Saturday Volksmarch 6K/10K Fun and Fitness Walk

Carroll Memorial Park

When:   Saturday, September 11 Start between 8:00 - 11:00 a.m  Finish by 2:00 p.m.​ Where:  Carroll Memorial Park, Genoa, IL ​Cost:      Free event ​Volksmarch means "people's march" in German. It is a non-competitive fitness walk of either 6k or 10K. The path winds along the beautiful Kishwaukee River and through Genoa. You are […]

FREE

Great Genoa Duck Race

Carroll Memorial Park

When:    Sunday, September 12 - 10:00 a.m. until  2:00 p.m. ​Where:   Carroll Memorial Park, Genoa, IL The event is bigger and better than ever this year, and will include music from the G-K Marching Band and local D.J. legend Jake Wesner. Also featured will be jump houses, face painting, a hula-hoop contest and even […]

FREE

Superhero Challenge

Sycamore Park District 480 S. Airport Road, Sycamore, IL

Kids love to run, play, and pretend to be superheroes. Give them the chance to do all three and plant the seeds for a lifetime of healthy habits and character! Preschoolers - 5th Grade Resident $12/Nonresident $15 Additional Sibling: Resident $9/Nonresident $12 Registration Deadline: September 12 Participants who register in advance are guaranteed a T-shirt […]

History of DeKalb County in 100 Objects Exhibit Opening

DeKalb County History Center 1730 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL

The DeKalb County History Center is excited to announce the Grand Opening of the long-anticipated exhibit "The History of DeKalb County in 100 Objects." The opening is scheduled for Saturday, October 2 from 10:00 – 4:00 p.m. With over 4,500 objects (not including photos, books, or archival materials) in the History Center’s collection, selecting 100 […]

Kishwaukee College Cider Donut Run

Kishwaukee College 21193 Malta Rd, Malta, IL

Help the Kishwaukee College cross country team raise money! Race entry includes an apple cider donut from Malta's own Jonomac Orchard, a custom race t-shirt, and entry into the 5K race. Proceeds will help cover the team's travel cost and fund team scholarships. Earn your breakfast by running with the Kishwaukee cross country team. This […]

$25 – $28

Pumpkinfest Parade

Downtown Sycamore Sycamore, Illlinois

Pumpkin Festival Parade - Sponsored by Ideal Industries, Somonauk - Elm - California - State & Main Streets.  Parade kicks off at 1 p.m. Click Here for Parade Page with Map

FREE

Hands-On History featuring “Painting Possibilities”

DeKalb County History Center 1730 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL

The DeKalb County History Center is inviting families to discover fun stories connected to local artist Cora Miner. One of her pieces was showcased during the Chicago World’s Fair in 1933 and is featured in the History Center’s exhibit “History of DeKalb County in 100 Objects.” Miner also shared her artistic talents by giving people […]

$3

NIU STEM Café: Artistic Process and Scientific Principles: Art as a Process of Investigation

Virtual

We often think of art and science as very different processes. But for Kelly Gross and Jolien Genus, art and science share the same processes of investigation, research and relationship building. At the next STEM Café, hear from these two artists and educators about how they engage in hypothesizing, documentation and interpreting scientific principles in […]

FREE

Sycamore Walk with Santa

Downtown Sycamore Sycamore, Illlinois

Bundle up and bring the entire family downtown Sycamore on Friday, December 3!! Join us as we welcome Santa to Sycamore. The Sycamore Fire Department will escort Santa and Ms. Claus to the Sycamore Theater at 6pm. And at 6:10 p.m. we will parade Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elf through downtown Sycamore to the […]

FREE

Merry Little Sandwich Christmas

Veteran's Park Gazebo 143 E. Railroad Street, Sandwich

TRee lighting ceremony at this community's favorite holiday event! Visit downtown businesses for family friendly activities!  

FREE
Recurring

Visit with Santa

Van Buer Plaza 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL

See Santa live! Visit with Santa inside his house to share your Christmas wishes! Take a picture with Santa, drop off your Christmas list, and take home a candy cane! For the safety of Santa, he will be sitting behind a glass wall. Santa will still be able to interact with families. Please wear a […]

FREE
Recurring

Visit with Santa

Van Buer Plaza 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL

See Santa live! Visit with Santa inside his house to share your Christmas wishes! Take a picture with Santa, drop off your Christmas list, and take home a candy cane! For the safety of Santa, he will be sitting behind a glass wall. Santa will still be able to interact with families. Please wear a […]

FREE