Ring the Bell 2016 - A Dinner for The Preservation of Bells Bend
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Ring the Bell 2016 - A Dinner for The Preservation of Bells Bend

Ring the Bell 2016 - A Dinner for The Preservation of Bells Bend

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Whooping Crane Farm

4496 Cleeces Ferry Road

Nashville, TN

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The Beaman Park to Bells Bend Conservation Corridor invites you to an evening of fine dining at Whooping Crane Farm in Nashville's beautiful Bells Bend this October 9th, 2016 (rain date - October 16th)

Dinner will be prepared by chef Philip Krajeck of Rolf and Daughters restaurant and accompanied with wine from Husk restaurant sommelier, Nicolette Anctil.  Yazoo Brewery will be tapping the first keg of Preservation Ale of the season at the dinner.

Bar opens at 4:30 pm, and dinner will be served at 6:00 pm.  There will also be a silent auction inside the farmhouse and it closes at 9:00 pm.

Tickets are $200, with all proceeds used to strengthen local agriculture in Bells Bend and to promote the protection of Nashville's last remaining farmland.

Food provided by Bells Bend Farms, Six Boots Growers Collective, Old School Farm, and other local, organic farms in Bells Bend.  Flowers provided by Humble Flowers.

Old time music by the Bells Bend Stringband.

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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Yes.  Please prepare to show your ID at the bar.  This is a 21 and older event. 

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Please enter the farm off of Old Hickory Blvd because the Cleeces Ferry Rd entrance will be closed. When you arrive, a parking attendent will direct you to the parking area in the pasture which can accommodate small cars.  However, if there has been a lot of rain prior to the event, you may want to take your other car or ride with a friend who has a larger SUV or truck.  We'll make sure you don't get stuck.  UBER, Lyft, and taxis can also take you to and from the event.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

You are not allowed to bring outside alcohol or food to the event.  There will be plenty to eat and drink. 

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach us by phone or email.  Co-chairs:  Dave Keiser (615) 668-3728; Tyler Skelton (615) 974-2161; dave.keiser@ringthebelldinner.org

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, but you need to contact us at least 24 hours before the event start time by email (dave.keiser@ringthebelldinner.org) to let us know who to expect. 

What happens if it rains?

We'll continue with the party if we're facing a very, very light rain or drizzle, but if the weather is any worse, we'll reschedule the event to the next Sunday (October 16th).  Same place.  Same time.  We'll notify you by email at least 24 hours prior if the event is going to be rescheduled due to the weather, so please provide a valid email address when purchasing your ticket. 

Is there a vegetarian option?

Meal alternations are not allowed.  There will be several courses with plenty of delicious locally-grown veggies.  Last year's attendees were very pleased with the choices. 

What should I wear?

You'll be eating and socializing outside.  You're also going to be on a farm, so wear sensible shoes and bring a jacket in case you get cold.  Heatlamps will not be provided, but we'll have a couple fires set up away from the tables in case it's cold. 

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