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September 2019

Sep 1

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 2

Labor Day-Carthage Chamber is Closed

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • In observance of Labor Day the office will be closed. Normal hours will resume September 3, 2019.

This event is open to the public.


Sep 3

Banquet Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • Planning event for January 17, 2020. Please address any questions to the info@carthagechamber.com or call 417-358-2373

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Sep 3

Autism Support Group

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, 417-347-7850.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 4

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 4

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Sep 4

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 5

Maple Leaf 2019 Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • Planning the 53rd Annual Maple Leaf Festival for October 2019.  For info, call 417-358-2373.

This Event is open to the public.


Sep 5

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 7

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 7

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

  • Begins at 9–11am
  • Public welcome.  $7 per person.  For info, call 417-317-0609.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Shrine Train Crew

This event is open to the public.


Sep 7

Yoga 4 Kids w/Stacey Stiles (ages 3-10)

  • Begins at 11–12pm
  • Fee: $5/child, parents free w/child.  For info, call 417-437-2389.

  • Event is sponsored by Yoga 4U

This event is open to the public.


Sep 7

the Price is Almost Right

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • Come help support your local Carthage Area United Way with this year's The Price is Almost Right. See our very own Jim Benton from the Carthage Crisis Center as Drew Carey! $30 per person or $300 per table sponsorship. Delicious BBQ dinner from Boomer Sooner included, tons of wonderful prizes- we'll see you there!

    For more information call 417-358-2948. Tickets can be purchased at any of the Carthage Area United Way Agencies or at the United Way Office located at 616 W. Centennial, Carthage MO or online at www.eventbrite.com/e/the-price-is-almost-right-carthage-area-united-way-2019-tickets

This event is open to the public.


Sep 7

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 8

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 9

Monday Member Meet-up

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • Please join the Chamber to welcome new members and new employees with existing members.  Don’t forget to drop your business card in the fishbowl for a chance to win our quarterly prize worth $100!

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Sep 9

Leads Group One

  • Begins at 2:30–3pm
  • For info, call 417-358-2373

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Sep 10

Carthage Caring Communities Coalition meeting

  • Begins at 12–1pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-782-9899.

  • Event is sponsored by Alliance of Southwest MO

This event is open to the public.


Sep 10

Alzheimer’s Support Group

  • Begins at 6–7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 347-5876.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 10

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 6:30–7:30pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Sep 11

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 11

Non-profit Network Meeting

  • Begins at 9–11am
  • For information, contact Neely at 358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Sep 11

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Sep 11

Caregiver Support Group

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-7201.

  • Event is sponsored by Maple Tree Terrace Assisted Living

This event is open to the public.


Sep 11

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 12

Social Hour

  • Begins at 10:45–11:45am
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-4741.

  • Event is sponsored by Maple Tree Terrace Assisted Living

This event is open to the public.


Sep 12

Monthly Gun Swap

  • Begins at 5–7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-5700.

  • Event is sponsored by Liberty Tree LLC

This event is open to the public.


Sep 12

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 13

Mid-Morning Mingle

  • Begins at 9:30–10:30am
  • Chamber members join us for breakfast treat,s networking, and hearing what your fellow Chamber members are up to. A FEW one minute long speaking spots are available, first served basis. Please RSVP to Neely at 417-358-2373 or nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Sep 13

CVB Food Truck Friday

  • Begins at 12–9pm
  • Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting the last Food Truck Friday of the 2019 season. Please come enjoy the variety of delicious food available from over a dozen vendors. There will also be a live band, Dance Monkey Dance proforming from 7 pm to 9 pm.  You'll want to bring your own sitting as it is limited. 

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau

This event is open to the public.


Sep 14

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 14

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 15

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 16

Four States Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30–2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public. For info, contact KevinWoods@mercy.net.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Sep 16

Diabetes Support Group

  • Begins at 4:30–5:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-5700.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 17

Marketing/Expo Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • This committee plans the annual Business Expo & Home Show, Bowling Night, Trivia Night, Citywide Sidewalk Sale, Small Business Saturday, and various seminars and retail events throughout the year.  For info, call Neely at 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Sep 17

Sleep Apnea Support Group

  • Begins at 6–7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-7400.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 18

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 18

Vision Carthage Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 7:30–8:30am
  • For more info. contact Mark Elliff at 358-2373 or melliff@carthagechamber.com.

This event is open to the public.


Sep 18

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Sep 18

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

  • Begins at 4:30–5:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1937

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Health and Rehabilitation Center

This event is open to the public.


Sep 18

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 19

Chamber Board of Directors meeting

  • Begins at 7:30–8:30am
  • For info, contact the Chamber at 358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Sep 19

Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 3–4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-4546.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 19

Bariatric Weight-loss Support Group

  • Begins at 5:30–6:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-347-1266.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 19

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 21

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 21

Candlelight Yoga w/Chocolate & Cheese

  • Begins at 7–8pm
  • Fee $12/person, two $20. Wine sharing 8 p.m.  For info, call 417-437-2389.

