This Week Around Pulaski County USA! (September 3, 2019-September 8, 2019)

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Welcome to Pulaski County USA:
Heart of the Ozarks Model T Hillbilly Tour (Sep 6)
19th Combat Engineer Battalion Vietnam (Sep 6- Sep 8)

September 6 & 7- Haunted River Float
What: The ORIGINAL Haunted River Float!
Where: Ruby’s Landing, 22474 Restful Lane, Waynesville
When: First float at dark, last check-in at 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $32, includes one-night primitive camping
Contact: Haunted River Float- 573-337-4305
https://www.facebook.com/TheHauntedRiverFloat

Haunted River Float 2019 (1)

September 6 & 7- PFAA presents “Harvey”
What: Live theater production
Where: Theater on the Square, 312 Historic 66 East, Waynesville
When: 7:30 p.m. curtain
Cost: Adults $10, Children (12 and under) $5
Contact: Pulaski Fine Arts Association (Rhea Anne Mathews)- 573-842-7278
https://www.facebook.com/PulaskiFineArts

PFAA presents Harvey (1) Final

September 7 & 8- Bronzefest 2K19
What: A celebration of the smallmouth bass!
Where: Ruby’s Landing, 22474 Restful Lane, Waynesville
When: Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
Cost: Adults $20, Children under 6 FREE, includes one-night primitive camping.
Contact: Ozarks Smallmouth Alliance (Ryan Walker)- 417-988-5783
Bronzefest 2K19 Schedule of Events: https://wp.me/p2Gvbm-2nP
https://www.facebook.com/events/2429502367285139

September 7- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market
What: Mid-Missouri’s friendliest year-round Farmers’ Market!
Where: Farmers’ Market Pavilion at Roubidoux Spring Campground, Waynesville
When: 8:00 a.m. until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Pulaski County Farmers’ Market (Bruce Main)- 573.842.9079
https://www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyMOFarmersMarket

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September 7- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum
What: An architectural gem on Missouri’s Route 66! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On the Square, Waynesville
When: 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Pulaski County Museum & Historical Society (Denise Seevers)- 573.855.3644
http://www.route66courthouse.com

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September 7- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
What: Missouri’s oldest Route 66 stop! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Where: On the Square, Waynesville
When: 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Foundation (Jeanie Porter)- 573.336.3561
http://oldstagecoachstop.org

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September 7- Paranormal Investigation 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: $25 per person, reservations required.
Contact: Crocker’s Optimistic Paranormal Society (Dawnmarie Cecora)- 573.528.2149
https://www.facebook.com/ParanormalTalbotHouse

Paranormal Investigations Sep. & Oct.

Looking Ahead:

September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, & 28- Haunted River Float, Waynesville
September 13, 14, 15, 20, & 21- PFAA presents “Harvey,” Waynesville
September 14, 21, & 28- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
September 14, 21, & 28- 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum, Waynesville
September 14, 21, & 28- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum, Waynesville
September 14, 21, & 28- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
September 11- Trail of Heroes Flag Display, Richland

September 11 Trail of Heroes Flag Display (4) (1)
September 14- City of Richland Sesquicentennial Celebration, Richland

City of Richland 150th
September 20 & 21- 36th Annual Cow Days, Dixon

Cow Days 2019 (4) (1)
September 21- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker

Frisco Depot Museum (1)
September 27 & 28- Rising Haunted Attraction, Waynesville

Rising Haunted Attraction (1)
October 5, 12, 19, 26, & 31- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
October 5, 12, 19, & 26- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
October 4 & 5- Haunted River Float, Waynesville
October 4 & 5- Rising Haunted Attraction, Waynesville
October 5- Nasty Pulaski Gravel Grind Bike Race, Waynesville

October 5- Frog Hill Half Marathon & 10K, Waynesville

October 5 Frog Hill Half
October 11 & 12- Rising Haunted Attraction, Waynesville
October 12- Route 66 Challenge, Saint Robert

Route 66 Challenge 2019 (1)
October 12- Gearhead Bash, Richland

gearhead bash 2019 (2) (1)
October 18 & 19- Rising Haunted Attraction, Waynesville
October 25 & 26- Rising Haunted Attraction, Waynesville
October 25- Frisco Depot Museum, Crocker
October 25- Halloween in the Park, Saint Robert

