Event Schedule

2016 Event Schedule



Wednesday, August 10th

  • 10 AM – 2 PM | Pirate Kids’ Day
  • 10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM | Scallywag School
  • 2 PM – 4 PM | Living History Pirate Encampment
  • 4 PM | Kickoff Cannon Fire
  • 6 PM – 8 PM | Dinner with the Pirates

Thursday, August 11th

  • 12 PM – 4 PM | Living History Pirate Encampment
  • 12:30 PM | Scallywag School
  • 1:30 PM | Cannon Demonstration
  • 2:30 PM | Scallywag School
  • 4 PM | Farewell Cannon Fire
  • 7 PM | Movies on the Sound with Children @ Play Museum


Scallywag School
Learn what it takes to be a part of Blackbeard’s Crew! Curriculum may include: Talk like a Pirate, Sword Drills, History of Blackbeard the Pirate, Musket Drills, and Shipboard Line Handling. Interesting and fun for kids’ of all ages!

Living History Pirate Encampment
Interact with and experience how 17th/18th century pirates lived as they set up camp right here on the OBX. Learn about historic topics such as 18th century medical practices, weapons and tactics, spinning, games, cooking, blacksmith sword making, and much, much more.