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Summery Wines in Cape Girardeau

Sunshine, flip flops and popsicles call for their own kind of wine, don't they? Cape Girardeau area wineries embrace the warm weather with these summery wine picks! Apple Creek Vineyard & Winery Kick back on one of the decks overlooking Apple Creek and taste summer in a bottle with Apple Creek Vineyard & Winery's Blackberry wine, a sweet fruit wine with the aroma and taste of sun-ripened blackberries and made with 100% fresh-picked Missouri berries!  They also offer Serenity Creek, a fruity, light rose style wine that's best en... Read More

The Month Ahead in Cape Girardeau: April 2015

Spring has arrived and the calendar at is packed with seasonal fun!  Here's a round up of April happenings in Cape Girardeau.   Easter Activities Get a picture of your little one with the Peter Cottontail himself and hunt Easter eggs at the Osage Centre's Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday April 4 at 9 a.m. Easter Egg Hunts, Games, Races & Prizes plus the Easter Bunny will be at Lazy L Safari Park's Safari Egg Hunt at the Zoo on Saturday April 4 from Noon-4 p.m. The Arts Stroll through downtown galleries at F... Read More

Valentine's Day in Cape Girardeau

Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet and planning a special day for your Valentine is a piece of cake in Cape Girardeau! Take your special someone for a night on the town, with dinner and dancing at Isle Casino Cape Girardeau for KRCU's fundraiser, A Little Love and Luck Valentine's Day Party on Friday, February 13! Discover one of the forest's sweetest gifts at the Nature Center's Maple Sugaring event on Saturday, February 14, where you'll learn about the history, equipment and process of making maple syrup. Hunter Val... Read More

Holiday Gift Guide: Gracious Host

Is there a natural entertainer on your Christmas list this year, someone who throws amazing dinner parties and makes it look like a piece of cake? Show up at their door with one of these host/hostess-with-the-mostess approved gifts and you are sure to get another invitation! Annie Em’s at Home illustrates how to set a beautiful table without the fuss. Even better, Emilie, the owner, takes all of the guess work out of the equation by providing everything you need to replicate the look. A handy pad of pretty paper placemats add easy h... Read More

Another Ideal Saturday from the Cape Girardeau CVB

Alyssa Lage, the Director of Sales here at VisitCape, is sharing what an ideal summertime Saturday looks like for her and her family.  Take it away Alyssa! The weekend starts early at our household. I’m up and out the door for an early morning walk downtown and workout in the back yard by 5:30 am. The kids are both up by 6:30 and we are typically out the door and heading towards the Cape Riverfront Farmers Market by 7:50. We live just two blocks west of the market so the walk down is a breeze. Once at the market, I get my typical ... Read More

Weekend Round Up: April 25, April 26 & April 27

Here's your inside scoop on the weekend in Cape Girardeau! Bring a blanket or lawn chair to the Nature Center this evening to hear WildHeart in concert!  This Emmy Award winning family group of conservation educators and entertainers brings the heart of the wild to the heart of the child.  Concert starts at 7 p.m. and will be held inside if the weather gets crazy. 12 top Missouri wineries will showcase their very best wines tonight at the 13th Annual Community Wine Festival.  Proceeds benefit the Community Counseling Center... Read More

Come Play in Cape Girardeau: Hemman Winery

Tucked away in a circa 1800’s-country store in the village of Brazeau, MO, you’ll find Hemman Winery.  Doug Hemman’s homestyle, hand-crafted wine was so popular among friends and family that the Hemman family decided to make this hobby into a new adventure.  Doug and Bonnie Hemman along with Doug’s mother, Dorothy, own and run the winery, where the art of making wine has been passed down through generations.   Bonnie Hemman was kind enough to walk me through their wine-making process.  “We pl... Read More

A Taste of Chocolate

In need of something to get your special someone, but they already have a fluffy teddy bear holding a heart with a bouquet of red roses? A Taste of Chocolate is a two-day event February 22nd and 23rd where you (and your best friend, or your mom, or your brother, or your significant other) can enjoy fine wine paired with a decadent piece of chocolate at five different wineries! Apple Creek Vineyard and Winery, Tower Rock Vineyard and Winery, Hunter Valley Winery, The Barrens Winery, and Hemman Winery are all participating in the Taste of Choco... Read More
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