Beer and barbecue in Bryson

A BBQ & Brews Dinner Train will depart at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad depot in Bryson City.

The dinner features slow-cooked barbeque and beer tastings, showcasing Nantahala and Heinzelmannchen breweries. Each brewery will sponsor trains and provide tastes of their craft beer. Nantahala brewery will be featured June 22 and July 6, with Heinzelmannchen brewery June 29 and July 13. The train travels to the Fontana Trestle and arrives around sunset for a spectacular view.

The event is ages 21 and older. Tickets start at $69. Additional beer will be available for purchase onboard the train. Admission to the Smoky Mountain Trains Museum is included with ticket purchase.

800.872.4681 or www.gsmr.com.

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