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June 3, 2022

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Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Barnyard Critter Day, Sunday, June 12

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 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Agricultural Heritage Center, 8348 Highway 66 in Longmont.

Residents are welcome to visit the farm between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for Barnyard Critter Day and learn about the roles of chickens, pigs, horses, and other animals that are typical on a farm and participate in hands-on activities.

  • When: Sunday, June 12, 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:

  • 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.

Mother and child looking at a draft horse in a pen