Cinderella, fairy tales, theater, children's musical

BWH Welcomes Cinderella: Virtual Musical Theatre for Children

Kate Himes Community Events, Cultural Events, Featured, Virtual Arts and Culture

A Virtual Musical Theatre Event for All Ages! Looking for a great family activity? Join Barrington’s White House and the Family Fun Players for a virtual musical theatre performance of “Cinderella,” on Sunday, October 25 at 1:00 p.m.  Adapted by Eileen Mitchell and directed by Julie Price, enjoy all your favorite characters plus a few new friends!  First 25 to register will receive a $10 gift certificate to Ice Cream …

Nationally Recognized Political Cartoonist Scott Stantis Comes to BWH!

Kate Himes Community Events, Cultural Events, Featured, Virtual Arts and Culture

Join Us for a Provocative Presentation on Politics Renowned Chicago Tribune editorial cartoonist will present many of his past editorial and political cartoons and discuss the upcoming 2020 election. Scott Stantis joined the staff of the Chicago Tribune in 2009. Stantis’s editorial cartoons are syndicated to over 400 newspapers around the world and have appeared in such varied places as The Week, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Nightline and Guns & Ammo. …

Join Us In-Person for The Environment and COVID-19: A Panel Discussion

Kate Himes Chamber Music, Classical Music, Community Events, Cultural Events, Featured, Virtual Arts and Culture

Live from Barrington Hills Riding Center The Fox River Valley Hound Heritage Foundation in association with Barrington’s White House will present a panel discussion on the impact of the COVID-19 virus on Air, Water, Habitat, and Wildlife in the Fox River Valley.  Come out to the Barrington Hills Riding Center on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 4 pm, located at 361 Bateman Road, Barrington Hills, IL 60010.  The program will …

Barrington’s White House Launches Fall 2020 Season!

Kate Himes Chamber Music, Classical Music, Community Events, Cultural Events, Featured, Virtual Arts and Culture

Barrington’s White House Goes Virtual This Fall In light of the challenges posed by the coronavirus, Barrington’s White House will provide a wonderful all-virtual slate of events for this fall’s 2020 season. While the White House had hoped to be able to offer in-person events as well, the reality of being able to adequately social distance and still provide a quality experience led the venue to the determination that holding …

Dr. Rollin Potter and Tony Ciganek

Kate Himes Chamber Music, Classical Music, Community Events, Cultural Events, Featured, Virtual Arts and Culture

A Gift to Support Cultural Programming If you didn’t know Dr. Rollin Potter (at left, above), you might mistake him for a studious college professor (he’s partial to wearing charming tweed jackets with elbow patches). But in reality, he is the engine behind the powerful slate of cultural programming that occurs each season at Barrington’s White House. Rollin is the Cultural Director for the White House, and for the past …

McClintock Family Provides $100,000 Gift for the Capital Reserve Fund

Kate Himes Chamber Music, Classical Music, Community Events, Cultural Events, Featured, Virtual Arts and Culture

Our Goal Is to Raise $2.5 Million to Fund Maintenance for 50+ Years Barrington’s White House has recently undertaken a $2.5 million Capital Reserve Fund Campaign to fund the maintenance needs of the house for the next 50 years. We are grateful to the McClintock family, who stepped forward to provide a significant initial gift to help launch the campaign, which is now well on its way to our goal! …