Sip ‘n’ Savor Taste Event

Sycamore Community Park 940 E. State St, Sycamore, IL

Taste your way through the park while enjoying live music and craft and food vendors. Proceeds support the Sycamore Parks Foundation. Presale Tasting Ticket by July 5: $25 On-site Tasting […]

$30

Unplug Illinois Day

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

On Saturday, July 13, more than 60 agencies across the state will support Unplug Illinois Day by holding events encouraging people throughout Illinois to ditch their electronic devices and “unplug” […]

FREE

Drum Corps Returns to DeKalb in 2024

Huskie Stadium 1245 Stadium Drive South, DeKalb

The sounds of Drums and Bugles will be loud and clear at Northern Illinois University After several changes, the NIU Football field will be ready to host the "Tour of […]

Miles Nielsen and The Rusted Hearts at Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Miles Nielsen and The Rusted Hearts will be performing at Whiskey Acres on July 13th from 7:00pm-10:00pm. More information is available on the Warehouse on Park website.

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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

Barley Priest & The Irish Lass at Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Barley Priest and the Irish Lass will be performing at Warehouse on Park on July 14th at 12:00pm-3:00pm. For more information, check out the Warehouse on Park website.

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Kids’ Concert in the Park

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Rock out on select Tuesdays at the Hopkins Park Bandshell this summer! FREE Nanny Nikki - June 11th - Grammy®-Nominated Artist who loves to bring life to classic children’s songs […]

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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
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Hinckley Concert Series

Hinckley Public Library 100 N Maple Street, Hinckley, IL

The Hinckley Historical Society invites the public to its summer band concert series at the Hinckley Community Building Park. The free concerts from 6 to 8 p.m. feature a variety […]

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DeKalb Municipal Band Concert

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Concerts begin at 7:30 pm at the Dee Palmer Bandshell in Hopkins Park • FREE! Join the DeKalb Park District for the 170th season of DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts on […]

FREE

Trivia Night

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens for an exhilarating evening of fun competition at Blumen Gardens’ All Subjects Trivia Night! This event is open to all ages, so gather your friends, family, and […]

$10
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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Free concerts at 7pm on select Wednesdays at the Ellwood House! Summer nights in DeKalb just got a whole lot better! Join DeKalb Park District for FREE music, good vibes, […]

Free

Dan Gogh’s Magic and Art Show

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Step into the whimsical world of Artist-Magician Dan Gogh, where comedy, magic, and art converge to unlock the mystery of creativity. With Dan as your guide, prepare for a captivating […]

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, Illinois, and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, […]

Summer Concert Series

Citizens Memorial Sports Complex 435 Airport Road

Immerse yourself in the magic of live music surrounded by the beauty of nature for an evening of great tunes and togetherness! FREE. Bring seating or a blanket. Food from […]

Free

Let’s Dance Big Band Weekend

Duke Ellington Ballroom 340 Carroll Ave, DeKalb, IL

Join the 18th annual Let's Dance Big Band Weekend at Duke Ellington Ballroom in the Holmes Student Center! Enjoy big band music, ballroom dancing, & fun! Package deals are available.

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Movie in the Park

Knights Park, Sandwich, Illinois 1001 N Latham St, Sandwich, IL 60548, Sandwich, IL

Movie in the Park is back this summer! These events are free to attend, so be sure to mark your calendars and bring the whole family out for a fun […]

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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.

Waterman Lions Summerfest

Waterman Lions Park 435 S. Birch St, Waterman, IL

Don't miss the Waterman Lions Summerfest and Antique Tractor & Truck Show! Enjoy an entire day full of antique and craft shows, tractor pulls, train rides, music, a beer garden, […]

Saturday Bags

Citizens Memorial Sports Complex 435 Airport Road

Ages 18+ • $5 per person each day Cash prize for the winners!* B.Y.O. snacks and drinks. Your partner will be chosen randomly each week. Must be signed up by […]

$5

Northern Illinois Bluegrass Festival

Sandwich Fair Grounds 15730 Pratt Road, Sandwich, IL

Come down to Sandwich Fairgrounds for the Northern Illinois Bluegrass Festival featuring Fox Crossing String Band, DK Kolars/Misspent Youth, Wheels North, Mackville and more! Camping is available Friday and Saturday.

