Scenes From Saturday’s 19th Annual Kite Festival

Clear skies, blustery winds and warm temperatures brought kite enthusiasts of all ages to Overlook Park Saturday to partake in the Los Alamos Arts Council’s 19th annual Kite Festival, which runs through 5 p.m. today. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Cora Perkins holds on tight to her kite during the Los Alamos Arts Council’s Kite Festival Saturday at Overlook Park. The Kite Festival continued on Sunday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Joshua Matteson, along with his mom, Linda, decorate the kite he made during the Los Alamos Arts Council’s kite building workshop Saturday morning at Overlook Park. The workshop is part of LAAC’s 19th annual kite festival. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Steven Burnside puts together a kite during the kite building workshop. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Saturday was a blustery day – ideal for flying kites – but the wind made constructing kites a bit of challenge. Here, Maryann Blackhart and her daughter Kyra decorate a kite while Kyra’s Cabbage Patch Kid doll serves as a weight to hold the kite down. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Jackson Bowles lends a hand to his younger brother, Quinn, as  Quinn flies a kite during the Los Alamos Arts Council’s Kite Festival. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
A strong breeze helps this youngster’s kite take flight. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Sandy reels in her kite at Saturday’s festival, which runs through 5 p.m. today. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
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