Enjoy a festive buffet night of elk meat with all the fixings, including carved elk roast, elk meatloaf, elk potpie, elk chili, fried chicken and assorted vegetables and salads and dessert bar. Planned nature and recreation activities and elk viewing tours will be available during the day. Elk were reintroduced into Kentucky in 1997. Prior to then, elk had been gone from Kentucky for nearly 150 years. Come celebrate the return of the elk to eastern Kentucky and the kick off to the elk tour season.