Gore Place, the historic estate at 52 Gore Place, Waltham/Watertown line (Massachusetts), will offer Jane Austen Tours of the mansion July 18 and 20. A guide in period costume will use Austen’s words to describe the decor of the mansion and the lifestyle of the Gores. Admission to the evening tour, 7 p.m. Friday, July 18: $12 adults and $8 children, age 5 to 12. Admission for the daytime tours, Sunday, July 20, at 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.: $10 adults and $5 children, ages 5 to 12. Reservations recommended. Call 781-894-2798. All attending will receive a 10 percent savings on the traditional three-course afternoon tea service at the Tea Leaf on Moody Street in Waltham. Reservations required in advance for tea. Call 781-891-1900. Offer valid through Aug. 15. For more information, visit http://www.goreplace.org.
Jane Austen tours of the Gov. Gore mansion