Events Archive

Here is an archive of all our previous events for the past few years, starting with the most recent.


April 13: Linda Zionkowski talks "Plans of Economy in Persuasion" at the Mercantile Library. 

March 9: Fourth Annual Twelfth Night Ball at the Patterson Homestead. 


October 28: JASNA-Dayton attends Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's performance of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley. 

September 23: New RC, Lisa Tyler, presents her talk "Modernist Jane: Austen's Reception by Writers of the Twenties and Thirties." Tea at the Patterson Homestead. 

April 14: JASNA-Dayton part of Ohioana Book Festival. 

March 16: Scone making with Rose Morgan of Central Perc Cafe. 

January 6: Third Annual Twelfth Night Ball at the Patterson Homestead.  


September 16: Carrie Bebris speaks about Jane Asuten at the new Main Branch of the Dayton Metro Library. 

April 23: Claire Bellanti, JASNA president, presented talk called “You Can Get a Parasol at Whitby’s: Circulating Libraries in Jane Austen’s Time” along with tea at the Patterson Homestead. Jane Austen Books emporium. 

April 8: JASNA-Dayton part of Ohioana Book Festival. 

January 7: Second Annual Twelfth Night Ball at the Patterson Homestead. 


August 27: Visit to the Taft Museum to see the Dressing Downton exhibit. 

March 20: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's production of Emma

March 12: Mr. Darcy in Fillm presented at the Patterson Homestead with Amy Patterson (no relation). Jane Austen Books emporium. 

January 9: First Twelfth Night Ball at the Patterson Homestead. 


September 27: Carrie Bebris talks about Sanditon and her new book, The Suspicion at Sanditon, based on it. Tea at the Patterson Homestead. 

July 10: Jane Austen themed tour of the Taft Museum. 

June 13: Box Hill Literary Picnic at Tumbusch home. Members gathered to explore the lending library's collection, have tea, and socialize. 

March 22: Preview of Louisville AGM and tea at the Patterson Homestead. 


December 7: Wright State's Crystal Lake gave a talk on the topic of "Jane Austen's Museums." 

September 6: An Inside Look at Sinclair’s Pride and Prejudice. Members saw a rehearsal of Sinclair's production of Pride and Prejudice and had lunch. 

March 30: Brunch and attending Cincinnati's Playhouse in the Park production of Pride and Prejudice


December 14: “The Ones We Love to Hate: Austen Characters Most Likely to Appear on a Dartboard” talk with Katie LePage at Jay's Seafood Restaraunt. 

September 15: Victoria Hinshaw presents “From Northanger Abbey to Downton Abbey” at Normandy United Methodist Church. 

May 4: Veena Kasbekar presents "Bride and Prejudice: Austen Colonized?" where we watched a Bollywood version of Pride and Prejudice followed by discussion at teh Kettering Moraine Branch of the Dayton Metro Library.

March 23: “Meet Your JASNA Dayton Lending Library” at Tom and Toni Tumbusch's home. 


December 9: “Dueling and the Code of Honor in Jane Austen’s Time” talk with Carrie Bebris and a show and tell with historical interpreter Kristopher Shultz at the Golden Lamb. 

September 16: Ann Armstrong presents her talk/presentation, “Underpinnings & Fine Beginnings,” at Jay's Seafood Restaraunt in Dayton. 

March 17: Emma at the movies (where we watched portions of various adaptations of Emma) at the Kettering Moraine Branch of the Dayton Metro Library.


December 4: Regency Fashion Show and Jane Austen birthday luncheon at the Golden Lamb. 

October 1: Albert Roberts presents "An Afternoon with the Regency Doctor" at the Mariemont Inn.

May 14: Iris Lutz presents visual talk, “‛ proportion to their family and income’: Houses in Jane Austen’s Life and Fiction” at Sinclair Community College. 

March 26: Peter LePage presents talk called "Jane Austen's Men" at Edith Mae's Tea Room in Xenia.


December 4: Gainsborough exhibit at the Cincinnati Art Museum and lunch. 

September 12: Kristopher Shultz of the George Rogers Clark Heritage Association discusses historical reenacting and living history at Basically British. 

May 15: JASNA-Dayton's 25th Anniversary Gala at the University of Dayton. 

February 28: Tim and Kathleen Nealeigh demonstrate textile arts mentioned in Austen's novels and letters at One Lincoln Park. 


December 6: Celebrating Jane's birthday with Regency dancing at the Old Post Office in Lebanon. 

September 26: Meeting at the Golden Lamb in Lebanon with speaker Rose Linore Burkard on “The Faith of Jane Austen.” 

April 18: Marsha Huff talk “Viewing Austen through Vermeer’s Camera Obscura” at Dayton Art Institute.