Halloween In The Park 2019 (1)
October 26- Trail of Treats Spooktacular, Richland

trail of treats spooktacular 2019 (1)
October 26- Trunk or Treat at the Park, Crocker

Crocker Trunk or Treat 2019 (1)
October 31- Rising Haunted Attraction, Waynesville
November 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
November 2- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
November 11- Trail of Heroes Flag Display, Richland
November 11- Veterans’ Day Ceremony & Parade, Saint Robert

Veterans' Day Ceremony & Parade 2019 November 11
December 1- Kiwanis Annual Christmas Parade, Waynesville

Kiwanis Club Annual Christmas Parade 2019 (1)
December 1- Holiday in the Park, Saint Robert

Holiday in the Park 2019 (2) (1)
December 1- Christmas on Main Street, Crocker

Christmas on Main Street 2019 (2) (1)
December 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 20, & 21- PFAA presents “A Gift to Remember,” Waynesville

PFAA A Gift to Remember (1)
December 7- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House, Waynesville
December 7, 14, 21, & 28- Pulaski County Farmers’ Market, Waynesville
December 13 & 14- Journey to Bethlehem, Crocker

Journey to Bethlehem 2019
December 14- Richland Christmas Parade, Richland

richland christmas parade 2019 (1)
December 14- Ole’ Time Christmas at Shady Dell Park, Richland

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January 25- Polar Meltdown Chili Cook-off, Waynesville

Polar Meltdown Chili Cook-Off January 25
April 4- Taste of Pulaski County & Basket Auction, Waynesville

Taste of Pulaski County 2020 Copy 2 (1)
April 25- Mountain Man Experience, Dixon

Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders 2020 (1)

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BronzeFest 2K19 Schedule of Events & Vendor List

BRONZEFEST 2K19 @ RUBY’S LANDING

22474 Restful Lane
Waynesville, Missouri

September 7 & 8 2019

Benefitting The Fallen Outdoors

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

September 7th

9:00 a.m.- Gates open
9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.- Vendors and exhibits @Main Pavilion
All Day- Raffles @Big Tent
10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Kids Fishing Derby @ pond by the Pavilion
Prizes for the biggest, smallest and most! (10 and under please) Bring your own gear or use ours!
10:00 a.m. Fly Casting contest-distance and accuracy! @Moonshine Rod Booth
11:00 a.m.- Pitching and flipping Contest @19 Delta Baits Booth
All Day- Fly tying with MAKO @Vendor area
2:00 p.m.- Pitching and flipping contest @19 Delta Baits Booth
4:00 p.m.- Fly Casting contest- distance & accuracy. @Moonshine Rod Booth
5:00 p.m.- Catered dinner by Vidies Catering is served @The Pavilion (included in ticket price)
6:30 p.m.- Raffles end
7:00 p.m.- Raffle drawings
8:00 p.m. until ?- Live Music by the Flat Creek Drifters

SEMINAR SCHEDULE

September 7th

10:00 a.m.- River Fishing Tactics and Techniques by Bass Pro Shops Pro Stacy Howell @Boat Launch

11:00 a.m.- Science of the Streamer by Jeff Trigg @Community Center

12:00 Noon- Smallmouth Streamer Tactics by Ryan Walker @Boat Launch

1:00 p.m.- River Fishing Tactics and Techniques by Bass Pro Shops Pro Stacy Howell @Boat Launch

2:00 p.m.- Science of the Streamer by Jeff Trigg @Community Center

3:00 p.m.- Smallmouth Streamer Tactics by Ryan Walker @Boat Launch

4:00 p.m.- Stand up paddle boarding [SUP] Basics by ShowMeSUP’s TJ Holman @Boat Launch

VENDOR LIST:

19 Delta Baits
Nate Karnes Art
The Fallen Outdoors
Grim Reaper Products and Hunting Dogs
Traq1 Fishing
Stacy Howell Angling
Show Me SUP
MAKO Fly Fishers
Moonshine Rod Company
SOLID Tackle
LeadCo Sinker and Lure Company
On River Thyme
The Ozarks Sportsman’s Box
Pulaski County Tourism Bureau

Get your BronzeFest 2K19 tickets today! Your $20 advance ticket ($25/Gate) includes riverside primitive camping, catered dinner, and all the festivities. Kids under 6 receive FREE admission! (Haunted River Float is NOT included in BronzeFest 2K19 ticket price)

