My own contribution shall be very small.bringing one bike ('72 chrome drillium Paramount and my collection of mostly pro level mostly vintage bike tools to sell, plus my usual Vendor's Booth), but I have just found something to make folks mouths water.
6.7 miles from the Best Western host hotel is one of those southern treasures. It is named Carolina Brothers Pit Bar-B-Que. It has placed 7th at the world BBQ Championships in Memphis, It also has won the National Title for Whole Hog and also Chicken, and placed 2nd Nationally for ribs.
Don't know if this a set of roads lending itself to a ride there or not. Here is a link to them.
I'll bet Wayne can point those of us who crave great 'Cue to other spots, too! I remember fondly the hours eating at Stamey's in Greensboro.perhaps a new tradition is about to be born.
Might I suggest to those attending to use a map service and make some maps to Wayne's house and any other location you might be interested in (Airport?) before you leave. This is gonna be new territory to most of us. My own recollections of the traffic this close to D.C. is that it was ghastly!
Lansing, Mi USA