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Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
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Senior Day 9:00 am
Senior Day @ Utica Township Government & Community Building
May 2 @ 9:00 am
Click here to view the schedule of speakers and the menus.
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Live Music at the Tasting Room 4:30 pm
Live Music at the Tasting Room @ August Hill Winery
May 5 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
April 14th Kelly Zullo www.kellyzullo.com (percussive guitarist-one person band) April 15th The People www.musicthepeople.com (American roots music) April 22nd Cody Caulkins (Contemporary country music) April 28th Al & Jeannie Brown (jazz) April 29th Champaign Freight (classic rock) … Continue reading Live Music at the Tasting Room
Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm) 8:00 pm
Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm) @ Starved Rock Lodge Back Door Lounge
May 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few … Continue reading Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm)
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Spring Migratory Bird Hike 7:30 am
Spring Migratory Bird Hike @ Starved Rock Visitor's Center
May 6 @ 7:30 am
Join the Park Naturalist and local bird expert, Tom Williams, to seek out resident birds and greet our spring migrants. Bring your binoculars and your favorite bird guide. Hike will leave the Visitor Center at … Continue reading Spring Migratory Bird Hike
Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Live Music at the Tasting Room 4:30 pm
Live Music at the Tasting Room @ August Hill Winery
May 6 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
April 14th Kelly Zullo www.kellyzullo.com (percussive guitarist-one person band) April 15th The People www.musicthepeople.com (American roots music) April 22nd Cody Caulkins (Contemporary country music) April 28th Al & Jeannie Brown (jazz) April 29th Champaign Freight (classic rock) … Continue reading Live Music at the Tasting Room
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Canal Market 10:00 am
Canal Market @ Canal Market and Heritage Center
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Our open air market will consist of only quality antiques and artisans items as well as handmade and homegrown items.  If you have any questions feel free to email events.lchs@gmail.com or call 815-343-5780. Full details … Continue reading Canal Market
Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
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Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
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Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm) 8:00 pm
Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm) @ Starved Rock Lodge Back Door Lounge
May 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few … Continue reading Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm)
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Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Live Music at the Tasting Room 4:30 pm
Live Music at the Tasting Room @ August Hill Winery
May 13 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
April 14th Kelly Zullo www.kellyzullo.com (percussive guitarist-one person band) April 15th The People www.musicthepeople.com (American roots music) April 22nd Cody Caulkins (Contemporary country music) April 28th Al & Jeannie Brown (jazz) April 29th Champaign Freight (classic rock) … Continue reading Live Music at the Tasting Room
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Canal Market 10:00 am
Canal Market @ Canal Market and Heritage Center
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Our open air market will consist of only quality antiques and artisans items as well as handmade and homegrown items.  If you have any questions feel free to email events.lchs@gmail.com or call 815-343-5780. Full details … Continue reading Canal Market
Mimosas and Mom’s Day 10:00 am
Mimosas and Mom’s Day @ August Hill Winery
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Happy Mother’s Day to all the special moms. In honor of all the moms, we are offering a mimosa bar today, with three different mimosa options. Each mom receives a free chocolate today. We are … Continue reading Mimosas and Mom’s Day
Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
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Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
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Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm) 8:00 pm
Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm) @ Starved Rock Lodge Back Door Lounge
May 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few … Continue reading Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm)
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Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
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Canal Market 10:00 am
Canal Market @ Canal Market and Heritage Center
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Our open air market will consist of only quality antiques and artisans items as well as handmade and homegrown items.  If you have any questions feel free to email events.lchs@gmail.com or call 815-343-5780. Full details … Continue reading Canal Market
Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
Reptiles & Amphibians 1:30 pm
Reptiles & Amphibians @ Starved Rock Visitor's Center
May 21 @ 1:30 pm
Join Wildlife Prairie Staff and a few of their reptilian friends such as turtles, salamanders and snakes for a family fun program that will give you a new found respect for our cold blooded friends!1:30 … Continue reading Reptiles & Amphibians
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Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
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Walk this Way – the Art of Walking in Heels 5:30 pm
Walk this Way – the Art of Walking in Heels @ August Hill Winery
May 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
What better way is there to celebrate #NationalWine Day than at the Tasting Room at our “Walk this Way” event. “Walk this Way” empowers women to conquer their fears, overcome obstacles, and build confindence through the … Continue reading Walk this Way – the Art of Walking in Heels
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Live Music at the Tasting Room 4:30 pm
Live Music at the Tasting Room @ August Hill Winery
May 26 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
April 14th Kelly Zullo www.kellyzullo.com (percussive guitarist-one person band) April 15th The People www.musicthepeople.com (American roots music) April 22nd Cody Caulkins (Contemporary country music) April 28th Al & Jeannie Brown (jazz) April 29th Champaign Freight (classic rock) … Continue reading Live Music at the Tasting Room
Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm) 8:00 pm
Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm) @ Starved Rock Lodge Back Door Lounge
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
There’s no better way to relax on a Friday night than with great, live music in the Back Door Lounge. Talented, local performers bring a variety of rock and country favorites (mixed with a few … Continue reading Music in the Back Door Lounge (8-11pm)
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Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
Live Music at the Tasting Room 4:30 pm
Live Music at the Tasting Room @ August Hill Winery
May 27 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
April 14th Kelly Zullo www.kellyzullo.com (percussive guitarist-one person band) April 15th The People www.musicthepeople.com (American roots music) April 22nd Cody Caulkins (Contemporary country music) April 28th Al & Jeannie Brown (jazz) April 29th Champaign Freight (classic rock) … Continue reading Live Music at the Tasting Room
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Canal Market 10:00 am
Canal Market @ Canal Market and Heritage Center
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Our open air market will consist of only quality antiques and artisans items as well as handmade and homegrown items.  If you have any questions feel free to email events.lchs@gmail.com or call 815-343-5780. Full details … Continue reading Canal Market
Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
Ultimate Tasting 11:00 am
Ultimate Tasting @ August Hill Winery Tasting Room
May 28 @ 11:00 am
Take an in-depth journey beyond our Signature Tasting. Discover the joys of wine as an AHW associate guides you through an incredible tasting experience for your senses. See, smell and taste how a glass affects … Continue reading Ultimate Tasting
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Memorial Day Parade 9:00 am
Memorial Day Parade @ Downtown Utica
May 29 @ 9:00 am
Join us for the annual Utica Memorial Day Parade
Take a Hike & Lunch 11:00 am
Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
April – November Saturdays & Sundays 11am-2:30pm $18/person Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of … Continue reading Take a Hike & Lunch
Waterfall & Canyon Tours 11:00 am
Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Waterfall & Canyon Tours April-May (Monday & Saturday) Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm Mondays & … Continue reading Waterfall & Canyon Tours
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Canal Market @ Canal Market and Heritage Center
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Our open air market will consist of only quality antiques and artisans items as well as handmade and homegrown items.  If you have any questions feel free to email events.lchs@gmail.com or call 815-343-5780.

Full details click here.

Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

April – November
Saturdays & Sundays
11am-2:30pm
$18/person

Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of a guided hike in the spring or early summer, there is a good possibility you will be able to see seasonal waterfalls. The guide describes to the group how Starved Rock got its name along with other tales and truths. The hike is considered strenuous as there are many stairs and uneven terrain. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Hikes are about 4.5 miles round trip. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, homemade granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. Advanced reservations are required as space is limited.

Book your guided hike by calling (815) 220-7386. Late arrivals will not be refunded.

Ultimate Tasting @ August Hill Winery Tasting Room
May 28 @ 11:00 am

Take an in-depth journey beyond our Signature Tasting. Discover the joys of wine as an AHW associate guides you through an incredible tasting experience for your senses. See, smell and taste how a glass affects wine and uncover the secrets of food and wine pairings. We offer Ultimate Tastings on the last Sunday of every month at the following times: 11 am, 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm. If you are interested, call the Tasting Room at 815-667-5211 to reserve your spot.

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Memorial Day Parade @ Downtown Utica
May 29 @ 9:00 am

Join us for the annual Utica Memorial Day Parade

Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

April – November
Saturdays & Sundays
11am-2:30pm
$18/person

Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of a guided hike in the spring or early summer, there is a good possibility you will be able to see seasonal waterfalls. The guide describes to the group how Starved Rock got its name along with other tales and truths. The hike is considered strenuous as there are many stairs and uneven terrain. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Hikes are about 4.5 miles round trip. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, homemade granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. Advanced reservations are required as space is limited.

