Community Things To Do 11-24

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Welcome back!

Here is this weeks list of things to do:

FSHS State Football
25 Dance to the music of Cotton Westhoff, 2nd & 4th Sundays, 2 to 5pm, Holmtown Pub, $5 admission.
26 FSMS Wrestling, Old Middle School, 3:45pm
FSHS Basketball Red/White Scrimmage, 6:30pm
27 FSHS V Scholars Bowl @ Colgan, 4pm
27 CHRISTMAS PARADE AND HOLIDAY FESTIVAL!  Click here for parade entry form.
27 Fort Scott Scottish Rite Feed – Ham and beans with cornbread or Hotdog with cookie and beverage – $5 – 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
28 FSMS Girls’ Basketball, 3:30pm
29 FSHS V Basketball Tourney @ Willard
FSMS Girls’ Basketball, 3:30pm
29 Chamber Coffee — Fort Scott Water Treatment Plant, 910 Burke Street, 8 a.m.
29 Fort Scott Visioning Steering Committee Mtg., Mercy Xavier Room, 9:15am.
29 Downtown Action Team Meeting, City Hall, 12pm.  RSVP to Lindsay if you would like lunch for $5, fschamber@fortscott.com.
29 life+style Cooking Class:  Croquembouche with Martha Scott, 6PM ($25): This traditional treat is best described as a tree of cream puffs; elegant and impressive for your holiday entertaining.  more than just a demonstration, you’ll be maing you very own to take home and enjoy!  class size will be limited to 10 participants.  Call 223-2915 today to make your pre-paid reservation.
29 Rotary Christmas Party, Home of Jared Leek, 6:30pm
30
Gordon Parks’ 100th birthday Celebration and “Chair-ity Auction”, Gordon Parks Museum and Ellis Fine Arts Center, 6:00 p.m.  Click here for flyer/entry form.

Pittsburg Christmas Parade | 6:30 p.m.

Fort Scott Christmas Parade | 6:00 p.m.

Columbus Christmas Parade | 7 p.m.

Thursday, November 29 —————————————

Theatre NEO presents “The Fisherman and His Wife” children’s show | 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium in Miami, Oklahoma.  This performance is open to the general public.  $4 for adults and seniors, $2 for children, free for NEO students, faculty and staff.

The Living Christmas Tree at Ozark Christian College | 7:30 p.m. at Ozark Christian College – 1111 N. Main St Joplin, Missouri.  Come enjoy this annual Christmas event featuring the excellent music of the OCC Choir and an outstanding orchestra comprised of students and members of the community.  $7 adults, $5 children under 12, $5 overflow seating.  For more information please call 417.626.1221.

Wilson County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training | 6 p.m. kick-off meeting at the Fredonia Fire Station.  Other meeting dates are Saturday December 1 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday December 6 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; and Saturday December 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For more information contact Terry Lyons or Marsha Loftin at 620-378-4455 or visit http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wilson-County-CERT.

Friday, November 30 ——————————————

Holiday Window Decorating Contest | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Joplin.  The Downtown Joplin Alliance has challenged Downtown Businesses to decorate their storefronts to create a magical downtown.  Come out and cast your vote for your favorite store front.  Ballots will be available at the hot cocoa table in front of City Hall, 602 S. Main Street.

Jingle Bell Jog | 6:45 p.m. at Spiva Park, 4th and Main, Joplin.  Come out for a one mile fun run after the Christmas tree lighting in Spiva Park!  Dress in an elf costume and run through the streets of downtown! The run is free and open to all levels of runners and walkers.  Prizes will be awarded to the fastest male and female.  For more information please email info@joplinroadrunners.com.

Lighting of the City of Joplin Christmas Tree | 6:30 p.m. at Spiva Park, 4th and Main Street, Joplin.

Photos with Santa | 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blue Moon/SixEleven, 611 South Main Street, Joplin.  Book your 15 minute session with Santa by calling 417.782.6320.

