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Crayons to Brighten Your Day

Heartland Acres is thrilled to have friends like the Fauser and Huston families visit us every year. Their annual tradition of making a donation of crayons and paper is now in the fifth year for these young donors. The tradition was started when Izsy, Elzsie and Hazel came for a visit several years back and […]

Heartland Acres Annual Golf Outing

Plans are underway for the annual Heartland Acres Agribition Center Golf Outing being held at River Ridge Golf Course in Independence, Iowa on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Teams for the annual Heartland Acres Golf outing will once again be playing for hole-in-one prizes sponsored by Dunlap Motors of Independence as well as a variety of […]

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 […]