Fall is in the air here in Northern Michigan, and as October begins, we are bringing some new twists to traditional German dishes. This menu may just prove to be our best Oktoberfest yet! Stop in soon and sample the savory flavors that this unique menu has to offer!
“Age and glasses of wine should never be counted.” ~ Unknown
Start off with our Bavarian Fried Bleu Cheese, Reuben Egg Rolls, or a Spinach Salad. Featured entrees include Classic Chicken Tyrol, Brandy Apple Pork Tenderloin, Pretzel Encrusted Brook Trout, or a Bone-In weiner Schnitzel. Be sure to save room for this month’s featured dessert – Warm Dutch Apple Pie A La Mode!
October 3rd – NELSON OLSTROM
Nelson Olstrom Live
Nelson Olstrom will be performing at Bennethum’s on October 3rd from 6 until 9pm. We hope to see you!
October 9th – Folie a Deux Wine Dinner
October 9th at 6:30pm – We are very pleased to announce that our October “wine party” will feature the Sonoma County Wines of Folie a Deaux! The specialty of this fine producer is to highlight the legendary appellations of Sonoma along with the varietal that thrives in that local terroir. Russian River Chardonnay, Dry Creek Zinfandel, Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir & Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon are just a few examples. We hope that you will join us for a night of great wine, delicious food and hearty fellowship!
The Folie a Deux Estate Wine Dinner costs $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Due to the exclusive nature of these events, a credit card is required for booking. Any reservations not cancelled within 48 hours of the event will be subject to a charge of $50 per person.
Please call us to make your reservation: (989) 732-9288
October 10th – PETE KEHOE
Pete Kehoe Live
Eat, drink, and relax to the sound of Pete Kehoe as he returns to BNI! Tuesday, October 10th from 6-9pm.
October 17th – RANDY RESZKA
RANDY RESZKA JAZZ GUITARIST
Randy returns to BNI Tuesday, October 17th from 6-9pm!
Monday, October 23rd – Chateau de la Font du Loup Dinner
Please mark your calendar and plan to join us for an unforgettable night of Chateauneuf du Pape, hosted by Anne-Charlotte Bachas, proprietor of Chateau de la Font du Loup.
Our good friend and distributor of fine Rhone wines, Tom Tamalka, had the honor of working harvest at Font du Loup last fall. Through his ongoing friendship with the family. Tom was able to secure Anne-Charlotte for a private event right here in Gaylord, MI.
The wines of Font du Loup are among the finest in the Rhone Valley and the chance to host Anne-Charlotte is almost too good to be true! The menu will be authentically Rhone, with the usual BNI twists. We look forward to seeing you!
This Wine Dinner costs $130 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Due to the exclusive nature of this event, a credit card is required for booking. Any reservations not canceled within 48 hours of the event will be subject to a charge of $75 per person. Please call BNI to reserve your seat 989-732-9288.
The event starts promptly at 6:30 pm.
October 24th – ADAM HOPPE
Adam Hoppe Live
A great local talent returns to BNI on Tuesday, October 24th from 6-9pm!
September 12th – Phil Gorny
PHIL GORNY LIVE
BNI’s very own Phil Gorny will perform on Tuesday, September 12th from 6-9pm.
August 1st – MICHELLE CHENARD
Michelle Chenard Live
Back by popular demand, Michelle returns to BNI Tuesday, August 1st, from 6-9pm. One of the best vocalists you will ever hear. Don’t miss her!
August 15th – KURT STRAUSS
Kurt Strauss Live
Kurt Strauss will be performing at BNI on Tuesday, August 15th from 6-9pm!
July 17th – MATTHEW OLIVER
Matthew Oliver Live
Matthew Oliver returns to BNI on Monday, July 17th from 6-9pm.
August 29th- SYDNI KANN
Sydni Kann Live
Sydni makes her debut performance at BNI on Tuesday, August 29th from 6-9pm. Don’t miss her!
May 2nd & May 16th- TRAVIS BARTOW
Travis Bartow Live
Travis, the lead vocalist from Neshama, will be performing at BNI on Tuesday May 2nd & Tuesday, May 16th from 6-9pm.
Monday, June 26th – “Mystery Estate” Wine Dinner
Our season finale wine dinner event is fast approaching. Our tradition is to select a single estate and to showcase the finest of their offerings. This year we have decided to keep this special estate unnamed… for now! Everyone loves a good surprise, and we can assure you that this world-class property will not disappoint. We hope to see you at this special gathering! We will resume the wine dinner series early in September.
The wine dinner is $90 per person plus tax and gratuity. Due to the exclusive nature of these events, a credit card is required for booking. Reservations not canceled within 48 hours of the event will be subject to a charge of $50 per person. The event starts promptly at 6:30.
We have a very special menu prepared to enhance your celebration this Valentine’s Day. We strongly recommend advanced reservations as this is always a sell-out evening. We hope to see you here!
October 31st – Neshama
We are excited to welcome Neshama the band once again to BNI on Tuesday, October 31st from 6-9pm.
January 9th – Steve Sandner Live
STEVE SANDNER LIVE
Steve Sandner returns to BNI on Monday, January 9th from 6-9pm.
January 9th – DAVID CISCO
DAVID CISCO LIVE
David returns to BNI Monday, January 9th from 6-9pm!
January 23rd – Steve Sandner Live
STEVE SANDNER LIVE
Steve Sandner returns to BNI on Monday, January 23rd from 6-9pm.
December 12th – Jake Allen
JAKE ALLEN LIVE
A Great Local Talent Returning To BNI Monday, December 12th from 6-9pm.
December 20th – ‘The Whispers’ Jazz Trio
‘THE WHISPERS’ JAZZ TRIO LIVE
The Whispers make their much anticipated return to BNI on Tuesday, December 20th from 6-9pm.
November 21st – Italian Wine Dinner
We have a very special Wine Dinner planned around our Italian theme this month! Some of Italy’s finest producers will be showcased, and the menu will rock your Italian socks off!
The cost of the wine dinner is $80 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Due to the exclusive nature of these events, a credit card is required for booking. Reservations not canceled with 48 hours of the event will be subject to a charge of $50 per person.
event starts promptly at 6:30.
July 25th – SKYLAR & JENNY BENNETHUM
Music on the Patio
Live music on the patio (weather permitting)! Our own Skylar and Jenny Bennethum will be performing live Monday, July 25th from 6-9pm.
May 24th – LANCE BOUGHNER
Lance Boughner Live
A great local talent returning to BNI Tuesday, May 24th from 6-9 pm.
April 25th – CHARLIE REAGER
Charlie Reager Live
Making his musical debut at BNI, Charlie Reager will be performing on Tuesday, April 25th from 6-9pm!
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