What’s Happening in Fort Scott by the Chamber of Commerce Sept. 21

21 Inaugural Kruger Classic Fundraiser for The Sharing Bucket at Woodland Hills Golf Course (sponsored by Holmtown Pub) – 2414 S. Horton, 7am registration, 8:30am shotgun start (see flyer below)

$60 per golfer, $240 per team (skins included). A limited number of carts are available; please reserve ahead of time, on a first-come, first-served basis

Contact James Wood (620-224-9687) or Les Russell
(620-215-3199) for pre-registration or hole sponsorships

Registration starts at 7am. Rules and hold assignments at 8am. Shotgun start at 8:30am

Working in conjunction with Care to Share, a portion of the proceeds will be donated on behalf of John Kruger

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each flight

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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
21 Fort Scott Community College 100th Anniversary Celebration Tailgate Party – 2108 S. Horton, 4:30pm

The tailgate party will start at 4:30 at Frary Field with free hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, etc. No reservation needed, just show up and help us celebrate this momentous occasion.

For more info on the upcoming centennial events, click

22 Team Trivia at the Boiler Room Brewhaus –
10 S. National, 3-5pm

Exciting, 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

24-25
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
Enjoy stories, songs, crafts, and snacks related to our theme in the downstairs event room. Hope you can come. Tell your friends!
24 T.O.P.S Meetings held weekly on Tuesdays at Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Ave., 10:30am
24 Employer Luncheon on WorkKeys hosted by the Chamber – FSCC Burris Hall, 2108 S. Horton,
11:30am-1pm

The Chamber will host a luncheon meeting for employers to provide information on WorkKeys testing that is available for both students and adults to take through ACT & KansasWorks.  This session will review what the testing is, how to utilize the results to help with successful hiring and employee retention, and how to utilize data to review impact

24 Fort Scott Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room,
2108 S. Horton, 12-1pm
24 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

25 Breakfast Bingo at Buck Run Community Center –
735 Scott Ave., 9-10am

Come drink some coffee and play some bingo at Buck Run. Staff will provide the bingo cards, the caller, and the coffee. Prizes provided by the Fort Scott Recreation Commission

25 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 70 year celebration at 8am. This week’s Chamber Coffee is being hosted by Diehl Banwart Bolton – Certified Public Accountants. Immediately following the coffee, we will be celebrating their 70 years in business! (See flyer below)
Location: Empress Event Center, 7 N. Main St.
26 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

26 Pioneer Kiwanis Meeting – FSCC Heritage Room,
12pm-1pm
26 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

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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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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 Friday Night Concert will feature “Christian Strings” (local area dulcimer players), gospel and hymns directed by local Marilyn Adcock
The concerts are organized by Ralph Carlson. If you or someone you know is interested in performing, contact Ralph at rscarlson@classicnet.net
28-29 Doug Hazelbaker Memorial Breakaway, Calf Roping and Steer Wrestling at the Bourbon County Fairgrounds (see flyer below)

Steer wrestling, calf roping, over 40 calf roping, open breakaway, 14 and under breakaway

Cowboys for Cancer Crisis Fund is a non-profit organization under IRS section 501(c)3. All donations made to help with this event are tax deductible. If you want to become a buckle sponsor or help in another way, please message Jana Hazelbaker or Alaina Holmes on Facebook

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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
28 Special Olympics of Kansas Golf Scramble at Woodland Hills Golf Course – 2414 S. Horton, 9am

Fundraising golf scramble for the Special Olympics of Kansas, put on by the Bourbon County Sheriff’s Department. Raffle tickets for tremendous prizes are one for $10, three for $20, eight for $50 or 20 for $100. You do not have to participate in the tournament to win any of the prizes.  Contact Ben Cole, Steve Anthony, or Sean Goans for more information, to register, or to buy raffle tickets

28 Southeast Kansas Grazing School – ReproLogix,
2031 Indian Rd., 9am-3pm (see flyer below for complete details)

Topics:
– Extending grazing season with cover crops
– Pasture fertility and weed control
– Rotational and strip grazing

For more information or to RSVP, please call a local extension office:
– Southwind Extension District: Fort Scott –
(620) 223-3720
– Wildcat District: Girard – (620) 724-8233
– Cherokee County: Columbus – (620) 429-3849

29 Team Trivia at the Boiler Room Brewhaus –
10 S. National, 3-5pm

Exciting, 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

30 Uniontown Varsity Girls 18-hole match at Woodland Hills Golf Course – 2414 S. Horton, 1pm shotgun start
30 Maker Monday for Kids & Teens at Fort Scott Public Library – 201 S. National Ave., 2-3pm

“Marvelous Monday for Homeschoolers & Friends”

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