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Sep 28

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 28

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.


Oct 1

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 1

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • Held during the state legislative session.  For info, contact Mark at 417-358-2373.

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


Oct 2

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 2

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 2

Carthage Historic Preservation Lobster Boil

  • Begins at 4:30–8pm
  • $65 per person

    Ticket purchase/reservation deadline: September 26

    A lively evening picnic on the historic Phelps House lawn with Maine lobster, Alaskan crab legs, Gulf shrimp with live music and a cash bar.

    Alternate steak menu available. Proceeds benefit the Carthage Historic Preservation, the historic Phelps House, and preservation in Carthage.

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

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 2

A Night Out at the Courthouse

  • Begins at 6–9pm
  • Benefitting Jasper County Shop With A Deputy


    Enjoy a fun-packed evening with dinner under the starts to support the local Shop With A Deputy Program. 

    Events for the whole family including live music, a car show, a silent auction, kids pumpkin carving, and bounce houses.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 3

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 4

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 5

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 6

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 7

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 7

Maple Leaf Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4–5pm

This event is open to the public.


Oct 8

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 8

Food Truck Friday

  • Begins at 11–9pm
  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau

This event is open to the public.


Oct 9

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 9

Bicycle Tour

  • Begins at 8–12pm
  • The beauty of Autumn in Southwest Missouri is best viewed on two wheels. Experience autumn colors outdoors this October.

    Choose from 15, 40, 62, 80 and 100 mile road routes. Register before September 24th for best rates and to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

  • Event is sponsored by Joplin Trails Coalition

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 9

Masonic Lodge Child Identification Program

  • Begins at 10–2pm
  • MoCHIP is a comprehensive child identification, designed to give Missouri families a measure of protection against the ever-increasing problem of missing & abducted children. The program uses an Amber Alert compatible computer disc to provide their child's critical information to the parents.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Masonic Lodge No. 197 Ancient and Free Accepted Masons

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 9

Baby Pageant

  • Begins at 2–3:30pm
  • $5 to register by Thursday, September 30th.

    Jasper County Residents ONLY

    Newborn - 12 months (as of October 1, 2021)

    Registration forms attached.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 9

“Music Under the Maples” Presents: OKTOBERFEST

  • Begins at 3–10pm
  • FREE to the public!

    Join us for a night of live music, local brews, food trucks, and family games! This is definitely not an event you want to miss.

    Music by:

    - The Johnnie Zibert Polka Band

    - Reid Burns

    - Justin Larkin

    - InDivision

  • Event is sponsored by Arvest Bank - Grand

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 9

Toddler Pageant

  • Begins at 4–5:30pm
  • $5 to register by Thursday, September 30

    Jasper County residents ONLY

    13 months - Pre-Kindergarten (as of October 1, 2021)

    Registration form attached

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 10

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 10

Maple Leaf Dog Show & Adoption Event

  • Begins at 12–2pm
  • Registration 12:00 p.m./Dog Show 1:00 p.m.

    FREE to the public/$5 per class entry

    BENEFITTING CARTHAGE HUMANE SOCIETY

    Bring your precious pooch out to the dog show. Categories include owner/pet look-alike, best tail wag, and more!

    Registration form attached.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 10

Sunday In The Park: Chili Cook-off

  • Begins at 12–2pm
  • $5 tasting/$10 per cook entry

    Join us as a cook or taste-tester to help benefit the Carthage Humane Society.

    Registration form attached.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Water & Electric Plant

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 10

Quilt Show

  • Begins at 1–5pm
  • FREE to the public

    Enjoy beautiful local quilts!

  • Event is sponsored by Oak Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 10

Maple Leaf Dachshund Dash

  • Begins at 2:30–4pm
  • FREE to the public/$10 per entry

    BENEFITTING CARTHAGE HUMANE SOCIETY

    Do you have the fastest weiner dog? Let's find out!

