Even though we are stuck in the final, dark days of winter, The University Press of Kentucky has plenty of great events happening to sustain you until that first day of spring. For more information check out our official calendar of events.
Friday, February 18 @ 5:30 pm
Join us for February Gallery Hop, Presented by LexArts! The Central Library Gallery is exhibiting photos and memorabilia in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps and Kentucky’s Volunteers. Maybe you haven’t heard? We have a new book Available Now: Voices From the Peace Corps: 50 Years of Kentucky Volunteers. Stop by the gallery to learn about the book, pick up your invitation for the big launch event, and meet the authors!
Saturday, February 19 @ 6:30 pm
This one’s for all the Bourbon lovers out there! Spend a toasty, winter evening enjoying delicious bourbon cocktails prepared by master mixologist, Joy Perrine and learn why bourbon and food are a natural team from author and culinary authority, Susan Reigler. The Shaker Village culinary team will prepare a four course, bourbon inspired dinner. $85 per person. Reservations – (800) 734-5611 x1545 Click here for more information on Perrine and Reigler’s book: The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book
Saturday, February 25 @ 5:30 pm
Join us for the launch of Voices from the Peace Corps: 50 Years of Kentucky Volunteers by Angene and Jack Wilson. We’ll be celebrating with Kentucky-Ecuador Partners and the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History. Come by to see the exhibit in the Central Library Gallery featuring photos and memorabilia from 50 years of Kentucky volunteers, buy the book and have it signed, and sample foods from around the globe!