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2017 Rallies & Events

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Weekly Bike Nights & BBQs:
TUESDAYS:
Masstown Market,
10622 Hwy #2, Masstown, NS (Exit 12 off #104, west of Truro)
Kustom Creations,
5720 Hwy #1, Cambridge, NS – 5-8pm
Don Cherry’s Sports Grill, 45 Keltic Dr., Sydney River, NS – 6-9pm (side parking lot)
WEDNESDAYS:
BBQ: Bikers Down Western Region, Clubhouse at 378 Forties Rd, New Ross- 5-8pm
CabotPowersports, Rides depart at 6pm,
please bring a $2 non-perishable food item
616 Keltic Drive, Sydney, NS
THURSDAYS :
BBQ: Bikers Down at Riding in Style Leather,
562 Sackville Dr. Lr. Sackville (rear parking lot)
Bike Night: Fisherman’s Cove, at the wharf along Rte #322 in Eastern Passage

JULY

Jul 26  Wed  Chickenburger Show & Shine

Chickenburger Show & Shine. Cruise on down to the Chickenburger Wednesday July 26th for our first official Bike Night Show & Shine! Whether you have a bike you like to show, or just enjoy bikes in general – come on down & enjoy a great night outdoors! All are welcome! More Info: Facebook

Jul 29 Sat  Craft Beer Expo

North Shore Craft Beer Expo. North Shore Recreation Centre, 30 Blair Ave., Tatamagouche, NS.
Doors open: 6pm;  Admission: $45 – includes 5 drink tokens; redeemable at any craft brew vendor.
Entertainment begins @8pm: Presenting the Stanfields and special guest Jake Duggan storming the stage while you swill suds at the North Shore Recreation Centre, making this event a perfect excuse for beer lovers to hit the road and head to Tatamagouche this summer. Please note: Event is age 19 & over. For more info & advance tickets: www.crossironentertainment.ca

Jul 29-Aug 1 Sun-Tue  RDV 2017 at Halifax
The Tall Ships Regatta

An exciting transatlantic race of 7,000 nautical miles taking place over the course of five months in six countries. At their arrival in the Gulf of St Lawrence, the Tall Ships will start the Guest Port Program portion of their trip and will stop in more than 30 Canadian ports.

Race #4 Halifax, NS. Host city of the last portion of the Tall Ships Regatta going to Le Havre in France. The best of Nova Scotia will be showcased through music, culinary, historical and family friendly experiences on both sides of the harbour and in outport communities around the province. Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador Bluenose II will be front and centre during the event, highlighting their seafaring history and sail training passion. More info: http://www.rdv2017.com/en/tallshipsregatta/

AUGUST

Jul 29-Aug 1 Sun-Tue  RDV 2017 at Halifax
The Tall Ships Regatta

An exciting transatlantic race of 7,000 nautical miles taking place over the course of five months in six countries. At their arrival in the Gulf of St Lawrence, the Tall Ships will start the Guest Port Program portion of their trip and will stop in more than 30 Canadian ports.

Race #4 Halifax, NS. Host city of the last portion of the Tall Ships Regatta going to Le Havre in France. The best of Nova Scotia will be showcased through music, culinary, historical and family friendly experiences on both sides of the harbour and in outport communities around the province. Nova Scotia’s sailing ambassador Bluenose II will be front and centre during the event, highlighting their seafaring history and sail training passion. More info: http://www.rdv2017.com/en/tallshipsregatta/

All ports of call in NS: http://www.rdv2017.com/en/participating-cities/

  • Pictou: June 30 to July 2, 2017
  • Pugwash: June 30 to July 2, 2017
  • Port Hawkesbury: June 30 to July 2, 2017
  • Halifax: July 29 to August 1st, 2017
  • Sydney: August 4 to August 6, 2017
  • St. Peter’s: August 4 to August 6, 2017
  • Louisbourg: August 4 to August 6, 2017
  • Lunenburg: August 10 to August 12, 2017
  • Shelburne: August 14 to August 15, 2017
  • Digby: August 15 to August 16, 2017
  • Annapolis Royal Sail Past: August 16, 2017 (stop only)

More Info:
http://www.rdv2017.com/en/participating-cities/

Aug 1  Tue  Bike Night BBQ

Bike Night BBQ presented by the Diamond Devilz Sisternood at Kustom Creations Cycle & Ink, 5720 Hwy #1, Cambridge, NS.  BBQ and Live Music by Havin’ A Time. Time 5-8pm.  Donation to: Ronald McDonald House Atlantic.

