Several holiday events in Vandalia
• Ben Salmon Christmas Display will open at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 22 and remain open through 10 p.m. January 1, 2013 at the Vandalia Area Fairgrounds. Donations are accepted.
• “Holiday Extravaganza” set for 6-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 29 at the Modern Maturity Building on Joe St. in Vandalia. Several vendors featured. Door prize drawings every 15 minutes. Drinks and snacks provided. Canned good donations appreciated. Kids can get pictures taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Vandalia Florist will host a Christmas Open House from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the same day. They will feature door prizes, drawings, and refreshments.
• The Tri-County Care Center is holding a Craft Bazaar from 1-6 p.m. on Friday, November 30 in the Activity Hall. The event features Mary Kay, Watkins, bracelets, lighted bottles, cheese trays, and bowls made from wine bottles. Proceeds to benefit Cancer patients.
• Van-Far Character Plus will host Holiday Fun Fest on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Van-Far High School. Includes crafts, vendor and food booths, children’s craft room, movie, and appearance from Santa Claus.