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Rides and Rods
October 8, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pmFree - $40
Rides and Rods, a one-day event to benefit local military veterans, will be held Saturday, October 8 in Thousand Oaks. The day begins at 7:30 a.m. with a “Poker Run” for cars and motorcycles that will wind its way through the Conejo Valley. It will be followed, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., by a motorcycle and car show, live music, vendors and food trucks at the Thousand Oaks Inn parking lot (75 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd.). Supporting the event are Rolling Thunder CA-1 and the Rotary Club of Newbury Park. Funds raised will go to organizations that assist with veteran job training and placement, health issues and mobility needs. Motorcycle and car participants in the “Poker Run” visit five checkpoints collecting a playing card at each stop. Prizes will be awarded to those with the best (and worst) poker hands. The cost is $40 per vehicle. Additional car or motorcycle passengers can enter the poker contest for $25 apiece. The fee to enter a vehicle in the motorcycle and car show is $25. Performing at Rides and Rods is country rockers the Ry Bradley Band (11:00 a.m.) and Fan Halen, rated the number one Van Halen tribute band (2:00 p.m.). Free admission. For more information: http://www.ridesandrods.us, 805-701-7248, [email protected].