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.

Come see what 4th Street Chamber members have to offer at The DeKalb Chamber’s 4th Street Family Fun Fest this Tuesday.  This event is open to the public, be sure to bring the kids for face painting, wacky hair, water balloon fights, skateboarding events and much much more! Come...
Tails Humane Society will be participating in Clear the Shelters on Saturday, August 17 from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. During this national event, the adoption fees will be waived for dogs and cats 6 months and older! That’s right! No adoption fee for all cats and dogs aged...
The weather is warming up and Memorial Weekend is this coming weekend. That means it's time for the local pools to open their doors as well! The Sycamore Park District's Pool Opening is this Friday, May 27th. Sycamore's Summer Pool Passes are $69 for an individual or first household member residents...
Halloween this year is on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Official 2018 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Hours for DeKalb County Municipalities: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. DeKalb Sycamore Cortland Kingston Waterman 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Genoa Sandwich Hinckley Maple Park Somonauk Shabbona 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Kirkland Malta Safety Tips The DeKalb Police Department recommends the following tips to keep children safe during Halloween: Young children should Trick or...
There will be a DeKalb County Amtrak Forum regarding the still unresolved Amtrak route through DeKalb County with your state legislators.  Senator Brad Burzynski and  Representative Bob Pritchard will participate in the forum with moderator John Lewis, PhD Associate Vice President of Administration and University Outreach of...
The Sycamore History Museum welcomes Ken Mundy to the February Brown Bag lunch this Thursday, February 6th, 2014, from noon to 1pm. In preparation for the city’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, Mundy has been reviewing Sycamore’s historic documents. One set of materials included the city council minutes. Over the last few years,...
Come see a free showing tonight, Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 7:00 PM of 'Paper Tigers' at the Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb. This showing is free and open to the pubic, and will include a panel discussion after the film. The DeKalb County Trauma Informed Training Committee is working to...
The Beth Fowler Dance Company opens its 2016-2017 season with its annual production of The Nutcracker performed two consecutive weekends in two locations. The favorite holiday classic will be performed at DeKalb’s Egyptian Theater on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 4 at 2:00 p.m....
Corn Maze Closed (October 5) Due to muddy conditions in the corn maze from rain this morning, their corn maze is closed today. They also will NOT be opening the Haunted Maze this evening. If conditions improve, they could open the maze tomorrow. You know the Halloween season is nigh when...
Stop by and visit the Sycamore History Museum at Jonamac Apple Orchard this weekend, as part of the Jonamac Cider Fest Weekend! Mr. Bill and the orchard's volunteers will be making old fashioned apple cider with your help! Come see the antique cider press demonstrations from 1:00 – 3:00pm...
Chicago's Newest Artwork When visiting Downtown Chicago this summer past sundown, take time to enjoy one of the newest attractions in Chicago. Art on theMART is a color canvas to excite young and old and is the largest permanent digital art projection in the world. The...
Come join them for an day of small town family fun in the park in Waterman this Saturday. There will be all kinds of kid's entertainment, live music, a Crafter/Flea market, petting zoo, train rides, a Pedal pull and a Tractor pull. Come see the unique tractor/truck parade with trophy awards.  Get...