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Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, March 2, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, March 3, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, March 3, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, March 4, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, March 4, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will …

Course for Women on Intergenerational Farm Transition

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Creating a transition plan to make sure a farm continues as a productive business can be challenging. Farm women can learn how to plan a successful farm transition in a four-session course offered by …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, March 9, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, March 10, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, March 10, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, March 11, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, March 11, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will …

Course for Women on Intergenerational Farm Transition

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Creating a transition plan to make sure a farm continues as a productive business can be challenging. Farm women can learn how to plan a successful farm transition in a four-session course offered by …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, March 16, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, March 17, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, March 17, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, March 18, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, March 18, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, March 18, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will …

Course for Women on Intergenerational Farm Transition

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Creating a transition plan to make sure a farm continues as a productive business can be challenging. Farm women can learn how to plan a successful farm transition in a four-session course offered by …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, March 23, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Spring Break Make and Take Crafts

Friday, March 24, 2017
This Spring Break come into the Midwest Museum of Natural History to explore our exhibits and create a fun make and take craft! Each day offers a different hands-on craft to make including …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, March 24, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, March 24, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Spring Fling in Downtown Sycamore

Friday, March 24, 2017 - Saturday, April 1, 2017
Spring Fling, March 24- Apr 1 is a week long celebration of Spring. The kids are out of school and the Merchants of Downtown Sycamore want to offer them and their families fun activities in our …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Spring Break Make and Take Crafts

Saturday, March 25, 2017
This Spring Break come into the Midwest Museum of Natural History to explore our exhibits and create a fun make and take craft! Each day offers a different hands-on craft to make including …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, March 25, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Spring Break Make and Take Crafts

Monday, March 27, 2017
This Spring Break come into the Midwest Museum of Natural History to explore our exhibits and create a fun make and take craft! Each day offers a different hands-on craft to make including …

Spring Break Skateboarding Camp

Monday, March 27, 2017 - Friday, March 31, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
March 27th through March 31st Fargo is hosting a Spring Break skateboarding camp for the kiddos! Camp will run from 9am to Noon during the week, and skaters will have the option to stay and skate …

Spring Break Make and Take Crafts

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
This Spring Break come into the Midwest Museum of Natural History to explore our exhibits and create a fun make and take craft! Each day offers a different hands-on craft to make including …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will …

Songwriting by Design w/ Dan the Bard

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dan the Bard returns for another awesome program at the library! Dan is an accomplished songwriter with 10 published CDs of fun and original music. He performs very funny songs at libraries, …

Spring Break Fossil Hunt

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come to the Midwest Museum of Natural History in Sycamore for an hour long fossil hunt. Explore the galleries and discover hidden fossils along the way. Find all the hidden fossils and get a …

Course for Women on Intergenerational Farm Transition

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Creating a transition plan to make sure a farm continues as a productive business can be challenging. Farm women can learn how to plan a successful farm transition in a four-session course offered by …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Spring Break Make and Take Crafts

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
This Spring Break come into the Midwest Museum of Natural History to explore our exhibits and create a fun make and take craft! Each day offers a different hands-on craft to make including …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Magic Matt’s Family Fun Show

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Magic Matt returns! By popular request, Magic Matt will perform his Family Fun Show during spring break. So if you are looking for something fun to do while school is out, head to the library for a …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Spring Break Make and Take Crafts

Thursday, March 30, 2017
This Spring Break come into the Midwest Museum of Natural History to explore our exhibits and create a fun make and take craft! Each day offers a different hands-on craft to make including …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Blumen Garden’s Spring Sale

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Sunday, April 9, 2017
START THE OUTDOOR SEASON OFF WITH A SALE! Find up to 40% OFF on overstocked and leftover products in our Gift and Garden shop (There will not be live plants in this sale). The sale will include …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, March 30, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

DeKalb/Sycamore Community Expo

Thursday, March 30, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Community Expo hosted by the DeKalb and Sycamore Chambers of Commerce Thursday, March 30, 4 – 7 pm Sycamore High School Field House 427 Spartan Trail Sycamore, IL 60178 The expo will …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, March 31, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Spring Break Make and Take Crafts

Friday, March 31, 2017
This Spring Break come into the Midwest Museum of Natural History to explore our exhibits and create a fun make and take craft! Each day offers a different hands-on craft to make including …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Friday, March 31, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

NIU Softball v Bowling Green

Friday, March 31, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate Diversity amongst the NIU student body. All student-groups are invited for a special pre-game recognition. Event Location: Mary M. Bell Field It's Free to cheer on …

NIU Baseball v Bowling Green

Friday, March 31, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for the first home game of the season at Ralph McKinzie Field! Giveaway: Hershey Kisses It's Free to cheer on Huskie Baseball. More information HERE

Chem Wars: Chemistry Demo Night

Friday, March 31, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This year’s NIU Chemistry Club event, Chem Wars, will feature experiments used by big film studios, so don’t miss out. Crowd favorites like the liquid nitrogen bomb and ping pong madness will return, …

Shabbona Lake Bait, Tackle & Boat Rental Fish Contest

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Take part in the many contests happening from April to October. For more information, please visit www.shabbonalake.com. Shabbona Lake - 4100 Bluebird Lane, Shabbona (map)

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Saturday, April 1, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Spring Break Make and Take Crafts

Saturday, April 1, 2017
This Spring Break come into the Midwest Museum of Natural History to explore our exhibits and create a fun make and take craft! Each day offers a different hands-on craft to make including …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, April 1, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Walk A Mile in Her Shoes

Saturday, April 1, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Register Here! https://walkamile2017.wordpress.com/register-now/ Who: Families, clubs and teams, police and fire departments, educators, and students are all invited. Teams of four are encouraged, …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, April 1, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

NIU Softball v Bowling Green

Saturday, April 1, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for Youth Day! Autographs with the Student-Athletes Post-Game Run the Bases for all kids in attendance Event Location: Mary M. Bell Field It's Free to cheer on Huskie …

NIU Baseball v Bowling Green

Saturday, April 1, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Local heroes invited to be honored during the game, including Police, Fire, EMT, current military, or veterans. Event Location: Ralph McKinzie Field It's Free to cheer on Huskie …

Whiskey Acres Opens to Public

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Sunday, April 2, 2017
1:30 pm
IT'S OPENING DAY!!! You don't have to wait any longer to get your favorite Whiskey Acres spirits right from the source. Enjoy a mixed drink, tours, and tastings right on the farm where the grain was …

Kishwaukee Kiwanis Community Talent Show

Saturday, April 1, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club is hosting a local talent show.  The event will be a showcase of community talent in a two-hour show. All types of talent will be featured including singers, dancers, …

Kuiper’s Bridal Expo

Sunday, April 2, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
You and your guests are invited to join us in the celebration of all things wedding!  From the current trends in attire to florists, photographers, entertainment, menu choices, guest lodging and …

NIU Baseball v Bowling Green

Sunday, April 2, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for Family Sunday! Pre-game Autographs with the Student-Athletes! Pitch Speed Tracker for Kids! Post-Game Run the Bases for all kids in attendance! Event Location: Ralph McKinzie …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

I Survived: The Professional Development Experience

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
7:30 am - 3:15 pm
Educators and librarians are invited to join NIU STEM Read and author Lauren Tarshis to explore ways for using awesome books like I SurvivedI to create engaging STEAM activities. The I Survived field …

STEM Read: Do you have what it takes to survive?

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
From natural disasters like volcanoes, earthquakes and shark attacks to human-made events such as the sinking of the Titanic or the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the I Survived series puts the reader at …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, April 6, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Public Reception for the NIU Art Museum Exhibit Hand in Hand

Thursday, April 6, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:40 pm
Visual Commentary: The Art of American Political Cartoons Lecture by Kerry Freedman, Professor and Division Head, Art + Design Education, NIU. 6:45-7:30 p.m., Altgeld Hall 315 Learn more about …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Friday, April 7, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, April 7, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, April 7, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, April 7, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, April 8, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Coffee and Conversation at Blumen Gardens

Saturday, April 8, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Come enjoy your morning coffee with us and partake in an interactive gardening discussion. We will walk around the gardens, see/touch plants, answer gardening questions and get our hands dirty! A new …

STEM Jr: Rube Goldberg Machines

Saturday, April 8, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
If you’ve ever played the game Mousetrap, then you know what a Rube Goldberg Machine is. In this exciting class, students will learn all about the mechanics of movement as they create their own wacky …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, April 8, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

OCB Naturals Bodybuilding & Figure Competition Prejudging & Finals

Saturday, April 8, 2017
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Egyptian Theatre will host the Organization of Competitive Bodybuilders (OCB) Midwest States Competition. There will be two events that day, Pre-judging and the Finals. Categories Include: …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, April 8, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NIU Steelband Concert

Saturday, April 8, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The NIU Steelband is back by popular demand! Join us for what proved to be an engaging evening with this world-renowned band directed by Liam Teague and Clifford Alexis. Created in 1973 by G. …

Winemaker’s Dinner at Prairie State Winery

Saturday, April 8, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
SOLD OUT - Call to be added to the waiting list - or reserve your spot for the April 22nd 3 course food and wine pairing. Our famous five-course dinner is back with style! On Saturday, April 8th …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, April 9, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Transformation Through Rhythm

Sunday, April 9, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The community is invited to the 6th annual benefit concert, Transformation Through Rhythm, on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Learn More: http://bit.ly/2oggPvn Support music therapy by attending the sixth …

Girls ONLY Skate Session & Showing of “Quit Your Day Job”

Sunday, April 9, 2017
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5pm - 7pm Girls ONLY skate session 7pm showing of "Quit Your Day Job" All girls skate film. Fargo Skateboarding 629 E. LINCOLN HWY, DEKALB, IL 60115 P# (815) 756-5555

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Monday, April 10, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Bite of the Print: A Medium Well Suited for Social Commentary

Monday, April 10, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
View prints from the collection with Museum Assistant Director Peter Olson. 2-3 p.m., Art Museum Galleries Learn more about the Hand in Hand exhibit in our main calendar of events entry. NIU …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Stem Cafe: Local Food and Its Impact on You

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Who doesn’t want to be healthier, contribute to lowering pollution, and stimulate the local economy? Find out how eating locally grown food can help you do all three at this month’s STEM Café. NIU …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

GK Wuori & Dan Klefstad author reading/signing

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
DeKalb authors GK Wuori and Dan Klefstad will read from their latest novels, and autograph copies, at the DeKalb Public Library. This event, presented by the DeKalb Drama Club, will highlight …

Taste of Spring

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This annual event is a favorite! Come experience an evening dedicated to the finer things in life. Sparkling white, rich red, and, oh yes, food and desserts! Each wine tasting will be professionally …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, April 13, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Thursday, April 13, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Docent Tour with the student curators of A Tale of Donkeys and Elephants

Thursday, April 13, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Docent Tour with the student curators of A Tale of Donkeys and Elephants Noon-1 p.m., Art Museum Galleries Learn more about the Hand in Hand exhibit in our main calendar of events entry. NIU …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Friday, April 14, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, April 14, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, April 14, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Good Friday Painting Class

