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ZFEST 2018 Schedule
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Reserve your Hotel and Register for ZFEST Today

Reservations are being accepted by Chateau on the Lake. See the Host Hotel page for details
Wednesday
May 23rd
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ZFEST Day 1

7:00-9:00 AMOn-site check in
Main Lobby
9:00 AMSelf-guided activities
3:00-4:30 PM 7:00-8:00 PMOn-site check in
Main Lobby
5:00-7:00 PM
Branson Auto & Farm Museum Tour

This 90,000 Square Foot museum features 200 classic and collectible cars, plus 180 farm vehicles. Some are for sale as well! We have a ZFEST group rate of $18.00. Pay at the door. http://www.bransonmuseum.com/
Thursday
May 24th
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ZFEST Day 2

7:00-9:00 AMOn-site check in
Main Lobby
8:00AM-1:30PMGuided drives depart
Times subject to change.
8:00 AMBoston Mountains Tour-Long Route (All Day)
You'll drive through some of the most scenic mountains in the Ozarks. There will be a little something for everyone with a mixture of sweeping curves, tight hairpins and cute country towns! Approx. 5:15 of total drive time plus stops.
8:30 AMBoston Mountains Tour-Short Route
You'll drive through some of the most scenic mountains in the Ozarks. There will be a little something for everyone with a mixture of sweeping curves, tight hairpins and cute country towns, plus, the Arkansas Grand Canyon and the Jasper Scenic Point. (part day, approx. 4 hour drive time, plus stops)
9:00 AMEureka Springs Dining and Shopping Tour
Eureka is one of the most popular and scenic destinations in the Ozarks. It’s known for the preserved Victorian buildings of its Historic District, such as the Palace Bath House, Basin Park Hotel and Crescent Hotel, all built around the city’s natural springs. In the nearby hills, soaring Thorncrown Chapel is a striking wood and glass church. To the south, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge is home to big cats and bears. (Approx 3:30 total drive time plus time for shopping & dining). The drive there is essentially the most direct route with the drive back being more circuitous and scenic.
9:00 AMMissouri Gristmill Tour-All Day
A scenic drive into Oregon County where we will drive to and stop at Rockbridge Mill and Hodgson Mill. Hodgson Mill is the actual mill that is pictured on the packaging and the namesake of the Hodgson Mill brand of baking products. (Approx 4:20 of drive time plus time at the mills and other stops.) Lunch at Rockbridge Mill
9:30 AMChadwick Nurburgring
Enjoy a scenic and challenging drive through one of the area's most popular routes, a loop through US Hwy 160, State Hwy H and State Hwy 125. Approx 2.5 hour total drive time plus any stops made.
10:00 AMArkansas Gristmill run to War Eagle Mill
Part-day. War Eagle Mill is a working gristmill in Benton County, Arkansas. A mill has been located on the site as early as 1832, but was destroyed three times, and last rebuilt in 1973. The mill has a working restaurant so lunch at the mill is the plan. (Approximately 3:20 of total drive time plus time at the mill and any needed stops).
1:00 PMArkansas Gristmill run to War Eagle Mill
Part-day. War Eagle Mill is a working gristmill in Benton County, Arkansas. A mill has been located on the site as early as 1832, but was destroyed three times, and last rebuilt in 1973. The mill has a working restaurant. (Approximately 3:20 of total drive time plus time at the mill and any needed stops).
1:30 PMChadwick Nurburgring
Enjoy a scenic and challenging drive through one of the area's most popular routes, a loop through US Hwy 160, State Hwy H and State Hwy 125. Approx 2.5 hour total drive time plus any stops made.
4:00-6:00 PMOn-site check in
Main Lobby
6:00 PM
Welcome Reception

Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Come mix, mingle, meet new friends and reconnect with old ones as we kick off ZFEST 2018 in style, overlooking beautiful Tablerock Lake.
Friday
May 25th
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ZFEST Day 3

