What’s Happening in Fort Scott! May 12th Weekly Newsletter

What’s Happening in Fort Scott! May 12th Weekly Newsletter



Fort Scott National Historic Site

Daily Tours: 10am & 1pm

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

Upcoming pottery class/workshop

schedule, a creative space for all ages!

Click here for all the FUN activities at the

Museum of Creativity, something 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.

May Special for Hedghehog.INK! Bookstore;

25% off Gently Used Inspiration Families/Parenting Self-Help Books

5/12 -13th ~ Lorrie Fowler Master Artist & Isaac Fowler, Guest Artist Opening Reception at The Artificers, Opening 6-9pm, May 13th- Fluid Artist Class 10am-2pm & 1pm-3pm, register online at theartificers.com

5/13 ~ May Maker’s Market, Bourbon County Fairgrounds, 10am-3pm

5/13~ FSCC Graduation, 9am

5/13 ~ FSHS Graduation, High School Football Stadium, 8pm

5/18 ~ Chamber Coffee Hosted by Old Fort Genealogical Society, 221 S. National, 8am

5/19 ~ Common Ground LIVE music event featuring The Tucker Family “Gospel Songs of Graceland”, 6-8pm, see flyer below.

5/20 ~ Shead Homestead Festival, 10am-5pm, click here for flyer.

5/20 ~ Patio Concert at Liberty by Bourbon County Arts Council “Wednesdays at the Hermans”

5/20 ~ Frankie Durossette Benefit Golf Tournament, 8am, Woodland Hills Golf Course

5/20 ~ Elks Annual Youth Fishing Derby, ages 2-15, 9:30 registration, FSCC Lake, hotdog lunch after, click here for more info.

5/20 ~ Bikini Bike Wash & Cornhole Tournament, Holmtown Pub, 60% of tournament fee as payouts, 12pm-3pm, click here for more info.

5/23 ~ Spring into Summer Self-Care Fair hosted by Southeast Kansas Mental Health at Fort Scott Middle School, 5-8pm, SEKMHC is NOW requesting Vendors for this event, register here for a FREE booth.

5/25 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Greyhound Football Legacy Center, 11 N. Main, 8am

5/25 ~ Chamber After-hours Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at M’axe Throw House, 212 E. 1st, 5:15pm to 6:30pm, Chamber members receive one complimentary drink ticket at the door then cash bar, pizza will also be available, $2 admission at the door.

5/26-29 ~ Symbols of Sacrifice Flag Display at Fort Scott National Historic Site, 8am, click here for more info.

5/29 ~ Memorial Day Program at the National Cemetery, 10:30am, Guest Speaker Jill Jaworski, Superintendent of the Fort Scott National Historic Site


6/2-3 ~ Good Ol’ Days Parade and festivities, get your entries in NOW, deadline May 31st!

6/2 ~ Street Dance, Whiskey Outlaw and Bobby Degonia, Downtown Pavilion, bring your lawn chair , come out and enjoy music on the bricks, 7pm

6/2-3 ~ St. Mary’s MEGA sale in Kennedy Gym, all proceeds go to rebuild St. Mary’s Church

6/9 ~ Rock Star Karaoke at Memorial Hall, doors open at 6pm, live music at 7pm, food & drink available for purchase, entry $10 per person or $60 for a table of 6, all proceeds go to Memorial Hall Upgrades.



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.

Congratulations to Greg King, named

FSCC Outstanding Alumni for 2023,

Recognition Event Saturday, May 13th, 10:30am

May Special at Hedgehog. INK! Bookstore!

Artist Opening Reception at The Artificers!

Live Music at Common Ground!

Shead Farm Festival, FUN for the WHOLE family!

Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center is NOW requesting vendors for their Self-Care Fair!

42nd Annual Fort Scott Good Ol’ Days:

Back to the Bricks! June 2nd & 3rd, Downtown Fort Scott, click here for details!

Upcoming Movie Schedule @ Fort Cinema

Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce
231 E. Wall Street
Fort Scott, KS 66701
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