Blessing of the Bikes
Bald Knob Cross off Hwy. 127, Alto Pass, 6am to 7pm. Special message at 1pm, roadkill stew & chili served at 2pm. 618-201-3229 Sponsored by the Christian Motorcycle Association, motorcycle riders are encouraged to bring their bikes to the cross as the official kickoff of the spring and summer riding season. CMA Prayer Leaders provide brief personal blessings, and the event is made complete with great food, music and a spirit of camaraderie. The blessing occurs on the last Sunday of April, and literally, thousands of motorcycles and riders cover the top of Bald Knob mountain.