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“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, “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 …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, “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 …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, “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 …

Stories about Centennial Farms in DeKalb County

Monday, February 25, 2019
6:30 pm
Driving through DeKalb County, farms are a constant part of the landscape. However, farming itself has experienced many changes over the past hundred years. As part of the DeKalb County History …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, “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 …

Interactive Frankenstein

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a unique immersive experience based on the story of Frankenstein as the theatre company Pure Expression makes their American debut at the DeKalb Public Library before heading to Chicago, …

Best Director Film Series: The Hurt Locker

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
7:00 pm
The Egyptian Theatre 2019 spring film series features Best Director films through the decades; starting in the 30’s.  Academy Award winning Best Director films were chosen each decade to create this …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs. Western Michigan

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cheer on the NIU Men's Basketball team as they take on Western Michigan! $4 Miller High Life, $5 Nachos, $5 Mike's Hard Lemonade   For tickets, please visit us at …

Hamlet- Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Sunday, March 3, 2019
Under the cover of night, a ghost walks the ramparts of Elsinore Castle in Denmark. It is the recently deceased King Hamlet, and he has explicit instructions for his son, Prince Hamlet. He must …

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Eastern Michigan

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Come cheer on NIU women's basketball as they take on Eastern Michigan! Game Show Wednesday - Jeopardy   For tickets and more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation …

Wind Symphony Concert

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come enjoy an evening of beautiful music from the NIU Wind Symphony! For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, …

Wind Ensemble Concert

Thursday, February 28, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come enjoy an evening of beautiful music from the NIU Wind Ensemble! For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, …

Oral Histories of DeKalb Podcast Series: Informational Session

Friday, March 1, 2019
The Oral Histories of DeKalb podcast series will focus on interviewing older residents (ages 55+) about their personal stories and their connection to DeKalb and its history. The podcasts and the …

DeKalb, Genoa, and Sycamore Vintage Shop Hop

Friday, March 1, 2019 - Saturday, March 2, 2019
This is the shopping event of the year! Join downtown DeKalb, Sycamore, and Genoa for a two-day shopping extravaganza. Not only will you discover quaint downtowns full of history and architecture, …

Gymnastics vs Illinois State University

Friday, March 1, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Come cheer on NIU Gymnastics as they take on Illinois State University! Senior Night   For more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, …

Home and Business Expo

Saturday, March 2, 2019
For more information visit genoaareachamber.com Location: Genoa-Kingston High School 980 Park Ave, Genoa, IL 60135

NIU Men’s Basketball vs. Eastern Michigan

Saturday, March 2, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cheer on the NIU Huskies Men's Basketball team as they take on Eastern Michigan! Senior Night / Super Hero Day -$4 Miller High Life, $8 Meal Deal - Drink, Hot Dog, Chips -Halftime: Just for Kix …

Small Potatoes Concert at DeKalb Public Library

Saturday, March 2, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Chicago-based folk duo of Jacquie Manning and Rich Prezioso say it has taken them years of “careful indecision” to develop a repertoire they describe as “Celtic to Cowboy.” After twenty-six years …

Gaelic Storm-Live in Concert!

Sunday, March 3, 2019
7:00 pm
After nearly two decades and more than 3,000 live shows, Gaelic Storm — the chart-topping, multi-national Celtic band — is looking sharper than ever with their latest release, Go Climb a Tree. The …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Monday, March 4, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Oral Histories of DeKalb Podcast Series: Informational Session

Monday, March 4, 2019
The Oral Histories of DeKalb podcast series will focus on interviewing older residents (ages 55+) about their personal stories and their connection to DeKalb and its history. The podcasts and the …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, “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 …

Tuesday Movie: Pacific Rim, Uprising (2018)

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for an adventure of epic proportions in Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018). Jake Pentecost is a once-promising Jaeger pilot whose legendary father gave his life to secure humanity’s victory …

NIU Women’s Basketball vs Ball State

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Come cheer on the NIU women's basketball as they take on Ball State! Senior Night / Game Show Wednesday - Let's Make a Deal   For tickets and more information visit …

NIU: All-University Jazz Band Concert

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come enjoy a night of jazz music featuring talent from NIU!   Click HERE for tickets and more information Location: Music Building Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019
Bring the whole family to enjoy the classic Disney production that will be sure to make you smile and dance in your seat!   For tickets and more information visit stagecoachers.com Location: …

Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore – Preserving Our History: Restoration Efforts in Oakwood Cemetery

Thursday, March 7, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Before the Ellwood family planned their palatial mansion at 509 N. First Street, Oakwood Cemetery— the property just to the north— was already a trove of local history. The cemetery, containing …

All-University Chorus

Thursday, March 7, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 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, …

Culinary Health: Breakfast on the Run

Thursday, March 7, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Breakfast and lunch are important. Yet, many times these meals are skipped or provided by the fast food lane during the busy work week. Simple tips, techniques, and recipes will be demonstrated to …

IESA State Wrestling Championships

Friday, March 8, 2019 - Saturday, March 9, 2019
For more information visit niuconvo.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Friday, March 8, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Saturday, March 9, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Annual Easter in the Country Craft Fair

Saturday, March 9, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come enjoy this craft show featuring a wide variety of handmade items from wood and ceramics to clothing and tasty treats! For more information visit sandwich-il.org Location: Sandwich schools …

Theater Fun Under the Sea!

Saturday, March 9, 2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
This hands-on learning experience allows kids to be introduced to theater in a positive way! The children will go through a series of mini-workshops throughout the event where they will sing, dance, …

Gallery Reception at The Art Box

Sunday, March 10, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Kishwaukee Concert Band Spring Concert

Sunday, March 10, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Kishwaukee Concert Band will present a Spring Concert on Sunday, March 10th at 3 PM in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Lucinda Ave., on NIU's campus.  Dave Lehman and Deb Shofner will present …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Monday, March 11, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, “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 New Tax Laws and You!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tax reform is HERE, how does it affect YOU? Attend a FREE educational workshop with Northern Illinois Federal Credit Union and Focused Tax Solutions which will explain the impact the new tax law may …

Tuesday Movie: The Hobbit, Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
In preparation for our “8 Worlds in 1 Day” event, we are bringing you a few of our favorite worlds that have inspired us over years. Join us for an adventure from Middle Earth in The Hobbit: The …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Knittin’ with Kittens

Thursday, March 14, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Knit or crochet with adorable kitties from Tails! Work on your latest project with the help of some new furry friends. Don’t know how? No problem! Experienced instructors will be available to help …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Friday, March 15, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Gaming Day

Friday, March 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us for several gaming options during this school’s out program. We’ll be playing a fun tabletop RPG, Goblin Quest. Design your goblins and choose a goal for them…but be careful! They only have a …

Blues & Folk Artist Jake Pearson

Friday, March 15, 2019
7:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit sandwichoperahouse.org Location: Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL 60548

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Saturday, March 16, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day with Hy-Vee

Saturday, March 16, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Hy-Vee dietitian Lisa Brandt. Lisa will share some tasty recipes incorporating “good for you green foods”. Lisa received her Bachelor of Science degree in …

Annual CCC People For People Auction

Sunday, March 17, 2019
12:30 pm
Open to the public in town or out of town! Live Auction and Silent Auction at Indian Creek Middle School with the proceeds all going toward the programs/items for the K-12 students in Indian Creek …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Monday, March 18, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, March 18, 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, …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, “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 …

Tuesday Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
In preparation for our “8 Worlds in 1 Day” event, we are bringing you a few of our favorite worlds that have inspired us over years. Join us for an adventure from the world of Harry Potter in …

STEM Café: Online Aggression and What We Can Do About It

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for monthly STEM Cafés – fun, casual gatherings where adults can eat, drink, and chat with STEM professionals about the latest scientific research. These events are FREE and open to the …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Friday, March 22, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Molly Tuttle Live

Friday, March 22, 2019
7:00 pm
Molly’s lovely voice, impeccable guitar playing, and sensitive songwriting make her a star on the rise. She has been nominated for 3 IBMA Awards and won first place in the prestigious Chris Austin …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Saturday, March 23, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Let’s Talk Garden Series: Pruning

Saturday, March 23, 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 …

Gymnastics MAC Championship

Saturday, March 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Come cheer on NIU Gymnastics as they compete at the MAC Championship!   For more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Monday, March 25, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

