Upcoming Events at The Sanfilippo Foundation

Events, News and Tour Opportunities

Harp Twins

September 27 - Angel Songs Gala: A Night at the Moulin Rouge

Benefitting the Little Angels Center for Exceptional Care. This is a Black-Tie Optional event that includes dinner and drinks. Afterwards, enjoy touring the Collection, bid at our auctions and enter the raffles.

Special guest performers, The Harp Twins, will be there. Come on out and support this great organization.

Tickets are available on the Little Angels website.

Arden Shore Child

Evening of Elegance - October 11, 2014

Please join us as we celebrate 116 years of Rebuilding Children's Lives.

Dinner, silent and live auctions, and a tour of the magnificent home and Music Room.

Entertainment featuring the Beatles Tribute band - American English.

Proceeds from this event supports Arden Shore's mission of Rebuilding Children's Lives.

For Sponsorship Opportunities or to order advance tickets, call Bob Payton at 847-623-1730 ext. 127 or email bpayton@ardenshore.com.

Arden Shore Child

Casa Italia - October 12, 2014

Please join:

Hon. Stefania Giannini, Italian Education Minister
Hon. Renato G Turano, Senator of the Italian Republic
H.E. Adriano Monti, Consul General of Italy

For a Special Concert at the Place de la Musique to benefit the AP Program at Casa Italia (under the auspices of the Italian Consulate)

House Tour starts at 2pm, Concert begins at 3 pm. After the concert, stay for Wine and Cheese, along with the Golden Strings strolling Violinists.

To order tickets and/or to inquire about Sponsorship Opportunities, visit the Casa Italia website at www.casaitaliachicago.net/events/ or email italianlanguage@casaitaliachicago.org.

Silent Film 2014

Halloween Silent Film & Costume Party - October 25, 2014

It's time for the Annual Sanfilippo Foundation Silent Film & Roaring 20s Gala!

This event is our most popular event every year. We begin at 5 pm with an hour of "open house" touring of the Collection, followed at 6 pm with this year's silent film, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (1920) with Organist Jelani Eddington on the Mighty Wurlitzer.

After the silent film at 7:30 pm, everyone heads over to the Carousel Pavilion for drinks, dinner, carousel rides, and dancing to our live band, Tryst, featuring Typhanie Monique.

Buy tickets early, this always sells out quickly! Visit the Halloween Gala page for information..


***2014 Christmas Concerts - December 5, 6, & 7, 2014

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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: director@sanfilippofoundation.org 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: director@sanfilippofoundation.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: info@sanfilippofoundation.org. 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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