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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.

RR&B Fest 2018
  Downtown Sycamore Saturday, August 25 ~ 5 pm to 11 pm Free Event !! IT'S RIBS... IT'S RHYTHM... featuring Back Country Roads and IT'S BREWS !!! Presented in part by                                                    discoversycamore.com    
Take the wheel, help your school. Take a free test-drive and FORD Motor Company will donate $20 per test-drive (up to $6,000) to DeKalb District #428 music programs. The more people who drive the more our schools will earn. You do the math! Drive 4Ur School will take place in...
Your 8-13 year old might want to get in on the Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest this Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Sycamore High School. This event is hosted by the Sycamore Elks Club B.P.O.E. 1392 in cooperation with the Sycamore Park District 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...
The 57th Annual DeKalb Kiwanis Pancake Day will be held at the new DeKalb High School this Saturday, March 3rd. Tickets are $6 for adults in advance ($7 at the door) and children (6-12) are a $4 donation. Kiwanis is a worldwide service organization for people who want to become...
  The Egyptian Theatre and ProSound Productions proudly present legendary band, The Buckinghams, in an unforgettable evening, “The Joy of Christmas” this Saturday, December 19th, 2015, starting at 7:30pm. Combining classic rock hits with beloved holiday songs, the Chicago natives present an evening of entertainment guaranteed to delight. You’ll hear...
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...
DeKalb County: Egyptian Theatre Flash Light Tour: Saturday, October 12, 2019 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM ...
The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra invites the community to its Spring Pops Concert on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. This concert is a special add-on performance to its regular 2017-2018 season of events....
Fall is in the air in DeKalb County and our Apple Orchards are open for the season! DeKalb County, with almost 90% of it’s acreage still in farmland, has some of the best Fall Fun anywhere. Our Apple Orchards contain corn maze’s, apple trains, petting zoos, hayrides and of...
Sandwich Fair Overhead View
As festival season continues, DeKalb County prepares for another event-full weekend. Among the events on the schedule, none are bigger than the Sandwich Fair, which begins on Wednesday and continues through the weekend. Other community events slotted for this weekend's calendar include Volksfest in Genoa, Fireworks and Fun in Sycamore,...