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Northshore Baconfest

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

| Advance Ticket Purchase Required

April 26, 2014
5-8 pm

Historic Wagner Farm Heritage Center
1510 Wagner Rd
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 657-1506

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 This event has been sold out!

Spend a “sizzling” evening on the farm as chefs from many of the North Shore’s best restaurants serve up tastings of imaginative bacon creations!

This delicious evening (limited to adults 18 and older) will also include “a side” of live music, a cash bar (soft drinks included in ticket price), and an array of clever and unique bacon-related merchandise available for purchase.

General Admission: $55 – includes event entry from 6-8 pm, sample-sized portions of all bacon dishes, soft drinks and live music. SORRY, ALL GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD OUT!

VIP Admission: $75 – in addition to the above, those who purchase a VIP ticket will be admitted an hour early (5 pm), receive a Northshore Baconfest “gift” bag filled with discount coupons and goodies from participating restaurants and sponsors. SORRY, ALL VIP TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD OUT!

Come to Historic Wagner Farm for a celebration of farming, bacon, and the local restaurants that use and appreciate this crispy meat treat.

Click on the button below to purchase General Admission tickets.

General Admission-baconfest

Northshore Baconfest Gratefully Acknowledges Our Sponsors

Bluefire Art  Design

Lloyd & Kathryn Bettis Foundation

Bacon generously provided by Oscar Mayer, a Kraft Foods brand.

Participating Restaurants

Catered by Design

Morton Grove

Maier’s Bakery

Morton Grove

Egg Harbor Café


Real Urban BBQ

Highland Park
Vernon Hills

Blue Grass Restaurant

Highland Park

Foodstuffs: Gourmet Food & Catering


White Eagle Banquets
& Restaurant


Sweety Pies Bakery


Bravo Cucina


La Taquiza


Jolane’s Restaurant
& Bar


Captain’s Quarters


Toasty Cheese
Mobile Eatery


Sweets & Treats Ice Cream Parlor


Eddie Merlot’s



Hoof & Feather

Sheekar Delights


Dickey’s Barbecue Pit


TK’s Smoke Pit



More restaurants to come. Watch this space for updates.

Musical Entertainment Provided by Sunny Side Up

All Proceeds Benefit:

Friends of Wagner Farm
Friends of Wagner Farm is a 501 (c) (3) organization which supports Historic Wagner Farm in its mission of providing visitors with memorable educational experiences about agriculture and its history. Previous Farm projects in which Friends has played a role include the building of the $3 million Heritage Center, cornerstone funding of the inner-city outreach trailer and lead sponsorship of the Glenview Farmers Market food stamp acceptance program. Please help us continue to support the great programs at Historic Wagner Farm by joining us at Baconfest.

Historic Wagner Farm Mission
To promote an educational and memorable experience through programs and site visits that ignite the imagination, inspire our visitors, and preserve our local agricultural history.

When you visit Historic Wagner Farm, you learn where your food comes from. You gain appreciation for the hard work that goes into running a farm and for the food that ends up on your plate.


April 26, 2014
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Advance Ticket Purchase Required
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Historic Wagner Farm - Heritage Center
1510 Wagner Road, Glenview, IL 60025 United States
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