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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.

Come to Sycamore Summer Concert in the Park this Thursday, July 12th, from 7-8:30pm. This week, The Neverly Brothers will be on stage. Not just a Rockabilly revival…It’s a Rock ‘n’ Roll Evolution! Experience the fiery energy of The Neverly Bothers live performances as they rock out classic hits of 1950′s American...

Halloween Happenings

We've written about quite a few Halloween events around DeKalb County already this past week. DeKalb County does Halloween right! Here are a few other events going around around the County. Don't forget to check out our Local Events page to see everything happening this weekend! Downtown DeKalb Spooktacular goes...
Billed as a “celebration of all things Huskie and all that is NIU,” Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Pride Weekend brings together student life, athletics, the arts and recreation the weekend of September 20-22, 2013 . All NIU students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff, fans and their friends are invited to...
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...
Due to the warm weather, the Free Ice Skate Night with the NIU Adventure Center and the DeKalb Park District has been canceled for today. You can still rent skates from the Adventure Center if you want to skate somewhere else, but it will be their normal $5 charge. This is...
I took my mom to Kuiper's Family Farm near Maple Park on Friday. It had been years since I was out there and I couldn't believe how much it had grown! Their slogan on the website, "With Over 230 Acres of beautiful Midwest farmland, you can easily spend the...
Join NIU Outreach along with the DeKalb County libraries, DeKalb Public Library (DKPL), Sycamore Public Library (SPL), and Cortland Community Library (CCL), for hands-on events and activities that explore the intersections of music, sound, science, and technology this spring. Events are free and open to the public. The first event...
Why get up early and fight the crowds on Black Friday?  You should sleep in and then head over to TAILS Humane Society and adopt a pet!  TAILS is offering a 50% discount on all black dogs and cats six months and older from noon-7pm on Friday November 25th. Dogs...
There's still time to get in on Northern Illinois Carry's 'Women's Introduction to Handguns' course this Saturday, February 18th and the weather looks perfect as well.  This women's only handgun course will introduce women to a variety of handguns to see what works best for each. They start the morning off...
Dairy Dogs’ next Cruise Night is this Saturday August 23rd, 2014 from 4 – 8 pm. Join the Cruizen Wheels Car Club at Dairy Dogs in Sycamore for great music, food and fun prizes. See all the great old and unique vehicles while you stop in for ice cream...
Feast your eyes on CHEFS this Saturday, March 24th, at 8 PM at the Egyptian Theatre! These hilarious (and delicious) hunks give you a peek behind the apron as they slice, dice, and spice things up in the kitchen through a series of escalating culinary challenges where the stakes...
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...