Friday, April 17, 2020

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CRIC 2020 “OPENING BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS” WITH THE HIGH COMMAND

FRIDAY • 4/17/2020 • 9:30-11:30 AM
Start your festival right off with the most important meal of the day at
a popular local restaurant! Join members of the CR High Command, Founding Fathers and other VIPs and Dignitaries for this scrumptious “Breakfast of Champions.” hosted and sponsored by Two Friends Patio, 512 Front St. Old Town. ORDER OFF MENU, CASH BAR. For more info, Info@TwoFriendsPatio.com or 305.296.3124 or www.TwoFriendsPatio.com

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CRIC 2020 SWAG & CR MILITARY COMMAND CENTER

SWAG STORE / COMMAND CENTER LOCATIONS & TIMES:

9:30-11 AM  AT  “OPENING BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS” TWO FRIENDS

11:30-1 PM AT  RAISING OF THE CR COLORS AT MALLORY SQUARE ‘OFFICIAL’ 7-10 PM AT KICK-OFF PARTY AT SCHOONER WHARF BAR

Stop by our “Pop Up” CRIC Swag Store & Command Center and get your CRIC schedule of events, load up on Conch Republic Festival and Military Swag. Purchase your Conch Republic Passport, CRIC Parade and Battle Bond. Sign up for Conch Crawl. ConchRepublic.com

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RAISING OF THE COLORS AT MALLORY SQUARE

FRIDAY • 4/17/2020 • NOON-1 PM
Signifying the Official Opening of CRIC 2020, this light-hearted, entertaining and jovial ceremony celebrates the 38th anniversary of our island nation’s independence. Sponsored by Key West Legal Rum Distillery, festivities include Raising of the Colors, CR Pledge of Allegiance, CR Battle Hymn, Conch Shell- Horn Salute, and live music by Conchalele Bob. Visit our CRIC Pop-Up Swag Store! Mallory Square. FREE.

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TALL SHIP SUNSET SAIL ABOARD CR FLAGSHIP WOLF

FRIDAY • 4/17/2020 • 6:30-8:30 PM
Take a step back in time and relive the glorious age of sail and seafaring adventure CR First Sea Lord, ADM Finbar. Board 6:15pm. BYO food and drink. COST: $65 Adults and $30 Kids under 12. Tickets: 305 296 9653 or SailAway@SchoonerWOLF.com. www.SchoonerWOLF.com

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The “Official” 2020 CRIC KICK-OFF PARTY & CONCH SHELL BLOWING CONTEST

FRIDAY • 4/17/2020 • 7 PM LATE
Dance the night away to the Last Mangoes Band, playing classic and current
favorites with BAND TBA. CR Prime Minister, Dennis Wardlow will explain how our Sovereign State of Mind got its start back in 1982. Conch Shell Horn Blowing Contest at 9pm. Hosted by Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley, CRIC 2020 Party HQs, 202 William St, KW Historic Seaport Harbor Walk. FREE. 

For more info: www.SchoonerWharf.com.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

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3rd Annual “GET BLOODY BEFORE THE BATTLE” HIGGS BEACH CLEANUP

SATURDAY • 4/18/2020 • 9:30 - 11:30 AM
The CR CIA (Cuties in Action) and 82nd Auborne have partnered with Keep Key West Beautiful to eradicate cigarette butts and other debris from our shores. The joint task force officially launched “Operation: Ain’t No Butts About it” campaign on Earth Day 2018.


Sponsored by Salute! On the Beach, the public is invited to join the cause and participate. “Weigh In” competition follows clean-up at Salute! 1000 Atlantic Ave. FREE.

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3rd Annual CONCH REPUBLIC BEACHCOMBER HAT CONTEST

SATURDAY • 4/18/2020 • 11 AM - NOON
Beach cleaning is thirsty business, and the Bloody Mary’s Happy Hour at Salute! On the Beach is the perfect way to cool down. Get your creative juices flowing and unwind with island tunes by BAND TBD, while recycling beach booty into a fabulous beach bonnet.

