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Celebrate Bastille Day with Sweet ‘n Savory crepes

22 days until advance online registration begins for the 9th Annual Jane Austen Festival! Come celebrate Bastille Day with us on Friday, July 14, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. See Napoleon & Nelson, visit the Shoppes of Meryton, celebrate … Continue reading

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23 days till Online Registration opens!

23 days until online advance registration begins for the 9th Annual Jane Austen Festival! Here is the first of 23 reasons why you should plan to attend- NAPOLEON is coming! On Friday, July 14 from 6-9 p.m., we will be … Continue reading

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Jane NEEDs you! Come volunteer at the 9th Annual Jane Austen Festival!

We are almost 2 months away from the 9th Annual Jane Austen Festival! And we would love your help! Would you like to get free admission to the Festival and have access to free food? Please consider Volunteering at the … Continue reading

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What does Jane Austen’s LEGACY mean to you?

In celebrating the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, we would love to hear your thoughts on what Jane Austen means to you. Please share your thoughts in the comments!

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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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