The Autolawn Party (see below) kicks-off with a Ride & Drive event on Friday, September 13th. The Ride & Drive is opportunity for folks to take to the road in their cars on a journey through the mountain roads of the western North Carolina wine country. The day starts with a light breakfast and tour with our lovely host at the Paramount Classic Car Museum in Hickory. Drivers will leave from here on mountain roads to break for a catered lunch at NC wine country’s newest addition – the Jones vonDrehle Vineyards & Winery. Experience the winemakers top selections among the backdrop of the fall colors and the Carolina sky.
- 9:00: Registration, Breakfast & Tour
- 10:30: Drive to Winery
- 12:30: Lunch
- 2:30: Drive to Hickory
- 4:30: Arrival
Cost: $50 per person. Advance reservations required, please call HMA at 828.327.8576.