All About Cape

Every Tuesday at 6:31 a.m. and 8:31 a.m., Brenda Newbern provides a rundown of some of the events happening in the Cape Girardeau Area. Brenda is the Executive Director of the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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If you love an adrenaline rush, Cape Splash is tailor-made for you. Barrel down the 259 foot triple drop slide or, if you’ve got the courage take on the 265 free fall slide. If you’re more interested in getting a tan bask in the sun while the kids enjoy the lazy River and Pirate Ship Playground. Cape Splash is open from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm daily all summer long.

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History buffs, we have the perfect opportunity to interact with the past. Fort D, Built under the direction of John Wesley Powell in 1861 the earthen walls still standing will be buzzing on the fourth of July. Visit with reenactors who are descendants of men who served in Powell’s Battery F, Second Illinois Light Artillery. Take a moment to read the interpretive signs on the grounds and if you have questions, please don’t hesitate to ask! Wear your red, white, and blue and enjoy the celebration.

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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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