Raise Your Colors for International Talk Like a Pirate Day, matey! Did you know that the world of pirates dates all the way back to ancient Greece? Its golden age began in the 1650s and peaked around 1720. Today we celebrate the wonderful life of a pirate on September 19th. If you're a landlubber and want to explore this extraordinary world, check out one of the programs below. Got a taste for the pirate life and want to read and explore more about it? Check out our Pirate Good Reads and make sure to celebrate on September 19th! AARRRRR!
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Shiver me timbers! It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Calling all ye land lubbers to join us in the festivities. Perhaps you might spot our captain walkin' about on deck, too! Costumes not required but are encouraged and welcome.
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
A-hoy Mateys! Celebrate "Talk Like A Pirate Day" at the Thurmont Library with the movie "Muppet Treasure Island." Bring some snacks and blanket and watch as the muppets search for secret buried treasure.
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
How much do you know about pirates and their history? Come test your knowledge and then take the challenge against our resident pirate queen. Be prepared to walk the plank!