Kite Society of Wisconisn & Illinois
(Wings on Strings)
This event is not sanctioned by the AKA

Date & Location:
06/20/2009
EAA Airventure Museum
Hyw 41, exit Hyw 44
Oshkosh, WI US
(AKA Region 6)
Activities:
Fun Fly
Fun For All Ages
Kitemaking Competition
Kids Kitemaking
Sport Kite Competition
Description:
LIVE AT PIONEER AIRPORT..OSHKOSH!! The Tour De Kites Continues …. EAA Wings on Strings Kite Festival is Sponsored by The EAA, The Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, and Gift of Wings. This Kite Festival will be held at the EAA Airventure Museum in Oshkosh on Pioneer Airport. The times are from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, on June 20th, with the Grand Launch of 200 kites at noon. The event is FREE. Gift of Wings will be on sight selling all of your favorite kites, windsocks and Garden Spinners. When in town, visit the EAA Airventure Museum sometime during the day. Check out the new EAA Family museum plan now on sale at the EAA AirVenture Museum. Featured performers include Chicago Fire, Team Pegasus, Mike Delfar, Paula Schenk, Paul Koepke, Dan Newman, Josh and Zak Gordon and Charlie Sotich, and The Giant Kites of Yvers LaForest and Anne Clement. Charlie Sotich will be making free kites for the kids. Hot Johnsonville Brats will be sold during the event. This is a FREE event... Hope to see you there!! For more information, contact Jeff Kataoka at 414/277-9121 or www.giftofwings.com and www.eaa.org. The Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois……It doesn't get any better than this!!
For additional information contact:
Scott Fisher
1500 N Lincoln Memorial DR
Milwaukee, WI 53203
US
E-mail:
Phone: 414-305-3145
Fax: 414-435-8095
Kite Society of WI & IL
http://www.giftofwings.com
Directions:
Oshkosh is located in North Eastern Wisconsin, and is accessible via several major highways. Oshkosh is: 1-1/2 hour drive from Madison 2-1/2 hour drive from Chicago (via I-90/94) (Hyw 41) 1-1/2 hour drive from Milwaukee...Take hyw 41 to Oshkosh EAA Airventure Museum and exit at Hyw 44.
Comments:
Fly a Kite and check out the greatest aviation museum in the Midwest. But remember...No airplanes allowed on the runway during our event..Only kites!

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