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May 2019

“Weather and Climate Change,” A Presentation by Joe Sullivan of the National Weather Service

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverside Visitors Center
FREE

Join us for a free presentation by Joe Sullivan of the National Weather Service in Louisville on "Weather and Climate Change" on Tuesday, May 14 @ 6:30 PM at the Riverside Visitors Center. Sponsored by the Riverside Garden Club. FREE. Everyone is welcome. Call 502-935-6809 for more details.

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Historic Chapel Open House

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Chapel at Riverside, 7410 Moorman Road
Louisville, KY 40272 United States
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FREE

Looking for a wedding venue? Interested in history? Join us for an opportunity to tour the historic "Moremen Family Chapel" at Riverside on Sunday, May 19 from 1-3 PM. Enter a drawing while there for 50% off a chapel rental. The renovated historic chapel is a charming location for weddings and special events. It seats up to 130 people, and includes spacious changing rooms for the bride and groom, plus  grassy courtyard and brick patio for gatherings and photographs! The…

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June 2019

Growing Grapes and Wine Production – Presentation by Jim Wight of Wight-Meyers Vineyard and Winery

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverside Visitors Center
FREE

The Riverside Garden Club invites one and all to a FREE presentation on Growing Grapes and Wine Production by Jim Wight of Wight-Meyers Vineyard and Winery in Shepherdsville, KY. The Wight-Meyers Vineyard and Winery offers tours, tastings and special programs in its beautiful natural setting in rural Kentucky. Mr. Wight will share some of what he has learned through his experience growing his vineyard since 1996. The operation went commercial in 2006. Contact us at info@riverside-landing.org if you have questions…

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Sunset Yoga at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

June 13 @ 6:45 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
$10

Join us on Thursday June 13th and raise some love for two historic gems in southwest Jefferson county- Riverside Farnsley-Moreman Landing and Friends of Farnsley-Kaufman House Whether you are a seasoned yogi or a beginner–this class is ALL levels and everyone is invited! Ashley Baldwin, local yoga teacher, will lead everyone through the fun and gentle practice with the beats of DJ Sam Sneed. Our yoga practice will begin outside on the riverfront with some simple breathing techniques to help…

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Family Farm & Forage Day

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
FREE

Celebrate contemporary and historic farm life with the whole family at Riverside on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm. Featured activities include:  farm animal petting zoo, barrel train rides, 4-H Fair, 4-H Youth Dairy Goat Show, horse-drawn wagon rides, "Bluegrass Bessie" the Milking Cow Demo, Cooking Demonstrations with the Thorobred Nutrition Trailer, Kentucky Proud Recipe Tastings, Jefferson Memorial Forest's ECHO Mobile, Forage Crop Demos, rain barrel workshops, speakers and demos on a variety of related topics.…

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July 2019

Presentation: “Growing Hops In Kentucky”

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
FREE

The Riverside Garden Club invites you to a free presentation by Mike Taylor, a local hops grower on the uses of hops as a flavoring in beer and his experience growing hops near West Point, Kentucky.

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Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing
FREE

Join us for our annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social. This free family event will feature: Ice cream eating contest at 3:00 PM Music by the Rigbys from 1:00-2:00 PM and 3:30-5:00 PM Magic by Dave Cotrell from 2:30-3:00 PM Friends of the Southwest Library Book Sale ~ 1860s Baseball Game ~ Miniature Train Ride ~ Farm Animal Petting Zoo ~ Dig with the Archaeologists ~ Tour the Historic Farnsley-Moremen House ~ "Get the Scoop" at the Community Jamboree Tent Plus,…

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Workshop: The Well Dressed Salad

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Riverside Visitors Center
$5.00

Join our resident herbal expert Nola Lillie for a workshop on how to prepare an herbal dressing for your salad. Tour the historic garden (weather permitting), make and take an herbal vinegar. Cost: $5/person. Call 502--935-6809. Space is limited so you must reserve your spot.

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August 2019

A Hummingbird Banding Demo

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pavilion at Riverside, 7410 Moorman Road
Louisville, KY 40272 United States
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FREE

Join us to watch Brainard Palmer-Ball, Jr. demonstrate how hummingbirds are banded. Author of The Kentucky Breeding Bird Atlas, Mr. Palmer-Ball is also a licensed hummingbird bander. He will explain the purpose and goals of banding these amazing creatures as part of this FREE presentation at our open-air pavilion. Sponsored by the Riverside Garden Club. All are welcome.

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September 2019

“Work Along the Ohio: African American Labor in the Ohio River Valley”

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riverside Visitors Center
FREE

Join us for a presentation by Dr. David Ross Anderson of the University of Louisville entitled: "Work Along the River Jordan:  African American River Labor in the Ohio River Valley, and the Development of Black America" on Sunday, September 15 @ 2:00 PM. This free presentation will examine the economic and social importance of African American river workers along the Ohio River in the nineteenth century. Enslaved and free workers were vital to a growing western economy, but also connected…

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