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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December 2021

2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret

December 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

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…

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“Carols Near and Far: A Global Holiday Celebration” with Bella Voce Camerata

December 12, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Join the Bella Voce Camerata for a joyful journey around the globe this holiday season. Enjoy familiar and new carols including “Stille Nacht” from…

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Conserving Beauty: A CFC Celebration of the Arts

December 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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This art show, the last event of Citizens for Conservation's 50th anniversary year, will showcase the accomplished work of various CFC volunteers…

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Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long with Nancie Tobison

December 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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The family tradition we started in 2019 is back again in 2021! Visit Barrington’s White House and sing along with your favorite…

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Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long with Nancie Tobison

December 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Second show added! Due to the popularity of our annual Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long, we have now added a second show on Sunday,…

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January 2022

Courageous Conversations Spring 2022 Season Pass

January 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Courageous Convrsations

Join us Second Wednesdays 7pm at Barrington's White House (& online!) How do we foster greater inclusion and belonging in our community?…

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Courageous Conversations: Finding Ourselves in Each Other’s Stories

January 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

How can we honor each other's stories? Might we better hear and believe lived experiences that are different from our own? Join…

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February 2022

5th Annual Barrington Town-Warming with Keynote Speaker Robert Gates

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Join us for the 5th Annual Barrington Town-Warming – a re-creation of the robust discussions held in Barrington during the Depression era.…

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Courageous Conversations: Fostering Belonging For Different Abilities

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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How can we foster inclusion and belonging for different abilities? Join hosts Rev. Dr. Zina Jacque and Jessica Green at Barrington’s White…

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POSTPONED: Ron Hawking Swings & Sings “His Way” Friday Night Show

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Ron Hawking

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. MORE DETAILS COMING SOON. Grab your favorite valentine and swing on by Barrington’s White House to hear…

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POSTPONED: Ron Hawking Swings & Sings “His Way” Saturday Night Show

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Ron Hawking

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. MORE DETAILS COMING SOON. Grab your favorite valentine and swing on by Barrington’s White House to hear…

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March 2022

Courageous Conversations: Uncovering Hidden Violence Against Women

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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The pandemic has been especially challenging for women and children who are not safe at home — and our community is not…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

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…

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

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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This fun storytelling event uses a family-friendly version of the popular “Moth Radio Hour” as its model. Award-winning professional storyteller Megan Wells…

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Katherine Beck, Lyric Opera Ryan Center Mezzo Soprano

March 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Katherine Beck

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

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3rd Thursdays Art Night Out: “Transparent by Nature” with Michael Ireland

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Watercolorist Michael Ireland has participated in the creative process for over 50 years, beginning with his studies at the American Academy of…

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“Sophia Hayden Deserves Better”: A Play Reading by Stephanie Walker

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barrington native and playwright Stephanie Walker brings a staged reading of her new play, “Sophia Hayden Deserves Better.” In 1891 a brilliant…

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April 2022

A Conversation with Best-Selling Novelist Veronica Roth

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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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…

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Courageous Conversations: Reckoning with the History of Slavery

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” said George Santayana. Join host Jessica Green at Barrington’s White House…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

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…

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3rd Thursdays Art Night Out: Marci Oleszkiewicz: “Painting from the Heart”

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Marci Oleszkiewicz’s goal as an artist is to capture moments of life on canvas that convey beauty and wonder, joy and sorrow,…

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“The Future of Education: Lessons Learned from a Global Pandemic” with District 220 Superintendent Dr. Robert Hunt

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Two years ago COVID-19 upended life as we know it, exposing the strengths and weaknesses of every industry, including education. In this…

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Jazz All-Stars with Saxophonist Victor Goines

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Highly acclaimed jazz saxophonist Victor Goines assembles an all-star cast of jazz professionals as well as outstanding students from surrounding high schools…

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May 2022

An Afternoon Tea with Bertha Honoré Palmer, Presented by Leslie Goddard

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Over 100 years ago, John and Julia Robertson made Barrington’s White House their home.  This historic tea event brings back the tradition…

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Courageous Conversations: Gathering for the People’s Supper

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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After the 2016 Presidential Election, The People's Supper hosted over 2,000 suppers in 135 communities nationwide to bring people together across difference.…

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2nd Thursdays Jazz Cabaret Series

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Jazz, Cabaret, Vocal, Instrumental

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…

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CANCELLED – Northwestern University President Morton Schapiro: “Surprising Facts about Higher Education”

May 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Due to unforeseen circumstances, “Surprising Facts about Higher Education" presented by Northwestern's Morton Schapiro is canceled for Sunday, May 15. At this…

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3rd Thursdays Art Night Out: Photographer Al Buschauer: “A Passionate Life in Photography”

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Artist and portrait photographer Al Buschauer has worked in Barrington for the past 33 years. In this exhibit, you will experience an…

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Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, Classical Piano

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Back in-person following a 2020 Covid cancellation! After a mesmerizing concert at Barrington’s White House in 2019, the “poetic and electrifying” sounds…

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The Bright Side of Bluegrass & Ice Cream Social

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Kick off summer with fun for the whole family! Enjoy ice cream courtesy of BACOA, then a toe tapping live bluegrass set…

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June 2022

Pop-Up Shop: Cynthia Rowley Brings the Beach To Barrington

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barrington Native & New York City Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley is back in Barrington! On Wednesday, June 1, Cynthia Rowley’s clothing will…

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Sip, Shop, & See with Cynthia: Cynthia Rowley Brings the Beach To Barrington

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Meet Barrington Native & New York City Fashion Designer Cynthia Rowley in an intimate setting at Barrington’s White House. This daytime event…

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Beach Soirée: Cynthia Rowley Brings the Beach To Barrington

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Cynthia Rowley Brings the Beach to Barrington for a Hamptons-inspired tented party in her honor.  Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to wear…

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

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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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…

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July 2022

Chris Walz & the Old Town Bluegrass Boys

July 4 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Back by popular demand! Acclaimed bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Chris Walz and his Bluegrass Boys join us once again after the Village of Barrington…

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An Artist’s Journey: Honoring Mort Luby Artist Exhibition and Sale

July 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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A nationally acclaimed artist brings his life’s work to Barrington’s White House aiming to inspire and educate. Mort Luby paints watercolors and…

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Steve Puttrich Watercolor Class

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Steve Puttrich is a unique combination of award-winning artist in oil and watercolor and an inspiring and successful instructor. During this 90-minute…

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Stephanie Block & Clare Longendyke; Viola, Piano

July 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Barrington-native Stephanie Block (viola) returns by popular demand to Barrington’s White House with fellow musician Clare Longendyke (piano). Praised as “exceptionally talented”…

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September 2022

“Astor Piazzolla@100” with Violinist Philippe Quint

September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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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…

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3rd Thursdays Art Night Out: Featured Artists from the Oil Painters of America

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barrington’s White House, 145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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To kick off this season’s first 3rd Thursday Art Night Out, the nationally acclaimed and Chicago-based Oil Painters of America presents a…

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