Decatur – It is hard to believe that just over two weeks until the county fair season starts, with the annual Macon County Fair.
Fair organizer rolled out their grandstand lineup and schedule of events today for this year's fair. Harness racing, tractor pulls, a rodeo, and of course the 54th annual Fair Queen Pageant will be part of this year's lineup.
This year's theme is "There's Country in the Air at the Macon County Fair". Fair Pageant Director, Melissa Muirheid says it is time to get back to community involvement for this year "We're trying to get back to basics, like we did last year, back to agriculture, back to the community involvement, and back to basics."
The Macon County Fair runs June 8th through 16th at the Macon County Fairgrounds, on Decatur's northwest side.
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