Monthly Archives: July 2012

Learn to Talk Like a Pirate for Fishermen’s Village Pirate Fest, July 27 – 29, 2012

Fishermen's Village Pirate Fest, July 27 - 29, 2012

Fishermen’s Village Pirate Fest, July 27 – 29, 2012

Avast! Pirates will pillage and plunder the local shops, watering holes and eateries of Fishermen’s Village the last weekend of July. Landlubbers should be prepared to communicate with these buccaneers by brushing up on pirate speak.

‘Tis rather simple to talk like a pirate as the five basic words/phrases all begin with the letter “A.” Remember these five words and ye shall survive the pirate invasion at Fishermen’s Village: Continue reading

Escape to Charlotte County Southwest Florida

Englewood Beach, Florida

Englewood Beach, Florida. Photo by Eileen Ludwig, www.freelancetourist.com

The following is a guest blog post by travel blogger Eileen Ludwig of FreelanceTourist.com.

Charlotte County comprises of the Gulf coast, harbor tours, eco-tours, sailing, and wilderness adventures. Year-round events and festivals for pirates or swimming across the river help easily fill the weekends. Many Northern people have transplanted to this charming area of Florida or they are snowbirds who only come in the winter. Continue reading

Fireworks, Freedom Swim & Family-Friendly Fun Highlight this Year’s Independence Day in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

Michael P. Haymans, One of the Freedom Swim Founders, Speaks to Swimmers in 2010

Michael P. Haymans, One of the Freedom Swim Founders, Speaks to Swimmers in 2010

Got plans to celebrate Independence Day? Don’t worry, we have a few ideas for those spending the holiday in Southwest Florida including multiple fireworks displays, a swim across the Peace River, a funeral procession to bury the economy and live musical entertainment highlight this year’s Independence Day in Charlotte County, Fla. Here is a sampling of Fourth of July activities:
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