Start making your plans to pull your rig to South Pittsburg, TN. Musicians bring your Axe! There will be music. Welcome Airstreamers, enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of the Annual National Cornbread Festival and our Master BBQ chief & Host Hewgley's BBQ.  This quaint southern town will host a celebration of cornbread, often considered the cornerstone of southern cuisine. Bring your Kayaks, golf clubs, fishing poles or musical instruments. Airstreams will be BOONDOCKING on the Hewgley's private land and Enchanted Forest right on the river. (generators okay).

When: April 28,29.30 th

Where: 1386 Sweetens Cove Road South Pittsburg, TN 37380
Type Camping: DRY-Boondocking (Private Property) no charge
Hosts: John and Teena Hewgley BRN #1122
John=423-413-9076 /
Teena=423-280-2572 /

Activities: For information/tickets to National Cornbread Festival go to
The camp sites are in a field next to our home with water frontage on Battle Creek where you can fish or
paddle or ride your bikes on Sweetens Cove Road if you are comfortable with traffic on a country road
and we have multiple campfire locations with plenty of wood. Several are bringing instruments for campfire music so bring your instrument and join the fun!

Meals: $10 per person payable at Rally

Friday Night= 5:00 PM Cocktails (bring own drink and an “hors d’oeuvre” to share

Saturday Morning= 7:00 AM Coffee, Juice, Pastries, Yogurt

Saturday Night= 6:00 PM BBQ Pork sandwiches (bring side dish to share and your drinks)

Sunday Morning= 7:00 AM Coffee, Juice, Pastries, Yogurt
Remember that South Pittsburg is on Central Time

Music around the campfire
BBQ pork and slaw cookout
Enchanted Forest and river
New friends and old
National Lodge® Cast Iron Cornbread Cook-off
Cornbread Alley (sample various cornbread recipes)
Live music throughout the festival and around our campfire!
Arts and Crafts from area vendors
Tours of the Lodge Cast Iron Foundry
Cornbread 5K Race
NEW IN 2022 – Cornbread Fondo
Tours of historic South Pittsburg
Classic Car Cruise-In
Cornbread Eating Contests
Play games, ride carnival rides, and enjoy wandering through the booths that line the streets of historic South Pittsburg or John's Enchanted forest along the river. Enjoy cornbread, handmade arts and crafts. Taste Southern, artisan treats like honey, fudge, and rock candies. The festival is packed with great family fun – including a Kid’s Corner with games, face painting, and inflatables!

2.5 miles from the Cornbread Festival. Bring your Kayaks, golf clubs, fishing poles or musical instruments. Still a few spots open. Call John today!


Look who attending:

1 Patty and Terry Brennan

2 Bruce and Nancy Jones

3 John and Teena Hewgley

4 Brian and Heather Hewgley

5 Paul and Laurie Braun

6 Marcus & Robin Plunkett

7 Bill & Betty Lancaster

8 Roger & Mona Bawgus

9 Greg & Annette Hathaway

10 Roy & Charlotte Beavers

11 Jim & Kathleen Phlyler

12 Phil Abernathy, Cheryl & Sue

13 Deb Gooch & Steve

14 Tricai &Carl Duncan

15 Surprise guest!

16 Carol & Rick McMahon