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October 2019

Oct 18

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 18 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until Thu. October 31, 2019

Tour begins with lunch at 11am in the historic dining room at the Lodge, followed by a narrated trolley tour with history and legends of the area. The trolley will then take you to the new river boat, “The Eagle I” where you will see the beautiful fall foliage of the Starved Rock State Park area by water. There are restrooms available throughout the tour and minimal walking is involved. Due to limited availability on this tour, please call the Activities…

Oct 18

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Fri, October 18 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 18

Aleks & Frank – Live Music

Acoustic Duo

Fri, October 18 @ 8:00 pm

Live music in the Back Door Lounge. No cover charge!

Oct 19

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 9:30am

Sat, October 19 @ 9:30 am

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant.

Oct 19

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 11am

Sat, October 19 @ 11:00 am

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant.

Oct 19

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sat, October 19 @ 11:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this guided hike. Listen as the guide tells stories of how Starved Rock got its name along with other legends of the area. Break for lunch at the halfway point. Hike is about 3 miles roundtrip. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. 

Oct 19

Oktoberfest 2019

A celebration of Germany

Sat, October 19 @ 5:00 pm

Dinner Buffet A celebration of Germany! Food, Beer, Wine and Music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Click here to see this year’s menu Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 20

Sunday Brunch

Sun, October 20 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Join us on Sundays for our award-winning Sunday Brunch! Choose from breakfast and lunch items, a carving station, an omelette and waffle station and an array of assorted desserts.

Oct 20

Take a Hike & a Lunch

Sun, October 20 @ 11:00 am

Discover Starved Rock’s canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this guided hike. Listen as the guide tells stories of how Starved Rock got its name along with other legends of the area. Break for lunch at the halfway point. Hike is about 3 miles roundtrip. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. 

Oct 20

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, October 20 @ 12:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 20

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, October 20 @ 1:30 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 20

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Sun, October 20 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, repeating until Thu. October 31, 2019

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 20

Oktoberfest 2019

A celebration of Germany

Sun, October 20 @ 5:00 pm

Dinner Buffet A celebration of Germany! Food, beer, wine and music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Click here to see this year’s menu Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 21

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 9:30am

Mon, October 21 @ 9:30 am

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant.

Oct 21

Fall Colors Trolley Tour – 11am

Mon, October 21 @ 11:00 am

Experience the spectacular display of fall colors with a 45 minute, guided hike to scenic Council Overhang and Ottawa Canyon. Relax on a Starved Rock trolley ride and enjoy lunch off a special menu in the restaurant.

Oct 21

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Mon, October 21 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

Oct 22

Tuesday & Thursday on the River

Tue, October 22 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge at 3pm. The Trolley takes you to Lone Point Shelter to enjoy an hour long boat ride on The Eagle I. Arrive back at the Lodge at 4:30pm. 

Oct 22

Spooky Ottawa Tours

Tue, October 22 @ 6:00 pm

Prepare to be scared! Tom Aussem from Awesome Ottawa Tours will give us a tour of Ottawa's Spooky Haunts, Forgotten Graveyards and Infamous Places on this 2 hour trolley tour! Board the trolley at Starved Rock Lodge and hear some local legends, then venture through Ottawa with Tom to truly get spooked!

Oct 23

Oktoberfest 2019

A celebration of Germany

Wed, October 23 @ 11:30 am

Lunch Buffet A celebration of Germany! Food, beer, wine and music. Join the fun! Sample German wine and beer. Enjoy a buffet of German foods and listen to authentic German music by the Duseldorfers German Band. Click here to see this year’s menu Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 23

Historic Trolley Tour – 3pm

Wed, October 23 @ 3:00 pm

Board a trolley outside of the Great Hall of the Lodge. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge. Travel to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and the Starved Rock Visitor Center. Reservations are recommended. For more information or to book, call 815-220-7386. 

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