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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with the Portland Pirates

Celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day this Sunday with the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League.

Join the Pirates Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at the Children’s Museum as mascots Salty Pete and Crackers will be aboard the backyard ship and you can join their crew! Try your hand (or hook) at pirate speak and you could haul in some pirate's booty: tickets to the Pirates Home Opener on October 9th at 7 p.m. at the Cumberland County Civic Center against the Manchester Monarchs.

Between 3-5 p.m. Salty Pete and members of the Sun Tan City Ice Girls will be in the Old Port searching for Pirate wannabes at Nosh Kitchen Bar, Binga’s Stadium, Siano’s Pizzeria and Rivalries. The best pirate impersonators will win tickets to the Pirates 2010-11 Home Opener on October 9th.

Friday afternoon, tune into the PM JAB, with Chris Sedenka and Javier Gorriti, when more Pirates Home Opener Tickets will be up for grabs between 4-6 p.m for talking like a Pirate.

International Talk Like A Pirate Day, celebrated on September 19th of each year, was created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol' Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap'n Slappy) of Albany, Oregon. They proclaimed that everyone in the world should talk like a pirate for one day. The “holiday” and its observance evolved from a romanticized view of the Golden Age of Piracy.

The Pirates open their 18th season of competition, the 34th season of AHL action at the Cumberland County Civic Center, on Saturday, October 9th when the Manchester Monarchs visit the Cumberland County Civic Center for a 7 p.m. contest. Join the Pirates for the first Saturday Night is Hockey Night in Portland game of the season. The first 2,500 fans into the game receive a free Pirates magnetic schedule courtesy of, the “Official Job Board” of the Pirates.

Now is the time to cash in on great savings by purchasing discounted ticket plans and advance tickets for the Pirates 2010-11 season. Ticket packages are available to meet all budgets and schedules. Call a Pirates Ticket representative today to see what you’ve been missing!



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