Fort Scott Happenings Sept. 6

Horticulture Services in Fort Scott – Krista Harding, Horticulture Agent for the Southwind Extension District, has office hours at the Extension office inside the Bourbon County Courthouse every Thursday
In an effort to better serve residents of Fort Scott and the surrounding communities, Krista is there weekly to answer questions and offer advice on lawn and gardens, trees and shrubs, flowers and insect. Bring your spotted leaves, strange looking insects or wilted flowers and let her help you! This a free service and is available to all community members. Questions? Call 620-223-3720 (See flyer below)
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Weekly Livestock Sale at Fort Scott Livestock Market. Starting at 10am on both Fridays & Saturdays
Fridays:  Cows, Pairs, Big Bulls
Saturdays:  Stocker & Feeder Cattle, followed by any cows
& bulls that come in late Friday & Saturday. Cafe open both sale days. You don’t have to be a buyer, just to come watch the sale and visit the cafe!
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Mommy Meet Ups – Community Christian Church,
1919 S. Horton, 8:30-11am
MMU is designed for moms of young children to have an opportunity to relax, refresh, find friendships and share the journey called Motherhood. Expectant moms and mothers of children up to kindergarten are invited.
Join us! Unwind! Enjoy a cup of coffee! Find support from moms for all faithsChildcare and snacks are provided for kids. Breakfast provided for moms
MMU meets an average of twice monthly during the school year. Mark your calendar with the following Fridays: 9/6, 9/20, 10/4, 11/1, 11/15, 12/6, 12/13, 1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 4/3, 4/17, 5/1 and 5/15
6 Children’s Miracle Network Pulled Pork Sandwich Dinner Fundraiser – Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott St., 10am-8pm

Children’s Miracle Network Pulled Pork Sandwich Dinner on Friday, September 6th at Buck Run Community Center. Free delivery to workplace or come in and eat all day! Dinner comes with pulled pork sandwich, bbq beans, potato chips, and dessert for just $5.00
You may call Chris Chaplin at 620-215-4903 or Kristie Maycumber at Walmart at 620-223-2867 and ask for Claims to schedule delivery time and how many meals ordered. All proceeds go to CMN
6 YPL First Friday Luncheon (Young Professional’s League) – Papa Don’s Pizza, 10 N. Main St., 12-1pm

Join us for the YPL First Friday Luncheon, open to YPL members or anyone interested in the organization

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Friday Night Concert in the Park – Heritage Park Pavilion, 1st & Main, 7pm

Friday Night Concert in the Park – Sponsored by the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce

This week’s concert features Dr. Buck and Band – Classic country & gospel. Come early and bring a lawn chair as seating is limited.  In the event of bad weather we will move to The Common Grounds Coffee Shop

The concerts are organized by Ralph Carlson. If you or someone you know is interested in performing, contact Ralph at rscarlson@classicnet.net

6 The Boiler Room Brewhaus presents Deliberate Kin live in concert. Friday, September 6th from 7-9pm,
10 S. National Ave. (See flyer below)Tickets ($10) available at the Brewhaus, the Visitors Center and the Chamber of Commerce, 231 E. Wall St.Visit www.boileroombrewhaus.com

View a Deliberate Kin video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDPhtOWdQKU

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FSHS Tiger Softball Co-Ed Softball Tournament has been cancelled
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Farmer’s Market – Skubitz Plaza (in front of the historic fort)

Saturday Mornings, 8:00am – 12:00pm

Fort Scott Farmers’ Market is a farmer driven and run market. The farmers work hard to produce the very finest produce available. We also provide a great venue for community organizations to promote their mission and raise funds

We are focused on fresh locally produce farm products
7 Fort Scott Soccer Shoot – Kiwanis Soccer Field, 10am

Ages 4-16, boys and girls division. First place in each division advances to district soccer shoot held in Fort Scott on Sunday, September 15th at pm. For more information, contact Bryan: 620-719-0836

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Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Fort Scott Washateria – 501 S. National Ave. 10am (See flyer below)

