What’s Happening in Fort Scott

What’s Happening in Fort Scott! October 26th 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

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.

Pizza Republic Wednesdays – 10% of sales go to FSHS Tiger Booster Club every Wednesday from 5pm to 9pm

Christmas on The Bricks T-Shirt and Sweatshirt Orders NOW until November 10th, Adult Sizes only-unisex sizing, click here for pricing and to order!

Clark Street Lights Scarefest Haunted House opened Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 plus Halloween Night, see flyer below for more details!

10/26 ~ Early Childhood Trunk-or-Treat hosted by Fort Scott Preschool, 409 S. Judson St.,

all children ages birth-6 and their families, see flyer below for more info!

10/26 ~ Fort Scott Fire Department Fire Safety Tips at Sonic, Firefighters will be passing out fire prevention bags with lots of goodies inside, 5:30pm

10/01 ~ 11/01 ~ Luggage Drive for Foster Kids, Suitcases/Duffles/Backpacks/Totes, 110 South Main, Tue-Sat 8am-6pm and Sunday 8am-2pm, click here for more info!

10/26 ~ Candidate Forum at Uniontown City Hall hosted by Bourbon County Republicans, Candidates for FSCC Board of Trustees/USD235 BOE/City Council for Uniontown, Bronson & Redfield, 6:30pm

10/27 ~ Ghoul’s Night Out hosted by The Beauty Lounge, 5-8pm, click here for info.

10/27-29 ~ Scout District Event, over 100 Scouts from SE Kansas and SW Missouri and their families will be in Fort Scott, contact Seth Needham for more info!

10/27-29 ~ Women’s Only Education Weekend at Kansas Rocks Recreation Park! Click here.

10/28 ~ Halloween Parade & Festivities in Downtown Fort Scott, open to all ages, parade will begin at 11am starting at La Hacienda heading south to 2nd street then back around to the City Scales building, after the parade pizza and a drink will be handed out to kids in costumes. The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce is asking for donations and businesses that are willing to pass out candy downtown, if you are interested email [email protected].

10/28 ~ Spooky Skurry 5K Run/Walk, 9am, click here, hosted by Fort Scott Recreation Dept.

10/28 ~ Creepy, Crawly Crafts hosted by Fort Scott Recreation Department, $1 per person, Corey’s Gym @ BRCC, pre-k through 5th grade, 9-10:30am, click here for more info!

10/28 ~ Pumpkin Carving Contest hosted by Fort Scott Recreation Department, $3 per

pumpkin, 3-12 years old with an adult, Corey’s Gym @ BRCC, 1-3pm, click here for more info!

10/28 ~ Bros, Boos, and Bulls at Pollmeier Ranch located at 2097 Poplar Road, live music/cold

drinks/bull riding/kids and adults costume contest, $5 general admission, 3-5pm, click here for more info!

10/28 ~ FS Youth Tiger Cheer Halloween Dance, costume contest/prizes/pictures/music/food

& drinks/ and a whole lot of FUN!, 4th-5th grade 5-7pm, middle school 7:15-9pm, location 4H building, $5 entry fee, click here for more info!

10/28 ~ Book Signing at Hedgehog.INK! featuring Tanya Glessner, a limited number of books will be available for sale at signing, you can order on Amazon and bring with you for guranteed signing, 3-5pm, click here for more info!

10/28 ~ RESCHEDULED to November 4th: Voices from the Grave at Riverfront Park, 5-8pm, tickets for sale at the Chamber, click here!

10/28 ~ Pizza Republic Halloween Party, costumes/food/drinks, 7pm, see flyer below for more info!

10/28 ~ Dustin Treiber LIVE at Brickstreet BBQ,

7-10pm, click here for more info!

10/28 ~ POSTPONED: October Night Sky Watch at the Fort Scott National Historic Site, the program will begin just after the moonrise at 6:30pm and telescope viewing begins just after twilights at 7pm, click here for more info!

10/28 ~ Sharky’s Halloween Costume Party, come dress to impress and ready to dance the night away, DJ starts at 9pm, click here for more info!

Have a SPOOKTACULAR Halloween from the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce!

10/31 ~ Murder & Mayhem at the Fort Scott National Historic Site, special Halloween Candle Lantern Tours, click here for info.!

