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Big Beautiful Balloons Over Bellaire Aug. 27 & 28

Lofty ambitions
By Lynda Wheatley | Aug. 21, 2021

Take your lofty ambitions anywhere with a view of the sky over Lake Bellaire Friday and Saturday, Aug. 27 and 28. At 6:30pm both nights, the annual and awe-inspiring Balloons Over Bellaire will launch more than 15 hot air balloons from the alpine tubing hill behind The Lakeview Hotel at Shanty Creek Resort. There are plenty of locations to watch from, so organizers ask skywatchers to please keep social distancing and masks in mind. Early risers, you might want to grab your coffee and put in at Torch Lake at 7:30am Saturday instead; the balloons will also do a flyover there. Free event.



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