TREASURE ISLAND – The Veterans Day Fall Fly on TI is slated this year for Nov. 10-11 on Treasure Island Beach behind the Thunderbird Beach Resort. The theme for the weekend is “Honor America’s Veterans,” featuring red, white and blue kites, banners and flags galore.

This free family-oriented event will feature general kite flying, kite games, stunt kite lessons, demos, bubbles and candy falling from the sky. This will a great opportunity to honor veterans by flying a kite.

There is no formal competition, however the event is geared to prep novice kite flyers of all ages to learn what competition is like for the big official competition on Jan. 19-20 at the same location.

After dark on Saturday, kite flyers are urged to add lights to their kites for a night fly (weather and wind permitting).

Public parking is available at the public lot across the street from the Waffle House on Gulf Boulevard and at 104th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard.

The festival is sponsored by Windworks, the city of Treasure Island and The Thunderbird Beach Resort.

For information, call Windworks, 727-320-9463, drop by 13009 Village Blvd., Madeira Beach, or email: sales@floridawindworks.com.