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1st Annual Paddle to the Pork
October 6 @ 12:00 pm - October 7 @ 5:00 pm
Headwaters Outfitters is very excited to join forces with the Pretty Little Goat Stringband and Oskar Blues Chubwagon for a weekend you won’t forget!
The 1st Annual “Paddle to the Pork”
Limited Tickets will be sold!
Full Weekend Ticket Holders:
$125 per person
$90 per person with personal boats
Whether you are bringing your own boat, or using our boats, you will experience one of the prettiest sections of the Historic French Broad River. After setting up camp at our campground, you will park your vehicle at our river shop and be shuttle to the put-in. From there, you will paddle 8 miles (roughly 3 hours) to the campsite, where you can mingle and relax until the concert begins. Oskar Blues Chubwagon will begin serving dinner at 6pm and Pretty Little Goat String band will start their concert around 7pm. After the concert, we invite you to hang out around the campfire for open jam. Feel free to bring your instruments with you! Quite time will being at 11pm.
Sunday morning, you will wake-up to campfire breakfast! Guest will have the option to either be shuttled back to shop from the campground or paddle an hour on the river to the Island Ford Take-Out, where we will then pick you up and shuttle you back to shop.
Your ticket will include all paddling gear, transportation, BBQ dinner, campfire breakfast, and concert ticket. Tickets do NOT Include beverages, including alcohol. You are welcome to bring your own cooler and beverages for the weekend. Our taproom will be open before the event and sells great local and craft six packs, and wine if you would like to pick up anything before you go to campground. We ask that you please save the alcohol for when you arrive to the campsite. Drinking and paddling is a dangerous combination.
Dinner and Shuttle Only Tickets:
$50 per person
Guest need to be at Headwaters no later than 4:30pm. We will leave at 4:30pm for the campsite. Shuttle will return to shop by 10pm. Everyone will leave and return together. There will not be an early shuttle from campground to shop unless emergency situations occurs.
ALL GUEST: Please bring the following:
Rain Gear just in case
Tent will be setup, so concert will be rain or shine!
**Paddling Host, Food Servers, and Band all work for gratuity so please bring cash if you wish to tip.
Dogs are allowed on the river and campground, but must stay on a leash and be friendly well behaved dogs. You are required to clean-up after your dogs.