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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island is the classic tale of pirates, mutiny, and buried treasure and the adventures and bravery of a young boy. It was first published in 1883 and has been in print continuously since then. It tells the tale of young Jim Hawkins who, through perilous circumstances, comes across a map that leads to the treacherous Captain Flint's buried treasure. A doctor and the local squire agree … [Read more...]

Pieces of Eight – The Video

Pieces of 8ight is from the CD Pegleg Tango by Captain Bogg and Salty … [Read more...]

Portland Pirate Festival – Portland, Oregon

I was just notified about the Portland Pirate Festival coming up on September 18-19, 2010. It sounds to me that if you're anywhere near the City of Roses, you won't want to miss it. For two straight days, Pirates will overrun Cathedral Park in the shadow of the St. Johns Bridge. There will be music, activities, entertainment, a 19th century privateer, cannon fights, and many costumed buskers. … [Read more...]

Maryland Renaissance Festival – Pirate Weekend 2010

The 34 Annual Maryland Renaissance Festival runs on weekends from August: 28 - October 24, 2010. While it is fun to go anytime, the weekend of September 25-26, 2010 is Pirate Adventure Weekend. Bring the whole family to the mythical village of Revel Grove (Nestled in the enchanted woods of Crownsville, Maryland). There is something for everyone at the Renn Fest: music, magic, art, crafts, … [Read more...]