Allentown Fair - 1980's

Jim Thorpe's Tara McArdle, 9, swings across the stage at the fairground's Faramarama theatre while performing to Gwen Verdon's "If my friends could see me now," from the Broadway hit, "Sweet Charity." SHe, along with a group of other under 12 year-olds, participated in the second annual lip sync contest at the Great Allentown Fair on September 3, 1987.

( Harry Fisher / The Morning Call )

Jim Thorpe's Tara McArdle, 9, swings across the stage at the fairground's Faramarama theatre while performing to Gwen Verdon's "If my friends could see me now," from the Broadway hit, "Sweet Charity." SHe, along with a group of other under 12 year-olds, participated in the second annual lip sync contest at the Great Allentown Fair on September 3, 1987.

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