Thursday Nov. 16, 2023
News & Events from BACC Members
Attention: The BACC Member News will be on vacation next week for the Thanksgiving Holiday! Our next edition will be published on Thursday, Nov. 30. Submission deadline for the next issue is Wednesday, Nov. 29 at noon. Questions? Email: 
Vintage Holidays in Historic Downtown Long Grove
Plan to enjoy Vintage Holidays in Historic Downtown Long Grove, including a Holiday Walk tomorrow, Nov. 17 from 6:00–8:00 pm with a Bridge Lighting at 7:30 pm led by Village President Bill Jacob. Stores will be open late for holiday shopping and illuminated photo stations will be set up around town. For a schedule of carriage rides, visits with Santa, and much more CLICK HERE.
Open Bowl, Sports & Live Music at 3D Sideouts
Bring the family for open bowling starting tomorrow, Nov. 17 and into the Thanksgiving Week at 3D Sideouts Sports Tavern in Island Lake. Reserve a lane or just drop in to bowl, enjoy a delicious meal, drinks and the arcade. You can also watch the Bulls and Blackhawks, and listen to some live music. For details CLICK HERE.
Champagne Tasting at Vin in Barrington on Nov. 18
Don't miss the Vin Chicago Champagne Tasting on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 6:00 pm in Barrington. Sample over 30 spectacular champagnes along with a selection of sensational sparkling wines from around the world. Food and refreshments will be provided. Tickets are $40. For details CLICK HERE.
Holiday Specials Start Nov. 18 at Salon & Spa 530
Take advantage of the weeklong Holiday Specials starting on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Salon & Spa 530, located at 530 N. Hough St., Ste. 155 in Barrington. Buy $120 and get $20 FREE; Receive 10% off Hot Tools, 20% off blow dryers, and 15% off skincare. For more info call (224) 848-4044 or CLICK HERE.
Live Music Thanksgiving Weekend at Broken Oar
Get ready for a fun Thanksgiving weekend of live music and dining at Broken Oar in Port Barrington. Enjoy no-cover bands in a heated outdoor bar on both levels. Their lineup includes: Ryan Herrick and the Pino Farina Band on Wednesday, Nov. 22; Jim & Justin of MDR on Nov. 24; Semple Duo on Nov. 25; and Rich Sawyer of Tennessee Whiskey on Sunday, Nov. 26. For details CLICK HERE.
Sugaring NYC Black Friday Special Now Thru Nov. 26
Don't miss the Black Friday Special now through Sunday, Nov. 26 for the new HydraFacial services at Sugaring NYC in The Arboretum of South Barrington. Get a Deluxe Facial for $225; a Platinum Facial for $250; personalized skin boosters; and much more. For details call (847) 257-3895 or CLICK HERE.
Fall Flavor Specials from Clock Tower Cupcakes
Treat your friends and family to delicious fall flavors from Clock Tower Cupcakes this Thanksgiving. Enjoy fresh-baked pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese icing, and apple spice cupcakes with caramel icing in regular or mini size - on sale now! Order before Monday, Nov. 20 for pick up Wednesday, Nov. 22. To order CLICK HERE.
Invisalign Special Nov. 27 From David A. Ingram DDS
Don't miss this special offer for BACC members from David A. Ingram, DDS & Associates in Barrington: Come to an Invisalign Open House on Monday, Nov. 27 for a FREE consultation about orthodontic treatment with clear aligners. Get a FREE whitening with treatment; $500 OFF treatment; OR 0% financing for qualified candidates (offers cannot be combined). Space is limited. To make an appointment call (847) 381-2000. For details CLICK HERE.
Rahab's Daughters Hosts Open House Dec. 1 & 2
Rahab's Daughters will host a two-day open house on Friday, Dec. 1 from 4:00-8:00 pm and Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm at 509 W. Old NW Hwy., Ste. LL1 in Barrington. Enjoy light snacks and beverages while learning about their mission to fight human trafficking in our communities. Consider supporting their coat and toy drive by donating gently used/new coats or new (unwrapped) toys for survivors and their children. For details CLICK HERE.
Let It Be Us Seeks Sponsors for Holiday Fundraiser
Let It Be Us will host its inaugural Candy Cottage for a Cause: Gingerbread Holiday Fundraiser for Foster Care & Adoption on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm at Barrington’s White House. Guests will experience delicious food, festive music, and lots of candies available for decorating gingerbread houses to take home. Sponsorships are available. For more information CLICK HERE.
