On this date in 1939, The Wizard of Oz became an official American Musical Fantasy featured film produced by MGM (Metro-Golden-Mayer). This cinema gem is widely considered to be one of the greatest films in cinema history, even competing with may successful films in 1939.  It is widely known as the best-known...
 August 11 marks the 5th anniversary of the death of the late Robin Williams. Williams had a great passion for acting, and he made millions of fans laugh and cry with his indelible comic performances over the years. He made the smooth transition from TV shows to films and became one of the...
Stage Coach Players announces auditions for its upcoming holiday production of It’s A Wonderful Life, a stage version of the classic story told on the big screen by Frank Capra. Directed by Tim Ball, auditions for this faithful adaptation by Doug Rand will be...
The Egyptian Theatre Welcomes The ABBA Show - Direct from the U.K. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:30 PM From “Dancing Queen” to “Mamma Mia,” “SOS” and beyond, The ABBA Show brings something different to every beloved hit, replete with a live backing band, fabulous costume changes, and tightly choreographed dance...
What are the hobgoblins up to? Will best friends Kai and Gerda stay safe? Who is this mysterious Snow Queen? Find out the answers to these questions and more when Indian Valley Theatre’s Summer Tween/Teen Theater Workshop presents ‘The Snow Queen’ by Hans Christian Anderson; adapted by...
If you're looking to make a trip into the City of Chicago, here are a couple new attractions to check out this summer. Fiberglass Cows returning to Chicago in July! A herd of fiberglass cows is moo-turning to Chicago to mark the 20-year-anniversary of the display of brightly painted farm animal...
Scottish-Americans have their own day, which is called National Tartan Day. It is celebrated on April 6 and is an official national observation. National Tartan Day honors all the Scottish heritage that flows through our nation as well as worldwide. On March 20, 1998, the United States Senate passed Resolution...
We want to thank our readers for making DeKalb County Online their source for local news and events. Our readership continues to grow, as every week we now get 40,000 glances. Our updates and stories cover not only DeKalb County, but items of interest that are happening in...
It's not St. Patrick's Day in Chicago without a parade, and you can't have a procession in Grant Park without dyeing the Chicago River bright green. Kick off the Irish holiday by finding a spot on the Michigan Avenue bridge, where you can watch gallons of dye being poured...
On behalf of DeKalb County Online, FunME Events and our friends at the Apollo Theater, we would like to invite you to enter for a chance to win two (2) free tickets to see the Hot new show "Djembe!" To win tickets, like "DeKalb County Theater League" on Facebook...
"Pubs & Castles of Ireland" Tour - October 16-23, 2019 Save $300.00 by Booking by March 17! This seven day/six night group tour is the perfect holiday for travelers looking for a week-long energetic trip on the Emerald Isle. Maximizing your time is the key to this excursion, incorporating visits to...
While February 18 is observed annually as National Drink Wine Day, it would be a shame to celebrate only one day a year. Perhaps this day is just a reminder to drink wine with a friend all year long. Wine does have its benefits after all. Moderate drinkers of wine...