Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

A Fistful of Hollers Dinner Theater 

Friday, June 23rd at 6:30pm Welcome to the town of Dry Gulp located right in the heart of the Old West. This town has lots of problems and the biggest one is Nasty Nate (the local bad guy). Gee, hope no one riles him up, no telling what’ll happen! Join us for an exciting evening …continue

Paranormal Investigation

Friday, June 30th 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

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, July 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 receive …continue

Parrothead Beer Garden

Sunday, July 16th from 12pm-4pm Are you ready for a cheeseburger in paradise? Don’t waste away in Margaritaville, plan your brief escape from the Midwest and join us for a Beer Garden celebrating everything Jimmy Buffett. Featuring a live music, cheeseburgers and beer! No entry fees or reservations are taken for this event but seating is …continue

Dinner with Elvis 

Friday, July 21st 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

Stained Glass Retreat

Sunday, July 23rd 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

Death of a Blackheart Dinner Theater 

Friday, August 4th 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 …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, August 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 …continue

Peach Festival

Sunday, August 13th 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 …continue

Cajun Beer Garden

Sunday, August 27th from 12pm-4pm Welcome to the Cajun Beer Garden and Laissez les bons temps rouler St. Louis!  Join us on the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a Cajun Beer Garden and let the good times roll.  Featuring live cajun music, a creole crawfish boil and of course, beer!    No entry fees or reservations are taken for …continue