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Saturday,  January  28th                1  -  3:30 pm
 A  Regency Tea  & Conversation   F R E E
The High Point Museum 


Saturday,  February  18th     1 - 3:30 pm

Assembly Tea & Dance
The High Point Museum 

1859 E. Lexington 
High Point NC

Do Join us !

March 24th

1 - 3:30  pm
  Assembly Dance & Tea   


Do Join Us !   

The High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. 

 Music, period dancing, draws for prizes & more!
**Period dress admired but not required**


Saturday, April 14th

 The Ladies Sewing Circle
11 - 1 pm

Assembly Dance & Tea 
                    1 - 3:30 pm  


Music & dancing.  Tea & Cakes. Draws for Prizes.  Celebrate Spring with us! 
 The High Point Museum
**Period dress admired but not required**

21 st   James & Dolley Madison Ball, Gadsby's Tavern  (VA)


May 5 th    

A Regency Picnic  
& House Museum Tour

  12 Noon - 4 pm

Ayr Mount (c.1815)
House Museum & Poet's Walk
Hillsborough NC

   Bring your own picnic. Fly a kite! Enjoy a long walk  or read Lord Byron in the garden.

Do join us!

$10 fee for museum tour.

Use the CONTACT US form to reserve your space.

** Period dress admired but not required**

 Saturday   May 12th    1 - 4 pm   

   Choosing  A  Regency  Bonnet;   
      a  Timely Tresses workshop 

The MESDA Education Room 
Old Salem Museums & Gardens

What could be a more fitting way to honor our most fashionable First Lady Dolley Madison's birthday? Or a more delightful way to celebrate Spring? Dannielle Perry & Mandy Foster of Timely Tresses lead this workshop on Regency Era bonnet styles from 1790 - 1820.  Try on different bonnet forms & learn about typical regency era decorative elements. Bring your pin money as bonnets & supplies will be for sale.  A Silent Auction of a bonnet & draws for prizes will complement this extraordinary learning opportunity . 

Use  the   CONTACT US   form  to  make  your   reservation

For more about Dannielle & Mandy go to www.timelytresses.com .

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  19th  Assembly Dance & Tea  1 - 3:30
FREE.  The High Point Museum.
Do join us for  a special afternoon of music, dancing & fun to celebrate First Lady Dolley Madison's Birthday.

20 th   Happy Birthday First Lady Dolley Madison

TBA    JASNA  NC Chapter meeting

2 nd    Regency Sewing Workshop    1-- 4 pm  
Mistress Threadneedle & friends will teach you how to make a shawl and reticule.  Do join us for a fun afternoon of sewing & conversation and as always, draws for prizes are included.  A $10 donation is requested. 

23rd   State of North Carolina 1812 Bicentenniel Events
Raleigh NC

TBA   First Day of Summer Walking Tour of Old Salem
(Old Salem Museums & Gardens NC)
Enjoy the lovely gardens and lanes of this charming town! Dress in the year 1812 and don't forget our bonnet!  Tavern Fare luncheon included.
A $25 fee & advance reservations cheerfully requested.
Use the CONTACT US form to make a reservation.
*Regency Period dress will be admired but not required*


20 - 21st    Jane Austen Festival &  Grand  Ball 
Historic Locust Grove (Louisville KY) 
AfternoonTea; Regency Style Show; the Shoppes of Meryton & Regency Emporium. Have your silhouette cut & miniature painted! Dramatic presentations, music & entertainments! Workshops & more.......
Online registration begins June 1 at www.jasnalouisville.com

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28th    James Monroe Ball   (Bowling GreenVA)

TBA   Alternative Date for Regency Sewing Workshop
I'm certain Mistress Threadneedle & friends will agree to continue with our sewing projects. We welcome your advice and wishes in this matter.


4 th      Regency Sewing Workshop    1 - 4 pm  
Mistress Threadneedle & Co.'s monthly "sewing soirees" continue apace! Bring your project or plan a new one with her excellent guidance. As usual, a draw will add more fun to the occasion! A $10 fee etc etc etc.

