Thursday August 4, 2022
News & Events from BACC Members
Member News Submissions must be received by noon on Wednesday in order to be considered for a future issue. We will include items, space permitting, on a rotating basis. Priority is given to members who have not had an item run in the past month or longer. For a copy of the Member News Guidelines CLICK HERE. Questions? Call (847) 381-2525 or email: 
National Night Out in Downtown Barrington Today
The Village of Barrington Police Department will host its National Night Out in downtown Barrington today, Aug. 4 from 5:30-8:30 pm. The event is designed to heighten support for drug prevention and crime awareness. Highlights include a K9 demonstration at 6:30 pm and a performance by the School of Rock at 7:00 pm. Enjoy free hot dogs and ice cream, a wood workshop, games, prizes and free bike helmets. For details CLICK HERE.
ABBA Tribute Concert Tomorrow in Barrington
Get ready for a fun drive-in concert tomorrow, Aug. 5 from 7:00-9:00 pm, featuring ABBA tribute band Dancing Queen at the Village of Barrington's north commuter lot. Tickets are $30 per car with a maximum of six people per vehicle. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs, small tables, food, and drinks to set up by their cars. For details or to buy tickets CLICK HERE.
Shop Small & Save Big at Kate Marker Home Aug. 5-6
Shop small and save big with Kate Marker Home on Friday & Saturday, August 5-6 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm at 22159 N. Pepper Rd in Lake Barrington. Spend $250 and receive $50 off; Spend $500, get $100 off; Spend $750, get $150 off; or Spend $1,000 and get $200 off. For more information call (224) 848-4685; email:; or follow them on Instagram: @katemarkerhome. To visit the Kate Marker website CLICK HERE.
Jazz & Wine Fest at Deer Park Town Center Aug. 6
Plan to enjoy the 10th Annual Deer Park Jazz & Wine Festival this Saturday, Aug. 6 from 1:00-8:30 pm at Deer Park Town Center, 20530 N. Rand Rd. presented by Fidelity Investments. Festival drink sales open at 1:00 pm and the first act starts at 1:15 pm. Seating is limited and attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs. For a schedule of musical performers and other details CLICK HERE.
Free Outdoor Movie Night Saturday in Barrington Hills
The Barrington Hills Park District will host a FREE Outdoor Movie Night on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 364 Bateman Rd. in Barrington Hills. The grounds open at 7:00 pm and the movie begins at 8:00 pm. Free popcorn and hot dogs will be served. For more information call (847) 783-6772 or CLICK HERE.
Vintage Days in Historic Long Grove Aug. 6-7
Come out for Vintage Days in Historic Downtown Long Grove this Saturday & Sunday, August 6-7 starting at 10:00 am both days. Guests can browse the street market for all things vintage, antique, reclaimed, repurposed, upcycled and handmade, while enjoying live music. Parking and admission are FREE. For details CLICK HERE.
SOUL Harbour Story Time at The Arboretum Aug. 7
All are invited for a Story Time program with the therapy dogs & mini therapy horses of SOUL Harbour Ranch on Sunday, Aug. 7 from 11:30 am-12:30 pm at the Arboretum of South Barrington, 100 W. Higgins Rd. Arrive at 11:00 am to walk with the animals, then enjoy story time and take photos. Those who register & attend receive a FREE children's book courtesy of the Barrington Junior Women's Club. Story Time will also be held Sunday, Sept. 4. To register CLICK HERE.
Ninja Warrior Camp at Canlan Sports Aug. 8-12
There's still time to sign up for Ninja Warrior Week Aug, 8-12 at at Canlan Sports in Lake Barrington. Campers will get a chance to conquer Mount Canlanyama, one of the most notorious obstacle courses in the area. Full-day and half-day options are available. For details or to register CLICK HERE.
Eder Casella Cyber Insurance Webinar Aug. 10
Join Eder Casella Technology for a Tech Talk webinar on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 11:30 am-12:00 pm. Experts from Eder Casella will explore and discuss the various types of cyber insurance, why you need this type of insurance, and more. For details or to register CLICK HERE.
Multi-Chamber Mixer at the Windy City Bulls Aug. 10
Catch up with fellow BACC members and connect with new prospects at a fun Multi-Chamber Mixer on Wednesday, Aug. 10 from 4:00-6:00 pm hosted by the Windy City Bulls at NOW Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Pkwy. in Hoffman Estates. Enjoy appetizers, refreshments, and live entertainment, get an update on the Windy City Bulls organization and shoot some hoops. This is a FREE event to Chamber members. To register CLICK HERE.
