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  Welcome To Utica----The Gateway To Starved Rock
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Date(s): 1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014
Address: Utica & The Illinois Valley Area
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Village Of Utica
815-667-4111
[email protected]
Description:

        WELCOME TO THE      
VILLAGE OF NORTH UTICA
    CALENDAR OF EVENTS...





(Photo Courtesy of Kathy Casstevens-Jasiek)

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For LaSalle County Tourism Information Visit....
www.enjoylasallecounty.com

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Senior Citizens...
Visit the Starved Rock State Park site just for Seniors:
www.starvedrockseniors.com
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For further information click on TOURISM INFO on the left 
---OR---
For our EVENT CALENDAR...just scroll down.

  Music in the Back Door Lounge--Dec 2014
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Date(s): 12/19/2014 - 12/26/2014
Address: Starved Rock State Park Lodge Back Door Lounge
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

 

  Breakfast With Santa
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Date(s): 12/20/2014
Address: Starved Rock State Park Lodge
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

  Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Holiday Specials
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 1/3/2015
Address: 2643 N. ILL Rt 178
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort
866-399-3866
Description:

  Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort December Specials
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/25/2014
Address: 2643 N. ILL Rt 178
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort
866-399-3866
Description:


  Guided Winter Hikes At Starved Rock State Park
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 3/29/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:


  Hegeler Carus Mansion Family Tours
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Date(s): 12/20/2014
Address: Hegeler Carus Mansion---1307 7th St.
LaSalle,IL 
Contact Info: Hegeler Carus Foundation
815-224-5895
Description:

  Hegeler Carus Mansion Tours
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/31/2014
Address: 1307 7th St.
LaSalle,IL 61301
Contact Info: Hegeler Carus Foundation
815-224-6543
Description:


www.hegelercarus.org 

  Historic Trolley Tours 2014 Schedule
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/28/2014
Address: Utica, Starved Rock State Park, ILL Waterway Visitor Center
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:


  Holiday Vignettes At The Mansion
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Date(s): 12/20/2014
Address: Hegeler Carus Mansion---1307 7th St.
La Salle,IL 61301
Contact Info: Hegeler Carus Foundation
815-224-6543
Description:

  LaSalle County Historical Society Museum
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/31/2014
Address: 101 E. Canal St.
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: LaSalle Co Historical Soc Museum
815-667-4861
[email protected]
Description:

SPECIAL WINTER HOURS DURING MOVING
Open Only Jan 17-18, Jan 24-25, Feb 14-15 

  Mendota Museums
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/15/2014
Address: P.O. Box 433
Mendota,IL 61342
Contact Info: Mendota Museum & Historical Society
815-539-3373
Description:


  Ottawa Historical And Scouting Heritage Museum
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/29/2014
Address: 110 Canal Museum
Ottawa,IL 61350
Contact Info: Ottawa Scouting Museum
815-431-9353
Description:



Ottawa Historical
&
Scouting Heritage Museum

Thursday - Monday 10am - 4pm
Closed Holidays

Scouting memorabilia and mementos of W.D. Boyce, founder of
the American
Scouting movement, fill this museum. The museum
also sponsors a variety of
activities for youths throughout the
year. A series of hiking trails, with maps and
directions available
at the museum are available to anyone interested in hiking,
nature and history. The Scouting museum also presents
permanent exhibit, "Lord Robert Baden - Powell Memorabilia".
This
exhibit relates to the military and scouting career of Baden -
Powell. It features many
one of a kind items that can only be
viewed here at the Scouting Museum!
Graciously donated by Ken
Kittelberger from Columbia, Maryland.


$3.00 per
adult/$2.00 per child.

WWW.OTTAWASCOUTINGMUSEUM.ORG

  Reddick Mansion Tours
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/31/2014
Address: 100 W. Lafayette St.
Ottawa,IL 61350
Contact Info: Reddick Mansion
815-433-6100
Description:

Reddick Mansion Tours

The Reddick Mansion was built in
1858 for the then-costly
sum of $25,000. Mr. Reddick served as a state senator.
Mr.
Stephen A. Douglas was one of the many politicians
entertained at the Reddick’s'
home.

This mansion has been restored to its original splendor
and is open for tours!

  Santa Is Coming To Town
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Date(s): 12/20/2014
Address: Throughtout Utica & Utica Twp Community Bldg
,IL 
Contact Info: Utica Fire Dept
815-667-4113
Description:


  Starved Rock Carriage Tours
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/31/2014
Address: 100 E. Canal Street
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Dan Sampson
312-266-7878
[email protected]
Description:

  Starved Rock State Park-Art In The Park Woodcarvings
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/31/2014
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-667-4211 Ext.386
Description:



Photos by Kathy Casstevens

"Art in the Park"
Masterful Chainsaw Carvings

24/7-365: throughout the year

A FREE art exhibit in nature. Pick up an "Art in the Park" brochure
at the registration desk of the Lodge Lobby or in the brochure rack
of the Great Hall and set out on a journey of discovery.
30 masterful chainsaw carvings representing wildlife, Native
American subjects and even Abe Lincoln can be found throughout
the Lodge grounds. Many of the outdoor carvings were created
from IDNR-approved trees on site.
 
