All About Cape

Every Tuesday at 6:31 a.m. and 8:31 a.m., Stacy Dohogne Lane provides a rundown of some of the events happening in the Cape Girardeau Area. Stacy is the Director of Public Relations with the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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The Cape Girardeau Municipal Band fills the evening air at Capaha Park with the sounds of Jazz and Swing on Wednesday, July 19th at 7:30 p.m. at this free concert.

Ever wonder what it takes to keep all of the critters at the Nature Center happy? Find out at Feeding Frenzy on Thursday, July 20th at 1 p.m. as volunteers feed the reptiles, amphibians and fish, all ages are welcome.


Bring along a lawn chair and enjoy the Cape Municipal band’s “Show Me Marches” concert at Capaha Park’s band shell on Wednesday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m.

The River City Player’s present a Short Summer Castaway Comedy about five goofy castaways on a deserted island July 13 - 16 at Port Cape.


Happy fourth of July! Celebrate our nation’s birth at Fort D’s Fourth at the Fort on Tuesday, July 4 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. History buffs dressed as Union soldiers will demonstrate cannon and artillery fire, and the Front Porch Players will play period music at 10 a.m. 

The City of Cape Girardeau will celebrate the holiday with fireworks at Arena Park on the evening of the 4th after the presentation of the Spirit of America Award.


Listen to a ‘Little Bit of Country’ at Capaha Park on Wednesday, June 28 at 7:30 p.m. with the Cape Municipal Band.

This week is your last chance to see the "25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at the Rust Flexible Theatre at the River Campus June 27 and 28!


Learn the science behind the upcoming solar eclipse at "Eclipse 101: Preparing for Darkness at Noon" at the Cape Public Library on June 20th from 5-7 p.m. Dr. Peggy Hill will discuss valuable tips for safe viewing.

Join the Cape Municipal Band on Wednesday, June 21 for "Tunes from the Movies" at Capaha Park at 7:30 p.m.