NIU STEM Café: Climate Change in Our Backyards

Virtual

We’re living in times of environmental and social unrest. Climate change affects everything from crop production to extreme weather events, food prices, jobs and real estate. Join NIU experts in […]

FREE

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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The Crucible

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

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

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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.

DIY Piñatas

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by making your very own piñata! Listen to a brief presentation on the history of piñatas and the process before making your very own. This is […]

Free
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The Crucible

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

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

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
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The Crucible

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

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

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Shabbona Farmer & Artisan Market

Shabbona Farmers Market 212 W Comanche Ave, Shabbona, IL

Shabbona Farmer & Artisan Market 1st and 3rd Saturday June thru October corner of Route 30 & Nokomis Street

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!

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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: […]

Wine on the Terrace

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

The Ellwood House terraces and gardens offer a picturesque setting for an evening of fine wine, craft beer, unique appetizers, desserts, and live music. The wines and craft beer will […]

$70

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 […]

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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) […]

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

Steve Brogan Ventriloquist

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

Steve Brogan is a career "Comic Ventriloquist". He has turned his childhood hobby into a successful occupation. "What job could be better", quips Steve, "I get paid to watch people […]

$30 – $35
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The Crucible

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

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

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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: […]

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The Crucible

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

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

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
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The Crucible

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

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

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
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The Crucible

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

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

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The Crucible

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

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

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
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The Crucible

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

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

Harvest Fest

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 (Sing 2), fall food, snacks, […]

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Harvest Hustle Day- Sycamore Speedway

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

LIMITED LATE MODELS, STREET STOCKS, PURE STOCKS, PLUS LUCAS OIL MLRA LATE MODELS LUCAS OIL MLRA LATE MODELS – $5,000 TO WIN (40 laps) on Friday and $7,000 TO WIN (50 […]

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 […]

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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

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The Crucible

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

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

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 […]

Tails Humane Society Mutt Strut

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

The Mutt Strut 5K is a dog-friendly 5K run/walk-a-thon benefiting the over 3,400 animals cared for each year at Tails Humane Society.

$35
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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: […]

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Harvest Hustle Day- Sycamore Speedway

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

LIMITED LATE MODELS, STREET STOCKS, PURE STOCKS, PLUS LUCAS OIL MLRA LATE MODELS LUCAS OIL MLRA LATE MODELS – $5,000 TO WIN (40 laps) on Friday and $7,000 TO WIN (50 […]

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

PJ’s Oktoberfest

PJ's Courthouse Tavern 202 West State Street, Sycamore, IL

Come join PJs Tavern outside under the big tent for PJ's Courthouse Tavern Oktoberfest. Saturday October 1st from 5pm to 11pm, enjoy German Oktoberfest food, drinks, fun and music. The […]

$10
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The Crucible

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

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

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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: […]

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra presents “Clown Princes”, featuring complete silent films by Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, and Harold Lloyd with historic scores played by a live orchestra.  With more than […]

$20 – $65