Make a game of it with your kids, your friends, or your colleagues
or use the opportunity as a teaching tool for your students.

  Take A Hike---And A Lunch---At Starved Rock State Park
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/28/2014
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:


Saturdays & Sundays
Year 'round!
Photos by Kathy Casstevens Jasiek

Join us for a guided hike from the Lodge to LaSalle and Tonti Canyons.
Participants meet in the Hotel Lobby to pick up a lunch and a
“Starved Rock” backpack. Hikers will stop for lunch once they reach
LaSalle Canyon. After lunch, the hike continues to Eagles Cliff and
 Lover’s Leap. The tour concludes at the Lodge about 2:00pm.


 Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear.
 Hike will be approximately 4 ½ miles round trip.
 Lunch includes your choice of turkey, ham or peanut butter and jelly;
 bag of chips; freshly-baked cookie; piece of fruit; and a bottle of water.


  Trolley Christmas Lights Tours
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/23/2014
Address: Utica, LaSalle, Peru & Oglesby
,IL 
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

  Wine Tasting At Starved Rock
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Date(s): 12/20/2014 - 12/27/2014
Address: Starved Rock State Park Lodge Cafe
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

  Starved Rock Photography Club
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Date(s): 12/27/2014
Address: Meet At Starved Rock Lodge East Parking Lot
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: J. Pienta
815-220-7386
Description:

  New Year's Eve Party At Starved Rock Lodge
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Date(s): 12/31/2014
Address: Starved Rock State Park Lodge
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

  Starved Rock Foundation Calendar Of Events 2015
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Date(s): 1/1/2015 - 10/18/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Foundation
815-667-4906
Description:

  Bald Eagle Trolley Tours
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Date(s): 1/3/2015 - 2/28/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park & IL Waterway Visitor Center
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

  Romance In The Park Bridal Expo
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Date(s): 1/4/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park Lodge
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

  Starved Rock Walkers' Club
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Date(s): 1/8/2015 - 12/31/2015
Address: Meet At Starved Rock State Park Lodge Lobby
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

Starved Rock Walkers' Club


  Wine Tasting And Cooking Class At August Hill Winery
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Date(s): 1/8/2015 - 12/10/2015
Address: 106 Mill Street
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: August Hill Winery
815-667-5211
[email protected]
Description:


  Sled Dog Demos
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Date(s): 1/11/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:



For information call Starved Rock Lodge at 815-220-7386

  Storytellers Guild at the Mansion
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Date(s): 1/13/2015 - 12/8/2015
Address: Hegeler Carus Mansion---1307 7th St.
LaSalle,IL 61301
Contact Info: Hegeler Carus Foundation
815-224-5895
Description:

  Winter Wilderness Weekend
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Date(s): 1/17/2015 - 1/18/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
800-868-7625
Description:

  Eagle Watch Weekend
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Date(s): 1/24/2015 - 1/25/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park & IL Waterway Visitor Center
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:


For information call 815-220-7386

  Sled Dog Demo
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Date(s): 2/1/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:



For information call Starved Rock Lodge at 815-220-7386

  Weber House And Garden Tours
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Date(s): 4/1/2015 - 10/31/2015
Address: 1503 Baker St.
Streator,IL 61364
Contact Info: Weber House
815-672-8327
Description:


The Weber House and Garden
is open 7 days a week
From 10:00am To 5:00pm / April through October
No appointments needed!

Admission
Call 815-672-8327 for admission prices.

Please allow an hour and a half for the visit to the
Weber House and Gardens.
Large groups are welcome, for large tour information
please call ahead.

The Weber House is located at 1503 Baker St. in Streator, IL
For more information visit our Web-Site...
www.weberhouseandgarden.com
For reservations please phone (815) 672-8327

  Rt. 34 Drive-In Threatre
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Date(s): 4/3/2015 - 10/31/2015
Address: Located On Rt. 34
Earlville,IL 
Contact Info: Rt. 34 Drive-In
815-246-9700
Description:

  Utica Township Senior Citizens Day
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Date(s): 4/7/2015 - 12/1/2015
Address: Utica Twp Community Bldg---Church & Mill Streets
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Utica Twp Community Bldg Managers
815-667-4247
Description:

  Wildflower Pilgrimage At Starved Rock
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Date(s): 4/25/2015 - 4/26/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-667-4211
Description:

WILDFLOWER PILGRIMAGE
at
Starved Rock State Park


Come & enjoy the beautiful flowers in the Park.

