Pirate Days Schedule 2016



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Friday September 16, 2016

Pirates Ashore! : 7 – 8 pm
Opening ceremonies with The Pirates of Halifax to kick off the weekend of fun.
Location: Nicholas Denys Museum
Cost: Free admission.

Merchants’s Best Dressed Storefront viewing: 8 – 9 pm
The town businesses are dressed up like never before and competing for some valuable booty! Walk around town and check them out for yourself.
Location: St. Peter’s business district
Cost: Free

Best Dressed Storefront Awards and Wing Nite: 9 pm – midnight
The lads have scouted the swaggy about town and are ready to name the top three winners. Bullion to the top three! Enjoy your favourite grog, tasty wings, step lively and listen to music provided by privateers and musicians Darrell Keigan & Stewart MacDonald.
Location: MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge
Cost: Free will donations welcome.


Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Thieves’ Market: 9 am – 5 pm
Check out the Pirate Day Specials at the various merchants and shop keepers around the village. You won’t need to pilfer this weekend.
Location: All over the village
Cost: Up to you matey. Fill your boots.

Young Scallywag Activities: 10 am – 12 noon
Children can be brought ashore to enjoy some free range activities port side under the watchful eye of  their parents. Face-painting, bouncy castle and kids games. At 11:00 pm The Pirates of Halifax will tell the Story of the Deadman’s Chest! Band of Misfits will be shown inside if the weather shortens our sails.
Location: Lion’s Club Marina
Cost: Free will donations welcome.

Young Scallywags & Pirates of Halifax Lunch: 12 noon – 1 pm
The kids will have lunch with the guest Pirates in from Halifax.
Location: Louie’s Cosy Corner
Cost: $6.00. Limited seating. Reservations suggested. (902) 535 – 3195

Pirate Patio Party: 6 pm – 9 pm
Enjoy some grub and maybe a wee dram of rum and sit back to be entertained by bucchaneers  and musicians Wayne and Derek Webb. Keep a keen eye  – the pirate fleet is heard to ply these waters. There may even be some ashore!
Location: Jiggs
Cost: Free admission.

Pirate Ships Parade: 7:30 pm -8:30 pm
The pirate fleet and their motley crews will weigh anchor from the Lion’s Hall Marina and sail out towards Corbetts Cove seeking fame and fortune – a share of the bullion going to  the top three best dressed boats among the lot. Keep your wits about you – be sure your not press ganged before they set off! You may find yourself on the wrong deck. Pirate ships can enjoy a special overnight rate at the St. Peter’s Marina.
Location: Best view from the lake end of canal, Jiggs and the Visitor Info Centre.
Cost: Free

Party Like a Pirate: 9:30 pm -1:30 am
Landlubbers and pirates are all encouraged to dig deep into their clothes chest and put on their finest pirate garb to fete this night away. A fine eye will be used, replaced with a patch of course, to scan the lot of you for the three best dressed pirates. Prize winners for best dressed houses, pirate ships and pirates will be announced during the evening. Music and merriment by mateys Ross Rankin and the Strawmen.  19+
Location: Lions Community Hall, St. Peter’s
Cost: Silver and gold collection at the door.


Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Hangover Breakfast: 8 am – 12 noon
Yo-ho-ho, shake off those barnacles. If you can make it to the mess hall you are sure to enjoy your breakfast. Enjoy some crackle fruit the way you like them or order up the HE-MAN’S Breakfast Pirate Days special.
Location: Louie’s Cosy Corner
Cost: Up to you matey.

Call to Muster Station: 2 pm – 5 pm
The party’s nearly over and we need to regroup and ready ourselves. And raise some booty for the Nicholas Denys Museum before we set off to other ports. Evelyn MacRae and the Mainlanders will help you get your land legs back with some familiar music. Sweets and beverages by Diddle’s Cafe and Bakery. Sponsored by Home Hardware.
Location: St. Peter’s Firehall
Cost: Kids $5; Adults $10.


All Weekend Long!

Chubby’s Lunch: Pirate Platter Special
Jiggs: Offering Deadman’s Platter and Privateer Bounty and Rum & Raisin ice cream.
Joyce’s Motel and Cottages: $85 per night (902) 535-2404   www.joycesmotel.com.com
Louie’s Cosy Corner: 10% off for those who arrive in costume.
Cruise the Canal on Cuna Mara: $25 for the 1 1/2 hour cruise with Captain Gord Kerr. Booking info at  www.itsarap.ca
Sail the Lake aboard Misty Cat:  25% off regular rates for group of 4-6 in pirate costumes. With Greg Silver. Booking info at www.capebretonsailling.com
St. Peter’s Marina: Berths only $25/night at Lions Marina (902) 535-2729   www.st-peters-marina.com

Other Specials: Be sure to check out other Pirate Days specials in the area or online . Check our Business Directory for some links.