Each guest will choose to be a character from any one of Austen’s novels. Period dress is optional, but guests will interact in character throughout the weekend. The activities will depend somewhat on the weather and participant interest, but may include a Regency dinner party, an evening of games, letter writing, fencing, English Country dancing, crewel embroidery, tatting, rolled paper decoration, a game of croquet, a very long walk, riding (side-saddle and astride), carriage driving, archery, and a picnic with or without Colonel Brandon. Weekend rates are $365.00 single, $335.00 per person double, and $300.00 per person triple and include two night’s lodging, all meals and some activities. There is an additional charge to participate in some activities.