Main Street News'S ARCHIVE

  • ArtScape2 has received word from our conservator, Victor Rose, that all of the 14 sculptures have been cleaned as of October 8, 2019.   This includes the 13 in the downtown area and 3 at Depot Park on North Main. The sculpture pictured is always one of the last to be cleaned because it takes […]

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  • El Dorado Main Street is excited to announce that Old Fashioned Christmas will be held Saturday December 7 this year. Festivities begin at 9 a.m. with a craft fair at the El Dorado Civic Center until 2 p.m. From 3 to 5 p.m. meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at Charley’s Appliance downtown. Pre parade festivities […]

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  • There is a lot going on downtown this fall/winter. Check out these events! Be part of it all! Fall 2019 Coming up in October: Thursday, October 3rd Thankful Thursday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Downtown businesses welcome you to an extraordinary shopping experience the first Thursday of the month.  Go to Facebook for details. Wednesday, […]

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  • It’s that time of year again! So break out those boots and cowboy hats and prepare for an Old West good time! Come downtown for the Holly Frontier Western Celebration Aug. 9 through 11. Tickets are only $10! Events include a rodeo, games, and fun for all ages. For more information visit http://frontierwesterncelebration.com/?fbclid=IwAR2jjv2_vl4afiXXrrJ37UMWWqUy7b6N1_YHvpD7Zb9oxErTrZl6SIlHd04 Don’t miss […]

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  • Our downtown sculptures sit (or stand) outside all year long in the rain, wind, cold, and sun. They are exposed to environmental chemicals and the birds seem to love some of them. None of these things are “good” for their long-term health. This summer, Victor Rose will once again be cleaning the sculptures for us.  […]

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  • Meet Nick. He came to us via Robert Taliaferro, Jr. who chose him in memory of his wife. He said he loved Nick’s smile. Nick lives in the Missouri-Pacific Depot Park on North Main and needs $225 for a hand clean, pressure wash, and finish wax to restore him (and his smile). Can you help? […]

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  • We are estatic to announce that El Dorado Main Street, Inc. received notice the Kansas Main Street program is being reinstated at the state level. Budgetary support has been approved and the program’s reformation is assured. Prior to its cancellation in 2012, the Kansas Main Street program acted as a catalyst for over $600,000,000 in […]

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  • 2018 was a busy year for El Dorado Main Street. Several buildings were renovated to preserve their historic history for future generations. Grants were obtained, new board members added, and improvements to sidewalks in the downtown area, along with dumpster corrals and parking improvements. We’re excited for 2019, and all the good to come! We’ve […]

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  • E You are invited!Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.Charley’s Appliance, 130 N Main, El DoradoFacilitator – Frank Patton Giving presentations about happenings downtown are:Vicki Bailey, Artscape 2 Committee Chair: New Tour Guide – Hot off the press!David Turner, Free State Electric: The Knaussman Building – A Journey in Historic Restoration.Jill Jenkins, Specs Eyewear: First […]

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  • El Dorado Main Street’s annual fundraiser steak dinner was held April 26. It was a wonderful event featuring a great steak dinner and so many friends. Here are some photos of the evening.  We would like to thank every person who attended and supported the event. We would also like again to thank our wonderful […]

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