Lions Club members Rusty Honeycutt, left, and James Wickham, check out the Tilt-A-Whirl ride Tuesday in preparation for the 79th  Annual Orange Club Charity Carnival at Lions Den Park.

Barring a rainout, ribbon-cutting is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, with the fair opening at 6:30 p.m. The two weekend event is set to run Oct. 16-19 and Oct. 23-26.