A Perfect Day for an Albatross: Experiences on Midway Atoll

Monday, March 25, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meet island ecology researcher Wieteke Holthuijzen as she shares her friend Caren Loebel-Fried’s book, A Perfect Day for an Albatross, and their unique experience volunteering on Midway Atoll. Fly …

Master Naturalist Training

Monday, March 25, 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, …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

“Soup-er” Tuesdays at Glidden Homestead

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Beginning Tuesday, January 15th, “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 …

Tuesday Movie: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (2006)

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
In preparation for our “8 Worlds in 1 Day” event, we are bringing you a few of our favorite worlds that have inspired us over years. Join us for an adventure from the world of Narnia in The Lion, The …

NIU Jazz Faculty/Student Engagement

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Recital Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Art & Innovation Makerspace

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Thursday, March 28, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbed wire was invented to solve a real-world problem: farmers needed an inexpensive way to fence in their land! By coming up with creative solutions, DeKalb’s famous innovators— Jacob Haish, Joseph …

DATA: BIG/-driven/Visualized

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - Friday, May 17, 2019
This exhibition delves into the array of manner in which data surrounds us, impacts us and is interpreted. For more information visit niu.edu Location:  First Floor West End, Altgeld Hall, 116, …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Community Expo

Thursday, March 28, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Sycamore and DeKalb Chambers of Commerce are once again hosting a Community Expo on Thursday, March 28. Over 110 local business and organizations are scheduled to participate. The expo will …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Friday, March 29, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

Red Hot Chilli Pipers – Live at the Egyptian Theatre

Friday, March 29, 2019
8:00 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! Bagpipes with attitude. The Red Hot Chili Pipers is a 9-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers. They have created a unique fusion of …

The Art Box Exhibit: The Garden Realm

Saturday, March 30, 2019
Through the month of March, The Art Box in downtown DeKalb is hosting an exhibition of fanciful color digital photographs called, “The Garden Realm”, by local artist and The Art Box Gallery owner, …

World of Reading: 8 Worlds In 1 Day

Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Travel with us to various lands as we celebrate classic and popular fictional worlds throughout the library. Grab a passport and travel to one of our 8 Worlds of Reading! Ask for a sticker at each …

The Haunts of Malta at Town Hall

Saturday, March 30, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spirits are everywhere….even in Malta. Gather with other spirit hunters at the historic Malta Town Hall to hear the legends of Malta’s haunted past and present. Riveting storytelling, music, and …

Park Foundation Benefit Gala

Sunday, March 31, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Help support the Sandwich Park District's efforts to develop a community dog park by attending the Park Foundation Benefit Gala. This lively event will feature Tapas, Live Music, a Silent Auction and …

NIU Opera Theatre

Sunday, March 31, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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 …

NIU School of Theatre and Dance: Wonderfully Alice, A Devised Piece

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Sunday, April 7, 2019
Wonderfully Alice is a faculty-driven, student-created devised piece based on the imagination, language, and whimsy of Lewis Carrol. You won't want to miss this unique show! Wednesday, April 3 …

Spring Greens with Hy-Vee

Thursday, April 4, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Spring is here and the perfect time to cook with the abundance of spring produce. Hy-Vee dietitian Lisa Brandt will be here to showcase many delicious recipes from some of her favorite spring …

Managing College Costs

Thursday, April 4, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) gives a presentation that provides tips on how parents can support their students as they go through the college enrollment process, and motivates …

NIU ESports Grand Opening Party

Friday, April 5, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern Illinois University is opening a new Esports Café at NIU Hoffman Estates that will be available to NIU students and the community. The new café is part of an effort by NIU to expand esports …

Egyptian Theatre Presents: Rockstar Roadshow

Friday, April 5, 2019
8:00 pm
Back by popular demand!! (Previously called "Legends of Rock") Imagine four legendary rock bands taking the stage on the same night! Rockstar Roadshow is the multi-tribute show that brings the …

Let’s Talk Garden Series: New Landscape

Saturday, April 6, 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 …

Wooden Box Theater Live at Ellington’s NIU

Saturday, April 6, 2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ellington's Restaurant inside the Holmes Student Center will be the setting for an event by area performance group Wooden Box Theater, as they showcase a night that will display local theatrical …

