Retractable Roof Pergola. ~ This would also work for a shade curtain for the fire pit. This would be retractable and easily replaced. Run a bar from tree to tree and then use curtain clips to attach whatever fabric we want. Draw it back and forth accordingly.
Here's a simple tutorial on a sturdy and professional-looking way to to hang string lights on your porch or patio. Caitlin Ketcham of Desert Domicile shows you, step by step. It's on The Home Depot Blog. || @desertdomicile