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2017 Fall Tour is History

New Pictures of the 2017 Fall Tour are Posted in Club Gallery.  Thanks to all for participating, to our sponsors Audi Greenville, Protech Motorsports and GMP.  to our tour drive leads Alex and Claudia, Mark and Karen and Gerry and Heidie.  Without you it wouldn't have happened. And as of the day after the tour we are looking for volunteers for the 2018 Tour.

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Aviator Brew Tour - October 28, 2017

Tours of Brewery and tasting! Kid friendly activities too! Live band music! Great food at the Aviator Smokehouse Restaurant! Aviator Tap Room Will be open! Aviator Beer Shoppe will be open too! They have wines too! SIGN UP ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE
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UPDATE:   As of September 27 we are at 23 cars.  Registration will close at 25 cars or October 6th - whichever comes first,

The Carolinas Chapter invites you to join us for “The Time of Your Life Tour”  sponsored by Audi Greenville, Protech Motorsports and GMP Performance. The official activities began Friday evening October 13 with registration and a meet and greet in the Quattro Pub at our host venue The Switzerland Inn. This will be followed by a group dinner. 

A special optional Pre-Tour will start with lunch and a drive on Friday afternoon.  The tour will include some great drives on Saturday, including The Diamondback (NC 226A) and The Devils Whip (NC 80) plus visits to Blowing Rock and Penland School of Crafts

Saturday evening join your Audi friends at our group banquet.  Sunday morning we will leave Little Switzerland and drive some great roads to historic Lake Lure for brunch and our fond farewells. 

The full schedule is still being finalized and could include a few more special events and will be posted soon on our Chapter website. 


We have a limited block of rooms at our host venue, The Switzerland Inn.  These rooms will go quickly because fall is peak season in the mountains.. Please call 828 765-2153 before September 1st and mention Carolinas Audi Club to secure your reservation. 

Cost to register is $65 per person and includes Saturday evenings banquet and Sunday brunch. 

To register go online to 



                                                        Presenting Sponsor

                                                           Associate Sponsors          


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Once again we have been invited to show off our Audi's at the Hilton Head Car Club Showcase, Saturday November 5, 2016.  This year they are featuring German Cars so you can be sure there will be lots of Porsches and BMW's.  It's a great event and for participating in the Saturday Show we get two admissions to the Sunday Concours.  There's lot's to do at the show and the weather at Hilton Head that time of year is wonderful.

See the link below for more information and to register.  

Other questions email me at

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August 6, 2016 GMP Performance Meet

GMP Performance in Charlotte will be hosting an Audi Day first Saturday in August.  They will have interesting cars on display as well as tech sessions, door prizes and eats and drinks.  You need to register so we know how much food to bring.  This should be a great event and we expect to see Audi's from all across the Carolinas.  

Link to more information and Registration

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October 14-16, 2016 Carolinas Fall Tour

Sponsored By Audi Greenville

Everyone had such a great time last year so we're going back to the mountains for Fall Tour 2.

The Carolinas Chapter invites you to view fall scenery as you drive the beautiful area of the Appalachian Mountains. After check-in at Nantahala Village, join members on Friday evening to take a short drive up 74 to the River’s End Restaurant and enjoy our welcoming dinner together. 

On Saturday morning we’ll drive scenic NC 28 from Nantahala Village, explore historic Franklin (where we will stop for lunch) and fantastic vistas with flowing curves and secluded turns on gorgeous Wayah Road We’ll then venture north along scenic Highways NC 129 and NC 143 back to NC 28 and Nantahala Village. We’ll have a nice repast at the inn on Saturday night which will bring everyone together for more Audi fun and door prizes from our sponsors.

On Sunday, we’ll have a chance for two different activities of interest : first, we can take a drive north on NC 28 – the Hellbender, to Deal’s Gap Motorcycle Resort for a quick coffee break and visit to the Tree of Shame; and then on to the Dragon – 318 curves in 11 miles, with lunch on your own and a safe departure home ; or second, we can take the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad on a steam-powered Nantahala Gorge Excursion beginning at 9am from Bryson City (tickets and service class on your own). Check it out at (



Friday, Oct. 14                                      4:30-6pm       Arrive at Nantahala Village, Bryson City, NC. Check-in and register.