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See more Pulaski County, Missouri event listings at www.visitpulaskicounty.org

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Pulaski County, MO set to host the 2018 River Bassin’ National Championship

Presented by Jackson Kayak
$75,000 in cash/prizes at stake

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Dec 6, 2017 – Kayak fishing in wild waters continues to grow in popularity, thanks to the abundance of eager bass, awe inspiring scenery, solitude, and the childlike anticipation anglers feel while exploring these waters. The River Bassin’ Tournament Trail not only allows fisherman of all skill levels a chance to fish these wild places, but do so competitively. The 2018 grand finale will be held in the beautiful Ozarks, at Ruby’s Landing in Waynesville, MO, on September 22nd, 2018, and is an open tournament for all to enter.

Despite nearly $75,000 in cash/prizes on the line, the tournament has a laid back festival feel to it. Spectators and anglers attending the event will experience great food, music, have a chance to demo kayaks, play yard games and win numerous random prizes; some may get the chance to spin the River Bassin’ Prize Wheel, where participants can win big or even lose a fishing lure of their own! There will be two Jackson Kayak door prize giveaways, with proceeds benefiting local non-profits. Anglers can choose to enter several divisions besides the mandatory Individual Division ($50) – Team (2 anglers) + $30 per person, a new Super Team division (5 anglers) + $20 per person, Youth $30, Top Lady Angler $50, College Kayak Anglers $30, and a new Fly Fishing division + $20.

Aside from the championship, anglers can get involved during the entire 2018 season by fishing in three tournament categories: 1) River Bassin’ Club Series tournaments (approx 30 events) that are held throughout the country by various kayak fishing clubs, 2) River Bassin’ Online Regionals (5), which are season-long events (Feb 1 – Sep 16) where anglers compete against those in their own regions, and 3) The final National Championship tournament in the Ozarks. Anglers vying for the coveted River Basser of the Year (RBOY) or River Bassin’ Team of the Year (RBTOY) titles, and prizes, will be earning points as they fish these tournaments throughout the year. Club Series events are worth 100 points to the winning angler/team, while the Online Regionals carry a 200 point total for a victory. An angler’s top Club Series score will be combined with their top Online Regional score heading into the championship, which is worth 300 points for the win. The angler and team with the highest combined point total after the championship will be the 2018 RBOY & RBTOY Champions, and will take home over $15,000 and $8,000 in cash/prizes, respectively.

“I got into kayak fishing to be able to catch fish in less pressured wild places, such as rivers or creeks, that my boat couldn’t get to. Large reservoirs and lakes already have plenty of competitive series, so I wanted to
give kayak anglers a chance to have fun competing in the locations where the kayak really excels!”

– Drew Gregory, River Bassin’ Founder & President

The Friday before tournament day, there will be a non-mandatory “meet n greet” and rules Q&A, lead by tournament founder and host of the Hooked on Wild Waters TV show, Drew Gregory. This is the perfect chance for anglers to socialize, ask questions, get some last minute advice or just hang out and talk kayak fishing with Gregory and other pros in attendance.

Pulaski County was chosen due to its river-rich resources, the abundance of healthy bass populations living in these scenic waters, and being geographically centralized with easy interstate access. For these reasons, anglers will flock from all regions of the country to attend.

River Bassin’ is an eco-friendly catch, measure, photo, release tournament, in which anglers kayak in rivers within a specified radius targeting black bass; they then measure and photograph their fish via smart phone, release them, and upload the photo to the live leaderboard, where fans can follow along with their favorite anglers in real time. The top three bass (inches) will be the winner.

For more information or to register, visit riverbassintrail.com or call 706-540-4280.

Top sponsors include Under Armour, GoPro, Jackson Kayak, Orion Coolers, Z-MAN Lures, Bending Branches Paddles Smith Optics, 13 Fishing, YakAttack, Thule, Power-Pole, Kokatat, Raymarine, Tennessee Trailers, Boonedox, Plano, Buck Knives, Anchor Wizard, Lucid Fishing, Tackle Warehouse, Suspenz, Mountain Khakis, Ice Mule, Nocqua, Seal Line, Goal Zero, YakLights, Kanu-Lock, Line Cutterz, Hi-Seas, The Rod Glove, Cablz, Gamakatsu hooks, RAM Mounts, SPRO Lures, Gator Guards, official media sponsor Kayak Angler Magazine, local non-profit Ozarks Smallmouth Alliance, & retail sponsors Ozark Mountain Trading Company, the Alpine Shop & many more.

