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Borrowing the words of Miss Bates, "It is such a happiness when good people get together—and they always do." Check the JASNA and Non-JASNA event calendars below for opportunities to join others in celebrating Jane Austen.

JASNA Regional Events

JASNA Regions host creative special events that all members of the Society are invited to attend. In many cases, non-members who would like to know more about JASNA are also welcome. (For information on Regional book discussions and other regular meetings, visit a Region's website or contact the Regional Coordinator.) 

Regional Coordinators:
 To promote an upcoming special event, contact JASNA's Vice President for Regions, Liz Philosophos Cooper, at liz.p.cooper@gmail.com.

North Clairemont Branch Library

4616 Clairemont Dr.

San Diego , CA

Oct 21

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Toronto Region: Jane Austen and Canada

Screen Shot 2017 10 18 at 9.09.31 PM From Anna Lefroy to Joan Austen-Leigh

Church of St. Augustine of Canterbury

1847 Bayview Ave.

East York , ON

Oct 22

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Shakespeare & Co.

939 Lexington Ave.

New York , NY

Oct 28

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

San Diego Region: Tea Blending 101

Tea in the Regency Period

Nov 5

San Diego Region: Birthday Tea

Festive Celebration Planned

Aubrey Rose Tea House

8362 La Mesa Blvd.

La Mesa , CA

Dec 2

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Nebraska Region: Jane Austen Tea Party

Afternoon with Dr. Cheryl Kinney 

W. Dale Clark (Main) Library

Omaha , NE

Dec 9

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Maggiano's Little Italy

205 North Central Expressway

Dallas , TX

Dec 16

10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Puget Sound Region: Birthday Tea

Holiday and Birthday Celebration

Meeker Mansion

312 Spring Street

Puyallup , WA

Dec 16

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Georgia Region: Birthday Tea and Lecture

Screen Shot 2017 10 18 at 7.49.04 PM Austen and Staël Lecture

Serenbe Institute Community Center

413 Selborne Way

Palmetto , GA

Dec 16

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Greater Louisville Region: Jane Austen Festival

"Persuasion" Festival Theme Announced

Historic Locust Grove

561 Blankenbaker Lane

Louisville , KY

Jul 13 - 15


Non-JASNA Events

The events listed below are a small selection of upcoming events that may be of interest to Janeites. These events are not organized by JASNA or its Regions. 

Jane Austen’s World: 1792-1817

Fashion History Museum
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada          
July 12 – December 17, 2017

Jane Austen by the Sea
Exhibit and related events exploring Jane Austen's relationship with Brighton and other seaside towns
JUN 17, 2017–JAN 8, 2018

Jane Austen: Remembered and Revisited
Lectures and conversations about Jane Austen’s work and cultural context
A Lady’s Education: Women’s Arts During the Era of Jane Austen
4 WEEKS:  SEP 19–OCT 10, 2017

Pride and Prejudice: An Abundance of Adaptations
4 WEEKS:  OCT 17–NOV 7, 2017

Friends of the Library: Regency Fashion Promenade            
ROSEVILLE, MI  PUBLIC LIBRARY                        
OCT 7, 2017

Sense and Sensibility
A theatrical adaptation by playwright Kate Hamill
OCT 18, 2017–NOV 5, 2017

JaneFest 2017
A full-day festival celebrating Jane Austen's life and works
NOV 4, 2017


Photo © David N. Boyer