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An Ideal Saturday from the Cape Girardeau CVB

We are kicking off a series of CVB staffer’s ideal Saturdays in Cape Girardeau!  First up Stacy Dohogne Lane, Director of Public Relations…take it away! Saturdays are my favorite. The weekend is just beginning and all that free time is just stretching out in front of you….here’s what an ideal summertime Saturday in Cape Girardeau ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: June 27th, 28th & 29th

It’s your second official weekend of summer, and here is some of the fun happening in Cape Girardeau! Nunsense is still running throughout the weekend, and everyone who’s been to see it only has the best things to say. It’s the last weekend to see it, so grab those tickets today! We had a chance ... Read More

Celebrating the Fourth in Cape Girardeau

The Fourth of July is coming up, and Cape Girardeau is a great place to celebrate! Join the re-enactors at Fort D, a Civil War earthenworks fort, as they honor this national holiday with a living history encampment from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fourth at the Fort is completely free and open to the ... Read More

Famous Visitors and Trading Posts: Stepping Back in Time at the Red House

The Red House is a replica of the original home built in 1798 by Pierre Louis de Lorimier, Cape Girardeau’s community founder. This French colonial structure opened in 2003 and helps visitors see what life was like in the early 1800’s in Cape Girardeau. Anne Hutson is the Docent Director, and she told me more ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: June 20th, 21st & 22nd

There is SO MUCH to do in Cape Girardeau this weekend! Catch the last Tunes at Twilight before the break for the summer and pick up again on August 15th! Leslie Dysinger, who’s been compared to Janis Joplin with touches of Sheryl Crow, will perform tonight at 7 p.m. Chubby Checker is performing this evening ... Read More

On Their Way to Heaven Raising H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks: Nunsense

When I stepped inside the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre last night for the final dress rehearsal of Nunsense, I was transported to the cozy gym-a-torium at Mt. St. Helens, run by the illustrious Little Sisters of Hoboken.  If you ever attended Catholic School (like I did, and my Grandma who also enjoyed the show ... Read More

Furry Friends Welcome in Cape Girardeau

Pre-Vacation To-Do List: Find kennel or boarding service. Schedule your pet’s stay. Choke when you realize what it’s going to cost. Bid that cute furry face goodbye…*sad face*. There’s an easier way –  Bring your four-legged family members with you on your trip to Cape Girardeau!   Kick off the weekend at Hunter Valley Winery, where ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: June 13th, 14th & 15th

Serving up your weekend in one handy spot, here’s your weekend round up! Craig Carothers, hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, is performing tonight at Tunes at Twilight at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, a picnic blanket, some snacks and a friend to enjoy this free concert under the stars! The Cape Riverfront Market will be ... Read More

“New” Tech: Stepping Back in Time at the Glenn House

Built in 1883, the Glenn House is a Victorian home turned museum located in downtown Cape Girardeau. The house was home to David and Lula Glenn until 1915, after which it had several owners. Eventually the Erlbacher family donated the house to the Historical Association of Greater Cape Girardeau with the intention for the home ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: June 6th, 7th & 8th

Here are Cape Girardeau weekend happenings to round out your calendar: The art scene in Cape Girardeau is hopping this evening with the Around Town Artwalk and an Art Auction. Wil Maring will perform tonight at Tunes at Twilight.  Wil’s beautiful airy vocal style and heartfelt lyrics have raised the eyebrows of the acoustic music world ... Read More
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