What’s Happening in Fort Scott

What’s Happening in Fort Scott! May 17th Weekly Newsletter

Splash Pad Opening Day in 2023!



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.

5/17 ~ Waypoint Coins Hide & Seek Adventure, Skubitz Plaza, registration starts at 5pm/adventure begins at 5:30pm, see flyer below for more info!

5/17 ~ Patio Concert hosted by Bourbon County Arts Council, Liberty Theatre, tickets: BCAC members/$15, non-members/$20, 8-10pm, see flyer below for more info.

5/17 ~ Dustin Treiber LIVE at Brickstreet BBQ, live acoustic country & rock, 7pm-10pm, click here for more information.

5/18 ~ Flood cleanup at Gunn Park Trails, meet at the park entrance, details include removal of flood debris/downed trees/repair or bridges, click here for more information.

5/18 ~ Shead Farm Homestead Festival, music/children’s activities/farm tour/farm store and vendor booths/food court, single ticket: $5 or family pass $25 (5+ members), click here for more info.

5/18 ~ Hello Summer Luau 2024, join City of Fort Scott for a summer kick off with a Splash Bash at the Splashpad, Vinyl Revival will start at 6:30pm with Beach Boys tunes to follow under the new pavilion, see flyer below for more info!

5/23 ~ Children’s Business Fair Workshop #1 hosted by HBCAT, ages 5-14, this workshop is to prepare the kids for the Children’s Business Fair on June 22nd at the Farmer’s Market, click here for more info.

5/23 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Edward Jones – Angela VanDeBerghe, 222 S. State St. , 8am

5/24-27 ~ Memorial Day Weekend at Kansas Rocks Recreation Park, 1pm-5pm

5/24 ~ May Adventures in Learning/Shepherd’s Center at First United Methodist Church, 1-4pm, click here for more info.

5/24 ~ Girard Medical Center’s Narcan Training Event at Girard Medical Center, 1pm-2pm, click here for more information and to register.

5/25 ~ Kiwanis Golf Tournament, 4-person scramble, flighted, 18-hole scramble, $80 per player/$320 per team, prizes/contest/raffle, to sign up contact 620.223.1435 or 620.224.9067

5/28 ~ Tiger Drama Camp – Sleeping Beauty, $40 per person which includes a t-shirt, 12:30-4:30 with performance on June 10&11th, register at Buck Run Community Center, click here for more info.

5/30 ~ Children’s Business Fair Workshop #2 hosted by HBCAT, ages 5-14, this workshop is to prepare the kids for the Children’s Business Fair on June 22nd at the Farmer’s Market, click here for more info.

5/30 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Good Ol’ Days at Skubtiz Plaza, 8am

5/31~ Good Ol’ Days Parade in Downtown Fort Scott, 6pm, grab your friends and coworkers and join the fun, click here to register a float/golf cart/foot unit/horse unit/classic car/antique car/tractor/or anything else, click here to register!

5/31-6/1 ~ Good Ol’ Days Festival, food vendors/craft vendors, Red Garter, pony rides, live music, baby contest, and so MUCH MORE! Click here for a full schedule!

Lavender Saturdays in June on Locust Road, join the Lavender Patch Farm every Saturday at 9am!

6/6 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Perry’s Pork Rinds and Country Store, 8am

6/8 ~ Eastern Kansas Swine Show Series at the Bourbon County Fairgrounds, click here for more info.

6/8 ~ EKTEC Rodeo at Bourbon County Fairgrounds, click here for more information.

6/8 ~ Rod-Tiques of Kansas City Car Club visiting Fort Scott, approximately 50 people, click here for more information.


6/14-15th ~ Dare to Dream Statewide Conference- Women Supporting Women Entrepreneurs, click here for more information!

6/15 ~ 3rd Annual Dragoon Charge for Wreaths Across America, more information to come!

6/29 ~ NBHA Rodeo at Bourbon County Fairgrounds



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.

Upcoming Ribbon Cuttings Mark your calendars & join us for these celebrations!

5/23, Thursday, 5:15-6:30pm, Blissful Aesthetics

Patio Concert hosted by the Bourbon County Arts Council on the Liberty Theatre Patio!

Fort Scott’s Inaugural Hide & Seek Adventure ~ Waypoint Coins

Hello Summer Luau 2024 ~ Splash Bash at the Splashpad!

Get your co-workers, family, or friends together and enter a float/foot unit/golf cart/tractor/antique or classic car/horse entry to make this the BIGGEST Good Ol’ Days parade EVER!

Good Ol’ Days Festival ~

Visit fortscottgoodoldays.com

Upcoming Movie Schedule @ Fort Cinema


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