    Registration form attached.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 10

Prince & Princess Pageant

  • Begins at 3:30–5pm
  • FREE to the public/$15 registration fee -- deadline September 30

    Participants must attend school in Carthage in grades 4-8

    Registration form attached.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 10

Little Miss & Mister Pageants

  • Begins at 3:30–5pm
  • FREE to the public/$15 registration fee -- Deadline September 30

    Participants must attend school in Carthage in Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

    Registration form attached.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 10

Maple Leaf Festival Queen Pageant

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • FREE to the public/$50 sponsorship fee - deadline September 30

    Participants must attend school in Carthage grades 9-12

    Registration form attached.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 11

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 11

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!


Oct 11

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!


Oct 12

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 12

Non-profit Network Meeting

  • Begins at 9–10am
  • 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!


Oct 12

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.


Oct 13

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 13

Carnival

  • Begins at 5–10pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 5-10 p.m. ; Saturday 1-6 p.m. OR 6-10 p.m.

    Enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions on a traditional carnival midway!

    Advance armbands available until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, October 12 at the Carthage Chamber of Commerce (402 S. Garrison)

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 13

Night of Praise

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • FREE to the public, freewill offering taken

    Join us for a community celebration of God's goodness.

    Proceeds to support Carthage Ministerial Alliance.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 14

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 14

Carnival

  • Begins at 5–10pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 5-10 p.m. ; Saturday 1-6 p.m. OR 6-10 p.m.

    Enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions on a traditional carnival midway!

    Advance armbands available until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, October 12 at the Carthage Chamber of Commerce (402 S. Garrison)

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 14

Carnival

  • Begins at 5–10pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 5-10 p.m. ; Saturday 1-6 p.m. OR 6-10 p.m.

    Enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions on a traditional carnival midway!

    Advance armbands available until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, October 12 at the Carthage Chamber of Commerce (402 S. Garrison)

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 14

Three Minutes of Fame Lip Sync Competition

  • Begins at 7–9pm
  • Doors open at 6 p.m. FREE to compete

    $1 admission, ages 5 & under FREE

    Limit of 10 tickets

    Only 775 tickets available, beginning October 1.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 15

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 15

Carnival

  • Begins at 5–10pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 5-10 p.m. ; Saturday 1-6 p.m. OR 6-10 p.m.

    Enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions on a traditional carnival midway!

    Advance armbands available until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, October 12 at the Carthage Chamber of Commerce (402 S. Garrison)

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 15

Brats on the Square

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Brat, chips & drink!

     

    EXCLUSIVE Maple Leaf Festival brat vendor

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Rotary Club

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 15

Automotive Swap Meet

  • Begins at 1–5pm
  • $30 swap/$5 car corral

    10x20 swap meet spots, car corral

  • Event is sponsored by Maple Leaf Car Show Committee

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 15

Carnival

  • Begins at 5–10pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 5-10 p.m. ; Saturday 1-6 p.m. OR 6-10 p.m.

    Enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions on a traditional carnvial midway!

    Advance armbands available until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, October 12 at the Carthage Chamber of Commerce (402 S. Garrison)

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 15

Cruise Night

  • Begins at 5–10pm
  • FREE to enter for registering cars/$20 per car for the public

    Cruise-in with live entertainment, door prizes, and food. Movie starts at 7!

  • Event is sponsored by Maple Leaf Car Show Committee

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 15

Fair Acres Family YMCA 5K Race

  • Begins at 6–8pm
  • Registraion 5 p.m./Race start 6 p.m.

    Join us under the beautiful maple trees of Carthage. This timed twilight run is sure to please! An amazing participation medal & t-shirt are included with early registration. Deadling for early registration is October 1st.

    Online registration available at fairacresymca.com

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

Carnival

  • Begins at 5–10pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 5-10 p.m. ; Saturday 1-6 p.m. OR 6-10 p.m.

    Enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions on a traditional carnival midway!

    Advance armbands available until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, October 12 at the Carthage Chamber of Commerce (402 S. Garrison)

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

Automotive Swap Meet

  • Begins at 8–5pm
  • $30 swap/$5 car corral

    10x20 swap meet spots; car corral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

41st Annual Car Show

  • Begins at 8–5pm
  • FREE to the public, $15 pre-registration until October 1; $20 until noon (12 p.m.) at the gate

    27 vehicle classes with 3 trophies per class, food vendors, and inflatables for the kids.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

Arts & Crafts, Food & Concessions, Kid’s Corner, and MORE!

