Schedule of Events
February 16 and 17, 2008
Saturday, February 16, 2022
Time Event Venues
8:00-10:00am Hairstyles of the era
by Jacqueline's Family Hair Studio
Trailhead Amphitheatre stage, call to schedule appointment (985) 845-2454, walk ups also welcome!
9:00-10:00am Pastries on your own Farmer’s Market (675 Lafitte St.)
View artisans and demonstrations of the era 9:00-10:00am; (Market open until 1:00pm) Artisans may participate by contacting Donna Beakley, Mandeville Trailhead Cultural and Interpretive Center 624-3147
10:00 - all day
& evening
Carriage Rides by Pegasus Carriage
$12 per person or $50.
Private tour pick up in front of Kickstand Café by the Trailhead & Vianne’s on Girod St, also call for pick up - (985) 788-6890 !!!
10:15-11:15 “MEET JANE AUSTEN” Skit & Salon
with Bill & Sally Reeves
Instructional Technology Center
2024 Livingston St.
11:15-11:45 Academics of Jane Austen
with the LSU English Department
12:00-12:30pm Looking for Mr. Darcy
Nominations weeks prior
Trailhead amphitheatre
12:30-1:00pm No Plain Janes Costume Contest Trailhead amphitheatre
1:30-3:15 Lunch at participating businesses
Good Earth Market, 821 Girod St. (985) 674-4329; English style pub lunch of Fish & Chips $12.95, organic ales available (other options available, walk-ins welcome!)
Kickstand Café & Bike Rental 690 Lafitte St., (985) 626-9300; soups, salads, sandwiches, walk-ins welcome!
Vianne’s Tea Salon (985) 624-LOVE (5683); Royal Regency Tea Lunch (soup, salad, scones, tea sandwiches, savories, canapés, desserts & gourmet teas) $28.95; RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by Fri., 2/15; 3:00pm
All above - 15% of proceeds to benefit The Old Mandeville Jane Austen Festival
3:30-4:30 Regency Vintage Dance Demonstrations
audience participation!
Trailhead Amphitheatre
4:40-6:30 Saturday Afternoon Matinee
Door Prizes by WYES too! FREE
Technology Center
2024 Livingston St.
6:30pm Carriage rides/ Cocktails/ Dinner Participating Old Mandeville businesses, on your own
Pegasus Carriages to be available for pick up immediately outside the Tech Center on Livingston Street following the Matinee.
Sunday, February 17, 2022
Time Event Venues
12:00-12:15pm Meet & Greet Dew Drop Jazz Hall
(Lamarque St, between Monroe & Madison)
“Letters from the Attic” Display
Courtesy of Just Picture It Framing & Art Gallery, experts of archival framing & display.
Dew Drop Festivities $15.
Cash or check at the door
12:15-12:30 Praying with Jane Austen
Reading of a JA prayer/Silent Moment
Dew Drop
12:30 Lunch (catered) by Kickstand Café
Prior orders requested, to place an order, please call 985-626-9300;
Dew Drop
French Onion Soup, Spinach & Mushroom Quiche, Chicken Salad on Croissant, Fruit salad, Assorted breads of almond poppyseed and strawberry, Ice Tea. $15 per person
15% of proceeds to benefit The Old Mandeville Jane Austen Festival
Jane Austen Festival Signature Drinks available, to include:
LOVE LETTER MarTEAni, Austentatious Pimms Cup, and classic Bloody Mary (see below for recipes)
12:30-1:15pm Music of the era: Harpists; N.O. Celtic Harp Ensemble; Bayou Harp Circle from Lafayette Dew Drop
1:15-2:30 “Perfect Love Letter Writing Contest & Readings
Applications received weeks prior
Dew Drop
3:00-3:30 Patron Party*
Become a Patron!
Vianne’s Tea Salon
544 Girod St.
3:30-5:00 Royal Regency Dessert Reception*
Music of the era: Flute by "Les Ensembles"
Vianne’s Tea Salon
544 Girod St.
Variety of mini tea desserts, Chef’s Choice may include: petit fours, chocolate dipped fruit, lemon squares, coconut macaroons, cake and Jane Austen Festival Signature Drinks, to include: LOVE LETTER MarTEAni & Austentatious Pimms Cup see below recipes!
$20.00 per person + tax. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by Sat., Feb 17, 6pm
15% of proceeds to benefit The Old Mandeville Jane Austen Festival
2 oz. Pearl® Pomegranate Flavored Vodka,
1/2 oz. Vianne’s Pomegranate Tea (optional)
1 oz. Dekuyper White Crème de Cacao
1 oz. Fresh Cream
1/2 oz. Grenadine
Shake well with ice in a shaker and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

Austentatious Pimms Cup
Pearl Plum Vodka
Fresh Lemon Juice
Shake and strain over ice and top with Ginger Ale. Garnish with a cucumber.

*Signature drinks provided by Glazers Companies of LA
Dramatic Readings throughout festival provided by Fontainebleau High School Creative Writing Club
Old Mandeville Jane Austen Festival | 544 Girod Street | Mandeville, LA 70448 | 985-624-5683