"200 Years On the Ohio" ~ Saturday, September 20, 2014
Come out to Riverside for "200 Years On the Ohio" on Saturday, September 20 & Sunday, September 21 from 10 am to 5 pm both days. This living history timeline event will feature historical re-enactors demonstrating the clothing, pastimes, foodways, tools and weaponry from various time periods from 1740-1940.
Special highlights will include: an 1860s base ball game between the Cincinnati Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Red Stockings on Sunday, September 21 @ 1:00 PM; presentations by "Mr. Lincoln" portrayed by Dennis Boggs; period fashion shows; a Regency tea, dancing demonstrations and archery demonstrations will also be part of the event.
Since 2014 marks the Centennial of World War I, a special exhibit on Louisville in WWI will be on display from the Camp Taylor Historical Society. Historical interpreters portraying WWI will be part of our timeline.
More details will be posted as the event approaches.
COST PER DAY: $6/Adults; $5/Seniors; $3/children (ages 6-12); Children 5 and under are FREE. Family Rate: $15 for 2 adults and up to 3 children. Admission includes a tour of the 1837 Farnsley-Moremen House and all activities.
"Good Scents" at Riverside Workshop II ~ Sunday, October 26, 2014
Sign up for a workshop on Sunday, October 26 at 2:30 PM to make your own seasonal potpourri using herbs, flowers, leaves and bark from the Riverside property--or create your own signature aromatic mix. Learn how to turn various herbal mixes into sachets, wedding favors, and shoe stuffers.
Cost: $10/person. All materials will be provided. Reservations are required since space is limited.
Building Blocks of History Field Trips (September-October and mid-March-May)
Riversides award-winning, hands-on field trip program Building Blocks of
- a tour of the historic Farnsley-Moremen House (built circa 1837)
- participation in an on-going archaeological dig under the supervision of professional archaeologists
- an opportunity for students to make their own "artifact" of their experience at Riverside by making a hand-made brick
This full-day field trip experience is limited to groups of 120 students per day.
The cost is $6/student. Call (502) 935-6809 to reserve your date today.
Dates are limited!!!