05 Apr

2018 MOGSouth Spring Meet (Franklin, Tennessee) 27 – 29 April, 2018 – Final Update

I can’t tell how excited we are to have you here in Historic Franklin!!

Just as a reminder the MOGSouth Spring Meet will be held 27 – 29 April, 2018 in Franklin Tennessee.  See previous posts for hotel information and added itinerary information.

My initial itinerary pretty much stays the same but I’ve added a few specifics.  The Hampton Inn your staying at has great parking for trailers. Our hospitality area is their breakfast lounge. VERY comfortable! It will as normal be open before and after dinner each evening.

Next to the hotel is Jonathan’s Restaurant and just to the left up the hill are a few more otpions.   Kona, Kings (sports bar),  Conners Restaurant (a little higher class – steaks and seafood) and a little further down is the Cheesecake Factory.

Mike Wolfe’s (TV’s Pickers fame) Mini Museum is still under construction but we will be parking there for lunch.  Hopefully, more.

After we return from the ride we’ll go back to the Hampton. For those not going to the museum it will give you a couple of hours to shop,explore Franklin.

For those going to the Lane Museum you are in for a real treat!  If you’ve been to Amelia Island Concours you will recognize some of the cars.   Please google the”Lane Car Museum” if you are on the fence about going.

All of this will be in your meet package upon arrival.

Please feel free to call me with any questions.  Tom Perkins, 615-406- 9311, Tom@teamperkins.com

Safe travels!

Your hosts:  Tom Perkins, (Other friends helping Ian, Tony and Rick)


PS: the Hampton does serve breakfast


20 Feb

2018 MOGSouth Spring Meet – Franklin, Tennessee

Hi!  I’m really excited to be hosting the MOGSouth Spring Meet this year!

Just as a reminder, the MOGSouth Spring Meet this year will be held in Franklin, Tennessee, April 27-29, 2018

Franklin, Tennessee is as we say “14 miles and a hundred years away from Nashville.“

For those that are interested there is a good web site that highlights the town. Click on  Franklin, TN Visitors Web Site

It’s perhaps best known for it being the site of a major Civil War battle downtown where one home the Carter House had 4 confederate generals laid out on the front porch.  I’d suggest that members interesting in learning more simple ‘google’ the city for a great tour.

Lodging will be at the Cool Springs Hampton Inn.  It’s just a few miles from downtown and is within walking distance of Four great restaurants for dinner on Friday.

Simply copy and paste the URL below into your browser to access the exclusive rates available for this group:

Booking Link: http://group.hamptoninn.com/mogsouth

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville/Franklin (Cool Springs), Arrival Date: 4/25/2018, Departure Date: 4/29/2018

Group Name: MOGSouth

Please note, the entire URL must be copied and pasted for it to work properly.

Saturday will start with a Cars and Coffee just a couple of blocks away.  We will join a wide variety of cars, so everyone should have something interesting to look at.

From there we will go to ‘Liepers Fork’ for a pit stop to top off on gasloine at world famous Puckets grocery.   Nearby neighbors are Nichole Kidman, Justin Timberlake and Mike Wolfe from American Pickers.

We’ll start a road tour from there to Columbia Tennessee for lunch.  We have planned a tour of Mike Wolfe’s bike and car collection (you will recognize many from his TV show.)  A close friend is his wrench and partner in the building.

The rest of the weekend is still in the planning stage.  Lots of good options, like antique shopping in Franklin, Civil War tours, the Lane Car Museum, etc.  We will figure it out and let you know.

That evening we are going to a favorite Italian restaurant called “AMERIGOS” where we will have a private dining room to ourselves.  Whew, lots of moving parts!

Please feel free to share my phone number and or email address for any questions , concerns or needs.

More to follow !

Cheers, Tom

Tom Perkins, 615-406-9311, Tom@teamperkins.com






28 Jan

2018 Spring Meet Update

Just received this update on the Spring Meet.

For those of you concerned about the chaos and traffic of a big, vibrant city like Nashville, Tennessee, you can stop worrying.

The meet hosts have informed us that all of the activities will be focused in and around Franklin, Tennessee, which is some 20 minutes south of Nashville.