Hey there, Cape County! Join me this weekend as we honor all those who gave their all for the freedom of our country this Memorial Day Weekend around Cape County.
Forever Grateful! 🙏
Have some extra time on your hands over the long holiday weekend? Here are some events you may want to consider:
Memorial Day Weekend Around Cape County
Memorial Day Weekend at Fort D Historic Site
Join local re-enactors as they honor veterans from the past and present. Activities start Saturday, May 28th, and run through Monday, May 30th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm each day. Tour the renovated fort and learn from the re-enactors as they recreate history at this historic site. For more information, click here.
Avenue of Flags
Twenty-five flags will be added to the Avenue of Flags this weekend. Visit Cape County Park North in Cape Girardeau between 8:00 am Monday and 6:00 pm Tuesday to witness this beautiful display.
Compete in The Murph at Healthpoint Fitness in Jackson on Monday. Complete a 1-mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, and 300 air squats followed by another 1-mile run. The Murph is in honor of Navy Lt. Michael Murphy who died in Afghanistan in 2005. Get more information here.
Veterans Park, Sikeston
Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Cassie Strom will be speaking at Veterans Park in Sikeston on Monday beginning at 10:30 am.
Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial, Perryville
Monday at 2:00 pm, the Honor Guard will honor veterans who gave their all by presenting the colors and laying a wreath at the memorial. Click here.
Do you have more ideas on how to pay respect this Memorial Day Weekend around Cape County? Drop a comment below.
Looking for a treat following the ceremonies? Visit My Daddy’s Cheesecake for a wide variety of options. Click here for more information.