What’s Happening in Fort Scott November 17

What’s Happening in Fort Scott! November 17th 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 Sweatshirt orders NOW online for pickup December 1st. Click here for pricing and to order!

Candlelight Tour Tickets are on sale NOW, contact FS National Historic Site 620-223-0310 to purchase!

Dolly Hollyday Christmas Light Trolley Tours 12/8-12/23, tickets are $8/adult or $5/kids or reserve the Trolley for your friends and family for $125! Contact the Chamber 620-223-3566 to reserve your spot!

11/15-24~ Downtown Business Christmas Tree Decorating Contest as part of the Christmas on the Bricks Festival the first weekend in December, ALL businesses in the Downtown Historic District are eligible to enter into the most wonder contest of the year, deadline to enter is Nov. 24th, click here for more information and to register!

11/15-12/5 ~ Annual Christmas Light Contest sponsored by Niece Products, the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce encourages businesses/residents/neighborhoods to get out and “Deck the Fort” and make the community merry and bright for the holidays, lights should be in place by December 5th and judging will take place between the 11th and 13th, click here for rules and to register!

11/18 ~ Lake Fort Scott Clean-Up Day, any lake residents and volunteers welcome to come out and help, meet at the public boat ramp at 11am, click here for more info!

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

11/18-19 ~ A Deeper Look at Native Americans and the Civil War – Fort Scott National Historic Site, join Dr. Michell M. Martin @ 1pm on Saturday & Arnold W. Schofield @ 2pm on Sunday, click here for more information!

11/19 ~ 27th Turkey Shoot at BRCC, K-8th + a partner, fee:$2.00 per team, see flyer below.

11/18-25 ~ Annual Key Warehouse Sale, one week only, NOT ON THANKSGIVING, closeouts on men’s, ladies, and kids apparel, click here for hours and more information!

11/20 ~ FSMS Extravaganza sponsored by the FSHS Swim Team, 5-8pm, see below for the list of vendors that will be at this event!

11/20 ~ Washington Workshop Pulled Pork Dinner at Fall Extravaganza, $10, pulled pork/chips/drink/homemade dessert, 5-8pm

11/21 ~ Holiday Sweets Auction hosted by Fort Scott Presbyterian Village, come out and get your desserts for Thanksgiving, 5:30pm, if you plan on donating baked goods or other food items please bring them to the Village before 3pm that Tuesday, click here for more info!

11/22 ~ Sharky’s Drinksgiving Party, Dj/Karaoke beginning at 9pm, click here for more info!

11/23 ~ NO Chamber Coffee – Happy Thanksgiving!

11/23 ~ Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Elks Lodge, 11:30am-1:30pm, free will donation, click here for more information!

11/29 ~ Crooner’s Tree Lighting, doors/kitchen/bar open at 5pm, live music, tree lighting & champagne toast at 7pm, make reservations at fscrooners.com, click here for more info!

11/30 ~ Chamber Coffee hosted by Sunshine Boutique, 18 E. Wall., 8am

11/30 ~ “Candy Land Christmas” parade hosted by Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce, 6pm in Downtown Fort Scott, grab your family/friends/co-workers and register to be in the parade TODAY, click here for more information and to register!

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!

12/1-3 ~ The Artificers 7th Annual Christmas Show, Twigs & Berries catering included, enjoy refreshments and shop your local art gallery for Christmas gifts, click here for more info and times.

12/2 ~ Paint & Pizza at Papa Don’s, Christmas Mouse in the theme, $5 is all it takes to reserve your spot with $20 due at the time of class, this is suitable for all ages, click here for more info!

12/3 ~ Cohn’s Cafe Holiday Family Style Brunch as part of the Christmas on the Bricks Festival, adults $20 & children under 10 $12, tea/lemonade included with cash bar holiday cocktails available, reservations are strongly recommended, contact 620-418-6209 to reserve your spot!

12/3 ~ Christmas Floral Centerpiece Class by Sunshine Boutique as part of the Christmas on the Bricks Festival, class is limited to 33 people, pre-paid reservation required, $26 per person, click here for more information and to reserve your spot!


12/9 ~ 3rd Annual Jingle Bell Market at the Bourbon County Fairgrounds, vendors with gifts/stocking stuffers/treats/and so much more, make plans to stop by Mrs. Clause’s Kitchen in the Yeager building, 9am-4pm, click here for more info!

12/9&16 ~ Clark Street Lights presents a visit with Santa + Friends, 5-8pm, popcorn/cookies/hot cocoa, free will donation, see flyer below for more details!

12/9 ~ Mountain Games at M’axe Throw House, throwing knife/axe/speed knives/danger zones/keep what you kill/kurtunk/sillhouette/jail break/21/fastdraw, 10am, click here for more info!

12/16 ~ Wreaths Across America Ceremony at Fort Scott National Historic Site, 10am-11:00am, click here for more info.



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
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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.

Dolly Hollyday Christmas Light Trolley Tours, contact the Chamber at 620-223-3566 to reserve your spot or the WHOLE Trolley!

Annual Christmas Light Contest Sponsored by Niece Products, contact the Chamber at 620-223-3566 to put your address on the list for a chance to win!

Santa Claws is Coming to Town!

27th Annual Turkey Shoot @ BRCC!

Fall Extravaganza Vendor List, 11/20, 5-8pm

Fort Scott Middle School

Annual KEY Warehouse Sale!

Announcing the 2023 Christmas Parade,

Get your entry in today! Click

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