2014 – July 18-20 – JASNA-St. Louis member, Mayme Bolt’s “Seventh Annual Louisville Jane Austen Festival”
Lauren and her “Mr. Darcy.”
Lauren met him at the festival. He was a volunteer. She’s introducing him to “Lady Catherine” for her approval.
Mary Raybourn (mom), myself, and Lauren.
Myself and my own “Mr. Knightly.”
We all took pictures of each other throughout the weekend; none of us knew one another.
Mayme and Lauren
Morning of day 2.
Lauren in her hired litter.
John is the litter-bearer’s name; he comes each year with his wife.
Lydia Fast (she made Lauren’s riding hat), couldn’t tell you the gentleman’s name, and Lauren. The “gentleman” sneaked into the picture by surprise.
Lauren and “Wickham.” He played Wickman in last year’s festival play, “Darcy and Elizabeth, a Love Story.”
Lauren with other volunteers and recanters.
Mayme Bolt and Alanna Wuest.
We met at last year’s festival and remained friends throughout the year.
Mayme and John
I had to have my turn.
The first time Lauren met “Lady Catherine” and her ladies in waiting. Lauren was terrified of her. Lady Catherine plays her part perfectly.
Lauren and Sarah with Sarah’s girls.
Sarah comes each year to the festival.
2013 – JASNA Kansas City’s “An Afternoon at Pemberly”
Dr. Sherly Craig
Dr. Sheryl Craig, "JASNA News" editor and instructor of English at Central Missouri University, Warrensburg, Mo.
The Conservation of Ladies
Left to right: Dr. Sheryl Craig, "JASNA News" editor and instructor of English at Central Missouri University, Warrensburg, MO.; Julienne Gehrer, JASNA Metropolitan Kansas City Region coordinator; and Iris Lutz, JASNA president.
Members display the fashion
JASNA KC member Gaye Stevick and actor Wes Studi. Costume designer Robinson made both outfits.
Nancy Robinson explains the details
Costume designer Nancy Robinson explains the details of a Regency gentleman's evening coat worn by actor, musician and sculptor Wes Studi. Robinsion made the ensemble, as well as the dress she is wearing.
JASNA president Iris Lutz
Iris Lutz addresses the attendees at the JASNA- KC's "An Afternoon at Pemberly".