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Whitewater Mesa Fun Kite Flying Picnic

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Whitewater Mesa Fun Kite Flying Picnic

Saturday 1st April 2023

Gather up your family and friends and come to Glenwood, NM and join us on April Fool’s Day for the 17th Whitewater Mesa Fun Kite Flying Picnic.   In 2022 we were joined by168 people and many smiles as the pandemic eased.  This is an outdoor event in plenty of wind.   For the benefit of yourself and for others, please take note of whatever safe-health practice guidelines are current in April.  There is plenty of space to celebrate the wind without fences to tangle your kite strings, and room to park for your tailgate picnic.  While you are here and for a completely different experience, walk one or all six of the labyrinths and a maze across the road at Whitewater Mesa Labyrinths.   Through the American Kitefliers Association we are hapy to have joined the international world of kitefliers.

PLACE: Across the road from Whitewater Mesa Labyrinths located at 355 Bursum Road.  Second house on the left after mile marker 3 on NM 159 off Hwy 180, between Glenwood and Alma, NM 88039.   GPS 33.3765, -108.852      NB: If using MapQuest, Google Maps or Apple Maps be sure to enter Glenwood NM not Datil, NM after 355 Bursum Road or you will end up 35 miles away on a trail up the mountain in the Gila Wilderness!

ADMISSION:  Free. There will be a free raffle drawing for a kite at 2.30pm, so be sure to pick up your free raffle ticket on arrival at the gate with the labyrinth sign.

WE PROVIDE:  Water, kite mending supplies, loaner kites, a Johnny on the Spot porta-potty.

YOU BRING: your picnic, your kite, your laughter, the whole family and all your friends, your sunhat and something to sit on. www.wmlabyrinths.com/visit

Or contact Cordelia Rose 575 313-1002 call or text.

FOR PLACES TO STAY & MORE INFORMATION:  www.wmlabyrinths.com/visit

Or contact Cordelia Rose 575 313-1002 call or text.

FOR GREAT PHOTOGRAPHS:

https://davidthornburg.smugmug.com/Events/Whitewater-Mesa-KiteFest

Please credit photographers David Thornburg and Cheryl Thornburg

FOR ALL ABOUT KITES:

American Kitefliers Association   http://kite.org/activities/events/event-calendar/

If you still have the Winter 2021 copy of Kiting, the Journal of the American Kitefliers Association look on the back cover for a cute photo of William and Violet at our Kite Flying Picnic.  

Details

Date:
April 1
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Cordelia Rose
Phone:
575-313-1002
Email:
cordelia.rose3@gmail.com
View Organizer Website