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2016 Jane Austen Festival- NEW Pony Cart

Tall T’s Pony Farm – Greenfield, Indiana Historical Background: Our pony cart is similar to what was known as a “cheer” or “shay” in colonial times (see the following information on the “American Cheer or Shay”).  As Edwin Tunis states … Continue reading

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2016 Jane Austen Festival- Bare Knuckle Boxing Demonstration

Period Fisticuffs at the 8th Annual Jane Austen Festival! MOVE OVER, Darcy and Wentworth! SCATTER, all you milksop parsons and do-good reformers!! The BRUMMAGEM TRUMP is returning to Locust Grove!!! The Trump has not fought since that awful contest with … Continue reading

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2016 Jane Austen Festival- Bobbin Lacemaking Demonstration

By Norah Glickstein “O yeah, my grandma used to do that — tatting, right?” Sorry, no.  It’s a question I hear 3-10 times per hour as I sit working at my lacemaking demonstrations, such as the one scheduled in Louisville, … Continue reading

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2016 Jane Austen Festival- Archery Demonstration

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How the Louisville Jane Austen Festival began…

Submitted by Bonny Wise, Founding Member  of JASNA-Greater Louisville Region & the Jane Austen Festival I came to Jane Austen via the movie,  Sense & Sensibility. It was featured in one of my favorite magazines, Victoria.  It was love at … Continue reading

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4 Days till the 7th Annual Jane Austen Festival…

And the last episode of “Words of Wisdom with Jane Austen:” Come see “Jane” at the Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, KY on July 18th, 19th, & 20th.  Twilight Shopping on Friday from 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Open Saturday and Sunday 10:00 … Continue reading

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Two weeks till the 7th Annual Jane Austen Festival!

For your information, advance online reservations for the Jane Austen Festival close at midnight Tuesday, July 16th. Admission tickets can still be purchased at the Ticket Gate all weekend of the Festival. Also, if you didn’t get a tea time, … Continue reading

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