What’s Happening in Fort Scott

What’s Happening in Fort Scott!

April 28th Weekly Newsletter




Fort Scott National Historic Site

Daily Tours: 10am & 1pm

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

Upcoming pottery class/workshop

schedule, a creative space for all ages!

Click here for all the FUN activities at the

Museum of Creativity, something 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.

April Specials at Hedgehog.INK! Bookstore, Buy 2 Get 1 Free on any Poetry, Classics,

and Performing Arts.

4/28-30 ~ 46th Annual Karate Tournament in Pittsburg Kansas, 150-200 competitors from the Midwest and Canada competing, tournament begins at 9:30am and is open to the public, no admission fee, click here for more info.

4/28 ~ Pop Up Poppy Class at The Artificers, stop in any time between 6-9pm, $20/person

4/29 ~ FSCC Spring Kids Fair, 9am-noon, click here for more info.

4/29 ~ Fort Scott Mud Run, Bourbon County Fairgrounds, 2102 S. Huntington, Two pits, a 24′ mud bog and a 12′ fun pit, plus a kids mud pool, concessions, and more. Click here for more info.

4/29 ~ Heidrick’s True Value 37th Annual Garden Party, get a hot dog & pop for $.25, cooked & served by Care to Share, celebrate Spring with big savings on vegetables, flowers, roses, soils, mulches and rock!

4/29 ~ Public Auction Benefitting Fort Scott Presbyterian Village, 2102 S. Horton Street, 10am, click here for more info.

4/29 ~ FSCC First Annual Twilight Open, Woodland Hills Golf Coure, 4 person scramble, $400 per team of 4 OR $100 per person, Entry includes 18 holes of golf, cart, meal, gift, and glow-in-the-dark ball, click here for more info.

5/3~ FSCC Kids College, grades k-5th, 2:30pm-4:30pm, click here for more info and to sign up.

5/4 ~ Chamber Coffee and Ribbon Cutting hosted by Papa Don’s Pizza, 10. North Main, 8am.

5/4 ~ Riggs Chiropractic Chamber After-Hours Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting, 5:15-6:30pm, remarks and ribbon cutting at 5:30pm,

see flyer below.

5/5 ~ BINGO by the American Legion, Memorial Hall, doors open 6pm, BINGO starts 7pm

5/5 ~ Spring Town-Wide Garage Sale, register your sale with the Chamber for only $12 to be included on the official listing and map, ad sales also available on the map for businesses & organizations, click here for more info.

5/5 ~ Backroom Art Gallery First Friday at

Hare & Crow, 118 S. Main, 1-9pm, click here for more info.

5/5 ~ ADM Blood Drive, Front Office Admin Building-Conference Room, 17700 South Highway T Deerfield, Mo 64741, 11am-4pm, click here for more info.

5/5 ~ First Friday at The Artificers, 5-9pm

5/5 ~ Taco Tico Cinco de Mayo, Elks Lodge, dine or carry out, DJ for dancing, 5pm,

click here for more info.

5/6 ~ Opening day for the Farmer’s Market, Tuesday’s 4-6pm, Saturday’s 8am-12pm, Skubitz Plaza

5/6 ~ Annual Country Store at Christian Heights School, 9am-3pm garage sale, 4-6pm dinner, auction starts at 6pm.

5/6 ~ Breakfast on the Bricks at the Farmers Market, Bourbon County Democrats will be serving breakfast, 8am-noon,

click here for more info.

5/6 ~ 1 Day Intro to Pistol & Fundamentals Course, Fort Scott Munitions, 523 E. Wall St., 9:30am-4:30pm, click here for more info.

5/5-6 ~ Pioneer Harvest Swap Meet, Bourbon County Fairgrounds, gates open at 8am, camping available w/electric $20, $10 fee for a Swap Meet booth, click here for more info.

5/6 ~ First Saturday Story Time at Hedgehog.INK! Bookstore, 2:30-3:30pm, click here for more info.

5/6 ~ FSHS Prom, walk-in starts at 6:30 with prom starting at 8pm.

5/7 ~ May Floral Class at Sunshine Boutique, everything you need plus wine and refreshments, 12-2pm, contact sunshine boutique for more info!


5/20 ~ Shead Homestead Festival, 10am-5pm, click here for flyer.

5/20 ~ Patio Concert at Liberty by Bourbon County Arts Council “Wednesdays at the Hermans”

5/23 ~ Spring into Summer Self-Care Fair hosted by Southeast Kansas Mental Health at Fort Scott Middle School, 5-8pm, SEKMHC is NOW requesting Vendors for this event, register here for a FREE booth.



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.

Don’t Be A Fool, shop at

Hedgehog.INK! Bookstore!

April Special at Hedgehog.INK! Bookstore!

Spring Town-Wide Garage Sale in Fort Scott!

Chamber After-hours & Ribbon Cutting at

Riggs Chiropractic!

Shead Farm Festival, FUN for the WHOLE family!

Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center is NOW requesting vendors for their Self-Care Fair!

Upcoming Movie Schedule @ Fort Cinema


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