|| During the third week of August, the Washington town of Long Beach will have skies full of kites. The Washington State International Kite Festival, which features kite-related activities for the entire family, will be held Aug. 21 through 27. Bring a kite to fly, or buy one at the festival. Daily events include kite-
flying demonstrations, kite battles, children’s kite competitions, fireworks, an auction, awards ceremony and more. All sizes, types and shapes of kites will be in the air. Visit www.kitefestival.com for more information.