Friday, April 14, 2017
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Come to our Good Friday Painting Class! Friday, April 14th ~ 9:30-11:30 am. $25 for ages 7 and up Send your kids on their day off of school to celebrate Easter! Your kids will receive everything …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Friday, April 14, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Kid’s Easter Parade Painting Class

Friday, April 14, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BRING YOUR KIDS TO PAINT THIS DARLING EASTER PARADE!  FRIDAY, 4/14 ~ 1-3PM For ages 8 & up ~ Space is Limited cost includes all supplies & instructions needed to bring home this finished …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, April 14, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, April 15, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Tax-Free Shopping in Downtown DeKalb

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Happy Tax Day! To celebrate, merchants in Downtown DeKalb are offering Tax-Free Shopping! That's right, the merchants are picking up the tax! Shop your Saturday away in Downtown …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Breakfast with the Bunny

Saturday, April 15, 2017
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Breakfast with the Bunny Hopkins Terrace Room Breakfast starts at 9:00am, Bunny visits from 9:00-10:00am $7 per person (adults & kids 2yrs+) Breakfast provided by Fatty's Catering - Includes …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, April 15, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Saturday, April 15, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Train Rides with the Easter Bunny

Saturday, April 15, 2017
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Waterman & Western Railroad presents: Free Train Rides with the Easter Bunny Free train rides with the Easter Bunny, who will have eggs for the kids! Professional photos will be …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, April 15, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Boarder Wars Skate Competition Stop #2

Saturday, April 15, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Boarder Wars comes to Fargo Skatepark for Stop 2, on the 7 stop Tour Registration @ 3/Contest @ 4 - $10 Entry Fee The contest starts by having jam sessions to narrow the field down to the top 15. …

Sweet Dream Desserts’ Easter Brunch at Blumen Gardens

Sunday, April 16, 2017
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
CONSIDER A RELAXING AND ELEGANT MEAL AS WE HOST SWEET DREAMS EASTER BRUNCH ON SUNDAY, April 16th. The Menu will include: Muffins, scones, danish Scrambled eggs, French Toast Casserole  …

Easter Brunch at Faranda’s

Sunday, April 16, 2017
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Not up for having the whole family over for Easter this year? We have just the event for you! Faranda’s will be hosting our annual Easter Brunch on April 16th, 2017. Seatings will take place at …

Sunday Artist Market – Blumen Gardens

Sunday, April 16, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Enjoy a Sunday Artist Market in our Gardens Our Sunday Artist Market is every 3rd Sunday of the Month from April through October! Every month we feature local artists who display and sell their …

NIU Baseball v Kent State

Sunday, April 16, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us in honoring NIU professors who make a difference in our student athlete's lives. Event Location: Ralph McKinzie Field It's Free to cheer on Huskie Baseball. More information HERE

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Monday, April 17, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present The Good Woman of Szechwan

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - Sunday, April 23, 2017
NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Woman of Szechwan on April 20th through 23rd. This play is directed by Kendra Holton, who is a teacher and director at …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, April 20, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Celebrate Spring Open House

Thursday, April 20, 2017
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy a festive atmosphere of food, music, and general revelry amidst the beautiful backdrop of our spring gardens. You may shop from our Gift and Garden shop, or simply enjoy the sights, sounds, and …

Monogram Wood Sign Workshop

Thursday, April 20, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
20"x 24" CUSTOMIZED MONOGRAM WOOD SIGN OUR NEW WOOD SIGN WORKSHOPS ARE FINALLY HERE! We have wine glasses and aprons for you to use. You are welcome to bring snacks and drinks including wine and …

Fresh Water Drum Dissection Class

Thursday, April 20, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join this Spring dissection class at the Museum as we delve into the biology of the Freshwater Drum fish, also known as the Sheephead. This specimen, found in the rivers and lakes of North America, …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, April 21, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

DeKalb Library Annual Book Sale

Friday, April 21, 2017 - Sunday, April 23, 2017
The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library are currently collecting donations for their Spring Book Sale! Let us recycle your used books, CDs, and DVDs to new owners! Please only donate items that …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Friday, April 21, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, April 21, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Friday, April 21, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, April 21, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

The Kasket Krew Tour at the Fargo Skateboarding Indoor Skate Park

Friday, April 21, 2017
7:00 pm
Head to Fargo's indoor skate park for a night filled with music and skateboarding! KasketKrew.com presents: 11:00 Dead Noise 10:20-10:50 King Kai 9:40-10:10 TBA 9:00-9:30 Nastie Ink 8:30-8:50 …

Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Shadow Cast

Friday, April 21, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Featuring the live shadow cast of “Irrational Masters”. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an outrageous assemblage of the most stereo-typed science fiction movies, Marvel comics, Frankie …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, April 22, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

STEM Saturday: Electronics and Soldering

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Electronic devices have become a very important part of our daily lives. In this class, students will get a hands-on look at the different components that work together to create their favorite …

NIU Cares Day

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration for NIU Cares Day will be available to community members in late December 2016 and student teams will be able to register in Spring 2017 NIU Cares Day is a campus-wide day of …

STEM Divas: Saving the World

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
In honor of Earth Day, this very special STEM Divas class is all about how you can help save the world. Students will explore easy and fun ways that they can help take care of the Earth at home. …

TEDxNorthernIllinoisUniversity

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
TEDxNIU is a local non-profit that brings TEDx talks to DeKalb. TEDx conferences are events run by independent subgroups of the international company, TED. TED focus is to spread ideas across the …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Saturday, April 22, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

NIU Athletics – Huskie Bowl 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Get a look at the NIU football team during a scrimmage and bring the family out for fun and games, all for FREE at the 2017 NIU Athletics‘ Communiversity Block Party and Huskie Bowl. The …

Grand Opening “Adventures to and from Sycamore” Exhibit

Saturday, April 22, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join the Sycamore History Museum of the opening of their new exhibit: Adventures to and from Sycamore. Sa Apr 22 | 1-3pm | FREE for members and children under 12 | Adults $5 Visit the Sycamore …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, April 22, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Magic Show

Saturday, April 22, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free Magic Show - Join us for an afternoon of entertainment for kids of all ages. Magic Matt’s Family Fun Show Cortland Community Park, Lions Den 70 S Llanos Street More information coming …

The Taste presented by Joseph F. Glidden Homestead

Saturday, April 22, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Around 40 local home chefs cooking their own family recipes to raise money for the Glidden Homestead. Ticketing and other information to come.   Event Location: NIU’s Barsema Alumni & …

DeKalb County Restaurant Week

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - Saturday, April 29, 2017
Restaurant Week is back for its second year in  DeKalb County! More than 30 restaurants are creating a week for local and visiting foodies to celebrate dining out in the DeKalb area. Dine at any of …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, April 23, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

STEMREAD – Annihilation: The Writing Apocalypse

Monday, April 24, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Annihilation, Second STEM read field trip for April, provides teen writers with the opportunity to showcase and develop their work. The events vary from critique sessions from professional …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Monday, April 24, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Evening Talk: Merchants, Markets and Commerce in the Aztec World

Monday, April 24, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us in welcoming Dr. Kenneth G. Hirth as we explore the origin and development of ranked and state-level societies in the New World. Dr. Hirth will share his research on political economy in the …

STEMREAD – Annihilation: An Otherworldly Evening with Best-selling Author Jeff VanderMeer

Monday, April 24, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join NIU STEM Read for an otherworldly evening with best-selling author Jeff VanderMeer! VanderMeer is the author and editor of numerous books of speculative fiction and a three-time winner of the …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 17th, “Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead offer warm soup and tours of the Homestead and Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

The Savvy Digital Consumer: Utilizing Mobile Apps and Online Technologies to Score Winning Deals

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Dr. Mya Groza, an assistant professor from the NIU Department of Marketing, to learn about the benefits of using mobile apps and online technologies to save money and score winning deals. Since …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Pesky Plants

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Swing by the MMNH to learn about common plants that can be irritating if you encounter them on a hike. Learn how to identify Poison Ivy, Oak, Sumac, and many other plants that cause skin rashes. Be …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, April 27, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

NIU School of Theater & Dance Presents: 2017 Spring Dance Concert

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - Sunday, April 30, 2017
The NIU School of Theatre and Dance will present The Spring Dance Concert on April 27- 30. This show is comprised of pieces choreographed by Judy Chitwood, Paula Frasz, and Rich Grund. Performances …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Thursday, April 27, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Help Plan the Future of the NIU Art Museum

Thursday, April 27, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Please join in on a conversation about the NIU Art Museum. Public Forum, Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6-7:30 p.m., Altgeld Hall Room 125. Museum staff members have been working on the strategic …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, April 28, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Cortland Community-Wide Garage Sales

Friday, April 28, 2017 - Saturday, April 29, 2017
Community-wide garage sales through the town of Cortland. For more information visit cortlandil.org

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Friday, April 28, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Friday, April 28, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Garden Gate to Spring Antique Show

Friday, April 28, 2017 - Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
IT’S THE 13TH ANNUAL GARDEN GATE TO SPRING ANTIQUE SHOW!! Come spend the day and shop regional antique dealers offering garden, architectural and countrypolitan antiques including folk-art, vintage …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Friday, April 28, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

NIU Softball v Eastern Michigan

Friday, April 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Strike Out Cancer- No One Fights Alone Game Join us in honoring cancer survivors during a special pre-game recognition. Special pre-game activities: TBD Because of weather, the game has been …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, April 28, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NIU Softball v Eastern Michigan Double Header

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Because of weather, the time of this game(s) is now TBA. Follow NIU Softball on Twitter for updated information. Join us in celebrating past NIU student-athletes during a pre-game …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Saturday, April 29, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Movie Poster Matching Contest

Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Ready for something REELy fun? Visit the DeKalb Public Library for a short, but fun movie-themed activity. Match several descriptions to movie posters on display. One lucky participant, with all …

STEM Saturdays: Learning to Fly

Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Since the dawn of time, man has dreamed of taking flight. In this class, we’ll do that! The first meeting will be held in our STEM Classroom in DeKalb, and we will spend the day learning about the …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Saturday, April 29, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, April 29, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Victor E. Ball

Saturday, April 29, 2017
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Second Annual Victor E. Ball, NIU Athletics premier fundraising event, will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Kenneth and Ellen Chessick Practice Center. This special evening features …

LOCK-IN at Fargo Skateboarding

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Sunday, April 30, 2017
8:00 pm - 8:00 am
Fargo Skateboarding Lock In When: Saturday, April 29th 8 pm - 8 am Where: Fargo Skateboarding: 629. E. Lincoln HW DeKalb, IL 60115 (815) 756-5555 Our heated indoor …

NIU Baseball v Ball State

Sunday, April 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us for Family Sunday/Sycamore Youth Baseball Day! Pre-game Autographs with the Student-Athletes Pitch Speed Tracker for Kids! Post-Game Run the Bases for all kids in attendance Event …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, April 30, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NIU Steelband Concert – Tribute to Cliff Alexis