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Pulaski County, MO set to host 2018 River Bassin’ National Championship

Keepin’ It In The Ozarks with Justin Sapp

“Keepin’ It In The Ozarks” is an independent reality series produced by Pulaski County Missouri native, and avid outdoorsman, Justin Sapp. The show, filmed in Pulaski County and surrounding areas, documents the Sapp family’s hunting and outdoor experiences in the Ozark Mountains. The episodes are designed to be both entertaining and informative and cover a wide variety of outdoor related topics- including hunting, fishing, trapping, and enjoying God’s creation and the outdoors. New episodes of “Keepin It In The Ozarks” are released in high definition on their YouTube channel the 1st and 15th each month and can also be viewed on their website. You can follow Justin’s outdoor adventures on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and their blog.


Pulaski County Tourism Bureau was able to meet with the show’s Executive Producer & Host, Justin Sapp, to get his thoughts on beards, frog gigging, antler point restrictions in Pulaski County, Missouri- and more!

Pulaski County Tourism Bureau: Just to get this question out of the way, I have to ask this- Will you be growing a beard like the Duck Dynasty guys?
Justin Sapp: If I could grow a beard like that I would!

PCTB: Bow or firearm?
JS: I use both but if i had to choose one it would be a bow!

PCTB: Canoe or kayak?
JS: Canoe, I’m afraid of getting stuck upside down in a kayak!

PCTB: Has hunting/fishing/outdoors always been a part of your life?
JS: I can’t remember a time I wasn’t in the woods or on the water. My wife would agree too!

PCTB: What is your earliest memory of hunting in Pulaski County?
JS: My Dad started taking me with him on his hunting trips to the Mark Twain National Forest when I was 8.

PCTB: What is your favorite public fishing spot in Pulaski County?
JS: I really like fishing at the Boiling Spring Campground near Dixon!

Justin Sapp, Executive Producer of "Keepin' It In The Ozarks".

PCTB: If a visitor from Arkansas, or anywhere else, asked you for a publicly accessible place to go frog gigging, where would you send them to?
JS: Frogging is good in a canoe by Steckels Bridge in front of the Cave Restaurant near Richland! Actually, anywhere on the Gasconade is fun to frog on!

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to deer hunt?
JS: Deer herd and public access. Between Ft Leonard Wood and the Mark Twain National Forest, Pulaski county is not lacking in either category there! After the hunt, there is plenty of great Breakfast cafes around. We like to warm up and eat breakfast at the Oasis truck stop on 133 exit!

PCTB: Are there special considerations that one should take before hunting on Fort Leonard Wood or in the Mark Twain National Forest?
JS: Fort Leonard Wood does have special regulations for hunting. Since I cannot film my hunts out there I do not venture out to Ft Wood that much although I’m probably missing out on the best hunting in Pulaski County! Mark Twain National forest is public walk -in land and you just need to be up to date with your hunting licenses and regulations for the game you are after!

PCTB: In layman’s terms please tell us how you think the 4 point antler restriction could improve hunting in Pulaski County.
JS: The Antler point Restrictions have already helped! I have noticed more mature bucks each year in Pulaski County.. We are surrounded by non APR (antler Point restriction) counties , so if you want a better chance at a mature deer then Pulaski County is the county to be hunting in! Putting deer herd and mature deer aside, I like the APR because it makes hunters slow down and look over the animal before pulling the trigger. I’m sure it has saved someone from injury or worse, death, from an unfortunate hunting accident! Safety First.

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to coyote hunt?
JS: Coyotes have been increasing in population for a while now. Our ground nesting birds and rabbits are struggling in population because of them. Most farmers around here are happy to allow you to call some Coyotes in for a dirt nap! Pulaski County has the Gasconade and the Piney rivers- river bottom land is great for calling in those Yotes !

PCTB: Why should someone travel to Pulaski County to hunt for other game?
JS: Our turkey population is doing great this year! After a few bad hatches from floods and predator problems our population was dwindling. We have now had some great hatches and it seems as if everyone is into removing predators now, so the Turkey population is looking great for this year!

