Currently, both the Horse Show and Garden Tractor Pull have been canceled for Thursday night at the Vandalia Area Fair.
Admission is now free on day one and all other events scheduled will still take place. The schedules starts on Thursday with the fairgrounds opening at 5 p.m.
The decorated tricycle/bicycle contest will be held at the Vandalia Post Office at 5 p.m. followed by the 5:30 p.m. parade that starts at South School.
The inflatables will be ready for kids starting at 6 p.m.
An ice cream and cake social, sponsored by the Alethea Club, will be held in the school building at the same time along with a big equipment display.
The Little Mr. and Little Miss Contest will be held inside the pavilion starting at 6:30 p.m.
“Wayne Lynn and Friends” will perform at 8 p.m.