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A Welcome Place in America's Heartland
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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