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Master Naturalist Training

Monday, April 1, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program. The classes will be held at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve, 11750 IL-72, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, April 8, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program. The classes will be held at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve, 11750 IL-72, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, April 15, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program. The classes will be held at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve, 11750 IL-72, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, April 22, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program. The classes will be held at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve, 11750 IL-72, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Spring Dance Concert: Le Corsaire

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Sunday, April 28, 2019
Come enjoy NIU's wonderful production of  Le Corsaire! This production is a ballet of colorful pirates, beautiful slaves, and classic romance and is based on Lord Byron’s epic poem The …

2019 Spring Fashion and Garden Show

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrate the start of Spring with Blumen Gardens and four featured Local Businesses showcasing products inspired by the latest trends of Spring 2019! View the FIRST LOOK of the newest Spring …

Design a 3D Makeup Brush Holder

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Are you looking for a better way to store your make-up brushes? Join us as we learn the free, online 3D modeling software TinkerCAD to create the perfect make-up brush holder. After the class, we’ll …

Calendar Girls

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - Saturday, April 27, 2019
7:30 pm
Calendar Girls by Tim Firth is based on a true story about eleven British WJ members who posed nude to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. This show will leave you laughing, crying, and …

All-University Chorus

Thursday, April 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come enjoy the beautiful and melodic voices of the NIU Chorus!   For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, …

Victor E. Ball

Saturday, April 27, 2019
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Fourth Annual Victor E. Ball, NIU Athletics premier fundraising event, will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the NIU Naperville Conference Center. This special evening features special …

Calendar Girls

Sunday, April 28, 2019
2:00 pm
Calendar Girls by Tim Firth is based on a true story about eleven British WJ members who posed nude to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. This show will leave you laughing, crying, and …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, April 29, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program. The classes will be held at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve, 11750 IL-72, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Tuesday Movie: Stand By Me (1986)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for a coming-of-age adventure based off “The Body”, a short story by Steven King. Four friends embark on a journey that will force them into danger and make them grow up. Rob Reiner’s …

May Day Watering Can Art & Floral Arrangement

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Learn the craft of napkin art from the designs printed on paper napkins and choose an ideal image to turn an ordinary watering can into a unique container that you will learn to top with a fresh …

Book Discussion: Neither Wolf Nor Dog

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Before you visit the Egyptian Theatre to view the movie Neither Wolf Nor Dog, join us for a discussion of the book upon which the movie is based. Neither Wolf Nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an …

THREE on 30 Garage Sale Days

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - Sunday, May 5, 2019
THREE on 30 Garage Sale Days featuring Hinckley, Waterman, and Shabbona/Lee May 2nd-May 5th! Shop a variety of sales with special finds including antiques, furniture, housewares, and more! Enjoy our …

Give DeKalb County

Thursday, May 2, 2019
12:00 am
2019 is the 6th anniversary of Give DeKalb County— a 24-hour giving day supporting nonprofit organizations and growing philanthropy in DeKalb County. On May 2, 2019, donors can give online at …

Cortland Community-Wide Garage Sales

Friday, May 3, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019
Community-wide garage sales through the town of Cortland. For more information, click HERE or visit cortlandil.org Enjoy a day of shopping for treasures!

Senior Design Day at Northern Illinois University

Friday, May 3, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Please join us for our first senior design showcase of the College of Engineering and Technology at Northern Illinois University. 200+ students will showcase their innovative engineering and …

Calendar Girls

Friday, May 3, 2019 - Saturday, May 4, 2019
7:30 pm
Calendar Girls by Tim Firth is based on a true story about eleven British WJ members who posed nude to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. This show will leave you laughing, crying, and …

Back Alley Market

Saturday, May 4, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
You have never had so much fun in an alley!* Boho inspired. Vintage. Retro. Hand Crafted. Original Art. Jewelry. Home décor. Consumable Yummies. Seasonal Plantings, and a little more. *that you will …

Cinco de Genoa

Saturday, May 4, 2019
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Genoa is very excited to be bringing the “Cinco de Genoa” celebration to our town again this year on Saturday, May 4th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Several businesses and organizations along route 23 …

Mines of Moria Escape Room

Saturday, May 4, 2019
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Did you miss the Mines of Moria escape room during “8 Worlds in 1 Day”? If so, don’t fret! We will be providing this exciting, interactive escape room again for those who haven’t experienced it …

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 4, 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The library will be handing out free comic books to encourage the love of reading. Each child or teen who comes to the library that day may choose one comic book to take home. Several titles are …

Anime Movie: Summer Wars

Saturday, May 4, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A fun, all-ages anime movie! Join us for Summer Wars (2010). Set in a world where everything is controlled by an online server called OZ, a teen boy named Kenji is invited to his crush’s house …

ARTigras

Saturday, May 4, 2019
3:00 pm
ARTigras is an annual event developed by the NIU School of Art and Design in partnership with the City of DeKalb to create a fun and creative celebration of the arts – something new for the area to …

DKCU v Cedar Rapids Inferno

Saturday, May 4, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
May the 4th be with you! Admission: $5 For more information visit https://www.dkcunited.com/events/dkcu-v-cedar-rapids-inferno Event Location: NIU Track and Field/Soccer Complex, Stadium …

Denny Diamond and the Jewels

Saturday, May 4, 2019
7:00 pm
Sandwich Opera House presents Denny Diamond and The Jewels. A well-known band from the Chicago area, this dynamic group specializes in playing the hits of legendary singer Neil Diamond. A show the …

Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Campus Strings

Saturday, May 4, 2019
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Aaron Copland: An American Music Icon An Outdoor Overture, by Aaron Copland Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26, by Sergei Prokofiev Stephen Beus, piano* Symphony No. 3, by Aaron …

