Happy June weekend! Check out what’s happening in YOUR neck of the woods:
FRIDAY, MAY 31-SATURDAY, JUNE 1: Thunder in Old Forge, North Street Pavilion, Old Forge, NY; Live Music, Riding, Bike Show, Contests, Games, and lots more, located in the Adirondacks of New York State, this event has quickly become one of the favorites due to the open events, tons of music experiences, the vendors, the food and above all the festival fun you come to enjoy in Old Forge; www.thunderinoldforge.com .
SATURDAY, JUNE 1: 69ers MC 6th Annual Dog Run, 11:00 a.m., Mohawk Valley Humane Society, Menands, NY; 75-mile scenic view run, all forms of transportation welcome, ends at Clubhouse for BBQ; $15 pp, $25 couple; donations of dog/cat food or other items appreciated. Proceeds go to MVHS.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1: Benefit for Dennis Altrock, 12:00-5:00 p.m., Humpy’s, 2197 Central Ave., Schenectady, NY; Food, Chinese Auction, Music by The Familiars, $20 pp.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1: 7th Mountain Riders MC ALS Ride, 10:00 a.m., Sign up @ Northend Plattsburg to Keesville Elks Club, donation, food and drawings; $15 per bike, $5 per passenger; Contact Lilart @ 518-834-5716 or Sherk @ 518-572-5004.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1: Yonkers MC 110th Anniversary Party, 12:00 p.m., Join us as we celebrate 110 Years of Motorcycle History! Live music all day by ZERO , SNAKEBITE and Special Guests White Castle hamburger eating contest, Bike show, Trophy’s, Raffles, Prizes and More! Yonkers Mc would like to thank everyone for supporting us throughout the years!
SATURDAY, JUNE 1: 12th Annual ADK Run to Benefit Downed Biker Fund. Leaves at noon from Adirondack Bar & Grill, Queensbury. $10/ person. For more info call (518) 251-2689.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1: The 8th Annual Rolphie Run, 10:00 a.m., Cobleskill Fairgrounds, $20 Donation will get you: 8th Annual Pin Chicken BBQ, Bands A chance to win prizes at the last stop . Established in memory of Rolph M. Karker. ALL proceeds go to children in Schoharie County with an economic need.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1: Cause For The Paws Poker Run, 10:00 a.m., JP’s Tavern, 109 Syracuse St., Baldwinsville, NY.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 1-9: Warrensburg Bike Rally, 353 Schroon River Rd., Warrensburg, NY; Info: 518-791-8728; www.warrensburgbikerally.com .
SUNDAY, JUNE 2: POW/MIA Ceremony. Starts at 11:15 a.m. on Prospect Mountain, Lake George. FREE of charge. For more info call (518) 361-6410.
SUNDAY, JUNE 2: Third Annual Ride for Autism, 9:00 a.m., LT’s Grill, 2305 Nott St., Niskayuna, NY; BBQ, Music, Raffles, $$25 rider, $15 passenger, Non-riders BBQ only $15.
**COMING UP NEXT WEEK:
MONDAY-SATURDAY, JUNE 4-8: Americade, Lake George, NY; Americade’s New Headquarters: Ft. William Henry Resort with activities taking place at various locations around the Lake George Area; Info: 518-798-7888; www.americade.com .
TUESDAY, JUNE 4: Bike Night at the Car Hop, 5:00-9:00 p.m., 2007 Doubleday Ave. Ballston Spa, NY; Food Specials from the Car Hop, Bike owner gets a free ice cream cone (limited to 1st 35); free balloons for the kids, 50/50 raffle to benefit a local Ballston Spa food pantry; Cool 50’s & 60’s music.
Humpy’s – Bike Night every Thursday with Guest Bartenders (all year round)! 2197 Central Avenue, Colonie (518) 370-5667. Always a good time! http://www.humpysinc.com/
Rookies, 1526 VanVranken Ave., Schenectady, NY 518-280-4446 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rookies-Sports-Bar-Grill/253406464704737
Silver Spur Saloon, 4353 Rte. 32, Catskill, NY
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Stop in at one of these businesses and grab a copy of the latest issue of New York Rider Magazine, or visit online at www.nyridermag.com :
Adirondack Harley-Davidson http://www.adkhd.com
Rookie’s Sports Bar
Satan Cycles www.satancyclesonline.com
Sawmill Tavern www.the-saw-mill.com
Ride Safe ~