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Gala Uncorked, A Wine Tasting & Friendly Competition

Thursday, February 21⋅6:00 – 9:00pm

429 N Broadview St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, USA
Gala Uncorked is a wine tasting event (and a friendly competition) that benefits our local American Cancer Society. Presented by Friends of the American Cancer Society.

You must register for this event.

You'll find all the details about the event below. Just know that your social life really can save lives!

The Tasting & Competition
Participants get together in teams of up to four and select a wine they'd like to present. Choose your favorite wine! Three bottles of the same wine - your favorite winter red - are brought by your team. The wines are bagged, tagged and offered to the participants for tasting and scoring. At the end of the night, the scores are tallied and the team's wine with the highest score wins.

Timeline for the Event
6:00 pm Arrive and mingle.
6:30 pm The tasting and scoring begins!
7:30 pm Scoring is over and tallying begins.
8:00 pm Winner announced!

How It Works
> Register for the event by clicking the link below
> Your team (one to four participants) will bring three identical bottles of your favorite wine - Winter reds only please!!
> At the event, two of your bottles will be bagged and tagged for the tasting contest. The third bottle is put in the "pot".
> We'll taste and score the bagged wines. The wine that gets the most points is the winner!
> The team that brings the winning wine takes home the "pot"! - Yes, ALL the remaining bottles of wine!


This event is sponsored by Gabriel's Food and Wine & Friends of the American Cancer Society

Prohibition Cocktail Dinner

Thursday, February 21⋅6:00 – 10:00pm

615 Bellevue St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, USA
Join us for a Speakeasy Affair!

You will enjoy a remarkable 4 course meal created by Chef DeWayne Schaaf— each course paired with prohibition style cocktails!

We encourage you to round up your gang and dress in 1920’s attire!

The event is $80 per person excluding tax and gratuity.
Please call us at 573-334-8330 to reserve your space as seating is limited and will fill up quickly!

See you Flappers and Dappers then!

Lights, Camera - TRIVIA!

Friday, February 22⋅7:00 – 8:00pm

3305 N High St, Jackson, MO 63755, USA
Join us as we play some trivia and raise funds to support Junior Achievement programs in area schools.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Event begins at 7.

There will be prizes for top teams, silent auction, raffle, and more!

$200 per table of 8. ($25 per person)

$500 Round Sponsor. (Includes table of 8, name recognition on "Walk of Fame" and logo on one round)

$1,500 Presenting Sponsor. (Includes 2 tables, name recognition on "Walk of Fame" and company logo on all promotional materials and signage)

For more information, or to register, contact: (573) 275-0044 or (573) 275-5477 or to register online visit:

Presented by AT&T

All proceeds benefit Junior Achievement Programs.

2019 A Celebration of Roy Thomas

Saturday, February 23⋅3:00 – 8:00pm
Uptown Jackson Revitalization Organization
Girardeau County Historical Society proudly present:

2019 February Annual: A Celebration of Roy Thomas

Jackson hometown celebrity, Roy Thomas, will be returning for a celebration, Saturday February 23, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Thomas is the former Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics, and co-creator of some of comics’ greatest heroes, including Wolverine. He was raised in Jackson, attended St. Paul Lutheran School, Jackson High School, and Southeast Missouri State University.

This is the 4th annual mid-winter celebration of arts and culture featuring the historic landscape of Uptown Jackson. Historic Uptown Jackson will be decked out for the celebration with comicbook characters, promotional activities in the uptown shops, and a special exhibition at the Cape Girardeau County History Center.

Note: Roy Thomas requests that we make "comicbook" one word per a historic proclamation in honor of Stan Lee.

For More Information Please Contact:
Carla Jordan, Cape Girardeau County History Center Director at:
573-579-8807 or

There is a free public presentation by Roy Thomas being held prior to the main February Annual event. There are a limited number of seats, but you can get tickets for up to four people by going to

St Mary's Dinner Auction 2019

Saturday, February 23⋅4:00 – 10:30pm

3257 William St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703, USA
Description:Grab Jessie's Girl and some friends and join us as we go "Back to the 80's!" We Got the Beat with awesome 80's music. Make sure you're Hungry Like the Wolf for delicious food prepared by Ray's. Come on Eileen and bid on some auction items. Don't Worry, Be Happy! You'll Have the Time of Your Life! 80's attire is totally encouraged!

Sister Act @ River Campus

Wednesday, February 20⋅7:30 – 8:30pm
Daily, until Feb 24, 2019

518 S Fountain St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703, USA
Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall
Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony- and eight-time Oscar winner, Alan Menken, this uplifting musical was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Filled with powerful gospel music, outrageous dancing and a truly moving story, Sister Act will leave audiences breathless.


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