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Build and fly kites at Birch Bay Kite Festival

Louise Roberts uses the Birch Bay tideflats as a runway to fly a kite Monday morning Aug. 1, 2011. Roberts and her family were visiting from Vancouver, B.C.
Louise Roberts uses the Birch Bay tideflats as a runway to fly a kite Monday morning Aug. 1, 2011. Roberts and her family were visiting from Vancouver, B.C. The Bellingham Herald

The Birch Bay Kite Festival is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21, at the Birch Bay Visitor Center, 7900 Birch Bay Drive.

Some 250 kites will be available free to kids and dads while supplies last. There’s a $5 build-a-kite; hot dogs and kettle corn for sale. Skimboarding lessons and demonstration from 1-3 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, go online to birchbaychamber.com.

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