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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women: Extravaganza

Berry's Got Louisa!


The home of Berry College founder Martha Berry will be the setting for an afternoon devoted to making connections between Louisa May Alcott & the 19th century, between Alcott & Berry College, & between Rome/Floyd County & the 19th century.

Bring a picnic or purchase items from Harvest Moon’s 19th-Century Market!

Oak Hill Tours Nature Walks With Local Master Gardeners Music by the 8th Regiment Band & Cellist Gwendolyn Watson Lectures By Local Scholars Lavender Mountain Quilt Guild Demonstration & Exhibition Viewing of the Documentary Film Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women Civil War Field Hospital Re-enactment & 19th-Century Lifestyle Demonstrations by the Georgia Soldiers Aid Society Petting Zoo by Berry College Pre-Vet & Block & Bridle Clubs A Variety of Children’s Activities, Including Story Time with Miss Alcott, Weaving & 19th-Century Games A Special Skit by Berry College Middle School Students, & ETC ...

Detailed Schedule of Events and Activities




At 8:00pm, join us on the Museum lawn for Little Women. Roger Ebert called Gillian Armstrong’s 1994 film "a surprisingly sharp and intelligent telling of Louisa May Alcott's famous story.” Starring Winona Ryder, Susan Sarandon and Christian Bale. 

Sponsored by the Rome-Floyd County Library