Family fun guaranteed on Museum Day at the Ag History Center in Woodland, as monster tractors, antique agricultural equipment demonstrations and even some food trucks roll in for their annual open house event. As part of the Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) 17th annual Museum Day on Saturday, February 7, the Heidrick Ag History museum and event center will host admission free entry to a variety of exciting activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Spectators can cruise through Yolo County’s premier museum, with knowledgeable docents onsite to bring life to the center’s collection of rare tractors and farm equipment. See the evolution from horse-drawn power to horsepower steam engines, and experience hands-on, life on the farm techniques.
Early Day Tractor and Gas Engine Association Branch 158 will have a special display of antique tractors and will be demonstrating how gas engines work, as well as, give kids the opportunity to hand pump water.
Valley Truck and Tractor and Wilkinson International will be revving up their ‘monster tractors’ from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., for a show no one will want to miss, while a variety of special exhibits will showcase the value of agriculture in a museum setting.
Food trucks that include Wandering Boba and North Border Taco will be onsite all day to feed your cravings.
This hugely populous event has become a cultural tradition in the region, designed to introduce the community to experience the area’s wealth of California heritage. It is also a fantastic opportunity to discover the importance of volunteers at the museum; there will be a volunteer information and sign-up table available all day. The Heidrick Ag History Center is located at 1962 Hays Lane, Woodland. For more information about the museum, visit www.aghistory.org, and on Facebook at Heidrick.Ag