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Submitted by Diana Quinn on Mon, 2022-07-11 07:07
Thursday, Nov 03, 2022 - 12:00am to Sunday, Nov 06, 2022 - 08:00pm
Hilton Head Concours
Hilton Head
South Carolina
29925
Jane Martinez
5022803851

The MBCA - Carolinas Section is hosting an Eastern Regional Event in conjunction with the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance  from Thursday, November 3 thru Sunday November 6.


Come join us for lots of FUN, food and comradery! You can REGISTER HERE for a package deal or individual activities.  Our line-up includes:

 

Thursday, November 3 - MBCA VIP Welcome Reception and the Grand Motoring Film Festival Night

The Film Festival is an evening of automotive and cinematic artistry that enters its sixth year - bigger and better than ever!  This activity includes early admission to the gala, special VIP parking for our MBCA members and selected seating in the theatre to view the films.  The Festival offers a display of fine automobiles, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails culminating with the fascinating motoring film amid red carpet sophistication!

 

Friday, November 4

Driving Events -You will have a choice of one of the following three uniquely different driving rallies: 

  • Crisscross Rally
  • Lost in the Lowcountry Rally
  • Poker Rally to Savannah

 Optional activities:

  • A Day in Old Town Bluffton – 2 different tours and lunch
  • Indigo Tie-Dye – a hands-on class

 

Friday Dinner at Alfred’s Restaurant

Join us at Alfred’s, a local favorite, where we have reserved the entire restaurant for our dinner. This superb restaurant features Chef Heath Prosser. He has over 30 years' experience in international cuisines, so he and his team are sure to tempt your palate with mouthwatering German and European dishes. 

 

Saturday, November 5 - Awards Dinner at Flora’s Italian Café

Flora’s Italian Café is an award-winning local restaurant, and again, we have reserved the entire restaurant for our Awards Dinner. Branco and Flora Raiac, originally from Romania, have been restaurateurs for close to 20 years and have made a name for themselves by serving fine Italian and European dishes with  extensive wine selections, in a comfortable and inviting atmosphere.   In addition to the great meal, we will feature a guest speaker, present the award for the “People's Favorite Roadster” from the Car Club Showcase, as well as the awards for the winners of Friday’s Driving Events.  

 

Saturday & Sunday – 20th Anniversary Hilton Head Island Car Club Showcase & Concours d’Elegance

Rain is not invited this year!! MBCA-Carolinas Section will present “The History of the Mercedes-Benz Roadster” at the Car Club Showcase on Saturday, November 5. The display will tell the story of the Mercedes-Benz Roadster, featuring ten (10) beautiful Mercedes-Benz roadsters in all of their glory, beginning from the iconic 300SL Roadster in 1957 to the modern 2020 AMG GTR Roadster! The Legends of the Autobahn – East will also be held on Saturday, where MBCA will display vehicles with BMWCCA, and Audi Club NA. This year MBCA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the W116 S class. 

The grand finale will be the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, celebrating its 20th Anniversary! This show always has some beautiful cars displayed. One of the featured special displays is the BEST IN SHOW HALL OF FAME!

 

LODGING INFORMATION:

We have a limited number of rooms reserved at the following hotels that are available now:

Sonesta Resort ($164 + $10 resort fee) at this SONESTA LINK

Hampton Inn ($169) at this HAMPTON LINK


Vacation rentals are also available on Hilton Head Island that may interest our members.  Check them out at vrbo.com, airbnb.com and other similar websites.

 

REGISTER HERE for the Benzzz By the Beach Regional Event