Pleasant Bay Winter Carnival

Date: Sunday, January 1 2023 to Tuesday, January 31 2023

Date in January TBAPlenty of fun outdoor activities for all ages!
 Sledding, snowshoeing, skating, cross country skiing, movie nights, craft activities and more!For more information and event details visit the 
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Date: Saturday, July 20 2019

Please join us as we welcome Slowcoaster to our stage in beautiful Mabou, Cape Breton on Saturday, July 20. This show is part of our exciting 2019 summer festival, Currents! Our stage is transformed into the most intimate, up-close and personal event you'll ever attend. Musicians and the audience are all together in one space for an unforgettable experience! With infectious and captivating lyrics, reinforced by a commanding groove, Slowcoaster takes you on a ride to the heart of the…

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Campbell Trio

Date: Monday, August 12 2019

Please join us on August 12 as we welcome The Campbell Trio to our stage in beautiful Mabou, Cape Breton, as part of Currents, our summer concert series. The stage venue at Strathspey Performing Arts Centre in Mabou is transformed into one of the coziest and most dynamic spaces - musicians and listeners all together in the one space for an up close and personal experience you’ll never forget! A Glengarry family, whose individual talents and accomplishments are remarkable, and…

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63rd Annual Broad Cove Scottish Concert

Date: Sunday, July 28 2019

The Broad Cove Scottish Concert, celebrating its 63rd concert, is deemed as the largest outdoor Scottish concert in Cape Breton. The concert holds great significance to the musical culture of our Scottish heritage. The strong dedication of our volunteers has made this concert possible throughout the years. On this, our 62nd anniversary, we salute our volunteers. Entertainment includes traditional piping, fiddling, drumming, dancing and singing.  Always held on the last Sunday of July, the concert begins at 3:00 PM. The…

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Festival de la Mi-Carême 2023

Date: Sunday, March 12 2023 to Saturday, March 18 2023

A two hundred year old festival that celebrates dance, music and the Acadian culture. Come and join in all the festivities of this amazing tradition. Mi-Carême will be celebrated from the 12th to the 18th of March 2023.   There will be live music and entertainment every night at the Mi-Carême center as well as Acadian traditional dishes to savour with friends and family.  

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Fiddle & Folk Foliage Farewell 2022

Date: Thursday, October 20 2022 to Saturday, October 22 2022

The Barn Music and Theatre Society of Margaree will be holding our Fiddle & Folk Foliage Farewell, a 3-day all-ages music festival from Oct. 19 to 22.  We may even expand this year’s festival to 5 days beginning Oct.17.  Performers names will be added once they are booked. The Barn is located on the grounds of the Normaway Inn. Please see for availability or call 1-902-248-2987 or 1-800-565-9463 for information or reservations for music, dining, or accommodations at the…

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Celtic Oktoberfest 2019

Date: Saturday, October 12 2019

The Strait Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be celebrating their 6th year of Celtic Oktoberfest - Cape Breton’s first ever all inclusive craft beer, local food and Celtic music gathering! Recognizing the growing strength of the emerging craft brewery sector, and its impact on tourism in the region, the Strait Area Chamber created Celtic Oktoberfest to showcase the best of Nova Scotian craft beer and Cape Breton food. The addition of a local winery broadens the appeal of…

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Ceilidh Crawl

Date: Sunday, July 17 2022

After a successful 2021 Ceilidh Crawl, The Village of Mabou is planning the second annual Ceilidh Crawl- An interactive musical walking tour of Mabou's favourite hot spots! Groups of participants will be guided (and entertained) by well-known local musicans who will lead them on a musical journey through our vibrant community. They will be stopping at some of Cape Breton Island's most well known attractions like Beinn Mhàbu (The Gaelic Collge), The Red Shoe Pub, Cala Na Mara Cafe, Fiddle Stitches, An Drochaid Museum and Beaton's…

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Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac

Date: Friday, July 26 2019

 “Anyone who has had the opportunity to see MacIsaac and Lamond perform together could not help but be struck by the chemistry between them. It’s as if they were born to play together.” – The Guardian On Friday, July 26, please join us in welcoming Wendy MacIsaac and Mary Jane Lamond to the Strathspey stage in Mabou, Cape Breton. This is a powerful collaboration borne of a long-time friendship and a shared love of Celtic music.  “Whether it’s the mesmerizing…

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Glendale Ceilidh Days

Date: Friday, July 5 2019 to Sunday, July 7 2019

Glendale Ceilidh Days July 5-7, 2019   July 5  7-9 PM  Family Square Dance,  Glendale Community Hall July 6  3 PM     Outdoor Concert              3-6 PM  Cold Plate Supper, Glendale Community Hall             9 PM     Adult Dance, Glendale Community Hall              

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