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Privateers’ Bash

February 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Avast! Don’t miss the Swashbuckling Party at the Connecticut River Museum

6:30-10:00 pm

“Arr” you in? Come down and show us your swagger on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 6:30 – 10:00 pm. Grab your sword, hoist your sails and get to the Privateers’ Bash, presented by Gosling’s Rum, at the Connecticut River Museum. Come in costume (or not!) and let off a bit of winter steam. Relive riverfront history at the thirteenth annual Privateer Bash; a playful nod to the privateers who made their wealth by plundering foreign ships of their valuable cargo. Grog, grub, music, and dancing will fill the floors of our exhibit galleries from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Brad and Brian will help create a tropical mood with the sound of the Islands. Savory bites will be provided in-part by Gourmet Galley, Coffee’s Country Market, Catering by Selene, Da Vinci Pizza and David Allen Catering. Treasure can be found with great prizes up for raffle, plus booty awarded for best costumes.

A $50 Privateer ticket includes hors d’oeuvres, grog, and one complimentary drink.

Or take advantage of a two-ticket purchase deal and buy two Privateer tickets for just $85.

A $75 Commodore ticket includes hors d’oeuvres and grog plus an open bar.

All proceeds benefit the Connecticut River Museum. Support for the Privateers Bash is provided in part by Bogaert Construction, Reynolds’ Garage & Marine, Sapia Builders Corp., All Pro Automotive, Essex Law Group, Marwin Mechanical Services, Kleinschmidt Associates, Brown & Brown/McCutcheon Burr & Sons, Essex Steam Train & RiverBoat, Pages, Inc., Shore Discount Liquor, CCA Services and Young’s Printing. In-Kind support provided by McChesney Design and Connecticut Rental Center. Tickets may be purchased by calling 860-767-8269, online at www.ctrivermuseum.org, or at the door on the evening of the event.


February 23, 2019
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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