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New Year’s Baby Gift Basket:

In conjunction with Carthage Area Hospital and the Carthage Area Hospital Auxiliary, the Chamber puts together a gift basket of local business donations to welcome the first baby of each New Year at Carthage Area Hospital.

Winterfest:

 

Every February, the community gathers for sleigh rides, cardboard sled races, snowmobile rides, food, music, and more at Carthage Recreational Park in celebration of outdoor winter fun. The event will be held Saturday, February 6, 2020. Click the links above for more info and event registration forms.

Citizen of the Year Dinner

Co-hosted with the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE) Lodge 1762, to honor an individual nominated for his/her volunteerism and dedication to the community. Nominations must be turned in no later than 3/27/2020. Dinner is scheduled for 4/22/2020.

 

Every Friday, May through October, get your farm-fresh and locally-made items from the market! 2020 Market will open May 29th!

​​Community Trash and Treasure Days:

On the first Saturday of June, garage and rummage sales are held all throughout the Twin Villages.

Sounds of Summer Concert Series:

Bought to you by the villages of Carthage, West Carthage, and the towns of Wilna and Champion, free concerts on Thursday evenings in July and August. Due to COVID-19 the 2020 Sounds of Summer Concert Series is canceled.

 

In July, residents are treated to a dazzling fireworks show over the Black River. The festival includes craft and food vendors, kids’ activities, and live music until dark when the “must-see” fireworks show begins. This year's event is canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Autumn Glory Fest:

Our area’s renowned fall foliage is showcased alongside our Farmers Market and the local agricultural industry.

Business Awards Dinner:

Every fall, the Chamber recognizes our members that have made a significant impact on our community. The 2020 Business Awards are currently scheduled for October 20, 2020. Nominations are due by September 7th, 2020.

Holiday Parade and Fireworks:

 

The Chamber kicks off the holiday season with a joyous and popular parade that highlights the community’s fine businesses and organizations. This year's parade has been canceled, but we are encouraging the community to join the decorating contest!

Memory Tree:

A memorial service and tree lighting ceremony is held to remember past loved ones and honoring those who are still with us. Donations are collected to sponsor a bulb on the tree. The community is welcomed to the tree lighting and virtual prayer service in the center of downtown Carthage at the Village Green Park on Saturday, December 5, 2020