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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.

San Diego Region: Regency Dance

Maritime Museum Regency Dancers

Maritime Museum

1492 North Harbor Drive

San Diego , CA

Feb 18

12:00 pm

Morven Museum & Garden

55 Stockton Street

Princeton , NJ

Feb 18

1:00 pm

Crestwood Condominiums

5401 Brookside Blvd.

Kansas City , MO

Mar 3

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fontenelle Park Pavilion

4407 Fontenelle Blvd.

Omaha , NE

Mar 10

2:00 pm

Wheelock College, Boston Campus

180 The Riverway

Boston , MA

Mar 11

2:00 pm

Toco Hills Library

1282 McConnell Drive

Decatur , GA

Mar 17

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

St. Louis Region: Travel to Regency England

*“Travelogue through Jane Austen’s England”* 

University City Library

6701 Delmar Blvd

University City , MO

Mar 25

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Merion Cricket Club

325 Montgomery Avenue

Haverford , PA

Apr 21

Wisconsin Region: Regency Fashion Accessories Lecture

Spring Luncheon Featuring Candice Hern

Maple Bluff Country Club

500 Kensington Drive

Madison , WI

Apr 28

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Shinzen Friendship Gardens

Woodward Park

Fresno , CA

Apr 28

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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. 


The Life and Times of Lizzie Bennet

The Special Collections Library of the University of Michigan presents a bicentennial exhibit titled “The Life and Times of Lizzy Bennet.” The exhibit, which continues until March 30, 2018, displays early editions of Jane Austen's novels and other historical books, writings and illustrations that influenced Austen and her world. There are many events planned throughout the city in association with this exhibit.

Hatcher Graduate Library, Audubon Room

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



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