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May 2016

May 1

National Small Business Week

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Broadway and Pops Concert

  • Begins at 3am and ends at 12am
  • MSSU Choral Society presents Broadway and Pops Concert. Free admission. The Phantom of the Opera Medley, Broadway Blockbusters Medley, and the Music of Richard Rodgers Medley.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 1

“Emerging Artists” Exhibition with Katie Watson & Maddie Capps

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Featuring Emerging Artsts Katie Watkins, Maddie Capps and CHS Art Contest Award Winners.  Underwritten by Helen S. Boylan Foundation.  2D & 3D Mixed Media Art on Exhibit and Available for Purchase.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

This event is open to the public.


May 1

Ulmer Funeral Home Open House & Century of Service Celebration

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public. For info call 417-358-2222

  • Event is sponsored by Ulmer Funeral Home

This event is open to the public.


May 1

National Small Business Week

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 2

Give Ozarks Fundraiser for Humane Society

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • May 2, Monday and May 3, Tuesday: There will be a Give Ozarks fundraiser all day long at Sirloin Stockade. 9 o'clock till 11 PM. Waitresses are dressing in 50s attire, 50s music and all the tips go toward GiveOzarks\Carthage Humane Society. Everyone come and enjoy lunch and leave your tip for the Carthage Humane Society. For more information contact Miriam Putnam. Putnammiriam@yahoo.com, 417.388.1037.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Humane Society

This event is open to the public.


May 2

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.


May 2

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.


May 1

National Small Business Week

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 2

Give Ozarks Fundraiser for Humane Society

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • May 2, Monday and May 3, Tuesday: There will be a Give Ozarks fundraiser all day long at Sirloin Stockade. 9 o'clock till 11 PM. Waitresses are dressing in 50s attire, 50s music and all the tips go toward GiveOzarks\Carthage Humane Society. Everyone come and enjoy lunch and leave your tip for the Carthage Humane Society. For more information contact Miriam Putnam. Putnammiriam@yahoo.com, 417.388.1037.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Humane Society

This event is open to the public.


May 3

Give Ozarks Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • 24 hours - midnight - midnight. One day online giving campaign to benefit charitable organization of donor's choice. For info call 417-359-5534.

    www.giveozarks.org

This event is open to the public.


May 3

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.


May 3

Feeding Inc. Ribbon Cutting Invitation

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Join the Chamber and Feeding Inc. to celebrate their newly remodeled facility, with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 3. Have some punch and cookies and take a tour!

    Don’t forget to drop your business card in the fishbowl for a chance to win the 2nd Quarter Prize! 


     

  • Event is sponsored by River Street Gathering and Food Pantry

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


May 3

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.


May 1

National Small Business Week

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 4

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 4

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.


May 1

National Small Business Week

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 5

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.


May 5

FTC Guide for Business to Prevent Online Fraud

  • Begins at 11:45am and ends at 1pm
  • Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Carl Junction Chamber of Commerce. Presented by MSSU SBTDC. For info call 625-3128.

This event is open to the public.


May 5

National Day of Prayer Gathering

  • Begins at 12pm pm
  • Presented by the Carthage Ministerial Alliance. for info call 417-358-3533.

This event is open to the public.


May 5

Maple Leaf 2016 Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Planning the 50th Annual Maple Leaf Festival for October 2016.  For info, call 358-2373.

This Event is open to the public.


May 5

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.


May 1

National Small Business Week

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 6

Leadercast 2016 - Architects of Tomorrow

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 3:30pm
  • Please make plans to join us at Leadercast 2016, to be held in Joplin on Friday, May 6.  We are taking advantage of a group discount, so please RSVP to the Chamber as soon as possible and NO LATER THAN May 4.

    Leadercast 2016 will focus on what it means to be a visionary leader.