Sunday, April 30, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Northern Illinois University Steelband will have its annual Spring concert on Sunday, April 30 at 3 pm. The concert is dedicated to Cliff Alexis who recently retired after 32 years of …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Monday, May 1, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

May Day Basket Challenge

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come to the Midwest Museum of Natural History and make your May Day Basket extra beautiful this year! Participants will have the option to enter their basket into a competition. The winner receives a …

NIU Athletics The Victors Awards

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NIU Athletics would like to invite students, NIU faculty/staff and community members to its eighth-annual awards banquet, “The Victors”, on Tuesday, May 2, in downtown DeKalb, at the Egyptian Theatre …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Water World Exhibit at Midwest Museum of Natural History

Thursday, May 4, 2017
On January 18th, the Museum’s newest exhibit Water World opens. Come learn all about one of the world’s most essential molecules, see what kind of animals and ecosystems thrive in water, and learn …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Thursday, May 4, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Friday, May 5, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, May 5, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Friday, May 5, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, May 5, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NIU Softball v Toledo

Friday, May 5, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us in celebrating NIU seniors during a special recognition. Event Location: Mary M. Bell Field It's Free to cheer on Huskie Softball. More information HERE

Beatles Nite at Wooden Box Theater

Friday, May 5, 2017
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On Friday, May 5th at 5:00pm the Hampton Inn meeting room will host area performance group Wooden Box Theater, as they present an event which will highlight area theatrical performers, artistic …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Cinco de Mayo

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Sunday, May 7, 2017
Festive Sycamore celebration with live music and family entertainment More information to come For more information visit sycamorecincodemayo.com

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

ARTigras

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Presented by NIU and the City of DeKalb, ARTigras is a Celebration of the Arts—both in the DeKalb community as well as on the NIU campus. This year’s ARTigras, Spring Art Walk features student art …

No Fear Gardening – Planning & Design

Saturday, May 6, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join us in our series of classes designed to take the fear out of gardening!  Maybe you are just beginning a new gardening venture, need a few tips on your current project of just don’t know …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Saturday, May 6, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

NIU Softball v Toledo

Saturday, May 6, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bring your dog to the ballpark! Autographs with the Student-Athletes Post-Game Run the Bases for all kids in attendance Giveaway: TBD Event Location: Mary M. Bell Field It's Free to cheer on …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, May 6, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Glidden Homestead Opening Day – Open Barn

Sunday, May 7, 2017
Tours of the Glidden Homestead historic site, blacksmith demonstrations, and tours of the barn. Opening Day is the only day when the barn is open to the public. For more information visit …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, May 7, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Monday, May 8, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Let’s Talk Tourism with Cory Jobe, Director, Illinois Office of Tourism

Thursday, May 11, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Join us to celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week with a presentation and Q & A with Cory Jobe, Director, Illinois Office of Tourism (IOT).  Director Jobe will be talking about the new ad campaigns …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Thursday, May 11, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand Curators’ Gallery Talk

Thursday, May 11, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Curators’ Gallery Talk with Peter Olson, Museum Assistant Director and Graduate Assistant Millicent Kennedy. 12-1 p.m., Art Museum Galleries Learn more about the Hand in Hand exhibit in our main …

NIU Art Museum Talk: The Partisan Duopoly in US House Elections: An Analysis of Minor Party Failure

Thursday, May 11, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lecture by Scot Schraufnagel, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science. 5-6 p.m., Altgeld Hall 315 Learn more about the Hand in Hand exhibit in our main calendar of …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Friday, May 12, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Friday, May 12, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Commencement

Friday, May 12, 2017 - Saturday, May 13, 2017
The 2017 NIU Commencement will be held at the NIU Convocation Center on May 12th and 13th. Tickets Guest tickets will be used for the May ceremonies. Undergrad Ticket Information - Graduate …

The Art Box Exhibition: “A Painter’s Mask” by Steven Tritt

Friday, May 12, 2017
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
"A Painter’s Mask” an exhibition of paintings by Steven Tritt of Sycamore, Illinois, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, Illinois from April 10 – May 12, …

STEM Read: “The Radium Girls” Author Talk and Signing

Friday, May 12, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
On Friday, May 12, from noon to 1 p.m., author Kate Moore will speak at the DeKalb Public Library about her book The Radium Girls, which shares the fascinating and forgotten history of the Radium …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, May 12, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NIU Baseball v Eastern Michigan

Friday, May 12, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pre-game recognition raising awareness for ALS Event Location: Ralph McKinzie Field It's Free to cheer on Huskie Baseball. More information HERE

You Pick ~ Wood Sign Workshop

Friday, May 12, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CUSTOMIZED WOOD SIGN OUR NEW WOOD SIGN WORKSHOPS ARE FINALLY HERE! Monogram Sign = 20"x 24" Address Sign = 20"x 24" Welcome Porch Sign = 12"x 48" We have wine glasses and aprons for you to …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Educator Code Studio Workshop

Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Taught by Code.org facilitators who are experienced computer science educators, our workshops will prepare you to teach the Code.org curriculum. Workshop Details Date: 05/13/2017, …

STEM Saturday: Rocketry and Spaceflight

Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
We’re going to finish our spring season of classes with a bang! Students will learn all about rockets and spaceflight as they construct their own working model rocket. Estes model rocket kits will be …

Coffee and Conversation at Blumen Gardens

Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Come enjoy your morning coffee with us and partake in an interactive gardening discussion. We will walk around the gardens, see/touch plants, answer gardening questions and get our hands dirty! A new …

Springtime on the Farm Local Artisan Shopping Event

Saturday, May 13, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spend the day on the farm shopping with 27 local artisans on May 13th and find the perfect mothers day gift or help decorate your home for spring! There will be food available to purchase. Visit …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, May 13, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

NIU Baseball v Eastern Michigan

Saturday, May 13, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us in honoring NIU Baseball senior student-athletes during a pre-game recognition Event Location: Ralph McKinzie Field It's Free to cheer on Huskie Baseball. More information HERE

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, May 13, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Fairy Tales for Adults

Saturday, May 13, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of storytelling! Ron Allison presents fairy tales for adults, which grew out of his long-standing love of European fairy tales and encounters with storytellers who opened up …

Sundays at Sandwich Antique Show

Sunday, May 14, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
A monthly market of quality antiques and collectibles, crafts and garden held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The successful Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show begins its 2017 season with continued …

Faranda’s Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 14, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Treat your mom to something special this year and come join us for Faranda’s Mothers Day Brunch on May 14th, 2017! Seatings will take place at 10:00 am & 12:30 pm Adults are $26.99 Children …

Mother’s Day Brunch at Blumen Gardens

Sunday, May 14, 2017
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Treat Your Mom to Mothers day Brunch!!! Every Mom needs a break from the ordinary!!! Bring her to Blumen Gardens for a delicious brunch by Sweet Dream Desserts and Catering, listen to the …

Mother’s Day Brunch at DeBenedetto’s

Sunday, May 14, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
We're cooking up a special menu to honor all our favorite moms. We'll be serving a buffet featuring Italian Beef Rolls, Corona Battered Fried Fish, Salads, Fresh fruit, Mostaccioli, Pastries, pizza …

NIU Baseball v Eastern Michigan

Sunday, May 14, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join us in celebrating the mothers of NIU and EMU student-athletes during a pre-game recognition Event Location: Ralph McKinzie Field It's Free to cheer on Huskie Baseball. More information …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, May 14, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Free Documentary Screening: Paper Tigers

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by: DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board The DeKalb County Trauma Informed Training Committee is working to make DeKalb County, Illinois a …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Music and Censorship

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
From the pettiness of religious bureaucrats to the destruction of musical instruments to the oppression of a political movement, censorship in the field of music has been with us over the ages. …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Push Factors: Perspectives on Guatemalan Migration

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Curated by Heidi McKinnon, executive director of Curators Without Borders, Push Factors is designed to be a starting point for community dialogue on migration issues prevalent in popular discourse …

Local Lore – Digging In: Archaeology at the Glidden Homestead

Thursday, May 18, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A simple invention in an old barn put DeKalb on the map. Today, Glidden Homestead is digging into that barn's deeper history to give a full picture of Joseph Glidden's historic invention. Join the …

The Inspector General Movie Screening

Thursday, May 18, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In this farcical Technicolor musical, snake oil salesman Georgi (Danny Kaye) is too honest for his own good. After his partner (Walter Slezak) fires him, the simple-minded Georgi wanders into a …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Friday, May 19, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

NIU Art Museum Exhibit: Hand in Hand

Friday, May 19, 2017
Hand in Hand: The Visual Arts as a Means of Social and Political Propaganda, Protest and Commentary Exploring the nuanced ways artists respond to their social and political landscapes using visual …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, May 19, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Saturday, May 20, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

Kids Days at the NCAA Division I Golf Chamionships

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Students and children under the age of 18 free throughout the tournament with a paying adult (must claim free ticket online - tickets are now available). But the weekends of the 2017 Golf …

Northwestern Medicine Physical Therapy 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, May 20, 2017
7:30 am - 10:00 am
KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center is hosting its 10th annual 5K run/walk event on May 20th at 8:00 am. The event is intended to be both competitive as well as promote health and fitness for …

Genoa’s Farmers Market

Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wouldn’t you rather stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce on a sunny day than roll your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and piped in music? Coming to Genoa's Farmers Market …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, May 20, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, May 20, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Snack on THIS! Healthy Foods w/ Hy-Vee

Saturday, May 20, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hy-Vee dietician Lisa Brandt will be in the library to discuss healthy living and nutritious alternatives to unhealthy snack foods. Using youth books such as Kid’s First Cookbook by the American …

Lobster Boil of St. Paul’s

Saturday, May 20, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The deadline to order lobsters for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s 48th lobster boil is May 15, 2017. Distribution will be May 20 at the church at 900 Normal Road in DeKalb. Live lobsters cost $18 and …

Kids Days at the NCAA Division I Golf Chamionships

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Students and children under the age of 18 free throughout the tournament with a paying adult (must claim free ticket online - tickets are now available). But the weekends of the 2017 Golf …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Sunday, May 21, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

Sunday Artist Market – Blumen Gardens

Sunday, May 21, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Enjoy a Sunday Artist Market in our Gardens Our Sunday Artist Market is every 3rd Sunday of the Month from April through October! Every month we feature local artists who display and sell their …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, May 21, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Kishwaukee Concert Band presents “Season 15 Finale Concert”

Sunday, May 21, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Kishwaukee Concert Band will present "Season 15 Finale Concert" on Sunday, May 21st, at 3:00 PM in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall on NIU's campus. This concert is sponsored by Armor …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Monday, May 22, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

American Flag Window Painting Class

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
I finally found the perfect project for these old windows & I'm so excited to share it with you! Come kick off Memorial Day Weekend painting your own American Flag. Perfect Patriotic Decor for your …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

