All About Cape: August 8-14, 2017

Aug 7, 2017

Get up close and personal with the critters at the Nature Center at Thursday’s Feeding Frenzy at 1 p.m., where the hungry reptiles, amphibians and fish are fed crickets, worms, minnows and other delicacies.

Stop by the Cape Farmer’s Market on Thursday afternoon in the parking lot of West Park Mall and stock up on produce, barbeque, baked goods and other local items and the Cape Riverfront Market on Saturday mornings in downtown Cape Girardeau where you’ll find live music, homemade donuts and more.

Tunes at Twilight is back for the Fall 2017 season with a lineup to enjoy on a picnic blanket on the courthouse gazebo lawn, sipping a beverage and snacking on something tasty.  Concerts start at 6:30 p.m. at the Common Pleas Courthouse gazebo lawn next Friday August 11 and continue August, 18 and 25 and September 1, 8 and 15.

On August 11, Jed Zimmerman, originally from Memphis Tennessee, kicks off the Fall season with his troubadour talents.

The Bottle Rocket Cabaret is comprised of  John Latini and Jamie-Sue Seal and presents a lively collection of songs, filling in the gaps with superb vocals, masterful guitar playing and vintage flair on Friday, August 18.

The Rural Kings are a Southern Illinois quintet taking the stage on August 25 and feature a mix of bluegrass, originals, swing, and Americana material, as well as lead vocals from all members of the band.

Rip Lee Pryor brings his One Man Blues Show and soulful sound to the Gazebo Stage on September 1, and Chad Elliott sings about love, loss, fatherhood, divorce and homelessness in his folks and roots music on September 8. Jimmy Davis closes out the 2017 Tunes at Twilight concert series on September 15 with his Americana Country Rock music.

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