Gallery Nights at Roots 2 - 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each Month All are welcome to Roots 2 General Store, 211 Park Avenue, from 7pm-9pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month to enjoy artwork from local artists and food and wine tastings. If you'd like to showcase your art contact Todd at or stop in to the store!
Live Entertainment at Chessie's - Every Friday
Stop by Chessie's on Fridays at 8pm to listen to live music in the bar area. Performers include Gina Gonzales, Mark Himes, Mike Davis and Jim Sieg! Come out of the cold and warm up at Chessie's in the Ice House Mall at 200 Applebee Street. Call Chessie's at 847-382-5020 for more information on specific dates of performers or click here.
Treat Me Tuesday at the Ice House Mall  
Every month on the first Tuesday is Treat Me Tuesday at the Mall. Receive goodie bags, lunch specials, and be a part of a grand prize drawing at 12:30pm. See the poster for more details. Sponsored by Motor Werks of Barrington and the Barrington Courier-Review.

Blue Cherry – Now open!
Blue Cherry Frozen Yogurt is now open at 115 S Hough Street. Stop in today for some delicious frozen yogurt with a pick-your-own-toppings station!

Pink Heaven Bakery – Now open!
Pink Heaven is Barrington’s newest bakery, located in the Barrington Commons right around the corner from the Post Office. Their specialty desserts include a variety of cookies, cakes and pastries, as well as croissants, donuts and other treats. Pink Heaven bakers use recipes that include old world favorites and new delicious creations. Everything is made using the finest ingredients and they take great care in everything they make. Pink Heaven is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 – 5:00 and on Saturday from 8:00 – 3:00. Stop by for a cup of coffee and enjoy a special treat today! 

Plan to Dine in Barrington this week at one of our 42 restaurants. Find them all here!
For a unique shopping experience visit Barrington, your place for retail. Find that one of a kind store by downloading the new 2012 Shopping and Dining Guide



Farmer's Market


Thursdays, June 14- Oct. 18

Park Avenue, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The annual Barrington Farmers’ Market features fresh fruits and vegetables, organics, meats, eggs, flowers, pastries, cheeses, seafood, and more!

In 2018 the market has undergone a revitalization in hopes of building a new food system, fostering entrepreneurship, and encouraging community.

The Farmers’ Market aims to accomplish this by functioning as a small-scale incubator for local food vendors; creating a site for civic engagement and entertainment; raising the profile for the Village neighborhood; and selling goods and building relationships with neighbors.

For more information, visit

Smart Farm to Table Dinner

  • Date:09/29/2018 5:30 PM
    Smart Farm to Table Dinner

    Saturday, September 29th @ 5:30pm

    Barn at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Campus

    Good Food, Good Music, Good Cause

    Sign up now before it is too late!

    125 Years: Sept 30 Celebration at Salem United Methodist Church

    • Date:09/30/2018 10:30 AM - 1:59 PM
      125 Years: Sept 30 Celebration at Salem United Methodist Church

      Come and join Salem United Methodist Church to recognize 125 years of ministry on September 30, 2018. This celebratory service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and be followed by a festive luncheon. We will look back at the history and heritage of this wonderful congregation and look at how God is propelling us into a bright future!

      Salem United Methodist Church….your hometown, downtown Barrington church for 125 years! Come see what we are like now.

      We look forward to seeing you at 115 W, Lincoln Ave, Barrington, IL 60010 847-381-0524


      Barrington Greenway Initiative: Explore & Restore Workday

      • Date:10/13/2018 9:00 AM - 10:59 AM

        18th Annual Scarecrow Fest to Be Held October 13

        • Date:10/13/2018 11:00 AM - 1:59 PM
          Everyone is invited to Barrington’s 18th Annual Scarecrow Festival, a family-friendly FREE event held at Memorial Park (Hough and Lincoln Avenues) from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

          This extremely popular event is emceed by Bob the DJ and features free pumpkin, scarecrow, and cookie decorating. Also on tap are pony rides, inflatable games, face painting, and other fun activities throughout the day. Pumpkins, cookies, and painting supplies are provided for free; please bring old clothes for scarecrow decorating.

          The event is sponsored by Chriofit, Heinens, Village of Barrington, Meatheads, Jewel and Bob the DJ.18-1013_Scarecrow


          • Date:10/13/2018 1:00 PM - 2:59 PM
            OAKTOBER FEST

            Saturday, October 13, 2018, 1:00-3:00

            Far Field Nature Preserve, Barrington Hills

            Join BACT for a fall day outside. Plant native plants, collect seeds and learn about bees and honey production. Sit around our bonfire, listen to our band and enjoy the great outdoors.

            Free to all.

            Barrington Wine Walk to Be Held October 13

            • Date:10/13/2018 2:00 PM - 5:59 PM
              The Village of Barrington and the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to bring back the Barrington Wine Walk, which will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. in downtown Barrington.

