Cheer from Chawton, A Jane Austen Family Theatrical by Karen Eterovich directed by Susan Pilar and Amy Stoller. This play is set in December 1815 at Chawton Great House. In the tradition of home theatricals held during her childhood at Steventon rectory, Jane Austen has prepared an entertainment for her family in which her siblings … Continue reading Events in NJ and NYC!
Registration is open for the Spring JASNA-NY Regional MeetingSaturday, May 1st at 2:00 p.m.Come hear our guest speaker, Arnie Perlstein, talk about "The Shadow Story of Emma: Jane Austen, the Secret Feminist"For more information and registration:Go to http://www.jasnany.org and click on this event.If you have any problem accessing the registration form, please email us at … Continue reading JASNA-NY event
Please join JASNA Central New Jersey for a birthday toast to Jane Austen at the Cranbury Inn, 21 South Main Street, Cranbury, New Jersey on Saturday, December 5, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. We will celebrate Austen’s 234th birthday, plan and discuss the year’s upcoming programs together, and share our love of all … Continue reading Celebrate Jane Austen with CNJ-JASNA!
Be sure to visit Historic Allaire Village during the month of December as they are hosting many wonderful events. F0r more information visit: http://www.allairevillage.org/DECEMBER5/ 6 Sat./Sun. Christmas at Allaire Sat & Sun.12 noon - 3:30p.m. $6/ Adult- $4/ Child (5-14 Yrs.) per day. Horse & Wagon Ride extra $7.50/ Adult, $5 Children under1211 Fri. “A … Continue reading December Events at Allaire Village
Celebrate the Thanksgiving season at Allaire Village on Nov. 22. For more information: http://www.allairevillage.org/"Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after a special manner rejoice together after we had gathered the fruit of our labors. They four in one day killed as much fowl as, with … Continue reading 1836 Thanksgiving Day Celebration
This is a tad ahead of schedule, but Mark your Calendars! The Pierpont Morgan Library in New York City will be hosting a Jane Austen exhibit to begin in November 2009:Jane Austen November 2009 through March 2010Jane Austen, Lady Susan, autograph manuscript, written ca. 1793–94 and transcribed in fair copy soon after 1805. The Morgan … Continue reading JA Exhibit in NY
JASNA-NY writes: Have you ever wondered why Fanny Dashwood is so mean? If so you will want to read Harriet Walter's story of Fanny Dashwood's life before she is introduced to us in Sense and Sensibility. Ms. Walter graciously accepted our invitation to speak to JASNA-NY members on Friday July 10, 2009 and read "her" … Continue reading Meet "Fanny Dashwood" with JASNA-NY
The Germantown Country Dancers, the organization in charge of the English Country Dance at the AGM, is holding a special Jane Austen dance on Wednesday, July 15, 2009 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:15 p.m. at the Merion Friends Meeting Activities Building, 615 Montgomery Avenue, Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. "Headstart" for newer dancers is at 7:30 p.m. … Continue reading Get Ready for the AGM Regency Ball by Attending a Special English Country Dance
We thought you might like to know about our P&P tours of all the filming locations used by the BBC in the 1995 Colin Firth P&P. We have a tour planned in September (14th to 17th) just before the Jane Austen festival in Bath, and we are now finalising dates for 2010. Please let us … Continue reading Pride and Prejudice Tours available
Cruise in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the battle of TrafalgarAn advert on the extreme right-hand column of p. 7 of Sunday, May 31st of the New York Times Book Review may cause an increase in the pitter-patter of pulse and evoke the redolence of salt air, especially if you joined us in enjoying … Continue reading Celebration of Patrick O’Brian – April 2010