The 18th annual Eureka Springs Kite Festival, set for Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge on March 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will bring an explosion of color and youthful exuberance to the Ozarks with its theme of "Art with an Altitude."
Admission to the kite festival is free. Regular admission prices apply for those wishing to tour the refuge. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own kites. Kaleidokites' experts will assist children in kite making and flying.
Kaleidokites has donated and Turpentine Creek will raffle off a Japanese fighting "Rokkaku" kite and a smaller tiger kite, with proceeds going to benefit the animals. For details, call 253-6596 or (888) 836-6251.