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.

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“I Knew I Was in Trouble When…” Storytelling Event

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

This fun storytelling event uses a family-friendly version of the popular “Moth Radio Hour” as its model. Award-winning professional storyteller Megan Wells ...

Katherine Beck, Lyric Opera Ryan Center Mezzo Soprano

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Known for her warmth, flexibility, honesty, and flair in works by Handel, Rossini, Mozart, and more, Katherine Beck will delight our audiences ...

A Conversation with Best-Selling Novelist Veronica Roth

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

A wonderful opportunity to participate in an intimate conversation and Q&A with Barrington’s own Veronica Roth, the #1 New York Times best-selling ...

2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Enjoy an in-person cabaret-like experience or watch virtually as Barrington’s White House presents jazz enthusiasts performing their favorite tunes in an “open ...

Jazz All-Stars with Saxophonist Victor Goines

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Highly acclaimed jazz saxophonist Victor Goines assembles an all-star cast of jazz professionals as well as outstanding students from surrounding high schools ...

2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Enjoy an in-person cabaret-like experience or watch virtually as Barrington’s White House presents jazz enthusiasts performing their favorite tunes in an “open ...

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, Classical Piano

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Back in-person following a 2020 Covid cancellation! After a mesmerizing concert at Barrington’s White House in 2019, the “poetic and electrifying” sounds ...

The Bright Side of Bluegrass & Ice Cream Social

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Kick off summer with fun for the whole family! Enjoy ice cream courtesy of BACOA, then a toe tapping live bluegrass set ...

MGM and More — Movie Music of the 50’s & 60’s

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Join Barrington’s White House for a Mid-Century Modern musical extravaganza! Stunning musicians William Powers (bass-baritone soloist), Michelle Areyzaga (soprano soloist), and Lyric ...

Chris Walz & the Old Town Bluegrass Boys

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Back by popular demand! Acclaimed bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Chris Walz and his Bluegrass Boys join us once again after the Village of Barrington ...

Steve Puttrich Watercolor Class

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Steve Puttrich is a unique combination of award-winning artist in oil and watercolor and an inspiring and successful instructor. During this 90-minute ...

Stephanie Block & Clare Longendyke; Viola, Piano

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Barrington-native Stephanie Block (viola) returns by popular demand to Barrington’s White House with fellow musician Clare Longendyke (piano). Praised as “exceptionally talented” ...

“Astor Piazzolla@100” with Violinist Philippe Quint

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Barrington’s White House 2022–2023 season opens with a spectacular presentation by Grammy-nominated and world-renowned violinist Philippe Quint and accompanist Jun Cho. In ...

Third Coast Percussion: “Perspectives”

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Third Coast Percussion presents an evening of music that will thrill both first-time concert-goers and contemporary music super fans alike. “Perspectives” invites ...

Understanding the Holocaust Through Film

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

A multitude of films since the end of World War II have exposed the harsh realities of genocide and emphasized the strength ...

Elgin Symphony Halloween Chamber Concert for Families

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Get into the spooky spirit of Halloween with a family-friendly chamber music concert from the Elgin Symphony Orchestra String Quartet. Through the ...

An Interview with Sam Harris, Survivor of the Holocaust

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Presented by Kim Duchossois, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, and Northern Trust Mr. Sam Harris, one of the youngest recorded survivors ...

Steen Metz… Never Forget

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

A Survivor of the Holocaust Shares His Story Mr. Steen Metz, a Barrington resident and survivor of the Holocaust, tells his story ...

Barrington’s White House Holiday Visits with Santa

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Visit Santa at Barrington’s White House! As part of the Village’s Holiday Festival,  stroll on over to enjoy the open house all ...

The Inaugural Community Holiday Tea

Barrington's White House 145 West Main Street, Barrington, IL

Join us for the Inaugural Community Holiday Tea at Barrington’s White House. Create a new holiday tradition with a city-inspired, sophisticated, adults-only ...