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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.

Plan to go to the DeKalb Library this coming Friday for a free movie showing of Smurfs–The Lost Village at 1:00 PM. In this all-new, fully-animated take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden...
Plan on stopping in to the Greek Bake Sale at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 320 S. 2nd St. in DeKalb this Saturday, November 18th. The Sale will go on from 8am until 2pm Saturday. There will be Greek Pastries and other food items available for purchase. Hosted by the Philoptochos...
This year's Gobbler Gallop 5K race in Waterman will be held on Saturday, November 18. The course winds through scenic village streets and is fully paved with mile markers for each mile. Water will be available at the start and 2-mile mark. A digital clock will be at the...
The downtown Sycamore shops are once again gearing up for this year’s shopping marathon, Moonlight Magic. Stores will be open late for Moonlight Sales and Holiday Magic this Friday, November 17 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The sales will display the best deals of the season! Stroll and...
The Kishwaukee Valley Art League (KVAL) is hosting its fourth annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Market this Saturday, November 18 from 9 AM to 4 PM. It is to be held at the beautifully refurbished “Old Train Depot” at 475 DeKalb Ave., in Sycamore. Come and experience the nostalgia and...
The DeKalb Elks Lodge will host their 4th Annual Vendor and Craft Fair this Saturday, November 18 to benefit our local Kishwaukee United Way and their 24 local partner agencies and services. The event will be hosted at the Elks Lodge at 209 S. Annie Glidden Road from 10:00 am...
Every November, the Ellwood House Museum partners with area businesses, community sponsors, and volunteers to decorate the mansion room-by-room on all four floors. From November 15-30, the guided holiday tours give visitors the opportunity to see the mansion in a new light. At the end of regular tour season, the...
Join them at the 5th Annual Pie Auction benefiting Family Service Agency’s Senior Services program. This Thursday, November 16th, at Faranda’s Banquet Center in DeKalb, homemade pies from the community will be auctioned off by Almburg Auctioneers. But Wait!!! Paired with each auctioned pie is a beautiful basket filled...
Area residents in need of support from the community to get by are encouraged to attend the biannual DeKalb County Resource Fair at 5 p.m. November 14 at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road. Attendees will receive information on local nonprofits and community support organizations in addition to getting...
Join DeKalb County Forest Preserve representatives for the Grand Opening of the Sycamore Forest Preserve! The Forest Preserve is located on the former site of the Evergreen Mobile Home Park, at 955 E. State St. in Sycamore. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place Saturday, November 18th at 10:00 a.m. and...
The Genoa Community Women’s Club is sponsoring the 29th annual show to benefit the college scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors. Plan to attend the 29th annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft & Vendor Show this Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Genoa-Kingston High School, 980 Park Ave., on...
The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at the historic Egyptian Theatre this Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM for a special Veteran’s Day concert. The Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus are...