Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, October 22nd from 10am-7pm 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 …continue

Zombie Love Dinner Theater

Friday, October 27th at 6:30pm Calling all Zombies! Tired of being judged for munching on the occasional brain?  So you’re not really “alive” anymore but you can still enjoy socializing with the living and enjoying a hilarious show together!  Well, we’ve got the perfect show for you! Drama!  Comedy!  Looove! …And, of course, Zombies! Dawn your best Living Dead …continue

Sunday Brunch

Sunday, October 29th from 10am-7pm 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 …continue

Paranormal Investigation

Friday, November 3rd 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 Native …continue

Fins and Feathers Program

Friday, November 3rd at 5pm Meet at the Visitor Center for a program on fish and fishing at 5pm. After the program, join Urban Fishing Coordinator Scott Isringhausen at the Visitor Center for an educational fish program. Following the talk, there will be an electrofishing demonstration at Pere Marquette State Park Harbor with Fish Biologist …continue

Wine Festival

Sunday, November 5th from 12pm-4pm With great enthusiasm and anticipation, Pere Marquette Lodge is proud to present the sixth annual Wine Festival.  Guests will sample dozens of wines from around the world and are challenged to find their favorite at this giant wine tasting event. Festival goers will receive a Pere Marquette Lodge wine glass along …continue

Bullets in the Bathtub Dinner Theater 

Friday, November 10th at 6:30pm Welcome to Trixie’s Speakeasy located right in the heart of Chicago during the roaring 20’s.  There are a lot of shady characters around here and the worst is Harry “Bullets” Hyde, he’s the boss of the bosses.  Gee, hope no one gets him mad, no telling what will happen! Join us for …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, November 11th 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 …continue

Thanksgiving Feast

Thursday, November 23rd from 11am-5pm Come out and let us do the cooking as you and your family enjoy our Thanksgiving Feast. We’ve got all of the Turkey Day traditions plus so much more.  You’re bound to go home with full bellies and great memories! Featuring carving stations, traditional & unique selections of side dishes, salads and …continue

Dickens Christmas Mystery Dinner Theater

Friday, December 1st at 6:30pm Welcome to a Dickens of a Killing!  This hilarious holiday show is full of all of your favorite Charles Dickens characters and features a little singing, a little dancing and a little murder! What could be more fun? Join us for our Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, where you can be the star …continue