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Santa’s House

DeKalb County Courthouse 133 W State St, Sycamore, IL

Visit Santa at his home in Downtown Sycamore. Santa's House is located on the DeKalb County Courthouse Lawn!

DIY Felt Stuffed Animals at the DeKalb Public Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Get ready to get crafty! Join us to design and create a stuffed animal using materials provided. Afterwards, take it home to keep or give as a gift.This program is first come, first served as materials will be limited. It is intended for adults.

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A Christmas Story at Stage Coach Players

Stage Coach Players 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb, IL

Directed By Stewart Ogilvie For  more information on showtimes and tickets contact the box office at stagecoachplayers.com/ or call 815-758-1940

A Million Dollar Christmas

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The four greatest rock n’ rollers on the planet have assembled to give you a Christmas gift— a MILLION DOLLAR CHRISTMAS gift! Join the smash hit cast of Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash for a rip-roaring holiday show that’ll have you rockin’ around the Christmas tree! The show is unlike any other— a full catalogue […]

$35 – $65
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Santa’s House

DeKalb County Courthouse 133 W State St, Sycamore, IL

Visit Santa at his home in Downtown Sycamore. Santa's House is located on the DeKalb County Courthouse Lawn!

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A Christmas Story at Stage Coach Players

Stage Coach Players 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb, IL

Directed By Stewart Ogilvie For  more information on showtimes and tickets contact the box office at stagecoachplayers.com/ or call 815-758-1940

Christmas Vacation at the Egyptian Theatre

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Kick off your 'good old fashioned family Christmas' at the Egyptian Theatre with the jolliest bunch of a**holes this side of the nuthouse with the holiday classic, Christmas Vacation. It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two […]

Sock Hop & Elvis Tribute Artist Concert

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

Adults 18+ can join Sycamore Library at the Sycamore Park District for a rockin' time to celebrate Elvis Presley's birthday with the man himself. Singing and swinging with the best of Elvis' early hits; tribute Artist Hugo Colin entertains as a young Elvis during this two-hour interactive concert.Dress in your best 1950's duds to win […]

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Genoa Santa House

Downtown Genoa Genoa, IL

Visit with Santa today! Santa will be in his house from 10- 1pm. Santa's house also has a mail slot in the door. Write your letter and drop it off! Four legged friends are also welcome!

Beyblade Tournament at the DeKalb Public Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

“3! 2! 1! Go Shoot!” Put your Beyblade battle skills to the test when you compete in head-to-head events. Do you have what it takes to BE THE ONE?A tournament bracket will be created prior to the program based on registration. The first battle will begin at 11 a.m. and winners will progress through the […]

Acrylic Pour at the DeKalb Public Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Have you ever wanted to create a beautiful abstract painting? Now’s your chance. Acrylic pours are a straight-forward method to getting spectacular painting results for anyone new to painting!The library’s resident art specialist will be showing a couple of different techniques to creating different textures and shapes.This program is intended for teens. No registration is […]

Hot Chocolate & Vision Boards at the DeKalb Public Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Join us for a relaxed morning to mark the end of the year with our Hot Chocolate and Vision Boards program. Patrons will be provided with all the materials to create a digital or physical vision board perfect for starting off the New Year with a self-reflective mindset.Choose a mantra, a collection of quotes, or […]

Noon Year’s Day Celebration at the DeKalb Public Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

We hope you can join us to celebrate the coming of the New Year! Make a noisemaker, toss confetti, and as 12:00 approaches, we’ll start a “noon year” countdown.No registration is required for this free program. It is intended for families with children.

Celebrate Black History: Kruccus International

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

All ages are invited to a high-energy performance of African dance and drumming from Chicagoland's Kruccus International. Audience participation is encouraged. Please register all persons who will be in attendance at this event.Funding for this event is provided by Sycamore Park District, Friends of the Sycamore Library, & Sycamore Library.

Classic Movie Club: Roman Holiday

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Seniors and adults of all ages can come by the Sycamore Public Library to watch a classic movie. Special programs and activities may also occur. Popcorn will be provided!

Winterfest

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Warm up your winter by attending our inaugural Winterfest! Enjoy live music by Wild Blue Ukulele, while taking part in a variety of fun summer-themed activities , and MORE!All ages welcome. Please register each child/adult attending.Thank you to the Friends of the Sycamore Library for their sponsorship of this event!

Courtney Stone & Aaron Williams at PSW

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

She is back! She took a break from music for a bit but is back at it and better than ever.

Pat Tomasulo- The Comedian

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

Pat Tomasulo is a Chicago-based stand-up comedian, TV host, actor and podcaster. One of the top headlining acts in Chicago, his very first one-hour comedy special, “What A Time To Be Alive,” will be released in early 2022. You can also see and hear him weekly on “The Pat Tomasulo Podcast,” one of the highest-charting […]

$30 – $35

Jason Nelson at PSW

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Jason is back by popular demand. He is a magnificent blues and rock guitarist with the vocal skills perfect for the genre.

