Volunteers are needed for the Mancos Hot Air Balloon Festival events to be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28-30. All launches and activities are in Boyle Park. All three morning launches will be at 6:30 a.m. and the Friday evening glow will take place at 7 p.m.; the Saturday morning launch will be followed by tethered rides. There will also be additional special activities for volunteers. Contact Ragan Young at 560-1724 for more information, or to volunteer to be part of the ground crews for morning hot air balloon flights and evening launches.