Hometown Days

Welcome to Strasburg Hometown Days! A celebration to commemorate the joining of the first continuous railroad in the United States.

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EVENT COORDINATION COURTESY OF: Strasburg Hometown Days Committee, Strasburg Fire District, Strasburg Parks & Rec District, and the Strasburg School District.
OUTDOOR VENDOR FAIR:

Online Registration OR Print & Drop-off: Outdoor Vendor Fair_2022
ARTS & CRAFTS BAZAAR:

Online Registration OR Print & Drop-off: Arts & Crafts Bazaar_2022
MUD VOLLEYBALL REGISTRATION: Online registration
RUN TO THE RAILS 5K: Online registration
CHILI COOK-OFF: *No Registration Necessary* Red, green, or whatever! Strasburg Bucks will be awarded as prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. No fee to enter. Tables will be set up for use, but electricity is NOT available. Please furnish your own heating apparatus. Batch size: 3 gallons. Contact Alice Bonds at 303-249-9660 for more information.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS…

EVENT COURTESY OF: Strasburg HTD Committee · FACEBOOK: Strasburg Hometown Days · WEB SITE: www.strasburgparks.org/htd/

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11

5:30pm:  NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: 56060 E Colfax Ave. Strasburg history presentation provided by Mr. Cliff Smith. Light refreshments provided. Donations accepted – SPONSOR: F&C Realty

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

6:00 – 11:00pm*:  FAMILY DINNER – STREET DANCE – FIREWORKS: Strasburg Community Park, 1863 Wagner St. Bring lawn chairs and umbrellas. Fireworks are weather permitting. Choose from steak, hamburger, or hot dog dinner – SPONSOR: Strasburg Fire District 8 and BlueSky Party Rentals

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

8:00am – 4:00pm:  COMMUNITY GARAGE SALES: Various locations throughout town – look for signs.

8:30am:  PAINT THE HORSES: Help hand paint horses Morgan and TC so they’ll look great for the Strasburg Hometown Days parade! Kids of all ages are invited to Saron Lutheran Church (1656 Main St, Strasburg), Information: saronstrasburg.org

9:00am – 3:00pm:  ART & CRAFTS BAZAAR: Strasburg High School Spine – SPONSOR: D&D Water Service and Pape Oil Co.

9:00am – 3:00pm:  VENDOR FAIR: Strasburg High School Lawn. Business and club booths – SPONSOR: U.S Mechanical Company

10:00am:  PARADE: “Summer on the Rails” route posted – SPONSOR: The Gift Shop; CORE Electric; Colorado Natural Gas

11:00am – 1:00pm:  BLESSING OF THE AUTOMOBILES: Bring your car, truck, or any motorized vehicle to Saron Lutheran Church (1656 Main St, Strasburg), for a quick prayer and blessing. Great for commuters, families, teens, professional drivers—anyone! Fun giveaways too! Information: saronstrasburg.org

11:30am – 1:30pm:  FREE COMMUNITY BBQ: Strasburg High School Lawn; Entertainment by the High Plains Music Ensemble. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas – SPONSOR (Food): Independent Bank; SPONSOR (Drinks): TBK Bank; SPONSOR (Entertainment): I-70 Scout & Eastern Colorado News; BlueSky Party Rentals

11:30am – 3:30pm*:  BOUNCE HOUSE CENTRAL: Strasburg High School Lawn. Twisters Gymnastics will host inflatable activities and carnival snacks for kids during the BBQ – SPONSOR: Weller Insurance; Free Balloons from High Plains Bank

11:30am – 4:00pm:  HAY RIDES: Route posted online – SPONSOR: Strasburg Vet Clinic and 4Rivers Equipment

12:00 – 4:00pm:  COMANCHE CROSSING MUSEUM: 56060 E Colfax Ave. Activities include: root beer floats, cow milking for kids, model train displays, and games – SPONSOR: Comanche Crossing Historical Society

12:00-4:00pm:  COMMUNITY CARNIVAL:  Journey Church, 56000 E Colfax Ave. – SPONSOR: Journey Church. Fun, games, and entertainment for the whole family!

