Crocker Railroad Days 2017 Event Schedule

Parade held Saturday 11 a.m.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

3:00-5:00 Open Mic
5:00-10:00 Performance by Zac Moore, Dale Duncan, Jon Gray, & Garrett Curry

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

8:00 Invocation by Assembly of God Church
9:00 Contemporary Gospel
10:30 Parade Line Up at Crocker School Parking Lot (Elementary)
11:00 Parade
12:30 Crowning of Miss Crocker and Little Prince & Princess
1:15 Performance by Mimi’s Corner
1:30 Outlaw Lane Starts (Demos at the top of every hour)
2:00 Vikki Carriger
3:00 Live Auction
4:00 Grease Pig Chase
5:30 Pie in the Face Contest
7:00 Bad News Band Concert

For more details contact Crocker City Hall at 573-736-5327

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44th Annual Railroad Days Schedule of Events

September 3 Railroad Days Flyer

Railroad Days is September 3rd in Crocker, MO.!

44th Annual Railroad Days Schedule of Events

(subject to changes)

Saturday, September 3, 2016

9:30 a.m.- Invocation
10:00 a.m.- Chuck Boren
11:00 a.m.- Vikki Carriger
2:00 p.m.- Parade
2:45 p.m.- Prince & Princess Crowning
3:00 p.m.- Miss Crocker Crowning
3:30 p.m.- Bike Show Judging
5:00 p.m.- Silent Auction
7:00 p.m.- Mark Chapman Band

*Food *Vendors *Games

For more information contact Crocker City Hall at 573-736-5327

Planning for Fall? Check out our A to Z Guide and our Annual Autumn roundup!

For additional things to see and do in Pulaski County, Missouri please visit www.PulaskiCountyUSA.com

This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

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Events for the week of November 30, 2015-December 6, 2015

December 3- Christmas On The Square
What: Christmas festival with Christmas carolers, live nativity, carriage rides, Christmas music & more!
Where: On The Square, Waynesville
When: 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Waynesville Downtown Business Association (Pam Seda) 573.774.6910

December 3 Christmas On The Square

December 4-6- T’was The Night Before Christmas
What: Community theater production.
Where: Theater On The Square, 312 Historic Route 66, Waynesville
When: Friday & Saturday curtain at 7:30 p.m., Sunday curtain at 5:30 p.m..
Cost: Adults $10, Children 12 & Under $5
Contact: Pulaski Fine Arts Association (Toni Rowland)- 573.528.4164

Pulaski Fine Arts Association presents "T'was The Night Before Christmas" at Theater On The Square in Waynesville, MO.

Pulaski Fine Arts Association presents “T’was The Night Before Christmas” at Theater On The Square in Waynesville, MO.

December 5- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Year- round Farmer’s Market
Where: Downtown Waynesville
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

Pulaski County Farmer's Market is held year round in downtown Waynesville!

Pulaski County Farmer’s Market is held year round in downtown Waynesville!

December 5- Paranormal Investigations of 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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December 6- Kiwanis Club of Pulaski County Christmas Parade
What: Christmas Parade along Route 66 in Waynesville
Where: Begins at Waynesville Middle School and travels Historic Route 66 to Downtown Waynesville
When: 2 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Contact: Kiwanis Club of Pulaski County (Tim Berrier) 573.774.3001

December 6 Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade

December 6- Holiday In The Park
What: Holiday festival with photos with Santa, holiday music, craft vendors
Where: St. Robert Community Center, 114 J.H. Williamson Drive, Saint Robert
When: 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: City of Saint Robert Parks & Recreation- 573.451.2625

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December 6- Christmas On Main Street
What: Christmas festival
Where: Main Street, Crocker
When: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Crocker City Hall- 573.736.5327

Looking Ahead:

December 11- “Holidays from the Heartland”- 399th Army Band, Fort Leonard Wood
December 11 & 12- Journey To Bethlehem, Crocker
December 12- Richland Christmas Parade, Richland
December 12- Lighted Christmas Parade & Christmas In The Park, Dixon
December 18 & 19- Route 66 Basketball Shootout, Waynesville
January 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
January 16- Missouri Boat Ride LIVE In Concert, Dixon

Four Festivals That You Will Love In Pulaski County USA!

1. Cow Days- is a September tradition that dates back to the days of the Great Depression when Dixon merchants enticed customers to shop at their stores by rewarding them with a ticket for a free cow giveaway. Cows are still given away at this family friendly street festival- with a cash option. Food, bands, vendors, and people fill the streets during this one of a kind two day festival. It is udderly fantastic!

Learn more about Cow Days at http://www.dixonchamberofcommerce.com/CowDaysIndex

Live music is part of the family friendly fun at Cow Days in Dixon! Image by Van Beydler.

Live music is part of the family friendly fun at Cow Days in Dixon! Image by Van Beydler.

