The Central Illinois English Country Dancers will be holding their fifth annual May Festival on Saturday, May 18, 2013. The event will be held at the Andersons' barn. There will be a Maypole dance, Morris dancing and other activities, including English country dancing. Bring something to share at the potluck and snacks to share at the break in the dance. Admission is free, though donations to help support our dances will be accepted. All lovers of English Country dance and music are welcome.
|2:00 p.m.||Outdoor games and socializing. Activities for kids. Renaissance period dances.|
Maypole dance, etc.
|5:30 p.m.||Potluck dinner|
|7:00 p.m.||English Country Dances, featuring dances from the 1600's. Music by The Flatland Consort & Friends.|
|10:00 p.m.||A bonfire, burning the effigy of "Old Man Winter"|
This schedule is tentative and may be subject to change
In case of inclement weather the outdoor activities will be moved into the barn.
A flier for the event (PDF - 108 KB)
The Central Illinois English Country Dancers is affiliated with the Urbana Park District and the
Country Dance and Song Society