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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 …

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) …

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 …

Haish Garden Club

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 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 …

Explore Your Family History with Newspapers.com

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Searching through old newspapers can be difficult. If you don’t have an exact date, using microfilm is tedious and time-consuming, and the quality of the image isn’t always great. Finding hard copies …

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) …

Boost Your Credit Score

Thursday, September 12, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Credit can be your friend or enemy. You will learn what credit means, why it’s important, how to clean up bad credit, and how to establish good credit in this class. This program is free and open …

Green Lens Film Series: Separated Children at the Border

Thursday, September 12, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The inside story of what happened to immigrant children separated from their parents at the border. The film explores the impact of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, and how both …

Thomas F. Zucker Memorial Golf Outing

Friday, September 13, 2019
The Thomas F. Zucker Memorial Golf Outing has become a highly anticipated event for local golfers and supporters of the Voluntary Action Center. Golfer registration begins at 11:00 am on September 13 …

Protecting Your Identity

Friday, September 13, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Learn the very real threat of identity theft and how to protect yourself and your family against it. This program is free and open to all. No registration is required. This program is held in …

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 …

Ellwood Explorers: In Full Swing

Saturday, September 14, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
At the turn of the 20th century, the roots of two music movements – blues and ragtime, spread from the southern and central United States and began to take over the music industry. Both styles …

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, …

35 MM Film: The Wizard of Oz

Sunday, September 15, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
What better way to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Egyptian Theatre than with a 9 month celebration of some of the most well known films over the past 90 years. This special film series will be …

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 …

Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dennis Maher and Lars Jacobson, members of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, will present a program about the S.U.V.C.W. on Tuesday, September 17 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Yusunas Meeting …

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) …

Green Lens Film Series: H2O MX

Thursday, September 19, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Can a mega-city mobilize its 22 million citizens to become water sustainable? Mexico City was built not near water but in the middle of a lake. To supply it with fresh water is such a task that it …

ApplePalooza in Downtown Sycamore

Saturday, September 21, 2019
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
You’re invited to Downtown Sycamore on September 21st to celebrate ApplePalooza - a celebration of Apples and all things Fall. Join 11 downtown merchants who will be offering store specials, and fun …

Midwest Museum of Natural History: National Elephant Appreciation Day

Saturday, September 21, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
September 22nd is National Elephant Appreciation Day and we want to celebrate everything about our pachyderm friends, including our very own Ralph, a day early. Learn interesting facts and enjoy the …

RUMOURS: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show

Saturday, September 21, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Relive the rock and roll magic of Fleetwood Mac with RUMOURS: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show! Formed in the Summer of 2012 in Los Angeles, California, RUMOURS made their debut at the …

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 …

Le Baratin

Tuesday, September 24, 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 …

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) …

Malta’s Fall Garland Festival

Thursday, September 26, 2019
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the Malta community for a day of fun-filled activities for all ages. Malta’s Fall Garland Fest is a street party, with kids’ activities, live music, craft/art vendors, food, drinks, bags …

Paint Your Favorite Book

Thursday, September 26, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a night of painting! You will need to bring a copy, or grab one from upstairs if we have it, and then come downstairs to paint something that reminds you of the book! Whether that be a …

Ukulele Strum and Sing

Thursday, September 26, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Turn up with your ukulele and Liz & Jim Beloff’s The Daily Ukulele, 365 song book, and be ready play with other wonderful people. We plan for a fun strum along to liven up your month. Don’t have a …

Green Lens Film Series: Happening – A Clean Energy Revolution

Thursday, September 26, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Filmmaker Jamie Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the …

Heart By Heart

Friday, September 27, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
September 5, 1976 the band Heart took the stage at the Egyptian Theatre. In celebration of the Egyptian Theatre's 90th Anniversary we are thrilled to present HEART BY HEART with welcoming stations …

Autumn Mural Painting

Saturday, September 28, 2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Do you love the fall season? Do you enjoy art? Join Jo Plenger-Schulz and help create an autumn-themed temporary mural that will be displayed at the library! Over the course of two 1.5-hour …

