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Northern Inverness Area Chéticamp Doryman's tavern: 15528 Cabot Trail: 46°38.406′N 61°00.270′W: 902-224-9909: every Saturday - 2pm to 6pm - fiddle ceilidh Dec 22nd - 2pm to 6pm - Colin Grant & Joël Chiasson - 8pm - Le Groupe Lelievre Dec 24th - 2pm to 6pm - Douglas Cameron, Donny & André Leblanc Dec 26th - 2pm to 6pm - Troy Macgillivray & Joel Chiasson Kinsmen club: Belle Marche: every Tuesday - 7pm to 10pm - Acadian Amateur Music Circle-jam session , l'AMAC; bilingual; everyone welcome; @$ 3 [902-224-3743] Le Gabriel Lounge: 15424 Cabot Trail: 46°38.146′N 61°00.431′W: 902-224-3685: every Monday & Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Maurice, Bruno & Clarence Radio CKJM 106.1FM & 92.5FM [Pomquet], & 97.5 FM [Sydney]: 902-224-1242: every Saturday - 5pm to 6pm - Gaelic/English program 'Aisrigh nan Gaidheal' every Sunday - 5pm to 6pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Monday - 6pm to 7pm - fiddle music show 'Coup d’archet' (Stroke of the Bow)

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Margaree Area Southwest Margaree (Bràigh na h-Aibhne) Carmen MacArthur's: 48 Kiltarlity Rd. Gillisdale: every Monday - 6:30pm - Fall Gaelic Classes; Advanced Beginner / Intermediate for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { every Thursday - 6:30pm - Conversational Gaelic Classes for 8 weeks; $60, tea included. [ carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. { Broad Cove (An Caolas Leathann) St Margaret’s of Scotland church: Dec 13th - 7:30pm - “Let Us Re- joice”-Le Choeur du Havre is under the direction of Michel Aucoin, music by Brydon Mac- Donald. FREE, donations appreciated Dec 14th - 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Young County Singers, and VOCAL MOTION Free-will admission dispersed to local Food Banks. Gillisdale house: 48 Kiltarlity Rd.: 902-248-2521: every Monday - 6:30pm to 9:30pm - Advanced Beginner Gaelic ; @$ 45 for 6 weeks and a twelve week session offered after Christmas; carmen.macarthur@yahoo.ca, 902-248-2521. every Thursday - 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. Inverness (An Sithean) Fire Hall: ...Alice's Thursday Ceilidhs: 15797 Rte # 19-Central Ave.: every Thursday - 8pm-family Ceilidh; all ages Dec 15th - 4pm to 7pm - Jingle Bell Ball Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 132-Captain Angus L MacDonald: 15785 Central Ave.: 902-258-2340: Dec 15th - 8pm to 10pm - Brian Doyle & friends=releasing a new CD-""Brian Doyle""" Lake Ainslie (Loch Ainslidh) Fire Hall: # 4550 Route # 395: 902-258-2546, 902-258-3236, 902-756-2790: Dec 23rd - Annual Community Christmas Concert at the Fire Hall, HO, HO, HO!! Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Tea will be served.

