We invite you to join us at
BAGPIPES & BONFIRE
Sunday, September 25, 2022 


Middlefork Farm Nature Preserve
4:00-7:00 p.m.


Rain or shine ~ Tartans optional

Patrons, Order of the Tartans and Grand Tartans (Reservations taken through Friday, September 9)
We hope you will consider supporting and joining us this year at one of our patron levels and enjoy a festive picnic dinner provided by LFOLA. Reservations and benefits are in detail below.

General Admission Reservations available on August 1

General Admission Reservations (Reservations available through Wednesday, September 21)
Our general admission guests will have a Ravinia-style picnic and bring their own food, refreshments, chairs and blankets to enjoy the festivities on the field. We'll bring the bagpipes and bonfire! 

Members: $50/adult, $25/child ages 6-17, 5 & under free
Non-members and Day of walk-in: $75/adult, $35/child ages 6-17, 5 & under free

Celebrate this fall tradition with games, music, donuts and entertainment for all. Feel the warmth of the community bonfire and gather to watch the procession of the marching pipers on the field!

Please join us as a Patron and enjoy a gourmet picnic dinner provided by LFOLA. Or pack a BYO dinner and refreshments and be a part of the community picnic.

Proceeds from Bagpipes & Bonfire support LFOLA’s mission to connect all to nature through outreach and land stewardship.

We are no longer offering online reservations to the event. Please note, that we are taking Day of event walk-in: $75/adult, $35/child ages 6-17, 5 & under free.

Bring a little LFOLA home to you. Visit our Bagpipes & Bonfire live auction!

PURCHASE NOW! Bagpipes & Bonfire Gift and other Underwriting Opportunities

Please email events@lfola.org or call 847.234.3880 x17 for further information or for sponsorship opportunities.

Please note that general admission has changed to a Ravinia-style picnic on the field. Bring your own food, refreshments, chairs and blankets to enjoy the festivities. If you'd prefer to pick up a picnic dinner on your way to the field "think locally"

We hope you will consider supporting and joining us this year at a patron level as detailed below (Reservations taken through Friday, September 9):

• Bring your own chairs and blankets and enjoy 4 gourmet picnic dinners and a bottle of wine;
• You are welcome to bring your own refreshments;
• 1 preferred parking pass;
• Up to 4 additional tickets available at a discounted price;
• Professional family photo taken at the event;
• Patron listing in the event program and on our website.

• All of the above plus; access to a reserved special tented seating area with a signature full bar;
• 6 gourmet picnic dinners;
• Up to 6 additional tickets available at a discounted price.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY! Please email events@lfola.org or call 847.234.3880 x17 for availability.

• All of the above plus; individual reserved tented seating area with an exclusive Scotch tasting bar;
• A Grand Tartan bar to enjoy the drinks of your choice; 
8 gourmet dinners delivered to your tent in a picnic basket;
1 additional preferred parking pass (for a total of 2);
• Up to 8 additional dinners available for purchase per tent at a discounted price.

Grand Tartans ($7,500+)
Anne and Stephen Bent
Court and Kristin Carruthers
The Claeys Family
The J. F. DePree Family
Sue Dixon
Connie and Tom Duckworth
Stephanie and John Harris


Genevieve Hillis and Brian Kocinski and Family
The Hunter Family
Ann and Greg Jones
Jamee and Michael Kane
Knauz Auto Group
John and Paula Lillard
Diana and David Moore


The Paul Moore Family
Blair and Becky Nagel
Negaunee Foundation
Northern Trust
Packaging Corporation of America
Mr. and Mrs. Hartley Rogers
Maryann and Tom Wells

Order of the Tartans ($1,700+)
Anonymous 
Mark and Charlotte Ahern
Steve and Meg Barnhart
Jean Bauman
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Bowen
Dennis and Maureen Brown
Devon and Yvonne Bruce
Marina Carney
Challenger Family
George and Alexandra Covington
Winnie and Bob Crawford
Sylvia and Toby Davis
Nancy and Ron Fletcher
The Foley Family 