22nd Annual Cinco de Mayo

Sunday, May 5, 2019
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Come join Taxco Restaurant and celebrate our 22nd annual Cinco De Mayo! We will be enjoying a family-friendly event with live music, ethnic dancers, piñatas, pony rides, climbing wall, games, …

Glidden Homestead Opening Day – 2019 Season “Center of It All”

Sunday, May 5, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Opening Day/Open Barn will feature tours of Joseph Glidden's home, the 1870s brick barn where he invented barbed wire, and a working blacksmith shop. The 2019 theme is "Center of It …

Calendar Girls

Sunday, May 5, 2019
2:00 pm
Calendar Girls by Tim Firth is based on a true story about eleven British WJ members who posed nude to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. This show will leave you laughing, crying, and …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, May 6, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program. The classes will be held at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve, 11750 IL-72, …

Seed Sorting

Monday, May 6, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
It’s time to sort and swap! Visit the library to participate in our annual seed sorting program that will kick-off the Seed Swap housed in the Adult Services department of the library. Dan Kenney …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

NIU Commencement

Friday, May 10, 2019 - Saturday, May 11, 2019
The 2019 NIU Commencement will be held at the NIU Convocation Center on May 10th and 11th. Graduate Ceremony May 10th 6:30 pm Undergraduate Ceremony May 11th Ceremony 1 - 9:00 am Ceremony …

Smithsonian Exhibit – Crossroads: Change in Rural America

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - Saturday, June 22, 2019
Experience a Smithsonian exhibit without traveling to Washington D.C. The inaugural exhibit of the DeKalb County History Center will coincide with DCHC's Grand Opening on Saturday, May 11th! For six …

Wilderness Survival-Level 1

Saturday, May 11, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilderness Survival is perfect for people with limited experience in wilderness survival. Participants will learn how to start fire (multiple techniques), build survival tarp shelters (inc. tying …

DeKalb County History Center Grand Opening

Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us on Saturday, May 11, to celebrate the Grand Opening of the DeKalb County History Center and our inaugural exhibit “Crossroads: Change in Rural America.” This exhibit combines the national …

Ellwood Explorers: Summer Selections

Saturday, May 11, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Attention, Ellwood Explorers! Join us at the DeKalb Public Library to read stories inspired by the Ellwood family’s collection, have a snack, and make bookplates for our libraries at home. This …

Sunday at Sandwich Antique Show

Sunday, May 12, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
A monthly market for shopping quality antiques and collectibles, crafts, and garden items held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The successful Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show begins its 2019 season …

Mother’s Day at Blumen

Sunday, May 12, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us at Blumen Gardens for a fun-filled day as we celebrate all Mothers! We will be celebrating with acoustic music in the gardens and lunch with Chuck's Wood Fired Pizza food truck at 11am-2pm. …

Faranda’s Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 12, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mom deserves the very Best! Join us at for a very special Mother's Day Brunch at Faranda's. Our spectacular buffet will include your breakfast favorites, a prime rib carving station, roasted turkey …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, May 13, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program. The classes will be held at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve, 11750 IL-72, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Let’s Talk Garden Series: Shade Garden

Saturday, May 18, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Turn your thumb green and join Blumen Gardens’ co-owner Joel Barczak for a fun series of mid-morning talks and demonstrations on all the gardening basics. You may just get your hands dirty with some …

Volunteen Orientation

Saturday, May 18, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Parents need you to get out of the house? The library needs volunteers! Most teens need service hours to graduate. Sign up to be a Volunteen. Our teen volunteers are so helpful to the library. Over …

Heartless – Tribute to Heart

Saturday, May 18, 2019
7:00 pm
Sandwich Opera House presents Heartless live! From the release of their first album in 1976 to their 2013 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Heart has been one of the most successful …

Video Game Club

Monday, May 20, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Middle School and High School students are invited to join our NEW Video Gaming Club. Our tournament will be Brawlhalla on PS4, with a Candy prize! Practice time is offered before the tournament …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, May 20, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension invites adults of all ages to join them for the 2019 Illinois Master Naturalist program. The classes will be held at the Russell Woods Forest Preserve, 11750 IL-72, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Body Mechanics: Gardening & Computer Ergonomics Free Event

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is excited to be a partner with Live Healthy DeKalb County’s inaugural Get Active Week. During the week of May 17-26, 2019, health and wellness …

Runners Enhancement & Injury Prevention Free Event

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is excited to be a partner with Live Healthy DeKalb County’s inaugural Get Active Week. During the week of May 17-26, 2019, health and wellness …

Yoga is for EveryBODY

Thursday, May 23, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Yoga is for everyBODY. Join us for an hour of all levels yoga instruction with Angelina of wellness event community , Find What Moves You. No experience or “toe touching” required, just a …

Introduction to Selling on Etsy

Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Interested in selling your creations on Etsy but don’t know where to start? Maybe you already have an Etsy store but it’s just not getting any sales? Join us in the Yusunas meeting room on Thursday, …

Golf Enhancement & Injury Prevention Free Event

Thursday, May 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists is excited to be a partner with Live Healthy DeKalb County’s inaugural Get Active Week. During the week of May 17-26, 2019, health and wellness …

Foggy Mem’ry Boys

Friday, May 24, 2019
7:00 pm
Sandwich Opera House presents the Foggy Mem’ry Boys, which features some of the best musicians in the Fox Valley region of Northern Illinois. They love to perform live and have pleased many audiences …

Genoa’s Farmers Market

Saturday, May 25, 2019
The Genoa Farmer’s Market is designed to support our local farmers while providing fresh and homegrown items to our community. Be sure to come out to our markets this summer for a unique and fun …

