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Pirate Festival:

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Johnny's Summary

The pirate ship "Must Roos" will let loose cannon fire on the Fort as she sails the waters of the Penobscot River, in search of booty. The festival will feature a treasure hunt, pirate parade (all are encouraged to attend dressed in your best pirate attire), best dressed and most authentic sounding pirate contests. , Fort Knox, Bucksport, ME.

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Saturday, July 21st, Pirate Festival, 10 AM until 4 PM- Join the professional Pirates of the Dark Rose for a day of swashbuckling sword fights, duels, cannon fire and pirate ship attack. The pirate ship ""Must Roos"" will let loose cannon fire on the Fort as she sails the waters of the Penobscot River, in search of booty. The festival will feature a treasure hunt, pirate parade (all are encouraged to attend dressed in your best pirate attire), best dressed and most authentic sounding pirate contests. Regular Fort admission and a $3 per person event donation requested, because pirates love their gold! Those planning to spend the day may want to bring a lunch. Click here for video from the Pirates of the Dark Rose. The charge for the pirate ship sail is $20 per person for an hour cruise and cannon firing. The ship leaves from the Bucksport Town dock and tickets may be purchased in advance by calling 469-6553. Advanced purchase is recommended as the ship can only carry six passengers. Note: Cruise tickets are non-refundable. People are encouraged to carpool to the Pirate Day events at the Fort due to limited parking.

Here's a video from the Johnny Monsarrat Wheel Questions project.

Tentative schedule below

Sail on the Pirate Ship Must Roos with cannons and flintlocks @ six passengers max. Cruise times: 9 AM, 10:15 AM, 11:30 AM, 2 PM, 3:15 PM, 4:30 PM, 5:45 PM and 7 PM. The charge for the pirate ship sail is $20 per person for an hour cruise and cannon firing. The ship leaves from the Bucksport Town dock and tickets may be purchased in advance by calling 469-6553. Advanced purchase is recommended as the ship can only carry six passengers. Note: Cruise tickets are non-refundable.

11:00 Captain Crudbeard's Cannon Shooting Lesson

- Noon- Pirate Parade and Costume Contest

1:00 pm Pirate Ship Attack with Cannons, Flintlocks, and Cutlasses in front of the Fort

1:45 pm Talk Like a Pirate Contest

2:15 pm Treasure Hunt

3:00 pm Pirate Weapons Demonstration with grappling hooks, pikes, boarding axes, whips, swords, pistols, and blunderbuss.

Saturday, July 21st, evening event TBA

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