Book your guided hike by calling (815) 220-7386. Late arrivals will not be refunded.

Waterfall & Canyon Tours @ Starved Rock Lodge
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Waterfall & Canyon Tours
April-May (Monday & Saturday)

Ticket price: $32/adult, $27/children 10 & under
Saturdays, 9am: Tours begin with trolley ride/hike and end with lunch at 12pm
Mondays & Saturdays, 11am: Tours begin with lunch and trolley ride/hike follow

Experience a fun, outdoor adventure at Starved Rock with a guided hike to three spectacular waterfalls and canyons: French, St. Louis and Ottawa. The tour also includes lunch and a relaxing, historic trolley ride. This is a hiking tour and is not recommended for individuals with limited mobility. Call (815) 220-7386 to book tickets. *Late arrivals will not be refunded.

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Live Music at the Tasting Room @ August Hill Winery
Jun 2 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

April 14th Kelly Zullo www.kellyzullo.com (percussive guitarist-one person band)

April 15th The People www.musicthepeople.com (American roots music)

April 22nd Cody Caulkins (Contemporary country music)

April 28th Al & Jeannie Brown (jazz)

April 29th Champaign Freight (classic rock)

 

May 5th Ben Bedford www.benbedford.com (singer songwriter)

May 6th Dave Byron (solo guitarist – many styles)

May 13th John Piontek (Local legend)

May 26th Erik Olson (pianist)

May 27th Greg Wolf (steel drum)

 

June 2nd Ian Fransciskovich (fingerstyle guitar/harp guitar instrumentalist) and Slim Jim (acoustic guitarist)

June 3rd Steve Cerqua (classic rock acoustic)

June 10th Tom Irwin www.tomirwinmusic.com (singer songwriter)

June 17th Laura Joy www.laurajoymusic.com (singer songwriter)

June 23rd Ben Bedford www.benbedford.com (singer songwriter)

June 24th River Salt (American Roots music) 

Check the website for more info. http://www.augusthillwinery.com/content.cfm?page=19

 

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National Trails Day @ Starved Rock Visitor's Center
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am

Hike to the top of Starved rock and into the bottom of French Canyon with the Park Naturalist. Learn about the history and geology of the Park Hike lasts 2 hours

Take a Hike & Lunch @ Starved Rock Lodge
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

April – November
Saturdays & Sundays
11am-2:30pm
$18/person

Group departs from the hotel lobby of the Lodge with a knowledgeable guide to see canyons and bluffs made from St. Peter’s Sandstone. If you’re part of a guided hike in the spring or early summer, there is a good possibility you will be able to see seasonal waterfalls. The guide describes to the group how Starved Rock got its name along with other tales and truths. The hike is considered strenuous as there are many stairs and uneven terrain. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. Hikes are about 4.5 miles round trip. Lunch includes: your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, bag of chips, homemade granola bar, piece of fruit and a bottle of water. Advanced reservations are required as space is limited.

Book your guided hike by calling (815) 220-7386. Late arrivals will not be refunded.

Live Music at the Tasting Room @ August Hill Winery
Jun 3 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

April 14th Kelly Zullo www.kellyzullo.com (percussive guitarist-one person band)

April 15th The People www.musicthepeople.com (American roots music)

April 22nd Cody Caulkins (Contemporary country music)

April 28th Al & Jeannie Brown (jazz)

April 29th Champaign Freight (classic rock)

 

May 5th Ben Bedford www.benbedford.com (singer songwriter)

May 6th Dave Byron (solo guitarist – many styles)

May 13th John Piontek (Local legend)

May 26th Erik Olson (pianist)

May 27th Greg Wolf (steel drum)

 

June 2nd Ian Fransciskovich (fingerstyle guitar/harp guitar instrumentalist) and Slim Jim (acoustic guitarist)

June 3rd Steve Cerqua (classic rock acoustic)

June 10th Tom Irwin www.tomirwinmusic.com (singer songwriter)

June 17th Laura Joy www.laurajoymusic.com (singer songwriter)

June 23rd Ben Bedford www.benbedford.com (singer songwriter)

June 24th River Salt (American Roots music) 

Check the website for more info. http://www.augusthillwinery.com/content.cfm?page=19

 

 

 

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