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 longest running pancake event in the United States is happening right here in our river city this Wednesday.  The Lion’s Club is hosting their 79th annual Pancake Day at the Arena Building, and in addition to pancakes, juice and sausage, this event is served with a hearty helping of community spirit - don’t miss it!

Visit over 100 exhibits at the Show Me Center at the Heartland Home and Garden Show and get everything you need for your abode this weekend.

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It’s hard to believe, but the River Campus is celebrating 10 years of excellence in the arts!  Take a student-led tour, stop by the pre-concert talk and attend the dedicatory concert at Bedell Performance Hall at "A Tribute to the River Campus: Past Present, and Future," all taking place today, March 7, 2017, at the historic River Campus.

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Stroll downtown art galleries on the First Friday of every month from 5 - 9 p.m. at First Friday with the Arts!  Galleries host artist receptions and openings  and often feature live music, beverages and appetizers. Many local downtown shops and restaurants join in the fun as well, staying open into the night and featuring special guests and other events.

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The special 10th season production reprises the first ever River Campus performance of Big River!  Mark Twain’s timeless classic, sweeps you down the Mighty Mississippi as Huck Finn helps his friend Jim escape to freedom February 22nd through 26th at Bedell Performance Hall.

Sit around the fire and explore another time through the stories of Lewis and Clark at the Nature Center on Friday, February 24th.

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Bring the family to Crisp Museum’s Play Day on Saturday, February 18th, where kiddos will enjoy hands-on activities and games.  

In honor of President’s Day, I searched out information on presidential visits to Cape Girardeau throughout the years, and was surprised to see that 3 sitting Presidents have made stops in our river city!

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