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City of Oaks Pirate Fest
September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pmFree
2018 marks 300 years since the notorious pirate Blackbeard roamed the Carolina coast and lost his life – and his head – in a fight with British soldiers. Learn more about the history of pirates in N.C. at the City of Oaks Pirate Fest at the North Carolina Museum of History. Salty sea dogs and young scalawags alike will: meet Captain Blackbeard, engage in sword fights, sing sea chanties, play swashbuckling games, feast at local food trucks, participate in a costume contest, enjoy pirate crafts, listen to a notorious pirate band and more!