    Friday, May 6
    Registration 7 a.m.
    8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

    Scheduled speakers:
    Andy Stanley - Leadership Author and Communicator
    Dr. Henry Cloud - Acclaimed Leadership Expert, Clinical Psychologist, and Best-Selling Author
    Nick Saban - Univ of Alabama Head Football Coach
    Steve Wozniak - Co-Founder of Apple
    Kat Cole - Group President at FOCUS Brands
    James Brown - CBS Sports and News Broadcaster
    Commander Rorke Denver, Navy SEAL and Author
    Chris Barez-Brown - Author and Creativity Guru
    Tripp Crosby - Comedian and Director
    Cost $55*.  RSVP by 5/4 to Mary Jo at 358-2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

    *Cancellations will be refunded ONLY IF cancellation is received more than 24 hours before start of event. No-shows will be billed.  Substitutions are allowed.

This event is open to the public.


May 6

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.


May 6

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30am and ends at 1pm
  • For info, contact Mark at 417-358-2373.

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


May 6

Carthage Water & Electric Ribbon Cutting Celebrating Drinking Water Week

  • Begins at 11:45am and ends at 12:15pm
  • Join the Chamber to celebrate drinking water week with a ribbon cutting at Carthage Water & Electric at 11:45 a.m. Friday, May 6.

    Other events include:

    Refreshments at the CWEP Main Lobby, 627 W. Centennial Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM

    Tours of the Water Treatment Plant, 3rd and River Wednesday the 4th at Noon, 2PM, and 3PM

    Tours of the Wastewater Plant, W. Mound St. Thursday the 5th at Noon, 2PM, and 3PM

    Open House, cookout and activities Friday the 6th at CWEP East parking lot, 627 W. Centennial.

    Free and open to the public. For info call 237-7300.

    Don’t forget to drop your business card in the fishbowl for a chance to win the 2nd Quarter Prize worth $100 from Arvest Bank!  Please RSVP to nmyers@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Water & Electric Plant

This event is open to the public.


May 6

“Emerging Artists” Exhibition with Katie Watson & Maddie Capps

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Featuring Emerging Artsts Katie Watkins, Maddie Capps and CHS Art Contest Award Winners.  Underwritten by Helen S. Boylan Foundation.  2D & 3D Mixed Media Art on Exhibit and Available for Purchase.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

This event is open to the public.


May 6

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 4:30pm
  • Cost $29.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 6

Cruisin’ Carthage

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 12am
  • Free and open to the public. Food, music, and prizes. For info call 358-1770

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (south)

This event is open to the public.


May 1

National Small Business Week

  • Please note, this is an all day event.

This event is open to the public.


May 7

Mother/Daughter Spa Day

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • For info call 358-1070.

  • Event is sponsored by Fair Acres Family YMCA

This event is open to the public.


May 7

Benefit Rummage Sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Benefits Alliance of SWMO. For info call 388-7894.

  • Event is sponsored by Alliance of Southwest MO

This event is open to the public.


May 7

Citywide Rummage Sale

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Press

This event is open to the public.


May 7

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 12am am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 7

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 7

Master Gardener Plant Sale & Museum Rummage Sale

  • Begins at 8am and ends at 2pm
  • Open to the public. For info call 348-1024.

This event is open to the public.


May 7

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.


May 7

4th Annual Mutt-Minster Dog Show

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 12am
  • Entry fee $10 donation. To benefit Carthage Humane Society. For info call 388-0871 or 793-0506.

This event is open to the public.


May 7

Drop in candlemaking

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 2pm
  • Cost $25. For info call 388-1436.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Antiquarium

This event is open to the public.


May 7

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.


May 7

“Emerging Artists” Exhibition with Katie Watson & Maddie Capps

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Featuring Emerging Artsts Katie Watkins, Maddie Capps and CHS Art Contest Award Winners.  Underwritten by Helen S. Boylan Foundation.  2D & 3D Mixed Media Art on Exhibit and Available for Purchase.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

This event is open to the public.


May 7

Show-de-O

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 12am
  • 5PM signups, 6PM start. Free admission. to participate: children 0-13 $1 per event, ages 14-super senior $2 per event. For info call 388-2395

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Saddle Club

This event is open to the public.


May 8

“Emerging Artists” Exhibition with Katie Watson & Maddie Capps

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Featuring Emerging Artsts Katie Watkins, Maddie Capps and CHS Art Contest Award Winners.  Underwritten by Helen S. Boylan Foundation.  2D & 3D Mixed Media Art on Exhibit and Available for Purchase.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

This event is open to the public.


