Dr. Thomas G. Barnes on "Kentucky Wildlife Species" & "Butterflies and their Effect on Your Garden" ~ Saturday, June 08, 2013
The Riverside Garden Club invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Thomas G. Barnes on Saturday, June 8 @ 10:00 am in the Riverside Visitors Center. Dr. Barnes is the Kentucky State Extension Wildlife Specialist and a full professor in the Department of Forestry at the University of Kentucky. He holds his doctorate in wildlife and fisheries sciences from Texas A&M University, a master of science in wildlife and fisheries science from South Dakota State University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Huron College in South Dakota. Dr. Barnes is the author of the number one regional best selling and Kentucky Literary Award-nominated book: Kentucky's Last Great Places. Other notable books include: Gardening for the Birds, The Wildflowers and Ferns of Kentucky, The Rare Wildflowers of Kentucky, and How to Find and Photograph Kentucky Wildflowers. He will speak at the Riverside Garden Club meeting on "Kentucky Wildlife Species" and "Butterflies and their Effects on the Garden."
Free and open to all, the Riverside Garden Club welcomes you to this presentation!
Ice Cream Social ~ Sunday, July 14, 2013
Bring out the entire family on this Sunday afternoon for some relaxing fun on the banks of the Ohio River! Enjoy great ice cream concessions, live music, children's activities, an archaeology dig, tours of the historic home, an ice cream eating contest and more! No event admission, but some activities require the purchase of a ticket.
For more details contact us at email@example.com or call 502/935-6809.
"100 Years On the Ohio: A Living Timeline of Louisville's First Century" ~ Saturday, September 21, 2013
Riverside will host "100 Years On the Ohio: A Living Timeline of Louisville's First Century" on Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 from 10 am to 5 pm both days. The event reflects the history of the years 1765 to 1865 with historical re-enactors demonstrating the tools, weaponry, clothing, pastimes and cooking of each period.
A special highlight of the weekend will be an 1860s-style base ball game between the Cincinnati Red Stockings and the Cincinnati Buckeyes in the afternoon!
Other attractions include hearth cooking demonstrations, tours of the historic Farnsley-Moremen House (built in 1837), period dancing, archery demonstrations, blacksmithing, and presentations by notable historical figures like Abraham Lincoln, portrayed by Dennis Boggs.
Admission to the event is $6/Adults; $5/Seniors; $3/Children. Family Rate: $15 (2 adults with up to 3 children under 18). Contact us at 502/935-6809 for more details.
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!!!