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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, […]

free
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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

Pumpkin Rol-Down

Sycamore Park District 480 S. Airport Road, Sycamore, IL

Roll a pumpkin down the sled hill to the price grid below- all it takes is a little bit of luck and a lot of fun! Other festive activities include […]

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Horror Film Series

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join the Egyptian Theatre Horror Film Series this fall for thrills and chills on the largest movie screen in DeKalb County! Film Schedule: October 4 - DOUBLE FEATURE: The Mummy's Hand and […]

$8 – $65

NIU STEM Café: Canine Science and the Power of Dog-Human Bonds

Fatty's Pub and Grille 1312 W Lincoln Hwy,, DeKalb, IL

We know dogs are “human’s best friend,” but what makes dogs uniquely suited to fulfill that role? This STEM Café explores the rise of canine sciences, the power of positive […]

Vintage Shop Hop

DeKalb County illinois

Over 400 vintage shops, antique malls, ladies' boutiques, consignment shops & barn sales are on board! Shop local. Shop small business. You better tell the boss now you need the day […]

Music in the Garden: Steve Sharp

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

Friday night music events are reservation only. Reservations open the Monday before the event at 11am. Please call us at 815-784-4540 to book your reservation! During Friday night music events the kitchen […]

An Evening with Lewberger

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Lewberger is Keith Habersberger, Alex Lewis, and Hughie Stone Fish. This handsome 3-man comedy band based in Los Angeles, CA, got a standing ovation on America's Got Talent and were […]

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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

DeKalb Back Alley Market

Dekalb Back Alley Market Palmer Ct & 2nd St, Dekalb, IL

Great boho inspired event. Vintage, retro, artists, craftsman, bakers, makers, woodworkers, jewelry makers, glassblowers, candle makers, soaps, lotions, potions, henna tattoos, readings, health, wellness, bird houses, bat houses, upcycled bird […]

Family Fun Science: Spooky Anatomy

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

It’s spooky season, so let’s learn about how spooky (and cool) human bodies are! NIU Anatomy will be helping us make brain hats that teach us the parts of the […]

Praire State Debut- Vince Amore

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

Vince is a graduate of the prestigious Indiana University School of Music where he studied under the tutelage of famed performer Nicola Rossi-Lemeni. Amongst his professional accomplishments, Vince is also […]

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Cemetery Walks

The first cemetery walk of the season is on Saturday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Leland Cemetery, the Leland Historical Society Cemetery Walk […]

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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: […]

Stone Soup Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Huntley Park

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Extend the Summer into the Fall with Stone Soup Shakespeare’s A MidSUMMER Night’s Dream at Huntley Park in DeKalb!Stone Soup Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream centers Bottom as our not-so-humble […]

Blooze Brothers

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

For three decades, the Blooze Brothers has been one of Chicagoland’s most in-demand show bands. We not only honor the music made by the original Blues Brothers in movies, TV, […]

$25 – $30

The McCartney Years

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

RESCHEDULED from 2021 to 2022.  The McCartney Years is the premier Paul McCartney concert experience endorsed by Paul McCartney/Wings guitarist, Denny Laine and USA Beatles promoter, Sid Bernstein, who labeled […]

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Cemetery Walks

The first cemetery walk of the season is on Saturday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Leland Cemetery, the Leland Historical Society Cemetery Walk […]

Music in the Garden: Cole Brandt

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

Saturday and Sunday live music events are all first come first served. We have 6 tops, 4 tops and 2 top tables. Larger groups will have to sit at separate […]

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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: […]

Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dancers @ Syc. Park District

SPD Community Center Patio 480 Airport Road, Sycamore, IL

Experience a journey into Mexico’s ancient Aztec culture of music, song, and dance!Xochitl-Quetzal invites you to a dynamic and vibrant performance honoring the heritage of the tradition of La Danza […]

Free
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Horror Film Series

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join the Egyptian Theatre Horror Film Series this fall for thrills and chills on the largest movie screen in DeKalb County! Film Schedule: October 4 - DOUBLE FEATURE: The Mummy's Hand and […]

$8 – $65

NIU STEM Café: Mechatronics: From Robots to Self-Driving Vehicles

Fatty's Pub and Grille 1312 W Lincoln Hwy,, DeKalb, IL

From washers and dryers to drones, conveyor systems and self-driving cars, the results of mechatronics are part of our current lives and a high-tech future. Mechatronics is an interdisciplinary engineering […]