Ambitious young folks looking to the high seas for a career path won’t want to miss How I Became a Pirate on Saturday, January 26, the criminally fun latest installment in the Valentine Theatre’s Children’s Series. Janet Yates Vogt’s uproarious adaptation of Melinda Long’s bestselling picture book features timeless and totally-historically-accurate songs like “You’ve Got to Talk Like a Pirate” and “Pirates Dot Aaargh!” and it’ll have would-be buccaneers singing along and laughing in the aisles. Come to the pre-show Scallywags Party at 1pm for an extra $12.
Performance starts at 2pm. $14 adults, $10 kids. Valentine Theatre, 410 Adams St. 419-242-2787. www.valentinetheatre.com.