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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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.


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a fast-paced, wildly funny show with a vibrant score you’ll be humming all week long, and you can see it at the Rust Flexible Theatre at the River Campus June 15-28.

Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies, comes to life at the River Campus, June 16-22, with ‘Greater Tuna.’


The Cape Girardeau Municipal Band is back at the Capaha Park Band Shell with their first concert of the season on Wednesday, June 7th at 7:30 p.m., where they’ll play Rock and Roll tunes.

Speaking of tunes (at twilight), the Moho Trippers take the stage at the Common Pleas Courthouse Gazebo on Friday, June 9th at 7:30 p.m., where you’ll hear jazz standards, soulful originals and cabaret classics.