Friday's faces at the festival

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Friday night took a turn for the better as winds died down enough for half the balloons to take to the skies while the other half inflated to give everyone a show. The airport was packed for the first night of the Lincoln Balloon Festival.

Pictures by Mike Fak

Mayor Keith Snyder smiles while Vic Martinek chauffeurs.

Heartland Community College has an alumni tent.


For some the August night was chilly enough for jackets and blankets.

A young man debates going back to mom or checking out the balloons.


All three brothers got up close to see a balloon take off.

You have to take the time for a snack or two or three.



Friends and families all enjoying the event is what the Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival is all about.

And that's all I have to say about this.



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