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SouthWestern Inverness Hillsborough Hillsborough & Glendyer Hall: # 4738-Hwy #252: 902-945-2870: Dec 15th - 7pm to 10:30pm - Saturday bi-weekly jam session, lite lunch @$ 5; entertainers admitted Free, [Ronelda 902-945-2870] Mabou (An Drochaid) Dalbrae Academy -library: 11526 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: every Monday - 10am to noon - Gaelic Playgroups with leader Emily MacDonald; FREE, ages up to 5 years; [902-623-0455, growingthroughgaelic@gmail.com ] Seniors Centre: Birch St.: 901-945-2108: Dec 13th - 7:30pm - Pius MacIsaac with Stephanie MacDonald . in the Senior’s Lounge in Mabou. St. Mary’s Church: Dec 17th - 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Young County Singers, and VOCAL MOTION Free-will admission dispersed to local Food Banks. Strathspey Performing Arts Centre: 11156 Hwy #19: 46°03.740′N 61°24.442′W: 902-945-5300: Dec 13th - 7:30pm - Pretty Archie; @$ 30 advance Dec 19th - 7pm - Little Voices Christmas Choir-over 50 Inverness county youth showcase & live band; @$ 15 The Bridge - An Drochaid Museum: 11513 Main St.: 902-945-2311: Dec 15th - 7pm - Christmas Ceilidh . Featuring music, songs, and stories. Monetary donations will to local food bank. 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: every Saturday - 9pm - ALL cancelled until our new year's eve dance-hall renovations. Glencoe Mills (Gleann Comhainn) St Josephs Church: Dec 16th - 7pm - Pastoral Airs concert, lunch served,, donations gratefully accepted. music by Shell Campbell, Allan Dewar, Kenneth MacKenzie, Steven MacLennan, Lionel & Margaret LeBlanc, Fr. Bernie MacDonald, Ronald MacKenzie, and many more Port Hood (Sestico) Admiral Lounge & Dining room: 148 Main St.: 902-787-3494: Dec 15th & 22nd - 7pm to 10pm - local entertainment; @$ 8 Dec 15th - 7pm to 10pm - Lynn Chisholm & friends Clove Hitch Bar & Bistro: #8790 Hwy #19: 902-787-3035: every Sunday - 6pm to 8pm - Neil and Colin MacQuarrie Dec 15th - 6pm to 8pm - Peter MacInnis Judique (Siudaig Mhór) Celtic Music Interpretive Centre: ........Sunday Ceilidhs: 5471 Highway # 19: 45°52.696′N 61°29.478′W: 902-787-2708: Dec 16th & 23rd - No Ceilidh today Dec 26th - 2pm to 5pm - BOXING DAY -Ian MacDougall, Kenneth MacKenzie, Patrick Gillis & Mac Morin ;@$ 10 Creignish (Creiginnis) Community Hall: 2123 Highway 19: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Dec 21st - 10pm to 2am - music with Full Circle; @$@ 10 Community Hall: ......bi-weekly year round Thursday Celtic jam sessions: 45°43.971′N 61°27.672′W: 902-625-1476: Thursdays-all instruments are welcome, volunteer donations for non-musicians, monies collected at door will be towards direct costs of Jam Sessions. [ weather cancellation - announced/posted by 4pm [ 101.5 The Hawk & FB ); Dec 20th - 7pm - jam ; occurs on alternate Thursdays (biweekly) Dec 20th - tba

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Port Hawkesbury Area Port Hawkesbury (An Gut) 101.5 FM The Hawk: 609 Church St.: 902-625-1220: every Sunday - 9am to 11am - East Coast Rising with Chuck Boudreau every Sunday - 11am to noon - East Coast Countdown with Cameron MacEachern http://www.eastcoastcountdown.com every Sunday - 6pm to 7pm - Highland Fling with Bob MacEachern; live streaming Carriage House Lounge: 825 Reeves St.: 902-625-5194: every Thursday - open mike with host Andre Pettipas every Saturday - DJ Dougle Hazzard Civic Centre-J. Franklin Wright Gallery: 606 Reeves St.: 902-625-7891: Nov 26th to 2019 Feb 17th - Canada's Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Fire Hall: 309 Hiram street: Dec 16th - 2pm to 5pm - jam session; Light lunch. Musicians free-Audience $ 5 [ Gail MacKay 902-302-9642 ] Proceeds to Anglican Church. Royal Canadian Legion-Branch #43: 303 Reeves St.: 902-625-2732: every Friday - 10pm to 1am - Friday Night jukebox Socials ; & once a month a dance with a band/ St. Mark’s United Church: 504 Bernard St.: 902-625-1757: Dec 15th - 7:30pm - Inverness County Singers, Young County Singers, and VOCAL MOTION Free-will admission dispersed to local Food Banks.

