“Very Well, Thank You”: The Arts as a Means to Well Being

NIU Art Museum 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

The exhibition investigates the unique role and way the visual and performing arts assist in maintaining social, psychological and physical health and happiness. Artists were selected from a national call […]

Ladies Night Out @ Blumen Gardens

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Grab your girlfriends and join Blumen Gardens for extended evening hours of exclusive shopping! Grab a cocktail and enjoy special offers for the night.

FREE

Charcuterie Date Night

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Couples will create your very own Charcuterie board and cork handled cheese slicer. You will sand & seal the board, While Charcuterie board expert Cathy Rasmussen from Hyvee Foods gives […]

$75

Garden Center Opening

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Join Lloyd Landscaping / Warehouse on Park as they officially open our Garden center! They welcome two very special guests, to help you attract Birds & Pollinators that will make […]

$5

April Maker’s Market

263 E Lincoln Hwy 263 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

Join local makers and artisans at a bi-monthly market! Shop from the best local vendors in DeKalb County, including small batch natural skin care & wellness from Juniper's Nest, fermented […]

Free

Outdoor Adventures Full Moon Night Hike

Prairie Park 615 Ellwood Ave, DeKalb, IL

Outdoor Adventures Full Moon Night Hike at Prairie Park / DeKalb, Illinois  Guided by moonlight, explore the nighttime woods, learn about nocturnal critters and enjoy other fun activities during this event. Meet at the Prairie […]

$5

Music in the Park

Veteran's Park Gazebo 143 E. Railroad Street, Sandwich

Starting May 26th, 2021 and running every Wednesday through August 25th 2021, we have "Music in the Park" downtown Sandwich at the Gazebo across the street from the Opera House! […]

FREE

Sycamore Farmers Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area.  Our mission is to bring our farmers and […]

free

Music in the Park

Veteran's Park Gazebo 143 E. Railroad Street, Sandwich

Starting May 26th, 2021 and running every Wednesday through August 25th 2021, we have "Music in the Park" downtown Sandwich at the Gazebo across the street from the Opera House! […]

FREE

DeKalb Farmers Market

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

The market is open every Thursday from 10am-2pm June through September in Van Buer Plaza in Downtown DeKalb. Local vendors provide fresh produce, baked sweets, craft goods, coffee, and hot […]

free

Destination Shabbona Farmer and Artisan Market

Shabbona Farmers Market 212 W Comanche Ave, Shabbona, IL

Locally produced vegetables, baked goods, honey, salsa, hand crafted items and more. Saturdays, 8am - 1pm. Downtown Shabbona. Rt. 30 & Nokomis St. - Downtown Shabbona

Northern Illinois Art Show

DeKalb County Courthouse 133 W State St, Sycamore, IL

Celebrating 50 years, the Kishwaukee Valley Art League will hold its annual Northern Illinois Art Show June 5th and 6th on the courthouse lawn in downtown Sycamore. Over forty artisans […]

FREE

Artist + Maker Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens for their Artist + Maker Market 11-2pm! Shop multiple local artists and makers. June 6th, July 11th, August 8th, September 19th

FREE

Sycamore Farmers Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area.  Our mission is to bring our farmers and […]

free

Music in the Park

Veteran's Park Gazebo 143 E. Railroad Street, Sandwich

Starting May 26th, 2021 and running every Wednesday through August 25th 2021, we have "Music in the Park" downtown Sandwich at the Gazebo across the street from the Opera House! […]

FREE

DeKalb Farmers Market

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

The market is open every Thursday from 10am-2pm June through September in Van Buer Plaza in Downtown DeKalb. Local vendors provide fresh produce, baked sweets, craft goods, coffee, and hot […]

free

Destination Shabbona Farmer and Artisan Market

Shabbona Farmers Market 212 W Comanche Ave, Shabbona, IL

Locally produced vegetables, baked goods, honey, salsa, hand crafted items and more. Saturdays, 8am - 1pm. Downtown Shabbona. Rt. 30 & Nokomis St. - Downtown Shabbona

Open Door Block Party

Open Door Coffee 502 W Main St, Genoa, IL

Block Party at OpenDoor in Genoa with LIVE music by Genoa's own Dan Dillett and Slow Smoke BBQ truck serving-up lunch! The purpose of this event is to gather as […]

FREE

Pet Blessing

Huntley Park 200 Prospect st, DeKalb, IL

In honor of former mayor Bessie Chronopoulos St. George Greek Orthodox Church is hosting a Pet Blessing for all animals (large and small) in DeKalb County. Saturday, June 12, at […]

