What’s Happening in Fort Scott

What’s Happening in Fort Scott! August 31st 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.

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, DEADLINE is September 5th at 1pm! Click here to register!

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.

9/2-4 ~Labors and Leisure on the Frontier at the Fort, enjoy a weekend at Fort Scott National Historic Site with Live Music, historic yard games, and a variety of living history demonstrations, for a complete listing of events click here!

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!

Happy Labor Day from the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce! We will be closed Monday, September 4th but will resume regular business hours Tuesday, September 5th!

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.

9/5 ~ FSHS Girls Golf Home Tournament at Woodland Hills Golf Course, 1-5pm

9/5 ~ FSHS Soccer Home Vs. Chanute,


Pizza Republic Wednesdays – 10% of Sales go to FSHS Tiger Booster Club, restaurant hours on Wednesdays are 11am-9pm but fundraiser hours are from 5-9pm.

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!

9/7 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Hare & Crow Barber Shop, 118 S. Main Street, 8am

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 ~ Disc Golf Tournament at Gunn Park, 1010 Park Ave, 8am-12pm

9/16 ~ Book Signing at Hedghog.INK! Bookstore featuring Miranda Collins, Miranda is from Chanute Kansas and she writes Action/Detective/Mystery books, 2pm-4pm, click here for more 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!


9/20 ~ Saluting Branches at Fort Scott National Cemetery, 8am with lunch provided, for more information contact Tim Lopez at 913.290.0063 or email [email protected]

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.

Join us TONIGHT for a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at the Museum of Creativity featuring their new Maker Space!

Uniontown Old Settlers Picnic!

Head over to Pizza Republic EVERY Wednesday from 5-9pm, 10% of sales will be donated to FS Booster Club!

Town-Wide Garage Sale!

Click here to register your sale!

Friends of Tri-Valley Foundation 2023 Fall

Golf Classic!

Upcoming Movie Schedule @ Fort Cinema


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