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Pere Marquette State Park

All events listed are free of charge unless otherwise indicated.
For more information call 618-786-3323 ext 1.

EVENTS

With the exception of the Two Rivers Fishing Fair the events listed are hosted by The Lodge at Pere Marquette State Park.


Saturday, June 6, 2015
TWO RIVERS FAMILY FISHING FAIR
FREE
A family event held in celebration of National Fishing week and Illinois Free Fishing days. Fair goers will learn knot tying, fish identification, fish cleaning, casting, and many other skills. Games, activities, and learning stations for kids of all ages, including a 4,000 gallon aquarium stocked with local fish. Refreshments will be available. Children will receive an assortment of educational materials and a free prize. No license or fishing gear is needed.

EVENTS AT THE LODGE

Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center is the host of a variety of fun family events throughout the year.
For information about events at the Lodge please call 618-786-2331 ext 338.


WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER
Saturday, May 9, 2015

2 pm - 5 pm
Join in on the fun at the Mary Michelle Winery Tasting Room the second Saturday of each month and enjoy appetizers and wine tasting! Free for Wine Club Members. Not a Wine Club Member? No worries! It is easy to join and includes all kinds of benefits like discounts on lodging, dining and, of course, wine! $20 for a lifetime membership which includes a free commemorative Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Glass!


HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Join the Lodge in celebrating a creature full of mystery and beauty at Pere Marquette Lodge’s Hummingbird Festival. Watch as a Hummingbird Expert gently catches and bands hummingbirds and then releases them back into the wild. This might be your only chance to see a beautiful humming bird up close and calm enough to actually study. The event also features unique craft and art vendors, live music, wine tasting, children’s activities, and restaurant favorites. Visitors can also take a tour of the historic Lodge while at the Festival.
FREE


WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER
Saturday, June 13, 2015

2 pm - 5 pm
Join in on the fun at the Mary Michelle Winery Tasting Room the second Saturday of each month and enjoy appetizers and wine tasting! Free for Wine Club Members. Not a Wine Club Member? No worries! It is easy to join and includes all kinds of benefits like discounts on lodging, dining and, of course, wine! $20 for a lifetime membership which includes a free commemorative Pere Marquette Lodge Wine Glass!

  
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