Bacon at the Bear

Saturday, August 5, 2023 | Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro

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This fun, Appalachian-style culinary event is set for Saturday, August 5 at Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro in Townsend, TN, where we will showcase some of the most sought-after regional chefs who plan to feature widely acclaimed Benton’s Bacon in their dishes! Enjoy chef demonstrations, bourbon and wine tastings, and live music.

This unique event benefits New Hope in our mission to restore hope to abused or traumatized children and their families, right here in Blount County. 

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Thank you to our 2022 sponsors! We appreciate your support in helping us to raise funds so that children who have experienced abuse in Blount County can find hope and healing.

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We have sponsorship opportunities for businesses and individuals that would like to make a significant donation. Please contact Ashley Fontenot at to sponsor today!