RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon takes flight for Field and Fair Day in Lodi

By Christina Cornejo/News-Sentinel Staff Writer| 1 comment In the early hours of Labor Day morning, visitors young and old watched a large hot air balloon slowly inflate. A blue, white and red RE/MAX balloon was laid out in the center of the West Lawn at Hutchins Street Square. Volunteers stretched out what is known as the envelope — the part that fills with hot air — while a powerful fan pushed air inside. Pilot Dave Wakefield walked around inspecting each side and pulling the vinyl fabric o...
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