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Cavorting Morris men make lively demonstrations

With the wave of a kerchief, the slash of a club, the swipe of a sword, Morris dancers celebrated Celtic traditions in their multi-town tour — including Falls Village — last weekend. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE —At about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, a large group of Morris dancers paraded into downtown. 

They came down Main Street to the area by Town Hall and the Senior Center building across the street, accompanied by musicians and a jester (or fool) leaping about in front of the procession.

There were six groups, from Great Barrington, Mass., Boston, Mass., New York City, Binghamton, N.Y., Albany, N.Y., and Seattle, Wash.

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