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Bras d’Or Lakes Area Blues Mills (Muilnean Clann ´ic Ghilleghuirme) Fire Hall: .......Friday -monthly ceilidhs: 902-756-2037: every Friday - 7:30pm - Friday-monthly ceilidh @ $ 5; lunch; Sponsored by the Blues Mills & Area Volunteer Fire Department; Whycocomagh (Hogamah) Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre: # 9650 Highway # 105: 902-756-3580: every Thursday - 7pm - jam sessions; Little Narrows (An Caolas Beag) Little Narrows Presbyterian Church: Dec 17th - 7pm - ""Once Upon A Star''-with Michelle Stephens, Joella Foulds, Lynda Maxwell' Iona (Sanndraigh) Iona Heights Inn- Frolic & Folk Pub: ....ceilidhs 5pm to 8pm: 4115 Hwy # 223: 45°56.841′N 60°49.118′W: 902-622-2190, 1-844-733-4662: every Saturday - 5pm to 8pm - Saturday Ceilidh; @$ 5 to $10 Dec 15th - Chrissy Crowley Dec 22nd - Rachel Davis Royal Canadian Legion-Grandona Branch # 124: ......Friday Ceilidhs: 4237 Hwy #223: 902-725-2178: every Friday - 6pm to 7pm - Supper Adult plate - $15; Child/Senior plate - $10. Free Ceilidh from 7pm to 10 pm 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: Dec 13th - 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] Baddeck (Badaig) Farmer's Market -Community Centre: 526 Chebucto St.: every Wednesday - 11am to 2pm - Farmer's Market Knox Presbyterian Church: Dec 20th - 7pm - ''Once Upon a Star"" with Michele Stephens, Joella Foulds, Lynda Maxwell Royal Canadian Legion Branch #53: 37 Ross St.: 902-295-2080: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Sunday - 7pm to 9pm - “evening ceilidh's' @ $ 10; 19+

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St Anns Bay Area St Anns (Baile Anna) Gaelic College: 51779 Cabot Trail Rd. (Exit 11 of TCH #105): 902-295-3411: Sep 28th to 2019 Mar 24th - 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: Dec 12th - Christmas Ceilidh & Tree Lighting featuring: Tracy & Michael Cavanaugh, Rodney MacDonald, Margie Beaton, Joyce MacDonald, & Hailee LeFort | Sponsored by Cape Breton Partnership Dingwall (Inbhir-Pheofharain) The Markland Lobby: 902-383-2246: every Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Deron Donovan every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday - 7pm to 9pm - entertainment by Michael Gorey Ingonish Keltic Lodge in Highland sitting Room: every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday - Keith playing every night with Colin Grant every Saturday - Angelo Spinazzola plays 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: every Wednesday - 11am - Seniors Healthy Lunches –in SABUC Tea Room; lunch at noon

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Urban Cape Breton Area Bras d’Or Army Navy Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 381: North Sydney: 902-736-9812: every Saturday - 7pm to 10pm - country jamboree; FREE, 19+ Little Bras d'Or Blue Mist Tavern & Bar: 85 Main St.: 902-736-2801: every Thursday - 8pm to midnight - "the Northside Session" Celtic music sessions ; bring an instrument & join in; 19+ All Ages; FREE Florence Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #83: 610 Bras D'Or Florence Rd.: 902-736-6313: every Saturday - 8pm to 10pm - Saturday night kitchen party with Circle Sydney Mines (Méinnean Baile Shuidni) Duke's Place Bar & Grill: 1 Pitt St.: 902-736-6216: Dec 15th - AC/DC tribute band-livewire Dec 23rd - 5th annual tipsy eve Firemens’ Club: Elliot & Crescent St.: 902-736-6664: Dec 23rd - 6pm to 10pm - TipsyEve-music - Lynda Maxwell. Dec 24th - 2pm to 4pm - Ernie Wells The Underground: 2 Elliot St. & main St.: 902-578-5548: every Tuesday - open Mike with hosts =Mark Boutilier & Joe Targett North Sydney (Suidni A Tuath) Dooley's: 10 Blowers St.: 1-902-794-1745: every Tuesday - 9pm to midnight - open mic with hosts Joey Targett and me Mark Boutilier Higher Grounds Cafe & The Cellar Bar: 299 Commercial St.: 902-241-4453: Dec 16th - 3pm & 