What’s Happening In Fort Scott by the Chamber

What’s Happening

October 26, 2018

26-27
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!
26-27
50-min. narrated Trolley Tours of Historic Fort Scott – on the hour: Fridays 11am-4pm, Saturdays
10am-4pm. Last tour leaves at 3pm. Departs from the Convention & Visitors Bureau at 231 E. Wall St., $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under
26-27
Haunted Scarefest – Clark Street Lights (753 Clark St.)
See flyer below for more info
26-28 (Cancelled for Friday night) Boos & Brews Haunted Trolley Tour, Boiler Room Brewhaus, 7pm-10pm

See flyer below for info

26
Friday Night Concert in the Park – Heritage Park Pavilion, 1st and Main St. in downtown Fort Scott, 7-8pm. This week’s performer will be: Crawford Street Church of Christ. They are an acapella group that includes the audience in the singing. If the weather is inclement, the show will be moved indoors to The Common Grounds Coffee Shop
26 Zombie Chase/Werewolf Attach 5K Run/1 Mile Walk – Gunn Park, 11 am

See flyer below for details

27
Farmer’s Market – Skubitz Plaza in front of the Fort, 8am-12pm. You will find homegrown and freshly picked fruits, vegetables, herbs & more in addition to baked goods and some craft items

27 Halloween Parade & Festivities in Downtown Fort Scott – 10am-12pm

See flyer below for info

27 Across The Pond in concert at Liberty Theatre – 8pm-10:30pm
28 Duke Mason in concert – Ellis Fine Arts Center, 2pm-4pm

See flyer below for information

28 Oktoberfest at Trinity Lutheran Church – 4pm-7pm

See flyer below for information

29 Community Prayer for 2018 Elections – Interdenominational Praise and Prayer Gathering – FSCC Ellis Fine Arts Center, 7 pm
29 Medicare Medicaid Advisors to advise Kansas and Missouri Residents about plan selection and insurance benefit eligibility – Mondays through Dec. 3rd -Price Chopper, 9am-6pm (Free)

See flyer below for information

30-31
Story Time – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National Ave., 10-11am
30 Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Assistance – Southwind Extension Office, call Joy Miller to make an appointment: 620-223-3720
30
Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room, 12-1pm (Hedges Administrative Building)
30
T.O.P.S Meeting – Buck Run Community Center,
3-4pm
30 Pumpkin Carving Contest & Halloween Games – Buck Run Community Center, 6pm-8pm,
$3 admission
31
Rotary Meeting – Presbyterian Church, 308 S. Crawford St., 12-1pm
31
Adult Coloring Program – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National Ave., 2-4pm. Coloring pages, pens/pencils, snacks provided
31
TAG – Teen Advisory Group – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National St., 4-5pm. Weekly meetings, including a games & snack night, a community service project, a book club meeting, and craft night. Meetings include food/drinks
31 Haunted Scarefest – 753 Clark St., 4pm-? – Treats, movie, light display

See flyer below for details

Nov.
1
Join us for the weekly Chamber Coffee of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce at 8am. This week’s Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Landmark Bank.

Location: 200 S. Main St.
1
Bereavement Support Group – Mercy Hospice, 11am-12pm (Open to the community)

This event is for any one who has experienced a loss and is in need of some support. You may call Melissa George at 620-223-8533 for more information

1
Kiwanis Pioneer Club Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room, 12-1pm (Hedges Administrative Building)
1
Thursday Card Players – Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave., 6-9pm. Free weekly event to anyone that wants to play cards, drink coffee, eat snacks, and socialize
2-3
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!
2-3
50-min. narrated Trolley Tours of Historic Fort Scott – on the hour: Fridays 11am-4pm, Saturdays 10am-4pm. Last tour leaves at 3pm. Departs from the Convention & Visitors Bureau at 231 E. Wall St., $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under
2 YPL First Friday Luncheon (Young Professional’s League of Bourbon County) – Papa Don’s, 12-1pm
3 15th Annual Forks & Corks – A Taste of Fort Scott – Memorial Hall, 1 E. 3rd St., Fort Scott, KS

Tickets available online here or at the Chamber of Commerce. Call 620-223-3566 for more information

See flyer below for details

3 Care to Share Cancer Support Group’s Quarterly Meeting – Mercy Hospital, McAuley Room. Everyone welcome. 10:30am-11:30am

To visit the website for more information: Click here

3 KS Rocks Recreation Park Kansas Krawl Event and Competition

See flyer below for details

5 Nurse Career & Education Fair – FSCC Ellis Fine Arts Center – 2018 S. Horton, 1-4 pm

See flyer below for more information

5
Medicare Medicaid Advisors to advise Kansas and Missouri Residents about plan selection and insurance benefit eligibility – Mondays through Dec. 3rd -Price Chopper, 9am-6pm (Free)

