The Geology of the Illinois Basin – 500 Million Years of Geological History in Starved Rock Country

Join Geologist, Joe Jackupack, as he discusses the rich geologic history of the Starved Rock area. This event will take place at the Starved Rock Visitors Center!

Invasion of the Flying Fish at the Starved Rock Visitors Center

Discover different species of the invasive Asian Carp and their distinguishing characteristics. Brennan Caputo, Natural Resources Coordinator for I.D.N.R., will discuss why they are such a problem and what the Department of Natural Resources is doing to control the movement and population of Asian Carp. This event will take place at the Starved Rock Visitors Center!

Starved Rock in 1712 at the Starved Rock Visitors Center

Join local author and Starved Rock Historian, Mark Walczynski, as he examines life at Starved Rock in 1712, an important year in Illinois Native American history. This program also examines the important role that the local Illinois Indians played in the Franco –Native American relations leading up to the infamous Fox Wars, one of the more turbulent periods in Illinois History. This event will take place at the Starved Rock Visitors Center!

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Winter Drum Circle at the Starved Rock Visitors Center

Move to the beat with local musician Dave Peterson as he leads an interactive drum circle featuring African Percussion and Native American flutes. It’s an experience for all ages and ability levels. An energetic and fun way to create “in the moment” music with percussion instruments. Drums provided! This event will take place at the Starved Rock Visitors Center!

Winter Storytelling with Bill Myers at the Starved Rock Visitors Center

Bill Myers, well known storyteller of the Illinois Valley, will be spinning his winter tales at the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Storytelling is great for all ages and is free! Will last one hour.

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Legacy Girls: Tribure to the Andrews Sisters

The vocal trio, The Legacy Girls, will entertain you with three-part harmonies, costumes and synchronized dances that are true to the Andrews Sisters’ style. The Legacy Girls are dedicated to bringing the songs of the past back to life. Matinee shows include lunch and show at $32.00 a person. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. Click here to book the November 9 Matinee Click here to book the November 10 Matinee

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Leinenkugel Dinner 2015

This fun evening includes a dinner with all dishes made with Leinenkugel beer. You will also be able to taste the Leinenkugel beer variety. There will also be chances to win great prizes, plus one lucky guest will win a grand prize. Must be present to win. $50.00 per person. Reservations are required, and must be 21 years of age or older. 815-220-7386.

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Flutes by the Fireplace

Holiday music by the Music Suite 408 flute studio followed by a holiday Native American flute circle. Dave Peterson, native American flute facilitator.

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Tinsel & Twang – A Merry-cana Christmas

Make it a country Christmas this year and enjoy spirited renditions of cherished holiday classics with just the right touch of Nashville and Branson twang. Sing along or just sit back and listen to hot picking and heartfelt singing from Christmas standards and seasonal music with a country flair. If you see just one holiday show this year, make it Tinsel & Twang! Evening Performance: December 13: 5pm evening performance Matinee Performance: December 14 & Read More

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Tinsel & Twang – A Merry-cana Christmas

Make it a country Christmas this year and enjoy spirited renditions of cherished holiday classics with just the right touch of Nashville and Branson twang. Sing along or just sit back and listen to hot picking and heartfelt singing from Christmas standards and seasonal music with a country flair. If you see just one holiday show this year, make it Tinsel & Twang. Matinee shows include lunch and show at $32.00 a person. Evening shows Read More