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July 6, 2019 Marietta, Georgia SOUTHRNFRESH 8 @ JIM R. MILLER PARK After a 5 year absence we will be returning back to Jim R. Miller park this year for Southrnfresh 8.  After Southrnfresh 4 the park went through a major renovation and owners changed.  And it it was difficult for us to secure a date. After many phone calls we have finally locked in a date and are excited to be closer to the city this year.  In the next few days we will be opening registration and vendor / sponsor applications, and releasing more information. In the meantime go to the SF8 event facebook page an share and spread the word.  Info: July 6, 2019 Commerce, Georgia, NE Georgia swap meet @ the Atlanta dragway, 7am-1pm, Info:Brad Ocock,(706)424-5035 July 8, 2019 Commerce, Georgia - The Eckler’s NE GA Swap Meet @ the Atlanta Dragway  -All Fords get a gift certificate. Info: FEATURED EVENT July 11-13, 2019 Come join us for the 9th annual Georgia Mountain Moonshine Cruiz-In Event site is at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds on beautiful Lake Chatuge. Camping is available " Stay right  at the show site". Enjoy three fun filled days of good ole mountain hillbilly fun. See a Pioneer village, real moonshine still in the works, mountain crafts, and plenty of hot classic cars, trucks, bikes, rat rods and more! Join us Thursday July 13th we are doing 2 cruises. A 60 mile cruise through the mountain roads just like the roads the shiners ran haulin the shine! Then a aftenoon Cruise to moonshine distillery for the kick off party! Huge Kick Off Party Thursday Night! Live music, food, and so much more! bring your hot rod kick back and enjoy!.   Show site parking tiers opens Thursday for the registered participants. Friday & Saturday event opens to all spectators and participants.So make your plans to join us for the best time you will ever have.  See You Unz In The Hillz  Info: GET OUT OF TOWN July 12-13, Maggie Valley, North Carolina, maggie valley swap meete & open ccar show, 3374 Soco Road, Info:Rodney Buckner,(423)623-2723,(423)608-4519, or  GET OUT OF TOWN July 12-13, Maggie Valley, North Carolina, moonshine valley F-100’s all ford truck show, 3374 SoCo Road, Info:Rodney Buckner,(423)623-2723, (423)608-4519, or  GET OUT OF TOWN July 12-13, Maggie Valley, North Carolina, southeastern gas & petroleum expo @ the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds, 3374 Soco Road, Info:Rodney Buckner, (423)623-2723, (423)608-4519, or  July 14, Hampton, Georgia, Atlanta Region SCCA autocross event @ Atlanta motor speedway, Info:(770)455-7222, or  July 20, 2019 22nd Annual Elberton’s Downtown Square Cruise In & Classic Car Show Music by: Cruzin to the Oldies with Tommy Landrum $20 Entry Fee - Includes T Shirt GET OUT OF TOWN July 20, Florance, Alabama, open car show held in conjuntion with the W.C. handy blues festival @ the Wilson Park, 8am-2pm, Info:Billy Griffith, (256)335-2001,  GET OUT OF TOWN August 1-4, Louisvile, Kentucky, 50th annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals @ the Kentucky Exposition Center, Info:NSRA, (901)452-4030, or  August 3, 2019 Commerce, Georgia - The Eckler’s NE GA Swap Meet @ the Atlanta Dragway  Trucks and Truck Club Day. Info: August 10-11, Hampton, Georgia, Atlanta Region SCCA autocross event @ Atlanta Motor Speedway (novice school on Saturday), Info:(770)455-7222, or  GET OUT OF TOWN August 17, Newport, Tennessee, 17th annual shadow of the mountain show & shine open @ Newport City Park, 240 Smith Street Downtown, 8am-4pm, Info:Tim Strange, (423)623-5157 August31-September 2, Commerce, Georgia, “Gear Jam Fall Nationals” Vintage drags & car show in conjunction with the NE Georgia swap meet @ the Atlanta Dragway, 7am-1pm, Info:Brad Ocock(706)424-5035 August 23, 2019 Gridlife ATL 2019 - Music & Motorsports Festival @ Michelin Raceway Atlanta Braselton, Georgia "Forza Horizon in Real Life!""the most insane track party of all time""The best automotive event ever"3 days of music, camping, racing, drifting, car shows & more!