Justin & Robin Sapp of "Keepin' It In The Ozarks"

PCTB: Please share your favorite Spring Turkey hunt story with us…
JS: My favorite Spring turkey hunt was last year. After harvesting my largest Gobbler to date , I took my wife the first weekend and she harvested her first Gobbler! We had four big Gobblers run into the decoys and she shot the one that I didn’t have on camera but it was an exciting hunt!

PCTB: What about the feral hogs?
JS: Feral hogs are mostly on the Fort. I have personally never seen one while hunting. There are only a handful of people who know where they normally make their home and they are tight lipped about the hogs location. Eventually, I believe the population will get out of control and begin venturing farther off Ft Wood. If you get lucky you may run into some off the South Gate of the Fort.

PCTB: Do you have any black powder experience?
JS: Oh Yeah, I love hunting with my Muzzleloader! Sometimes I pack it with me during Rifle season! Again, Slowing down and enjoying Gods creation in the outdoors is what this is all about! Slow down, make your one shot count!

PCTB: Have you ever trout fished the Roubidoux in downtown Waynesville?
I love fishing the Roubidoux and I am usually successful. They have a concrete ramp for people that are disabled! My wife can walk to the Waynesville park while I fish so that is a plus! The spring is also stocked with rainbow trout on a regular basis so it makes for an exciting trip every time!

PCTB: Was Robin a huntress/outdoorswoman before you met?
JS: My wife, Robin, is the biggest city girl I have ever met. I’m slowly converting her to a huntress but I never make her to hunt or fish if she does not want to. This year she shot her first turkey and Buck!! I’m a proud husband, and truth be told , I would not be doing what I am today without her. She is the biggest technology freak I have met, and she is the one that got me interested into video production!

JS: What is the most interesting find that you have stumbled across in the woods?
The most interesting and “rewarding” find that I have found is a ridge full of Spring Morels (edible mushrooms). I found 103 on one ridge! No, I won’t share the location! 🙂

Justin Sapp, of Keepin' It In The Ozarks, and son.

PCTB: What other projects have you worked on before deciding to launch “Keepin’ It In The Ozarks”?
JS: I’ve been with Ozark Traditions TV and Bowdacious Outdoors TV. Both shows got me where I am today and now it’s time to take the path God is leading me!

PCTB: What is your inspiration behind “Keepin It In The Ozarks?”
JS: I have a strong desire to get people into the REAL Outdoors. We want to not only be entertaining but informative! Killing a mature buck is exciting but I would rather film a kid shooting their first deer and their excitement! It is not about killing an animal. In the end it is about the journey of the Hunt, family, friends, and God. The Outdoors “saved” me! God has a plan, and I’m going to follow!

PCTB: How often will new episodes of “Keepin’ It In The Ozarks” be released?
We release an episode on the First and Fifteenth of every month.. The episode on the Fifteenth will be about what we are doing to manage our hunting property for that past month. It should be very informative to local people planting food plots and managing their deer herd. We are excited for 2015!

PCTB: Will you be at any outdoors shows so people can meet and visit with you?
JS: We will be at the Outdoor Sportsmans Show On February 20th and 21st at the St. Robert Community Center! This August we will be at a few Hunting expos again! Come on out, We love to hear your hunting stories!

*Editors Note- The Outdoor Sportsman Show scheduled for February 20th & 21st in Saint Robert, MO has been cancelled due to weather.

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This Week Around Pulaski County USA!

Pulaski County USA LogoEvents for the week of February 17, 2015-February 22, 2015

February 20 & 21- Outdoor Sportsman Show
Where: St. Robert Community Center, Saint Robert
When: Friday 5-8 pm, Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: City of Saint Robert Parks & Recreation- 573.451.2625

February 20_21 Outdoor Sportsman ShowFebruary 21- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market
What: Year- round Farmer’s Market
Where: South Lynn Street, Waynesville
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079

Pulaski County Farmers Market Logo Looking Ahead:
February 27- CXMMA International MMA Fights
February 28- Miss Mid Missouri Pageant
March 14 & 15- JROTC Invitational Drill Meet
March 21- Route 66 St. Patty’s Fest

Home to the 2015 National Speleological Society Convention
#NSS2015
July 13-17, 2015
Waynesville, MO
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Hitchhiker's Guide To Missouri CavingA Featured Destination in FIREBALL RUN: America’s Frontier
Premiering Summer 2015

FIREBALL RUN: America's Frontier premiers in its entirety Summer 2015.