See flyer below for information

6-7
Story Time – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National Ave., 10-11am
6-8
Fort Scott High School Musical: Bright Star – 1005 S. Main St. – 7pm – Tickets available at the FSHS Office and Common Ground
6 Fort Scott Middle School Pizza Hut Nights – Fundraiser – 1st Tues. of the month
6
Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Assistance – Southwind Extension Office, call Joy Miller to make an appointment: 620-223-3720
6
Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room, 12-1pm (Hedges Administrative Building)
6
T.O.P.S Meeting – Buck Run Community Center,
3-4pm
6 City Commission Meeting – City Hall – 6-7 pm
7
Rotary Meeting – Presbyterian Church, 308 S. Crawford St., 12-1pm
7 Monthly Grief Support Luncheon hosted by Cheney Witt Chapel – Carriage House, 301 S. Main – 12-1pm
(lunch provided by Cheney Witt Chapel) All are welcome
7
Adult Coloring Program – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National Ave., 2-4pm. Coloring pages, pens/pencils, snacks provided
7
TAG – Teen Advisory Group – Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S. National St., 4-5pm. Weekly meetings, including a games & snack night, a community service project, a book club meeting, and craft night. Meetings include food/drinks
8-9 Mercy Hospital Auxiliary Final Christmas Show – Mercy Hospital McAuley Conference Center –    8am-6pm. Contact Tina Rockhold: 620-223-8094
8
Join us for the weekly Chamber Coffee of the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce at 8am. This week’s Chamber Coffee will be hosted by the VFW

Location: 1745 S. National Avenue
8
Bereavement Support Group – Mercy Hospice, 11am-12pm (Open to the community)

This event is for any one who has experienced a loss and is in need of some support. You may call Melissa George at 620-223-8533 for more information
8
Kiwanis Pioneer Club Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room, 12-1pm. (Hedges Administrative Building)
8 Holiday Open House in Fort Scott – 5-8pm – Shop, sip & snack as over 20 retailers (in Downtown Historic District and other locations in town) will be open late for you to shop for gifts & holiday decor! Many locations will be offering drawings, festive treats and beverages. Trolley rides from store to store available

See flyer below for details

8
Thursday Card Players – Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave., 6-9pm. Free weekly event to anyone that wants to play cards, drink coffee, eat snacks, and socialize
Save the Date:
– November 9th-11th – Veterans Day Weekend Celebration
– November 10 – Veterans Day Weekend 1800’s Remembrance Grand Ball
– November 15th – A Smokin’ Good Time – Security 1st Title’s  Annual Customer Appreciation BBQ Lunch
– November 18th-24th – Key Apparel’s Annual Warehouse Sale
– Spring Semester 2019 Online Course offered by Kansas State University (see flyer below)
Click here for full events listing on our website.
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The Fort Scott National Historic Site 2018 Schedule of Activities.

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Kansas Rocks Recreation Park

4-Wheeling, Biking, Hiking

2018 Schedule of events.

Click HERE for details.

Bike Share Program

Bike Share Program is now
available to the public!
Click here to view more detail about this amazing program and
for additional information on our website click here!

CHAMBER COFFEE
UPCOMING INFORMATION
 
Chamber Coffee

Thursday, November 1st, 2018 
8:00 am
   
This week hosted by:
 
Landmark Bank
 
200 S. Main Street
 
Click here  for Landmark Bank’s web page.
Upcoming Coffees:

November 8th – VFW
November 15th – Bourbon Co. Arts Council 
November 22 – Thanksgiving – NO CHAMBER COFFEE
November 29 – Mercy Home Health and Hospice

Pick of the Week
 

Haunted Scarefest
 

Medicare/Medicaid Advisors at Price Choppers
 

Boos & Brews Haunted Trolley Tours
 

Zombie Chase/Werewolf attack 5K/1 Mile
 

Halloween Parade
 

Duke Mason in Concert
 

Oktoberfest at Trinity Lutheran Church
 

Forks & Corks
 

KS Krawl at KS Rocks Park
 

Nurse Career & Education Fair 
 

Security 1st Title BBQ
 

Security 1st Title BBQ
 

Online Course Offered By Kansas State University
 

It’s showtime!
 
Click here for full event info.!

FORT SCOTT NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE NEWS RELEASE
Fort Scott NHS Announces Launch
of new Mobile App
Click here to read all about it!
Park hours are: April-October,  8 am-5 pm daily. November-March, 8:30 am-4:30 pm daily.
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Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce, 231 E. Wall Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701
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