Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Virginia Beach Bayside History Day Bike Tour

Biking enthusiasts can enjoy their sport while celebrating Virginia Beach history during the Bayside History Day Bike Tour. The event will be held on Saturday, May 21st, 2011 from 9 am – 2:30 pm.

Lynnhaven River NOW and the Tidewater Bicycle Association are co-sponsoring a guided tour by bicycle of historic homes, farms and churches along the Lynnhaven River in conjunction with the City of Virginia Beach Bayside Heritage Day celebration. Famous landmarks will include Ferry Plantation House, the Thoroughgood House, Church Point wayside and the Old Donation Church.

This is a family-paced ride along an 11 mile loop starting and ending at the Bayside Public Library. The ride includes five stops at historic points along the way. A lunch and drink will be provided. Helmets and bicycles are required. Cost is $20 and includes lunch, drinks and any entrance fees. Pre-registration is required. 

 Participants can park at the BB&T next to Bayside Library and meet in the parking lot of the Bayside Public Library, 936 Independence Boulevard, Virginia Beach. The tour itinerary is subject to change.

To register, please contact Lynnhaven River NOW at 757-962-5398 or visit www.LRNow.org .

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