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August 22, 2021 4:00 pm EST–Havre de Grace Arts Collective Program: Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay
The Havre de Grace Arts Collective 4th Anniversary Celebration presents: ARTiculate Lecture Series: Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay Featuring author Jamie L.H. Goodall, PhD. From the golden age of piracy to Confederate privateers and oyster pirates, the maritime communities of the Chesapeake Bay are intimately tied to a fascinating history of intrigue, plunder and illicit commerce raiding. Author Jamie L.H. Goodall introduces infamous men like Edward “Blackbeard” Teach and “Black Sam” Bellamy, as well as lesser-known local figures like Gus Price and Berkeley Muse, whose tales of piracy are legendary from the harbor of Baltimore to the shores of Cape Charles.
Check out the Havre de Grace Arts Collective calendar of events for registration information or click here.
September 11 & 12, 2021 beginning at 10:00 am EST–Book Signing: Maryland Renaissance Festival
I will be in pirate garb at the Maryland Renaissance Festival at 1821 Crownsville Road,
Annapolis, MD 21401 signing copies of my book Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: From the Colonial Era to the Oyster Wars. You’ll find me at the Page After Page bookshop.
For information about the Renaissance Festival, including ticket information, click here.
September 28, 2021 6:00 pm EST–Profs & Pints
Profs & Pints presents: “When Pirates Prowled the Chesapeake,” with Jamie L.H. Goodall, professor at history at Southern New Hampshire University, scholar of piracy in and around the Atlantic, and author of Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay. Church Hall, where this event is being staged, follows all C.D.C. and Washington D.C. guidelines regarding public health. Guests who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should continue to wear masks. The venue reserves the right to modify all rules to align with current and future regulations and best practices to maintain a safe and fun environment. In addition to bar service, it provides contactless ordering and hand sanitizer at all tables. Keep an eye out on the Profs & Pints page for further details.