Upcoming Events at The Sanfilippo Foundation
Events, News and Tour Opportunities
April 26 or May 3 - Docent Guided Tour
We get many requests for individual tickets for one of our 3-hour Docent-Guided Tours of the Collection. This tour includes two hours in the Sanfilippo Residence and one hour in the carousel pavilion with the Foundation Director as your tour guide. So, as a thank you for subscribing to our E-Newsletter, we are offering the following opportunities to purchase an individual ticket to a guided tour:
April 26 - Wednesday - 9:30 am
Cost is $25 per guest. Limited tickets; first come, come first served. Tickets only available through the Sanfilippo Foundation website, tickets will not be available at the door.
Come hear the story of the family and Collection, demonstrations of a variety of music machines, a mini-concert on the Mighty Wurlitzer and the history of the items in the carousel pavilion. There's a reason many folks have taken this tour more than a few times! It's educational and highly entertaining. These always sell out quickly, so don't delay.
We're sorry, but both tours are SOLD OUT. Please consider joining us for one of our other events.
May 20 at 1 PM or 6:30 PM - Sanfilippo Armed Forces Day Wurlitzer Concerts
Featuring Organist Dave Wickerham. Experience stirring, patriotic songs on the Mighty Wurlitzer showing off the spectacular side of the theater organ. Special Guest singer, Bass-Baritone William Powers, too, and discounted pricing for our E-Newsletter Subscribers. Last year these concerts sold out quickly, so don't delay!
Includes time to tour the Collection in the Residence. Join us for a grand tribute to our Veterans and Armed Service members.
Tickets cost $35 and will be sold online only - please, no phone calls.
Would you like to support our local veterans by donating tickets for them to come see the concert? Purchase additional tickets to donate using these links and Thank You for your support!
June 17, July 15, August 19 and September 9 - The Sanfilippo Summer Concert Series
The weather's warming up and that means it's time for the annual Summer Concert Series at the Sanfilippo Estate. Each year we bring you the finest musical entertainment from across the globe. Each concert is unique and something just a little out of the ordinary, always leaving you with the feeling that you've seen something special.
Join us for another one-of-a-kind experience this year and visit our Summer Concert page for more information.
July 30 - Midwest Mozart Festival Concert
For the last three years, the Sanfilippo Foundation has hosted this exceptionally talented Orchestra to rave reviews from attendees. We are proud to bring them back for a July 30th, Sunday afternoon Mozart performance in our intimate theater.
Doors open at 1:30 pm for touring, with the concert at 3:00 pm in the Sanfilippo Theater, followed by a visit to the Carousel Pavilion for a ride on the 1890 Eden Palais Carousel and more.
Visit the Midwest Mozart Festival page for more information and to purchase tickets.
August 5 - The Harp Twins in Concert at the Sanfilippo Estate
The Harp Twins, Camille and Kennerly Kitt, are recognized for their remarkable duet harp arrangements of songs by artists such as Guns N' Roses, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne Aerosmith, AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, Blue Oyster Cult, Scorpions, Eagles, The Police, Bon Jovi, Pink Floyd, U2, Journey, Billy Idol, The Beatles, Deep Purple, and many more, performed on classical and electric harps. The twins also arrange and perform TV and Movie Soundtrack, Anime, Video Game hits, and original songs.
Join us for a fascinating evening of music and hear their story. Classically trained in Harp, they have revolutionized the way harps are played and travel the world performing. They have filmed 6 videos at the Sanfilippo Estate and we are announcing this concert in conjunction with their latest video release, recently filmed at the Estate. View them at www.HarpTwins.com and www.youtube.com/user/CamilleandKennerly
Tickets are limited and must be pre-ordered. (No tickets will be available at the door). As a bonus, our doors will open at 6:30 pm for touring the Sanfilippo Collection in the Residence, followed by the 90-minute concert at 8 pm. After the concert, we'll open up the Carousel Pavilion and offer a "Meet & Greet" with Camille and Kennerly. You can ride the 1890 Eden Palais Carousel after the concert, too.
Tickets are only $35 each, because it's also a special fund raiser for Cuba Township Food Pantry. We are giving our guests the option to bring a nonperishable and non-expired food item to help out those in need. Drop off will be immediately inside our front doors. Here's a sample list of items always in need:
Chicken or Vegetable Broth -- Canned Fruit -- Healthy Snacks -- Baby Wipes -- Laundry Detergent.
Let's help the Cuba Township Food Pantry fill their shelves during a normally slow time for donations. Thank you.
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April 29 - Home of the Sparrow Fund raising Concert & Gala, with Organist Jelani Eddington, and dinner in the Carousel Pavilion
October 28 - Annual Sanfilippo Halloween Gala
December 8, 9, & 10 - Sanfilippo Christmas Concerts
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: firstname.lastname@example.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: email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.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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