If you miss any of these, your friends will poke fun at you around the water cooler Monday morning.


1. Chris Young LIVE In Concert

Date: Friday July 4th

Time: 8 pm

Where: Gammon Field, Fort Leonard Wood

Cost: FREE admission

Contact: Fort Leonard Wood MWR-573.596-6913


Do Not Miss Because: Come early for the festival atmosphere and stay late for the area’s largest fireworks display.


Country Music Star Chris Young headlines the festivities at Fort Leonard Wood during the 2014 Independence Day celebration.


2. Full Moon Float

Date: Saturday July 12

Time: 8 pm

Where: 23455 Teak Lane, Saint Robert

Cost: Float & Festivities $45 per canoe, Festivities only $5 per person

Contact: Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping- 573.336.8639


Do Not Miss Because: Float the Big Piney by the light of the Full Moon and then return to a bonfire, food, & Randy Man Band!


Let the light of the full moon guide you & your canoe down the Big Piney River!


3. Mahaffey Museum Complex

Date: Open year round, closed on Sunday & Federal Holidays

Time: Monday-Friday 8 am until 4 pm, Saturday 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Fort Leonard Wood

Cost: FREE admission, open to the public

Contact: 573.563.0780


Do Not Miss Because: The only place in the country where you can see three U.S. Army Branch museums in a single location!


Tour Mahaffey Museum Complex on Fort Leonard Wood. Open to the public, free admission!


4. Old Settlers Day

Date: Saturday July 26th

Times: 10 am – 4 pm

Where: Waynesville City Park

Cost: FREE admission

Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Museum & Foundation (Kelly Howley)- 573.433.5821


Do Not Miss Because: One of Waynesville’s favorite festivals!


Everyone looks forward to Old Settlers Day in Waynesville!


If you miss any of these, your friends will poke fun at you around the water cooler Monday morning.

1. Chris Young LIVE In Concert
Date: Friday July 4th
Time: 8 pm
Where: Gammon Field, Fort Leonard Wood
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Fort Leonard Wood MWR-573.596-6913

Do Not Miss Because: Come early for the festival atmosphere and stay late for the area’s largest fireworks display.

Country Music Star Chris Young headlines the festivities at Fort Leonard Wood during the 2014 Independence Day celebration.

2. Full Moon Float
Date: Saturday July 12
Time: 8 pm
Where: 23455 Teak Lane, Saint Robert
Cost: Float & Festivities $45 per canoe, Festivities only $5 per person
Contact: Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping- 573.336.8639

Do Not Miss Because: Float the Big Piney by the light of the Full Moon and then return to a bonfire, food, & Randy Man Band!

Let the light of the full moon guide you & your canoe down the Big Piney River!

3. Mahaffey Museum Complex
Date: Open year round, closed on Sunday & Federal Holidays
Time: Monday-Friday 8 am until 4 pm, Saturday 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Fort Leonard Wood
Cost: FREE admission, open to the public
Contact: 573.563.0780

Do Not Miss Because: The only place in the country where you can see three U.S. Army Branch museums in a single location!

Tour Mahaffey Museum Complex on Fort Leonard Wood. Open to the public, free admission!

4. Old Settlers Day
Date: Saturday July 26th
Times: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Waynesville City Park
Cost: FREE admission
Contact: Old Stagecoach Stop Museum & Foundation (Kelly Howley)- 573.433.5821

Do Not Miss Because: One of Waynesville’s favorite festivals!

Everyone looks forward to Old Settlers Day in Waynesville!