What's Going On

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.

Opening this weekend and for 2 weekends! Indian Valley Theatre presents, "Don’t Hug Me – County Fair"! Performances will be held at the Historic Sandwich Opera House, 140 E Railroad St. in Sandwich, IL March 1st through March 3rd and March 8th through March 10th. This is the hilarious...
Under the cover of night, a ghost walks the ramparts of Elsinore Castle in Denmark. It is the recently deceased King Hamlet, and he has explicit instructions for his son, Prince Hamlet. He must avenge his father’s death by seeking revenge on the late King’s murderer, his brother and...
The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb is excited to announce it will be bringing back Gaelic Storm and their chart-topping, heart-pounding Celtic hits! Get your tickets today before they are gone! The band attributes their continued success to their fanatic audience, and it’s a well-diversified crowd for sure. The country-music folks adore...
Sycamore Public Library needs help funding new windows and other capital projects in their historic Carnegie Building! Join the Friends of the Sycamore Library for a tasty all-you-can-eat BBQ dinner sponsored by Country Store & Catering to help fund these projects! Dinner will take place on Friday, March 1, 2019 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m....
Are you aware of music’s many therapeutic qualities? In South Africa, drumming circles help orphans cope with the loss of parents and impoverished conditions. In that spirit of healing through music,  Northwestern Medicine Hospice invite you to the annual “Transformation Through Rhythm,” at 2 p.m., Sunday, February 24 at the...
Come out Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. and support the Genoa-Kingston Fire Department while enjoying chili, salad and desserts with your community. The fundraiser will take place at the Genoa Veterans Home, located at 311 S Washington Street in Genoa, IL. You can buy your tickets from any G-K Fire...
If you have some time to spare this Saturday, strike out for St. Charles Bowl to support HorsePower Therapeutic Riding in Maple Park at their 7th Annual Bowling Fundraiser. HorsePower provides horseback riding lessons as an adaptive recreational activity for kids and adults with both physical and emotional disabilities. Although...
A gun toting 83-year old woman refuses to sell her house to the power plant next door but the plant has moved ahead their 20 million dollar deal to buy out most of Cheshire and bulldoze all the homes. What happened in this Ohio River town overrun by one...
February and March are busy months for fundraisers for DeKalb County nonprofit organizations. Below is a rundown of many of these events coming up around the area in the coming weeks. These are great excuses to get out of the house and warm your heart during the cold winter...
Children of all ages are welcome to celebrate Valentine’s Day with crafts, treats & a movie! All ages welcome, no signup required. For More information call (815) 895.2500 ext. 131 Drop the kids off for a Valentine’s Day craft & a movie of their own while you relax! Join us for a romantic...
Enjoy a fun evening out ice skating with your friends or skip the gym and step in some cross country skis for a good ole fashioned wintry workout. Treat yourself to s’mores and hot cocoa around the campfire as you sport your best flannel and warmest coat, hat, and...
Tropical Tails, the largest annual fundraiser for Tails Human Society, is an exciting dinner and auction that celebrates their life-saving work while raising critical funds to continue their mission. The event takes place on Saturday, March 9, 2019 in the Duke Ellington Ballroom at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Event Details Cocktail Reception  ...