              Participants will have the opportunity to “Shop, Sip, and Stroll” as they sample a wide variety of wines at 28 locations throughout the Village (see list below). The Wine Walk is a wonderful opportunity for friends and neighbors to get out to enjoy the spring weather, stroll about the Village while browsing our unique shops, try delicious new wines, and stay for dinner in town.

              Tickets are $20 per person and must be purchased in advance online at All participants must check in at NeoTeca (130 S. Hough Street) beginning at 2:00 p.m. to present their ID and receive an official wristband. They will also receive a souvenir wine glass as well as a map listing the 28 Wine Walk stops.
              Participating shops and restaurants in the Village include: 18/8 Men’s Salon; Angelina; Anderson’s Candy Shop; Barrington Cultural Arts Center; Big Iron Horse BBQ; BlueMercury; Colored Squid; Concierge Medical Spa; Estate Jewelers; EwelineB; Fancy Art, N.F.P.; Flesk Brewing Co.; Fleur de Lis Salon; Heinen’s Grocery Store; Jewel-Osco; Long & Co. Jewelers; McGonigal’s Pub; NeoTeca; Norton’s USA; Notice; One Girl; Redefined Beauty Bar & Salon; Savvy Spirit; Shakou; Skin Wellness by Renee; Studio 4 Hair Salon; Tootsie’s Women’s & Children’s Shoes; and Vin Chicago.

              For more information, contact the Barrington Area Chamber at or 847-381-2525.

              Barrington Dance Ensemble's 2018 Fall Gala

              • Date:10/13/2018 6:00 PM - 8:59 PM

                The Festival Chorus Presents 15th Annual Wine Tasting

                • Date:10/20/2018 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

                  36th Annual Barrington Area CROP Hunger Walk

                  • Date:10/21/2018 12:30 PM - 1:59 PM
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                    St. Michael's Trunk or Treat

                    • Date:10/31/2018 4:30 PM - 6:59 PM


                                                              Retail Activity:                                               

                      Mum 117, located at 117 E. Station Street, is a brand new boutique in the Village Center that opened in early December. This special shop offers a great collection of “objects of art” making it a cross between a museum gift shop and a lifestyle store. Mum 117 features an eclectic mix of home accessories, infant/ toddler clothing and toys, fine art and books, and a small line of women’s clothing. Each item is sourced for its earth friendliness and natural materials. This is a great opportunity to find that perfect gift for someone. For more information, visit! 

                      Briddick Tile and Stone, located at 118 S. Northwest Highway, is a retailer that specializes in tile, stone, and marble for showers, kitchens, bathrooms, basements, and laundry rooms. The company believes that tile is one of the most important features in a room. Therefore, they are passionate about the details, striving to make each project an amazing experience. Briddick Tile and Stone offers only the best innovation, materials, designs, and quality of labor. They look forward to working with you and are confident that you will love working with them! For more information, visit them at 
                      Chopped and Hopped – New business Located in the Grassroots building at 211 Park Ave., Chopped and Hopped offers a completely original experience for men seeking a haircut. Grassroots offers a full service bar in their store, so yes, you can drink a beer while you're getting your haircut. Haircuts are $25 and are available on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Call 773 - 706 - 5889 for an appointment.


                      Welcome to ahavah ORGANIC SpALON! ahavah ORGANIC SpALON  is a salon with a passion and appreciation for everything ORGANIC and NATURAL. The staff strives to serve customers and their wellness in a Tranquil Toxin free Healthy and Beautiful way. Visit their website for more details.

                       Shizoku Skin is honored to announce the brand Osmosis Pu¨r Medical Skincare has secured an official patent for one of Shizoku’s exclusive products: Catalyst, the first ever DNA repair serums on the market. Catalyst is now patented for "Systems and methods for preventing cancer and treating skin lesions." (Patent # 8,642,655) Stop by Shizoku Skin for more details, and pre-order product specials, or visit us:


                                                      Everyday Attrations:                                

                      The Barrington Area Library - 505 N Northwest HighwayLibrary Logo
                      Be sure to check out the Library for many great events, activities and other happenings! With storytime, school day kids crafts, book club discussions, video game tournaments, "second Friday" musical performances, computer classes and many other events for writers, readers and do-it-yourselfers, the Barrington Aera Library always has something going on. Go to their website for more information and to register for the Fall 2012 events!


                      The Barrington History Museum - 212 West Main Street
                      Visit the working blacksmith shop, check out special exhibits, take a walking tour of historic Barrington or to learn more about Barrington! Plenty of fun for all ages and many educational opportunities. Visit the website for more information and a list of special exhibits at or call 847-381-1730.

                      BikePed LogoBike Barrington
                      Take a tour of Barrington on your bike! Ride along the many bike routes, lanes or paths throughout the Village and experience the beauty of Barrington. There are several scenic miles of paths in the forest preserves which surround Barrington which provide for a delightful day seeing Barrington from a different point of view - on two wheels! See the Bike & Pedestrian Page for more information and a complete map of the Barrington bike facilities. Don't forget to stop in Barrington to shop and dine along the way!

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