The 41st annual Maysville Autumn Leaf Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Oct. 3, 4 and 5, in downtown Maysville.
This year, Monika Kelly, daughter of the well-known clown Emmett Kelly, will be the grand marshal of the parade. She will also have a booth with prints and other Emmett Kelly memorabilia.
The parade theme this year is “Clownin‘ ‘round in Historic Maysville.“ The parade at 10 a.m. Saturday will feature clown themed floats and an Emmett Kelly impersonator. A cake walk sponsored by the Maysville Elementary PTO will be held on Friday evening and again on Saturday. A street dance will be held both nights.
“Doc Holiday, Shadows of the Past,” a group of historians and re-enactors, will present a wild west bank robbery show at 11:45 a.m., 2:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Saturday.
A climbing wall, pony rides, Papa’s Choo Choo, moonwalk and other various games will be available for the children. Craft and food vendors will be on-hand. A hayride, a Confederate camp out, car show and tractor display will also be offered. A blood mobile will be on site Friday and the Maysville Public Library will hold a book sale Saturday.
The featured Iraq veteran will be Maj. Tom Doker.
For more information, call Nancy at 706-652-2413 or Martha at 706-652-2499.