Come and join us at the table for songs and friendly conversation at the Highland Village milling frolic. The Gaels way to make the cloth ready for home use was to wet it, beat it and make a time of it, while communally singing choral songs in rhythm during the milling frolic.
Regular admission applies.
Program runs from 2:00-3:00pm, Wednesday and Fridays from June 6 - October 12.
Richard Schaller Catch some live music at the pub each Friday this summer. Kitchen open till 9PM, bar open till 2AM No cover charge.
Neil McDaniel Get a taste of local celtic music & culture with our weekly ceilidhs. Expect to see world-renowned talent & budding entertainers all from our native Cape Breton. General admission seating ranging from $5-$10
the FestiVille Baddeck event taking place July 9! We will have Cape Breton artisans, local cuisineand crafts. The action will take place on Chebucto Street (closed for the occasion) from 6 PM – 9 PM. ADMISSION IS FREE – everyone welcome!
Take Note Drummers Allie MacInnis (Town Crier)
Don’t miss these fantastic performers!
Old Man Luedecke, is one of Canada's best loved and most intriguing roots singer-songwriters. "An original, he is a musical singularity to be savoured and shared", says the Vancouver Folk Festival. His memorable melodies, poetic sense and easy charisma appeal to anyone searching for new growth...
Ian MacDougall Catch some live music at the pub each Friday this summer. Kitchen open till 9PM, bar open till 2AM No cover charge.
We are excited to welcome back Maxim and Gervais Cormier for a second year. Their unplugged acoustic celtic guitar show was one the highlights of last summer!
Cellist Catherine Little is a creative thinker who enjoys problem solving and the spirit of discovery. Catherine draws inspiration from her teachers and students, all different genres of music, and life itself. Her work on stage and in the studio is passionate, sensitive and imaginative.Catherine has professional experience playing with several orchestras and large ensembles, in major musical theatre productions, on a number of recordings, and on film. She is currently a member of the Cape Breton music-inspired Baroque N’ Fiddle String Quartet (Celtic music in a classic string quartet), the classically bent Basso Nova cello/bass quartet, and The Maudes, a classically informed folk-style string duo. Catherine holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in music performance from Wilfrid Laurier University and the Université de Montréal. She currently lives and works as a performer and music teacher in her native Nova Scotia.
Anna Wedlock has been a performer since she was a child. At 6, she was cast in a principal role in the CBC film Pit Pony, starring along side Ellen Page. Two years later, she continued that role in the Pit Pony series. She continued to act into her early teens. Credits include the role of Elizabeth in the cartoon For Better or Worse, the children’s series Works, and Three Days, a Christmas movie starring Kristen Davis.After meeting Natalie MacMaster and Ashley MacIsaac on set, Anna became inspired to begin celtic fiddle lessons and eventually classical violin studies with Isabelle Fournier (RCM, U.K.). At Dalhousie University, she studied with renowned violinist Philippe Djokic (Juilliard) and at the University of Otago, New Zealand, she studied with Tessa Petersen (Royal College Of Music, UK).Along with her teaching studio at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, Anna is an active freelance violinist. She is the founding member of The Bela String Quartet, one of the city’s most in demand classical ensembles. She also performs regularly with Willie Stratton, Mike Kerr and the Port City Hot Club, the Franklin Brewery Boys, and the Big Country Ramblers. Other collaborations include: Thomas Stajcer, Ryan Cook, and the Big Island Trio. Past collaborations include: Rod Stewart, Buck Tingley, The Vaudevillian, E.B. Anderson and the Resolutes, the Chris Martin Trio, composer Mike Hastings, and the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra.Anna was recently nominated for the 2017 “Music Nova Scotia Musician of the Year” award.Anna Wedlock: B.A. combined honours in Music & English, University of King’s College/ Dalhousie University, Diploma in Extended Studies (University of Otago, N.Z.)
We are so happy to have international folk star Dave Gunning performing at the Culture Centre this summer!
Tickets are going fast for this concert so get them early!
The Bay St Lawrence Fire Department will host its 27th Annual Fishing Derby and Crab Festival on Sunday July 22nd.
The festival is one of the longest running Crab Festivals in Nova Scotia.
Visitors will spend the day enjoying the water participating in the fishing derby.
Local fishermen try to ensure all visitors get to go out in a boat to do some fishing in hopes of winning the big prize. All children participating in the derby win a prize.
Fishing Derby - at the Bay St. Lawrence Wharf
Scales Close 1:00pm
Largest Fish Overall grand prize $500.00, other prizes include, cash, gift certificates, and merchandise.
Crab Fest - at the Bay St. Lawrence Fire Department
Crab or ham dinner featuring salads, vegetables, tea, coffee, and desert.
The Bay St. Lawrence Fire Department is proud to participate with the Seawall Trail Society's annual Seaharvest Festival. Enjoy the breathtaking views, food and activities in Northern Cape Breton!Everyone then follows that up with what is known as the best crab dinner on Cape Breton Island just up the road at the Firehall.
This Concert always sells out so get your tickets fast!!!