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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.

The DeKalb County History Center and its archives will close December 19, 2018 and reopen with the grand opening of its new facility on May 11, 2019. During this time, staff and volunteers will prepare for the move and the upcoming Smithsonian exhibit. Many resources will still be available...
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...
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....
The 10th Annual Waterman Gobbler Gallop 5K Walk/Run is this coming Saturday, November 19, 2016 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The course is a certified 5K that starts and finishes at Clinton Township Community Center, 160 West Lincoln Highway, and winds through scenic village streets and is fully paved with mile...
This year's Gobbler Gallop 5K race in Waterman will be held on Saturday, November 18. The course winds through scenic village streets and is fully paved with mile markers for each mile. Water will be available at the start and 2-mile mark. A digital clock will be at the...
Drum Corps Tour of Champions Returns to DeKalb and NIU  The sounds of brass and beating of the drums returns to DeKalb and NIU Huskie Stadium as the 2018 Drum Corps Tour of Champions promises to bring excitement and pageantry with its returns to the campus of Northern Illinois University. Local concert...
Beginning on Thursday, December 6th, this weekend is chock full of holiday events for people of all ages throughout the area to enjoy! DeKalb County Area Dec. 6th: Goodfellows Holiday Office Party Dec. 6th: Discover Sycamore's Winter Chocolate Walk Dec. 6th: Stage Coach Players Presents "A Christmas Chaos" Dec. 6th: Celebration Chorale Christmas Cantata ...
Join the TAILS Humane society at their annual dog-friendly race celebrating man’s best friend while raising funds for the pets in their care. Please join in and run (or walk) for the rescues on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 10:00am at Hopkins Park on Sycamore Rd. in DeKalb. Register today! Day of...
Wardrobe Department Asking for Local T-shirt/Hats from our Businesses The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau has been working with a feature film crew for several months now to persuade them to film and set up production here in DeKalb County. They are very pleased to announce that they were...
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,...
Wondering where to find local food and farm products in DeKalb County? Satisfy your local food cravings and curiosities on the DeKalb County Farm Stroll this Sunday, July 24th, 2016 ! Grab the family and plan to go on this self-guided tour of more than a dozen local, diversified family farms....
The Clerk's are joining together to promote a Community Shred Event this Saturday April 6, 2013. Circuit Clerk Maureen Josh and County Clerk and Recorder John Acardo are hosting the event at the DeKalb County Administration Building, 110 East Sycamore St., in Sycamore IL from 8 AM until 11...