Two of the other patriotic displays:
8 banners side-by-side form the American flag
This was the day WSIKF put on their Foster Grandparents Fun Fly event (eleventh annual, no less) designed to give young kids a chance to experience the joy of kite flying with an experienced kiter. Several dozen kites were constructed by some of the experienced kitemakers (Rhonda made 15 of the little deltas), and the kids that participated got to keep the kite that was given to them.
Another event for the kids was the Candy Drop.
First they haul up a really big kite...
something that can lift a big bag of candy up high.
A bag of candy is pulleyed up to the kite line
and then released for the kids to scoop up.
The kids got to make kites in the afternoon; also, there was awards given to the best camps set up by kids.
Two more events were held in the afternoon... the Individual Rokkaku Battle and Senior Ballet. Somehow I didn't get any photos. Maybe I can get a few photos from Mike Hagen to post.