The Haunts of Malta at Town Hall

Saturday, September 28, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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 dancing will immerse participants in the …

NIU Volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan

Saturday, September 28, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NIU Huskies Volleyball is hosting their Girls and Women in Sports Day this Saturday for their 6pm game vs Eastern Michigan at Victor E. Court in the NIU Convocation Center! Youth age girls wearing a …

Melissa & Doug Toy Sale-SAVE 25% now til October 31, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - Thursday, October 31, 2019
12:00 am
Hurry in to Sweet Earth Jewelry & Gifts in Sycamore and get a head start on your holiday shopping with 25% OFF all Melissa & Doug toys for the month of October! We have the largest selection in the …

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 …

Senior Tech Workshop: Aging Lively with Technology

Thursday, October 3, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aging Lively with Technology” is a series of five workshops that help older adults and children with aging parents get the most out of social media, smart phones, wearables, home monitorin …

Adult Horror Night: Dawn of the Dead

Thursday, October 3, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Calling all horror movie fans! Join us this October for our Adult Horror Night, where we will be showing some SPOOKtacular movies. The movies are as followed: Thursday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m.: …

Green Lens Film Series: Divide & Conquer

Thursday, October 3, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A documentary that explores the rise and fall of the late Roger Ailes, from his early media influence on the Nixon presidency to his controversial leadership at Fox News. Event is FREE and open to …

Fall Vintage Shop Hop

Friday, October 4, 2019 - Saturday, October 5, 2019
Fall in Love with Sycamore during this fall's Vintage Shop Hop. Sycamore will be rolling out the red carpet for all of our shoppers to celebrate the now "semi-annual" event. Join the merchants and …

Autumn and the Moon Concert

Friday, October 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Falling leaves, and beaming moonlight! Vocalist Layni Katz and pianist Deane Myers perform songs for the fall season. Music to warm up your autumn evening. Deane and Layni are both graduates of …

35 MM Film: 2001: A Space Odyssey

Sunday, October 6, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What better way to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Egyptian Theatre than with a 9 month celebration of some of the most well known films over the past 90 years. This special film series will be …

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 …

Horror Film Series: Poltergeist

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In celebration of the Egyptian Theatre's 90th anniversary, we present the Horror Film Series this October. Join us every Tuesday night at 7:00 PM for thrills and chills on the largest movie screen in …

Dinner for Priests and Religious Staff

Thursday, October 10, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Councils 717 and 16350 are proud to host the Dinner for Priests and Religious Staff to show our appreciation for their dedication to the communities in which they serve. Come …

American Sign Language Conversation

Thursday, October 10, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Learning a new language can be a lot easier when you have a chance to practice with other people. Whether you are an fluent, an advanced signer, or just learning we welcome you to come and converse …

Green Lens Film Series: Rise of the Superstorms: NOVA

Thursday, October 10, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
In just one devastating month, Houston, Florida, and the Caribbean were changed forever. In summer 2017, three monster hurricanes swept in from the Atlantic one after another, shattering storm …

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Friday, October 11, 2019 - Sunday, October 13, 2019
The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library invite you to the Fall Book Sale! You’ll find lots of great buys and a wonderful selection of paperbacks and hardcovers — history, science, art, film, …

Sweet Earth Holiday Open House, Saturday October 12, 2019

Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
You’re Invited to our Holiday Open House, October 12th 2019. Enjoy lots of holiday fun and savings! Get a GIFT with purchase. Save 25% on all Melissa & Doug Toys. Enter for a Chance to WIN prizes. …

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 …

Egyptian Theatre Flashlight Tour

Saturday, October 12, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join Egyptian Theatre staff as they provide a tour of the historic Egyptian Theatre using just your flashlights. Guests will be treated to a behind the scenes backstage tour which will highlight the …

