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A day in pictures: MCC-Longview’s Flights of Fancy kite festival

Thousands of visitors (about 35,000!) turned their eyes to the skies for Metropolitan Community College-Longview’s Flights of Fancy Mega Kite Festival on Saturday, April 15. It was a pretty gusty day, with sustained winds between 20-30 miles per hour, but the sun was shining and patrons were wowed by the kites and the classic cars …

Photo album: 2016 Flights of Fancy kite fest at MCC-Longview

Wow! Organizers of the 2016 Flights of Fancy Mega Kite Festival at MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit estimated attendance (based on car counts) of 36,000 people. That’s substantially more than the 24,000 who came to the last kite festival in 2014. It was a beautiful day, though: Cloudy much of the time, but the sun burst …