The Friends of Fort George is hosting a social evening to celebrate the 210th anniversary of Jane Austen’s first published novel, “Sense and Sensibility.”
“A Barton Cottage Social” will be held on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 7 p.m. at Navy Hall, 305 Ricardo St.
The evening will include trivia, music, book discussion, period games, tea and treats.
Anyone who arrives dressed in a regency-era costume will receive a 10 per cent discount at the Fort George gift shop. Attendees can also try using a quill pen, along with other activities from the regency period.
Proceeds from the evening will support summer employment at Fort George and Brock’s Monument.
Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the Friends online gift shop, friendsoffortgeorge.square.site.
For more information, call the Friends of Fort George at 905-468-6621 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.