Antique Car Show & Flea Market

Sunday, May 26, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Enjoy a day of Antique Cars & Flea Market shopping at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. 48th ANNUAL AUTO SHOW. Silver Springs Chapter of Illinois Region AACA. At Sandwich Fair Grounds-Sandwich IL 60548. …

Memorial Day Celebration – Somonauk

Monday, May 27, 2019
The Somonauk Memorial Day Celebration will be held in the center of town. Included in the festivities will be a Memorial parade. Click HERE for more information. Contact: (815) 498-3500

Memorial Day Parade & Program – DeKalb

Monday, May 27, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Memorial Day Parade and Program will be Monday, May 27th. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. with a short program to follow at the Ellwood House. Tours of the Ellwood House first floor will be free …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Summer Fun Mural Painting

Friday, May 31, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Do you love summer? Do you enjoy art? Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create a summery temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour sessions, you will get …

Stone Soup Shakespeare presents The Taming of the Shrew at Huntley Park

Friday, May 31, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bring a picnic and enjoy Stone Soup Shakespeare’s rendition of the comedy Twelfth Night. When Viola and her twin brother Sebastian are separated in a ship wreck on the coast of Ilyria they must both …

Northern Illinois Art Show

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - Sunday, June 2, 2019
Celebrating 48 years on the beautiful courthouse lawn in historic Sycamore, Illinois, the Kishwaukee Valley Art League will hold its annual Northern Illinois Art Show on June 1st and 2nd. This two …

Bold Spirits Fest

Saturday, June 1, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau presents the second annual gathering of the DeKalb County Bold Spirits at Jonamac Orchard. Enjoy a unique tasting event from spirits, wine, hard cider, …

“Summer Knights” on Display at The Art Box

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - Sunday, June 30, 2019
Summer Knights”, an original series of fantastical comic book illustrations by local artist Andy Hongisto will be on display at The Art Box in downtown De Kalb from June 2 – 30, 2019. Andy Hongist …

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Monday, June 3, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This game night is intended to offer a fun environment for friends, family, and people with disabilities to gather and enjoy themselves. Simple games will be provided such as chess, checkers, Uno, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Cat Yoga

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - Thursday, June 4, 2020
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Cats & Yoga?! TAILS Human Society brings the cats to YOU while all levels yoga instruction and totally “paw”some cat puns are provided by Angelina of Find What Moves You. Be prepared for a fuzzy out …

Cat Yoga for Teens

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Cats & Yoga?! TAILS Human Society brings the cats to YOU while all levels yoga instruction and totally “paw”some cat puns are provided by Angelina of Find What Moves You. Be prepared for a fuzzy out …

Genoa Days

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - Saturday, June 8, 2019
The Genoa-Kingston Fire Department is a nonprofit organization that hosts Genoa Days as a fundraiser to support the community with new equipment, gear, etc. The event is put on by Skinner …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 6, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Juggling Funny Stories: Bringing Literature to Life

Thursday, June 6, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Using comedy, juggling, and more, professional storyteller and actor Chris Fascione brings classic and contemporary children’s literature to life in this fast-paced, fun-filled performance! No …

15th Annual Ladies Night Out in Downtown Sycamore

Thursday, June 6, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ladies Night Out is an event that encompasses the downtown for the evening. Participating business come together to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention. Those participating stores …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, June 6, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

Movies in the Park

Friday, June 7, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Malta Days

Friday, June 7, 2019 - Sunday, June 9, 2019
Car Show Fun for the whole family! Enjoy our Gazebo Sound Stage under the stars! Music by some of the areas best bands and Fireworks! Visit maltadaysfestival.com or find them on Facebook for more …

Targeting Seniors: Frauds and Scams Aimed at Senior Citizens

Friday, June 7, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
According to the Federal Trade Commission over 30% of the frauds reported are committed against individuals between the ages of 60 and 79. This presentation explores the types of frauds most often …

Cogs Run 5K in Genoa

Saturday, June 8, 2019
8:30 am
run/walk Cogs Run is an all-ages 5K run in Genoa, IL. The race begins at the Genoa-Kingston High School. The course consists of road running through two neighborhoods and a bike path. Overall, the …

Can YOU Find That Poster? All-Ages Matching Contest

Saturday, June 8, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Calling all movie maniacs, film fanatics and cinema-centrics! Visit your library today for something REELy exciting! View an exciting array of full size popular culture movie posters. Furthermore, …

Haish Garden Pollinator Planting

Saturday, June 8, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Is gardening one of your favorite springtime activities? Do you have a bunch of extra plants you’re looking to get rid of? Help us beautify the Haish Garden and turn it into a pollinating garden for …

Ellwood Explorers: Lunch at the Little House

Saturday, June 8, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
This June, join the Ellwood House Museum in celebrating 125 years of fun in the 1891 Little House. In 1894, after seeing it as a parade float advertisement for Patten Mfg. Company, William Leonard …

The Music of Star Wars: A Celebration of John Williams’ Film Scores

Saturday, June 8, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Often called a “space opera”, one aspect of the Star Wars films that helped make them such a pop culture phenomenon was composer John Williams’ iconic music. This 60-minute multimedia presentation …

Whiskey Acres Presents HomeGrown Music Fest

Saturday, June 8, 2019
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Whiskey Acres Presents HomeGrown Music Fest featuring Ellie Reid, Buford T. Judd & The Dump Trucks, Party Doctors, and Back Country Roads! Enjoy craft beer, craft cocktails, and a delicious variety …

Sunday at Sandwich Antique Show

Sunday, June 9, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
A monthly market for shopping quality antiques and collectibles, crafts, and garden items held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The successful Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show begins its 2019 season …

DKCU v. Croatian Eagles – Hero Night!

