This Saturday, July 18
at Locust Grove
561 Blankenbaker Lane,
Louisville, KY 40207
Your presence is requested at
A Splendid Wedding
accompanied by much Hustle & Display
Historic Picnic & Croghan Family Wedding
Relive the historic 1822 wedding of
Miss Ann Croghan to General Thomas Jesup
Come dressed in the attire of any period you wish, including the present.
The day’s festivities will include special performances, picnicking on the grounds, food & beverage for sale & a GRAND BALL in the evening. Festivities begin at 12 pm; the ceremony will be performed at 4pm
Details at: locustgrove.org/historic-picnic-croghan-family-wedding/
$8 General Admission/$4 children/under 6 free
$12 Additional for Ball Ball reservations recommended - (502) 897-9845
Events of the day:
- Historic picnic- beginning at noon - bring your own, or purchase here
- At 1:00 - Kentucky Shakespeare Company reads some of Miss Jane Austen’s humorous and little-known early works.
- Re-creation of the wedding of Ann Croghan & General Thomas Sidney Jesup at 4 pm.
- Tours in the 1790s house
- Vendors of period goods
- The Acasta crew, a Royal Navy vessel, will be in residence.
A GRAND BALL will commence at 7:00 pm, with traveling dance instructor, Dr. John Gardiner-Garden. The dances to be called are listed here. The ball will be held in the air-conditioned Audubon Auditorium in the Visitors Center. Post & Crown from Cincinnati will provide live music. Advance reservations for the ball are recommended, $12 per person - call 502-897-9845.
For more information call 502-897-9845.
Thanks to the Jane Austen Society of North America- Greater Louisville Region for co-sponsoring this event.