Christmas Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Celtic Tenors in A Celtic Tenors Christmas The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - NL Songwriters - Cory Tetford + Paul Lamb + Chris LeDrew + Barry Canning - 2nd show! 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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: - Michael Hall 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - the Once; @$ 23 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 7pm to 10pm - 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) CB Farmers' Market: 424 Charlotte St: - CB Farmers' Market in new home [Olde Smooth Herman's Cabaret'] CTV Studio: 11am to 6pm - #55th Annual Christmas Daddies - Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 7pm - Christopher Sergel’s adaption of “The Outsiders” 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 The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 7pm - John Campbelljohn 10pm - Fire Valley Fire 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists 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.

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Sunday, December 2nd 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: 7:30pm - Lizzy Hoyt Trio-ancient carols for a winter's night 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. St. John's Centre for the Art's: 1109 Church St. Port Williams: - Christmas concert Baddeck (Badaig) 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 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 1pm - The Nutcracker; @$ 35.50 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: 2pm - Men of the Deeps in concert Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - A Celtic Tenors Christmas Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - Celtic Tenors in A Celtic Tenors Christmas 7:30pm - Celtic Tenors in A Celtic Tenors Christmas The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Adam Baldwin Acoustic The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 - Brent Aucoin & Allan Dewar;@$ 8 Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: 11am to 3pm - Mabou Farmers Market with local produce, crafts, plants etc. live music; 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Ashlei Ballet Holiday Recital Port Hastings (Còbh a' Phlàstair) St. David’s United Church -hall: 7pm - Pastoral Airs at the Causeway with Kinnon & Betty Lou Beaton, Rita Rankin, Siblings Two, Rev Heather Manuel, Rev Nan Corrigan, Ian Cameron, John Donald Cameron, Gordon MacLean, Edna MacDonald, Roy MacKinnon,; Donations in support of the Strait Area Food Bank [Margie MacIntyre at 902-625-1361 ] 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cape Breton University-Boardmore Playhouse: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-563-1652: 2pm - Christopher Sergel’s adaption of “The Outsiders” Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, December 3rd 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 8pm to 11pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; FREE The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Adam Baldwin Acoustic - 2nd Show! The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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: - Rylee Madison & Clay Krasner Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists

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Tuesday, December 4th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: - Louisbourg Celebrates: The 2018 Holidays concert 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Membertou Trade & Convention Centre: 50 Maillard St.: 902-539-2300: 7pm - annual Beary Merry Christmas with the Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy with guest emcee and vocalist Liz Rigby. Special guest includes the Beth Johnston School of Highland Dance. [ @ $12 plus a toy donation, which can be a teddy bear, for The Salvation Army ] 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, December 5th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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 - Gord Bamford-""Honkytonks & Dive Bar Tour""; @$ 45 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - featuring Mike Hall, Brenda Stubbert, Blanche Sophocleous, & Joyce MacDonald 7:30pm to 9:30pm - Wednesday night ceilidhs with Gaelic College instructors & staff @ $ 10; children under 12 @ $ 5 Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists 7:30pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ;

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Thursday, December 6th 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 & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) 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 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); - tba 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 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: 8pm - Serana Ryder Christmas 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 Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages 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 Musquodoboit Bicentennial Theatre & Cultural Centre: #12390 Highway # 224 -Middle Musquodoboit: 902-384-2819: 7pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; 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 Civic Centre - Bear Head Conference Room: 8pm - Gord Bamford-Honkytonks & Dive Bar Tour 2018 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 9pm - Seth Williams Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 7th 2018

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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 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: 2pm - The Nutcracker Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - Classic Rock Night - Oasis (Landing Sound) + Kings of Leon (Dame Alexander) Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas show; Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 7pm - Annual Heritage Christmas Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ Port Hood (Sestico) St. Stephen’s-Jubilee United Church Hall: 239 Main St.: 902-787-2740: 7pm to 9pm - The Little White Church music jam session @$ 5; -lite lunch; All musicians are welcome to come and play ; [Nov 23rd, and Dec 7th.] 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Live/Wire - AC/DC Tribute Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists - Homegrown Holiday 2, local talent showcase

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Saturday, December 8th 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: 7:30pm - Coco Love Alcorn Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: 7:30pm - It's a Wonderful Life Hosted by Antigonish Choral Society and Theatre Antigonish 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton; dinner theatre;@$ 55 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: 9pm to midnight - John Gracie-Swing/Crooner Show Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker 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: 5pm to 8pm - Allie Bennett Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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 $10 Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: 2pm to 5pm - Shelly Campbell & friends ;@$ 8 L’Ardoise Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #110: 20 St. Peters Forchu Rd.: 902-587-2263: 5pm to 7pm - jam session; FREE; every second Saturday Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Riverbank Restaurant & Mira River Cottages: 856 Grand Mira South Rd.: 1-866-550-5824, 902-727-2012: 6pm - Christmas dinner with Buddy MacDonald; @$ 40-cash only event; [in the 44 club] ONLY 44 seats!! 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Men of the Deeps-Christmas-celebrating 50 years Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon SAERC Auditorium: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm - 'Tis the Season 12'- with Bette MacDonald, Maynard Morrison, @$36 Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 7pm to 10pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro Nook & Cranny Brew Pub: 627 Prince St.: 9pm to midnight - Acoustic showstorm with Gizelle de Guzman /Taelor Bent 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;

