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Autumn Activities In Pulaski County USA!
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Come on down to Pulaski County USA located in America’s Heartland! Pulaski County is home to Fort Leonard Wood, which for the longest time was nicknamed Fort Lost in the Woods. We may have that small town feel, but we are growing and trying to lose ...
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No Longer Lost in the Woods: Pulaski County USA
Come on down to Pulaski County USA located in America’s Heartland! Pulaski County is home to Fort Leonard Wood, which for the longest time was nicknamed Fort Lost in the Woods. We may have that small town feel, but we are growing and trying to lose that “lost” image! Join us every Thursday as we publish a new blog about all of the fun and exciting things we have to do in our unique little spot in Missouri!

Whether you are planning a family vacation, girls getaway, man-cation, attending a military graduation, or just passing by…we guarantee you will love it here! Our rich history and outdoorsy atmosphere makes for great adventures! Visit one of five Museums in the county, travel Route 66 and explore 33 original miles of the Mother Road, cool down on a fun float trip along the Big Piney and Gasconade Rivers, fly fish in the Roubidoux our award winning trout stream, go scuba diving in our nationally recognized underwater cave or take an elevator up to the only restaurant in a cave in the world! We don’t lack on fun and interesting activities in our neck of the woods, so be sure to follow our blog and maybe you’ll want to come visit us some day! Hope to see ya soon!
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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.
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

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
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
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
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.


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