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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 Kiwanis 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

PS4 Sports Tournament

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Test your PS4 skills against your peers in this exciting gaming tournament!PS4 games played during tournaments include: Madden 22, NBA2022, and MLB The Show: 2022. The winner will receive 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.

Creepy Campfire: Adult Camp Night @ Syc. Park District

Sycamore Park District Good Tymes Shelter

Adult Camp Night returns with even more ghost stories, s'mores, and fun!Reminisce about the nostalgia of camp days by participating in games, making crafts, learning about nocturnal ecology, bushcraft survival […]

Free

STEM: Structural Engineering with Society of Women Engineers

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Explore the fundamentals of structural engineering with the Society of Women Engineers by creating structures using spaghetti noodles and other challenging building supplies! Build a bridge! Or a tower! Will […]

Free

Malta Fall Garland Festival

Adams St & 3rd St Adams St & 3rd St, Malta, IL

Malta's Fall Garland Festival is a small-town, one-day street festival full of Autumn cheer. Join our community at this seasonal event that is fun for all ages!

Free NIU Anime Film Festival

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join us for an Anime Film Festival sponsored by the NIU Division of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the NIU Asian American Resource Center. This event is free and […]

Hinckley Concert Series

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

The third concert in the Hinckley series will be the Shade Tree Music Company featuring pop, country and classical rock Sept 24 Community Building Lawn at 6:30 p.m.

Free

Oktoberfest with Homeschool Happenings

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate with the DeKalb Public Library in this kid-friendly event. Learn about the origins of this lively German festival and experience some of the best parts of it at your […]

Free

Concert at the Library: Joey Leone’s History of Blues in America

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Acclaimed guitarist and music historian Joey Leone presents “The History of Blues in America”; a one hour program covering the history, influence and social impact of American blues music through […]

Free

Cosplay Workshop

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Cosplay your favorite characters using our costumes and props. Bring some of your own paraphernalia to complete the look! Pose in front of our green screen and backdrop scene.This event […]

Free

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 […]

Family Fun Science: Spooky Anatomy

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

It’s spooky season, so let’s learn about how spooky (and cool) human bodies are! NIU Anatomy will be helping us make brain hats that teach us the parts of the […]

Stone Soup Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Huntley Park

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Extend the Summer into the Fall with Stone Soup Shakespeare’s A MidSUMMER Night’s Dream at Huntley Park in DeKalb!Stone Soup Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream centers Bottom as our not-so-humble […]

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 […]