Depend upon JASNA regions all across the country to keep you in good stead with Austen entertainment, even from home. With an assist from other Austenites like those at Chawton House and Silver Petticoat Review, there are several ways to get your Austen fix this summer.
July 10-12, 2020. JASNA Greater Louisville, KY Region- Virtual Jane Austen Festival. “Jane Austen Festival at Home”. Registration has closed for this event. But if you didn’t get a chance to register, don’t worry. . . Chawton House has you covered:
Saturday 11th July 2020: Jane Austen Society’s 80th Birthday Venue: Online. A free online day of celebration hosted by Chawton House, celebrating the Jane Austen Society’s 80th birthday, its legacy, and of course, the great author herself. Information here.
July 11 & August 15:C omparing scenes from Pride and Prejudice adaptations. JASNA Southwest Florida. Saturdays at 1pm Eastern Time (10 am Pacific Time). You will receive an invitation to the ZOOM meeting a week before each meeting. Contact them through their website to ask to be put on the list.
Saturday, July 25, 2020: The Jane Austen Society author Natalie Jenner speaks with JASNA Southwest Region. Meeting will be conducted via Zoom. Natalie Jenner is the author of the new novel (released in May 2020) The Jane Austen Society, a fictional telling of the start of the society in the 1940s in the village of Chawton, where Austen lived.
Final Week of July: Silver Petticoat Review Book Club will discuss The Jane Austen Society, a novel by Natalie Jenner. Discussion activities on the book will happen on their Facebook, Goodreads, and Instagram profiles. You can find out more and sign up for their e-newsletter on period romance in entertainment here.
August 23, 2020: Sun. 2:00 pm – San Diego JASNA. Pride and Prejudice compared with Elizabeth Gaskill’s North and South with Alisa Shorago, SD Region Coordinator. Find more info at their Facebook Event. September 26 – Sat. 11:00 am – San Diego JASNA. Creative Costumes for Jane Austen Events with Jane Boltz, Southwest Region. Keep up with information at their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/JaneAustenSanDiego/.
September 26 – Sat. am (time TBD) JASNA Southwest Region Meeting – Presentation on Emma by Karen Joy Fowler, author of The Jane Austen Book Club. followed by Q&A. https://jasnasw.com/
June – September: JASNA Sew-a-Long with JASNA Northern California. Join a group of like-minded sewists as they create new gowns for Regency events. Now is the time to make them! https://www.jasnanorcal.org/calendar