Leonardtown, MD – Parents and their kids, looking for some swashbuckling fun, should look no further than the annual Pirates on the Potomac event.

July 28 will be the day when the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Historic Park will host the family-friendly event (and buccaneers are invited as well!). Pirate-themed activities, games, a treasure hunt, costume contest and souvenirs will be part of the program.

The event is geared toward children, ages 4 – 9 years. The morning session takes place 9 a.m. – noon. The afternoon session will be held from 1 – 4 p.m. 12 slots will be available at each session for kids ages 4 – 6 and 12 slots for kids ages 7 – 9.

Cost is $10 per child and pre-registration is required.

Event will be held at the Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park, 44720 Lighthouse Road in Piney Point. For more information, or to register your child, call 301-994-1471 or visit www.stmarysmd.com/recreate/museums.

Image courtesy of St. Mary’s County Division of Tourism