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Friday, October 11, 2013
4:00 pm: Pavilion next to Senior Center - Pilot Briefing (Media Flight). Kerry Campbell-DJ will be entertaining
5:00 pm:-Soccer Fields in Forest Park - Media Flight (Best viewing area Forest Park)-Be sure to check out the other events.
8:30 pm: Media/Pilots reception
Saturday, October 12, 2013
5:30 am: Senior Center - Pilot Briefing/Crew Call(Morning Flight)
7:00 am: Morning Flight with task at Soccer Fields (Best viewing area Forest Park) Kerry Campbell-DJ will be entertaining.
Dusk - Balloon Glow & Basket Burn (Best viewing areas are the Dam hillway and the Spillway areas.
4:00 pm: Cookout by the Shelby Sports Club & Shelbyville Moose Lodge 1294(Rope Sausage & Ribeye Sandwiches) to benefit the Shelby County Rescue Squad at East spillway area
LVA will be selling chips, soda, and water, glowsticks. Walkers Kettle Corn, Lemonade Shakeups
Thunder Hits DJ Service will be providing great music from late afternoon till the end of the glow.
Tethered rides will also be available for $10. (Weather permitting)
Sunday, October 13, 2013
5:30 am - Pilot Briefing/Crew Call
7:00 am: Sponsor Lake Flight with task at beach area (Best viewing areas will be the beach area or parking lot or overlook areas) Kerry Campbell-DJ will be entertaining
10:00 am: Pilot awards breakfast/brunch
Due to weather, balloons may not take to the air.
Oct. 11 at 7:01 am, Oct. 12 at 7:02 am,
Oct. 13 at 7:03 am
Oct. 11 at 6:23 pm, Oct 12 at 6:22 pm,
Oct 13 at 6:20 pm
Times and Dates are Subject to Change
Check back often for updates
Balloon Fest Partners
Shelby Electric Cooperative, Shelby Energy, Shelby County Office of Tourism/Lake Shelbyville Area CVB, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Lake Shelbyville, Lake Volunteers Association, Heartland RC & D
If you are interested in crewing or sponsoring a balloon for the weekend, contact Kevin Bernson at 217-273-3986.
Click here to learn more about Hot Air Balloons
Click here for balloons coming to Balloon Fest
Touchstone Energy Balloon Fest Sponsoring Cooperatives:
Shelby Electric Cooperative-Shelbyville,Coles-Moultrie Electric Cooperative-Mattoon, Prairie Power, Inc.-Jacksonville, Southwestern Electric Cooperative-Greenville, Illinois Rural Electric Cooperative-Winchester, Jo-Carroll Energy-Elizabeth, Rural Electric Cooperative-Auburn, McDonough Power-Macomb, M.J.M. -Carlinville
Prairie Power, Inc., TogetherWeSave.com, Touchstone Energy Partners of Illinois, Brown Dental Care, Shelby County State Bank, Shelbyville Monical's Pizza, Edward Jones office of Tad Mayhall, The Shelby Inn/Hallbrook Autobody & Paint/Killam & Englund Insurance, Agracel, The Villas of Holly Brook, Shelby County Democratic Party
Click here for USACE-Lake Shelbyville Water Safety Message
If you would like to be a sponsor, contact Kevin Bernson 217-273-3986
Wireless Mike's, Your Verizon Wireless Retailer, Moose Lodge #1294, The Shelby Sports Club, Shelbyville WalMart, Roxy Theatre, Shelbyville Subway, Happy Hills Wine, The Longbranch Grill, Monical's Pizza
Simply Yours Unique Crafts and Jewelry, Shelby Energy Company,
Madi Grace Studio, Wades Meat Market, Barker's Balloonery,
Baby Cakes, Iced, Roxy Theatre, Druby's, Shelbyville McDonalds
Grand Prize Sponsor
Pat & Jane Brouillet/Yellow Brick Road-Kankakee, IL; Mike Fahrendorf/Skyhighballoon-Ellisville, MO; Joe Ritchie/Touchstone-Sullivan, MO; Al & Evie Reusch/Knot Again-Macomb, IL; Mary Ohmit/Sixty's "FUN"-Urbana, IL; Laurie Acuff/Double Image-Manito, IL; Ship of Fools-Ken Lubben; Christopher Frank/ The Buhlune-Dunlap, IL; Debra Griest/Mom's Toy 2-Urbana, IL; Larry D. Owen/S.S. Rollo Fitzpug-Danville, IL; Kim Neill/Stellar
held in conjunction with Scarecrow Daze
Scarecrow Daze: Shelbyville Chamber of Commerce