3rd Annual Summer Staycation!

Show us how much fun you are having in Pulaski County Missouri by sharing your exercise activities, and have a chance to win a weekly Staycation Giveaway!  There are plenty of ways to show off – during an event, on a float trip, fishing, playing at a local park…..

To enter simply post your photo to Health Futures Pulaski County’s Facebook page and use the hashtag #myhealthfuture to register to win a free family dinner for four and one free night at one of Fort Wood Hotels’ beautiful properties.  Drawings are held every Monday beginning June 6th, for the next 10 weeks!

To learn more check out this video featuring Melissa from Health Futures Pulaski County and Katie from the Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center for more ideas and upcoming events!

The contest is open to everyone! Local community members as well as tourists!  So get out, get active, and get healthy!

PFAA Brings Shakespeare to the Wild West!

Pulaski Fine Arts Association presents “Shakespeare Goes To Gravel Gulch”  a fun melodrama, where the audience participates by booing the bad guys and cheering for the good guys. It is rated G and is fun for the whole family and all ages!

When: June 3, 4, 10, & 11 at 7:30 p.m. with matinee performances held on June 5 & 12 at 2:30 p.m.

Where: Pulaski County Fine Arts Theater, on the Square in Waynesville.  312 Historic 66 E Waynesville, MO.

Tickets:  10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children (12 and under).  Tickets are available at www.pfaa-tots.com

“Shakespeare Goes To Gravel Gulch”

Director: Kevin Shrum

Plot: Ah, Shakespeare in the… Old West!?! The lovely Sunny Day arrives in the small mining town of Gravel Gulch with a troupe of actors determined to bring culture to the locals. Unfortunately, the troupe of actors, headed by the conceited and shady Noble Heart, is enough to make a playwright cry. This troupe brings mystery and mayhem as the townsfolk discover the zany actors may not be who they say they are.

Cast: Michael Johnson-Gonzale,  Amanda Porter Ryan Gore, Jeanette Bustamante, Dana Wheatley, Jay Whittaker, Christian Keyser,  Ruby Brockman,  Emilee Gore

For more information contact Laura Connors at 573-466-9425 or keelaurow@gmail.com

June 2022 Events

Upcoming Events Occurring in Pulaski County, MO

June 4th 50th Anniversary of Roubidoux Park – Roubidoux & Laughlin Parks in Waynesville, MO 65583

Cancelled!June 4th Roubidoux Raft Race – Roubidoux Park in Waynesville , MO 65583

June 4th 21st Annual USMC Volkslauf Mud Run – Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473

June 15th – 16th Big BAM – Bike Across Missouri – Base Camp in Roubidoux Park & Pyrosonic Live Music at Drachenfutter in Waynesville, MO 65583

June 15th – 18th Pulaski County Regional Fair & Hangin’ For 8 Extreme Bull Riding – St. Robert Community Center in Saint Robert, MO 65584

June 18th Battle Cry Praise Fest – Roubidoux Park in Waynesville, MO 65583

June 19th Juneteenth Celebration – Roubidoux Park in Waynesville, MO 65583

June 22nd thru June 25th Tri – County Fair – Richland, MO 65556

June 25th Demolition Derby – Jeremiah Brackett Pulling Track in Richland, MO 65556

June 25th & 26th 34th Annual Cave State Cruisers Car, Truck & Bike Show – Roubidoux Park in Waynesville, MO 65583

June 25th Battle of the Bands – St. Robert Community Center in Saint Robert, MO 65584

FARMERS & Other MARKETS Weekly unless otherwise notated

**Each Saturday 8 am – 12 pm Pulaski County Farmers Market – Waynesville, MO 65583 ** June 4th Location will be at the Roubidoux Park in conjunction with the Roubidoux 50th Anniversary Celebration only for June 4th 8 am – 2 pmRoubidoux Farmers Market location & time change

Saturday June 4th, 11th & 18th 8 am – 12 pm Richland Farmers Market – Richland, MO 65556

Saturday June 4th Begins at 9 am Dixon Farmers Market – Dixon, MO 65459

Saturday June 4th & 18th 9 am – 1 pm Crocker Farmers Market – Crocker, MO 65452

Saturday June 4th 7 am – 4 pm Buckhorn Swap Meet – Waynesville, MO 65583

Each Saturday 8 am – 2 pm The Swap Meet on 66 – Waynesville 65583 / Saint Robert 65584

MUSEUMS & Other Monthly Events

Each Saturday 10 am – 4 pm Old Stagecoach Stop Museum – Waynesville, MO 65583

Open by appointment only 1903 Pulaski County Courthouse Museum – Waynesville, MO 65583

Saturday, June 18th 10 am – 2 pm Frisco Depot Museum – Crocker, MO 65452

Saturday, June 11th 9 am – 2 pm Second Saturday Art Show – Waynesville, MO 65583

Saturday, June 18th Free Donut Fun Run 5K beginning at 8 am – (one time special location) Saint Robert Community Center, Saint Robert, MO 65584

June 3rd – 5th & 10th – 12th PFAA Presents Shakespeare Goes to Gravel Gulch – Waynesville, MO 65583


July 30th & 31st Old Settlers Day – Roubidoux Park Waynesville, MO 65583

August 5th & 6th 100 Mile Route 66 Yard Sale – Throughout Pulaski County, MO

September 17th & 18th Extremicon Saint Robert, MO 65584

September 23rd – 25th Hogs & Frogs Festival Waynesville, MO 65583

Be sure to visit our event calendar for upcoming Signature Events, and other community or theater events. Click to view our full PulaskiCountyUSA.com calendar.

