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September 2015

Aug 30

“Camelot II - Knights & Princess Party” Event

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 4pm
  • Costume and tea party fundraiser to benefit Carthage R-9 Foundation and McCune-Brooks Healthcare Foundation.  For ages 3-8.  Cost $25 per person.  Limit of 25.  For info, call 417-850-7806.

This event is open to the public.


Aug 31

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.


Aug 31

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 1

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.


Sep 2

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 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.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

This Event is open to the public.


Sep 3

Maple Leaf 2015 Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Planning the 49th Annual Maple Leaf Festival for October 2015.  For info, call 358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

This Event is open to the public.


Sep 4

Music in the Woodshed

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 10pm
  • $5 at the door, $10 dinner special begins at 6 p.m.  For info or reservations, call 358-2707.

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

This event is open to the public.


Sep 5

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 5

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.


Sep 7

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.


Sep 7

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 8

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.


Sep 8

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 7:30pm and ends at 8:30pm
  • Free and 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 9

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 9

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.


Sep 9

Annual Banquet Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Planning event for Friday, January 15, 2016.  Future meetings will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, at 4 p.m. at the Chamber office.  Feel free to invite others to join the committee…new volunteers are always welcome!!  For info, contact Mary Jo at 358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

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


Sep 11

2nd Annual Dash for the Cash & Man Race to benefit Horses of Hope Therapy Centers

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • For info, call 918-533-5816 or 918-541-5009.

  • Event is sponsored by Names and Numbers

This event is open to the public.


Sep 11

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 11

MARET Center & Solar House Tour

  • Begins at 2pm pm
  • For info, call 455-5422.

  • Event is sponsored by Crowder College

This event is open to the public.


Sep 11

Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity Groundbreaking in Carthage!

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 4:30pm
  • Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity Groundbreaking IN CARTHAGE Friday, September 11 4:00 p.m. • 841 Pine, Carthage Join the Chamber to celebrate Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity’s Carthage project with a groundbreaking at 841 Pine. Don’t forget to drop your business card in the fishbowl for a chance to win the 3rd quarter prize from Stewart Heating & cooling valued at $129!
  • Event is sponsored by Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity

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


Sep 11

Music in the Woodshed

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 10pm
  • $5 at the door, $10 dinner special begins at 6 p.m.  For info or reservations, call 358-2707.

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

This event is open to the public.


Sep 12

2nd Annual Dash for the Cash & Man Race to benefit Horses of Hope Therapy Centers

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • For info, call 918-533-5816 or 918-541-5009.

  • Event is sponsored by Names and Numbers

This event is open to the public.


Sep 12

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 12

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.


Sep 12

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 13

2nd Annual Dash for the Cash & Man Race to benefit Horses of Hope Therapy Centers

  • Please note, this is an all day event.
  • For info, call 918-533-5816 or 918-541-5009.

  • Event is sponsored by Names and Numbers

This event is open to the public.


Sep 13

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5am
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 14

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.


Sep 14

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!

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

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


Sep 14

Leads Group One

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

This event is open to the public.


Sep 14

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 14

Intro to Sit-on-Top Kayaking 101

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 8pm
  • Cost $10.  Ages 12+.  Limit of 7.  For info, call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


Sep 15

How to Make Smartphnes and Tablets Work for Your Business

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 1pm
  • Free and open to the public.  For info, call 417-623-6365.

  • Event is sponsored by Neotech Solutions

This event is open to the public.


Sep 15

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.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

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


Sep 15

Sleep Apnea Support Group

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

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 16

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 16

Golf Committee meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Planning event for Friday, September 18.  For info, contact Mary Jo at 358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

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


Sep 16

Women & Wine Wednesdays!

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Free wine tasting and light hors d'oeuvres.  Open to the public (must be 21 to participate).  For info, call 417-237-0415.

  • Event is sponsored by Mazoo Liquor (South)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 17

Chamber Board of Directors meeting

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

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

This event is open to the public.


Sep 17

Stroke Support Group

  • Begins at 3pm and ends at 4pm
  • Free and open to the public. For info, call 347-1234.

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 17

Yoga by Candlelight

  • Begins at 8pm and ends at 10pm
  • Suggested donation $10 ($25 for Sep, Oct, and Nov sessions).  Instructed by Stacey Stiles, followed with wine.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Sep 18

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 18

Chamber Golf Scramble

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • 4-man team entry fees: $300 Chamber members
    Includes green fees and carts, light lunch and snacks all afternoon, complementary beverages, hole-in-one and putting contests for CASH and prizes, closest-to-the-pin and longest drive contests, goodie bags for early registrations, plus top teams win $500!  Sponsorships still available.  Reserve your spot or pledge your sponsorship before Friday, September 11 by calling 417-358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

This event is open to the public.


