Organizers in Clay and Providence are looking forward to sunny skies and relatively mild temperatures this week as both Clay Days and the Providence Uptown Fall Festival get underway as Webster County officially celebrates fall.

Clay Days starts first with the annual city-wide church service tonight at 7 p.m.

Rides and vendors will open to the public at 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

A nightly lineup of events will include:


Parade—6 p.m.

Miss Clay Days—7 p.m.

Jr. Miss Clay Days—7:30 p.m.


Balloon Guy—6-9 p.m.

Busted Flat (music)—7-9 p.m.


Jachin Lodge Breakfast—7-9:30 a.m.

Mud Volleyball— 9 a.m.

Kickball Tourney—11 a.m.

Pedal Tractor Pull—2 p.m.

Corn Hole Tourney—4p.m.

Car Show—4 p.m.

Baloon Guy—5-8 p.m.

Whiskey Alibi (music)—7 p.m.

Citizen of the Year—8:15 p.m.

50/50 Pot—8:15 p.m.

The one-day Providence Uptown Fall Festival will beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday with the annual car show. More than 55 awards are scheduled to be given out. Those include Best GM, Best Mopar, Best Ford and Best Non Big Three. There will also awards for best of show, mayors choice and a number of era specific awards.

The rest of the fall festival activities will get under way at 11 a.m. and run through 5 p.m., with live entertainment, vendors, food, bingo, games, face painting, bouncy houses and more.

Live entertainment will include music from “Whiskey Alibi” from noon until 2 p.m. and “The Sorrells Boys” from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m., magician Eric Tyree takes the stage at 4 p.m.

For the first time ever, the event will feature live wrestling action from Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) beginning at 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Providence Community Center, just as the rest of the day’s activities are wrapping up.

For more information on the car show, owners should contact Doug Hammers at 270-339-0477.

Contact Matt Hughes at or 270-667-2069

Contact Matt Hughes at or 270-667-2069