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Watercolor Workshop

Pere Marquette Lodge 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton, IL, United States

Regardless if you’re a modern day Picasso or still drawing stick people, our Watercolor Workshop is just for you! We have 1 spot left to this event as of 02/21/24! Artist and teacher, Carolyn Owen Sommer, will guide you with ease through this 3 hour-long course. You will be painting an 8x10 or a 9x12...

$60

Coastal Wine Dinner

Pere Marquette Lodge 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton, IL, United States

Join us at The Lodge in our Dining Room for a gourmet dinner party like no other! 4 courses paired perfectly with hand selected wine! What's better than that!? This month’s feature: Coastal! We'll be taking you to the shores of some vacay worthy places and bringing a little of the coast to Pere Marquette...

$73.80

Comedy Hypnosis Dinner Show

Pere Marquette Lodge 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton, IL, United States

Back by popular demand, is the king of Comedy Hypnosis, Dr. Jon Taylor! Don’t wait, this show sells out! You’re getting very, very sleepy….NOT AT THIS SHOW! Dr. Jon Taylor, a certified Hypnotist and Hypnotherapist, has a great passion for people and making them laugh! His philosophy is simple: “Laughter is the world’s greatest medicine!”...

$55

Easter Egg Hunt

Pere Marquette Lodge 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton, IL, United States

Come join us on Easter Sunday for an egg hunt on our Cabin Lawn! We will have over 1,000 filled eggs for your kiddos to hunt along with a grand prize you won't want to miss... There will be 4 golden eggs (2 per age group) hidden on the lawn. Find one of these golden eggs...

Free

Spring Time Wine Dinner

Pere Marquette Lodge 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton, IL, United States

Join us at The Lodge in our Dining Room for a gourmet dinner party like no other! 4 courses paired perfectly with hand selected wine! What's better than that!? This month’s feature: Spring! Spring is in the air and there is no better way to celebrate other than food that matches the light, bright, and...

$73.80

Baby Goat Yoga

Pere Marquette Lodge 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton, IL, United States

Yoga and Pere Marquette State Park, what could be better? GOATS! BABY GOATS! Adding baby goats makes it better. Our friends at Goat Yoga of Southern Illinois will be here at The Lodge and leading a yoga session with their cuddly kids. Choose between a 1pm or a 2:30pm session and get ready to cuddle...

$35

Mushroom Festival

Pere Marquette Lodge 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton, IL, United States

Spring has sprung and that means one thing...mushrooms! Our annual Mushroom Festival is returning to Pere Marquette Lodge for it's 15th year! This crowd favorite event is free and open to the public and great for all ages! Come join us for unique vendors both indoors and out, live music on our winery patio, themed...

Free

Berry Wine Dinner

Join us at The Lodge in our Dining Room for a gourmet dinner party like no other! 4 courses paired perfectly with hand selected wine! What’s better than that!? This month’s feature: Berries! How does our wine pairing dinner work you ask? Our chef creates each individual dish that matches the theme of our Wine Dinner....

$73.80

Sunset Yoga

Join us on our Front Lawn for our first ever, Sunset Yoga! Take in the sights, sounds, and smells of our 8,000+ acre State Park and wind down your day with a sunset overlooking the Illinois River. Admission is free! This class is for everyone of all ages and skill levels. Just bring a mat...

Father’s Day Beer Garden

Happy Father’s Day! Let’s celebrate with a Beer Garden on our river-view terrace! This event will feature live music by Matthew Diekemper, good food, and ice cold beer (of course). No admission fee or reservations required. Food and drink available for purchase. Looking for something other than beer? Not to worry, we will have a...

Dinner with Elvis

Things are about to get “All Shook Up” here at Pere Marquette Lodge when the talented Steve Davis performs his salute to the King of Rock and Roll! Come enjoy Pere Marquette’s famous fried chicken dinner buffet and then sit back and enjoy an hour-long tribute to the King. From the 1950s hits “Heartbreak Hotel”...

Peach Fest

It’s almost Peach Season in Grafton, Illinois (yum) and that means it is time for the great Peach Festival at Pere Marquette Lodge! The festival takes place once a year at our historic landmark and attracts visitors from all over the region. From young children to those who have been sampling peaches for decades, our...