Come out and join us!
We offer special events for the public from April through December 2017. Come out and join in the fun! Also check out our summer-long 4-H day camp, Camp GROW!
Barnyard Babies Family Festival, Saturday, April 22 Experience life on a farm – from baby animals to a tractor petting zoo, and fresh produce to kiddie pedal pull contests, giant balloon animals, games and much more. The Discovery Zones share fun and fresh adventures of a day on the farm. So much to see and do! Get the details here.
Tractor Cruise, Saturday, May 6 In partnership with the Greater Kansas City Two Cylinder Club, vintage tractor enthusiasts gather to drive the 35-mile loop in Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties and stopping at key places along the way to allow the public to view and visit about the tractors, including Marble Days in Bonner Springs and Holyfield Winery in Basehor. The club hosts this fundraiser and parade to benefit the National Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Show ‘N Shine Truck & Car Show, Saturday, July 22 Sash plaques and door prizes, Top 60, Best of Show, living history demonstrations and train rides. Fun for all ages!
Island Creek School 100th Birthday Party, September 10, 2-4 PM Refreshments, train rides, free admission. Come celebrate with us!
International Lineman’s Rodeo, Saturday, October 14 More than 5,000 linemen from all over the world compete in pole-climbing contests. It’s fun to watch!
Santa’s Express, Saturday and Sunday, December 2-3 & 9-10 Get your picture taken with Santa in the Train Depot! Ride the Union Pacific train and take in the Christmas on the Farm decorations. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate and make sure Santa knows exactly what you want for Christmas! 5K Run and 1 Mile Reindeer Walk on December 2.