March 1, 2014
We will be hosting our first ever writer’s workshop. We are writers and we are most definitely are readers. Janine Musser has collaborated with the fiction writer and Director of the English Department’s Creative Writing Program at University of Kentucky. We look forward to the event and hope for many more to come. This land inspires pen to paper for the flow of the written word.
April 12-13, 2014
We will be hosting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Fundraising Hike in the Red River Gorge. This will be their first year doing the hike in the Gorge, but if it is successful, it could be an annual event. This event will be April 12-13, 2014. We will be having a chili dinner on Saturday evening, followed by a bonfire. Sunday, we will lead them on a 14 mile hike through the lovely Red River Gorge.
April 26, 2014
We will be holding our annual Sparks family reunion this Spring. We have Sparks all over the country that come together to reminiscence, eat good food, laugh and hug. We are not sure which is best; the food or the hugs. It will be a great day to celebrate our family connections.
September 6, 2014
September 6, 2014, Joe Bowen will be hosting The Rugged Red trail half marathon event at his Bowen Farm Bed & Breakfast. For all you run enthusiasts, nature lovers and those wanting to challenge themselves to some thing new; come and join us for a two day event. Opening fire and check-in will be on Friday, September 5, 2014. There will be live music, tailgating and s’mores.
The main event will be the next day, runners and their cheerleaders will be shuttled to Daniel Boone National Forest to begin the run. Runners will be refreshed with food and drink at the finish line while everyone is shuttled back to the Bowen Farm B & B.
At noon, we will begin the post race party and awards ceremony with more tailgating and live music.