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November 2014

Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 23

Richard & Patricia Courtney Multi-Media Exhibit

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Hometown Bank

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 24

Terrific Tea

  • Begins at 9:30am and ends at 11am
  • Free and open to Freeman Advantage members.  For info, call 347-5837.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 24

Business Expo Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 1pm
  • For info, call 358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

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


Nov 24

Grief Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  Materials provided.  For info, call 359-AMEN (2636).

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 25

Carthage Emerging Leaders (CEL) Thanksgiving Service Project

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • We will be cleaning, preparing food, moving furniture, etc. to help the Crisis Center prepare for their Community Thanksgiving Dinner.  Families are welcome and encouraged (no sitter needed)!  For info, contact Mary Jo at 358-2373.

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


Nov 25

Grief Support Group

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 7:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  Materials provided.  For info, call 359-AMEN (2636).

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 26

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 11am
  • For info, contact Carthage Hardware at 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Nov 26

Children’s Storytime

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Free and open to the public.  Ages newborn through Kindergarten.  For info, call 237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Nov 26

Late Fall Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Admission by donation. For information, call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 27

Chamber Office Closed for Thanksgiving

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Carthage Chamber of Commerce office closed for Thanksgiving holiday.

This event is open to the public.


Nov 27

Early Detection Screenings

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 4pm
  • Early detection screenings include abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease, and stroke/carotid artery screenings, as well as osteoporosis risk assesment.  Fee varies, appointment requested. For info, call 347-6555.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 27

Late Fall Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Admission by donation. For information, call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 27

Chamber Office Closed for Thanksgiving

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Carthage Chamber of Commerce office closed for Thanksgiving holiday.

This event is open to the public.


Nov 28

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Nov 28

Late Fall Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Admission by donation. For information, call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Nov 28

Christmas Lighting Ceremony

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 7pm
  • For info, call 800-543-7975 x2855.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Nov 28

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 10pm
  • Enjoy this mile-long light display of moving biblical scenes and a variety of electro-art sculptures.  For info, call 359-8181.

This event is open to the public.


Nov 28

Music in the Woodshed

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 10pm
  • $7 at the door, free during Fourth Friday ArtWalk.  For info, call 358-2707.

    September 5, Brightwater Junction

    September 12, Sober as a Judge

    September 19, That Dalton Gang

  • Event is sponsored by Cherry’s Custom Framing & Art Gallery

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 29

Small Business Saturday

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Visit participating local retailers for great discounts on the perfect gift for everyone on your Christmas list!  Hours vary by store.  For info, call 358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

This event is open to the public.


Nov 29

Small Business Saturday

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Mark your calendars for the 2014 Chamber Christmas Event, scheduled for Saturday, November 29th. Businesses across Carthage are organizing special sales and promotions to celebrate small business in our community. Help bring your neighborhood together on Nov 29. Visit sponsors for great deals and #shopsmall. Five sponsors were selected at random to give away an additional $25 gift card as a thank you from the Chamber! Thank you for supporting local business. Visit these great sponsors.
    All Things Grand
    The Briar Patch
    Carthage True Value Hardware
    Cherry’s Art Emporium
    Domino’s Pizza
    Dr. Fly’s Salon
    Fair Acres Family YMCA
    Florette by Countryside
    Front Page
    Galbraith’s Paint & Floor
    Grand Avenue Bed & Breakfast
    Judy’s Hallmark
    KOKA Art Gallery
    MadStyle-Shanna Potter
    Jade Reed-MadStyle Stylist
    Mother Road Coffee
    Race Brothers Farm & Home Supply
    Repurpose Boutique
    Sirloin Stockade
    Sports World

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


Nov 29

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 11am
  • For info, contact Carthage Hardware at 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Nov 29

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Nov 29

Late Fall Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Admission by donation. For information, call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Nov 29

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $30, includes materials.  For info, call 358-2707.

  • Event is sponsored by Cherry’s Custom Framing & Art Gallery

This event is open to the public.


Nov 29

Wine Makers Dinner

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Reservations required.  For info, call 359-9253.

  • Event is sponsored by White Rose Bed & Breadfast, Winery, & Restaurant

This event is open to the public.


Nov 29

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 10pm
  • Enjoy this mile-long light display of moving biblical scenes and a variety of electro-art sculptures.  For info, call 359-8181.

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Nov 30

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Nov 30

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 10pm
  • Enjoy this mile-long light display of moving biblical scenes and a variety of electro-art sculptures.  For info, call 359-8181.

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Dec 1

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Dec 1

Grief Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  Materials provided.  For info, call 359-AMEN (2636).

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Dec 1

Puzzle & Game Day

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 7pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Dec 1

Mayor’s Tree Lighting

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 7pm
  • Be there when the Christmas season officially begins.  For info, call 358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Dec 1

Carthage Christmas Parade

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 8pm
  • The annual Christmas Parade begins at Chestnut and Main, goes around the Square, and ends at Chestnut and Grant.  For info, call 359-8181.

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Dec 2

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Dec 2

Autism Support Group

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

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Dec 2

Grief Support Group

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 7:30pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Registration is appreciated.  Materials provided.  For info, call 359-AMEN (2636).

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Dec 3

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Dec 3

Children’s Storytime

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Free and open to the public.  Ages newborn through Kindergarten.  For info, call 237-7040.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Public Library

This event is open to the public.


