What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than at the Starved Rock Lodge listening to the sounds of Illinois. This collage of music will encompass selections from the early 1900’s to present day. You’ll enjoy listening to piano, guitar and vocal interpretations of: Sounds from a Starved Rock Canyon, My Illinois Home, The State of Illinois Song, Illinois and Crossing Paths. We are pleased and proud to have Roger Amm as our Emcee for Read More
Do you love wine? How about beer? If you love wine or craft beer, join us March 7, 2015 for our second annual “Between the Canyons” Wine & Craft Beer tasting event! We will feature wines from Starved Rock, August Hill Winery, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, Creekside Vineyards Winery, White Oak Vineyards and others. Euclid Beverage will be featuring select Leinenkugel and craft beers. Plus, we will have appetizers and entertainment.
Sunday, September 27, 2015 from 9am-5pm The 27 th Annual Valley Carvers Woodcarving Expo is scheduled for September 27, 2015 at Starved Rock Lodge (Great Hall & Starved Rock Room) from 9 am to 5 pm. See over 100 exhibits of woodcarving artists. Outside the Lodge, see chainsaw woodcarving in action. Raffles of woodcarvings and other items. Open to the public. Free admission. This program is partially funded by the Illinois Valley Fine Arts Trust. For more information, contact Bob Wills at Read More
Music and outdoor dining with a great view! Weather permitting, enjoy great music in the great outdoors every Friday and Saturday night from 8-11 pm on our Veranda. The parties start on Memorial Day Weekend and continue through Labor Day! It’s the best view in the area with he scenic Illinois River Valley serving up a sunset and panoramic view that is truly photo-worthy! Join us on the Veranda from 8-11 pm.
For a destination Ne w Year’s Eve, join the fun at our party and stay here at our historic Lodge! This year’s theme is “Under the Sea“. Click HERE to see the MENU. The best part is, you don’t have to drive home. Check into our rustic Lodge on December 31st and relax until next year! Invite your friends and share a table! The party begins in the Great Hall at 6:00 pm. and continues Read More
Wilderness Wednesday take place every Wednesday at 3:00 pm from June 4 –August 27. Join the fun at FOX RIDGE (located directly across from the main steps of Starved Rock Lodge)! This weekly nature education program is suited for all ages. Each week, a guest presenter will introduce participants to a new nature topic. Topics include bees, geology, insects, snakes, butterflies and more! This is a great opportunity to learn something new about the world Read More
Spend an exciting day solving devious puzzles each step of the way and getting to know the Starved Rock Lodge area a little more. Try to be the first to uncover the Legend of Starved Rock. Use your wits, energy and sense of adventure as you race against time and your fellow racers. Enjoy a post-race awards ceremony at the finish line. The Amazing Race is fantastic for families, but children under the age of Read More
Peter Oprisko will delight you with this tribute to the Chairman of the Board! A fresh and unique, ultra-modern salute to Ol’Blue Eyes! This exciting and memorable celebration showcases Sinatra like never before. Enjoy such hits as: New York New York, The Way You Look Tonight, My Way, and many more. 2015 Dates: August 17 & 18 (Matinees) Click here to book the August 17 Matinee Click here to book the August 18 Matinee
Mary Pfeifer has a voice that will take you back to the days of Patsy Cline. From Patsy’s first recordings in 1955 to her last in 1963, she covers her famous hits such as Crazy and Walking After Midnight. Coming to Starved Rock Lodge from her recent role as Patsy Cline in the highly successful Engle Lane Theater production of “Always Patsy Cline”, the talented Mary Pfeifer will perform Cline’s beautiful ballads and hits from the Read More