Consult the map below for other activities, and make sure you let us know what you have planned for the day! Pirate Weekend in Suffolk England — The Peninsular Pirates will be at Landguard Fort, Felixstowe, Suffolk, England, educating the younger members of the community in the seafaring activities of their forefathers, who supplemented their income as fishermen with the odd bit of late night free trading and beating the Dutch off when they invaded in The only vessel that could get in close enough to use its cannon was sailing under letter of marque.
No doubt the odd glass of rum will be consumed and chantey sung. Someone might even dance a hornpipe, especially after the rum drinking. Some of them use the magazine in their classes. T-CLUB will be printing a special four-page article on the holiday, using material from our website, and offering youngsters on the peninsula the chance to discover their inner pirate. Little mermaid gummi snacks if I can find them.
The function will be in Richmond, VA. I shall steal all the hotel soaps I possibly can! An entire day of pirate movies and other activities! The library will celebrate from 4 to 4: Suitable for nippers from 3 to 6 years old. Fun pirate-y crafts and activities are slated from 3: Some of the great events of the pirate calendar already are in the rear view mirror for this year — The Hampton Blackbeard Festival, the Northern California Pirate Festival and its southern cousin, the Pirate Invasion of Long Beach.
And dozens of other such gatherings all around the country. Or 10 Weeks and 4 Days. Write your plans to me at chumbucket talklikeapirate. All of those will be detailed in the month ahead. Whydah was a slave ship on the triangle trade when Bellamy captured her off Bermuda. The ship capsized, and all but two of her crew went down, taking a legendary treasure with them. Her fame was cemented in when treasure hunter Barry Clifford found her. The artifacts tell the story about the real lives, the day-to-day activities of men on the account, real people.
It was a gorgeous display and if it comes anywhere near your town, by all means go. He underwent bariatric surgery last week and is recovering nicely. One of the common after-effects of the bariatric surgery is a thinning of the hair.
Danielle was the first to write in this year with plans for an event celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day in Peter all the way up in New Brunswick, I got busy. I spent a good chunk of my morning deleting almost everything from last year, left just a couple of items I knew were planned for this year and I admit it, at least one I missed. We know that there are going to be parties, library activities, school events and even festivals all over the map again this year.
Because between you, me and the parrot, the map is looking kind of sparse right now. Pirates Hit the Quarter! It can only mean one thing — Mardi Gras! I thought I knew what a party was. I thought I knew about carnival, I thought I knew what bacchanalia meant. You just have to experience it.
And needless to say, all of the participating authors — myself included — will have books for sale. And this is all part of the Family Pirate Day in Algiers, which will include musical performances, a pirate market and cafe, games, and treasure hunting.
The fun is scheduled to start 8 a. And just a side note — our pals, The Whiskey Bay Rovers , will also be taking part! Plan to Party Like a Pirate in Jan. Right now, winter has laid its icy grip across most of the country. In much of the land, ports are ice-locked and pirate hearts mostly hibernating as we await the spring thaw.
But not in Florida. If you can get to either of these on Jan. The first is one of the big ones, Gasparilla, in Tampa on the gulf side of the state. In all, about a million people are estimated to take part in at least one Gasparilla-related event. On a smaller scale but deeply piratical, up the coast on the Atlantic side the St.
Augustine is the oldest European-settled city in the U. The streets of the old city have rung to the boots of some of the legendary pirates, and at the end of January you can add yours to the list. One of the things they have at Goodreads is giveaways. With three clicks, Goodreads members can sign up to win books offered by authors.
The winners are randomly chosen by Goodreads. Big Cartel is at http: You can also find the book not autographed in both paper and ebook at Amazon and all the other usual places. You can order it at: And there are a lot of good pirate bands out there, a lot of recordings. How do you make your version distinctive?