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Recapping the 2016 Jane Austen Summer Program

By Jennifer Abella

Last week was great, huh? There was so much to learn and do, you might have missed something. Check out the links below to find:

— recaps of selected panels.

— a selection of great photos by your fellow participants from the silent auction, dance lessons, the ball and more.

— links to stories here on the blog you might want to check out.

And don’t forget to fill out the online survey and let us know how we did.

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The bonnet can make the woman

By Jennifer Abella

The Jane Austen Summer Program has started, and the emporium is in full swing. Danielle Perry of Timely Tresses has created lovely bonnets based on the characters from “Mansfield Park.” Some are based on fashion plates of the period.  Here’s a peek. Don’t miss seeing Perry’s creations!

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Maria’s, left, is delicately trimmed. Fanny’s is simple yet pretty.
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Lady Bertram’s has a veil, so she can sleep, Perry jokes.
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Mary’s is bold and stylish.
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Julia’s is trimmed in green since she’s “green with envy,” Perry says.
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Mrs. Norris’s is stern and black.
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Ribbons for days at Timely Tresses’ table….
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Feathers galore.