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Published on Jul 8, 2016
Please join us for the 8th Annual Jane Austen Festival, which will be held at Locust Grove in Louisville, KY on July 15, 16, and 17, 2016. Open 6-9 p.m. Friday evening for our Twilight Shopping event. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Join us for the Regency Promenade on Saturday, July 16th, at 3 p.m. to help us break the Guinness World Record for the number of people dressed in Regency attire. Currently, the record is 409, held by fellow Janeites in Bath, England.
“Eat, Drink and Be Merry in Jane Austen’s England” is the theme of the 2016 festival and features Kirstin Olsen, author of “Cooking with Jane Austen” and Brian Cushing, reenactor and presenter of “Dressing Mr. Darcy,” who will speak about the drinks that were popular in theRegency Era.
Also, a Regency style show, Regency Emporium, Regency Fashion Display, Four Course Afternoon Tea, a Children’s Tea, Grand Ball, Workshops, a Duel Between Gentleman, Bare Knuckle Boxing Demonstration, Archery Demonstration, Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration, an encampment of His Majesty’s Royal Navy as well as tours of the 1790s Georgian home and more!
Admission on Friday evening- $8; Admission for Saturday/Sunday- One Day pass- $12, Two Day pass $20. Children 12 and under are admitted Free.
For more information, please visit the Jane Austen Society of North America- Greater Louisville Region's website: jasnalouisville.com. Thank you!