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June 16, 2023

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Barnyard Critter Day, Sunday, June 25, hosted by Boulder County Parks & Open Space

Agricultural Heritage Center, 8348 Highway 66 in Longmont

Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host the Barnyard Critter Day event on Sunday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Agricultural Heritage Center, 8348 Highway 66 in Longmont.

Attendees will learn about the roles that chickens, pigs, horses, and other animals play on a working farm. Demonstrations and hands-on activities make this event a thrilling journey of discovery for the whole family! Join in the fun and grab a bite from Taqueria Chihuahua food truck during your visit.

  • When: Sunday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: Agricultural Heritage Center, 8348 Highway 66 in Longmont.
  • Cost: Free and fun for all ages.
  • Contact: For additional information visit boco.org/ahc or contact Jim Drew at jdrew@bouldercounty.org or 303-776-8688.

Visitors to the Agricultural Heritage Center get a glimpse into the history of agriculture in this area while enjoying the rural surroundings and views of the front range. Site highlights include:

  • Limited-time special exhibit in partnership with The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art and the Longmont Museum in the McIntosh Barn: agriCULTURE
  • Interactive museum exhibits in the red barn.
  • 1909 farmhouse furnished with items from the 1910s.
  • Heirloom garden.
  • Blacksmith shop, old farm machinery.

No pets are permitted to ensure working animals will not be distracted.