Basic Gardening

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Have you wanted to start a garden but weren’t sure where to begin? Or do you have a garden but have questions about what to grow or simply want to share your experiences with other gardeners? This …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Friday, May 26, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, May 26, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Saturday, May 27, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

Kids Days at the NCAA Division I Golf Chamionships

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Students and children under the age of 18 free throughout the tournament with a paying adult (must claim free ticket online - tickets are now available). But the weekends of the 2017 Golf …

Hopkins Pool Opening Day

Saturday, May 27, 2017
It's opening day for Hopkins Park Pool!  Visit the DeKalb Park District's web page for hours, admission information and more. Hopkins Pool 1403 Sycamore Road DeKalb, IL 60115 (815) 758-8853

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, May 27, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum Tours

Saturday, May 27, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Fairview Park Cemetery Association and the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association (DAAHA) are partnering to host a walking tour at the Fairview Cemetery, as well as tours of the cemetery’s …

Ellwood Explorers – Lunch at the Little House

Saturday, May 27, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spend the afternoon at everyone's favorite playhouse, the 1891 Little House. Learn about nineteenth-century games and try out reproduction toys. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the grounds of …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, May 27, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

An Immigrant’s Song, the Celtic Influx

Saturday, May 27, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for an entertaining event with performer Barry Cloyd! This program begins in the ancient days of the Celtic people and follows their migration across Europe to what eventually became their …

Kids Days at the NCAA Division I Golf Chamionships

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Students and children under the age of 18 free throughout the tournament with a paying adult (must claim free ticket online - tickets are now available). But the weekends of the 2017 Golf …

Antique Car Show & Flea Market

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Antique Car Show & Flea Market at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. More information coming soon For more information visit The Sandwich Chamber of Commerce

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Sunday, May 28, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, May 28, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Monday, May 29, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

Memorial Day Celebration – Somonauk

Monday, May 29, 2017
The Somonauk Memorial Day Celebration will be held in the center of town. Included in the festivities will be a Memorial parade, water fights and Fay's BBQ pork chops. For more information visit …

Memorial Day Parade – DeKalb

Monday, May 29, 2017
9:00 am - 9:30 am
The Memorial Day Parade and Program will be Monday, May 29th. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. with a short program to follow. Tours of the Ellwood House first floor will be free until 12p.m. that …

Memorial Day Ceremony at Ellwood House

Monday, May 29, 2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am
The Memorial Day Parade and Program will be Monday, May 29th. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. with a short program to follow at 9:30 at the Ellwood House.  Tours of the Ellwood House first floor will …

Memorial Day Free Ellwood House Tours

Monday, May 29, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Ellwood House is offering tours of the main floor for free from 10am - 12pm on Memorial Day. Tours will start after the Memorial Day program has concluded. http://www.ellwoodhouse.org/

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

NCAA Div 1 Golf Championships: Women’s & Men’s

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The 2017 NCAA National Golf Championships will be held at Rich Harvest Farms and hosted for the first time by Northern Illinois University, with play taking place from May 19-24 (women) and May 26-31 …

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Inspired by the playwright's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 1, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

Somonauk Farmer’s Market

Thursday, June 1, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hosted by Sweet Seeds Organics, the Somonauk Farmer's Market is the 1st Thursday of the month, June - October from 3-7pm. The market is held on the corner of Depot & DeKalb St. in Somonauk. Watch …

Summertime Storms

Thursday, June 1, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Visit the Midwest Museum of Natural History and learn about the unpredictable summertime weather! Showers and storms seem to pop up at a moment’s notice—why is that? Explore wild weather together and …

Evening Gardening Conversation “Yard to Table Gardening”

Thursday, June 1, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join Joel Barczak for a Thursday evening Gardening Conversation. We are already open later (until 7pm), so why not swing by and gain some gardening insights from someone who enjoys speaking about …
Outdoor Concert at Sycamore Park District

Summer Concerts in the Park – Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore

Thursday, June 1, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Runs most Thursdays starting June 1st through July 30th at the Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore June 1 • R-Gang June 8 • Party Doctors June 15 • Piano Man June 29 • Pamela Rose and Windy City …

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Friday, June 2, 2017
Inspired by the playwright's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, June 2, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

All Ages Terrarium Workshop

Friday, June 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come build a terrarium or fairy garden with tiny houseplants, miniature decorations, fairies or animals. Pizza, soda, and water will be served. All ages welcome. Kids under the age of 12 we kindly …

Friday Wine Downs with Prairie State Winery

Friday, June 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, June 2nd- Paul & Jay at Prairie on State Wine Cellars in Sycamore Friday, June 9th - NO MUSIC due to Genoa Days Friday, June 16th - TBD at Prairie on State Wine Cellars in Sycamore Friday, …

Movies in the Park

Friday, June 2, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Inspired by the playwright's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top …

46th Annual Northern Illinois Art Show

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - Sunday, June 4, 2017
June 3 & 4, 2017 Northern Illinois 46th Annual Arts/Crafts Show, DeKalb County Courthouse Lawn, Routes 64 & 23. Over 60 vendors. The Kishwaukee Valley Art League is proud to bring its annual …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, June 3, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Sycamore/Rochelle Performing Arts Academy – Decades With Disney

Saturday, June 3, 2017
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come wish upon a star with the Performing Arts Academy dancers as they transport you to the Most Magical Place on Earth in their spring performance, “Decades of Disney!”  Watch childhood favorites …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, June 3, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Sunday, June 4, 2017
Inspired by the playwright's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top …

Guided Walking Tour – Somonauk Street

Sunday, June 4, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Guided Walking Tour: Somonauk Street Location: Meet at the Wally Thurow statue (corner of Somonauk and Elm) Time: 1:00 p.m. Cost: $5 Per Person Join Steven Bigolin as he leads guided walking …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, June 4, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Local Lore Lecture Series: DeKalb’s Finn Town

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
At the turn of the 20th century, DeKalb was such a hot-spot for Finnish immigrants that they had their own "town" in today's Pleasant Street neighborhood. In this talk, NIU professor Diane Rodgers …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

Genoa Days

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - Saturday, June 10, 2017
This year's Genoa Days will be the 82nd annual! The dates this year will be June 7 - 10, 2017. The Genoa-Kingston Fire Department is a nonprofit organization that hosts Genoa Days as a fundraiser to …

Sycamore City Wide Garage Sales

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Saturday, June 10, 2017
Discover Sycamore is pleased to announce this year’s return of the City Wide Garage Sales. Taking place June 8th-10th, Sycamore will host this year’s city-wide estate, yard, and sidewalk sale. With …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 8, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

Sides and Salads @ the Farmers’ Market

Thursday, June 8, 2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Quick, easy, and healthy! That’s what summer eating can be all about with the right techniques and ingredients! Hy-Vee dietician Lisa Brandt stops by the Farmers’ Market to give us a taste of …

Ladies Night Out

Thursday, June 8, 2017
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Ladies Night Out is a non-profit organization dedicated in the fight against breast cancer! Ladies Night Out is held downtown Sycamore the first Thursday in June. Prizes, drawings, giveaways, silent …

Stone Soup Shakespeare Presents Julius Caesar

Thursday, June 8, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Stone Soup Shakespeare tackles tragedy with a new production of Julius Caesar, Shakespeare’s famous work about power, loyalty, and the cost of idealism. The play chronicles the events leading to …
Outdoor Concert at Sycamore Park District

Summer Concerts in the Park – Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore

Thursday, June 8, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Runs most Thursdays starting June 1st through July 30th at the Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore June 1 • R-Gang June 8 • Party Doctors June 15 • Piano Man June 29 • Pamela Rose and Windy City …

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Friday, June 9, 2017
Inspired by the playwright's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top …

More on 34

Friday, June 9, 2017 - Saturday, June 10, 2017
Statewide garage sale that extends along Illinois Route 34. moreon34.com More on 34 is an annual celebration that encourages visitors to explore the Route 34 corridor of Illinois. The event …

Craft Beer and Music Weekend

Friday, June 9, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
Fatty's Pub and Grille is having a weekend filled with beer music and fun from June 9th to the 11th. Featured musicians include Back Country Roads and Drift Away. There will also be Karaoke on …

Beth Fowler School of Dance – Grease & More

Friday, June 9, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
The Beth Fowler School of Dance will present a dance version of Grease along with many other dance numbers. Show Times: 6/9 & 10 - 7pm 6/10 & 11 - 2pm More information on the Egyptian Theatre …

Malta Days

Friday, June 9, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
Soundstage, carnival, food and craft fair, beer garden & more. Malta Days Car Show Saturday June 10th Registration 8 a.m. - 12 noon PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT THE FIRE STATION Saturday, June 10th …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, June 9, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Movies in the Park

Friday, June 9, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Inspired by the playwright's youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar's Your Show of Shows, with all the attendant comic drama as the harried writing staff frantically scrambles to top …

Bike MS: Tour de Farms

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
NIU Convocation Center - 1525 West Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL (map) Bike MS: Tour de Farms is a ride that will take you farther than you’ve ever gone before. What makes this ride so special? …

Cogs Run 5K (formerly Brett’s Run)

Saturday, June 10, 2017
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Cogs Run 5K (formerly Brett's Run) Saturday June 10, 2017 8:30 am Genoa-Kingston High School 980 Park Avenue Route 72 Genoa, IL 60135 Registration Information (printable registration …

DeKalb County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

Saturday, June 10, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
The University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Plant Sale and Boutique on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM, rain or shine, at the DeKalb …

Tractor Trot 5K – Malta

Saturday, June 10, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The 2016 Tractor Trot race will take place on June 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The proceeds will be donated to Adventure Works. Adventure Works is a non-profit, interactive counseling agency that serves …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, June 10, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, June 10, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

The House Cafe: Panacea

Saturday, June 10, 2017
7:00 pm
Vertigo Promotions presents Panacea- Ambient, Progressive, Metal band from Rockford, IL Fallen Few- Hardcore band from Machesney Park Alethia- Metalcore/Melodic band from the McHenry County …

Sundays at Sandwich Antique Show

Sunday, June 11, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
A monthly market of quality antiques and collectibles, crafts and garden held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The successful Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show begins its 2017 season with continued …

Blues N’ Bloodies at Prairie State Winery

Sunday, June 11, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bloody Mary Sundays in Genoa! Kick your Sunday Blues at our Genoa Tasting Room! We will be serving up wine bloody marys complete with all the fixin's all day long. Kick back and enjoy the live music …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, June 11, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Acoustic Music in the Beer Garden

Sunday, June 11, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fatty's Pub and Grille will be holding acoustic music in their beer garden every Sunday this summer from 4-7pm. Upcoming performances include: June 11th Drift Away June 18th Destination …

Girls Only Skate Night

Sunday, June 11, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fargo Skateboarding shop holds a girls only skate night every second Sunday of the month. For more information visit their website at fargoskateboarding.com or call (815) 756-5555

Summer Skateboard Camp

Monday, June 12, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer skateboard camp at Fargo is the perfect activity for any aspiring skateboarder. The Fargo summer camp program offers beginner to advanced instruction from Fargo team skateboarders and plenty …

