OzarksWatch Magazine

This weekend, September 11-13, 2015, is the Ozarks Celebration Festival on the campus of Missouri State University with a lecture series September 14 &17.

"The Ozarks Celebration Festival is an entertaining and educational look at the region's culture and heritage featuring dozens of artists and craftspeople plus four stages of traditional music and dance, storytelling, historical characters, exhibits, kids' area, and much more."

Please stop by our booth to say hello and browse our selection of current and past issues of OzarksWatch Magazine that we will have available for purchase.

For more information on the festival, visit the Ozarks Celebration Festival website HERE.


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What makes the Ozarks unique?

It is our beautiful landscapes and abundance of natural resources. It is the history of self-sufficient families who worked the land to build homes and communities from the ground up. It is the music, art, language, writing, and cultural abundance of the area. It is the people—past and present—whose spirit has pushed them to make the most of their time here. We at OzarksWatch Magazine believe that all of these factors contribute to the uniqueness of the Ozarks, and we wish to capture some of these memories for future generations to learn from and enjoy in years to come.

OzarksWatch Magazine is the last remaining published periodical that focuses on the history and culture of the Ozarks. As costs have risen and most publications have consolidated or switched to online publishing, Missouri State University takes pride in its role to save the history of our area by publishing OzarksWatch Magazine for over twenty-five years.

Please take time to browse through our new website and to tell us what you think. Do you like our magazine? Do you have story ideas or photographs to share? We want to hear from you. Thank you for stopping by.