MS - Sam's
Town will host the first annual Sam's Town River Run -
a motorcycle festival of unique proportions -- during the
first weekend in May. The event will include an American V-Twin
motorcycle & accessory manufacturers' show on the Sam's
Town grounds, Thursday, May 2 through Sunday, May 5.
Major manufacturers of traditional and custom American V-Twins
will be on hand with their elaborate transporter, new road
and race models, parts & accessories and apparel boutiques.
Celebrity appearances by the gorgeous Dahm Triplets and other
Playboy Playmates will complement the powerful road machines.
This is expected to be the largest bike event in the Mid-South.
Famous musician, actor and philanthropist Mickey Jones will
be the celebrity host for the first annual Sam's
Town River Run. You'll probably recognize Mickey as Peter
Bilker, one of the K&B boys on "Home Improvement.''
He's worked in feature films such as "Sling Blade,''
"Tin Cup,'' "Drop Zone,'' "Total Recall'' and
more. In his early career, Mickey was Bob Dylan's drummer
and for the past several years, he's played the big biker
on the "Breath Savers'' TV commercial.
Thursday's activities include a charity golf tournament at
Sam's Town's River Bend Links, a 6,900-yard Scottish links-style
course nestled in a bend of the Mississippi River. Proceeds
from the tournament will benefit the local chapter of the
Boy's & Girl's Club.
Enjoy live bands daily plus special headliner entertainment
in the River Palace Entertainment Center. Friday night, May
3, it's Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Other headliners will
Activities also include live taping of the Steel Dreams television
show, and scheduled "Poker Runs,'' where enthusiasts
will ride through the colorful Mississippi Delta country in
search of clues to collect playing cards and the perfect poker
Special two, three and four night hotel packages are available
for the Sam's Town River Run. Just call 800/456-0711 and ask
for the "River Run'' package. There will also be covered,
secured parking for motorcycles and a deluxe, full-service
park for RVs.
Town Tunica, located on the Casino Strip just south of
Memphis, Tennessee, in Robinsonville, Mississippi, sports
850 hotel rooms and suites and encompasses over 1.1 million
square feet. In addition to its entertainment areas -- Roxy's
Live! and the 1,600-seat River Palace Entertainment Center
-- Sam's Town has an expanded casino with two floors of gaming,
and a 6,000 square-foot Emporium. Sam's Town also features
great dining with four distinctive eateries including the
world-famous Corky's BBQ Buffet, voted number one BBQ in Memphis