Riverside the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

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LouisvilleKY’s Family Kite Festival set for its second year of high-flying fun

Story from LousivilleKY.gov… Louisville, KY. – The second-annual “Family Kite Festival” will take place on the grounds of the historic Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing on Sept. 16, 2018. Admission to the Kite Festival is free, although concessions will be offered for sale. The first 300 children in attendance at the festival will receive a free kite. Activities include performances from the Chicago Kite Team and Pigs Aloft Stationary Kites; stilt walkers; bubble making, kite making, jugglers, children’s games and complimentary tours (donations accepted) of the Farnsley-Moremen House. The LMPD display helicopter will also be at the festival for kids to enjoy. “The…

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Cool off this weekend at LouisvilleKY’s Riverside with some old fashioned ice cream

  Photos of last years’s Ice Cream Social are from Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing’s Facebook Page Louisville, KY., – The entire family is invited to enjoy a day of fun on the banks of the Ohio River as Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing hosts an “Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social,”  Sunday, July 8 from 1-5 p.m. The historic property is located at 7410 Moorman Road in southwest Louisville. The event features live music by Storefront Congregation, and several activities for kids, including games, miniature train rides, pony rides, a farm animal petting zoo and the Southwest Library Book Sale. Visitors will also…

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LouisvilleKY’s Family Farm and Forage Day to be held June 16 at Riverside, the Farnsley Moremen Landing

Louisville, KY., – A fun – and free – family event will take place on the banks of the Ohio River in southwest Louisville on Saturday, June 16 as Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing hosts “Family Farm and Forage Day” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will explore historic and present-day farming with a variety of children’s activities, workshops, talks and booths. Families can enjoy a milking demonstration featuring “Bluegrass Bessie” the cow; a farm animal petting zoo; horse-drawn wagon tours, barrel train rides as well as demonstrations on beekeeping, raising chickens, growing fruit trees, forage crops and more….

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It’s time for Louisville Ky’s Riverside Farnsley-Moremen Landing Plant and Herb Sale

Louisville, Ky., – Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will celebrate the return of spring with its annual Plant and Herb Sale on Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 17, Noon to 3 p.m. An Early Bird Sale will take place on Friday, April 15 from 4-7 p.m. The Riverside Garden Club will offer a variety of herbs, perennials, annuals, Kentucky native species, heirloom tomatoes, gardening items – and good gardening advice. A special highlight of this year’s sale is a FREE presentation by Rebecca Stoner Kirts aka “Basil Becky” who is a Master Gardener and writes…

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Louisville Ky Metro Parks now selling the perfect gift for that golf lover in the family

Louisville, Ky., – The 2016 Metro Parks Golf Discount Book is now on sale at all Metro Parks and Recreation public golf courses, and makes a perfect holiday gift for the golfer in the family, regardless of experience level. The $25 gift provides hundreds of dollars in savings throughout the year and is on sale at all nine public golf courses and the Metro Parks Administration Building at Joe Creason Park. The Golf Discount Book is one of many holiday gift options provided through Metro Parks and Recreation. For lovers of the great outdoors, the Welcome Center at Jefferson Memorial Forest…

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Louisville Ky’s Farnsley-Moremen takes Holidays back in time

Louisville, KY – Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will host an “Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival” on December 5, from 2 to 7 p.m. This community holiday celebration will include photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Clause, who will arrive by horse-drawn wagon at 3 p.m. and visit with guests until close. Other festivities include holiday craft activities for children and musical performances by area church and school choirs, as well as horse-drawn wagon rides and drawings for holiday wreaths. As part of the event, families can stroll through dozens of colorful illuminated holiday scenes surrounding the venue’s Visitors Center. Riverside’s Museum Store…