Weekend of Wheels returns to Golden

It will be a fun weekend of shiny cars and motorcycles as the Weekend of Wheels returns to Golden on Sunday Aug. 25.

Kids of all ages will be out for the Weekend of Wheels in Golden.

It will be a fun weekend of shiny cars and motorcycles as the Weekend of Wheels returns to Golden.

For the second year in a row the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #122 and Rocky Mountain Cruiser’s Car Club of Golden Show and Shine event will partner with the 5th Annual Golden Triangle Memorial Poker Run for a great weekend.

The Show and Shine will be held on Saturday August 25 on the street in front of the Golden Legion. The street will be blocked off for a Car/Bike Show and Shine on that day.  There will be also vendors and an afternoon barbecue at the event. After the event the Legion Meat Draw will be held and there will be a barbecue steak dinner and music. Registration for the event will happen in the morning of the show and shine.

On Sunday, August 26 the 5th Annual Golden Triangle Memorial Poker Run will be held. This year the run will once again be held in memory of Bryan Englehart

Riders will meet at the Golden Legion at 8:30 a.m. for a “Meet and Greet.”

There will be coffee and muffins for the riders.

Riders will go from Golden to Castle Junction on to Edgewater then a stop near Parson and back to Golden.

The riders will stop at the Braisher Creek Rest Stop where two minutes of silence will be observed to honour Englehart and any other fallen riders that we know.

After everyone gets settled back in, a presentation will take place for the best hand which will receive a cash prize. The 2nd and 3rd place hands will win a rafting trips complements of Canadian Rockies Rafting.

There will also be door prizes and 50/50 draw.

“If you have a vehicle that you can shine up and are proud of then come by and show it off. If you like looking at them then you should drop by as well. It is a family event,” one of the organizers for the event Terry Hickey said.

If you have any questions or suggestions you can call 250-272-6782.