A picnic is a meal is eaten outdoors. Picnics can take place at home in a garden, but often they are held in a park. People bring the food for the picnic in a lunch box or a picnic basket. Sometimes the food is cooked at the picnic, often with a barbecue. After the meal, people often play games and sports. For example, playing catch, badminton and Frisbee.
Hiking is another outdoor activity, but the main purpose of hiking is to walk. The main purpose of a picnic is to eat.
Picnics can be eaten on a mat or blanket on the grass or on simple tables and chairs brought from home.
In 1800, the Picnic Society in London was organized by people who met from time to time to dine together.
In art [change]
Related pages [change]
- Chisholm, Barbara. "A Loaf of Bread, a Jug of Wine," Austin Chronicle, April 22, 2005; excerpt, "But what constitutes the Perfect Picnic? ... it doesn't get any better than the outdoor dining menu devised by Omar Khayyam in his 12th century 'The Rubaiyat'"; retrieved 2012-6-12.
- Jackson, Jeremy. (2005). Good Day For A Picnic: Simple Food That Travels Well, p. 4.