CASA’s Whiskey, Wine & Cheese 2021

348 Merry Oaks Dr. 348 Merry Oaks Dr., Sycamore, IL

CASA DeKalb County, Inc. is a non-profit organization that advocates for and serves as the voice for children in DeKalb County who have experienced abuse or neglect. Please join us […]

Sycamore Walk with Santa

Downtown Sycamore Sycamore, Illlinois

Bundle up and bring the entire family downtown Sycamore on Friday, December 3!! Join us as we welcome Santa to Sycamore. The Sycamore Fire Department will escort Santa and Ms. […]

FREE

Merry Little Sandwich Christmas

Veteran's Park Gazebo 143 E. Railroad Street, Sandwich

TRee lighting ceremony at this community's favorite holiday event! Visit downtown businesses for family friendly activities!  

FREE

Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Since bursting to national acclaim after appearing as semi-finalists on ‘America’s Got Talent’ and winning the top honors on TRU TV’s ‘Fake Off’, Lightwire Theater has gone on to enthrall […]

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Visit with Santa

Van Buer Plaza 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL

See Santa live! Visit with Santa inside his house to share your Christmas wishes! Take a picture with Santa, drop off your Christmas list, and take home a candy cane! […]

FREE
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Visit with Santa

Van Buer Plaza 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL

See Santa live! Visit with Santa inside his house to share your Christmas wishes! Take a picture with Santa, drop off your Christmas list, and take home a candy cane! […]

FREE

Chili Cook-off

Sycamore Golf Club 940 E. State St, Sycamore

Who makes the best chili in Sycamore? If cooking chili is your thing, put on your apron and enter our Chili Cook-Off. Or if you are more of a taster, […]

Satisfaction – The International Rolling Stones Show

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

“Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Show" is the international touring tribute show to the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band. This Billboard highly rated show is entering their 20th year in […]

$15 – $34

NIU Art Museum Biennal

NIU Art Museum 1425 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

Shown every two years, this exhibit features recent artwork by current faculty and teaching staff and highlights the artistry, research, and instruction found at NIU. The work on display represents […]

FREE

Community School Open House – Preschool through 8th Grade

St. Mary Catholic School 222 Waterman St, Sycamore, IL

Start your planning for the 2022-2023 school year and find out more about what St. Mary Catholic School in Sycamore has to offer! All are welcome to attend our Community […]

FREE

Blackout Poetry

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Write your own poems that double as beautiful works of art by drawing over words from books and magazines! This program is intended for those in grades 6-12. Registration is […]

FREE

Brown Bag / Local Lore Program

Virtual

One of the main goals of the Joiner History Room, home to the DeKalb County archives, is to make the wealth of materials in the collection available and accessible to […]

FREE

Sensory Mindfulness

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Join DeKalb Public Library for an immersion into the flow of mindfulness using all your senses. Take a guided walk, then spend time at several separate stations designed to engage […]

FREE

BOO’ze & Spirits Flashlight Tour

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join the Egyptian Theatre staff as they share all the secrets and stories with a ‘balcony to backstage’ tour that focuses not only on the history of the 91-year-old building […]

$30

Self-Care Fair

Sycamore Park District Community Center 480 Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL

A variety of vendors and demonstrations will help self-care seekers find wellness, fun, health, and maybe even a bit of indulgence! This fair is for men and women of all […]

Free

Virtual Tour of Costa Rica

Virtual

It may be cold in Illinois, but it’s nice and sunny down in beautiful Costa Rica! The Dekalb Public Library hosts a series of virtual tours of Costa Rica. These […]

FREE

Jazz at the Egyptian

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The Egyptian Theatre is proud to present the 5th annual "Jazz at the Egyptian" featuring performances by Jazz in Progress, the DeKalb High School Jazz Ensemble, the Sycamore High School […]

$7 – $17
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Paint and Sip with a Book

Common Grounds Coffee, Tea and Smoothies LLC 2180 Oakland Drive Suite B, Sycamore, IL

Common Grounds loves books and book lovers. More than that we love supporting art lovers and inspiring creativity in our community. Join Common Grounds for art nights every Monday from […]

FREE

NIU School of Art and Design 2022 Faculty Biennial

Virtual

The biennial exhibition features the work of current full-time and part-time faculty and teaching staff. The work on display represents the activity and interests of individual members of the School […]

FREE

Free Movie: The Wiz

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The movie is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Join us after the film for a panel discussion. Showing partnered with The Center for […]

Making Smart Purchases with Consumer Reports Online

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

When you make a purchase, whether big or small, you want to make sure that you’re getting a quality item. Join DeKalb Public Library to learn how to use Consumer […]

FREE
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The Vagina Monologues

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

Stage Coach Players is delighted to announce that we will be producing the Obie Award-winning play The Vagina Monologues this February. Written by Eve Ensler (now known by the mononym […]

Family Fun Science: Light-Up Valentines Day Cards

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

It’s time to light up someone’s life! Join DeKalb Public Library to learn about simple and complex circuits and use our knowledge to build a card that really lights up. […]

FREE

NIU School of Art and Design 2022 Faculty Biennial

Virtual

The biennial exhibition features the work of current full-time and part-time faculty and teaching staff. The work on display represents the activity and interests of individual members of the School […]

FREE

Wally Mulso LIVE at the Warehouse on Park

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Bring your significant other, BFF, or whomever and have some Late afternoon fun with local Lothario, Wally Mulso! We have limited seating so get your free tickets now to secure […]

FREE

MARY PFEIFER – SIMPLY PATSY

Sandwich Opera House 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL

A Tribute to the unique and amazing Patsy Cline. Mary Pfeifer works hard to embrace the essence of Patsy’s voice and timings but admits she could never be an exact […]

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The Vagina Monologues

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

Stage Coach Players is delighted to announce that we will be producing the Obie Award-winning play The Vagina Monologues this February. Written by Eve Ensler (now known by the mononym […]

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Paint and Sip with a Book

Common Grounds Coffee, Tea and Smoothies LLC 2180 Oakland Drive Suite B, Sycamore, IL

Common Grounds loves books and book lovers. More than that we love supporting art lovers and inspiring creativity in our community. Join Common Grounds for art nights every Monday from […]

FREE

Paint Night

Chelsea McGhee Studios 942 W. State Street, Sycamore

Local Personal Chef Rudy Galindo will prepare and serve 4 different tapas (small appetizer style plates) While Chelsea McGhee guides you step by step to create a wine-themed canvas painting, […]

Torn Paper Mosaics

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Create wonderful works of art using nothing but torn pieces of paper, some glue, and your imagination! This program is intended for those in grades 6-12. Registration is not required. […]

FREE

NIU School of Art and Design 2022 Faculty Biennial

Virtual

The biennial exhibition features the work of current full-time and part-time faculty and teaching staff. The work on display represents the activity and interests of individual members of the School […]

FREE

Free Movie: Good Hair

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The movie is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Join us after the film for a panel discussion. Showing partnered with The Center for […]

Recovery is Possible

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Dive deep with an individual who is living her life of recovery from Bipolar Disorder. Hear her incredible journey from multiple hospitalizations and living at the Chicago YMCA to working […]

FREE