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7 Things to Do in Cape Girardeau on a Rainy Day

All of these April showers are bringing May flowers, right?  Here are 7 things to do in Cape Girardeau on a rainy day! 1.  Check out a local museum. The Cape River Heritage Museum has an array of ever-changing exhibits that illustrate what life on the Mississippi River was like, and Crisp Museum has an ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: April 25, April 26 & April 27

Here’s your inside scoop on the weekend in Cape Girardeau! Bring a blanket or lawn chair to the Nature Center this evening to hear WildHeart in concert!  This Emmy Award winning family group of conservation educators and entertainers brings the heart of the wild to the heart of the child.  Concert starts at 7 p.m. ... Read More

Close to Cape: Giant City State Park

A few weeks ago, my sister and I checked something off our weekend to-do list that had been languishing there for way too long – we headed over to Giant City State Park for a hike. Only 43 miles from Cape Girardeau, Giant City State Park is a pretty, 50-minute drive from downtown Cape.  We ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: April 18, April 19 & April 20

Here’s what the weekend looks like for Cape Girardeau, Missouri! The Way of the Cross will begin at noon on Friday at the Common Pleas Courthouse Gazebo.  Fourteen stations in the downtown area will be stopping points for Scripture readings and prayer.   There’s an Easter Egg Hunt at the Osage Centre Saturday morning, and ... Read More

Cape Girardeau on the Big Screen in the Gone Girl Trailer

“You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til Its…” proclaims the website for 20th Century Fox’s Gone Girl, filmed right here in Cape Girardeau in the Fall of 2013.  Check out the recently released full length trailer here, and try to spot the Cape Girardeau sites used in the filming; it looks like our Riverfront Park ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: Friday April 11, Saturday April 12, Sunday April 13

Family friendly art with a natural perspective, new museum exhibits, music galore, a colorful race and more….this weekend in Cape Girardeau will not leave you wishing for something to do! Grammy nominated country music artist Hunter Hayes brings his “We Are Not Invisible” tour to the Show Me Center Friday night at 6:30.  He’ll be ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: Friday April 4, Saturday April 5, Sunday April 6

Around Town Artwalk and First Friday with the Arts is making a splash in April with the grand opening of the Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition on Friday; stop by the opening reception at 6 p.m. to meet with the artists and see the sculptures freshly installed. The Southeast Redhawks Track & Field team competes at home ... Read More

River Views, Karaoke + More: New Entertainment at Isle Casino Cape Girardeau

A night on the town or a laid back afternoon on the deck….the new events kicking off at Isle Casino Cape Girardeau in April have you covered in both directions!  Maura Buchheit and Kyle Lee of Isle Casino Cape Girardeau recently sat down with me and filled me in on all the new fun coming ... Read More

Come Play in Cape Girardeau: Hemman Winery

Tucked away in a circa 1800’s-country store in the village of Brazeau, MO, you’ll find Hemman Winery.  Doug Hemman’s homestyle, hand-crafted wine was so popular among friends and family that the Hemman family decided to make this hobby into a new adventure.  Doug and Bonnie Hemman along with Doug’s mother, Dorothy, own and run the ... Read More
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