Theatre NEO presents “The Fisherman and His Wife” children’s show | 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium in Miami, Oklahoma.  This performance is open to the general public.  $4 for adults and seniors, $2 for children, free for NEO students, faculty and staff.

The Living Christmas Tree at Ozark Christian College | 7:30 p.m. at Ozark Christian College – 1111 N. Main St Joplin, Missouri.  Come enjoy this annual Christmas event featuring the excellent music of the OCC Choir and an outstanding orchestra comprised of students and members of the community.  $7 adults, $5 children under 12, $5 overflow seating.  For more information please call 417.626.1221.

Unveiling of the Joplin City Hall window decorations | 6:00 p.m. at Joplin City Hall – 602 South Main Street.

Saturday, December 1 —————————————–

Baxter Springs Christmas Parade | 2:00 p.m.

Breakfast with Santa | 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Joplin Museum Complex, 4th and Schifferdecker.  Kids, here’s your chance to meet Santa in person as you enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast.  Pre-registration is required.  Last day to register is Nov. 30th.  Open to all ages.  $5 per person, $1 picture with Santa (optional).  For more information please call 417.625.4750.

Children’s Miracle Network Christmas Fair at Lamar Memorial Hall.  Craft Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Silent Auction; Christmas Baby Show (registration from 11:30 to 12:45 – $5 registration – each entry receives a 4×6 Christmas photo fee).  All proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network.

Crawford County Relay for Life Holiday Bazaar | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene Gym, 816 East Quincy, Pittsburg, Kansas.  Vendor space is $25 – contact Kim at 620-249-3324.  Visithttp://www.relayforlife.org/crawfordks

Fly-fishing & Fly-Tying Workshop | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walter Woods Conservation Area south of Joplin.  Free program presented by the Missouri Department of Conservation and MAKO Fly-fishing Club.  Pre-registration required – contact the Missouri Department of Conservation Joplin Office at 417-629-3423.

Galena Christmas Parade | 6:00 p.m. (NOTE: Originally scheduled for 4 p.m. – changed to 6 p.m.)

Miami Christmas Parade | 6:00 p.m.

Riverton Christmas Parade | 12:00 p.m.

“Seussified Christmas Carol” | 2:30 p.m. at the Taylor Performing Arts Center at Missouri Southern.  A whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets. This tale of glorious holiday cheer is similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with — if he ever had his way with the story.  For more information please call 417.625.3190.

The Living Christmas Tree at Ozark Christian College | Performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Ozark Christian College – 1111 N. Main St Joplin, Missouri.  Come enjoy this annual Christmas event featuring the excellent music of the OCC Choir and an outstanding orchestra comprised of students and members of the community.  $7 adults, $5 children under 12, $5 overflow seating.  For more information please call 417.626.1221.

Sunday, December 2 ——————————————-

Carl Junction Christmas Parade | 2:00 p.m.

“Seussified Christmas Carol” | 2:30 p.m. at the Taylor Performing Arts Center at Missouri Southern.  A whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets. This tale of glorious holiday cheer is similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with — if he ever had his way with the story.  For more information please call 417.625.3190.

The Living Christmas Tree at Ozark Christian College | Performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Ozark Christian College – 1111 N. Main St Joplin, Missouri.  Come enjoy this annual Christmas event featuring the excellent music of the OCC Choir and an outstanding orchestra comprised of students and members of the community.  $7 adults, $5 children under 12, $5 overflow seating.  For more information please call 417.626.1221.

Monday, December 3 ——————————————

Carthage Christmas Parade | 7:00 p.m.

Santa Paws | 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at SEK Humane Society.  Get your dogs’ pictures with Santa! $15 gets you a sheet of prints.

The Living Christmas Tree at Ozark Christian College | Performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Ozark Christian College – 1111 N. Main St Joplin, Missouri.  Come enjoy this annual Christmas event featuring the excellent music of the OCC Choir and an outstanding orchestra comprised of students and members of the community.  $7 adults, $5 children under 12, $5 overflow seating.  For more information please call 417.626.1221.

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