Best Hat wins a $50 gift certificate to Salute! On the Beach. Hosted by the CR CIA, 82nd Auborne and Salute! On the Beach. 1000 Atlantic Ave. FREE. CASH BAR. www.SALUTEontheBeach.com

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CONCH CRAWL, RUM SALUTE, BAR & DISTILLERY STROLL

SATURDAY • 4/18/2020 • 11 AM - 3 PM
Sip your way through Old Town Key West. Visits historic and storied saloons. Learn how rum and whiskey are distilled. Conch Crawl II kicks off at the Key West Legal Rum Distillery’s tasting room, 105 Simonton St. (check in at 10 AM until 1 PM day of Crawl.)
Includes stops at Key West Smuggler Company, Tiki House Key West, Smokin’ Tuna Saloon, Tattoos and Scars Saloon, Hank’s Hair of the Dog Saloon, Mary Ellen’s, General Horseplay, Irish Kevin’s, Southernmost Beach Resort, Willie T’s and 801 Bourbon Bar, Bourbon St. Pub, and The Oriole Club.

Sponsored by the Key West Legal Rum Distillery and Key West Smuggler’s Rum. Ticket includes Conch Crawl tee-shirt (while supply lasts) and a drink at each stop. Limited space available. COST: $30 ADVANCE, $35 at the door. For more info, visit www.ConchRepublic.com or registrer in person at Key West Legal Rum Distillery’s tasting room, 105 Simonton St. or at CRIC 2020 Info Booths.

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37th ANNUAL “GREAT CONCH REPUBLIC DRAG RACES ON DUVAL”

SATURDAY • 4/18/2020 • 2 5:30 PM

Don your high heels and best frock and enter... or witness this “Only in Key West’ event! Sanctioned by the CR NHRA (or Natural Hot Rod Association), the 700 block of Duval heat up as the hottest drag queens go heel to heel for a series of races and obstacle course.

Races start at 3 p.m., registration at 1 p.m. and Awards Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Hosted and sponsored by Bourbon St. Pub and WEOW 92.7FM Florida Keys “Today’s Hit Music.” FREE ENTRY. *SIGN UP AT EVENT ONLY*
For more info, visit www.ConchRepublic.com.

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The ROYAL FAMILY ELECTION & INVESTITURE PARTY

SATURDAY • 4/18/2020 • 6 - 9 PM
Party with kings and queens at the Royal Family Elections and Investiture Party at the Southernmost Hotel. Cast your vote for your favorite candidate (votes are only $1!)

The festivities benefit Wesley House Family Services Conch Republic
Foster Children’s Fund. Hosted by Southernmost House Hotel, 1400
Duval, sponsored by Revolucion Tequila. FREE. Cash bar. To sign up, donate, or for info, visit www.WesleyHouse.org.

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TALL SHIP SUNSET CRUISE ABOARD SCHOONER WOLF

SATURDAY • 4/18/2020 • 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Take a step back in time and relive the glorious age of sail and seafaring adventure aboard the Flagship WOLF. Board 6:15pm. BYO food and drink. COST: $65 Adults and $30 Kids under 12. Tickets: 305.296 9653 or SailAway@SchoonerWOLF.com. www.SchoonerWOLF.com

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THE REVIVALISTS AT COFFEE BUTLER TRUMAN WATERFRONT AMPHITHEATER

SATURDAY • 4/18/2020 • TIME TBA

Join us for a concert under the stars featuring chart-topping, New Orleans based, eight-piece band, The Revivalists! The band returns to Key West just in time for CRIC 2020! The soulful alt-rock anthems on their latest album translate into a live powerhouse of a performance, complete with soaring pedal steel

guitar, pounding percussion, irresistible horns and topped off with charismatic front man David Shaw’s undeniable voice. With special guest Stephen Marley.

Tickets range from $50 - $80, contact: The Box Office at 512 Eaton Street, call 305-985-0433 or visit www.KeyWestConcertSeries.com.


