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Celebrate World Kite Day with Us! October 13

Behold the kite: for thousands of years kites have been used to enjoy and delight its flyers and onlookers. The art of kite Come fly a kite with us!making has ranged from simple to the most intricate and dramatic designs.

Kites have also had very practical uses that provide scientific information, light and satellite beacons, military applications and human flight.

Come to the Buncombe County Sports Park on October 13 to celebrate World Kite Day by flying a kite. The event is 1 - 4 p.m. Bring your favorite kite or come to watch. Want to make your own kite to fly? View these helpful instructions. If you'd like to use one of our kites, contact Jay Nelson at 250-4269 or to reserve