Tag: December 6

345. 12 Days of ChristKindlFest Countdown DAY TWELVE: St. Nick’s Day Santa & Sunday Reindeer

 We’ve reached Day 12 on our Barrington ChristKindlFest countdown. And we’re wrapping up our list of reasons not to miss the 4-day fest with reason #12, which is the fact that ChristKindlFest is the perfect place to make new family memories! Bring your cameras and your kids to the fest this weekend where you’ll find opportunities to meet St. Nickolaus in the European tradition, “jolly” Santa AND his reindeer!
To celebrate Saint Nicholas Day, the traditional Saint Nickolaus will be visiting families at ChristKindlFest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 6th. And this isn’t your ordinary St. Nick. He’s also known as Phillip Wenz and, when he’s not at ChristKindlFest, you’ll find him visiting with children at Santa’s Village.
In the German and most European cultures St. Nickolaus only appears on his saints day on the eve of Dec 5 and 6th. He only gives gifts of sweets. He does not appear any other time. Also note the attire which Phillip purchased in Europe. He even went to have it blessed in Italy.
As a four-year-old child, Phillip donned his first Santa outfit. By the time he was fourteen he was in his first parade and at the ripe old age of twenty-three, he became the year-round Santa Claus for the iconic Santa’s Village theme park in Dundee, Illinois. It is an association he has now had for nearly 30 years.…

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306. Great Gifts: Pick a Pen at TT Patton Fine Stationery

 If you’re like me, you probably haven’t even started your holiday shopping yet.  Hopefully for you, you’re not like me!  But in case you could use a few suggestions for great gifts this year, I’ve been putting together a list of ideas for items you can purchase locally.  The guide is called Great Gifts of Barrington and it’s sponsored, in part, by the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce, a partner in building business success.

If you’d like to find a gift that makes a lasting impression, you don’t have to look any further than TT Patton, the fine stationery and writing store at 123 Station Street in downtown Barrington.
When it comes to the art of fine writing, TT Patton owner, Theresa Patton, is an expert and someone you should meet.  She’s a pro when it comes to technology and she fires off texts and tweets with flying fingers.
But the cool thing about Theresa is that she truly values taking the time to communicate the old fashioned way.  Her store is filled with items that encourage a return to writing meaningful messages, by hand, and on beautiful stationery.
So when I asked Theresa for one gift idea that can be purchased in her store this year, a special Vincent Van Gogh-inspired pen she’s carrying today came to mind……

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NV Clothing in Barrington, Illinois

250. NV Clothing’s 5 Year Anniversary Party

 If your wardrobe needs updating this holiday season, two of Barrington’s finest fashion consultants are hosting a big party at their store tomorrow. Sean and Natalie Viohl, the owners of NV Clothing on Cook Street, have invited all of their most loyal clients and are welcoming the community to come out tomorrow to their big 5-year anniversary celebration.

The Viohls are a true Barrington success story. They met at Barrington High School, graduated in 1997 and started dating when they both attended Purdue University.…

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Hi guys! Today's Word of the Day is a total divergence from anything we've covered before -- 鳄梨 è lí - avocado!

That's right, we might just be exploring some foods over the next few days, starting with the beautiful avocado. Incidentally, 鳄 è means "alligator," and 梨 lí means "pear," making the bumpy-skinned Persea americana an "alligator pear" in popular usage 🙃

Oh -- speaking of food -- did we mention that we'll be having a meeting this Wednesday at 4:30? We'll be making fried rice -- you should probably grab those ingredients before they are sold out from all the stores due to popular demand for participation in this meeting! 😂 Recipe can be found on our GroupMe -- message here, email Ms. Stumpf, talk to a friend... the possibilities are endless for you to get the word! 😁

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Prepping for International Women’s Day like... 💁‍♀️💃♥️ #InternationalWomensDay ...

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1,294
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4
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BEDS
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Great opportunity to build your dream home on a half acre in Barrington right down the street from Baker Lake and Ron Beese Park. Located just over a mile south of downtown Barrington, this rare waterfront location is a few blocks away from award-wi

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