68. Spot the Scarecrow to Win a Sweet Prize

 It’s a beautiful fall day, it’s Friday to boot and I’m in the mood for a contest! Who feels like spotting scarecrows this weekend? Businesses throughout Barrington have decorated their storefronts with scarecrows for the Village’s annual community scarecrow design competition and I’ve been out on the streets snapping photos. Today we have a winner from last week’s first ever … Read more…

65. Help Good Shepherd Hospital at Art in the Barn

 If you’ve ever made a trip to Good Shepherd Hospital for medical needs, planned or unplanned, this is one weekend where you can return to repay the favor. The 37th Annual Art in the Barn juried fine art show is happening this Saturday and Sunday, September 24th and 25th. Over 175 artists will be there to sell their creations and … Read more…

62. Remember 9/11

 A survivor who was in the Pentagon during the September 11th attacks shared his story in Barrington last week and the community hosted a beautiful memorial service on Sunday to mark the 10 year anniversary. Families, veterans, police officers, firefighters, elected officials and others from the community gathered in the morning at Memorial Park to remember the attacks, honor the … Read more…

59. Heinen’s Fine Foods Store to Open in Barrington

 Staples office supply closed for business in Barrington this week but, as Alexander Graham Bell once said, “When one door closes, another opens.” Heinen’s Fine Foods, a Cleveland-based grocery business with 17 stores in Northeastern Ohio, announced today they’re opening their newest store in Barrington next summer. They’re moving into the space that Staples is leaving at the Shops at … Read more…

57. Military Night at the BHS Football Home Opener

 The lights will be on and the fans will be back at Barrington Community Stadium tonight, with the High School Football home opener and a salute to men and women in uniform. It’s Military Appreciation Night tonight and the game is free for all members of the military who are active, retired or veterans and their families. A military ID … Read more…

188. Vote for Barrington’s Best Scarecrow

 The scarecrows are back, keeping an eye on street corners throughout town and the Village of Barrington is taking a vote! About 50 businesses and schools have designed their own scarecrows for the annual Barrington scarecrow contest and we all need to do our civic duty and elect Barrington’s new best scarecrow!

180. Hold Your Breath for a Bears Win

 There’s only one thing that die-hard NFL fans will be doing in Barrington tonight, and that’s tuning in for the Bears/Packers game at Soldier Field at 7:30.  And if you’re married to a Bears fanatic like I am, you’ll be praying that they win because you know how a big loss can set the tone for the entire week or, let’s face it, … Read more…

178. Goebbert’s Farm Market Fall Festival

 It’s Back! The fall fun at Goebbert’s Farm Market in South Barrington is in full swing once again, starting today, and will last through Halloween. There are also some new attractions that you won’t want to miss at Goebbert’s this year and we’re giving away free pumpkins, too!

177. Art in the Barn at Good Shepherd Hospital

 This is a big weekend for our friends up at Good Shepherd Hospital. They’re hosting their 36th annual “Art in the Barn” event on the hospital grounds from 10AM to 5PM on both Saturday and Sunday and they have a full schedule of art and entertainment planned, including live music, food and pony rides! “Art in the Barn” began in 1974 when … Read more…

176. Kidz Karnival MOVED TO LANGENDORF!!!

 Because of rain and windy weather in the forecast for tomorrow, the Barrington Park District has just decided to move tomorrow’s “Kidz Karnival” from Citizens Park indoors to the gymnasium at Langendorf Park.  They’ll still have all of their inflatables, and the Karnival still starts at 10AM, but it’ll be inside intead of out. The Barrington Park District has been planning the Karnival … Read more…