Invade 'Shiver Me Timbers'

Howell Opera House – 1st Floor and Lobby
123 West Grand River Avenue
Howell, Michigan 48843
Noon - 5pm
Fer yer shopping & mingling pleasure


Cleary's Restaurant Pub & Bar
117 E Grand River Ave
Howell, MI
Fer yer food & entertainment pleasure

Ahoy, me Hearties! Batten down them hatches, the Brethren be at it again!! Come join us for our 6th Annual Shiver Me Timbers winter gathering.
This year we be changing location of the daytime event. We dun signed articles wit da Opera House in downtown Howell. Now we be open from noon-5pm at the Opera House fer yer shoppin pleasure and mayhaps some other surprises fer ye. We listened ta what ye be wantin and we booked a bigger venue for the day event. Now thar be shoppin, food, fun, dancing, & music – all in one day! (just in two locations 6 doors away from each other) So weigh anchor, hoist the mizzen, and splice the main brace! Come and join us for a bit of fun. This be an open event…ye may invite anyone ta join us. This be open ta da public mates so bring everyone ye know.

Entertainment be provided by Stone Clover at Cleary’s in the evening beginning at 8pm and rollin on all evenin. We be tryin ta keep this event cost friendly so ‘ere’s the skinny. Da price of admission be $10. This price be ta cover the costs of entertainment and the rental of the Opera House (Opera House ain’t cheap mates). The $10 gets ya a wrist band and inta the Opera House AND Cleary’s – so’s ye dunna have ta pay twice. Yes $10 fer both events! This means an entire day of hangin wit yer crew. ($8 at Cleary’s at the door still if that’s all ye be wantin). Kids under 15 are free to both places but everyone under 18 has ta be out of the bar by 9pm. This is a piratical & steampunk garb event. We welcome sea bound pirates as well as airship pirates! A pirate be a pirate no matter luv.

Our vastly popular SILENT AUCTION returns and will be at the Opera House only, the RAFFLE will be at both locations. If you have any wares that are new, hand crafted, gently used, etc. that you would like to donate we would love to take them off yer hands mate. Please send us a private FB email to us and let us know what you would like to donate, if we can pick it up or if you can bring the items to the event. We be also lookin ta set up a tradin blankie like the old days so ye be seein what ye can take home from thar. The Silent Auction, Tradin Blanket, vendors, and a plethora of other activities will take place at the Opera House. It also seems we may have the return of the “Walk the Plank” fashion show and or our Arrrrt Show as well. The rest of the raffle, the recognition of new ships and awards, and entertainment will take place at Clearys. We have reserved a block of 15 rooms at the same hotel as the previous year- The Baymont. There is a discounted rate of $74.99 for a King, 79.99 for two Queen beds, and 94.99 for a Suite plus tax for the rooms. They have to be reserved by January 31, 2014 or you will lose the discounted price. After that date the rate is $110 plus tax for the rooms. We also have a shuttle to Cleary’s Pub so that no one has to worry about drinking & driving. So then lets party like pirates eh??!!
Hotel: Baymont Inn and Suites Howell/Brighton, 4120 Lambert Drive (I-96 Exit 133 at Outlet Mall) Howell, MI 48855 –[masked]
When booking the room ask for the Brethren of the Great Lakes Pirate rate.
We have also reserved an additional 10 rooms at the Howell Holiday Inn Express - the rate is 84.99 for a King and 89.99 for two Queen beds. 1397 North Burkhart Road
(517)[masked] Last year we sold out the Baymont and the overflow was booking at the Holiday Inn so this way we can get everyone accommodated. All reserved rooms release on 1/31/14 so book now and save or everything could be sold out!

Vendors $40 for an 8 foot table until we run out then we’ll have 6ft tables available. Set up/opening for vendors at 11am - shopping begins from Noon - 5pm contact us via private message - limited space but more elbow room than last year!

• There’s a bunch of stuff we are boxing up for raffle and silent auction - remember all proceeds to benefit the Michigan Pirate Festival – ye can find amazing purchases for little cost. Donations for the raffle and silent auction are taken all year and will be accepted up through the morning of the 22nd. Brethren merchandise will be available for the event – if there is something you are specifically looking for ask us to order it in advance of the event to assure we satisfy your requests.
Oi this just in - Raven Song will be playing the daytime event for your edification and enjoyment.

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  • Steven S.

    if only i was 18...

    1 · February 2, 2014

    • Amy

      You'll be there before you know it. :) Enjoy being young while you can.

      1 · February 5, 2014

    • Jason H.

      I believe most of the event is all ages. It isn't until the evening portion that the age requirement is enforced.

      February 6, 2014

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