Katie and Matt Frekko
Mark and Susan Goodman
Mark and Mary Hoffman
Anne Hunting 
Mr. and Mrs. Ned Jessen
Dawn Kirsch 
Joan Boughton and Henry Kleeman
The Robert G. Knight, Jr. Family
Alan and Anne Lerner
Mariani Landscape
Susan and Phil Merlin
Susan and Bob Morrison
Matt and Janet Nagel
North Shore Gas


CJ and Heather Oates
Mary and Robert Pasquesi
Price Insurance
Robin and Timm Reynolds
Rother Family
The Rubinstein & Thuente Families
Rukavina Trade Consultants, Inc. 
Melanie and Mike Rummel
Linda Shields
Nancy and Adrian Smith
Amanda & Travis Szwast
Alex and April Tompsidis 
Tricia and Dick Wood
Alain and Barbara Wood-Prince

Patrons ($750+)
Steve and Mary Baer
Caroline and John Ballantine
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Beidler III
Jackson D. Brown
Ray Buschmann
Lynn and Patrick Canning
John Cialone and David Seleb
The Clifton Family
Charlie and Nicole Cooper
Michael J. Curcio
John and Jill Danaher
Melody and Shahab Fatheazam
Stephen Fletcher & Joe Sanson
Gina and Daniel Frank
Gay and Otto Georgi
Jim and Louise Glasser


Gay Grumhaus
Hirs Family 
Elizabeth and Harold Jenkins
The Karahalios Family
Alisa Kart
Thomas Keim
Avery and David Keller
Margaret and Jonathan Kelley
Sarah and Chuck Lamphere
Rob and Kitty Lansing
Caroline and Marty Masterson
Cathy and Joe McGowan
Mark and Lori McLaughlin
Sean and Rachel McMahon
Matt Pannier
Col. Lewis M. and Dr. Sherryanne Porter


Bruce A. Reid
Santi and Laabs Families
Debbie and Mark Saran
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schumacher
Scotty Searle 
John and Susan Sentell
Jill and Leif Soderberg
George and Pat Stone/Hill & Stone Insurance Agency
Sophie and Jon Twichell
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Uihlein
William Vance
Mrs. Henry P. Wheeler
The Wolds and The Frasers
Marie and Andrew Woods
Susan and Stephen Wright
Robin and Mike Zafirovski

Other Gifts
Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Greene
Mr. and Mrs. Mike MacDougal


Elizabeth McKenna
Anna and Bryan O'Connor


Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Oline
Andy and Betsy Rosenfield

Special Thanks
All Saints Chicago
American Legion McKinlock Post 264
Associate Board of Lake Forest Open Lands
Rev. Luke Back 
Hollis Blume 
Charlie and Calvine Bowen 
Robert Boyle
City of Lake Forest
Nancy and Peter Clemens
Matty Price Collins


Msgr. Dempsey
Spencer DePree and Family
Jennifer Forestierre
Gay and Otto Georgi and Family
Augie Hoffmann and Family
Joy Hurd
Jennifer Karras Photography
Lake Bluff Brewery
Lake Forest Montessori
Susie and Toby Lees


Mariani Landscape
Dr. Mark Mass 
Kristin and Ryan McCain
Oakwood Cleaners
​Riley O'Neil
George Pandaleon
Ravinia Brewing Co.
Rev. Clint Roberts
Sidney Services
Trickster Cultural Center

Many Thanks to Our Volunteers
Gail E. Anderson
Terry Anderson 
Lisa Carlson
Mary T. Christel 
Nancy Clemens
Peter Clemens
Alex Close
Chris Close
Spencer DePree
Dan Elsass
Don Fawcett
Adrienne Fawcett
Ruth Fireside
William J. Fireside
Jon Flusser


Sharon Gaske 
Toby Georgi
Sarah Georgi
Greg Gibson
Thomas Gotlund
Collin Harty
Cheryl J. Kelly 
Marcy Kerr
Stew Kerr
Seemin Khan 
Derek Leggitt
Matthew Leggitt
Nick London
Tim London
Debbie Magee
Mark Oline


Rebecca Oline
Sara Pickus
Louis Pickus
Mac Prom
Jeri Prybell
Beth Shadur
Emma Sheridan
Michelle Taubenese
Chris Taubenese
Melissa Thoman
Carrie Van Eyck
John Van Eyck
Marie Woods
Andy Woods
Heather Wright
Andy Wright

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