You’ll want to wander around Sterling to view the many whimsical and creative scarecrows on display throughout the community in October. Look around… you might see one of the temporary visitors sitting on a bench, or standing by a tree, or hanging out at your favorite store. They’re everywhere! Participating businesses, their location and their scarecrow can be found listed on an interactive map here.
THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED
Platinum and Palladium fine art prints by Scott Hays are now on display at the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, located in the historic Union Pacific Depot in downtown Sterling. (Viewing is available during business hours, Monday-Friday.) Hays’ photo exhibit, “The Road Less Traveled: State Highway 14, highlights the unique scenery along this little known 237-mile stretch of highway in the northern portion of Colorado. Learn more about it here.
FIRE UP YOUR TASTE BUDS
If your taste buds are looking for something different, take them on an exciting journey through the authentic Mexican cuisine at Fiesta Restaurant. Established in 1989 and family owned, Fiesta’s chefs are known for their genuine cookery. Enjoy a great meal and relax with the family friendly service and comfortable atmosphere.
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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.