7:00-9:00 AMOn-site check in
Main Lobby
8:00 AM - 1:30 PMGuided drives depart
Times subject to change.
8:00 AMBoston Mountains Tour-Long Route (All Day)
You'll drive through some of the most scenic mountains in the Ozarks. There will be a little something for everyone with a mixture of sweeping curves, tight hairpins and cute country towns! Approx. 5:15 of total drive time plus stops.
8:30 AMBoston Mountains Tour-Short Route
You'll drive through some of the most scenic mountains in the Ozarks. There will be a little something for everyone with a mixture of sweeping curves, tight hairpins and cute country towns, plus, the Arkansas Grand Canyon and the Jasper Scenic Point. (part day, approx. 4 hour drive time)
9:00 AMCrystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR.
This will be an all day event. Crystal Bridges’ permanent collection spans five centuries of American masterworks ranging from the Colonial era to the current day. Included within the collection are iconic images such as Asher B. Durand’s Kindred Spirits, Norman Rockwell’s Rosie the Riveter, and Andy Warhol’s Coca-Cola [3]— each reflecting a distinct moment in American artistic evolution—as well as major works by modern and contemporary American artists, including Georgia O’Keeffe, John Baldessari, and James Turrell. The permanent collection, which continues to grow through a strategic acquisition plan, is on view year-round and is enhanced by an array of temporary exhibitions. Admission is Free. Drive time is approximately four hours total plus time at the museum and any meals and stops.
9:00 AMMissouri Gristmill Tour-All Day (Approx 4:20 of drive time plus time at the mills)
A scenic drive into Oregon County where we will drive to and stop at Rockbridge Mill and Hodgson Mill. Hodgson Mill is the actual mill that is pictured on the packaging and the namesake of the Hodgson Mill brand of baking products. (Approx 4:20 of drive time plus time at the mills and other stops). Lunch at Rockbridge Mill.
9:30Chadwick Nurburgring
Enjoy a scenic and challenging drive through one of the area's most popular routes, a loop through US Hwy 160, State Hwy H and State Hwy 125. Approx 2.5 hour total drive time plus any stops made.
10:00 AMArkansas Gristmill run to War Eagle Mill
Part-day. War Eagle Mill is a working gristmill in Benton County, Arkansas. A mill has been located on the site as early as 1832, but was destroyed three times, and last rebuilt in 1973. The mill has a working restaurant so lunch at the mill is the plan. (Approximately 3:20 of total drive time plus time at the mill and any needed stops).
1:00 PMArkansas Gristmill run to War Eagle Mill
Part-day. War Eagle Mill is a working gristmill in Benton County, Arkansas. A mill has been located on the site as early as 1832, but was destroyed three times, and last rebuilt in 1973. The mill has a working restaurant. (Approximately 3:20 of total drive time plus time at the mill and any needed stops).
1:30 PMChadwick Nurburgring
Enjoy a scenic and challenging drive through one of the area's most popular routes, a loop through US Hwy 160, State Hwy H and State Hwy 125. Approx 2.5 hour total drive time plus any stops made.
4:00-6:00 PMOn-site check-in
Main Lobby
8:00 PM
Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruise

An unforgettable cruise aboard an 1890s-style paddlewheeler on beautiful Table Rock Lake. The evening cruise features breathtaking views of the Ozarks, an exciting variety show and a delicious 3-course meal prepared fresh in the ship's galley. $55 per person. https://www.silverdollarcity.com/showboat-branson
Saturday
May 26th
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ZFEST Day 4

9:00-11:00 AMPanoramic Group Photo
At the helicopter landing pad which is due south of the main entrance to the hotel. You may get in line beginning at 09:00 AM, Photo will be taken at 10:30 AM sharp.
1:00 PMChadwick Nurburgring
-Approx 2.5 hour drive time - Enjoy a scenic and challenging drive through one of the area's most popular sports car and motorcycle routes, a loop through US Hwy 160, State Hwy H and State Hwy 125.
1:00 PMZedkhana
A low speed test of parking lot skillz with crazy antics thrown in. A donation to benefit the BMWCCA Foundation Tire Rack Street Survival teen driving program will be collected at the event
1:00 PMDetailing Clinic
Performed by Jeremy from Status Auto Detailing in Springfield MO. https://www.statusautodetailing.com/ Status is a CQuartz Finest Reserve shop and they are pure PRO's at what they do. Status did the paint correction and ceramic coating for my Laguna Seca Blue M Roadster. To say that I'm happy and impressed with the job they did is an understatement. You will get cutting edge detailing methods and info so don't miss it!
1:00 PMZ3 Seat Bushing Clinic
Hosted by Jersey's own Al Mancuso. Bring your seat bushings and hand tools. Location will be on the helicopter pad in front of the hotel. BimmerBum.com is sponsoring- free bushings for the first 10 cars to signe up at registration
6:00 PM
ZFEST Banquet and Awards

The Grand Finale of the week! Come mix and mingle with all of your fellow Z owners and enjoy a fantastic dinner! There will be a cash bar as well. Cost is $60 per person. Per the venue, the meal is gluten free except for one of the desserts. Please notify us of any other dietary needs so the venue can be notified.
Sunday
May 27th
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ZFEST Day 5

 Various departure drives
DuskMemorial Day Fireworks
Not affiliated with ZFEST, but viewable from the Chateau property

FRS/GMRS Two Way Radios

Please remember to bring your FRS/GMRS two way radios to ZFEST.  You will need these during your drives in the area if you go on a Group Led Drive or ZFEST led drive. Remember to always have a full tank of gas at the end of the day so you are ready for the next days events. Please always show up for all drives 15 minutes before the drive is scheduled to depart and be ready to go!