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 […]

A Harmony of Pictures and Words

Altgeld Hall 116 Altgeld Hall, Dekalb, IL

With his 30-year career as a children's book illustrator James Ransome will examine how pictures are worth a thousand words. The picture book format is a perfect union for words […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Historical Society Cemetery Walk

Greenwood Cemetery Somonauk Rd, Hinckley, IL

Enjoy this beautiful park as you hear about relocating the cemetery, some of the community’s founders, and the Civil War Memorial that sits on the summit of the cemetery.  People […]

free

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 […]