The Appalachian Region, Porsche Club of America is hosting Appalachian Adventure at The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in Young Harris, GA on August 17-19, 2018.



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Located in the mountains of Georgia this promises to be a laid back weekend right on a lake in the middle of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The Appalachian Adventure offers a great blend of socializing, driving and sightseeing with over 50 Porsche's expected for the event. Porsche of Asheville is the primary sponsor of the event. The Ridges Resort website is Registration opens on April 14, 2018 at


Weekend Highlights:

  1. People Choice Concours (7 plus Classes, depending on registrations, plus Best of Show)
  2. In addition to a Friday afternoon Gimmick Rallye we will offer two unguided drives which will pass wineries, a distillery, several state parks, a waterfalls, Indian petroglyphs and some nice North Georgia Mountain views on the Richard B. Russell Scenic Highway.
  3. Socializing at the optional Friday Dinner. Saturday Concours, lunch and optional cruise on Lake Chatuge. On Saturday evening enjoy the awards dinner with cash bar.
  4. Porsche historic quiz with award to the top finisher.
  5. Porsche merchandise and garments will be on site and available from Porsche Asheville. Displays will include new Porsche vehicles and personnel available to answer any questions.


Reduced rate accommodations are available with a 2-night minimum reservation. Resort View Double ($148.28/night), Lake View Double ($170.68/night), and 2-4 Bedroom Villas are available at higher rates. These prices include Resort Fee plus Room and State taxes. For reservations contact The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge directly at 706-896-2262. Mention that you are with the Appalachian Region – Porsche Club to get the group rate until 5/16/18.

For information contact Don Therien, event coordinator at

Event Fees:

  1. Single $100 – Concours entry, Saturday lunch & banquet for 1
  2. Double $195 - Concours entry, Saturday lunch & banquet for 2
  3. Single Lunch $65 – Concours entry and Saturday lunch for 1
  4. Double Lunch $115 – Concours entry and Saturday lunch for 2
  5. Banquet Guest $55 – Saturday Banquet (Guest of Participant)
  6. Lunch Guest $25 - Saturday Lunch (Guest of Participant)

Event Options:

  1. Friday Night Dinner - $37.00
  2. Boat Tour of Lake Chatuge - $10.00
  3. Vegetarian meal option at Banquet

Proposed Classes (To be finalized after registration closes; intent is for classes of 5 – 10 cars):

  1. POR-1 - 356, 912, 914, and 911 (1965-1977)
  2. POR-2 - 911 (1978 - 1998)
  3. POR-3 - 911 (1999 - 2004)
  4. POR-4 - 911 (2005 - Present)
  5. POR-5 - Boxster
  6. POR-6 - Cayman
  7. POR-7 - 924, 944, 968, 928
  8. POR-8 - Cayenne, Macan, Panamera
  9. POR-9 - Specialty and Limited Production (includes 356 Speedster, Convertible D and Carrera, 911 RS, 911 Turbo, 911 Speedster, 911 GTS, GT2, GT3, GT3RS, Carrera GT, 911 RS America and Roadster, Boxster Spyder, Cayman GT4 & R etc.)

Refund Policy:

Cancel up to May 31, 2016 less 5%; June 1-30 less 25%. No cancellation refunds after July 1, 2018. This is necessary to cover the commitments made by the Appalachian Region PCA.