The Western Fair is opening today (Friday).  The traditional opening ceremony will take place beginning at 5:30 pm Friday afternoon.  Directory Heather Blackwell says ther've changed things up a bit.

Blackwell goes on to say they're very excited to announce that they've partnered with the London Food Bank this year.  She says that every fair-goer is encouraged to bring two or more non-perishable food items when they come, an if they do, the fair will give them a free ride on the Skyline ride to thank them.  With this initiative, Blackwell says, they hope they can collect fod through the whole en days the fair runs, and make an impact on the local food bank.  The Fair runs September 6-15, and is open at 3 pm on weekdays and 11 am on the weekend.  For more information go to www.westernfairdistrict.com