Pint Wednesdays at Wild Onion to Benefit IFSA
Join Wild Onion Brewery, 22221 N. Pepper Rd. in Lake Barrington, as they “Raise a Pint” in support of the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA). For each pint sold on any Wednesday in August, they will donate $1 to the IFSA. Safety Alliance staff will be present each Wednesday from 12:00–8:00 pm. All are welcome to stop in for a visit. For details CLICK HERE.
Comedy Night at Lake Barrington Woods Aug. 11
Stop by for Comedy Night on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7:00 pm at Lake Barrington Woods, 22320 Classic Ct. in Lake Barrington. Enjoy light refreshments and a special comedy routine by The Two Johns, followed by an open mic call. For details call (847) 842-8900 or CLICK HERE.
Party on the Patio at The Orchard Church on Aug. 13
All are invited to a Party on the Patio at The Orchard Evangelical Free Church at 1301 S. Grove Ave. in Barrington on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 2:00-5:30 pm. The event includes a car show, food, music, outdoor games and bouncy houses for the kids. Enjoy an afternoon of fun, then stay for their church service that starts at 5:30 pm. For details CLICK HERE.
FREE "Ask An Expert" Virtual Program on Aug. 17
BACC will host its next "Ask An Expert" virtual program on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 10:00-11:00 am. Chris Geissler of Asgard Data will share how you can tap into data that your organization or nonprofit is already collecting, to build new revenue streams and stronger relationships with customers. The program is free to BACC members and $15 for nonmembers. To register CLICK HERE.
Last Call for Vendors at the Family Expo on Aug. 20
Only a few vendor spots remain for the Family Expo on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 12:00-4:00 pm at beautiful Citizens Park in Barrington. This fun event is FREE to the community and a great way to promote your business or organization. Business Vendor Space is $225; and Nonprofit Space is $100. The fee includes an assigned space on park grounds. Vendors must supply their own setup/canopy/weights/tables etc. Nonmembers add a $250 surcharge to the vendor fee. To register CLICK HERE.
World Leaders Forum Hosts Actor Olmos on Aug. 22
Tickets are on sale for the next World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series program on Monday, Aug. 22 at 7:00 pm featuring actor, director and producer Edward James Olmos at Judson University, 1151 N. State St. in Elgin. The event will be hosted by entrepreneur Jacqueline Ruiz, who will also moderate a panel discussion with award-winning screenwriter Rick Najera. Proceeds fund leadership, entrepreneurship and diversity scholarships for Judson students. To buy tickets CLICK HERE.
Blood Drive Aug. 27 at Barrington Countryside FPD
The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District will host a blood drive on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at their station located at 22222 N. Pepper Rd. in Lake Barrington. To schedule an appointment call Vitalant at (877) 258-4825. For details on how to receive a coupon for a free pint of Culver's frozen custard when you donate, CLICK HERE.
BACC Hosts Virtual Nonprofit Check-in on Aug. 30
Join BACC for a Zoom check-in with local nonprofits on Tuesday, Aug. 31 from 4:00-5:00 pm. Let's connect to share recent highlights, successes and upcoming events; as well as the most pressing challenges your organization faces, and solutions and resources that have worked for you. This is a FREE event for nonprofit Chamber members. To register and receive a zoom link CLICK HERE.
Elderwerks Seeks Volunteers for Expo on Aug. 31
Elderwerks Educational Services is seeking volunteers to work at its Aging Better Expo on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the Triphahn Center, 1685 W Higgins Rd. in Hoffman Estates. Tasks include: welcoming attendees, monitoring educational sessions, helping resource booth representatives, serving lunch to attendees, and helping at their info booth. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. For details CLICK HERE.
August Specials From Novas Associates
Don't let the August specials from Novas, Dohr, Coll, & Gadson OB/GYN Associates & Medical Spa slip away. Receive 20% off all single services including: O2 Lift Oxygen Facial, Skin Pen, Deep Tissue Massage, Back-to-School Acne Facial, and much more. For details CLICK HERE.
Donations Wanted for Food Pantry Gift Card Drive
The BACC Women's Biz Net is requesting donations for its annual Food Pantry Gift Card Drive from August 1-31. Please consider helping families in need by donating $10 or more to be used for purchasing grocery gift cards that will be distributed to local food pantries. Any support is greatly appreciated. To donate CLICK HERE.
Event Sponsorships at Lake Barrington Shores
Sign up to sponsor a fall or winter event at Lake Barrington Shores. Choose from a variety of dates including: Bonfire on the Beach Sept. 29; Hall-O-Ween on Oct. 2; Holiday Arts & Gifts Show Nov. 4-5; Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 10; and more. Call Jamie at (847) 382-1660 or email: For more information CLICK HERE.
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