THE FORGED INVITATIONAL
The Journey of Man & His Machine

Event Calendar


Awards Ceremony
Mar
18
11:00 AM11:00

Awards Ceremony

Join us Sunday for the Caffeine and Octane Car Show and Forged Invitational Awards Ceremony. Awards include: Best Car, Best Bike, People's Choice, JET Tools Award, Magnaflow Exhaust Award 

Best in Show will receive a JET Tools prize pack include some great machines that will surely be a great additional to anyone's garage. 

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St. Paddy's Day Celebration
Mar
17
7:00 PM19:00

St. Paddy's Day Celebration

Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day with our celebrity hosts and the whole Caffeine and Octane Family! Dinner buffet with ballroom seating among the spectacular display of Exotic cars. Enjoy video presentations, live DJ, door prizes, and more. Hosted by Caffeine and Octane's CEO, Bruce Piefke. Takes place inside The Jekyll Island Convention Center. 

**Cash Bar Available

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Celebrity Round Table
Mar
17
5:00 PM17:00

Celebrity Round Table

Join us for an all-star Celebrity Round Table experience! Takes place inside The Jekyll Island Convention Center. Industry experts: Aaron Kaufman, Mike Finnegan, Rickey Gadson, Skip Smith, and Bryan Fuller host a question & answer event. Tickets $45.

Aaron Kaufman is owner of Arclight Fabrication Company, TV Personality (previously on "Gas Monkey Garage" and "Fast n' Loud". Now Aaron is the host of a new show on the Discovery Channel, "Shifting Gears". Mike Finnegan is a racer, wrencher, fabricator and host of "Roadkill", "Finnegan's Garage" on YouTube and co-host of "The Kibbe and Finnegan Show" podcast. Rickey Gadson is an 11-time World Drag Racing Champion, Motorcycle Drag Racing Instructor/Owner of Rickey Gadson Sportbike Drag Racing School, TV Personality, and Co-Host of The Caffeine & Octane TV Show. Bryan Fuller is a Master Car/Motorcycle Builder, Owner of Fuller Moto, TV Personality, and Co-Host of The Caffeine & Octane TV Show. Skip Smith is a Car Historian, Owner of Classic AutoSmith, TV Personality, and Co-Host of The Caffeine & Octane TV Show.

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JET Tools Sheet Metal Fab Basics Workshop
Mar
17
2:30 PM14:30

JET Tools Sheet Metal Fab Basics Workshop

Learn basic sheet metal forming and welding from the pros. This workshop will help you learn the skills you need for basic sheet metal shaping and fabrication.  Learn how to english wheel, shrink and stretch metal, welding techniques, hammer and dolly work, and how to use the basic hand tools.  Ask questions at the end about your project!  Takes place inside The Jekyll Island Convention Center

Tickets are $30.

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Lincoln Electric Welding Workshop
Mar
17
12:30 PM12:30

Lincoln Electric Welding Workshop

Get training from Professional Welding Instructor, Mark Prosser. This workshop provides personalized training in TIG welding process, materials, puddle manipulation techniques, testing your welds, fillers, tungsten, polarities, procedures and more! Takes place inside The Jekyll Island Convention Center.

Mark has been a welding instructor for 11 years at several colleges around the country and is currently a lead instructor at a Wisconsin Technical College. He has written two self-published books with his co-author Bryan Fuller and also writes welding books for Good Heart Wilcox Publishing.

Tickets are $30.

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Walking Tour with Bryan Fuller and Kevin Byrd
Mar
17
11:00 AM11:00

Walking Tour with Bryan Fuller and Kevin Byrd

Walk with Custom Master Builder, Caffeine and Octane TV Host, Bryan Fuller and "Two Guys Garage" and Ford Advanced Powertrain Engineer Kevin Byrd!  Get up close and personal with the top cars and motorcycles of the the show! Bryan is also the Lead Curator of The Forged Invitational and has hand-picked a selection of exclusively featured custom cars and bikes to be on display at this year's Caffeine and Octane At The Beach Event. Tickets are $25.

Fun Fact:  These two guys used to host "Two Guys Garage" together back in the day. (image courtesy of Workshop Hero.)

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Sweetwater Brews Cruise
Mar
16
to Mar 17

Sweetwater Brews Cruise

This 60-90 minute Sweetwater Brews Cruise will take you along the intracoastal waterway, salt marshes, and wilderness beaches while experiencing beer samplings of Sweetwater's many tasty brews. This relaxing cruise is the perfect chance to encounter dolphin, sea turtles, manatees, egrets, herons, roseate spoonbills, and osprey, shrimp boats, and luxury yachts.

Tickets available for both Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $30. Friday, March 16 - 3pm, 4pm or 6:30pm | Saturday, March 17 - 3pm, 5pm or 6:30pm. Meet at your scheduled time on the Historic Wharf of Jekyll Island, directly across from the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.

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The Forged Invitational
Mar
16
to Mar 18

The Forged Invitational

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The Forged Invitational features top custom motorcycle and car builders from around the country and their hand-built forged metal machines. It takes place over the course of the Caffeine and Octane At The Beach weekend. This year, Forged Invitational will expand to include a curated collection of prestigious cars, all prominently featured on the grass overlooking the ocean just outside The Jekyll Island Convention Center.

General Admission is FREE! There will, however, be a standard charge to access Jekyll Island at the entrance gate of the island.

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Caffeine and Octane Car Show
Mar
16
to Mar 18

Caffeine and Octane Car Show

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Caffeine and Octane At The Beach is back! Held in the breathtaking and relaxing setting of historic Jekyll Island, this is the premiere destination event of 2018 for car enthusiasts! This three day all makes, all models Car Show will include 300+ unique rides. There is something for every type of auto enthusiast to enjoy. Bring the entire family and make it a car heaven weekend getaway. Also have fun in the sun and enjoy all the island has to offer. 

General Admission is FREE! There will, however, be a standard charge to access Jekyll Island at the entrance gate of the island.

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