Monday, August 15, 2011

McKinney Army Corp of Engineers on Lake Allatoona in Georgia

 The first weekend of  November 2011 a rally is being organized at McKinney Campground in Georgia, on Lake Allatoona. So far the vintage Shastas have reserved most of the sites in loop 87-92 plus 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 99,100.  Airstreams have reserved sites 98-104 plus  112. Expanding into loop 105-117 . It is only a month away now, so don't delay, get your reservations made today.

Thursday arrivals: No organized group activities are planned. A suggestion is to visit the Booth Western Museum in Cartersville.
Friday at 6:00 PM a Meet and Greet appetizer social is planned at site 101. Bring a finger food appetizer to share, a camp chair, and a flashlite or lantern. We will be the flashlight brigade to help guide late comers into their campsites in the dark.(Shasta and Airstream groups are both invited)
Saturday at 10:00-11:30 AM will be the combined Tour of Trailers for Shasta and Airstreams. Saturday at 12:00 Noon is the Pot-Luck Lunch at site 86 for the Airstream group. Again, bring a chair and a covered dish to share. Enjoy the afternoon and evening with your family. The Shasta group is having their Pot-Luck around 5:30 PM at a different location.
Sunday Brunch, for the Airstream group, is back at the more centrally located site 101 at 10:00 AM. Check out isn't until 3:00, so come enjoy a shared Brunch before you pack up to head back home.  Plan ahead for April 27-29, 2012  the Airstream Rally at Stone Mountain Park in Georgia. A special package rally price has been negotiated, so call 770-498-5710 and talk to Darlene about making a reservation.

Pull Through site 86 for my 1968 Avion

Loop 93-104

Loop 93-104 at McKinney Army Corps of Engineers Campground on lake Allatoona is now filling up with Airstream reservations for the first weekend in November 2011. A 59 Airstream  has reserved  site 101, site 102 is a 1998 Excella turned into a bunkhouse, Site 98 a 2008 Safari,  plus 103 & 104 are reserved for a 1995 Land Yacht. We will expand into another loop at sites 105-117 as necessary. 112 reserved AS.

Loop 86-92 is the Vintage Shasta Rally. However, I will be slightly off of their loop on the pull through site 86 in my 1968 Avion. Sites 93,94, 95, 96, 97, 99, 100 are also reserved Shasta.
If there is enough interest, this may grow into something bigger but for now it is mostly local folks just getting together for some camping fun.

Be mindful of the 4:00 check in time and also of the entry gate lock time.

                               Oct 1 - March 31: the gate is open from 9 AM until 9 PM.
  • There is an attendant on duty when the gate is open. Check in time is 4 PM (or later, but not earlier). Check out time is 3 PM.

Bring an UGLY Sweater for the Ugliest sweater contest.Wear it to the Friday 6:00 PM meet and greet social on site 101. Bring an appetizer type finger food to share, a chair to sit in, a flashlight or lantern. We will help guide late comers into their campsites as they arrive in the dark.
Also bring a swimsuit for the Polar Bear Swim, or just your camera if you are not brave or crazy enough! Saturday afternoon at the designated beach area, if it happens to be warm enough.
If your four legged friends are coming along, bring outfits for them to wear during the Tour Of Trailers 10:00- 11:30 on Saturday AM.
"Bring A Book-Take A Book" table, so bring a hard cover book you have read and enjoyed to trade in on another. Book table at site 86. Also pick up your "Tour of Trailers" participating tag and schedule of activities sheet.
A "Tour of Trailers" from 10:00-11:30 AM Saturday followed by the Airstream Pot-Luck on site 86 at Noon.The Shasta Pot-Luck is at 5:30 PM at another location.
Plan a hot covered dish, some type of salad or a dessert for the Pot-Luck .
Sunday at 10:00 AM on site 101 is the Airstream Sunday Brunch. Bring something to share and a chair. Check out isn't until 3:00 PM, so come to brunch before you pack up to head home.

Let me know when you make your reservation. .