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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.

Join Amy Doll, DeKalb Park District Executive Director along with Sam DeDina and Paul Meuer of ENCAP Inc. to learn about their restoration and maintenance plan that guides sustainable short- and long-term care of the DeKalb Nature Trail at this month's Green Drinks event. This extraordinary effort balances environmental...
Plan to go see Gilligan’s Island: The Musical, performed by the Stage Coach Players this weekend, February 15, 16, & 17, 2018 at 7:30 pm each evening and also on Sunday, Feb. 18th at 2:00 pm. Gilligan’s Island: The Musical is a family-friendly stage musical version of the ever popular and iconic...
This Tuesday, February 13th at 5:00pm, Common Grounds of DeKalb will host area performance group Wooden Box Theater inside of it’s downtown location as they showcase an event that will display local theatrical performers, belly dance, and live music with their production of “Lost in Your Light” The event...
Join NIU head women’s basketball coach Lisa Carlsen for “Coffee with Carlsen” at Faranda’s this Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at 8:00 am. With special guest John Ross and Christina Sutcliffe. This event includes breakfast, a meet and greet, chat talk, and a raffle featuring exclusive prizes. The event will last...
Join in for family-oriented winter activities at the annual POLARpalooza Winter Festival! POLARpalooza Winter Festival, hosted by the DeKalb Park District, goes on this Sunday, February 11th, from 12 PM – 4 PM in Hopkins Park. Activities will include: Ice Skating (skate rental available); Snow Shoe Scavenger Hunt; Snow Sculpting by Lyn Bute; Free S’mores...
Come on out for PJ's Courthouse Tavern's annual Mardi Gras Bash this Saturday from noon to close! New Orleans fare served up until its gone, as well as beer specials, giveaways and live music!! Come out to eat and drink and of course for BEADS!!! The Footstompers will play...
Spend a special evening with your special little girl this Sunday for Valentine's Day. Enjoy music, dancing, (including the Chicken Dance) and hor d’oeuvres. Each young lady receives a flower and photo with her dad to commemorate the event. Advanced Registration deadline is today, Thursday, February 8. Resident's cost is $27,...
The Sycamore Music Boosters still has tickets available for their 10th annual “A Note to Remember” event featuring the Karl Montzka Trio, Jazz In Progress, the Sycamore High School (SHS) Jazz Ensemble, SHS Jazz Choir, and other various SHS school ensembles. The event goes on this Saturday, February 10th,...
Girls grab your Dad, Granddad or family friend and prepare yourself for an evening of fun, dancing, contest, prizes and refreshments. Hey guys ask your Mom or your favorite gal to our Annual Sweetest Day Dance. Show her your best dance moves and have the time of your life. This...
Be inspired with the incredible vocals of GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio. Join the Egyptian Theatre as they welcome GENTRI to their stage this Saturday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. This is your chance to experience the moving harmonies of this Billboard topping trio! GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio was established in June...
NIU is hosting a variety of events this week to commemorate February 14, 2008 and everyone is invited. The Forward, Together: Remembering exhibit is open today through the 14th, is a tribute to the resilience of the NIU campus community, includes archival materials as well as items sent and donated to...
UPDATE: From Pay-It-Forward House;  RESCHEDULING VFW BBQ Benefit Dinner SAY IT AIN'T SNOW! 6-12 inches of snow is expected to fall across the area. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect at 6pm tonight, THEREFORE, they have decided to RESCHEDULE the VFW BBQ All You Can Eat Benefit dinner from Friday, February 9th at...