Another Vintage Bowling Alley Tour
Three Vintage Centers . . . 14 Lanes of Bowling Bliss on Wood
Vintage Bowling Alley Tour Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018
If you love Wisconsin bowling history, this tour is a fun and interactive way to explore and bowl in some of bowling’s historic landmarks.
8:00 a.m. Depart East Park American Center Park & Ride in Madison (5601 Eastpark Blvd.).
1st Stop: Tour & bowl The Fort Atkinson Club in Ft. Atkinson. Listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places, this two wood lane center (with manual pinsetters and scoring!) was originally built in 1912 and lovingly restored in 2017.
2nd Stop: Tour & bowl Black Earth Lanes in Black Earth. The original four wood lanes were built in 1947 and four more lanes were added in the 1970’s. Manual scoring keeps the vintage experience real. Includes bowling and lunch.
Last Stop: Tour & bowl Scott’s Rio Lanes in Rio. Built in 1947, this alley has wood lanes with StarShield Masking units. Don’t let the autoscoring fool you – This is a quintessential Wisconsin bar with four lanes.
5:30 p.m. Return to East Park American Center Park & Ride.
Raffles, Prizes and Contests for your entertainment:
$50 raffle – everyone receives one ticket.
Lucky seven – person with the most 7 counts (first ball) all day wins $50.
3-6-9 – Mark in those frames and win $25 (at Scott’s Rio Lanes).
All of for only $99 per person if you register on or before 04/13/18.
After 04/13/18, the registration fee increases to $119. Hurry – space is limited!
Everyone is encouraged to bring only one bowling ball and their own bowling shoes. Vintage bowling attire is highly encouraged. Must be 14 and over.