The Village of Maple Park will hold their annual garage sales this Friday and Saturday, May 18th and 19th, from 9am to 4pm. The Lucerne Lane area in DeKalb (across from the old high school off South 4th St.) will be having garage sales on Saturday May 19th. Multi- family Garage sales in North Grove Crossings neighborhood in Sycamore ( Northeast corner of Peace / Plank Rd & Rt 23)Friday 8-3 and Saturday 8-12. For even more garage sales, follow the DeKalb-Sycamore Garage Sale group on Facebook.
DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport is hosting jet warbirds from throughout the northern Midwest this weekend . This event is open to owners and operators of vintage jet aircraft only but it should provide a great show over our area this weekend. See Classic Jet Aircraft Association website for more information.
Saturday May 19th is Stock Car Racing – All Classes. Looks like great weather for the Speedway this weekend! Great family fun! Visit the Speedway’s website now!
Open House/Open Barn
This Sunday, May 20th, visit the J.F. Glidden Homestead, 921 West Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb between noon-4:pm. Open House/Open Barn. Architectural preservationist Roger Keys will give tours of the Glidden Homestead brick barn, considered by some historians to be the most historically significant barn in the United States. This is the only day all year when the barn is open to visitors because it is still under restoration. Tours of the Joseph Glidden home and blacksmith demonstrations in the Phineas Vaughan Blacksmith Shop in the old mill house will also be presented. Admission: adults $4; children under 14, free. More info at www.gliddenhomestead.org.
Yorkville Big Band
On Sunday May 20th join them at the Timber Creek Inn & Suites Convention Center and enjoy dinner, dancing lessons and live music presented by Chicagoland’s premier big band, The Yorkville Big Band. Don’t forget your dancing shoes! Remember to bring your ticket stub to the front desk to receive a guest room at $69.99 on Sunday, May 20th.