Grandparents’ Day Open Art Workshop

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Stop by the DeKalb Public Library to join us for our Grandparents’ Day open art event! Make a gift for your grandparent or with your grandparent! Patrons will be able […]

Free

Acrylic Pour for Teens

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Do you want your artwork displayed in the library? Now is your chance. The teen area can use some more pops of color, so the staff are hosting an Acrylic […]

Free

The Great DuBois

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

The Great DuBois: Masters of Variety.  A fast-paced, high energy circus show for all ages…showcasing incredible feats of juggling, hula hoops, unicycle, aerial, circus stunts, contortion, magic and audience interaction […]

$25 – $45
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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: […]

Junk in Your Trunk Sale

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

Avoid driving around town searching for sales. Check out this one-stop shop for a fun day of treasure hunting!Calling all Vendors! You bring the "junk," we bring the people! Sell […]

FREE

Great Genoa Duck Race

Carroll Memorial Park

When:    Sunday, September 11 - 10:00 a.m. until  2:00 p.m. ​Where:   Carroll Memorial Park, Genoa, IL The event is bigger and better than ever this year, and will include […]

FREE

Kite Fest

DeKalb Kiwanis Park South 4th Street & Fairview, DeKalb, IL

Time: 11:00 AM Location: DeKalb Kiwanis Park, South 4th Street & Fairview The DeKalb Park District is excited to once again host the annual Kite Fest! This is a FREE […]

FREE
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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: […]

Library Scavenger Hunt & Tour with Homeschool Happenings

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Get to know your local library and the resources it has to offer! We will be led through the inner workings of the library by a staff member on a […]

Free

Private Eyes: The Premier Hall & Oates Tribute

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Private Eyes, a Tribute to Daryl Hall & John Oates, was formed in 2018. Their mission was clear and precise: to deliver the timeless music from the best-selling duo of […]

$5 – $49.50
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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.

Community Appreciation Cookout

920 W Prairie Dr 920 W Prairie Dr., Ste J, Sycamore, IL

Come by Sycamore Integrated Health, grab a burger and enter for a chance to Win a Free Grill! We'll be grilling out right in front of our office from 2-6pm. […]

FREE

¡Noche de Lotería!

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

  Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month by playing Lotería, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that resembles BINGO, but with pictures! Learn about the history of the game before […]

Free

NIU Teen Café: The STEM of Sports

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Learn how science, technology, engineering and math impacts sports today.Hear from David Benner, an instructor in the NIU Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, who was also a National Champion […]

Free

Open House and Truck & Jeep Show

Wehrli Custom Fabrication 231 Harvestore Dr., DeKalb, IL

Join Wehrli Custom Fabrication at their shop in DeKalb for a Truck & Jeep Show, Shop Tours, Raffles, Auction (with a professional auctioneer!), 50/50 Raffle, Bounce House, Obstacle Course, Touch […]

FREE

8 Countries in 1 Day

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

It’s time to travel the world again! After an extended break due to the Covid-19 virus, the library is thrilled to bring back our 8 Countries in 1 Day event. […]

Free
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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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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) […]

BritBeat- A Tribute to the Beatles

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Take a trip back in time with a fantastic journey through the days of Beatlemania with BritBeat’s multimedia concert journey through Beatles music history. See why this nationally acclaimed Beatles […]

$3 – $65
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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: […]

The Big Sing

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Join the Egyptian Theater for the 2nd annual "The Big Sing" community choral concert featuring 5 choirs: Cor Cantiamo, Northern Illinois University Concert Choir, DeKalb High School Concert Choir, Kaneland […]

$5 – $12

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