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June 2020

Singer-Songwriter Pat McKillen Live Online

June 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Thank you to everyone who has registered for tonight's Virtual Arts and Culture event with Pat McKillen LIVE at Barrington's White House. Due…

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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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Join us for the final (virtual!) session of A Year of Courageous Conversations, where we share learnings, pledges & commitments for fostering…

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A Jazz Pizazz Sampler with Vocalist Kim Albrecht Online

June 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Ready for some “pizazz?" Mark your calendars for tomorrow's Jazz Pizazz Sampler – live streamed from Barrington’s White House. Featured hits will include:…

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Geneva Barbershop Quartet Online

June 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Geneva Barbershop Quartet

The Geneva Barbershop Quartet is known for its remarkable barbershop blend and toe-tapping songs. They’ll be singing old-time favorites and recognizable tunes…

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July 2020

4th of July Presentation: 11 am, 4 pm, and 7 pm

July 4, 2020
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
barringtons white house fourth of july independence day

Join us on July 4th at 11 am, 4 pm, and 7 pm for our hour-and-a-half Independence Day presentation! Click here to…

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August 2020

Cook Along With Me – Vegetable Phyllo Purse

August 6, 2020
Free
Cook along with me

Streaming live at 1:00pm and 7:00pm Join us virtually for Barrington’s White House inaugural “Cook Along With Me” series, which kicks off…

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Jazz Cabaret Series

August 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Jazz Duo

Now’s your chance to watch local jazz enthusiasts perform in an “open mic” setting! The premiere of this series is Thursday, August…

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Poetry Reading

August 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Barrington Cultural Commission

The Barrington Cultural Commission is sponsoring a Poetry Reading, a program of 10 poems by local poets, aired from Barrington’s White House…

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September 2020

Courageous Conversations: Standing in Another’s Shoes

September 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Courageous Conversations

We hear a lot that we are divided. But might we be disconnected? How do we bear witness to stories and lived…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

September 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Join us each 2nd Thursday as local jazz enthusiasts perform in an “open mic” setting during our new Jazz Cabaret series. Brought…

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The Lincoln Trio – Featuring the World Premiere of “Dash” by Composer Jennifer Higdon

September 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lincoln Trio, Piano, Cello, Violin, Classical Music

Back by popular demand! This world-renowned classical trio presents the world premiere of “Dash” by composer Jennifer Higdon, as well as Beethoven’s…

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“Artists You Should Know” from the Barrington Area Artists Association

September 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Impressionist Art, Animal Art, Floral Art, painting, Piet Mondrain

3rd Thursdays Virtual Art Night Out Series   The Barrington Area Artists Association presents three outstanding artists you should know during this…

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“Paint the Town Barrington” 4th Annual Plein Air Event

September 19, 2020 @ 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 Air, Artist, Art, Painting, Outdoor Painting

The Barrington Cultural Commission presents the 4th annual “Paint the Town Barrington” Plein Air outdoor painting event. Enjoy artists from throughout Chicagoland…

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Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Prairie Life and Connection to Illinois

September 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Illinois, History

Barrington’s own Patty Dowd Schmitz along with historic figure actress Laura Keyes and fiddler Mary Pat Kleven present music, costumes, and stories…

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The Environment and COVID-19: A Panel Discussion

September 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fox River Valley, Covid, Environment, Human behavior, coronavirus, pandemic

The Fox River Valley Hound Heritage Foundation in association with Barrington’s White House will present a panel discussion on the impact of…

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October 2020

Scott Stantis: Editorial Cartoonist

October 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Scott Stantis, Editorial Cartoon, political cartoon, american history

Renowned Chicago Tribune editorial cartoonist will present many of his past editorial and political cartoons and discuss the upcoming 2020 election. Scott…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

October 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Join us each 2nd Thursday as local jazz enthusiasts perform in an “open mic” setting during our new Jazz Cabaret series. Brought…

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Courageous Conversations: Parenting for Inclusion

October 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Courageous Conversations

How do we become racially & culturally conscious families? How can we best use our intergenerational voices to support inclusion and equity…

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Oil Painters of America Artists

October 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

3rd Thursdays Virtual Art Night Out Series Konrad F. Hack received his B.F.A. degree from the Art Institute of Chicago and University…

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“Cinderella” Musical Theatre Program for Children

