What’s Happening in Fort Scott This Week by the Chamber of Commerce

Kids Eat Free Lunch At The Keyhole, noon to 1pm, Mon.-Fri., now through July 26th!! 10th & Main St., across from the Fort Scott High School

Sack lunches will be provided to those under 18. Children check in, no need to give names, and then pick up a lunch of shelf-stable meals. Open to all kids, regardless of income; no need to reside in Fort Scott

Care to Share (“The Sharing Bucket”) will be hosting the 5th Annual “TaTa” Ride on June 15th, 2019 and an “AR-15 Gun Raffle”. Raffle tickets are $5 each and on sale now! ATF Regulations apply. Contact Stacey Wright for tickets or more info. (See flyer below)
Hedgehog.INK now has gardening books on the sale rack in the front of the store – These books are FREE, for a donation to Fort Scott High School Thespians. Funds raised will help send students to the international competition in late June

Benefit Bass Fishing Tournaments & Raffles for Class of ’91 Grad Chad Elmer – Entry fees will go toward’s Chad’s upcoming expenses and prize money. Raffles include fishing and outdoor gear, ammo, an AR15 gun, and more! (See flyer below for complete details)

Weekly Livestock Sale at Fort Scott Livestock Market. Starting at 10am on both Fridays & Saturdays
Fridays:  Cows, Pairs, Big Bulls
Saturdays:  Stocker & Feeder Cattle, followed by any cows & bulls that come in late Friday & Saturday. Cafe open both sale days. You don’t have to be a buyer, just to come watch the sale and visit the cafe!
7 YPL First Friday Luncheon (Young Professional’s League of Bourbon County) – Papa Don’s,
10 N. Main St., 12-1pm

Open to YPL members or anyone interested in the organization

7 Friday Night Concert in the Park – Heritage Park Pavillion, 1st & Main St., 7-8pm

This Friday’s show will feature the local favorite band “The Eastsiders”. The band does Christian, gospel and classic rock. Many of the songs are originals written by lead singer Danny Brown. The crowd loves this band!

The concerts are organized by Ralph Carlson. If you or someone you know is interested in performing, contact Ralph at [email protected]

Bring your lawn chair as seating is limited. In the event of rain, we will move to Common Ground Coffee Co., at
116 S. Main St.

8 Farmer’s Market – Skubitz Plaza (in front of the historic fort)

Saturday Mornings, 8:00am – 12:00pm

Fort Scott Farmers’ Market is a farmer driven and run market. The farmers work hard to produce the very finest produce available. We also provide a great venue for community organizations to promote their mission and raise funds

We are focused on fresh locally produce farm products

8 Kiwanis 3-Person Scholarship Scramble – Woodland Hills Golf Course, 2414 S. Horton, 9am-2pm

Contact Shannon O’Neil for more information/registration: 620-223-5060

8 Storytime at Hedgehog.INK – 16 S. Main St., 10:30am

Join Addisyn for a celebration of fairy tales! (See flyer below)

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/hedgesbookstore/

5th Annual Fire Department Benefit Ride – this year’s ride will benefit local family, Jack & Stephanie Lockwood. Stephanie is battling leukemia (See flyer below)

12pm – register at Fire Station 1
1pm – 100 mile ride begins at Fire Station 1 (1604 S. National Ave.), ends at Holmtown Pub (206 N. National Ave.)
5pm – Live music by Royce Hyer
6pm – Live music by the Dirty Bourbon Band

There will be a gun raffle inbetween bands. Come on out and help support the Lockwood family!

To watch a Dirty Bourbon Band video, visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/DirtyBourbonBand/

Cinema Saturdays at the Gordon Parks Museum – FSCC Ellis Fine Arts Center, 2108 S. Horton, 12-2pm

The Gordon Parks Museum will show the films of Gordon Parks on Saturdays this summer starting on June 8 at 12:00 p.m. in the museum on the FSCC campus.  This free event will feature Mr. Parks’ films and one of Kevin Willmott’s films

Barks & Brews at Boiler Room Brewhaus – 2 S. National Ave.

Join Paws and Claws as we celebrate the release of the Farm Dog Pils from The Boiler Room Brewhaus. In addition to a great, local craft beer, there will be sodas, food, and live music. A portion of proceeds from Farm Dog sales will be donated to Paws and Claws. Hot dogs and sides available for a free will donation. We will even have a few furry critters available for adoption and some great pet products to raffle off!

8 BBQ Fundraiser for Hammond Community Center Maintenance – Hammond Community Center, 2275 Soldier Rd., 5-7pm

Please help us maintain our beloved community building!

Free Will Offering * Take Out Available

Menu: Smoked Ham/Pulled Park, Baked Beans,
Coleslaw, Bread, Dessert, Tea/Water/Lemonade

9 Team Trivia at the Boiler Room Brewhaus – 10 S. National,

Exciting, fun and challenging team trivia. Put your team together (maximum of 8 teams, maximum of 5 members on a team)

$5 per person. Cash prizes for winning team. Pre-register at the tap room

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