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ShamRockin' For a Cure On The Way

Bike tour kicks off in North Fulton this weekend; party continues March 9.

ShamRockin' for a Cure, which raises money and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, roars its way into Alpharetta this weekend with its Bike Tour.

The event culminates with a St. Patrick's Day-themed party on March 9 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alpharetta. 

During the bike tour, volunteers will sell $20 raffle tickets for a chance to win a 2011 Triumph Bonneville motorcycle. 

ShamRockin' Bike Tour dates and locations:

  • Alpharetta Great British Car Fayre, downtown Alpahretta; Feb. 23, noon to 6 p.m.
  • Smokejack BBQ, 29, S. Main St., Alpharetta; Feb. 23, 6 to 9 p.m.
  • The Roswell Tap, 1090 Alpharetta St., Roswell; Feb. 24 , 6 to 9 p.m.    
  • Pastis Restaurant & Bar, 936 Canton St.; Roswell, March 2, 3 to 6 p.m. 
  • Caffeine & Octane, Windward & Deerfield Parkway, March 3, 8 to 11 a.m. 

The winner of the motorcycle (or $3,500 cash option) will be announced at the Verizon party on March 9, and the winner does not need to be present to win.

The party is a casual affair to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, with a goal to raise $200,000 in one night.

Attendees have the chance to book a night at the Hilton Garden Inn at a discounted rate, including breakfast and shuttle to and from ShamRockin’.

Tickets are $85 per person and include food from local restaurants and an open bar. On March 1 the ticket prices will increase to $95 per person. For more information, visit www.shamrockinforacure.com .

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