Eagles of North America

Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center 10276 Missouri T, Wappapello, United States

This free program will feature our National Symbol, the LIVE bald eagle, and the LIVE golden eagle. With our friends from Dickerson Park Zoo, we will find out what factors contributed to the demise of the bald eagle population and what conservation efforts worked to remove the bald eagle from the endangered species list. We […]

Jack Miller Memorial Kids Fun Day

Lost Creek Pond

This is a FREE morning of fishing for children between the ages of 5 and 14! We provide life jackets and all the fishing equipment except for fish containers or stringers. If you want to keep your fish, bring something to put them in. Afterward, while supplies last, a light lunch will be provided at […]

One World … Many Animals

Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center 10276 Missouri T, Wappapello, United States

Earth is ours to share, and the biodiversity of wildlife both reflects and is integral to the health of the planet. This FREE Dickerson Park Zoo program will feature biofacts and a minimum of three LIVE ambassador animals from their education department that are native to South America, Africa, Australia, and/or North America. We will […]


Redman Creek Beach Wappapello, Missouri, United States

Slather on the sunscreen for a FREE day of fun in the sun! Park Rangers will be on hand to play various games, teach you how to stay safe around the water and give away prizes to participating beachgoers. Watch our Facebook page for a more detailed schedule! *Prizes have been provided by the Friends […]

Movie in the Park

Spillway Recreation Area Wappapello, MO, United States

We partner with Southern Bank to bring you this family-oriented night. Pack up your blankets and lawn chairs and plan to arrive early enough to pick out your spot. Stay tuned, the movie will be announced as the date gets closer. Southern Bank provides each person that attends a ticket that allows them to get […]


Wappapello Lake Wappapello Lake, MO, United States

Don your red, white, and blue to celebrate this good ole’ USA! The Friends of Wappapello Lake sponsors an awesome firework display for everyone to enjoy! This year they are enhancing the activities to include not only those tasty food trucks, but a band and they are in the works trying to line up a […]

Owls of Missouri

Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center 10276 Missouri T, Wappapello, United States

Give a HOOOOT! Have you ever heard those odd calls at night? It could be an owl. One even sounds like it’s asking you the question, “Who, who, who cooks for you?”. Learn which owl calls like that. Be sure to join us and Dickerson Park Zoo educators for this FREE animal program. The four […]

Lake St. Louis Ski Team

Redman Creek Beach Wappapello, Missouri, United States

Do you enjoy skiing? Then this amazing team of over 50 skiers will not disappoint you and it is all FREE! They perform various ski show acts such as barefoot skiing; ballet; around the boat; show girls; shoe ski, strap doubles, handle doubles; men, women, and junior lines; kneeboard; swivel; trick; trios; wakeboard; jumps and […]

33rd Annual Old Greenville Days

Greenville Recreation Area

Come one, come all! This two-day event is packed with a ton of arts, crafts, history, and music! Gather lawn chairs and tell your friends! Join in this FREE, fun, family-oriented event! Stay tuned, schedules of music, activities, potential living history reenactments, and more will follow! *Partnered with the Wayne County Historical Society. Location: Greenville […]

Greenville Jack O’ Lantern Jubilee 10-12-24

Greenville Recreation Area

An exciting event for kids of all ages! Join area businesses, groups, agencies along with other ghosts and goblins during this FREE fall family-oriented event. Contact Friends of Wappapello Lake to set up a booth or activity help make the event even better (P.O. Box 66, Wappapello, MO 63966). Creative campers decorate their campsites and […]

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