Thursday, January 21, 2010

Mr Knightley's Picnic - invitation

Mr Knightley's Picnic
February 25-26, 2010
2-day event

an event post will be up every hour
from 5am - 5pm PST
(join in anytime)

Don't mind the snow or rain storms outside. Grab your picnic basket of goodies and join me for a virtual Regency period picnic hosted by the dashing hero from Jane Austen's Emma, Mr Knightley. The sky will be clear at Mr Knightley's estate, Donwell, and fun times shall be had.

I should mention that Mr Knightley is an eligible bachelor at this event. Here's your chance to meet and dazzle him with your charms (a-hem) ;-D

Be prepared for:
- guest posts
- interesting encounters (could be of the other-worldly sort)
- and yesssss, giveaways

Books featured:

Mr. Knightley's Diary by Amanda Grange

According to Jane by Marilyn Brant

other surprise books to be mentioned during the event

To prepare for the festivities, you may want to read Emma by Jane Austen or watch any of the movie adaptations as a quick refresher.

Please RSVP here in comments - let me know if you're coming.

Read Emma online (free)

Hear Emma online (free)

Watch Emma on TV
by the Masterpiece Theatre

starting Sunday, January 24, 2010
3 Episodes
check your local listings for time

Jonny Lee Miller as Mr. Knightley
Romola Garai as Emma

Want to read the book version?

*** Giveaway ***
Open to all.
Offer ends: January 31, 2010
Comment below with your interest along with your rsvp and be eligible to win my gently used copy of Emma by Jane Austen.

+1 tell me what must-have item would you place in your picnic basket
+1 tell me what activity you like to do at a picnic
+3 invite others - tweet
+5 invite others - post about Mr Knightley's Picnic on your blog or sidebar
+2 if you were invited and +2 goes to the person who invited you - please provide link to the blog you found out about this event (this is not valid for personal invites from me)


Contest has ended - winner is here


*source for picnic

* Mr Knightley's Picnic schedule

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