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Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro’s Spooktacular

Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro’s Spooktacular

Date October 30, 2022Time 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Goblins and ghouls and ghosts…Oh my! Spooky season is upon us and we invite you to join us on Sunday, October 30th for an Appalachian Bistro Spooktacular featuring professional storyteller Elizabeth Rose, who will be telling spooky stories around Papa Pete’s Fire Pit. Storytelling sessions will be held at 5:30 and 6:30 with limited tickets available for each session. Tickets are for adults only, and include 1 adult beverage as well as fireside appetizers for you to enjoy during the storytell...

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Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival

Date August 20, 2022Time All Day EventVenue Townsend Visitor CenterLocation 7906 E Lamar Alexander Parkway, 37882, Townsend, TN, United States,

The Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon festival returns in 2022! Join us for a summertime spectacle, when several professional balloonist light up the evening sky with a beautiful balloon glow. The sky will be filled with a spectrum of color like never before, against a backdrop of a breathtaking Tennessee sunset.

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Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day Brunch

Date May 8, 2022Time 11:00 am - 3:00 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Treat Mom this Mother's Day to a Specialty Brunch offering at the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro. Enjoy a fixed menu, offering a selection of your favorite Brunch classics with an Appalachian Bistro flare.

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Easter Bluegrass Brunch

Easter Bluegrass Brunch

Date April 17, 2022Time 11:00 am - 3:00 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us this Easter for a delicious brunch featuring Appalachian inspired food and cocktails curated for the holiday. Your Sunday best isn’t required for this Easter Brunch - come as you are and let us handle your Easter meal this year.

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CityView’s Top Chef Competition Wine Dinner

CityView’s Top Chef Competition Wine Dinner

Date April 6, 2022Time 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us for a three-course plated wine dinner prepared by Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro’s competing chef, Jeff Carter, as part of Cityview’s annual Top Chefs competition. Each course from Chef Jeff will be paired with a glass of wine that compliments the dish flavors, curated for you by Dancing Bear’s team of culinary experts. At the end of the evening, you will have the opportunity to rate the dishes (appetizer, entree, and dessert), as well as the overall wine dinner experience, and h...

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Wedding Open House at the Bear

Wedding Open House at the Bear

Date February 26, 2022Time 11:00 am - 2:00 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us February 26th from 11am-2pm for an EXCLUSIVE Open House event at Dancing Bear Lodge! Are you newly engaged? Currently planning your dream wedding? You deserve the best for your special day, and Dancing Bear Lodge offers that and so much more. Join us February 26th to enjoy delicious Appetizers and Refreshments from Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro, explore our unique venues, meet with exclusive vendors, and learn about weddings at Dancing Bear Lodge from our very own skilled events team.

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Somm Vs. Somm Wine Dinner at The Bistro

Somm Vs. Somm Wine Dinner at The Bistro

Date January 13, 2022Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us for an exciting evening where our GM and Sommelier, Matt Burk, challenges an old friend and rival, Blake Parrish, from Cherokee Country Club in a flavorful battle for the title of Top Somm! How does it work? We’ve asked Chef Jeff Carter and his culinary team to prepare a 5 course meal that Matt & Blake will both choose a wine to accompany each dish. You, the guests get to decide who picked the perfect pairing! Dinner starts at 6:00pm $125 +Tax & Gratuity ($162.19)

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New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve

Date December 31, 2021Time All Day EventVenue Dancing Bear Lodge

Join us in saying goodbye to 2021 and welcoming in a new year with a delicious meal as well as an incredible optional wine pairing from our Sommelier, Matt Burk. The crackling fireplace, delicious meal, great wines, and rustic, romantic atmosphere combine to give the perfect wave goodbye at 2021!

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