Looking for one of Fort Scott’s coolest summer events? Mark your calendar for Friday, July 27.
The Mercy Health Foundation Fort Scott has partnered with the City of Fort Scott, the Bourbon County Arts Council (BCAC) and other local businesses to host the second Hit the Bricks Wine Stroll, Art Walk, and Blane Howard concert in downtown Fort Scott.
The evening kicks off at 5 p.m. and features a variety of events to appeal to a broad audience and all ages. Main Street will be blocked between 1st and 2nd Streets for the event beginning at 3:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
The art walk, coordinated by the BCAC, is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the works displayed by area artists and sounds of local musicians.
The wine stroll will feature a sampling of wines from several Kansas vineyards. New to the event this year are samples of distilled spirits. Cost for the wine stroll is $25. The event is open to those age 21 years and older and includes a commemorative wine glass. A valid ID is required at check in located outside of 119 S Main. Only paid participants with a valid wristband are able to sample product.
Topping off the night, country music sensation Blane Howard will have folks dancing at Liberty Theatre beginning at 8:30 p.m. Concert tickets are $35 each. Modern Woodmen of America is the corporate sponsor for the concert.
Patrons can save $10 if they purchase both the wine stroll and concert tickets for $50. Tickets are available online at http://bit.ly/HitTheBricksTix2.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Mercy Health Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation which is fundraising to purchase a new transport ambulance for Mercy Fort Scott EMS. To make a donation supporting the new ambulance campaign, click here.