At five beautifully decorated homes, visitors can share the warmth of the season and get plenty of creative ideas. Tours will be noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the tour. Tickets are available online at claytonhistory.org, using PayPal or credit card. [click to continue…]
Once again, Clayton is a special stop for Santa and Mrs. Claus as they prepare for their busy holiday season. Visit with the famous couple at the annual Clayton Business and Community Assoc. Dessert with Mrs. Claus, Sat. Dec. 10 from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. at Endeavor Hall in downtown Clayton. Mrs. Claus definitely has Santa’s ear, so this is the time to make your wishes known. The event is free for children under 12 (if accompanied by an adult). Donations, however, are gratefully accepted.
As the year draws to a close, plans are in limbo for a senior residential facility and more commercial space on Main Street.
Meanwhile, Clayton residents gathered downtown throughout the year to splash in the Grove’s new water feature, honor the late Skip Ipsen with a bocce tournament and indulge at a wildly popular Rib Cook-off.
The town also rallied for cancer in a double play of a reformatted Clayton Roundup along with the annual Relay for Life. [click to continue…]
Retiring from public service was a difficult choice, as I thoroughly enjoyed being on the City Council for the past eight years. It was an honor to be selected by my peers to the positions of vice mayor and mayor twice during my tenure. [click to continue…]