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 …

Cody Ko & Noel Miller: Tiny Meat Gang Live

Sunday, October 13, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cody Ko and Noel Miller are two former software engineers who left their rock solid, bullet proof careers to become pretty decent comedians with no health insurance. They started the Tiny Meat Gang …

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 …

Horror Film Series: Carrie

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In celebration of the Egyptian Theatre's 90th anniversary, we present the Horror Film Series this October. Join us every Tuesday night at 7:00 PM for thrills and chills on the largest movie screen in …

Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, October 16, at their Sandwich clinic located at 523 E. Railroad Street in Sandwich. The Versiti Blood Center of …

Arlo Guthrie Live in Concert

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Legendary folk music icon, prolific singer – songwriter, and master storyteller, Arlo Guthrie performs his Alice's Restaurant Back By Popular Demand Tour! When Guthrie took to the road to celebrate …

Adult Horror Night: The Conjuring (2013)

Thursday, October 17, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Calling all horror movie fans! Join us this October for our Adult Horror Night, where we will be showing some SPOOKtacular movies. The movies are as followed: Thursday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m.: …

Green Lens Series: Paris to Pittsburgh

Thursday, October 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the …

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday, October 18, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Featuring the live shadow cast of "Irrational Masters". The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an outrageous assemblage of the most stereo-typed science fiction movies, Marvel comics, Frankie …

Pop-Con: Outer Space

Saturday, October 19, 2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Are you a TV addict? Movie aficionado? Comic book collector? Join us for DeKalb Public Library’s third annual Pop-Con: a celebration of pop culture! From 10:00 AM until 2:00 p.m. we’ll have sessions …

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 …

Paint Your Favorite Book

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a night of painting! You will need to bring a copy, or grab one from upstairs if we have it, and then come downstairs to paint something that reminds you of the book! Whether that be a …

Horror Film Series: The Exorcist

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In celebration of the Egyptian Theatre's 90th anniversary, we present the Horror Film Series this October. Join us every Tuesday night at 7:00 PM for thrills and chills on the largest movie screen in …

Adult Horror Night: The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Calling all horror movie fans! Join us this October for our Adult Horror Night, where we will be showing some SPOOKtacular movies. The movies are as followed: Thursday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m.: …

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 …

Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program: Informational Session (bilingual)

Thursday, October 24, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Join us for an information session on the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP). The IBCCP helps to provide screening tests for breast and cervical care, such as: clinical breast exam …

Green Lens Film Series: Little Pink House

Thursday, October 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
A small-town nurse named Susette Kelo emerges as the reluctant leader of her working-class neighbors in their struggle to save their homes from political and corporate interests bent on seizing the …

The Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis Tribute Show

Friday, October 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were the hottest act in America during the early 50's. Dean of course, the straight man, with a charming voice and Jerry the lovable goof ball added the comedy. Never have …

Autumn Craft & Treasures Market

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - Sunday, October 27, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 47th annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, sponsored by the Sycamore Music Boosters and partnering with Heartland Bank, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend October 26 & 27, 2019. …

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!

The Story of Smoky the War Dog

Saturday, October 26, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stop by the library to hear the amazing story about Smoky the War Dog. From a lucky chance discovery at he bottom of an abandoned fox hole in Papua New Guinea during WWII to becoming a famous …

Russian Ballet Theatre presents “Swan Lake”

Saturday, October 26, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Those faithful to the tradition of Swan Lake, must see Russian Ballet Theatre’s new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic. Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina (Mariinsky Theatre, …

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 …

Horror Film Series: Halloween

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In celebration of the Egyptian Theatre's 90th anniversary, we present the Horror Film Series this October. Join us every Tuesday night at 7:00 PM for thrills and chills on the largest movie screen in …

Paint a Pumpkin

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Are you feeling both creative and in the fall mood? Does painting a pumpkin sound fun to you? Then come join us for this free program! All supplies will be provided. This program is limited to …

Senior Tech Workshop: Aging Lively with Technology

Thursday, October 31, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aging Lively with Technology” is a series of five workshops that help older adults and children with aging parents get the most out of social media, smart phones, wearables, home monitorin …

