Skyfest goers can expect the night show to be spectacular.

Skyfest goers can expect the night show to be spectacular.

Twilight show unbelievable

The phrase Once in a Blue Moon refers to something that occurs rarely.

Annie Gallant

Special to the Tribune Advisor

The phrase Once in a Blue Moon refers to something that occurs rarely.

SkyFest 2015 will experience a blue moon (second full moon in a calendar month) on July 31, the exact date of the Twilight Show. Unbelievable.

Now you may ask, “what is a twilight show?”

“This is an airshow that utilizes pyrotechnics during the twilight hours of the evening. These fireworks, such as the afterburners on the CF-18 military jet, are particularly spectacular,” said Airshow organizer Barb van Halderen.

“The Twilight Show is comprised of selected performers who discharge pyro from their wings in a exciting display along with their amazing aerobatic performance.”

Quesnel’s Twilight Show features Super Dave Mathieson, Manfred Radius with his pyro-emitting sail plane, the Canadian Armed Forces CF-18 with its glowing afterburners and the military Skyhawks Parachute team and plus Flashfire jet truck.

Gates open at 7 p.m. Entrance is by the airport road and purchasing your tickets online at quesnelskyfest.ca, at $20 each, is highly recommended to ensure your admission to this very special show. Some tickets will be available at the gate.

 

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