At a Glance for Sept. 17, 2015

Buy balloon rides early for Bartlett Festival

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Who’s ready for the Bartlett Festival and Car Show next weekend? It will be Sept. 25-26 at W. J. Freeman Park (2629 Bartlett Blvd.) with rides, vendors, live music, gorgeous cars, a cooking contest and more.

Don’t forget to sign up early for tethered balloon rides Friday night to benefit the Bartlett Education Foundation. A single balloon ride ticket is $10, and a family ticket is $20 (maxium of two adults, with up to two children).

Buy ticket in advance at the Bartlett Chamber of Commerce, 2969 Elmore Park Road; Trustmark Bank, 6767 Summer Ave.; or McDonald Insurance LLC, 5820 Stage Rd., during regular business hours.

For details, contact Lisa Johnson at (901) 372-9457 or Rachel Landsdown at (901) 386-3131.

Lakeland and Arlington: Don’t forget to vote

Lakeland and Arlington residents will hit the polling places Sept. 17 to determine who their new city and school board members will be.

See a list of candidates online at