FREE

Virtual Cooking Program: Fabulous 50’s

Virtual

From ice cream sundaes to rocket burgers, enjoy the fabulous foods from the 1950’s. Cookbook collector Amy Alessio will lead audience members on a fond but funny look back at […]

FREE

Artist + Maker Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens for their Artist + Maker Market 11-2pm! Shop multiple local artists and makers. June 6th, July 11th, August 8th, September 19th

FREE

Sycamore Farmers Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area.  Our mission is to bring our farmers and […]

free

Music in the Park

Veteran's Park Gazebo 143 E. Railroad Street, Sandwich

Starting May 26th, 2021 and running every Wednesday through August 25th 2021, we have "Music in the Park" downtown Sandwich at the Gazebo across the street from the Opera House! […]

FREE

DeKalb Farmers Market

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

The market is open every Thursday from 10am-2pm June through September in Van Buer Plaza in Downtown DeKalb. Local vendors provide fresh produce, baked sweets, craft goods, coffee, and hot […]

free

Destination Shabbona Farmer and Artisan Market

Shabbona Farmers Market 212 W Comanche Ave, Shabbona, IL

Locally produced vegetables, baked goods, honey, salsa, hand crafted items and more. Saturdays, 8am - 1pm. Downtown Shabbona. Rt. 30 & Nokomis St. - Downtown Shabbona

Oak + Swine at Whiskey Acres

Whiskey Acres 11504 Keslinger Rd, DeKalb, IL

Head out to Whiskey Acres, enjoy Oak + Swine and listen to music from Jamey Darnold. Oak + Swine will be here serving their spin on Central Texas BBQ.

Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

The Collective featuring Yo Anderson of Side by Side is here on our patio from 6-9 PM. Also one of our favorite food trucks - Slow smoke BBQ. will be […]

free

Father’s Day Cookout

The Pub in Maple Park 221 Main St, Maple Park, IL

Come to The Pub for an outdoor grill out. Inside kitchen will be closed but the Dads will be grilling burgers, hot dogs, and chicken breasts from 11-3pm. 🍔🌭 Father/daughter duo, Kylee […]

Sycamore Farmers Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm. We are one of the few authentic farmers markets in our area.  Our mission is to bring our farmers and […]

free

Music in the Park

Veteran's Park Gazebo 143 E. Railroad Street, Sandwich

Starting May 26th, 2021 and running every Wednesday through August 25th 2021, we have "Music in the Park" downtown Sandwich at the Gazebo across the street from the Opera House! […]

FREE

Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 509 North First Street, DeKalb, IL

Throughout the summer, Music at the Mansion will present six different concerts that are free to the public located on the front lawn of the beautiful and historic Ellwood Mansion […]

FREE

Exotic Animals

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Join the DeKalb Public Library at the band shelter in Hopkins Park to see a variety of live animals from Animal Express, including a fox, a skunk, and a raccoon! […]

FREE

DeKalb Farmers Market

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

The market is open every Thursday from 10am-2pm June through September in Van Buer Plaza in Downtown DeKalb. Local vendors provide fresh produce, baked sweets, craft goods, coffee, and hot […]

free

50th Annual Sandwich Engine and Tractor Show

Sandwich Fair Grounds 15730 Pratt Road, Sandwich, IL

The Club would like to invite all to our 50th Annual Show. Friday June, 25 and Saturday June, 26th, 2021, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the beautiful and shady […]

Admission

Destination Shabbona Farmer and Artisan Market

Shabbona Farmers Market 212 W Comanche Ave, Shabbona, IL

Locally produced vegetables, baked goods, honey, salsa, hand crafted items and more. Saturdays, 8am - 1pm. Downtown Shabbona. Rt. 30 & Nokomis St. - Downtown Shabbona

Sandwich Tractor Ride

Sandwich Fair Grounds 15730 Pratt Road, Sandwich, IL

The day after the 50th annual show (Note the show dates of June 25th and 26th. no show on Sunday the 27th), the Sandwich Early Day Engine Club will be […]

Admission

Picnic in the Park: Victorian Tea Party

Ellwood House 509 North First Street, DeKalb, IL

Youth programs are back at the Ellwood House Museum! Join us one Sunday each month for a "Picnic in the Park" — June 27: Victorian Tea Party July 25: Birds […]

FREE