Blood Drive

Blood Drive Great Hall / Starved Rock Room November 27, 2017 10am-3pm Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center is holding a Blood Drive on Monday, November 27 from 10am-3pm in the Great Hall. For an appointment, please contact Miranda Grosenbach at (815) 220-7388 or email [email protected] Bring a photo ID or your donor card, or two other forms of ID. You can save up to 15 minutes when you donate blood by using RapidPass! Visit 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 a beverage of your choice (specially prepared drink menu). Your tour guide will meet you and walk you through the historic Lodge as Read More

Whiskey Revolution Dinner

Whiskey Revolution Dinner Friday March 2, 2018 6pm-8pm $60/person Begin this unique event with a Signature Drink in a specialty glass that is yours to keep. Once you are seated, Carl Ciaccio of Brown Forman and Jackie Croxdale (Jack Daniels) and members of the Starved Rock Lodge Culinary Team will explain why they chose the pairings and how the evening meal was prepared. The dinner will consist of a whiskey adventure with a five course served 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

Maestro & Mi

Maestro & Mi December 21 7-8pm Maestro & Mi Music Academy will be rocking and singing and storytelling again this year in the Great Hall at Starved Rock Lodge!  This free concert will be performed by the instructors and musicians of “Maestro & Mi” Music Academy.  It’s their gift to friends, families, students and the community! Santa has RSVP’d and Phil’s tux is ready.  Great fun for the whole family.

Hike for a Cure

Hike for a Cure 2018 October 14, 2018 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. There will be raffles available. Pink buckets can be purchased for $10 to fill with ice cream from 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

Oktoberfest 2018 Matinee

October 22, 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. Please note: when booking an overnight stay, Oktoberfest is not included Read More

Leinenkugel Dinner

November 9, 2018 6:30pm $60/person 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 be chances to win great prizes, plus one lucky guest will win a grand prize. Must be present to win. $60 per person. Reservations are required, and must be 21 years of age or older. 815-220-7386. This event is currently sold out. Please call Read More

Christmas Eve Buffet

Celebrate Christmas Eve with us at Starved Rock Lodge. Our delicious buffet will have something for everyone! Plus, the historic setting of our Main Dining Room brings a sense of nostalgia to the table. We’re serving our Christmas Eve buffet from 5:30pm until 8:30pm on December 24th so make your reservations early. Reservations required. Our regular menu will also be available. $28.95/adults $14.95/children 10 & under Please call (815) 220-7321 for more information or to make reservations. Click Read More