Featured Event - Ride for Sight Returns to Fenelon

Submitted by Deb Draper

The 41st annual Ride For Sight: Motorcyclists Fighting Blindness event revs it's engines into the Fenelon Falls Fairgrounds once again this June 14th to 16th, 2019 in beautiful Kawartha Lakes.

Ride for Sight is in its 41st season raising funds for The Foundation Fighting Blindness to support groundbreaking vision research for developmental treatments and hopeful cures. To date, this cause has raised just over $26 million dollars nationally.

The Ride for Sight celebration includes on-site camping Friday and Saturday for tents and trailers, numerous vendors, monster pull event, a burnout pit, bike games, show and shine, and live music featuring BOWIE LIVES: The ultimate David Bowie Tribute Experience on Saturday, June 15th at 8 p.m.

Enjoy a fantastic presentation featuring multi-award-winning vocalist Michael Bell and his band of master musicians as they bring the music of David Bowie back to life. They will present Bowie's hits ranging from Spiders from Mars to Scary Monster. Bell conjures bang on Bowie vocal performances and hits that spanned 4 decades.

After Bowie's untimely death in 2016, Michael Bell was approached to pay tribute once again to David Bowie, who inspired Michael over the course of his own musical recordings and stage career. "Michael is one of the most talented vocalists I've ever worked with" -says L.A. producer Greg Wells (Katie Perry, Aerosmith, and Adele fame). "Don't miss this show.. what a talent....Young Americans...so many lyrics crammed into 2 minutes.. watch him nail it"- says the manager of Port Perry Hall-Nancy Bissett. This band has been making their way through theaters and festivals across Ontario celebrating the music and influence of rocks most progressive artist, David Bowie. Visit www.thebowielives.com and come dressed as your favorite Bowie persona.

$75 per person, with all proceeds going to Ride For Sight 2019, gets you in the gate at Fenelon Falls Fairgrounds at 27 Veterans Way.

RIDE for SIGHT ..because you can. JOIN Canadian motorcyclists as they continue to support this proud Canadian family-oriented tradition, you too can JOIN TODAY by grabbing your donor sheet and start fundraising. Visit www.rideforsight.com for all details and online fundraising is available also. Any QUESTIONS call one 800-461-3331 extension #224.