During these times changes can occur rapidly, contact event planner to confirm event details. In some situations masks and social distancing may be encouraged. If you do not feel well or have been sick, choose to not attend.  Please follow CDC recommendations, and local Health Department recommendations and health trends. 

To add your Pulaski County event to our Event Promotion Program, visit our online calendar

BigBAM- Breakfast on Route 66

As you head out for your Rolla, Missouri Basecamp, start your day off right with a delicious breakfast, coffee, or nutritional drink! You are sure to enjoy a hearty meal that will allow you to make the most of the 38 miles between Waynesville and Rolla. We have conveniently listed some great morning stops in the order you will see them on the Route, along with special deals they may be offering!

Downtown Waynesville

Haute Dawgs – Offering 10% Off to Big BAM Cyclist!

Busy Brew

Gypsy Sam’s Sweet Treats

Paradise Deli

Saint Robert

Flo’s 66 Diner


Health Nutrition Ave

Panera Bread

Waffle House



Country Café – THE LAST RESTAURANT for the next 16 miles!!

Note: CB Mini Mart will be the last restroom stop for the next 16 miles!

Pulaski County’s last water stop is sponsored by BSC Outdoors and will be in Devils Elbow!

Just off Route 66 and Missouri Ave.

South of Route 66:

Midway Coffee – Drink Trailer

Taco Bell

Fusion Nutrition


North of Route 66 and Missouri Ave.:

Route 66 Diner

Cracker Barrel

Burger King

Cinnabon– Inside Road Ranger

Having trouble finding a location? Check out our BigBAM tour of the local area!

New Businesses in Pulaski County – May 2022

We like to think of Pulaski County as a cool community in the Ozarks. We have friendly and welcoming communities, with thriving downtowns and lots of fun opportunities. The Pulaski County Visitors Center is always excited to share information about area businesses, activities, and opportunities with travelers and locals!

Agave Azteca Mexican Bar and Grill

Do you enjoy authentic/traditional Mexican cuisine?  Agave Azteca Mexican Bar and Grill offers wonderful food; superior customer service; and a friendly atmosphere on every visit with daily specials!  The restaurant is at 332 Marshall Drive, Saint Robert.

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Bowl Gogi

Enjoy tender, savory Bulgogi with rice and/or Japchae with your favorite toppings and delicious homemade sauce!  Also on the menu is handmade Yaki Mandu; Crab Rangoon; Miso soup; jumbo butterfly shrimp; and Ramen!  Their location is outside of the Main PX at 143 Replacement Avenue, Fort Leonard Wood.  Place your orders to go between 1.00 p.m. and 4.45 p.m.  Open Monday – Friday, 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

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Sweet Stop LLC

The hot summer days are here!  Come get your favorite ice cream or frozen dessert treats when Sweet Stop’s ice cream truck is in the communities of Dixon every other week beginning May 26 and Saint Robert each Wednesday, and possibly Saturday/Sunday if weather is nice!!!

Image courtesy of Sweet Stop

Roubidoux  StrEATery

Nestled along the beautiful Roubidoux River, this is more than your typical food court, it is a Foodie Destination! The StrEATery will be open from 7.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. beginning May 20th at the Roubidoux Park on Roubidoux Street!

Image courtesy of Roubidoux StrEATery

Caffeinated Nail Bar

If you like acrylic, hard gel, gel overlay, poly gel, manicures, gel manicures and nail art? You can get beautiful nails at Caffeinated Nail Bar! Call and make an appointment with Kellie at 417-380-8961

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Mama C. Sleep Solutions LLC

Are you having trouble with your children ages 0 – 4 years old sleeping?  Kaylee Caldwell is a certified Baby and Toddler Sleep Consultant.  She offers Newborn, Infant, and Toddler sleep help along with expert sleep solutions, strategies, and support.  Call Kaylee at 573-528-4678 to learn more.

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Happy Feet (Q and J Massage LLC)

Happy Feet offers foot massages and body massages (Body and Deep tissue massages) to relax your tired, aching muscles! Call 573-466-7733 to make an appointment!!

Image courtesy of Happy Feet

Have a new business opening up? Email us at email@pulaskicounty.org, call 573.336.6355 or stop by the Pulaski County Visitors Center, to learn about our Partner programs. We would love to meet you and share your business with tourists!