This weekend in Vandalia kicks off with Olde Tyme Christmas from 5:00pm-9:00pm Friday –  Merchants will be open late, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Live Nativity Scene, Carolers, Live Reindeer,  Chime Masters and Trolley Rides are just a few of the activities! The Mayor will light the City  Tree at 5pm sharp. One will even be able to see the Grinch as he roams around town.  Saturday  morning will see the merchants open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with sales in store and possibly  have the Chime Masters remaining downtown.