Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Dinner with Elvis

Friday, July 26th at 6pm Things are about to get “All Shook Up” at Pere Marquette Lodge, when Steve Davis performs his salute to the King of Rock and Roll.  Come enjoy Pere Marquette Lodge’s famous fried chicken buffet and then sit back and enjoy an hour-long tribute to the King. From the 1950s hits “Heartbreak Hotel,” More…

Watercolor Workshop

Saturday August 3rd, from 12pm-3pm Whether you’re a modern day Picasso or still drawing stick people, our August 3rd Watercolor Workshop is just for you! Artist and teacher, Carolyn Owen Sommer, will guide you with ease through this 3 hour-long course. You will be painting an 8×10 or a 9×12 watercolor scene from our beautiful More…

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, August 10th 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…

Peach Festival

Sunday, August 11th from 11am-3pm It’s Peach Season in Grafton, Illinois and that means it is time for the great Peach Festival at Pere Marquette Lodge! The Festival takes place once a year at the historic landmark and attracts visitors from all over the region. From young children to those who have been sampling peaches for More…

Bullets in the Bathtub Mystery Dinner Theater

Friday, August 23rd at 6:30pm Welcome to the 1920’s where bathtubs were made for one thing only. To make gin! (Ok, maybe two things). Lot’s of gangsters are showing up at “Cherry’s Speakeasy” to talk about the turf war going on between the Corneolis and the Buttafuccos. Just when we think things are going to More…

Ladies Night Out

Friday, August 30th from 6pm-9pm You’re strong, independent, and the glue of the family! It’s only fair that we host an event just for you women! That’s right, our first ever Ladies Night Out! It’s going to be a shopping extravaganza with several local and unique vendors with samples and products to purchase. We will also More…

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, September 14th 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…

Wine Pairing Dinner

September 18th 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…

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…