Concert For Conservation 2017 Event and Ticketing Information


BACT’s annual fundraising event, Concert for Conservation, is right around the corner.  Join us on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm for this magical outdoor concert event at Under the Tall Oaks in Barrington HillsPack a delectable picnic and your favorite blanket & lawn chairs and relax in an atmosphere of live music and the outdoors with family and friends.

Musical entertainment will begin with Pat McKillen, local singer and songwriter and continue with a performance by the Don Cagen Orchestra.  We will also have children’s activities and a opportunity to sample beer from the new Flesk Brewery which recently opened in the Ice House Mall.  We will also have unique Raffle and Auction opportunities.  A 1964 Series IIA Land Rover, child size Tesla Model S car and a Off Roading Experience to name a few.  For more information on these items and more click here for AUCTION ITEMS and click here for RAFFLE ITEMS.

All roads lead to our exciting concert venue, so this year we will be offering a free “Toodle Through The Countryside” map (see below) for those of you interested in taking a drive past all of our beautiful preserves on your way to our event.  More information on the Toodle can be found below. 

Tickets for the concert are $85 per person 18 yrs. and older.  Children 17 and under are welcome at no charge.


Concert for Conservation Ticket

Countryside Toodle Rally


Join us for our 1st Countryside Toodle Rally!  New and Classic cars are welcome to participate.  It is free event and open to the public.  This is leisurely Toodle Drive through the Barrington countryside will take you past the BACT properties we protect.  The final destination will be the Concert For Conservation at “Under The Tall Oaks” in Barrington Hills.  The start of the Toodle will be at The White House in Barrington, 145 W. Main Street.  Please arrive promptly at 2:00pm to receive your map and instructions.

The Toodle will run from 2:00-3:00pm prior to the concert.  While the Toodle is free and the public is welcome to participate, tickets are needed to attend the Concert For Conservation.  Purchase your tickets here.