Love to take photos at Starved Rock? Enter our 2014 Photo Contest between now and the deadline of Feb. 17, 2014. Then, attend our Photography Show on Sunday Feb. 23, 2014 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge. What better place to show your photos than Illinois’ best photographic playground? We’ve changed the rules and themes to make our 2014 Contest the best ever. Choose from these themes: Special Effects, Humorous, Wildlife, Canyon/Landscape, People / Hikers Read More
Let us do the cooking this Thanksgiving. Bring the family to the Lodge on Thursday, November 28th and enjoy our delicious Thanksgiving Buffet. We’re serving from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm in the Main Dining Room & Great Hall. Click HERE to see this year’s Buffet Menu. Reservations are necessary, so please call (815) 220-7321.
Everyone will start this event with a visit to Santa’s house where you will get a photo of your child with Santa in a Starved Rock Lodge frame. Next we have a location all set up for children to make 2 craft projects (one for themselves and one to give a gift). They will also wrap this gift and make a card with a matching envelope. To finish off the event they will be making Read More
Check out all the fall fun we have planned at Starved Rock. Our FALL POW WOW Newsletter will inspire you to take a trip to Starved Rock this autumn. Enjoy an Oktoberfest Dinner, a Fall Colors Trolley Tour or one of our many activities here at the Lodge. Click here to see it!
2014 Oktoberfest Dinners will be offered on: Saturday & Sunday, October 11 & 12, 2014 (Burgoo Festival Weekend) and Saturday & Sunday, October 18 & 19, 2014 (Fall Colors Weekend) Dinners run from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Great Hall & Starved Rock Room of Starved Rock Lodge. Reservations are required for this event. Please call (815) 220-7386 for reservations. Celebrate October German-style at Starved Rock Lodge. The beauty of fall will be mixed with Read More
Join us on Sunday night for our Owl Prowl Weekend. Your package includes an overnight stay for two on Sunday, March 16, 2014. Also included are two adult tickets to one of the programs on Sunday afternoon with Hoo Haven Wildlife Rescue. They will have a live owl presentation and education program at 10am, noon and 2pm on that day. Pick your time for this day program. Then ornithologist, Steve Bailey will be here to Read More
Join in a special celestial event to view the Perseid Meteor Shower and celebrate the starry night sky. Since 2008, the Perseids have produced more fireballs than any other annual meteor shower. Bring recliner lawn chairs or scopes if available. This viewing event will be lead by members of the Chicago Astronomical Society. Participants should park at the Lodge and board a Trolley for a short ride to the viewing area Trolley departure times Read More
It’s one of those wonderful evenings when you can combine shopping, winetasting and a relaxing Spa Night all in one! This event is open to everyone from 5 to 9 pm. Each spa service will be available for approximately $15. Register early and receive a gift! Excellent for a “Ladies’ Night Out” or sisters evening. See what’s new for fall. Get a jump start on your holiday shopping! Join the fun. Call (815) 667-4550.
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. To book Legacy Girls – Tribute to the Andrews Sisters online, click a link below. Tuesday, January 21, 2014 – 11:30am Read More
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