#GRIDLIFE Music & Motorsports festival returns to the world class facility of Road Atlanta. With more pro drivers, more cool interactive features, and more on track excitement than ever before.#GRIDLIFE TrackBattleThe largest Time Attack competition in North America, featuring some of the fastest drivers and builds. #GRIDLIFE DRIFTFull course drifting returns to Road Atlanta, with a stacked lineup of pros, teams and some new format surprises this year promises to be the best shred yet!!#GRIDLIFE TRACK DAYOur best in class beginner friendly Track Day experience is back with track time for all drivers from first timers to seasoned track rats.#GRIDLIFE SHOWCASERight in the heart of the GRIDLIFE festival is the GRIDLIFE Showcase featuring a diverse meet style car show with incredible builds crossing all styles makes and models. #AFTERGRIDWhen the track goes cold the party heats up with multiple music stages featuring national and regional artists on both Friday & Saturday nights. NEW FOR 2019Trackside GlampingNew VIP ticket types and experiences.Power Hook up RV Passes.New Food & Bar ExperiencesA new larger festival central.GameNight Arcade#GRIDLIFE PodCast Village Info: August 24, 2019 Dalton, Georgia  Summer Meltdown 3 Car & Truck Show @ The North Georgia Fairgrounds. Top 50 awards for car, trucks, and bikes. plus, specialty awards. McBride Smokey Butt BBQ will be in the house. Info: 706-537-3191. August 31-Sept. 1, 2019 Commerce, Georgia - The Eckler’s NE GA Swap Meet @ the Atlanta Dragway Gear Jam Vintage Drags: All cars registered in the car show get a $10 Gift Certificate. Info: Featured Event September 21, 2019 McDonough, Georgia The Moose is Loose Car Show @ The Henry County Moose Family Center Info: Mike or Becky 404-218-1255 September 21, 2019 Buchanan, Georgia -   Fried Pie Car and Bike Show - Come show off your car or bike at our third annual show. This show is part of a huge fried pie themed festival. American Warrior Garage, who helps restore the lives and cars for our veterans, will be bringing you a good time! Info:  Scott Jones @ 770-639-7881 October 9 - 12, 2019 MOTUL PETIT LE MANS @  Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta Braselton, GA Info: mans October 12, 2019 Commerce, Georgia - The Eckler’s NE GA Swap Meet @ the Atlanta Dragway Chevy Day a& Pedal To The Metal! October we feature the Pedal to the Metal vintage bike area at the swap meet, and it’s always a big hit. I’m always surprised at how far away bike vendors come from: I’ve heard from vendors in the Carolinas, Florida, Tennessee and Alabama, many of them staying in local hotels on Friday night for the show on Saturday. If you’ve got some vintage bike stuff kicking around your shop and want to get rid of it, or you’ve been looking for one (like I did a couple years ago), make sure to hit this swap meet! Info: November 2, 2019 Commerce, Georgia  - The Eckler’s NE GA Swap Meet  @ the Atlanta Dragway -  Ford Day- Info: November 3, 2019 Sugar Hill, Georgia. The 19th Annual Buford ACE Classic Cruise-In and Show! @ Sugar Hill Church Parking Lot off (Hwy20) - 5091 Nelson Brogden Rd. -10:00 am. 3:00 pm - Modified cars , Vintage Cars, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, *Motorcycles*, Race cars, Rare Rides of all kinds and yes Classic Drivers Too! Oldies DJ, Tons of Door Prizes ,Silent Auction , and Fun for the Whole Family. $10.00 Cruising donation .Optional Judging entry donation $25. {Vendors Wanted} $100.per Parking space Charity's $50 per parking space -Vendor Donations Non-Refundable Including for Weather. Info:, CONTACT@BUFORDACECARSHOW.COM, WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/SSACEHARDWARE [(All Benefits the North Gwinnett Food Bank Co-op)]. December 7, 2019 Commerce, Georgia - The Eckler’s NE GA Swap Meet  @ the Atlanta Dragway - Truck Day- Info: