Independence Day 5K/10K

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Start your holiday off on the right foot and join DeKalb Park District for our annual Independence Day 5K and our NEW! 10K! This chip-timed race starts and finishes at […]

Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebration

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

The City of DeKalb and DeKalb Park District is excited to host the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration! Join DeKalb Park District in Hopkins Park for this annual tradition […]

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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 […]

Sip ‘n’ Savor

Sycamore Community Park 940 E. State St, Sycamore, IL

Dear fellow beer, wine, whiskey, and food lover!In recent years Northern Illinois’ growing community of craft spirits, uniquefood, and artisans of all types have enhanced our neighborhoods, excitedresidents and visitors […]

Tour of Champions Drum Corps Show

Huskie Stadium 1245 Stadium Drive South, DeKalb

Drum Corps Returns to NIU and DeKalb - July 9th DeKalb is proud to welcome the Tour of Champions Drum & Bugle Corps show. Once the home of Drum Corps […]

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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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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 […]

BOO’ze & Spirits Flashlight Tour

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

What has led to the Egyptian Theatre being known as one of the most haunted buildings in town and in the top ten haunted theatres in Illinois? Join the Theatre […]

$30

Throwback at the Park

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Join DeKalb Park District for the inaugural Craft Beer and Disc Golf Festival brought to you in collaboration by the DeKalb Park District, Byers Brewing, and the Phenix Disc Golf […]

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STEAM Summer Camp- Exploring Drones

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon, IL

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU-supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to navigate, design drone […]

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STEAM Summer Camp- Exploring Drones

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon, IL

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU-supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to navigate, design drone […]

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STEAM Summer Camp- Exploring Drones

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon, IL

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU-supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to navigate, design drone […]

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 Istvan & His Imaginary Band When Istvan starts rocking kids can’t help but join in, […]

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STEAM Summer Camp- Exploring Drones

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon, IL

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU-supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to navigate, design drone […]

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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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STEAM Summer Camp- Exploring Drones

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon, IL

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU-supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to navigate, design drone […]

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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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STEAM Summer Camp- Exploring Drones

Lorado Taft Field Campus 1414 N River Rd, Oregon, IL

Experiment and push the limits of your NIU-supplied drone in this week of flying fun! You’ll get to code drones and create obstacle courses for them to navigate, design drone […]

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.

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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STEAM Summer Camp- Photography

Swen Parson Hall- NIU 230 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL

Welcome, all aspiring photographers! Come learn the technology and art behind one of the world’s most popular pastimes. Discover how the pros work as you create your own photographs in […]

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STEAM Summer Camp- Photography

Swen Parson Hall- NIU 230 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL

Welcome, all aspiring photographers! Come learn the technology and art behind one of the world’s most popular pastimes. Discover how the pros work as you create your own photographs in […]

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STEAM Summer Camp- Photography

Swen Parson Hall- NIU 230 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL

Welcome, all aspiring photographers! Come learn the technology and art behind one of the world’s most popular pastimes. Discover how the pros work as you create your own photographs in […]

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STEAM Summer Camp- Photography

Swen Parson Hall- NIU 230 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL

Welcome, all aspiring photographers! Come learn the technology and art behind one of the world’s most popular pastimes. Discover how the pros work as you create your own photographs in […]

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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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STEAM Summer Camp- Photography

Swen Parson Hall- NIU 230 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL

Welcome, all aspiring photographers! Come learn the technology and art behind one of the world’s most popular pastimes. Discover how the pros work as you create your own photographs in […]

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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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STEAM Summer Camp- Photography

Swen Parson Hall- NIU 230 Normal Road, DeKalb, IL

Welcome, all aspiring photographers! Come learn the technology and art behind one of the world’s most popular pastimes. Discover how the pros work as you create your own photographs in […]

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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 […]

5K Vineyard Run

Waterman Winery & Vineyards 11582 Waterman Road, Waterman, IL

Join us for an exciting new event that features the amazing scenery and landscape of Waterman Winery & Vineyards! Whether you are looking to run, walk or just enjoy the wine this race is a sure thing for a great time and an incredible experience!

$25

DeKalb County Barn Tour 2022

Hinkley Area

The DeKalb County Barn Tour, hosted by Glidden Homestead and the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association will be held in the Hinckley area and will feature barns in the Hinckley […]

50 Men Who Cook

BARSEMA ALUMNI AND VISITORS CENTER, NIU 231 N Annie Glidden Rd, DeKalb, IL

Support CASA at the 18th annual 50 Men Who Cook on August 13 from 6-9 PM at the Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center! Join us for an evening of over […]