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Rare Film Review and Discussion: Civilian Conservation Corps in Pine Mountain State Park

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
12:00 p.m. (noon) • The Library at Oxmoor Farm By Caroline Rubens and Elizabeth Barret In 2014 Appalshop Archive preserved a donated 16mm silent b/w film documenting the CCC camp in Pine Mountain State Park near the coal mining community of Pineville, KY.  Made in 1938 by then-Park superintendent and CCC supervisor Carl Zody, the film shows Camp SP-10 workers…

“Half Horse – Half Alligator”: Kentuckians in the War of 1812

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
More Kentuckians served and died in the War of 1812 than any other state. From the defeats and victories in the Old Northwest to the stunning victory at New Orleans, Kentuckians played an important role in what many call the “Second War for American Independence.” Using letters, documents, portraits, prints, and artifacts from The Filson’s collection to illustrate his presentation,…

The Filson Twenty-First Annual House Tour – “Distinctive Dwellings”

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. • Reception to follow at the home of Beth and Greg Steinbock • $150 The Filson Historical Society’s 21st Annual House Tour “Distinctive Dwellings” features nine homes with beautiful architecture, stunning landscaping, and unique personalities.  We would like to thank Kentucky Select Properties for their support and the following people for inviting our membership into…

Filson Bourbon Academy – Chicago

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Enhance your appreciation of bourbon and increase your knowledge of Kentucky whiskey products at The Filson’s Bourbon Academy September 29th at the Columbia Yacht Club in Chicago!  This educational seminar and tasting is supported by The Bourbon Review, the Kentucky Distillers Association, and the Columbia Yacht Club. This event will take place on September 29th and will feature The Filson’s Bourbon…

Bourbon Tasting Reception – The Monkeys Paw in Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Come enhance your appreciation of bourbon and increase your knowledge of Kentucky whiskey products at The Filson’s Bourbon Tasting Reception.  This tasting is supported by The Bourbon Review, the Kentucky Distillers Association, and the The Monkeys Paw bourbon restaurant in Lincoln Park. The reception will take place on September 29, 2014 at the The Monkeys Paw in Lincoln Park, 2524 N. Southport…

John van Willigen, Kentucky’s Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Food is a significant part of our daily lives and can be one of the most telling records of a time and place. Our meals — from what we eat, to how we prepare it, to how we consume it — illuminate our culture and history. As a result, cookbooks present a unique opportunity to analyze changing foodways and can…

Filson Bourbon Academy – The Stables Restaurant at Rose Hill Estate, Aiken, SC

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Enhance your appreciation of bourbon and increase your knowledge of Kentucky whiskey products at The Filson’s Bourbon Academy October 4th at The Rose Hill Estate in Aiken, South Carolina!  This educational seminar and tasting is supported by The Bourbon Review, the Kentucky Distillers Association, and Rose Hill Estate. This event will feature The Filson’s Bourbon Historian, Mike Veach, a member of…

Filson Bourbon Academy – 701 Whaley, Columbia, SC

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Come enhance your appreciation of bourbon and increase your knowledge of Kentucky whiskey products at The Filson Bourbon Academy.  This educational seminar and tasting is supported by The Bourbon Review, the Kentucky Distillers Association, and 701 Whaley. This eight-hour course will take place on October 5, 2014 at 701 Whaley, Olympia Room, 701 Whaley Street, Columbia, SC 29201. The class will be led by The…

Doug Brunk, Wildcat Memories: Inside Stories from Kentucky Basketball Greats

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Doug BrunkSince the tenure of Coach Adolph Rupp, the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball team has been a virtual powerhouse, repeatedly dominating the Southeastern Conference and garnering eight national titles. Wildcat Memories illuminates the intimate connection between the UK basketball program and the commonwealth. Author Doug Brunk brings together some of the program’s greatest coaches, players, and personalities to…
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