3 Reasons to Visit Logan County This Weekend

chalk walk fall

1. ART in the SQUARE

Join the celebration of art in the community at the Logan County Courthouse Square in downtown Sterling on Saturday, April 27, from 11 am – 5 pm. There will be a sidewalk chalk competition for Logan County high schools, a Plein Air competition, art demonstrations, vendor booths, children’s art instruction, music and more!

2.  Pop Up Shop

Are you shopping for Mother’s Day? Graduation? A wedding? Or just for yourself? Check out the Spring Holiday Marketplace while you’re downtown Saturday. Featured vendors include Pampered Chef, Color Street, SBT, Thirty-One, Tupperware, Pearls of Atlantis, Discovery Toys, Wyogem, Young Living, handmade jewelry, pottery, quilts and crafts.

3.  Where to Eat?

We’ve got you covered. Our culinary culture includes down home favorites at the local diners and exquisite cuisine in upscale restaurants. It’s your choice!

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County This Weekend

sportsman experience

1.  Sneak Peak

Join the Sportsman Experience pre-event Friday, April 12, 6-11 pm, at the Logan County Fairgrounds Indoor Arena. The Sneak Peak is hosted by Northeastern Junior College Foundation and features an auction, food, spirits and dancing with live music by the Juke Joint Cruisers! Proceeds benefit NJC students. Tickets are available online at Eventbrite.com by searching “Sportsman Experience” in Sterling, Colorado, or at the door.

2.  Down and Dirty

Northeastern Diesel Power Club presents the 4th annual Mudd’Evil Dayz on Saturday, April 13, from 1-4 pm, at the Logan County Fairgrounds. Classes include: street stock, stock, super stock, pro stock, mod and open. Let’s go!

3.  Sportsman Experience

This annual outdoor sport and recreation event focuses on learning and interactive experiences for attendees. Sponsored by Media Logic Radio and the Colorado Militaria Collectors & Gun Show, this expo is the place you’re going to want to be this weekend! It's all at the Logan County Fairgrounds.

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County This Weekend

quilt daisy 2018 2

1.  Quilt Show

Over 50 handmade quilts in one place? Yes, please! The 16th annual Quilt Show is going on through the month of March at the Sterling Public Library. This year’s show features 52 beautiful quilted pieces on display. You can even vote for your favorite for the coveted “People’s Choice Award!”

2.  It’s All About the Fashion

Check out the Masquerade Fashion Show presented by NJC Cosmetology on Saturday, March 9, 1-4 pm, in the Hays Student Center Ballroom at Northeastern Junior College. Tickets include a delectable dessert bar, runway fashions with stunning hairstyles and makeup, and fabulous shopping opportunities at the vendor booths.

3.  Get your Zzzzzzzs

Accommodations in 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.

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County This Weekend

boy in blanket fort

1.  Free Family Fun

Who doesn’t love making a blanket fort?! Go to the Sterling Public Library on Friday, Feb. 22, 5:30 pm, for a Family Fort Fun program for the whole family. Bring your own blankets to build your fort and enjoy some story telling. A light meal will be served so go ahead and RSVP at 970-522-2023.

2.  This Spot is Hot!

One Hot Spot wasn’t enough, they had to open a second location! This smokehouse, located at 402 Main St., in downtown Sterling, is tucked in the former Bill’s Motors building which was an automobile dealership and garage from the early 1900s and is now home to some of the best barbecue around.

3.  Make Yourself at Home

Accommodations in 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.

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County

pedal the plains

1.  Authenticity

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. We can help you plan a weekend visit: click here!

2.  Untraveled Places

This agricultural area is the perfect place to wind down, whether you are on a road trip across the country or looking for a weekend getaway. Use this guide to plan your next trip: click here!

3.  Unique

Most visitors to Colorado already understand the state’s many highlights, from world-famous mountain towns to four national parks and renowned microbreweries. But what if a traveler desires something a little off the well-trodden path, say, an eastern-plains road trip? Start here to get inspired: click here!

3 Reasons to Visit Logan County This Week

cheers to beer drinkers1.  Welcome Back!

Whether you are an alum or not, Hoops Homecoming is a fun time to celebrate friends and community! The Northeastern Junior College Alumni Association will be holding the 25th annual Hoops Homecoming on Saturday, February 2. Card-carrying members of the NJC Alumni Association will be admitted free to games. Others pay $6 per adult or $5 per senior citizen and non-NJC students at the door. During halftime of the men’s game, the NJC Alumni Association will be recognizing the following award winners: Steve Antonopulos, Elaine Daly, Ken Kreutzer, Pete Youngers, Ellis Schmidt, Jim and Vicki Smith and Ronda Monheiser.

2.  Cheers to Beers

Join the 'Colorado Experience' Road Show for a free screening of the episode, "Cheers to Beers” at the Fox 5 Theatre in Sterling on Tuesday, February 5, from 6-7 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm.)

'Colorado Experience' is an original production of Rocky Mountain PBS that airs Thursdays at 7:30 pm.

Episode Description: Quench your curiosity and learn how thirsty miners started a liquid gold rush that began Colorado's journey to become the "Beer State.”

3.  Nom Nom Nom

Our culinary culture in Logan County 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 Spurz Grill chef, Ben Haines, was named the winner of the Hell's Kitchen "Best Steak in America" contest. What are YOU hungry for? Find what you’re looking for here.

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