George Remsberg, l., helps Trevor Bird get his homemade kite into the air.
Richard McGuire and his wife Barbara fly a kite on the tideflats on August 16. McGuire visits Birch Bay from Phoenix every year for a family vacation.
Cooper Mace, 5, skims through an obstacle during the skimboarding demonstration on August 16.
Keegan Trotzuk, 13, skims over a ramp on August 16. Skimboarder Jeff Blotsky was on hand to teach kids and adults techniques. “There’s no wrong way to start,” Blotsky said.
A group flies kites several hundred yards from shore during the Sea and Sky festival.
Photos by Brandy Kiger Shreve