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Sunday, December 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] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: 2:30pm - It's a Wonderful Life Hosted by Antigonish Choral Society and Theatre Antigonish 7:30pm - It's a Wonderful Life Hosted by Antigonish Choral Society and Theatre Antigonish 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) 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: 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Christmas Legends; @$ 44.50 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Heatherton (Baile An Fhraoich) Parish-Maple Hall-Concert: 7pm to 10pm - kitchen party; @$ 5; lite lunch; all ages Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: 4237 Hwy 223: 902-725-2178: 2pm to 5pm - family Christmas Tea and Ceilidh ; @$ 5 Chrismas Carol Sing-Along (and other favorites by the Legion Legends) Christmas Basket Draw, Vendor Tables , Baked Goods Table [ Janet at 902-725-2046 or email jamesville520@bellaliant.net ] Christmas Tree Lighting and "The Tea" (under 12yrs free) Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Community Centre: 5473 Hwy # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2434: 7pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; @ $ 30 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon SAERC Auditorium: 902-625-2591: 7:30pm - 'Tis the Season 12'- with Bette MacDonald, Maynard Morrison, @$36 Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, December 10th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Christmas Legends; @$ 44.50 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists

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Tuesday, December 11th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - the Christmas Legends; @$ 44.50 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Gordie Sampson, Alan Doyle and Michelle Wright; Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 7pm - Jeri Brown Jongleur Arkestra - First Ladies of Jazz - Dinner and a FREE Show The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, December 12th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Gaelic College-MacKenzie Hall: ...7:30pm-9:30pm-Wednesday night Ceilidhs: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Christmas Ceilidh & Tree Lighting featuring: Tracy & Michael Cavanaugh, Rodney MacDonald, Margie Beaton, Joyce MacDonald, & Hailee LeFort | Sponsored by Cape Breton Partnership 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists - Bette MacDonald, ‘Tis the season.

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Thursday, December 13th 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 & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) 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 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 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 - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Gordie Sampson, Alan Doyle and Michelle Wright; Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker 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 Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 4pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 9pm - A Very Merry Villages Christmas Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages 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 Mabou (An Drochaid) Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: - Pretty Archie; @$ 30 advance 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 Parrsboro the Music Hall: 44 King St.: 902-701-8951: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; @ $ 30 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - open mike with host Andre Pettipas Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 9pm - Dennis Grant Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 14th 2018

Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; 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; Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland church: 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Young County Singers, and VOCAL MOTION Free-will admission dispersed to local Food Banks. 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7:30pm - Tis the Season 12 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) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Gordie Sampson, Myles Goodwyn and Dan Hill. Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 7:30pm - Lyrics and Laughter-Christmas; @$ 26 Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association 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) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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/ 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Alter Ego Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Yarmouth Th'YARC Playhouse & Arts Centre: 76 Parade St.: 1-902-742-1136, 1-855-251-6107: - John Gracie Returns for 12th Annual Christmas Concert with daughter Samantha Gracie & his band

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Saturday, December 15th 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: 7:30pm - John Gracie Christmas tour Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 59/CACL: 75 Ninian St.: 902-863-3666: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; @ $ 30 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Gordie Sampson, Myles Goodwyn and Dan Hill. Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker 7:30pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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: - Chrissy Crowley 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Louisbourg Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season 2pm & 7:30pm - Lyrics and Laughter-Christmas; @$ 26 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Celtic Christmas Show; @$ 22 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St. Mark’s United Church: 504 Bernard St.: 902-625-1757: 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Young County Singers, and VOCAL MOTION Free-will admission dispersed to local Food Banks. Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 7pm to 10pm - 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 St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) Our Lady of Fatima Hall: 7pm - The Men of the Deeps & Burke family="A Burke Family Christmas"; @$ 25 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists 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;

