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Starved Rock Lodge hosts special events throughout the year. These range from seasonal events such as our annual Oktoberfest Dinner to children's events like our Breakfast with Santa in December and Teddy Bear Tea in February. For more information and to make reservations, please contact our Activities Department at (815) 220-7386.

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February 2020

Feb 27

Rock Star 2020

Thu, February 27 @ 7:00 pm
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Who will be Starved Rock’s ROCK STAR in 2020? Join us on February 20, February 27, March 5 and March 12 and see who wins this annual singing contest! Show starts on Thursday, February 20 at 7pm in the Main Dining Room at Starved Rock Lodge. Come early and join us for dinner. Rock Star is sponsored by Starved Rock Lodge, 99.3 WAJK & 96.5 WOLF radio stations as well as Euclid Beverage. Contact Starved Rock Lodge at (815) 220-7373 for more information.

March 2020

Mar 05

Rock Star 2020

Thu, March 5 @ 7:00 pm
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Who will be Starved Rock’s ROCK STAR in 2020? Join us on February 20, February 27, March 5 and March 12 and see who wins this annual singing contest! Show starts on Thursday, February 20 at 7pm in the Main Dining Room at Starved Rock Lodge. Come early and join us for dinner. Rock Star is sponsored by Starved Rock Lodge, 99.3 WAJK & 96.5 WOLF radio stations as well as Euclid Beverage. Contact Starved Rock Lodge at (815) 220-7373 for more information.

Mar 11

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Wed, March 11 @ 5:00 pm

Progressive Dinner Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  Star Union Spirits, Cajun Connection and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings.  Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you into Peru to Star Union Spirits Distillery in the Historic Westclox building for cocktails and appetizers.  Next, the trolley will head to Utica for dinner and drinks at Cajun Connection. …

Mar 12

Rock Star 2020

Thu, March 12 @ 7:00 pm
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Who will be Starved Rock’s ROCK STAR in 2020? Join us on February 20, February 27, March 5 and March 12 and see who wins this annual singing contest! Show starts on Thursday, February 20 at 7pm in the Main Dining Room at Starved Rock Lodge. Come early and join us for dinner. Rock Star is sponsored by Starved Rock Lodge, 99.3 WAJK & 96.5 WOLF radio stations as well as Euclid Beverage. Contact Starved Rock Lodge at (815) 220-7373 for more information.

Mar 13

Owl Prowl Night Walks 2020

Fri, March 13 @ 6:00 pm

Steve Bailey, an ornithologist, will be here for Owl Programs and Owl Walks. Programs are at 6:00 pm with an Owl Walk to follow on both days, finishing back at the lodge around 8:00 pm. During the program, Steve will have some owl specimens, feathers and pellets. He will be trying to call in a Screech, Barred and Great Horned Owls. Maybe if we are lucky we will see some nest or uncommon wintering owls. Price is $10 per person…

Mar 13

Whiskey Dinner

Fri, March 13 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for our annual Whiskey Dinner on Friday, March 13 from 6-9pm featuring products from Noble Oak and Wyoming Whiskey! Dinner will be a five-course meal paired using products from these two brands. Please call (815) 220-7386 to register.

Mar 14

Owl Prowl Hoo Haven Presentation 10am

Sat, March 14 @ 10:00 am

Owl Prowl Weekend 2020Hoo Haven PresentationsSaturday, March 14 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pmSunday, March 15 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pm "Hoo" Haven Wildlife and Education Center from Durand, IL will be here with their owls for a presentation. Programs are at 10am, 12pm and 2pm in the LaSalle Room of the Lodge. Ticket PriceAdults: $5Children 10 & Under: $3 Please call (815) 220-7386 for more information

Mar 14

Owl Prowl Hoo Haven Presentation 12pm

Sat, March 14 @ 12:00 pm

Owl Prowl Weekend 2020Hoo Haven PresentationsSaturday, March 14 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pmSunday, March 15 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pm "Hoo" Haven Wildlife and Education Center from Durand, IL will be here with their owls for a presentation. Programs are at 10am, 12pm and 2pm in the LaSalle Room of the Lodge. Ticket PriceAdults: $5Children 10 & Under: $3 Please call (815) 220-7386 for more information

Mar 14

Owl Prowl Hoo Haven Presentation 2pm

Sat, March 14 @ 2:00 pm

Owl Prowl Weekend 2020Hoo Haven PresentationsSaturday, March 14 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pmSunday, March 15 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pm "Hoo" Haven Wildlife and Education Center from Durand, IL will be here with their owls for a presentation. Programs are at 10am, 12pm and 2pm in the LaSalle Room of the Lodge. Ticket PriceAdults: $5Children 10 & Under: $3 Please call (815) 220-7386 for more information

