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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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March 2020

Mar 30

Ice Cream Tasting

Mon, March 30 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon. April 13, 2020

What's Spring Break without a little something sweet? Join us in the Cafe for an ice cream tasting! Limit 15 kids. Free event.

Mar 30

Food Chain Craft

Mon, March 30 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon. April 13, 2020

Construct your own food chain! Kids will be able to cut, color and glue their own food chain to illustrate how a food chain works in nature. $1 per child.

Mar 31

Adult Water Fitness

Tue, March 31 @ 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Join us in the Pool for some water fitness! Towels provided. Free class!

Mar 31

Kids Water Fitness

Tue, March 31 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Let your children burn some energy off at our kids water fitness class! Towels provided. Limit 15 kids. Free class!

Mar 31

Tree Cookie Necklaces

Tue, March 31 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Decorate your own tree cookie necklace to commemorate your trip to Starved Rock Lodge! $1 per child. Limit 15 kids.

April 2020

Apr 01

Wildflower Wednesday Hike

Wed, April 1 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed. April 15, 2020

Join us as we hike to see beautiful wildflowers popping up throughout Starved Rock State Park! Hike will be about 45 minutes. Limit 15 people. $5 per person. Meet in the Great Hall.

Apr 06

Ice Cream Tasting

Mon, April 6 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon. April 13, 2020

What's Spring Break without a little something sweet? Join us in the Cafe for an ice cream tasting! Limit 15 kids. Free event.

Apr 06

Food Chain Craft

Mon, April 6 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon. April 13, 2020

Construct your own food chain! Kids will be able to cut, color and glue their own food chain to illustrate how a food chain works in nature. $1 per child.

Apr 07

Adult Water Fitness

Tue, April 7 @ 8:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Join us in the Pool for some water fitness! Towels provided. Free class!

Apr 07

Kids Water Fitness

Tue, April 7 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Let your children burn some energy off at our kids water fitness class! Towels provided. Limit 15 kids. Free class!

Apr 07

Tree Cookie Necklaces

Tue, April 7 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Decorate your own tree cookie necklace to commemorate your trip to Starved Rock Lodge! $1 per child. Limit 15 kids.

Apr 08

Wildflower Wednesday Hike

Wed, April 8 @ 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed. April 15, 2020

Join us as we hike to see beautiful wildflowers popping up throughout Starved Rock State Park! Hike will be about 45 minutes. Limit 15 people. $5 per person. Meet in the Great Hall.

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. …

Apr 13

Ice Cream Tasting

Mon, April 13 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon. April 13, 2020

What's Spring Break without a little something sweet? Join us in the Cafe for an ice cream tasting! Limit 15 kids. Free event.

Apr 13

Food Chain Craft

Mon, April 13 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon. April 13, 2020

Construct your own food chain! Kids will be able to cut, color and glue their own food chain to illustrate how a food chain works in nature. $1 per child.

Apr 14

Adult Water Fitness

Tue, April 14 @ 8:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Join us in the Pool for some water fitness! Towels provided. Free class!

Apr 14

Kids Water Fitness

Tue, April 14 @ 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Let your children burn some energy off at our kids water fitness class! Towels provided. Limit 15 kids. Free class!

Apr 14

Tree Cookie Necklaces

Tue, April 14 @ 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tue. April 14, 2020

Decorate your own tree cookie necklace to commemorate your trip to Starved Rock Lodge! $1 per child. Limit 15 kids.

Apr 15

Wildflower Wednesday Hike

Wed, April 15 @ 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wed. April 15, 2020

Join us as we hike to see beautiful wildflowers popping up throughout Starved Rock State Park! Hike will be about 45 minutes. Limit 15 people. $5 per person. Meet in the Great Hall.

July 2020

Jul 28

Music on the River

Parrotheads and Paddlewheels with Brian Benske

Tue, July 28 @ 6:30 pm

Join Starved Rock Lodge & Conference Center for a night filled with food, fun and live entertainment aboard the Spirit of Peoria, an authentic multi-level paddlewheel boat. Move to the music of Jimmy Buffett, Blues, Country and more! July 28: Parrotheads and Paddlewheels with Brian BenkseAugust 25: Rhythm on the River with Kevin KramerSeptember 24: Classic Rock on the River with Steve SharpOctober 6: Blues on the River with Steve CerquaOctober 20: Country on the River with Ryan Wotherspoon Boarding…

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