Annual Corn Picking Event


corn pickingAg Heritage Park welcomes a new exhibit along with the traditional corn picking demonstrations as part of the Old Settler’s Day activities in Alta Vista, Saturday, September 27th. For the first time, the Diehl Family of Alta Vista plans to display their extensive Arrowhead Collection for public viewing all day in the main museum building at Ag Heritage Park.


Old fashioned corn picking will again highlight the afternoon activities beginning at 1:30 p.m. Traditional blue grass music is planned for 9:30 a.m., breaking for Ag Heritage Park tractors to join the Old Settler’s Day Parade downtown scheduled at 11:00 a.m. A drawing for a 4’ x 4’ barn quilt block will take place at 4:00 p.m.


Ag Heritage Park will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturday, September 27th on Old Settler’s Day. Drinks and snacks will be available all day at Ag Heritage Park. Visitors are invited to “Step Back In Time” and visit the museums, 1880’s era farm buildings, and a wide variety of farming implements from the 1800’s horse drawn pieces through the 1960’s tractors and implements. Ag Heritage Park is handicap accessible.


In addition to activities at Ag Heritage Park, Alta Vista’s Old Settler’s Day activities are planned all day downtown and at the city park. Several businesses downtown will be open for the day as well.


Please follow and Ag Heritage Park Facebook for updated details on the schedule of events in conjunction with Old Settler’s Day activities, or call Kirby Zimmerman at 620-767-2714.


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