Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk

Lions Park 700 W. Taylor Street, DeKalb, IL

Enjoy a unique walk this Mother’s Day weekend, featuring a display of decorated wooden flowers along the trail at Lions Park.

Tea Party at Ellcourt

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

The Ellwood House of DeKalb, Illinois will be hosting youth programs this summer every second Saturday of the month. Saturday, May 11th, they will be hosting a tea party at […]

Free

World Migratory Bird Day: Bird Walk

Sycamore Park District Forest Preserve: Great Western Trail Expansion 103 E State St., Sycamore

Join local bird enthusiast Terese Dudek for a Bird Walk on World Migratory Bird Day! This year you can select from one of two birding times; 8:30am or 6:30pm. Please […]

Free
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Mother’s Day Weekend at Blumen Gardens

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Treat the special women in your life (and everyone else on your list) to a day filled with joy, laughter, and unforgettable experiences in our enchanting garden oasis. Food Trucks […]

Mother’s Day Saturday Flower Walk

Russell Woods Forest Preserve 11750 IL-72, Genoa

“Visitors often ask us to come outside and help them identify one of the many beautiful spring wildflowers in the forest preserve,” says Peggy Anesi, University of Illinois Extension Educator. […]

Free
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Cinco De Mayo Spring Carnival

Los Rancheros 2000 2350 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL

Don't miss the Cinco de Mayo Spring Carnival! Rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. May 3-5 & 10-12.

The Serotones at Prarie State Winery

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

No reservations are taken for this event. All tables are first come first served!

Free

2nd Annual Food Truck Fest @ Midwest Sportsplex

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Enjoy a family friendly event including, live music, great food, and drinks at the 2nd Annual Food Truck Fest at Midwest Sportsplex!

Billy Nation – Tribute to Billy Joel

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Billy Nation – Tribute to Billy Joel comes to the Egyptian Theatre on Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $35-$65, plus ticket fees, and may be purchased by […]

$35 – $65

Sunday at Sandwich

Sandwich Fair Grounds 15730 Pratt Road, Sandwich, IL

Come and join MJ&Crew to discover the many treasures and custom creations their vendors bring to you. They also have food truck vendors on-site as well as games and live […]

$5 – $10
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Mother’s Day Weekend at Blumen Gardens

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Treat the special women in your life (and everyone else on your list) to a day filled with joy, laughter, and unforgettable experiences in our enchanting garden oasis. Food Trucks […]

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Mother’s Day Weekend at Blumen Gardens

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens in celebrating Mother’s Day! Treat the special women in your life (and everyone else on your list) to a day filled with joy, laughter, and unforgettable experiences […]

Pokanoka’s Dockside Mother’s Day Brunch

Pokanoka's Cafe 4100 Bluebird Ln, Shabbona, IL

Join Pokanoka's Dockside for Mother's Day Brunch! Sunday, May 12th 9am-5pm. They will have a special cocktail menu, including Peach Bellinis, Mimosas, Strawberry Smash cocktails and a special dessert menu […]

Mother’s Day Brunch at The Brown Pub

The Brown Pub 200 Somonauk Road, Hinckley, IL

Join The Brown Pub for Mother's Day Brunch and enjoy a special menu, 'Mom's Shop' vendors, and dress like your favorite TV mom!

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Cinco De Mayo Spring Carnival

Los Rancheros 2000 2350 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb, IL

Don't miss the Cinco de Mayo Spring Carnival! Rides, games, food, and fun for the whole family. May 3-5 & 10-12.

In My Shoes: Art for Hope and Healing from Mental Illness

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

In an effort to showcase the highs and lows of recovery from mental illness and substance use, the Living Room is partnering with the DeKalb County Mental Health Board to […]

NIU STEM Café: Physical Therapy for Lifelong Health

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

Physical therapists have a unique role to play in helping to promote public health and reverse the trend toward chronic illness. Chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease are […]

Free

Flashback Friday Films: The Sandlot

Sycamore Public Library 103 E State St, Sycamore, Illinois

Adults are welcome to attend Sycamore Public Libraries new theme of monthly after-hours movie nights: Flashback Fridays! Designed for adults to relive watching their favorite 80’s and 90’s childhood movies […]

Free

DeKalb Has Talent!

