Hannibal's ultimate celebration of its favorite son is about ready to get underway.

The Jaycee's annual National Tom Sawyer Days celebration begins with the opening of the Miller Spectacular Shows carnival Wednesday, and runs all the way through the Fourth of July with the fireworks display from Lover's Leap at dusk.

Here is the 2017 NTSD schedule:

WEDNESDAY JUNE 28TH

5:00PM – MUD VOLLEYBALL TEAMS PRACTICE – BEVERAGE SALES BEGIN – (YMENS) – HILL ST
5:00 pm - Miller Spectacular Shows Carnival Opens- Lyon St
10:00 pm - Carnival Closes

THURSDAY JUNE 29TH

5:00PM – YOUTH MUD VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT – BEVERAGE & CONCESSIONS OPEN (YMENS) – HILL ST
5:00 pm - Miller Spectacular Shows Carnival Opens - Lyon St
10:00 pm - Carnival Closes

FRIDAY JUNE 30TH

12:00PM - Miller Spectacular Shows Carnival Opens- Lyon St

12:00PM - Pet show Central Park - Contact Joy McPike at F&M Bank for registration info
2:30PM – 7:00PM – HANNIBAL CANNIBAL PACKET PICKUP – NORTH & MAIN ST.
5:00PM – MUD VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT – BEVERAGE & CONCESSIONS OPEN (YMENS) – HILL ST.
5:00PM – TANYARD GARDENS OPENS - $5 COVER – PORTION OF PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT ACCESS DAY AT THE MO STATE FAIR (JAYCEES)
5PM-7PM – HAPPY HOUR @ TANYARD GARDENS – $2.00 DRINKS - CASH BAR
7:30PM- EPIC MUSIC SHOWCASE – FEATURING DOWN BELOW, COST OF DESIRE, FIVEFOLD & NOWAKE- TANYARD GARDENS
10:00 pm Carnival Closes
12:30AM – TANYARD GARDENS CLOSES

SATURDAY JULY 1ST

5:30AM – HANNIBAL CANNIBAL REGISTRATION – NORTH & MAIN ST.
7:00AM - HANNIBAL CANNIBAL – (HRH FOUNDATION)
7:00AM – MUD VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT – BEVERAGE & CONCESSIONS OPEN (YMENS) – MAIN & HILL ST.
9:00AM – LITTLE MISSES & MR HANNIBAL & BABY PAGEANTS – HANNIBAL MIDDLE SCHOOL –DOORS OPEN AT 8:30AM – (BARB STEWART SCHOOL OF DANCE)
9:00AM – HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT QUALIFY – RINGER PARK (POPS CLUB)
10:00AM - Miller Spectacular Shows Carnival Opens- Lyon St
10:00AM – WASHERS TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION - TANYARD GARDENS (JAYCEES)

10:00am - Frog Jump Contest hosted by the Boy Scouts - registration begins at Church and 3rd st concrete lot

11:00AM – WASHERS TOURNAMENT – TANYARD GARDENS (JAYCEES)
11:00AM – TOMBOY SAWYER CONTEST – OLD BRIDGE APPROACH (BUSINESS & PROF. WOMEN)

12:00pm - Frog jump contest hosted by the Boy Scouts - Contest Begins at Church and 3rd st concrete lot

2:00PM – LOCAL FENCE PAINTING CONTEST – MAIN & HILL ST. (JAYCEES)
3:00PM – STATE FENCE PAINTING CONTEST – FOLLOWED BY THE OVER 30 CONTEST (JAYCEES)
6:00PM – TANYARD GARDENS OPENS (JAYCEES) - $10 COVER
7:00PM – 12:30AM - WALK THIS WAY- POISON OVERDOSE - GUNS 4 ROSES
8:30PM - BIGGEST HAIR CONTEST – PRESENTED BY ”ATTITUDES”- $100 PRIZE – TANYARD GARDENS
10:00PM - Carnival Closes
12:30AM – TANYARD GARDENS CLOSES

SUNDAY JULY 2nd

7:00AM – MUD VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT – BEVERAGE & CONCESSIONS OPEN – (YMENS)
9:00AM – 6:00PM ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL – CENTRAL PARK (KIWANIS)
9:00AM – HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT – RINGER PARK (POPS CLUB)
10:00AM – CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION –TANYARD GARDENS (JAYCEES)
11:00AM – CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT – TANYARD GARDENS
12:00PM – Miller Spectacular Shows Carnival Opens- Lyon St
1:00PM – PEE-WEE & GIRLS FENCE PAINTING – MAIN & HILL ST. (JAYCEES)
2:00PM – NATIONAL FENCE PAINTING CONTEST – MAIN & HILL ST. (JAYCEES)
6:30PM – TANYARD GARDENS GATES OPEN $12 ADVANCE/$15 GATE
7:30PM– BROSEPH E LEE BAND – TANYARD GARDENS
9:00PM – DRAKE WHITE & THE BIG FIRE – TANYARD GARDENS
10:00pm - Carnival Closes
12:00AM – TANYARD GARDENS CLOSES

MONDAY JULY 3RD

9:00AM – 6:00PM –ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL – CENTRAL PARK (KIWANIS)
12:00PM - Miller Spectacular Shows Carnival Opens- Lyon St
12:30PM – TRICYCLE RACE REGISTRATION – 3RD & CHURCH ST – (KIWANIS)
1:00PM – TRICYCLE RACES – 3RD & CHURCH ST – (KIWANIS)
1:00PM – TANYARD GARDENS BEVERAGE TENT OPENS
3:00PM – HANNIBALS GOT TALENT REGISTRATION – (JAYCEES)
3:30PM – HANNIBALS GOT TALENT – (JAYCEES)
6:00PM – TANYARD GARDENS CLOSES
6:30PM – TANYARD GARDENS REOPENS - $10 COVER CHARGE – PORTION OF PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT WONDERLAND CAMP
7:00PM – MATT ROBERTS BLUES BAND
10:00PM – COMEDIAN DONNIE BAKER
10:00PM - Carnival Closes
12:30AM – TANYARD GARDENS CLOSES

TUESDAY JULY 4TH

9:00AM – 4:00PM –ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL – CENTRAL PARK (KIWANIS)
10:00 AM – PARADE – BROADWAY – (JAYCEES)
12:00PM – TOM & BECKY ANNOUNCEMENT – CENTRAL PARK
12:00PM - Miller Spectacular Shows Carnival Opens- Lyon St
12:00PM – TANYARD GARDENS BEVERAGE TENT OPENS
4:00PM – KIWANIS RAFFLE DRAWING – CENTRAL PARK
5:00PM – TANYARD GARDENS CLOSES
9:00PM ( Dusk) Fireworks Show -
10:00pm - Carnival Closes