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BMW RA Ohio Region 2017 Calendar of Events                     

 

January 7, 2017

Ohio RA Winter Hotel Camp-Out in Marietta: Reserve your room TODAY at the Historic Lafayette Hotel in Marietta! We have a block of Rooms (camp sites) held until January 3rd for RA Members and any interested European Motorcycle riders who wish to camp with us on Saturday night. Call the Lafayette Hotel at 800-331-9336 or 740-373-5522 and reserve your room at a very special group rate by mentioning you are with the BMW Riders Association. Rooms are just $49 for a cabin room and $59 for a Queen (plus tax). The Lafayette Hotel is a Grand Riverboat era hotel overlooking the Ohio River. Tour by foot the city and enjoy its many shops, restaurants, breweries, antique stores, historic buildings and homes along with Indian Mounds. We meet in the hotel lobby Saturday evening starting around 8 pm. There is an informal club meeting at 9 pm to discuss and plan the coming riding seasons events on the state and national levels.

 

March 19, 2017

RA Ohio Region Breakfast Meeting

Join us at the  Pioneer Restaurant in Utica, Ohio. Arrive at 9:00 AM  and order breakfast then we will hold a short meeting at 10AM to discuss the upcoming riding season and events. More details about the RA National Rally and our Ohio Region Calendar of events will be on the agenda! Restaurant phone is 740-892-2087, 50 Columbus Road, Utica Ohio 43080 and GPS Coordinates N40 12.780 W82 27.213

 

April 28-30, 2017

RA Ohio Regional Spring Camp-Out

This is our season opener! Join us at the Kokosing Valley Camp and Canoe located ½ mile west of Millwood, OH (on the South side of US 36 just west of US 62). Camping is $7.50 per person per night, tenting or bike pop-ups. We are looking forward to another great year at this location with its comfortable facilities: Flush toilets, hot showers, a laundry, volleyball, horseshoe pits and on-site camp store. Restaurants can be found in either direction in Mount Vernon, Millwood, Danville, Coshocton. We will be in “Area B” right across from the office/store and have the large picnic shelter. There is water and electric available at each site. Camper-trailers will be charged $30/night which includes two adults and two minor children admissions. Please register at camp office upon arrival. The Ohio Ra will provide continuous coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Saturday night “share a dish if you wish” potluck style dinner and a large campfire will be provided. Adult beverages are permitted. Excellent roads are found in every direction from rally central. Come on out and see why everyone loves this location or just to break in or show-off your new camping gear for the season. Campground phone number is 740-599-7056 and address 25860 Coshocton Road, Howard Ohio 43028. GPS Coordinates: N40 24.133 W82 17.086

 

June 23-25, 2017

RA Ohio Rawiga Road Rally

Join us for our annual summer campout at our NEW location generously hosted by long-time BMW riders and RA Club Members Kent and Pamela Ringstmeier on their private grounds. Enjoy some of Ohio's best riding through Amish Country and the Mohican State Park. If you haven't attended this event in the past you're missing a lot of fun and good times with fellow motorcyclists.  This is a beautiful location with excellent riding in all directions.  The RA will provide coffee, tea, hot chocolate and drinking water as always.  There will be a  Saturday evening pot luck dinner.   A gas grill and stoves are available for your cooking needs.  There are several restaurants nearby as well. The donation can and a 50/50 drawing will be utilized to cover rented equipment and other costs for this event. This location offers lots of cool shaded camping among  the trees or sleep under the stars in the grassy field. There will be Porta-lets, and a hot outdoor shower.  Please contact Sibley Poland (740.485.0502) for more info about this Ohio RA event. Address: 8988 Rawiga Road, Seville Ohio 44273 GPS: N41 1 41.88 W81 48 59.994

 

October 27-29, 2017

Halloween Camp-Out at Tappan Lake. No fees for this event, donation only. Just pay for your own camping. Primitive camp-sites though there are  few electric sites near rally central. Pit toilets with water nearby and a paved road into the campground. Last year featured pumpkin carving, costume contests and vintage horror flicks by the fire and was a total blast. “Bring a dish if you wish” potluck on Saturday evening and more. The Ohio RA will provide coffee and tea.

501 Township Rd 261A, Richmond, OH 43944 http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/jeffersonlake

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