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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** Due to overwhelming interest in the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina,' the Captain of the ships has decided to extend their stay in Cape Girardeau. Originally scheduled to open for tours Friday, September 29 and stay until Monday, October 2, the sailing museums will now be docked at Riverfront Park in Cape Girardeau through Sunday, October 8, adding six full days of tours. Ships will be open for tours from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. September 29 - October 8.**


Enjoy a collaborative recital featuring the new violin and trombone faculty in the Department of Music as they perform a wide range of works and styles this Friday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Learn how to tell snakes apart from one another and find out how Missouri’s venomous snakes live at the Nature Center’s Magnificent Five this Saturday, September 23 at 1 p.m.


Jimmy Davis serenades the crowd at Ivers Square, the new name for the Common Pleas Courthouse Gazebo lawn, with his Americana Country Rock music at Tunes at Twilight this Friday at 6:30 p.m.


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.