May 2024 Events

April 25, 2024

May 4th: Star Wars Day & Superhero Fest 10 am – 4 pm  A Star Wars themed comic festival and a fun filled day of FREE comics, fun fandom related vendors, food vendors, and cosplay. Comic Hoarderz at 320 Ichord Ave Suite Q in Waynesville, MO 65583

May 4th: Free Comic Book Day 12 pm – 5 pm A fun event with the Matalorians for free comic book day with vendors and cosplayers. The Matalorians at 15745 Hardin Lane in Saint Robert, MO 65584

May 11th: Freedom Fest 11 am – 4 pm  A local festival with vendors that include woodworking, t-shirts, tumblers, plants, home based businesses, food vendors and live music. Lots of activities for the kids to enjoy! Downtown on the historic square in Waynesville, MO 65583

May 16th – 19th: The Wall That Heals  The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, will be open 24 hours a day, and is free to the public. The opening ceremony is on May 16th at 9 am and viewing of wall closes at 2 pm on May 19th.  Roubidoux Park in Waynesville, MO 65583

May 18th: Rugged Faith Men’s Conference 8 am – 12:30 pm Please join us for this FREE event - "Act Like Men" Conference with Rugged Faith Ministry. Doors open at 8 am with free coffee and donuts with event beginning at 8:30 am. Praise, worship, and fellowship as well as guest speakers: Rusty Jones, Jim Zalenski, Gary Winscott, and Jack Ward. Westside Baptist Church at 801 Historic 66 West in Waynesville, MO 65583

Museums, Farmers Markets, & Reoccurring Events

Every Saturday April thru October: Old Stagecoach Stop Museum 10 am - 4 pm  The oldest building in Pulaski County built by W.W. McDonald in the mid 1850's and contains 10 rooms of history that have been restored to a different significant period in building's past. 106 Lynn Street in Waynesville, MO 65583 Busses, groups, and other visitors are also welcome by appointment. Entrance is free but donations are appreciated.

Every Saturday April thru September: 1903 Route 66 Courthouse Museum 11 am - 4 pm  The original courthouse for Pulaski County and listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Displays focus on the Trail of Tears, the Civil War, WWI, WWII, local history, and collections of quilts, farm equipment, and antiques. 303 Historic Route 66 in Waynesville, MO 65583 Busses, groups, and other visitors are also welcome by appointment. Entrance is free but donations are appreciated.

Year Round: Mahaffey Museum Complex Mon thru Fri 8 am - 4 pm & Sat 9 am - 3 pm  Mahaffey Museum Complex houses the rich history and contributions of the Military Police, Army Engineers, and Chemical Warfare Units. This complex is adjacent to the WWII Army Complex Museum which replicates Fort Leonard Wood as it was during the 1940’s and the Memorial Grove area. 14296 South Dakota Avenue, Building 1607 on Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473 Closed Federal Holidays Museums are free, but Post Access to FLW is required.

May 4th: Seasonal Summer Kickoff Event May 4th  Every Saturday: *Pulaski County Farmers Market 8 am - 12 pm This weekly, year-round market features fresh produce, baked goods, locally roasted coffee, tea, live plants, crafts, pet items, kid vendors and other home-made goods. Local authors, special vendors & food trucks vary by season. Farmers Market Pavilion, near the Roubidoux Spring Campground in Waynesville, MO 655

May 18th & Every Third Saturday: FFG Monthly 5K Donut Run Begins at 8 am Come run, walk, or bike this free, fun, 5K where everyone is welcome, and then stay for some tasty donuts and coffee!  *Roubidoux Park in Waynesville, MO 65583 *Follow Healthy Futures Pulaski County on Face book for event location updates and changes.

Upcoming Events to Look Forward to!

June 12th - 15th: Pulaski County Regional Fair 

June 19th - 22nd: Pulaski County Juneteenth Fest

June 22nd: Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Unit

June 22nd & 23rd: 36th Annual Cave State Cruisers Car Show

Not seeing a Pulaski County event you're looking for?

Check out the Pulaski County event calendar for some additional happenings like:

May 1st Lion’s Club Fundraiser, May 17th & 18th Dixon City Wide Yard Sales, and May 21st Grow With Google Workshop. 

 Also check out other nightlife activities (karaoke, bingo and more),  Sit, Sip & Socialize, Pulaski County Library events, and much, much more all on the calendar!

New events are added weekly!

Not seeing your event here?  Be sure to submit it to the Pulaski County USA event calendar!

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