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Saturday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Saturday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on the website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

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 over the USA, this experience is like no other. See a variety of vendors, shop at Sycamore's finest stores, and dine at the best restaurants […]

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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 preparation for a group exhibition, and find out how much fun photography can be when you work with others who love it as much as […]

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Whiskey Acres Food & Music

Whiskey Acres 11504 Keslinger Rd, DeKalb, IL

Join Whiskey Acres every Friday – Sunday for live music and food trucks! View artists and food trucks by clicking here Typical schedule as follows: Friday: 5:00-8:00pm Saturday: 3:00-8:00pm Sunday: 2:00-5:00pm

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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 preparation for a group exhibition, and find out how much fun photography can be when you work with others who love it as much as […]

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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 preparation for a group exhibition, and find out how much fun photography can be when you work with others who love it as much as […]

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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 preparation for a group exhibition, and find out how much fun photography can be when you work with others who love it as much as […]

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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 begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

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 preparation for a group exhibition, and find out how much fun photography can be when you work with others who love it as much as […]

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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 preparation for a group exhibition, and find out how much fun photography can be when you work with others who love it as much as […]

National Beer Day Event

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

What a great combo The Warehouse on Park has for this Friday event! Welcome Two Beer Tommy band playing from 7-10 here at The Warehouse on Park. We also are excited to have Nina's Taco's. What better band than these guys on International Beer day!   Two Beer Tommy will be performing classic & modern […]

FREE
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Friday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Friday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on their website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

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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 - EncantoAugust 5 - The Mummy (PG-13)

FREE
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Whiskey Acres Food & Music

Whiskey Acres 11504 Keslinger Rd, DeKalb, IL

Join Whiskey Acres every Friday – Sunday for live music and food trucks! View artists and food trucks by clicking here Typical schedule as follows: Friday: 5:00-8:00pm Saturday: 3:00-8:00pm Sunday: 2:00-5:00pm

MellenCougar

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Mellencougar jamming Live on the Warehouse on Park's award winning outdoor patio on this Saturday Night! Burritoville Food truck for this special evening of Music - food and fun! As always, there is a signature cocktail for this event. This is a Second of a special weekend of Music.   Mellencougar plays from 7-10 Gates […]

$10

Saturday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

LIMITED LATE MODELS, STREET STOCKS, PURE STOCKS, PLUS BADGER MIDGETS and Diabetes Awareness Night Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Child Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5-13) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

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Whiskey Acres Food & Music

Whiskey Acres 11504 Keslinger Rd, DeKalb, IL

Join Whiskey Acres every Friday – Sunday for live music and food trucks! View artists and food trucks by clicking here Typical schedule as follows: Friday: 5:00-8:00pm Saturday: 3:00-8:00pm Sunday: 2:00-5:00pm

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 packing venues in and around Chicago. From Millennium Park to Oak Park, families come in large numbers to dance and enjoy this engaging performer.

FREE

Virtual Community Feedback Open House

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

DeKalb Public Library is embarking on a strategic planning process and needs your help! As we plan for the future, we need to hear honest feedback and brilliant ideas from you—our patrons and community residents. Bring your experiences, insights, hopes, and recommendations for the library to this virtual open house. Library staff will be present […]

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.

Evening for Habitat – DeKalb County Pheasants Forever

Lincoln Inn at Farandas 302 Grove St., DeKalb, IL

Pheasants Forever and DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Buick GMC are proud to present the 2022 Evening for Habitat. This event is one of the most exciting and best attended conservation banquets in northern Illinois every year. Come join us for a fun night, a great meal, and a very good chance at winning great drawing and […]

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Friday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Friday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on their website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

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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 outdoor movie experience! Family-friendly movies are shown on a big inflatable movie screen. The show starts when nature turns off the lights June 10: Minions […]

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 area. Watch www.DeKalbCountyBarnTour.com for updates. Price is $40 per carload

DIY Workshop: Mental Health Journal

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

  The Dekalb Public Library for a DIY workshop surrounding the theme of mental health. Patrons will be able to make and take home their own mental health journal that includes a daily check-in, doodle space, resource list, and more! There will be information provided to patrons on where Health and Wellness books can be […]

FREE
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Whiskey Acres Food & Music

Whiskey Acres 11504 Keslinger Rd, DeKalb, IL

Join Whiskey Acres every Friday – Sunday for live music and food trucks! View artists and food trucks by clicking here Typical schedule as follows: Friday: 5:00-8:00pm Saturday: 3:00-8:00pm Sunday: 2:00-5:00pm

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 50 home-cooked favorites, a cash bar, entertainment, and raffle prizes! All proceeds from this unique event benefit CASA DeKalb County and their advocacy for children […]

Saturday Night Racing- Back to School Bash

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

LIMITED LATE MODELS, STREET STOCKS, PURE STOCKS, DIRT LATE MODELS, & BUBBLE GUM RACES Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Child Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5-13) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – FREE, and kids (under 5) – FREE

After-hours Concert: Jersey Brothers

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

The Jersey Brothers perform music from Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and their contemporaries – with historical notes from the groups popular and on-going career. Seasoned performers, Norm and Randy Murray have appeared on the same bill as The Four Seasons, Johnny Rivers, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Diamonds and Bill Haleys Comets. This after-hours […]

FREE

Star Party: Night Sky Observation at the Park District with FVAS

Park District Riverside Sports Complex 1515 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

  Fox Valley Astronomical Society is back for another night of starry fun! Come to learn about meteors, stick around to observe the summer sky, and stay up to watch for the Perseid meteor shower. Bring a lawn chair, blanket. Binoculars and/or telescopes welcome. Held at the park’s Riverside Sports Complex, 1515 Airport Rd. Sycamore, […]

FREE

Classic Movie Club

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Come by the library and watch a classic film on the second Sunday of the month. About this event Seniors and adults of all ages can come by the Sycamore Public Library to watch a classic movie, learn about books to read that pair with the movie, and participate in a short activity. Popcorn will […]

FREE
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Whiskey Acres Food & Music

Whiskey Acres 11504 Keslinger Rd, DeKalb, IL

Join Whiskey Acres every Friday – Sunday for live music and food trucks! View artists and food trucks by clicking here Typical schedule as follows: Friday: 5:00-8:00pm Saturday: 3:00-8:00pm Sunday: 2:00-5:00pm

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Angela Hoover Live Show

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

Angela Hoover is a mother, actress and stand-up comedian and has been entertaining audiences for the better part of her adult life. Hoover was a semi-finalist on Season 8 of America's Got Talent where Howie Mandel was quotes as saying: "You are the best celebrity impressionist working today." Her impressions include: The Celebrity Housewives, Penelope […]

$25 – $30