Here it is, Hometownies – the very first event of its kind, and we invite YOU AND YOUR FAMILY to be a part of it!
SATURDAY, NOV 12, NOON-6PM
Here’s how it’s going down…
- Shop opens at noon and closes around 6pm, instead of our regular 9-5 weekend hours.
- Our Schedule of Events (below) is filled with hourly fun and entertainment. Where online pre-registration is offered, please take advantage of it, so that we can make your experience an 11!
- Overflow parking is available at the American Spirit Centre across the street – back lot. (Thank you, neighbors!)
- Ride with Shaun on the Fat Bike Friendly Mountain Bike Ride, and compete with Shaun in the Chili Cook Off!
- Bring family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, acquaintances, heck – even strangers… this event is for EVERYONE!
INDOOR ART FAIR: Noon – 5:00 pm
Hometown artists Peggy Kerwan, Lauren Patrell and her Nana, and newcomer Sarah Burke will be setting up art displays at our first ever mini indoor art fair here at the shop. Weather permitting, Sarah will also be holding an outdoor demonstration of her incredible spray paint art skills. You’ve seen their bicycle art – here’s a chance to enjoy more of their creativity… and maybe take care of some Christmas shopping in the process! (Artists prefer cash or check, so please come prepared!)
“ASK THE EXPERTS”: Noon – 1:30 pm
Hit a cycling plateau? Nagging knee pain on your rides? Body Within Personal Training‘s, Jenny Schild, and Pro-Motion Physical Therapy‘s, Vinnie Baylerian, PT, DPT are generously volunteering their fitness/nutrition and common cycling injury/bike fit expertise at our event. This is a RARE OPPORTUNITY for one-stop, NO CHARGE, professional input on how to be a better, stronger cyclist… take advantage of it!
POWER YOGA WITH TOCCA MASSAGE & YOGA: 12:15 pm
Enjoy a stimulating, stretch-and-strengthen, Vinyasa yoga session in our Community Room with powerhouse, Ashley Knuth of Tocca Massage & Yoga. $5 to instructor
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR YOGA
CARDIO DRUMMING WITH MARTHA SORARUF: 1:45 pm
Join in on Martha’s crazy-popular Cardio Drumming class (Liam’s favorite!), which will be pumping up the volume in our Community Room at this event. NO CHARGE!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CARDIO DRUMMING
ZUMBA WITH HAMBURG FITNESS CENTER: 3:00 pm
Fiesty, Latin rhythms and everyone-friendly coreography will have you burning calories in this high energy class, hosted by Hamburg Fitness in our Community Room. NO CHARGE!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR ZUMBA
KIDS’ CRAFT CLASS – BIKE GEAR ORNAMENTS: 4:15 pm
Bring along your young ‘uns of all ages to create a unique, bicycle gear Christmas ornament with gears, glitter, and other crafty goodies provided by Hometown Bicycles. Parents, please come, too! This is a parent-child project you’ll treasure for years to come. A nominal $4 per child covers materials and instruction.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE KID’S CRAFT CLASS
FAT BIKE FRIENDLY GROUP TRAIL RIDE: Leaves at 3:30pm
RIDE WITH SHAUN!! Join your bike guru, and leave from our shop parking lot at 3:30pm for the Yellow and Blue trails of picturesque, autumn-tinged Island Lake. NO DROP, all levels welcome!
CHILI COOK-OFF: Judging begins when the riders return!
Put your best chili forward for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights at Hometown’s first annual culinary cook-off! Entries must be delivered by 4:15pm, and hungry cyclists and party-goers will be the judges for this people’s choice competition. Winner takes home a $25 Hometown Bicycles Gift Certificate PLUS one of the first Hometown t-shirts ever made available to the public!!
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS & TO ENTER THE CHILI COOK-OFF