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Tag: January 27
Cooking With Heinen’s | Garlic Lemon Butter Tilapia
Tilapia makes an easy “any night” dinner for…Continue Reading
Hikers Tour Rare Gravel Hill Prairie on Private Barrington Hills Property
L.L. Bean and The Barrington Area Conservation Trust…Continue Reading
An Evening with Jessica Lahey, Bestselling Author of “The Gift of Failure”
New York Times best selling author, Jessica Lahey…Continue Reading
23. Make a STRIKE to Support Good Shepherd Hospital at the Family Fun Bowl
Make a STRIKE to support Advocate Good Shepherd…Continue Reading
22. Meet USS Illinois Captain Jesse Porter at Barrington Commissioning Committee Event
The Barrington community has a big part to…Continue Reading
25. “Let it Go” Video Sing-Along Contest for Disney’s “Frozen” Fans
Since Barrington 220 Superintendent Tom Leonard just called…Continue Reading
24. Brides-to-Be the Guests of Honor at Grace Meets Glamour Bridal Show
With the new wedding engagements that come with each holiday season, a bevy of new brides-to-be are busy lining up locations and vendors for their upcoming “I-Do’s”. Barrington event planner, Christina Currie, knows how overwhelming the process can be so she’s found a way to make it special by keeping it simple. Christina is hosting her 4th annual Grace Meets Glamour Boutique Bridal Affair at Biltmore Country Club coming up on Sunday, February 23rd, where brides can meet a select group of the area’s finest wedding vendors in an elegant setting, all under one roof.
With Grace Meets Glamour, Christina works hard to create a fantastic opportunity to connect brides with vendors while being treated to an afternoon where they get to truly shine. Champagne and hors d’ouevres will be served during the event to celebrate the brides in attendance. There will be a fashion show, live music, wedding cakes, floral and decor ideas, swag bags for brides and special touches throughout, but Christina Currie says the magic begins at the entrance.
“When they arrive at Biltmore there’s valet parking and ice sculptures at the entrance. Each bride gets a pearl necklace when they come so we know who is the bride. Most of my clients prefer a more customized and personalized approach so the show is very laid back.”
Christina also says she purposefully limits the number attendees to 75 brides and their guests……
302. 106th Annual Norge Ski Jump Tournament
One of the Barrington area’s biggest treasures is hosting their major event of the year this weekend. If you’ve ever been curious about the Norge Ski Club’s giant ski jumps in Fox River Grove, this is a great chance to check it all out. The 106th annual Norge Ski Jump Tournament is happening both Saturday and Sunday and some of the best ski jumpers from around the world will be competing right here in our own back yard.
There will be over 50 ski jumpers here to compete for cash prizes this weekend, including international jumpers representing teams from Canada, Norway, Finland and Poland.…Continue Reading