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Yorktown Plans Special Pirate-Themed Weekend Of Fun

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YORK-Pirates are invading the Riverwalk Landing and Watermen’s Museum for a weekend of family fun.

During the pirate-themed weekend planned for April 24 and April 25 from 10am to 5pm, visitors can enjoy live blacksmith demonstrations, explore a pirate encampment, participate in a town-wide treasure hunt, and more.

The Schooner Alliance will also hold special Pirate Adventure Cruises as part of the weekend’s festivities. Meanwhile, the visiting Schooner Virginia will also be docked at the pier for public viewing.

Participating Yorktown businesses and attractions will also provide children with the opportunity to collect coins, jewels, eye patches, and other botty during a treasure hunt throughout town.

A special Pirate Invasion Famers Market will take place Saturday, April 24 from 8am to 3pm and will feature food trucks, live music, and a variety of artists and vendors as part of the weekend long celebrations.

For more information and a complete list of events and activities during the Pirate Invasion weekend, visit

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