Lagunitas on the Veranda

Lagunitas Veranda Party August 18 5-8pm Lagunitas will be on the Veranda sampling beers and giving away prizes from 5-8pm! Stay for dinner and live music to follow. Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and always looks to the future…whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or simply fueling stories and songs with IPA. Wherever you go, beer speaks, people mumble. Mumble along Read More

The First Course Tour

The First Course Tour Wednesdays at 6pm $20/person Ever wonder how Starved Rock got its name or who built the Lodge? You can learn the answers to these questions and many more while strolling around the Lodge with our knowledgeable guide. Your tour begins in the Back Door Lounge with check-in and your own appetizer sampler plate along with a beverage of your choice (specially prepared drink menu). Your tour guide will meet you and Read More

Revolution Brewing – Veranda Party

August 5th Revolution Brewery Starved Rock Lodge Veranda 5-8pm Revolution is Illinois’ largest independently-owned brewery. The change in the U.S. beer scene has undoubtedly been revolutionary. We are proud of what we have accomplished in our short time to become a leader and innovator in the industry. The evolving tastes of beer drinkers has demanded bigger flavors, more variety, and better beer. That’s exactly what we give you at Revolution Brewing. Between our brewery and our Read More

Abita Brewing – Veranda Party

Abita Brewing Co. Starved Rock Lodge Veranda July 22 4-8pm The Abita Brewing Company is nestled in the piney woods 30 miles north of New Orleans. In its first year, the brewery produced 1,500 barrels of beer.   They now brew more than 151,000 barrels of beer and 9,100 barrels of root beer in their state-of-the-art brewing facility. Their lagers and ales are brewed in small batches, hand-crafted by a team of dedicated workers with only the highest ideals of quality. Read More

Sewing Retreat 2018

February 26-28, 2018 Sewing Retreat Day 1: 9am: Check-in to sewing room 3pm: Check-in for overnight stay at Starved Rock Lodge 5pm: Dinner (included) Followed by an instructional class (optional, TBD) After dinner on nights one and two, you can stay up all night sewing, relax in the Great Hall, go for a swim or turn in early! Day 2: 8am: Breakfast (included) followed by free time. 11am: Depart on the Starved Rock Trolley, for Read More

Thanksgiving Buffet

Thursday, November 23 10:30am – 6pm  $32.98/adults  $16.50/children under 10  Price per person includes buffet, a non-alcoholic beverage, tax and gratuity. Payment is required at time of reservation.  Join us for our Thanksgiving Buffet at Starved Rock Lodge! Available 10:30am – 6pm. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call (815) 220-7386. Cancellations must be made 3 days prior to holiday to receive a full refund. 

Hike for a Cure

Hike for a Cure 2017 October 1, 2017 9am – 11am Join us as we hike to the top of Starved Rock in support of a cure for breast cancer. Our event will run from 9am – 11am with four guided hikes departing from the Back Door Lounge every 30 minutes. Hikers may choose to participate on their own and depart at any time. Cost to hike: $20 per person and includes a t-shirt, a light breakfast and a memory hope stone. Read More

Flight Night Progressive Dinner

Join us for the second series of our Flight Night Progressive Dinner! August Hill Winery, The Lone Buffalo and Starved Rock Lodge have once again teamed up to create an unforgettable event filled with wine, beer and food tastings. Our Flight Night progressive dinner is available the second Wednesday of each month, from November through April. Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 5pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you down the road to August Hill for Read More

Motown Review

August 21 and 22 Matinee Shows 11:30am Check-in Begins Gregory James, a Milwaukee native, has a soulful and distinct R&B singing style which will mesmerize you as you tap your feet to all the familiar sounds. Gregory performs old school songs like no other in the tri-state area. This includes songs by Al Green, Wilson Pickette, The Four Tops, The Temptations, The Manhattans, Marvin Gaye, The Spinners, Stevie Wonder and many more. Matinee Performance: $34 – Read More

Oktoberfest Matinee

September 28, 2017 @ 11:30am October 23, 2017 @ 11:30am A celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. New this year – Tangled Roots Brewing (Ottawa, IL) will be here with their Oktoberfest beers! Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. 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 Read More