Happy Hour: What Hemingway Left in Sloppy Joe’s Bar

Sponsored by the ESU Central Pennsylvania Branch Shortly after Ernest Hemingway’s death in 1961, his widow, Mary Hemingway, was contacted by the owner of Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Key West, asking her to retrieve the materials that Hemingway had stored there since he moved to Cuba in 1939. With the aid of Hemingway’s longtime Key […]

ESU Festival Group Night

The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival's 32nd season brings the political thriller Julius Caesar which is a true story of the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 BC. The play tells the story of the conspiracy against Caesar, his assassination, and the defeat of his conspirators. As the world spins out of control, chaos and superstition lead […]


King Charles’ Birthday Tea Party

Bohet House 343 W. Liberty Drive, Liberty, Missouri, United States +1 more

All ESU Members and Friends of ESU are cordially invited to attend one of our biggest social gatherings of the year—a tea to celebrate King Charles III's birthday. We will miss our wonderful Tea Parties for the Queen but our King's Teas will be equally regal. We will be celebrating HRH King Charles' 75th birthday. This […]

ESU 2024 Patron Trip: A Private View of Italy

A Private View of Italy – Our Italian Partner and Host Founded by art historian Count Stefano Aluffi-Pentini in 1996, A Private View of Italy encourages guests to appreciate the life of historic palaces and villas, and allows them to discover the inaccessible treasures that are hidden behind closed doors. Through the centuries the Italian aristocracy has preserved their residences, which were designed […]