145. KIDS CLUB: Brand New Barrington Area “Kids Fest”

Barrington Kid Fest
There’s a new event happening in Barrington tomorrow that’s all about encouraging kids to get outside, explore nature and have a blast while breathing fresh air.  Three local organizations are coming together to host the first ever Barrington Kids Fest at Citizens Park and they have a long list of exciting outdoor activities planned for […]

56. Get in on the New Barrington Dance Craze

Dancing in the Streets of Downtown Barrington
There’s a new community dance craze taking over the streets of Barrington. “Flash Mobs” have become the latest rage. If you watch Glee, follow YouTube or are a hip and happening reader of 365Barrington.com, I’m sure you know all about them ;).  For those of you who’d like a little background, Flash Mobs are “large […]

52. Save the Lives You Love at National Night Out

National Night Out in Barrington, Illinois
Our new baby turned two weeks old yesterday. With three kids under three in our house, events like tonight’s sixth annual National Night Out at Citizens Park in Barrington are beginning to take on new meaning.  Barrington police have played a big part in the planning and it’s designed to be a fun way to […]

46. Sample 50 Fine Wines at Uncork Barrington 2011

7th annual Uncork Barrington event in downtown Barrington, Illinois
If you love fine wine and savor opportunities to sip samples from around the globe, you don’t want to miss tomorrow night’s 7th Annual “Uncork Barrington” event. I have attended this party every year since it started back in 2005 and, like a fine wine, it just keeps getting better with age. The party starts […]

45. Travel the World at Barrington International Fest

International Fest in Barrington, Illinois
We just spent Fourth of July weekend celebrating our country’s independence, but today’s a day to celebrate all countries and cultures without leaving Barrington. The first ever Barrington International Fest is happening today from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and we’re all invited to share a sampling of dance, food and music from around the […]

43. Fire it Up with the Smokin Gunz

Smokin Gunz Band will Perform at the Barrington Brat Tent Tonight
Be sure you’re cocked, locked and ready to rock when you head to the Barrington Brat Tent today.  There’ll be lots of Country heat on hand tonight when Smokin Gunz takes the stage.  The band will be tonight’s finale performance after a full day of family fun at the Barrington 4th of July Weekend festivities. […]

41. July 4th Barrington Brat Tent Returns with a Bang

Barrington Fourth of July Brat Tent Festivities
The Brat Tent entrance will blast open today to celebrate four days of July 4th festivities in downtown Barrington. The 27th Annual Barrington Fourth of July celebration will feature a packed schedule of entertainment for kids, families AND adults. We’ll be sharing fun details and the full events schedule in the coming days here at […]

36. Welcome Back to the Barrington Farmers Market

Weekly Farmers Market Returns to Barrington
We’ve been waiting since last fall for this!!! The weekly Farmers Market returns to Barrington for its 11th season this Thursday. So get ready for some freshly popped kettle corn, the balloon man, the lemonade guy and the return of some of your favorite farmers.  Plus, prepare to meet some brand new vendors this year.  […]

24. Meet the Green Grocer in South Barrington

Open Air Produce Market at the Arboretum of South Barrington
A Chicago neighborhood hot spot is opening for business in Barrington TODAY to offer a new place for us to find fresh local produce while shopping outdoors.  The Green Grocer is debuting a seasonal open air market this morning at the Arboretum of South Barrington and their colorful fruits and veggies are just waiting to […]

23. Explore Citizens Park at Family Nature Fest

Family Nature Fest in Barrington, Illinois
Want to get outside and explore nature with your kids tomorrow? There’s a full schedule of exciting activities planned for all ages during Family Nature Fest from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21st at Citizens Park in Barrington. There will be an interactive fitness trail set up for tomorrow’s festival, along with […]

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