Wilderness Wednesday at Fox Ridge – “Flit, Flutter & Fly…All About Butterflies” August 7 3pm They are the friends in our garden and a delight to observe as they flit from flower to flower doing a very important job. Butterflies are a vital member of the nature cycle. Join us as we introduce you to the native butterflies of Illinois, their habitats and life cycles. You’ll learn how to attract butterflies to your own backyard. Read More
Wilderness Wednesday at Fox Ridge – “Hoo’s That I Hear…All About Owls” July 31 3pm Spend some time outdoors learning about a mysterious night time creature. Explore stories , legends and superstitions attributed to these fascinating nocturnal birds. Learn about their living habits, hear their calls, and try calling an owl yourself! Admission: Voluntary Donation
Wilderness Wednesday at Fox Ridge – “What’s the BUZZ About Bees?” July 17 3pm Many people question whether bees are friend or foe. Dr. Ed Bell will do his best to put our fears to rest and enlighten us about just how valuable bees are in our lives. You’ll be amazed at what a large roll these small creatures play in the ecosystem. Get up close with an active hive and learn AT LEAST ten Read More
Wilderness Wednesday at Fox Ridge – “Wild About Wildflowers” June 3 3pm Explore the vibrant colors and varied species of Wildflowers found at Starved Rock State Park. Starved Rock State Park is ‘in bloom’ all summer long. This introductory session will familiarize you with the wildflowers found during the summer season and learn about their growing patterns. There will be a ‘make-&-take’ activity following your session. This program is appropriate for all ages but recommended Read More
Wilderness Wednesday at Fox Ridge – “Getting to Know our Furry Friends”… Education Program & Petting Zoo. Join us on August 21 at 3pm. There’s nothing like a chance to snuggle with an animal considered not to be so snuggly. Deb Moreland, of Furry Friends, will present a program on characteristics and living habits of some familiar and not-so-familiar animal friends. After the program, participants will have a chance to get up close and personal with a skunk, prairie Read More
Wilderness Wednesday at Fox Ridge – “Wild Weather” June 19 3pm “If you don’t like the weather here in Illinois, just wait 15 minutes and it will change!” Meteorologist Spiros Koliopolous will help us learn more about weather patterns and some of the reasons behind Illinois’ wild weather. He’ll also share some strategies for severe weather preparedness. Each participant will have a chance make their own rain gauge! Admission: Voluntary Donation For information call 815-220-7386.
Take a trip back to the 50′s & 60′s and get ready to rock to the songs that shaped the decades! From the Supremes to the Chordettes, and the Beatles to Elvis Presley, The Legacy girls will bring their own sassy style to all your favorites. Matinee (lunch & show) $32.00. Click here to book your tickets online.
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. Mary recently performed the part of Patsy Cline in the highly successful Engle Lane Theater production of “Always Patsy Cline”. Matinee Performances: 11:30am – $32.00 – includes lunch buffet & show For more information and to Read More
Take a trip back to the 50′s & 60′s and get ready to rock to the songs that shaped the decades! From the Supremes to the Chordettes, and the Beatles to Elvis Presley, The Legacy Girls will bring their own sassy style to all your favorites. Tickets for the Matinee with lunch are $32 per person. Please call (815) 220-7386 for reservations. To book Legacy Girls – 50′s-60′s Matinee online, click on a link below. Read More
Join us at Starved Rock Lodge as “The King of Rock and Roll” takes the stage. You can rock to the hits that made Elvis famous such as Jailhouse Rock, Hounddog, Love Me Tender and many more. Keep the spirit of Rockin’ and Rollin’ alive! Evening Performance:5:00pm – $37.00 per person – includes wine tasting, dinner buffet & show Matinee Performances: 11:30am – $32.00 per person – includes lunch buffet & show For more information Read More