Coal Miner’s Days gets underway tonight in Melcher-Dallas. The annual celebration of the coal miner heritage will feature inflatables, hot air balloon rides, live entertainment, and fireworks tonight. Tomorrow, a breakfast runs from 7-to-10am. A 5K race begins at 9am, with registration starting at 8am. Other activities include a parade at 11, mud volleyball, mutton bustin’, and a barbecue contest. The Big Red Radio will also be at Coal Miner’s Days Saturday, playing music and making announcements.