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Special
Events

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10-year celebration!

Fri & Sat, June 21-22

11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Rising Silo turns 10 this year! We're celebrating with a special tethered hot air balloon visit from Blue Ridge Ballooning (*weather-dependent*), a Barrel Bar set up for a tasting of several barrel-aged and -fermented brews, our tradition of free ice cream floats (while supplies last!), and live music on Friday and Saturday nights. 

Tethered hot air balloon Friday & Saturday 7 - 8:30 PM

Rides are $20/person and limited to approximately 60 people each night. The hot air balloon floats are highly dependent upon weather-conditions, thus tickets will only be available for sale in the taproom day-of at 5 PM, first-come, first-serve. Each ride lasts ~5 minutes; 3 to 5 people per ride dependent on combined weight. Recommended for ages 7+. No alcohol or intoxicated riders will be allowed on balloon ride.

Hot air balloon "walkabout" tentatively scheduled for Saturday from 1 - 3:30 PM (view-only inflated balloon!)

**The balloon will be staged at "Potato Hill" - a spacious field of Glade Road Growing Farm that is approximately a 1/2 mile, 15-20 minute walk from the barn and parking lot. 

Free ice cream floats served Saturday beginning at 11am *while supplies last! 

Attic Static - Friday at 6 PM "roots, rock, soul, pop, blues"

YUNG LZRD Saturday at 6 PM "hip jazz"

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open mic
series

Thursday, May 30

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Calling all musicians, poets, comedians, and storytellers! Join us for a night of creativity and expression at the return of the open mic night series in the taproom. Held on second Thursdays this spring and hosted by local artist Amelia Empson, there are opportunities for both seasoned performers and first-timers. A PA system and mic are provided. Sign-ups start at 5 PM for a set of ~5 to 15 minutes. Rising Silo is a family friendly space, content should be "PG-rated" until the last hour from 8 to 9 PM. Come out to showcase and celebrate the local talent and ideas in our community!

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