River Rats Border Morris- River Rats are affiliated with the Midwest Morris Association, representing teams throughout the Central Time Zone, roughly. Morris first appears in written records in the 13th century, it is the oldest form of ritual dance in English history which is still performed in modern times. Many scholars view it as pre-Christian in origin.
Morris Dance Workshop- We will
demonstrate a simple Border Morris dance, explain a bit about the long history
of the Morris, and invite Picnic participants to join us as we teach the dance.