Community School Open House – Preschool through 8th Grade

St. Mary Catholic School 222 Waterman St, Sycamore, IL

Start your planning for the 2022-2023 school year and find out more about what St. Mary Catholic School in Sycamore has to offer! All are welcome to attend our Community […]

FREE

Family Fun Science: Light-Up Valentines Day Cards

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

It’s time to light up someone’s life! Join DeKalb Public Library to learn about simple and complex circuits and use our knowledge to build a card that really lights up. […]

FREE

Variety Show

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

  Kevin Adair’s slogan is, “I Do Things.” This can be experienced live in Kevin’s variety show that includes comedy, magic, juggling, poetry, and storytelling! Kevin keeps the audience involved […]

FREE

Feel the Love at Annual Daddy Daughter & Heroes Dance

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Valentine season is the perfect time for dads and daughters to dance the night away! Join DeKalb Park District for a special ‘Luau Princess-themed’ event with desserts, dancing, guessing games, […]

Sweetheart Dance

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

This is your little one’s night to shine! Enjoy music, dancing, and hor d’oeuvres. Each young lady receives a flower. Stop by the fun photo booth and get a digital […]

Katie Moritz

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

2013 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion, Katie Moritz is a musician and teacher hailing from the Chicagoland area in Northern Illinois. She’s been playing music ever since she could remember, starting […]

Woodpeckers of Illinois

Virtual

Peggy Doty, Illinois Extension, Energy and Environmental Stewardship Educator in partnership with the Northwest Illinois Audubon Society will be presenting a program on the Woodpeckers of Illinois. Woodpeckers are incredibly […]

Brown Bag Lunch/Local Lore

Kiskwaukee Valley Heritage Society 622 Park Ave, Genoa

The DeKalb County History Center and Ellwood House Museum are planning three different programs to highlight the work being done by these groups dedicated to local history. The first presentation […]

FREE

15th Annual Skateboard Inspired Art Show

Fargo Skateboarding 641 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb

Join Fargo Skateboarding for a full day of events celebrating skateboarding! 12pm: Beginner skate contest 5pm: Skate contest - CASH PRIZES 6pm: Art show opens in the Fargo Venue Featured […]

FREE

Family Fun Science: Candy Science

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Get ready for a sweet time! DeKalb Public Library will be doing multiple fun candy experiments this month for our Family Fun Science program. They will be engineering with marshmallows, […]

FREE

Knit & Crochet Circle

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Whether you’re a veteran yarn worker or someone who wants to learn the craft, everyone is welcome! Bring a project to work on, or simply show up and learn. Enjoy […]

FREE

2 and 1/2 Comics

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

Annivar Salgado has entertained audience members throughout the Midwest, he was a semi finalist in the Doral Comedy Challenge and is a former producer at ABC TV. Michelle Krajecki is […]

$20.00

Contemporary Broadway Concert

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Vocalist Layni Katz and pianist Deane Myers perform Broadway hits from the 60s through the 2000s. Toe tappers to showstoppers! Enjoy your favorites from Hello Dolly, A Chorus Line, The […]

FREE

Rhythm of the Dance

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The National Dance Company of Ireland brings their show RHYTHM OF THE DANCE to the Egyptian Theatre! It’s full of flailing feet and fiddles, futuristic dances, eye-catching lighting and costumes, […]

Visit Ranger, the Tyrannosaurs

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Have your picture taken with the animatronic dinosaur!

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Dino Hour

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Bring your little one for an hour of dinosaur discovery fun! They will see real dinosaur fossils, listen to a story, make a craft to take home, and dig in […]

Live Music! Jim Green

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Saturday live music events are first come first served. The kitchen is open on Saturdays from 11am-7pm!

Carolina Pine

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

Classic country music duo, Carolina Pine, includes North Carolina native Kennedy Fitzsimmons and Illinois bred Woody James. Tickets range from $20-25.

