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2016 JASNA-GCR Spring Gala

Highbury and Beyond: A Celebration of Emma
Saturday, May, 2016
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Chicago Woman's Athletic Club

When Jane Austen’s characters flock to London to partake of the “Season,” not all of them have the “Marriage Mart” as their goal.  Join us as we explore many practical reasons Austen’s characters travel to Town, when and how long they stay, and detail the preparations needed to launch into social whirl.  Finally, Sue and Victoria will distribute pre-addressed invitations to the pinnacles of social success, Almacks’ Assembly Rooms and a Presentation at Court.  It’s a Regency version of Mystery Date to find out who will be in “the seventh heaven of fashionable society.”