Celebrating July Fourth in Barrington

91. Brat Tent = Beer, Bands and Fun for Kids

 The 2010 Brat Tent officially opens today, kicking off Barrington’s 2010 Fourth of July festivities.  There’s a full schedule of July Fourth fun taking place this week in downtown Barrington and we’re going to be sharing the details daily here at 365Barrington.com The party starts tonight! The Brat Tent will be open from 5 to 11:30PM at the North Metra commuter lot at ... Read more...

Bella Swan and Edward Cullen in "Eclipse" - Courtesy of Summit Entertainment

90. “Vampire” Menu at Gold Class Cinemas

 Fans of the “Twilight” vampire saga will be lining up tonight at midnight outside Barrington theaters for the release of the latest movie in the series, “Eclipse”. It’s the third book in the sequence in which 18-year-old Bella Swan realizes she loves vampire, Edward Cullen more than werewolf, Jacob Black and helps defeat an “army” of newborn vampires hunting people ... Read more...

Calendar of Events for July, 2010

89. Catch Your Breath Before a Busy Month

 Happy Monday!  The next few weeks are going to be super busy here at 365Barrington.com because there are SO MANY upcoming things to do in Barrington!  I’ve been organizing my files about all of the Fourth of July-related fun and other summer activities.  Let me just say that, if you haven’t filled out your calendar for July yet, you could ... Read more...

Pepper Family Hospice in Barrington, Illinois

88. Pepper Family Hospice Open House

 The new Pepper Family Hospice Home and Center for Care is celebrating their opening by inviting the community to tour the new facility today. Photo Courtesy of Barrington Resident, Bob Lee There’s a Ribbon Cutting and Dedication ceremony today at 12:30 followed by tours of the home and gardens from 1 – 4PM. The 42,000-square-foot facility in a lovely 6.7 ... Read more...

Horse Trials in Barrington Hills

87. Horse Trials by Day, Ron Hawking by Night

 The Horse Trials are underway in Barrington Hills this weekend. About 300 upper-level riders from around the country are competing with their beautiful horses today and tomorrow at the Barrington Countryside Park District Riding Center. These experienced competitors will be jumping larger obstacles, including a challenging water complex this weekend. The popular celebrity course walk will take place today and ... Read more...

Summer Glee Camp with the Barrington Performing Artz Center

86. Sign Up for Summer GLEE Camp

 Ever since the show, Glee, debuted on Fox a year ago, the idea of being in a high school choir has taken on a whole new meaning. Gone are the days of stiff, tuxedo-clad kids singing in unison. Today’s version of the “Glee Club” is hipper, cooler and a whole lot more fun. And that’s the motivation behind a new ... Read more...

Acacia Organics Celebrates One Year Anniversary

85. Detox at Acacia Organics

 Acacia Organics in Barrington is celebrating its one year anniversary this week.  The shop owners say that their first year in business has been a successful one and they’ve learned that a there’s a big market in Barrington for safe skin care and other household products. Next time you stop by Acacia Organics, be sure to ask the owners any questions ... Read more...

Kelly at Amazing Gracies in South Barrington

84. Meet Amazing Gracie

 Children give us so much.  Mouths to feed, minds to read and messes to clean up.  But mostly, they give us new reasons.  Reasons to get up, work hard, be happy and be better.  Their inspiring little eyes can be the most powerful motivators and, sometimes, they teach us more than we teach them.  Like many good stories, this one begins with a ... Read more...

Dancers Rehearsing a Number from South Pacific

83. BHS Alumni Performance Sneak Peek

 Have you heard the buzz about the big Performing Arts reunion and “Musical Revue” coming up at Barrington High School?  They’ve recently written about it in the Barrington Courier and the Daily Herald and this performance is shaping up to be one truly rare affair!  There are some big-name performers returning to Barrington the weekend of July 9th and the show’s alumni cast and crew have ... Read more...

Barrington Village Cook Street Coffee

82. Good Karma at Cook Street Coffee

 Our favorite “hometown coffee shop” is celebrating its first anniversary this week with daily prizes and an awesome new menu item. Cook Street Coffee opened for business on June 25th, 2009 and they’re starting their week-long celebration today. The coffee shop is holding daily raffles all week. You’ll get one raffle ticket for each drink you order this week and ... Read more...

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