Sunday, June 9, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The night's theme is HERO Night, dress as your favorite hero from Spider-man to a firefighter! Admission: $5 NIU Track and Field Soccer Complex Stadium Dr W DeKalb, IL 60115 For more info …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Le Baratin: French Conversation Club

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dr. Greg Ross, former coordinator of The Foreign Language Residence Program at Northern Illinois University would like to cordially invite you to Le Baratin. Come speak French with members of the …

Tuesdays on the Town: Touch a Truck

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Come join the fun starting on Tuesday, June 11th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for Tuesdays on the Town: Touch a Truck. This event is great for all ages. We will be featuring a variety of city vehicles such as …

Sycamore City Wide Garage Sales

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Saturday, June 15, 2019
Explore Sycamore while shopping the City Wide Garage Sales. Taking place June 13-15th, Sycamore will host this year’s city-wide estate, yard, and sidewalk sale. With as many as 100 sales across town, …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 13, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Wendy & DB: Rocking Fun

Thursday, June 13, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join award-winning children’s music duo Wendy & DB for a program that will have you and your children singing, dancing, and jumping along with their original songs and upbeat lyrics! Each song …

Ladies Sip N’ Shop at Blumen Gardens

Thursday, June 13, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mark your calendars to meet up with your girlfriends or family members at our exclusive Ladies Shopping Night! Stroll through our Home & Garden Retail Shops and catch up with friends while you sip …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, June 13, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

More on 34 in Sandwich & Somonauk

Friday, June 14, 2019 - Saturday, June 15, 2019
More on 34 is an annual celebration that encourages visitors to explore the Route 34 corridor of Illinois through shopping events. The event stretches over 100 miles on US Route 34 from Aurora to …

Movies in the Park

Friday, June 14, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Father’s Day Special at the Montcler Hotel

Sunday, June 16, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Celebrate the #1 Man in your life at the Montcler Hotel (formerly Timber Creek Inn & Suites). Enjoy a mouth-watering ribeye steak or ribs with savory sides starting at $1799. Limited menu & …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Music at the Mansion Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us this summer for the 2019 Music at the Mansion concert series. Each Wednesday evening from June 19 to August 7 (except July 3), free 90-minute performances in a variety of genres will be …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 20, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Magic Matt’s Family Fun Show

Thursday, June 20, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Magician and balloon artist Matthew Scherer returns to present a participatory program full of magically illustrated stories and routines. Laugh and marvel at his stunning tricks! No registration …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

Movies in the Park

Friday, June 21, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Genoa’s Farmers Market

Saturday, June 22, 2019
The Genoa Farmer’s Market is designed to support our local farmers while providing fresh and homegrown items to our community. Be sure to come out to our markets this summer for a unique and fun …

Sycamore Art Trail

Saturday, June 22, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Enjoy a unique opportunity to drive through the area and visit artists in their studios during the 3rd annual Sycamore Art Trail. Art, textiles, pottery, and repurposed items are available for sale. …

Medicare Made Clear

Saturday, June 22, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
There are more Medicare insurance options available than ever before. Finding the right plan requires careful consideration, and we know, an educated consumer will make the right choice. We are here …

Born in a Trunk

Saturday, June 22, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stop by the library to hear the fascinating true life story of the famous Bryant Showboat family as presented by JoAleene Miranda. JoAleene is the fourth generation and granddaughter of Billy Bryant, …

Balloons, Brews, and Blues

Saturday, June 22, 2019
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This new event kicking off the summer season will feature a variety of hot air balloons, craft beers from brewers including DeKalb's own Forge Brewhouse, and blues music. Food vendors will also be on …

Glidden Homestead Arts at the Barn

Sunday, June 23, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Don’t miss out on Arts at the Barn! Local artists will show and sell their work on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center. This event is free and open to the public. …

Artist & Maker Market in the Gardens

Sunday, June 23, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us at Blumen Gardens for our Summer Artist and Maker Markets! Support local talented artists and makers featuring their one-of-a-kind goods and handmade creations including paintings, drawings, …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Music at the Mansion Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us this summer for the 2019 Music at the Mansion concert series. Each Wednesday evening from June 19 to August 7 (except July 3), free 90-minute performances in a variety of genres will be …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Robin’s Dog Stars

Thursday, June 27, 2019
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Join Robin Bengtson and dog stars Cedar, a border collie, and Gracie, a black lab, for a fun and entertaining show full of amazing canine tricks. See Cedar and Gracie jump through hoops, count, and …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, June 27, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

Movies in the Park

Friday, June 28, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Celebration Chorale Patriotic Cantata – “The Patriot Song”

Friday, June 28, 2019 - Sunday, June 30, 2019
The Celebration Chorale will present its annual Patriotic cantata, “The Patriot Song.” This production will once again be performed in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building on …

Sandwich Early Day Engine Club Tractor Parade

Friday, June 28, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Sandwich Early Day Engine Club will be hosting a tractor parade through town on Friday night prior to the 48th annual show on Saturday. We would love to have you join us on your tractor or just …

Old North Grove School Open House Weekend

Saturday, June 29, 2019 - Sunday, June 30, 2019
Old North Grove School, built in 1878 by Swedish immigrants and used as a rural school until 1952, is the last remaining one-room country school on its original site in DeKalb County. It is listed on …

Sandwich Early Day Engine Club 48th Annual Show

Saturday, June 29, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
See farming history come to life! Bring your tractor or engine to display or just come and enjoy the day with us! Featuring: John Deere Tractors, John Deere Engines, and Related …

Hinckley Fireworks Fest

Saturday, June 29, 2019
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
FUN for the whole family! Gates Open at 4:00pm! Free Admission! Donations Welcome! It's a day full of family fun, food, music & the best FIREWORKS show in DeKalb County! Don't miss our 3rd annual …

