Events in Reynolds and Wayne Counties • April 20-21—Blackpowder Rendezvous, Greenville Recreation Area, two miles south of Greenville. • May 10-11—Spring Fever Days in Ellington. • May 18-19—Drag Boat Races, Redman Creek Recreation Area at Wappapello Lake. • June 1—13th Annual Old Tyme Country Festival, Markham Spring at Williamsville. • July 6—Ranger Willie’s Wet and Wild Water Safety Festival, Redmond Creek Recreation Area at Wappapello Lake. • July 6—Greenville 4th of July Picnic, Greenville City Park. • Aug. 29-31—Reynolds County Fair at the Fairgrounds in Redford. • Aug. 30-31—29th Annual Williamsville/Black River Fire Dept. Picnic, Hwy. A Williamsville. • Sept. 6-7—Civil War Days at Fort Benton, Patterson.
• Sept. 20-22—4th Annual Wayne County Fair, 4-H Sale Barn Fairgrounds, Silva. • Sept. 21-22—22nd Annual Old Greenville Days, Old Greenville Recreation Area. • Date to be announced—Mill Spring Fall Festival at the Carnahan Park. • Oct. 4—Old Miners’ Day in Viburnum. • Oct. 12—Lesterville Fall Festival. • Oct. 18-19—36th Annual Ozark Heritage Festival, Piedmont. • Oct. 19—OctoberFest in Bunker. • Nov. 29—Santa Visits Ellington. • Nov. 28 - Dec. 29—Festival of Lights, Clearwater Lake, Wappapello Lake, Greenville City Park. • Dec. 7—Williamsville Country Christmas. • Dec. 14—Santa’s Christmas Party, Greenville Business Complex.
Competing in a watermelon eating contest