Sunday, April 19, 2020

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WORLD PREMIERE - PEACE VISION’S “CUBA RE-FRAMED - THE POWER OF CONNECTION”

SUNDAY • 4/19/2020 • 4-6 PM 

Filmed in Key West, aboard CR Flagship WOLF in the Florida Straits, and in

Havana and Trinidad, Cuba, Peace Vision’s documentary, “CUBA Re-framed – The Power of Connection” captures the essence of the Conch Republic and features breathtaking vistas of Key West, Havana and Trinidad, Cuba.


The film features First Sea Lord, ADM Finbar Gittelman and Maritime Artist Paul

Arsenault and includes interviews with CR Secy of the Navy, VADM Julie

McEnroe, Keys artists Mally Weaver and Thomas H. Avery, CR Ambassador of Peace and Goodwill, Sir CW Colt, CR Speaker of the House Paul Menta and CR Ambassador to the UN, Dr. Dave Randle.


Sponsored by George Fernandez & the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, proceeds benefit Flagship WOLF Preservation Society programs. 

San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street, Old Town Key West.

COST TBD. For more info and sponsorships, visit www.PeaceVision.com, ConchRepublic.com or email

SailAway@SchoonerWOLF.com.

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HOT HAVANA NIGHT PARTY OF THE YEAR! HOT! HOT! HOT!

CUBA REFRAMED – THE POWER OF CONNECTION WORLD

PREMIERE AFTER PARTY

SUNDAY •  4/19/2020 • 4-6 PM 7-11 PM

Cuba and the Conch Republic join forces on the dance floor. Salsa

the night away, enjoy Rum Tastings. Compete for Cuban treasures at

the Silent Auction! Mingle with the cast of Cuba Reframed.

Benefits TREE Institute International Cuba Programs and Flagship

WOLF Preservation Society Waves of Change Peace Vision Voyages

& Community Youth Sail Programs. Smokin’ Tuna Saloon, 4 Charles.

www.SmokinTunaSaloon.com. FInfo, visit the TreeInstitute.org.

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“CONCH REPUBLIC – THE MUSICAL”

7 PM SUN-WED 4/19-22 and 3PM SAT 4/25

Learn the history behind the birth of the Conch Republic. This rollicking musical chronicles Key West's strange-but-true 1982 "secession" from the United States to form the independent Conch Republic.

Produced by Sea Glass Studios and sponsored by the Little Room Jazz Club, 821 Duval. For info and tickets,

visit www.ConchRepublic-TheMusical.com or email ConchRepublicTheMusical@gmail.com.

Monday April 20, 2020

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CONCH REPUBLIC DOG FEST

 MONDAY •  4/20/2020 • 2 - 6PM

Bring your furababies for a delightful afternoon and help raise money for

Luci’s Fund. Pet costume contest with awards for Best Dressed and the Pet

Owner Challenge. Live Remote with folks from Pirate Radio Key West,

WKYZ 101.7FM and 96.7FM, Hank’s Hair of the Dog Saloon, 409 Caroline.

FREE. Cash bar.

www.HanksHairOfTheDogSaloon.com

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TALL SHIP SUNSET SAIL ABOARD CR FLAGSHIP WOLF

MONDAY • 4/20/2020 • 2-4-PM • 6:30 - 8:30 PMTake a step back in time and relive the glorious age of sail and seafaring adventure aboard the Flagship WOLF. Board 6:15pm. BYO food and drink. COST: $65 Adults and $30 Kids under 12. Tickets: 305.296 9653 or SailAway@SchoonerWOLF.com. www.SchoonerWOLF.com

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CONCH REPUBLIC THE MUSICAL

MONDAY •  4/20/2020 • 7 PM

Learn the history behind the birth of the Conch Republic. This rollicking musical chronicles Key West's strange-but-true 1982 "secession" from the United States to form the independent Conch Republic.

Produced by Sea Glass Studios and sponsored by the Little Room Jazz Club, 821 Duval. For info and tickets,

visit www.ConchRepublic-TheMusical.com or email ConchRepublicTheMusical@gmail.com.

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420 CONCH REPUBLIC DRUNKEN SPELLING BEE

MONDAY •  4/20/2020 • 8 PM

Mary Ellen’s Comedy Key West presents the ‘Drunkin’ Spelling Bee. Shot

rounds, speed rounds. All words derive from the history of the Conch Republic

– with a 420 theme! It will be fun, and the local grammar & spelling police will be out in full force.