Aug 4-6  RDV 2017 Tall Ships

Other ports of call in NS: http://www.rdv2017.com/en/participating-cities/

  • Sydney: August 4 to August 6, 2017
  • St. Peter’s: August 4 to August 6, 2017
  • Louisbourg: August 4 to August 6, 2017

Aug 4-7  Fri-Mon  Cape Breton Bike Rally – Conquer the Cape

Cape Breton Bike Rally – Conquer the Cape at Membertou, Nova Scotia. Experience the culture of Cape Breton. Take a cruise on the Amobia, visit Goat Island, Storm the Fortress at Louisbourg, conquer the Cabot Trail and experience new adventures for 2017. Drummers, Musketeers, Smudging, Stunt Shows, Bike Games, Vendor Village, Beer Tent, Live Entertainment all Weekend & Camping on-site. Visit our website capebretonbikerally.com and follow us on Facebook.

Aug 4-7  Fri-Mon  Crusaders Riverside Rally

74th Crusaders 39th Annual Riverside Rally.  Registration starts at noon at the Clubhouse, Mochelle, NS (near Annapolis Royal) and listed meals are included in registration. Friday: Evening Bonfire, Meet & Greet, DJ & Karoke. Saturday: Breakfast, Poker Run, Parade of Bikes, Field Games, Pig Roast, Trophies & Awards & Dance with Live Band. Sunday: Breakfast & Scenic Tour. Monday: Natal Day Parade Ride. Info: www.74thcrusaders.ca/rally/index.html.

Aug 4-6  Fri-Sun  MotoGuzzi & Friends Rally

2nd Annual Nova Scotia Moto Guzzi & Friends Rally.  Location: 2521 Hwy #376, Lyons Brook, NS (4km south of Pictou) at Birchwood Campground.
R
egistration:  Get your passports updated and pre-register by phone: Larry Hogg 902-485-1517 OR email: larryguzzi1982@yahoo.com. Send rally fee of $55 to Helen at www.Birchwood Campground.ca, call TollFree 1-888-485-8565. Fee: $55 includes 2 nights of camping, bonfire, Friday night chili, 50/50 Raffle, Camaraderie, 2 Poker Runs (Sat & Sun) and self-guided tours
Lodging Options: 2 Cabins at campground for booking with $1 showers, swimming pool, water & power available. Mention the rally for discounted prices at: Pictou Puffin B&B 800-970-1791; Lionstone Inn Motel 866-785-4157; Dolan’s Inn & Suites 866-648-3463. It’s Tourist season so book early and avoid disappointment!

Aug 4-6  Fri-Sun  ARL Round 3

Atlantic Road Racing Round #3 Friday: Track Day / Sat-Sun: Race Days. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info at: www.atlanticroadracing.com

Aug 6  Sun  CB HOG Bike Draw

Cape Breton HOG Chapter 28th Annual Bike Draw in support of Children’s Wish Foundation. Selling tickets on a 2017 Harley Davidson Dyna Wide Glide from Ramsays Cycle & Sport (in addition to other great prizes)! Tickets are $40 with only 1000 to be sold. Draw will take place at the Cape Breton Bike Rally August 6, 2017! Send message on Facebook for a ticket and help support this great cause!

Aug 6  Sun  Pig Roast

11th Annual Pig Roast & Dance. Mira’s biggest party at the Mira Boat Club, 545 Hillside Rd., Albert Bridge, NS. Gates open 3pm, Drink specials 3-6pm; Variety of food 6-8pm; Entertainment: 6-9pm by Full Circle, 9-1am by Bandit. Tickets: $25 call 902-564-8660

Aug 6  Sun  The Rolling Barrage

The Rolling Barrage a rolling fundraiser in support of veterans and serving members. A nationwide strength, and unity to conquer the stigma of combat PTSD.
Fri- Aug 4th – Kickoff Party in St. Johns at the Bannerman Park Folk Festival
Sat- Aug 5th –  Dip tires in Atlantic (St. Johns) then ride to ferry at Argentia on Saturday (250kms).
Sun-Aug 6th  – Arrives in Sydney  and proceeds to Hampton Inn, Truro, NS. (310 kms)
Mon-Aug 7th – Departs Truro  for Veterans Memorial Park in Bass River, then Parrsboro, then on to
Gagetown/Oromocto, NB. If you wish to register for the run be at Hampton Inn between 8-9:30am on Aug. 7th. (372 kms)
Tue-Aug 8th – Departs Gagetown/Oromocto  for Valcartier, PQ) 622kms) and continues across Canada ending in Esquimalt, BC on Sunday August 20th.
Riders and supporters may join in at any point along the route.
More Info: www.militarymindsinc.com/mm-inc-news/the-rolling-barrage-2017/ . Updated full schedule: http://www.therollingbarrage.com/ride-locations/

