It was a cool and cloudy morning as we gathered at our favorite spot and got ready to roll out to Ft. McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill, Georgia for the annual Cars & Coffee....& Lunch. A few members of Beaufort Classic Car and Truck joined up with us. More is always better! Not to mention the increased attention when you have a line of classic cars rolling down the road together.
The traffic was light and we made good time on the 62 mile journey to the park with Bryon leading the way.
The grounds were a beautiful place to hold an event. Those who registered- for free no less- had the admission fee to the park waived and received free pizza for lunch. In the car world there is still such a thing as free lunch!
Over 100 cars pre-registered and about 150 showed up. You were sure to see something you like, of course we were looking for more foxbodies. We found a nice red GT pulling in and talked to him before he even got a chance to park. Grabbed some great pictures of the mustangs, as well as a few others that caught my eye. Scroll down to enjoy the eye candy.
Three from our group made it to the show AND we were first in line!
October 12, 2018 started out with cool fall temps in the low 50s. It wasn't the alarm clocks or smell of coffee that got the blood flowing on this morning however. It was the sweet sound of purring engines and rumbling exhaust as foxbody after foxbody headed out from the hotel to the Intimidator Stadium. Gates were set to open at 8am so we arrived promptly at 7am and took the first spots in line at the gate. It wasn't 2 minutes later more foxbodies began to arrive and line up for a good half mile. While we waited we watched the guys at the swap meet setting up all the merchandise. If you needed a part for your fox, it was probably there.
The gates opened and the cars continued to flow in the rest of the morning, all taking their places side by side.
What was it like to be there? Well, I can't share the smells- there was this Barbeque that had everyone drooling... BUT, our very own Brandon Rickborn captured some sights and sounds that give you a pretty good idea in this Video
There may have been a little souvenir shopping....
Did you make it to this years Foxtoberfest? Share some of your favorite memories with us!
With the warmer weather the car show circuit is slowing down. That doesn't mean we can let the cars get dirty though! But man, Got to dry that car quick to keep from getting water spots!
Cars and Coffees are still going strong and if the weather behaves we should be able to get to Cars & Coffee Hilton Head this weekend.
We have new members and we can't wait to get to know them and do a little playing from place to place. Keep checking back as plans are in the works for a track night with the Foxes.
The Fun didn't end there! Next, the men and women split up into groups for mini golf. Winner men's team- Jeff Harm, women's team- DeeAnn Harm. Special mention to Miller Metz who kept score and Amanda" FORE!" Bennet whose ball found it's way into bushes (hole 1), driveways (hole 6), and highways (hole 10).
We had so much fun this has now become an Annual Event!
Friday night was the first official cruise in of the Beaufort Classic Car & Truck Club. This Cruise in is held the first Friday of every month in the Grayco parking lot on Lady's Island, SC. It was a beautiful evening for car talk, checking out new rides or updates on old ones. Participants also got a chance to vote on the cars as well as win 1 of 4 awards. In the past, the awards have been small plaques. This month, they changed it up by handing out Kuuma stainless steel insulated can coolers and travel mugs. Feral Fox Bodies members were there, with one member placing 3rd for her '89 Calypso GT.
Last night was a beautiful evening for a drive. The weather was great and the temperatures mild. So it was the perfect setting as our group met up at the base of the Broad River Bridge in Beaufort, and cruised together to the Mellow Mushroom in Bluffton for our meeting. We may or may not have "cruised" a little faster in some places than others, but I"m just going to blame that on the traffic (cough, cough).
Speaking of traffic, with it being Friday night, apparently everyone heard we planned to go grab some pizza and they came too. OK, maybe not everyone heard we were going- but a lot of people showed up to get pizza about the same time we did and the Mellow Mushroom was packed full upon our arrival. We opted to sit outside on the patio and enjoyed the food and the weather.
With good food, laughter, great discussions, and just all around enjoying each other's company I"m surprised we don't meet up more than once a month. Oh wait...we do!
The Official Launch of Feral Fox Bodies!
Quite a few classic cars can be found, as well as models sporting turbos and superchargers.
From old to new, there is definitely something for everyone to see.
The people are friendly, and enjoy kicking back and talking while sippin' on some coffee and grabbing a doughnut or two. It's a family friendly atmosphere and a great way to spend a sunny morning. What's not to like?
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The Feral Fox
Certified muscle car enthusiast from an early age due to father's ''67 GTO and '78 Firebird. Past muscle cars I've owned include that '78 Firebird and a gorgeous 1982 Collector's Edition Corvette my husband and I restored. The Corvette was sold to build my 1989 Fox Body.