Open Mic Night

Monday, June 12, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Ellwood Explorers: Hidden Technology

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hidden in the servant areas of the mansion are many pieces of technology. In this program, children will learn about these elements of servant life. After exploring, children will use their …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

Tuesdays on the Town

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesdays on the Town will be held on the second Tuesday of each month; through September, and feature family-friendly activities. The downtown businesses will be open late and featuring special …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Hillbilly Silly Science Spectacular

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for an amazing stage show like none other! We’ve all seen science shows, and we’ve all seen comedy shows – but rarely a combination of the two. This show is insanely unique and …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

History Talk: World War I as the First Modern War

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In this presentation, Dr. Penelope Blake will examine World War I as the first modern war, and look at a number of the ways modern inventions, initially designed for the good of mankind, would indeed …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

Animal Spotlight: Turtle/Tortoise

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
11:00 am - 11:20 am
Stop in and meet one of the Museum's live turtles or tortoises, and learn the difference between the two, during this quick encounter. This event is free with admission. Museum Admission: $8 for …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Music at the Mansion: Blues at The Mansion

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kishwaukee Fest, FunME Events and Ellwood Mansion are partnering to bring Music to the Mansion through the summer. Concerts will be free, light food will be available to purchase. Wednesday: June …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 15, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, June 15, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Clint Cargile Book Signing

Thursday, June 15, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Did you miss our May Brown Bag lunch? Don’t worry, there will be a book signing with Clint Cargile on June 15. There will be a brief program where he explores his research and writing of his new book …
Outdoor Concert at Sycamore Park District

Summer Concerts in the Park – Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore

Thursday, June 15, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Runs most Thursdays starting June 1st through July 30th at the Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore June 1 • R-Gang June 8 • Party Doctors June 15 • Piano Man June 29 • Pamela Rose and Windy City …

The House Cafe: Telekenetic Yeti

Thursday, June 15, 2017
7:00 pm
Telekenetic Yeti- duo band from Iowa Blunt- metal band from DeKalb Late.- Psychedelic prog sludge metal band from Joliet and Plainefield Umber- two piece doom band from Aurora For links …

Midwest Museum of Natural History Pigeon Dissection

Thursday, June 15, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On June 15th, join the Midwest Museum of Natural History as we dive into the anatomy of pigeons. This lab is perfect for the experienced dissector while offering beginners a great opportunity to …

Hot Summer Nights

Thursday, June 15, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Escape the summer heat and enjoy extended night swim time with the family as we swim into the sunset, then under the lights! Age: All Ages Fee: $4 or a season pool pass Day: …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, June 16, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Dance Dimensions – The Little Mermaid

Friday, June 16, 2017 - Saturday, June 17, 2017
Dance Dimensions presents The Little Mermaid.  Come join Ariel and her friends on an adventure under the sea!  Watch the characters come to life as they tell the story of The Little Mermaid through a …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, June 16, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

First Ever UMP Hell Tour Show!- Sycamore Speedway

Friday, June 16, 2017
5:00 pm - 11:55 pm
This is the first ever DirtCar UMP Summer Nationals Hell Tour event held at Sycamore Speedway. Sycamore Speedway is proud to present the 3rd event of the Hell Tour with a 50 lap, $7,500 to win UMP …

Friday Wine Downs with Prairie State Winery

Friday, June 16, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, June 2nd- Paul & Jay at Prairie on State Wine Cellars in Sycamore Friday, June 9th - NO MUSIC due to Genoa Days Friday, June 16th - TBD at Prairie on State Wine Cellars in Sycamore Friday, …

Movies in the Park

Friday, June 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, June 17, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

The Hard Cider Run 5K

Saturday, June 17, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dash through orchards and fields in pursuit of a yummy glass of hard cider at Jonamac Orchard! Participants of The Hard Cider Run will enjoy a picturesque 5K run before enjoying a complimentary glass …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, June 17, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

DAAHA to Dedicate Jacob Haish State Historical Marker

Saturday, June 17, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
DeKalb Area Agricultural Historical Association (DAAHA) will dedicate a State of Illinois historical marker recognizing Jacob Haish, which is yet another example of local agricultural innovation. …

Glow-in-the-Dark Juggling

Saturday, June 17, 2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
In this top-notch act, Troy Roark of Elsenpeter Productions uses black light and UV technology to deliver a show filled with juggling, music, magic, and comedy that is truly Space Age! This …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, June 17, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Rebuilding Homes for the Wild

Saturday, June 17, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
What is a habitat? What belongs in a habitat? How can we protect the local habitats in Dekalb? Join the Museum as we answer these questions and more with a restoration expert! A hands-on activity …

Vino & Brush-o at Prairie State Winery

Saturday, June 17, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Prairie State Winery for their latest Paint and Wine event with Amanda Ann Art! Come for a fun afternoon of wine and painting. Starts at 3pm and pre-registration is required. Only $30 per …

Back Country Roads Live at Whiskey Acres

Saturday, June 17, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
We'll be featuring a free, live acoustic set with Cortney and Kyle from Back Country Roads. They'll be playing from 3-5 PM. Come thirsty, bring a lawn chair AND an appetite because: Lukulos will …

The House Cafe: Drucy

Saturday, June 17, 2017
8:00 pm
Drucy- 21 yr old Rapper/HipHop artist from DeKalb, IL. Adam Wilson- Singer-songwriter that has a sound that can be compared to artists like Marc E. Bassy, MAX, William Bolton, Russ, and Bryson …

Sunday Artist Market – Blumen Gardens

Sunday, June 18, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Enjoy a Sunday Artist Market in our Gardens Our Sunday Artist Market is every 3rd Sunday of the Month from April through October! Every month we feature local artists who display and sell their …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, June 18, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Guided Walking Tour – Main Street

Sunday, June 18, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sycamore History Museum 1730 N. Main Street Sycamore, Illinois 60178 Join Steven Bigolin as he leads a guided walking tours of Sycamore’s Main Street. Bigolin will lead a tour highlighting the …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, June 18, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Acoustic Music in the Beer Garden

Sunday, June 18, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fatty's Pub and Grille will be holding acoustic music in their beer garden every Sunday this summer from 4-7pm. Upcoming performances include: June 11th Drift Away June 18th Destination …

The House Cafe: Security Culture/Snailmate

Sunday, June 18, 2017
6:00 pm
Security Culture- alternative hip-hop band from Aurora, Illinois. Snailmate- "Snailmate is a melting pot of musical styles that emerges from the muddle with a humorous hiphop-electronica-funk …

Summer Skateboard Camp

Monday, June 19, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer skateboard camp at Fargo is the perfect activity for any aspiring skateboarder. The Fargo summer camp program offers beginner to advanced instruction from Fargo team skateboarders and plenty …

Danny Santos Folk Music Concert

Monday, June 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Singer/songwriter Danny Santos melds the inspiration of his Chicano heritage, a musical legacy ranging from Hank Williams to the Beatles, and a Texas-sized determination to create a unique mix of …

Open Mic Night

Monday, June 19, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Breakout DeKalb

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Can YOU breakout of a study room? Get your friends together and solve puzzles to break out of your room and get a prize! There is a limit of 8 participants (two study rooms with four people each), …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

Ellwood Explorers: Countries of Curiosity

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pack your steamer trunk! Travel the world with the Ellwoods and learn about the fun souvenirs Harriet Ellwood collected for her Curiosity Shop. Then, travel to a country Harriet never saw and create …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 22, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

Magic Show

Thursday, June 22, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Amazing Tim Adamz the Magician will perform at the DeKalb Public Library! This crazy and funny performer has been named one of America’s top magicians. The Amazing Tim will perform an …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, June 22, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

No Good- The House Cafe

Thursday, June 22, 2017
7:00 pm
Peoria IL band taking inspiration from Emo, Pop Punk, Indie, and Math. Tickets are $5 and show starts at 8pm For more info call  (815) 517-1788 or visit thcdekalb.com Location of The House …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, June 23, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, June 23, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Friday Wine Downs with Prairie State Winery

Friday, June 23, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, June 2nd- Paul & Jay at Prairie on State Wine Cellars in Sycamore Friday, June 9th - NO MUSIC due to Genoa Days Friday, June 16th - TBD at Prairie on State Wine Cellars in Sycamore Friday, …

Seventeen Sisters/Spectators- The House Cafe

Friday, June 23, 2017
7:00 pm
Seventeen Sisters- born out of a desire to make an impact with their music. Socially conscious, they wanted to write songs that enabled them to share their life experiences of struggle and triumph. …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

Old North Grove School Open House

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - Sunday, June 25, 2017
This is a great opportunity to experience an 1880s one room school house in DeKalb County. This year's Open House Honors WWII Home Front. Old North Grove School will hold its 8th annual “School …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, June 24, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Genoa’s Farmers Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wouldn’t you rather stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce on a sunny day than roll your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and piped in music? Coming to Genoa's Farmers Market …

46th Annual Sandwich Early Day Engine Club Show

Saturday, June 24, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
46th Annual Sandwich Early Day Engine Club Show June 24, 2017 9AM – 5PM Event Location: Sandwich Fairgrounds 1401 Suydam Road Sandwich, IL Featuring: Garden Tractors and Model …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, June 24, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Mommy & Me Painting Class

Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:00 am
In Our Mommy & Me painting class on Saturday, June 24th @ 10am. The choices are endless! In this class, you will receive all the supplies & step by step instructions to custom create your own design. …

Midwest Museum of Natural History Annual Rockin’ for the Reptiles

Saturday, June 24, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rock out at the Midwest Museum of Natural History annual outdoor event, Rockin' for the Reptiles! Don’t miss out on delicious food from Culvers and Lukulos, fun games, crafts, live music, and of …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, June 24, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Hinckley Family Fun Festival and Fireworks

Saturday, June 24, 2017
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hinckley Festival Association presents Hinckley Family FUN Fest and Fireworks on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the Hinckley-Big Rock High School, 700 E Lincoln Hwy, Hinckley. Gates open at 3:00 p.m. …

Pickwick Commons- The House Cafe

Saturday, June 24, 2017
4:30 pm
Pickwick Commons-  the combination of two musical acts from the Indianapolis area: The three piece (Gavin, Chris, Adam), melodic hardcore/punk group, Closure, and, the metalcore duo of Pickwick …

Adventure Works Barn-B-Que

Saturday, June 24, 2017
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Adventure Works presents the 4th Annual Barn-B-Que, 5-9 p.m. Saturday, June 24. This year we are excited to be at Jonamac Orchard for the first time. We start with a cocktail hour and appetizers in …

Sandwich Early Day Engine Club – Tractor Ride

Sunday, June 25, 2017
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join the Sandwich Early Day Engine Club for a 26-mile scenic drive through the countryside. We will leave on Sunday, June 25th at 8:30 A.M. We will stop half way through for a light breakfast and a …

