Event Calendar

2017 Society Rallies


April 13th – 15th, 2017. Ozarks Rally III, Mountain View, Arkansas.

Daily rides around one of the best riding region in the USA. Rally headquarters at the Ozark Folk Center State Park. Book your rooms by calling (870) 269-3871 and mention the Yamaha 650 Society for a special rate. There are 2 rooms per bungalow and the Park has reserved a set of bungalows for us. Members are responsible for their own travel arrangements. For more information call John Chaves (813) 391-5407 or email jchaves@xs650society.com


April 21st – 23rd, 2017.  Smoky Mountain Dogwood Rally, Suches, GA.

The Dogwood is back for 2016, headquartered at the Two Wheels of Suches Motorcycle Campground & Lodge – 1915 State Hwy 60, Suches, GA – in one of the best riding regions in the South.  For more information, contact Marty Hallberg  via email m.hallberg@windstream.net. Rally updates on the event page https://www.facebook.com/TheDogwoodRally

May 18th – 20th, 2017 LBL #33 Land-Between-the-Lakes, Grand Rivers, Kentucky.

Stay at Patti’s Inn & Suites at Exit 31 off I-24 (same exit as The Trace). 866.673.3968
Make your reservations early. Society members get the discount. For more information, contact Lee Waddington #5192 (IL), leemarji@wbnorriselectric.com.  Always the weekend before Memorial Day.

June 2nd – 4th, 2017 West Virginia Mountain Rally #2, Marlinton WV.

Event HQ at the Marlinton Motor Inn, Rt 219N, Marlinton, WV 24954 (800.354.0821 or 304.799.4711) www.marlintonmotorinn.com . Pocahontas County is motorcycle-friendly and is a destination for riders from all over. The region offer the best motorcycle roads in VA and WV. Great weather in June! The town of Marlinton is small but has everything we need. Contact Dave Hoopengardner #4625, Virginia State Member Coordinator, West Virginia Mountain Rally Coordinator, caferacerdave@gmail.com.

July 7th -9th, 2017 Mid-Ohio Rally, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, OH.

Thousands of motorcyclists converge on Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, every July to enjoy vintage racing, see some amazing classic bikes, shop the largest motorcycle swap meet, spend time with old friends, connect with new ones.  Contribute to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame and its mission to promote the heritage of motorcycling in America. Camping at the track or stay at the Quality Inn or Comfort Inn (Route 97 and I-71). Contact Al Cooper for details. acooper@zoominternet.net.

 September 7th – 9th, 2017 Great Smoky Mountain Rendezvous #25, Townsend, TN.

Event HQ at the Talley Ho Inn, 8314 State Highway 73 (off Lamar Alexander Parkway) Townsend, Tennessee, 800.448.2465 www.talleyhoinn.com. We will have a Friday ride for the early birds. Register early for a great rate. Contact Camden Price #691, yamahashorty@yahoo.com. Great Smoky Mountain Rendezvous Coordinator, Tennessee State Member Coordinator 615.812.0650.  Usually on the weekend after Labor Day.

September 22nd -25th, 2016 – Vintage Yamaha Rally (former XS Southeast)
Robbinsville, NC

Last weekend in September as the leaves begin to turn. One of the most scenic riding regions in the Southeast US. Event HQ & lodging at the super cool Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge. 1755 Lower Stecoah Road, Robbinsville, NC (is actually off Hwy28 in Stecoah, NC), (828) 479-3864. www.ironhorsenc.com


2 thoughts on “Event Calendar

    1. jchaves Post author

      Larry. We had problems with the organizers of the Wildcat Rally in the past so we decided to drop from the schedule. I will reconnect and perhaps return the event to our calendar in the near future.

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