Here are some things you should know about this week, Sept. 9-15, in and around Barrington:
- A mostly sunny week awaits with temperatures ranging from the low to high 70s each day; there could be scattered thunderstorms mid-week.
- Amalie Flynn of Barrington shares her memories of witnessing the 9/11 terror attack in New York City, the human cost of war, and being a military wife in her book, “Wife and War: The Memoir,” on Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Barrington Books in the Barrington Shopping Plaza; the book signing and reading starts at 6 p.m.
- The East Bay Chamber of Commerce hosts another Business After Hours networking event on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.; this event will be held at the Bayside YMCA on West Street in Barrington – call the Chamber office at 245-0750 to register.
- The farmers market at Barrington Congregational Church continues on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, but the annual summer season is winding down; don’t miss out on a chance to buy some fresh produce and baked goods.
- The third annual Fiddle ‘n Folk Fest with a host of local and regional performers takes place on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Haines Memorial State Park from noon to 6 p.m.; two fiddle workshops precede the festival at 10 a.m. — Cajun Fiddle by Michelle Kaminsky – and 11 a.m. — Improvisation Games by Rachel Panitch. Sign up for these workshops at at firstname.lastname@example.org.