Events at Pere Marquette

More Grafton Area Events

Stained Glass Retreat

Sunday, June 10th 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

Father’s Day Beer Garden

Sunday, June 17th from 12pm-4pm Happy Father’s Day St. Louis!  Bring your Daddy and meet us on the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a Beer Garden featuring live music, slow cooked BBQ pork steak sandwiches and, of course, beer! The Old Bakery Beer Company from Alton, will be joining us to showcase and serve their tasty …continue

Comic Book Killer Mystery Dinner Theater

Friday, June 22nd at 6:30pm Are you a super hero? Perhaps, you more closely align with a super villain? It doesn’t matter though because we’ve got room for both! Doctor Weevil is the definition of trouble and he’s out to create a ruckus. He is determined to shame both good and bad. We need YOUR …continue

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, July 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 …continue

American Beer Garden

Sunday, July 15th from 12pm-4pm We’re embracing the summer with a little American spirit. Don your stars and stripes for this fun day of music, by none other than The American Originals, good food, and of course, beer! Come out and have a good time with us! There is no admission fee and no reservations are needed …continue

Dinner with Elvis

Friday, July 20th 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

Paranormal Investigation

Friday, August 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

Wine Club Get-Together

Saturday, August 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

Peach Festival

Sunday, August 12th 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

Clueless Mystery Dinner Theater

Friday, August 17th at 6:30pm Welcome to the 100th birthday party of bazillionaire Barnabus Baggs! He’s a mean, old fart and it seems someone is fed up with him. There’s more to this story than meets the eye in this classic Clue-like murder mystery dinner theater. Featuring kooky characters, angry family members, vengeful business competitors, trampled …continue