Steelpan Studio, All-University Steelband & CSA Steelband Concert

Sunday, April 7, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Music Building Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115 Contact: Tina Zemzemi tzemzemi@niu.edu 815-753-1551 Click HERE for information

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 …

Author Peter Brown to Speak at NIU

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Peter Brown, author of the bestselling illustrated novel “The Wild Robot,” will visit Northern Illinois University on April 9th for a public talk about the process of creating his illustrations and …

Movie Showing: Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for this long-awaited sequel and prepare to venture into the depths of Jumanji in this hilarious adventure, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017). Four teenagers discover a mysterious …

NIU Graduate Jazztet

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
6:30 pm
Come enjoy an evening of free jazz music featuring the NIU Graduate Jazztet For more information visit niu.edu Location: The House Cafe 263 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115

Avalon String Quartet Concert

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Music Building, Recital Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115 Contact: Tina Zemzemi tzemzemi@niu.edu 815-753-1551 Click HERE for tickets and more information

NIU School of Theatre and Dance: BFA/MFA Showcase

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - Sunday, April 14, 2019
The BFA/MFA Showcase displays the training and hard work for our actors at NIU. The showcase will present video reels and live action scenes that highlight the best of each actor’s abilities. Join us …

DeKalb Public Library Egg Hunt

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Easter egg hunting for teens? How do we do it in a library? By hiding eggs which can be hidden in books, of course! To find these flat egg shapes, follow clues which lead to their exact hiding place …

Taste of Spring

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discover Sycamore is proud to present the sixth annual Taste of Spring in downtown Sycamore on Wednesday, April 11th from 4-8 pm. Come experience an evening dedicated to the finer things in life. …

Chinese Music Ensemble Concert

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Recital Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Design a 3D Makeup Brush Holder

Thursday, April 11, 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 …

Middle Eastern Music Ensemble Concert

Thursday, April 11, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Music Building Recital Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115 Contact: Tina Zemzemi tzemzemi@niu.edu 815-753-1551 Click HERE for tickets and more information

NIU Jazz Orchestra

Thursday, April 11, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Or contact Tina Zemzemi at tzemzemi@niu.edu or 815-753-1551     Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, …

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Friday, April 12, 2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library invite you to the Spring Book Sale! You’ll find lots of great buys and a wonderful selection of paperbacks and hardcovers — history, science, art, film, …

World Music Fusion Concert

Friday, April 12, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The NIU School of Music will be having their World Music Fusion performance on Saturday, April 12th at 6:30 pm. For tickets and more information, please visit niu.edu. Location: Music Building …

Sandwich Business Showcase

Saturday, April 13, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Members of the Sandwich Chamber want to meet you! Get to know your local businesses while enjoying shopping and live entertainment! This event is FREE for the whole family! Location: Sandwich …

Let’s Talk Garden Series: Seed Starting

Saturday, April 13, 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 …

NIU Steelband Concert

Saturday, April 13, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for the 4th annual NIU Steelband Concert directed by Liam Teague and Clifford Alexis. Created in 1973 by G. Allan O’Connor, it was the first active steel band formed in an American …

World Music Concert

Sunday, April 14, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location:  Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Erin Merryn: Community Presentation

Monday, April 15, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Family Service Agency and the Larson & Darby Group cordially invites you to attend the Erin Merryn’s Community Presentation. It will be a great opportunity to learn about Erin’s Law which …

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, …

NIU Percussion Ensemble Concert

Monday, April 15, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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 …

Tuesday Movie: Forrest Gump (1994)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mama always said… life is like a box of chocolates. This is just one of the many great quotes from one of film’s most memorable characters, Forrest Gump. A simple-minded but kind-hearted Alabama …

STEM Café: The Hunt for Dark Matter: How the New SENSEI Experiment is Advancing Astrophysics

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for monthly STEM Cafés – fun, casual gatherings where adults can eat, drink, and chat with STEM professionals about the latest scientific research. These events are FREE and open to the …

Jazz ComboFest

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
6:30 pm
Come enjoy a free night of jazz featuring the NIU jazz band!   For more information visit niu.edu Location: The House Cafe 263 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL 60115

A Conversation With National Bestseller, Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Founders Memorial Library will be hosting a book talk with author Ingrid Rojas Contreras on Wednesday, April 17th from 5-6 pm. Her novel, Fruit of the Drunken Tree, is a national bestseller and …