1:00pm:  TRAP SHOOT: Mountain View Fellowship, 1955 Headlight Rd. – SPONSOR: MVF Ironworks

2:00pm:  TEXTING CONTEST: Comanche Crossing Museum – SPONSOR: Hometown Kids Daycare and Enviro Gas

5:00pm:  CHILI COOK-OFF – WATERMELON FEED: Strasburg High School Lawn. Entertainment by Golden Eagles Concert Band. Bring lawn chairs and umbrellas – SPONSOR: Byers General Store; Premier Portables; 4 Rivers Equipment

5:00-8:00pm:  DINNER – SQUARE DANCE: Mountain View Fellowship, 1955 Headlight Rd. Free Dinner from 5-6pm and Dancing from 6-8pm – SPONSOR: Mountain View Fellowship

Dusk:  OUTDOOR MOVIE IN THE PARK: Strasburg Parks & Rec Baseball Field, 56401 Sunset Ave., Showing: Encanto – SPONSOR: High Plains Bank

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14

7:30am*:  RUN TO THE RAILS 5K FUN RUN: Community Park, 1861 Wagner St. Check-in beginning at 7:30am, race begins at 8am. Register online at www.strasburgparks.org – SPONSOR: SHS Cross Country Team and BTC Telephone

7:30-10:00am*:  BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER: Hemphill Middle School, 2100 Wagner St. – SPONSOR: SHS Future Business Leaders of America; $5 for adults, $3 kids 12 & under. Biscuits and gravy or pancakes with sausage, juice, milk, or coffee.

9:00am-12:00pm:  HOMETOWN DAYS CAR SHOW: Strasburg Community Church, 56155 Sunset Ave. Register the day of, beginning at 8am (prizes awarded). Enjoy dunk tank, bounce house, popcorn, donuts, and live music! Accepting donations of non-perishable food – SPONSOR: Community Church; CARES Food Bank

9:30am*:  MUD VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: North Baseball Field, 56401 Sunset Ave. Two divisions: Youth (6th-12th Grades) and Adults (18 & up). Check-in at 9:30am, games begin at 10am. Register by 8/8/22 online at www.strasburgparks.org – SPONSOR: SHS Athletic Booster Club; Matt Brinkhoff Coldwell Banker Realty

10:00am:  COMMUNITY CHURCH SERVICE: Hemphill Middle School, 2100 Wagner St. – SPONSOR: Crandall Drilling & Pump Service

11:00am-3:00pm*:  FOOD TRUCK LUNCH: North Baseball Field Lot, 56401 Sunset Ave. Various food trucks to choose from.

11:00am*:  COW PLOP FUNDRAISER: Legion Hall, 56423 Westview Ave. Buy tickets for your chance to guess where the cow will “plop”. – SPONSOR: American Legion Post #183

12:00 – 4:00pm:  COMANCHE CROSSING MUSEUM: 56060 E Colfax Ave. Activities include: root beer floats, cow milking for kids, model train displays, and games – SPONSOR: Comanche Crossing Historical Society

6:00pm:  CHRISTIAN RAP CONCERT: Journey Church, 56000 E Colfax Ave. All ages welcome to this FREE concert – SPONSOR: Encounter Student Ministries

HOMETOWN DAYS FUNDING PROVIDED BY…LOCOMOTIVE SPONSORS: 4RIVERS EQUIPMENT CO. · BLUESKY PARTY RENTALS · BTC TELEPHONE CO-OP · BYERS GENERAL STORE · COLORADO NATURAL GAS INC. · CORE ELECTRIC · CRANDALL DRILLING & PUMP SERVICE · D&D WATER SERVICE, LLC · ENVIRO GAS · HIGH PLAINS BANK · HIGH PLAINS SANITATION · I-70 SCOUT & EASTERN COLORADO NEWS · INDEPENDENT BANK · MATT BRINKHOFF ~ COLDWELL BANKER REALTY · PAPE OIL CO. · PREMIER PORTABLES · STRASBURG AUTO PARTS · STRASBURG PARKS & RECREATION DISTRICT · STRASBURG SCHOOLS 31J · TBK BANK · THE GIFT SHOP · U.S. MECHANICAL COMPANY · WESTERN HARDWARE; BOXCAR SPONSORS: ACTION SIGNS AND GRAPHICS · BURCHFIELD FARMS · CLAUSSEN CHIROPRACTIC · COMANCHE CROSSING MUSEUM · CUTTING EDGE AG & TURF INC. · DENVER EAST STRASBURG KOA · F&C REALTY · HOMETOWN KIDS DAYCARE · MAVERICK WASTE SYSTEMS · ONE STREET INSURANCE GROUP · PLAINS HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING, INC. · PRAIRIE CREEKS LIVING CENTER · CHRISTINA PASTORI ~ REAL ESTATE CONNECTION, LLC · STRASBURG CONVENIENCE STORE · STRASBURG ESPRESS · STRASBURG FIRE DISTRICT 8 · WELLER INSURANCE · WESTWARD FENCE, LLC.; CABOOSE SPONSORS: HILLTOP CREATIONS · STRASBURG RADIO SHACK

*Fee associated with event. Strasburg HTD is a non-alcoholic event, held on non-alcoholic grounds. Thank you for observing this rule.