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Events

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing hosts several special events throughout the calendar year. We hope you will join us for:

Presentation: "Putting Your Garden to Bed for Winter" ~ Saturday, October 11, 2014
The Riverside Garden Club invites you to a presentation on Saturday, October 11 @ 10:00 am by Sarah Stolz with the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service on "Putting Your Garden to Bed for Winter." This special meeting of the Riverside Garden Club will take place at the brand-new SOUTHWEST REGIONAL LIBRARY located at 9725 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40272.

FREE and open to all! We hope to see you there. Call Riverside with questions: 502/935-6809.

Historic Houses in Southwest Louisville ~ Sunday, October 12, 2014
Join us for a free presentation on the "Historic House in Southwest Louisville" by architect and local historic preservationist Steve Wiser. Mr. Wiser is the author of several books on local history and architecture including the recently published "Historic Houses of Louisville." (Copies will be available for sale at the talk.)

The presentation begins at 3:00 PM in the Riverside Visitors Center. The talk is FREE, but advance reservations are encouraged. Call 935-6809 or email info@riverside-landing.org

"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.

"Trick or Treat" at Riverside ~ Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Come out for a safe family-oriented event in a unique setting for your kids to go trick or treating! Area businesses will be staffing booths and giving out candy and refreshments to young trick or treaters. We will also have storytelling for children. Come out for a SPOOKTACKULAR time!

This FREE event is sponsored by The Dixie Area Business Association! E-mail info@riverside-landing or call 502/935-6809 for more information.

Old Fashioned Family Holiday Festival ~ Saturday, December 06, 2014
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will host an “Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival” on Saturday, December 6, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This community holiday celebration will include photo opportunities with Santa, holiday craft activities for children, and musical performances by area church and school choirs. Other featured activities include horse-drawn carriage rides and a silent auction of holiday wreaths.
Families can stroll through dozens of colorful illuminated holiday scenes surrounding the Visitors Center, and Riverside’s Museum Store will be open, offering unique local holiday gift items.

The historic Farnsley-Moremen House will be richly decorated for the season. Enjoy the fire in the kitchen hearth with simmering spices of the season. Volunteers in period costume will lead free tours of the home through 5 p.m.

There is no admission fee for the event and activities are free. Hot chocolate, coffee and cookies will be available for purchase.
The “Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival” is sponsored by the Dixie Area Business Association.

For more information, contact us at 502/935-6809 or e-mail info@riverside-landing.org


On-Going Events

Building Blocks of History Field Trips (September-October and mid-March-May)
Riverside’s award-winning, hands-on field trip program Building Blocks of History includes:

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!!!

Volunteer

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing welcomes the participation of volunteers. Opportunities to make a contribution to Riverside by serving as a volunteer are available in the following areas:

  • providing guided tours of the historic Farnsley-Moremen House
  • lending a hand in the historic garden
  • acting as a Museum Store assistant
  • working in the office
  • helping to get out mailings
  • assisting at special events

If you are interested in learning more—or if you would like to fill out a Riverside Volunteer Application—please call Renee Butterworth at (502) 935-6809 or send an email to us at info@riverside-landing.org.

Click Here for Membership Information in Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, Inc.

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