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    Ceilidh at the Keltic Lodge

    Location: Ingonish Beach

    Date: June 29

     
    DATE: Saturday June 29th
    TIME:  7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    PRICE: $10 at door | all ages
    VENUE: Keltic Lodge
    ADDRESS:  383 Keltic In Rd. (Highland Sitting Room), Ingonish Beach

    Pronounced kay-lee, is a common Gaelic word meaning a visit - and when folks visit, you can bet that song, story, and dance are sure to follow. Join us for a ceilidh and get up close and personal to local music at its finest. Be sure to bring along dancing shoes, as you never know when a square set might unfold!

  • Canada Day - Ingonish

    Canada Day - Ingonish

    Location: Ingonish Beach Soccer field, Ingonish Beach

    Date: July 1

    Canada Day in Ingonish

    8:00 am. - 10:00 am. Breakfast at Salty Roses & PerwinkleCafe 
    9:00 am.  Annual Scavenger Hunt at Salty Roses
    11:30 am. - Flag Raising and Cake, Keltic Lodge

    1:00 pm. - 3:00 pm.  Location - Ingonish Beach Soccer field
    Family Fun Activities: Entertainment by Deron Donovan, Archery, Face Painting, Petting Zoo,BBQ, Activities with Parks Canada, Lion's Club Ball Drop Funding raiser

    4:00 pm.  Lobster Dinner, Ingonish Firehall

    8:00 pm.  Outdoor Concert featuring "Broken Road"  & Marshmallow Roast,                 Ingonish Beach Soccer field
    9:30 pm.  Fireworks at Ingonish Beach



     

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: July 6 - June 6

    July 6 - Neil Beaton and Janine Randall - fiddle & piano.
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: July 13

    July 13 - Mike Hall & Beverly MacLean - fiddles & piano.
    
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford

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    10th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge

    Location: Ingonish

    Date: July 20

    The 10th Annual Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge will take place on Saturday, July 20th, 2019. The event is held rain or shine. Twenty-four teams ( four members on a team) will have the opportunity to hike three mountains in one day.  Teams can be mixed, all females and all males. This is not a timed event but a personal challenge.  Each team will designate a captain, their leader. The captain will be responsible to prepare, train, and plan his/her team for this event. Each team is responsible to have a first aid kit. 

    The three mountains you will hike in one day include Cape Smokey Branch Pond Look-off, andFraneyTotal distance you will hike is 26.8 km.  Registration for 2019 has been completed. For the third year in a row, this event was sold in 6 days. 

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: July 20

    July 20 - Chrissy Crowley & Mario Colosimo
    - fiddle, piano & guitar.
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: July 27

    July 27 - Stan MacKinnon - (emcee & fiddle) with Cathy
    Hawley (piano) and North-of-Smokey Fiddlers including
    Gerard Barron, Cassidy Best, Davey Fraser, Hector MacKinnon,
    Lily MacKinnon & Shawn MacKinnon.
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: August 3

    Aug 3 - Troy MacGillivray & Brenda Stubbert
    - fiddles and piano
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford
    

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: August 10

    Aug 10 - Gillian Head and Doug MacPhee - fiddle & piano
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: August 17

    Aug 17 - Howie MacDonald & Mary Beth Carty
    - fiddle, piano & accordion
    
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: August 24

    Aug 24 - Shelly Campbell & Allan Dewar - fiddle & piano
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford
    

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    Ingonish Saturday Night Ceilidhs

    Location: 35981 Cabot Trail, Ingonish

    Date: August 31

    Aug. 31 - Lucy MacNeil - fiddle, harp, bodhran & vocals
    (Lucy is one of the of the Barra MacNeils) with
    Rob Durando (guitar).
    At the St. John's Parish Hall
    35981 Cabot Trail
    North Ingonish
    Saturday Nights 8:15 PM
    July & August 2019
    hosted by fiddler Paul Cranford

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    Hike the Highlands Festival

    Location: Ingonish, NS

    Date: September 13 - September 22

    More info coming in 2019. 

  • 6th Annual Huckle Buckle Festival

    6th Annual Huckle Buckle Festival

    Location: Ingonish

    Date: October 13 - October 19

    Sunday, October 13, 2019

    a) Pumpkin Carving, 10 am. at Broad Cove Campground, Hosted by CBHNP.
    b) Grandmother Moon, 6:00 pm. at Ingonish Beach, This Indigenous ceremony celebrates Grandmother Moon and women's teachings. Hosted by CBHNP


    Thursday, October 17, 2019
    a) Guided Hike - Franey Trail - 10:00 am.
    b) Hot Turkey Dinner - 5 pm. at Ingonish Fire Hall, Hosted by United Church
        Women.  Admission $15.00
    c) Celtic Colours Jam Session - 10 pm. - 12:30 am at Keltic Lodge Resort.
        Bring your instruments1 $10, $8 with concert ticket stub

    Friday, October 18th, 2019 
     a) Guided Moonlight Pumpkin Walk begins at 6:30 pm. (Freshwater Lake Trail) 
         Bonfire & Marshmallow roast to follow. Fireworks at 8:00 pm.  Ingonish Beach