Adult Horror Night: Us (2019)

Thursday, October 31, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:30 am
Calling all horror movie fans! Join us this October for our Adult Horror Night, where we will be showing some SPOOKtacular movies. The movies are as followed: Thursday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m.: …

Coyote Crawl 5K

Friday, November 1, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the Midwest Museum of Natural History on Friday November 1st as we host our very first 5K run on the grounds of the Sycamore Park District. There will be a Live Coyote presentation by Big Run …

REZA

Friday, November 1, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WDKB FM welcomes REZA! Don’t expect rabbits out of hats! Reza's current tour transports concert level lighting & production merged with the most incredible cutting-edge magic in existence today. Reza …

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 …

Health Insurance and Wellness Fair

Saturday, November 2, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Do you have questions about insurance coverage for the upcoming year? Are you interested in learning more about local health and wellness resources? Rep. Jeff Keicher, Rep. Tom Demmer, the Illinois …

Stunning Show & Yarn Tasting

Saturday, November 2, 2019
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
What could be more fun than an afternoon playing with yarn? Join us on Saturday, November 2nd from 2-5pm in our comfy student center for a yarn tasting and more! Yarn tasting will include …

This Is Prince

Saturday, November 2, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dressed to the 9's, Dean Ford embodies PRINCE with every fiber of his being, giving you a show as close as you will ever get to the real thing. Ford and company perform all the hits you know and …

Learn to Crochet a Cowl

Sunday, November 3, 2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for a cozy learn to crochet workshop and leave with your own warm and snugly cowl! Workshop includes everything you will need to create this project along with instruction and guidance …

35 MM Film: E.T.

Sunday, November 3, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What better way to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Egyptian Theatre than with a 9 month celebration of some of the most well known films over the past 90 years. This special film series will be …

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 …

Tinkercad Essentials – Sharpen Your 3D Design Skills

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Interested in 3D design but don’t know where to begin? Tinkercad is a free, easy to use program that introduces users to the basics of 3D design. In this class we will discuss the basics of 3D …

Knittin’ with Kittens

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 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 …

Americana at NIU

Thursday, November 7, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fifth House Ensemble showcases contemporary piano trios by Stacy Garrop, Dan Visconti, Donald Crockett, and Paul Schoenfield on November 7. Hear each composer’s unique aural landscape, rich with …

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 …

Think Floyd USA

Saturday, November 9, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Think Floyd USA celebrates the music of Pink Floyd with a full-production tribute performance that showcases an energetic and phenomenally gifted cast alongside mesmerizing lights and video. …

Wonderful World of Christmas Craft & Vendor Show

Sunday, November 10, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plan now to attend the 31st annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft & Vendor Show Sunday, November 10, 2019 at the Genoa-Kingston High School on Route 72 (just west of Genoa, IL) from 10 a.m. to 4 …

Kevin’s Comedy Hour

Monday, November 11, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Everyone likes a good laugh and we have some funny teens right here in DeKalb. Come enjoy a comedy show of jokes and silly commentary from Kevin, a local teen who hopes to get you laughing. After …

The ABBA Show at Egyptian Theatre

Monday, November 11, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brighten up your fall with some of the catchiest music ever written as The ABBA Show brings a lavish tribute to the Swedish pop icons to the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb on Wednesday, November 6 at …

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 …

Download Ebooks and Audiobooks from Your Library

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Did you know you can download free ebooks and audiobooks using your library card? Join us for a program that is designed to answer your questions and help you get up and running with Libby ebooks and …

Senior Tech Workshop: Aging Lively with Technology

Thursday, November 14, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aging Lively with Technology” is a series of five workshops that help older adults and children with aging parents get the most out of social media, smart phones, wearables, home monitorin …

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 …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Coppin State

Friday, November 15, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Military and First Responder Appreciation Night Asmission: $8 For tickets and more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