  • Event is sponsored by Yoga 4U

This event is open to the public.


Sep 21

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 22

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 24

Leads Group Two

  • Begins at 9–10am
  • For info, call 417-358-2373.

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Sep 24

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 6:30–7:30pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-237-7000.

  • Event is sponsored by City of Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Sep 25

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 25

Cancer Survivor Support Group - Women’s Group

  • Begins at 10–11am
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-2706.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Sep 25

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Sep 25

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 26

Senior Lunch ‘N Laugh

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Donations welcome and RSVPs appreciated. For info, call 417-358-4265.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Nazarene Church

This event is open to the public.


Sep 26

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 28

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 28

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 29

Pool Tournament

  • Begins at 3–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Sep 30

Maple Leaf Parade & Pageant DEADLINE

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Download your parade and pageant applications at www.CarthageMapleLeaf.com or pick up an application at the Chamber offices.  For info, call 417-358-2373.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 1

“Over Here & Over There: Carthage & Jasper County in World War I” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–4pm
  • Admission by donation.  Exhibit commemorating the centennial of WWI, showcasing the experiences of those who served afar and on the homefront.  For more information, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 1

Banquet Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • Planning event for January 17, 2020. Please address any questions to the info@carthagechamber.com or call 417-358-2373

This event is for Chamber Members Only.
Interested in going? Join the Chamber today!


Oct 1

Autism Support Group

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, 417-347-7850.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Oct 2

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Oct 2

“Over Here & Over There: Carthage & Jasper County in World War I” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–4pm
  • Admission by donation.  Exhibit commemorating the centennial of WWI, showcasing the experiences of those who served afar and on the homefront.  For more information, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 2

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2–3pm
  • Weekly discussion group. Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-8800.

  • Event is sponsored by Feeding Inc.

This event is open to the public.


Oct 2

Texas Hold ‘Em

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Oct 3

“Over Here & Over There: Carthage & Jasper County in World War I” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–4pm
  • Admission by donation.  Exhibit commemorating the centennial of WWI, showcasing the experiences of those who served afar and on the homefront.  For more information, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 3

Maple Leaf 2019 Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4–5pm
  • Planning the 53rd Annual Maple Leaf Festival for October 2019.  For info, call 417-358-2373.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 3

Queen of Hearts

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.


Oct 4

“Over Here & Over There: Carthage & Jasper County in World War I” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–4pm
  • Admission by donation.  Exhibit commemorating the centennial of WWI, showcasing the experiences of those who served afar and on the homefront.  For more information, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 4

“Autumn Landscapes” Encaustic Paintings by Jodie Sutton

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Opening reception Friday, October 4th 6-8 p.m.  Unique autumn landscapes painted with colored wax.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 4

“To Kill a Mockingbird” Drama

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • Adults $27, seniors $24. Stage play based on the classic Harper Lee novel, rated PG-13. For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater for Southwest Missouri

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 5

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7–12pm
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays, April through November.  For info, call 417-358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Oct 5

All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast

  • Begins at 9–11am
  • Public welcome.  $7 per person.  For info, call 417-317-0609.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Shrine Train Crew

This event is open to the public.


Oct 5

Yoga 4 Kids w/Stacey Stiles (ages 3-10)

  • Begins at 11–12pm
  • Fee: $5/child, parents free w/child.  For info, call 417-437-2389.

  • Event is sponsored by Yoga 4U

This event is open to the public.


Oct 5

“Over Here & Over There: Carthage & Jasper County in World War I” Exhibit

  • Begins at 12–4pm
  • Admission by donation.  Exhibit commemorating the centennial of WWI, showcasing the experiences of those who served afar and on the homefront.  For more information, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 5

“Autumn Landscapes” Encaustic Paintings by Jodie Sutton

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Opening reception Friday, October 4th 6-8 p.m.  Unique autumn landscapes painted with colored wax.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 5

5th Annual Lobster Boil

  • Begins at 4:30–8pm
  • Tickets $65 per person, deadline to purchase: September 29. Kick off the Maple Leaf Festival with a lively evening featuring Maine lobster, Alaskan crab legs, and Gulf shrimp (steak available for those who don't eat seafood); live music and cash bar.  Come for the food and the fun, and support preservation efforts in historic Carthage.  For more information call 417-529-7742.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Historic Preservation - Historic Phelps House

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 5

“To Kill a Mockingbird” Drama

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • Adults $27, seniors $24. Stage play based on the classic Harper Lee novel, rated PG-13. For info, call 417-358-9665.

  • Event is sponsored by Stone’s Throw Dinner Theatre, Community Theater for Southwest Missouri

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 5

Night of Pool

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • Open to the public.  For info, call 417-358-1657.

  • Event is sponsored by V.F.W. Post 2590

This event is open to the public.