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Why are trails showing up in all of our towns and cities?  A key step in the development and ensuring a vibrant future for a community is making a place welcoming, beautiful and usable for the community while also creating an attractive setting for new business investments.  There is evidence that creating access to high quality multi-use recreation trails is one tool that has been shown to be a powerful economic engine.

Enjoy the Many Summer Activities in Cape Girardeau!

Jun 11, 2018
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There is no time to waste when summer comes!  Everyone is throwing a party.  There are food festivals, beer festivals, ethnic festivals and outdoor art fairs.

It's Sports Season in Cape Girardeau!

Jun 4, 2018
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It is sports season!  School is out and the calendars are marked with the practice and game schedule.  Kids can have fun, feel relaxed, take risk and grow when they participate in youth sports.  So, you don’t have a child that plays? Believe me -- the teams love it when the community comes out and cheers them on.

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Farmers markets have become the heart and soul of our community, a place where people easily interact, and it's common ground, alive with social and economic activity.  In addition to the great food you can purchase, there is often live music for you to enjoy. 

Step back in time in Cape Girardeau

May 21, 2018
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Step back in time and hear of days of old at The Red House Interpretive Center.  You will learn how the 1800s trading post was ran and the way things like pieces of eight and twisted braids of tobacco were used on the old frontier.  The Red House Interpretive Center commemorates the life of Cape Girardeau’s founder Louis Lorimier as well as Lewis and Clark’s visit to the community on November 23, 1803.  The Red House includes a number of exhibits and interpretive panels highlighting Lewis and Clark’s visit, Fren