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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:

Talk on Community Gardens at Riverside ~ Saturday, November 08, 2014
Join us for a conversation about the changing role of the Community Gardens at Riverside led by Wayne Long of the Jefferson County Extension Agency on Saturday, November 8 at 10:00 am at the Riverside Visitors Center. Hear about plans to install a high tunnel near the gardens, a new relationship with Dare to Care, and plans for a new community event in partnership with Riverside in June of 2015!

This event is sponsored by the Riverside Garden Club and it is FREE and open to all!

Contact us at info@riverside-landing.org or call 502/935-6809 with questions.

Dedication of Art Glass in Chapel ~ Saturday, November 15, 2014
You are cordially invited to attend the dedication of new art glass in the historic Moremen Family Chapel on Saturday, November 15 at 11:00 am. (Follow the signs to the chapel.)

Special thanks to LG&E for making this beautiful new addition to the chapel possible. Window designs created by artist Bob Markert in collaboration with Peter Eichhorn.

Contact us at 502/935-6809 or by email at info@riverside-landing.org with questions.

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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