Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk

Frequently Asked Bear Questions

For more information, contact Dalleen Jackson at 828.233.3205 or email:

Bear Auction

  • October 20, 2018
  • Music and  Registration starts at 3:00
  • Live Auction starts at 5:00
  • Historic Courthouse Plaza, Main Street
  • Seating is limited

Aster & Lily To Benefit Pardee Hospital Foundation


The Bearfootin' Art Walk Auction sales totaled $50,400 in 2017!

If you can’t attend the auction but would like to bid on a bear, we can assign a live onsite bidder for you. All you have to do is pick your favorite bear, establish a maximum bid and forward the attached form to We will take care of the rest! 

Get your Proxy Bid form here!


A tremendous thanks to our 2018 Bear Sponsors.

This year’s bears represent a host of non-profits, including some familiar names and some not so familiar to the Bearfootin’ Public Art Walk. We are always thrilled to see the variety of organizations that participate in Bearfootin’! 

  • Apple Valley Railroad Club
  • Attorneys Title, Homestead Fine Linens, Moe's Original BBQ, ReMax, Shermans's Sports & Army Store
  • Blue Ridge Health Foundation Anonymous Donor
  • Blue Ridge Humane Society
  • Carolina Landscape Management
  • Council On Aging
  • Friends of Habitat
  • Friends of Historic Johnson Farm (Brian and Lindsey Wilson)
  • Harry and Sarah Grymes 
  • Henderson County Heritage Museum
  • Hendersonville Family YMCA
  • Land O'Sky Garden Club
  • Mast General Store
  • Nicholson Company HVAC
  • Safelight
  • Shelly's Jewelry
  • SMSgt David Grover, USAF (ret.) and BOAZ
  • Tapestry Eating Disorder Program
  • United Community Bank 
  • United Way of Henderson County