7pm - ''Once Upon a Star"" with Michele Stephens, Joella Foulds, Lynda Maxwell K-LEE radio: Cape Breton music & Maritime favourites 24/7-commercial free every day - enjoy Cape Breton music, all day long ; Free North Sydney Firefighter's club: 14 Pierce St.: 902-794-7072: every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - after work kitchen party ; with Ernie, Wade and Todd; FREE Sydney River (Abhainn Shuidni) Our Lady of Fatima Hall: Dec 15th - 7pm - The Men of the Deeps & Burke family="A Burke Family Christmas"; @$ 25 United Protestant Church: 1524 King’s Rd.: Dec 22nd - 7pm - ''Once Upon a Star"" with Michele Stephens, Joella Foulds, Lynda Maxwell Sydney (Suidni) Breton Brewing Co.: 364 Keltic Drive-Coxheath: 902-270-4677: every Friday - 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: Sep 30th to 2019 Feb 2nd - '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: Dec 13th - 7pm - The Cape Breton University Pipe Band will present its annual Christmas concert pipe band & guests Kimberley Fraser and Aaron Lewis and the MacArthur Dancers.; @ $20 Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: Dec 26th - 8pm - boxing day dance with Sam Moon and his band; @$ 25 Cedar’s Club Hall: 30 Mackenzie St.: 902-539-1901: Dec 26th - 9pm to 1am - Boring Day Party featuring Sam Moon Centre 200: 481 George St.: 1-902-564-2200, 1-877-545-3330: Dec 22nd - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Matt Minglewood, Matt Andersen and the Men of the Deeps Dec 23rd - 8pm - tipsy eve with Slowcoaster, Pretty Archie, Carmen Townsend band, Dirt Squirrel; Mike Le Lievre ; @$ 25 Commoner Table & Tap: 560 Kings Rd: 902-539-8101: Dec 22nd - Buddy MacDonald Curling Club: 619 George St.: 902-539-4012: Dec 26th - 8pm - Joe Waye’s Night of Jazz Standards for the Holidays; with Waye Jr., Jody Cail, John Hawkins, Chris Lewis, Bette MacDonald, Mike MacDonald, Charlotte MacDonald, Malcolm MacNeil, Maynard Morrison and Matt Nicholson. Flavor on the Water -Sydney Marine Terminal: 60 Esplanade: 902-567-1043: every Friday - 4pm - back lounge after work party with music by Wayne Bedecki Governor’s Pub: 233 Esplanade: 902-562-7646: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - weekly Open Irish Celtic Session, host & guests; FREE Kyle Macdonald or Hailee LeFort or Ryan J MacNeil every Thursday - 7pm to 10pm - Songwriter's Sessions ; @ $6; 19+, ID’s every Saturday - 3pm to 6pm - ceilidh every Saturday-hosted by either Pat Chafe, Carl MacKenzie, Gillian Head, or Mike Hall Dec 12th - 8pm to 11pm - Weekly Irish Session with Chrissy Crowley Dec 13th - 8pm - CBMIC Emerging Artist showcase FREE Dec 14th - 6pm to 9pm - After Work Party with Jason Kempt & John Kendall - 10:30pm to 2am - New Draft with Brandon Collier ; $5 cover Dec 15th - 3pm to 6pm - Afternoon Ceilidh with Hailee Lefort - 10:30pm to 2am - Analog Signal with WhiskeyJack and Wayside Travelers @$8 Dec 21st - Buddy MacDonald Harbourview Inn & Suites -Banquet Room: 100 Kings Rd.: 902-567-3311: Dec 13th, 15th, 16th, & 17th - 6pm - ''dinner theatre''-not your typical hallmark christmas with Cory Keeping, Jason Kempt, Shawn MacDonald, Maura Lea Morykot & Jeff Stapleton; @$ 50 Hearthstone Inn-Commoner Table & Tap pub: 560 Kings Road: 902-539-8101: Dec 22nd - Buddy MacDonald Highland Arts Theatre: 40 Bentinck St.: 902-565-3637: Dec 12th to 16th - 8pm - A Christmas Carol Dec 21st - 8pm - Swinging Christmas with Kevin Colford With Steppin' Out The Little Big Band; @$ 20 Dec 22nd - 7pm - It;s a Wonderful Life Dec 24th - 9pm - : The Very Merry Christmas Eve Sing-along Service, with Adam Young Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion-Flavor On The Water: ...2015 May 16th-'Fiddlin' Around Kick off to Summer'; #10th Anniversary of Big Fiddle: 74 Esplanade: every Friday - 4pm to 10:30p,-after work party in the back lounge Little Vegas Showroom: 451 Prince Street: 902-539-7665: every Wednesday - 9pm - open