Come to the North Georgia Mountains! - 4 Day Festival Celebrates British Cars

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The Peachtree MG Registry invites you to join us this fall for a relaxing, southern-style weekend in the North Georgia mountains at The Dillard House in Dillard, GA. Old-fashioned Dillard House cooking is as mouth watering as always. It’s not fancy, it’s just good!

The porch swings and rocking chairs are perfect for visiting with friends and swapping stories – you’ll feel right at home. The Dillard House offers it all with a family-oriented atmosphere.

In addition to Festival events, activities include horseback riding, swimming, tennis, and antiquing. For those who want to get-away, book a romantic “chalet for two,” away from the crowd. September scenery in the mountains is not to be missed; enjoy it at a leisurely, self-paced tour, or on a rally. Please note: September in the Georgia Mountains is very popular, so make your reservations early. Also, seating for the Southern Dinner Buffet and Awards Banquet is limited, so get signed up before space runs out. Please take a look at the calendar of events. There are some things that you will want to prepare for before you arrive. One such event is the valve cover races. Start building now and bring your racer to compete in this fun event. Rules can be found on the PMGR website. You will have the opportunity to do other things at the Dillard House if you wish. Check their website for other activities and make reservation for both accommodations and activities early.

Georgia Mountains

You will have the opportunity to participate in some area tours, both self-guided driving tours and organized excursions. Check the events list and plan your day to do whatever you may like. There is a lot to see and do in the Dillard area, so enjoy your time here. If you are looking for alternative lodging, check the PMGR website for a list of other area hotels/motels as well as bed & breakfasts and campgrounds. For other ideas on what there is to do and see in the area, go to the Rabun County Tourism Development Authority’s website at: www.explorerabun. com.

Thursday - September 18, 2014

  • Registration open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Hospitality Suite open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and until 11:00 p.m. after dinner.
  • Join in on our raffles and silent auctions - All day long Thur-Sat.
  • Tech Talk- 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. with Barry Rosenberg- Q&A session.
  • Explore downtown Clayton, GA and dinner on your own.
  • Movie at the Tiger Drive-In. Arrive at 6:30, movie starts at ~7:30.

Friday - September 19, 2014

  • Registration open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Hospitality Suite open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and until 11:00 p.m. after dinner.
  • Guided tour to Highlands, NC and Bridal Veil Falls with Tim and Theresa Gaffney. Leaves at 9:30. Approx. 50 miles/three hours.
  • Tech Talk- 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Moderator and subject TBA.
  • Guided tour to Dahlonega, GA and lunch at Wolf Mountain Vineyards with John and Penny Scarpucci. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tech Talk- 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.- Discussion and demonstration of properly detailing your show car by Atlanta Auto Salon.
  • Visit 12 Spies Vineyards - 2:00 p.m. easy access, near Dillard House.
  • Fun Rally- Get your directions from the clues given and foundalong the way. Navigator required! Start from Dillard House at 3:30, return to the Dillard House about 5:00.
  • Southern Dinner Buffet Extravaganza & Live Auction: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at Dillard House Conference Center.

Saturday - September 20, 2014 – Show Day!

  • Registration open 9:00 a.m. - noon.
  • Hospitality Suite open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and until 11:00 p.m. after dinner.
  • Southeast British Car Festival- 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Tech Session- 11:00 a.m. Geoff Kent - “Thermodynamic Hydro-siphon Expansion Phenomenon” on the show field next to Geoff’s 1936 AC Ace16/70.
  • British Blackwork Embroidery Lecture- 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Hospitality Room. “Royalty in Embroidery Past and Present” (additional fee).
  • Valve Cover Races- 1:30 p.m. Adjacent to Hospitality Room.
  • Guided Mountain Driving Tour- 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Awards Banquet- 6:30 p.m.- Dillard House Conference Center.

Sunday - September 21, 2014 – Heading Home!

  • Hospitality Suite open from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Click here to download a copy of the event Registration Form.

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Reader Comments (2)

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Joe Schandl (New Smyrna Beach FLA)
on August 16, 2014 7:15am
Is there a fee to attend the show on saturday.
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Timothy F Gaffney (Murphy, NC)
on August 18, 2014 1:45pm
No fee if you are a spectator.
The more the merrier!

If you want to enter your car yes there is.
The registration is the same for the whole 4 days as it is for just one.
As of August 4th the registration is only $35. Why not come for all the events, the drives, the tech sessions, craft sessions etc. this is much more than just a car show!

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Last updated on August 15, 2014.