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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 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

Oct 19

Oktoberfest 2020

A celebration of Germany

Mon, October 19 @ 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 20

Oktoberfest 2020

A celebration of Germany

Tue, October 20 @ 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 20

Oktoberfest (Evening) 2020

A celebration of Germany

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

November 2020

Nov 13

Leinenkugel Dinner (sold out)

Fri, November 13 @ 6:00 pm

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 and one lucky guest will win a grand prize. Must be present to win. Please note: This event is sold out.

December 2020

Dec 31

New Year’s Eve Party

Thu, December 31

Theme: TBD New Year’s Eve Overnight Party Package: $550 (for two)Includes: Overnight accommodations for two guests, open bar, party favors, photos by the fireplace (additional cost), hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, live entertainment in the Great Hall, champagne toast at midnight, late check-out, New Year’s Day Brunch. Plus, a chance to win a $1,000 travel voucher. Party Only Package: $310 (for two)Does not include overnight stay, brunch or chance to win the $1,000 travel voucher. Please note: For a full refund, cancellations must be made…

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