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Taste of Fall in Cape Girardeau

The calendar says Fall has arrived, and while we wait for the weather to catch up, you can enjoy a taste of autumn in Cape Girardeau!  Remix Coffee truck’s traveling Fall menu includes the ubiquitous Pumpkin Spice plus a Butter Pecan latte (yum!) and hot apple cider for the non-coffee folks in your life.   Dynamite's Fall menu returns with their Maple Leaf Latte and the Pumpkin Carver - hot chocolate with a touch of pumpkin that can also be made as a latte!       ... Read More

Race of the Century Welcome Party Recap

Race of the Century riders from all over the world arrived in Cape Girardeau yesterday on their pre-1917 Harleys, Indians, Excelsiors, Sunbeams and Shaws.  They parked on Water Street with the Mississippi River Tales Mural and the river in the background, and riders visited with vintage bike enthusiasts and enjoyed a meal a Port Cape.  Cape Girardeau has hosted the Great Race in 2013, the Motorcycle Cannonball Run in 2014 and now the Race of the Century...riders look forward to the stop in our river city, and we look forward to welcom... Read More

Historic Weekend in Cape Girardeau

Walk the decks of a WWII tank landing ship, sit down for a Victorian tea, climb aboard a Flying Fortress B17, experience a Civil War era worship service and more - all in the same weekend in Cape Girardeau!   The LST Memorial 325 will be docked at Cape Girardeau's Riverfront Park and open for tours Thursday, September 29 - Monday, October 3.  The LST participated in the D-Day invasion of the Normandy beaches in June 1944, and earned two battle stars for her supply trips during WWII. Now a museum, this living piece of history is the o... Read More

Explore Cape Girardeau during Family Weekend

Southeast Missouri State University's Family Weekend is almost here, and there's no better time to explore the town your student calls their home away from home on September 16th, 17th and 18th!   There are dozens of happenings on campus all weekend long; get the full scoop at, or check out their Facebook event. If you want to get off campus and see what Cape Girardeau is all about, local events include the SEMO District Fair, a free outdoor concert, boat rides on the Mississippi River and a car show in downtown Cap... Read More

A Booklover's Guide to Cape Girardeau

It's National Read a Book Day, so get ready to peruse the shelves for your next read at one of these Cape Girardeau bookstores! Cape's locally owned, independent bookstore is the Book Rack. Meticulously organized and with thousands of titles to choose from, the Book Rack also offers the option to trade in your used books for store credit.  The cheerful children's department gives your kiddos a place to park it while you browse.   Annie Laurie's Antiques is not ... Read More
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