Blues N’ Bloodies at Prairie State Winery

Sunday, June 25, 2017
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bloody Mary Sundays in Genoa! Kick your Sunday Blues at our Genoa Tasting Room! We will be serving up wine bloody marys complete with all the fixin's all day long. Kick back and enjoy the live music …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, June 25, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, June 25, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Acoustic Music in the Beer Garden

Sunday, June 25, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fatty's Pub and Grille will be holding acoustic music in their beer garden every Sunday this summer from 4-7pm. Upcoming performances include: June 11th Drift Away June 18th Destination …

Hidden Hospitals- The House Cafe

Sunday, June 25, 2017
6:30 pm
Hidden Hospital- Alternative / Indie / Progressive band from Chicago The Moose- Three piece Alt rock from Chicago Sad Jokes- DeKalb group with members of 100 Aker Wood & This …

Kids Drawing Class

Monday, June 26, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Do your kids want to learn how to draw? This new drawing class will teach kids tips and techniques on how to draw what they see! We'll focus on using SHADING AND SHAPES to draw things you see in …

Kids Zentangle Giraffe Painting Class

Monday, June 26, 2017
10:00 am - 11:30 am
For ages 7 and up Zentangle is a fun & easy method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It's easy to learn and increases both focus and creativity! Kids have lots of freedom to …

Open Mic Night

Monday, June 26, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

The FAQs of Autism for Parents & Caregivers

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Are you a parent or caregiver for a child or young adult on the autism spectrum? Join us for an informal informational session led by local service organizations. Representatives from BY YOUR SIDE – …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 29, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

The Little Mermaid Visits the Library

Thursday, June 29, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
You’ve seen her in the movies—now meet her in person! A courageous, adventurous person with big dreams, the Little Mermaid will visit the library before returning to her ocean home and seaside …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, June 29, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

You Pick – Wood Sign Workshop

Thursday, June 29, 2017
6:30 pm
CUSTOMIZED WOOD SIGN OUR NEW WOOD SIGN WORKSHOPS ARE FINALLY HERE! Monogram Sign = 20"x 24" Address Sign = 20"x 24" Welcome Porch Sign = 12"x 48" We have wine glasses and aprons for you to …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, June 29, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …
Outdoor Concert at Sycamore Park District

Summer Concerts in the Park – Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore

Thursday, June 29, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Runs most Thursdays starting June 1st through July 30th at the Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore June 1 • R-Gang June 8 • Party Doctors June 15 • Piano Man June 29 • Pamela Rose and Windy City …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, June 30, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Prairie State Winery Food & Wine Pairing

Friday, June 30, 2017 - Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prairie State Winery's in-house chef will create three courses designed specifically to pair with three of our Prairie State Wines. Reservations are required and space is limited so give us a call …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, June 30, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Fargo Fest

Friday, June 30, 2017 - Saturday, July 1, 2017
2:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Fargo is proud to present their first ever Fargo Fest! We have a stellar lineup and will be having some of the sickest artists around showcasing their work! This is a two-day festival featuring …

Dive in Movie

Friday, June 30, 2017
8:30 pm
Time: 8:30 PM Location: Hopkins Pool Enjoy a movie under the stars while floating in your inner tube! Hopkins Pool will re-open at 8:30 pm and the movie will begin at 8:45. Please note that the …

Sandwich Freedom Days & 5K

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - Sunday, July 2, 2017
Sandwich is celebrating 4th of July on July 1 & 2! Saturday, July 1st, 2017 Parade: Start 10:00AM Sharp! Line up starts at 8:30AM at the west gate at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. Enter at the far …

Kirkland 4th of July Celebration

Saturday, July 1, 2017 - Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Don't miss Kirkland's 69th Annual 4th of July Celebration!  There will be many activities all weekend long, including live music, a beer tent, bingo, a queen contest, parade, car show, tractor show, …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, July 1, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 1, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, July 1, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Sycamore Kiwanis Craft Beer and Brat Fest

Saturday, July 1, 2017
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
FFirst annual Craft beer and brat fest hosted by the Sycamore Kiwanis. Featuring over 30 local craft breweries, gourmet brats and fun for the whole family. A Root Beer Tent Sponsored by Culver’s of …

DJ Yuri- The House Cafe

Saturday, July 1, 2017
8:00 pm
This Chicago DJ has a love for the Midwest club scene. A self-made House/Melbourne Bounce DJ that has been shaking rooms since 2008. Yuri mixes a range of music from Tech House to Trap and everything …

Free Skateboarding

Sunday, July 2, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come by the Fargo Skateboarding shop for free skateboarding on the first Sunday of the month every month, from 10 am to noon. For more information visit their website at fargoskateboarding.com or …

Guided Walking Tour – DeKalb Avenue

Sunday, July 2, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sycamore History Museum 1730 N. Main Street Sycamore, Illinois 60178 Join Steven Bigolin as he leads a guided walking tours of Sycamore’s History District. He will lead a tour highlighting the …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, July 2, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, July 2, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Acoustic Music in the Beer Garden

Sunday, July 2, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fatty's Pub and Grille will be holding acoustic music in their beer garden every Sunday this summer from 4-7pm. Upcoming performances include: June 11th Drift Away June 18th Destination …

Roaming Bear- The House Cafe

Sunday, July 2, 2017
6:30 pm
Roaming Bear- Folk, Ugly Indie, and Adventure Punk artist from Waukegan, IL Also performing are Annie Alkaline, Magnus Honey, Sincere Engineer, and Sloth hands. Tickets- $7 and the show starts …

Summer Skateboard Camp

Monday, July 3, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer skateboard camp at Fargo is the perfect activity for any aspiring skateboarder. The Fargo summer camp program offers beginner to advanced instruction from Fargo team skateboarders and plenty …

Kids Perspective Drawing Class

Monday, July 3, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Do your kids want to learn how to draw? This new drawing class will teach kids tips and techniques on how to draw what they see! We'll focus on using PERSPECTIVE to draw things you see in everyday …

Kids Pointillism Class

Monday, July 3, 2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
In this class, we will create a masterpiece canvas painting using the pointillism technique. We'll also learn a little art history ... about the technique, other famous paintings & the artist George …

Open Mic Night

Monday, July 3, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Shabbona Hometown 4th of July Festival

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Shabbona's annual 4th of July Celebration is full of fun events throughout the weekend. Visit shecevents.com and shabbonafireworks.com for more information. More information coming soon

Lake Shabbona – 4th of July Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
What a way to enjoy fireworks!!!  On Tuesday, July 4th, please join us as we celebrate our Country’s birthday.  Enjoy the spectacular sight of fireworks reflecting off of the glistening waters of …

Pokanoka’s Run / Walk – 8 Mile

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
8:00 am - 10:00 am
On Monday, July 4th, 2016, at 8 AM, Pokanoka’s Cafe at Shabbona Lake State Park will host the 4th Annual Pokanoka’s Trail Run/Walk at Shabbona Lake State Park. The Trail Run/Walk will be a …

Independence Day 5K Run/Walk

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Begin your 4th of July celebration with family and friends at the Independence Day 5K Run/Walk. Participants are encouraged to dress with American spirit (red,white,blue). The Independence Day 5K …

DeKalb Hopkins Park – 4th of July

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday, July 4th, Fireworks at Dusk Come to Hopkins Park for a fun-filled 4th of July! Bring chairs, blankets, games, and appetites and enjoy an afternoon and evening with family and friends. Picnic …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

USATF Region 7 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - Sunday, July 9, 2017
The 2017 Region 7 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships is the second round of a progressional series. Athletes from Illinois and Indiana will compete for a chance to participate at the USATF …

Little Women

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested …

Paint your Pet Class

Thursday, July 6, 2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Come paint a custom portrait of your pet! Once you sign up for this class, email a digital photo of your pet (one pet only, please). Then I'll sketch your canvas & have it ready when you arrive. I'll …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, July 6, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

Ellwood Explorers: Summer Selections

Thursday, July 6, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gather in the living room of the Ellwood-Nehring House to hear the reading of bestselling children's book, The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt. After the story, create related arts and crafts …

Somonauk Farmer’s Market

Thursday, July 6, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hosted by Sweet Seeds Organics, the Somonauk Farmer's Market is the 1st Thursday of the month, June - October from 3-7pm. The market is held on the corner of Depot & DeKalb St. in Somonauk. Watch …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, July 6, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, July 6, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …
Outdoor Concert at Sycamore Park District

Summer Concerts in the Park – Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore

Thursday, July 6, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Runs most Thursdays starting June 1st through July 30th at the Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore June 1 • R-Gang June 8 • Party Doctors June 15 • Piano Man June 29 • Pamela Rose and Windy City …

Little Women

Friday, July 7, 2017
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, July 7, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, July 7, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Oh Pep!- The House Cafe

Friday, July 7, 2017
7:00 pm
Genre- Folk/Pop The sometimes foot-stomping, somewhat heart-breaking, multi award winning Melbourne duo, Oh Pep! comprise of Olivia 'Liv' Hally and Pepita 'Pep' Emmerichs. Their new EP Living is …

Movies in the Park

Friday, July 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Kennel Club of DeKalb Dog Show

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - Sunday, July 9, 2017
SATURDAY JULY 8th, 2017 & SUNDAY JULY 9th, 2017. Starting at 8 am both days with 178 possible different breeds present. We will have - Two All-breed Conformation Events, Two Papillon …

Little Women

Saturday, July 8, 2017
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, July 8, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 8, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Coffee and Conversation at Blumen Gardens

Saturday, July 8, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Come enjoy your morning coffee with us and partake in an interactive gardening discussion. We will walk around the gardens, see/touch plants, answer gardening questions and get our hands dirty! A new …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, July 8, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, July 8, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Cardinal Heart- The House Cafe

Saturday, July 8, 2017
7:00 pm
Soft Punk/Indie/Emo band from Naperville, IL Tickets- $7 and the show starts at 8pm For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln …

Little Women

Sunday, July 9, 2017
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested …

Sundays at Sandwich Antique Show

Sunday, July 9, 2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
A monthly market of quality antiques and collectibles, crafts and garden held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The successful Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show begins its 2017 season with continued …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, July 9, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, July 9, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Girls Only Skate Night

Sunday, July 9, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fargo Skateboarding shop holds a girls only skate night every second Sunday of the month. For more information visit their website at fargoskateboarding.com or call (815) 756-5555

BIV- The House Cafe

Sunday, July 9, 2017
6:00 pm
BIV- Missouri/Illinois Industrial Metal Band Also performing are On My Six, and Code Name:Phoenix Tickets- $7 and the show starts at 7pm For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Summer Skateboard Camp

Monday, July 10, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer skateboard camp at Fargo is the perfect activity for any aspiring skateboarder. The Fargo summer camp program offers beginner to advanced instruction from Fargo team skateboarders and plenty …

Ice Cream Painting

Monday, July 10, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
I scream You Scream we all scream for Ice Cream! Come paint this fun summer ice cream cone painting. For ages 5-8 years old The class is $25 For more info on booking go to chelseamcghee.com or …

