If you are looking for a romantic evening, a get together with good friends, or a fun family night out, these concerts are for you. Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and pack your picnic basket and head on out to enjoy an evening of live music, summer air and a sunset. Best of all they are FREE!!!
During the month of March everyone is a little Irish. With this listing of Saint Patrick’s Day festivals, Parties and parades you will be able to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day From Friday through Tuesday. So don your green and get ready to party!
Get out on the town this holiday season and enjoy everything from Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Parades to Visits With Santa and Free Carriage Rides to Live Theater like A Christmas Carol or the Nutcracker Ballet. The possibilities are endless along the Northwest Line alone, so head on out and start a new Holiday Tradition of your own.
What a better way to spend a morning or afternoon, then to shop your local market. Purchase the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable produce, eggs, cheeses, humanely grown and raised meats, and more. Many of the markets have live entertainment, children’s activities, cooking classes, demonstrations and more!
This years fireworks along the Northwest Line start on July 2nd with the last town, Fox River Grove on the 12th. So get out and enjoy the show. Many of the towns have celebrations, festivals and parades as well.
The weekend of Memorial Day kicks off the summer season in Barrington with several events including the annual Art Festival with Art, Music, a Wine & Beer Garden and Children’s Activities. The Memorial Day Parade and an Open House at the Barrington White House.
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.
If you are looking for a special way to celebrate Easter and perhaps start a new tradition, here are some great suggestions. From Easter Egg Hunts and Visits with the Bunny to Breakfast or Lunch with the Bunny, there is something for everyone.
SECOND SHOW ADDED !!! March 8th
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 screening on Saturday, March 1st of all 10 nominated films. This event is not to be missed!
Chessie’s in Barrington is one of the most unique restaurants in the Chicagoland area. Diners can enjoy their meal while sitting in a 1920′s train car, making it the perfect spot for a romantic dinner, or lunch with a friend. Or if you prefer their spacious bar is ideal for grabbing a bite, a drink or two and a game.