Month: July 2020

Ozarks Leaf Peepers’ Backroad Bonanza

Ozark Leaf Peepers' Logo

The Ozarks are frequently a shoo-in for best Autumn foliage destinations listicles. Pulaski County, geographically blessed, is positioned in the heart of the Salem Plateau of the timeless Ozark Mountain region. The county is generously gifted with low hollers (valleys), and high hills decorated with woodlands. The southern half of the county is covered by… Read more »

Six Events to Add to Your Weekend Plans!

Frog Hill Half Marathon & 10K Waynesville Missouri

40th Annual Old Settlers Days Immerse yourself in a weekend of living history! This family-friendly outdoor festival is held on the banks of the Roubidoux at Waynesville City Park and features a mountain man encampment, Civil War soldier camps, vendors, festival food, period dances, period church services and battle re-enactments. Explore the nearby Trail of… Read more »

Seven Yummy Mom & Pop Restaurants Near Fort Leonard Wood

Mama Mia's, St Robert MO

Mid-Missouri’s Melting Pot Delicious flavors explode in Saint Robert and Waynesville, Missouri! Pulaski County is the rural melting pot of Mid-Missouri. The area’s diversity is reflected in a dining scene filled with global cuisines and unique tastes that are worth a drive! Spend a weekend exploring our local flavors, floating our Ozark Mountain streams, and… Read more »

40th Annual Old Settlers Days Schedule of Events

Old Settlers Day, last weekend in July - Waynesville MO

Schedule of Events All Weekend Live musicCivil War campsPresident LincolnGeneral Grant and his staffCol. Albert Sigel (commander of Fort Waynesville)Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloader CampsLiving History DemonstrationsCavalry DrillsHorsemanshipInfantry DrillsWeapons InspectionsArtillery InspectionsCrafters and food vendors Saturday, July 25 8:30- Civil War and Kickapoo Trace Muzzleloaders Camps Open to Public10:00- Opening Ceremony10:30 -4:00- Back Porch Players at Pavilion 311:00-… Read more »