Get Out for Holiday Bazaars, Solar Lighted Hiking

Looking for something to do this weekend in the Lake Zurich-Barrington area?


Showcase of Arts and Treasures

Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. – Sunday, Nov. 4, 4 p.m.; Barrington Park District, 235 Lions Drive - Langendorf Park

 The 11th Annual Mixed Media Juried Show features over 80 booths. Free parking, concessions.

St. Matthew Bazaar and Gift Show

Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 4, 9-1; 24500 N Old McHenry Rd, Hawthorn Woods

St. Matthew  Ladies Aid is hosting its annual Bazaar and Gift Show on Sat., Nov. 3,

from 9-3 and Sun., Nov. 4, from 9-1. Featured are Christmas ornaments, wreaths, wooden items, bake sale, quilt raffle, Mrs. Claus Closet, etc.   

Ride for 3 Reasons Spin-a-thon

Saturday, Nov. 3, 1-4 p.m., Good Shepherd Fitness Center, 1301 S. Barrington Road, Barrington

Welcome Bob Lee Home from his "Ride for 3 Reasons" bike ride across the United States for Cancer, ALS, and  Hospice.  Join an hour of instructor-led spin to help pedal Bob closer to his $1 million fundraising goal.  $25.00 per 1-hour spot.  Register at : www.3reasons.org/events Open 4 - 5 pm. reception follows.   

Take an evening hike along solar lighted trails

Starts Sunday, Nov. 4, Lakewood Forest Preserve, Wauconda
With small solar lights to guide their way, hikers, skiers and snowshoers can get some brisk evening exercise along the 1.3-mile fitness trail at Old School Forest Preserve in Libertyville, and along a 1.65-mile hilly section of the Millennium Trail adjacent to the Winter Sports Area at Lakewood Forest Preserve in Wauconda.

Though regular preserve hours are 6:30 am to sunset, starting Sunday, Nov. 4, the illuminated trails and adjacent parking lots will remain open after sunset until 9 p.m., daily through Saturday, March 9, 2013. Bicycle and equestrian traffic is not permitted on the lighted trails after sunset. Dogs are allowed but must be leashed. 

Matthew Jackson November 12, 2012 at 05:43 PM
I really enjoy the holiday season, there really is a lot to do during this time of year even though its freezing cold. i've already bought some decor from http://www.homeseasons.com/Christmas-Decorations-c28/ and im slowly getting in the spirit. can't wait for it all!


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