On Saturday, Oct. 20, the American Kitefliers Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the LSUS soccer fields, sponsored by Cumulus Media. This free festival will accompany the final day of the kite flying exhibitions and Pioneer Day at LSUS’s Pioneer Heritage Center. Festivities will include the “Cumulus Media F.R.E.S.H. Zone” featuring local non-profit booths promoting family, recreation, education, safety, and health. DJs and personalities from the Cumulus Media cluster will also be in attendance.
The public is invited to have lunch on the lawn while enjoying kite exhibitions. Spectators are encouraged to bring their lunch and picnic blankets or enjoy food from a local food truck each day. A field will also be open to the public to fly their own kites. Admission is free.
Pioneer Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Pioneer Heritage Center at LSUS. Attendees can learn about the early pioneers of Shreveport-Bossier and explore a plantation home, blacksmith shop and medical office that date from 1830 to 1930. Admission is $2.