Cape Breton Events
2016 Event Listings
Cape Breton Kennel Club 70 Anniversary Dog Shows
Dates: August 27-28, 2016
DOMINION DISTRICT RECREATION COMPLEX
142 Kings Road, Dominion, NS B1G 1H6
What to see??
4 All Breed Dog Shows
2 Obedience Trials
2 Rally Obedience Trials
CKC Registered Breeds
Please come by and meet the dogs and their handlers
$5 admission for Adults, Children - come in for free!!
For more information please visit the Cape Breton Kennel Club Face Book page!!!
The Acoustic Roots Festival
Fri, September 2 2016
The Acoustic Roots Festival offers a variety of acoustic music spanning the genres of Folk, Blues, Celtic, Country and Bluegrass.
Fri, September 2 2016 at The Two Rivers Wildlife Park, 4581 Grand Mira North Road, Huntingtion, NS.
The Cape Breton Paddlefest
Sept. 9 - 11, 2016
The Cape Breton Paddlefest offers a series of instruction, fun and social activities for the experienced paddler and those that maybe interested in becoming a paddler.
The Cape Breton Fiddlers Run Weekend
Sept. 9 - 11, Sydney Watefront
This weekend of fitness and fun includes a ceilidh at Breton Brewing featuring local entertainers, a Fiddlers Race Expo held at the Victoria Park Armouries, a pre-race pasta dinner and post race chilli!
Phone: (902) 322-0230
Hike the Highlands Festival
September 9-18, 2016, various Cape Breton locations.
A ten day hiking festival on the Cabot Trail and Northern Cape Breton that features guided hikes, evening activities & presentations, the hiker distance award, opening & closing ceremonies and a photo contest.
Louisbourg Live: Fortress Feast
Sept. 17, 2016 from 6 - 10 at The Fortress of Louisbourg.
This evening event at The Fortress of Louisbourg includes a three course 18th century meal, concert and fireworks.
September 22and 23
Lumiere is a night festival that consists of workshps and community events and culminates in an art-at- night event.
Workshops and community events will take place on September 22and 23, while the art-at-night event will take place on September 24 from 6:57 pm - 11:57 pm.
Shane Dunn and his Cadillac Kings
Join Shane Dunn and his Cadillac Kings as they recreate Elvis Presley's now historic Aloha from Hawaii Satellite Telecast from 1973.
Sept. 24 at 7:00 pm at The Savoy Theatre in Glace Bay. https://tickets.capebreton.ca/savoy/Online/default.asp
Cabot Trail Writers Festival
September 30 - October 2, 2016
Join fellow book-lovers for an event-packed weekend of laughter and up-close conversation with your favourite authors.
The Gaelic College, St. Ann's http://cabottrailwritersfestival.com/
Celtic Colours International Festival
October 7 - 15, 2016
Cape Breton Island is alive with music, energy and excitement as people come from far and wide to celebrate Cape Breton's rich culture. From concerts to dances and workshops to community suppers, this International festival offers a full range of events against a gorgeous backdrop of autumn colours.
1 (888) 355-7744
Huckle Buckle Fall Festival
Oct. 13 - 16, 2016.
The Huckel Buckle fall festival take place in Ingonish and includes a fun array of events and activities for all ages.
Held at various venues in Ingonish. http://www.experienceingonish.com/Plan-Profile/cid/2/pid/161/
Oct. 19 - 23
Sucker - When whimsical tragedy strikes, the grieving process takes a hysterical turn in this wacky comedy.
Oct. 19 - 23 at 8:00 pm at The Highland Arts Theatre in Sydney. http://www.highlandartstheatre.com/2016-fall-season/
Hotel California - The Original Eagle Tribute Band
7:00 pm at The Savoy Theatre in Glace Bay. https://tickets.capebreton.ca/savoy/Online/default.asp
Concert featuring children's entertainers, Splash' N Boots.
Oct. 30 at 1:00 pm at The Savoy Theatre in Glace Bay. https://tickets.capebreton.ca/savoy/Online/default.asp
November 9 - 13
Vigil - One of Canada's most produced plays comes to CB. "Deliciously absurd, incredibly funny, and poignantly tender comedy."
November 9 - 13 at 8:00 pm at The Highland Arts Theatre in Sydney. http://www.highlandartstheatre.com/2016-fall-season/
Nov. 12, 13 and 18
Annie is a family-friendly musical featuring little orphan Annie as she charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City.
Nov. 12, 13 and 18 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm at The Savoy Theatre in Glace Bay. https://tickets.capebreton.ca/savoy/Online/default.asp
Join award-winning comedian Ron James for his Pedal to the Metal Tour.
Dec. 2 at 7:00 pm at The Savoy Theatre in Glace Bay. https://tickets.capebreton.ca/savoy/Online/default.asp
Holiday on Christmas Island
December 14 -18
Holiday on Christmas Island - Your favourite characters from DREAM are dreaming of a White Christmas, only trouble is, they're having a tropical heat wave!
December 14 -18 at 8:00 pm at The Highland Arts Theatre in Sydney. http://www.highlandartstheatre.com/2016-fall-season/
Gaelic Concert Series
July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9