Bear Butte Gardens

Upcoming Events

Here is a list of upcoming events that Bear Butte Gardens is either planning, sponsoring, hosting, or participating in.

Holiday Baking Series

With Pastry Chef Sarah Frazier

Get ready for the holiday season by baking with a pro, learning tips and tricks, enjoying good company, and taking home desserts to stock your freezer for upcoming festivities!

This series includes three 2-hour classes over three weekends. There is the option to sign up for one of the three classes, but precedence will be given to those who are interested in all three classes.

  • Saturday, November 5th, 1:00 pm: Chocolate Bundt Cake
  • Saturday, November 12th, 1:00 pm: Paraline Cheesecake
  • Saturday, November 19th, 1:00 pm: Hand Pies

Instructor: Pastry Chef Sarah Frazier

Cost: $100

Where: Bear Butte Gardens


Chocolate & Wine Date Night Class

Grab your sweetheart (or bestie) and join us for a night of chocolate making and wine tasting. Over the course of 90 minutes you will learn about ancient Mayan history and the chocolate-making process from cacao bean to chocolate bar.

You will then create your very own chocolate creation with your partner to take home. You will also have the option to partake in a cacao ceremony while sipping on a traditional cacao drink.

Each ticket comes with two complimentary glasses of local wine. You must show your ID upon entry.

When: Saturday, November 5th at 5:00 pm

Cost: $65

Where: Bear Butte Gardens


Parent & Tot

Cake Pop Class

Join us for a 90-minute class that includes making a batch of festive cake pops, the secrets behind American buttercream, and using basic techniques to decorate some fun cake pops!

Students will be provided with a half dozen cake pops to decorate and enjoy at the end of the class or take home to share!

Several piping and decorating techniques will be modeled for the children, and hands-on support will be provided throughout the class by the parent or guardian accompanying them. This class is open for ages 4-7 and will be limited to 6 children.

A parent or guardian is required to stay with their children and no more than 2 children per adult.

When: Saturday, November 12 at 10:00 am

Cost: $30

Where: Bear Butte Gardens

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Gourmet Cheesecake Class

With Pastry Chef Sarah Frazier

Making a delicious cheesecake is easier than you think!

Join us on Saturday, November 19th for our gourmet cheesecake class. Pastry Chef Sarah Frazier will give you her fail-proof recipe and show you tried and true techniques that yield a perfect texture and smooth, professional appearance every time. You will also learn endless ways to modify the base recipe to create any cheesecake flavor you could dream of!

Each student will have the opportunity to take home their creation after they have allowed their cakes to be set overnight. Students will be allowed to pick up their cheesecake the following day upon an agreed time.

When: Saturday, November 19 at 10:00 am

Instructor: Pastry Chef Sarah Frazier

Cost: $75

Where: Bear Butte Gardens


Lamb Shank Osso Buco Style

Cooking Class

With Joey Young

During this 90 minute class you will learn how to make locally raised lamb shanks osso buco style! You will also make risotto from scratch to pair with the lamb.

Joey Young strives to teach cooking techniques and recipes that are easy to remember to cook at home.

Handouts of recipes will be provided to take with you. Each participant will get to taste each dish as well.

When: Saturday, November 26 at 2:30 pm

Instructor: Joey Young

Cost: $60

Where: Bear Butte Gardens