Mermaids in Marshall + After Party Rage @ the FBI

June 16, 2011 § Leave a comment

The pirates mermaids of Marshall came ashore in their FIN(est) attire for the June 10th French Broad Friday celebration! The procession started on Blennerhasset Island and continued through downtown Marshall

courthouse-bound mermaids

and continued through town, ending at Good Stuff. Brought together to promote local businesses and creative life on the river, the normally antithetical mermaid and pirate communities joined forces for a fun summer celebration:

pirate and mermaid friendship!

Some road in cars, some walked

Miranda Mermaid

and some floated in boats!

photo credit: Joe Dudasik

After the parade, mermaids and kin headed to the FBI to shake their tails to the aural stylings of Solarcab Company, Create Digital, D;RAF, Atlas Journey, and DJ Story. $1 waters kept the water folk hydrated, and yummy quesadillas were also on sale to fill bellies and enable all to dance till the wee hours.

the After Party Rage

Kids partied, too–tea partied, that is! The FBI provided tea and glowsticks for the little mermaids at a magical tea party table.

Miranda at the tea party

Thanks to all for another wonderful Mermaids in Marshall! We at the FBI can’t wait to see y’all at the next French Broad Friday!

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