Jane Austen 1817 - 2017: 200 Years and Still Going Strong! A day and a half long Austen Festival: Free screening of “The Jane Austen Book Club” on Friday night followed by a full day of exciting speakers, Regency vendors, and delicious comestibles. The festival concludes with an English Country Dance Ball on Saturday evening with live music by Amarillis. Pre-registration required. Registration closes at midnight on March 20.