AUGUST 9th, 2014
Hours: 10:00 - 6:00
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Grayden Paul Park
Beaufort Historical Grounds
The Dockhouse Park
NC Maritime Museum
PIRATES ATTACK by Sea!
While festivities begin at 10:00 am, at 1:00 p.m., assemble at the Beaufort Historic Site to prepare for battle! Then, join the parade through Town to Grayden Paul Park to watch the excitement on Taylor’s Creek.
10:00- 4:00: Pirate Lessons - Tattoo parlor, games & crafts, ship model displays, and visit wih pirate artists!
10:00: Weapons Demonstration - An exciting demonstration authentic black powder weaponry
10:30-12:00: Thunder & Spice an the Motley Tones - live music
10:00-1:00: The Rusty Cutlass - live music
11:00: Costume Contest - Showcase your finest pirate garb and compete for prizes! For pirates 12 an under
11:30-1:00: A Pirate's Lunch - Join Blackbeard and his crew for a entertaining and delicious lunch! Tickets: $15/person; available at the Museum, 252-728-7317
12:30: Prepare for Battle! - Be entertained as townsfolk prepare for the invasion!
1:00: Battle Prcession - Join the pocession through town to Grayden Paul Park to watch the Invasion
1:30: INVASION by Sea! - Watch this water battle unfold along Taylors Creek!
2:00: Shadow Players Sword Fighting Show - A crowd-pleasing display of pirate combat!
2:00: Weapons Demonstration - An excitng demonstration of authentic black powder weaponry.
2:00: Sword Dancing by Siren's Call - Folkloric dances from the Barbary Coast with swords atop their pates!
2:30: Capt. Jim's Pirate Magic Show - An amazing and light-hearted peformance by this famed pirate magician!
3:00-5:00: The Rusty Cutlass - live music
3:00: Meet Artist Michael Noles - Internationally recognized artist signs Invasion print and speaks about art.
4:00: Pirates on Trial! - Captured pirates stand trial! What will be their sentence? Flogging? A stint in the gaol (jail)? Or, perhaps... hanged?!
6:00: Pirate Encampment Closes (Music Festivities move to The Dockhouse Park)
6:00 - 10:00: Parley on the Waterfront - Join us at The Dockhouse Park and help us celebrate the end of the Invasion and the return to peace & prosperity with an evening of live music, grog & good cheer! Admission is FREE! Grog available for purchase and open containers allowed in designated areas.
FACEPAINTING, PLUNDER & FUN
At Beaufort Historical Grounds & Dockhouse Park