FIREBALL RUN: America’s Frontier premiers in its entirety Summer 2015.

Autumn Activities In Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Autumn in Pulaski County USA is the perfect season to gather your family and friends together creating memories that will last a lifetime. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, petting zoos, punkin’ chunkin’, hay stack mazes, float trips (even a haunted one!), farmers markets, haunted houses (even outdoor haunted trails!), paranormal investigations and Oktoberfest celebrations —there truly is something for everyone. Harvest some memories in Pulaski County, Missouri!

FIREBALL RUN LIVE Event
Downtown Waynesville
Thursday, October 2nd
FREE
Contact: Pulaski County Tourism Bureau- 573.336.6355
http://www.FireballRun.com

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

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

Southern Gospel Reunion
Waynesville High School
Friday, October 3rd 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 4th 6:00 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Layne Lercher- 573.774.0404

FREE Southern Gospel Reunion concert in Waynesville October 3 & 4.

FREE Southern Gospel Reunion concert in Waynesville October 3 & 4.

Frogtober Fest
Waynesville City Park
October 4
FREE admission
Contact: Rhea Anne Mathews- 573.774.3050
http://www.facebook.com/frogtober.fest
*Frogtober Fest is an annual celebration of Waynesville’s “Frog Rock” also known as W.H. (Waynesville Hill) Croaker. This year’s family friendly festival marks Croakers’ 17th birthday.

It's the most froggiest time of the year! october 4th in Waynesville!

It’s the most froggiest time of the year! october 4th in Waynesville!

Frog Hill Half Marathon
Waynesville
October 4
$45 per person
Contact: Team 413-Gracerunner Ministries (Melissa Martinez)- 573.433.6684
*Frog Hill Half Marathon will treat participants to a run on Route 66 and the half marathon ends at Waynesville City Park at Frogtober Fest.

Frog Hill Half Marathon will treat participants to a run on Route 66 and the half marathon ends at Waynesville City Park at Frogtober Fest.

Frog Hill Half Marathon will treat participants to a run on Route 66 and the half marathon ends at Waynesville City Park at Frogtober Fest.


Haunted Trail

319 Keeth Road, Crocker
October 10 & 11 6:30 pm until 10 pm
$5 per person
Contact: Loving Paws Adoption Center- 573.736.2088
*Come hear the scary tale of “The Witches of Pulaski County” and take a guided tour through the most haunted forest in Missouri

Come hear the scary tale of "The Witches of Pulaski County" and take a guided tour through the most haunted forest in Missouri.

Come hear the scary tale of “The Witches of Pulaski County” and take a guided tour through the most haunted forest in Missouri.

Crocker Fall Festival
Downtown Crocker
October 18, 10 am until 2 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Crocker City Hall- 573.736.5327
http://www.facebook.com/CrockerCityHall

Crocker's Fall Festival will be held October 18, 2014 at Norma Lea's Frisco park downtown.

Crocker’s Fall Festival will be held October 18, 2014 at Norma Lea’s Frisco park downtown.

Route 66 OktoberFest On The Square
Downtown Waynesville
October 18, 11 am until 4 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Audra Berrier- 573.774.3001
http://www.facebook.com/Route66FestOTS

Oktoberfest- family friendly street festival will be held October 18 in downtown Waynesville.

Oktoberfest- family friendly street festival will be held October 18 in downtown Waynesville.


Zombie Run 5K

Downtown Waynesville
October 18, race time 4 pm
$25 day of registration
Contact: Waynesville Downtown Business Association- 573.774.3001

Zombie Run 5K October 18th in Waynesville.

Zombie Run 5K October 18th in Waynesville.

18th Annual Halloween Bash
Pulaski County Shrine Club, Buckhorn
October 25 6:30-9:30
$2 per person
Contact: Local 28 Freedom Of Road Riders (Larry Wheeler) 573.586.7291
*The Haunted House of Doom and a hayride through the haunting of Buckhorn Forest

The Haunted House of Doom and a hayride through the haunting of Buckhorn Forest

The Haunted House of Doom and a hayride through the haunting of Buckhorn Forest

Happy Hollows Pumpkin Patch
10103 Beatty Road
Crocker, MO 65452
573-356-0985
http://www.facebook.com/Happyhollowspumpkinpatch
Open Weekends Sept. 28 – Oct.
Open Weekends: Fri 3:30-6:30
Sat. and Sun. 9:30-6:30
18 and under $7.00 includes pumpkin
Adults $5.00 (no pumpkin)

