Program Planning March meeting

We are meeting virtually to continue to work on planning 2022 events.  Please email for the link to attend.

Brunch at Chawton: A Jane Austen Musicale – Virtual Meeting

Enjoy brunch or a late lunch alongside an encore performance of Stephen Alltop and Josefien Stoppelenburg from the Chicago AGM.  From the AGM website: "Stephen Alltop is music director and conductor of the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra at the University of Illinois and music director of the Apollo Chorus of Chicago, Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, and Green Lake… Continue reading →

Sense and Sensibility Play

315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

We are arranging a group outing to The Everyman Theatre in Baltimore for a matinee viewing of Kate Hamill's version of Sense and Sensibility. 3/6/2022 Our ticket block is all sold.  If you are going on your own and would like to join us for dinner afterward, please contact by April 23. An… Continue reading →

June Meeting – In Person Outdoor

Maryland Agricultural Center 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD

Please fill out the RSVP form by June 5th at 9pm. Loading…

A Certain Step Toward Falling in Love – July virtual meeting

‘A Certain Step Toward Falling in Love’: Dance in the Works of Jane Austen Susan de Guardiola is a dance historian, teacher, and caller from Connecticut.  She will entertain us with a discussion of how Austen uses dance and dancing in her novels.  Following the presentation there will be a brief overview of mourning in… Continue reading →

Annual General Meeting (AGM), Victoria

Sense & Sensibility in the City of Gardens Presented by JASNA Victoria, BC, Region September 30–October 2, 2022 Visit the AGM website for more information:

AGM Recap Maryland & DC Joint meeting

Did you attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Victoria or attend virtually? Share stories, thoughts and highlights. Not able to attend the AGM? Learn what it was about and take notes on speakers and topics you want to hear in the future. 

A Day at Goucher College

Goucher College Athenaeum 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore

We are partnering with Goucher College for a special in person event Registration info is at the bottom of the page. Regency dress is encouraged! Batza Room,* Goucher College 1021 Dulaney Valley Road Baltimore, MD 21204-2794 10:00 am-11:00 am "Sense and Sensibility As You’ve Never Seen It Before” Juliette Wells and Grace Fischbach Juliette Wells… Continue reading →

December Birthday meeting

Kelsey’s Restaurant 8480 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD

Shopping with Jane Austen in Fact and Fiction Presented by Dr. Ann Wass Jane Austen’s letters and novels contain numerous references to shopping for textiles, clothing, and accessories from 1798 to 1815. Dr. Ann Wass supplements Austen’s references with contemporary newspaper advertisements, fashion illustrations, and other period sources to present a timeline of fashion for… Continue reading →

Jane Austen & Gardens

Jane Austen's love of gardening is apparent in several of her novels. The English love their gardens and, luckily, exported that love to America. We will discuss Austen's garden, the plants that she grew and those she wrote about, as well as some of her influences. How can we re-create the Austen gardens grown from… Continue reading →