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Heartland Acres Family Fishing Days 2017

Summer time Family fishing returns to Swan Lake at Heartland Acres.  As part of guests regular museum admission guests can fish Swan Lake from noon to 4PM.  Annual or lifetime members of Heartland Acres will be allowed to fish at no extra charge. Wristbands to fish Swan Lake will be available at the admission desk […]

Summer Hours begin Memorial Day weekend and run through Labor Day

Heartland Acres begins summer hours on Memorial Day weekend and will run through Labor Day. Regular museum hours will be 10AM – 4PM, Monday to Saturday, and Sundays noon to 4PM.  The last admission is at 3PM each day. “Animals are back for the summer including chickens, pigs, goats, sheep, bunnies and our Long Horn […]

Annual John Cannon Memorial Tractor Ride 2017

Heartland Acres Agribition Center in Independence, IA is planning the Annual John Cannon Memorial Tractor Ride for Saturday, June 10, 2017. The ride will start at 8:30AM from the Heartland Acres parking lot at 2600 Swan Lake Blvd., in Independence, Iowa. Entry forms for preregistration are available at Heartland Acres admission office or download your […]

“Spring in the Heartland” with Dan Wardell

To welcome spring and see a preview of new displays at Heartland Acres there will be an open house on Saturday, April 1 from 10AM to noon. Activities for kids include milking a cow, shelling corn, and a planting project and other activities. As part of the morning events in the museum, children will also […]

Heartland Acres Ice Fishing Derby and Lions Club Brunch, Sunday February 12

Sunday, February 12, 2017 is the date for the Heartland Acres Ice Fishing Derby and Lions Club Brunch at Heartland Acres in Independence, IA. The Ice Fishing Derby starts and 9AM and ends a noon.  Teams and individuals are encouraged to get registration forms in to Heartland Acres with their payment by 1/31/17. Also taking […]