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Revolting Pirates! Pirates, Marauders and Privateers of the Long Island Sound

posted Jan 22, 2014, 5:21 PM by Julie Johnston   [ updated Apr 16, 2014, 12:34 PM ]
Sunday, March 9 from 2-4:30 at the Darien Historical Society.
An entertaining and educational event for school aged children and their families. 

Pirate performers Jonathan Kruk and Rich Balla will tell tales of Captain Kidd the first Pirate to bury his treasure. According to legend, Kidd left ghosts to guard the treasure in over forty locations along the Long Island Sound. Kruk and Balla perform together as the Hudson River Ramblers doing interactive stories and songs. Together they have performed for the New York Historical Society, the Norwalk Oyster Festival and countless schools, historic sites and libraries Children will be invited to learn pirate shanties and vernacular while helping “haul the lines”. The afternoon will be filled with pirate-themed games, face painting, fencing and knot tying demonstrations and more. There will be specially designed children’s tours of the Bates-Scofield Homestead highlighting life during the days of Revolutionary War Marauders. The day’s activities are sponsored by Southfield Center for Development, Sylvan Learning - Darien and wiggles & giggles.

For fledgling pirates, pirate princess and their families.  Space is limited, advanced booking is advised.

You may purchase tickets below, call 203-655-9233 or email us at ukremer@darienhistorical.org

Children under 2 years of age are admitted for free.