Explore days gone by with pioneer crafts, a frontier skills workshop, an authentic medicine show, a petting zoo and stagecoach rides along with storytelling on Friday & Saturday nights. All of this part of the Lodge’s Pioneer Days Festival. Each activity is appropriate for all ages and will be on a pay as you go basis. Storytelling on Friday and Saturday nights is a free event. End the day on Sunday with a Chuck Wagon Read More
The vocal trio, The Legacy Girls, will entertain you with three-part harmonies, costumes and synchronized dances that are true to the Andrew Sisters style. The Legacy Girls are dedicated to bringing the songs of the past back to life! Matinee with lunch tickets are $32 per person. Please call (815) 220-7386 to make reservations. Click here to book tickets for the April 22 Matinee.
You and your Teddy Bear are invited to tea! Join us on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 2:00 pm-3:15 pm and have a fun afternoon at Starved Rock Lodge. Grandmothers, mothers aunties and children!! Grab your favorite teddy bear and join us for cookies and tea, plus enjoy “bear stories” by Trish Kelly and activities! Take home a complimentary specialty tea cup. Reservations required. $17.00 per person. For more information or to make reservations please call: Read More
Our Mother’s Day Buffet is only one of many great ways to celebrate your MOM. It’s a family tradition for many to come to the Lodge on this special day of the year and give mom a break from cooking and doing the dishes. Reservations are needed for our buffet which is served from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Call the Main Dining Room at (815) 220-7321. When it comes to Read More
Dueling Pianos in the Great Hall on Friday, May 10, 2013 Appetizers will be served from 6:00- to 7:00 p.m. followed by the performance from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. This is an Experience like no other! Don’t miss this wildly entertaining music and comedy dueling piano show. Appetizer Bar begins at 6:00 p.m. and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. We will have a cash bar that will be open throughout the evening. Our interactive 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. Click HERE to book your tickets online.
Treat yourself to a special event at Cattails. On Thursday, April 25th, a variety of spa services will be offered while guest can enjoy shopping and wine tasting, too. Spring will be in the air and it’s a perfect time to relax with a chair massage, try a make-up application or the new shellac nail polish. There’s nothing more refreshing than a mini-facial … or how about trying a foot detox? Spa services will be Read More
March 8 & 9, 2013 is the annual “Retreat to the “Rock”. This event was founded in 1989 by Roseann Rossi and Pat Picco, two Christian women in the Illinois Valley who had a desire to use our beautiful Starved Rock State Park for the glory of God. They invited several women from various Christian churches to pray for guidance, and come to meetings in their homes if they felt led to be involved in Read More
OUTDOOR WOMAN’S WORKSHOP 2013 Starved Rock Lodge’s Outdoor Woman Workshop May 17, 18 & 19 (2013) $255.00 per person (includes all 3 days) CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS Trade in your to-do list for a weekend for yourself and your friends. Ever wanted to pull back a bow and shoot an arrow? How about the proper way to saddle a horse? This is a 3-day fun-filled weekend where women from all over will gather and Read More
The Migratory Bird Festival Events for May 4, 2013 have been canceled. Our first Migratory Bird Festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 4 from 11am-3pm at Fox Ridge (located under the pines, across from the main Lodge entrance). Everyone is invited to join Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center for their Flying Wild Migratory Bird Festival! Celebrate the hundreds of species of birds that pass through Starved Rock State Park on their spring migratory path along the Mississippi Flyway. This Read More