  • Begins at 8–5pm
  • Vendor applications available at carthagemapleleaf.com.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

Maple Leaf Festival Parade

  • Begins at 9–11:30am
  • Entry forms can be found at www.CarthageMapleLeaf.com

    Traditional floats compete for Sweepstakes Award, Artistic Achievement, Community Image, Special Recognition, and Chamber's Choice.

    FIRM deadline to enter September 30.

    PROUDLY Sponsored by Guaranty Bank, Scooter's Coffee, Tom Flanigan

    For more information call 417-358-2373.

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

Antique Tractor Show

  • Begins at 9–3pm
  • FREE to the public

    A collection of vintage tractors and equipment showcasing our agricultural heritage. Tractors of all makes and conditions welcome. No entrance.

    For more information, call 417-837-9701

  • Event is sponsored by Race Brothers Farm & Home Supply

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

Live Music on the Square

  • Begins at 11–5pm
  • FREE to the public

    Local musicians performing live on the Carthage Square

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

56th Annual Marching Band Festival

  • Begins at 11:30–10pm
  • $10 adults, $8 Seniors 65+, $5 students through 12th grade

    Preliminary Field Show Competition begins at approximately 11:30 a.m.

    Finals competition begins at approximately 6:30 p.m.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage R-9 School District

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

Carnival

  • Begins at 1–10pm
  • Wednesday - Friday: 5-10 p.m. ; Saturday 1-6 p.m. OR 6-10 p.m.

    Enjoy more than 20 rides and attractions on a traditional carnival midway!

    Advance armbands available until 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, October 12 at the Carthage Chamber of Commerce (402 S. Garrison)

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 16

“All Years’ CSHS Reunion & Dance

  • Begins at 7–11pm
  • Tickets $10 or $5 with Brochure coupon

    Name tags provided with the year you graduated, first and last/maiden name printed. 

    Tell everyone you know of all ages to come enjoy the music, fun and fellowship.

    You can even dance to oldies if you feel like it!

    Hot dogs, snacks and soda available for purchase.

    For info or to reserve a table of 10, call 816-587-1846

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 17

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 17

Tom Hilton in a Piano Concert

  • Begins at 2–4pm
  • FREE to the public

    The Carthage Musical Devotees present a piano concert!

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 18

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 19

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 19

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!


Oct 20

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 20

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.


Oct 21

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 21

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.


Oct 22

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 23

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 24

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 25

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 26

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 26

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!


Oct 26

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.


Oct 27

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 27

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.


Oct 28

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 29

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 30

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 30

6th Annual Charity Costume Ball, “A Haunted History”

  • Begins at 6–10pm
  • $35 per person in advance/$40 at the door

    Libations, catered dinner, haunted history tour, silent auction, raffle, live music by Scott Eastman, dancing, performance by YMCA spectral dancers.

    ALL proceeds benefit our YMCA community through programs, scholarships, and support!

    Carriage ride Ghost Tour tickets $10 per person with adult ticket purchase

    FREE child care with purchase of adult ticket (pre-registration required)

    For more information, 417-358-1070

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 31

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Nov 1

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Nov 2

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Nov 3

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Nov 4

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Nov 5

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Nov 5

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30–12:30pm
  • Held during the state legislative session.  For info, contact Mark at 417-358-2373.

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


Nov 6

Lori Marble & Jo Mueller P-I-E-C-E-D TOGETHER EXHIBITION Small Works/Great Wonders Silent Auction

  • Begins at 12–5pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION Friday, October 1 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

     

    Friday's and Saturday's 12-5 p.m.

    FREE to the public

    Two talented artist friends offer beautiful and elegant mixed-media artworks, ideal for holiday shopping & gifting!

     

    SILENT AUCTION features 5x7 mixed-media canvases created and donated by artCentral Member Artists to benefit the work of artCentral.

     

    AMARYLLIS FUNDRAISER features modestly priced, limited-edition Amaryllis cultivated to bloom for the holidays. Excellent for decorating and gifting.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This Event is open to the public.


Nov 6

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.