Once again the Village of Barrington has a day of activities, fun, and shopping leading up their celebratory tree lighting. There is something for everyone of all ages to enjoy:
Candy Cane Festival at the Foundry Shopping Center
From 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m wander through the stores shopping and enjoy:
Picking up a pair of festive reindeer antlers at Calico Corners
Explore and play on a Barrington Fire Truck
See an incredible outdoor model train & village display at Epicure Bistro
Pet a variety of animals at a Petting Zoo
Visit with Santa at Calico Corners from 10 am – 12 noon
and don't forget to stop into Barrington Saddlery for their variety of gift ideas - click here
Winter Wonderland at the Ice House Mall
From 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. warm up inside the mall and be a part of:
Mrs. Claus story hour at 11:00a.m. She will read the Nutcracker while performers from Dancewerks bring the story to life
Holiday Parade of Characters at 12:00 Noon.
See Santa’s grand arrival at 12:30p.m.! Bring your wish lists and cameras for pictures with Santa through 3:00 pm. Santa will be at the mall daily through the 23rd of December from 12:30 to 3:00p.m. each day.
Enjoy cookies & milk with Santa courtesy of Jewel Foods and Chessie’s Restaurant
Magical Reindeer Lane on Lageschulte in the Village
Starting at 11:00a.m. and running through 5:00p.m. you can enjoy:
Warming up with Cider and cookies at the English Daisy
See & pet real reindeer at Norton’s U.S.A from 1:30p.m. to 3:30p.m. The Elves will help you pet the magical reindeer. Don't forget your camera for pictures too!
Visit with Santa, 4 pm – 4:45 pm at Norton’s U.S.A. and be sure to check out all their wonderful gifts for all ages click here
Snow Much Fun in the Village of Barrington
From 1:00p.m. to 6:30p.m the Village of Barrington center will be bustling with activities and great shopping opportunities! Check out:
Breakfast with Santa at Southern Belles 9:00a.m.
Starting at 1:00p.m. there are free horse-frawn carriage rides around the downtown area
The Barrington High School Madrigal Singers will entertain singing festive carols outside McGonigals at 4:00p.m.
Village of Barrington President Karen Darch will officially light the Christmas tree before Santa makes his grand arrival on a Barrington Fire Truck!
Santa will be available to hear children's wishes and take photos in his special house from 5:15p.m. to 6:30p.m.
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Hassles of Saturday traffic is no problem! The Village of Barrington has hired special trolleys to get you to each location!
Remember to visit shops and restaurants along the Route 14/Northwest highway corridor too! Tru Bleu has great items for the women on your list - click here