When Sat, February 19, 12pm – 5pm
Where On the ice of Clear Lake near the downtown sea wall,
Clear Lake, IA 50428 (map)
Description Event is the largest winter kite festival in the Upper Midwest. Experienced kite fliers from all over the Midwest attend and fly unique handmade and large display kites. The public is welcomed and encouraged to participate. Bring your own kites or purchase one at the festival.
For more information see http://colorthewind.org/
This is one of the best festivals, highly recommended that you attend if you can. You will not be disappointed. Check out the color the wind website for pictures from past years or pictures on the MKS Past Events page from last year.
Here is a really nice story and pictures on the Bestsellers Coffee Bar & Cafe Blog by Frank Pearson. http://www.bestsellerscoffeebar.com/dancing-in-the-wind
MKS member, Bob Glass shared the following video from 2011 Color the Wind. All of the pictures were captured by Bob's KAP system. (Kite Aerial Photography). Very cool perspective.
MKS President, Tom Cross shared the following pictures that he took at Color the Wind.
If you have pictures and/or videos from this event to share with everyone, please send links to firstname.lastname@example.org