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If you love tasting specialty beers and finding new seasonal favorites, you don’t want to miss this weekend’s 9th Annual Barrington Brew Fest in downtown Barrington. It’s the finale to the community’s week-long 4th of July festivities and it’s happening from 3 to 7 p.m. this Saturday, July 7th, with over 40 brewers offering about 100 samplings. Can you think of a better way to beat the heat?
Brew Fest tickets cost $40 in advance and can be purchased online by clicking HERE or in person at McGonigal’s Pub (105 S. Cook Street), Wool Street Sports Bar (128 Wool Street) and The Onion Pub (22221 N. Pepper Road in Lake Barrington). You can also purchase tickets at the door for $45 and the ticket price is worth every penny……Continue Reading
The Fourth of July festivities begin in Barrington this Friday, June 29th, so get ready for the return of the Barrington Brat Tent, 4th of July Parade, great food, fun for families and live concerts over the next six days.
The Brat Tent is all set up and ready to go for the six-day celebration and the schedule is packed with a great variety of fun activities for kids and adults. Here’s a look at what’s going on daily to help you plan your trips around your favorite festival features……Continue Reading
Anyone up for a FREE music festival this weekend? Prepare to flash back to the 90’s because Toad the Wet Sprocket is one of ten bands performing at the Arboretum of South Barrington’s two-day Block Party and Music Fest, which starts at noon tomorrow.
There’s a great lineup of performers for both Saturday and Sunday, but the headlining band is Toad the Wet Sprocket performing at 8:30 on Saturday night. Named in honor of a sketch by the Monty Python comedy troupe, this 4-piece band of Santa Barbara, CA high school cronies came to be known as Toad the Wet Sprocket in 1986. The band’s big commercial breakthrough came in 1991 (the year I graduated from high school) as the single “All I Want” became a Top 20 hit. Another single from Toad the Wet Sprocket’s Fear LP, “Walk on the Ocean,” also became a successful track for the band.
Here’s a look at the scheduled performers for the fest and an oldie but goodie by Toad the Wet Sprocket……