[Updated May 5, 2012 – times and dates subject to change as we get closer to the events.]

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May 13 – Mother’s Day at Ardenwood Historic Farm, Fremont
Goat Hill Morris and Mad Molly will do 2 performances at Ardenwood Farm off Route 84 in Fremont.  12:30 and 2:15 pm.

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May 20 – Barron Park’s May Fete

This fete in Bol Park, Palo Alto, is an annual event for Mad Molly. Come watch us dance, learn a molly dance or two yourself, then join in the maypole dancing! The fete is from noon to 4:00 pm.  Mad Molly’s performance times TBA.  Learn more about the May Fete at this Palo Alto Weekly archive.

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May 27 – Sebastopol Day of Dance
Apple Tree Morris and guest teams get together for a day of dancing in the city.  More info to come.

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June 16 – Seabright Morris Day of Dance in Santa Cruz
Be a molly groupie!  Follow Mad Molly and other morris teams around Santa Cruz for a lazy summer day. Catch the latest molly dance specially choreographed for the Giant Dipper roller coaster. Check the Seabright Morris web site for the schedule closer to the date.

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January 21 – Winter Traditions Day of Dance in San Jose
Follow Mad Molly and five other morris, sword and mummers teams as we show off all our non-Cotswold traditions in downtown San Jose. Watch everybody dance from 11 a.m. – noon at San Pedro Square, then after you’ve had lunch, see our second acts from 2 – 4 p.m. at Caffe Frascatti on South First Street.

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April 21 – The Garden Tour

Join us at 2:30 p.m. for the annual blessing of the Palo Alto gardens starting at the Eleanor Pardee Park garden at Center Drive and Channing Avenue, then at 3:30 at the Main Garden at Embarcadero and Newell Roads behind the library parking lot.

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April 27 – 29 – The Southern California Morris Ale
Two days of dancing fun with lots of local and out-of-state morris teams at various Ventura County locations. Check here for the latest ale information.

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May 1 – Dance the Sun Up (!) at the Palo Alto Baylands
Meet at 5:30 a.m. at the Palo Alto Baylands (link goes to map). Take Embarcadero Road east from Highway 101 to the end of the road, turn left, go past the airport, bear right, past the duck pond and the ranger station and park in the lot on the left.  We’ll be dancing on the bridge.  We will be joined by the Deer Creek Morris Men. Muffins and juice will be available. You can join in at the end, when we teach everyone the new traditional Tinners’ Rabbit.

Mad Molly is a BACDS team. You can find out more about other May morning performances by local BACDS morris/performance teams here.

 

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