Batten down the hatches, ye landlubbers! For the fifth year, Northglenn’s Pirate Festival returns to E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, 11800 Community Center Drive, for a two-day event sure to bring out the aye-matey in everyone!Pirate Ball: Fri., Sept. 20, 5:30-10 p.m.
Calling all ye’ pirates who have spent at least 18 years on the high seas – prepare for an evening of rum, music, jigs and, arr .. some more rum. Adorn your most prized pirate attire for the evening – the best dressed wins some loot. The evening costs nary a coin to enter, but you must bring doubloons to pay for food and drink.
Pirate Fest: Sat., Sept. 21, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Lads and lassies up to elder seadogs can spend their shore leave perusing merchandise, participating in pirate games, talking to parrots, engaging in swordplay and making for the mermaid’s cove.
Entering the Pirate Festival is free on the purse, but there be many a merchant offering food and beverages for purchase.Carboard Regatta, Saturday, 1 p.m.
For those needing a return to calm waters, you may join the Cardboard Boat Regatta. For only $20, you and your crew may race around Webster Lake in a craft that you have made simply of cardboard. To the winner goes fame, fortune and bragging rights! This year’s trek offers new obstacles to navigate.
Yer knowledge still be lackin’? Make smartly to www.thepiratefest.com.
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