Department of Parks
Sample Buffalo Dishes at Barren River Feb. 6
LUCAS, Ky. -- Barren River Lake State Resort Park will host a Buffalo Night with special buffalo food dishes and entertainment on Feb. 6, 2010.
Buffalo Night is a time to go back in history, when the buffalo roamed the barrens of south central Kentucky. The Driftwood Restaurant will be offering a buffet with an assortment of buffalo dishes including carved steamship rounds, bourbon BBQ buffalo, buffalo chili, Cajun buffalo and buffalo meatloaf with hunter’s sauce. The buffet will also include traditional dishes such as fried chicken and catfish, salad bar, a variety of vegetables and a variety of desserts. The buffet will be served from 4-8 p.m. CST. Cost is $18.95 for adults and $8.95 for children 10 and under.
The Brushfire Band will be performing bluegrass music in the restaurant and The Little Homestead will be in the Stonehaven Gallery with a living history portrayal and artifacts.
For more information, contact Lisa Deavers, 270-646-2151 or 800-325-0057.
Barren River Lake State Resort Park near Glasgow has a lodge, cottages, Driftwood Restaurant, golf course, fitness center, gift shop, fishing, picnic areas and hiking trails. The resort is located 44 miles southeast of Bowling Green. Take I-65 to the Cumberland Parkway east, to US 31E south.
The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 52 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our Web site at http://www.parks.ky.gov.