Upcoming Events at The Sanfilippo Foundation
Events, News and Tour Opportunities
May 25 - Sustainability Investment Forum
The Sanfilippo Foundation, in partnership The Klaas Group, UBS, and Vitality, is holding a forum designed to provide individuals with an opportunity to learn more about sustainable investing - including physical, emotional, and environmental sustainability topics. The Forum will benefit the Barrington Area Conservation Trust, which aims to "preserve our areas rare and exceptional open spaces for current and future generations." The participants in this Forum include UBS (Global Sustainable Equity Strategy), VITALITY GROUP (Business Global Health Initiatives), and TESLA MOTORS (Test drives and rides available).
This Forum includes two options for speaking sessions, morning (11 am) and afternoon (2 pm), lunch, and touring of the Sanfilippo Collection. Keynote Speakers include: Stephen Freedman - Executive Director UBS Financial Services; Bruno Bertocci - Senior Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, UBS; Derek Yach - Chief Health Officer, Vitality Group; Ross Fumagalli - Regional Sales Manager, Tesla Motors; Lisa Woolford, Executive Director of Barrington Area Conservation Trust. For more information email Karoline O'Connor at Karoline.firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 847-277-2165. You must register to attend this special event.Click here for more information on the Sustainability Forum.
***JUST ADDED*** June 17 & 18 -- 16th Annual Barrington Country Garden & Antique Faire
Presented by Hands of Hope Charity. Proceeds benefit Children in Africa.
Enjoy three local garden properties (including the Sanfilippo Estate and Carousel Pavilion), a French Market, and more. Click on this link: www.handsofhopeonline.org to watch a video and to purchase tickets to this unique event.
June 26 - 6th Annual Illinois Railway Museum Steam Department Concert at the Sanfilippo Estate - 1 pm
This benefit event includes time to explore the Sanfilippo Collection in the home, a live organ concert with organist Dave Calendine, including a short silent-film, raffles and auctions featuring throttle time on the 1630 Locomotive (see image), and a visit to the Carousel Pavilion.
Proceeds benefit the Illinois Railway Museum in Union, IL. Tickets can be purchased on the Railway Museum Website. Come on out and assist this great historical museum keep their collection strong.
July 31 - Midwest Mozart Festival Concert
For the last two years, the Sanfilippo Foundation hosted this exceptionally talented Orchestra, to rave reviews from attendees. With a fresh new name, Midwest Mozart Festival, and new plans for outreach - including student scholarships, we are proud to bring them back for a July 31, Sunday afternoon Mozart performance in our intimate theater.
Doors open at 1:30 pm for touring, with the concert at 3:00 pm.
Visit the Midwest Mozart Festival page for more information.
SUMMER 2016 CONCERT SERIES TICKET SALES ARE NOW AVAILABLE.
Visit our Summer Concert Series page for the full line up and to purchase tickets.
Return to this webpage often for an update of our events open to the public. You can also join our E-Newsletter List (below) and be among the first to receive notice of all our events, and how to obtain tickets.
Visiting the Sanfilippo Estate
The Sanfilippo Estate is a private residence not open to the general public except through pre-arranged charity events and pre-arranged group tours of 40 or more guests, and a limited number of corporate events. Interested groups may contact the Foundation Director by email: email@example.com for more information. We do not offer the Estate for weddings, wedding related activities, nor children's parties.
Special Events (concerts, gala fundraisers) can be arranged for Charity Organizations and Corporate Groups. Email the Sanfilippo Foundation Director: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a contact phone number.
Tour Groups: 3-Hour, Docent-Guided Tours of the Sanfilippo Collection are available for groups of 40 or more. Send an email to: email@example.com. Please include the name of your group and a contact phone number.
Individuals looking to visit the Estate are encouraged to find a group (such as your local libraries, park districts, senior centers, etc.) who can put together the required minimum for one of our 3-hour Docent-Guided Tours and then have the organization contact the Foundation Director; or you can visit one of the websites of the charities holding events at the Estate (links provided) and obtain tickets to an event listed; or you can attend a Sanfilippo Foundation event -- all are updated regularly on this website. We also encourage individuals to sign up for our E-Newsletter. On occasion, we offer individual tickets to a guided tour to our E-Newsletter subscribers. Our preference for initial contact is by email.
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