As we move forward with preparations for our 9th annual gathering and first “Family Pyrate Day” in Old Algiers Point, we’d like ye to meet our mate, Davy Vain – our special guest at Algiers Point & recipient o’ the Order of Leviathan (that means many other Pyrates think he’s a fine fellow and making a good contribution to society). … read on, mate!
“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!
Aye, mates – we’ve branded this year “Pieces Of Eight” as this be the lucky 8th year for NOLA Pyrate Week – and we hope ye join us as we gather in Louisiana!
All manner o’ adventures await – history, culture, great food & drink and (as always) the chance to do give back to the communities & regions we love so much.… read on, mate!
What a grand adventure it has been thus far! Before we even started our 7th annual NOLA Pyrate Week, we ventured to Baton Rouge to visit with Blanca Rush (a sponsor who donated a large amount o’ her family’s exclusive purple rice to last year’s adventure) and an interview with the Future Leaders of America’s Gulf for HTV10 in Houma.… read on, mate!
Barthelemy Lafon – an Engineer, Architect, Pyratical mate o’ the Laffites and relation to Capt. Swallow, would one day be known as “The Architect Of New Orleans” for designing many buildings in the Vieux Carré, the design o’ the CBD, St.… read on, mate!