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Catch the bucking action in Sterling on Saturday, September 29 at the Logan County Fairgrounds Indoor Arena. This Buckers Unlimited Bull Riding Finals event includes Yearling, Belles, Futurity at 10 am and Derby, Classic at 7 pm.
IT’S CARNIVAL TIME IN MERINO
Nothing says community like a fall festival! Home town fun is best when it is shared with family and friends, so grab yours and make it to Merino this Saturday. Click here for schedule.
PUMPKINS – PUMPKINS - PUMPKINS
Fall is time for pumpkin patches and corn mazes! Visit the Baseggio Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze for a family friendly environment to pick your pumpkins for Halloween and experience their amazing maze! Check out this video.
CORN MAZE MANIA
Be the first to go through the corn maze with this early open date on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Baseggio Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 16695 County Road 20.5, Atwood, CO. The maze is open to the public from 5-9 pm. Contest is from 5:30-6:30 pm.
Teams (3-5 persons) will be competing to find items and complete the maze to raise money for their favorite charity. Bring the family to cheer on the teams and enjoy the bale slide, corn pits, duck races, climbing wall, mini maze, giant jenga, corn hole, and much more as you complete the maze. Jerry’s Dogs BBQ will be available on site.
STERLING MIRACLE PLAYERS present MARY POPPINS
See some of the best community theatre at the production of this much-loved musical this weekend. Show dates are Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7 pm, and Sunday, Sept. 23 at 3 pm, at the Sterling High School Auditorium. Learn more here.
FEED YOUR FACE
Enjoy a meal at the Logan County Chamber of Commerce’s “Business of the Week,” Cecilia’s Kitchen & Jimmy’s Pizza. Anyway you want it: Dine in, carry out, delivery, buffet, and more at this family friendly place.
Our 3 things to do this weekend can all be found at the Sugar Beet Days Festival! This is the 38th annual festival on the Logan County Courthouse Square in beautiful downtown Sterling. Enjoy two days of browsing and shopping, family entertainment and delicious food. Check it out here.
Saturday, Sept. 15 9 am – 6 pm
Sunday, Sept. 16 10 am – 4 pm
Maybe it’s time to get off the beaten path and enjoy some small town activities. Relax, rejuvenate and roam freely. Our laid-back lifestyle makes it easy to enjoy a variety of outdoor and cultural activities such as these lined up for this weekend.
JDRF 5K FUN RUN
Get in on some friendly competition and support a good cause, all at the same time. The 3rd annual 5K Fun Run to benefit JDRF will be Saturday, September 8. JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Registration information is available here.
HOLLY JOLLY FALL FEST
This annual festival is held in Fleming every September. Do as the locals do and enjoy this day of races, vendors, games, food and fun. Things get underway with a community breakfast starting at 7 am, and don’t stop until evening! Here’s a complete schedule.
STAY AND RELAX
Accommodations in Sterling range from a quaint boutique motel to modern hotels in beautiful settings. Travelers who prefer recreational vehicles or tent camping will feel right at “home” at our campsite facilities. Make your plans here.
FAMILY FUN DAY
How about a fun way to celebrate the “Best of Summer” at the Overland Trail Museum in Sterling? This popular event will be Saturday, September 1. Simply show up anytime between 9 am and 5 pm in order to participate. Favorite summertime activities will be on tap for the entire family including gold panning, summer-themed crafts, coloring pages, activity sheets, squirt guns and even some batting practice on Bison Hill!
In anticipation of summer-like weather for Saturday, lemonade will be served and there will be a cool-down zone in the air conditioned confines of the High Plains Education Center on the museum grounds.
Call the museum at 970-522-3895 for more details.
GET YOUR ART ON
Take your inner artist to Sterling Creatives on Sunday, September 2 for “Open Studio,” from 1:30-5:30 pm. They will have stretched canvas and acrylic paints, and water color paints and paper, and charcoal and pencils for a variety of expressive choices. This art gallery/studio/artist co-op is located at 120 N. 4th St., in downtown Sterling.
If you’re ready for an extraordinary dining experience, Sam & Louie’s Italian Pizzeria in Sterling is all about relating to their guests on a personal level in a welcoming, fun, relaxing atmosphere. Great care is taken while preparing your meal and providing the attentive customer service you deserve. Various seating options allow for visiting in the main dining area, celebrating with family or meeting with business associates in the Liberty Event Room, or connecting with friends over a drink while admiring the 1890s Brunswick antique bar.
THE BIGGEST PARTY IN THE MIDDLE OF A CORN FIELD YOU’LL EVER SEE!
Headliner Braydon Zink will bring his Texas Country style back to Northeast Colorado for a night of great music. Bring your dancing boots because Braydon will make you want to kick up some dust out in the corn. Also, BYOLC (bring your own lawn chair)! Transportation will be available from the parking lot to the concert area for those who need it. Gates open at noon for a little cornhole competition, beer and family-friendly fun. The concert will start at 7:30 pm.
FARM TO TABLE
Locally owned, locally grown! The Logan County Farmer’s Market offers fresh picked and locally sourced produce and other goods every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning. This market is conveniently located in downtown Sterling, at the corner of Fourth and Main Streets. Booths open at 8 am on Saturday. Get there early!
After enjoying the Concert in the Corn, stop at J&L Cafe the morning after for some wake up juice and a nice, filling breakfast. This local favorite has a full menu of home cookin’ to satisfy the hungriest of the bunch. Now serving keto selections too!