                                                            6:15pm           Depart for dinner at River’s End Restaurant, Bryson City, NC, tour announcements


Saturday, Oct. 15                                    8-9am             Breakfast at Nantahala Village

                                                              9:30am           Depart Nantahala Village

                                                              11am              Arrive Franklin, at Café Rel for lunch

                                                              12:30pm         Depart Franklin – Café Rel for Wayah Road

                                                               3:30pm          Arrive at Nantahala Village for afternoon nap or Audi camaraderie

                                                               6:00pm          Dinner at the Inn – Ballroom


Sunday, Choice 1, Oct. 16                         8-9am           Breakfast at Nantahala Village

                                                                9:30am          Drive the Hellbender (NC 28) north to Tail of the Dragon (45 min)

                                                               10:15am         Break for coffee at Deal’s Gap Motorcycle Resort & Tree of Shame

                                                                11am             Explore the Tail of the Dragon until you get hungry

                                                                12:30pm        Lunch on own and drive home safely!



Sunday, Choice 2, Oct. 16                           7-8am           Breakfast at Nantahala Village

                                                                  8:15am         Depart for Bryson City Depot, Great Smokey Mountain Railroad station

                                                                  9am              Train leaves for Nantahala Gorge Excursion, lunch on train                                                                      

                                                                  2pm              Arrival back at Bryson City Depot and drive home safely! 


Cost is $60 per person, includes dinner on Saturday night. To reserve a room, call Nantahala Village before September 2nd at 828.488.9000, and ask for Tanya. Our special group rate is a discount of 20% off of their beautiful Fireplace Suites, Tree Houses, Lodge Room and Cabins. Plan to stay Friday and Saturday nights for full Audi camaraderie!

To register for the event go to, create an account and register – Do NOT forget to call Nantahala Village for your lodging Friday and Saturday nights -


Questions about the tour? Contact Dale Whitney at :

Link to Nantahala Village

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October 21 - 22, 2016 Euro Auto Festival

Last year we had the largest Audi turnout ever at the Euro.  This year we already have commitments from more Audi owners than last year including (so far) 5 ur quattros and 5 R8's.  Friday night we are planning an Audi event before the Saturday show.  Sign up NOW as the number of spaces available are limited and usually the show sells out early.  

For Information and Registration follow this link:

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April 16 Audi's In The Uwaharries

This drive has been set up by the Carolinas Chapter Triad Area.  It's starts at 10am - 11am for a quick meet at Southwestern Randolph High School in Asheboro NC. Then a fun route to Troy for lunch.  Then the tour will continue south through the Town Creek Indian Mound to the Little River Winery east of Charlotte.  This drive will be close to both Charlotte and Triad members and worth the drive for members from other parts of the Chapter - especially those near the coast and Columbia, SC..  Sign up on our Audi Club Carolinas Facebook page or email Bob at

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Wolf Mountain Winery Drive

On March 19th we will drive from Upstate SC to Wolf Mountain Winery to meet with the Georgia Chapter.  Plan on some nice roads for the drive there and lunch then a winery tour and/or a tour of the owners German car collection.  You're own your own for the return trip

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Sierra Nevada Brewery

Date: Saturday, February 20 2016
Location: Sierra Nevada Brewery At Mills River

Sierra Nevada Brewery is an amazing place that has been in operation for about a year.

We will meet at 11:30 am in the parking lot. We have been invited for a private tour of the brewhouse and tasting at noon. After the tasting we will enjoy lunch in their unique restaurant.

STILL HAVE ROOM FOR A COUPLE MORE! Email me at to reserve your spot.

For more information and registration


Date Time Activity

Saturday, February 20 

8:00 am

12:00 pm

Private tour of the brewhouse and tasting at noon See map.

Lunch in restaurant

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