You MUST make a reservation: please call the number below
Jane Austen Weekends
The Governor’s House in Hyde Park
100 Main Street
Hyde Park, Vermont
series 1: Persuasion
Friday – Sunday, August 15 – 17, 2008
Friday – Sunday, September 5 – 7, 2008
Friday – Sunday, December 12 – 14, 2008
Friday – Sunday, January 9 – 11, 2009
series 2: Pride and Prejudice
Friday – Sunday, January 30 – February 1, 2009
other dates to be announced
call or E-mail for reservations
802 888-6888 info@OneHundredMain.com
A leisurely weekend of literary-inspired diversions has something for every Jane Austen devoteé. Imagine a literary retreat that will slip you quietly back into Regency England in a beautiful old mansion where Jane herself would feel at home. Take afternoon tea. Listen to Mozart. Bring your needlework. Share your thoughts at a book discussion of Persuasion or Pride and Prejudice and how the movies stand up to the books. Attend the talk entitled “The Time of Jane Austen”. Test your knowledge of Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice and the Regency period and possibly take home a prize. Take a carriage ride. For the gentleman there are riding and fly fishing as well as lots of more modern diversions if a whole weekend of Jane is not his cup of tea. Join every activity or simply indulge yourself quietly all weekend watching the movies. Dress in whichever century suits you. And imagine the interesting conversation with a whole houseful of Jane’s readers under one roof. Weekend guests have commented that they wish there had been a tape recorder under the dinner table so they could replay the evening again and again. It won’t be good company; it will be the best! It’s not Bath, but it is Hyde Park and you’ll love Vermont circa 1800.
Jane Austen Weekend rates start at $295 for singles, $260 per person for doubles, $235 per person for triples, and include two nights’ lodging, Friday evening’s talk over dessert and coffee, full breakfast on Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon tea, Saturday dinner and book discussion, early Sunday Continental breakfast, and the Jane Austen quiz with Sunday brunch. Add Thursday night or Sunday night or both and get the room for half the regular rate. 9% Vermont tax is additional. The usual cancellation policy applies.
Please inquire about the special rate for book groups which can also reserve a Jane Austen weekend on dates other than those regularly scheduled as availability permits.
Or come for just an evening and choose from these activities:
Informal Talk with Coffee and Dessert, Friday, 8:00 p.m., $14.00
Afternoon Tea, Saturday, 3:00 p.m., $20.00
Book Discussion and Dinner, Saturday, 7:00 p.m., $35.00
Jane Austen Quiz and Sunday Brunch, Sunday, 11:30 a.m., $15.00
All four activities: $75.00
Please call or write for more information and book directly with the inn at 866-800-6888 or info@OneHundredMain.com.
100 Main Street • Hyde Park, VT 05655
phone: 802-888-6888 • toll free: 866-800-6888