Sandwich Early Day Engine Club Tractor Ride

Sunday, June 30, 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Sandwich Early Day Engine Club will be hosting a 25 mile tractor ride on Sunday after our 48th Annual Show (on Saturday, June 29th). All are welcome to bring a tractor and …

Maker Monday at the DeKalb Public Library: How to Make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

Monday, July 1, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you’re an aspiring dungeon master looking to take your game up a notch? Are your Warhammer tables looking a little barren? Maybe you just like to build dioramas? Then this is the perfect class …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Lake Shabbona – 4th of July Fireworks

Thursday, July 4, 2019
What a way to enjoy fireworks!!!  At dusk, Shabbona Fireworks Committee presents a dynamic display of fireworks reflecting off the glistening waters of Lake Shabbona on Thursday, July 4th. The …

Lee 4th of July Parade

Thursday, July 4, 2019
Contact the Village of Lee for more information at villageofleeclerk@gmail.com

Shabbona’s Annual 4th of July Festival & Parade

Thursday, July 4, 2019
Shabbona's annual 4th of July Celebration is full of fun events throughout the day! Pancake Breakfast: 7am-10am @ Shabbona Fire Department, 103 E. Navaho St Start your 4th of July out with a …

Independence Day 5K Run/Walk

Thursday, July 4, 2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am
run/walk 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 …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, July 4, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

DeKalb Hopkins Park – 4th of July Celebration

Thursday, July 4, 2019
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bring chairs, blankets, games, and appetites for an afternoon and evening with family and friends. Food booths from many favorite local caterers, grills, and vendors will be on site in the early …

Movies in the Park

Friday, July 5, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Kirkland 4th of July Celebration

Friday, July 5, 2019 - Saturday, July 6, 2019
Car Show This year will be our 71st anniversary and our celebration will be bigger than ever! This year's celebration includes arts & crafts, bags tournament, 50/50 raffle, flea market, food, …

Ancestry Library Edition Basics

Friday, July 5, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Researching family history can be difficult and expensive, especially if you’re not able to travel. There’s a wealth of records available on Ancestry Library Edition, but the database can be a bit …

Sandwich Freedom Days

Saturday, July 6, 2019 - Sunday, July 7, 2019
Schedule of Events: Saturday, July 6th 8:00 am-4:00 pm  Car and Bike Show downtown (off Railroad Street) 10:00 am  Parade 3:00 pm Main Gate opens at the Sandwich Fairgrounds Fireworks Display …

Maker Monday at the DeKalb Public Library: How to Make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

Monday, July 8, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you’re an aspiring dungeon master looking to take your game up a notch? Are your Warhammer tables looking a little barren? Maybe you just like to build dioramas? Then this is the perfect class …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Tuesdays on the Town: Touch a Truck

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Come join the fun starting on Tuesday, June 11th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for Tuesdays on the Town: Touch a Truck. This event is great for all ages. We will be featuring a variety of city vehicles such as …

Haish Garden Club

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Are you an avid gardener? Are you interested in volunteering at the library? We would love to have you as a member of our new Haish Garden Club! Members will form a committee to keep our newly …

Music at the Mansion Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us this summer for the 2019 Music at the Mansion concert series. Each Wednesday evening from June 19 to August 7 (except July 3), free 90-minute performances in a variety of genres will be …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, July 11, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

A Night of 1920s Fun at Whiskey Acres

Thursday, July 11, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Step back into the time of Prohibition...cocktails, music by Barb City Stompers, appetizers by Chef Rudy Galindo, distillery tour & souvenir, silent auction and photo ops! Fashion of the times is …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

Movies in the Park

Friday, July 12, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Genoa Area Chamber Annual Golf Outing: Luau on the Links

Friday, July 12, 2019
11:00 am
Enjoy a great day of golf and socializing with business associates & friends featuring: 18-hole scramble at the Sycamore Golf Course and lunch, dinner, raffles & awards presentation. 10-10:45 am …

2019 Garden Walk

Saturday, July 13, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County Master Gardeners’ twelfth annual Garden Walk will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 13, rain or shine. Five beautiful private …

LEGO Club

Saturday, July 13, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
In this installment of LEGO Club, we will build bridges, then test their strength. The bridge that holds the most weight without breaking wins! This program is geared towards K-5th grade students, …

Biking with Beanzie

Sunday, July 14, 2019
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Bike Biking with Beanzie (BWB) is a recreational ride presented by Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb and sponsored by Northwestern Medicine and other donors. The ride route consists of primarily …

Sunday at Sandwich Antique Show

Sunday, July 14, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
A monthly market for shopping quality antiques and collectibles, crafts, and garden items held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The successful Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show begins its 2019 season …

Meet Me at the Fair

Sunday, July 14, 2019
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Take a step back in time for old-fashioned family fun! This free event is a great way to make memories with your family while supporting Pay-It-Forward House and our guests! Come by for free food, …

Maker Monday at the DeKalb Public Library: How to Make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

Monday, July 15, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you’re an aspiring dungeon master looking to take your game up a notch? Are your Warhammer tables looking a little barren? Maybe you just like to build dioramas? Then this is the perfect class …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Farm to Table with Hy-Vee

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Come learn about the bounty of the garden with Lisa Brandt from Hy-Vee. Try roasted green beans with lemon and walnut, baked mac and cheese cups, and bucatini with sausage and kale — then take your …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Tweens Read and Space Adventure Program

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join other tweens, ages 9-12, in this dual program in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing. Read a loaned copy of the book I Love You, Michael Collins by Lauren Baratz-Logsted, …