Skateboard at the Fargo (ages 5-8)

Fargo Skateboarding 641 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb

Get the kids active this summer with a free beginner skateboard activity at the Fargo Indoor Skate Park! Join Miss Stormy and Fargo owner, Ariel Ries, for a fun-filled program […]

FREE

Skateboard at the Fargo (ages 9-12)

Fargo Skateboarding 641 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb

Get the kids active this summer with a free beginner skateboard activity at the Fargo Indoor Skate Park! Join Miss Stormy and Fargo owner, Ariel Ries, for a fun-filled program […]

FREE

Cocktails at the Crib

DeKalb County History Center 1730 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL

With a scenic farmstead location along a beautiful pond as a backdrop, the DeKalb County History Center is hosting its third annual “Cocktails at the Crib” fundraiser. Enjoy a spirited […]

$50

Smokin Gunz at Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Smoking Guns will be performing at Warehouse on Park on July 20th from 7:00pm-10:00pm. More information is available on the Warehouse on Park website.

Artist & Maker Market in the Gardens

Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St, Sycamore, IL

Join Blumen Gardens for their Artist + Maker Market on Sunday, July 21st from 11-2pm! Shop multiple local artists and makers set up throughout the beautiful gardens and grounds. Wild […]

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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 […]

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DeKalb Municipal Band Concert

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Concerts begin at 7:30 pm at the Dee Palmer Bandshell in Hopkins Park • FREE! Join the DeKalb Park District for the 170th season of DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts on […]

FREE
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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Free concerts at 7pm on select Wednesdays at the Ellwood House! Summer nights in DeKalb just got a whole lot better! Join DeKalb Park District for FREE music, good vibes, […]

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, Illinois, and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, […]

Summer Concert Series

Citizens Memorial Sports Complex 435 Airport Road

Immerse yourself in the magic of live music surrounded by the beauty of nature for an evening of great tunes and togetherness! FREE. Bring seating or a blanket. Food from […]

Free

Fairway of Flavors

Sycamore Golf Club 940 E. State St, Sycamore

Join local chef, Rudy Galindo, to indulge in an exquisite evening of culinary delights and impeccable wine pairings overlooking the beautiful Sycamore Golf Club. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or […]

$80
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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.

Saturday Bags

Citizens Memorial Sports Complex 435 Airport Road

Ages 18+ • $5 per person each day Cash prize for the winners!* B.Y.O. snacks and drinks. Your partner will be chosen randomly each week. Must be signed up by […]

$5

Mid Summer Showdown

Sandwich Fair Grounds 15730 Pratt Road, Sandwich, IL

Join Mid Summer Showdown at Sandwich Fairgrounds for an evening filled with excitement, tractor pulls, kid-friendly events, music and food!

Good Clean Fun: Music Duo

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Playing music from every decade and virtually every style, Good Clean Fun delivers an exciting show that's guaranteed to put a smile on anyone's face and bring everyone out to […]

FREE

2nd Annual Dirty Bird Cruise Night & Block Party

Downtown Sycamore Sycamore, Illlinois

SAVE THE DATE!! July 27, 2024, is the 2nd Annual Dirty Bird Cruise Night & Block Party. Join the Dirty Bird the evening before the Turning Back Time Car Show […]

Electric Cars at Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Electric Cars, a Cars tribute band, will be performing at Warehouse on Park on July 27th from 7:00pm-10:00pm. More information is available on the Warehouse on Park website.

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Movies in the Park

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

Come out to Chamberlain Park to enjoy a movie for free under the stars! Movies start at dusk. June 22nd - Luca July 27 - Wonka

FREE

Beggars Banquet at Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Beggars Banquet, a Rolling Stones tribute band, will be performing at Warehouse on Park on July 28th 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
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DeKalb Municipal Band Concert

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Concerts begin at 7:30 pm at the Dee Palmer Bandshell in Hopkins Park • FREE! Join the DeKalb Park District for the 170th season of DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts on […]

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, Illinois, and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, […]

Summer Concert Series

Citizens Memorial Sports Complex 435 Airport Road

Immerse yourself in the magic of live music surrounded by the beauty of nature for an evening of great tunes and togetherness! FREE. Bring seating or a blanket. Food from […]

Free

Tween Dodgeball Tournament

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

Ages 12-14 | Dive, Duck, and Dominate the Court! Grab your crew and dodge your way to glory. Teams may consist of six to eight players; however, each player must […]

$35 – $45
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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.

Junk In Your Trunk

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

Avoid driving around town searching for sales (and parking spaces). Check out this one stop shop for a fun day of treasure hunting! FREE. Rain Date: Sunday, August 4. "Calling […]

Free