Aug 10-12  RDV 2017 Tall Ships

Other ports of call in Nova Scotia:
Lunenburg:
August 10 to August 12, 2017

Aug 12-13  Sat-Sun TOADSTOCK

TOADSTOCK 2017 Summer Rally & Poker Run for all Bikers & Friends and sponsored by Bikers Down Society. Meet: Riding in Style Leather, 562 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, NS.
POKER RUN: Time: 10am. Fee: $10/person poker run ONLY. Ride: Kickstands up at 11am – ride to East Wallace Motorcycle Campground, East Wallace, NS.
SUMMER RALLY: To follow Poker Run at East Wallace Motorcycle Campground, 14661 Hwy #6, RR #2, East Wallace, NS. Time: after poker run. Fee: $20/person includes poker run, events & overnight camping!  Featuring Live Entertainment, Bike Games, Prizes, BBQ, Vendors, Wet T-Shirt & Best Buns Contests – An Old Skool Biker Party. Advance Tickets at Riding in Style, 562 Sackville Drive, Lr. Sackville, NS.
More details at www.bikersdown.com or Facebook.
Contact:
Tracy at 902-229-8834; email: tracygauvreau@gmail.com

Aug 12  Sat CB Bikers Down Poker Run

Cape Breton Bikers Down Poker Run to TOADSTOCK . Departs: Sydney River Plaza, 21 Keltic Dr., Sydney River, NSTime: Depart at 9am for East Wallace Campground. Map provided at registration. More Info: Joe Blanchard 902-577-7443 or email josephblanchard52@hotmail.com

Aug 12 Sat  Memorial Ride

Denise MacDonald Memorial Ride starting at Mayflower Mall, Sydney, NS at 10am, kickstands up at 10:15am for ride to Inverness. Ride organized by Cape Breton Saddlebags and Celtic Pride.

Aug 12 Sat  Defenders Poker Run

Defenders Chapter 15 Annual Poker Run starting at the Cat Shack, corner of Prince & Juniper Sts., Truro, NSReg: 10-11:30am; Proceeds donated to CHAMPS (Child Amputees) Open to all types of bikes. Info: website

Aug 12  Sat Ride to Cure Diabetes

Pictou County Ride to Cure Diabetes In Support of JDRF.  Reg:10:00 am. Ride starts at 11 a.m. BBQ & Prizes to Follow. Raffle Draws. 50/50 Draw, Live Entertainment. Reg. Fee: $20.00 per Rider-Free to Riders with Pledges of $100.00 or greater. Free skull-cap to first 100 registrations. Route:  Scotsburn – Tatamagouche – returning to Scotsburn via Sunrise Trail. For more info, pledge sheets or to donate please contact Leah Sutherland (902) 396-7212, email: Leahsutherland13@gmail.com , Cyclists Welcome! JDRF-Improving Lives, Curing Type 1 Diabetes.

Aug 13  Sun Memorial Run

Coastal Drifters Memorial Run. Reg: 12:30 for 1pm departure from Lions HallBarrington, NS.  Fish chowder following, donations appreciated. All welcome, rain or shine. Contact: greyjay@ss.eastlink.ca

Aug 14-16  RDV 2017 Tall Ships

Other ports of call in Nova Scotia:

  • Shelburne: August 14 to August 15, 2017
  • Digby: August 15 to August 16, 2017
  • Annapolis Royal Sail Past: August 16, 2017 (stop only)

Aug 18-20 Fri-Sun  Gem & Mineral Show

Nova Scotia Gem & Mineral Show in Parrsboro, NS. Since 1966, this event has been a showcase for geological treasures. With over 30 high quality exhibitors of spectacular gems, mineral, jewelry and metalwork, the gem and mineral displays and specimens for sale, are some of the best in the Maritimes.

A weekend of workshops and geological events:  Demonstrations let you experience what it’s like to work with gems and minerals, or shape a metalwork design. Pan for gold and much more! More info: https://fundygeological.novascotia.ca/gemshow.

