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September 22, 2017

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Boulder County Parks & Open Space Hosts Autumn Heritage Day Sun., Sept. 24

Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host the Autumn Heritage and Vintage Baseball Game Day on Sun., Sept. 24, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Walker Ranch Homestead.

Visitors will experience what autumn was like on a ranch in the 1880s. Costumed volunteers demonstrate how ranchers prepared for winter. Guests of all ages can participate in historical games, help with butter churning and laundry with a washboard and wringer, and learn about calf-roping among other activities. A blacksmith will demonstrate making hinges, nails, and other hardware needed around the ranch. One-room school sessions are a favorite activity.

Annual Baseball Game. **The vintage baseball game has been canceled due to extremely muddy conditions for the safety of the players.

For more information, call 303-776-8848 or visit Autumn Heritage Day at Walker Ranch Homestead.

Please note: Dogs and bicycles are not permitted on the ranch site. Visitors are invited to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at nearby picnic sites.