CULTURAL & COMMUNITY EVENTS

Barrington’s White House offers outstanding performances and cultural events. Each season, we’ll host some of the most renowned artists and speakers in the world. For ticketing information, see the calendar below. If you have questions about events, a cultural programming suggestion or would like to sponsor an event, please call 224.512.4066 or email culturalevents@barringtonswhitehouse.com.

  • 3rd Thursday Artist Application

Our 3rd Thursday Art Night Out receptions feature local visual artists and are free and open to the public. If you’d like to be considered, please complete our Artist Application and include samples of your work.

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Barrington’s White House

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145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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September 2019

“Tallyho Back!” Presentation by Norman Fine, Hunt Historian

September 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$20.00 - $35.00
George Washington Hunt

Take a trip back in history with Norm Fine and the Fox River Valley Hound Heritage Foundation to learn how mounted foxhunting began…

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October 2019

“A Tribute to Barbara and George Bush” – Book Dramatization by Barbara Rinella

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $20.00
Barbara Rinella Bush Family

Following her acclaimed performance as Eliza Hamilton, Rinella returns to pay tribute to America’s longest married Presidential couple—George and Barbara Bush. Based…

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Courageous Conversations: Practicing Mindfulness

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Our lives are stressful and busy, and our anxiety can impact our social interactions, especially those with whom we disagree. How can…

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3rd Annual Barrington’s Plein Air Event & Wine Walk

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free
Plein Ari Thomas Balsamo

Announcing the 3rd Annual Barrington’s Plein Air Event & Wine Walk   A great day to sip and stroll Barrington! Visit the…

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3rd Thursday Art Night Out – Nature and Abstraction by Barb Rydz Ross

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barb Ross 3rd Thursday image

Ross creates her vibrant acrylics “abstractly, intuitively, with an overpowering need for balance and connection. My content is not literal but emotional,…

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Hockey Night in Barrington with Eddie Olczyk

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$15.00 - $30.00
Eddie Olczyk

Are you a Blackhawks or hockey fan? Do you have kids who play hockey? You don’t want to miss Hockey Night in…

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TesserAct Theatre Ensemble Halloween Show for Children

October 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00

What the Trees and Moonlight Know: Tales of Witches, Monsters and Marshmallows the TesserAct Theatre Ensemble Halloween Show for Children Enter the…

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Chamber Music Concert – Elgin Symphony Principal Players

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free - $30.00
Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Join us as The Elgin Symphony principal players perform one of the ultimate masterpieces of chamber music—Octet in E-flat Major for Strings,…

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November 2019

Courageous Conversations: Cultivating Curiosity

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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We are born with wide eyes of wonder—but this curiosity can fade with age. How do we keep our fervor for learning,…

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Improv Comedy with the Queen Bs

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$10.00 - $30.00

Back by popular demand, the Queen B Improv team is sure to make you laugh, giggle, chortle and guffaw. You'll become part…

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3rd Thursday Art Night Out – Paintings of the Midwest and Maine by Jim Root

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free
Jim Root 3rd Thursday 1 boat

Join us on this 3rd Thursday Art Night Out featuring paintings of the Midwest and Maine by Jim Root Barrington artist and…

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“Deck the Walls” Festive Pop-Up Gallery & Art Sale

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Give the gift of an original piece of art this holiday season! The Barrington Cultural Arts Center’s artists range from beginners to…

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December 2019

Barrington’s White House Holiday Open House

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free

Come enjoy the House beautifully decorated for the season. It’s a perfect setting for you to take your own holiday family photos…

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“The Song is You” – Ron Hawking Frank Sinatra Tribute – Night 1

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$20.00 - $45.00
Ron Hawking Sinatra

Winner of Chicago Cabaret Professionals Windy City Award, Ron Hawking delivers a special 104th birthday tribute to Frank Sinatra. Hear selections from…

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“The Song is You” – Ron Hawking Frank Sinatra Tribute – Night 2

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$20.00 - $45.00
Ron Hawking Sinatra

Winner of Chicago Cabaret Professionals Windy City Award, Ron Hawking delivers a special 104th birthday tribute to Frank Sinatra. Hear selections from…

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Courageous Conversations: The Art of Listening

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Active listening with less judgment and more curiosity, humility and empathy is a skill that takes training and practice. Journalists, therapists and…

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English Madrigal Concert

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Free - $25.00
Barrington High School Madrigals

The award-winning BHS Madrigal ensemble will perform a variety of Medieval and holiday tunes in a Renaissance-themed event, complete with elaborate costuming.…

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Barrington’s White House Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long

December 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$5.00
Christmas Sheet music

Bring the entire family and sing along with your favorite traditional carols. It’s a fun and interactive afternoon to put you in…

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January 2020

Courageous Conversations: Understanding Privilege

January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

Guided by national expert and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Robin DiAngelo, let’s learn about the way race and class shape…

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February 2020

Courageous Conversations: Confronting Prejudice

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

How should we respond to discrimination when we encounter it? How do we respectfully correct misinformation or stereotypes we may hear at…

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March 2020

Courageous Conversations: Challenging Separation

March 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

The demographic maps are clear: we sort ourselves geographically and socially based on race & class. Where we live and spend our…

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April 2020

Courageous Conversations: Paying it Forward

April 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

How does our spending and giving align with our values? How can we be more conscientious consumers and investors? How can we…

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May 2020

Courageous Conversations: Fostering Belonging

May 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

How can we reduce polarization, resolve conflict, and ensure everyone’s story is heard and valued? Let’s talk about bridge-building and peacemaking to…

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June 2020

Courageous Conversations: Practicing Courage

June 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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$25.00

How can we apply what we've learned through this series in our everyday lives? Courage Fellows share their learnings, pledges and commitments—and…

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