Leesburg Air Show Takes Off Saturday

One of the town’s biggest annual events happens Saturday when families are welcomed to the tarmac of Leesburg Executive Airport to see the latest in aviation advances and witness some daring displays in the sky.

Gates open at 11 a.m. The tarmac will feature aircraft displays, activities for children and food vendors. At noon, there will be a demonstration of radio controlled airplanes. The airshow begins at 1 p.m. with skydivers and a multitude of aerobatic performances. Gates close at 4 p.m.

There is only handicapped parking on site for the event. The town will run shuttle buses from parking lots at Heritage and Tuscarora high schools.

For details, go to leesburgairshow.com.