South Barrington Arboretum Memorial Weekend Block Party

59. Memorial Weekend Block Party

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There’s a whole lot going on in Barrington today, including the big “Memorial Weekend Block Party” taking place at The Arboretum of South Barrington. They have activities for the whole family planned for the whole day, starting at 9AM and ending with a live performance of the “10,000 Maniacs” on the main stage at 8:30 tonight.

South Barrington Arboretum Memorial Weekend Block Party

Here’s the schedule of events for the day:

9AM – Munao Fountain Plaza – 5K Run/Walk for “Miles for the Military” sponsored by South Barrington Park District

10 AM – Community Park (located behind the Arboretum) –  “Village Kite Fly” sponsored by South Barrington Park District

11 AM – Family Stage – World Renowned Comedian & Juggler – Jason Huneke

12 PM – Salute to the Armed Forces

1 PM – Musical Merriment by Joel Frankel

2 PM –  “Doggie” Hour – Fabulous Pet Trick Show

3 PM – Magic & Illusion by Tim Balster


Main Stage Concerts:


4 PM – “The Northwoods” perform

6 PM – Michael McDermott performs

8:30 PM – “10,000” Maniacs concert

There will also be rides, kids games, jugglers, still walkers, BBQ, face painting and balloon artists.  This is going to be a full day of fun and the sun is shining, so don’t miss it.

For more information, visit the Arboretum’s website at  You’ll find the Arboretum of South Barrington at 100 W. Higgins Road in South Barrington, less than a mile from the four-way interchange at I-90 at the intersection of Illinois Routes 59 and 72.

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