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What’s Happening in Fort Scott! February 8th Weekly Newsletter



Fort Scott National Historic Site

Daily Guided Tours: 10am & 1pm

Currently closed Wednesdays & Thursdays

until further notice.

Visit your National Park!

Click here to see all the FUN classes at The Artificers, classes 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.

Bourbon County Arts Council call for entries through 2-23, the BCAC announces the 32nd Annual Fine Arts Competition and Exhibit at the Danny and Willa Ellis Family Fine Arts Center, 2108 Horton, entry requested by calling Deb Anderson at 620.224.8650/Deb Halsey at 620.224.0684 or email [email protected]

ELVIS is in the building ~ concert, dinner, AND hotel package! Package includes an overnight stay on Saturday night at your choice of the Courtland Hotel and Spa or Sleep Inn and Suites Hotel/2 Tickets to the Elvis Concert at the River Room Event Center/includes happy hour & auction as well as a Tuscan Chicken Dinner, click here for more information and to reserve NOW!

Radio Auction EVERY Thursday and Friday starting at 3pm, MUST have a bid number/contact 620.223.4500 or stop by the station at 2 N. National to grab one, you can bid on the radio or online at kombfm.com, click here for more information!

2/8 ~ Dustin Treiber LIVE at Brickstreet BBQ, 6-8pm, click here for more information.

2/8-10th ~ FSHS Play – Arsenic and Old Lace, Adults $7/Children $5, doors open 30 minutes prior to show time, 7pm, click here for more details.

2/8-10 ~ Sixties Family Fun Night at the Museum of Creativity, $5/per person ages 3-103+, entrance includes participation in all competitions/activities and an ice cream float, click here for a complete listing of events!

2/8 ~ Sweetheart Dinner at Presbyterian Village for anyone 65 and older, alfredo pasta/fresh green beans/and fruit pizza for dessert, bring anyone you’d like or just bring yourself for a night full of fun, RSVP to 620.223.5550

2/8 ~ Conversation Heart Dish – Walk In Class hosted by The Artificers, 5-9pm, $10/per heart, all ages welcomed, click here for more information.

2/9-10 ~ Prairie Troubadour Catholic Symposium, click here for more information and a full schedule of events.

2/9 ~ Birthday Ladies Night Sip & Shop at Better in Bourbon, join Better and Bourbon as they toast 3 WONDERFUL years in business, enjoy permanent jewelry specials and sip on delicious drinks while you shop, 6-8pm, click here for more information!

2/10 ~ Cupid’s Corner Holiday Craft at Buck Run Community Center, ages pre-k – 5th grade, $1/per person, 9-10:30am.

2/10 ~ Timber Hills Lake Ranch Valentine’s Day Special, overnight stay including cabin AND food for two for only $175, visit www.timberhillslakeranch.com to view more or see flyer below!

2/10 ~ Legislative Update/Outlook from our legislators hosted by the Chamber, 10am, location Ellis Fine Arts Center meeting rooms on the campus of FSCC, 2108 S. Horton.

2/10 ~ Love Local Chocolate Crawl Shopping event hosted by Fort Scott Chamber, enjoy sweet deals and yummy treats, Downtown and around.

2/11 ~ SUPER BOWL LVlll, Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers, Halftime show featuring Usher, grab your family and friends and watch the game at a local establishment! GOOOO CHIEFS!

2/12-17 ~ Valentine’s Day “Ghost” Class at The Artificers, 2 hours of wheel throwing as a couple/heavy appetizers catered by Crooners/guaranteed laughs & entertainment, $175 per couple, 6-9pm, see flyer below for more information!

2/15 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by the Gordon Parks Museum and Lowell Milken Center, Ellis Fine Arts Center, 2108 S. Horton, 8am

2/15 ~ Lowell Milken Center features Unsung Hero James Reese Europe as part of Black History Month, this event will take place at the Ellis Center at FSCC, this event is free and all are welcomed, 11am, click here for more information!

2/16 ~ FSHS Homecoming Basketball vs Pittsburg Dragons, games begin at 4:30pm, Winter Formal/Homecoming dance is Saturday night February 17th with an admission of $5 per student, 7pm-10pm. GO TIGERS!

2/16-17 ~ LAST Indoor Yard Sale at the Museum of Creativity, Friday 9am-10pm and Saturday 9am-4pm, click here for more information!

2/17 ~ Care to Share – Evening with Elvis at River Room Events, happy hour and a silent auction at 5:30pm followed with a fantastic dinner and desserts with Twigs and Berries, $25/per person/$50 per couple/and $200 for a table of 8, click here for more information.

2/17 ~ Scouts Pinewood Derby at Memorial Hall, 6pm, click here for more details.

2/18 ~ Bourbon County Democrats first general meeting of 2024, Ellis Center Meeting Rooms, 2-4pm, click here for more information.

2/19 ~ Kid’s Art Party – Raining Cats & Dogs, $5 is all it takes to reserve your spot with the remainder $20 due the day of class, all supplies and snack are included, click here to reserve your youngster’s spot!

2/21 ~ Fort Scott Community College Community Conservation with Dr. Jason Kegler, the focus this session will be on the College’s identity, Ellis Fine Arts Center Meeting Rooms, 2108 S. Horton, 5:30pm, click here for more information.

2/22 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Lyons Realty Group, 8 E. Wall, 8am

2/22 ~ Bourbon County Job Fair hosted by KANSASWORKS & co-sponsored by Bourbon County REDI, the Chamber, and HBCAT, 2pm-5pm at 401 Woodland Hills Blvd., see flyer below for more information – 2-2:30pm is reserved for Veterans.

2/23 ~ Lacey’s Crew Chili Feed & Raffle at Fort Scott High School, all profits will go directly to Lacey to support her during her fight with Stage 4 Breast Cancer, 5-8pm, click here for more information.


2/24-25 ~ Frostbite Event at Kansas Rocks Recreation Park, great food/great fun/great friends, $60 cost includes entry/ 1 hot meal/1 t-shirt and a drawing ticket, click here for more information!

2/24 ~ Casi Joy LIVE at Memorial Hall, 7-10pm, click here to get tickets!

2/25 ~ February Flower Class hosted by Sunshine Boutique at Papa Don’s Pizza, $10 due when signing up with the remainder $10 due at class, $20/per person, click here to register!

2/28 ~ Future Now Finance @ FSHS by SparkWheel, 8:00am-1:00pm

2/29 ~ Lunch – N – Learn about registered apprenticeship opportunities, 104 N. National, 12-1pm



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.

Legislative Update Coffee THIS Saturday, Feb. 10th, 10-11:15am, hosted by the Chamber!

ALL are welcome to attend!

Timber Hills Lake Valentine’s Day

Sweetheart Special!

Love Local Chocolate Crawl Shopping Event is THIS Saturday, February 10th! See below for list of participating stores!

Valentine’s Day “Ghost” Class for Couples at The Artificers, click here to register!

Care to Share hosts Evening with Elvis at

The River Room, February 17th! Tickets on sale @ the Chamber or click here to purchase online!

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