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Great Hall – Starved Rock Lodge

2668 E 875th Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348 United States

September 2020

Sep 23

Land & Water Cruise

Wed, September 23 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Reservations required.

Sep 25

Land & Water Cruise

Fri, September 25 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Reservations required.

Sep 26

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 11am

Sat, September 26 @ 11:00 am

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 26

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 12:30pm

Sat, September 26 @ 12:30 pm

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 27

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 11am

Sun, September 27 @ 11:00 am

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 27

Visit a Canyon and a Boat Ride 12:30pm

Sun, September 27 @ 12:30 pm

Board a trolley with a guide and head to the entrance of one Starved Rock’s canyons. The hike is less than a mile and will take about 45 minutes. Following the hike, relax with a boat ride on the picturesque Illinois River. Included is a snack, bottled water and souvenir backpack.

Sep 28

Land & Water Cruise

Mon, September 28 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Reservations required.

Sep 30

Land & Water Cruise

Wed, September 30 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a narrated trolley tour filled with rich history and legends of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience Starved Rock State Park from the Illinois River. Reservations required.

October 2020

Oct 01

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 1 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 02

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 2 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 03

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Sat, October 3 @ 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 03

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 11am

Sat, October 3 @ 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 05

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Mon, October 5 @ 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 05

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 11am

Mon, October 5 @ 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 08

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 8 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 09

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 9 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 10

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Sat, October 10 @ 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 10

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 11am

Sat, October 10 @ 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 12

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Mon, October 12 @ 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 12

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 11am

Mon, October 12 @ 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 15

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 15 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 16

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 16 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 17

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Sat, October 17 @ 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 17

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 11am

Sat, October 17 @ 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

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Mon, 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 Tours 11am

Mon, 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 22

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 22 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 23

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 23 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 24

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Sat, October 24 @ 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 24

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 11am

Sat, October 24 @ 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 26

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Mon, October 26 @ 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 26

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 11am

Mon, October 26 @ 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 29

Autumn on the River

Thu, October 29 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 30

Autumn on the River

Fri, October 30 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy lunch from a special menu in our restaurant, followed by a trolley tour filled with legends and rich history of the area. The trolley takes guests to the Eagle I to experience the beautiful fall foliage as you cruise along the Illinois River.

Oct 31

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 9:30am

Sat, October 31 @ 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 31

Fall Colors Trolley Tours 11am

Sat, October 31 @ 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.

November 2020

Nov 09

WWII Radio Show

Mon, November 9 @ 11:30 am

Featuring favorites such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “In the Mood,” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree," our costumed and piano-accompanied trio reenact a 1940’s radio hour that is perfect for all ages! While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, the group will entertain the “studio audience” with Andrews Sisters-style tunes and choreography, Abbott and Costello comedy sketches and a touching tribute to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces.  Matinee Performance: $38– includes lunch buffet…

Nov 10

WWII Radio Show

Tue, November 10 @ 11:30 am

Featuring favorites such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “In the Mood,” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree," our costumed and piano-accompanied trio reenact a 1940’s radio hour that is perfect for all ages! While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, the group will entertain the “studio audience” with Andrews Sisters-style tunes and choreography, Abbott and Costello comedy sketches and a touching tribute to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces.  Matinee Performance: $38– includes lunch buffet…

Nov 11

WWII Radio Show

Wed, November 11 @ 11:30 am

Featuring favorites such as “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “In the Mood,” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree," our costumed and piano-accompanied trio reenact a 1940’s radio hour that is perfect for all ages! While answering musical requests from soldiers and loved ones during wartime, the group will entertain the “studio audience” with Andrews Sisters-style tunes and choreography, Abbott and Costello comedy sketches and a touching tribute to Veterans of the United States Armed Forces.  Matinee Performance: $38– includes lunch buffet…

December 2020

Dec 07

Kenny & Dolly Christmas

Mon, December 7 @ 11:30 am

Back again is Dave Karl (Kenny Rogers) & Wendy Engler (Dolly Parton) for all of the top songs, mannerisms and humor of the real Kenny and Dolly. This tribute has it all, the best of Kenny, Dolly and of course many of their famous duets.  There will be the perfect mix of Christmas music sprinkled in this show. For this Christmas show only, we will have a special Christmas buffet featuring Starved Rock’s Signature Fried Chicken, Roast Beef, and figgy…

Dec 08

Kenny & Dolly Christmas

Tue, December 8 @ 11:30 am

Back again is Dave Karl (Kenny Rogers) & Wendy Engler (Dolly Parton) for all of the top songs, mannerisms and humor of the real Kenny and Dolly. This tribute has it all, the best of Kenny, Dolly and of course many of their famous duets.  There will be the perfect mix of Christmas music sprinkled in this show. For this Christmas show only, we will have a special Christmas buffet featuring Starved Rock’s Signature Fried Chicken, Roast Beef, and figgy…

Dec 09

Kenny & Dolly Christmas

Wed, December 9 @ 11:30 am

Back again is Dave Karl (Kenny Rogers) & Wendy Engler (Dolly Parton) for all of the top songs, mannerisms and humor of the real Kenny and Dolly. This tribute has it all, the best of Kenny, Dolly and of course many of their famous duets.  There will be the perfect mix of Christmas music sprinkled in this show. For this Christmas show only, we will have a special Christmas buffet featuring Starved Rock’s Signature Fried Chicken, Roast Beef, and figgy…

Dec 10

Kenny & Dolly Christmas

Thu, December 10 @ 11:30 am

Back again is Dave Karl (Kenny Rogers) & Wendy Engler (Dolly Parton) for all of the top songs, mannerisms and humor of the real Kenny and Dolly. This tribute has it all, the best of Kenny, Dolly and of course many of their famous duets.  There will be the perfect mix of Christmas music sprinkled in this show. For this Christmas show only, we will have a special Christmas buffet featuring Starved Rock’s Signature Fried Chicken, Roast Beef, and figgy…

Dec 11

Christmas Lights Trolley Tours

Fri, December 11 @ 6:00 pm

Relax and enjoy the holidays on the illuminated tour just before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving while you experience some of the area’s spectacular light displays. Trolleys are heated but you may want to bring a blanket. Please note: The restaurant will open early for dinner reservations before the tour. To book this tour, please call (815) 220-7386.

Dec 12

Christmas Lights Trolley Tours

Sat, December 12 @ 6:00 pm

Relax and enjoy the holidays on the illuminated tour just before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving while you experience some of the area’s spectacular light displays. Trolleys are heated but you may want to bring a blanket. Please note: The restaurant will open early for dinner reservations before the tour. To book this tour, please call (815) 220-7386.

Dec 13

Christmas Lights Trolley Tours

Sun, December 13 @ 6:00 pm

Relax and enjoy the holidays on the illuminated tour just before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving while you experience some of the area’s spectacular light displays. Trolleys are heated but you may want to bring a blanket. Please note: The restaurant will open early for dinner reservations before the tour. To book this tour, please call (815) 220-7386.

Dec 14

Under the Mistletoe – Notsalgic Holiday Favorties

Mon, December 14 @ 11:30 am

Make the season bright with Matt and Cynthia Gruel in their Holiday Cabaret, “Under the Mistletoe!”  Feel the jingling beat with Holly Jolly Christmas and It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas. Reminisce with Baby It’s Cold Outside, Let it Snow and White Christmas. This joyful music and festive stories will surely get you into the Holiday Spirit! Matinee Performance: $38– includes lunch buffet & showOvernight Stay with Matinee Performance: $176 – includes lunch buffet, show & overnight stay for two…

Dec 15

Under the Mistletoe – Notsalgic Holiday Favorties

Tue, December 15 @ 11:30 am

Make the season bright with Matt and Cynthia Gruel in their Holiday Cabaret, “Under the Mistletoe!”  Feel the jingling beat with Holly Jolly Christmas and It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas. Reminisce with Baby It’s Cold Outside, Let it Snow and White Christmas. This joyful music and festive stories will surely get you into the Holiday Spirit! Matinee Performance: $38– includes lunch buffet & showOvernight Stay with Matinee Performance: $176 – includes lunch buffet, show & overnight stay for two…

Dec 16

Under the Mistletoe – Notsalgic Holiday Favorties

Wed, December 16 @ 11:30 am

Make the season bright with Matt and Cynthia Gruel in their Holiday Cabaret, “Under the Mistletoe!”  Feel the jingling beat with Holly Jolly Christmas and It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas. Reminisce with Baby It’s Cold Outside, Let it Snow and White Christmas. This joyful music and festive stories will surely get you into the Holiday Spirit! Matinee Performance: $38– includes lunch buffet & showOvernight Stay with Matinee Performance: $176 – includes lunch buffet, show & overnight stay for two…

Dec 18

Christmas Lights Trolley Tours

Fri, December 18 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until Sun. December 20, 2020

Relax and enjoy the holidays on the illuminated tour just before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving while you experience some of the area’s spectacular light displays. Trolleys are heated but you may want to bring a blanket. Please note: The restaurant will open early for dinner reservations before the tour. To book this tour, please call (815) 220-7386.

Dec 19

Christmas Lights Trolley Tours

Sat, December 19 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until Sun. December 20, 2020

Relax and enjoy the holidays on the illuminated tour just before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving while you experience some of the area’s spectacular light displays. Trolleys are heated but you may want to bring a blanket. Please note: The restaurant will open early for dinner reservations before the tour. To book this tour, please call (815) 220-7386.

Dec 20

Christmas Lights Trolley Tours

Sun, December 20 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until Sun. December 20, 2020

Relax and enjoy the holidays on the illuminated tour just before Christmas. Let our staff do the driving while you experience some of the area’s spectacular light displays. Trolleys are heated but you may want to bring a blanket. Please note: The restaurant will open early for dinner reservations before the tour. To book this tour, please call (815) 220-7386.

Dec 25

Christmas Day Buffet

Fri, December 25 @ 10:30 am

Join us for our annual Christmas Day Buffet. Enjoy a carving station, breakfast favorites, signature dishes and more. Available 10:30am – 6pm. Reservations are required. Price per person includes buffet, a non-alcoholic beverage, tax and gratuity. Payment is required at time of reservation. 

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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