Attractions

 

Places to Go

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Tour points of interest in Sherman County

Sherman County, Kansas

This interactive map will show you some of Sherman County's art and history, or scroll down for information.

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Giant Van Gogh Painting

East HIghway 24 and Cherry

The Van Gogh Project features a reproduction of one of Vincent van Gogh’s seven sunflower paintings. The idea for the project is the brainchild of Canadian Artist, Cameron Cross. The painting is painted on a 24-foot by 32-foot canvas and sits on an easel which is nearly 80 feet tall. Always open.

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Sugar Hills Golf Club

6450 Road 15 • 785-899-2785

The only 18-hole golf course between Hays, Kan., and Denver includes a clubhouse and restaurant. The view is worth the drive. Admission: Green fees and cart rental. Approximate time: 4 hours.

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Northwest Kansas Technical College

1209 Harrison • 800-316-4127

Ranked top in the nation in technical training with 16 technical programs, student housing and interscholastic athletic program. Tours welcome. Call to schedule. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Approximate time: 1 hour to 3 hours.

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Kidder Massacre Site

Eight miles east on Highway 24 to County Road 28, then north 18 miles.

The site of 1867 battle on the Beaver Creek. Hours: Daylight Free. Site is on private property; please be respectful. Approximate time: 2:30.

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Ennis-Handy House, a 1907 Victorian Residence

202 W. 13th • 785-899-6773

Enjoy a guided tour through an exquisite Victorian home. Please call for hours. Admission: Donation

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Steever Water Park

16th and Cherry • 785-890-4565

Come play in our water park. The park has two water slides, wading pool, water fountain feature and of course a large main pool. Call during the season or e-mailpool@cityofgoodland.organy time throughout the year.

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Things to See


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Sherman Theatre

1203 Main • 785-899-6103

Call for current showings Admission: Adults, $7 2D, $9 3D Children 11 and under $5 2D, $7 3D Senior Citizens, $5 2D, $7 3D

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High Plains Museum

1717 Cherry • 785-890-4595

Home of and early Sherman County history. Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: (June-August) 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday and major holidays Admission: Donation Approximate time: 1 hour Blog: A Dream That Failed to Fly

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Carnegie Arts Center

120 W. 12th • 785-890-6442

New artist exhibits every four to six weeks. Call for latest showings, entertainment and art classes. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. No admission charge. Approximate time: 1 hour.

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National Weather Service

920 Armory Road • 785-899-7119

Weather predictions and forecast by latest Doppler System, one of five in Kansas. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call to arrange group tours. Listen to the recorded weather forecast, then a human will answer the call. Free. Approximate time: 1:30.

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Goodland Public Library

812 Broadway • 785-899-5461

Over 39,000 volumes. Genealogy collection, Kansas Room, talking books for blind and handicapped, cake pans, puzzles. Books available in large print and audio cassette. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sunday.

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Upcoming Community Events

  • March 2017
  • 1Wed
    10:00 am
    Story Hour

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  • 1Wed
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 1Wed
    3:00 pm
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 2Thu
    12:00 am
    Story hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 2Thu
    10:00 am
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 2Thu
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 3Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 3Fri
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 3Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 4Sat
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 4Sat
    5:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Technology Department Show Opening
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 5Sun
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 6Mon
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 7Tue
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 7Tue
    12:00 pm
    Kiwanis
    Goodland Kiwanis Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, GoodlandKiwanisClub.com

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  • 7Tue
    1:30 pm
    movie reel
    Tuesday Flicks
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 7Tue
    6:30 pm
    FFA Labor Auction
    Goodland Junior-Senior High Cafeteria, 785-890-5656, USD352.org

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  • 8Wed
    10:00 am
    Story Hour

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  • 8Wed
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 8Wed
    3:00 pm
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 8Wed
    3:30 pm
    4-H
    Kids a-Cookin’
    4-H Building, Sherman County Fairgrounds, 417 N. Main, 785-890-4880, Sunflower.K-State.edu

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  • 9Thu
    12:00 am
    Story hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 9Thu
    10:00 am
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 9Thu
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 10Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 10Fri
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 10Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 10Fri
    4:00 pm
    4-H
    4-H Days and Talent Night
    Harvest Evangelical Free Church, 521 E. Highway 24, 785-890-4880, Sunflower.K-State.edu

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  • 10Fri
    4:00 pm
    4-H
    4-H Days and Talent Night
    Harvest Evangelical Free Church, 521 E. Highway 24

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  • 11Sat
    11:00 am
    Hospital Auxiliary Potato Bar
    Goodland United Methodist Church, 1116 Sherman

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  • 11Sat
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 11Sat
    2:00 pm
    Buffalo on the High Plains: Sharing Local Buffalo History
    High Plains Museum, 1717 Cherry, 785-890-4595, HighPlainsMuseum.org

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  • 11Sat
    4:30 pm
    Northwest Tech Endowment Banquet
    Goodland Elks Lodge, 1523 Arcade, 785-890-1529, NWKTC.edu

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  • 12Sun
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 13Mon
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 13Mon
    6:30 pm
    Lions Club logo
    Goodland Lions Club
    Shiraz Restaurant, 824 W. Highway 24, Goodland, http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/goodlandks

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  • 14Tue
    12:00 pm
    Kiwanis
    Goodland Kiwanis Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, GoodlandKiwanisClub.com

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  • 14Tue
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 14Tue
    1:30 pm
    movie reel
    Tuesday Flicks
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 15Wed
    10:00 am
    Story Hour

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  • 15Wed
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 15Wed
    3:00 pm
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 16Thu
    12:00 am
    Story hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 16Thu
    10:00 am
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 16Thu
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 17Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 17Fri
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 17Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 18Sat
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 19Sun
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 20Mon
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 21Tue
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 21Tue
    12:00 pm
    Kiwanis
    Goodland Kiwanis Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, GoodlandKiwanisClub.com

    ...

  • 21Tue
    1:30 pm
    movie reel
    Tuesday Flicks
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 22Wed
    10:00 am
    Story Hour

    ...

  • 22Wed
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 22Wed
    3:00 pm
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 23Thu
    12:00 am
    Story hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 23Thu
    10:00 am
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 23Thu
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 23Thu
    6:00 pm
    Talk About Literature in Kansas (TALK)
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 24Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 24Fri
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 24Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 25Sat
    9:00 am
    Simply Chic Craft Fair
    Max Jones FIeldhouse, 12th and Arcade, 785-821-2280

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  • 25Sat
    9:00 am
    Simply Chic Spring Craft & Vendor Fair
    Max Jones FIeldhouse, 12th and Arcade

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  • 25Sat
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 26Sun
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 27Mon
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 27Mon
    6:30 pm
    Lions Club logo
    Goodland Lions Club
    Shiraz Restaurant, 824 W. Highway 24

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  • 27Mon
    6:30 pm
    Lions Club logo
    Goodland Lions Club
    Shiraz Restaurant, 824 W. Highway 24

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  • 28Tue
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 28Tue
    12:00 pm
    Kiwanis
    Goodland Kiwanis Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, GoodlandKiwanisClub.com

    ...

  • 28Tue
    1:30 pm
    movie reel
    Tuesday Flicks
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 29Wed
    10:00 am
    Story Hour

    ...

  • 29Wed
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

    ...

  • 29Wed
    3:00 pm
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 30Thu
    12:00 am
    Story hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 30Thu
    10:00 am
    Story Hour
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 30Thu
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 31Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 31Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 31Fri
    12:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Northwest Tech Computer Graphics Art Exhibit
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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