The skies above Pottawattamie County, Iowa will be filled with balloons this weekend.
The 5th Annual “Fields of Flight” Hot Air Balloon Festival features more than 20 hot air balloonists from across the country on Friday, September 7th and Saturday, September 8th at 5:00pm at Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard, located at 19475 225th Street.
Net proceeds from the annual event will go to purchase food for MICAH House, an emergency shelter in Council Bluffs serving families and individuals who are experiencing the crisis of homelessness.
The funds help support services for more than 760 individuals annually, half of whom are children.
MICAH House serves as a haven of shelter and support services for those who are homeless and is the only family shelter in the metro area.
Admission is $1.00, $5.00 parking (per car), and fun entertainment featuring something for every member of your family including competition and fun flights, balloon glows, live music, kids activities, apples, a wide variety of food items unique to the orchard/vineyard, and wine.
For more information on this special event or to learn more about MICAH House, contact Lisa Emken at 712-323-4416.