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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.

It's St. Patrick's Day today! What better place to celebrate than DeKalb's own Irish restaurant, O'Leary's Restaurant & Pub! They'll be busy serving up the best Corned Beef and Cabbage around all day long for both lunch and dinner today. O'Leary's wants to thank you for supporting them for...
Medical Cannabis, aka Medical Marijuana, is now available in Illinois. What does it mean for you? Is it safe? How does a patient get it? Kirsten Velasco, Patient Advocate for Illinois Women in Cannabis (NFP), will answer all of your questions with a presentation covering the science, biology, laws,...
Begin December with a visit to the Sandwich Park District’s 3rd Annual Festival of Trees.  The Sandwich Park District Festival of Trees and Holiday Lane Craft Show will be at the Timber Creek Inn & Suites this Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4. Come out and see the...
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....
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care is hosting a workshop called ‘How to Start a Successful Child Care Business‘. This Tuesday, January 29th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m, come to the 4-C office at 155 N. Third St., Suite 300 in DeKalb to learn more. This will be a free...
Four Cubs tickets, several one-of-a-kind hand-forged items from the Glidden Blacksmith Shop and scores of other treasured items will be part of the Silent Auction at the seventh annual “Divas Dish for Glidden Homestead” on Saturday, April 25. The fund-raising and taste-testing event to benefit DeKalb’s Joseph F. Glidden Homestead...
The Egyptian Theatre is hosting a free showing of the movie 'Paddington' this Friday, November 27th, 2015, open to all. There will be two showings, one at 11:00 AM, doors open at 10:30 AM, and the second showing will be at 2:00 PM, doors open at 1:30 PM. This free movie is...
Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle and go watch a movie at a theater this weekend.  See the movie, The Polar Express this Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Egyptian Theater, 135 N. 2nd Street in downtown DeKalb. The movie is sponsored by Thrivent...
Join them for the 7th annual North Grove School Days this Saturday and Sunday, June 28th and 29th, 2014. You’ll see finger knitting, student art works, rosemaling and woodcarving demonstrations. You and the kids will be able to touch animals at the petting zoo; hear music:  fun blue grass...
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb will be holding their first Winter Farmers’ Market of the 2015- 2016 season. The market will be open 9am to 3pm on Saturday December 12. Admission $1. The market will be held at the church located at 158 North Fourth Street, in DeKalb. “There...
Bowl For Kids’ Sake is an annual fundraiser for Family Service Agency’s Big Brothers Big Sisters of DeKalb County that is fun for families, businesses and volunteers to get involved in their community. It’s because of the Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser, and other consistent contributors, that they are...
Farmer's Markets have become a popular DeKalb County summer tradition, combining fresh fruits and vegetables, food trucks, arts & crafts vendors, live music and more. DeKalb, Sycamore and Genoa host regular farmer's markets throughout the summer. Sadly, it appears that farmer's markets in Sandwich, Hinckley and Somonauk have been discontinued....