Events

Friday, September 9th (scroll down for more information)

  • Autolawn Kick-off Event at Cafe Rule

Saturday, September 10th (scroll down for more information)

  • The Autolawn Euro Classic Car Show
  • The Autolawn Closing Awards with Live Music

Sunday, September 11th (scroll down for more information)

  • Sunday Drive

 

Autolawn Kick-off Event at Cafe Rule — Friday, September 9th

Kickstart the weekend by enjoying live music, great food and drink specials with our gracious host at Cafe Rule. Show off your own classic car or motorbike in the parking area alongside some new and old classics from Paramount Automotive. And, join us for the Porsche of Hickory official launch and unveiling of the newly designed Porsche Boxster. It’s all for a good cause as a portion of food sales will benefit the Hickory Museum of Art, so make your reservation today at (828) 324-2005. www.caferule.com

  • 5:30pm Opening   (Reservations are highly recommended)

 

The Autolawn EuroClassic Car Show — Saturday, September 10th

Want to spend a lovely day out on the lawn, sipping a cool beverage, listening to music and drooling over some of the world’s most cherished automobiles? How about a test drive in a brand new vehicle courtesy of Foreign Cars Italia and Paramount Motors while you’re here? These are just a few of the benefits of joining us for The Autolawn EuroClassic Car Show.

The Autolawn is a free event, open to the public. European classic car owners who would like to enter their car in the show can do so under the “Registration” tab. We have room for 80 cars on the SALT Block lawn, but space is limited. This year is sure to be a lot fun as we celebrate all British makes/models. Of course, The Autolawn EuroClassic Car Show is open to all European classics. Click here for more information on the classifications and registration.

  • 10:00am to 3:00pm

 

Beer Garden & Grill — Saturday, September 10th

Traditional European brews as well some local craft beers will all be available in our Beer Garden while the local Elk’s Lodge will be cooking up burgers, brats and dogs. Alcoholic beverages courtesy of United Beverage Company; Non-alcoholic beverages provided by Pepsi.

  • 11:00am to 3:00pm

 

Porsche Raffle & 50/50 DRAWING &  — Saturday, September 10th

For our Porsche Raffle, the winning ticket will receive a Porsche Driving Experience for 90 minutes at the Porsche Driving Center in Atlanta, GA. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the event or online beforehand by clicking here. The lucky winner does not have to be present to win. Lodging, and transportation to/from Atlanta are not included. Drivers must be 21 to participate.

In our 50/50 Drawing, the winning ticket holder will receive 50% of the ticket sales. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Tickets for both drawings may be purchased at the raffle table and from staff members. Must be present to win the 50/50 Drawing.

  • 11:00am to 3:00pm

 

Awards Ceremony and Live Music — Saturday, September 10th

We will close the event with awards for each category and enjoy live music from Bob Sinclair and the Big Deals. Beer garden will remain open until live music ends so plan to stick around and relax.

  • 2:00pm to 3:30ish

 

Sunday Drive with Table Rock Sports Car Club — Sunday, September 11th

Our good friends at Table Rock Sports Car Club have done it again. They’ve put together another thrilling drive route this year for all you driving enthusiasts. Participation is FREE to the public. We don’t care what kind of car you have. If you like to drive, you’re in. No need to pre-register, just show up in your car on Sunday morning.

Interested participants should arrive at the Paramount / Porsche of Hickory parking lot on Sunday morning between 8:30 and 9:00am. Drivers will be stopping for lunch at Little Switzerland Inn.

Click here to download a PDF of the 2016 drive routes.

Click here to download a GPX file of the 2016 drive route – LEG 1

Click here to download a GPX file of the 2016 drive route – LEG 2

 

  • 9:00am Start Time