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Saturday, May 12

Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, July 21 & 22, 2012

The 5th Annual Jane Austen Festival will be held at Historic Locust Grove in Louisville, KY on July 21 and 22, 2012. Open each day from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Bonnie Wise
The Jane Austen Festival will feature:
  • Regency Style Show, 
  • Regency Emporium and Shoppes of Meryton, 
  • Fencing Exercise, 
  • A Duel between Gentlemen, 
  • Bobbin Lace Making Demonstrations, 
  • Workshops, 
  • Four Course Afternoon Tea, 
  • and Grand Ball with separate admission. 
Locust Grove

NEW this year: Bare Knuckle Boxing Demonstration! Author Sandy Lerner will also be on hand for a talk and book signing on June 21, 6:30-8:30

Sponsored by the Jane Austen Society, Greater Louisville Region Sandy Lerner, who writes under the nom de plume of Ava Farmer, follows up Pride & Prejudice with Second Impressions. If Jane Austen had lived longer than her all-too-brief one-and-forty years, this might have been the sequel to Pride and Prejudice.  The public is invited to hear her speak about the book, sign copies and stay for scones & tea.

Brian and Bonnie (Wise), 2009 at Locust Grove

Please RSVP to Bonny Wise, Regional Coordinator, at or by calling 502-727-3917. All proceeds go to the support of the Chawton House Library in Hampshire, UK, a non-profit resource for the study of early English women’s writing, to support students and research of women writers, pre-1830, writing in English, world-wide.

For more information, please visit the Jane Austen Society of North America- Greater Louisville Region's website: Thank you!


Unknown said...

Oh I would love this!!!

I'm just saying: said...

Definitely planning on attending!