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Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival - 10th Annual (# 5351)
04-Jan-2008 - 06-Jan-2008 (Friday - Sunday)
Annual Thunder By The Bay Motorcycle Festival all 3 days!
ESPN, Comcast and the Discovery Channel will all be filming the TBTB events!
60 Silent Auction items and 6 incredible Live Auction Items for the Friday night Kick Off Party
$40 at the door- Michaels on East.
Saturday at the Convention Ctr. vote for your favorite Bike Builder. The Builder with the most $1.00 votes win the trophy. People's Choice. So come and spend some $$$ to get your favorite builder the trophy and all proceeds go to the kids at the Florida Ctr. 3 live bands, lots of events !
Breakfast will start at 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning, Poker Run Registration will start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 11:00 a.m. All Poker Run Participants will receive a "Rock And Ride Backstage Pass" for VIP Reserved Parking on 2nd Street (enter off of Orange Avenue). So when you finish the poker run you'll have parking that bikers that did not go on the poker run will not have - the non-poker-run bikers will not have access to the best VIP Parking.
There will be a TYKES and BIKES contest, after the poker run, for kids 10 years old and under; 2:30 p.m. at the Main Stage, Sunday at the Downtown Festival, free to enter, judging for the best tyke biker outfit by crowd applause.
The Budweiser Clydesdales will make an appearance at the Downtown Festival Sunday after the poker run.
Sunday, at the downtown festival, there are 15 classes for the bike show ! $15 to enter, registration 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Winner announced 4 p.m. Trophies 1st and 2nd for place all classes.
There are 60 silent auction items this year. Listed below will be the 6 Live Auction Items up for bid at the Born To Be Wild Party at Michaels on East in Sarasota. Auction begins at 9 pm.
Party starts at 7 p.m., 1-4-2008, $40 per person at the door.
RON FINCH ONE OF A KIND METALIFE SCULPTURE “FALAMINGO”
Donated By: Legendary Bike Builder and Motorcycle Artist Ron Finch
The body of this bird, native to FL, is comprised of motorcycle parts, silverware, and farm implements. To give you an idea the body is made from a gas tank, the head is a shock cover, the wings are floor boards, eyes are ball bearings, and feathers are silverware. SIGNED GUITAR BY DONNIE AND JOHNNY VANZANTDonated By: Carl Black GMC This signed guitar is from the American Country Rock duo Donnie and Johnny VanZant. Johnny is the lead vocalist for the reunited Lynyrd Skynyrd and Donnie is the leader and vocalist for .38 Special. Both are brothers of the late Ronnie VanZant of Lynyrd Skynyrd. NASCAR FAN PACKAGEDonated By: Jack Daniel’s Driving Experience Donated By Rossiter’s Harley-Davidson Autographed Clint Bowyer Racing Suit (Old #7 Car), Empty Barrel of Jack Daniel’swith Commemorative Personalized Plate, and Richard Petty Rookie Driving Experience good at any of the following tracks: California, Daytona, Indianapolis, Michigan, and Talladega (Expires 10/26/08) “DEADLIEST CATCH” FANS AUCTION PACKAGEDonated By: Capt. Johnathan Hillstrand, Capt. Keith Colburn, and Ron Finch This package contains an autographed Bering Sea Nautical Chart from Capt. Johnathan Hillstrand of the F/V Time Bandit, an autographed matted and framed poster from Capt. Keith Colburn of the F/V Wizard, and a custom made crab sculpture by the legendary bike builder and motorcycle artist Ron Finch. HIS AND HERS AUTOGRAPHED HARLEY-DAVIDSON LEATHER JACKETSDonated By: Rossiter’s and Manatee River Harley-Davidson Men’s Xlg. and Ladies Lg. Harley-Davidson Leather Riding Jackets, which will be personally autographed by all the 2008 Festival Bike Builders and Special Guests! JACK DANIEL’S LOVERS “BUY-THE-BARREL” PACKAGEDonated By: Jack Daniel’s This one of a kind package includes the following: Round trip airfare and two night hotel stay for two in Nashville, TNTransportation to and full tour of the Jack Daniel’s distillery in Lynchburg, TNLunch at either BBQ Hill or Mrs. Mary Bobo’sPrivate tasting with either the Master Distiller, Jimmy Bedford, or Master TasterSelection of your very own private barrel which includes: Case of six, personalized medallions on each bottleEmpty barrel which is sanded and varnishedPlaque affixed with your name engravedCollage with certificate of ownershipA wooden brick on a wall in the Jack Daniel’s Distillery with your name and date on it
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