Saturday September 14 th Plateau Corvette Club members attended the Lake Tansi Annual Autumn Leaf Festival and Cruise In. There were over 90 Artist and Crafter’s on hand with a variety of items for sale. Music was provided by the band “Olds 88” playing 50’s and 60’s Rock and Roll Music.

Thanks to Sam and Lee for leading

Music by “Olds 88”
Recreation of Flag Raising by young soldiers
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On the weekend of August 24th Plateau Corvette Club members attended the Corvettes at Carlisle Car show held at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle PA. There were over 5000 Corvettes in attendance plus a chance to see the new 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette. They were able to get up close and even sit in the new Corvette. No we did not get to drive one!!

August 31 dawned bright and sunny.  19 cars and 34 people assembled in Crossville for a trip to Rugby, TN.  Just over an hour later we arrived.  Lunch was at the Harrow Road Cafe.  Those who wished to shop or visit the 1890’s print shop could do so.  The historical film and following tour of Rugby provided some interesting insight into a very unique piece of Tennessee history.  A number of members stopped for ice cream at the Cumberland Mountain General Store in Clark Range.  A tasty way to interrupt the drive back home.

Written by Phil Z, Photos by Ron M
Thanks to Phil  and Jeannine for a great drive

August 15 on a sunny day Plateau Corvette club members took a drive to Picket State Park near Jamestown Tennessee for an outdoor picnic lunch. Pickett CCC Memorial State Park lies within the 19,200-acre Pickett State Forest, and is adjacent to the massive 120,000 acre Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. 

Thanks to John,Reggie, Dennis and Carol for a great drive

On Tuesday July 30 th Plateau Corvette Club members drove to McCloud Mountain Restaurant in Duff TN. Unique in its location and views, McCloud Mountain Restaurant is perched atop the Cumberlands with a panoramic view that stretches as far as the Smoky Mountains.

Mt. Cloud is located on a 1300 acre tract of land at an elevation of 2700 feet, atop the Cumberland Mountains. It contains what is believed to be one of the longest chains of solid rock in the South.  From the top you can get a breathtaking view of the valley below, Norris Lake, The Great Smoky Mountains, and Knoxville, Tennessee

Thanks to John and Reggie, Dennis and Carol for a great trip.

For a change of pace on Thursday July 18th the Plateau Corvette Club monthly meeting was held in Cookeville TN. After a nice drive on Route 70N they met at Ryan’s Steak House and enjoyed a meal and meeting combination.

On Friday July 12th Plateau Corvette club members took a tour of the Crossville Model Railroad Exhibit in the Crossville Outlet Mall. It  is the largest train display (4500 sq ft) in the southeast. The club was started in 2001 by local members that enjoyed model trains. Thanks to Plateau Corvette Club member Sam Goldkopf for a very informative tour.