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Attacked by land on Friday and by sea on Saturday, for two full days Beaufort is overrun with pirates! From their headquarters at the Beaufort Historic Site, these nefarious characters set out, roaming the streets and shops, engaging in battles, bursting into song, and recruiting aspiring pirates, young and old...

Mayhem begins at noon on Friday and 10 a.m. on Saturday

Check out this year's Signature Events: The Buccaneer Revue, The Bottle o' Run, and the Parley on the Waterfront!

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BBQ Dinner and Pirate Talent Revue

Feast on a plate of Clawson's BBQ with all the fixin's. Then sit back and enjoy a  dazzling and entertaining display of swashbuckling showmanship & debauchery!
Friday, August 8th , 2014
BBQ Dinner prepared by CLAWSON'S begins at 5:30, Revue begins at 7:00
Location: On Middle Lane behind the Beaufort Historic Site Encampment
Tickets: $17/adult, $8/kids 12 & under - includes dinner, iced tea, and the show.
(Grog available for purchase.)
BUY TICKETS ONLINE

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A pre-grog 1M/5K jog (or walk)

Pirates cheer you on as you run, walk, or swagger down the scenic Beaufort waterfront! Prizes for the race winners as well as for the best pirate costumes- individuals and crews. Strollers and four-legged friends are welcome.
Location: Corner of Turner and Front St.
Fee: $20/participant or $60 for “crew” of 4

REGISTER ONLINE or on race day at 7:00 a.m.
Race begins at 8 am

Par-tay at the Parley!

Celebrate the end of the Invasion and a return to peace & prosperity with an evening of live music, grog & good cheer!
Saturday, August 9th, 2014 - 6:00 to 10:00 pm
Location: On the waterfront at The Dockhouse.
Admission is FREE!
Grog available for purchase and open containers allowed along the boardwalk.

FRIDAY
AUGUST 8th, 2014

Hours: 12:00 - 8:30

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Venue Codes:

Grayden Paul Park
Beaufort Historical Grounds   
The Dockhouse Park    
NC Maritime Museum

PIRATES ATTACK by Land!

At HIGH NOON the pirates assemble at the Encampment Grounds. Join them as they make their way through Town, raising flags and wreaking havoc amongst the townfolk before the Town is surrendered at Grayden Paul Park!

12:00: INVASION By Land! - Join the battle cry and procession through Town!

12:15: Official Surrender Ceremony

1:00: Costume Contest
- Showcase your finest pirate garb and compete for prizes! For pirates 12 and under

1:00-3:00: Meka II Dockside Viewing - view Beafort's own pirate vessel the Meka II, and meet the notorious Capt.Sinbad!

1:00-2:30: Thunder & Spice and the Motley Tones - live music

1:00-3:00: The Rusty Cutlass - live music

2:00:  Shadow Players Sword Fighting Show - a crowd pleasing display of pirate combat!

2:30: Sword Dancing by Siren's Call - Folkloric dances from the Barbary Coast with swords atop their pates!

3:00: Capt. Jim's Pirate Magic Show - An amazing and light-hearted peformance by this famed pirate magician!

4:00-5:00: The Rusty Cutlass - live music

4:00-5:00: Meet Pirate Artist Michael Noles - Internationally recognized artist signing 

5:30-8:30: Dinner & Buccaneer Revue - 17/adult; $8/children; includes dinner, iced tea and a pirate variety show like no other! Grog available for purchase at the Soused Wench Tavern.
(Dinner begins at 5:30 followed by The Buccaneer Revue at 7:00)

FACEPAINTING, PLUNDER & FUN
- 12:00-5:00 Friday
At Beaufort Historical Grounds & Dockhouse Park

VISIT THE MARITIME  MUSEUM 

Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Friday
         10:00 am - 5:00 p.m. Saturday

Pirate Round-Up: Grab a flyer with mug shots of Beaufort's MOST WANTED pirates and join the search!

Tour the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Exhibit NC Maritime Museum

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Free Park-N-Ride with
 The Mullet Line Trolley
2400 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort, NC
Park for free in any of the Mullet Line Trolley lots. Then hop on the trolley for just $1.00 per person/per day
for a leisurely ride to the Beaufort Pirate Invasion. For more information call 252-838-1524

SATURDAY
AUGUST 9th, 2014

Hours: 10:00 - 6:00

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Venue Codes:

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
10:00-6:00 Saturday
At Beaufort Historical Grounds & Dockhouse Park

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Pre Invasion Events

Fundraisers are held throughout the year to raise money for the upcoming Beaufort Pirate Invasion. Stay tuned for information on other fundraising events throughout the year.

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A Night in Tortuga
 

If you missed this year's Night in Tortuga, put
Apirl 18th, 2015 on your calendar. To take a
peep at the fun we had at this years' event, 
visit our facebook Night in Tortuga photo album.

A Great  Big Thank You To
THE DOCKHOUSE
For Being Such A Fine Host
And For A Wonderful Meal

And...

THE PECAN TREE INN
COUSINS BED & BREAKFAST
ECONO LODGE CRYSTAL COAST
For Providing Accommodations For Our Special Guest

And...

To All Of Those Who Volunteered To Make
This Event So Fabulous!

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Pirates Over 21

Friday, August 8th, 2014
Soused Wench Tavern on The Historical Ground
A grog shop for those pirates over 21; pirate plnder (t-shirts/posters) available... for a price.
Friday, 12:00 - 8:30 pm

Saturday, August 9th, 2014
Soused Wench Tavern on The Historical Ground
A grog shop for those pirates over 21; pirate plnder (t-shirts/posters) available... for a price.
Saturday, 10:00 - 6:00 pm

Parley on the Waterfront
6:00 - 10:00

Celebrate the end of the Invasion and a return to peace & prosperity with an evening of live music, grog & good cheer!
Location: On the waterfront at The Dockhouse. 
Admission is FREE!
Grog available for purchase and open containers allowed in designated areas.

PIRATE PUBS & TAVERNS
Pirates, drink specials, and debauchery ensue at Beaufort's local establishments
The Backstreet Pub
Hannas Haus
Cru Wine Bar
Finz Grill & Bar
The Dockhouse
Front Street Grill at Stillwater
Blackbeard's Grill & Grog
Royal James
Spouter Inn
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2013 Commemorative Painting Artist Don Maitz

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GET YOUR 2013 COMMEMORATIVE PRINT
Limited copies of the 2013 Invasion print "Hidden Cove" signed by famed artist Don Maitz are now available.
The Beaufort Trading Company is your source for information and sales of Pirate Invasion Prints.






Beaufort Trading Company
400 Front Street, Beaufort, NC
252-504-3209

(Official Information Center for
Beaufort Pirate Invasion)
www.beauforttradingcompany.com 

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The Dockhouse

2014 Official Host for the
Night of Tortuga Wench Auction

Great grog and grub
on the Beaufort waterfront!

500 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
252-728-5406
www.dockhousenc.com