mic night with James Bornn & the band Forged Membertou Heritage Park: 35 Su'n Awti.: 902-567-5333: every Thursday - 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: every Wednesday - 6pm to 9pm - Celtic Serenade Jam Sessions; Free; Hosted by Donnie Campbell & Jinx O'Neill; FREE every Thursday - 6pm to 9pm - Live and Local Thursdays with a different artist each week. The Cave Bar & Lounge.: 418 George St.: 902-564-8609: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - western with Brandon Collier Dec 13th - 9pm - Dennis Grant Dec 14th - 10pm - Alter Ego Dec 22nd - 10pm - Spyder The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse & Pub: 424 Charlotte St.: 902-270-8003: Dec 14th - 9pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd, Jesse McGillivary, Jordan Allan. Dec 15th - 5pm to 8:30pm - Michael Lloyd - 9pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd, Jesse McGillivary, Wentworth Park: Band Shell: Dec 23rd - 7pm - John Gracie Returns for 12th Annual Christmas Concert with daughter Samantha Gracie & his band; FREE Ziggy’s Pub & Grill: 1167 Kings Rd,: 902-539-8747: every Saturday - 5pm to 9pm - local live music New Waterford (Portlairge Ùr) St. Leonard's Church: Mt. Carmel Ave.: Dec 16th - 2:30pm & 7pm - The Men of the Deeps & Burke family="A Burke Family Christmas"; @$ 25 Glace Bay (Glasbaidh) The Coast-CKOA 89.7 FM: 106 Reserve St.: 902-849-4301: every Wednesday - 10pm to 11pm - David Gillis’ - 'Cape Breton Fiddle Tunes' show. every Friday - 10pm to midnight - Bluenose Opera House with a Maritime flair every Saturday - 6pm to 7pm - The Coast Top 10 with Bill MacNeil every Saturday - 7pm to 8pm - Meet The Music • with Singer-songwriter Jason MacDonald; interviews with local & regional songwriters every Saturday - 10pm to midnight - 'Cape Breton Kitchen Party' • with Ron Neville every Sunday - 5pm to 8pm - Celtic Serenade with Host Donnie Campbell, the very best in Cape Breton Music plus songs from Scotland & Ireland, presented by Merit Muffler-Wheel & Brake-Sydney The Savoy Theatre: 116 Commercial St.: 902-842-1577, 902-564-6668: Dec 12th & 13th - 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Dec 14th - 7:30pm - Tis the Season 12 Dec 15th to 22nd - 7pm - Scrooged in Cape Breton-dinner theatre; @$ 55 SOLD OUT Dec 23rd - 3pm & 7:30pm - The Barra MacNeils-East Coast Christmas; @$ 40;50

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Louisbourg Area Mira River Boat Club: 545 Hillside Rd.: 902-564-8660: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm-entertainment Main-à-Dieu Immaculate Conception Church: Dec 19th - 6pm - Potlotek Education presents-Multicultural Church Concert with Dwayne Cote, Jason MacDonald, Kevin Colford & the Steppin Out Little Big Band, Joel Denny, Mikmawey School Choir, Courtney MacPherson, EREC school Choir; admission by donation proceeds going to the twin sisters of Cassidy Bernard Louisbourg Louisbourg Fortress: 3 Fortress Service Road: 902-733-3548: Dec 21st - 2pm - Dayspring: Music for Advent and Christmas Holiday Concert with Adam Young & The Cape Breton Chorale, Louisbourg Playhouse: 11 Aberdeen St.: 45°55.169′N 59°58.276′W: 902-733-2996, 1-888-733-2787: 8pm; 23rd-season Dec 14th - 7:30pm - Lyrics and Laughter-Christmas; @$ 26 Dec 15th - 2pm & 7:30pm - Lyrics and Laughter-Christmas; @$ 26

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St Peter's Area St George's Channel South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Hall: every Monday - 7pm to 9pm - monthly jam sessions River Bourgeois Anne Sampson Building: every Thursday - 7pm - music with Edna & Gerry and Friends; bring your instruments and join in the fun. @ $ toonie Grand Anse Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 47: 902-345-2610: every Saturday - 9pm to 1am - adult dance with live bands; @ $ 8 St Peter's (Baile Naoimh Pheadair) Bras d’Or Lakes Inn: 10095 Grenville St.: 902-535-2200, 