The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the opening of the new Fort Scott Washateria at
501 S. National Avenue. The event will take place Saturday, September 7th, 10:00 a.m. with remarks and ribbon cutting at 10:15 a.m. Free hot dogs, chips, sodas, sno cones, popcorn and homemade ice cream! Music provided by local radio station KOMB FM 103.9 from
10am-12pm. There will be giveaways, and specials on wash/dry/fold subscriptions. ALL WASHES AND DRIES ARE FREE FROM SEPTEMBER 7th-14th (1 load per visit, does not include soap or softener)!!
Fort Scott Washateria is owned and managed by Lori Lovelace. The following services will be available:
– Downloadable “Spiderwash” app (and a loyalty card) that tells you what machines are available and how long your load has until it’s done
– Wash/dry/fold services- Starching & pressing
– Alterations- Delivery in Fort Scott- Soaker sinks
– Vending machines with detergent, softener, etc.
– Kids section with movies & blackboard wall
– Free coffee & teaWashateria features state-of-the-art machines, including:
– Eight 22 lb. washers, two 40 lb. washers, two 60 lb. washers, one 80 lb. washer, eight 30 lb. dryers, four 40 lb. dryers, one 75 lb. dryerThe Washateria will be open from 8am-8pm, 7 days per week (Note: the Washateria will be unattended from 8am-12pm on Sundays.)
Lori Lovelace also has the Fort Scott Community Clothes Closet on the site, which is a 501c3 non-profit. The clothes closet will be run by volunteers. If you would like to volunteer or would like to be a Board member, there is an organizational meeting August 15th at 6pm at Washateria.

Contact Lori Lovelace at: 620-644-9834 for more info

7 Kansas Appleseed Bi-Partisan “Voter-to-Voter” workshop on getting out the vote – Boiler Room Brewhaus,
2 S. National Ave., 3-5pm (See flyer below)All are welcome at this non-partisan event
7 Wayward Bettys performing at LIberty Theatre (final 2019 Patio Concert) – 113 S. Main St., 8-10pm (See flyer below)

The Bourbon County Arts Council presents The Wayward Bettys, performing live at Liberty Theatre, 113 S. Main St., Saturday, September 7th from 8-10pm. This is the final 2019 Patio Concert of the series

Tickets are $10 for BCAC members, $15 for non-BCAC members. Tickets may be purchased by calling:
– Terri Floyd: 620-224-7221
– Deb Anderson: 620-224-8650
– The Chamber: 620-223-3566

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Back to School Bash at Holmtown Pub – 206 N. National Ave., 9pm-1pm

DJ Ray Ray will be spinning tunes on the patio

8 Hospice Patio Celebration & Memorial at Riverfront Park – 2pm

A celebration and memorial ceremony will be held at Riverfront Park in recognition of the new patio to honor hospice patients of the former Mercy Home Health and Hospice, now Integrity Home Care + Hospice

Refreshments will be served and the public is invited in addition to bereaved families

Click here for a link to a prior FortScott.biz article on the project: http://fortscott.biz/news/mercy-hospice-patio-complete

8 Team Trivia at the Boiler Room Brewhaus –
10 S. National, 3-5pmExciting, fun and challenging team trivia. Put your team together (maximum of 8 teams, maximum of 5 members on a team)$5 per person. Cash prizes for winning team. Pre-register at the tap room
9 Fort Scott Community College Centennial Kick-Off – FSCC Cafeteria and Ellis Fine Arts Center, 2108 S. Horton, noon-2pm (see flyer below)

On September 9th, we will start with a FREE lunch at 12pm in the FSCC Cafeteria, followed by an assembly in Ellis Fine Arts Center at 1pm. There will be refreshments, tree dedication, and aerial picture of all that attend.