Resume Workshop

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Resumes are the first stepping stone to getting that job you’ve been thinking about applying to for awhile. The problem, however, is how do you present yourself in a way that convinces the employer …

Malta Music in the Park – Rockin Moxie

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy live music in the park! Rockin Moxie is a soulful, pop/rock cover band. https://www.facebook.com/Rockinmoxieband/ Free event. For more information, please visit …

Music at the Mansion Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us this summer for the 2019 Music at the Mansion concert series. Each Wednesday evening from June 19 to August 7 (except July 3), free 90-minute performances in a variety of genres will be …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, July 18, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Ben’s Bubble Show

Thursday, July 18, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ben Jimenez presents a mind-blowing show featuring bubble magic, illusions, and sculptures. Volunteer to help him out with a trick or two — you may even end up inside a giant bubble! It’s fun for the …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

Movies in the Park

Friday, July 19, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Let’s Dance Big Band Weekend

Friday, July 19, 2019 - Sunday, July 21, 2019
Join the party! This dynamic, fun-filled 3-day event will be held at NIU's Duke Ellington Ballroom in the Holmes Student Center. Registration is now open! Best deals offered January 15th - May …

Waterman Summer Fest and Antique Tractor & Truck Show

Saturday, July 20, 2019
Come join us for a day of affordable family fun in the park! The Waterman Lions Summerfest and Antique Tractor & Truck Show is always held on the third Saturday in July at Waterman Lions Park in …

Women’s Ambulance Safety Patrol – DeKalb Unit During WWII

Saturday, July 20, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rockford Original Discovered in Archives! Veterans’ Memorial Hall & Museum opened a scrapbook in their archives to unearth a Rockford first! On April 3, 1940, the women of Rockford founded …

DKCU v. Edgewater Castle FC

Saturday, July 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2019 Season Finale! Admission: $5 For more info, please visit https://www.dkcunited.com/ NIU Track and Field Soccer Complex Stadium Dr W DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

Malta Community Movie Night – Dumbo 2019

Saturday, July 20, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Come see Dumbo 2019 at Malta's Community Movie Night Free event! Sponsored by Malta Public Library & the Village of Malta. For more information, please visit …

Maker Monday at the DeKalb Public Library: How to Make Dungeons and Dragons Terrain

Monday, July 22, 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Are you’re an aspiring dungeon master looking to take your game up a notch? Are your Warhammer tables looking a little barren? Maybe you just like to build dioramas? Then this is the perfect class …

Yoga: It’s a Mind, Body, Spirit Thing

Monday, July 22, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Life can be stressful, we all know that, and there are many ways to practice self-care. One way that has be scientifically been supported to increase your mood and overall relaxation is yoga. This …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

American Sign Language Workshop

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
American Sign Language was officially recognized as a language in 1960, but has been used for many MANY years (prior to 1800’s)! This visual language is fun and interesting to learn AND it has a rich …

Music at the Mansion Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us this summer for the 2019 Music at the Mansion concert series. Each Wednesday evening from June 19 to August 7 (except July 3), free 90-minute performances in a variety of genres will be …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, July 25, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Cold-Blooded Creatures

Thursday, July 25, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bubba’s back! Are you ready to see this 8-foot-long alligator (who weighs over 200 pounds), along with a tortoise and a variety of snakes and lizards? Jim Nesci captivates audiences with a collection …

NIU Football Community Celebration at DeKalb Farmer’s Market

Thursday, July 25, 2019
11:30 am
Did you know that college football will be celebrating its 150th Anniversary during the 2019 season? 2019 also marks NIU Football’s 50th year as an NCAA Division I football program! Come on out to …

Anniversary Garden Party

Thursday, July 25, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Blumen Gardens is celebrating 30 years in business, and it's time to celebrate! Enjoy an Open House evening in the gardens with your friends and family, and reminisce on all the memories you have of …

Dueling Pianos

Thursday, July 25, 2019
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kishwaukee United Way is bringing back Felix & Fingers to Fatty’s Pub and Grille in DeKalb, Thursday, July 25, 2019 presented by Michael Hendry and Toyota Motor North America, WDKB Radio, First State …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, July 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

Movies in the Park

Friday, July 26, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Kishwaukee Fest Parade of Parades

Friday, July 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kish Fest Parade of Parades will feature live bands, floats, pageant queens, youth groups and more. The parade steps off at 7:00 PM Friday evening at Founders School on 7th Street and makes its way …

Genoa’s Farmers Market

Saturday, July 27, 2019
The Genoa Farmer’s Market is designed to support our local farmers while providing fresh and homegrown items to our community. Be sure to come out to our markets this summer for a unique and fun …

Mighty Makers: Squishy Circuits

Saturday, July 27, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Learn about electricity using play dough! Using conductive and insulating play doughs, build your own creation. Make a simple circuit, or build one into a sculpture. Then, light it up with LEDs! No …

Container Gardening with DCCG

Saturday, July 27, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
DeKalb County Community Gardens educator Nathan Dettman hosts a second container gardening class at the library! In this class participants will learn tips for successful vegetable gardening using …

Cruise Night

Saturday, July 27, 2019
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The 50’s are making a come-back in Sycamore during the Cruise Night, the opening event for the Turning Back Time Weekend! On Saturday, July 27th, hop in your ride and cruise downtown Sycamore for …

Turning Back Time Car Show

Sunday, July 28, 2019
Car Show The 20th annual Fizz Ehrler Memorial Turning Back Time Car Show is a gathering of a wide variety of automotive art set in the historic downtown area of Sycamore, Illinois. The party …

Artist & Maker Market in the Gardens

Sunday, July 28, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us at Blumen Gardens for our Summer Artist and Maker Markets! Support local talented artists and makers featuring their one-of-a-kind goods and handmade creations including paintings, drawings, …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Mighty Makers: Ozobot Bits