Dec 3

Late Fall Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Admission by donation. For information, call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Dec 3

joplinregionaljobs.com Ribbon Cutting

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Ribbon Cutting Invitation
    Wednesday, December 3
    2 p.m. ▪ joplinregionaljobs.com, at the Chamber office, 402 S. Garrison
    Join us to celebrate the launch of the Joplin Regional Business Journal’s new jobs website. Joplinregionaljobs.com is a regional job listing website specializing in opportunities in SW Missouri, SE Kansas, and NE Oklahoma.

  • Event is sponsored by Joplin Regional Business Journal

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


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Dec 4

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Dec 4

Late Fall Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Admission by donation. For information, call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Dec 4

“Sorry, Wrong Chimney”

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • Admission: adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under age 5 free.  For info, call 358-9665.

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

This event is open to the public.


Dec 4

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 10pm
  • Enjoy this mile-long light display of moving biblical scenes and a variety of electro-art sculptures.  For info, call 359-8181.

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Dec 5

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Dec 5

Late Fall Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Admission by donation. For information, call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Dec 5

Olde World Christmas Market

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 7:30pm
  • Traditional European-style Advent market with local artisans.  For info, call 358-4631.

  • Event is sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church

This event is open to the public.


Dec 5

“Sorry, Wrong Chimney”

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • Admission: adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under age 5 free.  For info, call 358-9665.

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

This event is open to the public.


Dec 5

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 10pm
  • Enjoy this mile-long light display of moving biblical scenes and a variety of electro-art sculptures.  For info, call 359-8181.

This event is open to the public.


Dec 5

Music in the Woodshed

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 10pm
  • $7 at the door, free during Fourth Friday ArtWalk.  For info, call 358-2707.

    September 5, Brightwater Junction

    September 12, Sober as a Judge

    September 19, That Dalton Gang

  • Event is sponsored by Cherry’s Custom Framing & Art Gallery

This event is open to the public.


Nov 11

Miracle Teddy Bears on sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Purchase a Miracel Bear and $15 will be donated to Freeman Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  For info, call 347-4624.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Breakfast with Santa

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 10am
  • $8 includes photos and breakfast.  Reservations required.  For info, call 358-4631.

  • Event is sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Olde World Christmas Market

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 3pm
  • Traditional European-style Advent market with local artisans.  For info, call 358-4631.

  • Event is sponsored by Grace Episcopal Church

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Christmas Bazaar/Craft Fair

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Food available for purchase 9a-2p.  For info, call 358-2341.

  • Event is sponsored by First Presbyterian Church

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Christmas at the Chapel

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 5:30pm
  • Holiday concerts and Chapel gardens.  Open until 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.  For info, call 800-543-7975 x2840.

  • Event is sponsored by Precious Moments Supporting Foundation

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Parents Day Out/Birthday Party for Jesus

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 3pm
  • Free event for ages 3 & up.  Includes Christmas story time, activities, crafts, and lunch.  Reservations required.  For info, call 358-5059.

  • Event is sponsored by Faith Lutheran Church

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Christmas Historic Homes Tour

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 4pm
  • Visit a variety of historic homes and a 1900 automobile dealership containing vintage cars, expansive model train collection, and railroad memorabilia.  Tickets $20 in advance, $25 after Dec. 1.  For info, call 358-9688.

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

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

The Colonel’s Victorian Holiday Tea

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 12pm
  • Enjoy a sumptuous tea with savory and sweet treats while a harpist plays.  Tickets $20, reservations are required.  For info, call 358-9688.

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

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Late Fall Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Admission by donation. For information, call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12:30pm and ends at 3pm
  • Cost $30, includes materials.  For info, call 358-2707.

  • Event is sponsored by Cherry’s Custom Framing & Art Gallery

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

The Colonel’s Victorian Holiday Tea

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 2pm
  • Enjoy a sumptuous tea with savory and sweet treats while a harpist plays.  Tickets $20, reservations are required.  For info, call 358-9688.

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

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Christmas at Cherry’s

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 6pm
  • Pictures w/Santa 2-4 p.m., sleigh rides 4-6 p.m.  For info, call 358-2707.

  • Event is sponsored by Cherry’s Custom Framing & Art Gallery

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

The Colonel’s Victorian Holiday Tea

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Enjoy a sumptuous tea with savory and sweet treats while a harpist plays.  Tickets $20, reservations are required.  For info, call 358-9688.

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

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

The Colonel’s Victorian Holiday Tea

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 6pm
  • Enjoy a sumptuous tea with savory and sweet treats while a harpist plays.  Tickets $20, reservations are required.  For info, call 358-9688.

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

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Wine Makers Dinner

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Reservations required.  For info, call 359-9253.

  • Event is sponsored by White Rose Bed & Breadfast, Winery, & Restaurant

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

“Sorry, Wrong Chimney”

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • Admission: adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under age 5 free.  For info, call 358-9665.

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

This event is open to the public.


Dec 6

Way of Salvation Drive-Through Light Display

  • Begins at 6:30pm and ends at 10pm
  • Enjoy this mile-long light display of moving biblical scenes and a variety of electro-art sculptures.  For info, call 359-8181.

This event is open to the public.