Gift of Wings and EAA Wings on Strings Kite Festival
(Wings On Strings Kite Festival)
This event is not sanctioned by the AKA

Date & Location:
06/18/2011
EAA Airventure Museum
3000 Poberezny Drive
Oshkosh, WI US
(AKA Region 6)
Activities:
Fun Fly
Buggy Racing
Fun For All Ages
Kids Kitemaking
Description:
The Tour De Kites Continues “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.
No Airplanes allowed.The times are from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm, on Saturday, June 18th, with the Grand Launch of 300 or more kites taking to the skies at 11:30am.
The event is FREE, with plenty of FREE parking. Gift of Wings will be on sight selling all of your favorite kites, windsocks and Garden Spinners.
Come fly a kite and check out the great display of airplanes at the EAA AirVenture Museum.
Featured performers include Chicago Fire Kite Team.
Mike Delfar, Elizabeth Gordon, Paul Koepke, Dan Newman, Josh and Zach Gordon, Fire & Ice, EOS, O2, Something Old-Something New, and The Giant MEGA Kites of Yves Laforest.
Yves will be debuting the Mega Octopus Kite and the Giant Manta Ray kite for the second time in Northeastern Wisconsin.
Gift of Wings and the EAA will be making free Charlie Sotich kites for the kids.
Candy will fall from the sky, along with hot tasty Johnsonville Brats, as Team O2 and Dan Brinnehl host the Candy and Brat drops on Saturday.
he Kids Mad Dash will be taking place at 2:30 pm.
The first 100 kids that sign up and participate in the Kids Mad Dash will receive a free kite.
Hot Johnsonville Brats and Nathans Hot Dogs, 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 Scott Fisher at 414-305-3145.
For additional information contact:
Scott Fisher or Jeff Kataoka
2266 N Prospect Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203
US
E-mail:
Phone: (414) 305-3145
Fax: (414) 425-8095
Kite Society of Wisconsin and Illinois
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 Hwy 41 to Oshkosh EAA Airventure Museum and exit at Hwy 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!
Grand Launch at 11:30 this year.
Kids Mad Dash at 2:30
Kids Candy drops throughout the day

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