Prizes! No cover. Cash bar. Mary Ellen’s 420 Applerouth Lane, Old Town.

For more info, visit www.MaryEllensBar.com

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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CONCH REPUBLIC MILITARY MUSTER & CONCH-TAIL PARTY

TUESDAY •  4/21/2020 • 6-8 PM
The CR Military Needs You! It’s your chance to join ADM Finbar, First Sealord and the Military Brass to honor our Republic’s Military Forces as they prepare for battle in commemoration of the 38th Anniversary of the Secession.

Sign up to serve the Republic, purchase official gear, sip some Truth Serum, and bend elbows with Ambassadors and Dignitaries of the Republic.

The CIA-Sshhh! and 82nd Auborne will be aiding and abetting on behalf of the Wesley House Conch Republic Foster Children’s Fund by serving C-Rations to benefit the cause. 

Mess Hall. Buffet. Live Entertainment, 50/50 Raffle. Cash bar. Sponsored by Conch Republic CIA – Sshhh! Chicks in Action, 82nd Auborne and 

The Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St.

GEN ADM: $15. Military in Uniform: $10. Diplomatic Immunity: $50 (includes early entry, Diplomatic sash, reserved seating and other Consular perks.) Cash bar. Info: ConchRepublicDispatch@gmail.com

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CONCH REPUBLIC HASH HOUSE HARRIES “FUN WALK & BAR STROLL”

TUESDAY •  4/21/2020 • 6-8 PM

The Conch Republic Hash House Harriers invites one

and all to don their pirate tutus for this FUN WALK

(also known as Exercise for Beer!)

Onsite registration begins at 5:30pm at The Gardens

Hotel, 526 Angela St.

COST: $10 (FREE for 1st timers!) For more info,

please contact: Deliveries@SailShare.com.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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Celebrate Earth Day in the Conch Republic!

Explore all Key West and the Conch Republic have to offer and dine in world class restaurants or local dives. Shop local boutiques and artist studios for one of a kind treasures found only in Key West. Explore the island’s historic homes and unique botanical gardens, including the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory, Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, Oldest House Museum & Gardens, Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, Hemingway House, West Martello Key West Woman’s Club Garden and enjoy a cocktail at The Gardens Hotel Poolside Bar. Spend time the day at the beach or on the water. Visit the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum and learn more about the Conch Republic’s King Mel (who reigns from Valhalla) and take home an Atocha coin from the family store, next door.

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CONCH REPUBLIC THE MUSICAL

WEDNESDAY •  4/22/2020 • 7 PM

Learn the history behind the birth of the Conch Republic. This rollicking musical chronicles Key West's strange-but-true 1982 "secession" from the United States to form the independent Conch Republic.

Produced by Sea Glass Studios and sponsored by the Little Room Jazz Club, 821 Duval. For info and tickets,

visit www.ConchRepublic-TheMusical.com or email ConchRepublicTheMusical@gmail.com.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

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CR INDEPENDENCE DAY CEREMONY & RAISING OF THE COLORS

The 23rd of APRIL, the Conch Republic’s own 4th of July, Bastille

Day & Cinco de Mayo all rolled into one is celebrated with a CR

Flag Raising, Conch Republic Pledge of Allegiance, Battle Hymn

of the Conch Republic, Conch Shell-Horn Salute,

Proclamations (by founding Prime Minister Dennis Wardlow

and Prime Minister, Key West Mayor Teri Johnston.) Live

entertainment. Hosted and sponsored by Southernmost

House Hotel and KW Legal Rum Distillery. FREE. Cash bar.

For more info, visit www.ConchRepublic.com.

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3rd ANNUAL “WORLD’S LOOOONGEST PARADE” PRE-PARTY

THURSDAY •  4/23/2020 • 6 - 7:30 PM

SIGN UP FOR PARADE HERE

The “World’s Longest Parade” festivities kick-off at the Southernmost House Hotel. Show your patriotism and recite the CR Pledge of Allegiance at the Raising of the Colors Flag Ceremony. Conch Shell-Horn Salute, Live Entertainment and celebratory libations with a spectacular ocean view. Hosted and sponsored by Southernmost House and Revolucion Tequila, 1400 Duval St., FREE. Cash bar. www.ConchRepublic.com.

