Appalachian Bear Rescue’s Mardi Bear Event

Appalachian Bear Rescue's Mardi Bear event will be fun for the entire family!

Appalachian Bear Rescue’s Mardi Bear event will be fun for the entire family!

Appalachian Bear Rescue’s Mardi Bear Event will be a fun way to celebrate Mardi Gras in the Smokies! This Smoky Mountain event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Wild Laurel Golf Course Club House found at 702 Country Club Dr., Townsend, TN 37882.

The Shrimp Dock from Maryville, Tennessee will be providing delicious, fresh seafood to satisfy the hungry bear in everyone! The menu will include a hot shrimp boil with chicken, jambalaya, king cake and a cash bar. Daiquiris and beer will be served up to quench your bear sized thirst. You don’t have to walk on four legs to enjoy this fun Mardi Gras event, just come hungry.  All the fun and good eats will raise funds for Appalachian Bear Rescue’s recent bear additions from Louisiana; King B. Beignet, Boudreaux and Jessamine.

HeySmokies.com donation boxes benefit Appalachian Bear Rescue and help save orphaned black bear cubs.

HeySmokies.com donation boxes benefit Appalachian Bear Rescue and help save orphaned black bear cubs.

Appalachian Bear Rescue has been rehabilitating orphaned black bears and returning them to the wild for over two decades. Based in Townsend, Tennessee, the sprawling ABR facility accepts bears from the Appalachian Mountains and across the United States. HeySmokies.com is proud to be partnered with Appalachian Bear Rescue via our area donation box program. Leading area businesses proudly display our HeySmokies donation boxes benefitting ABR. To date the HeySmokies donation box program has raised over $15,000.00 for Appalachian Bear Rescue and area charities. When making a donation be sure and pick up a free, colorful HeySmokies bumper sticker for your car. Stick it on and show the world that you support our effort to rescue orphaned bear cubs! With over 100,000 free stickers distributed the HeySmokies nation continues to grow each year! We are happy to announce our newest donation box location at the Local Goat in Pigeon Forge. If you would like to display a donation box in your business please contact HeySmokies.com today!

Expert care is provided to all bears at Appalachian Bear Rescue.

Expert care is provided to all bears at Appalachian Bear Rescue.

If you have questions about the Mardi Bear event please call (865) 738-3683, or email Lisa at appbearevents@gmail.com. Tickets are $50 and are available now.

Tickets can be purchased at:  https://appalachianbearrescue.org/event/mardi-bear-party/.

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