Acrylic Silhouettes

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Acrylic painting might seem a bit complicated from afar, but with some practice, everyone can do it! You can follow step-by-step instructions or create your own abstract masterpiece with the […]

FREE

After-hours Concert: NIU Steelband

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

They’re back! Join DeKalb Public Library in the main lobby for an after-hours concert performed by the Northern Illinois University’s renowned Steelband. The concert will be an eclectic program of […]

FREE

The Oh Yeahs

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

‘The Oh Yeahs,’ is an acoustic group featuring three of Chicago’s top vocalists and multi-instrumentalists: Leslie Beukelman, Allison Orobia, and Sarah Marie Young. Each of these women has a diverse […]

$20.00

Breakfast with the Bunny and Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Hop in for a great time with the Bunny and buffet breakfast! Don't miss the themed activities and bunny Meet'N'Greet. Space is limited so sign up early! Registration is required […]

Family Fun Science: Build a Worm Farm

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Join Dekalb Public Library for a verm-y good time! We’ll be celebrating some heroes of the soil this month: worms! Our worm experts Susan and Erin will be teaching us […]

FREE

Live Music! Cole Brandt

Prairie Park 615 Ellwood Ave, DeKalb, IL

Saturday live music events are first come first served. The kitchen is open on Saturdays from 11am-7pm

Second Grade Open House

St Mary's Catholic School 222 Waterman St, Sycamore, IL

Join Saint Mary School in Sycamore for a second-grade open house. Students will be able to join, learn about second grade, and participate in the activities with Mrs. Iwans. Tours […]

Breakfast with the Bunny

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Welcome the bunny to Sycamore and share a breakfast with family and friends. Each child takes home a special memento of the day, while supplies last. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, […]

Sandwich Easter Egg Hunt

Knights Park, Sandwich, Illinois 1001 N Latham St, Sandwich, IL 60548, Sandwich, IL

The annual Easter egg hunt will take place at Knights Park. Dress appropriately, bring your own basket, and make sure all children have an adult while searching for eggs! There […]

FREE

Genoa Easter Egg Hunt

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

Kids grab your basket and fill it with eggs and maybe a special prize! Children will be separated by age groups for more fun. You will also get to see […]

FREE

Toddler Garden Grand Opening

Knights Park, Sandwich, Illinois 1001 N Latham St, Sandwich, IL 60548, Sandwich, IL

The Toddler Garden grand opening presented by BASICS Dekalb County. Located at Knights Park in Sandwich! The Toddler Gardens have outdoor activities for young ones to explore, learn, play, and […]

Easter Brunch

Lincoln Inn at Farandas 302 Grove St., DeKalb, IL

Easter Brunch is back and The Lincoln Inn @ Faranda's is the place to be! They will be offering a premium and unlimited brunch buffet complete with a create-your-own Omelet […]

NatureFest 2022

Russel Woods Forest Preserve 11750 IL-72, Genoa

The University of Illinois Extension along with the DeKalb County Forest Preserve and the DeKalb County Soil and Water is having their first-ever free outdoor NatureFest! This is a nature […]

Live Music! Bill Glaysher

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Saturday live music events are first come first served. The kitchen is open on Saturdays from 11am-7pm

Mr. Myers Band

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

Mr. Myers plays "Caribbean Rock"- a mixture of reggae, soca/calypso, beach music, and their own originals. In the band's 37 year history they have played thousands of shows ranging from […]

$20.00

Greenhouse Opening

Walnut Grove Vocational Farm 33600 Pearl St, Kirkland, IL

Join Walnut Grove Vocational for the opening of their new greenhouse! Their spring hours are closed on Mondays, Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5:30 pm, and Sunday 11 am […]

The hot fiddle of Dennis Stroughmatt

Hinckley Community Building 100 N. Maple Street, Hinckley,, Illinois

This fiddler from the Wabash River region of Southeastern Illinois will entertain with stories of Southern Illinois fiddler “Pappy Wade Ray,” and country and western swing music from old-time radio’s […]

FREE

Teen STEM Café: Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Swen Parson Hall- NIU 230 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL

Chat with experts, meet fellow teens who are interested in science and technology – and enjoy free pizza! This program will be held at Swen Parsons Hall at 230 Normal […]

FREE

Myanmar Story Time & Craft

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

The Northern Illinois University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies is presenting a special storytime and craft about Myanmar! Khaing Wai Wai Zaw, a Fulbright FLTA Scholar, will tell a traditional […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend at Blumen Gardens

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens in celebrating Mother’s Day! Open May 6th from 9-5pm with the Dirty Bird Food Truck from 11-2pm. Saturday, May 7th open from 9-5pm with SlowSmokeBBQ from 11-2pm. […]