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CRIC 2020 SWAG & CR MILITARY COMMAND CENTER AT THE SOUTHERNMOST HOTEL

THURSDAY •  4/23/2020 • 5 - 7:30 PM

Sign up to join the parade, pick up your CRIC schedule of events and load up on Conch Republic, Festival and Military Swag. Get your Conch Republic Passport, CRIC Parade and Battle Bond and sign up for Conch Crawl at Southernmost House Hotel “Pre-Parade Party,” 1400 Duval St. www.ConchRepublic.com.

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THE 8th ANNUAL "DUVAL ST MILE"

THURSDAY •  4/23/2020 • 7 PM

Stride Paradise from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico by running the

length of the most famous street in Key West and the Florida Keys – Duval

Street!  Presented by Local Awards & Engraving. RACE DAY REGISTRATION:

5-7 PM at Southernmost House, 1400 Duval St, Old Town. COST: $25 Adult,

$18 HS Student (14-18) and $12 for 13 & Under. Info, sign-up at

www.DuvalStreetMile.com. Questions, email: DuvalStreetMile@aol.com.

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37th ANUAL CONCH REPUBLIC “WORLD’S LOOOOOOONGEST PARADE”

THURSDAY •  4/23/2020 • 8 PM

Presented by Florida Keys Media’s WEOW, this world-famous quirky and colorful parade celebrates Conch Republic Independence and runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Route travels down Duval St. from United St., turns right on Greene St. Best viewing on Duval & Greene streets. FREE. Join the parade and march with pirates! Build a float, ride your bike! SIGN UP FOR PARADE HERE

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“WORLD’S LONGEST PARADE” AFTER-PARTY & AWARDS CEREMONY

THURSDAY •  4/23/2020 • 9 PM - LATE

Grab yer mate for in the “World’s Longest Parade” After-Party, immediately following the parade. Parade prizes will be awarded for Best “Conch-cept”, Most Original, and Most Creative parade entries. Dance to favorite classics, funk, Motown, reggae and island tunes and mingle with CR High Command and VIPS. 

**Don yer pirate garb or favorite Schooner Wharf Bar shirt and meet us on the corner of South and at 7:45 PM and join our float! Schooner Wharf Bar and Galley, CRIC 2020 Party HQs, 202 William. For more

info, visit www.SchoonerWharf.com.

Friday, April 24, 2020

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CR GREAT BATTLE BREAKFAST

FRIDAY •  4/24/2020 • 9:30 AM - 11 AM

Location and details TBA.

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“GREAT BATTLE OF THE CONCH REPUBLIC” NON-COMBAT SHORE PARTY

FRIDAY •  4/24/2020 • 6PM -  8PM 

Mallory Square is Command Central for CR Military Land Forces and you’re invited to join the Non- Combative Shore Party for an ‘only in Key West & the Conch Republic’ tradition. Witness the spectacle of our island nation’s most famous “Great Sea Battle of the Conch Republic”, reenacted each year in Key West Harbor to commemorate the secession & founding of the Conch Republic. THE Signature event of CRIC 2020, this large scale, hilarious harbor battle pits the CR’s Air Force, Army and Navy, along with CR Privateer of all shapes and sizes against none other than a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter, representing the USCG Cutter Diligence, attacked April 23, 1982 by the Schooner Western Union. Even civilians in a southernmost state of mind, join this zany, sometimes soggy, but always hilarious, reenactment – a beloved Conch Republic tradition. For ‘non combatives’ and landlubbers, there’s great viewing all along KW Harbor, from Margaritaville Resort to Mallory Square. Sponsored by Margaritaville Resort and Marina. FREE. www.ConchRepublic.com 

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CRIC 2020 SWAG POP UP STORE & MILITARY COMMAND

