Thursday Jan. 19, 2023
News & Events from BACC Members
Member News Submissions must be received by noon on Wednesday in order to be considered for the next issue. Items will be included, space permitting, on a rotating basis. Priority is given to members who have not had an item run in the past month or longer. CLICK HERE for the Member News Guidelines. Questions? Call (847) 381-2525 or email: 
Grand Opening Events at StretchLab Jan. 19-21
Join StretchLab for their Grand Opening events and specials Jan. 19 through Jan. 21 at 20530 N. Rand Rd., Ste. 134-A in Deer Park Town Center. Stop by for a ribbon cutting celebration today, Jan. 19 from 5:00-6:30 pm; then enjoy demo stretches, giveaways, vendors and more Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20 & 21 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. For details CLICK HERE.
FREE Virtual Intro to "Creating Clarity" Series
If you feel stuck, don't want to settle for Blah, or wish to live your life purposefully sign up for a FREE intro to "Creating Clarity: The Process of Getting Unstuck," led by Ellen Corey, of Coaching by Corey, LLC. The four-part series looks into how life balance, setting boundaries, awareness of values and creating a vision supports forward momentum. The FREE intro is tomorrow, Jan. 20 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. To register CLICK HERE.
Presbyterian Church Hosts Free Concert on Jan. 21
The Presbyterian Church of Barrington will host a FREE "Music on the Hill" concert on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 pm at 6 Brinker Rd. in Barrington. Soloists from the Lyric Opera and the PCB choral scholars will perform opera and musical theater favorites including Rodgers & Hammerstein, Sondheim, Lloyd-Webber, and more. A reception with light refreshments will follow the concert. No reservations required. For details visit: CLICK HERE.
Kiddiewinks Hosts Grand Opening on Jan. 22
Don't miss the Grand Opening of Kiddiewinks Events on Sunday, Jan. 22 from 12:00-2:00 pm at 112 Barrington Commons Ct. Explore Kiddiewinks' interactive children's venue while enjoying fun activities, music, treats, refreshments, characters and a raffle. For details CLICK HERE.
Champagne Brunch Every Sunday at Avante
Enjoy a delicious brunch with bottomless champagne served every Sunday from 11:00 am-2:00 pm at Avante Banquets & Conference Center in Fox River Grove. Cost is $29 per person, $15 for kids age 6-12 years, and children under 6 eat free. For details CLICK HERE.
NAMI Legislative Forum at Barrington Library Jan. 22
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Barrington Chapter will host a Legislative Forum on Sunday, Jan. 22 from 1:30-3:00 pm at the Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Hwy. Learn about the current state of 988 crisis response, plans for growing the mental health workforce and other policy issues. For more info call (847) 496-1415 or email: To register CLICK HERE.
Coffee & Conversation with BStrong & BYFS Jan. 25
Join BStrong Together and Barrington Youth and Family Services for coffee and conversation on Wednesday, January 25 at 9:00 am at Calibre Coffee in the Arboretum of South Barrington. Explore how to nourish a culture of belonging and find ways to strengthen connections with family, friends and community. For details CLICK HERE.
BACC Annual Dinner is Jan. 26 at Wild Onion Brewery
Register for the BACC Annual Dinner Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 26 from 5:30-9:30 pm at Wild Onion Brewery in Lake Barrington. Enjoy networking, recognitions, live music by the Judson Brown Band, food stations, a cash bar, raffle prizes and our Silent Auction, which begins online Jan. 18 to support the BACC Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund. To register CLICK HERE.
AlpineFest at Buffalo Creek Brewing Jan. 27-28
Beer lovers are invited to embrace the outdoors with friends at Buffalo Creek Brewing's Alpine Fest from Friday, Jan. 27 at 11:00 am through Saturday, Jan. 28 at 11:30 pm in Historic Downtown Long Grove. Sip freshly brewed beer while enjoying live music and games at their German-stye winter retreat with custom-built warming lodges nestled around roaring fire pits. For details CLICK HERE.
Town-Warming at Barrington's White House Jan. 28
The Barrington Cultural Commission will host its annual Barrington Town-Warming on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 8:45 am-3:30 pm at Barrington's White House. The event is a re-creation of discussions held in Barrington during the post-Depression era and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Arthur Laffer, former economic adviser to Presidents Reagan and Trump.  For details CLICK HERE.
Academic Help from Huntington Learning Center
If your child’s grades are not where they should be, Huntington Learning Center can help, with programs for any student at any level. Their experts will identify problem areas and work with your child to improve skills, confidence and motivation. For details on how to get your child the academic support needed CLICK HERE.
Reserve Your Ad in QB Home & Garden Issue by Jan. 31
Reserve your ad space today for the March/April 2023 Who’s Who in Home & Garden issue of Quintessential Barrington magazine. Your message will reach an audience of 80,000+ readers in the 60010 area and all of Inverness. Space reservations are due by Tuesday, Jan. 31. Call (847) 381-3860 or email for details.
Happy Hour at Ruth's Chris in The Arboretum
Stop by for Happy Hour at Ruth's Chris Steak House in the Arboretum of South Barrington and treat yourself to a delicious steak sandwich served on garlic bread and drizzled with béarnaise sauce. Pair it with a beer or a glass from their award-winning wine list, available only at the bar. For details about their bar menu and more CLICK HERE.
Partner with Executive Homes Specialist Susan Klatt
Find your dream home with help from Executive Homes by Susan Klatt - Keller Williams Success Realty. Susan is an executive homes specialist who partners with buyers and sellers in their home search and sale. She treats every customer as if they were going to live next door and has built her business based on professionalism and experience, with most of her business coming from past clients. For details CLICK HERE.
BACOA Dancing with the Stars Fundraiser is Feb. 4
The Barrington Area Council on Aging (Bacoa) will host their annual Dancing with the Barrington Stars fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 6:00-11:00 pm at Avante Banquets in Fox River Grove. Six teams will compete to raise funds for Bacoa services for adults and their caregivers. The event includes dinner, an open bar and the show. For details CLICK HERE.
Book an Event for Magic Mike Release at Star Cinema
Gather your friends and book a private theater for the upcoming Magic Mike movie release on Friday, Feb. 10 at Star Cinema Grill in The Arboretum of South Barrington. Enjoy food and drinks while watching the movie in luxury recliners with seat-side service. For details email or CLICK HERE.
Economic Summit at Barrington's White House Feb. 8
Hear first-hand updates from village leaders on the state of the Barrington region at the Economic Summit on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 8:30-10:00 am at Barrington's White House 145 W. Main St. in Barrington. Coffee and pastries will be served and cost to attend is $10. This event is open to the public and registration is required. To register CLICK HERE.
Save the Date: Cocoa Crawl in Long Grove on Feb. 11
Mark your calendar for the Annual Cocoa Crawl on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm in Historic Downtown Long Grove. Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa, cocoa-inspired treats and chocolate specials at participating merchants and restaurants. Spend $100 and receive a FREE Long Grove mug while supplies last. For details CLICK HERE.
Early Bird Discount for Home of the Sparrow Luncheon
Register early and save on tickets for the Home of the Sparrow "Laugh Yourself Silly" Celebration of Women Luncheon on Friday, March 10 from 11:30 am-3:00 pm at Boulder Ridge Country Club in Lake in the Hills. Comedian and motivational speaker, Kelly Swanson will share hilarious and heartwarming tales while guests enjoy networking, a plated lunch, signature cocktails, a silent auction, raffles and more. For details or to register CLICK HERE.
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