Happy Hollows Pumpkin Patch Halloween

BSC Outdoors
Mid-Missouri’s largest precision cut corn maze and pumpkin patch. Home of the FIREBALL RUN corn maze!
18700 Cliff Road
Dixon, MO 65459
573-759-7294
http://www.bscoutdoors.com
Weekdays by appointment only
Sept. 20 – Nov. 1
Fri 5:00 – 8:00
Sat 10:00 – 8:00
Sun 10:00 – 6:00
Adults $7.00
Kids 5-14 $5.00
Kids 4 & under free

The Fireball Run logo will be the design of Boiling Spring Campground's corn maze for the 2014 season.

The Fireball Run logo will be the design of Boiling Spring Campground’s corn maze for the 2014 season.

Deep Woods Farm
19050 North Hwy 133
Crocker, MO 65452 (Hancock, MO)
573-759-3586
http://www.deepwoodsfarm.biz
Open October 4 – October 26
Sat. 10 – 5 Sun. Noon – 5
Weekdays: By appointment or schedule
$5.00 per person & 2 and under free

Deep Woods Farm Halloween

Uncle Bucks Pumpkin Patch
10800 Highway D
Dixon, MO
573-759-9045 / 573-239-1757
http://www.unclebuckspumpkinpatch.com
Open Sept. 27 – Oct. 31 (Weekends)
Hours: 9am – Dusk
Schools and Weekdays by Appointment
$5.00 ages 2 and up.

Pulaski County Farmers Market
Downtown Waynesville
Every Saturday, 8 am until 12 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Bruce Main- 573.842.9079
http://www.facebook.com/PulaskiCountyMOFarmersMarket

Pulaski County Farmers Market Logo

The Haunted Hill
22235 Red Wing Road
Waynesville, MO 65583
http://www.thehaunted-hill.com
Opens Sept. 26, 2014- November 1, 2014 open every Fri & Sat
8pm – midnight Open till 10pm on Halloween
$12.00 or Speed pass for no wait $20.00

Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
405 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583
573-528-2149
http://www.facebook.com/ParanormalTalbotHouse
Every Saturday night through October 25th
Friday, October 31st
Investigations start at dusk and last three hours
$25 per person, reservations required

Haunted River Float @
Lay Z Day Canoes and Camping

23455 Teak Lane
St. Robert. MO 65584
573-336-8639 * Reservations preferred
Oct. 17, 18, 24, & 25 7pm – midnight
Oct. 31 7:00 – 9:00
Nov 1 7:00 – 10:00
Ages 13 and over $25.00 6 – 12 $10.00
Kids 5 & under free.

October Haunted River Floats

*UPDATE FOR 2017—Haunted River Float is now being held at Ruby’s Landing located at 22474 Restful Lane, Waynesville, Missouri. For more information contact 573-337-4305.

Oktoberfest at the Cave Restaurant & Resort
26880 Rochester Road
Richland, MO 65556
573-765-4554
http://www.thecaverestaurantandresort.com
October 2 – October 30
German Beer, Music, Brats and Kraut

Paradise German Delicatessen
311 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583
573.774.8422
http://www.paradisedelicatessen.com

The Hub German Restaurant
777 VFW Memorial Drive
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573.336.9990
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Hub-Restaurant-Lounge/162648703767741


Gone To Pieces Quilt Guild Quilt Show

Saint Robert Community Center
November 15, 10 am until 5 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Bonnie- 573.774.9990

Gone To Pieces Quilt Guild Quilt Show takes place November 15 in Saint Robert.

Gone To Pieces Quilt Guild Quilt Show takes place November 15 in Saint Robert.

Autumn Activities In Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Create lifelong memories with your family in Pulaski County USA!

Autumn in Pulaski County USA is the perfect season to gather your family and friends together creating memories that will last a lifetime. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, petting zoos, punkin’ chunkin’, hay stack mazes, float trips (even a haunted one!), farmers markets, haunted houses (even an outdoor haunted trail!), paranormal investigations and Oktoberfest celebrations —there truly is something for everyone. Harvest some memories in Pulaski County, Missouri!

