Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair

Saturday, June 11th from 10:00am-4pm Join us for a day of free angling activities with lots educational fun for the whole family.  Take on knot tying, fish identification, fish cleaning, casting and win some great prizes! Then check out the 4,000 gallon aquarium stocked with many of the fish found in the Illinois River, cast a line …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, June 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

Death of a Blackheart Mystery Dinner Theater 

Friday, June 17th at 6:30pm ARRRRRG!!!!! Swab ye deck, raise ye mast and do ye hokey pokey!  And look out for that famous pirate, Captain Jack Blackheart! He’s a scurvy seadog if my eye ever seed one! Join us for an exciting evening of murder, mystery and pirates at our Mystery Dinner Theater, where ye can be …continue

Bluesy Beer Garden

Sunday, June 19th from 12pm-4pm Happy Father’s Day St. Louis!  Bring your Daddy and meet us on the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a Bluesy Beer Garden featuring live blues music, slow cooked BBQ pork steak sandwiches and Shlafly Beer!  This St. Louis institution is proud to be part of Missouri’s largest locally owned independent brewery. There …continue

Meet the Beatles Sunset Tribute Concert 

Friday, June 24th from 7pm – 11pm Step back in time to a live Beatles concert as Meet the Beetles recreates the look, sound, and atmosphere of the Fab Four with tunes such as She Loves You and I Want To Hold Your Hand. Then travel to the psychedelic sixties with Sgt Pepper and Revolution.  This …continue

Hummingbird Festival

Sunday, June 26th from 11am – 3pm Join us for this fun, free, and educational event and learn about the mysteries of the hummingbird.  Participate in interactive exhibits, check out our documentary and learn the ins and outs of hummingbird life from a local expert. Then shop unique craft vendors and artisans, enjoy live music, grab lunch …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, July 9th 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

Stained Glass Retreat

Sunday, July 17th from 9:30am to 6pm Join us for a beginner stained glass retreat and learn the art of stained glass from an Alton Legend.  Artist and owner of Alton Stained Glass Works, Lynne Ulett, will be guiding beginners through glass cutting, grinding, foiling, and soldering.  Work at your own pace to complete a unique stained glass …continue

Dinner with Elvis 

Friday, July 22nd 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,” …continue

Beer Garden & Fish Fry

Sunday, July 24th from 12pm-4pm Featuring live bluegrass music, delicious fried fish and Green Jack Ales.  Green Jack Ales are well-known for their “hoppy character”. With malted wheat and barley, traditional English cone hops are blended with hops from the New World in generous proportions to give the ales floral, citrus and fruity aromas. No entry fees …continue