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Fort Scott Area
Chamber of Commerce
231 East Wall Street
Fort Scott, KS 66701
800-245-3678
620-223-3566
FAX 620-223-3574

 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR - SEPTEMBER 2014

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September 2014 Events
   
  Fort Scott Farmers' Market - Skubitz Plaza - Tuesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. & Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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SPECIAL PROGRAM AT THE FORT SCOTT NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE:
Highlights in History - August 30 - September 1
Features talks, tours, demonstrations, and living history programs about Fort Scott’s role in the pivotal events of American History in the place where it happened! Visitors have the opportunity to learn more about the role of the Dragoons and Infantry in policing in the permanent Indian frontier and in our nation’s westward expansion or explore the time known as “Bleeding Kansas” and the events and impacts of the Civil War that followed. Visit www.nps.gov/fosc or call 620-223-0310 for a listing and description of the programs to be offered.
1 Labor Day -- Holiday -- Chamber office closed -- Visitor Information Center open
2 City Commission Meeting, City Hall, 6pm
4 Chamber Coffee -- First United Methodist Church, 8 a.m.
5 YPL First Friday Luncheon, at noon, (Young Professional League of Bourbon County), location, Papa Don's order your own lunch when you arrive or call in your order ahead. Anyone interested in YPL is welcome to attend. Email info@ypl-bbco.org for more information.
5 Chamber sponsored Concerts in the Park, each Friday evening May thru Sept., 7pm, Heritage Park Pavilion in Downtown Fort Scott.
5-14 Kansas State Fair, Hutchinson, KS, click here for more information.
6 Kansas Rocks Recreation Park, Off Road 101 Course, 9:30am to 4:30pm, park also open for daily use.
11 Chamber Coffee, United Way Campaign Kick-off, 8 a.m. (will be held at Mercy McCauley Rooms A&B)
11-17 Symbols of Sacrifice event at the Fort, Parade Ground flags remember our nation's war dead.  Walk among the Field of Honor and reflect on their ultimate sacrifice to safeguard our freedoms.
12 Chamber sponsored Concerts in the Park, each Friday evening May thru Sept., 7pm, Heritage Park Pavilion in Downtown Fort Scott.
14 Senior Dance @ Holmtown Pub with Cotton Westhoff, 2-4pm, 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.  Public of any age welcome!
15 Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting, 12 p.m. 
16 City Commission Meeting, City Hall, 6pm
18 Chamber Coffee -- Sleep Inn Hotel, 8 a.m.
19-20 Town-wide Garage Sale
19 Chamber sponsored Concerts in the Park, each Friday evening May thru Sept., 7pm, Heritage Park Pavilion in Downtown Fort Scott.
20 Farmers' Market, 8am to noon, Skubitz Plaza in front of the Fort
20 Health for Life All-Natural Amateur Body Building & Figure Competition - Prejudging and qualifying show at 9 am & finals show at 6 pm at Memorial Hall. More information coming soon! For immediate questions, contact Kirk Sharp (620) 223-7073.
20 Care to Share/Sharing Bucket Golf Tournament Fundraiser
20 Lowell Milken Center Project Kick-off, 3:30pm.
20 Kansas Rocks Recreation Park, Adopt-A-Trail work day- Our AAT groups take a day to show pride in their park and help out with some trail maintenance, www.ksrockspark.com 
20 Fort Scott National Historic Site, Vignettes on Parade: Highlights of Fort Scott history presented in a summer evening program, 6pm.
22 Celebrate Family Day - A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children!  The 4th Monday of September.  Click here for details.
25 Chamber Coffee -- Pioneer Harvest Fiesta, 8 a.m.
25 Pioneer Harvest Fiesta parade, Downtown, 6pm Call 620-223-2326 for entry form and information.
26 Citizenship Ceremony at Fort Scott National Historic Site:  Reflect on the privileges of US citizenship as you witness new citizens take the oath of allegiance to their newly adopted country. 
26-28 Pioneer Harvest Fiesta, Bourbon County Fairgrounds, Click here for more information.
26 Chamber sponsored Concerts in the Park, each Friday evening May thru Sept., 7pm, Heritage Park Pavilion in Downtown Fort Scott.
27 Mercy Day Run, Half-marathon, 5K and 1 mile run and fun walk, start time 7am.  For more information contact Tina Rockhold at (620) 223-8094 or email Christina.rockhold@mercy.net.
28 Senior Dance @ Holmtown Pub with Cotton Westhoff, 2-4pm, 2nd & 4th Sundays of each month.  Public of any age welcome!


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