Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The Blackberry Jam at Trillium Cove - Labor Day Weekend

THE BLACKBERRY JAM AT TRILLIUM COVE Benefiting Appalachian Bear Rescue (Townsend, TN, August 9, 2011) General Admission is Free! Join us Saturday, September 3rd, from 10am-6pm as Trillium Cove hosts it’s first annual Blackberry Jam Benefiting Appalachian Bear Rescue (ABR). The shops are proud to be sponsors and will donate 10% of all sales the day of the event to ABR. Come and play games and partake in activities designed to educate the young and old on the black bear. Browse art and crafts that will be bear-centered from talented vendors, and listen to live music by The Dirty Dougs, White Water and Pistol Creek Catch of the Day.

Don't miss the Blackberry Jam at Trillium Cove Cook-Off starting at 11am! Taste and judge unique and delicious blackberry creations from some of the finest bakeries and restaurants in this area. Tickets are $15 before the event and $20 the day of. All proceeds to benefit ABR. Tickets go on sale Monday, August 15th at The Picnic Pantry Cafe. Contact Tiffany Sands for more info at 865-738-3183.

Make your experience and your day complete by reserving your spot at the Blackberry Jam Wine Tasting hosted by The Picnic Pantry. Enjoy a blackberry inspired four course meal... Each course being paired with the perfect wine! $50 per person. Proceeds to benefit ABR. Call 865-738-3183 for reservations.

Created in 1996, ABR is a unique black bear rehabilitation facility, in that they rescue, rehabilitate, and release these bears back into the wild. Helping orphaned and/or injured bears from all over the country, they give black bears a second chance. Their mission is three fold. 1.) To educate the public about black bears and the regional threats facing them; 2.) To rehabilitate orphaned and injured bears for release to the wild; and 3.) To research bear attributes which may help solve other environmental or health issues.

Please come and take advantage of this opportunity to support, donate and help such a worthy cause! For more information visit and If you are interested in becoming a vendor please email Amy Rochelle at

Current Sponsors: The Daily Times, IGA Townsend Village Market, Parkside Realty Services, Pistol Creek Catch of the Day, Alexander Graphics, Blackberry Briar, Byron’s Printing, Cabin Treasures, Dancing Bear Lodge, Dirty Dougs, Dogwood Cabins, Hassell Creek, Little River Outfitters, Norris Mountain, Picnic Pantry CafĂ©, Richardson Construction, Southern Fried Gallery, Spectra Recycling, Tipps Signs, Townsend Artisan Guild, Trillium Cove Home & Garden, White Water.

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