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June 29 – Dinner & Concert with Rosie MacKenzie, Dominique Dodge & Hilda Chiasson!

Come for a night of delicious food and traditional Gaelic music at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort Saturday, June 29! KitchenFest! is a traditional music festival that showcases local musicians with music that is rooted in Gaelic tradition. Fiddles and bagpipes, concerts and céilidhs, food and drink, Gaelic language and song, cheering and dancing, informality and …

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June 30th – We are kicking off our Summer music series with KitchenFest!

Come for a night of delicious food and traditional Gaelic music at Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort Saturday, June 30!  KitchenFest! is a traditional music festival that showcases local musicians with music that is rooted in Gaelic tradition. Fidheall agus pìob, cuirmean-ciùil agus céilidhean, biadh agus deoch, Gàidhlig agus òrain, gairm-aighir agus dannsa, neo-fhoirmealachd agus aoigheachd …

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Gaelic College, A Centre for Celtic Music & More Along the Cabot Trail

Welcome to the Gaelic College Is the kilted  man  playing bagpipes and standing in a parking lot simply  a lure for tourists into the Gaelic College of Arts and Crafts?   Possibly, but what better way to demonstrate the sight and sounds of a living culture than to enter into the gateway of this historic …

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History of Cape Breton Island

Original Inhabitants Cape Breton Island’s first residents were likely Maritime Archaic natives, ancestors of the Mi’kmaq, the latter of whom inhabited the island at the time of European discovery. Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) reportedly visited the island in 1497 to become the first European explorer to visit present-day Canada. However, historians are unclear as to …

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