March is the month for several notable events in Waynesville – St Robert communities
March is the month for several notable events. Daylight saving time will be going into effect at 2 o’clock this coming Sunday, March 12th. Be sure to set your clock and watches forward one hour before retiring Saturday night. March 20th is the official first day of spring, although meteorologists recognized March 1st as being the first day of meteorological spring. Today through April 15th, the Waynesville-St. Robert Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Taste of Pulaski County is taking place. Purchase a passport at the chamber office, enjoy food from participating restaurants, then turn in the passport for a chance to win a prize. The 7th annual Racing for the Daylight will be taking place Saturday from 6 p.m. through 7 a.m. on Sunday. You can choose the time frame and distance that you want to walk, run, ruck, or ride on a 5-mile loop course through Roubidoux Park in Waynesville. The event is free. Robin Hood, the Musical, will be performed by the Pulaski Fine Arts Association from March 17th through the 19th and March 24th through 26th at Theatre on the Square in Downtown Waynesville. Friday and Saturday shows will start at 7:30 and Sunday performances will begin at 2:30. Tickets will be required and are on sale now at $12.50 each. For tickets, go online to www.pfaa-tots.com. Or, call or text 573-528-4164. The Kickin It Route 66 Barbeque Challenge, a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned Barbeque competition, will be held March 24th and 25th at the St. Robert Community Center. On Friday, a 5-kilometer fun color run will be held, sponsored by Pulaski County Healthy Choices. In addition to Saturday’s barbeque competition, there will be a Kids Q Competition, a silent auction, and tasty plates of barbeque to eat.