What’s Happening in Fort Scott

What’s Happening in Fort Scott! August 10th Weekly Newsletter



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.

The Lavender Patch Farm will be open many days throughout the month of August, click here for specific hours/dates.

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

8/11 ~ Friday Nights at Uniontown, classic rock country band Ridge Runnerz with Hot Pink Heifer Food Truck, 5-8pm, click here for more info!

8/11 ~ Friday Night Concert in the Park featuring “Dangerous” Doug Harper, seating is limited so bring a lawn chair, in case of inclement weather concert will be at Common Ground Coffee Shop located at 12 E. Wall St. click here for more info!

8/12 ~ Poverty Paradigm by Core Community of Bourbon County, Tickets are $10, all are welcomed and encouraged to attend, Fort Scott Middle School, click here for more info!

8/12 ~ Coffee and Clay at The Artificers, 8-10am, click here for more info!

8/12 ~ Farmers’ Market on Skubitz Plaza every Tuesday Night from 4-6 and every Saturday from 8am-12pm through the last Saturday in October, click here for more info!

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!

8/12 ~ Fort Scott Christian Heights Alumni & Friends Gathering, 6pm, click here for FB event.

8/13 ~ Flower Bouquet Class at Sunshine Boutique, $10/person, contact 620.223.6007

8/15 ~ USD 234 Open House for FSMS and FSHS, 6-7:30pm, click here for details.

8/15 ~ Cornhole Tournament hosted by FSHS Volleyball Booster Club, Registration from 6:30-7:15pm, $20 team/Open Division, $10 team/Youth Division, click here for more info!

8/16 ~ FSCC Business Expo for New and Returning Students, 8am-12pm, contact Marcus Page at 620.223.2700 ext. 3520 to register to have a FREE booth!

8/16 ~ USD 234 Open House for preschool, Winfield Scott, and Eugene Ware, 4:30-7pm, click here for details.

8/16 ~ Wednesday Writers at Hedgehog.INK! Bookstore, everyone with an interest in writing is welcome to join, 1:30-3pm, click here for more info!

8/17-18 ~ Ft. Scott Blood Drive at Buck Run Community Center, Thursday 12:45-7pm and Friday 9am-1pm, sign up online at redcrossblood.org

8/17 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Credo Senior Living, 820 S. Horton, 8am

8/17 ~ Berry Bowl Class at The Artificers, 7-8pm, click here for info.

8/18 ~ Friday Night Concert in the Park at Heritage Park Pavilion, seating is limited so bring lawn chairs, starting at 7pm

8/18 ~ Deadline to take the Interest Survey if interested in BCBS Health Insurance for 2024 thru the Chamber Blue program, click here for info. and survey link. If already on the program, you don’t need to take the survey.

8/19 ~ VFW 8 Ball Tournament, registration begins at 11am with calcutta starting at 12pm, $10 entry fee with 100% payout, click here for more info!

8/22 ~ Business Exit Planning – Breakfast @ Carson Wealth, enjoy breakfast while talking about how to prepare to successfully exit your business, 8-9am, click here for more info!

8/24 ~ Chamber Coffee and Ribbon Cutting at Structure by Margo, 19 S. National Ave.

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 ~ Patio Concert hosted by the Bourbon County Arts Council, Liberty Theatre Patio, 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 Jam Session, Heritage Park Pavilion, limited seating bring lawn chairs, 7-8pm, click here for more info!

8/25 ~ FSHS Football V/JV Pre-Season Jamboree @ Louisburg, 7pm

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!


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!

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

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

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.



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.

25% off gently used Fiction Books at Hedgehog.INK! Bookstore!

Poverty Paradign at Fort Scott Middle School!

FSCC Business Expo ~ August 16th

Reserve a booth today, see below!

Breakfast and Business Exit Planning!

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!

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