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

"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.

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.

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!!!


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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