Fair Saint Louis. Once it was known as the VP Fair. Then the organizers changed the name, tried rescheduling it later in the summer and quickly brought it back to the Fourth of July. Now, 24 years after the fair's inception, it's bigger and better than ever before. We have Ted Nugent, the Anheuser-Busch "Here's to the Heroes" Clydesdales Across America exhibit and the Purina Cat Chow Purrsonality Test. (If Mr. Night were a cat, he'd be a Scaredy Cat; Ms. Day would, of course, be The Lovah!) Fair Saint Louis is the 800-pound gorilla of all summer events: You can't mess with the fair, no matter what you call it or when you schedule it. If you don't take precautions, prepare yourself mentally and physically for the ordeal, and have some sort of plan, Fair Saint Louis will kick your America-loving,... More >>>