The Eastport Pirate Festival will be held in Eastport, ME the weekend of September 6th-8th. Be sure to check out the bed race! You’ll be all warmed up and ready to go for “Talk Like a Pirate Day” on September 19th. Go to http://www.eastportpiratefestival.com/ for details.
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Fort Knox in Prospect, ME will be invaded by a Pirate Festival on July 16th, and everyone is invited.
Join the professional Pirates of the Dark Rose for a day of swashbuckling sword fights, duels, cannon fire and pirate ship attack. The pirate ship “Must Roos” will let loose cannon fire on the Fort as she sails the waters of the Penobscot River, in search of booty. The festival will feature a treasure hunt, pirate parade (all are encouraged to attend dressed in your best pirate attire), best dressed and most authentic sounding pirate contests.
http://fortknox.maineguide.com/events.html has all the swashbuckling details.
A Pirate Festival will be held at Fort Knox in Prospect, ME on July 17 (rain date July 18) from 10:00am to 3:00pm. According to the Friends of Fort Knox website:
Join the professional Pirates of the Dark Rose for a day of swashbuckling sword fights, duels, cannon fire and pirate ship attack. The pirate ship “Must Roos” will let loose cannon fire on the Fort as she sails the waters of the Penobscot River, in search of booty. The festival will feature a treasure hunt, pirate parade (all are encouraged to attend dressed in your best pirate attire), best dressed and most authentic sounding pirate contests. Regular Fort admission and a $3 per person event donation requested, because pirates love their gold! Those planning to spend the day may want to bring a lunch.
Learn more at http://fortknox.maineguide.com/events.html.
Arrr, mateys! Don’t ye forget that Saturday the 19th be Talk Like a Pirate Day! According to the buccanneers at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/tlapd09_2.html, piratical parties for the public abound:
Bridgeport, CT: It’s Pirate Week at the Barnum Museum
Old Town, ME: Pirate events will take place at the Old Town Public Library
Brookline, MA: “Yarr! A Pirate Cabaret” will be the midnight burlesque show at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
Plymouth, MA: Pirate party at Boston’s of Plymouth
Rochester, MA: Events for the kids on Friday the 18th at Plumb Library
Worcester, MA: Pirates invade the Higgins Armory Museum Saturday and Sunday
Rye, NH: Pirate-themed all-nighter at Rye Airfield
There be much more detailed descriptions of these events over yonder at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/tlapd09_2.html, so take a gander for yerself.
Arrr, mateys! Friday the 19th be International Talk Like A Pirate Day! Learn ye pirate-speak at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/.
Then on Saturday and Sunday sail thy vessel up to Salem for this year’s Salem Pirate Faire! The scurvy scalawags at http://www.pastimesentertainment.com/pirate.html describe it thusly:
The Salem Pirate Faire is a unique daylong adventure that has become a fall tradition for thousands of would-be pirates in New England. The faire features a storyline that runs throughout the day, a number of interactive scenes designed to draw the audience in and make them a part of the show, games, music, food and refreshments, merchants in our “Tortuga Marketplace,” a children’s treasure hunt, costume contests, and much more!
Shiver me timbers!