2012 Performances

Our shows usually take place outside in public spaces so you don't need to do anything special to attend. Just show up and enjoy.

April 22

NEFFA Festival. Weekend Event. Mansfield, MA.

The New England Folk Festival Association (NEFFA) puts on its annual music and dance festival each April. It has become the first dance performance for many morris and sword teams throughout the northeast and features continuous performances at the main entrance throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday. This year we perform on Sunday morning.


  • Sunday, April 22 –10:00-11:00 am – performing with Great Meadows Morris and Sword and Griggstown Lock Rapper Sword

May 1

May Day Celebration, Thornden Park water tower, Syracuse, NY. 6:00 a.m. (dawn!)

This year is the 32nd May Day celebrated on Water Tower Hill by Syracuse's original morris team, Thornden Morris. It is the Hound's 28th appearance. We are joined by Ribbonsteel Rapper, Wild Blue Morris, and Heartwood Morris.


  • 6:00 am – Thornden Park Water Tower
  • Other performances during the day (TBD)

June 12

Tuesday Night Danceout with Thornden Morris. Syracuse, NY


  • 7:00 pm – Lower Onondaga Park

July 13-15

Dog Days Ale. Weekend Event. Trumansburg, NY and environs.

We've held this ale pretty much annually since 1994. As usual, we will be hosting it in the Finger Lakes surrounding Trumansburg, NY. See the Dog Days Ale page for more detailed information.

Saturday, July 14

  • 9:50 am - 11:10 am - Watkins Glen State Park, Watkins Glen, NY
    • Rain location: Watkins Glen Community Center, South Clute Park Dr. Watkins Glen, NY
  • 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm - Multiple locations:
    • Leidenfrost Vineyards, Hector, NY
    • Red Newt Cellars, Hector, NY
    • Magnus Ridge Winery, Rock Steam, NY
  • 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm - Wagner Vineyards Brewdeck, Lodi, NY

Sunday, July 15

  • 11:00 am - 12:35 pm - Ithaca Commons, Ithaca, NY
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00-ish - The Rongovian Embassy (Rongo), Trumansburg, NY


August 25

Renaissance Revels Festival & Artisan Market, Rome, NY

This is our first time dancing at this event. We don't know much about it, but it looks like a lot of fun.


  • 12:30 pm – Rome Art & Community Center

September 23

Westcott Street Cultural Fair. Syracuse, NY.

The Westcott Street Cultural Fair is a annual event celebrating the diversity of cultures in the free-thinking university neighborhood long known as the Westcott Nation.


  • 1:25 pm – Dance Stage (Harvard Place)

September 30

Rogues’ Revenge Renaissance Festival. Utica, NY

Our second Ren Faire of the the fall. It's becoming a thing we do.


  • 12:00 pm – Mohawk Valley Community College

October 13

Snowbelt Morris Day of Dance, Canandaigua, NY


  • 10:00 am – Canandaigua Farmers Market
  • 11:30 am – Main Street
  • 2:30 pm – Thompson Hospital's Continuing Care Center

December 9

Dickens Christmas, Skaneateles, NY.

The Hounds and Thornden Morris will again perform at the 19th Annual Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles, NY. As in past years, we will present a winter mummer's play, sing some carols, … and dance, of course.


  • 3:00 pm – Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee Street, Skaneateles, NY.

December 15

St. Andrews Society Dinner, Glen Loch Restaurant, Jamesville, NY


  • 8:00 pm – Annual dinner meeting of the St. Andrews Society. Performing with Thornden Morris.
Past Performances