May 9

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.


May 9

Monday Member Meet-up

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 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!


May 9

Leads Group One

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • For info, call 417-358-2373

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


May 9

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.


May 10

Non-profit Network Meeting

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 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!


May 10

Cricket Wireless Ribbon Cutting Invitation

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 10:30am
  • Join the Chamber and Cricket Wireless to celebrate their new Carthage location, with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 10.

    Don’t forget to drop your business card in the fishbowl for a chance to win the 2nd Quarter Prize! 



     

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


May 10

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.


May 10

KMO Barrel Racing

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 12am
  • For  info call 388-2395.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Saddle Club

This event is open to the public.


May 10

Alzheimer’s Support Group

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 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.


May 10

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.


May 11

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 11

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.


May 11

artCentral Annual Membership Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30am and ends at 1pm
  • Annual Review and Planning by artCentral Board of Directors.  All artCentral members are invited and eligible to vote.  Lunch @ 11:30, reservations required.  Meeting @ 12 noon.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


May 11

Preschool Nature Connections “Bird Bonanza”

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 2pm
  • Cost $5 per child. Ages 3-6. For info call 782-6287

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


May 11

Cancer Support Group

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 3pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 347-4029.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


May 12

Boots to Business

  • Begins at 8:30am and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to veterans and spouses. For info call 625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 12

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.


May 12

24Fit Ribbon Cutting

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 2:30pm
  • Join the Chamber ot celebrate 24Fit's new location with a ribbon cutting.

  • Event is sponsored by 24 Fitness

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


May 12

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.


May 13

Fox on the Fairway Comedy

  • Begins at 12am am
  • Friday and Saturday, 6PM

    Sunday 12:30 PM

    Adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under 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.


May 13

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.


May 13

“Emerging Artists” Exhibition with Katie Watson & Maddie Capps

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Featuring Emerging Artsts Katie Watkins, Maddie Capps and CHS Art Contest Award Winners.  Underwritten by Helen S. Boylan Foundation.  2D & 3D Mixed Media Art on Exhibit and Available for Purchase.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

This event is open to the public.


May 13

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 4:30pm
  • Cost $29. For info call 625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 13

Fox on the Fairway Comedy

  • Begins at 12am am
  • Friday and Saturday, 6PM

    Sunday 12:30 PM

    Adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under 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.


May 14

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 12am am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 14

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 14

Preschool Nature Connections “Bird Bonanza”

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 11am
  • Cost $5 per child. Ages 3-6. For info call 782-6287

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


May 14

Community Day & Citizen’s Academy Graduation

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 1pm
  • Free and open to the public. for info call 358-8177.

This event is open to the public.


May 14

Kid’s Sidewalk Chalk-Making

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 2pm
  • Cost $15. For info call 388-1436.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Antiquarium

This event is open to the public.


May 14

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.


May 14

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.


May 14

“Emerging Artists” Exhibition with Katie Watson & Maddie Capps

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Featuring Emerging Artsts Katie Watkins, Maddie Capps and CHS Art Contest Award Winners.  Underwritten by Helen S. Boylan Foundation.  2D & 3D Mixed Media Art on Exhibit and Available for Purchase.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

This event is open to the public.


May 13

Fox on the Fairway Comedy

  • Begins at 12am am
  • Friday and Saturday, 6PM

    Sunday 12:30 PM

    Adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under 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.


May 15

Zach Haskins Memorial Rodeo

  • Begins at 10am and ends at 12am
  • For info call 358-2370.

  • Event is sponsored by Lucky J Steakhouse & Arena

This event is open to the public.


May 15

“Emerging Artists” Exhibition with Katie Watson & Maddie Capps

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to public, donations welcome.  Featuring Emerging Artsts Katie Watkins, Maddie Capps and CHS Art Contest Award Winners.  Underwritten by Helen S. Boylan Foundation.  2D & 3D Mixed Media Art on Exhibit and Available for Purchase.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

This event is open to the public.


May 16

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.


May 16

Four States Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 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.


May 16

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.


May 17

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.


