December 2022 Events

Upcoming Events Occurring in Pulaski County, MO

Pulaski County USA Signature Events Notated in Red

Thursday, December 1st: Christmas on The Square – 6 pm to 9 pm A free event including food, drinks, Christmas music, living nativity and giveaways from many different organizations. Christmas pictures with the Grinch & Santa also available, and holiday vendors selling goods. Located on the Historic Square in Waynesville, MO 65583

Saturday, December 3rd: Winter Ball 5 pm to 8 pm Dancing, Food, Raffles, Silent Auction and Live Music presented by Pulaski County Voice benefiting those in Pulaski County with developmental disabilities. Event at the Ark, 25625 Hwy 17 in Waynesville, MO 65583

Sunday, December 4th: Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade – beginning at 2 pm Celebrate the holiday season with the “Songs of Christmas” this year’s parade theme. Parade begins at Waynesville Middle School and concludes at the Historic Square in downtown Waynesville, MO 65583

Sunday, December 4th: Holiday in the Park – 3 pm to 6 pm Continue to celebrate the holiday season at the St. Robert Community Center immediately after the Kiwanis Parade with free soups, drinks and snacks (while supplies last.) Christmas activities, music & vendor booths too!  114 J H Williamson Jr. Drive in Saint Robert, MO 65584

December 8th thru 26th: Light Up Pulaski County Holiday Lights Celebration and Contest. Grab your family, friends, or coworkers and follow the holiday lights tour throughout Pulaski County, making memories along the way. Don’t forget to bring along your favorite holiday tunes!

Friday, December 9th: PJ’s & Pancakes 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Get your jammies on and go have pancakes for dinner and see Santa! Reindeer games, holiday crafts, activities, and movies and be sure to bring your camera to snap a pic with Santa!  Free event at Waypoint Methodist Church at 301 Hwy T in Waynesville, MO 65583

December 9th thru 11th & 16th thru 18th – Anne of Green Gables presented by Pulaski Fine Arts Association Fri. & Sat. showtimes begin at 7:30 PM and Sun. showtimes begin at 2:30 pm. Live show at Theater on the Square at 312 Historic Route 66 E. in Waynesville, MO 65583

December 9th & 10th Journey to Bethlehem – 5 pm to 9 pm Free guided walking tours through this Living Nativity Scene and Old Towne Bethlehem, presented by Crocker Christian Church 16200 Highway 17 South in Crocker, MO 65452

December 17th: Squirrel Tournament by the Fallen OutdoorsHunting anywhere begins at first light and weigh in is at 3 pm. Snacks, raffles and weigh in at Storiebook Moments 25530 Republic Road in Waynesville, MO 65583

December 17th: Dixon Hometown Christmas – 1 pm to 7 pm Join us in downtown Dixon at Olde Oak Station for a day of shopping with some wonderful vendors and see Santa when he arrives at 4 p.m. Olde Oak Station is located at 300 North Elm Street in Dixon, MO 65459

December 17th: Christmas on Main Street – 5 pm to 7 pm Lighted Christmas Parade begins at 5:30 pm followed with food, drinks, and fun activities, even a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Claus! Be sure to drop by the Christmas at the Frisco Depot – 3 pm to 7 pm, in coordination with Christmas on Main Street; they will have a special opening time with museum displays representing the Frisco Railroad in Pulaski County and holiday sweets to share. All events are in downtown Crocker, MO 65452


Reoccurring or Weekly Events

By Appointment Only: Through December 17th Frisco Depot Museum – 109 10th Street in Crocker, MO 65452 Call 573-528-3550 to make an appointment.

December 19th:  FFG Free Donut Run 5K  8 am to 9:30 am – Come RUN, WALK, BIKE, or RUCK this family and stroller friendly 3.1-mile Fun Run at the Roubidoux Park in Waynesville, MO. 65583 Free donuts to follow. This event occurs every third Saturday.

Saturdays: 8 am – 12 pm Pulaski County Farmers Market  – Near Roubidoux Campground in Waynesville, MO 65583

Every Wednesday and Thursday:  BINGO – Begins at 6:30 pm at American Legion Richland Post 240, 1100 N. Pine Street in Richland, MO 65556


Other Community Events

December 10th: Second Saturday Art Show9 am to 2 pm Local artisans and Route 66 Community Art Gallery display their works of art for sale. Perfect for gift giving! 26062 Highway 17 Unit D, in Waynesville, MO 65583

December 10th: PJ Party with Santa & Mrs. Claus11 am to 1 pm Wear your best Christmas Pajamas (or whatever you would like) and join us for some pictures with Santa! Jessie E. McCully Memorial Library 200 South Pine St. in Dixon, MO 65459

December 17th: Wreaths Across America – 11 am to 12 pm Veterans evergreen wreath laying ceremonies at Missouri Veterans Cemetery – FLW in Waynesville, MO 65583 & Oak Lawn Cemetery in Richland, MO 65556

December 22nd: Christmas Wrapping Party – 1 pm to 7 pm A wrapping party event for the Adopt a Family Program to wrap all the gifts, prepare food baskets and stocking stuffers! There will be raffles, cocoa, snacks and Christmas music! Come join us in giving back to the community! Rendezvous Event Center at 743 Missouri Avenue, Suite. 2 in Saint Robert, MO 65584

December 25th: Christmas Dinner – 12 pm to 2 pm A Community Christmas Meal provided and sponsored by Still Usable Ministries Church and Greater Faith Church. They are offering meals via delivery, carry out, or dinning in. There is no charge for this event; all are welcome to attend a great afternoon of fellowship and fun. Still Usable Ministries Church at 956 Old Route 66 in Saint Robert, MO 65584

Be sure to check out the PulaskiCountyUSA.com community event calendar for additional community events like: Shop Local in PJ’s, Small Business Bingo & 5 year Celebration, fit camps, training classes, library events and More!

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During these times changes can occur rapidly, contact event planner to confirm event details before attending!