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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.

Come and see our agricultural past in action at the Sandwich Early Day Engine Club 46th Annual Show this Saturday, June 24th from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Sandwich Fairground. This Show features: Model Engines and Lawn Tractors, Antique Trucks, Tractors, Engines, Tractor Parade through town (Friday Evening), Farm Toy...
Hinckley Fireworks presents their Hometown Family Fun Fest this Saturday, June 24th, 2017 at the Hinckley-Big Rock High School in Hinckley! Come out for a family-friendly day of fun, food and fireworks! Join the Hinckley Parks & Rec Program at the Community Building to decorate your bike /wagon /stroller before...
It’s the Museum's favorite time of year again, where they rock out for the reptiles! Join the Midwest Museum of Natural History for one of their largest fundraisers of the year this Saturday, June 24th from 11am until 4pm! Reptiles will be out and about and there will be...
Be a lifesaver by learning CPR! The DeKalb Illinois Fire Department is hosting a CPR/First Aid class this coming Thursday, June 22, starting promptly at 5pm. The class will be held in the basement classroom of the DeKalb Fire Station #1 700 Pine St. in DeKalb. Course content includes First Air,...
Join them for a day of volunteer service at various local nonprofit agencies! Kishwaukee United Way's Day of Caring is this Thursday, June 22nd, all day long. Projects include gardening, cleaning and organizing, delivering meals on wheels, baking treats, working with kids, and more! Call Dawn at 815.756.7522 for...
Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest’s most historic musical organizations, the DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2017 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb. Concerts go on every Tuesday evening, from 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM until August 22nd. Performances include soloists...
Eat Fresh, Buy Local, and Be Well! Discover Sycamore invites you to shop for locally grown just-picked produce, fresh from the farm and Sycamore's Community Garden. They also have specialty goods for sale like freshly baked breads and confections, organic herbs, beautiful fresh-cut and potted flowers, annual and perennials,...
The DeKalb Police Department will be partnering with Target to offer a child safety seat checkup event this Tuesday, June 20th from 9:30am-12:30pm. The event will be held in the Target parking lot, located at 2555 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, Illinois. Certified child safety seat technicians, including police officers, will be...
Join them for the first Hard Cider Run at Jonamac Orchard as they celebrate the start of summer. Run or walk 3.1 miles before sipping hard cider at the finish line, enjoying food, music, and friends! This 5K fun run will be an off-road style race throughout their 105 acre...
Join them Saturday, June 17, from 12-5 pm, on the spacious Gurler House lawn for the FREE, annual Folk Music Festival! Bring your friends, family, and lawn chair or blanket to this fun family event. The family-friendly festival will feature: folk music, food and drink available for purchase, artists' and henna...
This Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, 2017 is the annual More on 34 Garage Sales. More on 34 is an annual celebration that encourages visitors to explore the Route 34 corridor of Illinois. The event extends from Aurora to Galesburg and incorporates all communities in between. Towns participate in More...
Bring a chair, blanket and picnic and spend the evening at the Sycamore Park this Thursday! Mike Sigman brings the music of Elton John and Billy Joel to life as The Piano Man! With a band of versatile, talented musicians and his uncanny ability to mimic the voices of...