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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.

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...
"Our Nation mourns with those whose loved ones were murdered in the tragic shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, and we share in the pain and suffering of all those who were injured in these two senseless attacks. We condemn these hateful and cowardly acts....
The DeKalb Police Department has launched a new Facebook page which residents can follow to receive updates on public safety events and news; in addition to safety and lost animal alerts. Residents can find the new page...
Papa John's Pizza in DeKalb will be honoring local DeKalb hometown military veterans.     The local Papa John's Pizza store is excited to announce a new veterans incentive program related to the local "DeKalb Hometown Hero" banner program. Papa John's Pizza will feature four...
The DeKalb Police Department will once again host National Night Out (NNO). This event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Walmart parking lot located at 2300 Sycamore Road. NNO is America's night out against crime, a community education event sponsored by...
Bring the whole family for a day of history, art, music, and activities on the grounds of the museum campus.
In recent reports on social media, several people have made a variety of claims regarding the fire on Friday, July 27 of St. Albans Greens in Sycamore.  According to the Sycamore Fire Department this is an ongoing investigation and details will be released soon. There have been reports...
The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce is hosting a fundraising event on August 7 to benefit the residents that were affected by the St. Albans Green Apartment Complex Fire. The event, Sycamore Strong ~ A Gathering of Hope, will be held at Blumen Gardens from 6pm to 10pm. The Chamber is...
The next concert at the beautiful Ellwood House Mansion (509 N 1st St.) in DeKalb will take place Wednesday, July 31. This will be the ”Jukebox at the Mansion" show featuring the Elderly Brothers of Chicagoland. The Elderly Brothers (who aren’t that old) play hits from the 60’s, 70’s and...
Kishwaukee College Foundation 2019 Wine Walk  There is STILL TIME to purchase your tickets to this great event! Stroll through the beautiful Kishwaukee College Courtyard, while enjoying live music, wine and spirit tastings. There is still time to purchase your tickets! The Kishwaukee College Foundation invites the public to the second annual...
Join the DeKalb Park District on a Great American Campout! Spend the night in the great outdoors with your family enjoying the nature of your own town. The event is hosted by the DeKalb Park District and NIU Recreation and Wellness. CAMPOUT at the Park will be held: Saturday/Sunday, August 10-11 at Lions...