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50th Annual Dogwood-Azalea Festival

After a long, icy winter, Spring has finally returned to Missouri and with it comes the multitude of green leaves and blooming buds throughout the region. For citizens of Southeast Missouri, this is a sure sign that the Dogwood-Azalea Festival in Charleston, MO is quickly approaching.

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Mizicko Presenting ‘Found Objects as Musical Instruments’ in Red Light Night Series

Dr. Shane Mizicko, associate professor of music and director of percussion studies at Southeast Missouri State University, will present “Found Objects as Musical Instruments” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, as part of the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri’s Red Light Night Series.

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Hats, Horses and Hope

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 16, 2018 – Lutheran Family and Children’s Services (LFCS) will be hosting their annual Kentucky Derby Party on Friday, May 4, 2018, at the new Jackson Civic Center. Doors will open at 5 pm. Dinner, catered by Smokehouse 61 will be served at 6:30 pm, the Run for the Roses Horse Race will kick-off the night’s entertainment at 7:30 pm, followed by live music from the local favorite band, Silver Fox.

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Restaurant Hop 2018

Enjoy signature items from 13 Cape Girardeau restaurants and businesses participating in the annual restaurant hop on Tuesday, April 17, benefitting Southeast Missouri State University’s Conservatory of Theatre and Dance.

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50th Anniversary of the Charleston, Missouri Dogwood-Azalea Festival

Beneath a canopy of pink and white dogwoods entwined with manicured lawns
and flowerbeds of azaleas, jonquils, and knockout roses lies a magical journey
waiting to be discovered each year during the third weekend in April in
Charleston; Charleston, Missouri that is.

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APRIL 2018: FIRST FRIDAY WITH THE ARTS

APRIL 2018: FIRST FRIDAY WITH THE ARTS

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO – On Friday, APRIL 6, from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., be part of the Downtown Cape Girardeau community for First Friday with the Arts. Join local art galleries and First Friday businesses for a wonderful night of celebrating the arts! Many galleries and businesses will be hosting opening receptions for new exhibits, as well fun activities for the whole family to participate in! Below is a list of our First Friday galleries and businesses and what they have planned!

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The 573 Film Festival

Announcing The 573 Film Festival.

Indie means blood, sweat, and tears; It means overcoming insurmountable obstacles and loving it. Indie also means ignoring naysayers and dream squashers, and doing it anyway. The indie spirit is alive and well in the 573 region.

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The Great Cardboard Boat Regatta returns to Campus Lake in 2018

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The Great Cardboard Boat Regatta returns to Campus Lake in 2018

by Christi Mathis

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The 45th annual Great Cardboard Boat Regatta is returning to Campus Lake at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for 2018.

The event that has grown to be a worldwide phenomenon is set for April 28 with registration and inspection beginning at 10 a.m. The races start at 1 p.m. and everyone is welcome to enjoy the fun – either as a participant or a spectator.

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2018 Sikeston Rodeo

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The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo takes place August 8 -11, 2018 with a full lineup of entertainment and bullfights. Each night gates will open at 6 p.m. with short and long round bullfighting starting at 7 p.m. A live music concert will follow the rodeo each night. The schedule of events are below:

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Budweiser Clydesdales Schedule of Events - 2018


Date: April 2nd-8th, 2018

Location: Stabled in Arena Park with various showings in Cape Girardeau, MO. 

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