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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Great Western Cattle Trail

The cattle trail crossed Highway 27 at Road 79

The Wallace Branch of the Western Cattle Trail was the final branch in Kansas. Enjoy a reenactment cattle drive every Independence Day weekend. The Western Cattle Trail is under consideration as a National Historic Trail.

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Upcoming Community Events

  • June 2017
  • 2Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 2Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 2Fri
    5:00 pm
    Carnegie Arts Center
    Brianna Moses mixed media show opening
    Carnegie Arts Center, 120 W. 12th, 785-890-6442, GoodlandArts.org

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  • 2Fri
    7:00 pm
    Lt. Lyman Kidder
    “Lt. Kidder’s Ride to Disaster” symposium
    High Plains Museum, 1717 Cherry, 785-890-4595, HighPlainsMuseum.org

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  • 3Sat
    8:00 am
    Sunflower Buckle Series 2017
    South Arena, Sherman County Fairgrounds, North Main, 785-890-4880, Sunflower.K-State.edu

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  • 4Sun
    2:00 pm
    Sherman County Speedway logo
    Stock car races
    Sherman County Speedway, 417 N. Main, ShermanCountySpeedway.com, 785-399-8041

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  • 6Tue
    8:30 am
    4-H
    4-H Day Camp
    4-H Building, Sherman County Fairgrounds, North Main, 785-890-4880, Sunflower.K-State.edu

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  • 6Tue
    12:00 pm
    Kiwanis
    Goodland Kiwanis Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, GoodlandKiwanisClub.com

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  • 6Tue
    1:30 pm
    movie reel
    Tuesday Flicks
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 7Wed
    8:30 am
    4-H
    4-H Day Camp
    4-H Building, Sherman County Fairgrounds, North Main, 785-890-4880, Sunflower.K-State.edu

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  • 8Thu
    8:30 am
    4-H
    4-H Day Camp
    4-H Building, Sherman County Fairgrounds, North Main, 785-890-4880, Sunflower.K-State.edu

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  • 8Thu
    2:00 pm
    Eat at Sugar Hills Golf Club
    Sweet Swinger Golf Tournament
    Sugar Hills Golf Club, 6450 Road 16, 785-890-2785, SugarHillsGolfClub.com

    Sweet Swinger Entry Form 2017...

  • 9Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 9Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 9Fri
    2:00 pm
    Eat at Sugar Hills Golf Club
    Sweet Swinger Golf Tournament
    Sugar Hills Golf Club, 6450 Road 16, 785-890-2785, SugarHillsGolfClub.com

    Sweet Swinger Entry Form 2017...

  • 10Sat
    8:00 am
    GoodLand Farmers Market
    Olde Westport Spice, 1218 Main

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  • 10Sat
    2:00 pm
    Eat at Sugar Hills Golf Club
    Sweet Swinger Golf Tournament
    Sugar Hills Golf Club, 6450 Road 16, 785-890-2785, SugarHillsGolfClub.com

    Sweet Swinger Entry Form 2017...

  • 12Mon
    5:00 pm
    Goodland Activities Center
    Summer baseball, softball and T-ball leagues begin

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  • 13Tue
    12:00 pm
    Kiwanis
    Goodland Kiwanis Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, GoodlandKiwanisClub.com

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  • 13Tue
    1:30 pm
    movie reel
    Tuesday Flicks
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 16Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 16Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 17Sat
    8:00 am
    GoodLand Farmers Market
    Olde Westport Spice, 1218 Main

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  • 17Sat
    2:30 pm
    Sherman County Speedway logo
    Stock car races
    Sherman County Speedway, 417 N. Main, ShermanCountySpeedway.com, 785-399-8041

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  • 20Tue
    12:00 pm
    Kiwanis
    Goodland Kiwanis Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, GoodlandKiwanisClub.com

    ...

  • 20Tue
    1:30 pm
    movie reel
    Tuesday Flicks
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 22Thu
    7:00 pm
    weather nights wall cloud
    Weather Night
    High Plains Museum, 1717 Cherry, 785-890-4595, HighPlainsMuseum.org

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  • 23Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

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  • 23Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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  • 24Sat
    8:00 am
    GoodLand Farmers Market
    Olde Westport Spice, 1218 Main

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  • 24Sat
    6:30 pm
    Goodland Cruise Night
    Chambers Park, 13th and Center

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  • 27Tue
    10:00 am
    Kids a-Cookin’ Camp
    4-H Building, Sherman County Fairgrounds, North Main, 785-890-4880, Sunflower.K-State.edu

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  • 27Tue
    12:00 pm
    Kiwanis
    Goodland Kiwanis Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, GoodlandKiwanisClub.com

    ...

  • 27Tue
    1:30 pm
    movie reel
    Tuesday Flicks
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 29Thu
    7:00 pm
    weather nights wall cloud
    Weather Night
    High Plains Museum, 1717 Cherry, 785-890-4595, HighPlainsMuseum.org

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  • 30Fri
    10:00 am
    Born to Read
    Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway, 785-899-5461, GoodlandLibrary.org

    ...

  • 30Fri
    12:00 pm
    Goodland Rotary Club
    Northwest Tech Student Union, 1008 E. 15th, Facebook.com/GoodlandRotary

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