Family Expo Has Fun for All Ages & Interests This Sunday

In addition to 90 local vendors on display & more than 20 nonprofit community groups to learn more about, the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce has a great variety of entertainment to enjoy at it’s annual Barrington Family Expo this Sunday, April 9th, 2016 starting at 11:00 a.m.


The Barrington Children’s Choir will be performing in the main hall outside of the gym at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

In the gym the following organizations will be performing:

  • 11:15 a.m. to 11:30a.m. Elgin Academy Improv Group Elgin Academy is an independent private school in the Fox River Valley area. Their Theater Department Upper School Improv Club helps high school-age students hone their improvisational skills and perform for others. They also offer summer programs to non-Elgin Academy students. Learn more here

  • 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bataille Academie of the Danse Founded in 1969, Bataille Academie of the Danse energetically educates dancers through love and discipline. This well recognized competitive studio offers classes in a variety of dance to all levels of students including classes for adults and disabilities. Learn more about Bataille here

  • 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mane in Heaven These popular miniature therapy horses are quickly becoming the most popular attraction in the area. Guests at the Expo will be able to take pictures with these adorable comfort pets who regularly visit nursing homes, schools, hospitals, libraries, veteran facilities, domestic violence shelters, homes for at-risk youth, and more. Learn more about Man in Heaven here

  • 2:00 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. Tiger Academy of Martial Arts Founded by U.S. Martial Arts Hall of Famer Master David Garrison, Barrington Tiger Academy celebrated its 34 years training students in Kimudo, Jujitsu, Hapkido, MMA training, Traditional Weapons training, Kickboxing, as well as offering TNT private lessons and nutrition programs. Learn more about Tiger Academy of Martial Arts here

Barrington 220 Fine and Performing Arts students will also be showcasing talent throughout the day!

Learn more about the Family Expo and the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce here

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