Holiday Open House at Barrington’s White House on Saturday, December 1, 11:00am – 2:00pm

Barrington's White HouseCommunity Events, Cultural Events

Join us on Saturday, December 1, for our Holiday Open House. The Open House is from 11:00am – 2:00pm and we will be joined by the Barrington High School Madrigal Singers who will sing throughout the house beginning at 11:00am and will perform in the 3rd floor Ballroom at 11:30am. The Barrington’s Prelude Children’s Choir (Grades 3-7) will also perform at 12:00 in the 3rd floor Ballroom and they are directed by Becky Clark.

Barrington’s White House Dining Room will be set for a historic tea. Visit the house and see how the table would have been set in the early 1900’s. A complete Havilland Tea Set that was available in the early 1900’s, and an International Silver St. James 1881 Tea Service will be featured. The table was set by The Quester Barrington Chapter #544.

The Havilland Tea Set was originally owned by Mary McCabe Sehnert, and was donated by her daughter Mary Smith. This set, like many Havilland sets has no name. It is know as Schleiger 341-9, and was thought to be available in the 1910’s and 1920’s.

The silver tea service was donated by Janice Grant. It is International Silver, St. James 1881 pattern.

This dining room table was arranged by The Questers Barrington Chapter #544

Registration is not required but is always helpful. Please register here.

Barrington’s White House is a unique, historic venue located in the heart of downtown Barrington at 145 West Main Street. This meticulously restored 1898 mansion hosts cultural and community events, and is also available for rental for weddings, corporate meetings, non-profit fundraisers and family celebrations. Visit the web site or call 224-512-4292 for your private tour.