Stockyards Ag Experience offers special events

From staff reports

Tour the new Stockyards Ag Experience for free at upcoming special events, including one today.

The renovated barn at Falls Park is free for First Friday, with hours from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Upstairs includes an interpretive, historical display about the surrounding area, including the Sioux Falls Stockyards.

Downstairs is geared for kids with a hands-on look at agriculture and farm-to-table concepts.

Father’s Day Sunday, June 18, also offers free admission during the museum’s hours from 1 to 6 p.m.

Here’s a look at other upcoming events:

June 15: Farmer Face to Face with Brett and Stephanie Tighe from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in honor of Dairy Month. Ask the dairy farmers about their operation and enjoy a free treat. The program is free with museum admission thanks to the organization South Dakota Farm Families.

June 16: Check out a John Deere tractor from Schuneman Equipment Co. in the parking lot north of the barn from noon to 5:30 p.m.

June 17: Celebrate the centennial anniverasary of the Stockyards with a birthday party, free with museum admission, and free McCrossan Ranch hitch team rides at Falls Park from 3 to 6 p.m.

For information on the museum, hours and admission visit stockyardsagexperience.org.

Stockyards Ag Experience offers special events

Tour the new Stockyards Ag Experience for free at upcoming special events, including one today.

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