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family weekend

 Family Weekend is September 24-26, 2021.  

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Cape Riverfront Market – 35 S. Spanish St. Downtown; Everything at the Cape Riverfront Market is locally grown and crafted, and people come from across Southeast Missouri to shop the stands. Find your fresh produce, darling wildflowers, crafts for your home, organic body products, and so much more.

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Visit the greenhouse for its annual Fall Mum Sale. In addition, you will find a variety of annuals and perrenials. Charles L. Hutson Greenhouse.

Breakfast with President Vargas, Front of Kent Library Portico, Normal Street. Join President Vargas for a complimentary continental breakfast.

Tours of Academic Hall Dome, Main floor of Academic Hall. Have you ever wondered how far you can see from the top of the Dome in Academic Hall? Attend one of the tours and find out.

Bring your family by the University Center for a variety of activites.

11:00am & 1:00pm
Bus Tours of the Main Campus, River Campus and downtown area lasting approximately 45 minutes. Sign up at the information tent near the University Center.

Football tailgate in front of Houck Stadium.

Football Game vs. Tennessee State

Come cheer on your Redhawks Football team! Student admission is free with valid Redhawks ID.

Tickets range from $11-$20
Phone:  573-651-2113; Email: 

6:30 pm
Haunted Tours--Meet downtown in front of Art Van furniture at the Boardman Pavilion.
Are you looking for some fun and adventure this Halloween? Follow the lantern of your costumed guide through downtown and let the darkness of the past envelop you. Cape Girardeau’s historic downtown is full of “true” tales of ghosts and memorable characters


University Center Room 414
Office of Campus Life
One University Plaza, MS 1250
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701