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An Afternoon with Jane Austen
September 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Throughout the day enjoy period crafts, parlor games, interactive speakers, yard games, and an afternoon tea complete with hors d’ oeuvres.
11:15-12:00 Tea Time: Join Bill from The Attic Books and Coffee, for books, tea, and samples.
12:15- 1:00 What Would Darcy Do? Chris Dunbar from the Brown County Historical Society shares quirky customs and etiquette from that time. After, take your picture with our Mr. Darcy “stand-in”.
1:15-2:00 Gothic Craze: The Dark Side of Jane Austen- UWGB Professor Rebecca Nesvet uses Mad Libs and interactive activities to share the less than proper side of Miss Austen.
3:00-4:30- Discovering Austen: Professional actress Kristin Hammargren, delights us with modern-day Austen entertainment. Come early to get a seat for this one-woman show; you won’t want to miss out!
*Be an ‘Austen-ite’ and come dressed in your Regency finest*