THREE THINGS TO DO IN LOGAN COUNTY THIS WEEKEND!

POWER PULLING

 

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The Logan County Fair begins with a PULL, of a sled that is, during the 2018 Tractor Pull TONIGHT, Friday, August 3, starting at 5:30 pm. This high-powered event is brought to you by G & M Implement, Inc., and will be sure to generate excitement throughout the grandstands! Get tickets and more information here. Tickets are also available at the door.

 

 

 

RIDIN’ AND ROPIN’

 

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Wanna watch a FREE rodeo? Come on out to the Jim Mason Memorial Roping on Sunday, August 5, starting at 10 am at the Logan County Fairgrounds. There you’ll see some 50 contestants testing their skills in barrel racing, tie-down roping, breakaway roping, ribbon roping, and more. Check out the Logan County Fair here.

 

 

THE GRILL AT RIVER CITY

 

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Enjoy an evening on the patio at this relaxing restaurant specializing in steaks, burgers and salads. You’ll want to try an entrée seasoned with David Sellers’ signature rub and cooked to perfection on an open-flame grill. This favorite spot for locals and visitors alike, also features a full bar with local brews in the bottle or on tap. Learn more here.

 

 

THREE THINGS TO DO IN LOGAN COUNTY THIS WEEKEND!

CONCERTS ON THE GREEN

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Don’t miss the final concert in the Sterling Arts Council’s Concerts on the Green series tonight at the Logan County Courthouse Square, Friday, July 27, from 6-9 pm. Enjoy the music of the Hector Anchondo Band. Bring your own blanket or lawn chair and join the crowd! Click here for more information.

 

CITY OF LIVING TREES

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Sterling is known as the City of Living Trees for its collection of cottonwoods that have been carved into fanciful creatures and inspiring characters by artist Bradford Rhea. While weekdays are best to see them all, many are located outside and the milder temperatures this weekend would be the perfect time to take a self-guided tour.  Learn about the sculptures here.

 

FOOD – SPIRITS – FUN

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Hootenannie’s is a contemporary pub which offers a wide range of food, including some of the best burgers you will find, all in a classy but relaxing environment. Check it out here.

THREE THINGS TO DO IN LOGAN COUNTY THIS WEEKEND!

Concerts on the Green

 

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What better way to start your weekend than under the evening sky listening to Rusty 44 on the Logan County Courthouse Square, Friday, July 20, from 6-9 pm. Bring our own blanket or lawn chair and join the crowd! Click here for the summer concert schedule.

 

 

 

Disc Golf Day

 

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Join us at Pioneer Park for Disc Golf Day. Members from the local disc golf group, Hellfire, will be on hand to show you how to play and learn about the fun that goes along with it! Connect here.

 

 

Feed Your Craving!

 

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Cap off your weekend by stopping by Baja Tacos for lunch or dinner. This favorite local spot has been serving Sterling for over 20 years with their own signature secret spice recipe that you won’t find anywhere else. Make sure you try the always popular Frito Pie! Learn more here.

A WEEKEND ON THE PLAINS

Sterling and Logan County - A Weekend On the Plains    By Erika L. for Visit USA Parks

 

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When most of us think about a weekend getaway, we don’t usually think of going to a small town on the northeastern plains of Colorado. Or maybe that's just me because I have an overwhelming love for places with a little higher altitude. However, after I was invited to join my family for a weekend in Logan County, Colorado I quickly realized

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THREE THINGS TO DO IN LOGAN COUNTY THIS WEEKEND!

CONCERT ON THE GREEN

wild road bandEnjoy the evening on the Logan County Courthouse lawn with a FREE concert by the Wild Road band. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and groove to the sounds of one of Colorado’s favorite classic country music bands tonight, Friday, July 6, from 6-9 pm. Click here for more information.

 

CAR SHOW

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Get your motor runnin’! Check out the 27th annual Rod Run in the Park by the Colorado Flatlanders Car Club on Saturday, July 7, from 9 am – 4 pm. See the details here.

 

WELCOME TO A DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE

blue collar plateBlue Collar Steakhouse provides great quality food for hard working folks without the steep price. Their steaks are USDA Choice, aged and hand cut each day right in the restaurant. They also have chops, seafood and chicken, burgers and sandwiches, all kinds of appetizers, and kids’ meals too! It’s all right here.

INDEPENDENCE DAY IN STERLING

Heritage Festival

sterling 130426 hardin dsc3490Spend the day at the Overland Trail Museum for the annual 4th of July Heritage Festival. Free admission! There are activities for every age from 10 am-3 pm on Wednesday, July 4. Come for the opening flag ceremony at 10 am presented by the Sons of the American Revolution. Don’t miss the heritage crafters, gold panning, Blacksmith Sam and butter making. See Benjamin Franklin on the grounds all day! Enjoy the early Colorado Trapper presentation at 1 pm. All this and even more! Click here for a full schedule.

 

Free Concert

project foreignerStay for the 4th of July Fireworks Jam free concert in the Home Depot lot starting at 5:30 pm. Bring a lawn chair or your dancing shoes and enjoy “Project Foreigner” and “In The Groove.” Free bounce house and other fun activities.

 

Fireworks Display

fireworksAt dusk, sit back and enjoy the annual City of Sterling fireworks display from Pioneer Park. Don’t forget to bring your oohs and aahs!

 

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