Family Event Encourages Learning Local History while enjoying Pirate Fun
News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office
Leonardtown, MD – Join your mateys and a few scurvy scalawags for some pirate fun this summer at Piney Point. Pirates on the Potomac, the annual children’s event held at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park, will take place Saturday, July 27, 2019.
Pirates on the Potomac includes lots of buccaneering fun. Everyone is encouraged to dress as pirates for the Costume Contest. This event presents families with the opportunity to learn about Chesapeake Bay and maritime history and heritage as it relates to local pirates who operated around Piney Point. It encourages families to explore the park while children learn buccaneering skills.
This event is geared for children ages 4 to 9 years old. There will be a morning session from 9 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Each session will have 12 slots for each age group. Pre-registration is required – cost is $10 per child.
Call 301-944-1471 for more information and to register. Registration begins July 1, 2019 and ends July 23, 2019.
For more information about Pirates on the Potomac, visit Facebook.com/1836Light or call 301-994-1471.