Sep 18

Chamber Social Hour

  • Begins at 5pm and ends at 6pm
  • Join us after work for a casual social hour at the golf course, with beverages provided by Mazoo Liquor and snacks provided by Sam's Club.  Free and open to ALL Chamber members!  For info, contact Mary Jo at 417-358-2373 or mjlittle@carthagechamber.com.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

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


Sep 18

Music in the Woodshed

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 10pm
  • $5 at the door, $10 dinner special begins at 6 p.m.  For info or reservations, call 358-2707.

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

This event is open to the public.


Sep 19

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 19

Yoga in Nature

  • Begins at 9am and ends at 10am
  • Cost $3 members, $6 non-members.  For info, call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


Sep 19

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.


Sep 19

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 19

Watercolor Painting Workshop

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 5pm
  • Presented by Tom Jones.  Cost $35, includes all supplies.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Sep 20

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5am
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 21

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.


Sep 21

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 21

Diabetes Support Group

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

  • Event is sponsored by Freeman Health System

This event is open to the public.


Sep 21

Kayaking Basics and Float 102

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 7:30pm
  • Cost $20.  Ages 12+.  Pre-registration required.  Limit of 5.  Kayaking 101 recommended prerequisite.  For info, call 417-782-6287.

  • Event is sponsored by Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center

This event is open to the public.


Sep 22

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 Carthage

This event is open to the public.


Sep 22

Carthage City Council

  • Begins at 7:30pm and ends at 8:30pm
  • Free and 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 23

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 23

Media Workshop for Non-Profits and Artists

  • Begins at 11:30am and ends at 1pm
  • "Branding: Creating and Marketing Your Brand".  Presented by Carthage CVB.  Cost $20 includes lunch.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Sep 24

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.


Sep 24

“Little Black Dress” Brunch & Fashion Show

  • Begins at 10:30am and ends at 12:30pm
  • Fundraiser to benefit Carthage R-9 Foundation and McCune-Brooks Healthcare Foundation.  Cost $20 per person.  Limit of 30.  For info, call 417-850-7806.

This event is open to the public.


Sep 24

Sculpting a Rose Workshop

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 8:30pm
  • Presented by April Davis.  Cost $40, includes all supplies.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Sep 25

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 25

Carthage Historic Downtown Art Walk

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 9pm
  • For more info, call 359-8181.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Convention and Visitors Bureau

This event is open to the public.


Sep 25

Music in the Woodshed

  • Begins at 7pm and ends at 10pm
  • $5 at the door, $10 dinner special begins at 6 p.m.  For info or reservations, call 358-2707.

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

This event is open to the public.


Sep 26

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 26

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.


Sep 26

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 12pm and ends at 5pm
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 26

Creating Cocktails & Appetizers Workshop

  • Begins at 2pm and ends at 4pm
  • Presented by Amanda Stone.  Suggested donation $10.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by artCentral

This event is open to the public.


Sep 26

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.


Sep 27

“Collective Perspectives: Canvas to Clay” Exhibition

  • Begins at 1pm and ends at 5am
  • Free and open to the public, donations welcome.  Tom Jones and Brent Skinner mixed media exhibition.  Opening reception 9/11 6 p.m.  For info, call 417-358-4404.

  • Event is sponsored by Southwest Missouri Bank (north)

This event is open to the public.


Sep 28

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.


Sep 28

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 30

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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

Quilt Show

  • Begins at 10:30am and ends at 4:30pm
  • FREE to the public, donations appreciated             

    Display of historic quilts from private collections.  To contribute a quilt to the show, contact the museum before September 12.

    For more information call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 1

Maple Leaf 2015 Committee Meeting

  • Begins at 4pm and ends at 5pm
  • Planning the 49th Annual Maple Leaf Festival for October 2015.  For info, call 358-2373.

  • Event is sponsored by Carthage Chamber of Commerce

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 2

Quilt Show

  • Begins at 10:30am and ends at 4:30pm
  • FREE to the public, donations appreciated             

    Display of historic quilts from private collections.  To contribute a quilt to the show, contact the museum before September 12.

    For more information call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 2

“Tiger Tailgate” Event

  • Begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:30pm
  • Pre-game party fundraiser to benefit Carthage R-9 Foundation and McCune-Brooks Healthcare Foundation.  Cost $20 per person.  Limit of 30.  For info, call 417-850-7806.

This event is open to the public.


Oct 2

Music in the Woodshed

  • Begins at 6pm and ends at 10pm
  • $5 at the door

    Dinner $10 served from 6-9 p.m.  Live music from 7:30-10 p.m.

    For more information and reservations, call 417-358-2707

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

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 3

Carthage Farmers’ Market

  • Begins at 7am and ends at 11am
  • 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 3

Quilt Show

  • Begins at 10:30am and ends at 4:30pm
  • FREE to the public, donations appreciated             

    Display of historic quilts from private collections.  To contribute a quilt to the show, contact the museum before September 12.

    For more information call 417-237-0456.

  • Event is sponsored by Powers Museum

This Event is open to the public.


Oct 3

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 3

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.