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Laughing Gas Comedy Presents Jeremy Essig

Jeremy Essig |    May 9th - May 11th

2106 William St Suite 400
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

Call 573-803-3003 to make your reservations!

Thursday - $12 - 7:30 PM

Friday - $15 - 7:30 PM

Saturday - $15 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM


The 2019 Cape Girardeau Air Festival

Saturday, May 18⋅9:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, May 19th 9:00am - 5:00pm
860 Rush H Limbaugh Jr Memorial Drive Cape Girardeau MO 63703
Description:Join us for the best air show in the Midwest that has been welcoming thousands of aviation enthusiasts to the area since 1995.

Gates open at 9 am and the Show begins at 12 noon. Information on Parking and an updated Festival schedule to come.
Adults: $15 (ages 13 and up) advance/$20 at gate
Kids: $10 (ages 7-12) advance/$15 at gate; Kids 6 & under are free
Premium Seating: $65 *First 300 premium seating purchases receive free VIP Parking.
Family 4-pack (two kids and two adults): $40 advance/$50 air show weekend (online only)

Missouri's National Veterans Memorial Grand Opening Celebration

Saturday, May 18⋅10:00am – 2:00pm
1172 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Perryville, MO 63775
To honor our Veterans with the Grand Opening of the EXACT REPLICA of the Vietnam Wall in Washington DC.
 This new memorial is to honor all veterans past and present.


Blues @ Tunes


Friday, May 17⋅5:30 – 8:00pm
Save the date! Old Town Cape, Inc.'s free concert series, Tunes at Twilight, returns on Friday, May 17 with special guests, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels!

Head to Ivers Square for a live, musical performance from Paul Childers, a meet and greet opportunity with the Blue Angels, and enjoy craft beer samples from Minglewood Brewery, Ebb and Flow Fermentations, Cask Craft Spirits & Beer Lounge, and Jackson Street BrewCo!

Craft beer samples will begin at 6 p.m., and the concert will begin at 7 p.m.

26th Annual Mayfest Car, Truck & Bike Show

Saturday, May 11⋅9:00am – 5:00pm
31 S Church St, Perryville, MO 63775, USA
The event, sponsored by Hiway Rodders Car Club, will take place rain or shine.

Registration will be from 9 a.m. to noon. Judging will take place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with awards presented at 3.

The entry fee is $15. Swap meet space is $5.

Car Show T-Shirts will be available for purchase.

There will be large trophies, a 50/50 drawing, concessions and a sound system provided by Hot Rod Nights.

No loud stereos, bicycles, skateboards or pets are allowed during the show.

Not responsible for accidents, injuries or stolen items.

For more information, call (573) 547-1122



Run For Moms 5K

Saturday, May 11⋅8:00 – 10:00am
City of Jackson, MO Civic Center, 381 W Deerwood Dr, Jackson, MO 63755, USA
Save the date for a community 5K run/walk during Mother’s Day Weekend on Saturday, May 11 starting at 8 a.m. at the Jackson Civic Center.

To learn more about the “Run for Moms 5K,” download a registration form at

Proceeds from the race support the St. Paul Lutheran Church (Jackson) Youth attending the LCMS National Youth Gathering.


Mom & Me Zumba in the Park

Saturday, May 11⋅9:30 – 10:30am
2400 County Park Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
A special mother/daughter Zumba class to celebrate all the fabulous women in your life! Kids 8yr+ are welcome to join and dance with mom! Join me for an all-levels workout open to the entire community featuring special "mom" songs!

Ellen has been teaching Zumba and other group fitness classes for almost 10 years in the Cape Girardeau area. Zumba is a latin-inspired dance fitness class with a hip-hop flair. Enjoy an awesome workout, soak up some sun, and laugh the calories away with your favorite girls! No dance skill required, it's a shimmy-shaking shame free zone!


$5/person or $8 for mother/daughter combo.

$2 for children 8-13yr old.

Supervised childcare - pending -

-Accepts cash, Paypal, Cash App or Venmo -

Location: North Cape County Park - parking lot of pavilion 4. Directions: Drive 3/4 of the way around the lake (past Melania's park) and park in the lower lot. We'll be dancing in the top lot next to the bathrooms. There is a small playground on both sides of the parking lot for children to play.

-Participants under age 13 should be accompanied by an adult.

- Restrooms available

-Bring water & towel

Cape Girardeau Riverfront Market

May 11, 2019, 8:00pm – May 12, 2019, 12:00am
Cape Riverfront Market
Treat your mom to the #CapeRiverfrontMarket this Saturday for Mother's Day weekend, and pick her out the perfect gift!

Enjoy live music from Alex Mayes, visit with Rent Semo and VisitCape at our demonstration tents, and swing by the welcome tent for Cape Riverfront Market stickers and general market information!

Vendor List: Lewis' Little Homestead, Bass Farms, Riverbend Honey, Abby's Art, THE CORNER GROCERY STORE, Damselfly Cottage Creations, LeFevre Lavender Dreams, Sandy Bottom Farms, Cedar Valley Woodcraft, Grannys Goat Milk Products, Mama Fatoula, Laughing Stalk Farmstead, Cahokia Rice, Pearson Farms, Grandma's Old Fashioned Donuts, Sammie's Custom Sandwiches, Glass Gardens by Stacey, Gabriel's Food + Wine, The German Cook, Farm Fresh Produce, Bon Bon's of Cape Girardeau, Fuel at Catapult, Menard Farms, Sweitzer Produce, Windborn Creations, Poppa Moose, Sungrass, Sweets Unsweetened, Pollination, Indian Creek Hives,, Natural Way Soaps & Herbal Products, Root + Holler, Twice as Nice Lemonade, Jewelz by Judy, Renaissance Man's Stand, Juanni's Microgreens, Pa Pa's Jerky, Front Street Farms, The Mushroom Spot, and Brumleve Farms

A big thank you to our Cape Riverfront Market premier sponsors: SoutheastHEALTH, K. Thompson & Associates, LLC, Broadway Pharmacy, Farm Credit Southeast Missouri, our demonstration tent sponsor First State Community Bank, and our music tent sponsor Shivelbines Music.

The Cape Riverfront Market will take place rain or shine, is located at 35 S. Spanish Street across from the The Library's Playground, and will last from 8 a.m. until noon.

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