For more info on the upcoming centennial events, click http://www.fortscott.edu/article/07172019-812am/Join-Centennial-Celebration

9 Forget Me Not Fellowship at Integrity Home Care
& Hospice – 902 S. Horton St., 2nd Monday of each month, 2-3pmForget Me Not Fellowship – Hope and Healing One Day at a TimeJoin us on the 2nd Monday of each month.
– At Integrity, we know the passage through grief is tough and can lead to a time of intense soul searching. That’s why we’re here for you when it matters most. You don’t have to bear the burden of doing it all alone. We provide care that never stops – for our clients, and for their families. As you continue your journey, join us for fellowship and support
9 USD 234 Board of Education Meeting – 424 S. Main St., 5:30pm
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Story Time, hosted by the Fort Scott Public Library –

201 S. National, 10-11am

Join Miss Val and other local families for a themed story time, featuring 2-3 books read aloud, songs or fingerplays, craft, and snack, along with a play table for before and after the stories. All story times welcome any age children and teens
Some themes are based around seasons, holidays, and annual events, while others are chosen by regular attendees
For more information, visit www.fortscott.mykansaslibrary.org or see our Facebook events page by clicking HERE
Enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and snacks related to our theme in the downstairs event room. Hope you can come. Tell your friends!
10 T.O.P.S Meetings held weekly on Tuesdays at Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave., 10:30am
10 Fort Scott Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room,
2108 S. Horton, 12-1pm
10 Farmer’s Market – Skubitz Plaza (in front of the historic fort)

Tuesday evenings, 4-6pm

Fort Scott Farmers’ Market is a farmer driven and run market. The farmers work hard to produce the very finest produce available. We also provide a great venue for community organizations to promote their mission and raise funds. We are focused on fresh locally produce farm products

10 Historic Preservation Association of Bourbon County Meeting – Old Congregational Church, 502 S. National Ave., 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7-8pm

We will have great fellowship, refreshments, and a door prize – hope you can attend!

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9/11 Remembrance Day hosted by the Friends of the Fort

The names of the people who lost their lives on 9/11 will be read over the downtown sound system by volunteers throughout the day

11 Breakfast Bingo at Buck Run Community Center,
735 Scott Ave., 9-10amCome drink some coffee and play some bingo at Buck Run. Staff will provide the bingo cards, the caller, and coffee. Prizes provided by the Fort Scott Recreation Commission
11 SEK Senior Golf Association at Woodland Hills Golf Course – 2414 S. Horton, 9:30 shotgun start
11 Rotary Meeting – Presbyterian Church,  308 S. Crawford St., 12-1pm
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Adult Coloring Program – Fort Scott Public Library,
201 S. National Ave., 2-4pm
Join us in the library events room for a relaxing afternoon of coloring and conversation. Library provides coloring pages, pens and pencils, and snacks. Bring your own beverage of choice (no alcohol, please)
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TAG – Teen Advisory Group – Fort Scott Public Library –

201 S. National, 4:15-5:15pm

Join Teen Advisory Group members in the library events room. This event is exclusively for middle and high school students. We have meetings weekly, including a games & snacks night, community service project, book club meeting, and craft night each month. Members can help the library develop programs, displays, and book collections that better serve teens! Make a difference in your community while having fun at TAG! Each meeting includes food, drinks, and a good time with your fellow teens. See you at TAG, and bring your friends!
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Join us for the weekly Chamber Coffee of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce and a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 8am. This week’s Chamber Coffee is being hosted by Stutesmans Action Realty, with remarks and  ribbon cutting ceremony immediately following (See flyer below)
Location: 120 E. Wall St. (next to Hole In The Wall Liquor)
12 Horticultural services at the Bourbon County Courthouse every Thursday – 210 S. National, 9am-3:30pm (See flyer below)

Krista Harding, Horticulture Agent for the Southwind Extension District, has office hours at the Extension office inside the Bourbon County Courthouse every Thursday. In an effort to better serve residents of Fort Scott and the surrounding communities, Krista is there weekly to answer questions and offer advice on lawn and gardens, trees and shrubs, flowers and insect. Bring your spotted leaves, strange looking insects or wilted flowers and let her help you! This a free service and is available to all community members. Questions? Call 620-223-3720

12 Pioneer Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room,
12pm-1pm
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Car Show presented by Fort Scott Presbyterian Village – 2401 S. Horton St., 4pm (See flyer below)

ENTRIES WANTED!!