FRIDAY •  4/24/2020

6 - 8 PM MALLORY SQUARE

8 - 10 PM SCHOONER WHARF BAR

Pick up your CRIC 2020 Program Guide and load up on Festival and Military Swag. Purchase a Conch Republic Passport. Sign up for the April 25th Conch Crawl. www.ConchRepublic.com

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CR NAVAL PARADE IN KEY WEST HARBOR

FRIDAY •  4/24/2020 • 7PM

Watch the majestic schooners and other privateers of the Conch Republic Navy sail past Mallory Square. Cheer them on, as they ready themselves for the Re- enactment of the Conch Republic Great Sea Battle. Best viewing at Mallory Square “Non-Combative” Shore Party and Margaritaville Resort & Marina.

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37th ANNUAL “GREAT HARBOR BATTLE OF THE CONCH REPUBLIC”

FRIDAY •  4/24/2020 • 7:10 PM

Cheer on the First Sea Lord, Supreme Commander, ADM Finbar and his High Command aboard the CR Flagship WOLF, GEN Raymond & the CR Air Force, GEN Scarlett Jai, CR Army and… Privateers of all shapes and sizes, for this breathtaking “battle” against the “Evil Border Patrol” – portrayed by a USCG Cutter, held in, above and alongside the waters of Key West Harbor. Recreating the infamous sneak attack made by the Western Union on an unsuspecting USCG cutter in Key West harbor the day of the secession, the spectacular battle is orchestrated in collaboration between the CR Military and U. S. Coast Guard. The re-enactment is preceded by the CR Naval Parade. www.ConchRepublic.com

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“GREAT SEA BATTLE SURRENDER CEREMONY & VICTORY PARTY”

FRIDAY •  4/24/2020 • 9PM

The post “Great Sea Battle of the Conch Republic” Surrender Ceremony & Victory Party" kicks-off at 7pm at Schooner Wharf, The CRIC 2020 “Official Party Headquarters.A Tongue-in-Cheek Surrender Ceremony of the United States Coast Guard to the CR Armed Forces “A Farce to be Reckoned With, Who Defend the Republic from Key to Shining Key” – takes place at 9 p.m. Dance to live music from 7 p.m. until Midnight. Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley, 202 William St. www.SchoonerWharf.com

Saturday, April 25, 2020

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CR ART & CRAFT FAIR ON DUVAL STREET

SATURDAY •  4/25/2020 • 10 AM - 5 PM

Local artists and craftsmen offer unique handmade items you’ll treasure! Sponsored by the Key West Cultural Preservation Society, funds raised from booth rentals fund scholarships for KWHS seniors, pursuing college degrees in Art. Duval Street (between Greene and Eaton.) FREE.

www.ConchRepublic.com

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CRIC 2020 SWAG & MILITARY COMMAND CENTER

SATURDAY •  4/25/2020

11 – 3PM CR ART & CRAFT DUVAL STREET FAIR (at Greene St.)

6 – 10 PM PIRATE BALL AT SCHOONER WHARF BAR, KW HISTORIC SEAPORT

Stop by our “Pop Up” CRIC Swag Store & Command Center and get your CRIC schedule of events, load up on Conch Republic Festival and Military Swag. Get your Conch Republic Passport, CRIC Parade & Battle Bond and sign up for Conch Crawl, Duval & Greene streets. www.ConchRepublic.com

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CONCH CRAWL II, RUM SALUTE, BAR & DISTILLERY STROLL

SATURDAY •  4/25/2020 • 11 AM - 3 PM

Sip and stroll your way through Old Town Key West. Visit historic and storied saloons. Learn how rum and whiskey are made with local distillers. Conch Crawl II kicks off at the Key West Legal Rum Distillery’  tasting room, 105 Simonton St. (check in at 10 AM until 1 PM day of Crawl.)

Includes stops at Key West Smuggler Whiskey Co., Tiki House Key West, Smokin’ Tuna Saloon, Tattoos and Scars Saloon, Mary Ellen’s, General Horseplay, Irish Kevin’s, Southernmost Beach Resort, Willie T’s, Hanks Hair of the Dog Salon, 801 Bourbon Bar, Bourbon St. Pub & The Oriole Club. Sponsored by the Key West Legal Rum Distillery and Key West Smugglers Company, ticket includes Conch Crawl tee-shirt (while the supply lasts) and a drink at each stop. Limited space available.

