Second Annual Harvest Festival

Downtown Genoa Genoa, IL

The Second Annual Harvest Festival is taking place on September 30th and October 1st! September 30th will be a free movie at Carroll Memorial Park (vote on movie choices on […]

Fall Makers’ Market by Open-door Coffee

Open Door Coffee 502 W Main St, Genoa, IL

Once again, OpenDoor Coffee is hosting the Fall Makers' Market in conjunction with Genoa's Harvest Festival. Come for a wide array of handmade, artisan and vintage booths, LIVE music, tasty […]

Free

DeKalb Elks Veteran’s Memorial Plaza- Official Dedication

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

The DeKalb Veteran's Memorial was developed and conceived in 2018 by Michael Embrey (ELKS member and USAF veteran) and was approved by the ELKS Board of Directors in 2021 to be built and created as a […]

Rockin’ Moxies at the Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

The Warehouse on Park summer outdoor music series is winding down but not without going out with a BIG BANG! October 1st the Warehouse on Park will bring back to […]

Free

NIU STEM Café: Canine Science and the Power of Dog-Human Bonds

Fatty's Pub and Grille 1312 W Lincoln Hwy,, DeKalb, IL

We know dogs are “human’s best friend,” but what makes dogs uniquely suited to fulfill that role? This STEM Café explores the rise of canine sciences, the power of positive […]

Vintage Shop Hop

DeKalb County illinois

Over 400 vintage shops, antique malls, ladies' boutiques, consignment shops & barn sales are on board! Shop local. Shop small business. You better tell the boss now you need the day […]

DeKalb Back Alley Market

Dekalb Back Alley Market Palmer Ct & 2nd St, Dekalb, IL

Great boho inspired event. Vintage, retro, artists, craftsman, bakers, makers, woodworkers, jewelry makers, glassblowers, candle makers, soaps, lotions, potions, henna tattoos, readings, health, wellness, bird houses, bat houses, upcycled bird […]

NIU STEM Café: Mechatronics: From Robots to Self-Driving Vehicles

Fatty's Pub and Grille 1312 W Lincoln Hwy,, DeKalb, IL

From washers and dryers to drones, conveyor systems and self-driving cars, the results of mechatronics are part of our current lives and a high-tech future. Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary engineering […]

Teen and Family STEM Café: Engineering the Scare

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Explore the science behind haunted houses. Understand the human psychology, engineering and lighting technology that are essential to creating an effective haunted house. Chat with experts, meet fellow teens who […]

1619: The Journey of a People

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join us for this FREE event welcomed by Northern Illinois University. 1619: The Journey of a People, A New Musical…Using various musical forms, including hip-hop and jazz, this dynamic musical […]

Howl-o-ween!

Katz Dog Park 393 W. Dresser, DeKalb, IL

Bring your costumed dog to Katz Dog Park to compete in our costume contest! This is a FREE event. Prizes will be given for the following categories: Most "Spook-tacular" "Howling" […]

Paranormal Case Files

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Have you ever wondered what paranormal investigators do? What tools they use? How they analyze the evidence they collect and make sense of it all? Join paranormal investigators Greg Reisner […]

Homeschool Happenings: Blacklight Halloween Party

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Join us for a special Halloween version of Homeschool Happenings, as we turn off the light and go glow! We’ll be downstairs in the Zimmerman Room in order to allow […]

Toddler Halloween Trick-Or-Treat Parade

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Young children are invited to join our Halloween Parade through the Children’s Department, with a few stops at various points to “trick-or-treat.” Come in costume and join the parade!This parade […]

Community Training: Fair Housing Rights

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

HOPE Fair Housing is the oldest and largest fair housing organization in the state of Illinois. They will be sharing vital information on the agency and its programs, the Fair […]

Illinois Storm Chasers

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Do you want to learn more about severe weather and storm chasing? Join us to hear from the Illinois Storm Chasers (ISM)! Delivering accurate and helpful weather information since 2015, […]

Virtual Event: Learn About Illinois Bats!

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate International Bat Week with a special presentation from Tara Hohoff, project coordinator for the Illinois Bat Conservation Program! Join us for this virtual program to learn more about bats […]

Hocus Pocus

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

You’re invited to join us on Thursday, October 27th at 6:30 PM for a FREE showing of Hocus Pocus following the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce‘s Spooktacular event! No ticket or RSVP […]

Familiar Spirits: A Day of Ghost Theater

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Remember the experience of turning off the lights, huddling under a blanket, and watching an old black and white monster movie? Ever tell ghost stories by candlelight? Or around a […]

After-hours Concert: Jazz in Progress

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Jazz in Progress joins us for an after-hours concert that will feature different styles of big band and modern jazz music in the library’s main lobby!Jazz in Progress (JIP) organized […]

Angst

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Free movie sponsored by the DeKalb County Mental Health Board.

The Polar Express

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

This is the story of a young hero boy who boards on a powerful magical train that’s headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus’ home on Christmas Eve night. […]

NIU Homecoming Week: October 4-9

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