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6,000 & More Ways to Catch Air at Orange Monkey and LeBounce

Indoor fun abounds at Orange Monkey and LeBounce in Cape Girardeau! Here are a handful of ways you can catch air at these playful spots: 1.  The 2 story zip line at Orange Monkey. You won’t only be catching air, you’ll be soaring through it! 2. 6,000 square feet of indoor inflatable fun at LeBounce, including tall slides, bouncy castles + more. 3. The 24-foot high rock wall at Orange Monkey. Climb to the top of this indoor tower and see what the view looks like from way up there! We’ve just scratched the... Read More

Colorful Corvettes & Vintage Motorcycles

Cape Girardeau rolled out the welcome mat to the Great Race last June, and the good times are still rolling with Corvettes in Cape: Featuring the Corvette Caravan on August 26 and the Motorcycle Cannonball Run on September 9! Hundreds of shining Corvettes - both vintage and fresh off the factory floor - will make their way to downtown Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, August 26 for Corvettes in Cape. Local Corvettes are gathering at Capaha Park and will process down Broadway to Main Street at 5:30 p.m. where they’ll be parked for the evening... Read More

Rock Balancing at Riverfront Park

On July 31st, I had the pleasure to meet 23 year old Ethen Braughton while welcoming the passengers of the Queen of the Mississippi and the American Queen riverboats to Cape Girardeau. Ethen, who now lives in Cape Girardeau, was rock balancing. Rock balancing is an art, discipline, or hobby (depending upon the intent of the practitioner) in which rocks are balanced on top of one another in various positions. There are no tricks involved to aid in the balancing, such as adhesives, wires, supports, or rings. I would dare say that as many p... Read More

The Month Ahead in Cape Girardeau: August 2014

Mark your calendars for events in Cape Girardeau throughout August! The Cape Riverfront Market (Saturday mornings) and the Cape Farmer’s Market (Thursday afternoons) are both going strong all month long with local produce and other goodies. See what’s new in the local art scene at First Friday Arts, this evening from 5 - 9 p.m. Experience the world through the eye(s) of an insect at Insect Insights, August 2nd at the Nature Center, free for all ages! Also on August 2nd, enjoy singing, dancing, learning and laughing at th... Read More
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