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Winter Concert at Oxmoor with the NouLou Chamber players
Tuesday, December 10, 5:30-8:00 p.m. | Join the Filson for our annual holiday concert at Oxmoor Farm. Sponsored by Dinsmore and Shohl, LLP and Treyton Oak Towers



The Lionel Hampton Jazz Project presents "A Jazz Holiday Party"
Sunday, December 22, 3:00-5:00 p.m. | Join the Filson Historical Society and The Lionel Hampton Jazz Project for a holiday concert led by internationally recognized jazz vibraphonist Dick Sisto and featuring Owsley Brown III.



Film Screening - "Julius Friedman: Picture This," "The Veil," and "Convergence Redux"
Thursday, January 23, Reception and Exhibits open, 5:00 p.m., Screening, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Join The Filson Historical Society, KET, and Richard Van Kleek for a screening of three short documentaries centering on the life and work of Julius Friedman.



Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth
Tuesday, February 4, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Kevin Levin investigates the claims that between 500 and 100,000 free and enslaved African Americans fought willingly as confederate soldiers in his latest book.



Dine and Dialogue - Dear Delia: The Civil War Letters of Captain Henry F. Young, Seventh Wisconsin Infantry
Tuesday, February 11; Lecture, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Dinner at Bucks, 7:15 p.m. | Dear Delia chronicles the story of Henry F. Young, an officer in the famed Iron Brigade, as told through 155 letters home.



Film Screening - Black in Blue
Tuesday, February 18, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Directed by Paul Wagner, "Black in Blue" tells the previously unknown stories about the history of sports and race in the South.



Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America
Thursday, February 27, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | W. Caleb McDaniel share the unforgettable saga of one enslaved woman's fight for justice - and reparations - in his latest book, "Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America."



The Gertrude Polk Brown Lecture Series - Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Thursday, March 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.| Caroline Fraser will be interviewed by Richard Clay about her book, Prairie Fires, which fills in the gaps in Laura Ingalls Wilder's biography.



Notable Louisville Neighborhoods: History of Butchertown
Tuesday, March 24, 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Join Tom Owen at Waterfront Botanical Garden for the first lecture in the Notable Louisville Neighborhoods: Butchertown series. Sponsored by The Eye Care Institute, Stock Yards Bank and Trust, and JB Swift Co.



Notable Louisville Neighborhoods: People and Places of the Butchertown Neighborhood
Tuesday, April 28, Refreshments and Networking, 5:00 p.m.; Lecture, 6:00 p.m. | Featuring the people and places, past and present, who put Butchertown on the map. Sponsored by The Eye Care Institute, Stock Yards Bank & Trust, and JB Swift Co.



Notable Louisville Neighborhoods: Opportunities and the Future of Butchertown
Thursday, May 14, Light refreshments, 5:00 p.m.; Lecture, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | This presentation will focus on the exciting recent and future developments in Butchertown. Sponsored by The Eye Care Institute, Stock Yards Bank and Trust, and JB Swift Co.


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