Family Archaeology Day ~ Saturday, May 09, 2015
Come out for an opportunity to dig with the archaeologists from the Kentucky Archaeological Survey at Riverside's current excavation site! This Free family drop-in program will be offered each Saturday this May from 10 am to 4 pm, with a behind-the-scenes archaeology tour of the property offered at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm each Saturday.
Family Archaeology Day will also be offered on:
Saturday, May 16
Saturday, May 23 and
Saturday, May 30
This program may be cancelled and rescheduled if weather conditions are poor. Call 502/935-6809 the day of the program if the weather is questionable to see if it will take place or if it will need to be rescheduled.
Family Farm & Forage Day ~ Saturday, June 20, 2015
Riverside will celebrate its rich history as a historic farm site and simultaneously explore present-day sustainable farming at Family Farm & Forage Day, a brand-new event! Event hours: 10 am to 4 pm.
This family-friendly FREE event will feature: horse-drawn wagon rides, a farm animal petting zoo, demonsrations and speakers on: high tunnels, raising chickens,keeping goats, growing fruit trees, beneficial insects, forage crops, beekeeping and more!
Tours of the historic Farnsley-Moremen House half-price!
Ehrler's ice cream and food available for sale.
Family Farm & Forage day is being held in partnership with the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Services and the University of Kentucky's College of Agricultre, Food and Environment.
Family Farm & Forage Day is a part of YES! Fest, a program of the Arts and Cultural Attractions council.
Call us at 502/935-6809 for additional information.
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!!!