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Grains and Grits Spirits & Food Festival

The Townsend Grains & Grits Festival is a festival of southern spirits and gourmet grub. We have created a unique opportunity for you to experience our thriving craft spirits and gourmet food community, while discovering some of the region’s legendary distillers and blenders, taking place in the Peaceful Side of the Smokies.


Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro Announces Tasting Tuesdays beginning August 25
Walls for Women Mural Honoring 19th Amendment Coming to Blount County
The Marcus King Band to Play Drive-In Concert

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