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April 2017

Spring Break Free Public Archaeology Lab Program

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing,
FREE

Learn about "the other side of archaeology" and get an up-close look at the artifacts that have been found during recent digs at Riverside. Work with archaeologists from the Kentucky Archaeological Survey to wash, identify, sort and study artifacts from the property. The experience will include a behind-the-scenes tour led by an archaeologist of locations of past and current archaeological sites including, the detached kitchen, slave (later tenant) houses, smoke house, wash house, ice house and barn. See how archaeology is contributing to…

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Riverside Plant & Herb Sale – Early Bird Sale

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come out to buy heirloom tomatoes, herbs, annuals and perennials for your home garden at Riverside's annual Plant and Herb Sale. Friday's sale runs from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Think spring and support Riverside's historic gardening program by purchasing your garden plants here! Call us at 502-935-6809 or email info@riverside-landing.org for more details.

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Riverside Annual Plant & Herb Sale

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

 Come out to purchase plants for your home garden and support Riverside's historic garden program at the same time! Featuring: annuals, perennials, heirloom tomatoes and a variety of herbs.Think spring! This year's Saturday sale is being held in conjunction with a wonderful family event: "Easter Egg Hunt with Metro Parks and Recreation"from 10 am to 2 pm. Contact us at 935-6809 or email info@riverside-landing.org for more details.

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Easter Egg Hunt with Metro Parks and Recreation

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Metro Parks and Recreation will hold an Easter Egg Hunt with Riverside's Annual Plant & Herb Sale on Saturday, April 15 from 10 am to 2 pm, featuring: food vendors, music, games, arts and crafts, and Easter Egg Hunts:  Ages 1-5 (11:00-11:30 am), Ages 6-8 (11:30 am-Noon), Ages 9-11 (Noon-12:30 pm), Ages 12-14 (12:30-1:00 pm). $2/Child. Rain date: Sunday, April 16 from 1-5 pm.

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Mayor’s Derby Brunch On the River

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
$80

  Join Honorary Host Mayor Greg Fischer on Sunday, April 30, 2017 From 11:00 am to 1:30 pm Tickets: $80/Person $600 for a table of 8 Tickets must be purchased by April 25, 2017 All proceeds support the mission of Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing, Inc. Mistress of Ceremonies: Dawne Gee Brunch Served from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm by Masterson’s Live auction of featured items! Silent Auction (closes at 1:00 pm) Trolley rides to the historic chapel Tours of the Farnsley-Moremen House Wear…

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June 2017

Free Outdoor Movie/Mobile Playground/Movie Night

June 14 @ 5:30 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing,
FREE

Watch:  When We Were Kings, A Documentary about Muhammad Ali. Sponsored by Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation. Begins at 5:30 PM. Bring a lawn chair and a blanket!

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Family Farm & Forage Day

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing,
FREE

  On Saturday, June 17, we will celebrate the rich history of this historic farm site--and explore present-day farming! Activities for the whole family:  horse-drawn wagon rides, farm animal petting zoo, 4-H fair, "Bessie" the Cow Milking Demos, musical entertainment, children's planting activities, Kentucky Proud recipe tastings, Kentucky State University mobile kitchen demos, and tours of the Farnsley-Moremen House. Other featured activities include demonstrations and speakers on: forage crops, high tunnels, raising chickens, beekeeping, keeping goats, beneficial garden insects and more!…

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FREE Outdoor Mobile Playground/Music/Movie Night

June 28 @ 5:30 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing,
FREE

Watch: Saturday Night Fever, Honoring Louisville's iconic disco ball. Sponsored by Forcht Bank. Bring a lawn chair and a blanket!

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July 2017

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FREE

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social on Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 1-5 PM. Bring out the family for a relaxing day along the banks of the Ohio River:  music by the Josh Logan Band, a magic show with Dave Cottrell, Ice Cream eating contest at 3 PM. Other activities include:  children's games, pony rides, farm animal petting zoo, miniature train rides, archaeology dig and tours of the historic home. Admission to the event is FREE. Ice cream concessions by Ehrler's Ice Cream. Food…

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FREE Outdoor Mobile Playground/Music/Movie Night

July 12 @ 5:30 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing,
FREE

Watch: Goldfinger, Spy flick filmed in and around Fort Knox. Sponsored by Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation. Bring a lawn chair and a blanket!

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