May 17

Microsoft Excel - Level 1 (2 days)

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 4:30pm
  • Cost $124.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 17

Marketing Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • This committee plans the annual Trivia Night, Citywide Sidewalk Sale, Christmas Open House, and various seminars and retail events throughout the year. For info, call 358-2373.

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


May 18

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 18

Vision Carthage Committee Meeting

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

This event is open to the public.


May 18

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.


May 19

Chamber Board of Directors meeting

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

This event is open to the public.


May 19

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.


May 19

Capital Campaign Benefit Golf Tournament

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 12am
  • To benefit Stone's throw Dinner Theatre. 4 person scramble $400. for info call 237-7030 or 358-4300.

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

This event is open to the public.


May 19

Microsoft Excel - Level 1 (2 days)

  • Begins at 1:30pm and ends at 4:30pm
  • Cost $124.  For info, call 417-625-3128.

  • Event is sponsored by Missouri Southern State University

This event is open to the public.


May 19

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.


May 20

Fox on the Fairway Comedy

  • Begins at 12am am
  • Friday and Saturday, 6PM

    Sunday 12:30 PM

    Adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under 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.


May 20

Eggs & Issues Legislative Forum

  • Begins at 10:30am and ends at 12pm
  • Cost is $10 in advnace, $12 at the door, includes brunch. Open to the public. For information call 451-1925.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


May 20

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.


May 20

Fox on the Fairway Comedy

  • Begins at 12am am
  • Friday and Saturday, 6PM

    Sunday 12:30 PM

    Adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under 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.


May 21

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 12am am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 21

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 21

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.


May 21

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.


May 20

Fox on the Fairway Comedy

  • Begins at 12am am
  • Friday and Saturday, 6PM

    Sunday 12:30 PM

    Adults $24.50, seniors/students $21, ages 6-12 $12, under 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.


May 22

Fashionable Ladies Gallery Talk

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 12am
  • Free to the public, donations encouraged. For info call 237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This event is open to the public.


May 23

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.


May 23

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.


May 24

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.


May 24

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.


May 24

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.


May 25

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 25

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.


May 25

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.


May 26

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.


May 26

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.


May 26

Chamber Business After Hours hosted by Liberty Tree

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Open to all Chamber members.

  • Event is sponsored by Liberty Tree LLC

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


May 26

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.


May 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.


May 27

Carthage Historic Downtown Art Walk

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • Free and open to the public. For info, contact Wendi at 359-8181 or wdouglas@ecarthage.com.

This event is open to the public.


May 28

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 12am am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 28

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


May 28

Weaving: Small Wall Hanging

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 2pm
  • Cost $40. for info call 388-1436.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Antiquarium

This event is open to the public.


May 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.


May 28

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.


May 28

Carthage Kiwanis Club Kiddieland Season Opening

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 5pm
  • Memorial Day through Labor Day. For info call 358-4900.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Kiwanis Club

This event is open to the public.


May 29

Carthage Kiwanis Club Kiddieland Season Opening

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 5pm
  • Memorial Day through Labor Day. For info call 358-4900.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Kiwanis Club

This event is open to the public.


May 30

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.


May 30

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.


May 31

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.


Jun 1

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Jun 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.


Jun 2

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.


Jun 2

Maple Leaf 2016 Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Planning the 50th Annual Maple Leaf Festival for October 2016.  For info, call 358-2373.

This Event is open to the public.


Jun 2

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.


Jun 3

Chamber Birthday Party & Community “Thank You”

  • Begins at 11am and ends at 1pm
  • Free and open to the public.  Food and activities for the kids!  For info, call 358-2373.

This event is open to the public.


Jun 3

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.


Jun 3

Public Policy Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 11:30am and ends at 1pm
  • For info, contact Mark at 417-358-2373.

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


Jun 4

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 12am am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

Farmer’s Market

  • Begins at 7:30am and ends at 12am
  • North side of the Square. For info call 358-3579.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage True Value Hardware

This event is open to the public.


Jun 4

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.


Jun 4

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.


Jun 4

Carthage Kiwanis Club Kiddieland Season Opening

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 5pm
  • Memorial Day through Labor Day. For info call 358-4900.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Kiwanis Club

This event is open to the public.