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Past Events

The Bicycle Bash

The Bicycle Bash

September 15th, 2018 from 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The Bash is Back! Join us on Saturday, September 15 for the Dancing Bear Bicycle Bash, benefiting Bike Elf! This amazing organization provides bicycles to children and young adults in East Tennessee who earn them through participation in programs with partner organizations and schools.

Townsend TN upcoming events: Health & Wellness Weekend

Women's Wellness Weekend

September 21st, 2018 from 3:30 PM to September 23rd, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Join Allison Foster for a weekend of renewal, self-discovery and rest. We will honor the journey of our lives with nourishing yoga, delicious food, beautiful accommodations, and the Great Smoky Mountains. We will also provide options for massage, hiking, biking, floating down the Little River, touring the Tuckaleechee Caverns, or just relaxing in a hammock with a good book. The best part is that EVERYTHING is completely optional. This is your time!

Cass Wine Dinner Event

Cass Wine Dinner Event

October 11th, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Meet Cass Vineyard & Wine owner Ted Plemons. Enjoy small bites and cocktails during a meet and greet with Ted before enjoying an incredible 5 course dinner prepared by Dancing Bear’s own Chef Shelley Cooper. Featuring the incredible wine pairings of Cass Vineyard & Winery, this is one wine dinner not to be missed!

Grains & Grits

Grains & Grits

November 3rd, 2018

The Townsend Grains & Grits Festival is all about southern spirits and gourmet grub! This is a unique opportunity to experience Townsend’s craft spirits and gourmet food community, while discovering some of the region’s legendary distillers and blenders.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner

November 22nd, 2018 from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

On Thursday, November 22nd the Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro will be open for expanded dining hours to give thanks and feast upon a delicious, bountiful meal that Chef Shelley Cooper has thoughtfully planned for Thanksgiving Day.

The Dueling Vines Treasury Wine Dinner

The Dueling Vines Treasury Wine Dinner

December 15th, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dancing Bear Lodge Presents the Treasury Wine Dinner. Join us on Saturday December 15th for the Treasury Wines "Dueling Vines" Five course dinner with double wine pairing for each course! 

Christmas Eve Dinner

Christmas Eve Dinner

December 24th, 2018 from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for dinner at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro on Christmas Eve! Executive Chef Shelley Cooper specialty menu include four incredible course, each with their own wine pairing. 

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

December 31st, 2018 from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ring in the New Year with a delicious dinner at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro! Executive Chef Shelley Cooper creates an incredible menu for the evening, including 5 amazing courses!

Bistro Closed for Vacation

Bistro Closed for Vacation

January 1st, 2019 - January 10th, 2019

The Dancing Bear Bistro will be closed for vacation. See you when we return!

*Dancing Bear Lodge remains open all year round. Breakfast offerings will be available at either The Dancing Bean Coffee House or Apple Valley Cafe during this time. 

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