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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.

This year's Genoa Days marks the 82nd year of great community fun in Genoa! Genoa Days starts this Wednesday, June 7th with the annual King and Queen Contest and runs through Saturday, June 10th. The Genoa-Kingston Fire Department, a nonprofit organization, hosts Genoa Days as a fundraiser to support the...
The second Sunday of every month from May through October, the Sundays at Sandwich Antique Show runs at the Fairgrounds from 8am - 4pm and this Sunday, May 13th, kicks off the 2018 season. Come experience this monthly market of quality antiques and collectibles, crafts and garden held in Sandwich. The...
It's Easter weekend and you can sure tell by our Local Events Calendar! There are Breakfasts with the Bunny, an Easter Train ride and tons of Easter Egg Hunts round DeKalb County. Below are the ones we could find (note, all listed here are on Saturday, March 31st): In DeKalb,...
Join Bears Head Coach, Matt Nagy, as Resource Bank brings him to the DeKalb High School Auditorium to deliver a powerful message about building successful teams, with time for Q & A to follow. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Family Service Agency of DeKalb County. Date and...
Have you ever wanted to ride in a combine and watch corn being harvested? Now’s your chance. Local farmers are opening the doors of their cabs and welcoming people to take a ride with them as they harvest a field of corn. Riders will see the corn being harvested...
On Saturday, July 7 at 10:00 a ceremony will be held to dedicate the trail to former DeKalb County Trail Riders Association Vice President Frank O’Barski.  In addition to members of the DeKalb County Trail Riders Association, Terry Hannan, DeKalb County Forest Preserve District Superintendent; Bob Brown, DeKalb County...
2017 is the 56th Annual Pumpkin Festival in downtown Sycamore. The theme for this year's Sycamore Pumpkin Festival is “Pumpkins Across the Decades”. What started out as an idea by Wally Thurow in 1956 to offer something creative for the students of Sycamore, has grown from a neighborhood display on his front...
The public is invited to see first-hand a demonstration of the electric “Smart Grid” technology, learn about ways to cut your electric bill, and discuss electric legislation that will be voted on in the veto session later this month.  The community town hall, hosted by State Representative Bob Pritchard,...
Sycamore will be hosting Movies in the Park this Friday, June 2nd. Come out for a new family tradition at this unique and fun movie experience!  The movies are shown on a big inflatable screen, by the Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex, off Airport Road in Sycamore.  Bring your blanket...
Over the winter and spring, the Sycamore Park District Pool underwent construction to make necessary ADA updates as well as other improvements to the entrance, locker rooms, pool deck and pools. In early May, the Park District became aware of issues with grounding wire as a result of the work...
This weekend, August 10th - 13th, 2017, is the 61st Annual Sycamore Steam Show and Threshing Bee. Sponsored by the Northern Illinois Steam Power Club, this uniquely Midwest, fun, four day event is at the Taylor Marshall Farm on Plank Rd.. Open daily from 7am – 6pm, admission is...
The Sycamore and DeKalb Chambers of Commerce are once again hosting a Community Expo this Thursday, March 29. Over 110 local business and organizations are scheduled to participate. The expo will include food samples from a variety of local restaurants, crafts and games for the kid’s, live demonstrations, 2017...