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April 2020

Apr 05

Sunday Brunch Buffet

Sun, April 5 @ 10:30 am
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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. Please note: Sunday Brunch is served until 2pm in the winter and 3pm in the spring, summer & fall. Sunday Brunch Menu

Apr 05

Take a Hike & Lunch

Sun, April 5 @ 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. Lunch includes your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and bottled water.

Apr 05

Historic Trolley Tour – 12pm

Sun, April 5 @ 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.

Apr 05

Historic Trolley Tour – 1:30pm

Sun, April 5 @ 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. 

Apr 06

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11am

Mon, April 6 @ 11:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 06

Craft Burger & Beer Monday

Mon, April 6 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until Mon. April 27, 2020

Join us for lunch or dinner in the restaurant or Back Door Lounge for Craft Burger and Beer Monday. Order a burger with your favorite craft beer for just $15. Each week is a different burger not available on our regular menu. Click here to see this year's Craft Burger & Beer Monday schedule

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
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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.

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
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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.

Apr 08

Wildflower Wednesday Hike

Wed, April 8 @ 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 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 08

Give Back Night

Wed, April 8 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed. April 29, 2020

Enjoy a masterfully prepared buffet meal, complete with salads, Starved Rock Lodge’s Signature Fried Chicken, sides, desserts and more while supporting your organization. A portion of every dinner buffet purchased on this night will be given back to this great community organization. Adults are $15.95 and children between the ages of 3 and 12 are $7.95. The price includes the buffet with salads, entrees, sides and desserts. Tax and gratuity are not included. Reservations are highly recommended: (815) 220-7321 March…

Apr 09

Walkers Club

Free guided hike!

Thu, April 9 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

One event on Wed. November 27, 2019 at 9:00 am

Meet us on Thursdays at 9am in the Lodge lobby for pre-planned group hikes. These hikes take a few hours and usually end around noon. The hiking schedule changes each week and repeats itself each quarter so you get to see each part of the park in every season of the year! Hike 12 times and earn a free lunch in the Main Dining Room! No pre-registration is required. Please wear appropriate clothing, shoes and bring a water bottle! Click here to…

Apr 10

Seafood Dinner Buffet

Fri, April 10 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Fri. April 10, 2020

Join us for dinner every Friday through April 10 for a sustainably-sourced and chef-crafted seafood buffet. Items change weekly but will generally feature a fried fish, a baked fish, rice pilaf, vegetable medley, crab salad, shrimp cocktail and a risotto or pasta action section. Please note: our regular dinner menu is still available during this time. $21.95 for adults and $10.95 for children 10 & under. For reservations: (815) 220-7321

Apr 10

Dan Blanchette – Live Music

Acoustic

Fri, April 10 @ 8:00 pm

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

Apr 11

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 9am

Sat, April 11 @ 9:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 11

Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11am

Sat, April 11 @ 11:00 am

This tour begins with a hot lunch off a special menu in our restaurant and a short trolley transportation ride to three trail entrances. From there, experience outdoor adventure with three 45 minute guided hikes to French, St. Louis and Ottawa Canyons.

Apr 11

Take a Hike & Lunch

Sat, April 11 @ 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. Lunch includes your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, granola bar, piece of fruit and bottled water.

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