Cruise the Smokies Nov. 4-6

The Cherokee Rodders are hosting the popular “Cruise the Smokies” Rod Run Nov. 4-6 at the Acquoni Expo Center (the old Cherokee High School).

This is the largest show and shine in the area for hundreds of classic and customized pre-1981 cars and trucks. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Travel & Promotion Department, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Smoky Mountain Chevrolet, GT Graphics, and ET Motorgear are the major sponsors.

All cars, either for show or sale, will be parked on the grounds of the center. Spectator parking will be available in surrounding areas around the Center. Gates will open at 8 a.m. for both cars and spectators. Daily spectator entrance fee is $5 with children 10 and under free.

Registration is $40 per car and provides unlimited entrance to the show for two people (children 10 and under are free); a dash plaque and button; chicken dinner on Friday night; poker walk on Saturday; poker cruise on Friday; a chance to win door prizes, cash drawings, and trophies. New this year are the “Trivia,” “Blind Driver,” and the “Loudest Muffler” competitions with prizes. Event shirts will be available for purchase.

Visit or call 828.497.2603 to register or for more information.

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