Slingshots Uncorked 2021

The local Chamber of Commerce has scheduling the annual Wine Festival for Saturday April 10th
The VA DOT will no longer have this event on the bridge crossing the lake so the event has been moved into town. We have been asked to have a Slingshot Cruise in on the street in front of the Wine festival.

Friday 4/9

- Departing Clarksville at 10:00 AM Sharp for a ride thru South side Virginia to Springfield Distillery -  

- Arriving around lunch time - Box Lunch from Southern Plenty of South Boston will be supplied compliments of The Flying Pig Ranch. Soft drinks can be purchased at the distillery.

- Heading back to Clarksville in the afternoon thru Virginia and North Carolina

- Welcome dinner sponsored by CEDA at 6:30 pm

- Will be held at the Bob & Cork Restaurant 618 Virginia Ave. Clarksville

- Dinner and soft drinks included at no charge. Beer can be purchased separately

Saturday 4/10

- Early start 8:30 AM Sharp Just a quick ride to start the day.

- then head into town by 10:30 am to get set up before they close the street 11p -2P is the wine Festival

- For Ticket information and pricing contact the Chamber of Commerce directly at 434-374-2436. I have at least 1 Free Ticket for most of you so please check with me before buying tickets. All tickets are Non-Refundable.

-5:30 we will meet at the Flying Pig Ranch for some BBQ / Wrenching / Sitting around the fire pit telling lies

Sunday 4/11

- Morning ride time TBD for anyone interested with a stop at a roadside restaurant / creamery called the Happy Place

- say our farewells and make sure everyone gets home safely

Host Hotel

The Magnuson Hotel was recently sold so things are a bit confusing.

New name is The Buggs Island Inn

Rates are $99 for either a king or a twin based on availability

Please call 434 374 5023 directly - DO NOT USE THE 800 #

We do have one request for all that attend - we would like this to be as Patriotic as possible showing support for our Military, Police, Fire, Rescue Workers and all First Responders.

Hope to see you all there!



Here are link to the routes - these are google maps routes that can be downloaded and printed or downloaded to your phone.

If you are using a GPS use this program to covert the Google Maps File to a GPX file that can be imported directly to your GPS.

Friday 4/9/2021 10:00 AM

From The Buggs Island Inn to Springfield

Springfield to Clarksville

Saturday Morning 4/10/2021 8:30 AM

From The Buggs Island Inn

Return to Clarksville Lake Festival



If you are not ready we will leave without you and you can use the map to meet us at the next location

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Comments 10

  • Can you add another Sling with 2 people. They’re not on the forum yet. Their names are Chris & Kim Reed from Oxford

    • Sure can - will they be there Friday and Saturday?

    • yes sir

    • OK - I got them 1 free ticket to the wine festival as well

    • Can you ask John if he would help as a ride leader? Dave can't make it and Tom is coming in late Friday.

      We can make a test run before the event - he can run the responsible group - I have more that enough irresponsible drivers me included.

      I have a link to google maps that will work on a [hone and GPX files that can be loaded into a GPS

      He can call me 434 738 3980


    • He said sure he’ll lead the ride. We will let you know when we will be available for a test run.

  • The room is booked Arrive on Thursday and depart on Monday morning

    • It ill good to see you again - we are going to do something even if they cancel the wine festival. Been on the phone all day trying to set things up. Be safe

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