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

DeKalb Has Talent! Join us to watch rappers, singers, poets, bands, comedians, and dancers after-hours in the main lobby. Performers will compete for 1st and 2nd prizes in each category. […]

Free

Shred & Recycle

Kishwaukee Family YMCA 2500 Bethany Rd, Sycamore, IL

Participants may bring up to 2 bankers-sized-boxes or paper bags or documents and/or CD-Rs. Staples do not need to be removed from paper materials. Additional items to be collected at […]

Free

Market in the Park

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

Over 100 unique vendors make up this great craft and vendor show for the public. FREE ENTRY! Come find unique gifts, vintage finds, original artwork, tasty treats, and other various […]

Free

Artist and Maker Market

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens for their Artist + Maker Market on Sunday, May 19th from 11-2pm! Shop multiple local artists and makers set up throughout our beautiful gardens and grounds. Press […]

Lee Gardner at Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Lee Gardner will be performing at Warehouse on Park on May 19th from 12:00pm-3:00pm. More information is available on the Warehouse on Park website.

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Johnny K’s Cruise Nights

Johnny K's 125 Duvick Ave, Sandwich, IL

Johnny K's Cruise Nights season kicks off May 7th and will run every other Tuesday through October 22nd! All shows are 100% free. Each driver will get a discount to […]

FREE

Ladies Night Out

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Ladies Night Out Thursday May 23rd 4-7PM Free to Attend Grab your girlfriends and join Blumen Gardens for extended evening hours of exclusive shopping! Bring your besties and enjoy a […]

BB and the Billies at Prairie State Winery

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

Join Prairie State Winery in the dining room for live music! All seats are first come first served.

Free

RichRath Project and Amy Stephan at Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Join Warehouse on Park for their kick off event for outdoor events on May 25th from 5:30pm-10:00pm. RichRath Project and Amy Stephan will be performing. For more information, check out […]

Jason Nelson at Prairie State Winery

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

Join Prairie State Winery in the dining room for live music! All seats are first come first served.

Free

Memorial Day Parade

Genoa, IL Genoa, Illinois

Genoa's Memorial Day Parade will be held on May 27th at 11:30am at the Genoa Vets Home, 311 S Washington St, North on Washington St, East on Rt. 72, South […]

Free

Fraud Protection and Advocacy for Senior Citizens

Cortland Lions Club 1811 S Llanos St, Cortland, IL

Fraud Protection and Advocacy for Seniors Hosted by State Representative Jeff Keicher and the Town of Cortland. Scam artists often take age as a vulnerability. As a result, seniors are […]

Trivia Night

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

This event is open to all ages, so gather your friends, family, and colleagues for a night of fun and knowledge. From 6-8pm, challenge your knowledge across a wide range […]

$10

Evening at Ellcourt

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Join the Ellwood House for live music, crafted cocktails and delicious appetizers in Ellcourt. Tickets available March 2nd. To register, visit ellwoodhouse.org/ellcourt.

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Shabbona Farmer’s Market

Purdy Park 204 E Navaho Ave, Shabbona, IL

Shabbona Farmer's Market kicks off on June 1, 2024 and is every Saturday 8am-Noon thru September.

Northern Illinois Art Show

DeKalb County Courthouse 133 W State St, Sycamore, IL

The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will hold its 53rd annual Northern Illinois Art Show on June 1 and June 2 on the DeKalb County Courthouse Lawn in Sycamore. The art […]

Pride in the 815

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

The 1st annual KICK OFF PRIDE IN THE 815 is a brand new free local community event amongst the DeKalb County pride & allyship community. This first-of-its-kind community event including […]

Free

Sparks Fly at Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

We all Love Taylor Swift and the Warehouse on Park is bringing some of her music to Genoa! Sparks Fly is full Live Band Experience covering all of your Swiftie […]

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Northern Illinois Art Show

DeKalb County Courthouse 133 W State St, Sycamore, IL

The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will hold its 53rd annual Northern Illinois Art Show on June 1 and June 2 on the DeKalb County Courthouse Lawn in Sycamore. The art […]

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Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens for an evening of gastronomic delights. With a rotating lineup of food trucks, there’s something to satisfy every craving. Plus, enjoy the enchanting tunes of live music […]

Food Truck Tuesday

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens Tuesday, June 4th 4-8pm Wild Carrot Food Truck Gardener’s Lounge- Cocktails, Beer and Wine Available for purchase! Featured Musician: Ted Kowalczyk Mark your calendars […]