Pyratecon 2010 has been canceled. Seems we will have to wait till 2011 for the next one (location: The Grand Bahamas). But never fear, me hearties, there is still an event going on in the Big Easy. This be Shore Leave New Orleans hosted by the New Orleans Krewe of Pirate Wenches. Friday night, the 16th, there be a Captain's Ball. Saturday, the 17th, a blockade on Decatur street to meet and mingle with plenty of pirates complete with a stage and open mic for the brave. Later that evening, a bar crawl. Sunday, the 18th, will be the Garb & Gear Swap. If you was planning on going to Pyratecon, keep your plans and let us support this event. For more info go to www.nolawenches.com or search them out on dear Facebook under Shore Leave New Orleans.