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Go Ripon – Soaring over Ripon

Color the Skies is now “Soaring over Ripon”
This annual hot Air balloon & kite festival will have something for everyone. Food, fun, a fun run, games and rides. Make sure you are at the festival early as the hot air balloon lift off is at 6 am
Rides are extra, festival is only $5 parking fee.

Labor Day Weekend | September 3-4, 2016
Saturday & Sunday from 6am-5pm!
Mistlin Park, Ripon
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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.