Aug 19-20  Sat-Sun  Racing Academies #2

High Performance Racing Academies #2. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info at: www.atlanticroadracing.com

Aug 25-26  Fri-Sat  Rally That Gives

The Sherbrooke Village Rally That Gives will be held at the Sherbrooke Ballfield, 42 Main St,  Sherbrooke, NS. Friday: Courthouse Concert – admission is free for registered participants. Saturday: Music at the Performance Centre, poker run,
lunch, field games, show & shine, prizes, and barbeque.  Proceeds support  Canadian Cancer Society’s facilities in Nova Scotia.
For more info call 1-888-745-7843,  or visit our website.

Aug 26 Sat  Toy Run

31st Annual Toy Run by the Cape Breton Free-Wheelin’ Motorcycle ClubReg: 10am at the Sydney Mines Community Center, Sydney Mines, NS. Departs at noon with stops in Sydney River, Glace Bay and ends with a light lunch at the Salvation Army in New Waterford. Rain date Sunday 27th. Visit Facebook for more info or contact Basil Hodder 902-322-4319.

Aug 30-Sept 3  Wed-Sun
Wharf Rat Rally

13th Annual Wharf Rat Rally. Still Canada’s Largest multi-day rally, the Wharf Rat Rally, held in Digby, NS; is like no other! The heart of the rally is the central core of the Town of Digby offering both a central meeting place and access to the Bay of Fundy from the Digby Wharf. Comprised of over 80 smaller events take advantage of both the streetscape & the water. You will enjoy music, vendors & bike builders, great food, raffles, watersport demonstrations, races, dancers & stunters and guided tours of the general area. For info on registration, accommodations & events: www.wharfratrally.com

SEPTEMBER

Aug 30-Sept 3  Wed-Sun
Wharf Rat Rally

13th Annual Wharf Rat Rally. Still Canada’s Largest multi-day rally, the Wharf Rat Rally, held in Digby, NS; is like no other! The heart of the rally is the central core of the Town of Digby offering both a central meeting place and access to the Bay of Fundy from the Digby Wharf. Comprised of over 80 smaller events take advantage of both the streetscape & the water. You will enjoy music, vendors & bike builders, great food, raffles, watersport demonstrations, races, dancers & stunters and guided tours of the general area. For info on registration, accommodations & events: www.wharfratrally.com

Sept 1-3  Fri-Sun Party at the Tupper

Party at the Tupper 7. Underground biker event held during the the Wharf Rat Rally, 76 Montague Row, Digby, NS. Live Outdoor Show • Camping $30 & up • Pig Roast • Live EntertainmentFri. Poision Cherry at 8pm; Sat. StoneHouse at 4pm during Pig Roast, then Broken Circuit at 8pm. For more info: Andrew Steeves 902-890-8470; andrew.steeves@ns.sympatico.ca

Sept 1-3  Fri-Sun  ARL Round 4

Atlantic Road Racing Round #4 Friday: Track Day / Sat-Sun: Race Days. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info at: www.atlanticroadracing.com

Sept 8-9  Fri-Sat  Ride 4 The Cure

14th Annual Cape Breton Ride 4 The Cure. Registration & Social is at the Membertou Sportsplex in Membertou, NS (Sydney, CB). Ride and closing ceremonies on Saturday the 9th. Rain date is Sunday the 10th.  More info: http://cbride4thecure.ca/

Sept 9  Sat  Fun Run

Big Brothers Big Sisters Fun Run hosted by the 74th Crusaders at the Clubhouse in Mochelle, NS (near Annapolis Royal). Ride starts at 1:00 pm. Hotdogs, fries and pop will be served after the run. More info: www.74thcrusaders.ca

Sept 9  Sat  Salvation Army Toy Run

Annual Toy Run for the Salvation Army sponsored by the Maritime Motorcycle Touring Association. Meeting at 3 churches parking lot Mahone Bay, NSDeparts at 1 pm from Mahone Bay to Lunenburg, Riverport, and ending at Salvation Army Store, High St., Bridgewater, NS.  All monetary, toys, personal hygiene products, and/or school supplies are greatly appreciated. Info contact: Andrew Feener 902 527 8701 or Eddy Crossland 902 543 9668.

Sept 10  Sun  Biker Church Service

VALLEY BIKER CHURCH SERVICE (formerly the Aylesford Biker Church Service).  Service begins 10:30am at Trinity Pentecostal Church, 468 Central Ave., Greenwood, NS, with lunch to follow for attending bikers.  Rain or shine.  Info:  Elaine Young 902-471-4524, elaineyoung65@yahoo.ca or church office 902-765-2234.  ALL BIKERS WELCOME!

