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Shabbona Farmers Market

Purdy Park 205 E Navaho Ave, Shabbona, IL

The Shabbona Farmers Market hosts local farmers, crafters and artisans all in one place so visitors and the community can find all of their favorite fresh produce, locally raised meat, jams, honey, décor, gifts and so much more!

DeKalb County Barn Tour

DeKalb County illinois

The DeKalb County Barn Tour is a one-day driving tour of barn sites within DeKalb County hosted by the JF Glidden Homestead & Historical Center and the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association.

Author Fair at the DeKalb Public Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

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 the day. Eight authors will provide a brief presentation in the Yusunas Meeting Room during the event. Listen to excerpts from their books, ask questions, and […]

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Cortland Summerfest 2023

Cortland Community Park 70 S Llanos St, Cortland, IL

Join in the fun at Cortland Summerfest! More details summing soon

Resurrection – A Journey Tribute

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Resurrection - A Journey Tribute, considered to be 'The Gold Standard' by which all Journey tributes are measured, faithfully recreates the experience of a 1980-era Journey concert. This dynamic and energetic band has featured some of Nashville's hottest musicians, many of whom have performed, written, or recorded with the biggest names in the music industry […]

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Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee

Taylor Marshall Farm 27707 Lukens Rd, Sycamore, IL

The 66th Annual Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee is August 10-13! Daily Activities Show Opens- 7:00 am Buildings Open- 8:30 am Noon Whistle- Everyday at Noon Parade- 1:30pm daily Show Closes- 5:00 pm

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Artist & Maker Markets

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Support 20+ local vendors featuring unique goods, handmade crafts, photography, soaps, foods, jewelry, live music, and more!

TWOP Bloody’s on the patio

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

We have another spectacular Sunday planned as we welcome Lee Gardner Music and Catering made simple here at The warehouse on Park.

Uke Day DeKalb

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Turn up for Uke Day in DeKalb! Mayor Cohen Barnes has proclaimed that August 13 is official “Ukulele Day in DeKalb,” so mark the occasion from 1 to 5 p.m., in the lower-level community room at Hopkins Park. Admission is $5, and the first 40 people get a free lei. Admission includes three uke workshops, […]

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Genoa Toddler Garden

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The toddler garden is an excellent opportunity for parents and children to be together in nature. It is a healthy and educational activity that benefits children […]

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DeKalb Toddler Garden

Welsh Park 651 Russell Rd, DeKalb, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The toddler garden is an excellent opportunity for parents and children to be together in nature. It is a healthy and educational activity that benefits children […]

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DeKalb Farmers’ Market

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

The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is in the heart of Downtown DeKalb, Illinois 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.

Sandwich Movie in the Park- Field of Dreams

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

Have fun under the stars at the Sandwich Park District's Movie in the Park! This is a community event for all ages! Bring your own lawn chairs, blanket, Frisbee or other park friendly toys and enjoy an evening in the park. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Star Party: Summer Sky Observation with FVAS

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

Join the Sycamore Public Library at the Sycamore Park District Riverside Sports Complex at 1515 Airport Road for a summer event that is bigger and better than ever! Fox Valley Astronomical Society provides an hour-long lecture on the summer skies followed by night sky observations through various styles of telescopes. Battle Axe Coffee will keep […]

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Shabbona Farmers Market

Purdy Park 205 E Navaho Ave, Shabbona, IL

The Shabbona Farmers Market hosts local farmers, crafters and artisans all in one place so visitors and the community can find all of their favorite fresh produce, locally raised meat, jams, honey, décor, gifts and so much more!

Mr. Taps: The King of Whimsical Dance

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

As soon as he enters the room, Mr. Taps' engaging personality and fancy footwork entrances audiences. Ayrie King III, better known as "Mr. Taps," effortlessly glides across the floor as he demonstrates different styles of tap dancing, from Fred Astaire's innovative flair to Ann Miller's rapid-fire tapping!Mr. Taps charismatic, high-energy performance is wonderful entertainment for […]

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Genoa Toddler Garden

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The toddler garden is an excellent opportunity for parents and children to be together in nature. It is a healthy and educational activity that benefits children […]

Community Prayer Breakfast

Faranda's Banquet Center 302 Grove Street, DeKalb, IL

As a prelude to DeKalb’s upcoming Corn Fest celebration, the Kishwaukee-DeKalb Kiwanis Club will be holding its third annual Prayer Breakfast, and will feature a panel of DeKalb religious leaders addressing their organizations’ roles in community leadership, public safety and collaboration.This year’s breakfast, entitled “Celebrating Our Faith Community,” will be held at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, […]

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DeKalb Toddler Garden

Welsh Park 651 Russell Rd, DeKalb, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The toddler garden is an excellent opportunity for parents and children to be together in nature. It is a healthy and educational activity that benefits children […]

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DeKalb Farmers’ Market

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

The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is in the heart of Downtown DeKalb, Illinois 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.