– fill up on hot dogs!
– trophies presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners!

– live music by Lynn Oliphant!

To enter a car for the show, please RSVP by September 9th to Becky Kellum: rkellum@pmma.org or call

620-223-5550

Visit Presbyterian Village’s website by clicking https://fortscottpresbyterianvillage.org/

12 Thursday Card Players – Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave.,
6-9pmFree weekly event to anyone that wants to play cards, drink coffee, eat snacks, and socialize
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A Star is Born, or Died – Boiler Room Brewhaus,
2 S. National Ave., 7-9pm
Join Boiler Room Brewhaus on Thursday evenings from
7-9pm for karaoke fun. Cheer on your favorite local star!
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Mark your calendars for the Fall Town-wide Garage Sale presented by the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce: Friday and Saturday, September 13th and 14th.  Now is the time to get your garage sale on the map! (See flyer below)
Garage sales may be registered through the Chamber by 1 pm, Wednesday, September 11th for only $10 – in person at the Chamber office, 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, located at 231 E. Wall Street or by phone using debit or credit card by calling (620) 223-3566
The official garage sale maps will be available at the Chamber, 5 Corners Mini-Mart, Bids & Dibs, Casey’s, Don’s Smoke Shop, and Pete’s (all 4 locations)
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Weekly Livestock Sale at Fort Scott Livestock Market. Starting at 10am on both Fridays & Saturdays
Fridays:  Cows, Pairs, Big Bulls
Saturdays:  Stocker & Feeder Cattle, followed by any cows
& bulls that come in late Friday & Saturday. Cafe open both sale days. You don’t have to be a buyer, just to come watch the sale and visit the cafe!
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Friday Night Concert in the Park – Heritage Park Pavilion, 1st & Main, 7pm

Friday Night Concert in the Park – Sponsored by the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce

This week’s concert features Open Mic Night. Come early and bring a lawn chair as seating is limited.  In the event of bad weather we will move to The Common Grounds Coffee Shop

The concerts are organized by Ralph Carlson. If you or someone you know is interested in performing, contact Ralph at rscarlson@classicnet.net

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2019 Friends of Tri-Valley Foundation Fall Golf Classic
4-Person Scramble – Saturday, September 14th at Woodland Hills Golf Course, 2414 S. Horton in Fort Scott (See flyer below)

$200 per team includes green fees, cart & lunch. Deadline to enter is September 6th

This fundraiser will help the Friends of Tri-Valley Foundation to support programs for our neighbors with intellectual/developmental disabilities in Allen, Bourbon, Neosho, and Woodson counties

For more information, contact Tricia at 620-431-7401, ext. 230 or tcampbell@tvds.org
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Farmer’s Market – Skubitz Plaza (in front of the historic fort)

Saturday Mornings, 8:00am – 12:00pm

Fort Scott Farmers’ Market is a farmer driven and run market. The farmers work hard to produce the very finest produce available. We also provide a great venue for community organizations to promote their mission and raise funds

We are focused on fresh locally produce farm products
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Sidewalk Book Sale at Hedgehog.INK – 16 S. Main, 9am-5pm (See flyer below)

Bags of books for sale: $4/small, $8/large

14 “Art In The Yard” hosted by Bobbi Kemna – 1366 215th St., just north of Fort Scott (known as Old 69 Hwy.),
9am-5pm (See flyer below)”Art In The Yard”, hosted by Bobbi Kemna, will feature all forms of art (no crafts) – paintings, pottery, jewelry, metal art, fabric artLive music, BBQ, FSHS Thespians selling beverages, dessert table, kettle corn

Ride “Dolly the Trolley” shuttle for FREE from Boiler Room Brewhaus (10 S. National Ave.) to event and back

14  Storytime at Hedgehog.INK – 16 S. Main, 10:30am (held the second Saturday of each month) (See flyer below)

Storytime and special activity. This month: disco/rap with Jaymie & Kenzie Murphy

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