Downtown pirate event slated for June 9

For over 300 years, people of all ages have searched for Captain Kidd's treasure. Join Captain Kidd and his crew as they sail into Milford Harbor, kidnap Mayor Ben Blake and “take over” downtown Milford on Sunday, June 9, from noon to 5 p.m.

People can come dressed as a pirate for this annual pirate-themed event.

Participants may get a downtown treasure map and a booty bag, follow the clues listed on the map and fill up their booty bags at participating shops.

There will be live, local bands performing on the green.

Following is the schedule of events:

11:30 a.m., map distribution at Lisman Landing.

11:30 to noon, Chris Barber will present classic/modern rock at Lisman Landing.

Noon: Cap'n Kidd arrives at Lisman Landing.

Noon: Kidnapping of Mayor at Lisman Landing.

12:15 p.m., Pirate Steam Train crew will be at Lisman Landing.

12:30 p.m., map distribution by Cap'n Hook by the gazebo on the green.

12:30 to 2 p.m., pirate rock painting with Rock On Pirate Girls near the gazebo on the green.

1 p.m., Milford Volunteers Ancient Fife and Drum Corps performs at park by Café Atlantique.

1 to 2 p.m., Jeremiah Long will perform acoustic/rock on the Stonebridge deck.

1:30 TO 2:30 p.m., The Navels will perform rock and roll at the gazebo on the green.

2 to 3:30 p.m., Pirate Parade around the green. Everyone invited to participate. Cap'n Kidd will judge for best in parade.

2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Pirate Duel by the gazebo on the green.

3 to 4 p.m., The Elwoods will perform classic rock/blues at the gazebo.

5 p.m., drop off of completed maps by the gazebo on the green.