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 be able to participate in an archaeological dig underway on the Riverside grounds, take tours of the circa 1837 Farnsley-Moremen House.

riverside ice cream social

A highlight of the event is the Ice Cream Eating contest: ten children and six adults will be selected to compete. Contestants will vie for the “first to finish” award.

Admission to the event is free–and so are the children’s activities. Tours of the historic home are half-price for this event. Food will be provided by Ehrler’s Ice Cream, Lexie Lu’s and the Celtic Pig. The event is sponsored by Louisville Metro Councilmembers Cindi Fowler (D-14); Rick Blackwell (D-12); Vicki Welch (D-13) and David Yates (D-25). For more information, please call 502/935-6809.

riverside ice cream social

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