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'Privateers' to assemble in Essex

Published February 20. 2013 4:00AM

Connecticut River Museum presents its seventh annual Privateers' Bash on Saturday, March 2, from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

All are welcome to attend in costume. The Sun Kings, a Caribbean party band, will perform along with chantey singers Free Men of the Sea. Food by Culinary Concerts, Gourmet Galley, La Cuisine Café & Market and Coffee's Country Market, raffles and a costume contest round out the evening.

A $50 Privateer ticket includes hors d'oeuvres, grog and one complimentary drink; buy two Privateer tickets for $80. A $75 Commodore ticket also includes hors d'oeuvres and grog plus open bar. Net proceeds benefit the Connecticut River Museum.

For tickets, call (860) 767-8269, visit www.ctrivermuseum.org, or buy at the door.

The Connecticut River Museum is at 67 Main St., Essex.

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