Thunder Roads Magazine MO/So. IL 2018-June - Page 32

The By Lelia Watermon Fun Begins I know you’re probably aware that The Longshot Sa- loon is open in full swing for the season. Located at 1545 Riverview Drive Portage Des Sioux Missouri 63373. You’ll be able to find them on Facebook as they are a well-known popular hotspot for all the fun, food, drink and entertainment located on the river. It’s absolutely a beautiful getaway and in fact even on Sundays they serve food on the river and it’s a gorgeous site where you can see the Mississippi River. Yes, it’s that time again when they open their doors with open arms only to greet you and give you the best service, food, awesome entertainment and great music. Every weekend they have live music and food specials. As you walk into the restaurant you’ll see the pictures on display which reflect their epic events. Naturally they have pictures from the Rat Run parties, and fam- ily history. It’s quite entertaining. As you walk through the building you’ll notice this glass-encased area where Thunder Roads Magazine 30 there’s a blue Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Inside this case you’ll notice a photo of a man who actually created the atmosphere in which you are being able to enjoy. His name is Mike Dallwitz. He’s the father of Andy Dallwitz - owner of The Longshot Saloon. Al- though Mike is no longer with us, he is and always will be in spirit. Andy has a lot of upcoming events planned this year and I hope to see everyone out there enjoy- ing the beauty of what he has to offer. If you ever have an event, a special gathering, or you’re interested in the harbor or camping be sure to call 636-899- 1104. They have a lot to offer. Scheduled for this summer is The Summer Bike Rally, The Bless- ing of the Fleet, The Rat Run and so much more. So let the party begin for 2018. Thunder Roads Magazine 31