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The Hot Air Balloon Trip:
1st pickup location is at K Mart located at 6200 Capital Blvd Raleigh, NC at 7:00AM on October 19, 2013
2nd pickup location is at Old Sam's Club 1801 N. Harrison Ave Cary, NC at 7:30AM on October 19, 2013
The Statesville Balloon Festival is a fun activity for an EXCELLENT CAUSE. The 2013 Beneficiary for the Balloon Festival is the Cancer Society. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.

The Tickets are $10/adults, $5/kids 5-12yrs and free for 5 & under; you may purchase your tickets online.

SATURDAY October 19, 2013 - 7am Gates Open

8am - 9am Launch Window Hot Air Balloon Fly In & Competition...Balloons fly in, wind & weather permitting

9am - 8:30pm Kids Zone Inflatables...wind and weather permitting

10:30am- 8pm Live Entertainment

11am-7:30pm Tastes of NC Wines & Craft Beers Experience the flavors of North Carolina Wineries & Craft Brewers...

3pm Cancer Survivor Release

4:30-5:30pm Launch Window Hot Air Balloon Fly Out & Competition...Balloons fly out, wind & weather permitting

6:30-7:30pm Glow Window BALLOON GLOW Balloons return to the venue field to inflate & display at dusk...wind & weather permitting

8:30pm Gates Close

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a beautiful day of music, balloons, arts & crafts, Kids Zone activities and Tastes of NC Wines & Beers and choices of great festival foods. No pets, coolers or food are permitted through the gates. Watch the mass ascension balloon launch and stay for a fun evening of musical entertainment!

Let's attend this event, and all those interested, can enjoy the benefits of an 2013 - 55 passenger luxury Motor Coach that includes Satellite TV, WiFi, Electrical Outlets, Top Sky Tinted Glass Roof (rare), and 3 Point Seat Belts, beverages and snacks on coach, it's safer and much more fun traveling together rather than carpooling. The cost for entire event including tickets into the gate is $58. Please pay minimum deposit of $30 to RSVP by September 18, 2013. The balance is due by October 5, 2013 ***Pay Pal***To pay click on the meet up web address below.***.

If anyone chooses to ride Hot Air Balloon, if weather permits, it's up to $250 unless a different amount is agreed upon between you and vendor.

Here is the website for the Balloon festival:

This will be a really nice event and meeting new people is always great. Please call me @ 919-395-8018 OR email me RaleighDayTrippers @ gmail OR meetup . com /Raleigh-Day-Trippers/events/

Selyna McGowan

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