This fifth-generation farm family took a product that’s abundant in Illinois, corn, and is making it into farm to spirit whiskey and vodka. Whiskey Acres is one of two certifies “on-farm” craft whiskey distilleries in the US and the first estate distillery in Illinois.
The Egyptian Theatre opened it doors in 1929, in DeKalb, Illinois. It is an Egyptian Revival theatre that is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. A variety of live music, theatre performances, and tours are offered at this recently renovated historic gem.
Fresh Farm Fun
Variety of Apple Orchards, Pumpkin Patches, & Tree Farm
Jonamac Orchard is a three generational family farm owned and operated by the McArtor Family since 1984. The apple orchard is part of the 105 acre farm in Northern Illinois, with over 20,000 apple trees. Several fun activities available including corn maze, wine & hard cider tasting room, play areas, wagon rides, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, apple cannon, and more!
The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is in the heart of Downtown DeKalb and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks and live music. Enjoy and support over 25 local vendors.