Viking Quest to Alex

posted Mar 30, 2016, 7:42 PM by NorthStarBMW Driving Tours Coordinator   [ updated Aug 2, 2016, 8:50 PM ]

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

We are headed to Alexandria to investigate the legend of the Kensington Rune Stone.  Did Vikings really visit Minnesota in 1392?  "Big Ole" the Viking awaits our arrival.  Make it a day trip or an overnighter, your choice.  There is a lot to see in the area.  Shopping in the downtown, good restaurants and lots of watering holes.  Viking Speedway even has auto races scheduled Saturday night if we're interested (

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - The ride departure point has changed!  The ride will now depart from BMW of Minnetonka.  The address is 15802 Wayzata Boulevard.  They have agreed to host us that morning and serve us coffee and donuts.  Please arrive between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m. to meet them and enjoy their hospitality.  At 10:00 a.m. we'll review the route and hit the road. Make sure your gas tank is full!

This event is open to members of the BMWCCA and is free.  Participants are responsible for all other costs related to the trip.

When you register, be sure to add your passengers too.  This will assist in making reservations at the restaurant.  Thanks!

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