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The Daily Guide - Waynesville, MO
  • Celebrate the past at Old Settlers Day

  • Celebrate Pulaski County history this weekend at Waynesville's oldest festival.
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  • Celebrate Pulaski County history this weekend at Waynesville's oldest festival.
    The 34th Annual Old Settlers Day gathers area residents for a day of celebrating Pulaski County heritage with live music, vendors and the traditional YMCA Armed Forces Duck Race.
    The event will take place Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. in Downtown Waynesville and Waynesville City Park.
    Several guests will make an appearance including Waynesville Mayor Luge Hardman, an honorary Fort Leonard Wood representative, Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders, and a live band.
    And you just can't miss the candy cannon, which will be ignited every 30 minutes for children of all ages.
    The annual festival is sponsored by Pulaski County's oldest structure – Old Stagecoach Stop House Museum — which will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
     
     
    Schedule:
     
    10 a.m. – Opening ceremony (featuring Jan Primas, Old Stagecoach Shop Foundation President; Luge Hardman, Waynesville Mayor; honorary FLW representative; Firing of Opening Round by Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders)
     
    10:30 a.m. – Live music featuring Generation Gap Band; Best-Dressed Duck Contest
     
    11 a.m. – Duck Race heats begin
     
    Noon – Music and entertainment begins
     
    10 a.m through Noon – Voting for “People's Choice Award Duck”
     
    1:30 p.m. – Duck Race Finals
     
    12- 4 p.m. – Children's games, candy cannon fired hourly
     
    2 p.m. – Flowers of Scotland Dance Troupe
     
    *Note: A candy cannon will be ignited every 30 minutes for children of all ages.

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