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Friday, October 11, 2013
4:00 pm: Shelby County Airport- Pilot Briefing (Media Flight). Kerry Campbell-DJ will be entertaining
5:00 pm:-Shelby County Airport - Media Flight
-Be sure to check out the other events.
8:30 pm: Media/Pilots reception
Saturday, October 12, 2013
6:00 am: Senior Center - Pilot Briefing/Crew Call(Morning Flight)
7:00 am: Morning Flight with task at Shelby County Airport (NEW location (Best viewing area Airport) Kerry Campbell-DJ will be entertaining.
Dusk - Balloon Glow & Cookout (Note: NEW Location will be the Shelby County Airport on West Route 16).
4:00 pm: Plenty of food and drink will be available with proceeds benefitting a local charity.
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)
Bring your chairs and blankets
Sunday, October 13, 2013
6:00 am - Pilot Briefing/Crew Call
7:00 am: Sponsor Lake Flight with task at Shelby County Airport if beach area not available due to government shutdown. 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, EnerStar Electric Cooperative-Paris, 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, Dr. Brown & Dr. Pastrovich Family 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, Willow Ridge Vineyards and Winery,
Lake Shelbyville Area CVB/Land of Lincoln Regional Tourism Office
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, The Shelby Sports Club, Shelbyville WalMart, Roxy Theatre,
The Longbranch Grill, Monical's Pizza,
Illinois National Guard, Legends Draft House
Simply Yours Unique Crafts and Jewelry, Shelby Energy Company,
Madi Grace Studio, Barker's Balloonery,
Iced, Roxy Theatre, Druby's, Shelbyville McDonalds, The Pumpkin Patch, Shelbyville Subway, Sweet Memories, Vahlings Vineyards & Winery, Niemerg Family Winery, Shelbyville Dairy Queen, Windsor Food Center, Shelbyville Subway
Grand Prize Sponsor
Pat & Jane Brouillet/Envy-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; Debra Griest/Mom's Toy 2-Urbana, IL; Larry D. Owen/S.S. Rollo Fitzpug-Danville, IL; Kim Neill/Stellar; Crazy Dreams/Brian Becker-Davenport, IA; Betsy Kleiss/Bottom's Up-Champaign, IL
held in conjunction with Scarecrow Daze
Scarecrow Daze: Shelbyville Chamber of Commerce