Swing Dance Lessons with Vargo’s Dance

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Learn how to swing dance in this fun and energetic class taught by Jamie Vargo and Carl Linder. Perfect for beginners or others wanting to brush up on their skills. No partner or experience necessary. Come as you are and get ready to Swing!

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Countdown to the Oscars Film Series

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join us as we countdown to the Oscars with this film series celebrating Academy Award nominees and winners through the decades. Shown on the largest movie screen in DeKalb County, you don't want to miss this exciting lineup. January 17 - It Happened One Night January 24 - Double Indemnity January 31 - Singin' in […]

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 staff as they share all the secrets and stories with a ‘balcony to backstage’ tour that focuses not only on the history of the 91-year-old […]

Art Break!

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Take a break from your busy month to create some art at our new monthly program. Visit the library on the 3rd Saturday of the month between 10am-1pm to be inspired. Different types of media, paints, items, and tools will be provided for you each month. What will you create?For adults and older teens.

A Tour & a Tasting at Byers Brewing Company

Byers Brewing Company 230 E Lincoln Hwy Ste 100, DeKalb, IL

Join Steve on the 3rd Saturday of every month for an interactive tour and tasting.  Participants get hands on with barley and hops as Steve teaches you how beer is made right here in DeKalb.

Celebrate Black History: Harriet (Movie Showing & Discussion)

DeKalb County Community Foundation 475 Dekalb Ave, Sycamore, IL

Join us at the DeKalb County Community Foundation for a showing of the movie "Harriet", an exploration of the life of Harriet Tubman. The movie is rated PG-13 and contains some violence and strong language, so it best suited for teens and adults.A discussion with local community members, DeKalb County History Center and Sycamore Library […]

The Soul Advisor- Tricia Ruiter

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

Since she was three, Tricia Ruiter has always been a gifted clairvoyant, empath, clairaudient, oracle and intuitive. Her ability to "see" missing persons, pets, physical objects, and more, makes her a prized asset to augment police departments, even those out of state. Tricia consults for clients who want guidance on their careers, loved ones, love lives, […]

$35 – $40

$30,000 Bequest Movie Premiere

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

In a small town which boasts about 6,000 residents lives a young couple. Saladin and Electra are both practical and diligent in all their endeavors. Their lives are happy. One day, they receive news from a distant relative Tilbury Foster, from a neighboring state, who mentions that he would be leaving $30,000 bequest for them […]

Sycamore Integrated Health Workshop: Preventing Arthritis

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Join Dr. Zac Sheedy from Sycamore Integrated Health as he leads a workshop about how you can prevent arthritis. Dr. Zac is a specialized doctor of chiropractic care. He will be going over the cause of chronic joint inflammation, how you can prevent it, and how proper treatment can help keep your body feeling young!

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Countdown to the Oscars Film Series

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join us as we countdown to the Oscars with this film series celebrating Academy Award nominees and winners through the decades. Shown on the largest movie screen in DeKalb County, you don't want to miss this exciting lineup. January 17 - It Happened One Night January 24 - Double Indemnity January 31 - Singin' in […]

Poertry/Short Story Night at NIU

Altgeld Hall 116 Altgeld Hall, Dekalb, IL

In relation to the current exhibit, Stories From My Childhood, the NIU Art Museum will be hosting a poetry/short story night. This is a participatory reading and recital on childhood perspectives and experiences. Registration required to read or recite. Register by calling the Art Museum at 815-753-1936, or email artmuseum@niu.edu.

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Fifth Annual Vintage & Maker Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

We are so excited to announce our Fifth Annual Vintage & Maker Market dates! Join us for our Vintage & Maker Market on 1/27 and 1/28: Friday, January 27th from 2 pm to 6 pm Saturday, January 28th from 9 am to 3 pm Shop from multiple local vendors! The entry fee is a $3 […]

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Fifth Annual Vintage & Maker Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

We are so excited to announce our Fifth Annual Vintage & Maker Market dates! Join us for our Vintage & Maker Market on 1/27 and 1/28: Friday, January 27th from 2 pm to 6 pm Saturday, January 28th from 9 am to 3 pm Shop from multiple local vendors! The entry fee is a $3 […]

Vince Amore at PSW

Prairie State Winery 222 West Main St., Genoa, IL

Vince's "forte" lies in his ability to woo the audience with his smooth melodic tones, his powerful expressive voice, and his detail to lyrics. Be it songs performed by the likes of Tony Bennett, Bobby Darrin, Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel, Elton John, Andrea Bocelli etc., or songs personally created by Vince, he strives to express […]

James the Magician at DeKalb Public Library

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Since 1986, James Ember has been creating and performing magic. He has performed his award winning, interactive, comedy magic show throughout the world. Performing magic with a wild passion since he won his first talent show at the age of 6, his exceptional magical talent has been showcased at school programs, during weddings, at corporate […]

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Dimensions Dance Academy – Coppelia

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Coppelia is a charming, funny and comical ballet for all ages! The story is about a girl named Coppelia who sits on her balcony all day reading and never speaking to anyone. A boy named Franz falls deeply in love with her and wants to marry her, even though he is already engaged to another […]