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!
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!
If you are looking for something out of the ordinary for your Easter breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner, here are a couple of suggestions. From a traditional Italian celebration in Park Ridge, to a no fuss Bloody Mary kind of Brunch in Palatine. From a small bistro in Crystal Lake, to Brunch in a 1920′s dining car. Enjoy
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!
Get out and enjoy the last days of good weather – while enjoying some great restaurants – these all have outdoor seating, some curbside, some on beautiful patios, some with views of the Fox River.
If you would like to start some holiday traditions this year, Barrington’s Holiday Events, may be one of the best places to start. Along with their usual traditions this year they have added the ChristKindlfest, with a market, entertainment, food & drink it promises to be a new favorite.
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.
Head to Barrington on Thursday nights for some great family fun or a date night. Plan to get there early to stroll through the Farmer’s Market, grab a bite to eat and then take a walk amongst all of the classic cars that are featured that evening.
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.
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 starting on March 10th and end on March 17th. So don your green and get ready to party! We will keep you posted as more details are finalized for these and other events.