Great Barrington: Annual Bike-N-Fly festival slated Aug. 19

Great Barrington Rotary and Airport will present the seventh annual Berkshire Bike-N-Fly Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Great Barrington Airport, 70 Egremont Plain Road.

Bike rides of varying lengths through the Berkshires begin at 9 a.m. Pre-registration for the bike ride is required.

A full day of activities features scenic airplane, bi-plane, helicopter, and balloon rides; paragliding and parachute jumping demonstrations; model planes, a flight simulator, new and old airplanes, food and other vendors, live music, face painting, bouncy castle, raffle prizes, a dunk tank, and more.

New attractions include a Cow Plop game and a mountain bike demonstration featuring world record holder Jeff Lenowsky.

Admission is $15 per car load. Proceeds from the event help fund scholarships and community projects.

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