Oh, sweet September! It's time for Sugar Beet Days.
Sugar Beet Days is a fun two-day annual festival the third week of September which celebrates the agricultural
The Sterling Fire Department will be hosting a memorial ceremony to honor the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The community is invited to join us as we remember all those we lost. The ceremony will take place on September 11 at the Logan County Courthouse at 7:30 am. In addition, Logan County employees will be placing 2,977 flags on the Courthouse lawn in memory of those killed in the 9/11 attacks to accompany the observance on Saturday. Those who wish to attend the ceremony are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
Art Rocks! Two rock painting events are planned for the weekend:
o Sat., September 11, 3-5 pm, at the VFW Building
o Sun., September 12, 1:30-3:30 pm, at Prairie Park
Get creative and add your painted rock to the growing community collection. Bring your own rock; paint and other supplies are provided by Blick Art Materials.
Celebrate our hometown values and the agricultural community at the annual Fleming Fall Festival on Sat., Sept. 11, all day, starting with a breakfast at the Fleming School Cafeteria at 8 am. The day includes a fun run, vendor booths and exhibits, parade, kids games, football, volleyball and movies in the park!
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Need to get away from the hustle and bustle? Get in a free-range state of mind in Logan County, where there are never any traffic jams or long lines.
Stroll downtown Sterling’s charming art galleries and historic buildings, experience the authenticity of Colorado’s eastern plains just two hours east of Denver and walk in the footsteps of one of the largest population booms in U.S. history. Sterling, Logan County’s largest city, recently underwent a renaissance of growth with new restaurants, a brewery and specialty shops — making it the perfect time for a weekend visit.
(Excerpted from Sterling Journal-Advocate)
Ever wondered what’s on the upper levels of the Sterling Post Office or maybe you’re curious about the architectural
Logan County has a total area of 1,845 square miles, of which 1,839 square miles is land and
Finish out the week strong at the Logan County Fair's biggest events this weekend!
Night Show – Saturday, August 7 – 8 pm
Country music superstar Travis Tritt hits the stage with his southern rock influence to take the crowd back to a simpler time with his story-telling lyrics. Opening for Tritt is locally-raised Braydon Zink and his red dirt, outlaw style of music. Don’t miss out! Get your tickets here: http://www.lcfair.org/concert. This concert is sponsored by East Cheyenne Gas Storage.
Demolition Derby – Sunday, August 8 – 5:30 pm
The week of Fair ends with a bang with the ever-popular crash-em-up derby, sponsored by Sam & Louie's Italian Pizzeria and Shaefer's Precision Body & Frame in Sterling. Root for your favorite car or driver, and if you sit close enough you just may get to eat some dust! Hurry – these seats go fast: http://www.lcfair.org/demo-derby
Skip the Traffic Jams
Are you ready for a Colorado road trip to Sterling? Find a variety of ideas to fill your itinerary. Here you’ll discover a plethora of activities for every level of adventure. And to top it all off, you’ll rarely be caught in a traffic jam or stand in line. It’s what we like to call free-range tourism and we’ve got the space to find your place, no matter the weather!
Ditch the Long Lines
We are open for you to enjoy our culinary culture which includes down-home favorites at the local diners and exquisite cuisine in upscale restaurants. A gigantic scoop of hard ice cream is a favorite at the charming Simkins Parlour and the Hot Spot Smokehouse has some of the best barbecue around. Stop at the Parts & Labor Brewing Company for a selection from their diverse menu and a brew made with locally grown wheat.
Roam Freely and Relax
Accommodations in Sterling and Logan County 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.