eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

Local

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Pirates in Rock Hall, Md.

View Comments
(A pirate encampment in Rock Hall, Maryland.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

(A pirate encampment in Rock Hall, Maryland. File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd Jay Lloyd
Jay Lloyd — a voice long familiar to Newsradio listeners — provides...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

.

By Jay Lloyd

.

ROCK HALL, Md. (CBS) — This is the weekend when swashbucklers who live pirate fantasies set a course for Rock Hall, Maryland, on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

It’s a pirate invasion of the Rock Hall beach, for a party on the sand with grog and grub aplenty, pirate singalongs, swordplay on Main Street, a rum tasting, and the Buccaneers’ Ball.

Pirates’  Weekend here has exploded, with thousands of costumed corsairs arriving by land and sea.

About those costumes: Cap’n Mark Einstein, our top sea dog, says you can spend thousands for a pirate rig, or simply start at a Goodwill store.

“Find some old baggy clothes, tear ‘em up a little bit, and put on a big, wide belt,” he advises.  “Get a plastic sword, an eye patch, and a pirate’s hat.”

And you’re ready to go.

But for Lady Pirates and Pirates’ Ladies, First and Only Mate Suzanne Einstein suggests one additional touch:

“The more bling, the better,” she suggests.

There’ll be booty galore from Friday to Sunday, and it’s less than two hours away.

For more information go to rockhallpirates.com.

 

“Jay Lloyd’s Getaway” Main Page

Top Content On CBSPhilly

View Comments