The Rotary Club of Long Grove, Kildeer and Hawthorn Woods, with Buffalo Creek Brewing present Oktoberfest 2019 on Saturday, October 5th, Noon to 10 p.m. Features include: Craft Beer, Brats, Potato Salad, Strudel, Hayrides, Cookie and Pie Baking Contest, Stein Holding Contest, Hammerschlagen, Horseshoes, Axe Throwing, Raffle, and other Family Fun. More information at RCLG.org.
The Rotary Club of Long Grove, Kildeer and Hawthorn Woods, with Buffalo Creek Brewing present Oktoberfest 2019 on Saturday, October 5th, Noon to 10 p.m. Event features Craft Beer, Brats, Potato Salad, Strudel, Hayrides, Cookie and Pie Baking Contest, Stein Holding Contest, Hammerschlagen, Horseshoes, Axe Throwing, Raffle, and other Family Fun. More information at RCLG.org.
Advance tickets $25 online at BarringtonChamber.com. Check in at Neoteca and enjoy a “Sipping Saturday" visiting many unique stores in downtown Barrington and enjoying great wine. From 2—6 p.m. Includes: a 1-oz. pour at each merchant location, souvenir wine glass, map of wine-tasting locations; trolley available to transport attendees between stops. For details call (847) 381-2525 or visit BarringtonChamber.com.
A great day to sip-and-stroll through Barrington! Check out outstanding artists as they create paintings outdoors, a technique known as "Plein Air", during the Wine Walk (2—6 p.m.). Then join us for a 6—7:30 p.m. complimentary reception and awards ceremony at Barrington’s White House (a Wine Walk Trolley stop) where artists will have works for sale. Details at BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com.
Network with other Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce members, Fire Chief John Malcolm, and your local Fire Department’s first responders, as you enjoy tastes of the many different Firehouse Chilies prepared by the LZ firefighting team at the Old Fire House. Website: LakeZurich.org/95/Fire-Rescue.
This annual event showcases tastes from dozens of the finest restaurants, microbreweries, wineries and distillers in the Barrington area. Tickets: $35 in advance/$40 at the door; available for purchase at BarringtonChamber.com. Hosted by The Onion Pub, 22221 N Pepper Rd, Lake Barrington from 5—8 p.m.
Don't miss this unique opportunity to hear Garth Stein discuss his book, The Art of Racing in the Rain, the writing process and so much more, from 7—9 p.m. Books are available for purchase/signing following the program. Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried and Kevin Costner star in its recent movie release. Sponsored by Wauconda Area Library, info at WaucLib.org; $5 Admission.
TesserAct Theatre presents What the Trees and Moonlight Know: Tales of Witches, Monsters and Marshmallows. Enter the forest on Halloween Eve to hear the stories only the trees can tell. Wear a costume, bring your favorite blanket/pillow and enjoy this storytelling treat perfect for children through middle school age. $10/person admission; show from 11 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Details at BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com.
The Elgin Symphony principal players will perform a masterpiece of chamber music—Octet in E-flat Major for Strings, Op. 20 by Felix Mendelssohn. Mendelssohn composed this piece at the age of 16. They will also perform Mozart’s String Quintet No. 4 in G minor, K516. $30 Adults—$10 Students—8th Grade and under Free w/purchase of adult ticket. More info at BarringtonsWhiteHouse.com.
After rave reviews, Ron Hawking returns to Barrington’s White House with a new show featuring Frank Sinatra favorites in this special 104th birthday tribute to Frank Sinatra, Whether he’s putting his own touch on The Great American songbook, Broadway, or contemporary music, Ron’s charm and charisma shine through every musical moment. $45 Adults / $20 Students