Eighth annual Bear Necessities event on Sunday, September 23, 2018 will be a night to remember.
The event will be held in Gatlinburg at the new Gatlinburg Event Center. The festivities will feature a delicious meal prepared by local chefs so come hungry. A small silent auction will have amazing Smoky Mountain items for the discerning bear lover. A bear-themed performance by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will create music to soothe the savage beast in you.
Denali National Park Wildlife Biologist Patricia Owen will provide an update on management efforts for all of our North American bears and bears in Denali National Park, Alaska.
Mark your calendar for September 23, 2018 and make your reservations for this “Black Fur (not Tie!) and Blue Jeans” event. Reservatons are available for $125 per person and include dinner catered by the Barn Event Center of the Smokies and the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra performance.
The symphony play list includes:
» Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville
» Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” – first movement
» Copland: Variations on a Shaker Melody
» Copland: Down a Country Lane
» Haydn: Symphony No. 82 (“The Bear”), IV. Finale, Vivace
» Gershwin in Concert – (I Got Rhythm; Someone to Watch Over Me; ‘S Wonderful; Rhapsody in Blue)
» Moon River
» Sound of Music
» International Dixieland Jamboree ( includes Bill Bailey; Saint James Infirmary; When the Saints Go Marching In)
» I’ll be Seeing You
» Bear Necessities
HeySmokies.com is a proud sponsor of this event and encourages all bear lovers to join us for a lovely evening. For more information and to make reservations, please click the link below.