« All Events Current Events Secret Louisville: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure Thursday, June 29, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Author Kevin Gibson will talk about Louisville's quirky history in a lecture about his latest book. Filson Friday - Portrait of a Man: The Life and Art of Norman Kohlhepp Friday, July 14, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Associate Curator of Special Collections and Exhibits Manager Johna L. Ebling will give a presentation on Louisville native Norman Kohlhepp. War upon Our Border: Two Ohio Valley Communities Navigate the Civil War Tuesday, July 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Join Stephen Rockenbach for a presentation on the experiences of two Ohio River Valley communities during the Civil War. Filson Friday - When Kentucky Went to Nashville: Country Stars from the Bluegrass State Friday, July 21, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Join us for a presentation from Associate Curator of Special Collections Aaron Rosenblum on the stories of Kentucky's homegrown country stars found within our collections. Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation Thursday, July 27, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Brian D. Lee, Daniel I. Carey, and Alice L. Jones will give a presentation on the management and preservation of water in Kentucky. Filson Friday - Under The Lonesome Pine: An Author and an Entrepreneur in Appalachia’s Changing Landscape Friday, July 28, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Director of Membership and Development Laura Kerr Wiley will give a presentation on author John Fox, Jr. and how a meeting with Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston impacted them both going forward. Filson Friday - "France for Me": Enid Yandell in World War I Paris Friday, August 4, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Join Jana Meyer for a presentation on Enid Yandell and her time in France during WWI. Practical Strangers: The Courtship Correspondence of Nathaniel Dawson and Elodie Todd, Sister of Mary Todd Lincoln Monday, August 7, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Angela Esco Elder will give a presentation on the wartime courtship letters between Nathaniel Dawson, a confederate soldier, and Elodie Todd, sister-in-law to President Abraham Lincoln. Filson Friday - The Man Behind the Mansion: The Untold History of the Ferguson Family Friday, August 11, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Join Heather Potter for a presentation of the history of the Fergusons, the family who built and owned the Ferguson mansion. MEMBERS ONLY: The 24th Annual House Tour Sunday, September 24, Tour 1:00-5:00 p.m., Reception, 6:00 p.m.