    Saturday, October 19, 2019 - Festival Fall Fun Day at Ingonish Beach Soccer field   11 am. - 2 pm.
    a) Children's Bike Decorating Content & Parade (Ingonish Beach Tennis Court)
    b) Archery with Highland Bow & Arrow
    c) Cow Plop  IVFD fund-raiser
    d) Touch -a-Truck
    e) Open - Air Farmers Market
    f) Face Painting
    g) Hay Maze
    h) Escape Tent
    i) Children's Bike Decorating Contest & Parade 11am.
    j) Pumpkin Growing Contest

    On Stage
    a) 11:00 am. Shawn MacKinnon & Derrick Hawley
    b) 12:00 pm. RapunzielMagical Events
    c) 1:00 pm.   BROKEN ROAD

    Great Eats
    a) Clay's Confectionary
    b) Stuff and Stand your Face
    c) Top of the Island Grub Stop

    Octoberfest Pub with Live Band - Broken Road (Oct. 19)
    9:00 pm. at Legion Branch #105

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    King of the Mountain - Snowmobile Race

    Location: Ski Cape Smokey, Ingonish Beach

    Date: January 11

    • King of the Mountain
      January 11, 2020
      9:00 am - 4:00 pm
       

    Nothing beats the adrenalin-pumping rumble of snowmobile drag racing.
    Rev your engines, prepare for mouthfuls of exhaust, and join Ski Cape Smokey for its King of The Mountain series this winter!

    Race 1 of the series is scheduled for January 11th, snow pending.

    The Racer pays a $25 Registration fee, then a $15 entrance fee for each class they wish to enter, to a maximum of 3 classes.
    EXAMPLE:
    Racer 1: $25 Registration, 3 classes x $15 per class = $45+$25 reg fee=$70. Plus Insurance fee paid at the time of registration.

    Classes include Kids Mini,  Stock, Improve Stock, PRO Stock, Trail IMP, Turbo, Outlaw, and KOTH.

    We hear that rumble. Now, bring it to the start line and show us that you’re Kind of the Mountain!

     

    This will be Rubber tracks only, No studs.
    The track will be 500′ in length, 3 lanes.
    Stock Turbos will enter the 1000 2-Stroke Stock Class.
    RACE FEES: $25 Racer Entry Fee, $15 per class and Insurance fee payable at registration. 3 class maximum for each sled.
    There must be at least 3 sleds to run a class.
    Tethers mandatory in ALL classes.
    Tek vests mandatory in Improved, Pro-Stock, Turbo Classes, Outlaw and KOTH.
    Tek vests highly recommended for your safety in all other classes
    Three class’s of 120’s (Ages 5-12)
    Also 200cc Classes depending on how many of these model sleds show up at the event.
    250cc Stock Class for machines like the Bravos
    Stock(box stock), Improved(Big Boy Kits), Open Mini/Sno Scoots(Aftermarket Engines and Track Extensions)
    For a complete list of rules click on the events tab, click Smokey races January 11th and they are posted in there along with directions from the NFLD Ferry and the Causeway.

    Race Day Classes:
    (1) 600cc Stock
    (2) 600 Improved
    (3) 600 Trail Improved
    (4) 600 Pro Stock
    (5) 700 Stock
    (6) 700 Improved
    (7) 800 Stock
    (8) 800cc Trail Improved
    (9) 800 Improved
    (10) 800cc Pro Stock
    (11) 900 Stock
    (12) 900 Trail Improved
    (13) 1000cc 2-Stroke Stock and Turbo Stock
    (14) 1000 Trail improved
    (15) 1000cc Improved
    (16) 1000cc Pro Stock
    (17) Improved Stock Turbo
    (18) 4-Stroke Turbo Max
    (19) OutLaw
    (20) King Of The Hill

    Turbo and Powder Adder Rules listed below

    General Rules: Snow Drags

    Randomly checking Bore.
    Machines in stock class will be required to remove heat shield if requested.
    Any call made by an official is final, any disagreement will result in disqualification.
    Any racer that has alcohol/drugs, or is with someone caught with alcohol/drugs will be disqualified and give up all money paid to race.
    All racers will have to sign a waiver for insurance.
    Must be a minimum of three sleds to have a class.
    Racers will pay for the classes they want to enter first and then go through tech inspection.
    Any sled caught cheating will lose there money or have choice to enter different class. No refunds.
    Stock and trail Improved classes are not allowed race fuel. If smelled you will not be allowed to race.
    No sleds will be allowed on the track until the sled has passed Tech.

    NO ALCOHOL OR DRUGS ALLOWED ON SITE

    Venue:  

     

    Address:
    38696 Cabot Trail, Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada, B0C 1L0

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    Hike the Highlands - Snowshoe Hike - Warren Lake

    Location: Warren Lake, CBHNP

    Date: February 15

    Snowshoe Hike to Warren Lake, CBHNP
    Saturday, February 15, 2020


    This snowshoe hike begins at the entrance to Warren Lake Road in the
    Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Ingonish.  Snowshoe hike begins at 10:00 am. Approximately 4 km. Please bring your own snowshoes.

    Hike is organized by Hike the Highlands Festival Society and in partnerahip with Hike NS.

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