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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.


PERE MARQUETTE RENDEZVOUS
Saturday, September 6
, 2014

10 am - 5 pm
Riverfront area
Step back in time to the days when frontier fur trappers met with fur traders and buyers during this reenactment festival at Pere Marquette State Park. The annual Pere Marquette State Park Rendezvous will be a traditional Pre-1840 event with buckskinned re-enactors portraying primitive traders and campers. There will be period demonstrations, black powder and longbow shoots, camp music and food common to days on the Illinois frontier.
Free

For more information call 618-786-3323

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.

 
GERMAN BEER GARDEN
Sunday, September 7, 2014
2 pm - 6 pm
Ein Bier, bitte St. Louis! Join in on the fun on the terrace at Pere Marquette Lodge for a German Beer Garden. This event will be a celebration featuring a specialty German-made import as well as delicious German food with live German music. There will also be a selection of imports, micro-brewed and domestic beers, as well as exciting cocktails and frozen drinks. The Beer Garden at Pere Marquette is a wonderful place to spend a relaxing day filled with entertainment, a gorgeous view and an ambiance that cannot be found anywhere else in the St. Louis area.


WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER

Saturday, September 13, 2014
2 pm - 5 pm
Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center, 13653 Lodge Blvd.
Join in on the fun at the Mary Michelle Winery Tasting Room the second Saturday of each month and enjoy appetizers and wine tasting! This month's featured wine is Lindemans Sweet Red Bin 46! 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!
For more information call 618-786-2331 ext 338

 

Sunday, September 28, 2014
11 am - 3 pm

Set right in the heart of Illinois apple country, Pere Marquette Lodge is excited to celebrate a delicious staple in every American diet…apples. Whether they are green, red or a mixture of the two, apples will be the star of the day and Pere Marquette Lodge has plenty to celebrate. Apple Festival goers will also include river boat tours, historic Lodge tours, wine tasting, kids activities and restaurant favorites. Try your luck at the Apple Pie Walk and you could take home an Apple Pie of your very own. Proceeds will be donated to the Friends of Pere Marquette State Park Foundation. Visitors can also participate in a competitive Pumpkin Roll that features great prizes.

Free


WINE CLUB GET-TOGETHER
Saturday, October 11, 2014
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! This month's featured wine is Rocca Cerrina Moscato! 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!
For more information call 618-786-2331 ext 338

 

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