Sept 10  Sun  PPP&P Poker Run

Parrsboro People, Places & Pets Poker Run
200km route with 2 starting locations: Masstown Market or Parrsboro, finshing in Oxford, NS. Registration: 10:30am, Fee: $10 with a toonie drop at each location. More info on Facebook.

Sept 16  Sat  Memorial Show & Shine & Toy Run

1st Annual Gaven Whynot Memorial Motorcycle Show & Shine/Brotherhood of Bikers RC 4th Annual Salvation Army Toy Run at the Hank Snow Community Park, Liverpool, NS. Time: 10 am – 4 pm (Official Opening 12 pm) with the Salvation Army Toy Run leaving at 1 pm. Prizes for registered motorcycles, live music, food, 50/50. Please contact (902) 354-4679 for more info. Toy Run info, please contact 902-277-1369  Double event equals double the fun!!! (Rain date Sat., Sept 23)

Sept 16  Sat  Brotherhood of Bikers Toy Run

Brotherhood of Bikers RC 4th Annual Salvation Army Toy Run at the Hank Snow Hometown Museum, Liverpool, NS. Departs: 1pm Toy Run info: please contact  David Dixon 902-277-1369.

Sept 16  Sat  Ride for Rehab

Ride for Rehab by Hellbound Custom Cycles. Ride begins and ends at Hellbound Custom Cycles, 953 Hwy #2, Elmsdale, NSRegistration: $15, begins at 9am for 11am start – Poker Run includes hot dog & pop. ALL proceeds to QE2 Rehab Center.  Contact: 902-883-1577. Rain date Sunday 17th.

Sept 22-24  Fri-Sun  ARL Round 5

Atlantic Road Racing Round #5 Friday: Track Day / Sat-Sun: Race Days. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info at: www.atlanticroadracing.com

Sept 24  Sun  Destiny’s Ride

Destiny’s Ride 2017 in support of the Autism Society of Nova Scotia. Ride starts at Riding in Style 562 Sackville Dr., Lr. Sackville, NS at 12 noon. BBQ & Socialization after the ride. More info: BikersDown

Sept 24  Sun  Shifters IWK Toy Run

18th Annual Shifters Smiles for Miles “IWK Toy Run” an escorted bike run from Digby to Sackville, NS with stops along the way for folks to join. All proceeds to the Mental Health Services at the IWK (Izaak Walton Killam Childrens Hospital).
Kickstands up 9am sharp from McDonalds, Digby, NS to
McDonalds, Greenwood, departing 10:15am to
McDonalds, Coldbrook, departing 11am to
McDonalds, Windsor, lunch break, departing 1pm to
Sackville to meet Coordinator of IWK & give over monetary donations and NEW toys around 2:30pm. Refreshments & 50/50 Draw to follow. For more info or to make a donation call Shirley 902-840-2861 or Ed 902-840-2003; or Email: shirleypeck@eastlink.ca

OCTOBER

Oct 7  Sat  Mack & Jack Race

Mack and Jack 2 Hour Endurance Race. Atlantic Motorsport Park, 266 Racetrack Rd., Mill Village, NS. More info at: www.atlanticroadracing.com

NOVEMBER

Nov 19  Sun Bikers’ Down Auction

Annual Bikers’ Down Society Auction for all Bikers & Friends Place: Freeman’s Bar & Grill, 552 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville, NS. Time: 1-4pm. Cost: $5/paddle with proceeds to Bikers’ Down Society. Auctioneer: Krazee Kraig For more details see www.bikersdown.com or Facebook. Questions or to make a donation contact: Tracy at 902-229-8834; email: tracygauvreau@gmail.com

Upcoming in 2017

Seasonal Weekly Bike Nights & BBQs:

Tuesdays:
Masstown Market, 10622 Hwy #2 Masstown (west of Truro, NS)
Kustom Creations Cycle & Ink, 5720 Hwy #1 Cambridge
Wednesdays:
NS Lady Biker & Friends;
NSCC Burridge Campus, Yarmouth
Meet for departure at 6pm, go for supper and a ride.
Thursdays:
Riding in Style Leather,
562 Sackville Dr. Lr. Sackville (rear parking lot) ends Sept 23rd
Fisherman’s Cove, at the wharf along Rte #322 in Eastern Passage

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Jul 15  Sat  Poker Run

Poker Run by the Cape Breton Free-Wheelin’ Motorcycle ClubReg: 10:30-11:30am at the Mayflower Mall parking lot, Sydney, NS. Route given out at registration and ride ends at Membertou for a BBQ and Biker Games. Visit Facebook for more info or contact Basil Hodder 902-322-4319.