Hinckley Fireworks Fest

Hinckley High School 700 E Lincoln Ave, Hinckley, IL

Join Hinckley in celebrating their Fireworks Fest! There will be a car show from 5 pm-7, food vendors, crafts, Lions club Bingo and “fun to be had by all”!  

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show […]

FREE
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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 and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music.

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Sycamore Park District Summer Concert Series

Good Tymes Shelter 435 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Enjoy free live music in the park with family, friends, and neighbors! Food, beer, and wine are available for purchase. Please bring your own chair or blanket. Every Thursday, June […]

FREE
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Dungeons & Dragons

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Strategy, role-playing, and twenty-sided dice – join us and pick your vice! Participants will engage in long form RPG gaming, building character, cooperation and leadership skills in the process. Whether […]

FREE

Turning Back Time Car Show

Downtown Sycamore Sycamore, Illlinois

On the last Sunday of July each year, the whole community looks forward to seeing over one thousand cars gather in a display of automotive history. Drawing spectators from all […]

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show […]

FREE
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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 and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music.

National Beer Day Event

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

What a great combo The Warehouse on Park has for this Friday event! Welcome Two Beer Tommy band playing from 7-10 here at The Warehouse on Park. We also are […]

FREE
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Movies in the Park – Sycamore

Legacy Campus 480 S. Airport Road, Sycamore, IL

Movie begins at dark - roughly 15 minutes after sunset. Bring a blanket or chairs. Presented in partnership with the Sycamore Public Library. Sponsored by Sycamore State Theatre.June 3 - […]

FREE

Kids’ Concerts in the Park

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Join DeKalb Park District for our NEW! Rockin' with Ronnie: Kids' Concerts in the Park Jeanie B! Solo or with her amazing band The Jelly Beans, Jeanie B! has been […]

FREE
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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 and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music.

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Movies in the Park- DeKalb Park District

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Movies start at sunset FREE! The movie is shown near the Hopkins Park Bandshell Come on out to Hopkins Park on the 2nd Friday of each month this summer for an […]

DIY Workshop: Mental Health Journal

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

  The Dekalb Public Library for a DIY workshop surrounding the theme of mental health. Patrons will be able to make and take home their own mental health journal that […]

FREE
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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 and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music.

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Movies in the Park- Sandwich

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 […]

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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 and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music.

Hinckley Concert Series

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

The public is invited to hear the Gavin Coyle Band play Irish music on the lawn of the Hinckley Community Building Thursday August 25 at 6:30 p.m.  This is the […]

Free

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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 and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music.

Badminton at the Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Do you love playing badminton at school or in your backyard? Join The DeKalb Public Library to learn more about badminton basics, including how to hold your racket, serving, and […]

Free

DIY Family Craft: Photo Magnets

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Make custom memorabilia for your fridge! In this workshop families will be able to turn their family photos into magnets. No prior experience is required. Please bring photos you would […]

Free

Ripped Jeans at Pokanoka’s Cafe-Shabbona Lake

Pokanoka's Cafe 4100 Bluebird Ln, Shabbona, IL

Grab a bite to eat and enjoy live music on the lake 4-7pm! Ripped Jeans is a music duo performing songs from Guns N’ Roses, Elvis, Journey, Tom Petty, and more!

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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 and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music.

Volksmarch 6K/10K Fun and Fitness Walk

Carroll Memorial Park

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

4th Annual Roar-In’ Car Show

700 N. Peace Rd 700 N. Peace Road, DeKalb

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. $15 Registration / Free to the public Registration begins at 9am. Dash plaques to first 50 cards! Raffles Giveaways Multiple Classes Director’s Pick Contact LIFoffice@lifnd.org or call 815-756-5633 […]

Grandparents’ Day Open Art Workshop

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Stop by the DeKalb Public Library to join us for our Grandparents’ Day open art event! Make a gift for your grandparent or with your grandparent! Patrons will be able […]

Free

Acrylic Pour for Teens

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Do you want your artwork displayed in the library? Now is your chance. The teen area can use some more pops of color, so the staff are hosting an Acrylic […]

Free

Junk in Your Trunk Sale

Park District Riverside Sports Complex 1515 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Avoid driving around town searching for sales. Check out this one-stop shop for a fun day of treasure hunting!Calling all Vendors! You bring the "junk," we bring the people! Sell […]

FREE

Great Genoa Duck Race

Carroll Memorial Park

When:    Sunday, September 11 - 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 […]

FREE

Kite Fest

DeKalb Kiwanas Park South 4th Street & Fairview, DeKalb, IL

Time: 11:00 AM Location: DeKalb Kiwanis Park, South 4th Street & Fairview The DeKalb Park District is excited to once again host the annual Kite Fest! This is a FREE […]

FREE

Library Scavenger Hunt & Tour with Homeschool Happenings

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Get to know your local library and the resources it has to offer! We will be led through the inner workings of the library by a staff member on a […]

Free
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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 and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music.

Community Appreciation Cookout

920 W Prairie Dr 920 W Prairie Dr., Ste J, Sycamore, IL

Come by Sycamore Integrated Health, grab a burger and enter for a chance to Win a Free Grill! We'll be grilling out right in front of our office from 2-6pm. […]

FREE

¡Noche de Lotería!

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

  Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month by playing Lotería, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that resembles BINGO, but with pictures! Learn about the history of the game before […]

Free

NIU Teen Café: The STEM of Sports

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Learn how science, technology, engineering and math impacts sports today.Hear from David Benner, an instructor in the NIU Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, who was also a National Champion […]

Free

Open House and Truck & Jeep Show

Wehrli Custom Fabrication 231 Harvestore Dr., DeKalb, IL

Join Wehrli Custom Fabrication at their shop in DeKalb for a Truck & Jeep Show, Shop Tours, Raffles, Auction (with a professional auctioneer!), 50/50 Raffle, Bounce House, Obstacle Course, Touch […]

FREE

8 Countries in 1 Day

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

It’s time to travel the world again! After an extended break due to the Covid-19 virus, the library is thrilled to bring back our 8 Countries in 1 Day event. […]

Free

NIU Homecoming Week: October 4-9

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