Valparaiso Fest, May 14

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Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Darkspark » Tue, May 03 2011, 11:28 PM

Anyone planning on attending Valparaiso on the 14?? We are planning on going, and I am trying to talk a few coworkers into going. They live fairly close.

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Mike » Wed, May 04 2011, 06:55 AM

I'm going!

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby prairierose » Wed, May 04 2011, 07:59 AM

Me too!

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Jeepster » Wed, May 04 2011, 08:06 AM

Yep, planning on attending ...

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby backdraft » Wed, May 04 2011, 08:50 AM

I am going and Zack is going! Not sure about Nick.

Anne will be out of town and won't be able to make it :(.

Looking forward to it.

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby goestoeleven » Wed, May 04 2011, 03:14 PM

I'm possible, but might be a long shot. My wife is out of town on the 14th . . . so it will probably depend on the sports schedules for the kids. I'm guessing there will be softball and soccer games . . .

Edit - and I just found out about a birthday party my son has to attend in the morning and boys soccer / girls softball in the afternoon. Wish I could be there but it looks like I miss this one :( . See y'all at Milwaukee :-) (I hope).
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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby catspaw00 » Thu, May 05 2011, 09:34 AM

I'm a maybe. :roll:

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Shari » Tue, May 10 2011, 09:11 PM

:ditto I too will be attending the kite festival in Valpo. :shock: :lol: :beat :duel

Hee!!

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Mike » Wed, May 11 2011, 08:57 AM

180GO! will be there at 9am.
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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Mike » Wed, May 11 2011, 09:01 PM

[quote="goestoeleven"]
Milwaukee isn't on my schedule for this year--we'll have to have more club flys.

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Jynx » Wed, May 11 2011, 10:03 PM

goestoeleven wrote:See y'all at Milwaukee :-) (I hope).


I'll be here (Milwaukee)... Glad to hear you're coming up! :-D

Wish 180GO was on the schedule!!!! ...I'll miss you guys!!!! :(
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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Jeepster » Mon, May 16 2011, 07:56 AM

I guess everyone is still recovering from the fantastic day we had. Winds were a steady 8 mph all day and not a cloud in the sky! Hundreds of viewers watching 180GO! perform flawless routines!! Wow, what a day ... well, in our dreams that's what happened.

Actually the day started out with a slight drizzle and at about lunch time progressed until it became a full downpour at about 2:00pm. No one I talked to could remember seeing the sun in that corner of Indiana for the last two weeks. The wind was a little hesitant to come out and play ... kind of a tease for most of the day until the rain storm hit and it picked up. We kept the team kites in the air and flying routines for the entire time though. Mike did a great job calling as six of us kept rotating through the line. And, I do mean rotating. Pick up a black kite and you were an even number on the line ... pick up a red kite and you were an odd number on the line ... sometimes.

All-in-all it was terrible weather for a festival, but still, a fun day to get together with friends and fly kites.

Next year has got to be better ... can't have three years of poor weather in a row!!!!!!

Cheers,
Tom

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Re: Valparaiso Fest, May 14

Postby Darkspark » Mon, May 16 2011, 10:17 AM

What Tom said.................
This fest convinced me to stop at Cabelas and buy a waterproof pair of shoes. My toes are still a little wrinkled. But I am prepared for next time. Fun and frustrating all wrapped into one.---Mikey


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