2016 RAF Calendar

NOTE:  Italicized events are unconfirmed.  Events marked in RED are "official" Richmond Air Force events.

First Sunday of EVERY month - RAF club fly at Dorey Park

January 2016

1/1It's Too Darn Cold to Fly a Kite Fly

1/3 – First Sunday Fly

1/16 - 1/17 – TIKF/TISKC (Treasure Island Kite Festival / Treasure Island Sport Kite Championships) – Treasure Island, FL

February 2016

2/7 – First Sunday Fly / Super Fly

2/12 - 2/15 – MKS Kite Retreat – Ellicott City, MD

2/14Leave Your Lover Fly

March 2016

3/6 – First Sunday Fly

3/19 – Indoor fly at the National Air & Space Museum "Kites of Asia"Washington, DC

3/19Spring Solstice Fly

April 2016 (April is National Kite Month!)

4/2 – Blossom Kite Festival (Smithsonian) – Washington, DC

Note: The Frederick County Kite Festival was canceled for 2016 due to date conflict with the Blossom Kite Festival (which was rescheduled due to Easter).

4/3 – First Sunday Fly

4/9 – Yorktown Kite Gathering – Yorktown, VA

4/9 Prince George County Kite Festival – Disputanta, VA

4/10Rockfish Valley Foundation Kite Festival – Nellysford, VA

4/1618th Annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival – Salem, VA

4/17 – Fort Monroe Kite Day with the National Park Service – Fort Monroe (Hampton), VA

4/29 - 5/1 – MIKE/MASKC (Maryland International Kite Expo / Mid-Atlantic Sport Kite Championships) – Ocean City, MD

4/30 - 5/1 – Atlantic Coast Kite Festival – Virginia Beach, VA and Portsmouth, VA

May 2016

5/1 – First Sunday Fly

??? Quetzal Kite Festival – Fluvanna, VA

5/27 - 5/30 – WIKF/ECSKC (Wildwood International Kite Festival/East Coast Stunt Kite Championships) – Wildwood, NJ

June 2016

6/5 – First Sunday Fly

6/10 - 6/1234th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival – Nags Head, NC

6/24 - 6/26ODSKC (Old Dominion Sport Kite Championships) – Richmond, VA

July 2016

7/3 – First Sunday Fly

7/4Patriots Fly (and Stoney's Birthday!)

7/16 - 7/18 – Wright Kite Festival Kill Devil Hills, NC

August 2016

8/7 – First Sunday Fly

September 2016

9/2 - 9/5Mile High Kite Fly – Beech Mountain, NC

9/4 – First Sunday Fly

??? – RWRSKC (Richmond-Washington Regional Sport Kite - Championships) – Ashland, VA

9/24Coyner Springs Kite Fly – Waynesboro, VA

October 2016

10/2 – First Sunday Fly

10/3 - 10/8AKA Annual Convention and Grand National Kite CompetitionSeaside, OR

10/7- 10/10 – LBIFLY/LBISKC (Long Beach Island International Kite Festival / Long Beach Island Sport Kite Championships) – Long Beach Island, NJ

10/21 - 10/23 – OBSKC (Outer Banks Sport Kite Championships) – Nags Head, NC

November 2016

11/6 – First Sunday Fly

December 2016

12/4 – First Sunday Fly

2015 Calendar

Last updated 2/17/2016