Friday, August 1, 2014 8:30pm-10:00pm Starved Rock State Park Campground *Sponsored by the Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources, Starved Rock State Park & Twin City Astronomers Enjoy a fun-filled evening exploring the night sky with the Twin City Astronomers Club. This family friendly evening will involve taking a laser-guided sky tour and using telescopes to view planets and other celestial wonders. *Weather Permitting* For more information call the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 815-667-4906
Canal Antique & Flea Market Historic Canal Market Building 208 Clark Street Utica, Illinois June1, July 6, August 3, September 7 8am-5pm Sponsored by the LaSalle County Historical Society, the monthly Canal Antique & Flea Market will feature antiques, collectibles, handmade & homegrown items. There will vendors inside & outside and the market will take place rain or shine. Admission: $2.00, Children under 13-FREE www.lasallecountymuseum.org
Sunday, June 15 Fox Ridge 3pm Spend your Father’s Day afternoon enjoying live music at Fox Ridge. Feel the cool breezes under the lofty pines of Fox Ridge accompanied by relaxing and entertaining music by local guitarist/vocalist Kevin Kramer. Kevin performs a great combination of covers and original work. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair or take a seat on the benches at Fox Ridge. Don’t forget to stop at the Café located inside Read More
Enjoy an afternoon of art, live music and wine tasting at Starved Rock Lodge’s annual art show & sale. 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 and purchase Read More
Join us in the Great Hall for our annual New Year’s Eve Party at Starved Rock Lodge. An evening filled with fun, food and music. The best part is, you don’t have to drive home. Check into the historic Lodge on December 31st. Invite your friends and share a table! The party begins in the Great Hall at 6:00 pm. and continues on until we raise our glasses to 2014! Spend the night and enjoy Read More
Join us at the Great Hall of Starved Rock Lodge as we feature the students from Music Suite 408 in Peru, IL for their Summer Flute Showcase. Lead by instructor Sue Gillio, summer flute camp students will perform, demonstrating their musicianship and skill. This is sure to be a lovely evening of beautiful music. Free and open to the public.
Spend an exciting day solving devious puzzles each step of the way and getting to know the Starved Rock Lodge area a little more. Try to be the first to uncover the Legend of Starved Rock. Use your wits, energy and sense of adventure as you race against time and your fellow racers. Enjoy a post-race awards ceremony at the finish line. The Amazing Race is fantastic for families, but children under the age of Read More
Hepatica, Bellwort, and Violets, oh my! Enjoy the great variety of spring wildflowers at Starved Rock State Park. Join the Starved Rock guides as they hike to overlooks and canyons throughout the park identifying wildflowers and discussing Native American uses of those wildflowers. Learn all about the history and geology of the park! If conditions permit, sparkling waterfalls will flow in canyons. Guided hikes leave from the Starved Rock Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. & Read More
Let us do the cooking this Thanksgiving. Bring the family to the Lodge on Thursday, November 27th and enjoy our delicious Thanksgiving Buffet. We’re serving from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm in Elements & Great Hall. Reservations are necessary, so please call (815) 220-7321.
Tour Dates: December 13-23, 2014 6:00pm-8:00pm Adults: $15 Children 10 & under: $10 Relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour of the LaSalle, Peru, Oglesby and Utica area, just days before Christmas. Let our staff plan the route and do the driving so you can enjoy light displays in our fully enclosed trolley. Our trolleys are heated but you may want to bring along an extra blanket. Each tour will have a guide to Read More