October 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cinderella, fairy tales, theater, children's musical

Cinderella is a fun children’s musical adaptation of the classic tale with catchy tunes and comic twists. Adapted by Eileen Mitchell and…

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November 2020

Spoon River Dancers Present “Lost in Silence”

November 8, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spoon River, Theatre, Dance, Edgar Lee Maasters

The dancers of the Midwest Dance Collective bring to life “Lost in Silence,” a multi-layered presentation of Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River…

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Courageous Conversations: Becoming America

November 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Courageous Conversations

We just had a presidential election. How do we reimagine our social contract and civic trust? Join us for our monthly (virtual!)…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

November 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

Join us each 2nd Thursday as local jazz enthusiasts perform in an “open mic” setting during our new Jazz Cabaret series. Brought…

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American Songbook Piano Recital with Richard Glazier

November 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gershwin, american songbook, piano, broadway. hollywood

Filmed in California exclusively for Barrington’s White House, join pianist and cultural historian Richard Glazier as he weaves together interviews, piano performances,…

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Michael Ireland: “Then, Now & When”

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Michael Ireland, Art, Artist, Painting, Watercolor, Landscapes

3rd Thursdays Virtual Art Night Out Series Watercolorist Michael Ireland has participated in the creative process for over 50 years, beginning with…

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December 2020

“Pillow Fight” Theatre Reading for All Ages

December 5, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Encore Players present a virtual Zoom "table reading" of the first act of Pillow Fight by Eileen Mitchell, directed by Julie…

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A Renaissance Christmas Concert with the Bella Voce

December 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Reniassance, Christmas Carols, Christmas Music, Vocal Chamber Music

Get into the Christmas spirit with a delightful concert of traditional Christmas carols and Renaissance Christmas works by the esteemed Bella Voce…

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Courageous Conversations: Healing Our Communities

December 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Courageous Conversations

This has been a time of great change, trauma and truth-telling, illuminating fractures in our civic life that require healing and repair.…

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January 2021

Meet the Real Mae West – Afternoon Show

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Real Mae West

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” Depression-era vaudeville and Broadway star Mae West shattered box…

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Meet the Real Mae West – Evening Show

January 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Real Mae West

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” Depression-era vaudeville and Broadway star Mae West shattered box…

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Becoming Courageous

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free
Reniassance, Christmas Carols, Christmas Music, Vocal Chamber Music

Join Courageous Conversations hosts Dr. Rev. Zina Jacque & Jessica Green for a virtual gathering to meditate on the moment, celebrate our collective power,…

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4th Annual Barrington Town-Warming

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Condoleezza Rice & Bill Daley

What Now? Looking Ahead to the Post-Pandemic World The Barrington Cultural Commission is pleased to announce its keynote speakers and panelists for…

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Former Cubs Announcer Len Kasper

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Len Kasper Baeball

Join us as Len Kasper, who has just begun his new post with the Chicago White Sox, regales our audience with tales from his…

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February 2021

Cubs Hall of Fame Pitcher Fergie Jenkins

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Barrington’s White House is pleased to feature a presentation by legendary Chicago Cubs pitcher and Cy Young Award winner Fergie Jenkins. This…

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“Remembering Route 66” with Leslie Goddard – Afternoon Show

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Route 66

Route 66: The name evokes images of gas stations, mom-and-pop motels, quirky attractions, and adventure on the open road. In this nostalgia-packed…

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“Remembering Route 66” with Leslie Goddard – Evening Show

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Route 66

Route 66: The name evokes images of gas stations, mom-and-pop motels, quirky attractions, and adventure on the open road. In this nostalgia-packed…

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Courageous Conversations: Love, Anger & Apology

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Whether intended or not, our nation is wounded. How do we acknowledge, apologize and repair, both personally & collectively? Join hosts Rev.…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series POSTPONED

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO MAY 13th   Live streamed from Barrington’s White House, watch local jazz enthusiasts perform in an…

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Virtual Bridal Open House

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
bridal open house in Chicago Illinois

Recently engaged? Congratulations! Getting married is the celebration of your love story, and even during these uncertain times, we don’t think your…

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“How Ike Led” with Susan Eisenhower

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eisenhower

Celebrate President’s Day by learning about the principles behind former U.S. President and General Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower’s biggest decisions. Diane Bergan…

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