2. Railroad Days- Held each August in Crocker, MO for more than forty years. This tribute to Crocker’s Frisco Railroad heritage has been bringing crowds to downtown Crocker since 1972. A highlight of the festival is the parade. A beloved tradition, the parade is sure to warm your heart and have you clapping and cheering for the participants. Don’t forget to visit the Frisco Depot Museum during this street festival! Chock full of activities for your entire family! Full steam ahead- Railroad Days is sure to be a hit!

Learn more about Railroad Days at www.facebook.com/CrockerCityHall

Frisco Railroad Caboose in Crocker, MO

Crocker celebrates their railroading history every year during Railroad Days!

3. Frogtoberfest- Waynesville’s most unique festival is held each year in October. Celebrating “Frog Rock” (a/k/a W.H. Croaker) this family friendly birthday celebration for Waynesville’s unofficial mascot is guaranteed to generate smiles and laughter!

W.H. Crocker, the inspiration for Frogtoberfest! Photo by Cat Spencer.

W.H. Crocker, the inspiration for Frogtoberfest! Photo by Cat Spencer.

4. Mid-America Freedom Rally– Known far and wide as the mother of all motorcycle rallies in central Missouri! MAFR is three days jack packed with legendary times including amazing bands, vendors, street food, field events, bike shows, and poker runs. Do not miss Sunday’s midnight Rolling Thunder- a goosebump inducing tribute to those who gave all. Bring your bike, your better half, your tent and your cooler- but leave your pets, weapons, and attitudes behind. 18+ to enter.

Learn more about Mid-America Freedom Rally at http://www.midamericafreedomrally.com

Megan Oneal at 2015's Mid-America Freedom Rally. Photo by Dave Campbell of www.bikernet.com. Read Dave's coverage (NSFW) of this event at http://www.bikernet.com/pages/Mid_America_Freedom_Rally.aspx

Megan Oneal at 2015’s Mid-America Freedom Rally. Photo by Dave Campbell of http://www.bikernet.com.

Frisco Depot Museum Open During NSS Convention

Frisco Depot Museum in Crocker, Missouri.

Frisco Depot Museum in Crocker, Missouri.

The Frisco Depot Museum in Crocker offers a unique look into the history and culture of the region. It served an important role of the railroad system, which was the very basis of American prosperity and expansion. The museum includes many artifacts and exhibits to illustrate life on the railroad, as well as the local frontier.

Normally open by appointment only, the Frisco Depot Museum throws open its doors to Welcome the National Speleological Society Convention in July. The Museum will be open Tuesday, July 14th and Thursday, July 16th from 6-8 pm.

There is no admission fee, but donations are gladly accepted.

The public is invited, and encouraged, to tour the depot during this time.

Don’t miss the Frisco caboose in Norma Lea’s Frisco Park while you are in Crocker. This bright red beauty makes a wonderful photo op!

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

Events for the week of August 25, 2014-September 2, 2014

August 30- Richland Farmers Market
What: Farmers Market
Where: Frisco Park, Richland
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Travis Prewett- 573.765.4033

Pulaski County USA loves Farmers Markets!

Pulaski County USA loves Farmers Markets!

August 30- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Farmer’s Market
Where: Waynesville City Park
When: 8 am until 1 pm
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

August 30- 1903 Courthouse Museum Open
What: Historic courthouse on Route 66. Listed in 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

Both of Waynesville's Museums are FREE admission and located on the Square.

Both of Waynesville’s Museums are FREE admission and located on the Square.

August 30- 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 in 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 (Jan Primas)- 573.435.6766

August 30- 42nd Annual Railroad Days
What: Family friendly street festival
Where: Downtown Crocker
When: Activities start at 9 am
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Crocker City Hall- 573.736.5327

Railroad Days has been held in Crocker, Missouri since 1972.

Railroad Days has been held in Crocker, Missouri since 1972.

August 30 & 31- Kiwanis Fifth Annual Gun, Knife, & Archery Show
What: Buy, sell, and trade, over 100 vendors
Where: Saint Robert Community Center
When: August 30- 9 am until 5 pm
August 31- 9 am until 3 pm
Cost: $5 entry fee
Contact: Jerry- 573.433.6507

August 30 & 31- Kiwanis Fifth Annual Gun, Knife, & Archery Show

August 30 & 31- Kiwanis Fifth Annual Gun, Knife, & Archery Show

Looking Ahead:
September 6- Shrimp Festival
September 6- Hicks In The Sticks

FIREBALL RUN festivities take place in downtown Waynesville October 3rd.

FIREBALL RUN festivities take place in downtown Waynesville October 3rd.

FIREBALL RUN- Join the finish line festivities in downtown Waynesville October 2nd!

For more event listings in Pulaski County USA please visit our online calendar at: http://tinyurl.com/PulaskiCountyUSAEvents or “Like” us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyUSA
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CYBR Bull Riding (Crocker) 30 second radio spot

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It’s bull ridin’ time in Pulaski County USA. Bring the whole family to the Crocker Community Park May 11th for championship youth bull riding, mutton bustin’, and calf riding.

For details on this event, and other fun family outings follow us on Twitter(@PulCoUSA), or log on to http://www.PulaskiCountyUSA.com