This Week Around Pulaski County USA! (May 28-June 3, 2018)

This Week Around Pulaski County USA! (May 28-June 3, 2018)

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June 1 through 3- Extremicon Vol. 2
What: Saint Robert’s Comic convention!
Where: St. Robert Community Center, 114 J.H. Williamson JR. Drive, Saint Robert
When: Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Friday June 1
Cost: $10 daily pass, $20 weekend pass, 10 and under FREE
Contact: Gary Rogers- 573-528-6649 

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June 2- 19th Annual USMC Volkslauf 10K Mud Run
What: Motivated mud run with your United States Marine Corps
Where: Fort Leonard Wood (Access control questions? 573-596-0590)
When: Race begins at 8:00 a.m.
Cost: $30 adult individual. Team and youth pricing available.
Contact: United States Marine Corps Detachment at Fort Leonard Wood- 573.596.0131 x6-2326 

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June 2- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum
What: One of only two remaining Route 66 period courthouses in Missouri. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On the Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)- 573.855.3644

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June 2- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
What: Pulaski County’s oldest building has served as a private residence, a stagecoach stop, a Civil War hospital, and a hotel on Historic Route 66. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On the Square, Waynesville
When: 10 am until 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation (Jeanie Porter)- 573.336.3561 

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June 2- Return of the Drag Queens
What: Drag show presented by Pulaski County Pride
Where: Pulaski County-Ft. Wood Shrine Club, 26920 Shrines Road, Waynesville
When: Mixer begins at 6:00 p.m., Show begins at 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 cover
Contact: Pulaski County Pride (Daniel Kallman)- 

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June 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
What: Supervised paranormal investigation of one of Waynesville’s oldest homes.
Where: 405 North Street, Waynesville
When: Investigations start at dusk. Call for exact time.
Cost: $20 per person, reservations required.
Contact: Crocker’s Optimistic Paranormal Society (Dawnmarie Cecora)- 573.528.2149 

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June 3- Pride in the Park
What: Celebrating LGBTQ & allies for Pride 2018!
Where: Waynesville City Park
When: Festivities kick off at Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Pulaski County Pride (Daniel Kallman)- 

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Looking Ahead:

June 9, 16, 23, & 30- Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
June 9, 16, 23, & 30- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
June 13 through 16- Pulaski County Regional Fair, Saint Robert

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June 16- Freedom Fest, Waynesville

June 20 & 21- Big BAM on Route 66, Waynesville

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June 22 through 24- Cave State Cruisers, Waynesville

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June 27 through June 30- Tri-County Fair, Richland

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Extremicon 2018

Looking to nerd out near Fort Leonard Wood this summer? Extremicon 2018 at the St. Robert Community Center is the place to see and be seen at the beginning of June!


Extremicon, Pulaski County, Missouri’s only comic convention, is in it’s second year- and growing!

We recently sat down with event organizer Gary Rogers to learn the top five reasons you should not miss this Extremicon.

(SPOILER– the list couldn’t be narrowed down to only five reasons!)

Carla Perez- The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fandom will be in force to meet and greet Rita Repulsa.



Sheri Ray– Ray, a corrections officer, appeared in season two of A&E’s 60 Days In as an undercover inmate. Her decision to return to Clark county jail as a corrections officer has inspired the spin off series 60 Days In: From Inmate to Officer.
JimmyZ Johnston– Comic book writer (The Tick, Micronauts, & Action Lab Comics’ Subspecies)
Wood’s Motorsports Club’s Car Show– Extremicon’s car show will be held June 2nd. Registration begins at Noon with judging at 2. Four categories: Best Truck, Best Car, Best Motorcycle, and Best of Show
Costume Contest– A comic con wouldn’t be a comic con without costumes! Cash prizes and gift certificates will be awarded!
Cosplay Models– Kitty Red, Lars Van Crafter, Kacey Lane Cosplay, Batgirl Pierce
Authors– Romance, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, & urban fantasy authors will be at Extremicon! Meet Samantha McMillan, Kenny Sills, Alison Merrit, Leigh Savage, Jae Byrd Wells, Jasmine Weaver, and Latasha & Matthew Lee.
Artists– David Faught, J.W. Curry, Ceasar Leo Crawford, Glen Paul Richardson, & Trustin Will Poling.
Social Media– Hawk Holman
Cosplay Contest, Martial Arts, Celebrity Panels, Vendors, Games, Giveaways, & More!

June 1-3 Extremicon 2018

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