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Fuzzy-wuzzies, baby bears & bunnies make Baby Animal Days a hit

Monday, May 12th, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Fuzzy-wuzzies, baby bears & bunnies make Baby Animal Days a hit

By Sarah Romero WELLSVILLE—Snuggling soft and fuzzy bunnies. Chasing baby goats. Cradling tiny fluffy chicks. Patting little lambs. What’s not to like? The American West Heritage Center on Hwy. 89/91 in Wellsville drew thousands of families at its 19th annual Baby ...

Baby ducks and bears! Baby Animal Days comes back for 19th season

Monday, March 31st, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Baby ducks and bears! Baby Animal Days comes back for 19th season

By Sarah Romero WELLSVILLE—Snuggle a baby lamb, talk to an iguana or a porcupine, survive a mechanical bull ride, and watch baby bears. It’s the 19th annual Baby Animal Days Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the American ...

Wintery weather didn’t dampen high spirits at Baby Animal Days

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Wintery weather didn’t dampen high spirits at Baby Animal Days

Story and photo by Shannon McCleve WELLSVILLE -- Through rain, snow, cold and high winds the American West Heritage Center held its annual Baby Animal Days last weekend. Staci Nelson, Logan, took her children as she has done for the past five ...

Christmas 1917-style returns to American West Heritage Center

Thursday, December 15th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Christmas 1917-style returns to American West Heritage Center

Story & photos by Nick Bolinder WELLSVILLE -- The American West Heritage Center celebrated Christmas with the return of its annual Christmas Festival with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. The festival returned to the Heritage Center after a two-year hiatus. It was ...

Best-kept secret for fall fun may be American West Heritage Center

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Best-kept secret for fall fun may be American West Heritage Center

Story & photo by Mandy Morgan WELLSVILLE—-Pumpkin picking, pony rides and a giant slide. Corn stalks, scarecrows and barns full of fun. These are all things that can be found at the American West Heritage Center during its prime fall season, ...

2,000 racers get down and dirty for Wellsville’s Man v. Mud Run

Thursday, September 8th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on 2,000 racers get down and dirty for Wellsville’s Man v. Mud Run

Story & Photos by Cassidee J. Cline WELLSVILLE—Cheers electrified the air as people ran, swam and crawled through mud to the finish line Saturday. More than 2,000 people signed up to run Cache Valley’s dirtiest 5-kilometer (3-mile) race at the American West ...

Snuggling with bunnies and baby ducks on a snowy April weekend

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Snuggling with bunnies and baby ducks on a snowy April weekend

Story & Photos by Courtney Rhodes WELLSVILLE—Hundreds of visitors braved wet and cold weather over the weekend to get all warm and fuzzy with Baby Animal Days at the American West Heritage Center. As snow fell during the annual early-April event, families ...

Baby animals always a big hit with people, no matter the weather

Friday, April 8th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Baby animals always a big hit with people, no matter the weather

Story and photos by Mariah Noble WELLSVILLE -- Despite snowy weather, the American West Heritage Center is holding their annual event, Baby Animal Days, as scheduled through Saturday. “The weather definitely has affected it,” Administrative Assistant Karen Larson said. “But the ...

Heritage Center throws turn-of-the-20th-century cider and threshing fest

Saturday, October 16th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Heritage Center throws turn-of-the-20th-century cider and threshing fest

By Satenik Sargsyan CACHE COUNTY--The American West Heritage Center celebrated harvest on Friday like it was the 1900's at its annual Fall Harvest Festival. The festival is a tradition from the times the pioneers celebrated harvesting as a big family. "We do threshing, ...