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Free Family Fun in Cape Girardeau: 2017 Edition

Here is your guide to making memories with your family this summer in Cape Girardeau without spending a dime!  1. The Cape Public Library has a summer packed with events, and their children's area has toys, sensory boards, play kitchens and more while teens enjoy their own space complete with gaming systems.  It's a great (free!) spot to while away a rainy afternoon or jump in on a planned activity.  2. Check out a kid's fishing reel and bait and kick back while your little one tosses a line in the kid's fishing pond, or c... Read More

Live Like a Local: Farmer's Markets in Cape Girardeau

Live like a local for a few days in Cape Girardeau with this guide to our river city's farmer's markets!  Music fills the air at the Cape Riverfront Market, where vendors are sporting freshly harvested fruits and vegetables that reflect the best of the seasons.  Artisan bread, local honey and crafts are on sale, and food trucks and nearby coffee shops make this a great place to hang out for a while under the shady trees in the heart of historic downtown Cape Girardeau.  The Cape Riverfront Market runs Saturdays from 8 a.m. - Noo... Read More

Voices from the Backstairs: A New Tour at the Glenn House

The Glenn House, a restored Victorian mansion with views of the river on Spanish Street, has been a classic part of Cape Girardeau’s offerings to visitors since it opened for tours in 1980 after a substantial restoration and regularly offers tons of reasons to visit from their Christmas tours to their inclusion in First Friday with the Arts, Pumpkinpalooza, whiskey tastings and everything in between.  This spring as they open for their May-October touring season, the folks at the Glenn House are bringing the stories of the domestic s... Read More

Tunes at Twilight's Spring 2017 Season

Free concerts under the stars on a hill overlooking the Mighty Mississippi are back with Tunes at Twilight, kicking off Friday May 12th at 7 p.m.! The Spring season continues every Friday for six weeks on May 19, May 26, June 2, June 9 and June 16.   Here's a sneak peek at what you'll hear on the Common Pleas Courthouse lawn at one of these free, award-winning concerts this spring: May 12: The Gordons are a husband and wife duo who were baptized by bluegrass and have been making folk music ever since with their guitar and Appalachian aut... Read More
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