Thanksgiving is observed (among many other reasons) as a harvest festival. It also serves as a reflection of gratitude for life’s privileges, a celebration of good fortunes, and a time for sharing. Before this backdrop, 25 APRPCA members gathered on November 25 to enjoy the Second Annual Turkey Trot Drive.

About a dozen Appalachian members celebrated November at Bear Waters Brewing in Canton. Both the food and drink were good, as they have a kitchen and a brewery in the building.

A small but dedicated Black Mountain Perks group met at the Monte Vista Hotel in Black Mountain to share stories while enjoying a coffee and the fireplace.

On Saturday, November 11, 2023, 19 Appalachian Region members made the trek to Hickory to visit the Appalachian Region Sponsor and Porsche Certified Collision Center, K&M Collision.

Appalachian Region’s 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Celebration fundraiser for MANNA FoodBank generated $15,000 in donations that will provide 60,000 meals for Western North Carolina (WNC) neighbors facing food insecurity issues.

A summary of our recent and upcoming events.

In 2022 the Appalachian Region Board made the decision to use the Luft Wasser Porsche Celebration in Brevard as a fundraiser for a local charity.  Through an extensive process it was determined that the charity to support would be The Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County.


  • Perfect Weather
  • A Perfect Party
  • With Perfect Organization
  • At a Perfect Setting

... made for a perfect Oktoberfest Celebration.

About a dozen members and friends met for good food and good beer.

A summary of our recent and upcoming events.

We've held our last App Cafe for 2023, but look for it to resume next spring, when the weather again become dependable.

In accordance with the Bylaws of the Appalachian Region – PCA, the Appalachian Region Nominating Committee nominates the following for the Board of Directors of the Appalachian Region – PCA for terms beginning January 1, 2024.

  • President – Jim Moore,
  • Vice President – Yohan Sookdeo,
  • Secretary – Dave White, and
  • Treasurer – Jim Symington.

On September 23, the British Car Club of Western North Carolina held their annual Autumn in the Mountains Car Show, and as usual APR members showed their cars there.

On a perfect Setptember evening, we met for the first time at Turgua Brewing in Fairview.

 Donate to MANNA FoodBank and you could win one of the following:

  • Ceramic Coating for your Porsche from the Porsche Certified body shop, K&M Collision
  • Porsche Design Garmin EPIX Watch
  • Ceramic Coating for your Porsche from IR Auto 

The Oktoberfest Celebration is all about helping to raise money for MANNA FoodBank while having fun with your Porsche and Porsche Club members.

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Black Mountain Perks took a twist in September with the addition of a drive post-coffee from Black Mountain to the Burntshirt Vineyards Tasting Room & Bistro in Chimney Rock via NC-9.

The move to Waynesville by Appalachian Adventure ’23 continued the string of Appalachian Region successful events. 

A summary of our recent and upcoming events.