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Want to control a robot? Join us this month as we program our Ozobot Bit robots. Draw a path on a piece of paper, then watch the robot follow it! If you have time or Ozobot experience, you can also …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Adult Coloring Club

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
In recent years the adult coloring trend has taken over. You’ll find adult coloring books on shelves at almost all retail stores and you consistently hear about the relaxation benefits from it. We’re …

Music at the Mansion Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us this summer for the 2019 Music at the Mansion concert series. Each Wednesday evening from June 19 to August 7 (except July 3), free 90-minute performances in a variety of genres will be …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 1, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, August 1, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

Movies in the Park

Friday, August 2, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

24th Annual Closest to the Pin Contest

Saturday, August 3, 2019
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fun charity golf event with a $1000 cash prize for the winner! 6 golf balls for $5.00 3050 Corporate Dr DeKalb, IL 60115

Ellwood Summer Festival

Sunday, August 4, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring the whole family for a day of history, art, music, and activities on the grounds of the Ellwood House Museum campus.  All ages welcome. Ellwood House Museum 509 North First Street DeKalb, …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Music at the Mansion Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us this summer for the 2019 Music at the Mansion concert series. Each Wednesday evening from June 19 to August 7 (except July 3), free 90-minute performances in a variety of genres will be …

Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - Sunday, August 11, 2019
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Daily Schedule of Events 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast served 8:00 AM - Sunday only Church Service in the Malsch Building 9:00 AM National Anthem and Flag-Raising 10:00 AM Safety …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 8, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, August 8, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursdays • June - August • 7pm • FREE Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex Bring a picnic or purchase food and beverages from the Caddyshack Grill, on site. If you want to move and dancing isn’t …

Cortland Summer Fest

Friday, August 9, 2019 - Saturday, August 10, 2019
Car Show Cortland 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 perform on a custom designed stage, and …

Movies in the Park

Friday, August 9, 2019
DeKalb, Sycamore & Sandwich Park Districts host a Friday Family Movie in the Park three Fridays a month. Come out for an old favorite or a new release as the inflatable big screen travels from town …

Author Fair

Saturday, August 10, 2019
Learn about the recent publications of area authors from the writers themselves. The library’s main lobby will be filled with local authors showcasing their works and answering questions throughout …

DeKalb County Barn Tour

Saturday, August 10, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The DeKalb County Barn Tour is a one-day, self-guided driving tour of eight barns in Victor Township, located at the mid-point of the southern county line for DeKalb County. The Barn Tour is jointly …

50 Men Who Cook

Saturday, August 10, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CASA’s signature fundraising event, 50 Men Who Cook, is held annually in August at NIU’s Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center on the NIU campus. The evening includes a sampling of home-cooked …

Sunday at Sandwich Antique Show

Sunday, August 11, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
A monthly market for shopping quality antiques and collectibles, crafts, and garden items held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The successful Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show begins its 2019 season …

DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The 165th year of free concerts begins on Tuesday, June 11th. Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Tuesdays on the Town: Touch a Truck

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Come join the fun starting on Tuesday, June 11th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for Tuesdays on the Town: Touch a Truck. This event is great for all ages. We will be featuring a variety of city vehicles such as …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 15, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Ladies Sip N’ Shop at Blumen Gardens

Thursday, August 15, 2019
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mark your calendars to meet up with your girlfriends or family members at our exclusive Ladies Shopping Night! Stroll through our Home & Garden Retail Shops and catch up with friends while you sip …

Ride Like An Egyptian

Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Bike Join us for a fun and enjoyable bike ride through DeKalb and Kane Counties and support the historic Egyptian Theatre at the same time. Your participation in “Ride Like An Egyptian” benefits the …

Cruisin’ to Genoa Car Show

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Car Show Cruising to Genoa is fun for the whole family! Whether you are an avid car show enthusiast, a total motor head, or just want to see some beautiful cars and motorcycles, the perfect place to …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

DeKalb Corn Fest

Friday, August 23, 2019 - Sunday, August 25, 2019
Corn Fest is one of the last remaining free festivals among Illinois music and summer festivals.  It located in downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th St. Well over 50,000 people from …

Genoa’s Farmers Market

Saturday, August 24, 2019
The Genoa Farmer’s Market is designed to support our local farmers while providing fresh and homegrown items to our community. Be sure to come out to our markets this summer for a unique and fun …

Sycamore’s Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

Saturday, August 24, 2019
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE for Sycamore’s Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest 2019!! Bigger and better than ever! More ribs, beer, and music! The Fest consists of award-winning rib vendors from across the region, craft …

Artist & Maker Market in the Gardens

Sunday, August 25, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us at Blumen Gardens for our Summer Artist and Maker Markets! Support local talented artists and makers featuring their one-of-a-kind goods and handmade creations including paintings, drawings, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, August 29, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Maple Park Fun Fest

Saturday, August 31, 2019 - Sunday, September 1, 2019
Maple Park Fun Fest is a classic small town festival geared for big time entertainment. Occurring over Labor Day Weekend, Fun Fest has provided the perfect way to celebrate summer's end. Visitors …

NIU Huskie Football Home Opener: NIU vs. Illinois State

Saturday, August 31, 2019
Come out and cheer on the Huskies as they take on ISU in the season opener! For full details including schedule and ticket info, go to https://niuhuskies.com/index.aspx?path=football Huskie …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Sandwich Fair

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - Sunday, September 8, 2019
Established in 1888, the Sandwich Fair is the oldest continuing county fair in the state of Illinois!  The Sandwich Fair is a "happening" of old traditions and new surprises where friends and family …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, September 5, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

