2017 Festival Information
9th Annual Jane Austen Festival
THE LARGEST JANE AUSTEN EVENT IN NORTH AMERICA!
July 14, 15 & 16, 2017
Friday, July 14, 6:00-9:00 p.m.- Twilight Shopping & Food
Special Presentation- Napoleon and Lord Nelson
Saturday, July 15, & Sunday, July 16, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FESTIVAL ADMISSION: Friday- $6
Saturday & Sunday- $12 each day or $20 for two day (online only)
Children under 12 admitted free with an adult
561 Blankenbaker Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Join us as we celebrate “Jane Austen’s Legacy, 1775-1817”
Featured speaker: Dr. Cheryl Kinney,
“The Eulogy Jane Austen Should Have Had”
Ticketed events (plus Festival admission): Four-Course Afternoon Tea ($25), a Children’s Tea ($20), Grand Ball ($25), and Workshops (prices vary).
Events free with Festival admission: A Regency style show, Regency Emporium, Regency Fashion Display, a Duel Between Gentleman, Bare Knuckle Boxing Demonstration, Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration, an encampment of His Majesty’s Royal Navy, Lord Nelson and Napoleon (Friday only), a Punch & Judy show as well as tours of the 1790s Georgian home and more!
Plan to attend in Regency Attire! In honor of the 200th year of Jane’s passing, join in the Regency Mourning Procession on Saturday, July 15th!
Sponsored by the Jane Austen Society of North America, Greater Louisville Region. Watch our website for updated information, www.jasnalouisville.com
Online advance registration will begin on or about June 5th. Advance registration is highly recommended for the Afternoon Tea, Workshops and the Grand Ball as they sell-out before the festival opens.
For more information, please email janeaustenfestivalKY@gmail.com or call, Bonny Wise, Festival Chair, at 502-727-3917.