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Sugar Beet Days is Here! 

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SATURDAY ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

(All events at the Entertainment Site/Courthouse Square unless noted otherwise)

 9:00 am – 10:00 am        The Symbols*

9:00 am – 5:00 pm           Corn Hole & Ladder Ball Competitions

9:00 am – 6:00 pm           Strider Bike Activities for the little tots

9:00 am – 9:00 pm           Sugar Beet Days Arts & Crafts Festival/Expo

9:30 am – 10:30 am          Egg Balance Race

10:00 am                       Sugar Beet Harvest Demonstration at Clarence’s Corner

10:00 am – 11:00 am       Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull

10:00 am – 11:00 am       Young Farmers

10:00 am – 12:00 pm       Robotics and Straw Rockets at CSU Engagement Center

10:30 am – 11:00 am         Corn Shucking Competition

11:00 am                        Family Fun Ride MASS START (corner of Ash & 3rd St.)

11:00 am – 9:00 pm          Beer Garden

11:00 am – 12:00 pm    The Symbols*

11:00 am – 12:00 pm          Big Wheel Races

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm       Northern Colorado Caledonia Pipe Band*

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm             Cowboy Ethics at CSU Engagement Center

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm         Chasing Amy*

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm             Cupcake Walk

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm            Shooting Sports at Fairgrounds

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm            Family Fun Ride Games & Contests

2:00 pm                         Sugar Beet Harvest Demonstration at Clarence’s Corner

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm          Big Wheel Races

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm            Pie Eating Contest

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm       Juke Joint Cruisers*

6:30 pm                            Passport Program Prize Drawing*

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm        PTP Check presentations & Colorado Creative Ind.*

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm        Dragondeer*

SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

10:00 am – 11:00 am        Glockenspiel Bell Ringers*

11:00 am – 12:00 pm           Jason

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm             Kids’ Hour

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm               The JV3

*ON MAIN STAGE

Register

Route Review

Century Option (9/20): 2 Education Stops in Sterling: Archery Demonstration, North Sterling State Park and Reservoir

Family Fun Ride (9/20): Game Stop at Columbine Park

Event Timeline:

September 20, 2014:

Sterling Headquarters Site: Sterling High School, 407 Broadway

  • Information Tent: 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
  • Town & Lodging Shuttles: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Community Lunch: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Course Closure:
    • Regular Tour: 5:00 pm
    • Century Ride: 6:00 pm

Sterling Entertainment Site: Logan County Courthouse Square

  • Entertainment & Beer Garden: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Community Dinner
  • PTP Check Presentation
  • Vendor Expo
  • Performances
  • Sterling Sugar Beet Days Festival

Family Fun Ride

Walk-on registration and packet pick-up will take place on Saturday, September 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Logan County Courthouse (315 Main St., Sterling, CO 80751).

  • Pancake breakfast: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Christ United Church – 4th St. & Main St.)
  • Family Fun Ride start: 11:00 a.m. (3rd St. & Ash St.)
  • Best costume contest: 1:30 p.m. (East of Courthouse)
  • Best decorated bike contest: 1:40 p.m. (East of Courthouse)
  • Pumpkin seed spitting contest: 1:50 p.m. (East of Courthouse)
  • Shuttles to the Overland Trail Museum run until 10:00 p.m. and pick up on 4th St. & Ash St.
  • At registration you will receive:
    • Family Fun Ride T-shiry
    • Course Map
    • Rider Bib
    • Bicycle Tag
    • Pancake Breakfast
    • Free Entry into the Overland Trail Museum

Parking will be available at 104 Poplar Street, Sterling, CO 80751.

*For all ride offerings the following forms of payment are accepted: cash, credit cards and checks. Please make checks payable to The Denver Post Pedal The Plains.

September 21, 2014:

Sterling Headquarters Site: Sterling High School, 407 Broadway

  • Town & Lodging Shuttles: 5:30 am – 8:30 pm
  • Community Breakfast: 6:00 am – 8:30 am
  • Rolling Start: 7:00 am – 9:00 am