MILFORD - On Saturday, August 19, The Black Bear Film Festival will kick off its Black Bear BBQ fundraiser, gourmet style, at The Phoenix located on 898 US-209 in Dingmans Ferry. The fundraiser will begin at 6 p.m. with many attractions to follow.

Bob Keiber, Black Bear Executive Director stated, “This is the only fundraiser we have so we want to make it spectacular.”

Attendees will be treated to a three-course gourmet meal from Cowboy Chef Doug Kosh, wine, and beer. There will be cowpoke games, lasso contest, cowpoke croquet tournament, live music by Brooklyn Judy and The Boys and more. Western attire is suggested.

Ticket prices are $50.00 with reservations and $60.00 at door. All tickets include 20% off The Phoenix Store.
Phoenix Store owner, Doug Kosh, stated, "As long time supporters of the Black Bear Film Festival, we felt the need to give back which is why we will be offering a 20% discount at our store.”

For more information about the Black Bear BBQ or to purchase tickets call 570-409-0909, or visit their website at