“Wear Did U Get That” is a boutique in downtown Crystal Lake where you can count on the staff to help you select the perfect outfit, pair of jeans or even a new accessory. The owner Stephanie Ormsby and her staff are dedicated in helping women find clothing that will fit and flatter.
This great once a month Market features all hand crafted items from Hand Spun yarn to jewelry to steel drums. This Market is unique! When you visit the market, stop into La Petite Creperie & Bistro,for a delicious lunch.
Combine live jazz music, food, wine, and art, and you have a great formula for a perfect evening. Mark your calenders for “Uncork Barrington”. This is an opportunity to sample 50 wines from around the world and pair cuisine from local restaurants to complement the wine selections. New this year, an art fair featuring select artist.
Craft Beer from 40 brewers, live entertainment and good food, what more could a person ask for? Head to downtown Barrington July 7th for the 9th Annual Brew Fest. Tents are located at the North Lot of the Barrington Metra Station, so with over 100 beers to sample, hop on the train and let Metra do the driving. Proceeds go to a good cause.
If you like to go antiquing, here are three great stores in Norwood Park, all within a 5-10 minute walk from the Metra station. We enjoyed all of these stores and their nicely displayed merchandise and fair prices.
Yarn, yarn and more yarn. For all of the knitters and crocheters out there, we have a list of yarn stores on the line for you to check out. Most of these shops offer classes for beginners and advanced students alike. Best of all, the stores on our list are less than a five minutes walk from the train station.
Treat yourself to an excursion that will be beneficial to your health as well as the enviornment. Start with a class at Akasha Yoga and then enjoy one of the Meatless Monday dining options at Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen.
This bar crawl will take you and your friends to three different bars in two towns. Starting in Barrington, and ending the evening in Palatine, you can party into the early morning hours. Plan on meeting for dinner, as all three spots offer dinning as well.
This shopping excursion for the ladies is all conveniently located in downtown Crystal Lake, on beautiful historical Williams Street. La Bellissima, Ms. Bossy Boots, The Clothes Gallery, and LuLu’s Wiggin Out are all featured. We recommend stopping at Benedict’s La Strata for a between-store bite to eat.
This excursion highlights the many gift and home accessory shops in Historic Downtown Crystal Lake. The shops are conveniently located within a two blocks radius. Take time for lunch at William Street Public House.