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.

Join the TAILS Humane society at their annual dog-friendly race celebrating man’s best friend while raising funds for the pets in their care. Please join in and run (or walk) for the rescues on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 10:00am at Hopkins Park on Sycamore Rd. in DeKalb. Register today! Day of...
Rain
Rain and Thunderstorms are forecast for much of the next two weeks in DeKalb County, IL with possible flooding and heavy soil moisture. DeKalb 10-day forecast DeKalb September Monthly Forecast DeKalb Soil Moisture Forecast
Beer
September 28th is National Drink Beer Day. As the Oktoberfest season comes to an end, this day is a great reminder to enjoy the world’s most popular adult beverage. This malty elixir is toasted annually and enjoyed by many—both craft and regular beers. Beer lovers have more selection than ever...
Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling Brian, “The funniest stand-up alive,” and Entertainment Weekly calling him, “Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.” Having built his 30-plus year career on the strength of his material...
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...
Jekyll & Hyde, the musical horror drama creeps into town to bring Stage Coach Players' 2018 summer season to a close. The musical phenomenon was written with music by Frank Wildhorn (Bonnie & Clyde), book by Leslie Bricusse (Willy Wonka) and lyrics by Wildhorn, Bricusse and Steve Cuden. The...
On Saturday, July 7 at 10:00 a ceremony will be held to dedicate the trail to former DeKalb County Trail Riders Association Vice President Frank O’Barski.  In addition to members of the DeKalb County Trail Riders Association, Terry Hannan, DeKalb County Forest Preserve District Superintendent; Bob Brown, DeKalb County...
It’s garage sale time in Bridges of RiverMist! This Friday, May 26th and Saturday May 27th, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm they will be hosting subdivision wide Garage Sales throughout the area. Visit Bridges of RiverMist' Homeowner website to learn more.  
In Julie Male’s GED Express class in October at Kishwaukee College, the students represented a cross section of what happens in high schools across the country, resulting in students’ dropping out—bored with school, falling in with the wrong crowd, illness and then falling behind in school work. As a...
Drum Corps Tour of Champions Returns to DeKalb and NIU  The sounds of brass and beating of the drums returns to DeKalb and NIU Huskie Stadium as the 2018 Drum Corps Tour of Champions promises to bring excitement and pageantry with its returns to the campus of Northern Illinois University. Local concert...
Join the Saint George Greek Orthodox Church of DeKalb for their annual Greek Fest this coming Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, 2017 from 11am-8pm both days at Hopkins Park shelter house, 1403 Sycamore Rd. in DeKalb. There is always plenty of awesome, fresh food to be served for all as well as...
Join us this Wednesday, August 17th, for the Third Annual Kirkland Pickin’ in the Park. There will be some great homegrown Bluegrass, Country and Rock and Roll in Franklin Township Park from 7pm - 10pm this Wednesday. Kirkland Mayor Les Bellah will be the Emcee. Pickin' in the Park will...