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Soak Up Spring in Cape Girardeau

Spring in our river city is a magical season, with a green haze and blooms over all the trees, flowers popping up all around and clear blue skies overhead.  Soak up the season with these springy things to do throughout the area! Winery Weather Those outdoor decks overlooking the grapevines are calling your name! Get up some sun at one of the wineries around Cape Girardeau; there's a full listing here.  April Showers April showers putting a damper on your fun?  Duck into Crisp Museum and spend an afternoon checking out... Read More

Total Solar Eclipse Coming to Cape Girardeau

The first solar eclipse in 38 years is slated for Monday, August 21, 2017, and Cape Girardeau is in a prime spot to catch the celestial show!  A total eclipse takes place about once every 18 months, but it's very unique for the eclipse to be so visible from the contiguous U.S..  In addition, Cape Girardeau is located directly in the path of totality, giving this river city 1 minute and 41 seconds under the Moon's shadow.   To enjoy the maximum duration of the totality of the eclipse, make plans to be in Cape Girardeau on Monday... Read More

Easter Events in Cape Girardeau

The Easter Bunny has a very busy spring in Cape Girardeau this year, from flying in to the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport to hiding eggs all over town for kiddos and pups alike!  The Easter Bunny kicks off Easter season in high style by arriving at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport on Saturday morning in a helicopter!  Get your kiddos picture taken after you enjoy the yummy breakfast buffet at Sandy's Place and watch the bunny depart in his helicopter later on that morning.  The Easter Bunny fly-in takes place Saturday, Mar... Read More

Shopping in Cape Girardeau: Mantiques

Mantiquing is antiquing for men - and Cape Girardeau is a great place to do it!  Cape's historic downtown is packed with unique antique shops, and several are stocked with inventory that has special appeal to men.   In the back corner of Pastimes Antiques, you'll find a carefully curated booth packed with exceptional military items.  Jeff Shrader is the owner of Advanced Guard Militaria, and his expertise as an appraiser on the Antiques Road Show and discerning eye have grown his clientele to include collectors all over the wo... Read More
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