What’s Happening in Fort Scott

What’s Happening in Fort Scott! August 25th Weekly Newsletter

Frary Field – First Varsity Home Football Game will be September 8th against

Springfield Central starting at 7pm!



Fort Scott National Historic Site

Daily Guided Tours: 10am & 1pm

Special activities all this weekend! See link below.

Visit your National Park!

Trolley Tours of Fort Scott

50-minute narrated historical tour

Every Friday & Saturday on the hour

Fridays 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm

Saturdays 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm

$6 adults, $4 12 & under, leaves from the Chamber

Click this link: The Artificers

August pottery class/workshop

schedule, a creative space for all ages!

BINGO hosted by the American Legion Post 25 every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month unless it falls on a holiday. Doors open at 6pm and Bingo starts at 7pm at Memorial Hall.

Hedgehog.INK! Bookstore August Special: 25% off gently used fiction books!

Register your garage sale listing for only $12! Garage sale flyers will be distributed throughout the entire city, so don’t wait! Click here to register!

8/25 ~ Deadline for youth Fall sports signups through Fort Scott Rec. Dept./Buck Run Community Center. Click here for their FB page for more info.

8/25 ~ Back 2 School Bash presented by FS Tiger Cheer Kids, Buck Run Community Center, 4th-5th grade only from 5-6:15pm, middle school only from 6:30-8:30pm, $5 admission

8/25 ~ Patio Concert hosted by the Bourbon County Arts Council, “Flagship Romance” on the Liberty Theatre Patio (the concert will now be indoors across the street from Liberty/Crooners), Arts Council Members-$15/Non-Members-$20, contact Terri Floyd 620.224.7221 or Deb Anderson 620.224.8650 for more information.

8/25 ~ Friday Night Concert in the Park featuring Stephan Moses, Common Ground Coffee, 7-8pm, click here for more info!

8/25 ~ FSHS Football V/JV Pre-Season Jamboree @ Louisburg, CANCELLED due to heat

8/26 ~ Woodland Hills Golf Course Men’s League tournament, 8am, deadline to register Friday at 3pm, course will remain open to the public where holes may be limited during the tournament.

8/26 ~ Todd Royce Comedy at Memorial Hall, 7-10pm, click here for more info.

8/26 ~ Larry Ballou Jr. Alongside Care to Share, Biscuits and Gravy at the Farmers’ Market from 8am-12pm/free will donation, cornhole tournament with registration starting at 12:30pm/$20 per team, Fat Kids BBQ will be serving $15 meal deal from 12-5pm, click here for more info!

8/30 ~ Wine Wednesday with Blue Dog Wine Company at Pizza Republic, enjoy wine samples as well as good food with friends, 6pm-8pm, click here for more info!

8/31 ~ Maker Space Grand Opening at Museum of Creativity from 5-8ppm, refreshments available with a ribbon cutting at 5:30pm, click here for more info!

8/31 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Healthy Bourbon County Action Team, Ribbon Cutting for the new County-wide Transportation Program, 104 N. National, 8am

8/31 ~ Deadline to submit Fort Scott Area Community Foundation Grant Applications for the 2023 grant cycle, visit fsacf.com for the online application.

9/1-4 ~ Uniontown Old Settlers Picnic, parade/craft and food vendors/drawings and games/Dale Jackson Memorial Care Show, click here for more info!

9/1 ~ Friday Night in the Park featuring Matt Harper, limited seating bring lawn chairs, concert starts at 7pm, click here for more info!

9/2 ~ Super Smash Bros, Ultimate Esports Tournament by FSCC, click here for more info!

9/2 ~ Butch Hall Memorial Fishing Tournament, 6am-4pm, click here for info..

9/2 ~ Lake Frances 5K Run & 2 Mile Fun Run, registration begins at 7:30am, 5k race starting at 8am with 2-mile to follow, $5 per participant, see flyer below for more info!

