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Today in Clay October 3rd, 2016

It’s beginning to feel a lot like fall here in Clay, and with the cooler weather comes a slew of exciting seasonal activities!

Go pick out a pumpkin or two at Carolyn’s Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch, and, while you’re there, try a pumpkin donut! If you’re looking for a fall fright, brave the scares at Words of Fun’s Halloween Haunt.

Clay comes to life with seasonal events and activities throughout the month of October—make sure to check out the list of events below!


September was a busy month in Clay!

October’s a happening month here in Clay!

Reoccurring Events at Carolyn Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch: Fall Fun & Music by Wing Ding Entertainment (Saturdays October 8, 15, 22) and Spook Spectacular Halloween Magic Show (Sundays October 9, 16, 23)

October 8th: Shoal Creek Living History Museum’s Harvest Festival

October 20th: The Spoon River Project at Corbin Theatre (10/20-22nd)

October 19th: Free screening of “Session 9” on the lawn at Belvoir Winery (18+ only)

October 21st: Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary’s Fairy Tale Forest (10/21-23)

October 21st: Friday Fright Night at Oak Grove Park

October 22nd: Zombie 5K Run in Excelsior Springs

October 22nd: Excelsior Springs’ Pumpkins and Mums Festival

October 22nd: Fright Night at Shoal Creek

October 22nd: Big Shoal Cemetery Tour

October 29th: Kids Safe Halloween at Shoal Creek Living History Museum

October 31st: Bill Payne Halloween in Excelsior Springs

October 31st: 6th Annual Halloween Show at Slightly Off Broadway Theatre

October 31st: Belvoir’s Gatsby Halloween Party

November 5th: Wilderness Run