Batesville, Bikes and Backroads Starts Friday

It’s time for the 2nd annual Batesville, Bikes and Backroads. The event kicks-off at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 8, with live entertainment at Riverside Park in Batesville, followed by a “Bug Run” at 8:30.

The event is an opportunity to welcome motorcyclists from throughout the state and the region to Batesville to participate in activities such as a bike parade, a poker run, a bike show and a variety of bike-related games.

Saturday’s events begin with registration at 8 a.m. A bike parade starts at 9 a.m., followed by a poker run from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Bike games are slated from 3-5 p.m. The evening features a horseshoe tournament, a bike show and live entertainment. Those brave enough should try the hot wing eating contest, beginning at 8 p.m.

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