See Saturn as you’ve never seen it before. On Sunday, April 28, 2013, the Chicago Astronomical Society will meet at Starved Rock Lodge (Utica, IL) in the Fox Ridge area to present a program celebrating Saturn in honor of its closest approach to Earth all year long. Solar observation will begin at 3:00 p.m., with special solar viewing equipment. At 3:30 p.m., guests can enjoy a presentation: “Saturn, the Great Ringed Planet” plus Stargazing Tips Read More
September 29, 2013: Keg Tapping: Kick off the 2013 Oktoberfest beers of the season and listen to music by the Doodledorfers Band. November 8 & 9, 2013: Leinenkugel Dinner & Pub Crawl Click here to watch the video and enjoy comments from 5th generation Brewmaster, Dick Leinenkugel. Make reservations early for the Leinie Dinner on November 8, 2013. Just call (815) 220-7386. The Annual Leinie Pub Crawl will follow on Saturday, November 9, 2013.
This year’s Texaco Country Showdown kicks off on Tuesday, June 11. Do you know someone who can sing country music? Encourage them to enter and win the $1,000 prize, PLUS a chance to move on in the national competition. They might end up in Nashville! Click here for the rules and registration form. Even if you like watching more than you like singing, don’t miss the fun. The grill opens at 5:00 pm each night on Read More
On the Veranda (Memorial Day to Labor Day) Join us on the Veranda in warm weather for the BEST outdoor dining in LaSalle County. Enjoy great food and your favorite drink with a view that can’t be beat. Don’t forget your camera because the photos you’ll take will be spectacular. Veranda parties start Memorial Day weekend. Weather permitting music moves outside to the Veranda. We’ll have great entertainment every Friday and Saturday night — with no cover- from 8-11 Read More
After 5 weeks of competition, the contest concluded March 6th in the Main Dining Room of Starved Rock Lodge. Second place went to Harmony Donaldson (Lostant). Third place went to Sarah Breyne (Wenona) and in fourth place was Leslie Crum (Ottawa). Greg Valos of Chicago was awarded the Fan Favorite trophy. The vocal competition was sponsored by Starved Rock Lodge, WAJK, WOLF, Euclid Beverage and MillerCoors. CLICK HERE to go to the ROCK STAR page! Read More
Join us for Laid-back acoustic music with no cover charge! May 2013 17-Brian Neumann & Mark Pyszka -80s, 90s Weather permitting, we move outside on Memorial Day Weekend! 24- The Steve Sharp Band-Classic Rock 25-Dreadnaughts-Classic and Newer Rock 31- Rodeo Drive-Country Music for Everyone June 2013 1: Mark Lorden-Laid-back Acoustic 5: Winedown Wednesday (Wes Hausken Trio) 7: Meerkat Mobsters-Rockabilly with an Edge 8: John Baize- Today’s Country Read More
If you’re a card shark and love to “go alone,” deal yourself into this annual event just for Euchre enthusiasts. Join us, and bring your friends, for this event in the Back Door Lounge on March 7, 14 & 21 from 6-10pm for this progressive, individual play Euchre tournament. Must be 18 years of age or older. Weekly winners: 1st place – $200.00, 2nd place – $100.00, 3rd place – $50.00. Grand prize overall winner Read More
After 5 weeks of competition, Kayla Magnifici, of Peru, won Rock Star 2013 on March 6, 2013 and took home a $1,000 prize. The contest concluded in the Main Dining Room of Starved Rock Lodge. Second place went to Harmony Donaldson (Lostant). Third place went to Sarah Breyne (Wenona) and in fourth place was Leslie Crum (Ottawa). Greg Valos of Chicago was awarded the Fan Favorite trophy. The vocal competition was sponsored by Starved Rock Read More
Kick off the Oktoberfest season with Starved Rock Lodge’s annual Keg Tapping! We’ll roll out the barrel and tap the keg at 3pm followed by the music of the Doodledorfers German Band! For more information call 815-220-7375.
Starved Rock Lodge presents…Between the Canyons Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Event Friday, February 8th, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Click HERE to order tickets. Do you love wine? How about beer? If you love wine or craft beer come to Starved Rock Lodge on Friday, February 8th for our first-ever “Between the Canyons” Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Event! From 6 to 8 pm. We will feature wines from Starved Rock, Illinois River Winery, White Read More