All About Cape: August 22 - 28, 2017

Aug 21, 2017

A Southern Illinois quintet called the Rural Kings play at Tunes at Twilight this Friday night with an Americana sound; the show starts at 6:30 p.m.

The Cape Girardeau Council of Garden Club's Flower Show is happening this weekend at the Cape Public Library and features horticulture entries and floral design exhibits; it’s free and open to the public.

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical is a touring show at the River Campus on Saturday, August 26 and gets the audience in on the fun with master improvisers who gather made-up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music and humor.

Live like a local for a few days in Cape Girardeau - snag a hotel with a full kitchen and take full advantage of our outstanding farmer’s markets, where late summer is at it’s very best with overflowing tables full of peaches, corn, melons and berries.

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. - Noon through the end of October.

BBQ, lemonade, plants for your garden, baked goods and locally grown fruits and vegetables crowd the tables at the Cape Farmer's Market, Thursdays from noon-5 p.m. through mid-November in the parking lot of West Park Mall.

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