Open Mic Night

Monday, July 10, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

Tuesdays on the Town

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesdays on the Town will be held on the second Tuesday of each month; through September, and feature family-friendly activities. The downtown businesses will be open late and featuring special …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

STEM Cafe: Discover the Tech Behind Self-Driving Cars

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Augmented Optics: Micro-Measuring to Make Awesome Technologies Possible How do self-driving cars drive and park without hitting anything? How does your smartphone find Pokémon? How does a 3-D …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

The Wall That Heals

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - Sunday, July 16, 2017
In 1997 the DeKalb County Chapter of VietNow hosted the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall that Heals in Sycamore. Again in 2007 they brought The Wall back for a second visit. Now we would like to once …

Little Women

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested …

KIDS MLB BASEBALL FAN PAINTING CLASS

Thursday, July 13, 2017
9:30 am - 11:00 am
In this class, You will receive everything needed to create your favorite MLB Baseball Team Painting, including a little help from a stencil! The class is $25 For more info on booking go to …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, July 13, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

Local Lore Lecture Series: The Winged Ear Logo: Origin and Evolution of a Global Classic

Thursday, July 13, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
DEKALB corn's winged ear logo is recognized worldwide and has its roots in our hometown. Donna Langford of DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association (DAAHA) will explore how this unique logo came …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, July 13, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, July 13, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …

Heather Maloney- The House Cafe

Thursday, July 13, 2017
7:00 pm
Indie Folk Rock artist from Northhampton, MA   Tickets- $10-12 and the show starts at 8pm For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House Cafe- 263 E …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, July 14, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Little Women

Friday, July 14, 2017
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested …

NIU Open House

Friday, July 14, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The best way to get to know NIU is to visit! Through our open houses, you can learn about our majors and minors, check out our hands-on learning opportunities, tour our residence halls, find out …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, July 14, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Sip, Shop, Socialize

Friday, July 14, 2017
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Come Sip, Shop, & Socialize in Downtown DeKalb July 14th from 5-10pm Participating Downtown Businesses: Poppy Seed Primitives AVC & G Ducky's Formal Wear My Favorite Things SOAS Apparel & …

Soulsharer- The House Cafe

Friday, July 14, 2017
7:00 pm
A progressive rock band out of the Chicago suburbs. Established in 2014. They have all decided to form a band to express their creative ideas as a whole. Currently they just released an EP called …

Movies in the Park

Friday, July 14, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Little Women

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Based on Louisa May Alcott's life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested …

Waterman Summerfest & Tractor Show

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Come join us for a day of affordable family fun in the park. All kinds of kid's entertainment: Live music, Crafter/Flea market, Petting zoo, Train rides, Pedal pull, Tractor pull & Tractor/truck …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, July 15, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 15, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, July 15, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, July 15, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Drum Corps “Tour of Champions”

Saturday, July 15, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Northern Illinois University and Huskie Stadium will once again play host to the Drum Corps "Tour of Champions”.  This show will feature 8 of the World's Top  Drum & Bugle Corps. This year’s show …

Solar Pulse- The House Cafe

Saturday, July 15, 2017
7:00 pm
Solar Pulse- Solar Pulse is a newly formed band that expands the genres of Jazz, Funk, and Rock. Work Day- Jam/Funk/Alternative trio formerly known as Bring Your Son To Work Day. Tickets- $7 …

Biking with Beanzie

Sunday, July 16, 2017
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Biking with Beanzie (BwB) is a recreational ride presented by Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb and sponsored by KishHealth System part of Northwestern Medicine. Profits from this ride go to support …

Sunday Artist Market – Blumen Gardens

Sunday, July 16, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Enjoy a Sunday Artist Market in our Gardens Our Sunday Artist Market is every 3rd Sunday of the Month from April through October! Every month we feature local artists who display and sell their …

Guided Walking Tour: Downtown Sycamore

Sunday, July 16, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sycamore History Museum 1730 N. Main Street Sycamore, Illinois 60178 Join Steven Bigolin as he leads a guided walking tour of Downtown Sycamore, He will lead a tour highlighting the architecture and …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, July 16, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, July 16, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Trent De La Cruz- The House Cafe

Sunday, July 16, 2017
6:00 pm
Ambient/Acoustic/Rock Guitarist from Elgin, IL Tickets- $7 and the show starts at 7pm For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln …

Summer Skateboard Camp

Monday, July 17, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Summer skateboard camp at Fargo is the perfect activity for any aspiring skateboarder. The Fargo summer camp program offers beginner to advanced instruction from Fargo team skateboarders and plenty …

Kayak and Canoe the Kish

Monday, July 17, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
FREE EVENT! Kayak and Canoe the Kish- July 17th from 9 am until 3 pm. Open to EVERYONE! A limited amount of canoes will be available upon request 48 hours prior to the event. Refreshments will …

Honey Bee Painting Class

Monday, July 17, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
In this class, you will receive all the supplies & step by step instructions to create a darling fingerprint Honey Bee Painting. The class is $25 for kids 5-8 years old For more info on booking …

Open Mic Night

Monday, July 17, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, July 20, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

Crazy Bugs!

Thursday, July 20, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What animal can be found on every continent in the world, including Antarctica? What animal has over one million different types and makes up 90% of animal life on Earth? What has six legs, two …

Ladies Shopping Night at Blumen Gardens

Thursday, July 20, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Take a well-deserved night out to meet up with friends at our Ladies Shopping Night. Take an early evening stroll through our Garden and Gift Shops and catch up with friends while you sip wine and …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, July 20, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, July 20, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …
Outdoor Concert at Sycamore Park District

Summer Concerts in the Park – Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore

Thursday, July 20, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Runs most Thursdays starting June 1st through July 30th at the Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore June 1 • R-Gang June 8 • Party Doctors June 15 • Piano Man June 29 • Pamela Rose and Windy City …

Charlie Haley & The Band- The House Cafe

Thursday, July 20, 2017
7:00 pm
Charlie Haley & The Band- Alternative band based in DeKalb 4th Point- Alternative Rock / Christian Rock band from West Chicago, IL Justin Gambino- Singer/Songwriter from Houston, …

12th Annual “Let’s Dance” Big Band Weekend

Friday, July 21, 2017 - Sunday, July 23, 2017
The 3 day event will be held at NIU's Duke Ellington Ballroom, located at 340 Carroll Ave, DeKalb, Il. 60115 The event provides a venue and 'live' dance bands ( 10 - 17 pieces) for fans and social …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, July 21, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Ellwood Explorers: Block Fest

Friday, July 21, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Explore the many possibilities of block building in this fun event for children ages 8 months to 8 years. This hands-on program promotes early math and science skills. Perhaps we'll even find a …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, July 21, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

NeverclearX- The House Cafe

Friday, July 21, 2017
7:00 pm
A self-proclaimed "no-named rapper" from Sycamore, IL, NeverclearX started Krazy Boy Productions from nothing and went to headlining shows. He opened up for Mod Sun in December of 2012, and has also …

Movies in the Park

Friday, July 21, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - Sunday, July 23, 2017
The Prairie State Rebels are back with their free Cowboy Mounted Shooting Competition. Takes Place on: July 22 at 12-4pm July 23 at 11-3pm Amber Sun Acres, 19819 University Rd, …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

Kishwaukee Fest 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - Sunday, July 30, 2017
Kishwaukee Fest began in 2010 as an entertainment salute to DeKalb County, Illinois. The week long Festival features Concerts in the Park, a Friday evening Parade, farmers' markets and a Sunday car …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, July 22, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Farm & Food Field Trip

Saturday, July 22, 2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Why should school kids have all the fun? Dig into local agriculture during this “field trip for big kids” to two family farms. When you drive past the city limits of any town in DeKalb County, you …

Genoa’s Farmers Market

Saturday, July 22, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wouldn’t you rather stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce on a sunny day than roll your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and piped in music? Coming to Genoa's Farmers Market …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 22, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, July 22, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, July 22, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, July 23, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, July 23, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Music at the Mansion: Jazz at the Mansion

Monday, July 24, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kishwaukee Fest, FunME Events and Ellwood Mansion are partnering to bring Music to the Mansion through the summer. Concerts will be free, light food will be available to purchase. Wednesday: June …

Open Mic Night

Monday, July 24, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

Family Fun Fest

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
For the fifth year in a row, the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Family Fun Fest. This is a FREE, fun, family event open to the public. The Family Fun Fest is a great family event …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, July 27, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, July 27, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Corso- The House Cafe

Thursday, July 27, 2017
7:00 pm
CORSO is a Fusion Jazz/ Jam Rock band from Wheaton, IL Tickets- $7 and the show starts at 8pm For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House Cafe- 263 E …
Outdoor Concert at Sycamore Park District

Summer Concerts in the Park – Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore

Thursday, July 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Runs most Thursdays starting June 1st through July 30th at the Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore June 1 • R-Gang June 8 • Party Doctors June 15 • Piano Man June 29 • Pamela Rose and Windy City …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, July 27, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, July 28, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, July 28, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Kishwaukee Fest – Parade, Street Dance & Ice Cream

Friday, July 28, 2017
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kishwaukee Fest of DeKalb County "Parade of Parades" returns this July 28 in downtown DeKalb, Illinois. This torch light parade starts at 6:00 PM with a cruise cavalcade of classic and muscle cars …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, July 29, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

Sycamore’s Turning Back Time Weekend

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - Sunday, July 30, 2017
The 50’s are making a come-back in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend scheduled for July 29th-30th. Hop into your vintage ride and cruise over to Downtown Sycamore for classic cars, live …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, July 29, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, July 29, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Beginner Skateboarding Sessions $5 Saturdays

Saturday, July 29, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Saturday Fargo Skateboarding offers beginners session from 10:00-noon for $5! Beginners only.  For more information visit fargoskateboarding.com or contact the shop. FARGO SKATEBOARDING 629 …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, July 29, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Huskies Fore Hope Golf Outing

Sunday, July 30, 2017
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Save the date for the 2017 Huskies Fore Hope Golf Outing. Join us on Sunday, July 30th for the 9th Annual Huskies Fore Hope Golf Outing brought to you by Fatty's Pub and Grille and NIU Head …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, July 30, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, July 30, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Open Mic Night

Monday, July 31, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 3, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

Somonauk Farmer’s Market

Thursday, August 3, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hosted by Sweet Seeds Organics, the Somonauk Farmer's Market is the 1st Thursday of the month, June - October from 3-7pm. The market is held on the corner of Depot & DeKalb St. in Somonauk. Watch …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, August 3, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, August 3, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, August 4, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, August 4, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Movies in the Park

Friday, August 4, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, August 5, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, August 5, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, August 5, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, August 5, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Art, Music & Ice Cream at the Ellwood House

Sunday, August 6, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Enjoy a day of fun with art, music, history, and good food on the grounds of the historic Ellwood Mansion at the Ellwood House Museum’s annual summer event, the Art Fair & Ice Cream Social. For more …

