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
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. This year’s theme is “Under the Sea”. Click HERE to see the MENU. The best part is, you don’t have to drive home. Check into our historic Lodge on December 31st and relax until next year! Invite your friends and share a table! The party begins in the Great Hall 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
Bring your family together for a Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings and celebrate the holiday at Starved Rock Lodge on Thursday, November 27. Click here to see our delicious Thanksgiving Buffet Menu. We’re serving from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm in Elements & Great Hall. Reservations are necessary, so please call (815) 220-7321.
Starved Rock will get you in the spirit of the season with our Tour Christmas Lights Tour which if offered from December 13-23, 2014 (6:00 pm-8:00 pm). Don’t miss the chance to relax before the holidays on this illuminated tour of the LaSalle, Peru, Oglesby and Utica area, when Christmas is in the air! Let our staff plan the route and do the driving so you can enjoy the beautiful displays of holiday lights while you’re 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. 2014 Dates: November 10, 2014 (Matinees) Matinee Performances: 11:30am – $32.00 – includes lunch buffet & show To book Legacy Girls Read More