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TimeFliesFishingTalesfromtheMargareeRiverTime Flies: Fishing Tales from the Margaree River

Gather with local anglers and fly-tiers to share stories from fishing the Margaree over the years, followed by a fly-tying demonstration.

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See Related: Baddeck and area, Learning Opportunities, Margaree and area, October 16

SpecialStorytellingTourCelticColoursTraditionalCilidhSpecial Storytelling Tour & Celtic Colours Traditional Céilidh 


This special storytelling tour of Highland Village is a folklife experience, giving you insight into the lives and stories of Nova Scotia Gaels. Reservations required.

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See Related: Iona and area, Learning Opportunities, October 16

TheBellSeriesStringSelectionsThe Bell Series: String Selections

The Fretless share their favorite tune selections and discuss where they came from and why they’ve included them in their repertoire.

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See Related: Baddeck and area, Learning Opportunities, October 16

Circular Sock Knitting Machine Demonstration

Circular Sock Machines have a long history. Come learn about them during a demonstration from guild member Eileen MacNeil.

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See Related: Inverness and area, Learning Opportunities, October 16, Whycocomagh and area

Celtic Conversations: Brothers with Banjos

The band We Banjo 3 demonstrates how brothers from Ireland can weave Old-time American bluegrass into their traditional style.

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See Related: Learning Opportunities, October 16, Sydney and area

Beginner Plus Fiddle Class

This class, lead by Dwayne Côté, is tailored for beginner to early intermediate players and will focus on Cape Breton fiddle techniques and tunes.

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See Related: Fiddle Workshop, Learning Opportunities, October 16, St. Peter's and area

Marag Making Workshop


Animators will guide visitors in preparing the traditional dish of Marag Gheal/White pudding. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

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See Related: Iona and area, Learning Opportunities, October 16

CBC Mainstreet Live

Find out more about this year’s festival artists as they demonstrate their talents, and are interviewed for a live-to-tape recording of CBC Cape Breton’s popular show, Mainstreet.

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See Related: Baddeck and area, Learning Opportunities, October 16

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