Women's Golf League at X-Golf Kildeer starts Dec. 5
Registration is now open at X-Golf Kildeer for its 2v2 Women's Scramble Winter league on Thursday nights at 7:00 pm starting Dec. 5. It's a great time to get out of the house and enjoy a night with your best pal. Register prior to Nov. 23 and the registration fee will be waived. For more info email:
ESO to Give Holiday Concert at Raue Center Dec. 8
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will perform a Holiday Spectacular Concert on Friday, Dec. 8 at 8:00 pm at Raue Center For The Arts in Crystal Lake. The performance, conducted by Chad Goodman, will feature the Elgin Master Chorale performing favorite carols that will tempt the audience to sing along. For details CLICK HERE.
Walk On Holiday Market Set for Dec. 9 at BHCC
Save the date for Walk On's Holiday Market on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 1:00-4:00 pm at Barrington Hills Country Club. Shop an array of amazing vendors while enjoying food, entertainment, raffles and a silent auction. All proceeds benefit their equine-assisted programs for children and adults with disabilities. For details CLICK HERE.
Barrington Children’s Choir Winter Concert is Dec. 9
The Barrington Children's Choir will present its Winter Concert, "Our Favorite Things," on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 4:00 pm at the Barrington United Methodist Church. Ensembles will perform a mix of choral music that celebrates the moments of the season and sounds of winter, along with classical Christmas favorites. For sponsorship and ad opportunities email: For more information CLICK HERE.
Hot Cocoa with Santa on Dec. 10 & 16 at Kiddiewinks
Buy your tickets for Kiddiewinks Hot Cocoa with Santa event on Sunday, Dec. 10 or Saturday, Dec. 16 at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm. Enjoy an exclusive one-hour session with Santa that includes hot cocoa, crafts, and the perfect family photo op anywhere in their magical venue decorated for the holidays. For details CLICK HERE.
Mathnasium of SB Seeks Toys for Tots Donations
Mathnasium of South Barrington is seeking donations for its "Toys For Tots" drive now through Thursday, Dec. 14. Toys can be dropped in their donation box at 100 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. H10 in The Arboretum of South Barrington. Drop-off hours are Sunday 12:00-4:00 pm and Monday-Thursday from 11:00 am-7:00 pm. For details CLICK HERE.
Breakfast with Santa at Egg Harbor Cafe Dec. 15
Plan for Breakfast with Santa on Friday, Dec. 15 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at Egg Harbor Cafe in Barrington. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and create magical memories as Santa roams the restaurant stopping to take pictures with families. This event is first-come, first-served, no registration. For details CLICK HERE.
Book Your Holiday Party at Bullseye Axe Lounge
Book your next Holiday Party at Bullseye Axe Lounge in The Arboretum of South Barrington. Invite your friends or co-workers to experience the latest fun and unique entertainment. Every group gets their own music, an axe coach, and a professional photoshoot for one price. For details call (224) 259-2246 or CLICK HERE.
Learn About 100 Women Who Care at Emmett's Jan. 9
Looking to make a difference for charities in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago? Join 100 Women Who Care for a fun evening on Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 7:00-8:00 pm at Emmett’s in Palatine. Learn about this philanthropic organization made up of members who combine their donations to make a real impact for a local charity. No pressure to join, come early for social hour at 6:00 pm. For details CLICK HERE.
Take the D220 External Communications Survey
In June 2023 the Barrington 220 Board of Education approved the district's new strategic plan, Framework 220, which will guide the district's work over the next few years. The plan consists of six strategic priorities. One of the priorities is Community Partnerships & Communication. To facilitate communication, D220 is encouraging community members to take a short survey. To start the survey CLICK HERE.
Communications Coordinator Opening at PCB
The Presbyterian Church of Barrington is seeking a part-time Communications Coordinator. Responsibilities include design and maintenance of church website, preparation of weekly e-newsletter, coordination of social media and some office administration. Website maintenance, graphic design and communications experience required. To inquire email: For more information CLICK HERE.
NAMI Barrington Area Announces Name Change
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Barrington Area has changed its name to: NAMI Northwest Suburbs Chicago. They have expanded their reach to include the Arlington Heights, Mt. Prospect, Prospect Heights, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, and Lake Zurich areas. NAMI will provide the same support and service and remains a proud member of BACC. Their new email address is:; their Help Line is still (847) 496-1415. To view their new website CLICK HERE.
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