Thurston Balloon Classic Delayed Until Friday

June 14, 2013
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Following weather problems on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, the 25th annual Thurston Balloon Classic in Meadville is now scheduled to begin on Friday evening (June 14).

Most of the weekend’s activities are slated to start at Robertson Field on the campus of Allegheny College.

Sanctioned balloon races are set to begin at 7:00 AM Saturday.  The special launch of a hydrogen gas balloon, postponed on Wednesday evening, has now been scheduled for Saturday at 8:00 AM.

Among the cancelled activities were the annual Night Glow event Thursday night.

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