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Sunday, December 16th 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) 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: 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 2pm - The Nutcracker Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 2pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker 7:30pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - No Ceilidh today Liverpool Best Western Hotel: 63 Queens Place Drive: 1-902-354-2908: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) St. Leonard's Church: Mt. Carmel Ave.: 2:30pm & 7pm - The Men of the Deeps & Burke family="A Burke Family Christmas"; @$ 25 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 Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 2pm - An Acoustic Christmas with Roxeen & Dalrymple; @ $25 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, December 17th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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. Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: 8pm to 11pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; FREE The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Mabou (An Drochaid) St. Mary’s Church: 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Young County Singers, and VOCAL MOTION Free-will admission dispersed to local Food Banks. North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, December 18th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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: - Ennis Sisters Christmas; @$ 35 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, December 19th 2018

Arichat Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market 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. The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; SOLD OUT 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, December 20th 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 & friends St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: 7:30pm - An Evening of Christmas Holiday Magic; Proceeds will support affordable housing in Antigonish, through the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society. [ Janet 902-872-2729)] @ : $20 The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); - tba 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) 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 - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 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 Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Truro Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: 7:30pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 21st 2018

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: 7:30pm - An Evening of Christmas Holiday Magic; Proceeds will support affordable housing in Antigonish, through the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society. [ Janet 902-872-2729)] @ : $20 Arichat New Horizon Seniors Club: 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: 10pm to 2am - music with Full Circle; 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 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 - Handel's Dublin Messiah Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Handel's Messiah Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 6pm to 10pm - After Work Party with live entertainment-in Credit Union Community Room K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - A Gunning and JP Cormier Christmas; @$ 38 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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/ 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: - Buddy MacDonald 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 Windsor Spitfire Arms Alehouse: 29 Water St.: - Rowdy Dow

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Saturday, December 22nd 2018

Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: 7:30pm - the O'Briens and Co-benefirt concert 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Handel's Dublin Messiah Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: 6pm to 9pm - live music Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: 7:30pm - Handel's Messiah The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: - Rachel Davis 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 7pm to 10pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Matt Minglewood, Matt Andersen and the Men of the Deeps 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 Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: - Buddy MacDonald The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Spyder Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: 5pm to 9pm - local live music 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;

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Sunday, December 23rd 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) 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: 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 3pm & 7:30pm - The Barra MacNeils-East Coast Christmas; @$ 40;50 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: - No Ceilidh today 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Wentworth Park: Band Shell: 7pm - John Gracie Returns for 12th Annual Christmas Concert with daughter Samantha Gracie & his band Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, December 24th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, December 25th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, December 26th 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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 - BOXING DAY -Ian MacDougall, Kenneth MacKenzie, Patrick Gillis & Mac Morin ;@$ 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 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: 8pm - boxing day dance with Sam Moon and his band; @$ 25 9pm to 1am - Boring Day Party featuring Sam Moon 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, December 27th 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 & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ 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 Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 9pm - The Summer Rabbit Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, December 28th 2018

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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) 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 Lismore (Lios Mór) Community Centre: 4699 hwy 245: 7pm - Variety concert ; proceeds to Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society [ last friday of month] Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association 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) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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/ 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 10pm - Keith Mullins Onward & Upward Tour with Surprise Special Guests

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Saturday, December 29th 2018

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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) 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 Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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 $10 North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Petit-de-Grat Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: 7pm to 10pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) CB Farmer's Market: 340 Keltic Drive: 902-564-9948: 8:30am to 1pm - year round farmers Market; http://www.farmersMarketcapebreton.com West Mabou (Màbu An Iar) West Mabou Hall: ....every Saturday-Square Dance;: 2399 West Mabou Rd.: 46°03.838′N 61°26.583′W: 902-945-2393: 9pm - year round square dances -musicians to be announced @ $8 person , children under 12 free;

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Sunday, December 30th 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) 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: 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 The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: - music by Rowdy Dow 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing 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 - Rodney MacDonald, Glenn Graham & friends ;@$ 8 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 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Port Hood (Sestico) Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, December 31st 2018

Baddeck (Badaig) Inverary Inn - MacAulay Conference Centre: 368 Shore Rd.: - New Year's Eve at the Inverary 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: 9pm to 1am - New Year's Eve with Brian Mallery; @$ 25; only #140 tickets sold. [L'Acabie will have 2 vans available -@$25-couple call 902-224-0642 to book'] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow) Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 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: - music by Rowdy Dow 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ...Friday Frolic: 4115 Hwy # 223: 9pm to 2am - Ring in the New Year with Pretty Archie; @$ 35 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 Royal Canadian Legion Branch #19-Armstrong Memorial: 16 Archibald Ave.: 902-794-4816: - New Year's eve with music by Tom Capstick; @$ 20 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: 9pm - New Year's Eve - The Tom Fun Orchestra Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Seniors & Pensioners Club: 6 Fraser Ave.: 7pm to 8:30pm - New Year's Eve dinner & dance; @$ 20; music by Tommy Capstick Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre: 625 Abenaki Road: 902-893-2224: - New year's eve party with Johnny Reid & friends Victoria Park-recreation centre: 40 Douglas St.: 902-893-6078: 10pm - New Years Eve Kitchen Party with Johnny Reid & friends; therecc.ca https://ratheastlinkcommunitycentre.ca/ Rath Eastlink Community Centre 625 Abenaki Road Truro, Ns B2N0G6 Canada $59.75 plus taxes 19+