Mar 14

Owl Prowl Night Walks 2020

Sat, March 14 @ 6:00 pm

Steve Bailey, an ornithologist, will be here for Owl Programs and Owl Walks. Programs are at 6:00 pm with an Owl Walk to follow on both days, finishing back at the lodge around 8:00 pm. During the program, Steve will have some owl specimens, feathers and pellets. He will be trying to call in a Screech, Barred and Great Horned Owls. Maybe if we are lucky we will see some nest or uncommon wintering owls. Price is $10 per person…

Mar 15

Owl Prowl Hoo Haven Presentation 10am

Sun, March 15 @ 10:00 am

Owl Prowl Weekend 2020Hoo Haven PresentationsSaturday, March 14 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pmSunday, March 15 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pm "Hoo" Haven Wildlife and Education Center from Durand, IL will be here with their owls for a presentation. Programs are at 10am, 12pm and 2pm in the LaSalle Room of the Lodge. Ticket PriceAdults: $5Children 10 & Under: $3 Please call (815) 220-7386 for more information

Mar 15

Owl Prowl Hoo Haven Presentation 12pm

Sun, March 15 @ 12:00 pm

Owl Prowl Weekend 2020Hoo Haven PresentationsSaturday, March 14 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pmSunday, March 15 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pm "Hoo" Haven Wildlife and Education Center from Durand, IL will be here with their owls for a presentation. Programs are at 10am, 12pm and 2pm in the LaSalle Room of the Lodge. Ticket PriceAdults: $5Children 10 & Under: $3 Please call (815) 220-7386 for more information

Mar 15

Owl Prowl Hoo Haven Presentation 2pm

Sun, March 15 @ 2:00 pm

Owl Prowl Weekend 2020Hoo Haven PresentationsSaturday, March 14 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pmSunday, March 15 @ 10am, 12pm & 2pm "Hoo" Haven Wildlife and Education Center from Durand, IL will be here with their owls for a presentation. Programs are at 10am, 12pm and 2pm in the LaSalle Room of the Lodge. Ticket PriceAdults: $5Children 10 & Under: $3 Please call (815) 220-7386 for more information

Mar 15

Owl Prowl Night Walks 2020

Sun, March 15 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until Sun. March 15, 2020

Steve Bailey, an ornithologist, will be here for Owl Programs and Owl Walks. Programs are at 6:00 pm with an Owl Walk to follow on both days, finishing back at the lodge around 8:00 pm. During the program, Steve will have some owl specimens, feathers and pellets. He will be trying to call in a Screech, Barred and Great Horned Owls. Maybe if we are lucky we will see some nest or uncommon wintering owls. Price is $10 per person…

April 2020

Apr 08

Trolley Trio Progressive Dinner

Wed, April 8 @ 5:00 pm

Progressive Dinner Join us for our series of Trolley Trio Progressive Dinners!  Star Union Spirits, Cajun Connection and Starved Rock Lodge have teamed up to create a new unforgettable event filled with wine, spirits, beer and food tastings.  Meet at Starved Rock Lodge at 4:45pm, where the Starved Rock Trolley will take you into Peru to Star Union Spirits Distillery in the Historic Westclox building for cocktails and appetizers.  Next, the trolley will head to Utica for dinner and drinks at Cajun Connection. …

September 2020

Sep 27

Valley Woodcarvers Expo

Sun, September 27 @ 9:00 am

See over 100 exhibits of woodcarving artists. Outside the Lodge, see chainsaw woodcarving in action. Raffles of woodcarvings and other items, too. Open to the public. Free admission. This program is partially funded by the Illinois Valley Fine Arts Trust. For more information, contact Abby at (815) 433-5933.

October 2020

Oct 06

Oktoberfest 2020

A celebration of Germany

Tue, October 6 @ 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. Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 06

Oktoberfest (Evening) 2020

A celebration of Germany

Tue, October 6 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on Sat. October 17, 2020 at 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. Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 17

Oktoberfest (Evening) 2020

A celebration of Germany

Sat, October 17 @ 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. Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

Oct 18

Oktoberfest (Evening) 2020

A celebration of Germany

Sun, October 18 @ 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. Buffet Only: $28Buffet, Tastings & Stein: $43Children 12 & Under: $12

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