DeKalb Kite Fest

Sunday, September 8, 2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Looking for a fun family day out?  DeKalb Kite Festival is a full day of family fun. Kids will enjoy seeing the giant inflatable kites, dancing kites, and stunt kites high up in the sky. This …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

Tuesdays on the Town: Touch a Truck

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Come join the fun starting on Tuesday, June 11th from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for Tuesdays on the Town: Touch a Truck. This event is great for all ages. We will be featuring a variety of city vehicles such as …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Wine on the Terrace at Ellwood House Museum

Saturday, September 14, 2019
The Ellwood House terraces and gardens provide a picturesque setting for an evening of fine wine, unique appetizers, and live music. Tickets are $50 in advance. Ellwood House Museum 509 North …

Let’s Talk Garden Series: Bulbs

Saturday, September 14, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Turn your thumb green and join Blumen Gardens’ co-owner Joel Barczak for a fun series of mid-morning talks and demonstrations on all the gardening basics. You may just get your hands dirty with some …

Artist & Maker Market in the Gardens

Sunday, September 15, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us at Blumen Gardens for our Summer Artist and Maker Markets! Support local talented artists and makers featuring their one-of-a-kind goods and handmade creations including paintings, drawings, …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, September 19, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! We invite you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area. Our mission is to …

DeKalb Farmers Market

Thursday, September 26, 2019
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 for your shopping pleasure. Every Thursday (June 6th - Sept 26th) …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Trevor Noah at the NIU Convocation Center

Saturday, October 12, 2019
7:00 pm
As promised, Trevor Noah will be at the NIU Convocation Center for a night of laughter on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH AT 7:00PM. Doors will open at 6:00pm. Special guest includes writer for the today show …

Sunday at Sandwich Antique Show

Sunday, October 13, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
A monthly market for shopping quality antiques and collectibles, crafts, and garden items held at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The successful Sunday at Sandwich Antiques Show begins its 2019 season …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Pop-Con

Saturday, October 19, 2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Are you a lover of all things related to pop culture? TV addict? Movie aficionado? Comic book collector? Dress up in your cosplay best and join us for DeKalb Public Library’s first annual Pop-Con: a …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Spooktacular – Downtown DeKalb Trick-or-Treat

Thursday, October 24, 2019
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dress up in your best Halloween costume and bring the kids out for a safe, fun, trick-or-treating event at over 30 downtown businesses For more information visit downtowndekalb.org or call …

Halloween Walk

Saturday, October 26, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Trick-Or-Treat the Downtown Sandwich Businesses!

Pumpkin Fest Historic Homes Tour

Sunday, October 27, 2019
Celebrate Pumpkin Fest with the DeKalb County History Center's Historic Homes tour. Tickets are $25 per person/$40 a pair. Advance available at the DeKalb County History Center and Sweet Earth the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

International Indian Icon 20 Episode Production

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - Thursday, November 7, 2019
Gee Vision & Redberri Earth Foundation present 3iii - a platform for Indian talent across the globe and the biggest Indian performance reality show! Go to internationalindianicon.com for event and …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

International Indian Icon: 3iii Fashion Show

Friday, November 8, 2019
International Indian Icon - a platform for Indian talent across the globe and the biggest Indian performance reality show! Visit internationalindianicon.com for event and ticket …

International Indian Icon Grand Finale

Saturday, November 9, 2019
International Indian Icon - a platform for Indian talent across the globe and the biggest Indian performance reality show! Go to internationalindianicon.com for event and ticket …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Holiday Traditions at Ellwood House Museum

Friday, November 15, 2019 - Sunday, December 8, 2019
Kick off your holiday season with a visit to the elegantly decorated Ellwood mansion. Enjoy a guided tour during the last two weeks of November, or join us for the three-day holiday event weekend in …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Santa Comes to Town

Thursday, November 28, 2019
Cookies, cocoa,  and caroling at the Egyptian Theatre help to celebrate Santa's arrival into Downtown DeKalb. For more information visit cityofdekalb.com

IHSA Football Championships

Friday, November 29, 2019 - Saturday, November 30, 2019
NIU Huskie Stadium - 1245 Stadium Drive, DeKalb (map) Welcome to the IHSA State Football Championships at Huskie Stadium! 2 days, 8 games, 16 teams, thousands of football fans from across the …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Carriage Rides in Downtown DeKalb

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Enjoy a complimentary old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage ride around downtown DeKalb and visit with Santa. Visit dekalb.org or call 815-756-6306 for more information

Visits with Santa

Saturday, December 7, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your wishlists and come meet the jolly man himself  in Downtown DeKalb, Van Buer Plaza from 11 am - 2 pm Location: 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115 For more information visit …

A Sandwich Christmas

Saturday, December 7, 2019
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Partnered with the Sandwich Park District, the SACC presents A Sandwich Christmas! Many children's activities offered by the downtown Sandwich Businesses. You can even meet with Santa! Free …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Visits with Santa

Thursday, December 12, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your wishlists and come meet the jolly man himself  in Downtown DeKalb, Van Buer Plaza from 11 am - 2 pm Location: 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115 For more information visit …

Visits with Santa

Saturday, December 14, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your wishlists and come meet the jolly man himself  in Downtown DeKalb, Van Buer Plaza from 11 am - 2 pm Location: 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115 For more information visit …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Visits with Santa

Saturday, December 21, 2019
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your wishlists and come meet the jolly man himself  in Downtown DeKalb, Van Buer Plaza from 11 am - 2 pm Location: 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL 60115 For more information visit …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …

Drop-In Glidden Homestead Museum Tour Tuesdays

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Drop in and see the National Register of Historic Places site where barbed wire was invented with an in-depth guided tour. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning in April and running into …