Picnics at Open Air Theater or Music Performances

| April 25, 2012

Outdoor theater or music performances offer the perfect atmosphere for a picnic. At these events, all of the entertainment will be provided for you so that all you will need to bring is food, beverages, and a picnic blanket. In fact, setting up a small picnic area has become a tradition at such events and is a significant part of why these events are so enjoyable.

Finding Outdoor Performances in Your Area

If you live in a city, you are likely to find many outdoor theater and music events to attend in the warmer months of the year. Many small towns and rural areas also hold outdoor public theater and music events a few times a year. Check out your local newspaper or search the Internet to find such events in your area. Even if the event isn’t something that you would normally attend, you may find that broadening your horizons with something new, may open new interests for you. This new experience will also give something to talk about with your friends and family for years to come.

Planning for the Event

If attending a relaxing classical outdoor concert in the evening, consider bringing along a picnic basket full of gourmet finger foods and wine or champagne that will enhance the event. Picnics usually involve simple foods so the choice will be up to you. You don’t have to go all out by bringing along a 5-course meal. Sandwiches and simple beverages will suffice. However, if you’d like to order out for your favorite food and bring along an expensive bottle of wine for a special occasion, outdoor theater or music performances offer a great opportunity to plan for such a picnic.

Items that are often forgotten but are also much needed are napkins and the proper utensils. If you are bringing along a bottle of wine, don’t forget a corkscrew. If you are bringing a block of cheese, don’t forget a knife. It is also important to bring a picnic blanket large enough for everyone to sit comfortably on.
With proper planning, a picnic at an outdoor theater or music event will offer a night that you will always remember. Such an event can provide the perfect romantic evening or simply a relaxing night out with friends and family. Once you are settled in, you will be able to sit back and enjoy great food, company, and entertainment.

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