11 th     Jane Austen Ball at  Gadsby's Tavern (VA)

14- 16th   Napoleonic Historical Society Annual Conference

A very special "gathering of eagles"
dedicated to the genius of Napoleon

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14 th - 22 nd      Jane Austen Festival  (Bath UK)
A week long festival filled with period activites of every description, large and small, grand and modest. A "MUST DO" for every Janeite!

TBA   Last Day of Summer Supper at Old Salem Tavern (Old Salem Museums & Gardens NC)


5 - 7 th  JASNA Annual Gen'l Meeting & Grand  Ball   (NYC)
  13th    An Autumnal Picnic 
co-hosted by The Regency Assembly of No.Carolina  & 
 The Regency Society of Virginia
Poplar Forest 
Mr. Jefferson's Retreat near Lynchburg VA

Noon  -  4 pm    

Spend a delightfull afternoon making new friends at this extraordinary "retreat".  Explore the grounds, bring a "French-inspired" picnic or fly a kite.  Tour  Mr. Jefferson's  intimate chambers, Dining Room,
Library and state-of-the-art  French cuisinaire  kitchen ca.1810   ($8 fee).


Period receipts, cold repast & collation ideas to be announced.

*Period dress will be admired but not required*


3rd    Thomas Jefferson Ball  c.1812  (RichmondVA)

3rd   Regency Sewing Workshop   
 1 - 4 pm
Mistress Threadneedle's monthly "Sewing Soirees"continue.
        Excellent advice for all your period sewing  
     (Image by TurtleDoves@etsy.com)              projects. A $10 fee etc. 
3 rd             Persimmon Festival    (ColfaxNC)
This pastoral setting was a stop for the British Army on their way to the Battle of Guilford Court House in 1781. Re-enactors, music, vintage children's games and of course persimmons!  $5  (free parking.)

TBA        Madeira & Port Tasting 
Enjoy learning more about these most elegant libations.

TBA   Southeastern Rendevouz (YadkinvilleNC)
Shopping in the 18th century whilst enjoying countryside views!
 Period artists, craftsmen and tradesmen abound.
Period attire admired but not required to attend as a guest to 1760.


1 st   Fashionable Warmth in the Regency Period   1 - 4 pm
Join Mistress Threadneedle for a sewing lesson that focuses on keeping warm in the Regency period. Mitts, Muffs & Capes will be discussed and patterns shared.  A faux fur muff will be the featured Silent Auction item so bring your "pin money"!  Draws for prizes will be included in this holiday event. Reservations required & a $20 fee is requested.
Use the CONTACT US form to make your reservation

16th    Birthday Felicitations, Miss  Jane  Austen

24 th    The Eve of Christmas Day -   O Holy Night!

25 th    Christmas Day

 26 th    Boxing Day
  Please check back often for timely updates to our calendar!
We are planning many "diversions & excursions to 1812" including picnicking in Historic Hillsborough NC; a tour of Mr. Jefferson's Retreat at Poplar Grove; a special fete in honor of First Lady Dolley Madison's birthday in May and a Jane Austen Birthday Celebration in December of course! Venues, location details and maps will be published apace.

  Assembly dances will include music, dance lessons, tea & conversation
 and every attempt will be made for little or no charge for events. However horses must be fed and candles must be purchased, so your kind under-standing is requested. Period dress is always admired but not required.
  Period sewing workshops will be held on the first Saturday of every month  with the exception of  April, July and September. Materials are provided and bringing your own project is always welcome. Draws for prizes add to the fun.  Reservations are not required and a nominal fee will be charged at the door.  

We welcome ALL whose interests include any aspect of the Regency period. Musicians, dancers, students of all ages -  ALL are most welcome!  Napoleonic Historical Society members might be special guests from time-to-time and one never knows who else might come by to call. 

                        Do  Join  Us !

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