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September 2016

Sep 25

“Mindscapes” Exhibition with Doug Randall

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Oil Paintings by accomplished NW Arkansas artist, Doug Randall, on Exhibit and Available for Purchase.  Underwritten by Crackpot Pottery & Art Studio.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Sep 26

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 Hospital Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Sep 26

Parkinson’s Support Group

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-556-8760.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Joplin

This event is open to the public.


Sep 27

Leads Group Two

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

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


Sep 27

Regular Exhibit Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations appreciated.  

    Selected 2016 events announced:
    April 1 Opening of "Fashionable Ladies of Carthage," Main Exhibit Gallery

    April 24  Sunday Opening from 1 to 4 pm with program at 2 pm by retired museum director Michele Hansford. Topic: "Early Auto Roads and Trails of Jasper County and Southwest Missouri" & gallery talk on maps to be displayed with special exhibit.

    April 28 Opening of "Early Tourism in Jasper County: Jefferson Highway and Ozark Playgrounds Association," Special Exhibit in meeting room through summer.

    April 28 - Special evening opening for convention. General public is welcome to stop by, too, 6 pm to 8 pm.

    April 29-30  Powers Museum hosts the annual convention of the Jefferson Highway Association taking place in Carthage.  

    For info, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Sep 27

Tai Chi (12-week session)

  • Begins at 11:15am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members, $160 for non-members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Sep 27

Diabetes Support Group

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-359-1350.

  • Event is sponsored by Mercy Hospital Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Sep 27

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 7:30pm and ends at 8pm
  • 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 28

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 4:30am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Sep 28

Cancer Survivor Support Group - Women’s Group

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 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 28

Regular Exhibit Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations appreciated.  

    Selected 2016 events announced:
    April 1 Opening of "Fashionable Ladies of Carthage," Main Exhibit Gallery

    April 24  Sunday Opening from 1 to 4 pm with program at 2 pm by retired museum director Michele Hansford. Topic: "Early Auto Roads and Trails of Jasper County and Southwest Missouri" & gallery talk on maps to be displayed with special exhibit.

    April 28 Opening of "Early Tourism in Jasper County: Jefferson Highway and Ozark Playgrounds Association," Special Exhibit in meeting room through summer.

    April 28 - Special evening opening for convention. General public is welcome to stop by, too, 6 pm to 8 pm.

    April 29-30  Powers Museum hosts the annual convention of the Jefferson Highway Association taking place in Carthage.  

    For info, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Sep 28

Quarterly Member Luncheon

  • Begins at 11:30am and ends at 1pm
  • For info, call Neely at 358-2373

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


Sep 28

Power of Hope Classes

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 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 28

Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 7:30pm
  • Fresh, locally grown produce.  For info, call 417-347-6555.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 29

Regular Exhibit Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations appreciated.  

    Selected 2016 events announced:
    April 1 Opening of "Fashionable Ladies of Carthage," Main Exhibit Gallery

    April 24  Sunday Opening from 1 to 4 pm with program at 2 pm by retired museum director Michele Hansford. Topic: "Early Auto Roads and Trails of Jasper County and Southwest Missouri" & gallery talk on maps to be displayed with special exhibit.

    April 28 Opening of "Early Tourism in Jasper County: Jefferson Highway and Ozark Playgrounds Association," Special Exhibit in meeting room through summer.

    April 28 - Special evening opening for convention. General public is welcome to stop by, too, 6 pm to 8 pm.

    April 29-30  Powers Museum hosts the annual convention of the Jefferson Highway Association taking place in Carthage.  

    For info, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Sep 29

Tai Chi (12-week session)

  • Begins at 11:15am and ends at 12pm
  • Free to Y members, $160 for non-members.  For info, call 417-358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


Sep 29

Fiber Nights

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-388-1436.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Antiquarium

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.


Sep 30

Regular Exhibit Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations appreciated.  

    Selected 2016 events announced:
    April 1 Opening of "Fashionable Ladies of Carthage," Main Exhibit Gallery

    April 24  Sunday Opening from 1 to 4 pm with program at 2 pm by retired museum director Michele Hansford. Topic: "Early Auto Roads and Trails of Jasper County and Southwest Missouri" & gallery talk on maps to be displayed with special exhibit.

    April 28 Opening of "Early Tourism in Jasper County: Jefferson Highway and Ozark Playgrounds Association," Special Exhibit in meeting room through summer.

    April 28 - Special evening opening for convention. General public is welcome to stop by, too, 6 pm to 8 pm.

    April 29-30  Powers Museum hosts the annual convention of the Jefferson Highway Association taking place in Carthage.  

    For info, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Oct 1

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 4:30am
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October.  For info, call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Oct 1

Regular Exhibit Season

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations appreciated.  

    Selected 2016 events announced:
    April 1 Opening of "Fashionable Ladies of Carthage," Main Exhibit Gallery

    April 24  Sunday Opening from 1 to 4 pm with program at 2 pm by retired museum director Michele Hansford. Topic: "Early Auto Roads and Trails of Jasper County and Southwest Missouri" & gallery talk on maps to be displayed with special exhibit.

    April 28 Opening of "Early Tourism in Jasper County: Jefferson Highway and Ozark Playgrounds Association," Special Exhibit in meeting room through summer.

    April 28 - Special evening opening for convention. General public is welcome to stop by, too, 6 pm to 8 pm.

    April 29-30  Powers Museum hosts the annual convention of the Jefferson Highway Association taking place in Carthage.  

    For info, call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


Oct 1

Painting Classes for All Ages

  • Begins at 12pm 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.


Oct 1

2nd Annual Lobster Boil

  • Begins at 4:30pm and ends at 8pm
  • $75 per person ($35 per ticket will be tax-deductible).  Tickets available August 1- September 25.

    Enjoy a lively evening featuring Maine lobster, Alaskan crab legs, and Gulf shrimp.  Come for the food and the fun, including live music, and support preservation efforts in historic Carthage.

    For more information, call 417-358-9688 or visit http://www.carthagehistoricpreservation.org.

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

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 1

Show-De-O

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 9pm
  • Sign up begin at 5.  Starts at 6.  Free admission.  To participate: children 0-13 $1 per event, ages 14-super senior $2 per event.  For info, call 417-388-2395.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Saddle Club

This event is open to the public.