Priority Boarding Cocktail Hour

Garden & Gun celebrates the history and future of aviation at the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival’s inaugural Flights & Fancy Aeroport Gala

 

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    The event, hosted in the hangar of the Hilton Head Island General Aviation airport, features vintage and modern cars and aircraft.

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    A vintage plane and Mercedes-Benz automobile on display at the gala.

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    The Helicon—a one-of-a-kind, propeller driven car constructed in 1932—on display at the Flights & Fancy Aeroport Gala.

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    Craig Nelson of Proof mixes the Aldoroso—Don Julio 1942 Tequila, agave nectar, chocolate mole bitters, and habanero shrub—at the Garden & Gun bar.

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    Event guests snap photos of the many vintage car displayed in the airport hangar area.

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    A guest tours the Gulfstream G280. Aircraft were a new addition to the 2015 Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival.

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    Guests pause for a photo while taking a look at all of the magnificent vintage aircraft and automobiles.

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    Craig Nelson mixes his take on the classic Aviation cocktail—Tanqueray Rangpur Gin, fresh lemon juice, Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. bourbon cherries, and crème de violette, garnished with fresh Violets

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    Guest pose in front of a vintage aircraft in the Aero Expo portion of the hangar.

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    The majority of the party took place outside in the middle of the airport hangar.

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On October 30, 2015, Garden & Gun hosted the Priority Boarding Cocktail Hour for the Flights & Fancy Aeroport Gala at the Hilton Head Island General Aviation airport. The evening featured specialty cocktails prepared by Craig Nelson of Proof—a craft cocktail bar located in Charleston, SC, food pairings, and access to the gala afterwards. 

Special thanks to:
Hilton Head Island - Bluffton Chamber of Commerce 
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance
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