View Mobile Site
  • Bookmark and Share

Moonshine run kicks festival into gear

New event for 2009

POSTED: October 21, 2009 4:00 a.m.

The 42nd Annual Dawsonville Mountain Moonshine Festival kicks off with a “Thunder Road Moonshine Run,” a caravan consisting of about 52 moonshine-era vintage cars dating from the 1930s to the 1960s.

  

On Friday, the caravan will travel from Dawsonville to Hillside Orchard Farms in Wiley, arriving at their destination around 10:30 a.m.

  

Jim Mitchum, who co-starred with his dad, actor Robert Mitchum, in the movie Thunder Road, will be in attendance.

  

Jim Mitchum will also serve as the Grand Marsahl of the 42nd Annual Dawsonville Mountain Moonshine Festival to take place in downtown Dawsonville Oct. 24 and 25.

  

Upon arrival at Hillside Orchard Farms, the Moonshine Run participants will be treated to several moonshine related activities, including viewing a replica moonshine still constructed in a natural setting.

  

There will also be a lectures on the history of moonshining as it once existed in the Southern Appalachian area of the United States.

  

Additional activities at Hillside Orchard Farms will include gem mining, a corn maze and other fall farm day events.

  

A barbecue lunch will be served at $8 per plate.  

  

For more information, call (770) 536-0101.

COMMENTS

  • Bookmark and Share

Commenting not available.
Commenting is not available.

FEATURED PHOTOS

Football preview: Forsyth C...
ONE TOWN ONE TEAM ONE GOAL ...
DCES welcomes new volunteer...
Dawson County Emergency Ser...
Tigers show promise
Dawson County wide receiver...
Beats and brews: Music fest...
Volunteer Laura Altman taps...
Brazen thieves hit resort c...
A mid-90s Chevrolet pickup ...
School system continues tra...
From left, Director of Fina...
 

Contents of this site are © Copyright 2015 Dawsonnews, Dawsonville, GA. All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...