Hinkley Craft Show

Saturday, November 16, 2019
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Find all your gifts and decorations for the holidays at the Hinckley Community Building on Saturday, November 16th from 9am-5pm. Visit 20 crafters and direct sales vendors, plus food will be …

Epic Tabletop Game

Saturday, November 16, 2019
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Are you ready to face the challenge of the most epic battle of all time? Learn the rules and strategies of Heroscape. Can you survive the battle? This free program is for teens ages 12-18. …

Goat Yoga

Saturday, November 16, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A fun way to support Live Learn and Lead vocational farm is to join us for Goat Yoga! This non-profit organization aims to provide a holistic approach to solving some of society’s biggest challenges. …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Rockford University

Saturday, November 16, 2019
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NIU Basketball Camper Reunion Day Admission: $8 Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800 Click HERE  to buy your tickets!

Learn to Knit Workshop – Create a headband

Saturday, November 16, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join us for a cozy learn to knit workshop and leave with your own warm and snugly headband! Workshop includes everything you will need to create this project along with instruction and guidance …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Longwood

Monday, November 18, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collegiate Hoops Road Show Presented by AtmosAir Admission: $8 Convocation Center

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 …

Teen Tech: Transfer T-Shirts

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us to drive our two Parrot Mambo drones! We’ll have an obstacle course set up in the Zimmerman Room to test your driving skills. This free program is intended for youth in 6th-12th …

Friends Trivia Night

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Are you an avid fan of Friends? Do you think you can answer all the questions concerning the series? Well, now it’s time to put your knowledge to the test. Friends Trivia Night is a free event for …

Revisionist Grazing at The Art Box

Friday, November 22, 2019 - Sunday, November 24, 2019
Revisionist Grazing”, an exhibition of two-dimensional studio media by Gary Schirmer, will be on display at THE ART BOX, 308 East Lincoln Highway in downtown DeKalb, from November 24 – January 31 …

Burl Ives, Midwestern Minstrel

Saturday, November 23, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burl Ives was and is an iconic figure in the annals of American Folk Music and he got his start in the farms & fields of Southern Illinois near the small towns of Hunt City and Newton. Ives went …

Resume Workshop

Monday, November 25, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Are you interested in local job opportunities? Are you tired of submitting too many online job applications? Come learn about new local free resources that connect jobseekers with employers in the …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Oakland

Monday, November 25, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fansgiving! Admission: $8 For tickets and more information visit niuhuskies.com Location: NIU Convocation Center 1525 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115

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 …

Movie Showing: Toy Story 4

Friday, November 29, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Woody, Buzz, and the gang as they head off on a wild and crazy road trip with Bonnie and her new craft-project-turned-toy, Forky. The innocent little spork’s hilarious antics launch everyone on …

LEGO Engineering: Rubber Band Car Launcher

Saturday, November 30, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Build a LEGO car, then make a rubber band launcher to propel it across the floor. How far will yours go? Who will launch theirs the farthest? Come to LEGO Club and find out! This program is geared …

35 MM Film: It’s A Wonderful Life

Sunday, December 1, 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
What better way to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Egyptian Theatre than with a 9 month celebration of some of the most well known films over the past 90 years. This special film series will be …

Game Night for Friends, Family, and People with Disabilities

Monday, December 2, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 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, …

Hiring Made Simple for Area Businesses Workshop

Monday, December 2, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Do you own a business in the DeKalb area? Are you always looking for ready employees near you? Do you find hiring expensive or time consuming? Come learn about a new local resource that easily …

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 for Teens

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 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 …

Shabbona’s 1st Annual Holiday Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 7, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holiday Festival of Lights Visit with Santa Enjoy an indoor Vendor Fair Tinez Taco Truck Meet Alpacas & Scottish Cattle Water Tower Park and United Church of Christ - corners of N. Illini St. …

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 …

Carol of the (Berim) Baus

Saturday, December 7, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
For the third year running, the library is delighted to host Projeto Arcomusical in an after-hours holiday concert open to the public. The ensemble will play special arrangements of holiday music as …

