Acrylic painting of a bear dressed as a chef dancing with a pig wearing a flower necklace in the Appalachian mountians

Bacon at the Bear

July 31, 2021

Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro

Experience a unique culinary event at our Bacon at the Bear Fundraiser featuring some of the most sought-after regional chefs as they prepare Appalachian cuisine using the world-famous Benton’s Bacon and Ham.

This beautiful mountain setting is the perfect place to get away and enjoy some live music, delicious food, and an artisan village featuring local artists.

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We want to give a big shoutout to all of our sponsors! Thank you for supporting Bacon at the Bear and helping us raise funds so that children who have experienced abuse can find hope and healing at New Hope.

Presenting Sponsors

Baby Back Sponsors

Tenderloin Sponsors

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