Downtown Greeneville will satisfy your need for speed this weekend

GREENEVILLE (WJHL) – The Smoky Mountain Region of the Porsche Club of America is holding its 41st annual premier event, the Spring Thing, in Greeneville April 28 through May 1 in historic downtown Greeneville.

Billed as the premier event for the Smoky Mountain Region, the “Spring Thing” is one of the top four longest running multi-event weekends in the Porsche Club of America.

The weekend will be packed with festivities and is expected to bring Porsche owners and enthusiasts from throughout the region to the community.

According to Tammy Kinser, Tourism Director for the Greene County Partnership, the event will have an economic impact of $24,000 and an indirect impact of more than $65,000 on the community.

Happenings begin on Saturday morning with a Concours and judging on West Depot Street from 9-11 a.m., followed by lunch on the terrace at the General Morgan Inn from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., and a TSD Rally from 1-4 p.m. An awards banquet is scheduled for Saturday evening.  The public is invited to come out during the Concours on Depot Street to enjoy the cars and talk with the owners.

Activities continue on Sunday morning with an Autocross at the Greeneville/Greene County Municipal Airport. First Car is set for 10:30 a.m. and will continue until 1 p.m.
For more information, contact Bob Southerland at 423-620-4863.

The above information was provided by the Greene County Partnership.

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