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

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.

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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