Bath Fest on May 19, 2018 | Beaufort County Now | It's a great year to be a pirate! Join us for the 300th anniversary this year of Blackbeards final battle

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    It's a great year to be a pirate! Join us for the 300th anniversary this year of Blackbeards final battle. The Loose Cannon Company will be weighing anchor for the amazing Bath Fest and Pirate Invasion May 19th in historic Bath NC. The port of Bath will be filled with great music throughout the day, artists, craftsman, vendors, great food and of course PIRATES!!!! So grab your crew, dress in your best scallywag rags and set your course for Bonner's Point 10am- 3pm (There will even be pirate costume contests!!!)


    Many thanks to the volunteers, vendors, and visitors who make BathFest a great success every year!

Schedule of Events

  • Bath Fest 2018 May 19, 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Historic Bath at Bonner's Point
  • Bonner's Point 10:00 am to 3:00 pm The Loose Cannon Company. Living history takes you back 300 years to the time Blackbeard and his crew called Bath home. (Firing demonstrations, games and Pirate Encampment, and cannon fire! Weather permitting)
  • Bonner House Back Yard 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Children's Activities The Bath Fes Committee will be making pirate balloon cutlasses for children of all ages. Free of charge. Bath Elementary student art on display. South Main and Front Streets 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Arts and craft vendors sell their original works. Bath area civic groups sell food. Informational display by 4-H. Carrow House Entertainment Stage
  • 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Beaufort County Traditional Music Association
  • 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Children's Pirate Costume Contest Judging for ages 3- 6 years and ages 7 to 12 years
  • 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm Bath Junior High Chorus under the direction of JoAnn Krantz
  • 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Bath Elementary School Art Awards Presented Children's Pirate Costume Contest Winners Announced and Prizes Awarded
  • 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Storyteller Terry Rollins tells the tale of Blackbeard
  • 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm Dana Lewis sings


  • Contact: Kim Demetriades
  •     govpress@nc.gov

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