Maker Monday: Decoupage Fabric Ornaments

Monday, December 9, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
On Maker Monday, we’re creating our very own custom ornaments just in time for the holidays! All tools and supplies are provided for this free class. Participants need to be at least 12 years old …

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 …

Holiday Tunes by Huntley Middle School Chamber Orchestra and Clinton Rosette’s Band of Stringz

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Huntley Middle School Chamber Orchestra and the Clinton Rosette Band of Stringz drops by the library to showcase their talents! The groups will be performing holiday tunes and more in the main …

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 …

Murder at the Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Friday, December 13, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right? A time of snow falling, twinkling lights and the excitement of the holiday season! It’s also a time for entertaining and friends have gathered to …

A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live On Stage

Friday, December 13, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Everyone’s favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new touring production A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS LIVE ON STAGE! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as …

Mighty Makers: STEAM Gingerbread Houses

Saturday, December 14, 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Calling all Mighty Makers! Your challenge this month: build a gingerbread house that can withstand a winter storm. (Winter storm provided, courtesy of a hairdryer.) We’ll have the graham crackers, …

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 …

The Prophecy Show

Sunday, December 15, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
North America's MOST POPULAR and LONGEST RUNNNIG tribute to TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA is coming to the Egyptian Theatre! A production value and cast with record sell-outs that are absolutely unmatched …

Milk and Cookies with Santa

Monday, December 16, 2019
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
After a reading of The Night Before Christmas, enjoy milk and cookies while you visit with Santa! Parents are welcome to take photos. Library staff will also be available to take a picture of the …

Maker Monday: Build an Ornamental Wreath

Monday, December 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This Maker Monday is all about getting into the holiday spirit as we learn to make a ornamental wreath! All tools and supplies are provided for this free class. Participants need to be at least 12 …

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 …

Santa Visit!

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Santa is coming to the DeKalb Public Library to chat with all his young friends! Drop in at any time between 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for a brief visit with Santa in the Children’s Department of the …

Diamond Rio

Friday, December 20, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
102.3 FM The Coyote is thrilled to welcome DIAMOND RIO and their Holiday & Hits tour! Signed to Arista Records and in 1991 with the release of “Meet In The Middle” became the first country music …

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 …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs Green Bay

Saturday, December 21, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canned Food Drive! Admission: $8 NIU Convocation Center 1525 West Lincoln Highway DeKalb, IL 60115-2854 815-752-6800 Click HERE  to buy your tickets!

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 …

Movie Showing: The Lion King

Friday, December 27, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Disney and visionary director Jon Favreau invite you to experience a grand, epic adaptation of the award-winning, global phenomenon, The Lion King. Brought to life like never before with an all-star …

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 …

Noon Year’s Eve Party

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Celebrate the coming of the new year! Make a noisemaker, toss confetti, and as 12:00 approaches, we’ll start a “noon year” countdown. No registration is required to attend this free …

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 …

NIU Men’s Basketball vs. Eastern Michigan

Saturday, January 11, 2020
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Pup Club Day & Black-out game! Admission: $8

Gaelic Storm-Live in Concert!

Saturday, March 7, 2020
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
It’s hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that’s exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live …

Taste of Spring

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Discover Sycamore is proud to present the 11th Annual Taste of Spring in downtown Sycamore on Wednesday, April 8th from 4 to 8 pm. Experience an evening dedicated to the finer things in life. …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
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 …

Cruise Night

Saturday, July 25, 2020
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hop into your vintage ride and cruise over to Downtown Sycamore for classic cars, live entertainment, and two days of fun. Dozens of classic cars will paint the streets with beauty during this …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
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 …

Sycamore’s Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest

Saturday, August 22, 2020
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ribs Rhythm and Brews Fest is held in the heart of Downtown Sycamore. Your choice of award winning ribs from around the midwest! Bring your dancing shoes because our 2020 headliner is once again BACK …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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 …

Sycamore Farmers Market

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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 …