Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Stained Glass Retreat

Sunday, March 26th 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

Clueless Mystery Dinner Theater 

Saturday, April 1st at 6:30pm Welcome to the 100th birthday party of Barnabus Baggs, the richest man in Baggs City. He’s a mean old fart and someone is here to end his endless bellowing. There’s more to this story than meets the eye in this classic Clue-like murder mystery dinner theater. Featuring kooky characters, angry …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, April 8th 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 …continue

Easter Sunday Brunch

Sunday, April 16th from 10am-5pm Spring is in the air at Pere Marquette Lodge and we are celebrating with our traditional Easter Brunch Buffet.  Bring the family and enjoy our delicious spread that is sure to satisfy.  Featuring made-to-order omelets, carving stations, traditional & unique selections of side dishes, salads and dessert including a banana’s foster station!  Join …continue

Mushroom Festival

Sunday, April 23rd from 11am-3pm It’s back!  The Mushroom Festival is returning to Pere Marquette Lodge and will be bigger than ever before.  Come listen to live music, browse venders, grab lunch in the restaurant, taste local wines and learn all there is to know about mushrooms.  The Great Morel Hunt will be held at 1pm (weather and …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, May 13th 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

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 14th from 10am-5pm Show Mom how much she means to you and take her to Pere Marquette Lodge on Mothers Day!  Come enjoy the scenic views from the terrace and dining room as you partake in our huge Mothers Day Brunch that offers a number of wonderful options to appease any palate.  Featuring made-to-order omelets, …continue

Cheese Wine Pairing Dinner

Wednesday, May 17th at 6:30pm Join us in the Lodge Restaurant for a gourmet dinner party like no other as we challenge our Chef to include the complex flavors of cheese in each delectable dish that is served. Then sip specialty wines chosen to compliment each of the four creative courses as you enjoy the excellent …continue

Stained Glass Retreat

Sunday, May 21st 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 …continue

Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair

Saturday, June 10th 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