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Madame Girardeau: Her Story

Ensign Girardot’s establishment of a trading post at Cape Rock put our river town on the map in the early 1700s. Volunteer Charlotte Slinkard at the Cape River Heritage Museum is traveling the country to research Cape Girardeau’s earliest European history, and the story of Girardot’s wife Therese quickly grabbed her attention. As the Cape ... Read More

March Mural Madness

Take a colorful trip around our river city and experience the wide variety of murals you’ll find all over town! The “Welcome to Cape Girardeau” Mural on the river side of the floodwall is a great place to start soaking in local murals. It’s an Instagram-worthy spot that sketches the history of our community.¬† (Address:¬†Intersection ... Read More

Where to Listen to Live Music in Cape Girardeau

If you’re ready to hit the town and hear some live local music, here’s a list of don’t-miss spots in Cape Girardeau! The well loved patina throughout the Rude Dog on Main Street where little has changed since their opening decades ago belies the deep affection locals feel for this classic spot. They frequently host ... Read More

Gluten Free and Vegetarian Dining in Cape Girardeau: 2018

If you’re avoiding gluten or sticking to a vegetarian diet, or have friends and family who are, restaurant and menu options aren’t always plentiful. Dining is a great way to enjoy a destination and we don’t want anyone to miss out, so we researched all of the locally owned restaurants in Cape Girardeau to find ... Read More

A Grown-Up’s Getaway to Cape Girardeau

Looking for a quick, cabin-fever busting getaway this winter? We’ve got you covered with a weekend full of local wine and beer, performing arts, fine dining and more so you can shake off those winter blues in Cape Girardeau to escape from the ordinary for a little while. Start your Friday with a leisurely meal ... Read More

Four Hot Drinks to Warm You Up this Month in Cape Girardeau

Switch up your typical morning pick-me-up with one of these drinks bound to warm you up! Settle in for a pot of tea at Baristas. The Moroccan Jasmine Mint Tea is served beautifully on a wooden tray with a pretty glass pot of piping hot tea and can be enjoyed at a marble table in front ... Read More

Wintertime Family Fun in Cape Girardeau

Playgrounds are icy, Cape Splash’s swimming pools are filled with snow instead of aqua water, and your kids are cooped up and have energy to spare. Here are some indoor spots where your kids can burn off those wiggles during wintry weather when outside isn’t an option. Discovery Playhouse This indoor children’s museum has two ... Read More

Date Night in Cape Girardeau

Put the comfy sweats away and dust off your going out clothes, it’s time to break out of the daily grind and go on a date! Here are some of our favorite date ideas in Cape Girardeau just in time for Valentine’s Day. Day Date If your schedule frees you up in the morning, try ... Read More

Warm Up and Find your Hygge at these Cozy Spots in Cape Girardeau

Hygge is the Danish quality of “coziness and comfortable conviviality,” and you can find your hygge at one of these exceptionally cozy spots in Cape Girardeau.  Stop by Baristas for a coffee, hot tea or hot chocolate. Their cafe in the Marquette tower has views onto Broadway and a fabulous classic vibe, but you’re welcome to ... Read More

Mark Your Calendars for 2018 Events in Cape Girardeau

Mark your calendars for a year of fun, engaging events in Cape Girardeau, Missouri! Here’s what’s happening, month by month, and you can see all of these events – and many more! – on our event calendar. January Winter Tree ID Cardinal Caravan Bootheel Bluegrass Festival Cinderella: The Opera John Mceuen STOMP February First Friday ... Read More
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