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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Fair week is upon us - the SEMO District Fair kicks off this Saturday, September 9 and runs through Saturday, September 16!

Start the party with a parade. The Annual Fair Parade officially kicks off the SEMO District Fair on Saturday, September 9 at 9:30 a.m. Find a spot along Broadway and Kingshighway from Capaha Park to the fairgrounds at Arena Park and get ready to hear area marching bands, see the floats and catch some candy.

Rip Lee Pryor started playing his dad’s discarded harmonicas from a young age and brings his One Man Blues Show to Tunes at Twilight this Friday at 6:30.

Also happening on Friday, galleries, shops and restaurants in downtown Cape Girardeau stay open until 9 p.m. for First Friday with the Arts.


A Southern Illinois quintet called the Rural Kings play at Tunes at Twilight this Friday night with an Americana sound; the show starts at 6:30 p.m.

The Cape Girardeau Council of Garden Club's Flower Show is happening this weekend at the Cape Public Library and features horticulture entries and floral design exhibits; it’s free and open to the public.


You've heard everyone talking about it and might have wondered what all the fuss is about, so we've collected all of the eclipse info and events centered around this celestial event in Cape Girardeau


Get up close and personal with the critters at the Nature Center at Thursday’s Feeding Frenzy at 1 p.m., where the hungry reptiles, amphibians and fish are fed crickets, worms, minnows and other delicacies.