News Release 157

"Bee-jou" event at Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

Volume 39-157 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The public is invited to learn more about bees and enjoy a night under the stars in front of the silver screen on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, “Bee-jou,” a honey bee themed event will start at 6:30 p.m.

The event will feature a speaker who will give a brief talk about bees. Following this presentation, there will be a showing of “Bee Movie,” a story about Barry B. Benson, a bee who is not sure he wants to make honey. Visitors should bring their own seating.

A visit to Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site is also a great opportunity to log miles as a part of the Governor’s 100 Missouri Miles challenge. To celebrate Missouri’s distinction as the “Best Trails State” by American Trails and to encourage Missourians to enjoy the outdoors, Governor Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon are inviting Missourians to join them in completing 100 Missouri Miles of outdoor physical activity by the end of the year.

For more information and to take the Challenge, visit Participants can also share adventures, post photos and learn about upcoming events by connecting with 100 Missouri Miles on Facebook and Twitter.

Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site is located seven miles north of Sedalia, off Highway 65 on Bothwell State Park Road in Pettis County. People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the facility at 660-827-0510. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.