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.

bbq vENDOR fAIR:

Digital Form: 2021 Strasburg Hometown Days: BBQ Vendor Fair

Print & Drop-off: 2021 Vendor Fair

ARTS & CRAFTS BAZAAR:

Digital Form: 2021 Strasburg Hometown Days: Arts & Crafts Bazaar

Print & Drop-off: 2021 Arts & Crafts Bazaar

CHILI COOK-OFF:

Digital Form: 2021 Strasburg Hometown Days: Chili Cook Off

Print & Drop-off: 2021 Chili Cook-Off Form

MUD VOLLEYBALL REGISTRATION:

Online Only: 2021 Mud Volleyball Registration

RUN TO THE RAILS 5K:

Online Only: 2021 Run to the Rails 5K

SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12

5:30pm                                 NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: 56060 E Colfax Ave.: Strasburg History Presentation provided by Cliff Smith. Light refreshments provided. Donations accepted – SPONSOR: I-70 Chamber of Commerce; Strasburg KOA

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13

6:00 – 11:00pm*                   FAMILY DINNER, STREET DANCE, & FIREWORKS: Strasburg Community Park, 1863 Wagner Street. Bring lawn chairs and umbrellas. Choose from steak, hamburger, or hot dog (fee associated). Fireworks are weather permitting. SPONSOR: Strasburg Fire District 8

6:00pm                                 VINTAGE BASEBALL GAME: South Softball Field, 1932 Burton Street. Colorado Vintage Baseball Association plays by a set of rules established in 1864. The vintage team will play against our very own local coaches – SPONSOR: Western Hardware

SATURDAY, AUGUST 14

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

9:00am – 3:00pm                 ART & CRAFTS BAZAAR: Strasburg High School Spine – SPONSOR: D&D Water Service; 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: “150+1: Back on Track” Route: Colfax Ave. & Wagner St., East to Adams St., North on Adams to School – SPONSOR: The Gift Shop; IREA; Colorado Natural Gas

11:30am – 1:30pm               FREE COMMUNITY BBQ: Strasburg High School Lawn; Entertainment by the Golden Eagle Brass Band. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas – SPONSOR (Food): Independent Bank; SPONSOR (Drinks): TBK Bank; SPONSOR (Entertainment): I-70 Scout & Eastern Colorado News; Blue Sky Rentals

11:30am – 3:30pm*             INFLATABLE FUN/FREE BALLOONS: Strasburg High School Lawn. Twisters Gymnastics will host inflatable activities and carnival snacks for kids during the BBQ – SPONSOR: O’Malley’s Mercantile/High Plains Bank

11:30am – 4:00pm               HAY RIDES: Route: High School-Middle School-Museum-Downtown – SPONSOR: Strasburg Vet Clinic

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 – 3:00pm                   PAULS CORP. STRASBURG COMMUNITY EVENT: Blackstone Ranch East 22nd Place. *FREE* Activities include: Music, Food Trucks, Raffles, and Games. SPONSOR: Pauls Homes Corp.                             

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

2:00pm                                 TEXTING CONTEST: Comanche Crossing Museum, 56060 E Colfax Ave. – SPONSOR: Hometown Kids Daycare

5:00pm                                 CHILI COOK-OFF & WATERMELON FEED: Strasburg HS Lawn. Entertainment by High Plains Music Ensemble. Bring lawn chairs and umbrellas – SPONSOR: Byers General Store; Premier Portables; 4Rivers Equipment

5:00-6:00pm                        FREE PULLED PORK DINNER:  Mountain View Fellowship, 1955 Headlight Rd.

6:00-8:00pm                        COMMUNITY SQUARE DANCE: Mountain View Fellowship, 1955 Headlight Rd.

Dusk                                     FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE: Strasburg Parks & Rec District, 56401 Sunset Ave., Showing: Monsters Inc., SPONSOR: I-70 Corridor Communities that Care

SUNDAY, AUGUST 15

8:00am*                               RUN TO THE RAILS FAMILY 5K FUN RUN/WALK:  Check-in at 8am (Community Park Pavilion, 1863 Wagner Street). Race begins at 8:30am. Registration Fee (includes giveaway): $20 for 5K; $15 for Kids 2K. Register online by 8/5/21 (www.strasburgparks.org). Prizes for: Age Groups, Walkers, Kids. Race Day Registration Available! SPONSOR: SHS Boys Golf Team; Strasburg Family BBQ

9:00am-12:00pm                 CAR SHOW & FAMILY FUN: Strasburg Community Church, 56155 Sunset Ave. Register day of, beginning at 8am (prizes will be awarded). Enjoy a dunk tank, bounce house, popcorn, donuts, and live music! Accepting donations of non-perishable food – SPONSOR: Strasburg Community Church; The Cares Food Bank; C&T Auto

9:30am*                               MUD VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: North Baseball Field, Two divisions: Youth (6th-12th Grades) and Adults (18 & Up). Check-in at 9:30am, games begin at 10am. Register online by 8/5/21 (www.strasburgparks.org) – SPONSOR: SHS Athletic Booster Club; Matt Brinkhoff Coldwell Banker Realty

10:00am                               COMMUNITY CHURCH SERVICE at Lyons Park (Railroad Avenue). Bring lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas. SPONSOR: Crandall Drilling & Pump Service and Prairie Creeks Living Center

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

5:00 – 7:00pm                      YOUTH SCATTERBALL: Bennett Rec Center, 455 S 1st St. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to compete in this FREE event, prizes for top three teams – SPONSOR: Encounter Student Ministries, Strasburg Journey Church

BOX CAR FUNDING FOR HOMETOWN DAYS PROVIDED BY: ACTION SIGNS & GRAPHICS; BARNYARD BOUTIQUE; BLUE SKY RENTALS; BURCHFIELD FARMS; CLAUSSEN CHIROPRACTIC; COMANCHE CROSSING MUSEUM; COUNTRY GARDENS RV & MHP; CUTTING EDGE AG AND TURF INC.; HIGH PLAINS SANITATION; HOMETOWN KIDS DAYCARE; JUN’S LIQUOR; KOHRS ORTHODONTICS; ONE STREET INSURANCE GROUP; PLAINS HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING, INC.; Christina Pastori ~REAL ESTATE CONNECTION LLC; SCENTSY BY VICKI BOMNSKIE; STRASBURG ESPRESS COFFEE SHOP; STRASBURG FIRE DISTRICT 8; STRASBURG RADIO SHACK; Tania Stephens ~ LOOK EAST REALTY;  UNDERGLOW DETAILING; WATCHPOINT SURVEILLANCE; AND WELLER INSURANCE 

EVENT COORDINATION COURTESY OF: Strasburg Hometown Days Committee, Strasburg Fire District, Strasburg Parks & Rec District, and the Strasburg School District. CONTACT INFO: · FACEBOOK: Strasburg Hometown Days · WEB SITE: www.strasburgparks.org/htd/

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