Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2010

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Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2010

Postby Mux11 » Mon, Jul 26 2010, 11:01 AM

When: Sat. & Sun.
Sept. 18 & 19,
10am-4pm both days!

Where: St. Vincents
(former Cardinal Stritch HS)
2981 Plank Rd. &
Tolmie Park- Keokuk


Members of American Kite Fliers Association Visit AKA.org for more info

PRIZES AWARDED! Sunday @ 3pm for oldest kite flyer, youngest kite flyer, prettiest kite, best home made kite, best use of recycled items in a kite,
best use of theme “Air Fairâ€

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Mike » Mon, Jul 26 2010, 10:23 PM

I need to know who wants to do this fest.
I've got a few rooms available for performers, but no gas money.

We don't have enough 180GO! team members available for a full on team, but lets see who wants to go play.

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby backdraft » Tue, Jul 27 2010, 12:50 PM

Hmmm let me see do I want to go fly or would I rather work Hmmm....... COUNT ME IN WORK SUCKS!!!!!!!!

Big Mike :lol:

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Jeepster » Wed, Aug 04 2010, 10:10 AM

Okay, got the official communication ... birthday celebrations are on Saturday. So, planning on attending on Sunday. If there's a room open for Saturday night that would help ... not that far, but it's almost a three hour drive over the two lane roads.

Cheers,
Tom

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby catspaw00 » Thu, Aug 05 2010, 07:33 PM

My schedule is crazy because work is in upheaval (new software integration - ick), so I won't know until the end of next week. Is that too late to let you know?

-Wendy

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Mike » Thu, Aug 05 2010, 08:47 PM

I'll ask for a few rooms and I'll update them later if people can't come.

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby grigorib » Thu, Aug 12 2010, 09:14 PM

Hard to plan that far, but i'm pretty sure about desire to go.

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby catspaw00 » Mon, Aug 16 2010, 08:29 PM

Yeah, so I finally mapped this, and I'm not going to be able to go - I can't get out of work early, and it's going to be just shy of 6 hours each way, which is too far for a solo trip in one weekend.

And, yeah, I'm a big wussy. :P

I also have a paper due that weekend, so the extra there-and-back-again driving would cut into homework time. Sounds like a great time, though. Post pictures!!

-Wendy

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Mike » Tue, Aug 17 2010, 09:45 AM

Sorry you'll miss it, we'll post photos.

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Mike » Wed, Sep 01 2010, 07:11 PM

OK, crunch time. Last chance.

I have Mike S and myself for Friday and Saturday night.
Jeepster for Saturday night.
I promised them a final total by tomorrow (Thursday 9/2/2010).

Here's the latest email:
It's almost here! Our First Kite Fair! Sept. 18 adn 19 10-4 both days..I'm excited and I'm crossing my fingers that the weather will cooperate. ... You will be staying at the days inn and they offer a continental breakfast. The 2 sponors of the fair will provide you and your group lunch. On Saturday the sponsor group if the Fine Arts Council and they will be serving hotdogs. chip cookies and pop, The sponsoring group on Sun is Great River Players and they are serving walking tacos. There will be bottled water for you and your group on the fly field. Thanks again.

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Jeepster » Wed, Sep 01 2010, 08:03 PM

Still good for Saturday night. This is an area that we haven't visited before ... traveled through, but never stopped. Looking forward to it!

Cheers,
Tom

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Mike » Thu, Sep 02 2010, 08:16 PM

okey doke. I'll email her for 1 room for Fri & Sat, and one room for Sat night.
We are the festival guys: so bring some SLKs, Roks, line laundary, etc.
Tom, we'll fly a team of 3 on Sunday.

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Mike » Mon, Sep 20 2010, 03:52 PM

Our hosts were wonderful and treated us well. I had my first "walking taco" :)
The turnout was light, as was the wind. But next year will be bigger and better!

We flew Standard sails with race rods in 0 - 3 mph winds much of the time.

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Jynx » Mon, Sep 20 2010, 06:59 PM

Mike wrote: Image

What a nice token of appreciation!
Don't see that too often! Kudos to the organizers! ...and kudos to :Logo180GO!: :up:
[align=center]"When the power of love becomes more important than the love of power, then there will be peace"[/align][align=center]-Jimi Hendrix[/align]

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Re: Keokuk Kite Fair - The Air Fair :: Sept 18 & 19 - 2

Postby Jeepster » Mon, Sep 20 2010, 09:04 PM

Mike wrote:... We flew Standard sails with race rods in 0 - 3 mph winds much of the time. ...


Well, to be honest, the Mike twins flew in 0 - 3 mph winds, but I only flew in 2 - 3 mph winds. When deltas are falling out of the sky, it's time to rest!

-tom


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