COST: $30 ADVANCE, $35 AT DOOR. For more info, visit www.ConchRepublic.com or register in person at at Key West Legal Rum Distillery, 105 Simonton St.

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TALL SHIP SUNSET CRUISE ABOARD CR FLAGSHIP WOLF

SATURDAY •  4/25/2020 • 2-4 PM • 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Step back in time and relive the glorious age of sail & seafaring

adventure aboard the Conch Republic’s Flagship WOLF. BYO food and

drink. COST: $65, $30 Kids under 12. Tickets and info: 305 296 9653

or SailAway@SchoonerWOLF.com.

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37th ANNUAL “CONCH REPUBLIC BED RACES ON DUVAL”

SATURDAY •  4/25/2020 • 2 PM - 6 PM

“The Conch Republic Bed Races on Duval,” said to be “The most fun you can have with your clothes on!” takes place on Duval between Olivia and Southard. Put together your own team and decorate a bed to compete for prizes in this hilarious race. Registration at 2 p.m., Start Time 4 p.m. Awards Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Come early and meet the teams and stroll the crazy, colorful beds competing for the “Red Ribbon.” Proceeds benefit Key West’s Sister Season Fund. For more info, www.SisterSeason.com.

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CONCH REPUBLIC THE MUSICAL

SATURDAY •  4/25/2020 • 3 PM

Learn the history behind the birth of the Conch Republic. This rollicking musical chronicles Key West's strange-but-true 1982 "secession" from the United States to form the independent Conch Republic.

Produced by Sea Glass Studios and sponsored by the Little Room Jazz Club, 821 Duval. For info and tickets,

visit www.ConchRepublic-TheMusical.com or email ConchRepublicTheMusical@gmail.com.

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35th ANNUAL “SCHOONER WHARF WRECKERS CUP RACE SERIES” CAPTAINS’ MEETING

SATURDAY •  4/25/2020 • 7 PM

Captains' meeting for the final race on April 26 in the 2020 Schooner Wharf Bar Wrecker's Cup Race Series, recalling the tradition of the wreckers in the Key West of the 1800’s. Captains meet in Sail Lof  and enjoy complimentary Pusser's Rum Punch and hors d'oeuvres from the Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley, CRIC 2020 Party HQ’s, 202 William St. www.SchoonerWharf.com

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PIRATE’S BALL & COSTUME CONTEST

SATURDAY •  4/25/2020 • 7 PM

Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of rum ---It's a pirate’s life for you at Schooner Wharf Bar and Galley! Witness the swashbuckling sword play and sea shanties of Key West’s own Conch Republic Privateers. Compete in our Piratical Costume Competition, with great grog, grub and booty for Best Buccaneer, Best Wench, Best Bustier and Cutthroat Surprise. Live Music, food &

drink, 202 William. www.SchoonerWharf.com.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

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35th ANNUAL “SCHOONER WHARF WRECKERS CUP RACE SERIES” TO SAND KEY LIGHT

SUNDAY •  4/26/2020 • 1 PM

Race to Sand Key Lighthouse with the Schooner Wharf Wreckers Fleet…or enter your own vessel! Enjoy a delightful afternoon at sea on the waters off Key West. Final race in the 2020 “Schooner Wharf Bar Wrecker's Cup Race Series,” this all-in-fun race series recalls the tradition of the wreckers in Key West during the 1800’s. Best viewing for Race Start is at Mallory Square, Old Town.

WRECKERS RACE SERIES CUP “AFTER PARTY”

SUNDAY •  4/26/2020 • 7 PM

The last event of CRIC 2020! View video of the race while enjoying a BBQ dinner and live music (BAND TBD.) Prizes given to the first-place finishers in each of six classes: Schooner, Classic, Multihull, Monohull (29' and Under, 30'-40' and 40' and Over.) Additional classes may be added. Schooner Wharf Bar & Galley, Official CRIC 2020 Party HQs, 202 William St. www.SchoonerWharf.com.