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The Great Outdoors in Cape Girardeau: Cape LaCroix Trail

Along the river and through the woods, a myriad of trails wind through Cape Girardeau! Julia Thompson is the Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Cape Girardeau, and she shared with us her favorite place for a stroll in Cape Girardeau - the Cape LaCroix Trail. What is your favorite thing about the Cape LaCroix Trail, Julia? This jewel of the City’s is 6 miles long and runs from the southern end of the City at the Shawnee Sports Complex off of West End Boulevard. It’s a paved recreational trail where you can bike, ... Read More

Gone Girl in Cape Girardeau: Local Events

Hollywood came to town in the Fall of 2013 when Gone Girl was filmed here in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The film opens on October 2, and the community is abuzz with Cape Girardeau’s role as North Carthage on the big screen! Here’s how you can step into the glow of the spotlights with these local events. Walk the Red Carpet Gone Girl opens at Cape West 14 Cine on October 2, and for all showings on Thursday October 2 - Sunday October 5 you can walk the red carpet and pose for pictures in front of the official media backdrop as ... Read More

All Things Pumpkin in Cape Girardeau

Fall is on its way, and pumpkin-related everything is popping up everywhere! Satisfy your craving for all things pumpkin with this handy list of all things pumpkin in Cape Girardeau. Getting into any seasonal spirit starts in the home with decorating, and downtown Cape Girardeau has some awesome finds for pumpkin decor. Annie-Em’s at Home carries a wide variety of modern-chic pumpkin accessories, with everything from centerpieces, to door wreaths, to table cloths.  For those that are looking for vintage or wacky styles, Annie Laur... Read More

Honeybees & Two-Headed Snakes: Inside the Nature Center

Surrounded by hiking trails and perched on a hill overlooking the kid’s fishing pond in Cape County Park North is the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. There’s something for all ages here, and it's staffed by a knowledgeable and passionate group of folks who love to share their enthusiasm for nature. Sara Turner is the manager and shared with us some of her favorite aspects of the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center!  Fill us in Sara! What are some of your favorite things about the Cape Girardeau Conservati... Read More

The Month Ahead in Cape Girardeau: September 2014

Summer might be winding down, but all the fun of Fall is ahead of us! Mark your calendars for these happenings in Cape Girardeau throughout the month of September. Cars, Bikes, Movies & More See antique and vintage vehicles parked in downtown Cape Girardeau at the River Tales Classic Car Show on September 14. The Motorcycle Cannonball Run will be making an overnight stop in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, September 9.  This coast-to-coast endurance rally of pre-1938 motorcycles will also feature exhibits and demos plus a display of l... Read More
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