The Farmers Markets are starting up, Harvard May 5th & Woodstock May 4th! Check the dates and head on out to stock up on some of the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable, humanely grown and raised meats, produce, eggs, cheeses and more. Many provide live entertainment, activities, cooking classes, demonstrations and more!
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In the month of March everyone is a little Irish. Here is a listing of festivals and parades that will allow you to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long. So don your green and get ready to party! We will keep you posted as more details are finalized for these events.
If you are looking for a fun way to spend the day/evening check out our list of the finest Irish Pubs on Metra’s Northwest Pacific Line. Hop on the train and enjoy some traditional Irish food and let the proffesionals do the driving so you can enjoy a pint or two of the your favorite Irish Brew.
For Film lovers everywhere you can have the inside track on Oscar Night!! Have you always wondered how and where you can see the Oscar Nominated Best Animated and Live Action Short Films? The Catlow Theater in Barrington is having a one day special screening on Saturday, February 23rd of all 10 nominated films. Sorry***Sold Out***
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.
Consignment and resale stores are no longer outlets for your grandmothers attic. Many shops are now catering to upscale tastes and are great resources for anyone wishing to express their individual style and save some money in the process. Here are seven shops all within walking distance of the Barrington Metra Station.
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You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy this pub crawl. We have included five Irish pubs in five different towns. Pick where you want to stop and end, then go out and have some ‘craic.” (an Irish term for fun or good time). If you try all five we would like to hear about your favorites.
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.