Six Events to Add to Your Weekend Plans!

40th Annual Old Settlers Days

Immerse yourself in a weekend of living history! This family-friendly outdoor festival is held on the banks of the Roubidoux at Waynesville City Park and features a mountain man encampment, Civil War soldier camps, vendors, festival food, period dances, period church services and battle re-enactments. Explore the nearby Trail of Tears Historic site, the Old Stagecoach Stop, downtown dining, and shopping. July 25th & 26th at Waynesville, Missouri.

Old Settlers Days Waynesville Missouri

Route 66 Yardsale

A picker’s dream come true! 100 miles of treasures on the Mother Road through Pulaski, Laclede, and Webster counties. July 31st & August 1st at various locations along Route 66 throughout Pulaski County. (Contact Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce for location listings.)

Kickin’ It Route 66 Barbecue Challenge

Saint Robert’s annual BBQ challenge has upped the ante and is now a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event! Whether you are competing or eating this event has something for everyone- a kid’s BBQ competition, a military cook off, live music, kid’s bake off, adult bake off, and a Sportsman show! September 11th & 12that Saint Robert, Missouri.

Frog Hill Half-Marathon & 10K

Named for the Route 66 icon Frog Rock, this half-marathon challenges runners to conquer Superior Hill. Waynesville’s central location on Interstate 44 between Saint Louis and Springfield, Missouri makes travel to and from Frog Hill Half a breeze. October 3rd at Waynesville, Missouri.

Frog Hill Half Marathon & 10K Waynesville Missouri

Nasty Pulaski Gravel Grind Bicycle Race

In its third year, Nasty Pulaski Gravel Grind is making a name for itself with its 65-mile dirt road course through Pulaski County’s scenic and rugged Ozarks topography. Did we mention the 4,400 feet of elevation changes? Shorter course options are available. October 3rd at Waynesville, Missouri.

Nasty Pulaski Gravel Grind Bike Race Waynesville Missouri

Route 66 Challenge

Explore over 30 miles of historic Route 66 during this spectacular strategy competition! Limited space is available, register your team today! October 10th at Pulaski County, Missouri. 

Route 66 Challenge Pulaski County Missouri