Upcoming Events in Callaway

Callaway Kite Flight Labor Day Weekend

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Make some Memories with your Family

One of the Top Ten Places

to Fly a Kite  - from USA Today, Nov 8, 2001

 Each Labor Day weekend, folks from all over the Midwest gather for an annual kite reunion on the 200-acre prairie dedicated to kites.

 Besides kites, there is down-home relaxation, picnicking, friendly conversation, and good old-fashioned fun. 

“Seeing all of the big kites gets everyone’s attention. They’re something you don’t normally see, especially the big whales. They almost don’t look like kites. They look like blimps,” says ChelseyHeironymus, who comes to the kite flight every year with her three children. 

“If you can, you really need to check it out. Don’t think of it as just a kite flight because it’s not,” says Chelsey. “We live 3 hours away and my daughter asks every year, Mom, are we going to the kite flight this year?”

 Activities:

Amateur Flyers (kids and adults)

Professional Kite Flyers

Kite Stunt Flyers

Kite Making Classes

Candy Drops

Watermelon Feed

Horse Rides

Face Painting

Games

Concession Stands

Kite Vendors 

Kite Flight Entrance Fees:

Adults:  $5

Kids under 16:  $3

Family (or car load):  $25

Free Parking

Commemorative T-Shirts are on sale throughout the event.

 Bring a picnic lunch, chair or blanket, and plenty of sunscreen.

Chamber Meetings

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Unless otherwise posted via email, on the Chamber Facebook page, and/or Village electronic board, monthly meetings are held the third Thursday at 12:00 noon in the Callaway Community Center Meeting Room.

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