Welcome to our weekly feature in which we list upcoming local events of interest to Jane Austen fans. Even if these events are not in your area, keep checking back–maybe your own town will pop up one of these days.
Saturday, October 4, 2008, Iowa City, Iowa: English country dance lessons at the Senior Center Assembly Room; open to adults of all ages.
October 14, 2008, Philadelphia; October 15, 2008, New York; October 16, 2008, Washington, D.C.; October 20, 2008 Los Angeles; October 21, San Francisco: Alert Janeite Laurie Viera Rigler reminded us that the Royal Oak will be sponsoring a lecture by Lisa White, director of the Attingham Summer School, in several cities across the U.S. The lecture, “I ask only a comfortable home: Jane Austen and Regency Domestic Interiors,” will be given in Philadelphia, New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Full details are at the Royal Oak website. JASNA members receive a discount for the Los Angeles lecture (at least; we’re not sure about the others).
Let us know about your local events!