Free Skateboarding

Sunday, August 6, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come by the Fargo Skateboarding shop for free skateboarding on the first Sunday of the month every month, from 10 am to noon. For more information visit their website at fargoskateboarding.com or …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, August 6, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Guided Walking Tour – Somonauk Street

Sunday, August 6, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Guided Walking Tour: Somonauk Street Location: Meet at the Wally Thurow statue (corner of Somonauk and Elm) Time: 1:00 p.m. Cost: $5 Per Person Join Steven Bigolin as he leads guided walking …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, August 6, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

When Particles Collide- The House Cafe

Sunday, August 6, 2017
6:00 pm
When Particles Collide- The music of When Particles Collide includes Southern Rock choruses, New Wave a la Blondie vocals, lightning speed Green Day-esque drumming, classic Motown grooves and Queens …

Open Mic Night

Monday, August 7, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Tuesdays on the Town

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesdays on the Town will be held on the second Tuesday of each month; through September, and feature family-friendly activities. The downtown businesses will be open late and featuring special …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

California Suite

Thursday, August 10, 2017
It's a humorous confection divided into four parts: Visitor from New York, Visitor from Philadelphia, Visitors from London and Visitors from Chicago. Neil Simon at his most humane, compassionate …

Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - Sunday, August 13, 2017
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee Threshing using Steam Engines and Gas Tractors. Sawmill in operation sawing logs into lumber using Steam Power. Shingle Mill next to the Sawmill. Baling …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 10, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, August 10, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, August 10, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …

Cortland Summer Fest

Friday, August 11, 2017 - Saturday, August 12, 2017
Cortland, Illinois will be buzzing with activity this weekend as the town holds its Summer Fest. There are many things to do see and hear! Several bands will play, there will be a car show, food …

California Suite

Friday, August 11, 2017
It's a humorous confection divided into four parts: Visitor from New York, Visitor from Philadelphia, Visitors from London and Visitors from Chicago. Neil Simon at his most humane, compassionate …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, August 11, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, August 11, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Movies in the Park

Friday, August 11, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Edward David Anderson- The House Cafe

Friday, August 11, 2017
7:30 pm
Music, by its nature, is a migratory creature. It moves as it moves, often powerfully, through people and places, communities, and cultures, created and carried on currents of electricity and air. …

California Suite

Saturday, August 12, 2017
It's a humorous confection divided into four parts: Visitor from New York, Visitor from Philadelphia, Visitors from London and Visitors from Chicago. Neil Simon at his most humane, compassionate …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, August 12, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, August 12, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Coffee and Conversation at Blumen Gardens

Saturday, August 12, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Come enjoy your morning coffee with us and partake in an interactive gardening discussion. We will walk around the gardens, see/touch plants, answer gardening questions and get our hands dirty! A new …

DeKalb County Barn Tour

Saturday, August 12, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The DeKalb County Barn Tour is a one-day driving tour of select barn sites within DeKalb County jointly hosted by the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center and the DeKalb Area …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, August 12, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

50 Men Who Cook

Saturday, August 12, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) DeKalb County will host its 13th Annual 50 Men Who Cook at Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center on the NIU campus to raise awareness of its advocacy for abused and …

Mobina Galore- The House Cafe

Saturday, August 12, 2017
7:00 pm
Mobina Galore, based out of Winnipeg, MB, Canada, formed in late 2010 by Jenna (guitar/vocals) and Marcia (drums/vocals) and created the duo's signature sound; a musical hybrid of punk, alternative, …

California Suite

Sunday, August 13, 2017
It's a humorous confection divided into four parts: Visitor from New York, Visitor from Philadelphia, Visitors from London and Visitors from Chicago. Neil Simon at his most humane, compassionate …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, August 13, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Girls Only Skate Night

Sunday, August 13, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Fargo Skateboarding shop holds a girls only skate night every second Sunday of the month. For more information visit their website at fargoskateboarding.com or call (815) 756-5555

The Order Of Elijah/My Heart To Fear- The House Cafe

Sunday, August 13, 2017
6:00 pm
The Order of Elijah- Metalcore band, from Joplin, Missouri Also performing are My Heart to Fear and Upon a Broken Throne Tickets- $10-12 and the show starts at 6:30pm For more info call …

Open Mic Night

Monday, August 14, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Music at the Mansion: Big Band at the Mansion

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kishwaukee Fest, FunME Events and Ellwood Mansion are partnering to bring Music to the Mansion through the summer. Concerts will be free, light food will be available to purchase. Wednesday: June …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 17, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, August 17, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, August 17, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …

Oshwa- The House Cafe

Thursday, August 17, 2017
7:00 pm
The "finely controlled art-pop explosion" (Wired Magazine) of Brooklyn-based Alicia Walter. Tickets- $7 and the show starts at 8pm For more info call (815) 517-1788 or got to …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, August 18, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

California Suite

Friday, August 18, 2017
It's a humorous confection divided into four parts: Visitor from New York, Visitor from Philadelphia, Visitors from London and Visitors from Chicago. Neil Simon at his most humane, compassionate …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, August 18, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Movies in the Park

Friday, August 18, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month.  The movie location rotates between the three park districts. Please see the schedule below to …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, August 19, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

California Suite

Saturday, August 19, 2017
It's a humorous confection divided into four parts: Visitor from New York, Visitor from Philadelphia, Visitors from London and Visitors from Chicago. Neil Simon at his most humane, compassionate …

Ride Like An Egyptian

Saturday, August 19, 2017
6:30 am
Join us for a fun and enjoyable bike ride through DeKalb and Kane Counties and support the historic Egyptian Theatre on. With the ride starting and ending at the Egyptian Theatre, you will have the …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, August 19, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, August 19, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Saturday, August 19, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Cruisin’ to Genoa Car Show

Saturday, August 19, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Come to Downtown Genoa for a fun day of car shows, food, hula-hooping, and more! Registration begins at 11:00 am Events run from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Fun for the whole family! Visit the Genoa …

Speaking With Ghosts- The House Cafe

Saturday, August 19, 2017
6:30 pm
Speaking With Ghosts- Speaking With Ghosts is a 5-piece melodic hardcore band based out of Chicago, Illinois Known by Numbers- Metalcore from Aurora, Illinois Spit- Metal band from Chicago, …

Sunday Artist Market – Blumen Gardens

Sunday, August 20, 2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Enjoy a Sunday Artist Market in our Gardens Our Sunday Artist Market is every 3rd Sunday of the Month from April through October! Every month we feature local artists who display and sell their …

Guided Walking Tour – Main Street

Sunday, August 20, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sycamore History Museum 1730 N. Main Street Sycamore, Illinois 60178 Join Steven Bigolin as he leads a guided walking tours of Sycamore’s Main Street. Bigolin will lead a tour highlighting the …

The House Cafe: Orleans Jazz Wizards

Sunday, August 20, 2017
1:00 pm
Jazz supergroup made up of members of Barb City Stompers and Jazz In Progress specializing in New Orleans Jazz & Swing! Come for free and enjoy! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Sunday, August 20, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Lydia Can’t Breathe- The House Cafe

Sunday, August 20, 2017
6:00 pm
Lydia Can’t Breathe is an American rock band from Central Florida. Tickets- $8-10 and the show starts at 7pm For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The …

Open Mic Night

Monday, August 21, 2017
7:30 pm
Open Mic Night Hosted by Joe at the House Cafe every Monday night. This is a free event open to all ages. For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com The location of The House …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore Farmer's Market features locally grown produce, wine, baked goods and artisan crafts!  Enjoy some live music from local artists and fresh foods brought to you directly from the farmers …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
5:30 pm
Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 23 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight hours …

Beer and Yoga

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
6:00 pm
Join us Every Tuesday at 6 for Beer Yoga at The House Cafe! Only $7 to get healthy and chug at once! 30% off all alcohol and a free tea of choice! For more info call (815) 517-1788 or go to …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2016 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 …

North Central Cyclery “No Drop” Group Ride

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
5:30 pm
BEGINNER: Easy "No Drop" group for those wanting to get used to riding in a group. Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 5:30 pm. NCC will hold "Safe group riding and proper etiquette" sessions for …

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
9:00 pm
The House Cafe has open mic comedy nights every Wednesday at 9pm. For more information call (815) 517-1788 or go to thcdekalb.com Location of The House Cafe- 263 E Lincoln Highway DeKalb

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 24, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The DeKalb Farmers Market features over 30 vendors offering locally-grown produce, wine, baked goods, flowers and artisan crafts. Every Thursday (June 1st - Sept 30th) 10am - 2pm Van Buer Plaza …

North Central Cyclery Group Ride

Thursday, August 24, 2017
5:30 pm
GROUP RIDE: Meet at the North Central Cyclery parking lot before 530. We will ride roughly 35 miles southwest of DeKalb. Please invite anyone that might be interested. Times may change once daylight …

Salsa Night at The House Cafe

Thursday, August 24, 2017
7:00 pm
Join us every last Thursday of the month for a special salsa night featuring lessons, wonderful live band music courtesy of Salsa Del Norte, and open dance to night is done! Only $5! For more info …

DeKalb Corn Fest

Friday, August 25, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
Corn Fest is one of the last, free festivals among Illinois music and summer festivals in Illinois. The fest is celebrating its 40th year. It located in downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st …

Sycamore Speedway 2017 Races

Friday, August 25, 2017
For more info on races and tickets call (815) 895-5454 or go to sycamorespeedway.com Location of the Speedway- 50W086 Old State Road Maple Park, IL Friday, June 16th: First Ever UMP Hell Tour …

Whiskey Acres 2017 Season Hours & Tours

Friday, August 25, 2017
1:30 pm
Whiskey Acres will be open 1:30 - 8:30, on Fri/Sat, and 1:30 - 5:30 on Sun. Tours and tasting are $10/person, and include a souvenir shot glass. Tours will begin on the hour, with the last tour …

Cruizin Wheels Cruise Nights

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Cruise on in and join Cruizin Wheels Car Club for Cruise Nights going on Saturday nights throughout the summer. Bring your own classic car or come by to admire others. June: 10th 4-8pm at …

North Central Cyclery Varied Difficulty Group Ride

Saturday, August 26, 2017
7:00 am
VARIED DIFFICULTY ride: Meeting at North Central Cyclery at 7am or 8am for a long ride. Distance and pace will depend on the group present and weather. Some group riders will be riding up to 60 …

Sandwich Farmers’ Market

Saturday, August 26, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmer’s Market at Knights Park on Saturday mornings 9:00 a.m.- Noon starting June 24 to Sept 9. We invite all gardeners, farmers, crafters, honey makers, etc to come out to the pavilion at …

Genoa’s Farmers Market

Saturday, August 26, 2017
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wouldn’t you rather stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce on a sunny day than roll your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and piped in music? Coming to Genoa's Farmers Market …

Local Lore Lecture Series: County Seat through the Eyes of the Joiner History Room

Saturday, August 26, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why Sycamore is the county seat? Sue Breese of the Joiner History Room will delve into the 20th century battle between DeKalb and Sycamore and the historically contentious …