Of course, of course I will be there and all around chasing balloons.
It's a sight to behold: The 30th annual New York State Festival of Balloons takes flight this weekend at the Dansville Municipal Airport. Balloon launches (weather permitting) are planned for 6 tonight; 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and 6 a.m. Monday. Gates are open from 4 p.m. to dusk tonight; 10 a.m. to dusk Saturday and Sunday. The fest will also feature arts and crafts displays, rides, live entertainment, an Olde Time Lumberjack Show and more. Admission is $5 (free for ages 11 and younger). Go to nysfob.com.