1-800-818-5885: Dec 12th & 26th - 7pm to 9pm - live music with Jaidon Seymour every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - live music with Echo Immaculate Conception Church: Barra Head: Dec 19th - 6pm - multicultural church concert hosted by the Potlotek Education Centre, with Dwayne Cote & Jason MacDonald, Kevin Colford and The Steppin Out Little Big Band, Courtney MacPherson, Joel Denny, the Mikamawey School Choir and the East Richmond Education Centre School Choir. a fundraising event for two baby girls, Mya May and Paisley Jean Bernard, whose mother, Cassidy Bernard, died in October. Lion’s Hall: 32 Lions Avenue: 902-535-2482: Dec 16th - 2pm - New Horizons Arts for Seniors presentation of The Richmond County Christmas Theatre; sponsored by the Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre in L’Ardoise; donations to local food bank. Arichat Island Nest Restaurant: 2344 Hwy #206: 902-226-0033: every Sunday - 1pm to 4pm - accoustic open mic; every one welcome to join in. New Horizon Seniors Club: Dec 21st - 7pm - jam session, lite lunch; 19+, [ Deltina 902-226-3694 ]; on third friday; @$ 5; entertainers are FREE; 19+ Telile Community TV -radio Richmond 104.1fm: 17 Conney's Lane: 902-226-1928: Dec 19th - 7:30pm - 'East Coast Spotlight', -broadcast live with host Gerry Samson Petit-de-Grat La Picasse Centre Communautaire Culturel: 3435 Highway #206: 902-226-0149: Dec 16th - 7pm - New Horizons Arts for Seniors presentation of The Richmond County Christmas Theatre; sponsored by the Dr. Kingston Memorial Community Health Centre in L’Ardoise; donations to local food bank. Dec 17th - 6:30pm - Trina Samson Dance School for a Christmas dance concert; @$ 7 Radio Richmond-CITU 101.1FM: #3435 Hwy # 206: 902-226-0981: Dec 16th - 7pm - Music of Ireland with host/producer Paul Davis every Saturday - 7pm to 9pm - "Music From The Isle Of Newfoundland" with host Howard Sleep D’Escousse Groundswell Pub: # 3281 Highway 320: 902-452-3314: Dec 15th - 8pm - music by Jonathan Hines; Dec 22nd - 8pm - Rene Fougere & Wallen Richard from the Bay Dwellers

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Mainland Area Guysborough (Baile Mhainisdear) Chedabucto Place Performance Centre: 27 Green St.: 902-533-2015: Dec 20th - 7pm - ''All together''-a mental health awareness benefit concert' ; with Greg Favaro & Jessica Wright, Tom Curry & Neild Decoff, Garth Wilson & Katelyn Cavanaugh, Jenna Haines & Netonia Nickerson, Anne Pelley & Terry & Brooke Grady, Gertie Grant, Jon Grady & Denny Rodgers, Jessica MacDonald, Shane Arsenault, Alex & Daniel Connelly; all proceeds to the Antigonish Women's Resource Centre Outreach program. Days Gone By Bakery: 143 Main St.: 902-533-2762: every Friday - 8pm to 11pm - open mike with a new host each week Antigonish (Am Baile Mór) CJFX-radio: 5663 Highway #7.: 902-863-4580: every Sunday - 7pm to 8pm - the CJFX Ceilidh--Listen to Cape Breton Fiddles with Dave Gillis ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM every Sunday - 2pm to 6pm - Daryl MacLean's COUNTRY GOLD; 4 hours of great Classic Country music. http://countrygold.ca/ every Sunday - 8pm to 9pm - Sounds Atlantic-with Paul Kerwin & his guests ; http://yourlisten.com/989XFM Piper's Pub: 33 College St.: 45°37.306′N 61°59.514′W: 902-863-2590: every Thursday - 6pm to 8pm - weekly ceilidhs with host Brian MacDonald & friends Royal Canadian Legion-branch # 59/CACL: 75 Ninian St.: 902-863-3666: Dec 15th - 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; @ $ 30 Radio-St. Francis Xavier University: 902-867-3333: every Sunday - 8pm to 10pm - “The Gael’s Voice”, Radio Antigonish (Guth Nan Gaidheal Reidio Antigonish) 92.5 FM hosts, Robert Bingham & Virginia MacLeod [1-800-877-909] St. FX -Bauer Theatre-main stage: 5015 Chapel Square: 902-867-3333: Dec 20th & 21st - 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)] @ : $20 St FX Celtic Society -Dennis Hall: Dec 23rd - 9pm to midnight - Celtic Society Square Dance with John Pellerin, Shelly Campbell, Stan Chapman, Kenneth MacKenzie, Colin Rankin, Junior Fraser, Joe MacMaster, Abigail MacDonald, & More; All Ages 8:30pm-workshop; fundraiser for the annual scholarship fund The TownHouse Brewpub & Eatery: 76 College St.: 902-863-2248: every Sunday - 6:30pm - acoustic Irish music jam session, with a Scottish-Cape Breton flavour ; host=John Hanlon, every Thursday - 9pm - Jazz session Arisaig (Àrasaig) St. Margaret of Scotland Church: Dec 16th - 2pm - a Celtic Christmas Concert with Pictou county brass and reed band, antigonish choral ensemble, Dwayne Cota, Jason MacDonald, Nadina MacInnis, Emery Van de Wiel, Fr Colin MacKinnon, Eileen MacKinnon, @$ 20; ; all proceeds to St. Margaret of Scotland New Glasgow (Glaschu Ùr) Glasgow Square Theatre: 155 Riverside Pkwy: 902-752-4800: Dec 21st - 7:30pm - Christmas Serenade with Doris Mason & Friends ; Pictou (Phiogto) DeCoste Entertainment Centre: 90 Water St.: 1-800-353-5338, 902-485-8848: Dec 15th - Celtic Christmas Show; @$ 22 Dec 16th - 2pm - An Acoustic Christmas with Roxeen & Dalrymple; @ $25 Dec 18th - Ennis Sisters Christmas; @$ 35 Dec 21st - A Gunning and JP Cormier Christmas; @$ 38 Tatamagouche Grace -Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre: 31 Creamery Rd.: 902-657-3500: Nov 1st to Dec 15th - Art Show Open House Exhibit, Local Artists Dec 12th - Bette MacDonald, ‘Tis the season. Truro BellyUp BBQ & Grill: 214 Robie St.: 902-893-7779: Dec 21st - 9pm - Tragically Hip tribute -the fabulously Rich First United Church: 711 Prince St.: every Tuesday - 10:30am to 12:30pm - free movies Marigold Cobequid Cultural Centre: 605 Prince St.: 902-897-4004: Dec 20th - 7:30pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; Parrsboro the Music Hall: 44 King St.: 902-701-8951: Dec 13th - 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; @ $ 30 Windsor Spitfire Arms Alehouse: 29 Water St.: Dec 21st - Rowdy Dow Wolfville Paddy's Brew Pub: Main St.: every Sunday - 8pm to 11pm - Jam session Berwick Union Street Café & Pub: 183 Commercial St: 902-538-7787: Dec 14th - 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; Annapolis Royal King's Theatre: 2019 St George St.: 902-532-7704: Dec 15th - 7:30pm - John Gracie Christmas tour Dec 22nd - 7:30pm - the O'Briens and Co-benefirt concert Dartmouth Celtic Corner Public House-Irish Pub: 69 Alderney Drive;: 902-464-0740: every Sunday - 5pm to 7:30pm - afternoon ceilidhs with Brad Reid and a weekly guest. 'Fiddles & fish' Jamieson's Irish House & Grill: 5 Cumberland Dr.: 902-433-0500: every Tuesday - Songwriters Open Mic happening tonight w/ guest host Andrew Molloy, New Scotland Brewing Co.: 91 Alderney Dr.: 902-406-2337: Dec 23rd - 6pm to 8:30pm - Family Christmas Ceilidh; with fiddlers Danelle Doucet and Edmund Hayden, pianist Kyle McDonald and Guitar player James MacLean. FREE Seamus David's Irish Pub-Dartmouth Crossing: 21 Logiealmond Close Dartmouth Crossing: 902-462-2034: every Saturday - 8pm - entertainment Halifax (Halafacs) Bearly's-the House of Blues and Ribs: 1269 Barrington St.: 902-423-2526: Dec 16th - 7pm - 7th annual Blue Chirstmas Service; with The Paul Saint-Amand Trio Casino Nova Scotia -the Schooner room: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: Dec 13th - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Gordie Sampson, Alan Doyle and Michelle Wright; Dec 14th & 15th - Bruce Guthro-songwriters circle with Gordie Sampson, Myles Goodwyn and Dan Hill. Casino Nova Scotia @ 3Sixty: 1983 Upper Water St.: 902-451-1221: every Saturday - 9pm - John Gracie -artist in residence; FREE Chocolate Lake Community Centre: 14 Purcells Cove Rd.: 902-490-4607: every Monday - 7pm to 9pm - Set dance classes with Scaip na Cleiti: Nova Scotia's Irish Set Dancers Dalhousie University -Arts Centre: 6101 University Avenue: Dec 14th to 16th - 7:30pm - The Nutcracker