Events at Pere Marquette

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Apple Festival

Sunday, September 22nd from 11am-3pm Move over Granny Smith, there are some new apples in town! Warm apple pie, hand-dipped caramel apples, unique crafts, live music, and fresh produce are just a few of the offerings at our 12th annual Apple Festival! Festivities will also include apple wine tasting, kid’s activities, and delicious restaurant favorites. An More…

Dinner and a Show- Comedy Hypnosis

Friday, September 27th at 7:00pm 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!” Dr. Jon’s Comedy Hypnosis Show provides high energy, upscale entertainment, and a full hour of laugh More…

Fishing and Night Hike Program

October 4th and November 2nd. Meet at the Visitor’s Center (next door to the Lodge) for an educational program on fish at 5:30pm with Urban Fishing Coordinator, Scott Isringhausen. Following the talk, young kids can fish at the Bluegill Pond that sits next to the Visitor’s Center. At 7:30pm, you can participate in a program More…

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, October 6th from 10am-4pm Bring the family for a beautiful day at the Lodge and enjoy the stunning fall scenery of the River Bend along the way.  Tap your toe to the live music in the Great Room and then join us for our traditional everything you could possibly want to eat super buffet. Featuring More…

Paranormal Investigation

Friday, October 11th from 8pm-2am The St. Louis Paranormal Research Society will be presenting an overnight paranormal investigation at the haunted Pere Marquette Lodge. First, take a guided tour and learn the history and paranormal claims associated with The Lodge and surrounding areas. You may also take a short walk (weather permitting) and visit a More…

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, October 12th from 2pm-5pm This monthly event features free wine tasting and free appetizers for Mary Michelle Wine Club Members. New Members can join by paying a one-time $20 fee and will receive a complementary Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Glass filled with their choice of Mary Michelle or Illinois Cellar Wines.  Wine Club Members also receive More…

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, October 13th from 10am-4pm Bring the family for a beautiful day at the Lodge and enjoy the stunning fall scenery of the River Bend along the way.  Tap your toe to the live music in the Great Room and then join us for our traditional everything you could possibly want to eat super buffet. Featuring More…

Wine Pairing Dinner

October 16th at 6:30pm Join us in the Lodge Restaurant for a gourmet dinner party like no other! Sip specialty wines chosen to compliment each of the four creative courses as you enjoy the excellent company of Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Club Members. Seats for the dinner are $50 per person and include taxes and More…

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, October 20th from 10am-4pm Bring the family for a beautiful day at the Lodge and enjoy the stunning fall scenery of the River Bend along the way.  Tap your toe to the live music in the Great Room and then join us for our traditional everything you could possibly want to eat super buffet. Featuring More…

The Haunted Hunter Mystery Dinner Theater

October 25th at 6:30pm The rumor is true!  Word on the street?  This place is Haunted! That’s right!  …and lots of famous sleuths, detectives and ghost hunters from around the world will be there to catch a glimpse of our famous, (and elusive),  ghost “Billy”, (better known as “Billy, the Spook”). Gee!  If someone gets More…