Get ready for summer with a 2019 season pass to the Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center! The pool is scheduled to open Saturday, May 25th. For more information on the Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center, including pass rates, visit us online at vhw.org/HWAC.
The Illinois Storm Chasers share close calls and epic stories at this 7pm event. They’ll also discuss the “why” behind storms and some of the basics of forecasting, and discuss how to prepare for severe weather before the next big storm rolls in. Register at BALibrary.org.
Lake Zurich's Farmers Market at Paulus Park showcases over 25 vendors selling produce, bakery items, sauces, honey, pesto, spices, kettle corn, cheese, eggs, fresh meat, seafood, and more. Grab a bite to eat from one of our concession vendors. Also featured: a sharpening service. Convenient parking.
Enjoy sweet summer nights with good friends and great music. Summer concerts are free to everyone each Friday evening from 6:30pm–8:00pm at Community Park. Food vendors on-site for every concert. June schedule: 6/7, Latest Rumor (Blues, Rock & Americana); 6/14, Second Time Around (Classic Rock); 6/21,Save the Clocktower (Alternative Pop/Electropop); 6/28, Face N Time (Variety).
Cruise on over to Hawthorn Woods Community Park at 5pm. and enjoy a free night of cool cars and family fun, and the competition for "best car". After, enjoy our Concert in the Park featuring a performance by Second Time Around from 6-8 pm. Food vendors are on-site for every concert.
Hear stories about some Barrington's most notable and interesting residents from the middle decades of the Twentieth Century. Many of the names you will recognize. These individuals had a profound influence, and their stories, told only as Barbara Benson can tell them, are engaging and entertaining. $20 General Admission, 3:00pm start. A reception with light refreshments follows this event.
Barbara Benson brings the past to life with engaging stories of Barrington's notable and interesting people in the middle decades of the Twentieth Century, a program drawn from Barbara’s research about the historical equine threads bringing the Barrington area from its small-market-town origins to its present-day reputation as a premier destination for equestrian activities. $20 admission, 3pm-4:30pm, includes reception after.
Campers explore and discover with friends through various crafts, activities and games. Each week a theme will guide us on our adventures of music, art, sports and more! Our schedule includes weekly guests and trips to the Hawthorn Woods Aquatic Center for some fun in the sun. First session begins on June 10. Visit vhw.org/Woodchucks for more information.
Historic Downtown Long Grove’s three-day annual homage to strawberry season is a Chicagoland summer highlight for all ages, featuring cooks doling out strawberry BBQ, strawberry pie-eating contests, a classic carnival, three stages of live music, and the legendary Kid Zone with games & fun for all. Friday: 11am–11 pm; Saturday: 10am–11pm; Sunday: 10am–6 pm. $5 Admission; kids under 12 free.
Enjoy a sweet summer night with good friends and great music. The Village of Hawthorn Woods hosts this FREE concert series through August 23. At 6:30pm: performance by Save the Clocktower, featuring original alternative pop/electropop music. Food vendors are on-site. Stay after for a Movie in the Park! Our feature presentation, Ralph Breaks the Internet, will begin at dusk.
Join shaman Brant Secunda on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan to honor the summer season and explore the practices of Huichol Shamanism. This retreat is an opportunity to bring harmony and connection into reality through ancient traditions. June 27-30: June 27, 6-10pm; June 28-29, 8am-10pm; June 30, ending at 11am.
Taste of the Towns features a variety of local food and beverage vendors who will be serving delicious samples from their menus. Attendees can enjoy their samples at the pavilion or lawn picnic area, while enjoying entertainment and kid's activities among the beautiful lakefront at Paulus Park.