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Two-Wheel Tuesdays! Smith Brothers Harley-Davidson and Tri-Cities Classic Rock 101/5 WQUT sponsor Bike Night at the Mellow Mushroom on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month through October.  The event runs from 5:00 to 9:00 pm with special prices and prizes.

June 16

Fountain of Life Bible Church Car and Bike Show, Daniel Boone High School, Gray TN.  10:00 am – 3:00 pm.  All cars and bikes welcome with special invitation to all low-rider cars and trucks and chopper bikes.  Food vendors, beard and mustache contest, dog contest (all breeds), plus other events.  Free.  For information, call 423.282.0655.

June 16

1st Annual Mount Mitchell Motorcycle and Car Poker Run.  Registration at the old Chevrolet dealership, beside Car Crazy II, 652 West US Highway 19E Bypass, Burnsville NC.  $15 per hand, 3 hands for $30.  All proceeds benefit Yancey County Toy Run.  For information, call 828.674.4754 or 828.208.7224.

June 23

Third Annual Veterans Benefit Bike Ride,  sponsored by Bikers for Christ –  Smoky Mountain Chapter, and VFW Post 1990.  $10 donation per person.  Ceremony and ride start at Greeneville Veterans Memorial Park and end at Johnson City Veterans Memorial Park, where the donations will be presented to Mountain Home VA Medical Center.  Private donations are welcomed.  For information, call 423.470.3433 weekdays after 5:00 pm and on weekends.

June 23

Officer Greg Collins Benefit Ride,  sponsored by employees of Wallens Ridge State Prison & Widows Sons. Meet at Wallens Ridge State Prison, Big Stone Gap. Registration at 9:30 am, kickstands up at 10:30 for a ride through Southwest Virginia to Natural Tunnel State Park near Duffield for lunch and prizes.  $15/bike, $5/extra rider. Lunch included.  For information, call 276-594-0272.

June 30

Tennessee Ridge Runner St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Benefit RideRegistration at 8:30 am at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center, Springbrook Drive, Johnson City.  Kickstands up at 9:45.  $10/person.  Ride returns to the Holiday Inn for bike games and prizes.  Food vendors on site.  For information, call Beth Fraley 276.494.9749 or Jay Stratton 423.794.7451

June 30

3rd Annual Ride for Freedom.  Registration begins at 11:00 am at Walmart, Ft. Henry Drive, Kingsport.  Ride gets underway at noon.  Every $15 donation earns an event t-shirt.  Prizes at last stop at 5:00 pm.  All proceeds benefit Tri-Cities Military Affairs Council.  For information, call Walmart at 392.0600.

July 14

Apple Tyree 3rd Annual Poker Chip Memorial Ride.  Apple Tyree was the service dog of Vietnam veteran Larkey Tyree.  Pancake breakfast at 9:00 am for $5 donation.  Registration ($10/bike) at 10:00 am, Smith Brothers Harley-Davidson, Johnson City.  First 50 receive dash plate.  Kickstands up at 10:30 to Fountain of Life Baptist Church, 118 Julie Lane, Johnson City, where hot dogs and chips will be served.  Proceeds go to local Special Olympics.  For information, call 423.282.0655 

July 27 – 29

Carter County Ghost Riders MC Anniversary Party and Bike Show, 217 Lover’s Lane, Elizabethton.  Come to the riverside for good food, good company and good times!  Gates open Friday at 6:00 pm, close at midnight Sunday.
$10.00 gate fee.  18 and over only.  No BYOB, no weapons, no attitudes, no pets.

For information, call 251.0428 or 948.1732.
Organizers reserve the right to refuse anyone.


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