Fox Ridge

Summer Music Concert Series

Join us this summer in Fox Ridge (across from the Lodge lobby) for our Summer Music Concert Series! Each concert will have a different performer, making music from 2pm-3:30pm. Free event, donations welcome. Summer Music Concert Series Schedule: June 5 @ 2pm Performer TBD July 24 @ 2pm Kevin Kramer August 14 @ 2pm Jon Graham September 4 @ 2pm Brian Benkse

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Oktoberfest
September 26

September 26: 11:30am-2:30pm October 8: 5-7pm October 9: 5-7pm October 15: 5-7pm October 16: 5-7pm A Celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German Wine and Beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music. Reservations are required for this event. Call 815-220-7386. $25.00 buffet only or $40.00 buffet/tastings/stein. When booking an overnight stay, Oktoberfest is NOT included in your stay. Sign up for 9/26 here Sign Read More

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Sunset Drum Circle

6:30pm Fox Ridge Free Move to the beat with local musician Dave Peterson as he leads an interactive sunset drum circle featuring African Percussion and Native American flutes. It’s an experience for all ages and ability levels. An energetic and fun way to create “in the moment” music with percussion instruments. Drums provided!

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2016 Country Showdown

Join us on the Starved Rock Lodge Veranda for the 2016 Country Showdown! One night ONLY event this year! Want to compete in the 2016 Country Showdown? Click here to register. Entry fee: $20 Entry deadline: July 1st at 5pm Must be 18 years or older. We are only taking 12 contestants this year, first come first serve.  

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Leinenkugel Dinner 2016

November 11th 6:30pm $50/person This fun evening includes a dinner with all dishes made with Leinenkugel beer. You will also be able to taste the Leinenkugel beer variety. There will be chances to win great prizes, plus one lucky guest will win a grand prize. Must be present to win. $50.00 per person. Reservations are required, and must be 21 years of age or older. 815-220-7386.

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A Touch of Kenny & Friends

Dave Karl has been entertaining audience’s for years! He looks like Kenny, sounds like Kenny and his natural speaking voice is Kenny! He even appeared as Kenny Rogers in the motion picture “Queens of Country” released in 2011. If you are a Kenny Rogers fan, this show is for you! When booking your overnight package, you must call (815) 220-7386 to request your show date and time. June 6: 5:30pm evening performance June 6, 7 & 8: 11:30am matinee performance Read More

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New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve Party December 31st Theme: Masquerade RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. Join us in ringing in 2017 at Starved Rock Lodge with our Masquerade themed party!  Celebrate with us as ring in the new year! Overnight Party Package: $475 (for two) – Overnight accommodations for two guests, open bar until midnight, party favors, photos by the fireplace (additional cost), hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, live entertainment in the Great Hall, champagne toast at midnight, late check-out, New Read More

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Music in the Back Door
Lounge (8-11pm)

There’s no better way to relax on a Saturday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few original songs) each week from 8-11 pm with no cover charge. Come early for dinner! Ask about our wide selection of seasonal beers, Starved Rock wines and specialty drinks. Or, warm up with a coffee drink after dinner.  

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Art in Motion – Annual Art Show & Sale 2016

Enjoy an afternoon of art, live music and wine tasting at Starved Rock Lodge’s annual art show & sale on Sunday, July 10. Artists representing the Illinois Valley and beyond will share their work as you stroll the beautiful setting of Fox Ridge, just steps away from the Lodge. Many artists will be creating work during the show and items will be available for purchase. The wide array of Starved Rock Wines will be available for tasting Read More

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Music in the Back Door Lounge (Saturdays 8-11 pm)

Stop by the Back Door Lounge & Veranda for casual dining. Outdoor dining on the Veranda is available when warm weather returns! Kick back and relax with some Gorgonzola Nachos and Starved Rock Signature Ale.  Join us for live music every Friday night in The Back Door Lounge. Stop by and listen to talented, local guitarists from 8-11 pm.  Just outside the door is the Lodge Veranda where  the panoramic view is amazing. May 27: The Steve Sharp Band Read More