The Children of Fallen Riders (COFR) s holding the 7th Annual Magic Carpet Ride at Port of Blarney, in Antioch, Ill., on Sun., Aug. 25, 2013. Port of Blarney is a popular bar/restaurant in the Chain of Lakes region, in the far northwest suburbs of Chicago.
Motorcyclists from around the Chicago area gather on Sunday morning for a ride, followed by a day of socializing, listening to music, eating and enjoying the waterfront location of the Port of Blarney. Attached is a picture slideshow of the event held in 2011.
Children of Fallen Riders (COFR) is a non-profit charity organization designed to assist the families of motorcyclists who have suffered a tragedy due to a motorcycle accident. In an emergency situation, every little bit of assistance can help, which is what the organization is all about. COFR offers assistance with some expenses, such as utilities and groceries, to take some burden off of families. The Magic Carpet Ride is a fundraiser so that they can continue in their mission.
The Children of Fallen Riders (COFR) 7th Annual Magic Carpet Ride event will begin with registration at 9 a.m.at the Port if Blarney, with the ride beginning at 11 a.m. Fee for the ride is $20 per rider and $10 per passenger. Admittance fee for non-riders is $10 to listen to the band, which play throughout the day.
The band lineup includes Anthony Gomes, Rough Night Out, Redline Blues Band, Tallan Noble Latz and Kyle Young on Acoustic.
Helicopter rides, provided by Lakeshore Helicopter, will be available throughout the day, starting at 9 a.m.
The Magic Carpet Ride base will be at Port of Blarney's 27843 W,. Grass Lake Rd., in Antioch, Ill.
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