CURRENT HOURS: Open for classes & special events only • Touring season resumes in May 2022

Summer Barnyard Readers

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Wednesdays in June-August

Spend some quality time with your preschooler in this reading-based, activity-filled program. Kids age 3-5 and their parents will get up close to interact with animals and learn about life on the farm!

Programs will feature different animals over the course of the series. You’ll learn about chickens, sheep, pigs, cows, horses, and oxen.

Wed, June 2 – Sheep, 1850 Farm
Wed, June 9 – Chickens, 1900 Farm
Wed, June 16 – Pigs, 1850 Farm
Wed, June 23 – Cows, 1900 Farm
Wed, June 30 – Oxen, 1850 Farm
Wed, July 7 – Horses, 1900 Farm
Wed, July 14 – Sheep, 1850 Farm
Wed, July 21 – Chickens, 1900 Farm
Wed, July 28 – Pigs, 1850 Farm
Wed, August 4 – Cows, 1900 Farm
Wed, August 11 – Oxen, 1850 Farm
Wed, August 18 – Horses – 1900 Farm



  • Members: Thursday, April 8, 2021
  • Non-members: Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tickets are $13.00/person with a 15% discount for members! Become a member

This program is intended for children and adults to experience together. Tickets are required for everyone aged 2 and up. Be sure to purchase a ticket for each child and adult attending the program.

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visitor petting sheep

Schedule of Programs

Please arrive on time so the program may begin on time.  Meet at the Visitor Center to begin the program.

9:30am – Introductions, Read Stories

9:45am – Crafts and Activities

10:15am – Travel to farm to see animals

10:45am – Tractor Cart back to Visitor Center


Program Policies

Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children are required to purchase a ticket.

Please read our program policies, including the cancellation policy, program info, and more before signing up.

Barnyard Readers Program Policies

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