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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 […]

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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 […]

The Landscape of Loss – Navigating Gently and with Resilience

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

Hosted by the Art Museum in conjunction with our exhibitions, "Dialogue" and "The Remaining, Mourn..." join us in Altgeld 125 for a program with Jen Conley, Bereavement Coordinator with Northern […]

WAR

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Multi-platinum-selling WAR, the original street band, has been sharing its timeless music and message of brotherhood and harmony for 5 decades before millions across the globe. WAR has sold more […]

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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, […]

Mutt Strut 5K

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Run for the Dogs 5k features a scenic course and proceeds from this event support Tails Humane Society! Join us on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at 9:00 am for an […]

Grease with JP and Jenny

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

JP & Jenny present a wonderful tribute to the music of the major motion picture “Grease”. Using professional musical track reproductions and live guitars and vocals, this duo brings “Grease” […]

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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, […]

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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, […]

Food Truck Fest

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

The event includes several food trucks, live music by Shade Tree Co., and a bounce house for kids. Indoor seating will be available with the Plex Lounge serving cocktails. Event […]

Evil Women- The American ELO

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

A multi-media concert celebration of the music of ELO. Audiences are left spellbound by the flawless musicianship and vocals of EVIL WOMAN’s 12 musicians as well as the fusion of […]

Closing Reception for “Dialogue” and “The Remaining, Mourn…”

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

Join the NIU Art Museum for the closing reception of “Dialogue” and “The Remaining, Mourn…” in the Art Museum Galleries. Refreshments provided. “Dialogue” Artists Presentation program to follow in Altgeld […]

The DeKalb Veteran Memorial Re-Dedication Ceremony

DeKalb ELKS Veteran's Memorial Plaza 209 South Annie Glidden, Dekalb, IL

Duty, Honor, Country - We Salute our Veterans and Military • Welcome by local dignitaries and community leaders  • Honoring various people and organizations that helped build the memorial • Installation of 100 […]

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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, […]

The Sinatra Experience

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

From Las Vegas to DeKalb — The Sinatra Experience — a brilliant tribute starring Dave Halston. Don’t miss this unforgettable evening of music, laughter, and a zesty lineup of Frank […]

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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, […]

Black Light Mini-Golf

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

After our pre-school Halloween parade in the Youth Department, CREEP on down to the lower level for more SPOOKY fun! Get your GLOW-on and play Black Light Mini-Golf in the […]

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Holiday Craft Mart

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Indoor Holiday Craft Mart with several vendors, food and drinks available for purchase.

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Holiday Craft Mart

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Indoor Holiday Craft Mart with several vendors, food and drinks available for purchase.

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Lights on Lincoln

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

Celebrate the start of the holiday season in Downtown DeKalb with Lights on Lincoln and Santa Comes to Town! Enjoy holiday lights that line the streets and wave to Santa […]

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Tinsel N’ Tutu’s

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

Join Dimensions Dance Academy for a magical night as Downtown DeKalb is transformed into a Wonderful Holiday Scene. . Dancers will be dancing live in the windows of 15 merchants. […]

Celebrate the Season in Genoa

Downtown Genoa Genoa, IL

Hometown traditions are back - Celebrate the Season on Friday, December 1st! We will be hosting the 22nd Annual Jingle Bell Walking Parade, Santa's Arrival, tree lighting ceremony, wagon rides, […]

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Merry Little Sandwich Christmas

Veteran's Park 143 E. Raildroad St, Sandwich, IL

You don't want to miss this FREE annual Christmas event. You can expect Santa, Tree Lighting, Cookie Decorating, and MUCH MORE this year.

free

Village of Shabbona Winter Holiday Festival

101 E Navaho 101 E Navaho, Shabbona, IL

Join the Village of Shabbona in the annual Winter Holiday Festival - Craft Fair, Food, Hot Cocoa, Visit Santa, Tree Lighting, Belgian Horse Wagon rides, Games and Activities for all […]

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Holiday at the Homestead

Glidden Historical Center 921 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

The historic J.F. Glidden Homestead & Historical Center will host its “Holiday at the Homestead” open house on Sunday, December 3, from 12-4 p.m. at the museum, 921 W. Lincoln […]

Creative Gaming: 1,000 Blank White Cards

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

What kind of game is 1000 Blank White Cards? Any game you want it to be! Instead of starting with premade cards and rules, 1000 Blank White Cards starts off […]

Family Fun Science: STEM Gingerbread Houses

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

It’s the holiday season and a perfect time to build a gingerbread house with the family! Join us for our fifth annual STEM Gingerbread House Family Fun Science. We’ll have […]

35mm It’s a Wonderful Life

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

SHOWING ON 35MM!!!  Released in 1946, the film stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a man who has given up his dreams in order to help others, and whose imminent […]

Snow Glow Family Dance Party

Dimensions Dance Academy 134 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

This is the most fun you'll have with your family this holiday season! Dimensions Ballroom will transform into a blacklit winter wonderland on Saturday, December 16th from 7:00-8:30pm. Bring the […]

$30

Elsa and Olaf Story Time

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Elsa and Olaf are coming to the library! We’ll have wintry crafts and hot chocolate after story time with Elsa. Parents are welcome to take photos during this event, funded […]

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NOON Years Eve Party

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Bring the kids to the Plex for a family-friendly Noon Years Eve Party 12/31 10 AM-1 PM Registration and payment is required by 12/18- use the link below https://square.link/u/5HYo8SbR Games, […]

$25

Kids Fairy Garden/Dinosaur Park Class

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens on Monday, January 15th, from 11 am to 12 pm for a whimsical adventure in a Kids Fairy Garden and Dino Park Class. Let your imagination soar […]

$25