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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.

Kishwaukee United Way's Day of Caring Committee is planning their 15th Annual Community-Wide Day of Caring that is scheduled for Thursday, June 20, 2019. This event promotes teamwork while giving people an opportunity to volunteer and make a difference in the community. Day of Caring matches teams of volunteers from...
Stage Coach Players entreats you to get caught in a trap of murder and intrigue as they carry on their 2019 season with an offering from the first lady of mystery. The Mousetrap, the world’s longest running play, written by the most renowned author of mysteries, Agatha...
The first of eight concerts at the beautiful Ellwood House Mansion, 509 North First Street in DeKalb, IL, will take place Wednesday, June 12. This will be the “Pops at the Mansion-Entertainment with the Stars” show featuring the Mary J Harris Band. Mary J Harris is a professional singer and...
Pack your lunch and join Donna Langford on Thursday, June 6, 2019 for a discussion on innovation in and around the DeKalb County area. Langford has an extensive background in anthropology and history, having earned two Masters degree's in Anthropology and Arts in Textiles History. Currently Langford holds the...
Schools are out and the summer festival season in DeKalb County begins this week with Genoa Days, June 5-8 and Malta Days, June 7-9. Genoa Days Genoa Days starts in Downtown Genoa on Wednesday, June 5 at 6:00 p.m. and runs through Saturday, June 8 at 10:00 p.m. Genoa Days is...
On Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport, kids ages 8-17 can ride in an airplane for free through the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). A parent must be present to sign the permission slip. Launched in 1992, the Young Eagles program has...
Memorial Day is a Federal holiday in the United States celebrated on the last Monday of May, commemorating men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Initially proclaimed by General John Logan in 1868 as "Decoration Day," Memorial Day was a holiday in memory of...
Join the Cast of Stage Coach Players' Mamma Mia for a fun night of Karaoke, Games, Contests & Fundraising! Dress in your best 70's or 90's Costumes and enter the Costume Contest & Sing your favorite ABBA tunes to help raise money for the show! ONLY $5 for a fun...
Grab a doughnut and some coffee and say, "Hello," to a friendly DeKalb Police Officer this morning and help support Special Olympics of Illinois. The fundraising event is taking place at Dunkin' Donuts, 1101 W Lincoln Hwy in DeKalb until Noon today (May 17, 2019). 2019 marks the 17th Anniversary of...
This weekend, travel throughout Maple Park in the hunt for that perfect antique or trinket you have been looking for. Castle View Real Estate is partnering with Lodi Tap House and The Pub of Maple Park to bring you a community-wide garage sale. The sales will be...
The Sycamore High School Drama Club will be hosting Elgin-based, family-friendly GreenRoom Improv on Friday, May 10 from 7-10 p.m. at Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail, Sycamore, IL. Proceeds from the event will support the SHS Drama Club. GreenRoom takes audience suggestions and true-life audience stories and turns them into...
“ is like any other part of life, if you don’t change, you don’t survive,” explained Bill Lenschow, DeKalb County History Center Board Member and current farmer. This idea will be explored in the new traveling Smithsonian exhibit “Crossroads: Change in Rural America.” The DeKalb County History Center is partnering...