Centrally located between
A collection of commercial, residential and church buildings comprise
Downtown also offers visitors breakfast, lunch, a coffee shop and a casual evening dinner. And
Several events are held downtown each month, bringing activity and excitement to Main Street on a year-round basis.
MAMSA sponsors a Farmers Market every Wednesday from 3:30 to 6:30 in the Municipal Parking Lot from May 19th to September 29th. It features fresh in-season vegetables, fresh bread, cakes, and pies, gourmet coffee, plants, cut flowers, honey, and much more. Most Wednesday’s there’s live entertainment and demonstrations.
In late March or early April, MAMSA and the 4 County Lions Club sponsor an International Chili Society sanctioned Main Street Heat chili cook-off with competitors from the Mid-Atlantic States and beyond. The two organizations team up again for the Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned Smoke’n BBQ Showdown. Both events include great food, entertainment, kids’ activities, demonstrations, and vendors. You can enter the hot dog eating contest, the wing eating contest, or be a judge of some of the best competitive chili or BBQ (BBQ judges must be registered with the KCBS) you’ll find anywhere.