Palmetto News

Trident Tech Spring Spin Off Car Show

Great car show at Trident Tech on Saturday, April, 29th. We will have our Palmetto Region PCA tent. Cars, trucks and motorcycles plus the proceeds go to assist Trident Tech in their program to educate students in various automotive trades.

See this page for car registration Register here.

Targa Lowcountry Rally and Fly-In

Palmetto Region has been invited to join the Targa Lowcountry Rally and Fly-In Sunday April 30 at the Claude Dean Airport in Ridgeland, SC.  We will gather at the South State Bank at HWY 17 and Main Rd. at 9:45AM for a 10:00AM departure.  As we will be on airport property, pre-registration is necessary, see below.

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Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary Animals, Art and Automobiles event at Charles Towne landing

  Join Palmetto Region for the Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary Animals, Art and Automobiles event at Charles Towne Landing,  11AM to 3 PM,  Sunday April 16th.  We will have the “Porsche Hospitality Area” tent at the event so bring your lawn chair.  Furry friends also welcome.

 Those desiring to enter your car please register at: 

2023 Tour of Porsche Experience Center

Back by popular demand and because of the great feedback we got about the 2022 trip from the attending members!  Join the PCA Palmetto Region on October 6th for a drive to the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta. 

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Palmetto Road Trip Though Germany And Austria

Get ready to cruise the Autobahn and drive alpine roads in Germany and Austria in your rented Porsche.  Frank Tueckmantel has developed an exciting tour of Porsche museums in Germany and Austria in May, 2023.  The tour will be limited to 20 people (10 cars) so it remains a manageable group.  Frank has provided a draft itinerary for review.  See below.

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New Orleans Style Dinner

Come enjoy New Orleans on Nov 19 as we have the executive chef from Cafe Roux provide a cooking class/dinner.  The main course will be Cajun Shrimp and Grits, which will be served with a salad. Cost will be $55 per person and will include an appropriate beverage.  

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Sand, Surf and Speed Car Show - Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach Porsche club will be having their 5th annual Sand, Surf and Speed car show at the Dunes Golf and Beach Club in Myrtle Beach on Sunday, September 25th from 10:30 to 5 PM. It’s a great way to spend the day with music, cars, people and food. The cars will be Porsches, Exotics and Classics.

Trophies will be awarded to Peoples Choice, Best of Show, Best Classic, Best Exotic, Best Porsche, a Preservation class and new this year - Childrens best of show.

Please contact the Dunes Club and ask for Gina. It’s only 20 dollars for nonmembers. Great Fall driving event.  Dunes phone number is 843-449-5236. Please ask for Gina for preregistration Thank you.

Tour of Fanatech Shop

A tour of the Fanatech Porsche service facility on Saturday 15 October, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  Come for cars, coffee, camaraderie and a tour of the facility.   Please RSVP to AL Trego at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we can supply Fanatech with the number of guest attending.  

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Hunley Tour

The Palmetto Region will enjoy a private tour of the Hunley Submarine museum on Friday, July 29th, at 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM

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Animals, Art & Automobiles Local Car Show

As part of Palmetto Region’s 2022 philanthropy, we will be sponsoring the Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary’s “Animals, Art and Automobiles” to be held Sunday, 15 May, 10AM to 2PM,  at Founder’s Hall at Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Rd., Charleston 29407.  To enter the car show, Palmetto Region members should go to the Hallie Hill website  to register.  The Region will have a tent with drinks and snacks for participants.  Bring a folding chair.

Attendees to the event will have the opportunity to vote for Best of Show, Porsche and a trophy will be presented to the winner.   There will also be an opportunity for PCA Juniors in attendance to vote for their favorite car.

In addition to the Car Show, local artists will be presenting their artwork, food trucks will be present and there will be a Silent Auction. This will be a fun family event and a good introduction to Charles Towns Landing.  Leashed, well-behaved pets are allowed in the park except for the Animal Forest.

Tuggy Mathisen Walking Rallye March 20th

Join us for the 2022 Tuggy Mathisen Memorial Downtown Walking Rally on Sunday March 20th. Registration is required and all proceeds go to charity. Click here for registration and Rally flyer..

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Porsche Experience Center - April 8th

Join Palmetto Region April 7th for a drive to the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta.  The event (4/8, Friday) includes Demonstration Laps in current models, an exclusive 1 hour session in the Racing Sim Lab, guided tour of the facility and group lunch at the Restaurant 356.  Participants will also be able to book individual Driving Experiences (Thurs. – Sat., depending on stay) as desired.

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