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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.

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...
Getting Ready For Recovery: Navigating the New Normal Monday, April 6 Webinar - 2pm An unplugged Q&A session with Frank Roberts from First National Bank of Omaha and Mark Kerman with Siepert & Co on to discuss the PPP...
No need to stay home all weekend with nothing to do. These local events are sure to keep you entertained and show you a great time. DeKalb County Event: Ellwood Summer Festival - Sunday, August 5, 2018 12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. For more information: ellwoodhouse.org Northern Illinois Event: Ottawa Riverfest - August 3rd - 5th For more information: ottawariverfest.org Chicago...
I'll drink to that ... may be your personal motto, and if so, this is your day. National Beer Day is celebrated on April 7th every year. This day recognizes the world’s most widely consumed alcoholic beverage, beer. Following water and tea, beer is also the third most popular drink overall.
By Mike Korcek (NIU's leading sports authority) They're all here. In one place. For the first time.  The 2019 NIU Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Friday, October 25 as part of NIU’s 113th Homecoming celebration. The 2019 class features Kristina Campos (Gymnastics, 2002-05), Larry English (Football, 2004-08), Ashley...
On Saturday, August 17, Genoa will be closing down their Main Street for the 6th Annual Cruisin' To Genoa Car Show. The show will begin at 10:00 am and end at 5:00 pm. Cruising to Genoa is fun for the whole family! Whether you are an avid car show enthusiast,...
The State of Illinois, the City of Sycamore, the Chicago Bears, Northern Illinois University and Eastern Illinois University will have ties to the upcoming Super Bowl game. A former Sycamore HS football player, Ben Niemann, plays for the Kansas City Chief. The Niemann family moved...
Kick off your holidays with a tour of the elegantly decorated Ellwood House mansion starting this Tuesday and continuing between November 15th and November 30th, or join them for their Holiday Open House weekend, December 2 – 4.  Every November, the Ellwood House Museum partners with area businesses, community...
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,...
National Walking Day is celebrated on April 1st and this day encourages Americans of all ages to get out of the house and stretch their legs and get their hearts pumping. The new extension of essential travel till April 30 does not mean you can't go for a walk or run.
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...
Somonauk's SummerFest is all set for this Friday and Saturday, July 24th and 25th, 2015.  This is one of DeKalb County's small town festival gems. SummerFest opens on Friday at 5pm and runs until midnight. There will be a KidZone area, carnival rides , beer garden, live bands, food,...