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What to do and when to know in DeKalb County Illinois. This category contains featurettes of happenings around the county. Be sure to check out The Best Event Calendar on any side of the Kishwaukee River! for more coverage.

National Cheeseburger Day is a non official U.S holiday which is celebrated annually on September 18th. On this day, people have an excuse to enjoy one of America’s favorite sandwiches: the cheeseburger – a delicacy that features a ground beef patty with melted cheese that is served between two buns and often...
The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is excited to announce the appointment of Krissy Johnson as the new Executive Director of the Genoa Chamber. Krissy has worked for the chamber for nearly 5 years as both the administrative assistant and...
Join the Malta community for a day of fun-filled activities for all ages. Malta’s Fall Garland Fest is a street party, with kids’ activities, live music, craft/art vendors, food, drinks, bags tournament and garland decorations. The festival will feature local food with a global...
This weekend is the 'Grand Opening Weekend' at Jonamac Orchard in Malta, Illinois  And, to celebrate, they will be opening up their sunflower patch and offering mini photograph sessions with Elisha Pendry Photography. With their Grand Opening Weekend, it means the start of all of their weekend activities, including the opening of...
Thursday, August 22, 12-1:30 PM Visit the market today to grab lunch and listen to the last day for the season of the 'Live Lunch Music Series' featuring Stagecoach Players. It has been a great summer with all the bands and musicians who performed at the market. A special thank you...
Saturday, August 24th. We are in need of volunteers from 7 pm - 9 pm! Bring your colleagues, friends or other half! Email shelby@sycamorechamber.com if you are able to help out! Sycamore’s Ribs, Rhythm & Brews Fest 2019!! Bigger and better than ever! More ribs, beer and music!...
Chicago's Newest Artwork When visiting Downtown Chicago this summer past sundown, take time to enjoy one of the newest attractions in Chicago. Art on theMART is a color canvas to excite young and old and is the largest permanent digital art projection in the world. The...
Tails Humane Society will be participating in Clear the Shelters on Saturday, August 17 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. During this national event, the adoption fees will be waived for dogs and cats 6 months and older! That’s right! No adoption fee for all cats and dogs aged...
The annual Corn Fest is only 8 days away! With the festival offering a little something for everyone, it's no wonder why it draws over 50,000 people from around Illinois every year. This year the Corn Fest will be held on August 23,...
Join us in welcoming back new and returning Huskies to the DeKalb community. NIU Move-In Day will take place on August 23 this year. Students will begin moving into the Gilbert, Grant, Neptune, Stevenson, and New Hall residence halls that day between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m....
On Saturday, August 17, Genoa will be closing down their Main Street for the 6th Annual Cruisin' To Genoa Car Show. The show will begin at 10:00 am and end at 5:00 pm. Cruising to Genoa is fun for the whole family! Whether you are an avid car show enthusiast,...
DeKalb: The next concert at the beautiful Ellwood House Mansion in DeKalb will take place Wednesday, August 7th. This will be the "Big Band at the Mansion" show featuring the group “Jazz In Progress”. Jazz In Progress has become a popular 16 piece big band...