NIU Latin Jazz Dance Party

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
8:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Wind Ensemble Concert

Thursday, April 18, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location:  Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

Garden Gate to Spring Antique Show

Friday, April 19, 2019 - Saturday, April 20, 2019
Join us for the Annual Garden Gate to Spring Antique Show at Blumen Gardens! Spend the day shopping regional antique dealers offering antiques, collectibles, architecture, primitives, country, and …

Spring Garage Sale

Friday, April 19, 2019 - Saturday, April 20, 2019
JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL GARAGE SALE! Discover great deals on lightly damaged or discontinued garden accessories, home decor, holiday items, and overstocks greatly discounted prices! Garage sale …

Sycamore Speedway’s Racecar Show & VP Race Fuel Raffle

Friday, April 19, 2019
5:00 pm
Cars to arrive by 5pm. Raffle and voting at 7pm. Raffle tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Location: 50W226 Old State Rd. Maple Park, IL  60151 sycamorespeedway.com For more info and to …
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Egyptian Theatre Presents Scotty McCreery Live!

Friday, April 19, 2019
8:00 pm
102.3 The Coyote welcomes country music sensation Scotty McCreery! He has quickly established himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars with hits including “Five More Minutes,” “This is …
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Breakfast with the Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Breakfast with the Bunny HOPKINS TERRACE ROOM Breakfast service starts at 9:00am Bunny visits from 9:00-10:00am $7 per person (adults & kids 2 yrs+) Breakfast provided by Fatty’s …

NIU Athletics – Huskie Bowl & Gear Sale

Saturday, April 20, 2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fans, friends, and alumni are invited to get their first look at the 2019 Northern Illinois University football team and pick up some new or game-used NIU gear at the Huskie Bowl and Gear Sale on …

Community Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
We’re so excited for this year’s Community Egg Hunt! We had over 1,300 people last year and quickly ran out of parking, so we’ve moved our event to Sycamore High School this year! For …

Easter Bunny Train Rides

Saturday, April 20, 2019
12:00 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 available! Saturday, …

Easter Brunch at Faranda’s

Sunday, April 21, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come Celebrate Easter Brunch with Friends and Family at Faranda's Banquet Center in Downtown DeKalb. Enjoy Prime Rib, Shrimp Cocktail, Chicken & Waffles, Omelettes Made to Order, Scrambled Eggs, …

NIU Steelband Concert

Sunday, April 21, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu  Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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, …

Wind Symphony Concert

Monday, April 22, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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 …

Tuesday Movie: The Lego Movie (2014)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Emmet (Chris Pratt), an ordinary LEGO figurine who always follows the rules, is mistakenly identified as the Special — an extraordinary being and the key to saving the world. Join us for this …

NIU Jazz Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
For tickets and more information visit niu.edu Location: Music Building, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall 550 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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, …

DKCU vs. NIU

Friday, April 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Forward Together Forward Come on out and cheer on DeKalb County United and the NIU Huskies! Location: NIU Track & Field/Soccer Complex Stadium Drive West Dekalb, IL  60115 We are DeKalb …

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 …

Mighty Makers: Duct Tape Wearables

Saturday, May 18, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This month, children are challenged to make something from duct tape that they could wear, such as shoes, a bracelet, a hat, etc. We will hold a vote at the end of the program, during which children …

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 …

Medicare Made Clear

Monday, May 27, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 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 …

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 …

Chop Around The Clock

Friday, May 31, 2019 - Saturday, June 1, 2019
This year marks the 30th year Foltos’ Tonsorial Parlor at 7 E. Wilson Street in Batavia, Illinois has produced Chop Around the Clock. Beginning on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., all the way …

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, …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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) …

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. …

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, …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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) …

Sycamore Summer Concert Series

Thursday, July 4, 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 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 …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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) …

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 …

“Let’s Dance” Big Band Weekend

Friday, July 19, 2019 - Sunday, July 21, 2019
The 3-day event will be held at NIU's Duke Ellington Ballroom in the Holmes Student Center, located at 340 Carroll Ave, DeKalb, Il. 60115 Registration is now open! Best deals offered January 15th …

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 …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Cat Yoga

Friday, December 6, 2019
6:00 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 …

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 …

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 …