Cattle could be protected by hanging mountain ash branches from the ceiling of the stall and their illnesses cured by feeding the animals hay that had been mown on Midsummer Eve.
On midsummer night, one could catch a treasure by keeping an eye on will-o'-the-wisps, the phosphorescent lights that can sometimes be seen flickering over marshlands. The light would reveal a spot on which a treasure has been buried.
Midsummer Night Swing takes place at at Lincoln Center (W 62nd St).
Bryn Mawr Running Company presents the 9th Annual Midsummer 5k Race Series. The 5k race will take place in the quiet and safe neighborhood surrounding South Ardmore Park, Wynnewood Pa on the second Thursday evening of each Summer month. The course will consist of 3 circuits on a slightly rolling course called the “Ardmore Loop.” Awards will be provided for in each race for overall runners and age groups winners by the Bryn Mawr Running Company and Brooks. There will also be scoring for those who complete all three races. Runners will accumulate points in overall male/female categories along with their age group categories. Awards for the 3 combined races will be provided.
Chicago Shakespeare Theater: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream (c. 1595) was written around the same time Shakespeare his famous play about two "star-cross'd" lovers, . In Dream, a group of craftsmen (the "Mechanicals") bumble their way through a ridiculous performance of Pyramus and Thisbe (a story taken from Ovid's ). The Mechanicals' play is widely considered to be Shakespeare's light-hearted and silly mock-up of Romeo and Juliet.
Midsummer Night Swing - Lincoln Center
The 2017 event will be again be chip timed using the MYLAPS Run BibTag System by the Bryn Mawr Racing Co. Brooks Podium Technical Midsummer Series T-shirts will be distributed at the June race or during race packet pickup the night before.
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) - IMDb
Midsummer was celebrated as a feast of fertility until the Christian era, during which the 24th of June was fixed to commemorate the birth of John the Baptist, the saint who baptized Jesus.
A Midsummer Night's Dream by Kaitlyn Allred on Prezi
At midsummer, many people start their summer holiday, normally lasting for four weeks.
(Here in Finland, all employees, after their first year of work, get a minimum of 30 statutory paidvacation days, Sundays excluded, plus up to fourteen paid public holidays a year. Jealous? :-)
Midsummer Night 5K Series - Bryn Mawr Running Company
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