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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.

Attend the presentation, and wear your gems to the Museum! We all have jewelry that never seems to leave our jewelry boxes. Here is the occasion to flaunt that cocktail ring, tiara, rhinestone cuff, or sparkly necklace (or everything at once!) – and, at the same time, find out more...
Ride in the Robinson R-44 helicopter with 2-3 friends this Saturday, September 30th between 9am and 2pm in Carroll Memorial Park in Genoa! Pilots and helicopters are commercially rated and comply with all FAA regulations and are fully insured. Rides are $20 per person, per flight. There will be...
This last couple of weeks the weather sure has turned cold again. Up side of that is that there is now ice skating available free to area residents. Nothing brings back great memories of childhood like days spent outdoors in the winter ice skating. Time to get some vitamin...
From the City of DeKalb Newsletter: DeKalb Public Works engineers are planning to add bike route signs and shared use markings (sharrows) for an on-street bike trail to complete a loop with existing paved paths along the Kishwaukee River. The street route will extend south from the Sycamore Road underpass...
This Wednesday, June 11, 2014 marks the kick off of the 79th Annual Genoa Days festival, sponsored by the Genoa-Kingston Fire Department. Genoa Days runs this Wednesday through Saturday and includes nightly entertainment and Skinners Amusements starting at 6pm each night for all to enjoy. Bingo will also be...
The Friends of the DeKalb Public Library will be holding a huge sale of books, CDs, and DVDs from Friday, October 14th through Sunday, October 16th in the Yusunas Meeting Room on the lower level of the library, located at 309 Oak Street. Hours will be 9 a.m. –...
This weekend, Sunday, April 23rd from 1:00-4:00 pm and 5:00-8:00 pm and Monday, April 24th from 7:00-9:00 pm, Indian Valley Theatre will hold auditions for their next production, “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” directed by Kathie Hart. Auditions will be held in the Community Room at the Sandwich Opera House,...
The Sandwich Fair begins this Wednesday, September 9th and runs through this Sunday September 13th, 2015.  The Sandwich Fair (DeKalb County Fair) is the oldest continuing fair in the state of Illinois. See distinctive buildings on beautiful tree-lined grounds, an ever-evolving array of exhibits, commercial displays, agricultural displays, harness...
DeKalb County’s own roller derby team, the Barbed Wire Betties, are hosting their first home bout against the DuPage Derby Dames Outrage, this Saturday November 8th, 2014 at Huntley Middle School, 1515 South 4th Street in DeKalb. Doors open at 6:00 and game begins at 6:30 p.m. This is a...
The St. George Greek Orthodox Church of DeKalb is celebrating 50 years of traditions, culture and Christian Orthodoxy in DeKalb this coming weekend. An Open House will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 3-5pm at the church, at 320 S. Second St. The public is invited to come and...

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If you’ve noticed lately that you hear but don’t always understand what is being said, it often seems like people talk too fast or mumble, your friends and family think your TV volume is too loud, you especially have difficulty hearing in noisy places or you wish your hearing...
The number #1 rated Beatles Show in the world today will take place this Saturday, November 4th at 7:30pm in the Egyptian Theatre! Liverpool Legends are four incredibly talented musicians and actors hand-picked by Louise Harrison; sister of the late George Harrison of the The Beatles. Louise’s involvement in Liverpool...