“Pieces o’ Eight” was our banner for 2016 – our 8th official year o’ NOLA Pyrate Week – and what an adventure it was! New mates, new places, new monkeys…and finally connecting in person with some mates after many years! Our jolly crew was accompanied by our Master Gunner Weston ‘Irish’ Hurd (ye may catch him aboard the Creole Queen Paddlewheeler on the Chalmette tour) and our Ship’s Mate Copper Otter (who’s fingers are always busy making something wonderful & shiny) on her first adventure into the Gulf States!… read on, mate!
This Saturday (April 2) from 11am to 5pm, we invade the Downtown Marina in Houma, La. Great spot right a the junction o’ Bayou Terrebonne & the Intracoastal… music, artisans, food & Pyrates! Special guests from Anelas Wellness Center will offer chair massage with proceeds going to support Keep Terrebonne Beautiful.… read on, mate!
Who says a Monday can’t be entertaining?
This morning we visit Old Algiers and take o’er the Hubbell Library with our good mates Ol’ Chumbucket & Confetti Park Players…history & literacy & Pyrates, oh my!
This evening we journey to Villalobos Rescue Center (just under the Claiborne lift bridge) for some volunteer dog walking and dropping off a few donations.… read on, mate!
The time is upon us mates, our 8th Annual NOLA Pyrate Week is on the horizon!
From humble beginnings to…well, we’re still humble (as humble as Pyrates can be), but we’ve come a long way, made many mates, uncovered much history and helped many people!… read on, mate!
During a parley with our musical mates The Whiskey Bay Rovers, they shared this good news with us; a wonderful example o’ how things CAN work when ye actually DO something about the problem!
Have a look at this article and be sure to run the animation that shows land reclamation from 1987 through 2014 – and not just at the mouth o’ the delta, but inland too: Growing Land In The Atchafalaya Delta
As ye know, we are very dedicated ambassadors for the restoration and preservation o’ wetlands – and especially in Louisiana where so much damage has been done by humans in such a short period.… read on, mate!