Frogtober Fest
Waynesville City Park
October 5
FREE admission
Contact: Rhea Ann Mathews- 573.774.3050
http://www.facebook.com/frogtober.fest
*Frogtober Fest is an annual celebration of Waynesville’s “Frog Rock” also known as W.H. (Waynesville Hill) Croaker. This year’s family friendly festival marks Croakers’ Sweet 16 birthday.

October 5 Frogtober Fest

Route 66 OktoberFest On The Square
Downtown Waynesville
October 19, 11 am until 5 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Waynesville Downtown Business Association (Tim Berrier)- 573.774.3001
http://www.facebook.com/Route66FestOTS

October 19 Route 66 Oktoberfest

Storie’s Pumpkin Patch
25530 Republic Road
Waynesville, MO 65583
573-433-4375
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Stories-Pumpkin-Patch/318125881595386
Last 2 weekends in Sept. & every weekend in Oct. 10 am – Dark
$5.00 per person Toddlers 2 & under free

Uncle Bucks Pumpkin Patch
10800 Highway D
Dixon, MO
573-759-9045 / 573-239-1757
http://www.unclebuckspumpkinpatch.com
Open Sept. 28 – Nov. 3 (Weekends)
Open all day Oct.14, 2013 (Columbus Day)
Hours: 9am – Dusk
Schools and Weekdays by Appointment
$5.00 ages 2 and up.

Happy Hollows Pumpkin Patch
10103 Beatty Road
Crocker, MO 65452
573-356-0985
http://www.facebook.com/Happyhollowspumpkinpatch
Open Weekends Sept. 28 – Oct.
Open Weekends: Fri 3:30-6:30
Sat. and Sun. 9:30-6:30
18 and under $6.00 includes pumpkin
Adults $4.00 (no pumpkin)

BSC Outdoors
Corn maze and pumpkin patch
18700 Cliff Road
Dixon, MO 65459
573-759-7294
http://www.bscoutdoors.com
Weekdays by appointment only
Sept. 27 – Nov. 2
Fri 4:00 – 8:30
Sat 10:00 – 8:30
Sun 2:00 – 6:00
Adults $5.00
Kids 5-12 $3.00
Kids 4 & under free

Deep Woods Farm
19050 North Hwy 133
Crocker, MO 65452 (Hancock, MO)
573-759-3586
http://www.deepwoodsfarm.biz
Open September 28 – October 31
Sat. 10 – 5 Sun. Noon – 5
Weekdays: By appointment or schedule
$5.00 per person & 2 and under free

Pulaski County Farmers Market
Downtown Waynesville
Every Saturday, 8 am until 12 pm
FREE admission
Contact: Clara Magoon- 573.586.8438
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pulaski-County-Farmers-Market/126926763989161

The Haunted Hill
22235 Red Wing Road
Waynesville, MO 65583
http://www.thehaunted-hill.com
Opens Sept. 27, 2013 open every Fri & Sat
8pm – midnight Open till 10pm on Halloween
$12.00 or Speed pass for no wait $20.00

Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House
405 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583
573-528-2149
http://www.facebook.com/ParanormalTalbotHouse
Every Saturday night through November 2nd
Investigations start at dusk and last three hours
$25 per person, reservations required

Haunted River Float @
Lay Z Day Canoes and Camping
23455 Teak Lane
St. Robert. MO 65584
573-336-8639 * Reservations preferred
Oct. 18, 19, 25, & 26 7pm – midnight
Oct. 31 7:00 – 9:00
Nov 1 & 2 7:00 – 10:00
Ages 13 and over $25.00 6 – 12 $10.00
Kids 5 & under free.

*UPDATE FOR 2017—Haunted River Float is now being held at Ruby’s Landing located at 22474 Restful Lane, Waynesville, Missouri. For more information contact 573-337-4305.

Oktoberfest at the Cave Restaurant & Resort
26880 Rochester Road
Richland, MO 65556
573-765-4554
http://www.thecaverestaurantandresort.com
October 2 – October 30
German Beer, Music, Brats and Kraut

Paradise German Delicatessen
311 North Street
Waynesville, MO 65583
573.774.8422
http://www.paradisedelicatessen.com

The Hub German Restaurant
777 VFW Memorial Drive
Saint Robert, MO 65584
573.336.9990
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Hub-Restaurant-Lounge/162648703767741

October 2013 Rural Missouri