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 June 23, 2019
Biennial Art Exhibit
BIENNIAL FACULTY EXHIBITION
 
VENUE: CRISP MUSEUM, SEMO UNIVERSITY

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Through June 27, 2019
Art Exhibit
DON SAHLI - JOURNEY OF A PAINTER
  VENUE: SIKESTON DEPOT MUSEUM

Sikeston, MO
FREE
   
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  Wednesdays through July 31, 2019
Weekly Musical Performances
LUNCHTIME CONCERTS

Carbondale, IL
FREE
  
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  Wednesdays through July 31, 2019
Weekly Musical Performances
FREE CONCERTS

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Saturdays through October 26, 2019
Community Farmers and Artisans Market
CAPE RIVERFRONT MARKET

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Saturdays through October 26, 2019
Seasonal Weekly Event
DOWNTOWN SIKESTON FARMERS' MARKET

Sikeston, MO
FREE
   
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  Thursdays through November 14, 2019
Community Farmers Market
CAPE FARMERS MARKET

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Friday, June 21, 2019
Weekly Musical Performances
TUNES AT TWILIGHT

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Friday, June 21, 2019
Weekly Musical Performances
MUSIC IN THE PARK

Sikeston, MO
FREE
   
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  Friday, June 28, 2019
Weekly Musical Performances
MUSIC IN THE PARK

Sikeston, MO
FREE
   
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  Friday, June 28, 2019
Monthly Special Event
CARBONDALE COMMUNITY FRIDAY NIGHT FAIR

Carbondale, IL
FREE
  
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  June 28 - June 29, 2019
Annual Community Festival
SWEET CORN FESTIVAL

East Prairie, MO
FREE
   
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  Saturday, June 29, 2019
Annual Bicycle Ride
TOUR DE CORN BICYCLE RIDE

East Prairie, MO
REGISTRATION FEE
   
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  Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Annual Fireworks Display
FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Perryville, MO
FREE
   
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  Thursday, July 4, 2019
Annual Historical Event
FOURTH AT THE FORT!

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Thursday, July 4, 2019
Annual Independence Day Festivities
GREAT AMERICAN FOURTH OF JULY

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Thursday, July 4, 2019
Annual Fourth of July Festivities
FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVITIES & FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Jackson, MO
FREE
   
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  Thursday, July 4, 2019
Annual Fireworks Display
FOURTH OF JULY PICNIC & FIREWORKS

Oran, MO
FREE
   
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  Thursday, July 4, 2019
Annual Fireworks Display
FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Sikeston, MO
FREE
   
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  Thursday, July 4, 2019
Annual Fourth of July Festivities
FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVITIES

Murphysboro, IL
FREE
  
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  Friday, July 5, 2019
Monthly Art Event
FIRST FRIDAY ARTS!

Cape Girardeau, MO
FREE
   
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  Saturday, July 13, 2019
Annual Special Event
A TASTE OF FARM TO TABLE

Cape Girardeau and Perry Counties, MO
ADMISSION
   
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  July 23 - July 27, 2019
Annual Community Festival
JACKSON HOMECOMERS FESTIVAL

Jackson, MO
FREE
   
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  Friday, July 26, 2019
Monthly Special Event
CARBONDALE COMMUNITY FRIDAY NIGHT FAIR

Carbondale, IL
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 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.
  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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