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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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Events for the week of July 1st –July 7th, 2013

WELCOME TO THE FOLLOWING GROUPS:

July 3rd: International Military Students

July 4th- “These Colors Don’t Run” 5K / 10K

What: 5K / 10K Color Run
Where: Davidson Fitness Center, Fort Leonard Wood
When: 7 am
Cost: $25
Contact: Fort Leonard Wood MWR- 573.596.4359
Flyer for Color 5K / 10K on Fort Leonard Wood in Pulaski County, MO

Flyer for Color 5K / 10K on Fort Leonard Wood

July 4th- MWR Independence Day Celebration

What: Car Show, Volleyball Tournament, Salute To The Nation, U.S. Army Soldier Show, 399th Army Band, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Dunk Tank, NASCAR Simulator, Concessions, Vendors, Fireworks
Where: Gammon Field, Fort Leonard Wood
When: Activities start at 3 pm
Cost: FREE and open to the public
Contact: Fort Leonard Wood MWR- 573.596.6913
Flyer for 4th of July Celebration on Fort Leonard Wood, in Pulaski County Missouri

Flyer for 4th of July Celebration on Fort Leonard Wood, in Pulaski County Missouri

July 5th & July 6th- Red, White, and Blue Chili & Dutch Oven Cook-Off

What: Chili & Dutch Oven Cook-Off
Where: Missouri Festival Park, Dixon
When: Call for details
Cost: Call for details
Contact: Missouri Festival Park- 573.759.2378
For information regarding Pulaski County lodging options contact Pulaski County Tourism Bureau- 573.336.6355

July 6th- Pulaski County Farmer’s Market

What: Farmer’s Market
Where: Waynesville Park
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Clara Magoon: 573.586.8438

July 6th:- Richland Farmer’s Market

What: Farmer’s Market
Where: 200 block of South Pine, Richland
When: 8 am until Noon
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Travis Prewett: 573.765.4033

July 6th- Buckhorn Blast & Passport Poker Run

What: Family fun activities, passport style poker run, & fireworks
Where: Pulaski County-Fort Leonard Wood Shrine Club, Buckhorn
When: Passport Poker Run- Register between 8 am and 12 Noon, all passports returned by 7 pm
Family Day/Fireworks- Activities begin at noon and fireworks begin at 10 pm
Cost: Passport Poker Run- $15 per person, $25 per couple
Family Day/Fireworks- $5 per person, under 12 FREE
Contact: Mike “Taz” Moeller- 573.528.1528
Flyer for Buckhorn Blast & Passport Poker Run

Flyer for Buckhorn Blast & Passport Poker Run

July 6th- 1903 Courthouse Museum Open

Where: Waynesville Square
When: 10 am – 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Denise Seevers: 573.855.3644

July 6th- Old Stagecoach Stop Museum Open

Where: Waynesville Square
When: 10 am – 4 pm
Cost: FREE admission, donations accepted
Contact: Jan Primas: 573.435.6766

July 6th- Richland Independence Day Celebration

What: Pork Tenderloin Dinner & Fireworks
Where: Shady Dell Park, Richland
When: DJ entertainment and food begins at 6 pm, fireworks display begins at approximately 9:15 pm
Cost: Nominal fee for food, entertainment & fireworks display are FREE
Contact: Richland Park Board- 573.765.3532

July 6th- Paranormal Investigations of the Historic Talbot House

What: Supervised paranormal investigation at the historic Talbot House
Where: Talbot House Antiques & Collectibles, 405 North Street, Waynesville
When: Call for start time
Cost: $20 per person, reservations required
Contact: Dawnmarie Cecora- 573.528.2149

Looking Ahead:

July 12th & 13th- PFAA Presents: “Oliver Twist”

July 13th & July 14th- Gospel, Bluegrass, & Fish Fry Festival
July 13th- 4-Da Dawgs Car Show

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