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Shabbona Farmers Market

Purdy Park 205 E Navaho Ave, Shabbona, IL

The Shabbona Farmers Market hosts local farmers, crafters and artisans all in one place so visitors and the community can find all of their favorite fresh produce, locally raised meat, jams, honey, décor, gifts and so much more!

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Genoa Toddler Garden

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The toddler garden is an excellent opportunity for parents and children to be together in nature. It is a healthy and educational activity that benefits children […]

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DeKalb Toddler Garden

Welsh Park 651 Russell Rd, DeKalb, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The toddler garden is an excellent opportunity for parents and children to be together in nature. It is a healthy and educational activity that benefits children […]

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DeKalb Farmers’ Market

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

The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is in the heart of Downtown DeKalb, Illinois 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.

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Shabbona Farmers Market

Purdy Park 205 E Navaho Ave, Shabbona, IL

The Shabbona Farmers Market hosts local farmers, crafters and artisans all in one place so visitors and the community can find all of their favorite fresh produce, locally raised meat, jams, honey, décor, gifts and so much more!

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Genoa Toddler Garden

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The toddler garden is an excellent opportunity for parents and children to be together in nature. It is a healthy and educational activity that benefits children […]

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DeKalb Toddler Garden

Welsh Park 651 Russell Rd, DeKalb, IL

The Basics Toddler Garden includes hands-on features such as: dirt digging site sensory and an edible garden musical flower sculptures obstacle paver path seating for story and reading times The toddler garden is an excellent opportunity for parents and children to be together in nature. It is a healthy and educational activity that benefits children […]

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DeKalb Farmers’ Market

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

The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is in the heart of Downtown DeKalb, Illinois 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.

Catch the Twain: The Musical

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

America’s greatest humorist comes roaring back to life in a hilarious, profound, touching, and musical show!This show is a family-friendly, educational, and entertaining adventure into the world of Mark Twain, “America’s Oldest Friend.”Warren Brown is Mark Twain: newspaperman, raconteur, riverboat pilot, inventor, world traveler, social commentator, and preeminent novelist. Warren has spent over 30 years […]

“Dialogue” and “The Remaining, Mourn…” Exhibition Opening Reception

NIU Art Museum 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

Join the NIU Art Museum for the opening reception of “Dialogue” and “The Remaining, Mourn…” in the Art Museum Galleries. Informal curator and artist talk for “The Remaining, Mourn…” begins at 5:45 p.m. Refreshments provided.

Stage Coach Players Presents a Preview of The Addams Family

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

The Addams Family, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and is every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family– a man her parents have never met. And if […]

Rumble on the River

Carroll Memorial Park

The Kishwaukee Valley Wanders and the Genoa Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the lucha libre stars of Mexico. This special performance features five high-flying, hard-hitting matches and over twenty wrestlers! ​Mexico’s version of professional wrestling (the term literally means free-style wrestling) is one of the country’s biggest spectator activities today, eclipsed only in […]

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Shabbona Farmers Market

Purdy Park 205 E Navaho Ave, Shabbona, IL

The Shabbona Farmers Market hosts local farmers, crafters and artisans all in one place so visitors and the community can find all of their favorite fresh produce, locally raised meat, jams, honey, décor, gifts and so much more!

TAILS Puppy Party

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

TAILS Humane Society is bringing adorable, adoptable puppies to the Library! These puppies are looking for their forever homes, and if you’re lucky, you might just find a new best friend. Stay and make a dog-themed craft while you meet the puppies.

Great Genoa Duck Race

Carroll Memorial Park

Your Name will be added to all of the tickets and you will receive your “Ducks Number” in an email before race day. Ducks can also be purchased at the Chamber Office, Resource Bank, Old National Bank, Heartland Bank and Ace Hardware.