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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Barrington


The Barrington White House

The Barrington White House

Memorial Day weekend in Barrington is filled with memorable events for the entire family. From a traditional Memorial Day Parade, the Annual Art Festival  and an open house at the Barrington White House. Look no further for your guide to Memorial Day weekend in Barrington. All you need to know is right here! Barrington Art Festival: Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Barrington Art Festival on Memorial Day weekend. FREE and open to the public, the Barrington Art Festival will offer the work of 120 juried artists from around the world in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, photography, watercolors, wood, and more.

In addition to the incredible artwork available for purchase at the festival, guests will be able to enjoy live music throughout the weekend, a beer garden outside of McGonigal’s Pub, a wine garden Cook Street Plaza hosted by Francesca’s, epicurean delights, and children’s activities. The Barrington Art Festival is the perfect family experience.

 Barrington Memorial Day Parade and Service: Monday, May 26 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Join Barrington residents and members of the Barrington VFW for the annual Memorial Day Parade. The parade kicks off at Cook and Main Streets and will end at Evergreen Cemetery with a short service to commemorate U.S. men and women who died while in military service to their country. Unite with friends and neighbors for this solemn occasion.

Barrington’s White House Open House and History Road Show: Friday, May 23 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. As a central part of their Sesquicentennial (150th) Celebration year in 2015, the Barrington White House, located at 145 W. Main St., is being restored and renovated into an elegant venue for community, civic and cultural gatherings. During the Open House, the Committee invites you to tour the building, see the architectural plans, and view interior design concept boards. Members of the committee and volunteers will be available to answer questions.  Visit www.BarringtonsWhiteHouse.comfor more information.  Barrington History Road Show: Also this weekend at the White House, our Sesquicentennial Committee is hosting a Road Show to collect documents pertaining to Barrington’s history. It is an opportunity for people with historic photographs, old letters, meeting minutes, directories, or other small memorabilia that reference Barrington’s history to share their treasures. The memorabilia will be scanned and returned to its owners that day – you don’t need to part with your important mementoes. For more information on Barrington’s 150th Celebration, visit

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