The QB Calendar

Stay tuned to changes in local event schedules here.


Langendorf Pool

The Park District board has determined for safety reasons that the pool will not open this summer.

Barrington Farmers Market

Barrington Village Association

June 18 until October 15 Park and Cook Streets 3–7 p.m.

Horse Trials 50th Anniversary

Fox River Valley Pony Club

June 26–28

Riding Center of Barrington Hills Schedule TBD

Learn more about the Fox River Valley Pony Club and the 50th Anniversary Horse Trials on page 86 of this issue. Details at:


39th Annual Brat Tent Barrington 4th of July Fest

Barrington Lions Club
Downtown Barrington

Event dates:

Thursday, July 2: 3 p.m. to 11:30 p.m; live music from Barrington’s own “Sons of Bildor” at 4:30p.m., and the band “16 Candles” at 8:30 p.m.

Friday, July 3: tent hours are 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., with Bingo at 11:30 a.m. and live music with band “Murley” at 4:30 p.m., and “Nashville Electric” at 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 4: hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with live music on stage. Fireworks at BHS at dusk. Visit


Dash for the Dogs

Animal House Shelter

Sunday, August 30
Citizens Park
7:15 a.m. to Noon

Animal House Shelter’s 10th annual Dash for the dogs 5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Walk is scheduled for August 30 at Citizens Park in Barrington.

Sign-ups and sponsorships are now available at


General Member  Meeting

Women’s Club of Inverness

Thursday, September 10
Inverness Golf Club

The next general meeting for Women’s Club of Inverness is at the Inverness Golf Club. New members are welcome. Go to

Rescheduled April Concert

Chicago Master Singers

Friday, September 11
North Shore Center, Skokie
7:30 p.m.

The all-Beethoven program will be performed with the Ars Viva Orchestra and soloists under the direction of Alan Heatherington. The concert will be Maestro Heatherington’s last in his 31-year tenure as the chorus’s Music Director; he returns to conduct this final concert with a Champagne reception. Visit

Barrington Art Festival

Barrington Cultural Commission

Saturday, September 12
Sunday, September 13
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Amdur Productions returns with its top-notch are event showcasing 130+ juried artists from around the world. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Enjoy artists, food and drink vendors, and activities for the kids. The festival location will be announced later.

LeCompte /Kalaway Cup Polo Matches

Barrington Hills Polo Club

Saturday, September 12
Tailgate Reservations Begin June 1
Barrington Hills

The 2020 LeCompte Kalaway Trail Owners Cup Polo Matches will be held as originally scheduled on Saturday. September 12. Beginning June 1, tailgate reservations will be available by contacting: BarringtonHillsKalawayCup


James R. Nelson Golf Outing

Barrington Lions Club

Monday, October 12
Kemper Lakes Golf Club

The Barrington Lions Club Golf Committee has moved its 39th charitable golf outing at Kemper

Lakes in Kildeer to October. The committee appreciates its members, guests, and sponsors for understanding the need to move the event.

World Leaders World Leaders Forum

Judson University

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center
7 p.m.

The 2020 World Leaders Forum will feature General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus, Ret. U.S. Military General and Former CIA Director.

The World Leaders Forum benefits student scholarships for the Leadership Scholars Program, helping to offer foster children higher education opportunities, and supporting innovative entrepreneurial initiatives. Tickets and sponsorships are available. Contact Julie Schmidt at:

The Greatest Show

Women’s Club of Inverness

Wednesday, October 28

The April 8 Women’s Club of Inverness Spring Fundraising event, “The Greatest Show”, has been postponed to October 28. Details to follow on a later date.


Fall Fashion Show & Luncheon

Barrington Junior Women’s Club

Saturday, November 7
Avante Banquet Hall
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

BJWC presents its annual ladies’ day of boutique shopping, auctions, and fashion, including on- trend designs from local boutiques. Tickets go on sale in late September at Avante Banquet Hall is located on Rte. 14 in Fox River Grove.

Warm Winter’s Night Gala


Jeffrey Pride Foundation
Saturday, November 7
The Cotillion

Jeffrey Pride Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Warm Winter’s Night Gala date has a postponement date of November 7, 2020 at The Cotillion Banquets, in Palatine. This is Jeffrey Pride’s birthday and they anticipate an extraordinary celebration. For questions about the gala or your sponsorship/tickets, contact Ann Pride at:

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