Thurston Classic kicks off Thursday

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Dozens of hot air balloons will be taking flight and lighting up Meadville Thursday evening as the 28th annual Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Festival kicks off.

The Meadville sky will be glowing as hot air balloons light up the sky for the start of one of area’s favorite events.

Thousands of people will gather at Robertson Field at Allegheny College for views like no other during the free four-day event.

Eight hot air balloons will light up the sky just after dusk beginning Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

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