10/31 ~ Stop by Calvary Crossing Halloween Night from 5-8pm to get some special treats!

10/31 ~ Elks Lodge Trunk or Treat, 5:30-7:30pm, click here for more info.

10/31 ~ Trunk or Treat by First United Methodist Church, 5:30-6:60pm

10/31 ~ Trunk or Treat at Community Christian Church, 5-630pm

10/31 ~ Trunk or Treat at Fort Scott Nazarene Church, 6-7:30pm

10/31 ~ 6th Annual Halloween Bash at The Butcher Block, caramel apples free to kids that stop in, ,$1 hot dogs along with a giant chicken legs for $10, click here for more info!

10/31 ~ FSCC Cheer and Dance Spooky Car Wash at Pete’s on 69 Highway, donations are accepted, see flyer below for more info!

11/2 ~ Chamber Coffee and Ribbon Cutting hosted by Be The Light Boutique, 12 N. Main St, 8am.

11/2 ~ Let’s Catch Up – The Healthy Bourbon County Action Team with guest speaker Vincent Haworth, Director of the Capital Access Center for the Kansas SBDC, 11:30am-1:30pm, click here for more info!

11/2 ~ FSCC John Deere Tech Open House, 8:30am-2pm, RSVP if you will be eating lunch, 620.223.2700

11/4 ~Jason Scott & The High Heat + BJ Pruitt and the Barnstormers, all ages, doors open at 6:30pm with show starting at 7:30pm, Memorial Hall, click here for tickets! Tickets also for sale at the Chamber and Bourbon County Cars.

11/4 ~ BJ Cattle Ranch Battle, exciting bull rides and a great bull competition, kids bounce house and a pet scramble, calcutta starts at 5:30pm, click here for more info!

11/6 ~ Fall Foods, Gourmet Ciders, and Pumpkin Succulent Crafting hosted by Twigs & Berries at Hedgehog.INK!, $45 per person/payment before class to secure a spot, see flyer below for more info!

11/7 ~ Election Day, 7am-7pm, click here for a complete listing of candidates!

11/7 ~ Kiwanis Pioneers 35th Annual Chili Feed at the United Methodist Church, 11am-1:30pm and 4-6pm, minimum $8.00 donation per meal, see flyer below for mor details!

11/8 ~ Manufacturing Day in Fort Scott, both school groups and individuals are invited and welcome to attend, click here for more info!

11/9 ~ Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce Downtown & Around Holiday Open House Shopping Event, Stores open late 5-8pm, kick-off special event on the 9th with open house continuing the 10th & 11th. The trolley will be going around the stores, hop on & off and shop!

11/10 ~ US Marine Core Birthday Celebration at Pizza Republic, all are welcome, official

cake cutting ceremony will begin at 7pm, click here for more info!

11/11 ~ Outlaw Jim and The Whiskey Benders at Pizza Republic, a concert to celebrate Veterans

and their sacrifices made for our freedom, $5 cover charge, 8-10pm, click here for more info!

11/10-11/12 ~ Veterans Day Appreciation Special at Kansas Rocks Recreation Park, all military personnel/active or veteran/first responders can come out and ride at NO CHARGE with ID card, click here for more info!

11/10 ~ Vienna Boys Choir at Fort Scott Community College, 7:00pm, tickets are $45 with general admission seating, click here for more info and to order tickets!

11/12 ~ St. Anne’s Altar Society Fall Festival Turkey Dinner and Kennedy Gym, adults $10.00 children 11 & under are free, come out and enjoy the feast and fellowship, 4-6pm, click here for more info!


11/18 ~ Almost Kiss Tribute Band LIVE at Memorial Hall, 7pm, click here for tickets!

11/20 ~ FSMS Extravaganza sponsored by the FSHS Swim Team, 5-8pm

11/30 ~ “Candyland Christmas” parade hosted by Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce, 6pm

12/1-12/3 ~ First Annual Christmas on the Bricks in Fort Scott Downtown Historic District, horse-drawn carriage rides/candlelight tours at the Fort/gingerbread house making contest/Christmas paint party at Pizza Republic/Floral Centerpiece Making Class at Sunshine Boutique and SO MUCH MORE! Click here for a complete listing of activities that will be happening that weekend!



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.

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