Dec 15th & 16th - 2pm - The Nutcracker Dec 13th - 4pm - The Nutcracker Dec 21st & 22nd - 7:30pm - Handel's Dublin Messiah Durty Nelly's Authentic Irish Pub: 1645 Argyle St: 902-406-7640: every Thursday - 8pm to 10:30pm - celtic & traditional tunes; Hosted by Cassie Anne MacDonald every Sunday - 3pm to 6pm - Shannon Quinn celtic jam session Five Fishermen -Little Fish Oyster Bar: 1740 Argyle St.: 902-422-4421: every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday - 6pm to 9pm - live music Marriottt Harbourfront Hotel-Harbourstone Sea Grill & pour house: 1919 Upper Water St.: every Wednesday - 5pm to 8pm - live music Wednesdays Neptune Theatre: 1593 Argyle St.: 902-429-7070: Nov 28th to Dec 27th - Eastern Front Theatre's production of DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL; **Scotiabank Stage Obladee Wine Bar: 1600 Barrington St.: 902-405-4505: Dec 12th - 8pm to 11pm - 'monthly= Christmas Ceilidh with host Rankin MacInnis' ; Kevin Dugas, Angus MacDonald, Grace macMasterm Isaac Fraser, Chris Babineau; Rebecca Cohn Auditorium (Dalhousie Arts Centre): 6101 University Ave.: 902-494-3820: Dec 14th, 15th, & 16th - 7:30pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker Dec 15th & 16th - 2pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker Dec 13th - 4pm - Symphony Nova Scotia's The Nutcracker Dec 21st & 22nd - 7:30pm - Handel's Messiah Sniggily Wiggily's: 1665 Argyle St.: Dec 20th - 8pm - All I Really Want-a holiday Cabaret Stayner's Wharf Pub & Grill: 5075 George St.: 902-420-1800: Dec 17th - 8pm to 11pm - Scott n’ the Rocks; FREE The Carlton Hotel-Music Bar & Grill: 1685 Argyle St.: 902-422-6335: every Saturday - 10pm - The Carletones; @ $ 5 Dec 13th - 9pm - A Very Merry Villages Christmas Dec 14th - 10:30pm - Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound + The Brood Dec 15th - 10pm - The Carleton Collective Dec 16th - 2pm - Reeny's Family Christmas - 7pm - Reeny's Family Christmas Dec 18th - 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; Dec 19th - 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; SOLD OUT Lion's Head Tavern: 3081 Robie St.: 902-455-0181: every Wednesday - 8pm to 11pm - The Roy Logan WEDNESDAY jam Session The Marquee Ballroom: 2037 Gottingen St.: Dec 26th - 10pm - Skratch Bastid presents Crunkmas 2018 The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse: 5136 Prince St.: 902-492-4900: every Monday - 7:30pm - Dave MacIsaac & Louis Benoit; every Tuesday - 8pm to 11pm - Contemporary Celtic/Cape Breton repertoire every Sunday - 2pm to 4pm - Irish-style family friendly ceilidh; Open Session & Irish Set Dancing led by musicians Kevin Roach and Jane Lombard, The Pint Public House: 1575 Argyle St.: 902-405-7468: Dec 12th - 9pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd, Jordan Allan Dec 19th - 9pm to 1:30am - Michael Lloyd w. Jordan The Seahorse Tavern: 2037 Gottingen St.: 902-423-7200: Dec 13th - 7:30pm - Gay Ol' Christmas Comedy Show Dec 14th - 10pm - Jiffmas 2.0 with Miz Megs Dec 15th - 8pm - Postdata w/ Jon Samuel - 10pm - That 90s Night XMAS Party - Dec 20th - 8pm - The Burning Hell / Owen Meany's Batting Stance / Dance Movie Dec 22nd - 10pm - Floodland Plays The Beatles: Customer Appreciation Night Dec 26th - 10pm - Hot Boxing Day IV Lunenburg Double S Park-hall: 140 Samuel Mader Road, New Germany: every Friday - 7pm to 10pm - acoustic music jam-South Shore Bluegrass Music Association Liverpool Best Western Hotel: 63 Queens Place Drive: 1-902-354-2908: Dec 16th - 8pm - Dave Gunning & JP Cormier Christmas ; Yarmouth Th'YARC Playhouse & Arts Centre: 76 Parade St.: 1-902-742-1136, 1-855-251-6107: Dec 14th - John Gracie Returns for 12th Annual Christmas Concert with daughter Samantha Gracie & his band Saulnierville 104.1 FM: C.P 8.: 1-902-769-2423: every day - 6pm to 10pm - The voice of the Southwest with Wayne Dugas



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