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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 Steven Bigolin as he leads a guided walking tours of Sycamore’s Main Street this Sunday, August 20th. Bigolin will lead a tour highlighting the architecture and local history connected to the homes along Main Street. Stops on the walk will include, the Townsend House (currently the Paper Doll...
Plan to go to Genoa's 4th Annual Cruisin' to Genoa Car Show this Saturday, August 19th between noon and 6:00pm. Held in downtown Genoa, this show will have over 30 trophies awarded and a 50/50 Raffle! Registration the day of the show is $15. Trophy presentation will be at 6:00pm....
Take part in Public Paranormal Events at Sandwich Opera House this Saturday, August 19th. This event is a guided public investigation. Midwest Ghost Society members will be on hand with equipment and knowledge to help guide your investigation. After a brief introduction and check in upon arrival they will...
The Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary and has become a home-town favorite in Rochelle, emphasizing family entertainment and community pride. The Festival runs from this Friday, August 18th through Sunday, August 20th. Events like the annual car show (Saturday), main stage music, craft shows, business booths...
Join in for a fun and enjoyable bike ride through DeKalb and Kane Counties and support the historic Egyptian Theatre at the same time this Saturday, August 19th. Since the ride starts and ends at the Egyptian Theatre, you will have the opportunity to explore the historic landmark that...
Northern Illinois University Athletics will hold its Annual Family Fun Day this Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at Huskie Stadium with activities for all ages, free parking and admission and more. After watching the Huskies practice, fans are invited onto the field to meet the team, get autographs and mingle with...
Shake up your routine with a fun Friday evening close to home at Sycamore Golf Club's Nine and Dine! Bring your spouse or meet a group of friends for 9 holes of golf, riding carts and a catered dinner, compliments of the Caddyshack Grill, all for $28 per person! Tee...
This summer, the Ellwood House Museum has partnered with Kishwaukee Fest and FunME events to present a new live outdoor music series, “Music at the Mansion”. The third and last event in the series, 'Big Band at the Mansion' will be presented this Wednesday, August 16th, 2017. Come hear...
The 8th Annual New Teachers Welcome Event, presented by the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will be this coming Wednesday, August 16th from 11:30am until 1:00pm at the DeKalb High School cafeteria. This event provides a chance to welcome the new teachers and administrators to the District. There will also...
The fourth annual DeKalb County Barn Tour will take place this Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Livestock and grain farms, as well as repurposed barns, including a winery, are included in this year’s event. This year the tour features barns in the Waterman-Shabbona area. The...
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) DeKalb County will host its 13th Annual 50 Men Who Cook at Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center on the NIU campus this Saturday, August 12th from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 50 Men Who Cook is an annual fundraiser presented by Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee...
Cortland Summer Fest 2017 will run this Friday and Saturday, August 11th and 12th, at Cortland Community Park. Live music, a tented beverage garden, food and a great Fireworks show start the event off right on Friday. There will be a Cruizin Wheels Car Show on Saturday from noon...