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Tuesday, January 1st 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) 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: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, January 2nd 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, January 3rd 2019

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 & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+ Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) 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 - Hotel California-the Eagles, @$46.50 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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, January 4th 2019

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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) 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 Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Marion Bridge (Drochaid Mhira) Fire Hall & Recreation Centre: 3921 Gabarus Highway: 902-727-3161: 4pm to 6:30pm - Mira Community Market; Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Emera Centre Northside: 175 Kings St.: 902-794-3839: 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) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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/ 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: - WhiskeyJack

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Saturday, January 5th 2019

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 Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 Halifax (Halafacs) 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 Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 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.

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Sunday, January 6th 2019

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) 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 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 Halifax (Halafacs) Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: 2pm to 5pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: 8pm to 11pm - Jam session

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Monday, January 7th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) 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: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, January 8th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) 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: 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant 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-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) The Underground: 2 Elliot St.: 902-578-5548: - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett Truro First United Church: 711 Prince St.: 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies

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Wednesday, January 9th 2019

Baddeck (Badaig) 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) Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Indian Brook (Abhainn A' Chùbair) St. Ann's United Church Tea Room: 46715 Cabot Trail: 46°20.969′N 60°32.159′W: 902-929-2999: 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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 Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals 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.: 902-564-8609: 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier

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Thursday, January 10th 2019

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 & friends The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: 9pm - Jazz session Baddeck (Badaig) 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 Aug 21st to 25th-#28th Annual-Féis an Eilein: 8539 Grand Narrows, Highway # 223: 902-622-2605: 6pm - Beginner Class: will focus on speaking Gaelic through the TIP/ Gàidhlig Aig Baile method @$25 -7:30pm-The Intermediate Class will focus on conversational Gaelic. @$25 [e-mail feisaneilein@ns.sympatico.ca] Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: 6:30pm to 9:30pm - conversational Gaelic-; @$ 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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: 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 Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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 Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu 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) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: 6pm to 8pm - an evening full of stories and laughter with Membertou's Elders, Membertou Trade & Convention Centre/ Kiju's Restaurant: 50 Maillard St.: 902-562-6220: 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: 7pm - jam sessions;

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Friday, January 11th 2019

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 Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant Iona (Sanndraigh) 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 Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association 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) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon 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/ 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: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: 4pm to 10pm - 'Music on Tap series' -no cover; Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit 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: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals 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

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Saturday, January 12th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals

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Sunday, January 13th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: - Good Animals

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Monday, January 14th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, January 15th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Wednesday, January 16th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Thursday, January 17th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Friday, January 18th 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - The Music of the Eagles Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Saturday, January 19th 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - The Music of the Eagles Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Sunday, January 20th 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - The Music of the Eagles Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Monday, January 21st 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, January 22nd 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Thursday, January 24th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Friday, January 25th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Saturday, January 26th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Sunday, January 27th 2019

Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: 2pm - Stadacona Band of the Royal Canadian Navy; @ $ 18-advance Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Monday, January 28th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Tuesday, January 29th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Wednesday, January 30th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Thursday, January 31st 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Friday, February 1st 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Saturday, February 2nd 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Handel's water music St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: 7:30pm - Symphony NS; Handel's Water Music with Jeanne Lamon Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu Sydney (Suidni) Cape Breton University-Art Gallery: 1250 Grand Lake Rd.: 902-539-5300, 1-888-959-9995: - 'Mi’kmaq World View’ part of Teresa Marshall’s “ Estate of Mine” exhibit

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Sunday, February 3rd 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Handel's water music St. Andrew's United Church: 6036 Coburg Road: 2pm - Symphony NS; Handel's Water Music with Jeanne Lamon Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: - Luke McMaster & Ian Sherwood; @$ 25 Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Monday, February 4th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Tuesday, February 5th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Wednesday, February 6th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Thursday, February 7th 2019

Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Friday, February 8th 2019

Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Jim Witter's the Piano Men-Still Rock 'n Roll Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu

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Saturday, February 9th 2019

Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) St. FX-Immaculata auditorium: ......Antigonish Performing Arts Series: 902-867-2196: 8pm - Rolston String Quartet Halifax (Halafacs) Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: 7:30pm - Jim Witter's the Piano Men-Still Rock 'n Roll Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: - Gaelic Menttoring program for youth; Na Gaisgich Òga 8 weekend sessions; Deadline for Applications: Aug 31, 2018; Colin MacDonald colin@gaeliccollege.edu



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