It is so much fun to see the camps that get set up on the lawns. People go all out - mini folding dining tables with linens, flower arrangements, candles and "real" plates and wine glasses are everywhere.
Then there are folks on the other extreme, just a backpack tucked under the head as a pillow, plastic cup of beer at their side, stretched out on the grass. We tend to hit somewhere in the middle - bamboo mats, bottle of wine, cold salads and card games.
Here are a few pics of the "outdoor dining rooms" in our general area:
and one cute old-fashioned picnic basket...