Visitors Guide to the
Calendar of Current Events
in the
Mississippi River Meets the Ohio River Region
   
The following is a selection of events in the Mississippi River Meets the Ohio River Region. Cover includes the Missouri Counties of Perry, Cape Girardeau, Scott, and Mississippi, the Western Kentucky Counties of Fulton, Carlisle, and Ballard, and the Illinois Counties of Alexander, Union, and Jackson. Use the links at the bottom of the list for more complete calendars. 
   
  Through April 28, 2018
Annual Art Exhibit
REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ART SHOW
  VENUE: SIKESTON DEPOT MUSEUM

Sikeston, MO
FREE
   
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  Through April 29, 2018
Annual Art Exhibit
JURIED SEMO STUDENT EXHIBITION
 
VENUE: CRISP MUSEUM, SEMO UNIVERSITY

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Thursdays through November 8, 2018
Community Farmers Market
CAPE FARMERS MARKET

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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    April 19 - April 22, 2018
Annual Community Festival
DOGWOOD-AZALEA FESTIVAL

Charleston, MO
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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    April 20 - April 22, 2018
Annual Special Event
CAPE COMIC CON

Cape Girardeau, MO
ADMISSION
   
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    Friday, April 27, 2018
Annual Special Event
CCCF WINE FESTIVAL

Cape Girardeau, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  April 27 - April 28, 2018
Annual Community Festival
SPRING CHICKEN FESTIVAL

Clinton, KY
FREE / SOME FEES APPLY
   
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  April 28 - April 29, 2018
Annual Special Event
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY SCENIC DRIVE

Cape Girardeau & Perry Counties, MO
FREE
   
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  Sunday, April 29, 2018
Annual Special Event
BLESSING OF THE BIKES

Alto Pass, IL
FREE
  
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  Friday, May 4, 2018
Monthly Art Event
FIRST FRIDAY ARTS!

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Saturday, May 5, 2018
Annual Special Event
CAPE GIRARDEAU ROTARY CLUB SOAP BOX DERBY

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  May 5 - May 6, 2018
Annual Art Event
SHAWNEE HILLS POTTERY TRAIL

Shawnee Hills Region, southern Illinois
FREE
  
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    Saturdays: May 5 - October 27, 2018
Community Farmers and Artisans Market
CAPE RIVERFRONT MARKET

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Friday, May 11, 2018
Weekly Musical Performances
TUNES AT TWILIGHT

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Friday, May 18, 2018
Weekly Musical Performances
TUNES AT TWILIGHT

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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    Friday, May 25, 2018
Monthly Special Event
CARBONDALE COMMUNITY FRIDAY NIGHT FAIR

Carbondale, IL
FREE
  
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  Friday, May 25, 2018
Weekly Musical Performances
TUNES AT TWILIGHT

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Monday, May 28, 2018
Annual History Event
MEMORIAL DAY AT FORT D

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Southeastern Missouri
Southeast Missouri offers a variety of events throughout the year including art fairs, historical events, festivals, and popular scenic drives in Perry, Cape Girardeau, Scott, and Mississippi Counties. Whatever time you visit Southeast Missouri you’ll be sure to find something to do!
  Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Cape Girardeau is southeast Missouri's largest community and offers its visitors a variety of events throughout the year including art fairs, historical events, festivals, and and art exhibits. Whatever time you visit Cape Girardeau you’ll be sure to find something to do!
  Southern Illinois
The Great River Road passes through the Shawnee Hill country as it makes it way through Southern Illinois Visitors can expect to find wine related events involving the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail as well as family friendly festivals, musical events, and events such as the Makanda Vulture Festival. In Western Kentucky Columbus-Belmont State Park holds an annual Civil War Days at the site of a Confederate fortress overlooking the Mississippi River.
  Western Kentucky
The Great River Road travels along the bluffs of western Kentucky. There are a number of community festivals and activities at Columbus-Belmont State Park which holds an annual Civil War Days at the site of a Confederate fortress overlooking the Mississippi River.
   
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The Mississippi River
Meets the Ohio River
   
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