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June 2012 / Queens Family

Pirate Festival

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Grab your sword, put on your eye patch, and enjoy a day of buccaneering at the third annual Pirate Festival at the Long Island Maritime Museum on June 16 and 17. Dress up in your finest pirate wear, black hat, and patch for a dress-up parade and contest, hunt for buried treasure, have your face painted in skull and crossbones, and do your Jolly Roger best to have a jolly good time. Children of all ages see a live musical performance of Brigands, Bawdy Buccaneers, and Strike the Bell on the main stage, and participate in authentic 18th-century toys and games. Libations and gruel available.

Pirate Festival at Long Island Maritime Museum [88 West Ave. at Rollstone Avenue in West Sayville, (631) 494–9888, www.limaritime.org]. June 16 and 17, from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is $8 per person, children under 5 free. Museum members may present their SEA card for complimentary admission.

Posted 12:00 am, June 11, 2012
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