'Motorcycles, Moonshine & Music' in Dalton - Sept. 27-29

'Motorcycles, Moonshine & Music' in Dalton - Sept. 27-29

September 26th, 2013 by Lisa Denton in Chattnow Outabout

Bill and Josh, two of the stars of "Moonshiners" on The Discovery Channel, will appear Saturday in Dalton, Ga.

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Mountain Creek Harley-Davidson in Dalton, Ga., is planning a three-day celebration of "Motorcycles, Moonshine & Music."

Scheduled over the weekend are four bands, two modern-day moonshiners and an inventor credited with helping to change the way riders felt about their motorcycles.

The Drag Specialties tractor-trailer will be on-site all weekend, along with the rig from Hawg Halters Inc. A tent sale of used motorcycles will be going on all three days. All events are free.

Here's how the schedule unfolds.

Friday, Sept. 27: An open house to show off the latest bikes leads off the celebration. Visitors can check out the 2014 models and take them for a test ride. A Bike Night gathering concludes the day, with the Don Ray Band performing at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 28: Featured from noon to 6 p.m. will be Bill and Josh from The Discovery Channel's "Moonshiners." They'll be signing autographs and selling T-shirts. No word on whether Josh's dog, Cutie Pie, will be making the trip as well.

Also making appearances will be Jesse Jurrens of Legend Air Suspensions. Jurrens' vision of adding air-spring technology to a Harley-Davidson Softail revolutionized the industry. Hot Bike magazine named Legend Air Suspension the Most Innovative Product of 1998, and a new design in 2000 won the V-Twin Excellence Award for Best New Product.

A custom bike show will award cash prizes for the top three finishers in three classes: Metric, Pro Street and Bagger. An overall People's Choice winner takes home $500 cash.

Set to perform are Reluctant Saints at 1 p.m., Skinny Molly at 3 p.m. and Thunderfoot at 5 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 29: The tent sale continues from noon to 5 p.m.

Mountain Creek is at 1001 Market St., in Dalton. For more information, call 706-370-7433 or visit www.mountaincreekharley.com.