9/5 ~ GriefShare Support Group hosted by Community Christian Church, a weekly grief support group that will meet for 13 weeks on Tuesday evenings from 6-8pm, anyone is allowed to sign up, click here for more info!

9/7 ~ The Biggest Loser – Partner Competition at Buck Run Community Center, you will be asked to lose 1% of your overall body weight each week, you will weigh in at BRCC on Thursdays from 5am-9pm, $30/team of two, click here for more info!

9/8 ~ The Tucker Family Band Concert – 70s Elvis: Hawaiian Style, River Room 3 W. Oak Street, Free Admission, doors open at 6pm with concert starting at 7pm.

9/8-9 ~ Town-Wide Garage Sale, starting Thursday September 8th at 10am copies of the official garage sale maps may be found around town, click here for more details.

9/9 ~ Paint & Pizza at Papa Don’s, Ghost Ship, text 831.521.9304 to sign up, $25 for the class

9/9 ~ Kansas Crossing presents Tech N9ne in Concert, must be 21+ to attend, 8-10pm, click here for more info and to get tickets!

9/9 ~ Mapleton Homecoming, come out and enjoy LIVE music featuring DJ Brown and the Bourbon County Revival, 8-11pm, click here for more info!

9/10 ~ Buddy Roufs Memorial Car Show at Mapleton Kansas, trophies for best of show and judges choice awards at 2pm, free registration starts at 12pm, parade at 1pm, free will donation


9/14 ~ Naturalization Ceremony at Fort Scott National Historic Site, 10:30am, click here for more info!

9/16-17 ~ Marmaton Massacre Mountain Bike Race, Gunn Park Trails ~ 10th Anniversary Race/Festival, follow the GP Trails FB page for updates & info.!

9/16 ~ Friends of Tri-Valley Foundation 2023 Fall Golf Classic in Fort Scott, to register call Tricia Campbell at 620.431.7655 or

email [email protected],

see flyer below for more info!

9/21 ~ Fall Fest in Downtown Fort Scott, 5-8pm, stores open late, horse-drawn hayrack rides, fall snacks in stores, and more!

9/23 ~ Tacos and Tailgates at River Front Park, door prizes and giveaways, custom trophies in 7 classes, $20 to enter, open to all trucks and SUVs, click here for more info!

9/30 ~ FortFest23, 400 N. National (Riverfront Park), BLUES FESTIVAL, free games/live music/BBQ Contest/Food Trucks/ FUN/ and much more, bring chairs and blankets as limited seating, free will donation, click here for more info!

9/30 ~ Special Saturday Chamber Coffee at Kansas Rocks Recreation Park, join us at 8:30am to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of KRRP, click here for more info!

9/30 ~ Red Bull Imagination sponsored by

E3 Ranch



Boutiques-Antiques-Flea Markets & more!

Click here for Chamber member

specialty shopping & other retail in

Downtown & other areas of the community.

Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce
In This Issue

Calendar of Events

Special Event Features

THANK YOU Chamber Champion members!!

Chamber Highlights
Click here for our
Membership Directory.
We THANK our members for their support! Interested in joining the Chamber?
Click here for info.
Thinking of doing business in or relocating to Fort Scott?
Contact us for a relocation packet, information on grants & incentives, and more!
Seeking a job/career?
We post a Job of the Day daily on our Facebook page, distribute a monthly job openings flyer, and post jobs on our website.
Many opportunities available!
Housing needs?
Click here for a listing of our Chamber member realtors.
Click here for our rental listing.

Back 2 School Bash at

Buck Run Community Center!

Last Day to sign up for Youth Fall Sports!

Todd Royce at Memorial Hall August 26th!

Click here to get tickets!

Fort Scott Area Community Foundation

grant applications are now being accepted thru 8/31 from eligible 501c3 organiations & other entities!

Click here for the application link.

Town-Wide Garage Sale!

Click here to register your sale!

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