Jane Austen Ball
September 27 at 7pm
All Gentlemen and Ladies are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Jane Austen Ball. Optional dance instruction is available before the ball. See details below.
Dress for dance instruction can be casual, but dress for the ball should be formal or semiformal. Women’s Dress: Any long dress authentic to the time period or a formal prom-length dress or semiformal church dress. You are encouraged to have your hear done up or wear a hat. Gloves, shawls, and fans were also popular period attire. Men’s Dress: A dress shirt with nice pants, a business suit, or a suit authentic to the regency period. Gloves, monocles, and cravats were also popular period attire. Attendees must be at least 13 years of age. Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants may attend all events or just the ball as instruction will be given each night.
All Gentlemen and Ladies are invited to attend the library’s annual Jane Austen Ball and any or all of the 3 dance instruction nights prior. Registration is not required, but age restrictions apply. Visit the event webpage for details.