The 38th Vandalia Area Fair will take place June 24 - 28 in Vandalia, Missouri. Among the entertainment this year will be Motocross, Midwest Cowboys Rodeo Company and plenty of live music, including a performance from Way Out West Records recording artist Shawna Russell.

Madison Stuart will make a return to the Vandalia Area Fair stage. "Little" John Foster and Clearwater, Melissa Nutt & Bobby Hunn, Heather Buchanan and Pike 41 round out the 2014 entertainment lineup. Of course a carnival, contests and 4H and FFA activities will also be taking place during the fair.

2014 Vandalia Area Fair Schedule:

Tuesday June 24, 2014
Free admission to the grounds. Wristbands for Carnival Rides $10.00 (3 and under free but must wear wristband)
5:00 p.m. Fairgrounds Open
5:00 p.m. Decorated Tricycle/Bicycle Contest at the Post Office
5:30 p.m. Fair Parade starts at the South School Lot
6:00 p.m. Carnival Open until 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m Old Machinery & Antique Tractor Display
6:00 p.m. Ice Cream and Cake Social
6:00 p.m. Entertainment: Melissa Nutt with Bobby Hunn on the drums
7:00 p.m. Horse and Pony Fun Horse Show
7:00 p.m. G.T.P.O.M.M.A Garden Tractor / Mini Rod Pull

Wednesday June 25, 2014
Admission: Adults $10.00 Kids 4-12 $8.00
5:00 p.m. Fairgrounds Open
4:00 p.m. Motocross Registration
5:00 p.m. Cake Decorating Contest until 8:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. Pet Show
6:00 p.m. Carnival Open until 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Display
6:00 p.m. Mud Pig Catch
6:00 p.m. Motocross Practice
7:00 p.m. Motocross Racing
7:30 p.m. Super Farmer
8:00 p.m. "Little" John Foster and Clearwater

Thursday June 26, 2014
Admission: Adults $10.00 Kids $8.00
5:00 p.m. Fairgrounds Open
5:00 p.m. Pie Baking Contest open until 8:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Carnival Open until 11:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. Baby Show
7:00 p.m. MFPA Missouri Farm Pullers
7:30 p.m. Heather Buchanan
8:00 p.m. Midwest Cowboys Rodeo Company

Friday June 27, 2014
Admission: Adults $12.00 Kids $10.00
5:00 p.m. Fairgrounds Open
5:00 p.m. Carnival Open until 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Kids Events until 9:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. Little Mr & Miss
7:00 p.m. Egg Drop Contest
7:00 p.m. Entertainment; Madison Stuart
7:30 p.m. Lawnmower Derby
8:30 p.m. Entertainment; Shawna Russell

Saturday June 28, 2014
Admission: Adults $12.00 Kids $10.00
10:00 a.m. 4-H & FFA Cattle Show
1:00 p.m. Volleyball Tournament
5:00 p.m. Fairgrounds Open
6:00 p.m. Carnival Open until 11:00 p.m.
5;00 p.m. Kids Events until 9:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Tricycle Races
6:30 p.m. Pedal Tractor Pull
7:00 p.m. MMTTPA Truck and Tractor Pull
8:00 p.m. Entertainment: PIKE 41