Last Leg Rally Full of Free Activities

Arthur Crofton and Mandy Starling to Emcee Amelia Island’s Last Leg Rally

Last Leg Rally Full of Free Activities3rd Annual Amelia Island Last Leg Rally is attracting impressive regional talent to this charitable weekend with Arthur Crofton and Mandy Starling to emcee activities scheduled for Wolf Park at Main Beach, March 3rd and 4th 2012, in Northeast, Florida. The event is free and open to the public. Bring your chairs and dancing shoes, but no coolers are allowed.

Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM

8:30 AM Bike registration opens for your last chance to enter the Veteran’s Motorcycle Poker Run, sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 54

    -Bike Entry includes a hearty Pancake Breakfast (furnished by the Ground Pounders Riding Club), (5) Raffle Tickets, (1) Poker Hand, and (1) free beverage coupon for the Beer Garden.
    -Kick Stands Up at 10:00 AM
    -Last Bike In at 2:30 PM
    -Fees are $25 per bike, $5.00 for a passenger, an extra poker hand is only $5.00

9:30 AM Opening Ceremonies

    -Welcome from Anchors Aweigh Charters, Inc.
    -Opening Prayer
    -Introduction of Guest Emcee, Mandy Starling. This model, actress and television host of “See Savannah on the CW” airing in Savannah, Georgia, will take the microphone.
    -US Coast Guard Color Guard Display presented by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Division 14,
    -Introductions of the Table of Honor Guest Veterans with a representative from every war present beginning with WWII.
    -National Anthem performed by Scott and Cassie Mae Bucher
    -Safety Speech by Road Captain Keith Mason, Closing prayer
    -Military Fly Over courtesy of the Dreamland Squadron and the Avenger Air Shows

Mandy Starling

Mandy Starling

10:00 AM – “Gentlemen Start your Engines” call by Mandy Starling

Peruse the vendor’s tents and grab some food while Big-O Productions provides music and Many Starling entertains you with some Around the Park Commentary.

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Beer Garden and main stage events are open

11:00 to 12:30 Antler Annihilation, from Fernandina Beach, Florida, takes the stage.

Noon to 4:30 PM – 3rd Annual Last Leg Rally Motorcycle Show, Sponsored by Ann Teague Bonding Agency

    -Free to look
    -$25.00 to enter – Entry includes (5) Raffle Tickets and (2) free beverage coupons for the Beer Garden
    -3:00 PM Judging begins
    -4:15 PM Awards presentation

1:00 – 2:15 Mike Hendrix Band, of Hilliard, Florida performs live and on stage.

2:15 – 2:45 Enjoy raffles giveaways, brief announcements and learn who won the Veteran’s Benefit Motorcycle Ride

2:45 – 4:15 All the way from Chattanooga, Tenneessee, be prepared for Chasi Lynn & Country Wild

    You don’t want to miss Chasi Lynn and Country Wild. This is the second year the band will travel to Florida to appear in this charity concert. They play a variety of classic rock, country and originals performing all over the Southeastern United States. Chasi found her calling the first time she sang in public and you only have to see her perform one song to become a believer.

4:15 – 4:45 Test your luck during more raffles, short announcements and the presentation of the Bike Show Awards

4:45 – 6:30 DeFunk from Brunswick, Georgia will entertain you until Day One of the festival closes at 6:30 PM.

Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

9:30 AM Opening Ceremonies

    -Welcome by Anchors Aweigh Charters
    -Opening Prayer
    -Introduction of Guest Emcee, Arthur Crofton. Day Two of the Festival is the Last Leg Rally’s Blues Sunday emceed by the lively, Jacksonville, Florida Radio Personality Arthur Crofton. His voice has been heard on our local airwaves for over two decades and he is lending his talent to emcee Sunday’s activities.
    -The booths, tents and blood mobile are all open
    -10:00 AM worship service by the Sons of Thunder CMA Chapter with music by Woody

Peruse the vendor’s tents and grab some food while Big-O Productions provides music and Arthur Crofton delights you with Around the Park Commentary.

11:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Beer Garden and main stage events are open

Noon to 4:00 PM – Last Leg Rally Car Show, hosted by the Amelia Island Cruizers Car Club

    -Free to look
    -$25.00 to enter – Entry includes (5) Raffle Tickets, (2) free beverage coupons for the Beer Garden
    -3:00 PM Judging begins
    -4:15 PM Awards presentation

Sunday’s music is a Battle of the Blues that will have you tapping your foot to some great local blues artists brought to you by the Amelia Island Blues Festival, held in September.

12:00 – 6:00 PM Battle of the Blues, presented by the Amelia Island Blues Festival

12:45-2:15 MoJo Chillen of Jacksonville Beach, Florida

2:15-2:45 Raffles prize winners drawn, brief announcements will be made and some love will be shown to the event’s Sponsors.

2:45-4:15 Kim Reteguiz & The Black Cat Bones from Atlantic Beach, Florida

4:15-4:45 More Raffles, more announcements, more appreciation for the event’s Sponsors and the Car Show Awards Presentation

4:45-6:00 Beech Street Blues Band takes the stage all the way from Fernandina Beach, Florida

6:00pm Final Raffle Drawing and the officially closing of the 2012 Amelia Island Last Leg Rally

The Rally was founded in 2009 to provide funding and awareness for the charity Anchors Aweigh Charters, Inc., (AAC) a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides no cost boating or fishing excursions to those with permanent physical and/or developmental disabilities, as well as those diagnosed with a terminal illness. Even if you don’t ride a motorcycle, the Rally offers something for everyone. Bring your chairs and enjoy the free entertainment!

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