Tag Archives: Regency life

Events for the Gents!

Online advance registration for the 9th Annual Jane Austen Festival opens in 18 days (June 8th, Noon EDT)! Ladies and Gentlemen are welcome to attend! We have events specifically for the Gentlemen in our audience, including a Bare Knuckle Boxing … Continue reading

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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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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 Scone Recipe Contest Winners

It was a tough job, but someone had to taste all those scone recipes!  57 entries from all over the US and one from England vied to be the OFFICIAL SCONE for the 8th Annual Jane Austen Festival, held July 15, … 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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