Kites Over Branch County 2010
Kites Over Branch County is an
annual 3-day event held at the
Creal Soccer Fields. Stormy weather
threatened to drive the kites away,
but by Saturday afternoon (July 24th), the rain had cleared out and it
was time to start flying!
At the time this picture was taken (2:23pm), this was the 2-string only
stunt kite in the air. I was told that the gusty winds made it
difficult to control these kites. They fare better with steady winds.
However, it was a great day to fly
Here's a close-up of the pretty kite.
A similar kite was flying nearby from a tether.
Some of the kite clubs' tents can be seen in this picture.
This is a close-up of the second
That was about all to see that
afternoon. I was told that the winds were more steady on Sunday and
more stunt kites were out as well as the big kites. Check out the 2008 photo album for examples of these kites.
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