Bacoa Activity Participants

Cultural & Fine Arts

Become a patron of the arts with Bacoa. Our cultural and fine arts events encourage fun, socialization, and the freeing of the imagination. Discover local cultural sites, enjoy live performances, and gain a new artistic perspective. Join us as we experience the creative expression of fine art, music, theatre, and culinary. Our in-person and virtual art experiences make it simple to incorporate art into your day-to-day life.

Remain active, healthy, and happy with a mix of in-person activities and virtual events. See our full list of upcoming activities to plan your calendar.

Recurring Events

Eats and Excursions

Join us for a fun tour of exciting points of interest in the greater Chicago Area, like the Hindu Temple, Sanfilippo Estate, and Soul Harbour Ranch.

Live Performing Arts

Enjoy a refreshing blend of music and live performances by a changing lineup of local artists. All fine arts lovers are welcome!

Virtual Programs

Experience and explore new places, history & people with real-time presentations from the comfort of your own home.

Live Events and Performances

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Enjoy unique performances by local musicians, singers, entertainers, and theatre groups. We invite you to experience these music and theatre performances in person.

  • Choir Concerts

  • Jazz Concerts

  • Musicals

  • Orchestra Concerts

  • Dancing Horses
  • Sister Act
  • Cinderella
  • West Side Story

Because of COVID-19 safety concerns, Bacoa is offering online programs that can be accessed from home using the video conferencing platform Zoom.

You can join these free virtual programs three ways:

  • Computer (video and sound)
  • Smartphone (video and sound)
  • Regular phone (sound only)

RSVP to get the meeting ID and password by calling Bacoa at (847) 381-5030.

Haven’t used Zoom before?

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We’re here for you.

Bacoa is your connection to helpful resources. Our team is ready to assist with any aging-related needs. We look forward to connecting with you.