City of Cape Girardeau What To Do in Cape: January 2023

In this post, we will highlight events going on by the City and the community for the month of January!

Saturday, January 14th: 3rd Annual When Pigs Fly Indoor BBQ Bash Presented by Smokin’ Brothers

BBQ Sampling 10 booths, Music, Games, and a Steak Cookoff!

Located: Show Me Center

Doors Open at 10:30am

Adults (13 years +) – $25

Youth (4-12) – $10

Kids 3 & under are FREE

You can buy tickets online or you can buy them at the Smokin’ Brothers location! 

Buy tickets here:

Sunday, January 15th: Volunteer Fair

There are over 40 organizations that need caring people like you! Come meet them and see how you can help your community!

Located: Salvation Army Cape Girardeau

1:00pm - 4:00 pm

Monday, January 16th: Cardinals Caravan w/ Parks and Recreation

Meet past and present Cardinal players with a Q&A and autographs for the kids!

Located: Osage Center

5:30pm - 7:30pm

$6.00 per person, 3 and under free.

Get your tickets at the A.C. Brase Arena or at the Osage Center

Thursday, January 19: Feeding Frenzy with the Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Watch the feeding of reptiles and amphibians while learning the importance of them in our area!

Located: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

2:00pm - 2:45pm

No reservation required

Thursday, January 19th and the 26th: BG’s Deli Trivia Night

Solo or team trivia with prizes!

Located: BG’s Deli

Starts at 6:00 pm

Friday, January 20 and Sunday, Jan 22: The Bat’s Revenge (Die Fledermaus) by the Southeast Opera Theatre

A comedic opera with live orchestra. Who knew Cape has an opera scene?

Located: Bedell Performance Hall, Southeast River Campus

1/20 at 7:00pm, 1/22 at 3:00pm

$20 a ticket, $5 for students.

Get your tickets at the River Campus Box Office or buy them online here:

Saturday, January 21: Winter Tree Walk with the Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Test your skills and learn forestry tidbits in this fun, interactive hike on Ridgetop Trail behind the  Nature Center. Dress Accordingly!

Located: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

1:00pm - 3:00pm - Free

Click here to reserve your place:

There is never a boring day in Cape Girardeau!


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