Starved Rock Foundation

Calendar of Free Events at the Visitor Center 2017

Volunteer Led Interpretive Hikes most Saturdays & Sundays call VC for schedule - 815-667-4906

January 2017

  • 12/31/16 - New Year's Eve storytelling with Bill Myers at 1:30pm
  • January 1 - America's State Parks First Day Hike - Sunday; Meet at VC at 1pm
  • January 21 & 22 - Winter Wilderness Weekend Hikes at 9am & 1pm
  • January 28 & 29 - Eagle Watch Weekend View full schedule of events at www.illinoisaudubon.org

 

February 2017

  • February 4 & 5 - Cross Country Ski Weekend at Matthiessen State Park Dells Area - Meet at 9am & 1pm. Rentals available.
  • February 12 - Winter Drum Circle with Dave Peterson at 1:30pm
  • February 19 - Native Americans of the Starved Rock Historic Tribes presented by Foundation Historian Mark Walczynski at 1:30pm

March 2017

  • March 12 - Irish Storytelling with Bill Myers at 1:30pm
  • March 17 - Falconary with Rich Escuitia and his live hawks 1:30pm

 

April 2017

  • April 8 - Birds of Prey Live! at 11am & 1:00pm
  • April 22 Earth Day Hike - meet at VC at 11am - 2 hours
  • April 23 - Wildlife Prarie Park presents "Amazing Animals"at 1:30pm; native live critters!
  • April 29 & 30 - Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage Hikes at 9 am & 1pm

May 2017

  • May 6 - Migratory Bird Hike meet at VC at 7:30am - 2 hours
  • May 21 - Wildlife Prarie Park presents 'Reptiles & Amphibians" at 1:30pm
  • May 27 - SOAR - Birds of prey LIVE!!! See an eagle, owl, hawk up close & personal!11am & 1pm

June 2017

  • June 3 - National Trails Day - meet at VC at 10am for special hike to top of the Rock & French Canyon.
  • June 24 - CANCELLED - Kayaking

July 2017

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september 2017

  • Sept 2 - Birds of Prey Live! Programs at 11am & 1pm
  • Sept 16 - Autumn Migratory Bird Hike - Hike leaves VC at 8am - 2hrs

 

October 2017

  • October 21 & 22 - Fall Colors Weekend Hikes at 9, 10 or 11am
  • October 28 - Haunted Halloween Festivities: Luminary Lit Hikes leave VC at 5 & 6pm, Crafts for kids in the cabin from 5 - 7pm. Halloween storytelling for all in VC at 7pm.

 

November 2017

 

December 2017

  • Dec 30 - Holiday storytelling with Bill Myers at 1:30pm