For information call: 815-667-4211

  Canal Boat And Trolley Tours
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Date(s): 5/1/2015 - 10/30/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park & LaSalle Canal Boat
Utica & LaSalle,IL 
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:


May through October

Time: 11:00am-3:00pm

Call 815-220-7386 for Prices


Join us for a history tour that Starved Rock Lodge has to offer. Start off with a delicious Hot Lunch Buffet in the rustic dining room at Starved Rock Lodge. Next, board one of our trolleys for a ride to our State Park’s Visitor Center. Your trolley will also take you on a relaxing ride to the New Canal Boat located in LaSalle. Step back in time with period dressed interpreters on this 1-hour mule-pulled canal boat ride.

  I and M Canal Mule Pulled Boat Rides
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Date(s): 5/1/2015 - 10/31/2015
Address: I & M Canal
La Salle,IL 61301
Contact Info: Lock 16 Center
815-220-1848
[email protected]
Description:

  Midwest Morel Fest
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Date(s): 5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015
Address: Jordan Block--ILL Rt 23 & W. Main St
Ottawa,IL 61350
Contact Info: Ottawa Visitors Center
815-434-2737
Description:

  Dinner And Evening Cruise
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Date(s): 6/1/2015 - 9/28/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park & Illinois River
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

DINNER & EVENING CRUISE
5:30p.m.-8:00p.m.
Mondays and Thursdays
June through September

Board a Starved Rock Lodge Trolley and travel to
the “Belle of the Rock” an authentic paddle wheel
boat.  For a leisurely cruise on the picturesque
Illinois River.
 

After the cruise the trolley will bring you back to the Lodge where you will enjoy a special dinner served with cheesecake.
  For Prices & 
reservations
call 815-220-7386

  Land And Water Cruises
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Date(s): 6/1/2015 - 9/30/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park & Illinois River
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:


June-September

Mondays...11am
Wednesdays...11am
Saturdays...9:30am & 11am
Includes Lunch in Dining Room
& Trolley Ride
Call for Prices
800-868-7625  Ext. 386

Tour will include a relaxing trolley ride, hot lunch
at Starved Rock Lodge in our rustic Dining Room,
and a leisurely, 1-hour river cruise on the historic
“Belle of the Rock”, an authentic paddle wheel boat.
  There is minimum walking and restrooms are available
throughout the tour. 

  Music Of The River Cruise And Tour
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Date(s): 6/2/2015 - 9/29/2015
Address: Illinois River
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

Music of the River Cruise and Tour
Available Tuesdays only, June-September

$42.00 per Adult
$37.00 per Child

10:45am
Live Music


Meet us in the Starved Rock Lodge’s Great Hall for check in
and to receive your lunch.  You will board a trolley to take you
to the Belle of the Rock, an authentic paddle wheel boat.
 
Aboard the boat you will hear and enjoy the history of many
river songs, such as Proud Mary, Alabama’s Tennessee River
and Credence Clearwater Revival’s Green River.  After the
1 ½ hour lunch cruise you will re-board the trolley for a
historic tour with stops at the State Park Visitor Center
and the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center.
 

  Wilderness Wednesdays
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Date(s): 6/3/2015 - 8/26/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park Fox Ridge Area
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starve Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

  Back Door Lounge And Veranda Live Entertainment
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Date(s): 6/5/2015 - 9/26/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park Lodge Back Door Lounge & Veranda
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starve Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:


From June Through September
Friday & Saturday Nights
8pm to 11pm
No Cover Charge

  Saturday Night Storytelling At Fox Ridge
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Date(s): 6/6/2015 - 10/31/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park Fox Ridge Area
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:

  Canal Antique and Flea Market
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Date(s): 6/7/2015 - 9/6/2015
Address: 208 Clark Street
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: LaSalle County Historical Society
815-667-4861
Description:

  Cruise Night
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Date(s): 6/12/2015
Address: LaSalle St---Downtown
Ottawa,IL 61350
Contact Info: LaSalle Co Cruisers--Mike
815-228-4083
Description:

  Heritage Tractor Tour
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Date(s): 6/12/2015 - 6/14/2015
Address: Heritage Corridore Area
,IL 
Contact Info: Heritage Corridore
866-687-2286
Description:

  Trolley Fall Colors Tours
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Date(s): 10/3/2015 - 10/31/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
815-220-7386
Description:


  Burgoo Festival
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Date(s): 10/11/2015
Address: Downtown
Utica,IL 61373
Contact Info: La Salle County Historical Society
815-667-4861
Description:


Photo by Kathy Casstevens

Sunday....October 11, 2015
Vendors, Food, Music
& much more.

"You gotta try the stew"

For more information Call
815-667-4861

  Fall Colors Weekend
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Date(s): 10/17/2015 - 10/18/2015
Address: Starved Rock State Park
Utica,IL 61374
Contact Info: Starved Rock Lodge
800-868-7625
Description: