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National Make A Gift Day

It’s common to purchase a gift for your loved ones during the holidays. But how about making them something to treasure or display in their home? Typically, we may think of a sweater, mittens, scarf knitted with love or baked goods on a decorative plate, but what if you don’t knit or bake? We have ... Read More

Cape’s Murals

You’ve probably driven or walked by them hundreds of times,but have you stopped long enough to really appreciate the murals that decorate our town? And, if you haven’t ventured to the other side of the tracks, you may not have known we are home to a new river wall mural, serving as a beautiful welcome ... Read More

Cape’s Art Scene

Famous Brazilian artist Romero Britto said, “Art is too important not to share.” We agree! Cape has an art scene that’s constantly changing and ready to be explored! From murals to sculptures to galleries, check out VisitCape’s Art Guide for a full listing of places to discover and connect to the art world. Right off ... Read More

Creativity in Cape

“Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse     October 25th is National Artists Day. This is a day to appreciate all of the contributions artists have made on our world. In Cape Girardeau, we are fortunate to have art all around us. From the sculptures that don the streets of downtown Cape and the murals ... Read More

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

Going a little stir crazy indoors? Running out of activities that keep the whole family happy and engaged? We’re here to help! Cape is known for being a hub that blends history, outdoor activities and excitement. To highlight all of these amazing features, we have created a scavenger hunt just for you! Lace up your ... Read More

March Mural Madness

Take a colorful trip around our river city and experience the wide variety of murals you’ll find all over town! The “Welcome to Cape Girardeau” Mural on the river side of the floodwall is a great place to start soaking in local murals. It’s an Instagram-worthy spot that sketches the history of our community.  (Address: Intersection ... Read More

Cape Girardeau on Missouri Life TV

Cape Girardeau made an appearance on KMOS last week with this episode of Missouri Life TV! We think they did a great job of highlighting some of our favorite stories, folks and businesses that make visiting our river town a whole lot of fun.  View the episode here:  Plan your visit today! Give us a ... Read More

2017 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit on Broadway

Have you noticed new sculptures popping up along Broadway? Seven new sculptures juried by Jennifer Torres with input from the Public Art Committee are dotted up and down Broadway, from Pacific Street all the way down to Main Street.  The 2017 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit was installed in early April 2017, replacing the 2016 sculptures. The sculptures ... Read More

Be A Tourist in Your Hometown: August Birk

It’s National Travel & Tourism Week, and a handful of locals who love Cape Girardeau were kind enough to tell us their favorite parts of our River City!  First up is Mr. August Birk; if you don’t know him, you’ve probably seen one of his wood carvings around town (his carving of Louis Lorimier at ... Read More

Cape Girardeau Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

If you live downtown, work downtown, shop downtown, or simply like to visit downtown, you have probably noticed some great and exciting changes over the past few days. Well, that’s because your beautiful city—Cape Girardeau— was preparing to welcome some new art in town. Yes, that’s correct!  Wow, what gorgeous weather it was Friday, April ... Read More
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